Publications & Presentations

"Leprosy and Streptocerciasis: Observations on - August 1997

Dissociation of Pruritus and Pain"
Preceptor: Wayne M. Meyers, MD, PhD
Chief Mycobacteriology, Division of Microbiology
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Oral presentation: HUCM Student Research Seminar

"Anencephalic Neonates: The Ethics of Organ Recovery" - October 1997

Preceptor: Gary Dennis, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery; Howard University Hospital
Poster and Oral Presentation:
National Medical Association Convention, Neurosurgery Division - August 1997
Oral presentation: Walter Reed Neurosurgery Grand Rounds - September 1997
Oral presentation: HUCM Student Research Seminar - October 1997

"Tuberin, Hamartin, Neurofibromin and Merlin Protein

Perpetuators of Tumorigenesis"
Co-Author: James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD
Poster Presentation - September 2001
Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego,CA
Oral Presentation - September 2002
University of Maryland Grand Rounds
Baltimore, Maryland

"The Merits of Laparotomy for Treatment of Intractably Elevated-February 2002

Hypertension: Presentation of Four Patients"
Co-Author: B. Aarabi, MD
Oral Presentation
Neurotrauma and Sports Medicine Review
Orlando, Florida

"The Need for and Design of a Standardized Neurosurgical - September 2002

Database and Software Program"
Co-Author: Ross Moquin, MD
Poster Presentation
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Innovative Graphic User Interface Mapping Within Spine Clinic - March 2004

Electronic Medical Record and Clinical Databases."
Co-Authors: Ross R. Moquin MD, Andrea Adams, Khoa Nguyen, David Clifford,
Beverly C. Walters MD
Poster Presentation
AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il

"Neurosurgery Clinic Patient Care Database." - November 2003

Co-Authors: Ross R. Moquin MD, Andrea Adams, Khoa Nguyen
Poster Presentation
"Digital Biology: The Emerging Paradigm" Symposium at NIH
Bethesda, Maryland

"Peripheral Nerve Injury: The Operation Iraqi Freedom - April 2004

Experience at Walter Reed Army Medical Center"
Co-Authors: Jonathan Gilhooly MD, Neal Naff MD,
Gerald Farber MD, William Campbell MD
Poster Presentation
AANS Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve
Orlando, Florida

"The use of hypertonic saline (HTS) to achieve - January 2005

hypernatremic therapy"
Grand Rounds: LeHigh Valley Hospital Surgery/Critical Care
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Critical Care Symposium-Tripler Army Medical Center - October 2007, 08
Honolulu, Hawaii

Neurosurgical Anticoagulation Protocol - January 2005

LeHigh Valley Hospital
Neurosurgery and Critical Care Service

University of Hawaii Career Night - February 2007, 08

Neurosurgery and Military Speaker
John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

"Clinical Practice Guideline on Treatment of Severe Head Injury" - February 2009

Authors: Greg Beilman, COL USA MC, CENTCOM JTTS Director, et al.,
OIF/OEF Distribution
Consultant/Neurosurgical Contributor
Balad, Iraq

"Initial Neurological Examination in Trauma" - March-June 2009

"Practical Management of Cranial Trauma in Iraq
for Facilities Without a Neurosurgeon"
"Spine Injury"
Iraqi Education Symposium
Balad, Iraq
Author and Presenter

Protocol: "Evaluation of Mortality Risk Factors in Combat Brain Injured"

Study Number: MNC-IRAQ 08-028
Balad, Iraq
Associate Investigator
Principal Investigator: Joseph DuBose, MAJ USAF MC

Lecture: "Hypertonic Saline" - August 2010

Practice and Protocol
NW Permanente Grand Rounds
Portland, OR
Protocol Author

Lecture: "Endoscopically Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery" - October 2010

OHSU Grand Rounds
Portland, OR