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James Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S

Biographical

Name   James Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Title   Director, Allegheny Pediatric ENT Associates
Allegheny General Hospital
Medical Director, Center for Genomic Sciences
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute
Business Address   320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4722
Office   (412) 359-8169
Fax   (412) 359-6995
Email   cpost@wpahs.org

Education and Training


Undergraduate
1980   University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
  B.S.

Graduate
1983   University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
  M.D.
1991-1999   Graduate Student
Department of Human Genetics
School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
  Ph.D.

Postgraduate
1983-1984   Pediatric Intern
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
   
1984-1985   Pediatric Resident
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
   
1985-1986   General Surgery Intern
Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida
   
1986-1990   Otolaryngology Resident
Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida
   
1990-1991   Fellow in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
   
1990-1992   NIH Fellow, Research Training in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
   
2000-2002   Command and General Staff College
United States Army
   

Appointsments and Positions


Academic
1983-1985   Instructor   Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
1990-1991   Fellow   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
1/92-6/92   Instructor   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
6/92-7/97   Assistant Professor   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
1992-1997   Staff Otolaryngologist   Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
1993-1995   Director of Clinical Services   Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dept. of Pediatric Otolaryngology
1995-1997   Co-Director, Dept. of Pediatric   Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Otolaryngology
1993-   Medical Staff   St. Francis Medical Center
Pittsburgh
1996-   Medical Staff   Rehabilitation Institute Pittsburgh
Effective 7/97   Associate Professor   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
7/97-   Professor   Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
7/97-   Medical Staff   Allegheny General Hospital
1999-   Primate Consultant   Pittsburgh Zoo
2000-   Clinical Faculty   Slippery Rock University
2000-   Adjunct Professor   Carnegie Mellon University

Military Service

1973-1976   U.S. Army, 7th Special Forces Group, Ft. Bragg, NC,
Green Beret medic and light weapons expert, SCUBA and HALO qualified
1987-1990   U.S. Army Reserves, 301st Field Hospital, Gainesville, Florida,
Captain, Medical Corps, General Surgeon
Commander, Hospital Unit One
1987-1990   Examining Surgeon Compensation and Pension Examinations
Gainesville Veteran's Hospital, Gainesville, Florida
1990-1991   U.S. Army Reserves, 339th General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Captain, Medical Corps, Otolaryngologist
1992-1998   U.S. Army Reserves, 339th General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Major, Medical Corps, Otolaryngologist
1995-   U.S. Army Reserves, 339th General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Chief of Professional Services
1998-   U.S. Army Reserves, 339th Combat Support Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, Otolaryngologist

Military Awards and Decorations

Army Commendation Medal   Expert Field Medical Badge
Good Conduct Medal   Parachutist Badge
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal   Special Forces Tab
National Defense Service Medal (Two awards)   Scuba Diver Badge
Armed Forces Reserve Medal   HALO Jump Wings
Army Service Ribbon   Expert Marksman, Rifle
Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon   Expert Marksman, Pistol

Certification and Licensure


Specialty Certification
1990   American Board of Otolaryngology    

Medical Licensure
1986   Florida   49842
1990   Pennsylvania   MD-042107-L

Research Grants

National Institutes of Health

Current funded proposals

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Molecular Genetics of a Syndrome with Hearing Impairment"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 2000 - June 20, 2005
Total Funding: $1,749,950

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"The Role of Biofilms in the Pathogenesis of Otorrhea"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2004
Total Funding: $5,091,316

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Molecular Analysis of Pathogens in Otitis Media by PCR"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: December 1, 1997 - November 30, 2002
Total Funding: $2,433,401

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Genetics of Severe Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2004
Total Funding: $1,353,500

Under Review

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Pneumococcal Biofilms in Otitis Media"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2007
Total Funding: $3,209,245

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Molecular Analysis of Scarless Fetal Wound Healing"
Co-Sponsor: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2007
Total Funding: $967,410

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Bacterial Genomic Plasticity a Mechanism of Hearing Loss"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2007
Total Funding: $1,862,500

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Genetics of Papilloma-Induced Voice Disturbance"
Co-Mentor: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: December 1, 2002 - November 30, 2007
Total Funding: $966,850

Under Revision

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
"Genetics and Biochemistry of Hereditary Pancreatitis"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Total Funding: $1,433,967

