professional competence


Summary: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The devil is in the third year: a longitudinal study of erosion of empathy in medical school
    Mohammadreza Hojat
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5083, USA
    Acad Med 84:1182-91. 2009
  2. ncbi Viewpoint: today's professionalism: engaging the mind but not the heart
    Jack Coulehan
    Division of Medicine in Society, Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC L3 086, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Acad Med 80:892-8. 2005
  3. ncbi 'You're judged all the time!' Students' views on professionalism: a multicentre study
    Gabrielle Finn
    Phase One Medicine, School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, UK
    Med Educ 44:814-25. 2010
  4. ncbi Viewpoint: learning professionalism: a view from the trenches
    Andrew H Brainard
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Acad Med 82:1010-4. 2007
  5. ncbi Developing professionalism through the use of wikis: A study with first-year undergraduate medical students
    Tünde Varga-Atkins
    Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GW, UK
    Med Teach 32:824-9. 2010
  6. ncbi ISO 15189 accreditation: Requirements for quality and competence of medical laboratories, experience of a laboratory I
    Omer Guzel
    Centro Laboratuvarlari, Gursel Mahallesi, Kagithane Caddesi, 14 3 Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 42:274-8. 2009
  7. ncbi Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
  8. ncbi European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) guidelines on the role of medical writers in developing peer-reviewed publications
    Adam Jacobs
    Dianthus Medical Limited, London, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:317-22. 2005
  9. ncbi Poor performance of community health workers in Kalabo District, Zambia
    Jelle Stekelenburg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leeuwarden Medical Centre, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 65:109-18. 2003
  10. ncbi Ethics counselors as a new priesthood
    A C Michalos
    Journal of Business Ethics
    J Bus Ethics 29:3-17. 2001

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  1. ncbi The devil is in the third year: a longitudinal study of erosion of empathy in medical school
    Mohammadreza Hojat
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5083, USA
    Acad Med 84:1182-91. 2009
    ..This longitudinal study was designed to examine changes in medical students' empathy during medical school and to determine when the most significant changes occur...
  2. ncbi Viewpoint: today's professionalism: engaging the mind but not the heart
    Jack Coulehan
    Division of Medicine in Society, Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC L3 086, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Acad Med 80:892-8. 2005
    ..This approach involves four specific catalysts: professionalism role-modeling, self-awareness, narrative competence, and community service...
  3. ncbi 'You're judged all the time!' Students' views on professionalism: a multicentre study
    Gabrielle Finn
    Phase One Medicine, School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, UK
    Med Educ 44:814-25. 2010
    ..An understanding of how Phase 1 students perceive professionalism will help us to teach this subject more effectively. Phase 1 medical students are those in the first 2 years of a 5-year medical degree...
  4. ncbi Viewpoint: learning professionalism: a view from the trenches
    Andrew H Brainard
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Acad Med 82:1010-4. 2007
    ..Evaluation of professionalism, when practiced in an often unprofessional learning environment, invites conflict and compromise by students that would otherwise tend naturally toward avowed professional virtues...
  5. ncbi Developing professionalism through the use of wikis: A study with first-year undergraduate medical students
    Tünde Varga-Atkins
    Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GW, UK
    Med Teach 32:824-9. 2010
    ..Med Teach 14:1-5. Accessed 2008 February 14]. This study aimed to discover whether the use of wikis (collaborative websites) could enhance medical students' development of professionalism...
  6. ncbi ISO 15189 accreditation: Requirements for quality and competence of medical laboratories, experience of a laboratory I
    Omer Guzel
    Centro Laboratuvarlari, Gursel Mahallesi, Kagithane Caddesi, 14 3 Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 42:274-8. 2009
    ..Quality of laboratory service is the major factor which directly affects the quality of health care. The clinical laboratory as a whole has to provide the best patient care promoting excellence...
  7. ncbi Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  8. ncbi European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) guidelines on the role of medical writers in developing peer-reviewed publications
    Adam Jacobs
    Dianthus Medical Limited, London, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:317-22. 2005
    ..Although this practice can improve both the quality and speed of publications, it has attracted controversy as a result of concerns about the inappropriate influence of pharmaceutical companies...
  9. ncbi Poor performance of community health workers in Kalabo District, Zambia
    Jelle Stekelenburg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leeuwarden Medical Centre, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 65:109-18. 2003
    ..To determine the factors contributing to low performance of community health workers in Kalabo District, Zambia...
  10. ncbi Ethics counselors as a new priesthood
    A C Michalos
    Journal of Business Ethics
    J Bus Ethics 29:3-17. 2001
    ..In the penultimate section of the paper I addressed some of my own second thoughts about the discussion and some provocative suggestions that friends gave me about earlier drafts...
  11. ncbi Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence for configural processing in fingerprint experts
    Thomas A Busey
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1101 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Vision Res 45:431-48. 2005
    ..Together the results of both experiments point to the role configural processing in the development of visual expertise, possibly supported by idiosyncratic relational information among fingerprint features...
  12. ncbi A blueprint to assess professionalism: results of a systematic review
    Tim J Wilkinson
    University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acad Med 84:551-8. 2009
    ..In this study, conducted during 2007-2008, the authors aimed to match assessment tools to definable elements of professionalism and to identify gaps where professionalism elements are not well addressed by existing assessment tools...
