2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

Michael Daniel, Professional Psychology, co-presented a paper, “The Relationship Between Intelligence And Memory Measures In A Clinical Sample,” at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Marco Island, Fla, November 2011. He also:

· Co-presented a poster, “Neuropsychological Test Performance Of Ethnic Minority Adolescents,” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, June 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Developmental Prosopagnosia In A Clinical Setting,” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, June 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, ”Clinical Utility Of The Integrated Visual And Auditory Continuous Performance Test To Identify Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults,” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, June 2012.

· Co-published “The Relationship Between Intelligence And Memory Measures In A Clinical Sample,” in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2011.

· Co-published ”Neuropsychological Test Performance Of Ethnic Minority Adolescents,” in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2012.

· Co-published, “Developmental Prosopagnosia In A Clinical Setting,” in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2012.

· Co-published, “Clinical Utility Of The Integrated Visual And Auditory Continuous Performance Test To Identify Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults,” in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2012.

· Served as a sports concussion consultant to Tuality Sports Medicine Program and Hillsboro/Forest Grove high schools.

Shawn Davis, Professional Psychology, co-presented a paper, “Gendered Traits And Adult Learning Styles: Social, Developmental, And Educational Considerations,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012. He also:

· Co-presented a paper, “An Examination Of Religious Orientation And Attitudes Toward The Disabled,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Stress And Interpersonal Distancing As A Result Of Technology Use,” at the 2012 annual conference of the Oregon Psychological Association, Portland, Ore., May 2012.

· Co-presented a paper, “An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Individual Personality Style, Health Attitudes, Health Behaviors, And Body Image,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a paper, “Pro-Anorexia Websites: A Tangled Web,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Paternity Leave And Organizational Commitment,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a paper, “Considerations And Potential Pitfalls In Spanish Language Translation,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Dual Roles And Role Conflict In Research With Hospice Population,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Social Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

· Co-presented a paper, “Self-Efficacy And Self-Esteem Considerations In The Adoption Of A Proficiency-Based Educational System,” at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2012.

· Co-presented a paper, ”A Rose By Any Other Name: Spanish Translation Considerations,” at the 2011 International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.

· Co-wrote “Designing Research With Hospice And Palliative Care Populations,” published in the American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 2012.

· Co-wrote “A 1-Day Course To Improve The Teaching Effectiveness Of Health Professions Faculty Members,” published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2012.

· Co-wrote “What Does Effective Teaching Look Like? Profession-Centric Perceptions Of Effective Teaching In Pharmacy And Nursing Education,” published in Health and Interprofessional Practice, 2011.

· Co-organized the Oregon Technology and Education Network 2012 annual conference.

· Served as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities,Behavior Modification, Aggression and Violent Behavior, Journal of Family Violence, Clinical Psychology Review and Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

· Is a member of the Berglund Foundation advisory board.

· Is acting medical/health editor for the journal Interface on the Internet.

Sage Davis-Risen, Physician Assistant Studies, received a Global Outreach Endowed Humanitarian Assistance Grant of $9,350 for “Nicaragua Service Learning Project.” She also is co-chair of the Oregon Society of Physician Assistants, was appointed to the Steering Committee for Project Homeless Connect, Washington County, and was appointed to the Operations Committee of Washington County Essential Health Clinic.

Andrew Dawes, Physics, was awarded a three-year, $167,955 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Research for Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) program, which will provide equipment, supplies and stipends for two undergraduate researchers.

Kwame Dawes, Writing, won a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship in the creative arts field of poetry. He also was one of three writers given a Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award on March 29 in New York City at Poets & Writers annual dinner “In Celebration of Writers.”

Mark Della Paolera, Pharmacy, received a scholarship to attend the American Pharmaceutical Association Self-Care Institute in Washington, D.C., June 2012. He also:

· Co-presented “Development Of A Pharmacist-Assisted Tobacco Cessation Pilot Project Using A Multidisciplinary Team Approach,” to the Pacific University Board of Trustees, March 2012, and to the Associated Schools of Allied Health Professionals, Scottsdale, Ariz., October 2011.

· Co-presented “Simulating An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience During A Capstone Course To Prepare Students For Clinical Rotations And Facilitate Self-Reflection,” to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, San Antonio, Texas, July 2011.

