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2016

Bidaisee, S. (2016), Global Learning: A One World One Health Perspective. NAFSA, 2016 Meeting, Denver, USA.

Bidaisee, S. (2016). 2nd International Health Care Management Conference, Kings College, PA, USA, October 11 - 14, 2016

Bidaisee, S. (2016). One Health One Medicine: A Global Health Approach. Chitkara University, Global Week, October 17th to 21st, 2016, Chandigarh, India

Bidaisee, S. (2016). Research and Statistics: Just like a Bikini! Presented at the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association. Trinidad, November 24, 2016.

Bidaisee, S. (2016). Research and Statistics: Just like a Bikini! Presented at the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association. Trinidad, November 24, 2016.

Bidaisee, S., Macpherson, C. (2016). Effectiveness of Stray Dog Control and Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Global Health: A One Health Approach from Grenada. 4th International One Health Congress, 3rd to 7th December, 2016, Melbourne, Australia

Bidaisee, S., Modica, J., Swope, J. (2016). Achieving Five Times the Retention in MOOCs.. Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH) 2016 Annual Meeting. Arlington, Virginia, March 20th to 22nd, 2016.

Bidaisee, S., Myles, D., Philipe, J., Macpherson, C. (2016). Post Disaster Community Health Assessment: Case of Onaville, Haiti. Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association, Medical Research Conference. July 24th, 2016, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Busch S., Bidaisee S., Hegamin-Younger C., Macpherson C.N.L. Exploring Exposure and Symptomic Differences of Chikungunya Virus in the Adult Population in Grenada.  61st Annual CARPHA Health Research Conference, June 21st – 26th 2016, Turks and Caicos Islands.

Heath, C.J., Lowther, J., Noël, T.P., Mark-George, I., Boothroyd, D.B., Mitchell, G., MacPherson, C., LaBeaud, A.D. (2016). Characterization of risk factors for chronic chikungunya disease, in Grenada, West Indies.  Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Atlanta, USA, 13-17 November.

Heath, C.J., Lowther, J., Noël, T.P., Mark-George, I., Boothroyd, D.B., Mitchell, G., MacPherson, C., LaBeaud, A.D. (2016). Characterization of risk factors for chronic chikungunya disease, in Grenada, West Indies.  Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Atlanta, USA, 13-17 November.

Heath, C.J.,  Noël, T.P.,  Waechter, R., Lowther, J., Macpherson, C., & LaBeaud, A.D. (2016). Characterization of immune factors of chronic Chikungunya disease in Grenada, West Indies. Annals of Global Health 82(3):422.

Hudson, A., Wekerle, C., Ellenbogen, S. Goldstein, A., Waechter, R., & Stewart, S. (2016). Dynamics and Outcomes of Child Sexual Abuse: Explaining links between Childhood Sexual Abuse and Problem Drinking in Adolescent Girls and Boys. Symposium presented at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Congress: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. August 2, 2016.

Ince, D., Baldeo, R., Harvey, O., Adams, D., Kotelnikova, S., Sealy, H., Morrall, C., Waechter, R.,

Farmer, K., Matthew, M., & Enoe, J. (2016). An Integrated Approach to Water Quality Management in Marine Protected Areas. Presented at the 69th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Kabuusu, R. (2016). American Public Health Association 2016, USA, October 29-November 2, 2016

Lambert M.A. and Macpherson C.N.L.  Towards a More Efficient and Safer Global Flow of Well-Trained Medical Doctors.  The Association for Medical Education in Eu(AMEE)Conference, August  27th – 31st 2016, Barcelona.

Landon, B. & Waechter, R. (2016). Reducing Corporal Punishment with Saving Brains Grenada. Presented at the International Congress on Psychology: Yokohama, Japan, July 23-29, 2016.

Landon, B., & Waechter, R. (2016). Saving Brains Grenada: Corporal Punishment & Family

Violence, Neurodevelopment, Conscious Discipline. Presented at Caribbean regional Conference on Psychology: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.

Lantz, M., Bidaisee, S. (2016). The effects of pet ownership on academic achievement among veterinary students at St. George’s University. Merial-NIH Symposium, July 28-31, 2016, Columbus, OH.

Macpherson C.N.L. Role of Ultrasound in the epidemiology of infectious diseases.  Pavia University: Short course on ultrasound in the tropics: course for physicians and veterinarians. Approved and recognized by WHO. 4 lecture hours, February 2nd-7th, 2016.

Macpherson C.N.L., Lambert M.A. Global accreditation is the path to the safe global movement of medical practitioners.  The 12th International Conference on MedicalRegulation (IAMRA), September 20th – 23rd 2016, Melbourne, Australia. 

