Tuesday, May 24, 2022

School of Medicine

  • Edward DeSimone II, RPh, PhD, FAPhA, professor of pharmacy services, Michael Davidian, MD, associate professor of medicine, Jennifer Tilleman, RPh, PharmD, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Constance Penzotti, PharmD...

    Fibromyalgia Treatment Approaches

    Edward DeSimone II, RPh, PhD, FAPhA, professor of pharmacy services, Michael Davidian, MD, associate professor of medicine, Jennifer Tilleman, RPh, PharmD, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Constance Penzotti, PharmD...
  • Michael Kim, MD, MMM, professor and chair for the School of Medicine Department of Medicine, along with colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, “US Antiarrhythmic Drug...

    Kim Published in Journal of the American Heart Association

    Michael Kim, MD, MMM, professor and chair for the School of Medicine Department of Medicine, along with colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, “US Antiarrhythmic Drug...
  • Shaghayegh “Shushu” Abdollahi, MD, was named the 2020 Internist of the Year by the Arizona chapter of the American College of Physicians. It recognizes those who have exhibited an exemplary...

    Abdollahi Named Internist of the Year

    Shaghayegh “Shushu” Abdollahi, MD, was named the 2020 Internist of the Year by the Arizona chapter of the American College of Physicians. It recognizes those who have exhibited an exemplary...
  • Moeed Ahmed, MBBS, Cliff Janikowski, MD, Aiza Ahmad, MBBS, and Lee Morrow, MD, published a case report in Cureus, “Ethylene Glycol Poisoning with a Near-Normal Osmolal Gap: A Diagnostic Challenge.”...

    GME Residents, Fellows, Faculty Publish Case Report in Cureus

    Moeed Ahmed, MBBS, Cliff Janikowski, MD, Aiza Ahmad, MBBS, and Lee Morrow, MD, published a case report in Cureus, “Ethylene Glycol Poisoning with a Near-Normal Osmolal Gap: A Diagnostic Challenge.”...
  • Changzhao “Jack” Li, MD, has published “Hemosiderotic dermatofibroma mimicking melanoma: A case report and review of the literature” in Clinical Case Reports. Li is a resident in the Pathology Residency...

    Pathology Resident Publishes in Clinical Case Reports

    Changzhao “Jack” Li, MD, has published “Hemosiderotic dermatofibroma mimicking melanoma: A case report and review of the literature” in Clinical Case Reports. Li is a resident in the Pathology Residency...
  • The School of Medicine has named Craig Hinson Rabb, MD, FACS, FAANS, the inaugural chair of the new Department of Neurological Surgery. Prior to joining Creighton, Rabb most recently held academic...

    Rabb Named Chair of Department of Neurological Surgery

    The School of Medicine has named Craig Hinson Rabb, MD, FACS, FAANS, the inaugural chair of the new Department of Neurological Surgery. Prior to joining Creighton, Rabb most recently held academic...
  • Congratulations to the following residents, fellows and faculty who were honored during this year’s Graduate Medical Education Research Symposium on Feb. 5. Faculty Recognition Award: Subhash Chandra, MBBS, assistant professor,...

    Residents, Fellows and Faculty Honored

    Congratulations to the following residents, fellows and faculty who were honored during this year’s Graduate Medical Education Research Symposium on Feb. 5. Faculty Recognition Award: Subhash Chandra, MBBS, assistant professor,...
  • School of Medicine Phoenix faculty Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD; Nyima S. Ali, MD; and Dean Coonrod, MD-MPH, co-authored “Racism, COVID-19 and Health Inequity in the USA: A Call to Action” in...

    School of Medicine Phoenix Faculty Publish on Health Disparities

    School of Medicine Phoenix faculty Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD; Nyima S. Ali, MD; and Dean Coonrod, MD-MPH, co-authored “Racism, COVID-19 and Health Inequity in the USA: A Call to Action” in...
  • School of Medicine MD/PhD fellow Jonathan Fleegal has received an F30 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Predoctoral Fellowship Award. His research, “Repurposing momelotinib for the prevention of aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity,”...

    Fleegal First Creighton MD/PhD Student to Receive NIH Fellowship Award

    School of Medicine MD/PhD fellow Jonathan Fleegal has received an F30 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Predoctoral Fellowship Award. His research, “Repurposing momelotinib for the prevention of aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity,”...
  • Patrick Swanson, PhD, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, has received a National Institutes of Health R21 grant for his project, “A Novel Form of Light Chain Gene Replacement.” Swanson...

    Swanson Earns NIH R21 Grant

    Patrick Swanson, PhD, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, has received a National Institutes of Health R21 grant for his project, “A Novel Form of Light Chain Gene Replacement.” Swanson...
  • Michael Greene, MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, received grant funding as the sub investigator for the clinical trial “RESCUE – A...

    Greene Receives Grant Funding

    Michael Greene, MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, received grant funding as the sub investigator for the clinical trial “RESCUE – A...
  • School of Medicine faculty Thomas Guck, PhD; Amy McGaha, MD; and Kristy Keefner, PT, DPT, co-authored “Building A Culture of Team-based Care Improves Value,” in The Value Initiative from the...

