Value Institute

Publications & Presentations

Selected Publications

Lyons D, Painter J, Crannell C, Mooney R, Bucher L, Joseph R, Schwandt C, Siano S, Marandola B, Keiser S, Bayne L. The people in your neighborhood: Impact of physician cohorting on nursing units. MEDSURG Nursing. 2013.

Ehrenthal DB, Catov J. Importance of engaging obstetrician/gynecologists in cardiovascular disease prevention. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 2013.

Imadojemu S, Sarwer DB, Percec I, Sonnad SS, Goldsack JE, Berman M, Sobanko JF. Influence of surgical and minimally invasive facial cosmetic procedures on psychosocial outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Association, Dermatology. 2013.

Mancini GB, Hartigan RM, Bates ER, Chaitman BR, Sedlis SP, Maron DJ, Kostuk WJ, Spertus JA, Teo KK, Dada M, Knudtson M, Weintraub WS, et al. Prognostic importance of coronary anatomy and left ventricular ejection fraction despite optimal therapy: Assessment of residual risk in the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive DruG Evaluation trial. American Heart Journal, 2013.

Laufs U, Packard CJ, Weintraub WS. Beyond statins: What to expect from add-on lipid regulating therapy? European Heart Journal. 2013.

Weintraub WS, Mandel L, Weiss S. Antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Economic considerations. PharmacoEconomics. 2013.

Drees M, Johnson O, Wong E, Stewart A, Ferisin S, Silverman PR, Ehrenthal DB. Acceptance of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine among pregnant women in Delaware. Am J Perinatol. 2012;29:289-94.

Hermann JW, Rogers S, Ehrenthal DB. Centering pregnancy helped me be a better mother: a focus group study. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2012;37:19-26. [Selected to be a continuing education article for the journal.] (unable to locate in pub med)

Branch KR, Bresnahan BW, Veenstra DL, Shuman WP, Weintraub WS, Busey, JM, Elliott DJ, et al. Economic outcome of cardiac CT-based evaluation and standard of care for suspected acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department: a decision-analytic model. Acad Radiol. 2012;19:265-73.

Emberger, J., Decreased incidence of pneumothorax in VLBW infants after increased monitoring of tidal volumes. Pediatrics 2012;130:5.

Meara DJ, Knoll MR, Holmes JD, Clark DM. Fixation of Le Fort I Osteotomies with poly-dl-lactic acid mesh and ultrasonic welding-a new technique. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;70:1139-44.

Gadin E, Lobo M, Paul DA, Sem K, Steiner, KV, Mackley A. Volumetric MRI and MRS and early motor development of infants born preterm. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2012;24:38-44.

Reitz JA, Sarfaty M, Diamond JJ and Salzman B. The effects of a group visit program on outcomes of diabetes care in an urban family practice. J Urban Health. 2012.

Weintraub WS, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Weiss JM, O’Brien SM, Peterson ED, Kolm P, et al. Comparative effectiveness of revascularization strategies. N Engl J Med. 2012;366:1467-76.

Drees, M, Kanapathippillai, N, Zubrow, M. Bandemia with normal white blood cell counts associated with infection. Am J Med. 2012. (unable to find in pub med)

Drees M, Johnson O, Wong E, Stewart A, Ferisin S, Silverman PR, Ehrenthal DB. Acceptance of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine among pregnant women in Delaware. Am J Perinatol. 2012;29:289-94.

Hermann JW, Rogers S, Ehrenthal DB. Centering pregnancy helped me be a better mother: a focus group study. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2012;37:19-26. [Selected to be a continuing education article for the journal.] (unable to locate in pub med)

Ehrenthal DB, Wingate MS, Kirby RS. Variation by state in outcomes classification for deliveries less than 500 g in the United States. Matern Child Health J. 2011;15:42-8.

Ehrenthal DB, Jurkovitz C, Hoffman M, Jiang X, Weintraub W. Prepregnancy body mass index as an independent risk factor for pregnancy-induced hypertension. J Women’s Health. 2011;20:67-72.

