Lee E. Morrow, MD
Lee E. Morrow, MD

Lee E. Morrow, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Publications and Presentations

Books


  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA.  Normal Saline vs. Balanced Fluids for Volume Resuscitation.  In: AccessPharmacy [Internet].  New York: McGraw Hill Education.  2019.  Available from: https://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?gbosid=463789 
     , 2019

  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA.  Acid-Base Disturbances.  In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT.  Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 5th Edition.  New York: McGraw Hill.  2019.
     , Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, 2019
  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA.  Acid-Base Disturbances.  In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT.  Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 5th Edition.  New York: McGraw Hill.  2018.
     , McGraw Hill, 2018
  • Malesker MA, Morrow LE.  Fluids and Electrolytes.  In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT.  Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 5th Edition.  New York: McGraw Hill.  2018, McGraw Hill, 2018
  • Morrow LE, Brimeyer R, Malesker MA. Metabolic acidosis. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Murugappan M, Ahmed J, Morrow LE, Soundarajan S. Atypical Presentation of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia. American College of Chest Physicians Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska., ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, 2004

Articles

  • Morrow LE, Gruner N, Krajicek B, Malesker MA.  The Epinephrine MDI Returns To The United States Market Amid Controversy.  Nebraska Mortar & Pestle.  2019;:5-9.
     , Nebraska Mortar and Pestle, 2019
  • Highley AD, Cookman C, Morrow LE, Malesker MA.  Severe Asthma: An Update for 2019.  U.S. Pharmacist.  2019;44(7):HS2-HS7.
     , U.S. Pharmacist, 44;7, HS2-HS7, 2019
  • Clinically Significant Food-Drug Interactions
     , Journal of Pharmacy Technology, 33;11, 649-657(9), 2018

  • Role of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Predicting In-Hospital Outcomes in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Preserved Left Ventricular Function: A 5-Year Retrospective Analysis

    Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula  1   2 Toufik Mahfood Haddad  3 Pranathi R Sundaragiri  4 Anas A Ahmed  5 Muhammad Sarfraz Nawaz  6 Hamza A A Rayes  7 Harish C Devineni  7 Arun Kanmanthareddy  3 Dustin A McCann  8 Christopher S Wichman  9 Ariel M Modrykamien  10 Lee E Morrow  8   11
     , Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, 33;11, 635-644, 2018
  • Richeldi L, Varone F, Bergna M, de Andrade J, Falk J, Hallowell R, Jouneau S, Kondoh Y, Morrow LE, Randerath W, Strek M, Tabaj J.  Pharmacologic Management of Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases: A Review of the Current Evidence.  European Respiratory Review.  2018;27(150):1-4.  PMID: 30578333.
     , European Respiratory Journal, 27;150, 1-4, 2018
  • Drug Interactions with Oral Inhaled Medications. , Journal of Pharmacy Technology, 34;6, 273-80, 2018
  • Surgical Procedures for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, U.S. Pharmacist, 2018;43(1):HS2-HS7., 2018
  • Pharmacologic Management of Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases: A Review of the Current Evidence., European Respiratory Journal, 27, 2018
  • Pharmacists can Help Prevent Lipoid Pneumonia, Journal of American Pharmacists Association, 57;5, 616-18, 2017
  • Two New Medications for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma, U.S. Pharmacist, 2017;42(7)(Specialty&Oncology suppl):16-19., 2017
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Case Discussion., The Consultant Pharmacist, 32;7, 406-411, 2017
  • Blurred Lines: Dysbiosis and Probiotics in the Intensive Care Unit., Chest, 151;2, 492-99, 2017
  • Malesker MA, Hershberger D, Morrow LE. Metabolic alkalosis. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Burns, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Morrow LE, Suzuki B, Malesker MA. Euvolemic Hyponatremia. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Wachira JK, Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Hypovolemic Hyponatremia. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Hershberger D, Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Hyperkalemia. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Acid-Base Disturbances. In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 5th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Malesker MA, Morrow LE. Fluids and Electrolytes. In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 5th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Probiotic Agents in the Critically Ill. In Diet and Nutrition in Critical Care: General Aspects, Volume 1. New York:Springer-Verlag. 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Morrow LE, Gregory PJ, Hein D, Malesker, MA. Over the Counter Nutritional Supplements: Implications for the Critically Ill Patient. In Diet and Nutrition in Critical Care: General Aspects, Volume 1. New York:Springer-Verlag. 2015., Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Morrow LE. Is It Time to Deconstruct the Idea of Intensive Care Unit Burnout? Chest Physician. 2015;10(6):25., Chest, 2015; 10(6), 25, 2015
  • Chen J, Nguyen HA, Wilson S, Malekser MA, Morrow LE. High Risk Smoking Behaviors and Barriers to Smoking Cessation Among Homeless Individuals. Chest. 2014;146:966A., Chest, 2014:146, 996A, 2014
  • Au T, Malesker MA, Walters RW, Hilleman DE, Wichman C, Morrow LE. A Retrospective Analysis of Dexmedetomidate Use for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Critical Care Patients. Chest. 2014;146:225A., Chest, 2014;146, 225A, 2014
  • Morrow LE, Gogineni V, Malesker MA. Probiotic Use In the Critically Ill. In: Floch MH and Kim A. Clinical Insights: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Gut Health. 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Acid-Base Disturbances. In: Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 4th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Malesker MA, Morrow LE. Fluids and Electrolytes. In: Chisolm-Bums MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice 4th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Morrow LE, Brimeyer R, Malesker MA. Metabolic alkalosis. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Burns, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Malesker MA, Gogineni V, Morrow LE. Euvolemic Hyponatremia (SIADH). In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw­ Hill, 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Haase J, Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Hyperkalemia. In: Katz, M.D., Matthias, K.R., Chisholm-Bums, M.A. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case­ Based Care Plan Approach, 3rd Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014., Not Applicable, 2014, 2014
  • Morrow LE, Gogineni VK, Malesker MA. Probiotic Use in the Critically Ill. Clinical Insights: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Gut Health. 2014;2:63-80. DOI: 10.2217/ebo.13.573., Clinical Insights: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Gut Health, 2014;2, 63-80, 2014
  • Malesker MA, Hawkins E, Hilleman D, Morrow LE. Intermittent Bolus Dosing Vs. Continuous Infusion Furosemide in ICU Patients with Diuretic Resistance. Critical Care Medicine. 2014;41:312., Critical Care Medicine, 2014;41, 312, 2014
  • Puzniak LA, Morrow LE, Huang DB, Barreto JN. Impact of weight on treatment efficacy and safety in complicated skin and skin structure infections and nosocomial pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clin Ther. 2013 Oct;35(10):1557-70. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2013.08.001. Epub 2013 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 24011955, Clinical Therapeutics, 2013 Oct;35(10), 1557-70, 2013
  • Moore D, Morrow LE. Prolonged Extrication Time as a Pneumonia Risk Factor in Trauma Patients Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident. Chest. 2013;144:379A., Chest, 203;144, 379A, 2013
  • Vallabhajosyula S, Sharma P, Sundaragiri PR, Bellamkonda P, Reddymasu SD, Morrow LE. Staphylococcal enterocolitis: shockingly, history repeats! Chest. 2013;144:334A., Chest, 2013;144, 334A, 2013
  • Micek ST, Schramm G, Morrow L, Frazee E, Personett H, Doherty JA, Hampton N, Hoban A, Lieu A, McKenzie M, Dubberke ER, Kollef MH. Clostridium difficile infection: a multicenter study of epidemiology and outcomes in mechanically ventilated patients. Crit Care Med. 2013 Aug;41(8):1968-75. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31828a40d5. PubMed PMID: 23863229, Crit Care Med, 2013:41, 1968, 2013
  • Morrow LE. Approach to the Patient with Interstitial Lung Disease. The Washington Manual of Pulmonary Disease. Shifren A (ed.). Little, Brown Inc., Not Applicable, 2004

