2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

James Lane, Professional Psychology, presented a poster, “The Effects Of Mindfulness Training On Time Perspective,” at the annual conference of the Oregon Psychological Association, Portland, Ore., May 2012.

Joseph Lassiter, Pharmacy, was named outstanding chair of the Professional Affairs Council, Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists, April 2012. He also:

· Received the Outstanding Graduating Student Award from the Working Professional PharmD program, December 2011.

· Discussed “Preventing Pharmacy Errors” on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s radio program Think Out Loud in February.

· Was interviewed for “Workloads, Chain Stores Add to Safety Risks, Oregon Pharmacist Survey Says,” in The Oregonian, February 2012.

· Co-presented “Oregon Pharmacy Workforce Update,” Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2012 Annual Seminar, April 2012, and Oregon Society of Consultant Pharmacists Continuing Education Meeting, July 2011.

· Co-presented “Developing an Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Rotation,” Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists Northern Chapter Meeting, August 2011.

· Was a reviewer for “Step VI: Maximize Experiential Education,” in ACCP Field Guide to Becoming a Standout Pharmacy Residency Candidate, American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

· Was appointed by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy to the Formulary Council of the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine.

· Was appointed by the governor as a commissioner on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Patient Safety Commission.

· Was appointed chair of the Professional Affairs Council for the Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

· Was appointed vice-chair of the Section Advisory Group on Pharmacy Informatics Education for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

· Was appointed chair of the Section Advisory Group on Pharmacy Informatics Education for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

· Was appointed a member of the Section Advisory Group on Pharmacy Practice Experiences for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

· Was appointed vice-chair for the Organizational Affairs Committee (Clinical Decision Support charge) for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Hannu Laukkanen, Optometry, presented a lecture, “Rock ‘N ’Tween the Charts: It Doesn’t Take All Night Long!” at the 57th annual Kraskin Invitational Skeffington Symposium on Vision held in January in Bethesda, Md. He also received special recognition from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his support and contributions in the development of the TBI Vision Care Clinic and his care of wound warriors at the WRNMMC.

Rik Lemoncello , Communication Sciences and Disorders, co-wrote “The Learning Context: Beyond Practice,” published in Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods, 2011. He also:

· Co-wrote “A Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial Evaluating Television Assisted Prompting (TAP) For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury,” published in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2011.

· Co-wrote “The Effect Of Choice On Compliance Using Telerehabilitation For Direct Attention Training: A Comparison Of ‘Push’ Versus ‘Pull’ Scheduling,” published in Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 2011.

· Co-wrote “Phase I Evaluation Of The Television Assisted Prompting System To Increase Completion Of Home Exercises Among Stroke Survivors,” published in Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2011.

· Received an Advancing Academic-Research Career (AARC) Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, August 2012.

Susan Li, Professional Psychology, was the keynote speaker March 11 for “Our Community Gathering” meeting at the Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education (MIKE) Program in Portland. Li is serving as the primary investigator for a $9,000 grant, awarded by the Juan Young Trust, that supports collaboration between the School of Professional Psychology and the MIKE Program. She also:

· Co-wrote “Impact of Race and Ethnicity on the Expression, Assessment and Diagnosis of Psychopathology,” published in Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 6th Edition, 2012.

· Received a Faith Gabelnick Endowed Fund for Community Service Award for “Screening Kindergartners for Attention and Learning Difficulties at a Local Beaverton School.”

· Received a Collins Medical Trust grant for “MIKE Program Grant to Create a Partnership with Pacific University.”

· Co-wrote a poster, “Pacific University and MIKE Program: A Community Partnership,” presented at Our Community Gathering, Portland, Ore., March 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Verbal Mediation and Matrix Reasoning,” presented at the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, Wash., June 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Increased Knowledge and Personal Goals Achieved by Youth Participating in Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program,” presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Reno, Nev., April 2012.

· Co-wrote a poster, “Understanding Validity And Gender Performance Differences On The WISC-IV Cancellation Subtest,” presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Reno, Nev., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Understanding Properties Of The WISC-IV Word Reasoning Subtest,” at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Reno, Nev., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Caregiver Satisfaction With Children’s Publicly Funded Mental Health Services,” at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Reno, Nev., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “The Role Of Expectation In Mental Health Service Satisfaction,” at the Western Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco-Burlingame, Calif., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Improving Health Self-Efficacy In Minority Youth At-Risk For Kidney Disease,” at the Western Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco-Burlingame, Calif., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Client Perceptions Of Feedback Following Psychodiagnostic Assessment,” at the Western Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco-Burlingame, Calif., April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “The PASAT: A More Sensitive Measure Of Working Memory And Attention During Adolescence,” at the International Neuropsychological Society, Montreal, Canada, April 2012.

· Co-presented a poster, “Understanding Prevention Of Chronic Kidney Disease In At-Risk Youth: Examination Of Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program (MIKE Program),” at the Oregon Public Health Association Conference, Corvallis, Ore., October 2011.

· Co-presented a poster, “Acceptance Of Pain In Youth With Chronic Pain: Associations With Psychological And Pain Characteristics,” at the 8 th International Forum on Pediatric Pain, White Point, Nova Scotia, October 2011.

· Co-presented a poster, “How Well Does The WISC-IV Picture Concepts Subtest Perform? Understanding Construct Validity And Psychometric Properties In A Community-Based Sample,” at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference, Washington, D.C., August 2011.

· Co-wrote “PASAT Performance Improves Across Adolescence,” published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2011.

John Lockhart, Education, co-wrote “Recognition, Responsibility, And Risk: Pre-Service Teachers' Framing And Reframing Of Lesbian, Gay, And Bisexual Social Justice Issues,” published in Teaching and Teacher Education, 2011. He also:

· Co-wrote “Invest In Kids, Not Test Scores,” published in The Oregonian, January 2012.

· Presented a paper, “Reconceptualizing Resistance in Order to Better Prepare White Teachers for Urban Schools,” at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, 2012.

· Co-presented a workshop, “Making A Molehill Out Of A Mountain: Racial Microaggressions In Everyday Life,” at the annual meeting of the Oregon Association of Latino Administrators, Lake Oswego, Ore., 2012.

Rick London, Optometry, provided an Invited Lecture: “What We've Learned From 15 Years of the Amblyopia Treatment Studies” at the Guangdong Optometry Association annual meeting in Zhuhai, China.

Blair Lonsberry, Optometry, became the first faculty member at Pacific to be awarded Diplomate status in the newly created American Board of Optometry.

J.P. Lowery, Optometry, lead an Amigos team that conducted five humanitarian trips to Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Costa Rica working with local healthcare organizations to provide eye care and glasses to more than 4,500 people in underserved communities.