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2018 Presentations

January

Sullivan E, Newton D, Higgs B, Kerr B, Larsen R, Thayne M, Kiraly B, Pohl S, White C. (Jan 2018). “GO TO GREEN” CAMPAIGN: Improving chart closure rates at two family medicine clinics. University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

Locke A, Sullivan E, Fortenberry K, Van Hala S. (Jan 2018). Well PIG: Use of Wellness Practice Improvement Group (WellPIG) & Faculty. Feedback Survey to Improve Family Medicine Satisfaction & Burnout. University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

Knox J, Fortenberry K, Van Hala S. (Jan 2018). What do FM Residents Want for Burnout Prevention? University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

Rolls J, Maloney-Johns S. (Jan 2018). Wellness and Preventing Burnout of Physician Assistant Faculty. University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

Locke A, Marcus R. (Jan 2018). Wellness Champions: Addressing Faculty Burnout Through a Disseminated Ground Up Approach. University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

Hayworth S, Call M, Locke A, Marcus R. (Jan 2018). Utah Health Wellness Survey Assessing Burnout and Satisfaction Among Faculty. University of Utah Resiliency Center Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT.

March

Pedersen D, Pedersen K, Backman R. (Feb 2018). A 50 Year History of Physician Assistant Education in the United States and Lessons Learned for the Health Assistant Profession in Nepal. International Conference on Quality Education in Federal Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal.

Backman R, Pedersen D, Pedersen K. (Feb 2018). The US Physician Assistant Experience: Application to Nepal’s Workforce Needs. International Conference on Quality Education in Federal Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal.

DeLuca M, Meadowcroft L, Cobb N, Negrette JC. (March 2018). Strengthening health systems and public institutions for humanitarian crisis: health workforce & governance. Panel discussion. 9th Annual Global Health Conference: Health Disparities a Time for Action. New York, NY.

Okuyemi KS. (March 2018). Addressing cancer disparities in underserved populations: What does it take? Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center. Charleston, SC.

April

Sanchez-Birkhead AS, Clark L, Egger, MJ (April 2018). Barriers to patient/provider communication for women with pelvic floor disorders. Podium presentation at the 51st Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference of the Western Institute for Nursing, Spokane, WA.

Pinzon LM, Velazquez A, Rutkoski H, Lai D, Martel L, Pappas L, Godin S, Dixon B, Winkler J, Kepka D. (March 2018). Validation of an HPV Survey of Dental Students in Latin America. American Association for Dental Research 2018 Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Zhang P, Che D, Witmer C, Godin S. (March 2018). Effect of ‘efitbuddy’ on Promoting Physical Activity in College Students. SHAPE America National Convention 2018. Nashville, TN.

Godin S. (March 2018). Multicultural night: Family recipe sharing to promote healthy eating. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting 2018. Murray, UT.

Godin S, Fitzpatrick M, McMonigal L, Williams J, Bransteitter T, Nybeck L, Lenhart C. (April 2018). Measuring Synergy Created by CDC’s Chronic Disease Prevention 1305 Initiative: An Organizational Network Analysis of the Keystone Kids Go Workgroup in Pennsylvania. Association for Prevention Teaching & Research Annual Meeting 2018. Philadelphia, PA.

Johnson J, Eide K, Jones H, Harwood E, Okuyemi K. Examining the Scientific Human and Technical Capital of Early Stage Investigators. 10th Annual Understanding Inventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers. Baltimore, MD.

Jones H, Eide K, Buchwald D, Manson S, McGee R, Vishwanatha J, Weber-Main A, Okuyemi K. Enhancing research careers: an example of a US national diversity-focused, grant writing training and coaching experiment. 10th Annual Understanding Inventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers. Baltimore, MD.

Cobb N. (April 2018). Workforce 2030: recognizing existing uncategorized cadres in increase health equity. Beyond Flexner Alliance, Beyond Flexner 2018: Community, Diversity and Equity. Atlanta, GA.