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
"The Genetics of Vesicoureteral Reflux"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Total Funding: $1,182,082

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Airway Bioengineering: A Scarless Fetal Healing Approach"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Total Funding: $2,497,363

Previous

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"A Developmental Gene Candidate Approach to Mapping a Syndrome with Hearing Impairment"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: July 1, 1994 - June 30, 1999
Total Funding: $349,785

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Basic and Clinical Studies in Otitis Media"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: April 1995 - March 2000
Total Funding: $3,750,000

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"The Diagnosis of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: April 4, 1997 - March 31, 1999
Total Funding: $100,112

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Microsatellite Mapping of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: April 1995 - March 1997
Total Funding: $50,000

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
"Molecular Analysis of Autopsy Specimens from SIDS Patients for Evidence of Infectious Disease Agents"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Project Period: September 1996 - August 1999
Total Funding: $311,317 (no-cost extension)

National

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc.
"1992 Academy Research Training Award"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1992 - June 1993
Total Funding: $15,000

Pennsylvania Lions Hearing Research Foundation
"Bacterial Detection in Middle-Ear Effusions Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1992 - June 1993
Total Funding: $20,000

Deafness Research Foundation
"Development of a Multiplex PCR-Based Assay to Detect Respiratory Viruses Associated with Otitis Media"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1993 - December 1993
Total Funding: $15,000
Triological Society

"Molecular Characterizations of Mutations and Coinfections of Laryngeal Papilloma"
Faculty Sponsor: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1994 - June 1995
Total Funding: $25,000

Triological Society
"The Molecular Biology of Tissue Injury and Wound Healing in Subglottic Stenosis"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1994 - June 1995
Total Funding: $25,000

Deafness Research Foundation
"Development of a Multiplex PCR-Based Assay to Detect Respiratory Viruses Associated with Otitis Media"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1994 - December 1994
Total Funding: $15,000

National Organization for Hearing Research
"The Utility of Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAEs) in the Study of Hereditary Hearing Loss"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1994 - December 1994
Total Funding: $4,979

National Organization for Hearing Research
"Identifying Genes Selectively Expressed in the Organ of Corti"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1997 - June 1998
Total Funding: $5,000

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
"Center for Genomic Sciences"
Director: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: October 1996 - September 1999
Total Funding: $300,000

Pathology Education and Research Foundation
"Molecular Analysis of Pathogens in Otitis Media by PCR"
Co-Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1993 to June 1994
Total Funding: $10,000

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical Student Summer Research Program
"Genetic Heterogeneity in Families with Crouzon Syndrome"
Faculty Advisor: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: Summer 1994
Total Funding: $1,600

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

General Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Analysis of Middle-Ear Effusions Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1991 - June 1992
Total Funding: $4,500

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Detection and Identification of New Human Bacterial Flora in Middle-Ear Effusions Using Phylogenetic-Based Polymerase Chain Reaction"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: September 1991 - August 1992
Total Funding: $7,500

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Genetic Linkage Study for Crouzon Syndrome"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1992 - December 1992
Total Funding: $4,400

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Detection of Bacteremia in Children"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1992 - December 1992
Total Funding: $4,310

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"The Polymerase Chain Reaction in Otolaryngology"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1992 - June 1993
Total Funding: $30,000

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"The Polymerase Chain Reaction in Otolaryngology"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1993 to June 1994
Total Funding: $30,000

General Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Analysis of Middle-Ear Effusions Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1993 - June 1994
Total Funding: $10,729

General Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Analysis of Middle-Ear Effusions Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction"
Principal Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: July 1994 - June 1995
Total Funding: $10,729

Research Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Acute Otitis Media in Patients with Bronchiolitis"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: November 1, 1995 - October 31, 1996
Total Funding: $9,999

Commercial

Leibinger LP
"Laryngotracheal Reconstruction Using Miniplates - An Animal Study"
Co-Investigator: J. Christopher Post, M.D.
Project Period: January 1994 - December 1994
Total Funding: $11,824

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies

American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
Association for Research in Otolaryngology - Active Member
American Society of Human Genetics
Society of Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
American College of Surgeons - Fellow
The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Honors and Achievements

