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Grants Funded - 1998

(KCOM faculty and staff are listed in bold font)

Bodell, John E., D.O. (Surgery). $25,000. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Low back pain study in the KCOM Michigan region.

 

Bragg, Jack, D.O. (Internal Medicine). $950. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. Osteopathic internal medicine training and cost containment.

 

Bragg, Jack, D.O. (Internal Medicine). $1,245. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Educational Aids for Internal Medicine.

 

Bragg, Jack, D.O. (Internal Medicine). $2,000. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Lecturer Honorariums.

 

*Brandau, Duane T., D.O., Ph.D. (Vice Dean/Regional Affairs). $137,160 (year 04). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1998 - June 1999. Faculty Development in Family Medicine Program.

 

*Brandau, Duane, D.O., Ph.D. (Vice Dean/Academic Affairs). $35,000. Surbeck Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Dec. 1998. Upgrade of KCOM's Performance Assessment Center.

 

Carlson, C. George, Ph.D. (Physiology). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. Mn+2-quenching fluorimetric estimates of calcium permeability in dystrophic skeletal muscle.

 

Cenedella, Richard J., Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $193,828 (year 21). National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute. Sept. 1998 - Aug. 1999. Lens cholesterol metabolism and the U18666A cataract.

 

Chamberlain, Neal R., Ph.D. (Microbiology/Immunology). $12,000. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Development of a synthetic peptide-based serological test for syphilis.

 

Chiang, Yi Ching (Class of 2000), and Ronald R. Gaber, Ed.S. (Vice President and Dean/Students). $2,000. KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. OTM Seminar Workshop Series.

 

Darmani, Nissar A., Ph.D. (Pharmacology). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. Development of an experimental animal model for cocaine-exposed babies.

 

*Davis, Rick, M.S., PA-C (PA Training Program-ASHS). $143,648 (year 02). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions. July 1998 - June 1999. KCOM ASHS Rural/Medically Underserved Emphasis Project.

 

*Dearing, James, D.O. (Medical Education-ASHS). $137,390 (year 06). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1998 - Aug. 1999. Expansion of the KCOM Department of General Practice/Family Medicine.

 

Degenhardt, Brian F., D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), Rene J. McGovern, Ph.D. (General Practice/Family Medicine), and Robert W. Jackson, D.O. (Internal Medicine). $28,400. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Osteopathic clinical research on osteoarthritis of the knee(s).

 

Degenhardt, Brian F., D.O., and Michael Lockwood, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $3,800. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Evaluating the effects of osteopathic manipulation on infant feeding.

 

Fleschner, C. Rick, Ph.D. (Biochemistry). $32,559 (year 01). National Institutes of Health-AREA Award. Mar. 1998 - Feb. 2001. Lens plasma membrane in selenite cataract.

 

*Gaber, Ronald R., Ed.S. (Vice President/Dean of Students). $50,000 (year 04).  Missouri Department of Health. Oct. 1998 - June 1999. PRIMO Medical School Pre-Admissions Program.

 

Gaber, Ron R., Ed.S. (General Practice/Family Medicine). $2,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. The death of an adult child: effects, coping strategies, and recommendations for the grieving parent(s).

 

Gaber, Ronald R., Ed.S. (Vice President and Dean/Students).  $5,500. KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. Still-Well Student Wellness Seminar Series.

 

Gaber, Ronald R., Ed.S. (Vice President and Dean/Students).  $2,325. Auxiliary to the American Osteopathic Association. Jan. 1998 - Dec. 1998. Special Projects Award.

 

Geisbuhler, Timothy P., Ph.D. (Physiology). $38,500. American Heart Association, Missouri Affiliate. July 1998 - June 1999. Effect of GTP depletion on G-protein-dependent systems in adult rat cardiac myocytes.

 

Harrison, Frankie, Ph.D. (Physical Therapy-ASHS).  $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Research Fund. July 1998 - June 1999. A Descriptive Model of Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation Costs in an Emerging Managed Care Environment.

 

*Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. and Michael French (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $297,288 (year 02).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1998 - Sept. 1999. Model State Supported Area Health Education Centers Cooperative Agreement.

 

Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $10,260 (year 08).  St. Louis University. Sept. 1998 - Sept. 1999. Consortium Agreement: St. Louis University - The Missouri Gateway Geriatric Education Center.

 

Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $600,000. Missouri Department of Health. Aug. 1998 - June 1999. Health Professional Student Recruitment, Academic Enrichment and Support Program for the Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Program.

 

Head, Janet A., R.N., M.S. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine). $550,000. Missouri Department of Health. Aug. 1998 - June 1999. Health Professional Student Clinical Training Program for the Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Program.

 

Hussain, Omar, (Class of 2001) and William L. Sexton, Ph.D. (Faculty Sponsor, Physiology). $2,515. F. Herbert Fields, D.O., Memorial Research Fund. May 1998 - Apr. 1999. Influence of diabetes and exercise on diaphragm myosin isoform expression.

 

*Jackson, Robert W., D.O. (Vice Dean/Academic Affairs). $174,000 (year 02).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 1998 - Sept. 1999. The Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network: The Establishment of a Vertically Integrated Health Care System.

 

*Jackson, Robert, D.O. (Vice Dean/Academic Affairs) and Doris Fountain, R.N.C., C.D.E. (Community Health, Education and Preventative Medicine) $31,928 (year 14). Missouri Department of Health. July 1998 - June 1999. Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $61,434. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS. July 1998 - June 1999. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS).