Macpherson, C. (2016). Ethics consultation on Zika, PAHO, Washington, DC, April 4-7, 2016

Macpherson, C., Dawson, A., Jamrozik, E., and Jennings, B. (2016). How Climate Change Compounds Social Injustice, 13th World Congress of Bioethics (IAB), 13th to 17th June, 2016

Morrall, C. (2016). Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Meeting, Cayman Islands, November 7-11, 2016

Myles O., Bidaisee S., Philippe J., Meltzer V., Macpherson C.N.L., A Community and Environmental Health Assessment of Onaville Haiti.  61st Annual CARPHA Health Research Conference, June 21st – 26th, 2016, Turks and Caicos Islands.

Scribner, R., Radix, R., Noël, T., Andal, R., Andal, N., Radix, C., Frank, R., Benjamin, J., James, J., Benjamin, R., Waechter, R., Leonardi, C., & Sothern, M. (2016). Absent Generational Effect of Adolescent Obesity in a Middle Income Country with High Rates of Adult Obesity. Presented at the Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana. October 31-November 4, 2016

Solomon, N. (2016). 17th Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology, New York City, May 13-14.

Solomon, N., Zeyhle, E., Kachani, M., Macpherson, C.N. (2016).  Observations on the natural history of cystic echinococcosis in untreated and albendazole-treated patients, American Society of Tropical Medicine, November 13-17, 2016. Atlanta, Georgia USA

Waechter, R. (2016). The Role of Learning Institutions and Academia in Health Equity and Social

Determinants of Health. Presented at the World Health Organization Technical Meeting on Action Across Sectors and Health in All Policies: Geneva, Switzerland.

Waechter, R., Landon, B., Cyrus, D., Brathwaite, S., Orlando, L., Martin, T. & Charles, V. (2016).

A Community-based Conscious Discipline Program to reduce Corporal Punishment in the Caribbean. Presented at the Grand Challenges 2016 Meeting: London, UK.

Waechter, R., Landon, B., & Bailey, B. (2016). Conscious Discipline and Saving Brains Grenada. Global Summit on Childhood: Creating a Better World for Children and Youth through Sustainability, Social Innovation, and Synergy, Costa Rica, March 31 - April 3, 2016

2015

Bidaisee, S. (2015). 3rd International Conference on Global Health, held at Colombo, Sri Lanka. December 10 - 11, 2015

Charles, R. (2015). Academy of International Business, Southeast USA Chapter Annual Meeting: International Trade, Supply Chains, and Emerging Markets, held in USA. November 12 - 14, 2015

Compton, S., Forde, M. (2015). Assessment of Grenadian coastal recreational water quality. West Indian Medical Journal, Supplement, Vol. 64 (Suppl 2) 1-107, June 2015. ISSN 0043-3144 WIMJAD.

Fakoya, F. (2015). 55th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society, held in Canada. June 27 - July 1, 2015

Farmer, K. (2015. American Society for Microbiology, held in USA. May 8-11, 2015

Forde, M. (2015). American Public Health Association (APHA) 143rd Annual Meeting and Expo, held in Chicago, IL, US. October 31 - November 4, 2015

Kotelnikova, S, John D, Joseph A, Mc Ewen A, Stanisclaus A, Smart W, Yasko T, Naraine R (2015). Genomic evidence for s-layer in extremely acidofilic archaeum ferroplasma acidarmanus fer1 fems. 2015 Federation of European Microbiology Society Conference, held in Netherlands. June 7-11

LaBeaud, A.D., Noel, T.P., Jungkind, D., Yearwood, K., Fields, P.J., Mitchell, G., Widjaja, S., Simmons, M., Noel, D., Bidaisee, S., Myers, T.E., Macpherson, C.N.L. (2015). Chikungunya Fever in the Caribbean: Clinical Findings From Grenada. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, October 25-29, 2015, Philadelphia, USA.

Lambert, M., (2015) Global Medical Education: Towards the Free and Safe Movement of Physicians. Association for Medical Education in Europe Annual Conference, September 5-9, 2015, Glasgow, UK.

Landon, B. & Waechter, R. (2015). The Saving Brains Grenada Project. Grand Challenges Canada Meeting. Beijing, China, October 2015. 

Macpherson CC (2015). Challenges in Public Health Policy and Governance: The Example of Caribbean Climate Change. CC Macpherson & M Akpinar-Elci. ASBH, Oct 22-25, 2015. Houston.

Macpherson, CNL (2015). Vector Bourne Diseases in the Caribbean: Research Directions and Funding Opportunities. Regional workshop to develop a network on surveillance and diagnosis of emerging vector-bourne diseases in the Caribbean. December 8th-11th, Trinidad

Martin, T, Waechter, R & Landon, B (2015). Saving Brains Grenada. Children: A Resource Most Precious Conference. August 2015. Perth, Western Australia.

