2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

James Baer, Audiology, mentored a student in her doctoral capstone research project, “The Impact Of Various Types Of Moisture On Hearing Aids And Hearing Aid Batteries As A Function Of Exposure Duration.” He also chairs the College of Fine Arts and Communication Curriculum Committee at Lamar University and served as an expert witness for the Texas office of the Attorney General.

Mark Bailey, Education, was awarded a Berglund Fellowship, “Show And Tell: Bringing ECE Technological Pedagogical Implementation To Life.” He also:

· Co-wrote “Collaborative Software And Focused Distraction In The Classroom,” published in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Bringing Down In-Class Participation Barriers In A Web 2.0 World,” published in Educating Educators with Social Media, 2011.

· Participated in a panel at Forest Grove High School in January as part of Vision in Education Week.

· Provided an analysis on how technology is changing education in the classroom for an Alaska public radio program, Kids These Days, broadcast in April.

Shilpi Banerjee, Audiology, published “Binaural Spatial Mapping Optimizes Real-World Hearing Aid Behavior,” in Innovations, Volume 1, Issue 3. She also:

· Wrote “Hearing Aids In The Real World – Use Of Multi-Memory And Volume Controls,” published in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 2011.

· Presented a research paper, “How Do You Sound Now?” at the XXXI World Congress of Audiology in Moscow, Russia, May 2012, and at the 24th annual convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Boston, 2012.

· Presented a student educational session, “Audiology For The App-Savvy Millennium” at the American Academy of Audiology convention.

· Presented an invited talk, “From Here To Eternity: Current (And Future) Trends In Amplification,” at the annual conference of the Washington State Academy of Audiology, Seattle, September 2011.

· Sits on the Measure Development and Reporting Workgroup of the American Academy of Audiology.

· Was elected president of the Minnesota Academy of Audiology, appointed chair of academy’s Membership Committee and appointed member of the Nominations and Elections Committee.

· Was appointed to the Research Committee of the American Academy of Audiology.

Jeffrey Barlow, Berglund Center, authored “The Impact Of The Internet On Crime Fiction,” a chapter in the book Internet 2.0, After the Bubble Burst, 2000-2010, published by the Berglund Center for Internet Studies. Barlow also edited the book. In addition, Barlow gave a presentation on the history of Chinese immigrants, particularly in Oregon, and their influence on U.S.-China relations, before an audience of Oregon Legislators and the Chinese Consul General.

Ann Barr-Gillespie, Health Professions, co-published a chapter, “Biomechanics Of The Wrist And Hand,” in Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System, 4th edition, 2012. She also:

· Co-published the chapter, “Biomechanics Of Gait,” in Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System, 4th edition, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Exposure To Repetitive Tasks Induces Motor Changes Related To Skill Acquisition And Inflammation In Rats,” published in the Journal of Motor Behavior 2011.

· Wrote “Physical Therapist Researchers Are Leaders In The Science Of Health,” published in The Advisor 2012.

· Co-wrote “Performance Of Repetitive Tasks Induces Decreased Grip Strength And Increased Fibrogenic Proteins In Skeletal Muscle: Role Of Force And Inflammation,” published in PLoS ONE, Volume 7, Issue 5.

· Sits on the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Board of Directors, the Community Action of Washington County Board of Directors, the Tuality Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors, the Aphasia Network Board of Directors and the Hillsboro Health and Education District Committee.

· Serves as Pacific University representative on an Oregon Solutions project to bring a Community Health Collaborative to Beaverton.

Rita Barton , Pharmacy, received the Pacific University Splendid Audacity Award, 2012.

Paige Baugher , Biology, received a $54,800 grant from the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust for “Characterizing Biologically Active Plant Secondary Metabolites From Gaultheria shallon Using Organotypic Tissue Models.”

Pauline Beard , English, presented a paper, “The English Columella Or Pigs In The Primroses And Periwinkles,” at the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) annual general meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, October 2011. She also was selected as the visiting speaker for the JASNA’s West Coast region and presented papers in Colorado, San Francisco and the Oregon-Washington region.

Kathryn Bell , Dental Health Science, co-presented a seminar, “Translating New Research Evidence Into Productive, Patient Counseling Discussions,” at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association annual session, Phoenix, June 2012. She also:

· Co-presented a poster, “Incorporating Oral-Systemic Evidence Into Patient Care: Knowledge And Opinions Of North Carolina Dental Hygienists,” at the 2nd North American/Global Dental Hygiene Research Conference, October 2011.

