Presentations

Conference and public presentations and lectures by UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC researchers and MAHEC faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and UNC SOM Asheville Campus students.

2019 Presentations

Names in bold indicate authors affilated with MAHEC and UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC.

Sullivan, L., Harless, C., Ulrich, I. "Optimizing Transgender Care at a Large Primary Care Practice.” Poster presentation at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. December 2019. Las Vegas, NV.

Allison Teeples, David Flynn, Sheri Denslow, Vallire Hooper. Impact of an Opioid Sparing Analgesic Protocol on Incidence of PONV in Knee & Hip Arthroplasty Patients with Neuraxial Anesthesia. 8th Annual Cone Health / AHEC Research, Evidence Based Practice, and Quality Improvement Symposium. November 22, 2019. Greensboro, NC.

Harless, C., & Murphy-Nugen, A. “Trans Care is Primary Care: Providing Affirming and Equitable Health Care to Transgender Individuals in Southern Appalachia. Workshop at NASW-NC 2019 Annual Fall Conference. November 2019. Asheville, NC

Ostrach B. Introduction to Syndemics. Latino Health Symposium. Mountain Area Health Education Center. November 11, 2019. Asheville, NC.

Wu B, Annis I, Kurth N, Hall J, Thomas KC. Inadequate provider networks, unmet healthcare needs and employment among people with disabilities: A national observational study. A presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 3-6, 2019.

Annis I, Pearson B, Jordan R, Thomas KC. Factors Associated with Diagnosis of Opioid Use Disorder in Patients Treated at Emergency Departments in a Large Case-Control Study. A presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 3-6, 2019.

Leiner K, Mullins NRamage MAOstrach BCody T. “The Elephant in the Room—Addressing Patient Fears in Perinatal Substance Use Treatment." Poster presented at the UNC School of Medicine John B. Graham Research Society Student Research Day. October 14, 2019; Chapel Hill, NC. 

Sherwood S, Bhakta Z, Tak C, Packer K, Jacobs H, Liou T, Young D. “A comparison of tobramycin antibiotic serum concentrations collected by peripherally inserted central catheters and peripheral veins in adults with cystic fibrosis.” National Cystic Fibrosis Conference. October 2019. Nashville, TN.

Lugo B., Harless C., Ostrach B. Western North Carolina HCV & HIV Screening, Testing, and Perceptions of Risk: Regions 1 and 2 County Health Departments. Hep C Steering Committee. Region 1 Health Directors Meeting, Sylva, NC, 10/10/19.

Lugo B., Harless C., Ostrach B. Western North Carolina HCV & HIV Screening, Testing, and Perceptions of Risk: Regions 1 and 2 County Health Departments. Region 1 Hep C Steering Committee, Community Cares of North Carolina, Asheville, NC, 8/14/19.

Dey S, Tak CR, Munger MA. “Understanding student stress in colleges of pharmacy.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Conference. July 2019. Chicago, IL.

Seamon G, Burke A, Tak CR, Lenel A, Marciniak M, Scott M. Pharmacist-prescribed hormonal contraception: Gauging pharmacist interest, attitudes, and knowledge in North Carolina. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Conference. July 2019. Chicago, IL.

KC Thomas, I Annis, J Dykstra Steinbrenner, N Kahn. State Marketplace Insurance Plan Features and Family- and Plan-Paid Expenditures for Children with Mental Health Conditions in the USA, a presentation at the meeting of the International Health Economics Association meeting, July 15, 2019.

AR Ellis, K Howard, KC Thomas, EW de Bekker-Grob, M Ryan, E Lancsar, JM Rose. Examination of the number of Halton draws required for valid estimation of random parameters in mixed-logit models of data from discrete choice experiments, a presentation at the meeting of the International Health Economics Association meeting, July 15, 2019.

AR Ellis, K Howard, KC Thomas, EW de Bekker-Grob, M Ryan, E Lancsar, JM Rose. Examination of the number of Halton draws required for valid estimation of random parameters in mixed-logit models of data from discrete choice experiments, a presentation at the meeting of the International Association of Health Preference Research, July 14, 2019.

Cariveau DR, Fay AE, Fagan E, Wilson CG. Naloxone coprescribing in primary care. 2019 Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit. 2019 June; Raleigh, NC, USA.

Tak CR, Ostrach B, Fromewick J, Foley K, Thomas KC. “Medicaid Acceptance among Substance Use Treatment Facilities: The Effect of Medicaid Expansion and Other Facility Characteristics in a Retrospective Observational Study.” AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. June 2019. Washington, D.C.

Thomas KC, Ellis AR, Annis I, Adams LB, Lightfoot T, Perryman T, Wheeley M, Sikich L, Morrissey JP. Parent Activation and Child Mental Health Service Use in African American Families in a Large Observational Study, a presentation at the annual meeting of AcademyHealth, June 1, 2019.