Publications

  • Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Following Pirfenidone Initiation
    Stacey K Dull  1 Nikhil Jagan  2 Douglas R Moore  2 Zachary S DePew  2 Lee E Morrow  2 Mark A Malesker  3
    PMID: 30987503, J Pharm Pract, 2019
  • Rahaghi FF, Strek ME, Southern BD, Saggar R, Hsu VM, Mayes MD, Silver RM, Steen VD, Domsic RT, Rosas IO, Kaner RJ, Bhatt N, Flaherty KR, Gupta N, Martinez FJ, Morrow LE, Patel N, Shlobin OA, Bernstein EJ, Castelino FV, Chung L, Kahaleh B, Moua T, Volkmann ER, Zoz D, Khanna D.  Expert Consensus on the Screening, Treatment and Management of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease (SSc-ILD), and the Future Role of Anti-fibrotics in a Treatment Paradigm for SSc-ILD: A Delphi Consensus Study.  AJRCCM.  2019;199:A7445.
     , 199, A7445, 2019
  • Malesker MA, Hilleman DE, Morrow LE.  Systematic Review of Intravenous Acetaminophen After Cardiac Surgery.  AJRCCM.  2019;199:A3396.
     , 199, A3396, 2019
  • Chakinala MM, Hachem RM, Morrow LE, Yusen RD, Patterson GA, et al. Long-Term Outcomes of Single and Bilateral Lung Transplantation for Adults with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension., Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Vol. 24, Iss. 2 (Supp), S26, 2005
  • Sankarapandian B, Allie A, Kamboj A, Morrow LE, Dunlay R. Cardiac Tamponade - Drain With Caution. American College of Chest Physicians Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska., ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, 2004
  • Ryan SC, Morrow LE, Meyers BF, Thompson P, Hachem RR, Chakinala MM, Patterson GA, Trulock EP, Yusen RD. The Impact of Lung Transplantation on the Survival of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. American Thoracic Society, Orlando, Florida., American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 169(7), A269, 2004
  • Sankarapandian B, Marsh A, Bandara M, Thambidorai S, Morrow LE, Lund R, Dunlay R. Complex Acid-Base Disturbance in a Pregnant Female. National Kidney Foundation, Chicago, Illinois., American Journal of Kidney Disease, 43, A41, 2004

Presentations

  •  Poster Presentation, “Retrospective Analysis of Intravenous Calcium Administration at an Academic Medical Center.”  54th Annual American Society of Health System Pharmacy, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Poster Presentation, “Retrospective Analysis of Baseline Potassium with Succinylcholine Administration at an Academic Medical Center.”  54th Annual American Society of Health System Pharmacy, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2019.
     , 2019

  • Poster Presentation, “Expert Consensus on the Screening, Treatment and Management of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease (SSc-ILD), and the Future Role of Anti-fibrotics in a Treatment Paradigm for SSc-ILD: A Delphi Consensus Study.”  American Thoracic Society, Dallas, Texas, 2019.
     , 2019

  • Poster Presentation, “Systematic Review of Intravenous Acetaminophen After Cardiac Surgery.”  American Thoracic Society, Dallas, Texas, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care Conference.  Charleston, SC.  August 23-24, 2019.

    A.   Making the 2019 Updated Asthma Guidelines Work in Primary Care
    B.   Everything You Need to Know About COPD
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Lung Cancer Screening and an Approach to Pulmonary Nodules


     , 2019
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course.  Orlando, FL.  August 20-22, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
    C.   Airway Management
    D.   Mechanical Ventilation 1
    E.   Monitoring Oxygen Delivery and Acid-Base Disorders
    F.    Mechanical Ventilation 2
    G.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    H.   Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    I.        Life-Threatening Infections
    J.    Special Considerations
    K.   Acute Coronary Syndromes
     , 2019