Thomas J, Pahler L, Handy R, Thiese M. (April 2018). Pilot Study Predicting Body Care Temperature in Hot Work Environment Using Thermal Imagery. 16th Annual Regional National Occupation Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT.

Cox A, Sleeth D, Handy R, Alaves M. (April 2018). Characterization of CO and NO2 Exposures of Ice Skating Rink Management Workers. 16th Annual Regional National Occupation Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT.

Cox A, Sleeth D, Handy R, Thiese M, Lidn G. (April 2018). Development of an Empirical Formula for Describing Human Inhalability of Airborne Particles at Low Wind Speeds and in Calm Air. 16th Annual Regional National Occupation Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT.

Mecate D, Handy R, Pahler L, Sleeth D, Ramsy J. (April 2018). Temperature Inversion and Ultrafine Particulate Matter Concentrations in the Salt Lake Valley. 16th Annual Regional National Occupation Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT.

Robison-Hanchett C, Pahler L, Handy R, Merryweather A. (April 2018). Comparison of Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Between Normal and Slip-Resistant Footwear Using an Ankle/Foot Simulator Robot. 16th Annual Regional National Occupation Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT.

May

Locke A, Oyola S, Maker-Clark G, Kakar S, Mahadevan R, Ring M. (May 2018). Culinary Medicine: Lessons learned from implementing curricula across the country. International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Rueda B, Locke A. (May 2018). Nutraceutical Approach to Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism. International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Zeveloff A, Fortenberry K, Kiraly B, Tinajero R, Locke A. Integrating Mindfulness Classes into Primary Care: Clinical and Financial Considerations. International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Casucci T, Locke A. (May 2018). Leading the Way to Transform Burnout among Health Sciences Librarians. Modern Language Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Rolls J, Sullivan E. (May 2018). TRANSformation: Creating a Multidisciplinary Transgender Health Program at an Academic Medical Center. Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians LGBT Health Workforce Conference. New York, NY.

Bennett R. (May 2018). Middle age knee pain. 30th Annual UAPA John Allen Memorial Conference, St. George, UT.

Zhang P, Fu Y, Burns R, Li P, Godin S. (May 2018). Effects of a smartphone-based intervention on adults’ physical activity, self-efficacy, and enjoyment. World Congress of Exercise is Medicine Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN.

Van Hala S, Allen-Webb T, Cross Z, Stoesser K, Li M, White C, Curran S, Coombs J. (May 2018). Attrition of Obstetric Patients in an Academic Family Medicine Residency Clinic. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 2018 Annual Spring Conference. Washington, DC.

Backman R, Bonnett R, Case G, Colbert-Getz J. (May 2018). Teaching Observation Program- Train to be a coach. Core Educator Retreat. Salt Lake City, UT.

Hanson C, Lessard D, Quella A, Valentin V. (May 2018). AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship; Research Studies. American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Forbes J. (May 2018). Improving mental health literacy in the community through implementation of a student-delivered mental health curriculum. American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Mecate D, Handy R, Pahler L, Sleeth D, Ramsay J. (May 2018). Temperature inversion and Ultrafine/Near Ultrafine Particulate Matter Concentrations in the Salt Lake Valley. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA.

Cox A, Sleeth D, Handy R, Alaves M. (May 2018). Characterization of CO and NO2 Exposures of Ice Skating Rink Maintenance Workers. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA.

Thomas J, Pahler L, Handy R, Thiese M. (May 2018). Pilot study predicting body core temperature in hot work environments using thermal imagery. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA.

Porucznik C. (May 2018). Presenting Guidelines as a Tool to Combat the Opioid Epidemic. Southern Illinois University School of Law 19th Annual SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute- Opening Pandora’s Bottle: Law, Policy and America’s Opioid Epidemic. Carbondale, IL.

June

Shoaf KI, Clark A, Lewis B, Cova T. (June 2018). Should we stay or should we go: Hospital decision-making for evacuation in Hurricane Harvey. 2018 Researcher Meeting: Improving Rapid Reconnaissance Research. International Research Committee on Disasters. Bloomfield, CO.