McKain, S. (2015). 14th International Dengue Course, held in Cuba. August 10-21, 2015

McKain, S. (2015). ASTMH 64th Annual Meeting, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. October 25-29, 2015

Morrall, C. (2015). Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), held in Panama. November 9 - 14, 2015.

Radix, R., Andall, R., Andall, N., Radix, C., Frank, R., Benjamin, J., James, J., Benjamin, R., Noel, T.P., Leonardi, C., Chi, L., Sothern, M., Scribner, R. (2015). Overweight and obesity among Grenadian adolescents: Rual and urban differences in social determinants. Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Health Research Conference, June 25-27, Grenada.

Solomon, N. (2015). Short Course on Ultrasound in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, held in Italy. February 2 - 6

Waechter, R., Angus-Yamada, C., Ma, V., & Wekerle, C. (2015). The Ethics of Child Maltreatment Research: Assessing Trauma Symptoms and Study Impact. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 31st Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans, USA. November 5 - 7, 2015.

Waechter. R. (2015). The Role of Learning Institutions and Academia in Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health. Presented in Panel Format at the International Conference on Health Equity, Social Determinants, and Health in all Policies, held in Paramaribo, Suriname, October 2015.

2014

Oral Presentations

Charles, R.N., & Nardi, N. (2014). Are Necessity Based Entrepreneurs more motivated than Opportunity Based Entrepreneurs in developing economies? - The Dominican Republic and Grenada. Institute of Strategic and International Studies-ISIS And International Academy for Advancement of BusinessResearch-IAABR Conference, Miami Beach, FL, USA.

Charles, R.N., & Nardi, N. (2014). Brand Endorsement and COO: An exploration of the Value of Multicultural Celebrity Brand Endorsers. Academy of International Business Southeast USA 2014 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, USA.

Charles, R.N., (2014). The Cultural Parallax: An examination of the paradox that is national culture. Academy of International Business 2014 Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Herath, T.K., Bron, J.E., Ashby, A., Ferguson, H.W. et al. (2014). Experimental infection of salmonidalphavirus 1 in Atlantic salmon fry. Presented at the American Fisheries Society Aug.31- Sept. 4, 2014, Corvallis, USA.

Herath, T.K., Ferguson, H.W., Weidman, M., Bron, J.E., Thompson, K.D., Adams, A. & Richards, R.H. (2014). Pathogenesis of experimental salmonid alphavirus in vitro: an ultrastructural insight. Presented at the 9th International symposium on viruses of lower vertebrates. 1-4 October , 2014; Malaga, Spain.

Macpherson, C.C. (2014). Applying for Research Ethics Review. Presented at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Caribbean Grant Writing Workshop (CGWW). The Radisson Hotel, St Georges, Grenada 17-19 Sept 2014.

Macpherson, C.C. (2014). Establishing and Administering Research Ethics Committees (REC); Responsibilities of Hosts, Sponsors, Investigators, and RECs. Presented at BSEC Workshop. Universityof Technology, Kingston, Jamaica. 12 September 2014.

Macpherson, C.C. (2014). Health and development. Presented at the 12th World Congress of the IAB Symposium on Global Bioethics and Climate Change: Latin America and the Caribbean. Mexico City. 25-27 June 2014.

Macpherson, C.C. (2014). IRB reviewer checklists: Mock IRB. Presented at BSEC Workshop. Universityof Technology, Kingston, Jamaica. 12 September 2014 (presented as a summation of the workshop).

Macpherson, C.N.L. (2014). Role of ultrasound in the epidemiology of parasitic diseases. Short course on ultrasound and tropical medicine: Approved and recognised by WHO, Pavia University, Pavia, Italy.

Nardi, N., Fang, T., & Charles, R.N., (2014). Embracing and Managing Contradictions: How EmergingMarkets MNEs can use the Yin Yang Perspective as a strength to leverage and achieve Ambidexterity. Academy of International Business Southeast USA 2014 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, USA.

Sharma, R. N., Bhaiyat, M, I,, DeAllie, C., Chikweto, A., Tiwari, K., Dubey, J.P., Macpherson, C.N.L. (2014). Surveillance of Toxoplasma gondii in Grenada, West Indies. Platform presentation as lead paper at the Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist congress, held at Veterinary school, University of Gujarat, Anand India; 13-15th November, 2014.

Waechter, R., & Ma, V. (2014). Estimating the Social Priority of Addressing Violence Against Women. Presented at the 12th World Congress of Bioethics: Mexico City, Mexico.

Wekerle, C., Waechter, R., & The MAP Research Team (2014). Suicide-Related Behaviors Among Adolescents Involved with Child Protective Services (CPS): The Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways (MAP) Longitudinal Study. Presented atthe joint American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Joint Annual Meeting: Toronto, Canada.

