2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

Ken Eakland, Optometry, was honored by the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association for his service working on issues related to third-party and eye-care benefits at its annual meeting in October. Associate dean for clinical programs at the College of Optometry, Eakland received the 2011 Agost-Minnick Award, sponsored by the Optometric Service Organization.

Laura Edwards-Leeper, Professional Psychology, co-wrote “Medical Treatment Of The Transgender Adolescent,” published in Textbook of Adolescent Health Care, 2011. She also:

· Co-wrote “Gender Identity Disorder,” published in The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care, Third Edition, 2011.

· Presented a panel discussion, “Transgender And Gender Non-Conforming Youth,” at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, June 2012. She also:

· Presented a two-day invited workshop, “Evaluating Transgender Adolescents For Possible Medical Intervention,” at Boston Children’s Hospital. Boston, Mass, May 2012.

· Presented “An Overview Of The Gender Management Service (Gems) – Boston Children’s Hospital,” at a monthly Transgender Provider Meeting, Vancouver, BC, May 2012.

· Presented “Working With Transgender Children And Adolescents,” at Seattle Children’s Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Unit – Weekly Seminar, Seattle, April 2012.

· Presented “Interdisciplinary Collaboration With Psychologists In Providing Recommended Treatment For Transgender Adolescents Seeking Medical Intervention,” to the Pediatric Endocrinology Association for Research and Learning (PEARL), Tacoma, Wash., March 2012.

· Participated in a panel discussion, “Gender-Variant And Transgender Youth: A Model For An Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Treatment Program In An Academic Children’s Hospital,” at the World Professional Association of Transgender Health. Atlanta, September 2011.

· Co-wrote “Psychological Evaluation AND Medical Treatment OF Transgender Youth In An Interdisciplinary ‘Gender Management Service’ (Gems) In A Major Pediatric Center,” published in the Journal of Homosexuality, 2012.

· Referred To A Pediatric Medical Center,” published in Pediatrics, 2012.

· Was appointed to the American Psychological Association Task Force for Developing Practice Guidelines for Working with Transgender Clients.

· Was appointed co-chair of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health: Child-Adolescent Committee.

Daniel Eisen, Sociology, presented “Sociology In A Photograph: Developing The Sociological Imagination And Creating Critical Thinkers,” at the American Sociological Association annual meeting in Las Vegas. He also presented:

· “Sociology In Real Life: Using Photography To Teach Introduction To Sociology” at the Pacific Sociological Association annual meeting in Seattle.

· “Discovering Community Cultural Wealth Or Reaffirming Stereotypes: Ethnic Identity Formation Processes Of Filipinos Raised In Hawaii,” at the Hawaii Sociological Association annual meeting in Honolulu.

· Presented preliminary findings of a campus climate survey at Pacific University, titled “Factors Affecting A Student’s Overall Satisfaction With A University: The Intersections Of Ethnic Identity, Collective Self-Esteem And Perceived Racial And Ethnic Tensions On Campus,” at the 2012 American Sociological Association conference.

Kathryn Eisenbarth, Student Health Center, is a member of the Oregon Immunization School Law Advisory Committee, where she represents and votes for the Oregon College Health Association.

Fawzy Elbarbry, Pharmacy, was named Teacher of the Year by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in 2012. He also:

· Was nominated for a President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Education in 2012.

· Was named Outstanding Science Faculty Member in 2011.

· Received the PHRM 585-Pharmacokinetics-P1 Block of the Year Award.

· Received a Pacific University Faculty Development Award for “Modulation Of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism In The Rat Kidneys By Sulforaphane,” and a Pacific University Incentive Grant Award for “Feasibility Study To Establish A Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD And PharmD/PhD Dual Degree.” He also:

· Received a $40,000 Medical Research Foundation grant for “Modulation Of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism In The Rat Kidneys By Sulforaphane: A Potential Target For Hypertension” and a $5,800 Legacy Transplant Services Pharmaceutical Research Grant (with Ian Doyle) for “Bioequivalence Studies Of Mycophenolic Acid Formulations.”

· Presented “Cytochrome p450 Enzymes and Drug-Induced Toxicity; Role of Natural Products,” at the 7th biennial Symposium on Polyamines In Parasites (PIP), Forest Grove, Ore., 2012.

· Presented “Pharmacy Practice In Egypt,” at the Professional Society of Pharmacists, Portland, Ore., 2012.

· Presented “Cyclosporine-Induced Changes In Drug Metabolizing Enzymes In Hyperlipemic Rabbit Kidneys Could Explain Its Toxicity,” at the First International Biotechnology Innovation Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 2012.

· Presented “Characterization Of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes As New Targets For The Treatment Of Hypertension,” at the monthly Health and Sciences Seminars, Pacific University School of Pharmacy, 2011.

· Presented “Ontogeny Of Rat CYP2E1 And CYP1A2, And Development Of A Pharmacokinetic Model,” at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU), Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Mixed Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatographic Analysis Of Colistin, A Polypeptide Antibiotic, Using Laser-Induced Fluorescence Detection,” AJAC 2012.

· Co-wrote “Modulation Of Drug Metabolizing Enzymes By Dietary Doses Of Thymoquinone In Female New Zealand White Rabbits,” published in Phytotherapy Research, 2012.

· Co-wrote “Integrative Student Learning: An Effective Team Learning Activity In A Learner-Centered Paradigm,” published in Innovations in Pharmacy, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Potential Health Benefits Of Sulforaphane: A Review Of The Experimental, Clinical And Epidemiological Evidences And Underlying Mechanisms,” JMPR, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Attenuated Combined Action Of Cyclosporine A And Hyperlipidemia On Atherogenesis In Rabbits By Thymoquinone,” published in Evidence-Based Complement to Alternative Medicine, 2011.

· Serves on editorial board for Dataset Papers in Pharmacology.

· Serves as reviewer for Jones & Bartlett Learning textbook proposal.

· Served as abstracts reviewer for AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.

· Is an ad hoc reviewer for AOAC International, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Research in Veterinary Sciences, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Journal of Chromatography A, Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology and Neuroscience Letters.

Katherine Elder, Professional Psychology, received a College of Health Professions Faculty Development Grant for “Obesity Stigma Among Health Professions Students.” She also co-wrote a poster, “Adjusting To Life After Weight Loss Surgery: A Piece Of Cake, Or Like Losing A Loved One,” presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2012.

Stacie Englund, Financial Aid, received the Pacific University Dedication to Students Award, 2012.

Graham Erickson, Optometry, published “Give Athletes A Shot At Better Vision” in Review of Optometry 2012. He also:

· Completed his tenure on the AOA Sports Vision Section Council.

· Presented “Strobe Training For Sport” and “Management Of Amblyopia” at Congresso Nazionale Albo degli Ottici Optometristi in Stresa, Italy, in May 2012.

· Presented “Prescribing For Hyperopia In Young Children” and “Sports Vision: A New Paradigm” at Vereinigung Deutscher Contactlinsen-Spezialisten und Optometristen (VDCO) Optometrie 2012 in Jena, Germany, in March 2012.

Cathy Evans, Optometry, was named by the magazine Vision Monday as one of 2011’s 50 Most influential Women in Optical. She also received the Pacific University Dedication to Students Award, 2012.

Parrish Evans and Heidi Hoffman received a gold award for a series of photographs in the 2011 CASE Region VIII Communications Awards—photography category. Evans also received a bronze award for the video “Boxer Tale: Tal Sanders” in the 2011 CASE Region VIII Communications Awards—student recruitment video category.