  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course.  Orlando, FL.  July 16-18, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Monitoring Oxygen Delivery and Acid-Base Disorders
    C.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    D.   Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    E.   Special Considerations
    Acute Coronary Syndromes, 2019
  • Internal Medicine for Primary Care Conference.  Anchorage, AK.  June 30-July 1, 2019.
    A.   Emerging Infectious Diseases
    B.   Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Ambulatory Infectious Diseases
     , 2019

  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course.  Orlando, FL.  June 18-20, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Monitoring Oxygen Delivery and Acid-Base Disorders
    C.   Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    D.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    E.   Special Considerations
     , 2019
  •  Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course.  Orlando, FL.  May 21-23, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Neurologic Support
    C.   Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    D.   Special Considerations
    E.   Acute Coronary Syndromes
     , 2019
  • Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care Conference.  Nassau, Bahamas.  May 14-17, 2019.
    A.   Asthma
    B.   Everything You Need to Know About COPD
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Lung Cancer Screening and an Approach to Pulmonary Nodules
     , 2019
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course, Mobile Simulation Training.  Sioux Falls, SD.  May 6-8, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
    C.   Airway Management
    D.   Mechanical Ventilation 1
    E.   Monitoring Oxygen Balance and Acid-Base Status
    F.    Mechanical Ventilation 2
    G.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    H.   Neurologic Support
    I.        Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    J.    Basic Trauma and Burn Support
    K.   Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection
    L.    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    M.  Special Considerations
     , 2019
  • Infectious Diseases for Primary Care.  New Orleans, NV.  April 26-27, 2019.
    A.   Emerging Infectious Diseases
    B.   Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    Antimicrobial Stewardship, 2019
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course, Mobile Simulation Training.  Sturgis, SD.  April 3-5, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
    C.   Airway Management
    D.   Mechanical Ventilation 1
    E.   Monitoring Oxygen Balance and Acid-Base Status
    F.    Mechanical Ventilation 2
    G.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    H.   Neurologic Support
    I.        Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    J.    Basic Trauma and Burn Support
    K.   Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection
    L.    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    M.  Special Considerations
     , 2019
  • Keynote Speaker, Gold Humanism Honor Society.  Tell Me About Your Tattoos.  Omaha, NE.  March 18, 2019.
     , 2019

  • Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care Conference.  Las Vegas, NV.  March 8-9, 2019.
    A.   Asthma
    B.   Everything You Need to Know About COPD
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Lung Cancer Screening and an Approach to Pulmonary Nodules
     , 2019

  • Internal Medicine for Primary Care Conference.  Orlando, FL.  February 9-10, 2019.
    A.   Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
    B.   Case Presentations – Don’t Miss It!  Ambulatory Emergencies.
    C.   Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Gastrointestinal Infections and Clostridium difficile
     , 2019

  • Internal Medicine for Primary Care Conference.  Maui, HI.  January 27-28, 2019.
    A.   Primary Care Management of Asthma
    B.   Drug Allergies for Primary Care
    C.   Food Allergies and Hymenoptera Allergies: The Myths, the Facts, and Everything In-Between
    D.   Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Nasal Polyps
    Urticaria and Angioedema Updates, 2019

  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course.  Omaha, NE.  January 9-11, 2019.
    A.   Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
    C.   Airway Management
    D.   Mechanical Ventilation 1
    E.   Monitoring Oxygen Balance and Acid-Base Status
    F.    Mechanical Ventilation 2
    G.   Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    H.   Neurologic Support
    I.        Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
    J.    Basic Trauma and Burn Support
    K.   Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection
    L.    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    M.  Cardiopulmonary and Cerebral Resuscitation
    N.   Ethics in Critical Care Medicine
    O.   Special Considerations
     , 2019
  • Infectious Disease Medicine for Primary Care Conference.  Anaheim, CA.  December 28-29, 2018.
    A.   Emerging Infectious Diseases
    B.   Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Antimicrobial Stewardship
     , 2018
  • Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care Conference.  Nassau, Bahamas.  December 6-9, 2018.
    A.   Asthma
    B.   Everything You Need to Know About COPD
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Challenging Case Studies
     , 2018