Addo SF, Maiden K, Ehrenthal DB. Awareness of the 5 A’s and motivational interviewing among community primary care providers. Del Med J. 2011;83:17-21.

Ehrenthal DB, Núñez A, O’Neill E, Robertson-James C, Addo SF, Stewart A. The role of the obstetrician/gynecologist in the prevention of cardiovascular disease in women. Women’s Health Issues. 2011;21:338-44.

Ehrenthal DB, Hoffman MK, Jiang X, Ostrum G. Neonatal outcomes after implementation of guidelines limiting elective delivery before 39 weeks of gestation. Obstet Gynecol. 2011;118:1047-55.

Emberger, JS Jr, Racine L., Maheshwari V. Lung hernia associated with hemothorax following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Respir Care. 2011;56:1037-9.

Fagan HB, Wender R, Myers RE, Petrelli N. Obesity and cancer screening according to race and gender. J Obes. 2011;2011:218250

Fagan HB, Myers RE, Daskalakis C, Sifri R, Mainous AG 3rd, Wender R. Race/Ethnicity, gender, weight status, and colorectal cancer screening. J Obes. 2011;2011:314619.

Njoku A, Cocroft J, Daskalakis C, Sifri R, Fagan HB, Myers RE. Change in colorectal cancer screening decision stage. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prevent. 2011;20:715.

King SM, Bonaccorsi P, Bendeck S, Hadley J, Puttgen K, Kolm, et al. Melanoma quality of life: pilot study using utility measurements. Arch Dermatol 2011;147:353-4.

Zhang Z, Kolm P, Boden WE, Hartigan PM, Maron DJ, Spertus JA, et al. The cost-effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention as a function of angina severity in patients with stable angina. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011;4:172-82.

Meara DJ, Livingston NR, Sittitavornwong S, Ness T, Boyce J, Wang D, et al. Continuous infusion of bupivacaine for pain control after anterior iliac crest bone grafting for alveolar cleft repair in children. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2011;48:690-4.

Zisk JL, Mackley A, Christensen RD, Paul DA. Is a small platelet mass associated with IVH in very low birth weight infants? J Perinatol. 2011;776-9. Doi: 10.1038/jp.2011.32.

Durie D, Sciscione AC, Hoffman MK, Mackley AB, Paul DA. Mode of delivery and outcomes in very low birthweight infants in the vertex presentation. Am J Perinatol. 2011;28:195-200.

Paul DA, Mackley A, Novitsky A, Zhao Y, Brooks A, Locke RG. Increased odds of necrotizing enterocolitis following transfusion of red blood cells in premature infants. Pediatrics. 2011;127:635-41.

Patel S, Landers T, Larson E, Zaoutis T, Delamora P, Paul DA, et al. Clinical vignettes provide an understanding of antibiotic prescribing practices in neonatal intensive care units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011;32:597-602.

Belcher AJ, Laurenceau JP, Graber EC, Cohen LH, Dasch KB, & Siegel SD. Daily support in couples coping with early stage breast cancer: maintaining intimacy during adversity. Health Psychol. 2011;30:665–73.

Dasch KB, Cohen LH, Belcher A., Laurenceau JP, Kendall J., Siegel, S., et al. Affective differentiation in breast cancer patients. J Behav Med. 2010;33:441-53.

Selected Presentations:

Dryer M, Dressler R, Salam T. Good Catch! Enhancing Quality and Safety Education in the Internal Medicine Residency Program by Optimizing Proactive Safety Event Reporting. Presented at the Academic Internal Medicine Week Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2-6, 2013.

Sadashiv S, Stefano J, Emberger J, Moore G, CPHQ, Brown J, McGuire R, Rickolt A, Bell T, Mackley A, Locke R, Paul D. Increase Use of CPAP in the Delivery Room: Approach Towards Less Invasive Support. Presented at the Vermont Oxford Network Annual Meeting and Quality Congress, Chicago, IL, October 5-6, 2013.