    School of Medicine Faculty Co-Author Article

    School of Medicine faculty Thomas Guck, PhD; Amy McGaha, MD; and Kristy Keefner, PT, DPT, co-authored “Building A Culture of Team-based Care Improves Value,” in The Value Initiative from the...
  • Tejbeer Kaur, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences, co-authored research work titled “Dynamic patterns of YAP1 expression and cellular localization in the developing and...

    Kaur Co-Authors Research

    Tejbeer Kaur, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences, co-authored research work titled “Dynamic patterns of YAP1 expression and cellular localization in the developing and...
  • David He, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences in the School of Medicine, received a subaward from Oregon Health Science University in the amount of $29,000 on a National...

    He Receives Subaward

    David He, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences in the School of Medicine, received a subaward from Oregon Health Science University in the amount of $29,000 on a National...
  • School of Medicine Phoenix Regional Campus Dean Randy Richardson, MD, had a book, Atlas of Pediatric CTA of Coronary Artery Anomalies, published by Springer Publishing in August 2020. Comprised of...

    Book by Richardson Published

    School of Medicine Phoenix Regional Campus Dean Randy Richardson, MD, had a book, Atlas of Pediatric CTA of Coronary Artery Anomalies, published by Springer Publishing in August 2020. Comprised of...
  • Brian North, PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences, was awarded a $300,00 National Institutes of Health R03 grant for his project, “Characterizing upstream regulators of glucosylceramide metabolism for Parkinson’s disease and...

    North Awarded NIH R03 Grant

    Brian North, PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences, was awarded a $300,00 National Institutes of Health R03 grant for his project, “Characterizing upstream regulators of glucosylceramide metabolism for Parkinson’s disease and...
  • Tal Teitz, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, was awarded a $2 million National Institutes of Health R01 grant for her project, “Repurposing an FDA approved Drug, B-Raf Kinase Inhibitor...

    Teitz Awarded NIH R01 Grant

    Tal Teitz, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, was awarded a $2 million National Institutes of Health R01 grant for her project, “Repurposing an FDA approved Drug, B-Raf Kinase Inhibitor...
  • CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...

    Members in Action: Team-Based Care Leads to Improved Value for Patients

    CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...
  • Maureen Tierney, MD, chair of the Department of Clinical Research and assistant dean for clinical research and public health in the School of Medicine, received the 2020 Distinguished Service Award...

    Tierney Awarded for Infection Control Work

    Maureen Tierney, MD, chair of the Department of Clinical Research and assistant dean for clinical research and public health in the School of Medicine, received the 2020 Distinguished Service Award...
  • Jian Zuo, PhD, professor and chair, and Peter Steyger, PhD, professor, both in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the School of Medicine, earned a $2.1 million, three-year subaward through...

    Zuo and Steyger Principal Ivestigators on Grant

    Jian Zuo, PhD, professor and chair, and Peter Steyger, PhD, professor, both in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the School of Medicine, earned a $2.1 million, three-year subaward through...
  • The School of Medicine’s associate dean for strategy and accreditation, Thomas Svolos, MD, had his second book, The Aims of Analysis, published by Midden Press in November. His first book,...

    Svolos Publishes Second Book

    The School of Medicine’s associate dean for strategy and accreditation, Thomas Svolos, MD, had his second book, The Aims of Analysis, published by Midden Press in November. His first book,...
  • Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD, professor in Pharmacy Practice and Mark A. Malesker, PharmD, professor in Pharmacy Practice along with Sarah J. Aurit, MPH, Clinical Research and Evaluative Sciences, School of Medicine...

    Health Sciences Faculty Collaborate on Pain Medicine Review

    Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD, professor in Pharmacy Practice and Mark A. Malesker, PharmD, professor in Pharmacy Practice along with Sarah J. Aurit, MPH, Clinical Research and Evaluative Sciences, School of Medicine...
  • Congratulations to the faculty and students chosen for the latest cohort of Kingfisher Research and Scholarship Fellows! Fellows from across Creighton’s schools and colleges will meet throughout the coming academic...

    Congratulations to 2020-2021 Kingfisher Research & Scholarship Fellows

    Congratulations to the faculty and students chosen for the latest cohort of Kingfisher Research and Scholarship Fellows! Fellows from across Creighton’s schools and colleges will meet throughout the coming academic...
  • Mark Malesker, PharmD, FCCP, FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, BCPS, professor of Pharmacy Practice and Medicine, was published in U.S Pharmacist, along with fellow of  Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, William Pruett, MD,...

    Pharmacotherapy Considerations in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 Pneumonia

    Mark Malesker, PharmD, FCCP, FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, BCPS, professor of Pharmacy Practice and Medicine, was published in U.S Pharmacist, along with fellow of  Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, William Pruett, MD,...
  • On April 30, School of Medicine professor and associate dean for strategy and accreditation Thomas Svolos, MD, was an invited guest for a Miami webinar program “Dialogues in the City”...

    Svolos Guest Speaker for ‘Dialogues in the City’ Webinar

    On April 30, School of Medicine professor and associate dean for strategy and accreditation Thomas Svolos, MD, was an invited guest for a Miami webinar program “Dialogues in the City”...