  13. ncbi Strategies for improving teaching practices: a comprehensive approach to faculty development
    L Wilkerson
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1722, USA
    Acad Med 73:387-96. 1998
    ..Comprehensive faculty development, which is more important today than ever before, empowers faculty members to excel as educators and to create vibrant academic communities that value teaching and learning...
  14. ncbi The clinical conscientiousness index: a valid tool for exploring professionalism in the clinical undergraduate setting
    Martina Kelly
    School of Medicine, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Acad Med 87:1218-24. 2012
  15. ncbi Toward authentic clinical evaluation: pitfalls in the pursuit of competency
    Shiphra Ginsburg
    Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 85:780-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to better understand the tensions that exist between competency frameworks and faculty's real-life experiences in evaluating residents...
  16. ncbi Factors inhibiting assessment of students' professional behaviour in the tutorial group during problem-based learning
    Walther N K A van Mook
    Department of Intensive Care and Internal Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 41:849-56. 2007
    ..We addressed the assessment of professional behaviour in tutorial groups by investigating students' perceptions of the frequency and impact of critical incidents that impede this assessment and 5 factors underlying these critical incidents...
  17. pmc Fostering critical thinking, reasoning, and argumentation skills through bioethics education
    Jeanne Ting Chowning
    Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36791. 2012
  18. pmc Identifying and training non-technical skills for teams in acute medicine
    R Flin
    Industrial Psychology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, King s College, Old Aberdeen AB24 2UB
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:i80-4. 2004
    ..Further developments of this training programme for teams in emergency medicine are outlined...
  19. ncbi The conscientiousness index: a novel tool to explore students' professionalism
    John C McLachlan
    School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Stockton on Tees TS176BH, United Kingdom
    Acad Med 84:559-65. 2009
    ..The authors describe a measurement tool that does not rely on qualitative judgments from respondents but, nonetheless, clearly correlates with individuals' subjective views about what constitutes professional behavior...
  20. ncbi A necessary sea change for nurse faculty development: spotlight on quality and safety
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    J Prof Nurs 26:71-81. 2010
  21. ncbi Expertise for cars and birds recruits brain areas involved in face recognition
    I Gauthier
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Wilson Hall, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Nat Neurosci 3:191-7. 2000
    ..The results suggest that level of categorization and expertise, rather than superficial properties of objects, determine the specialization of the FFA...
  22. ncbi Collecting validity evidence for an assessment of professionalism: findings from think-aloud interviews
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Acad Med 83:S9-12. 2008
  23. pmc Evaluation of the healthy schools program: Part I. Interim progress
    Margaret Beam
    RMC Research Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E65. 2012
    ..The 4-year program targets schools with predominantly low-income, African American, or Hispanic students...
  24. ncbi Development of a leadership competency model
    Rose O Sherman
    Nursing Leadership Institute, Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    J Nurs Adm 37:85-94. 2007
    ..There is a need to better understand the competencies needed by contemporary nurse managers and the challenges in the role...
  25. pmc Evaluation of a learner-designed course for teaching health research skills in Ghana
    Imelda Bates
    Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:18. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel UK accredited, learner-designed research skills course delivered in a teaching hospital in Ghana...
  26. ncbi Performance and skill retention of intubation by paramedics using seven different airway devices--a manikin study
    Kurt Ruetzler
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:593-7. 2011
    ..This study investigates the usability of supraglottic airway devices compared to ETI and the skill retention of 41 previously inexperienced paramedics following training using a manikin model...
  27. pmc Changes in standard of candidates taking the MRCP(UK) Part 1 examination, 1985 to 2002: analysis of marker questions
    I C McManus
    Dept of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med 3:13. 2005
    ..This paper describes two complementary studies of marker questions for 52 diets of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination over the years 1985 to 2001 to assess whether standards have changed...
  28. ncbi A health professional students' cultural competence and attitudes toward the poor: the influence of a clinical practicum supported by the National Health Service Corps
    Betty Smith-Campbell
    School of Nursing, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260 0041, USA
    J Allied Health 34:56-62. 2005
    ..They found their experience with the underserved to be rewarding, challenging, and humbling. Documenting the influence that government-funded programs have on health professional students is extremely important in studies such as this...
  29. pmc Authentic community as an educational strategy for advancing professionalism: a national evaluation of the Healer's Art course
    Michael W Rabow
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero St 500, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1422-8. 2007
    ..The Healer's Art elective is designed to create a genuine community of inquiry into these foundational elements of professionalism...
  30. ncbi Perceptions of complementary therapies among Swedish registered professions in surgical care
    Kristofer Bjerså
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Science, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:44-9. 2011
    ..Scepticism over high costs of treatment was highlighted. In conclusion, a need for policies on management, education and research in the field of CAM should be addressed...
  31. ncbi Addressing the hidden curriculum: understanding educator professionalism
    Anita Duhl Glicken
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Med Teach 29:54-7. 2007
    ..Assumptions regarding educator professionalism are subject to personal and cultural interpretation, warranting additional dialogue and research as we work to expand definitions and guidelines that assess and reward educator performance...
