Scholarly Work

The following list identifies some of the published articles and scholarly presentations by our fellows:

Brown, C,  Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Pushing the needle: tPA for wake up strokes, or beyond 4.5 hours after ischemic stroke symptom onset, may improve function at 90 days.   EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 11, N Engl J Med 2019 May 9;380(19):1795 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence)

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Canagliflozin for renal protection: Not the next ACE inhibitor.EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 9.   (N Engl J Med 2019 Apr 14 early online) (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence)

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Forty to Fifty shades of grey: ACP guidance statement highlights the harms of screening mammography among average-risk woman aged 40-49. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 8  Ann Intern Med 2019 Apr 9.

Brown C* and DeGeorge K.  There’s An App for That! How to Design and Implement a Smartphone Application in a Family Medicine Residency. Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference. Toronto, Canada. April 2019.

Brown, C,  Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K, * Once again, MMR vaccination does not increase risk of autism, even among high -risk children, EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 12,  Ann Intern Med 2019 Mar 5.

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Expert opinion and low-quality evidence still drive many strong recommendations in cardiology. JAMA. 2019 Mar 19;321(11):1069.

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Hold the knife: TAVR reduces the composite of death, stroke, and rehospitalization compared to open surgery even among low-risk patients with severe symptomatic AS. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 7, N Engl J Med 2019 Mar 17 (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence).

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. When what should work doesn’t: Routine lymphadenectomy does not improve overall survival in advanced ovarian cancer. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 6,  N Engl J Med 2019 Feb 28;380(9):822 (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence).

Brown C, and DeGeorge K*. Ten Points About Cholesterol Management to Discuss with Your Patients, EBSCO Health, February 18, 2019.

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Targeting the brain: Lower blood pressure targets may not reduce dementia. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 5, JAMA 2019 Feb 12;321(6):553 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. For patients with bone and joint infections, consider oral instead of intravenous antibiotics. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 4, N Engl J Med 2019 Jan 31;380(5);425 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Dalrymple, S, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. A breath of fresh air for e-cigarettes?  For smokers highly motivated to quit, e-cigarettes might be a more effective option than traditional NRT. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 3, N Engl J Med 2019 Jan 30 early online (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Patching things up:  Make hormone replacement therapy a little safer, EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 2,BMJ 2019 Jan 9;364:k4810 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Pace, EJ, Brown C, DeGeorge K*. Neonatal hyperbilirubinema:  An Evidence-based approach. The Journal of Family Practice, January 2019.

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. For postmenopausal women with osteopenia, zoledronate infusion every 1.5 years reduces the risk of fragility fracture and symptomatic fracture. EBM Focus – Volume 14, Issue 1,  N Engl J Med 2018 Dec 20;379(25):2407 (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence).

Dalrymple, S, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Oral immunotherapy may make the world a safer place for children highly allergic to peanuts, if they can tolerate the treatment protocol. EBM Focus – Volume 13, Issue 42,  N Engl J Med. 2018 Nov 22 (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence).

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Press Rewind:  The 2018 AHA guidelines bring back LD targets, frequent monitoring , and non-statin therapies. EBM Focus – Volume 13, Issue 41, J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Nov 8 early online.

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. Once weekly injectable albiglutide reduces major cardiovascular events in type II diabetics with known cardiovascular disease. Dynamed EBM Focus, November 2018, online edition.

Brown C* and DeGeorge KEvidently: A Mobile App for an Evidence-based Medicine Curriculum. Family Medicine Education Consortium. Rye Brook, New York. November 2018.

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. The CHIP criteria appears to be a valid tool for reducing unnecessary head CT scans in patients with mild head trauma. Dynamed EBM Focus, October 2018, online edition.

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Standard does of apixaban fpr patients with ESRD and atrial fibrillation appears better than warfarin or reduced dose apixaban. EBM Focus – Volume 13, Issue 38, Circulation. 2018 Oct 9;138(15):1519 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Brown, C, Ehrlich, A, and DeGeorge, K*. Physical Therapy as initial therapy for patients with meniscal tears may allow patients to avoid surgery. EBM Focus – Volume 13, Issue 35, JAMA. 2018 Oct 2;320(13):1328 (level 2 [mid-level] evidence).

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. Aspirin for primary prevention does not reduce vascular events in adults aged ≥ 70 years and may increase rates of death and major bleeding. Dynamed EBM Focus, October 2018, online edition.