1971   National Merit Scholar
1978   Junior Honors Program - This is an accelerated honors program that provides for early acceptance into medical school at the University of Florida. Undergraduate students are accepted into medical school during their sophomore year. The junior year includes research seminars and the senior year is the first year of medical school.
1980   Phi Kappa Phi
1980   Phi Beta Kappa
1983   Alpha Omega Alpha
1983   Luther W. Holloway Award - The Florida Pediatric Society established this award to honor the senior medical student showing the greatest proficiency in child health.
1983   John Gorrie Award - This award is presented each year to the graduating medical student who, in the opinion of the faculty of the University of Florida, is the best all-around student showing promise of becoming a practitioner of the highest type.
1986   Surgical Intern of the Year, University of Florida.
1989   Best Paper by Non-Radiation Therapy Resident, 19th Annual Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Seminar
1991   Completion of Pittsburgh Marathon, May 5, 1991; New York Marathon, November 3, 1991; Cleveland Marathon 1992; Chicago Marathon October 1992
1992-93   Hamburg Fellow - This annual award supports basic research endeavors for one investigator.
1994   Mentor - National Institutes of Health Minority High School Student Research Apprentice Program
1995   American College of Surgeons - Fellow
1996   American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Fellow
1996-97   The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region
1999   The Best Doctors in America
1999   National Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, September 26, 1999
1999   Honorary Professor, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China
2000   The Best Doctors in America
2001   Edmund Prince Fowler Award, American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society - This premier award recognizes excellence in basic science research in otolaryngology.
2001   Health Care Hero Award - Health Care Innovation, Pittsburgh Business Times - This award recognizes individuals for their contributions and medical breakthroughs to improving health care.
2001   Who's Who in America
2002   Paul H. Holinger, M.D. Visiting Professor in Pediatric Otolaryngology

Travel Awards
    Travel Fellowship - Midwinter Research Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 4-9, 1989.
    Travel Award - Cherry Blossom Conference, National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, D.C., March 8-9, 1991.
    Faculty Sponsor - Medical Student Travel Award for the Midwinter ARO 1995 Meeting awarded to Derek R. Armfield.
    Faculty Sponsor - Medical Student Travel Award for the Midwinter ARO 1997 Meeting awarded to Mark Rayner.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Literature

Clinical

1. Post JC, Brown TE, Cassisi NJ: Marijuana and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Otolaryng Head and Neck Surgery, Auditory Digest, Vol. 22, No. 18, September 12, 1989.

2. Merwin GE, Post JC, Sypert GW: The transoral approach to the cervical spine. Laryngoscope, 101(7):1;780-784, 1991.

3. Rimell F, Shapiro AM, Mitskavich MT, Modreck P, Post JC, Maisel RH: Pediatric fiberoptic laser rigid bronchoscopy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 114:413-417, 1996.

4. DiBiase P, Timmis H, Bonilla JA, Szeremeta W, Post JC: Munchausen syndrome by proxy complicating ear surgery. Arch Otolaryngol 122:1377-1384, 1996.

5. Goldstein NA, Armfield DR, Kingsley LA, Borland LM, Allen GC, Post JC: Postoperative complications after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children with Down syndrome. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:171-176, 1998.

6. Allen GC, Armfield DR, Bontempo FA, Kingsley LA, Goldstein NA, Post JC: Adenotonsillectomy in children with von Willebrand disease. Arch Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 125:547-551, 1999.

7. Post JC, Ehrlich GD: The impact of the polymerase chain reaction in clinical medicine. Invited editorial, JAMA, 283;12:1544-1546, 2000.

8. Goldstein NA, Post JC, Rosenfeld RM, Campbell TF: Impact of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy on child behavior. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:494-498, 2000.

Post JC, Goessler MC: Is pacifier use a risk factor for otitis media? Lancet, 357:823-824, 2001.

Compliment J, Abdelmalek M, Post JC: Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The Nurse Practitioner (In press).

11. Melendez ME, Hershey DN, Post JC: Medrete with Manny: Tips on how to conduct a medical Medrete in Central America. Milit Med, In press.

Research

12. Abrams RM, Post JC, Burchfield DJ, Gomez KJ, Hutchinson AA, Conlon M: Local cerebral blood flow is increased in rapid eye-movement sleep in fetal sheep. J Am J Obstet Gynecol, 162:1;278-281, 1990.