  32. ncbi The positive role of professionalism and ethics training in medical education: a comparison of medical student and resident perspectives
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 28:170-82. 2004
    ..To assess the perspectives and preferences of medical students and residents regarding professionalism and ethics education...
  33. ncbi Non-technical skills for surgeons in the operating room: a review of the literature
    S Yule
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Surgery 139:140-9. 2006
    ..The objectives of this paper are (1) to identify the non-technical skills required by surgeons in the operating room and (2) assess the behavioral marker systems that have been developed for rating surgeons' non-technical skills...
  34. ncbi The effect of professional skills training on patient-centredness and confidence in communicating with patients
    Lorraine M Noble
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, London, UK
    Med Educ 41:432-40. 2007
    ..The professional skills training included weekly training in communication skills, ethics and law, and clinical skills...
  35. ncbi The First National Pain Medicine Summit--final summary report
    Philipp M Lippe
    Pain Med 11:1447-68. 2010
    ..That consideration be given to convening an International Pain Summit in conjunction with the IASP World Congress in Montreal.   That the final report of the Pain Medicine Summit be widely disseminated...
  36. ncbi Peer review in diagnostic radiology: current state and a vision for the future
    Shmuel Mahgerefteh
    Department of Radiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel
    Radiographics 29:1221-31. 2009
    ..Each method of assessing diagnostic accuracy has strengths and weaknesses that should be carefully considered before it is implemented in a particular departmental or institutional setting...
  37. pmc Investigation of science faculty with education specialties within the largest university system in the United States
    Seth D Bush
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 10:25-42. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that science departments would likely benefit from explicit discussions about the role of SFES and strategies for supporting their professional activities...
  38. ncbi Understanding the transition from resident to attending physician: a transdisciplinary, qualitative study
    Michiel Westerman
    St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 85:1914-9. 2010
  39. ncbi Quality initiatives: developing a radiology quality and safety program: a primer
    C Daniel Johnson
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    Radiographics 29:951-9. 2009
    ..A road map for thinking about quality and safety issues in radiology allows all of these areas to be tied together. Four main areas of development are required, each demanding a different skill set and approach...
  40. ncbi Proto-professionalism: how professionalisation occurs across the continuum of medical education
    Sean R Hilton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Med Educ 39:58-65. 2005
    ..We consider the nature of professionalism and how it emerges and relates to the work carried out by doctors and doctors-in-training...
  41. pmc Do students learn to be more conscientious at medical school?
    Andrew T Chaytor
    School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Queens Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, UK
    BMC Med Educ 12:54. 2012
    ..By comparing CI points awarded in year 1 and year 2 of study we were able to use the CI model to determine whether teaching and clinical exposure had any effect on students' conscientiousness...
  42. ncbi Breast lesion detection and classification: comparison of screen-film mammography and full-field digital mammography with soft-copy reading--observer performance study
    Per Skaane
    Department of Radiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Breast Imaging Center, Kirkeveien 166, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Radiology 237:37-44. 2005
    ..To retrospectively compare screen-film and full-field digital mammography with soft-copy interpretation for reader performance in detection and classification of breast lesions in women in a screening program...
  43. ncbi To friend or not to friend? Social networking and faculty perceptions of online professionalism
    Katherine C Chretien
    Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Med 86:1545-50. 2011
    ..To assess faculty perceptions of professional boundaries and trainee-posted content on social networking sites (SNS)...
  44. ncbi Enhancing professional competence through developmental approaches to supervision
    Cal D Stoltenberg
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019 2041, USA
    Am Psychol 60:857-64. 2005
  45. ncbi Radiographers' areas of professional competence related to good nursing care
    Bodil T Andersson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:401-9. 2008
    ..Nursing care is an integral part of the radiographer's work. The demand for high competence in clinical activities has increased in diagnostic radiology and has had an impact on the development of the profession...
  46. ncbi The theory of planned behaviour in medical education: a model for integrating professionalism training
    Ray Archer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Med Educ 42:771-7. 2008
  47. ncbi [Use of standardized blood smear slide sets for competency assessment in the malaria microscopic diagnosis in the Peruvian Amazon]
    Angel Rosas-Aguirre
    Organismo Andino de Salud Convenio Hipólito Unanue, Lima, Peru
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 27:540-7. 2010
    ..To assess the competency of microscopists for malaria diagnosis using standardized slide sets in the Peruvian Amazon...
  48. ncbi Approaches to professional behaviour assessment: tools in the professionalism toolbox
    Walther N K A van Mook
    Department of Intensive Care and Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Intern Med 20:e153-7. 2009
  49. ncbi Promoting professional behaviour in undergraduate medical, dental and veterinary curricula in the Netherlands: evaluation of a joint effort
    Scheltus J van Luijk
    Free University Medical Centre, Institute for Education and Training, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 32:733-9. 2010
  50. ncbi Medical curriculum reform in Sun Yat-sen University: implications from the results of GMER evaluation in China
    Haipeng Xiao
    Sun Yat Sen Medical School, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, P R China
    Med Teach 29:706-10. 2007
    ..The modifications of our medical curriculum for the new 8-year track program based on the results of GMER evaluation are discussed in this paper...
  51. ncbi Differentiating nursing leadership and management competencies
    Bonnie Mowinski Jennings
    Nursing Outlook, Alexandria, VA 22306, USA
    Nurs Outlook 55:169-175. 2007
    ..This will better prepare nurse administrators to succeed in their arduous work...