Wu B, Annis I, Kurth N, Hall JP, Thomas KC. Inadequate Provider Networks and Unmet Need for Health Services and Employment among People with Disabilities: A National Observational Study, a presentation at the annual meeting of AcademyHealth, June 1, 2019.

Baur, A., Driscoll, K.; Littlefield, K.; Thomas, K.; Carpenter, D.; Fromewick, J. School Nurses as Research Leaders. National Association of School Nurses 51st Annual Conference, June 2019, Denver, CO.

Macdonald, B.; Russell, A.; Kimmel, S.; Fromewick, J.; Foley, K. Family Physicians’ Scope of Practice in WNC. Society in Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) 52st Annual Spring Conference, May 2019, Toronto.

Knoll, H.; Fromewick, J.; Squires, A. Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Pilot in a Residency Clinic. Society in Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) 52st Annual Spring Conference, May 2019, Toronto.

Curran D, Kaderli B. Teaching Community Medicine to Achieve Competence and Retention for Rural Practice. Lecture Discussion presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 May 1; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Lorenz K, Gannon M, Ramage M, Coulson CC, Wilson C, Galvin SL. 321: Psychotropic medications do not appear to increase NAS risk in women on MAT. Poster presented at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Nguyen H.  Evaluation of a proton pump inhibitor deprescribing process in community-dwelling older adults.  Presentation at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Stillings H, Stigleman S, Hulkower S.  Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN) Clinical Inquiries (CI) Publication: Team and Evidence-based Scholarly Activity for Residents. Presentation at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Woodward R, Cheng T.  What happy physicians have in common. Presentation at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Wright Z, Jackson T, Antono B, Salter AS.  Outcomes of the EITC program at MAHEC for the 2018 tax season. Poster presented at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Ostrout, T. & Hughes, P. “Coddled or Abused? Generational Differences in Adverse Childhood Experiences.” May 2019. Poster presentation at the 31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.

White-Gibson, L., Harless, C., Hodge, B., & Gilmer, B. “Rural Fellowships: A Key Driver of the Rural Teaching Center Model.” May 2019. Poster presentation at National Rural Health Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Antono B, Jackson T, Smith E, Grandy R, Stigleman S, Hulkower S.  Direct-acting antiviral therapy of hepatitis C is effective among active IV drug users:  a literature review.  Poster presented at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Farrar M, Seamon G, Lugo B, Hughes P, Carrington A.  Pharmacist-led phone call initiative targeting HbA1c levels in patients with uncontrolled diabetes.  Poster presented at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Hipkins B, Alexander S, Foley K.  Evaluation of family medicine residents’ board scores after implementation of a longitudinal integrated curriculum (LIC).  Poster presented at 26th Annual MAHEC Research Day, May 8, 2019, Asheville, NC.

Taylor R, Hoffman MR, Large TM, Shulman K, Gosnell J, Smith T. Multifocal infarctions with potential for full recovery. Presented at the American Association of Neurology Annual Meeting, May 2019. Philadelphia, PA.

Kaderli B, Baer M, Gilmore A, Brein T.  The Black Bag: Creating a Platform to Collaborate in the Development of Video Curriculum. Lecture Discussion presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 30; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Beasley E. Saving Prometheus: Hepatitis C Treatment in a Teaching Health Center. Lecture Discussion presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 29; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Graham T, Tuggy M, Lautenschlaeger, N. No Standardizing Resident Education: Utilizing the Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Resource. Seminar presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 29; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hodge B, Kaderli B, and Gilmer B.  Going Where There are No Roads: Promoting Equity through Rural Curricular Redesign.  Lecture Discussion presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 29; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gilmore A. No Strings Attached: Addressing Unintended Pregnancy in NC with Immediate Postpartum Contraception Training in Residency.  Resident Research Works in Progress presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 28; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Lautenschlaeger N, Gilmore A, Powell R, Morrow C, Shaker H, Sachs V.  Show Me the Money – Women and Salary Negotiation. Seminar presented at: 52nd Annual Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2019 April 28; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mastriani K, Lafitte E, Schurr M. Creating a Morbidity and Mortality Conference in a Previously Non-Academic Hospital: a Two-Year Evolution. Presented at Surgical Education Week of the Association for Surgical Education. April 2019. Chicago, IL.

O’Neill, AM & Yancey KH.  A Unique Case of a Ventral Incisional Hernia Following Mesh Disruption during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons National Conference. April 2019. Baltimore, MD.

Thomas KC, Shartzer A, Kurth NK, McDermott K, Kemp M, Hall JP. State Insurance Policy, Employment Outcomes, and Implications for People with Mental Health Conditions, a presentation at the Fourteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry: The Value of Mental Health Services, March 29-31, 2019.