· Co-wrote “Dental Hygienists' Knowledge And Opinions Of Oral-Systemic Connections: Implications For Education,” published in the Journal of Dental Education, 2012.

Aurae Beidler , Health Administration, was appointed co-chair of the Recovery Audit Contractors Taskforce, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems.

Carole Billings , Health Professions, received the Pacific University Boxer Spirit Award, 2012.

Lindsey Blem , Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, completed her master of science in educational leadership and policy with a certificate in student affairs in higher education from Portland State University.

Dave Boersema , Philosophy, had “Aristotle” and “Socrates” published in the World History Encyclopedia, Era 3: Classical Traditions, 1000BCE-300CE. Boersema also:

· Published “Philosophy And Philosophers In The 1930s” in The Thirties in America, 2011.

· Co-authored, with alumnus Karl Middleton, a four-volume overview of philosophy, Facts on File Guide to Philosophy.

Tiffany Boggis , Occupational Therapy, published the chapter “Environmental And Cultural Considerations” in Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Clinical Practice, 3rd edition. She also:

· Received $4,000 for a Nicaragua Student Scholarship fundraiser, June 2011.

· Received the Community Service Recognition Award from Alcaldia Municipal de Granada.

· Co-wrote “Description Of A Model Of Interprofessional Global Education For Allied Health Students,” published in Health and Interprofessional Practice, 2011.

· Co-presented “OT’s Role In Disaster Preparedness And Recovery” at the Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Portland, Ore., October 2011.

· Co-presented “Cultural Competency” at the Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Portland, Ore., October 2011.

· Co-presented “Rehabilitation Of Older Adults,” a four-day workshop for health providers and community health leaders in collaboration with the Jessie F. Richardson Foundation, Granada, Nicaragua, August 2011.

· Was an invited manuscript reviewer for “Occupational Health: A Practical Approach,” Abigndon, UK: Routledge.

· Served as CHP Interprofessional Case Conference Coordinator, “A Community-Based Approach To Health Promotion,” March 2011.

Elaine Bortles , Library, was the lead organizer of a breakout session, “A Day In The Life-Support Staff In The Digital Age,” presented at the July annual conference of the Oregon Library Association Support Staff Division in Eugene. She also is a member-at-large on the Support Staff Division Executive Board.

Anita Zijdemans Boudreau , Education, published “Personalizing Virtual Learning Spaces: A Participatory Approach,” in Proceedings of eLearn, 2011, and “From VLE To pVLE: Personalizing Teaching And Learning In A Social Media World,” in Proceedings of Global TIME, 2011.

Jules Boykoff , Politics and Government, was awarded an $8,000 Graves Awards in the Humanities grant to support his research on “Activism And The Olympic Games: Celebratory Capitalism And Its Discontents.” Boykoff also:

· Published an article, “How The Tea Party Turned The Media’s ‘Liberal Bias,’” in The Guardian, August 2011.

· Published an article, “Hurricanes, Floods And Wildfires,” in the Guardian, September 2011.

· Published an article “The Leaf Blower, Capitalism, And The Atomization Of Everyday Life,” in Capitalism Nature Socialism, September 2011.

· Published “Occupy Wall Street: Reclaiming Public Space, Reclaiming Dignity” in the Oregonian, October 2011.

· Presented a paper, “Five-Ring Politics: Activism And The 2012 London Summer Olympics,” at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport meeting, November 2011.

· Co-authored, with Eulalie Laschever, “The Tea Party Movement, Framing And The U.S. Media” in Social Movement Studies, November 2011.

· Co-wrote, with Dave Zirin, “Protest Is Coming To The London Olympics,” in The Nation, May 2012.

· Co-authored “The Olympics And Its Discontents” in Anthropology News, July 2012.

· Co-authored, with Alan Tomlinson, “Olympian Arrogance,” in New York Times, July 2012.

· Wrote “Policing Dissent At London 2012,” published at redpepper.org.uk, July 2012.

· Co-authored, with Eulalie Laschever ’09, “The Tea Party Movement, Framing, And The U.S. Media,” in Social Movement Studies.

· Wrote a book review of Mark Perryman’s Why the Olympics Aren’t Good for Us and How They Can Be.

· Published “Space Matters: The 2010 Winter Olympics And Its Discontents” in the journal Human Geography.

· Published “The Spatialities Of Dissent And Its Suppression” in the journal Human Geography.

· Presented “Between A Lecture Hall And A Convergence Space: Riding The Line Between Academia And Activism” to the American Association of Geographers.

· Published “U.S. Media Coverage Of The Cancun Climate Change Conference” in PS: Political Science & Politics, April 2012.