  52. ncbi The National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium: a model of multi-disciplinary educational collaboration
    S Harrity
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92103, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:270-4. 2007
    ..The collaborative effort of the NTCC serves as a model for future endeavors to strengthen curricula, particularly pertaining to health concerns that are best served by multi-disciplinary approaches...
  53. ncbi Public health worker competencies for emergency response
    Kristine Gebbie
    Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:73-81. 2002
    ..Documentation of the qualitative research methods used, which include competency validation with the practice community, can be applied to competency development in other areas of public health practice...
  54. ncbi Closing the gap and widening the scope. New directions for research capacity building in primary health care
    Edi Albert
    University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 32:1038-40, 1043. 2003
    ..Many of these approaches have been unable to build the necessary skills among primary health care researchers to fully integrate research evidence into clinical practice, and ultimately to inform policy in this complex arena...
  55. ncbi A general system for evaluating therapist adherence and competence in psychotherapy research in the addictions
    K M Carroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 57:225-38. 2000
    ..Strategies for using the YACS in both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy research in the addictions are described...
  56. ncbi Incorporating the views of obstetric clinicians in implementing evidence-supported labour and delivery suite ward rounds: a case study
    Neelima Deshpande
    Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Health Info Libr J 20:86-94. 2003
    ..To implement evidence-supported delivery suite ward rounds using strategies to overcome barriers...
  57. ncbi The involvement of professional medical writers in medical publications
    Stella S Daskalopoulou
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:307-10. 2005
    ..We also discuss suggestions for the accreditation of professional writers in specific fields. Professional writers play a useful role but this has to be clearly defined so as to achieve high ethical and scientific standards...
  58. ncbi Measures of cultural competence: examining hidden assumptions
    Zofia Kumas-Tan
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 82:548-57. 2007
  59. ncbi Faculty development as an instrument of change: a case study on teaching professionalism
    Yvonne Steinert
    Centre for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Med 82:1057-64. 2007
    ..The authors hope that their school's experience will be useful to others who seek institutional change via faculty development...
  60. ncbi What makes a good clinical teacher in medicine? A review of the literature
    Gary Sutkin
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Acad Med 83:452-66. 2008
    ..The authors perform a review of the literature pertinent to the question, "What makes a good clinical teacher in medicine?"..
  61. ncbi Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the learning curve
    Renaud Bollens
    Clinics University of Brussels, Department of Urology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Route de Lennik, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Urol 15:79-82. 2005
    ..In this review, we will present our views on how this can be done...
  62. ncbi Medical professionalism: can it be taught?
    Michael E Whitcomb
    Acad Med 80:883-4. 2005
  63. ncbi Viewpoint: teaching professionalism: is medical morality a competency?
    Thomas S Huddle
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, FOT 722, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Acad Med 80:885-91. 2005
    ..To be valid, assessment of professionalism must be subjective, narrative, personal, undertaken during periods of stress, and obtained during routine activity (rather than on special occasions)...
  64. ncbi Teaching practicing surgeons critical appraisal skills with an Internet-based journal club: A randomized, controlled trial
    Helen M Macrae
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surgery 136:641-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether an Internet-based intervention would lead to enhanced critical appraisal skills in practicing surgeons...
  65. ncbi A framework of teaching competencies across the medical education continuum
    W M Molenaar
    Center for Professional Development of Teachers, Institute of Medical Education, University Medical Center Groningen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 31:390-6. 2009
    ..The quality of teachers in higher education is subject of increasing attention, as exemplified by the development and implementation of guidelines for teacher qualifications at Universities in The Netherlands...
  66. ncbi Fostering students' personal and professional development in medicine: a new framework for PPD
    Jill Gordon
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney NSW, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 37:341-9. 2003
    ..We need some level of agreement on how to teach and assess PPD, but traditional educational methods may not be strong determinants of students' or graduates' actual behaviour in clinical settings...
  67. ncbi Performance-based assessment of clinical ethics using an objective structured clinical examination
    P A Singer
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 71:495-8. 1996
    ..To further examine the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) as a performance-based assessment method for clinical ethics...
  68. ncbi Leadership competencies: an introduction
    Andrew N Garman
    Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University, Chicago, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:13-7. 2006
  69. ncbi 'Let me tell you what I really think about you'--evaluating nursing managers using anonymous staff feedback
    Ilya Kagan
    Continuing Nursing Education Unit, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv and Nursing Management Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tzrifin, Israel
    J Nurs Manag 14:356-65. 2006
    ..Nurses felt empowered and respected and that manager-subordinate relations were improved. Other results and recommendations are discussed...
  70. ncbi Succession planning: multilevel organizational strategies for the new workforce
    Edna Cadmus
    Patient Care Services, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:298-303. 2006
    ..Partnerships with human resources and the education department are key for success. The author shares one medical center's experience with succession planning and ongoing strategies for success...
  71. ncbi Conflicting professional values in medical education
    Jack Coulehan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Medicine in Contemporary Society, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 12:7-20. 2003
  72. ncbi Perceptual-cognitive expertise in sport: some considerations when applying the expert performance approach
    A Mark Williams
    Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK
    Hum Mov Sci 24:283-307. 2005
    ..The relevance of this approach to the study of perceptual-cognitive expertise in sport is discussed and suggestions for future work highlighted...