Polineni D, Piccorelli AV, Hannah WB, Dalrymple SN, Pace RG, Durie PR, Ling SC, Knowles MR, Stonebraker JR.  Analysis of a large cohort of cystic fibrosis patients with severe liver disease indicates lung function decline does not significantly differ from that of the general cystic fibrosis population. Journal pone, October 2018

Ehrlick, A, Zandwill, M, DeGeorge, K, Brown, C, and Dalrymple, S*. Aspirin for primary prevention does not reduce vascular events in adults aged ≥ 70 years and may increase rates of death and major bleeding. EBM Focus – Volume 13, Issue 32,  N Engl J Med 2018 Sep 16 early online (level 1 [likely reliable] evidence).

Dalrymple, SN. Use of Coronary CT Angiography Associated with Reduced Nonfatal Myocardial Infarction in Adults with Chronic Stable Angina at 5 .  N Engl J Med 2018 Sept 6;379(10):924 (level 2-(mid-level] evidence). 

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. Could elective inductions at 39 weeks in low-risk nulliparous women help neonates ARRIVE more quickly and more safely? Dynamed EBM Focus, August 2018, online edition.

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. NPH has similarly low risk of clinically meaningful hypoglycemia as more expensive basal insulin analogs in patients with type II diabetes, and may be more effective for lowering HbA1c. Dynamed EBM Focus, August 2018, online edition.

Brown C, Ehrlich A, Zangwill M, Dalrymple S, and DeGeorge K*. Consider screening average-risk adults for colorectal cancer beginning at age 45. Dynamed EBM Focus, August 2018, online edition.

Dalrymple, SN. Dual Antiplatelet Therapy (DAPT) Immediately After Minor Ischemic Stroke or High-Risk TIA May Reduce Risk of Stroke but May Increase Nonfatal Non-Intracranial Hemorrhage Compared to Aspirin Alone.
N Engl J Med 2018 Jul 19;379(3):215 (level 2[mid-level] evidence)

Pace EJ, Somerville NJ, Enyioha C, Allen JP, Lemon LC, Allen CW. Effects of a Brief Psychosocial Intervention on Inpatient Satisfaction:  A Randomized Controlled Trial. Fam Med 2017 Oct;49(9):675-678

Hansen B, Dexamethasone May Reduce Sore Throat Symptoms in Adults at 48 Hours(POEM) AM Fam Phys, 2017 Aug 15;260-262(96) No 4

Jaganathan GK, Dalrymple SN*. Inconclusive Predictions and Contradictions: A Lack of Consensus on Seed Germination Response to Climate Chang at High Altitude and High Latitude. J of Botany 2016 Mar.

Kent JB, Statuta SM, Greer KE, MacKnight JM. Watersport Hands, Sports Health. 2014 Jul;6(4):360-2

Solari IL, Pelletier S, Tanabe K, Stayer S. Weight Advisor MD – A Weight Loss Counseling Tool : Content and Thematic Analysis of Users in the Clinical Environment. Presented at: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Meeting; May 2012.

Solari, IL, MacKnight J, Seto C. Red Eye. Poster: AMSSM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May 2012.

Solari IL, In Physically Active Adults With Normal Bone Health, Does Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation Lead to Fewer Stress Fractures Compared With Placebo? Research Project for Epidemiology and Community Health fellowship course, May 2012.

Panchal AS, Hauck FR. Caring for Refugee Populations: A Model for Family Medicine Resident Education. Special Topic Breakfast presented at: 42nd Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 1, 2009; Denver, CO.

Panchal AS, Gazewood JD, Reed SW. Making It All “Click”: Use of Audience Response Systems In Resident Education. Lecture-discussion presented at: 42nd Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 1, 2009; Denver, CO.

Sawin GLCooley AA, Waters DB, Lockman AR, Franko JP. Group visit curriculum: How to teach and establish group visits in your residency program. Special topic breakfast presented at: 40th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 27, 2007; Chicago, IL.

Saririan S, Hauck FR. New recommendations to reduce the risk of SIDS: What should we advise parents? (editorial) Am Fam Physician 2006;74:1839.

Slawson DC, Saririan S. Early initiation of statins does not improve ACS outcomes (POEM). Am Fam Physician2006;74:824,827.

Zimmermann JA. Milk intake correlates with increased risk of acne in women (POEM). BMJ 2005;330(7505):1398.