  • Infectious Diseases for Primary Care.  Las Vegas, NV.  September 28-29, 2018.
    A.   Emerging Infectious Diseases
    B.   Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile
    C.   Controversies in Respiratory Tract Infections
    D.   Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship
     , 2018
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course, Mobile Simulation Training.  Seattle, WA.  September 18-20, 2018.
    A.   Recognition and Management of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Mechanical Ventilation 1
    C.   Mechanical Ventilation 2
    D.   Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
     , 2018
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course, Mobile Simulation Training.  White River Junction, VT.  August 28-30, 2018.
    A.   Recognition and Management of the Seriously Ill Patient
    B.   Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
    C.   Noninvasive Ventilation
    D.   Acute Coronary Syndromes
    E.   Sepsis And Shock Syndromes
    F.    Special Considerations
    G.   Ethics
     , 2018

  • Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society, Current Management in Critical Care 2019.   Overland Park, KS.  May 3, 2018.
    A.   Choosing Intravenous Fluids in the ICU
    B.   Managing Organ Donors
     , 2018
  • Poster Presentation, "Cardiovascular Abnormalities and Their Adverse Influence on Mortality in Patients with lntracranial Hemorrhage: A Meta-Analysis." American Heart Association, Orlando, FL, 2015., 2015
  • Poster Presentation, "COPD Exacerbations - Does Procalcitonin Help? A Meta­ Analysis." American College of Chest Physicians, Montreal, Canada, 2015., 2015
  • Oral Research Presentation, "Left Ventricular Hypertrophy as a Predictor of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels and In-Hospital Outcomes in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Five-Year Retrospective Analysis." American College of Chest Physicians, Montreal, Canada, 2015., 2015
  • Oral Research Presentation, "Influence of Comorbid Risk Factors and Pre-Hospital Medications on Patients with Heart Failure in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease." American College of Chest Physicians, Montreal, Canada, 2015., 2015
  • Plenary Session Invited Speaker, "Novel Approaches for the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistant Infection in the ICU: Beyond Selective Digestive Decontamination." American College of Chest Physicians, Montreal, Canada, 2015., 2015
  • Case Presentation, "lntrapericardial Antibiotic Irrigation for Purulent Pericarditis." American Thoracic Society, Denver, CO, 2015., 2015
  • Poster Presentation, "Role of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Predicting In-Hospital Outcomes in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Five­ Year Retrospective Analysis." American Thoracic Society, Denver, CO, 2015., 2015
  • Poster Presentation, "High-Risk Tobacco Behaviors and Barriers to Smoking Cessation Among Homeless Individuals." American College of Chest Physicians, Austin, TX, 2014., 2014
  • Research Session Moderator, "Sepsis and Septic Shock." American College of Chest Physicians, Austin, TX, 2014., 2014
  • Poster Presentation, "Vasopressin Infusion and the Incidence of Venothrombotic Events and Therapeutic Outcomes in Shock Patients." American Society of Hospital Pharmacists' Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim,.CA, 2014., 2014
  • Poster Presentation, "Focused Analysis of Flumazenil Use in an Academic Medical Center." American Society of Hospital Pharmacists' Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 2014, 2014
  • Poster Presentation, "The Use of IV Acetaminophen in Post-Surgical Patients as Part of a Multimodal Analgesic Strategy." American Society of Hospital Pharmacists' Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 2014., 2014
  • • Poster Presentation, "Intermittent Bolus Dosing Vs. Continuous Infusion Furosemide in ICU Patients With Diuretic Resistance." Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco, 2014., 2014
  • Probiotic Prophylaxis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, 2005
  • Omaha City-Wide Pulmonary Conference "Radiographic Case Presentations", 2005
  • Southeast Nebraska Hospitalist Luncheon "The Importance of Gram Positive Organisms in Nosocomial Infections", 2005
  • Christian Northeast Hospital Grand Rounds "What Do We Know About Ventilator Associated Pneumonia - And Is It Right?", 2005
  • Integrating Evidence-Based Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine into Clinical Practice Conference "Is Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prophylaxis Ready for Prime Time? A Critical Look at the Data", 2005