Emberger J. A Live Look at the Lungs: Electrical Impedance Tomography. Presented at the Blue Ridge Symposium, Winchester, VA, October 2-3, 2013.

Emberger J. Ventilator Induced Lung Injury. Presented at the Blue Ridge Symposium, Winchester, VA, October 2-3, 2013.

Goldsack J. The Impact of Injectable Oncology Drug Shortages on Patient Care in the United States. Presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 19-23, 2013.

Koka R, Lee B, Jackson E Jr, Chima A, Marx M, Ogbuagu O, Koroma M, Rosen M, Sampson J. Anesthesia Practice and Perioperative Outcomes at Two Tertiary-Care Hospitals in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Presented at the World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anesthesia, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, October 16-17, 2013.

Koka KR, Rosen M, Sampson J, Jackson E Jr, Chima A, Ogbuagu O, Marx M, Koroma M, Lee B. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) of the Universal Anesthesia Machine in 2 Tertiary Care Hospitals in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Presented at the World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anesthesia, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, October 16-17, 2013.

Sampson J, Rosen M, Jackson E Jr, Koka R, Chima A, Marx M, Ogbuagu O, Kamara T, Lee B. Hospital Survey On Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS) In 2 Tertiary Hospitals In Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Presented at the World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anesthesia, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, October 16-17, 2013.

Jackson E Jr, Rosen M, Sampson J, Koka R, ChimaA , Ogbuagu O, Marx M, Lee B. Simulation and Human Factors-Directed Approach to the Analysis of Anesthetic Care Delivery in Austere Settings. Presented at the World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anesthesia, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, October 16-17, 2013.

Koka R, Lee B, Jackson E Jr, Chima A, Ogbuagu O, Rosen M, Sampson J. Training Non-Physician Anesthetists Using Medical Simulation in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Presented at the World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anesthesia, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, October 16-17, 2013.

Lee BH, Jackson EV Jr, Koka R, Taylor HG, Koroma M, Chima AM, Rosen MA, Ogbuagu OU, Marx MK, Sampson JB. A Systematic Approach to Curriculum Development for Training On An Anesthesia System in an Austere Setting. Presented at the American Society for Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 12-16, 2013.

Jackson EV. The Science of Safety: Creating Systems of Profound Knowledge. Presented at the Global Health Care, LLC, The Twelfth National Quality Colloquium, Washington, DC, September 18-20, 2013.

Reitz J, Wasserman S, Bowen J. Association Between Hydromorphone Adverse Reactions and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Case-Control Study. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, October 13-16, 2013.

Satti S, Mapp A, Eden T, Sonnad S. Neuro-Interventional Surgery Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Review. Presented at the International Congress of Interventional Neurology, Philadelphia, PA, October 10-12, 2013.

Sonnad SS. Community Utilities are Much Higher Than Those in the Literature for a Range of Radiculopathies. Presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 19-23, 2013.

Sonnad SS. The Diffusion of Percutaneous Breast Biopsy Over Time. Presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 19-23, 2013.

Williams KD. Physicians Preferentially Seek Information for Clinical Decisions from Colleagues Versus Other Sources. Presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 19-23, 2013.

Cipolle M. Reversal of Coagulopathy in Trauma Patients. Presented at the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Society of Trauma Nurses Breakfast Session at Annual Congress, Buena Vista, FL, 2012.

Cipolle M. Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines, Do They Work? Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Houston, TX, 2012.

Cipolle, M. Hypocoagulable States in the ICU. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Houston, TX, 2012.

Ehrenthal DB. Maternal Determinants of Childhood Obesity. Presented at the Society for General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Meeting, Newark, DE, 2012. [Winner, Best Faculty Oral Presentation.]

Maiden K, Acheson A, Stomieroski K, Yesdani S, Bartoshesky L, Ehrenthal DB. Reporting of Ventricular Septal Defects by State Birth Defect Registries. Presented at the National Birth Defects and Prevention Network Conference, Arlington, VA, 2012.