Ju M, Foster N, Varner M, Smith K, VanDerslice J, Tschanz J, Schliep K. (June 2018). Do routinely collected electronic medical records accurately measure Alzheimer disease and related dementia diagnoses? Aging Breakout Session. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, MD.

Hemmert R, McEwan M, Schliep K. (June 2018). Preconception and Pregnancy Predictors of Preterm Birth in Utah: Findings from the Utah Pregnancy Risk Assessment Measurement’s Survey (PRAMS), 2012–2014. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, MD.

Schliep KC, Mumford SL, Silver BM, Wilcox B, Radin RG, Perkins NJ, Galai N, Park J, Kim K, Sjaarda LA, Plowden T, Schisterman E. (June 2018). Preconception perceived stress alters reproductive hormones and leads to longer time to pregnancy. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. Baltimore, MD.

Rolls J, Johns A. (June 2018). Wellness and Preventing Burnout of Physician Assistant Faculty. Evidence Based Practice Poster Fair 2018. Salt Lake City, UT.

July

Magill M, Alder I. (July 2018). Transforming Healthcare through Education: How Utah is Restructuring Program Activities to meet HRSA’S Redesigned Priorities. National AHEC Organization Meeting. Washington, DC.

Magill M, Ruttinger C, Alder I. (July 2018). Looking out the front windshield: Utah AHEC’s Role in Transforming State Primary Care Workforce Projections. National AHEC Organization Meeting. Washington, DC.

Hillyard P, Luong A, Abrar AS, Patwari N, Sundar K, Farney R, Burch J, Porucznik CA, Pollard SH. (July 2018). Comparing Respiratory Monitoring Performance of Commercial Wireless Devices. Annual Mobicom Meeting. New Dehli, India.

Brannon A, Butler J, Burringo A, Moline M, Greenberg J, Stennett S. Using Pharmacy Intervention to Improve Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Control in Nepali Refugees. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Chetrit D, Clemente J, McGlothin A, Plimpton J, Lombardi D, Spackman J. Eliminating a potential barrier to retention in human immunodeficiency virus care; targeting the intake appointment. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Breisch S, Moreno E, Pineda R, Rule J, Hyde M, Valentin V. Inpatient Oncology: Workload of a Divided Service. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Eccles L, Hyde H, Frederick M, Young L, Saffel-Shrier S, Coombs J. Provider Ability to Identify Risk of Malnutrition in Older Adults. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Crockett J, Hunsaker W, Sambu O, Stark H, Rolls J. Improving HPV vaccination rates in pediatric patients at Maliheh Free Clinic. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Black M, Hawkins J, Hudson S, Parsegov B, Szalkowski V, Johns A. A retrospective assessment of pediatric asthma management in a rural Utah community. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Christiansen A, Scott K, Schwabe S, Wheaton G, White C, Crouse D. Barriers to self-management of Diabetes at the Centerville Health Clinic. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Duncan N, Molano A, Udy K, Zelkovic M, Elrod L, Backman R. Prevalence of Depressive Disorders in an Underserved Population at South Main Clinic. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Duncan C, Ferreira N, Horton C, Richard Montenegro, Mandujano M, Ryujin D. Health Access Barriers: Assessment of the Uninsured/underinsured Latino Population in SL County. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Golchin A, Jones D, Monfroy E, Yerokhin S, Elrod L. Interventions to improve access to healthcare for Iraqi refugees In Salt Lake City. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

Boyette M, Callison-Burch A, Hagloch J, Walsh R, Van Tassel K, Curran S. Physician Assistant Utilization in Inpatient Psychiatry. Physician Assistant EBP Poster Session. University of Utah, SLC, UT.

August

Honda T, Manjourides J, Suh H. (August 2018). Daily ambient temperature is association with biomarkers of kidney injury in older Americans. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference. Ottawa, Canada

Morgan N, Skedros G, Kim S, Schliep K. (August 2018). What types of life stress have the greatest impact on pregnancy complications? International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. Park City, UT.