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $26,000. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS. July 1998 - June 1999. Financial Assistance for Disadvantaged Health Professions Students.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $104,000. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS. July 1998 - June 1999. Scholarships for Students of Exceptional Financial Need.

 

Jorden, Steven M., M.A. (Student Financial Assistance). $100,000. U.S. Department of Education. July 1998 - June 1999. College Work Study Program.

 

Kuchera, Michael L., D.O., FAAO, and Michael Seamans, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $500. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Osteopathic manipulation versus placebo for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.

 

Kuchera, Michael L., D.O., FAAO (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), Rick Walker, D.O. (Surgery), John Bailey, D.O. (Private Practice). $25,200. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Comparing osteopathic conservative management outcomes in subjects with symptomatic L5-S1 isthmic spondylolisthesis.

 

McGovern, James J., Ph.D. (President). $60,000. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. May 1998 - May 1999. SMART-Boards.

 

Miller, K. Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council, Inc.). $48,825. Missouri Department of Health. Oct. 1998 - Sept. 1999. Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program.

 

*Miller, K. Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council, Inc.). $100,000 (year 03). Missouri Department of Health. Aug. 1998 - June 1999. Health Care Delivery System Development for the Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Program.

 

Miller, Brooks, M.A. (Northeast Missouri Health Council, Inc.). $451,245. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, PHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care. April 1998 - Mar. 1999. A Comprehensive Rural Health System for Northeast Missouri.

 

*Onsager, Lawrence W., M.L., M.A. (A.T. Still Memorial Library). $16,501 (year 02). American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and American Osteopathic Association. July 1998 - June 1999. Indexing the Historical Osteopathic Literature.

 

Pandya, Krishnakant H., Ph.D. (Pharmacology). $860.  The Lilly Lecture Bureau. Oct. 1998 - Feb. 1999 Pharmacokinetics Medical Education Program.

 

Peterson, D. Fred, Ph.D. (Physiology). $40,332. American Osteopathic Association. Sept. 1998 - Aug. 1999. The impact of an organized wellness program on first year osteopathic medical students.

 

Peterson, D. Fred, Ph.D. (Physiology) and Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $2,150. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Four year outcomes among osteopathic medical students participating in an organized 2-year wellness program.

 

Reader, Mark, D.O. (Surgery). $7,200. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Teaching Aids.

 

Rhodes, Diana C. J., D.V.M., Ph.D. (Anatomy). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. July 1998 - June 2000. Characterization of Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein's interaction with C1q.

 

Rhodes, Diana C. J., D.V.M., Ph.D. (Anatomy). $44,000. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Use of a resonant mirror biosensor to characterize Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein's interaction with immunoglobulin and C1q.

 

Rhodes, James A., Ph.D. (Anatomy). $22,380. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Measurement of cell-cycle kinetics in murine epidermis by the Flx method.

 

Seamans, Michael, D.O., and Michael L. Kuchera, D.O., FAAO. (Faculty Sponsor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $5,000. American Osteopathic Association Research Fellowship. Aug. 1998 - July 1999. Osteopathic manipulation versus placebo for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D. (Physiology). $38,500 (year 01). American Heart Association, Missouri Affiliate. July 1998 - June 1999. Diabetes, angiotensin and the coronary microcirculation.

 

Stuart, Melissa K., Ph.D. (Microbiology/Immunology). $50,000. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Sept. 1998 - Sept. 2000. Elongation factor-1 as a potential target for disruption of insect metabolism.

 

Stuart, Melissa K., Ph.D. (Microbiology/Immunology). $4,000. KCOM Warner/Fermaturo Fund. Feb. 1998 - June 1999. Identification of Rana catesbeianna developmental antigen OT-1H12 through protein sequence analysis.

 

Suttmoeller, Kevin, D.O. (Internal Medicine). $1,850. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Educational Aids for Internal Medicine.

 

TenBrink, Terry D., Ph.D. (Institutional Research and Grants). $1,500 (year 04). SBC Foundation. June 1998 - May 1999. KCOM Distance Learning and Telecommunications Applications.

 

Tooke-Rawlins, Dixie, D.O. (General Practice/Family Medicine), Michael L. Kuchera, D.O., FAAO (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), Robert W. Jackson, D.O. (Internal Medicine), Toni Smith, D.O. (Emergency Medicine/Anesthesiology), Brian Degenhardt, D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), and John Heard, Ph.D. (Community Health, Education and Prevention). $49,000. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. KCOM/National somatic dysfunction database.

 

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). $17,500. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. The role of metalloproteinases in the etiology of endometriosis.

 

Willman, Michael, D.O. (Radiology). $6,250. Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Laptop Computer for Classroom Teaching and Slide Copier and CD-ROMs for Classroom.

 

Willman, Michael R., D.O., (Ophthalmology). $6,250.  Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust. Jan. 1998 - Jan. 1999. Enhancing Medical Education and Research Capabilities in Ophthalmology.

 

Yates, Herbert A., D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine), and Terence Vardy, D.O. (Tweed Head, Australia). $31,000. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. The effect of progressive high intensity anaerobic exercise and OMT for deconditioned persons such as multiple sclerosis sufferers.

 

Yates, Herbert A., D.O. (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine). $950. KCOM Strategic Research Fund. July 1998 - July 1999. Proposal of an opinion survey on OMM utilization.

 

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