April 03, 2013

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Professional Notes: Summer 2013

JUNE

BIDISHA CHAKRABARTY, PH.D. (Finance), ANANTH SEETHARAMAN, PH.D., (Accounting) and WEIMIN WANG, PH.D. (Accounting) had their paper, "Institutional Versus Retail Trades Following Financial Restatements: The Effect of Sarbanesoxley," has been conditionally accepted for publication in Research in Accounting Regulation.

PREETI DALAWARI, M.D. (Emergency Medicine) was identified as one of MedEdPORTAL Publications top 20 outstanding peer reviewers for the 2012-2013 year.

JULY

UTHAYASHANKER EZEKIEL (Clinical Laboratory Science) was awarded a $5,000 grant for the 2013-14 year from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science for the grant titled "Effect of Bacteriophages on Biofilm-forming Bacteria."

AMANDA REED (Clinical Laboratory Science), along with co-investigators DONNA DUBERG (Clinical Laboratory Science) and MONA HEBERT (Clinical Laboratory Science) were awarded the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning 2013 Try It! Summer Mini-Grant for the 2013-14 year.

FRANK WANG, PH.D. (Accounting) and ANANTH SEETHARAMAN PH.D. (Accounting) had their paper conditionally accepted for publication in Accounting Horizons. The paper is titled "The Effects of Audit Committee Accounting Expertise on Non-GAAP Earnings Exclusions."

AUGUST

RAUL ARTAL, M.D. (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health) became editor of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care, which is published by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as one of the leading references for the specialty, on Aug. 15.

ELLEN BURKEMPER, PH.D. (Social Work) has been appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon to the State Committee for Social Workers. The State Committee for Social Workers protects Missourians through the licensing of licensed clinical social workers and baccalaureate social workers, assesses their competence to practice and investigates all complaints against its licensees.

DONNA DUBERG (Clinical Laboratory Science) was the recipient of the 2013 ASCP Regional Member Award for the South Central Region.

GEORGE GROSSBERG, M.D. (Psychiatry) presented a lecture on advances in geriatric psychopharmacology at the American Psychiatric Association's conference in May.

MORRIS KALLINY, PH.D. (Marketing) and Birton Cowden wrote "The Role of Culture in Developing Disruptive Innovations in Domestic Firms. Cultural and Technological Influences on Global Business."

OSCAR LÓPEZ, PH.D. (Spanish) has published 25 aforemas in the book Alfabetos Poéticos edited by the Pen International Colombia and published by Caza de Libros, Bogotá, Colombia, 2013: 63-66.

KARA MCBRIDE, PH.D. (Spanish) presented "New Language, New Way of Thinking? How Believing So Can Enhance Second Language Acquisition" as an invited talk at the Centre d'Ensenyament Superior Alberta Giménez on June 13 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

EVELYN MEYER, PH.D. (German) presented a paper, "Words to the (Un)Wise: Herzeloyde's Mentorship of Sigune" and chaired a session, "Medieval German Narrative Literature II: Questions of Origin, Justice, Interest," at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich. Meyer also co-organized five sessions: "In Memory of Ulrich Müller I: Fluid Texts and Literary Traditions in Medieval Germany"; "Medieval German Narrative Literature I: Games, Wagers, Pursuits"; "Medieval German Narrative Literature II: Questions of Origin, Justice, Interest"; "In Memory of Ulrich Müller II: Words to the Wise: Wisdom, Mentorship, and Friendship in Medieval German Literature"; and "New Books Roundtable: Karina Marie Ash, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München, introduces her book Conflicting Femininities in Medieval German Literature."

Meyer was elected secretary-treasurer of the International Arthurian Society-North American Branch beginning August 2013.

ALLISON MILLER, PH.D. (Biology) participated in an expert workshop on Perennial Crops for Food Security hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Rome Aug. 28-30. Together with Briana Gross (University of Minnesota, Duluth), she presented a talk titled "From Field to Table: Perspectives and Potential for Perennial Fruit Domestication."

DAN NICKOLAI (French) presented "Criterion-Referenced Language Assessments" at the International Association of Language Learning Technology (IALLT) conference on June 15 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

JOHN ZHAO, PH.D. (International Business) presented a paper titled "The Boundary Conditions of Relational Governance" at a competitive session of Academy of International Business annual conference July 4-6 in Turkey. He also presented a paper, co-authored with Jieqiong Ma, a first-year doctoral student, titled "The Impacts of Institutional Imprint on Inward Internationalization: An Empirical Evidence of Chinese Private Enterprises."

Zhao was also appointed to serve on the editorial board of Management International Review, a top journal in international business research.

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