September

Goldgar C. (September 2018). Physician Assistant Profession Genomics Primer and Needs Assessment. National Human Genome Research Institute Education of Healthcare Professionals Workshop. Bethesda, MD.

October

Egger MJ, Sanchez-Birkhead AC, Curiel R, Garcia G, Fernandez C, Clark L. (October 2018). Early Changes in Pelvic Floor Support Among Mexican American and European-American Women: What Do They Mean? 24th Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference, Halifax, NS, CA. (podium presentation.) Abstract in: International Journal of Qualitative Methods 18(1):10, 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406918819362

McAdams E, Gunning K, Pigott H, Saffel-Shrier S, Belleville S, Brown B, Petrovich J, Black M. (October 2018). Narrow the gap: Team based pre-visit reviews to improve A1C in patients with Type 2 diabetes at a family medicine residency clinic. WONCA Conference, Seoul, Korea.

Magill M. (October 2018). Family Medicine Approaching 50: What has lasted? What’s to come? Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine Grand Rounds, Durham, NC.

Magill M, Fischer A. (October 2018). Optimization of the Primary Care Workforce for the State of Utah. Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine Research Seminar, Durham, NC.

November

Rogers CR. (November 2018). Panelist. Utah Cancer Summit: Disparities, Access to Care, and Public Policy. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT.

Rogers CR. (November 2018). Guest Speaker. Writing with POWER: The Do’s and Don’ts of Academic Writing and Securing a K Award. Department of Family & Preventive Medicine Faculty Writing Group, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Gren L, Dearden S, Albalawi W, Berri A, Benson LS, Frost C. (November 2018). Prevalence of health conditions at resettlement and potential impacts viewed through the lens of the Seven Domains of Health. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kagabo R, Singh TP, Case B, Frost CJ, Gren LH, Porter M, Okuyemi KS. (November 2018). Dental carries and oral health challenges of primary school-age children in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlements in Arua, Uganda. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Baron K. (November 2018). Innovations in behavioral interventions for disturbed sleep. Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Baron KG. (November 2018). Strategies for interpreting and utilizing sleep tracker data. American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. Chicago, IL.

Baron KG. (November 2018). Reducing cardiometabolic risk by improving sleep. American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. Chicago, IL.

Goodwin I, Mihalopoulos N, Hotaling J, Rolls J, Walzer N, Adelman M, Myers J. (November 2018). A multi-disciplinary approach to transgender health care, the University of Utah Team. Genderevolution. Salt Lake City, UT.

Robinson H, Gonzalez-Pons K, Hui L, Conway M, Godin S. (November 2018). Assessing quality of diabetes patient education websites. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Godin S, Robinson H, Gonzalez-Pons K. (November 2018). Assessing quality of mental health applications addressing depression and anxiety. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

December

Sunada G, Mukundente V. (Dec 2018) Community wellness coaching impacting mind and body: Links between motivational interviewing, retention, health behaviors, and changes in obesity and depression. Utah Diabetes Update Conference, Sandy, UT.

Locke A, Warnick S. (Dec 2018). Clinical Case Discussion: Considering Conventional and Integrative Approaches to Anxiety. 26th Annual Primary Care of Women Conference and Integrative Health in Primary Care. University of Michigan Family Medicine. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Locke A. (Dec 2018). Making Behavioral Change Work in Primary Care. 26th Annual Primary Care of Women Conference and Integrative Health in Primary Care. University of Michigan Family Medicine. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Locke A. (Dec 2018). Culinary Medicine Workshop. 26th Annual Primary Care of Women Conference and Integrative Health in Primary Care. University of Michigan Family Medicine. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Rogers CR. (Dec 2018). Vitae 2018 Speaker. “Home 101: A Purpose-Driven Journey to Eradicate Colorectal Cancer Disparities.” Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit. University of Utah Health; Salt Lake, City, UT.