Selected ORA Publications, Reports, and Presentations

Recent Publications and Reports

  • "Community Assessment: Building Livable Communities." Summaries of information from a community livability assessment conducted by the MidEast Area Agency on Aging. Patrick Fontane and fifth-year student Heather Kindermann
  • "Thyroid Medication Use and Subsequent Development of Dementia of the Alzheimer Type," Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. An article summarizing research suggesting that thyroid medication use may be related to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Patrick Harper and Catherine Roe 

Recent Presentations

  • "Perceptions of the Elderly Population by College Freshmen." Poster presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Fourth-year student Katherine Beaucamp
  • "Assessment of Current Alzheimer's Disease Therapies Using Neuroimaging Biomarkers." Presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Sixth-year student Jonathan Day
  • "Development of Ligands That Target the Early Amyloid Beta Dimer." Presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Sixth-year student Amanda Hetland
  • "Healthy Behaviors of Older Persons With High Cholesterol." Poster presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Fifth-year student Samantha Straits
  • "Some Preliminary Conclusions About Senior Volunteers: To Improve the Local Community ... or for Public Recognition?" Presentation at the Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting. Patrick Fontane and Maria Lombardo '01, Pharm.D.
  • "Perceptions of the Elderly as Affected by the Geriatric Medication Game©." Poster presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Sixth-year student Shane Austin
  • "Modeling the Unfolding of the RRM2 of TDP-43 Molecule." Presentation at the Student Research Symposium, St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Adam Bohn '13