· Authored “Has London 2012 Been Greenwashed” in The Guardian, April 2012.

Bridgett Bradley , Pharmacy, co-wrote a poster, “Multidisciplinary Pharmacogenomic Treatment Approach To Reduce Medication Burden And Improve Subject Outcomes In A Rural Developmental Center,” presented at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Washington, D.C., September 2011. She also:

· Co-wrote “Alzheimer's Disease: Mary's Journey Through The Health-Care System (Case-Based Workshop Materials),” published on CommonKnowledge.

· Presented a continuing education lecture, “Psychiatric Issues Updates,” at the Portland Society of Pharmacists 2011 Fred Meek Memorial Seminar in Portland, Ore., November 2011.

· Was appointed to the Consumer Relations Committee, College of Psychiatric Neurologic Pharmacists.

Chris Brems , Professional Psychology, co-presented “An FASD Regional Training Program For Medical And Allied Health Providers In The Arctic,” at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Arctic Division, Dillingham, Alaska. She also:

· Presented “Yoga For Health And Happiness,” to the general public in Anchorage, Alaska.

· Presented “Yoga For Medical Patients,” to residents, interns and staff at the Providence Family Medical Residence, Anchorage, Alaska.

· Presented “Nutritional Considerations In Health, Mental Health, And Psychotherapy,” to students in the Joint Ph.D. Program in Clinical-Community Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

· Co-presented a paper, “Health-Related Behaviors Of First-Year University Students,” at the annual Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

· Co-presented a paper, “Pros And Cons: Risks And Benefits Of Participating In HIV/AIDS Research In Correctional Settings,” at the fourth annual Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Boston.

· Co-presented “To Volunteer Or Not To Volunteer: Motivations For Participating In HIV/AIDS Research In Correctional Settings,” at the fourth annual Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Boston.

· Co-wrote “Ethical Challenges In Conducting HIV/AIDS Research In Correctional Settings,” in the Journal of Correctional Health Care, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Prevention Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Educational Needs In Academia,” in the Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011.

· Co-wrote “‘If Only Someone Had Told Me…’: Lessons From Rural Providers,” published in the Journal of Rural Health, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Ethical Challenges In Conducting Psychiatric Or Mental Health Research In Correctional Settings,” published in the American Journal of Bioethics—Primary Research, 2011.

Davis Brown , Audiology, received a Place Outcomes Research Award of $120,000 over two years for “Reducing Loss To Follow-Up In A Newborn Hearing Program.” He also:

· Was awarded a U.S. Patent for “Digital Audio Processor Device And Method.”

· Co-wrote a paper, “Cast Saws: As Loud As A Chainsaw And An Orthopaedic Office Occupational Hazard?” presented at the Michigan Orthopaedic Society 2012 annual scientific meeting in Mackinac Island, Michigan, June 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “A Comparison Of Behavioral And Auditory Steady State Response Thresholds Using A Soundfield Stimulus In Cochlear Implant Recipients,” presented at the 12th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies in Baltimore, Md., May 2012.

· Co-wrote a paper, “Air & Bone Conduction Tone Burst ABR Thresholds In Normal Hearing Newborns,” presented at the AudiologyNOW 2012 American Audiology Association annual meeting in Boston, March 2012.

· Co-wrote a paper, “Wideband Absorbance Tympanometry And Acoustic Reflexes In Newborn Hearing Screening,” presented at the 2012 American Auditory Society meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz., March 2012.

· Presented “Beyond Hearing Screening: Testing In The NICU And Clinic,” at the EHDI 2012 annual conference in St. Louis, Mo., March 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Comparisons Of Transient-Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions At Ambient And Tympanometric-Peak Pressure, And The Use Of Absorbed Power To Increase The Detection Bandwidth Of Chirp-Evoked Emissions,” presented at the 35th MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolarybngology in San Diego, Calif., February 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Direct And Indirect Assessment Of Auditory Processing” presented at the 2011 Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, October 2011.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Current Use Of The Children’s Implant Profile (Chip) For Assessing Pediatric CI Candidacy,” presented at the 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implant in Children, Chicago, July 2011.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Electrophysiologic Testing Of A Cochlear Implant In A Human Cadaveric Model,” presented at the 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implant in Children, Chicago, July 2011.

· Co-wrote a poster, “A Comparison Of Behavioral And Auditory Steady State Response Thresholds Using A Sound-Field Stimulus In Cochlear Implant Recipients,” presented at the 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implant in Children, Chicago, July 2011.

· Co-wrote a poster, “fMRI Correlates Of Auditory Outcome For Cochlear Implants In Infants,” presented at the 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implant in Children, Chicago, July 2011.