  73. ncbi The development of medical teachers: an enquiry into the learning histories of 10 experienced medical teachers
    Jane MacDougall
    Postgraduate Medical Education Centre, Clinical School, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Med Educ 39:1213-20. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the different ways in which doctors have learned to teach and train...
  74. ncbi Building an understanding of the competencies needed for health administration practice
    Richard M Shewchuk
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:32-47; discussion 48. 2005
    ..but instead from some basic procedural and philosophical differences among those racing to define the concept and to set the model for the way the rest of us will use competencies (Zemke 1982)...
  75. ncbi Educating nurses for leadership roles
    Barbara R Heller
    Centerfor Health Workforce Development, University of Maryland, 515 W Lombard St, Suite 479, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 35:203-10; quiz 232-3. 2004
    ..Recommendations also included adapting course content to a continuing education format...
  76. ncbi Self-perceived attitudes and skills of cultural competence: a comparison of family medicine and internal medicine residents
    Johanna Shapiro
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, 92686 3298, USA
    Med Teach 25:327-9. 2003
    ..Over half the residents in both specialties tended to identify as serious cross-cultural problems those that focused on perceived patient shortcomings...
  77. pmc Perceptions, use and attitudes of pharmacy customers on complementary medicines and pharmacy practice
    Lesley A Braun
    Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:38. 2010
    ..This study explores pharmacy customer use, attitudes and perceptions of complementary medicines, and their expectations of pharmacists as they relate to these products...
  78. ncbi The Human Capital Competencies Inventory for developing nurse managers
    Kathleen Donaher
    Quality Health Informatics, Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 38:277-83. 2007
    ..Nurse managers play a vital role in healthcare delivery systems. Psychometrically sound measures of management practices grounded in empirical practice data are needed...
  79. ncbi Anticipated behaviors of emergency prehospital medical care providers during an influenza pandemic
    Vivienne C Tippett
    Australian Centre for Prehospital Research, Brisbane
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:20-5. 2010
    ..Understanding these attitudes and behaviors is crucial to mitigating the psychological and operational effects of biohazard events such as pandemic influenza, and will support the business continuity of essential prehospital services...
  80. ncbi An interfaculty pain curriculum: lessons learned from six years experience
    Judith Hunter
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pain 140:74-86. 2008
    ..3% to 91.2%. This curriculum continues to be a unique and valuable learning opportunity as we utilize lessons learned from extensive evaluation to move the pain agenda forward with pre-licensure health science students...
  81. ncbi Improving the peer-review process for grant applications: reliability, validity, bias, and generalizability
    Herbert W Marsh
    Department of Education, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am Psychol 63:160-8. 2008
  82. ncbi Does faculty development enhance teaching effectiveness?
    William D Hendricson
    ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education, Educational and Faculty Development, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:1513-33. 2007
  83. ncbi Designing and implementing a cultural competence OSCE: lessons learned from interviews with medical students
    Alexander R Green
    Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:344-50. 2007
    ..We designed an OSCE station emphasizing cross-cultural communication skills (ccOSCE) and interviewed students to better understand and improve upon this tool...
  84. ncbi The transition from veterinary student to practitioner: a "make or break" period
    Marg L Gilling
    Educational Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Vet Med Educ 36:209-15. 2009
    ..Many of the changes that the veterinary profession is currently experiencing, particularly in terms of the demographics of its entrants, impact upon this first post-graduation year...
  85. pmc Graduate attributes in the disciplines of Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine: a survey of expert opinions
    Anita Laidlaw
    Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:28. 2009
  86. ncbi Common competencies for all healthcare managers: the Healthcare Leadership Alliance model
    Mary E Stefl
    Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:360-73; discussion 374. 2008
    ..This article discusses the steps that the HLA followed. It also presents the HLA Competency Directory; its application and relevance to the practitioner and academic communities; and its strengths, limitations, and potential...
  87. ncbi "Then you get a teacher"--guidelines for excellence in teaching
    Wendy Jayne McMillan
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag XI, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
    Med Teach 29:e209-18. 2007
    ..Current literature calls for the explicit teaching to health-science educators of the skills, knowledge and dispositions that are required for successful teaching in higher education...
  88. ncbi Performance during internal medicine residency training and subsequent disciplinary action by state licensing boards
    Maxine A Papadakis
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:869-76. 2008
    ..Information is limited on whether similar performance measures taken during residency can predict performance as practicing physicians...
  89. ncbi Predicting soccer matches after unconscious and conscious thought as a function of expertise
    Ap Dijksterhuis
    Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 20:1381-7. 2009
    ..In addition, experts who thought unconsciously were better at applying diagnostic information than experts who thought consciously or who decided immediately. The results are consistent with unconscious-thought theory...
  90. ncbi The skills gap in hospital management in the South African public health sector
    Rubin Pillay
    Department of Management, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E8-14. 2008
  91. ncbi Management development: a study of nurse managerial activities and skills
    Li Min Lin
    Department of Nursing, Mei Ho Institute of Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan
    J Healthc Manag 52:156-68; discussion 168-9. 2007
    ..These findings provide guidelines for nursing-management development programs, training, and career planning. They also can serve as a guideline for recruiting and selecting an effective nurse manager...