2013

Presentations at International Conferences/Invited Plenary/ Workshops/Roundtables (26)

Anderson, R., Morrall, C., Jossart, J., Nimrod, S., Bolda, E., Musser, K., Berg, C., Balza, R. (2013). Marine Protected Area monitoring before and after implementation of management practices in the nearshore waters of Grenada, Eastern Caribbean. Presented by Bola and Musser at: The 36thAssociation of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean Scientific Meeting, Jamaica.

Bidaisee, S., Macpherson, C.C., Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Downturn in West Indian Cricket: A Consequence of Climate Change. Presented at the Bioethics Society of the English Speaking Caribbean (BSEC), Annual Meeting,  St.George’s,  Grenada.  

Bidaisee, S., Nakagawa, J., Prince, D., Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Touch Toe Test: Community Based Diabetes Prevention Initiative. Presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, USA.

Bidaisee, S., Radix, R., Beckord, B., Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Sexual and Reproductive Health Education: A
Case for Primary School Curriculum. Presented at the Caribbean Studies Association 38th Annual Conference, Grenada.

Bidaisee, S., Radix, R., Giganti, M., Akpinar-Elci, M., Elci, O.C. (2013). Review of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Grenada from 2000 to 2012. Presented at the Caribbean Studies Association 38th Annual Conference, Grenada.

Dookeeram, D., Sammy, I., Dookeeram, D., Bidaisee, S., Maharaj, S. (2013). Opportunities for Quality Program Improvement in Emergency Departments. Paper presented at Improvement in Health Care Quality and Delivery: Making a Difference (UWI St. Augustine); Trinidad and Tobago.

Ferguson, H. W. (2013). Platform Presentation:“Emerging  diseases  of  fish”  at  commonwealth  Scientific  and  
Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) at Geelong, Australia.

Ferguson, H. W. (2013). Platform Presentation:“Emerging diseases of fish   and   Gill   diseases”   at   the   Cairns  Conference , Queensland, Australia.

Forde, M., (2013). Prenatal exposures to bisphenol A (BPA) in 10 Caribbean countries, Presented at the 141st American Public Health Aassociation Annual meeting, Boston, USA.

Forde,   M.,   (2013).   What’s   in   your   baby?  Assessing prenatal exposures and potential health outcomes to persistent organic pollutants (POPs), pesticides, and heavy metals in 10 Caribbean countries. Presented at the 58Th Annual Caribbean Public Health Agency Scientific Conference, Barbados, West Indian Med J; 62 (Suppl. 2): 32.

Kabuusu, R.M., Stroup, D.F., Macpherson, C.N.L., Chriestmon, J., Alexander, R., Richards, C. (2013). Analysis of time trends for canine heartworm in Grenada and its risk factors based on veterinary clinical pathology database records between 2005 and 2009. Presented at the 58Th American association of Veterinary Parasitologists, Chicago, USA.

Krecek, R.C., Lee, E., Lucas, H., Drebot, M.A., Wood, H., Loftis, A., Robertson, L., Dimitrova, K., Makowski, K., Dillon, L., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K., Forde, M., Kelly, P.,(2013).Zoonotic parasite research in the Caribbean, Presented at the 24th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Perth, Australia

Macpherson, C.C. (2013). Climate Change: A neglected topic in bioethics. Presented at American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Atlanta, USA. Macpherson, C.C. (2013). Hastings Center Visiting Scholar Presentation: “Bioethics  and  Climate  Change”  .The  Hastings Center, Garrison, NY, USA.

Macpherson, C.C., and Akpinar-Elci, M. (2013).Bioethics and Health in the Caribbean: Climate Change.
Presented at the Bioethics Society of the English Speaking Caribbean (BSEC),  Annual  Meeting,  St.  George’s,  
Grenada.

Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Visiting Scholar Lecture:  “Dogs,  zoonoses  and  human  health”.  Presented  at  the  Ege  University, Izmir, Turkey. Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Role of ultrasound in the epidemiology of parasitic diseases. Short course on ultrasound and tropical medicine: Approved and recognised by WHO. Pavia University, Pavia, Italy

Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Short course on ultrasound and tropical infectious diseases with a special emphasis on
echinococcosis (course convenor). XXV International congress on hydatidology, Khartoum, Sudan.

Macpherson, C.N.L. (2013). Windward Island Research and Education Foundation/ St.George’s  University  and  the  Global  Virus Network 15thAnnual Meeting, Moscow, Russia.

Macpherson, C.N.L. and Little, S. (2013). Invited (plenary) Novartis lecture: “Cestode  zoonoses:  a  one  health   perspective”.  World  Association  for  the  Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Perth, Australia.

Macpherson, C.N.L., Stone, D., Pinckney, R. and Neil, K. (2013). Invited (plenary) Novartis  lecture:  “Dogs  zoonoses  and  Tropical  Beaches”.  World  Association  for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Perth, Australia.

