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Grants Funded - 1999

(KCOM faculty and staff are listed in bold font)

Blanke, Kent J., D.O. (Surgery) and Joel Cagle, CHES.  $44,223. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. Aug. 1999 - Dec. 2000. A comparison of elastic wraps and compression stockings in the treatment of ankle sprains and soft tissue lower leg edema.

 

Carlson, C. George, Ph.D. (Physiology) and James L. Cox, Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $36,108. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. Aug. 1999 - July 2000. Ca+2 influx and the pathogenesis of muscular dystrophy.

 

Cenedella, Richard J., Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $201,582 (year 22). National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute. Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2000. Lens cholesterol metabolism and the U18666A cataract.

 

Chamberlain, Neal R., Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology). $2,500. Auxiliary to the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  Oct. 1, 1999 - Sept. 30, 2000.  Creation of a Three-Dimensional Computer-Assisted Clinical Patient.

 

Chamberlain, Neal R., Ph.D. and Neil J. Sargentini, Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology). $5,000.  KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund.  July 1999 - June 2000.  Web-based Dissemination of KCOM's Curriculum to KCOM Students.

 

Cleaver, Lloyd J., D.O. (Dermatology) and James I. Rearick, Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $4,500. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. Aug. 1999 - July 2000. Role of cholesterol sulfotransferase in skin.

 

Cox, James L., Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $143,888 (year 01). National Institutes of Health. Aug. 1999 - July 2000. Effect of cystatin C on B16 melanoma metastasis.

 

*Danielson, Randy, MPAS, PA-C (Physician Assistant Studies-ASHS). $2,540. Association for Physician Assistant Programs. Nov. 1999 - Oct. 2000. Scope of Health Promotion Programs for Physician Assistant Students.

 

*Danielson, Randy, M.S. (ASHS). $134,373 (year 03). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. July 1999 - June 2000. Physician Assistant Program Rural/Medically Underserved Emphasis Project.

 

Darmani, Nissar A., Ph.D. (Pharmacology). $137,416 (year 01). National Institutes of Health. Oct. 1999 - Sept. 2000. Mechanisms of cannabinoid's antiemetic actions.

 

Darmani, Nissar A., Ph.D. (Pharmacology). $29,823. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. Aug. 1999 - July 2000. Characterization of emetic circuits in a new animal model of emesis, the Least Shrew Cryptotis parva.

 

Darmani, Nissar A., Ph.D. (Pharmacology). $7,600. Robert Wood Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute. June 1999 - May 2000. The antiemetic effects of RWJPRI and related compounds.

 

Fleschner, C. Rick, Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $32,800 (year 02). National Institutes of Health-AREA Award. Mar. 1999 - Feb. 2000. Lens plasma membrane in selenite cataract.

 

Gaber, Ronald R., Ed.S. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1999 - Dec. 1999. The death of an adult child: effects, coping strategies, and recommendations for the grieving parent(s).

 

*Haxton, Lori, M.A. (Admissions and Enrollment Services). $50,000 (year 05).  Missouri Department of Health. July 1999 - June 2000. A Proposal for the PRIMO Medical School Pre-Admissions Program.

 

Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $16,200.  St. Louis University. Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2000. Consortium Agreement: St. Louis University - The Missouri Gateway Geriatric Education Center.

 

Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $1,250,000. Missouri Department of Health. Sept. 1999 - June 2000. Area Health Education Network Development Program for the PRIMO Program.

 

*Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. and Michael French (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $457,812 (year 03).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2000. Missouri AHEC System Non-Competing Application for Model State Supported AHEC Funds.

 

Heun, Linda, Ph.D. (Medical Education) and Bryan Krusniak (Computing Services). $17,000. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. July 1999 - June 2000. Educational Building Classroom Technology Upgrade.

 

*Jackson, Robert W., D.O. (Internal Medicine). $174,000 (year 03).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2000. The Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network: The Establishment of a Vertically Integrated Health Care System.

 

*Jackson, Robert, D.O. (Associate Dean/Academic Affairs) and Doris Fountain, R.N. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine) $33,128 (year 15). Missouri Department of Health. July 1999 - June 2000. Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

 

Johnson, Michael, Pharm.D. (Class of 2002) and Nissar A. Darmani, Ph.D. (Faculty Sponsor, Pharmacology). $1,198. F. Herbert Fields, D.O., Memorial Research Fund. May 1999 - April 2000. The mechanisms by which nicotine prevents symptoms of Tourette's Syndrome: studies in mice.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $18,330 (year 01). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1999 - June 2000. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: Physician Assistants.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $35,515 (year 01). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1999 - June 2000. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: Physical Therapy.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $28,652 (year 01). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1999 - June 2000. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: Occupational Therapy.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $206,227 (year 08). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1999 - June 2000. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $24,450 (year 14). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS. July 1999 - June 2000. Financial Assistance for Disadvantaged Health Professions Students (FADHPS)

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Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $48,900. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS. July 1999 - June 2000. Scholarships for Students of Exceptional Financial Need (EFN).