  92. pmc Learning health professionalism at Makerere University: an exploratory study amongst undergraduate students
    Rhona K Baingana
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med Educ 10:76. 2010
    ..We sought to explore undergraduate health professions students' perceptions and experiences of learning professionalism as a preliminary step in addressing the problem of unprofessional conduct amongst health workers in Uganda...
  93. ncbi Faculty perspectives regarding the importance and place of nontechnical competencies in veterinary medical education at five North American colleges of veterinary medicine
    India F Lane
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:53-64. 2010
    ..To explore perceptions of faculty educators regarding the importance of nontechnical competencies in veterinary graduates and the placement of nontechnical competency development in veterinary education...
  94. pmc Modifiable factors influencing relatives' decision to offer organ donation: systematic review
    Arabella L Simpkin
    Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, Kadoorie Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU
    BMJ 338:b991. 2009
    ..To identify modifiable factors that influence relatives' decision to allow organ donation...
  95. ncbi Survey of hospital healthcare personnel response during a potential avian influenza pandemic: will they come to work?
    Charlene B Irvin
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:328-35. 2008
    ..In order to prepare for pandemics, it is important to assess the likelihood that hospital personnel would report to work and to identify the issues that may affect this decision...
  96. ncbi Effects of formal training in communication skills on the ability of veterinary students to communicate with clients
    C E Latham
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES
    Vet Rec 160:181-6. 2007
    ..The clients' recall of information given in the consultation was more variable; but the group with the highest level of training achieved higher rankings in all the areas of client recall except for the animal's medication...
  97. pmc Defining cultural competence: a practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:293-302. 2003
  98. pmc Key communication skills and how to acquire them
    Peter Maguire
    Cancer Research UK Psychological Medicine Group, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester M20 4BX
    BMJ 325:697-700. 2002
  99. ncbi Complementary and alternative therapies: survey of knowledge and attitudes of health professionals at a tertiary pediatric/women's care facility
    Janis Brown
    Department of Interdisciplinary Research, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 13:194-200. 2007
  100. ncbi How patient-centred am I? A new method to measure physicians' patient-centredness
    Dorte Kjeldmand
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section for Health Services Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 62:31-7. 2006
    ..To describe a new method to determine physicians' self-perceived degree of patient-centredness. A pilot study combining qualitative and quantitative methods...
  101. ncbi The public health workforce, 2006: new challenges
    Kristine M Gebbie
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:923-33. 2006

Research Grants72

  1. Integrated Microfluidic Platform for Point-of-Care Serodiagnostics
    Xiaowu Liang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal is an effective integration of emerging microarray technologies and will set the stage for future serological detection systems. ..
    Anisa Shaker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These studies may provide the basis for novel therapeutic approaches to inflammatory bowel disease and CAC. ..
  3. The Somatotropic Axis and Health Aging: A Search for Mechanisms
    Andrzej Bartke; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5. To prepare annual progress reports and coordinate preparation of a competing renewal application. ..
  4. Dopamine's Role in the Rapid Estradiol Enhancement of Excitatory Synapses
    ..Thus, in Aims 2 and 3 I will pursue whether E2 recruits the dopaminergic system through an increase in dopamine release from noradrenergic terminals or through an increase in post-synaptic D1R activation. ..
  5. The PKCepsilon-regulated oncogenic and tumor suppressor roles of ATF2 in melanoma
    ERIC KIRK LAU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for Neisseria gonorrhoeae STDs
    Richard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Dean and Shafer, and the microfluidic and molecular biology expertise of Dr. Selden, the application provides a unique collaborative opportunity to finally obtain a rapid point-of-care diagnostic for GC. ..
  7. Effects of environmental thyroid hormone disrupting compounds on CNS development
    ..The goal of this project is to determine how these compounds affect brain development using Xenopus laevis tadpoles as a model species. ..
  8. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C.trachomitis STDs
    RICHARD F contact SELDEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Network Biosystems aims to develop an easy to use, cost effective, one hour diagnostic for C. trachomatis that also differentiates strains types for appropriate treatment. ..
  9. Biomarker Reference Laboratory, EDRN
    William E Grizzle; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Geeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013
  11. Core Center for BioBehavioral Sciences of Communication Disorders
    Mabel L Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PARC works collaboratively with the DEEC and ATT cores in developing the data management systems for integrative science. ..
  12. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C. trachomatis STDs
    Richard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dean, and the molecular biological and microfluidic expertise of Dr. Selden, the application provides a unique collaborative opportunity to finally obtain a rapid nucleic-acid based POC diagnostic for C. trachomatis. ..
    Jin Moo Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data sharing provides great dividends by facilitating comparisons between disease models, and allowing new research findings on existing data without having to perform additional animal experiments. ..
  14. Identification of Central Targets of Ghrelin
    Jeffrey M Zigman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  15. Molecular mechanisms of electrical synapse formation in vivo
    Adam C Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Investigating the genetic pathways required for neural circuit wiring and synapse formation will lend insight into disease states that will ultimately allow for the identification of targets for therapy. ..