McCann, T.J., Horan, T.R., Speake, J.R. (2013). Bringing elements of simulation to the lecture hall in pre-clinical medical education. Invited Workshop at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 12th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Orlando, FL, USA.

Paterson, T.E., Halliwell, R.E., Fields, P.J., Louw, M.L., Ball, G.S., Louw, J.P., Macpherson, C.N.L., Pinckney, R.D., McKibben, J.S. (2013). Canine generalized demodicosis treated with varying doses of Advocate® (moxidectin 2.5% + imidacloprid 10%) (Bayer Animal Health) and oral ivermectin: parasiticidal effects and long-term treatment outcomes. Presented at the 24thInternational Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Perth, Australia.

Schnurr, R.D., McCann, T.J. (2013). Assessing veterinary student support for simulated animal CPR training in the curriculum. Merial Summer Scholars Program. Abstract and invited poster presentation at Merial/NIH Research Symposium, Lansing, MI.

Sellar, K., Naraine, R. and Kotelnikova, S. (2013). Ferroplasma acidarmanus: a new sulfite transporter protein identified. Presented at Federation of European Microbiologist Societies 5th Congress, Leipzig Germany.

Tomsons, S., Gomez, A., Morrison, K.E., Forde, M., (2013). North-South Research and Social Justice: A New
Paradigm for Research Ethics. Presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 4-6, 2013.

2012

Abstracts/Presentations at International Conferences Invited Plenary/Workshops/Roundtables/ Professional Meetings/CME (65)

Akpinar-Elci, G., M., Radix, R., Elci, O.C. (2012). Prevalence of Chronic Respiratory Disease Over Time In Grenada, The Caribbean. Paper presented at the ATS, San Francisco, CA.

Akpinar-Elci, M. (2012). Prevention of Needle Stick Injuries and Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure among
Healthcare Workers. Paper presented at the Occupational Health for Health Care Workers Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Akpinar-Elci, M., Bidaisee, S., Thomas-Purcell, K.B., Elci, O.C. (2012). Occupational Health and Safety
Train the Trainer Program in a Nutmeg Production Plant in Grenada, The Caribbean. Paper presented at the 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), San Francisco, CA.

Ali, M., Chaudhury, I., Marshall, E. Turner, B., Snosek, M., Tubbs, S.R., Anderson, R.H., Loukas, M. (2012). The anatomy of the aortic root. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Amadi, V. A., Dolphin, G., Gue, R., Graff, S., Kotelnikova, S. V. (2012). Tropical Beach waters harbor resistant bacterial indicators: Escherichia coli presented similar antibioticresistance patterns to uropathogenic isolates. Paper presented at the 3rd ASM Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodborne Pathogens in Animals, Humans and the Environment, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Amadi, V. A., & Kotelnikova, S. V. (2012). Temporal Variation of Indicators in Coastal Waters of Southern Grenada. Paper presented at the Conference of Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM), Edinburgh, Scotland.

Bidaisee, S., Macpherson, C. C., Macpherson, C. N. L. (2012). Human behavior, climate change, and viral zoonoses. Paper presented at the One Health One Medicine Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Bidaisee, S. (2012). Sexual and Reproductive Health Education: A case for inclusion in the curriculum of primary schools in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), San Francisco, USA.

Bidaisee, S. (2012). An Exploration of Zoonotic Disease Knowledge in Grenada. Paper presented at the XXIII International Conference on Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Bidaisee, S. (2012). Sexual and Reproductive Health Education: A case for inclusion in the curriculum of primary schools in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the World Federation of Public Health Associations, 13th World Congress on Public Health, Addis Ababa.

Boadu, A., Sawyer, J., Benhusen, S., Bahadoor-Yetman, A., Messam, L., McIntosh, C., Baldwin, A. (2012). Cervical Lesion Prevalence in Carriacou: An Analysis of Cervical Specimens (2007-2009). Paper presented at the 28th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical and Public Health Workshops, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Bubb, K., Cassidy, L., Walters, A., Shoja, M.M., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). Pirifomis syndrome:
Implications of anatomical variations, diagnostic techniques, and treatment options. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Carmichael, S. W., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). How to conduct a scientific study that could be
published in Clinical Anatomy. Paper presented at the 2nd International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference. Carmichael, S. W.,

Tubbs,R.S., and Loukas, M. (2012). Clinical anatomy and reverse translational research. Paper presented at the XXII International Symposium on Anatomical Sciences, San Paolo, Brazil.

Chappell, T. M., Panchani, P., Moore, G.D., Tubbs, R.S., Shoja, M.M., Loukas, M., Kozlowski, P.B., Khan, K.H., Dilandro, A., D'Antoni, A.V. (2012). Anatomic, histologic, and radiographic study of the fibular collateral ligament. Paper presented at the Clinical Anatomy.