McCarter DC, Lockman AR, Ham PS. Leading when you are not in charge. Seminar presented at: 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 3, 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Solari IL, Diduch K, Seto C. Palpitations in a College Athlete. Poster: AMSSM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May 2012.

Slawson DC, Reed SW. Finding high-quality review articles. Am Fam Physician 2009;79(10):875-77.

Seto CK, Pendleton ME. Preparticipation cardiovascular screening in young athletes: Current guidelines and dilemmas. Curr Sports Med Rep 2009;8(2):59-64.

Lutterbie ML, McCarter DF. Cerumen impaction. Geriatrics and Aging 2008;11(6):342-346.

Carricaburu SL, Oliver MN, Slawson DC. Group Visits: Evidence-Based Answers to Common Questions. Peer in-progress session presented at: 41st Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 3, 2008; Baltimore, MD.

Reed SW, Pollart SM, Rollins LK. Audience Response Systems: When Do Learner Retention Rates Decline and Which Students Benefit the Most? Peer in-progress session presented at: 41st Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 1, 2008; Baltimore, MD.

Reed SW, Rollins LK, Pollart SM. Audience response systems (ARS): Do introverts prefer ARS more than extroverts and does ARS technology improve retention rates? Scholastic poster presented at: UVA School of Medicine Academy of Distinuished Educators’ Annual Medical Education Research Poster Symposium; February 18-22, 2008; Charlottesville, VA.

O’Connor NRMcLaughlin MR, Ham PS. Newborn skin: part I. Common rashes. Am Fam Physician 2008;77:47-52.

McLaughlin MRO’Connor NR, Ham PS. Newborn skin: part II. Birthmarks. Am Fam Physician 2008;77:56-60.

Cooley AA. Trans fat. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2007; Clinical Update 338.

O’Connor NR, Mounsey AL. Forging connections between third- and fourth-year students and family medicine departments. Special topic breakfast presented at: 40th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 27, 2007; Chicago, IL.

Ham PS, McCarter DF, O’Connor NR. Does your organization have an auto-immune disorder? Overcoming immunity to change and transformation. Scholastic poster presented at: 40th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 26-27, 2007; Chicago, IL.

McLaughlin MR, Hauck FR. Development of a resident resource for evidence-based recommendations in maternity care. Scholastic poster presented at: 40th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 26-27, 2007; Chicago, IL.

Slawson DC, Ali U. Light therapy vs. fluoxetine for treatment of SAD (POEM). Am Fam Physician 2006;74:831-832.

Ali U. Caring for children and adolescents. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2006; Clinical Update 326.

Mounsey AL, Wilgus A, Slawson DC. Diagnosis and management of endometriosis. Am Fam Physician 2006;74:594-600,601-602.

Slawson DC, Saririan S. 100% humidity no better than blow-by for croup (POEM). Am Fam Physician 2006;74:157.

Sawin GL, Waters DB, Ham PS, Carricaburu S. Implementing group visits to improve diabetic care. PEER session presented at: 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 27, 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Saririan S, Hauck FR. An introduction to naturopathic medicine. Special topic breakfast presented at: 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 28, 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Ali UM, Strayer SM. An intervention for teaching smoking cessation counseling to medical students. Scholastic poster presented at: 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; April 28-29, 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Sawin G. Treatments for respiratory tract infections. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2005; Clinical Update 318.

Mounsey AL, Matthew LG, Slawson DC. Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia: prevention and management. Am Fam Physician 2005;72:1075-1080,1082.

Wilgus AM. Coding and documentation guidelines: why and how do we teach them to residents. PEER session presented at: 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 3, 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Martin JM. Family medicine in Nepal. Special topic breakfast presented at: 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 2, 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Zimmermann JA. Information Mastery practicum. Lecture-discussion presented at: 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 1, 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Zimmermann JA. Osteomyelitis. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2005; Clinical Update 308.

Ham PS, Waters DB, Oliver MN. Treatment of panic disorder. Am Fam Physician 2005;71:733-739,740.

Mounsey AL, Ham PS. Teaching a cost-effective, evidence-based approach to over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Scholastic poster presented at: 37th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 12-16, 2004; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Ham PS. Preparing interns to be senior residents. Scholastic poster presented at: 37th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May 12-16, 2004; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Matthew LG. Menopausal symptoms. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2004; Clinical Update 298.

Ham PS. Stillbirth. AAFP Home Study Self-Assessment Clinical Update Series 2003; Clinical Update 292.