  16. High Resolution Peripheral Quantitative CT
    MARY BETH LEONARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have a detailed and ready-to-execute plan for operation that includes technical expertise and support, and full institutional commitment. ..
  17. Microinjection Station for Utah Transgenic and Gene Targeting Mouse Core
    SUSAN JENIFER TAMOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) is used to directly inject immobile sperm into an egg. This procedure is used if normal IVF or AIVF is unsuccessful. It is imperative that the injector have excellent optics in this procedure. ..
  18. Identifying the Neural Basis and Functional Role of Emotional Empathy in Dementia
    VIRGINIA EMILY STURM; Fiscal Year: 2013
  19. Studies of Chondroyte Maturation
    Cristina C Teixeira; Fiscal Year: 2010
  20. Structural Biochemistry of DNA Base Repair
    John A Tainer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Hyperglycemia-induced translational control of gene expression in the retina
    Michael D Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Acquisition of a Leica TCS SP5 Confocal Microscope For A Multi-User Facility
    Patricia A Conrad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All of these projects use methods of multiparameter mapping strategies in living and fixed cells and tissues and critically need the capabilities of th requested SP5 confocal for their NIH-funded projects to move forward. ..
  23. Therapeutic effects of ketogenic diet in a mouse model of severe myoclinic epilep
    Franck K Kalume; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, this study will give new insights that may help in the design of future pharmacological- or non-pharmacological therapies for SMEI and other epilepsy syndrome refractory to current antiepileptic drugs. ..
  24. The role of reactive oxygen species in alveolar epithelial-mesenchymal transition
    Shilpa Vyas-Read; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, this proposal and the Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award will lay the foundation for future investigations into alveolar epithelial cell biology and plasticity for Dr. Vyas-Read. ..
  25. Pittsburgh Pelvic Floor Research Program
    Halina M Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The RCT will serve to pilot the database, compare clinical outcomes of meshes whilst providing specimens for translational studies. ..
  26. Alternaria and ribonucleases in Th2-type immunity
    Hirohito Kita; Fiscal Year: 2013
  27. Cyclotron for PET Radiopharmaceuticals
    Jogeshwar Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2013
  28. Molecular Mechanisms of Prion Disease with Translation to Novel Therapeutics
    Misol Ahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
    David Blackburn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Advances in Plasmodium Vivax Malaria Research
    Jane M Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2013
  31. Investigation of a novel regulator of Myc-driven tumorigenesis
    Mark W Gramling; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our studies should also define the potential of MTBP and its interacting factors as therapeutic targets in Myc driven malignancies. ..
  32. Characterization of embryonic stem cell-derived hematopoietic stem cells
    Shannon L McKinney-Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The work out-lined in this proposal will significantly advance goal by increasing our understanding of cells isolated from embryonic stem cells. ..
  33. Presynaptic Fragile X Proteins
    Michael R Akins; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Our recent work has indicated that some of the deficits seen in FXS may arise from loss of FMRP function at presynaptic sites. The proposed work will address this possibility and may lead to treatments for FXS and autism. ..
  34. Investigating the molecular and mechanical regulation of pulsed actomyosin contra
    ADAM CHRISTOPHER MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overall, this experience will help me achieve my goal of running a multidisciplinary lab that performs cutting edge research on morphogenesis. ..
  35. Sustained Release Inner Ear Delivery of Corticosteroid
    William H Slattery; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We have the technology and the expertise to develop steroid eluting cochlear implants. ..
  36. TRP Channels, From Sensory Signaling to Human Disease
    Craig Montell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..One of the major challenges, which will be discussed, is the development of therapeutic strategies for treating human diseases due to defects in TRP channels. ..
  37. Genetic analysis of mitochondrial regulators in mammalian cells
    JOHN C YOON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These studies may eventually help understand and treat diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, which are known to be characterized by abnormalities in mitochondrial number and function. ..
  38. N-type Calcium Channels in Nociceptive Neurons
    Diane Lipscombe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By studying a novel form of the N-type calcium channel in the pain pathway, our studies of novel knock-in mice should lead to new strategies for inhibiting the activity of this N-type calcium channel and alleviating pain sufferers. ) ..
  39. Caveolar Transport of Therapeutic Nanoparticles
    Zhenjia Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will test the usefulness of caveolae-mediated transcytosis of nanoparticles for efficient and effective delivery of anti-TNF-[unreadable] mAb in vivo. ..
    Christopher W Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2011
  41. Assessment of Biomarkers and Behavior in a Transgenic Rat Model of AD
    EDMOND HUATUNG TENG; Fiscal Year: 2013
  42. Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk
    Hyagriv N Simhan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Because nulliparas are a large proportion of pregnant women, understanding the mechanism for future prevention of preterm birth and other related adverse pregnancy outcomes will have a significant public health impact. ..
  43. Presynaptic Fragile X Proteins
    Michael R Akins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Stanford Neuroscience Research Cores for Gene Vectors, Microscopy, and Behavior
    Gary K Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, the resulting formal and informal collaborations will provide the foundation for a richer, stronger, and more vibrant research community. ..
  45. Metabolomic Analysis as a Tool to Understanding the Use of Novel Therapeutics in
  46. VisualSonics Vevo LAZR Photoacoustic Imaging System
    ..We expect that use of the Vevo LAZR for imaging in preclinical rodent models of human disease will advance our efforts in the treatment and eradication of complex chronic diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis and cancer. ..