Chikweto, A., Hariharan,H., Bhaiyat, M.I.,Tiwari,K.P.,Kumthekar, S.,Dragon, L.,Sharma,R.N. (2012). Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection in a squirrel monkey. On Focused Scientific Group: Diagnostic Pathology.

Chiochinkatmun, N., Elci, M.A., Macpherson, C.C. (2012). Palliative and Hospice Care in the Caribbean Region. Paper presented at the The 72nd Annual UWI-BAMP Independence Conference, in association with NACCPM and BSEC. Pain Management: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Implications, Barbados.

Delcastillo, E., Prior, A., Roach, T., Snosek, M., George, R., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). An endoscopic and ultrasound approach to the valves of the femoral veins. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Dewailly, E., Forde, M., Morrison, K.E., Badrie, N. (2012). Collaboration in environmental health in the Caribbean region: Can we do better? Paper presented at the 57th Annual Caribbean Health Research Council Conference, Cayman Islands.

Dewailly, E., Rouja, P., Peek-Ball, C., Côté S, Forde, M. (2012). Evaluation of a public health intervention to lower mercury exposure in Bermuda. Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti Symposium: Innovations in Global Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Dewailly, E., Rouja, P., Forde, M., Peek-Ball, C., Côté S, Sandy, L., Robertson, L. (2012). Mercury lowering: Evaluation of a public health intervention on mercury exposure from fish consumption in Bermuda. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Caribbean Health Research Council Conference, Cayman Islands.

Drebot, M. A., Krecek, R.C., Wood, H., Loftis, A., Lee, E., Robertson, L., Dimitrova, K., Malowski, K., Dillon, L., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K., Forde, M. (2012). Zoonotic agent seroprevalence among islands in
the Caribbean: Preliminary results from a Caribbean EcoHealth Programme initiative. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Caribbean Health Research Council Conference, Cayman Islands.

Folterman, C., Zurada, A., Ettienne, D., Gielecki, J., Michalak, M., Kucharczyk, E., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). Transverse pericardial sinus: Normal or pathologic? An anatomical CT approach. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Forde, M. (2012). Developing and enhancing research capacity in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti Symposium: Innovations in Global Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Forde, M., Cox, C., Boodram, N. (2012). Determining the safety of rainwater harvesting systems in the
Caribbean. Paper presented at the Caribbean Academy of Sciences' 18th General Meeting and
Conference "Hazard Mitigation: Protecting Caribbean Infrastructure-Securing Caribbean Communities",
Bridgetown, Barbados.

Forde, M., Dewailly, E. (2012). Assessing prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other toxicants in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti Symposium: Innovations in Global Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Forde, M., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K.E., Badrie, N. (2012). The Caribbean EcoHealth Programme (CEHP): building collaborative research capacity and capabilities to address environmental and public health
issues in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti Symposium: Innovations in Global
Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Forde, M., Dewailly, E., Côté , S., Kaddar, N., Robertson, L. (2012). Assessing the prevalence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in humans in the Caribbean: Preliminary findings of the Caribbean EcoHealth (CEHP) POPs study. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Caribbean Health Research Council Conference, Cayman Islands.

Forde, M., Robertson, L., Sandy, L. (2012). Community Based Environmental Monitoring in The Commonwealth of Dominica (CoD). Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti Symposium: Innovations in
Global Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Forde, M., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K.E., Badrie, N. (2012). The Caribbean EcoHealth Programme (CEHP) a collaborative research and capacity development methodology for addressing environmental health
issues in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Caribbean Environmental Forum and Exhibition, St. Kitts & Nevis.
Forde, M., Dewailly, E., Côté , S., Robertson, L. (2012). Prevalence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), pesticides, lead, and mercury in pregnant women in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Caribbean Environmental Forum and Exhibition, St. Kitts & Nevis.

Garon, J., & McCann, T. J. (2012). Teaching theatrical techniques to enhance realism in simulation. Paper presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 12th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA.

Georgiana, M., Hillman, D., Burns, D., Hage, R., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). A new ultrasonographic identification ofthe recurrent laryngeal nerve: A feasibility study. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual
American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Havens, K., Bidaisee, S., Macpherson, C. N .L. (2012). An Assessment of Stray Dog Control Practices in Grenada. Paper presented at the 27th Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association Meeting, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Hillman, D., Kollias, T., Louis, R.G. Jr., D’Antoni, A., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). Mapping the contributions of the furcal nerve. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical
Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Kalchofner Guerrero, K. S., Wuhrmann, R., Schwarz, A. M. M., Feldmann, S., Hartnack, S., & Bettschart-Wolfensberger, R. (2012). Comparative study of a new metamizole (dipyrone) formulation and carprofen on postoperative pain in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy. Paper presented at the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists Spring Meeting, Davos, Switzerland.