Ehrenthal DB, Carterette B, Rao A, Maiden K, Gidding S, Ross J, Bartoshesky L. The Relationship of Fetal and Early Child Growth to Obesity Risk at Four Years of Age. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2012.

Drees M, Friedland AR, Aboff B, Elliott DJ. Development of a research track to facilitate resident research success: a work in progress. Poster Presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, 2012; Newark, DE.

Kao RL, Justice EM, Belleh E, Easterby-Gannett, S, Elliott DJ. Faculty-Librarian collaboration on an evidence-based medicine block curriculum in internal medicine residency. Poster Presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, 2012; Newark, DE.

Emberger J. Bench Evaluation of a Novel Tracheostomy Speech Device. Respiratory Care 2012. Poster presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2012.

Emberger J. Reduction in Denied Payments with the Initiation of Paperless Documentation System Tied to Billing. Respiratory Care 2012. Poster presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2012.

Emberger J. Electrical Impedance Tomography Used to Monitor Regional Ventilation Differences of Mechanical and Spontaneous Breaths in an ARDS Case. Respiratory Care 2012. Poster presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2012.

Emberger J. A Case of Derecruitment and Recruitment Observed with Electrical Impedance Tomography. Respiratory Care 2012. Poster presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2012.

Emberger J. Bench Study of the Relationship Between HFOV Amplitude and Endotraheal Tube Occlusion. Respiratory Care 2012. Poster presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2012.

Emberger J. How to ventilate the Premature Infant: What is the Evidence? Presented at the New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care Annual Shore Conference, 2012.

Njoku A, Cocroft J, DiCarlo M, Dennis MP, Sifri R, Katurakes N, Bittner Fagan H, Myers RE. Factors Affecting Colorectal Cancer Screening Decision Stage. Poster presentation at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Washington, DC, 2012.

Zhang W, Kolm P, Riesenberg LA. A Bayesian Approach to Meta-Analysis for Patient Outcomes in US Teaching versus Nonteaching Hospitals. Presented at the First American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Xu Xin, Jurkovitz C, Kolm P. Transformation of Non-Normally Distributed Outcomes. Presented at the First American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Kolm P, Bowen J, Kern C, Jurkovitz C. A Strategy for Imputing Missing Body Mass Index Values in a Large, Longitudinal Database. Presented at the First American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Li, I., Hausman, S., Trochimowicz, M., Wright, H., Cluff, K., Kosc, E., and Cooper, D. Further Success in Home Visit Medicine with a Multi-Disciplinary Team. Presented at the Christiana Care’s House Call Program, Newark, DE, 2012.

Weintraub WE, et al. Survival after PCI or CABG in Older Patients with Stable Multivessel Coronary Disease: Results from the ACCF-STS Database Collaboration on the Comparative Effectiveness of Revascularization Strategies. Presented at the Late Breaking Clinical Trial Presentation, Annual Meeting, American College of Cardiology, Chicago, IL, 2012.

Cipolle M. Reversal and Reinstitution of Anticoagulation. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2011.

Cipolle M. Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carriers, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2011.

Cipolle M. Techniques for Controlling Bleeding in Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2011.

Cipolle M. An Update in Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock. Presented at the Annual Delaware Perioperative Nurses Conference, 2011.

Cipolle M. An Update in Traumatic Brain Injury, Civilian and Military Perspectives. Presented at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Grand Rounds Webcast, 2011.

Cipolle M. New Anticoagulants, What the Intensivist Needs to Know. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Webinar, 2011.

Ehrenthal DB, Hoffman M, Ostrum G, Jiang, X. The Effectiveness of Guidelines Limiting Elective Delivery Prior to 39 weeks at Lowering Rates of NICU Admission. Presented at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

Ehrenthal DB, Hoffman M, Ostrum G. The Impact of Guidelines Limiting Elective Delivery Prior to 39 Weeks on Rates of Elective Induction and Cesarean Delivery. Presented at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

Maiden K, Acheson A, Stomieroski K, Bartoshesky L, Ehrenthal DB. Birth Defect Case Ascertainment Utilizing State Collaboration to Obtain Stillbirth Data in Delaware. Presented at the National Birth Defects and Prevention Network Conference, Orlando, FL, 2011.