  • Pulmonary Journal Club Moderator "Thoracic Surgery 2004-2005", 2005
  • The Milwaukee Gas-Light Club "Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Insights from the ALARM Study", 2005
  • Fremont Area Medical Center "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • Alegent Health L Street Clinic "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • Physicians Clinic of Nebraska City "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • Pulmonary Core Curriculum Conference: Update on the Pathophysiology of Interstitial Lung Disease, 2005
  • Nosocomial Pneumonia: Understanding the Role of Gram Positive Organisms, 2005
  • Alegent Health Family Care Clinic "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • Bellevue Health Clinic "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • Metro Omaha Nurse Practitioner Association "Incorporating Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines into Practice", 2005
  • Memorial Community Hospital "The National Lung Health Education Program", 2005
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City Pulmonary Grand Rounds "Evolving Concepts in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Insights from the ALARM Study", 2004
  • Allergy-Immunology Conference "Interstitial Lung Diseases: Pathophysiology and Clinical Strategies", 2004
  • Workshop on Emergency Airway Management and Invasive Procedures in the Critically Ill Patient "The Pulmonary Artery Catheter and Hemodynamic Monitoring in the ICU", 2004
  • Family Practice Grand Rounds "Management of Shock: The Intensivist's Perspective", 2004
  • Faith Regional Hospital-Wide Grand Rounds "An Evidence-Based Review of the Prophylaxis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia", 2004
  • Pulmonary Core Curriculum Conference: Basic Interpretation of Ventilator Waveforms, 2004
  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Insights from the ALARM Study, 2004
  • Ventilator Graphics Interpretation Part II, 2004
  • Ventilator Graphics Interpretation Part I, 2004
  • Family Practice Grand Rounds: Pneumonia Update 2004, 2004
  • Pulmonary Case Conference: Interstitial Lung Diseases, 2004
  • MED 483: Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Research "Survival Analysis", 2004
  • MED 483: Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Research "Issues in Measurement - Reliability and Validity", 2004
  • MED 483: Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Research "Introduction to Clinical Research Designs", 2004
  • The impact of lung transplantation on the survival of patients with cystic fibrosis., 2004
  • Creighton University Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: The Swan-Ganz Catheter - Friend, Foe, or Accomplice?, 2004
  • Creighton University Research Conference: Ventilator Associated Pneumonia - Is Prophylaxis Ready for Prime Time?, 2004
  • Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care Annual Meeting: An Evidence-Based Review of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prophylaxis, 2004
  • Memorial Health University's Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Hemodynamic Monitoring in the ICU, 2004
  • Faith Regional Hospital Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds: Community Acquired Pneumonia from the Pulmonologist's Perspective, 2004
  • Offut Air Force Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Nosocomial and Community Acquired Pneumonia Update for 2004, 2004
  • Family Practice Conference: Pneumonia Review 2003, 2003
  • Family Practice Conference: Primary Care Physicians and the GOLD Initiative, 2003
  • Pulmonary Conference: Critical Care Core Curriculum: Swan Ganz Catheter - Friend, Foe, or Accomplice?, 2003
  • Creighton University Airway Conference: "Hemodynamic Monitoring", 2003
  • Apria Healthcare 5th Annual Pulmonary Conference: "Evidence Based Review of the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia", 2003
  • Pulmonary Conference: Case Conference, 2003
  • Internal Medicine Conference: Demystifying Mechanical Ventilation, 2003

Awards and Honors

  • Vitals.com Compassionate Physician Award, 2014, 2014
  • Leonard Tow Humanism Award, 2014, 2014
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Faculty Member, 2013, 2013
  • • Mayo Clinics’ Midwest Pleural Procedures & Bronchoscopy Course, 2018
  • Faculty Advisor, American Medical Student Association, 2018
  • • 2018 VISN 23 Director’s Star Award for Diffusion of Strong Practice, 2018
  • 2018 On The Spot Award, NWI VA Medical Center, 2018
  • • Medica Foundation, Improving Access to Medications and Vaccinations for the Underserved Award, 2019, 2019