Kollias, T., Louis, R.G. Jr., Tubbs, S.R., Ellias, J., Loukas, M. (2012). Intercostal to long thoracic nerve transfer for the treatment of winged scapula: Cadaveric feasibility study. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Kotelnikova, S. (2012). Is meat a biological weapon? Oral presentation. Paper presented at the One Health One Medicine Conference, St. Georges University, Grenada.

Krecek, R. C., Wood, H., Drebot, M., Loftis, A., Lee, E., Robertson, L., Dimotrova, K., Makowski, K., Dillon, L., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K. E., Forde, M. (2012). Prevalence of zoonotic infections in the
Caribbean: Can you catch diseases from animals? Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Caribbean Environmental Forum and Exhibition, St. Kitts & Nevis.

Krecek, R. C., Wood, H., Drebot, M., Loftis, A., Lee, E., Robertson, L., Dimotrova, K., Makowski, K., Dillon, L., Dewailly, E., Morrison, K.E., Forde, M. (2012). A community level study of zoonotic infections in
the Caribbean: A global health research opportunity. Paper presented at the Teasdale-Corti
Symposium: Innovations in Global Health Research-Global social justice and the Social Determinants of Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Loukas, M., Hage R., Burns, D., Jordan, R., Curry, B., Brahim F., Marshall, E., Bubb, K., Wade, A. (2012). An innovative approach teaching 650 medical students inthe anatomy at St. George's University in Grenada. Paper presented at the Experimental Biology FASEB, San Diego, CA.

Loukas, M., Hage R., Burns, D., Jordan, R., Brahim F., Marshall, E. (2012). How do you teach 650 medical students anatomy and clinical implications in 16 weeks? It is done at St. George's University, Grenada twice a year! Paper presented at the Association of Medical Education in Europe, Lyon, France.

Loukas, M., Hage, R., Burns, D., Jordan, R., Rao, V., Curry, B., Brahim, F., Marshall, E., Bubb, K., Wade, A., George, R., Barhuah, S. (2012). Quo Vadis. Teaching anatomy to 1,300 medical students per year at St. George's University, Grenada. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Macpherson, C. C. (2012). Autonomy, bioethics, and climate change. Paper presented at the 11th World Congress of Bioethics, International Association of Bioethics (IAB), Rotterdam.

Maetani, T., Macarthur, D.H., Adams D.M., Loukas, M., Huang T.L., Ward., R.J. (2012). When life is flipped: Getting a handle on Notch-displaced longitudinal vertical meniscal tears and associated mimics and pitfalls. Paper presented at the Radiological Society of North America 98th Annual meeting, Chicago.

Marshall, E., Spentzouris, G., Muhleman, M., Shaffer, K., Tubbs, R.S., Gielecki, J., Loukas, M. (2012). The clinical anatomy of the inferior vena cava. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

McCann, T. J., Brady, G. M., & Scott, A. K. M. (2012). Interactive simulation for pre-clinical medical students. Paper presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 12th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA.

McCann, T. J., & Speake, J. (2012). A new mixed model simulation lab experience for large numbers of preclinical medical students. Paper presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 12th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA.

Morrison, K., Watson-Burgess, H., Forde, M., Gomez, A. (2012). Understanding obstacles to ethical
global health research. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Caribbean Health Research Council Conference, Cayman Islands.

Morrison, K. E., Forde, M., Dewailly, E., Robertson, L., Indar, L., Krecek, R.C., Drebot, M., Wood, H., Cox,
C., Badrie, N. (2012). Instituting Ecohealth at the Regional Level: Structure, Findings and Recommendations of the Caribbean Ecohealth Programme (2007-2012). Paper presented at the Ecohealth 2012 Conference, Kunming, China.

Morrison, K. E., Tomsons, S., Gomez, A., Forde, M. (2012). Ethical issues and experiences in global North-South population health research: implications for Ecohealth. Paper presented at the Ecohealth 2012 Conference, Kunming, China.

Morrison, K. E., Forde, M., Robertson, L., Dewailly, E., Indar, L., Krecek, R.C., Drebot, M., Wood,
H., Cox, C. Badrie, N. (2012). Critical links between animal and human health: Caribbean Ecohealth Programme Research Results 2007-2012. Paper presented at the Global Development Symposium,
University of Guelph, Canada.

Morrison, K. E., Tomsons, S., Forde, M., Gomez, A. (2012). Ethical Issues and Challenges in Global North-South Population Health Research. Paper presented at the Global
Development Symposium, University of Guelph, Canada.

Neff, B., Rodgrigo, S., Akpinar-Elci, M.,. (2012). Resident perspective on rainwater harvesting in Grenada. Paper presented at the International Conference on Governance for Sustainable Development of Caribbean SIDS, Curacao.