Morrone D, Bradley E, Ehrenthal D. Inclusion of Pregnancy History in Cardiovascular Risk Screening for Women. Presented at the American Heart Association 12th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, Washington, DC, 2011.

Ehrenthal DB, Maiden K, West D. Utilizing Data Linkage Techniques to Create a Longitudinal Cohort to Study Maternal Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity. Presented at the Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2011.

Rogers S, Maiden K, Ehrenthal DB. Examining the Relationship between Preconception and Pregnancy Complications and Breastfeeding Practices. Presented at the Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2011.

Ehrenthal D, Tambourelli B, Denstman A, Zent R, McGraw M, Johnson O, Drees M. Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Pregnant Women During and After the H1N1 Influenza Season. Presented at the Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2011.

Elliott DJ, Rahmer B, Michalec B, Dunn M, Prater C, Zent, R, Ewen, E, Fagan HB.
Using a report card to improve the quality of care for patients with diabetes. Podium presentation at: Society for General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting 2011; Baltimore, MD; Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting; Phoenix, AZ.

Jordan J, Singh-Patel R, Elliott DJ. Effect of a multi-disciplinary admitting team on the quality and efficiency of inpatient care. Poster presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting 2011, Baltimore MD. Poster presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, 2011, Phoenix, AZ. Plenary presentation at AAMC National Quality Meeting 2011; Chicago, IL.

Milasincic NM, Elliott DJ, Friedland A, Drees M, and Silverstein J. Improving academic standards for 4th year medical students. Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, 2011; Baltimore MD

Blair P, Consiglio-Ward L, DeCouto S, Elliott DJ, Friedland A, Kunkel E, Palmer TL, Read A, Riesenberg LA, Schenck S, and Stofferahn M. Residents improving transitions of care: emergency department to outpatient (RITE-O). Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers Annual Meeting, 2011; St. Petersburg, Florida.

Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Stillman P. Patient-reported outcomes from a co-payment elimination project. Poster presentation at Academy Health Annual Meeting, 2011; Seattle, WA.

Elliott D.Health Care Reform: A Nation in Search of Value.” Presented at the Christiana Center for Outcomes Research (CCOR) Conference, CCHS, Newark, DE, 2011.

Elliott D. “What Can Early and Mid-Career Investigators Do to Thrive?” Presented at the Panel Discussion at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Research Symposium “Establishing a Sustainable Research Program: How you can make it happen.” Wilmington, DE, 2011.

Elliott D.Health Care Reform: A Nation in Search of Value.” Presented at the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Grand Rounds, Wilmington, DE, 2011.

Emberger J. Correlation of time constants with time low and release volume in airway pressure release ventilation. Respiratory Care 2011. Poster Presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2011.

Emberger J. Cost reduction using Aeroneb solo in a medical ICU ventilator population. Respiratory Care 2011. Poster Presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2011.

Emberger J. Feasibility of electrical impedance tomography (EIT) for bedside patient use. Respiratory Care 2011. Poster Presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2011.

Emberger J. Impact of increased staffing and dedicated respiratory team on liberating patients from mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Care 2011. Poster Presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2011.

Emberger J. Electrical impedance tomography used to monitor regional ventilation for a patient with pneumonia: a case study. Respiratory Care 2011. Poster Presentation at International Respiratory Congress 2011.

Emberger J. “Impact of COPD on the Mechanically Ventilated Open Heart Post-Op or Trauma Patient”, “Advanced Ventilation Modalities (APRV/HFOV) for ARDS Patients: Evidence and Case Studies”, “Evidence-Based Use of Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Hypoxemia and Pulmonary Hypertension.”; Presented at the Trends in Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing conference, 2011.

