Faculty News

January 2017

Dr. Vibhuti Arya (Clinical Health Professions, aryav@stjohns.edu) coauthored the article, “Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Community Pharmacies in Severely Affected Areas of New York City: A Qualitative Assessment,” in the American Journal of Disaster Medicine (2016).

Dr. Judith L. Beizer (Clinical Health Professions, beizerj@stjohns.edu) presented “Medication Reconciliation – How Can We Do Better?” at a Gerontology Symposium at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, PA (November 2016).

Dr. Manouchkathe Cassagnol (Clinical Health Professions, cassagnm@stjohns.edu) appointed to the recently formed St. John’s University Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.

Dr. Christine Chim (Clinical Health Professions, chimc@stjohns.edu) published “Acne Vulgaris” in Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Program 2016 Book 2 Dermatologic Care (2016).

Dr. John Conry (Clinical Health Professions, conryj@stjohns.edu) received RotaCare’s “Outstanding Champion for Families Award” (November 2016).

Dr. Gladys M. El-Chaar (Clinical Health Professions, elchaarg@stjohns.edu) coauthored the poster, “Improving the Process of Delivery and Administration of Pain Medications to Improve Patient and Family Satisfaction,” that won first place at Winthrop’s Fifth Annual Performance Improvement Poster Session (October 2016).

Dr. Tina Kanmaz (Clinical Health Professions, kanmazt@stjohns.edu) presented “A Case-based Approach to HIV-Related Drug Interactions” during the 19th Annual HIV Symposium (November 2016).

Professor Danielle Kruger (Clinical Health Professions, krugerd@stjohns.edu) presented “Assessment of the Adult with Acute Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding” as part of the Trauma/ ICU/Surgery Track at the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) CME Conference (October 2016).

Dr. Sum Lam (Clinical Health Professions, lams1@stjohns.edu) presented a poster “Community Outreach Programs to Enhance Health Knowledge in the Elderly” at the 2016 ACCP Annual Meeting in Hollywood, FL (2016).

Dr. Yuman Lee (Clinical Health Professions, leey2@stjohns.edu) presented “Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: How Pharmacists Can Get Involved” and “Room for Improvement: Medication Errors in the HIV Population” at the 19th Annual HIV Symposium (November 2016).

Dr. Josh Rickard (Clinical Health Professions, rickardj@stjohns.edu) coauthored the article, “Kish T.  Systemic Intravenous Lidocaine for the Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review,” in the American Journal of Therapeutics; and presented a poster entitled “Frequency of Toxicity Monitoring in Ambulatory Patients on Amiodarone and Dofetilide” at the ACCP Annual Meeting in Hollywood, FL (September/October 2016).

Dr. Richard Stalter (Biological Sciences, stalterr@stjohns.edu) coauthored the articles: “The Vascular Flora of Corson’s Woods, Staten Island, New York in BIOS (2016), “The Biological Flora of Coastal Dunes and Wetlands: Avicennia germinas (L.) L. in the Journal of Coastal Research and “The Effect on Superstorm Sandy on Salt Marsh Vascular Flora in the New York Bight” in The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society (January 2017); and presented the paper, “Invasive Plant Diversity at Caledon State Park, Virginia” in the Vegetation Management and Restoration Section of the Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference in Philadelphia, PA (January 2017).