· Presented “Utilization Of Efficacious And Therapeutic Equivalents And Generics,” Fanno Creek Clinic, Grand Rounds, Continuing Medical Education, Portland, Ore., June 2012.

· Presented “Updates For Pharmacists On COPD,” Professional Society of Pharmacists, Fred Meek Annual Seminar, Tigard, Ore., November 2011.

· Co-presented “Prescription Writing Guidelines For Hygienist,” Oregon Dental Hygiene Association annual meeting, Portland, Ore., October 2011.

· Is a reviewer and expert panelist for the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, Question Analysis and BCPS Posttest Passing score for the PSAP Modules

· Presented “A Career In Pharmacy,” GEAR UP, Gaiser Middle School, Vancouver, Wash., April 2012.

· President and president-elect, Professional Society of Pharmacists, January 2011 – December 2012.

· Serves as ambulatory care pharmacist, Fanno Creek Clinic, Portland, Ore.

David DeMoss, Philosophy, published “Empty And Extended Craving: An Application Of The Extended Mind Thesis To The Four Noble Truths” in Contemporary Buddhism, Vol. 12, No. 2, November 2011.

Leslie Devaud, Pharmacy, received final National Institutes of Health funding for “Molecular Basis For Gender Selective Effects Of Ethanol,” which has been ongoing since 1999. She also:

· Gave a plenary session, “The Mind Versus The Brain In Alcoholism,” at the third annual Husson Research Day, April 2012.

· Co-wrote “Running Wheel Activity Protects Against The Increased Seizure Risk Seen During Ethanol Withdrawal In Male Rats,” published in Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Loss Of Righting Responses During Ethanol Withdrawal In Male And Female Rats: Associations With Alterations In Arc Labeling,” published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Approaches To Management Of Dilemmas By Leaders In Academic Pharmacy,” published in Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Voluntary Wheel Running Attenuates Ethanol Withdrawal-Induced Increases In Seizure Susceptibility In Male And Female Rats,” published in Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 2012.

· Volunteers with Hospice, Penobscot County, Bangor, Maine.

· Facilitated attendance by a group of pharmacy students to the 42nd annual University of Utah School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies.

Ben Dictus, Residence Life, was selected as a judge for the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values Awards and Assessment Committee and presented awards in Costa Mesa, Calif., April 2012. He also:

· Attended Phi Delta Theta Regional Recruitment Workshop at Portland State University, February 2012.

· Co-presented, with Melodye MacAlpine, Graduate & Professional Student Services, “Me, You And Us: Understanding Relational Leadership,” part of a webinar series for the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, February 2012.

Laura Dimmler, Health Administration, defended her doctoral dissertation, “Capture Or Closed Windows Explanation Of An Environmental Case Study,” for her Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado-Denver.

Sandra Guyton Doan, Student Counseling Center, was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) of Washington County in 2012.

Juijian Dong, Business, received the Story-Dondero Award for the Study of Politics and the Economy, 2012, for “Patent Regulation and Equity Return Anomaly in the Health Care Sector.”

Ian Doyle, Pharmacy, received a $5,860 Legacy Transplant Services Pharmaceutical Research Grant for “Bioequivalence Comparison Of Mycophenolate Mofetil In Renal Transplant Patients.” He also:

· Co-wrote a poster session, “Fairytale Creative Writing To Improve Comprehension Of Immunological Mechanisms,” presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy annual meeting, July 2011.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Impact Of No Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Directed Prophylaxis Vs. CMV-Directed Prophylaxis On CMV Disease Incidence In Low-Risk Renal Transplant Recipients Receiving Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin Induction” presented at the American Transplant Congress, June 2012.

· Presented “Bioequivalence Comparison Of Mycophenolate Mofetil In Renal Transplant Patients,” as part of the Pacific University School of Pharmacy Health & Sciences Seminar Series, December 2011.

· Serves as president-elect of the Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists, appointed representatives to OSHP-OSPA Joint Legislative Council, serves as OSHP delegate representative to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists House of Delegates and is a member of the OSHP annual seminar committee.

Karen Dunston, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, received the Pacific University Outstanding Supervisor Award, 2012.