· Was appointed chair of the American Academy of Audiology Research Committee.

· Was appointed to the Society of Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children Board of Directors.

· Was appointed chair of the American National Standards Institute Committee on Bioacoustics Working Group on Otoacoustic Emissions Committee.

Dan Broyles , Forensics, received the Pacific University Outstanding Supervisor Award, 2012.

Jason Brumitt , Physical Therapy, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “Can Functional Testing Identify Division-III Collegiate Athletes Who Are At Risk For A Lower Extremity Or Low Back Injury?” His Ph.D. is in orthopaedic and sports sciences from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. He also:

· Published “Rehabilitation Of Thigh Injuries,” in Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete, 4th Edition, 2012.

· Published, with Erik Meira, “Influence Of The Hip On Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review” in Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, September/October.

· Published “Musculoskeletal Healthcare For Latino Migrant Farm Workers: Interprofessional Collaboration To Provide Service And Educate Future Healthcare Providers” in the journal Health and Interprofessional Practice.

· Co-authored an article, “Effect Of Therapeutic Exercise Versus Manual Therapy On Athletes With Chronic Low Back Pain,” in the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation.

· Co-authored a chapter, “Hip Injuries,” in the recently published textbook, Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. An Evidence Based Approach.

· Wrote “Differential Diagnosis Of The Knee,” published in Current Concepts in Evaluation and Rehabilitation of the Knee, APTA Sports Section Home Study Course, 2011.

· Presented, with Rebecca Reisch, Physical Therapy, a poster, “Exercise Habits In Male Latino Migrant Workers,” at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combine Section Meeting, Chicago, February.

· Presented “Functional Testing To Reduce Injury Risk And Guide Sports Rehabilitation Progression,” “Assessment Of Occupational Requirements For Vineyard Workers,” and “Assessment Of Core Function And Lifting Mechanics In Migrant Farmworkers: A Pilot Study” at the Oregon Physical Therapy Association annual conference, March 2012.

· Presented “Exercise Habits In Male Latino Migrant Workers” and “Utility Of The Standing Long Jumptest As A Pre-Season Screening Tool For Injury Risk In Division III Collegiate Athletes” at the Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, February 2012.

· Co-wrote “Influence Of The Hip On Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review,” published in Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Comprehensive Strength Training Program For A Recreational Senior Golfer 11-Months After A Rotator Cuff Repair,” published in International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 2011.

· Wrote “Successful Rehabilitation Of A Recreational Endurance Runner: Initial Validation For The Bunkie Test,” published in Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2011.

· Provided on-site musculoskeletal screening exams at area vineyards, supervising graduate students and conducting public health research.

· Served as associate editor of Health & Interprofessional Practice.

· Reviewed manuscripts for Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine (Dove Press), Journal of Athletic Training,Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach (SAGE), Strength and Conditioning Journal (LWW), International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training (Human Kinetics), Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management (Academic Journals) and Journal of Agromedicine.

· Served on the NPTE-PT Standard Setting Task Force.

· Served as secretary of Hip Special Interest Group.

Amber Buhler , Pharmacy, co-presented “Localization Of Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO2)-Induced Changes In The Expression Of Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase (Nnos) By Western Blotting And Immunohistochemistry (IHC),”to theSociety for Neuroscience, New Orleans. She also:

· Co-presented “Mapping Of The Localization of Neurotensin-Subtype-2 Receptor Expressing Neurons On Spinally Projecting DPGi, Gi and PnC Medullary Neurons Of The Rat,” Experimental Biology, Washington, D.C.

· Co-presented “Describing an Inter-Professional Case Conference on Fibromyalgia: Learning with Other Professions,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, San Antonio, Texas.

Michael Burch-Pesses , Music, was elected to membership in the Northwest Bandmasters Association, recognizing band conductors who have made significant contributions to music education in the Pacific Northwest.

Alyson Burns-Glover , Psychology, with several students, co-presented “No Girl Left Behind: A Feminist Participatory Action Research Study Of The GIRLS TODAY Conference At Pacific University,” at the 2012 Gender Studies Symposium at Lewis & Clark College.

Ken Bush , Physical Therapy, published “Chapter 1: Utilizing Evidence Within Clinical Practice,” in Evidence-Based Therapeutic Exercise Prescription for the Rehabilitation Specialist. He also conducted a survey of School of Physical Therapy alumni to determine library usage levels if alumni are given library privileges.

James Butler , Physics, received the Pacific University Thomas J. and Joyce Holce Professorship in Science Award, 2012.