Panchani, P., Chappell, T., Moore, G.D., Tubbs, R.S., Shoja, M.M., Loukas, M., Kozlowski, P.B., Khan, K.H., Dilandro, A.C., D’Antoni, A.V. (2012). Anatomic and histologic study of variations in the deltoid ligament of the ankle. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Pinckney, R. D., Paterson, T.E. (2012). Aberrant migration of Dirofilario immitis in dogs. Paper presented at the NAVC Clin Brief (Make Your Diagnosis 9).

Prior, A., Roach, T., Turner, B., Bubb, K., Tubbs, S.R., Loukas, M. (2012). An endoscopic and ultrasound approach to the valves of the small saphenous veins. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Riccardi, R., Mahalean, S., Kollias, T., Bubb, K., Turner, B., Snosek, M., Tubbs, R.S. Loukas, M. (2012).
High take off coronary arteries and its potential association with sudden cardiac death. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Roach, T., Prior, A., Marshall, E., Wade, A., Tubbs, S.R., Loukas, M. (2012). An endoscopic approach to the valve of the inferior vena cava. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical
Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Roberts, W., Burns, D., Gilkes, M., Yadav, A., Koppelman, E., Tubbs, R.S. Loukas, M. (2012). An ultrasono-graphic identification of the variations of the internal jugular vein. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Rooney, J., Bourne-Yearwood, K., McGill, F., & McCann, T. J. (2012). The introduction of a simulation laboratory to preclinical students at St. George's University in Grenada. Paper presented at the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association 17th Medical Update and Research Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Sealy, H. J. (2012). The Relevance of the Carbon Market to the Water and Waste Sectors in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association, Nassau, Bahamas.

Snosek, M., Bellary, S., Cankara, N., Shoja, M.M., Tubbs, S.R., Spinner, R.J., Loukas, M. (2012). Ulnar
nerve innervation of the medial head of the triceps brachii muscle: A cadaveric study. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Turner, B., Prior, A., Roach, T., Forrester, D. Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). Endocardiac endoscopic lead extraction: A cadaver feasibility study. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

Wear, C., Burns, D., Forrester, D., Marshall, E., D’Antoni, A.V., Tubbs, R.S., Loukas, M. (2012). An
ultrasono-graphic identification of the posterior interosseous nerve for identification of posterior
interosseous neuropathy. Paper presented at the 29thAnnual American Association of Clinical
Anatomists Conference, St. George’s University, Grenada.

2011

Abstracts/Presentations at International Conferences Invited   Plenary/Workshop/Roundtable/Professional Meetings/CME

Akpinar-Elci, M., G. Day, S. Bidaisee, J. Cox-Ganser, S. Peters and O. Elci (2011). Occupational Exposure and Respiratory Health Problems among Nutmeg Production Workers in Grenada. Denver, Colorado, ATS.

Akpinar-Elci, M., P. Durgampudi, S. Bidaisee, S. Peters and O. Elci (2011). Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Occupational Health among Nutmeg Production Workers in Grenada, The Caribbean. Washington D.C., American Public Health Association.

Alexis, R. and T. McCann (2011). Diabetes education and integrated care in Grenada. Dubai, UAE, International Diabetes Federation, World Diabetes Congress.

Forde, M. and K. Morrison (2011). Ethical challenges facing North-South research partnerships, as part of panel ‘Ethics and global health research: The place of ethics in the Knowledge-to-Action cycle of global health research'. Montreal, Canada, 011 Global Health Conference: Advancing health equity in the 21st Century.

Martin, F., O. Elci, R. Hage and M. Akpinar-Elci (2011). Climate Change, Saharan Dust and the Emergency room visits due to asthma in Grenada. Denver, Colorado, ATS.

McCann, T. and R. Alexis (2011). Reduction in HbA1c levels among diabetic clients in St. David’s Parish, Grenada. Dubai, UAE, International Diabetes Federation, World Diabetes Congress.

McCann TJ, S. A and B. G (2011). The impact of teaching clinical faculty ACLS using a simulation lab at St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada. New Orleans, LA, International Meeting on Simulation in
Healthcare.

Rooney, J., K. Bourne-Yearwood, F. McGill and T. McCann (2011). The introduction of a simulation laboratory to preclinical students at St. George’s University in Grenada. Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association 17th Medical Update and Research Conference.

Rusk, B. Presentation at the Society for Study and Conservation of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB) Annual Meeting. July 2011. Freeport, Bahamas.

Scott, A., T. McCann and G. Brady (2011). Teaching ACLS using low and medium fidelity simulation to year 2 medical students at St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada. New Orleans, LA, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Tomsoms, S., H. Watson-Bergess, A. Gomez, M. Forde and K. Morrison (2011). Research ethics reviews and North-South Research Collaborations: (Too much or too little ethics). Montreal, Canada, 2011 Global Health Conference: Advancing health equity in the 21st Century.