Ostrout, T. & Hughes, P. “No Rest for the Weary: The Link between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Peer Victimization.” Oral presentation at the University of North Carolina Charlotte Graduate Symposium. March 2019. Charlotte, NC.

Munger MA, Tak CR, Feehan M. “Consumer satisfaction with, and advocacy for, their community pharmacies: analysis of a US nationwide survey.” American Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting & Exposition. March 2019. Seattle, WA.

Burke A, Seamon G, Tak CR, Lenel A, Scott M, Marciniak M. “Pharmacist-prescribed hormonal contraception: Gauging pharmacist interest, attitudes, and knowledge in North Carolina Community Pharmacies.” American Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting & Exposition. March 2019. Seattle, WA.

Harless, C. “Ethical Social Work and the LGBTQ Community”. Oral presentation at National Association of Social Workers – North Carolina Chapter’s Annual Ethics Conference. March 2019. Raleigh, NC.

Ramage M, Gannon M, Guran L, Galvin SL, Warren J. Multidisciplinary Approach to Perinatal Care for Patients with Opiate Use Disorder. Interactive Small Group Session presented at the annual meeting of CREOG & APGO. March 2019; New Orleans, LA.

Leiner C, Ostrach B, Ramage M, Mullins N. Addressing patient fears in perinatal substance use treatment. Abstract presented at the annual meeting of CREOG & APGO. March 2019; New Orleans, LA.

Harless, C. & Murphy-Nugen, A. “Promoting Affirming and Equitable Access to Transgender Health Care in Southern Appalachia.”. Poster session at Transgender Health and Wellness Conference. March 2019. Winston-Salem, NC.

Vaughan A. “Grade 4 Kidney Laceration in a H.S. Football Player.” Presented by Trayvon Simmons Western Carolina University Athletic Training Student. NCATA Spring Symposium March 2019. Concord, NC.

Carpenter D.M., Mosley S.L., Dhamanaskar A.K., Gallegos K.L., Shepherd G., Roberts C.A. Community pharmacists’ barriers to teaching naloxone administration. Poster presented at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition. March 2019. Seattle, WA.

Carpenter D.M., Lavigne J.E., Colmenares E.W., Falbo K., Mosley S. Community pharmacy staff interactions with patients who have risk factors or warning signs of suicide. Poster presented at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition. March 2019. Seattle, WA.

Vaughan A. “There’s No Eye in Team.” Presented by Gracyn Haskins Western Carolina University Athletic Training Student. NCATA Spring Symposium. March 2019. Concord, NC.

Della Valle P, Wong T, Galvin SL, Hetzel D. Regional impact analysis projecting personalized-medicine guided systemic adjuvant therapy: implications for use of the multigene assay and applying recent results of the TAILORx Trial in our 19-county region. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference. March 7-9, 2019; Miami, FL.

Duverseau MO, Suma D, Galvin SL, Conquest AM, Schurr M. Severely Injured Trauma Patients Can Be Managed On a General Care Ward. Presented at the Association for Academic Surgery Annual Academic Surgical Conference. February 2019. Houston, TX

Schurr, MJ. Perspectives of an ‘Academic’ Level II Program. Presented at the Southeastern Surgical Conference, February 2019. Charlotte, NC.

Soltis-Jarrett V, Annis A, Sharpe L, Gallagher S, Thomas KC. Nurse practitioner-led interprofessional healthcare: Model and early impacts, a presentation at the annual meeting of the National Academies of Practice, February 15, 2019.

Morris, RE & Schurr MJ. Colonic Hemorrhage Associated with Splenic Vein Thrombosis. Presented at the Southeastern Surgical Conference, February 2019. Charlotte, NC.

Waterman Manning, SJ & Schurr, MJ. The use of Microlyte AG Bioresorbable Wound Matrix as a Surgical Implant to Prevent Postoperative Surgical Site Infection Presented at the Southeastern Surgical Conference, February 2019. Charlotte, NC.

Frayne D. Stories from the Field: Preconception Healthcare Screening in Practice. Preconception CoIIN Meeting. January 17-18, 2019; Atlanta, GA.

Henretta JP, Wagner MA, Kirby LB, Douglas MG, MacMillan DJ, Duverseau MO Williamson WK. Balloon-Assisted Remote External Iliac Artery Endarterectomy - A Safe and Durable Technique for the Treatment of Iliac Artery Occlusive Disease. Presented at the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting. January 2019. Boca Raton, FL.

Morris A. How to Perform: Gomco Circumcision. American Academy of Family Physicians. Peer-Reviewed Video Curriculum; 2019. youtube.com/watch?v=uAsfa1sqiLY

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