  47. Genome-wide Exploration of DNA Methylation Markers for Thyroid Cancer
    MICHAEL MINGZHAO XING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The research team and their laboratory are well experienced and equipped with both technical expertise and thyroid tumor patient specimens required to successfully pursue the proposed studies. ..
  48. Epigenetic factors in vulnerability to aging and stress
    Arthur A Simen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how aging leads to increased risk for these conditions, particularly during periods of stress, is therefore of great importance and is the focus of this work. ..
  49. Role of beta catenin mediated neural stem cell and astrocyte proliferation in TBI
    Diana M Sama; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies will greatly enhance my training in the pathobiology of TBI and my technical expertise for studying neurodegenerative conditions. ..
  50. Detection of HIV drug resistance mutations using highly multiplexed qPCR assays
    EUGENE SPIER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We plan to develop a set of multiplexed rhPCR/qPCR assays for research use and partner with a molecular diagnostics vendor to develop both diagnostic and CLIA tests for use in developed and resource limited countries. ..
  51. A non-surgical embryo transfer device for producing gene modified rats
    SHANNON C BASS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this proposal is to develop, manufacture, and determine the efficacy of a non- surgical embryo transfer prototype device for the transfer of rat embryos. ..
  52. Allergen-induced IL-33 release by the airway epithelium
    SCOTT M O'GRADY; Fiscal Year: 2013
  53. Automated point-of-care PCR for hemorrhagic fever diagnosis
    Alan L Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Assay validation will focus initially on a commercially viable assay for detecting dengue virus and be extended to detection of other viruses. ..
  54. Improving etoposide treatment of Ewing's sarcoma
    ALEXANDER JAMES BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, our goal is to improve etoposide treatment of Ewing's sarcoma. ..
  55. Shared Genomic Segments in Multiplex Families with Gastroschisis
    MARCIA LYNN FELDKAMP; Fiscal Year: 2013
  56. Carbon-11 Radiopharmaceutical Production System
    Anna Liisa Brownell; Fiscal Year: 2010
  57. Duke University Program in Environmental Health
    Steven R Patierno; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Trainees in this program will contribute to our understanding of the linkages among environmental exposures to chemicals and other stressors, mechanisms underlying cellular responses, and human health outcomes. ..
  58. Thermo TSQ Quantum Access Mass Spectrometer
    Yusuf Awni Hannun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, inflammatory disorders, infectious diseases, neurodegeneration, obesity and stroke, research in this area is vital for identifying potential therapeutic targets. ..
  59. Comparing and contrasting the biology of damage survival at a genomic level
    ALEXANDER JAMES BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2010
  60. FAK in Stress-activated Signaling and Tumor Invasion
    J Lunn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This K08 award will permit me to establish an independent publishing track record which is so critical to obtaining a future R01. ..
  61. UPLC with Tandem MS for Sensitive Quantitative Analysis of Small Molecules
    Michelle A Rudek; Fiscal Year: 2010
  62. Proteomic Strategies for AIDS and Drug Abuse - HIV and METH CNS Synergy
    Howard S Fox; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The relevance of this project is that it will result in the discovery of the mechanisms that HIV and METH interact to damage the brain, and identify proteins mark disease processes and serve as targets of therapeutic intervention. ..
  63. Investigating the molecular and mechanical regulation of pulsed actomyosin contra
    ADAM CHRISTOPHER MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will investigate how these genes generate forces in cells and tissues and whether the mechanical forces in a tissue regulate individual cell behavior. ..
  64. Mouse model of oral infection with virulent Francisella
    Wangxue Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..tularensis infection so that future hypothesis-driven studies with more focused research objectives can be designed and developed. ..
  65. EHR Implementation for Continuum Care in Rural Iowa
    JOHN O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. 7th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias
    MARY MCELLISTREM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..All patients who exhibit a greater that 3-fold transient rise in HIV-1 RNA levels 2 and 4 weeks postimmunization will be evaluated by Fisher's Exact and McNemar's Tests. ..
  68. Simple Test for Identifying Recent HIV Infection
    Niel Constantine; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  69. A non-surgical embryo transfer (NSET) device for producing gene-modified mice
    Shannon Bass; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The goal of this proposal is to determine the efficacy of a manufactured non-surgical embryo transfer device for the transfer of embryos that are transgenic, cryopreserved, or generated by in vitro fertilization. ..
  70. BD Facsaria for use in BSL3
    Padmini Salgame; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..tuberculosis-infected animals and sorting of live M. tuberculosis bacteria. The success of their program would be greatly enhanced with the acquisition of a "dedicated" high speed Flow Cytometer in the BSL3 facility. ..
  71. Podocyte Dysfunction in Diabetic Glomerulopathy
    Sheldon Chen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly, specific inhibitors of TGF-beta will be used to determine whether some of the high glucose effects may be mediated by the TGF-beta system in the podocyte. ..
  72. Agilent 6890 GC/5973 mass detector for Profiling
    Roger Davis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The projected use of each investigator is shown in table 1 and will account for 100% time use. Therefore, we have no alternative equipment for this essential technique. ..