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $90,000 (year 13). U.S. Department of Education. July 1999 - June 2000. College Work Study Program.

 

Kuchera, Michael L., D.O., FAAO (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $44,000. American Osteopathic Association. Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2000. Establishment of an OPTI-wide database for the study of somatic dysfunction.

 

*Kuchera, Michael L., D.O. (Vice President/Academic Affairs and Dean). $117,720 (year 05). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. July 1999 - June 2000. Faculty Development in Family Medicine Program.

 

McGovern, Rene J., Ph.D. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $5,000.  KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund. July 1999 - June 2001. The Development of the Human Sexuality Unit of the Complete DOctor.

 

McGovern, Rene J., Ph.D., Margaret A. Wilson, D.O. (General Practice/Family Medicine), and Jane Johnson, M.A. (Research Support). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1999 - June 2000. Quantitative analysis of the perceived patient benefits of osteopathic manipulative therapy.

 

*McNabb, Julia E., D.O. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $169,761 (year 01). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. July 1999 - June 2000. Predoctural Training in Family Medicine.

 

Miller, Brooks K., M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council). $100,000. Missouri Department of Health. Oct.1999 - June 2000. Health Care System Development (HCSDP) for the PRIMO Program.

 

Miller, K. Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council). $51,150. Missouri Department of Health. Oct. 1999 - Sept. 2000. Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program.

 

*Miller, Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council). $100,000 (year 02). Missouri Department of Health. July 1999 - June 2000. Community Primary Care Training Site Development Program for the PRIMO Program.

 

*Miller, Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council). $100,000 (year 04). Missouri Department of Health. July 1999 - June 2000. Health Care Delivery System Development for the PRIMO Program.

 

Miller, Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council). $501,245 (year 19). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care. April 1999 - Mar. 2000. A Comprehensive Rural Health System for Northeast Missouri.

 

Morasco, Jeffrey D., D.O. (Pathology). $11,000. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Mar. 1999 - Mar. 2000. Equipment for Microphotography.

 

Noll, Donald R., D.O. (Internal Medicine/Gerontology), Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), Kevin Suttmoeller, D.O. (Internal Medicine) Rene J. McGovern, Ph.D. (General Practice/Family Medicine), Melissa Stuart, Ph.D. (Microbiology/Immunology), Michelle Matteson, G.N.P. (Academic Medicine, Inc.), and Scott Werden (Class of 2002). $25,840. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. Aug. 1999 - July 2000. The efficacy of OMT to improve immune response to the influenza vaccine in elderly nursing home residents.

 

Peterson, D. Fred, Ph.D. (Physiology) and Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $2,500. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1999 - July 2000. Four year outcomes among osteopathic medical students participating in an organized 2-year wellness program.

 

Rhodes, Diana C. J., D.V.M., Ph.D. (Anatomy). $34,689 (year 01). National Institutes of Health-AREA. May. 1999 - April 2000. Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein's interaction with C1q.

 

Rhodes, James A., Ph.D. (Anatomy). $13,485. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1999 - July 2000. Measurement of cell-cycle kinetics in murine epidermis by the Flx method.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D. (Physiology). $38,500 (year 02). American Heart Association, Missouri Affiliate. July 1999 - June 2000. Diabetes, angiotensin and the coronary microcirculation.

 

Tooke-Rawlins, Dixie, D.O. (Associate Dean/Regional Affairs) and David Welch (Institutional Multimedia Technology).  $6,100. KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund. July 1999 - June 2000. Distance Education to Missouri/Arizona Regional Students - Education Days.

 

Sargentini, Neil J., Ph.D. (Microbiology/Immunology). $7,500. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. July 1999 - June 2000. Hooded Anatomy Dissecting Tables for KCOM Gross Anatomy.

 

Werden, Scott (Class of 2002) and Donald R. Noll, D.O. (Faculty Sponsor, Internal Medicine). $2,000. F. Herbert Fields, D.O., Memorial Research Fund. Sept. 1999 - June 2000. Lymphatic and splenic pump effects on elderly vaccine responses.

 

Willingham, Alan, Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Ralph Boling, D.O. (Surgery/Ob-Gyn), Marvin Sloin, D.O. (Surgery/Ob-Gyn), David Lang, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), Michael Lockwood, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $4,500. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1999 - July 2000. The role of metalloproteinases in the etiology of endometriosis.

 

*Wilson, Margaret A., D.O. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $162,363 (year 01).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2000. Establishment of a Department of Family Medicine.

 

*Wilson, Margaret A., D.O. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $182,239 (year 01). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. July 1999 - June 2000. Graduate Training in Family Medicine Residency Program.

 

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*Written by or with assistance from the Office of Grants and Program Development and/or the Office of Research Support.