Emberger J. Airway Pressure Release Ventilation and Spontaneous Breathing.” Presented at the Concepts in Respiratory Critical Care at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, 2011.

Emberger J. New Ways to Nebulize Medications.” Presented at the Delaware Society for Respiratory Care, 2011.

Emberger J.Ventilator Graphics: Visualizing Infant-Ventilator Synchrony”; “Extreme Ventilation for Status Asthmaticus: Heliox and Inhaled Anesthetics”; “APRV: Lung Recruitment While Breathing.” Presented at the International Respiratory Congress, Tampa, FL, 2011.

Emberger J. Cardiac and Respiratory Pharmacology”; “Cardiovascular Assessment & Hemodynamics.” Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Critical Care Seminar, 2011.

Emberger J.Safely Ventilating the Premature Infant.” Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care- Abington Memorial Respiratory Symposium, 2011.

Emberger J. Cardiac and Respiratory Pharmacology. Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care – Critical Care Seminar, September 2011.

Emberger J. Cardiovascular Assessment & Hemodynamics. Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care – Critical Care Seminar, September 2011.

Emberger J. Cardiac and Respiratory Pharmacology. Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care – Critical Care Seminar, December 2011.

Emberger J. Cardiovascular Assessment & Hemodynamics. Presented at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care – Critical Care Seminar, December 2011.

Fagan H Bittner. Walk the Talk and take steps towards lowering cancer in Delaware. Presented at the Educational Alliance – Best Practices Panel, Delaware Cancer Consortium, Dover, DE, 2011.

Fagan H Bittner, Katurakes N, Marinelli C. Cancer Screening Chaos: Updates and Controversies. Presented at the 21st Century Visions of Nursing Conference, Newark, DE, 2011.

Fagan H Bittner. Prevention is a Team Sport, South Atlantic Division Volunteer Leadership Summit. Presented at the American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, 2011.

Goldberg LJ, TeKolste K, Fagan HB, Stephens MM. Feasibility of a Resident-led Dermatology Curriculum. Presented at the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Annual Convention and Scientific Seminars, San Antonio, TX, 2011.

Njoku A, Cocroft J, Daskalakis C, Sifri R, Fagan HB, Myers RE. Change in Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Decision Stage. Presented at the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Las Vegas, NV, 2011.

Kolm P, Carita P, Guiraud A, Taniou C, Ewen E, Jurkovitz C, Weintraub WS. Comparison of Methods for Analyzing Cost-Effectiveness from Registry Data. Presented at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 2011.

Zhang Z, Kolm P, Weintraub WS, Spertus JA. Multinomial Logistic Regression for Health-Related Outcomes in Clinical Trials. Presented at Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 2011.

Kolm P, Zhang Z, Spertus JA, Jurkovitz C, Weintraub WS. Changes in Quality of Life and Utility in Heart Failure and Stable Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Comparison of Trajectories. Presented at the International Workshop on Patient Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life, Paris, France, 2011.

Fagan H Bittner, Reed J. Perception of Cancer Risk in Obese and Overweight Individuals. Poster presentation at the 38th NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2010.

Fagan H Bittner, Reed J. Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Minority Males. Presented at the 38th NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2010.

Kolm P, Zhang Z, Spertus JA, Jurkovitz CT, Weintraub WS. Changes in Quality of Life and Utility in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease: A Comparison of Trajectories. Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, 2010.

Meara DJ. Contemporary Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Presented at the Christiana Care Health System Dental Grand Rounds, Newark, DE, 2010.

Book Chapters Contributed:

Ehrenthal DB, Carney P, Kottenhahn R, Charney P. Women’s Health, in Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil’s Essentials of Medicine, VIII, Saunders, 2011.

Horswell BB, Meara DJ. Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Chapter. Peterson’s Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Pmph USA 2011;3.

Pearlman S. Late Preterm Infant, in Neonatal Management, Magraw Hill, 2012.

Pearlman S, Gomella T. Defining the Perinatal Period, in CPT Assistant, 2011.

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