13. Issacman DJ, Wadowsky RM, Post JC, Wald ER, Hamilton PJ, Libert TA, Ehrlich GD: Utility of the polymerase chain reaction for detecting S. pneumoniae in blood. Pediatr Emerg Care 8:305-306, 1992.

14. Zhang Y, Isaacman DJ, Wadowsky RM, Rydquist-White J, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in whole blood by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). J Clinical Micro 33:596-601, 1995.

15. Pou AM, Rimell FL, Jordan JA, Shoemaker DL, Johnson JT, Barua P, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Adult respiratory papillomatosis: Human papillomavirus type and viral coinfections as predictors of prognosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 104:758-762, 1995.

16. Isaacman DJ, Zhang Y, Rydquist-White J, Wadowsky RM, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Identification of a patient with Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia and meningitis by the polymerase chain reaction. Cellular Molecular Probes 9:157-160, 1995.

17. Mitskavitch MT, Rimell FL, Shapiro AM, Post JC, Kapadia SB: Laryngotracheal reconstruction using microplates in a porcine model with subglottic stenosis. Laryngoscope 106:301-305, 1996.

18. Rimell FL, Shoemaker DL, Pou AM, Jordan JA, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Pediatric respiratory papillomatosis: Prognostic role of viral typing and cofactors. Laryngoscope 107:915-918, 1997.

Otitis Media

19. Rosenfeld RM, Post JC: Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children: Meta-analysis of published trials. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 106:378-386, 1992.

20. Buchman CA, Doyle WJ, Skoner DP, Post JC, Alper CM, Seroky JT, Anderson KW, Preston RA, Hayden FG, Fireman P, Ehrlich GD: Influenza A virus-induced acute otitis media. J Infect Dis 172:1348-1351, 1995.

21. Post JC, Preston RA, Aul JJ, Larkins-Pettigrew M, Rydquist-White J, Anderson KW, Wadowsky RW, Reagan DR, Walker ES, Kingsley LA, Magit AE, Ehrlich GD: Molecular analysis of bacterial pathogens in otitis media with effusion. JAMA 273:1598-1604, 1995.

22. Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Bacterial DNA fragments in otitis media with effusion. JAMA (letter) 275:186, 1996.

23. Post JC, Aul JJ, White GJ, Wadowsky RM, Zavoral T, Tabari R, Kerber B, Doyle WJ, Ehrlich GD: PCR-based detection of bacterial DNA after antimicrobial treatment is indicative of persistent, viable bacteria in the chinchilla model of otitis media. Am J Otolaryngol 17(2):106-111, 1996.

24. Post JC, White GJ, Aul JJ, Zavoral T, Wadowsky RM, Preston RA, Ehrlich GD: Development and validation of a multiplex PCR-based assay for the upper respiratory tract bacterial pathogens, Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumonia and Moraxella catarrhalis. Molecular Diagnostics 1:29-39, 1996.

25. Post JC, Aul JJ, White GJ, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Fireman P, Skoner DP, Buchman CA, Ehrlich GD: PCR detection of Streptococcus pneumonia, Hemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis via a multiplex assay following Influenza A virus challenge of the human nasopharynx. In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML, Klein JO, Ogra PL (eds) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Toronto: B.C. Decker, Inc., pp. 421-422, 1996.

26. Kenna MA, White G, Wadowsky RD, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Bacteriology of otorrhea: Polymerase chain reaction versus cultures. In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML, Klein JO, Ogra PL (eds) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Toronto: B.C. Decker, Inc., pp. 428-430, 1996.

27. Ehrlich GD, Aul JJ, White GJ, Zavoral TW, Kerber B, Tabari R, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Post JC: Persistence of DNA in middle-ear effusions of chinchillas as determined by the PCR. In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML, Klein JO, Ogra PL (eds) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Toronto: B.C. Decker, Inc., pp. 253-256, 1996.

28. Rayner MG, Zhang Y, Gorry MC, Chen Y, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Evidence of bacterial metabolic activity in culture-negative otitis media with effusion. JAMA 279:296-299, 1998.

29. Liederman EM, Post JC, Aul JJ, Sirko DA, White G, Buchman CA, Ehrlich GD: Analysis of adult otitis media: Polymerase chain reaction versus culture for bacteria and viruses. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 107;1:10-16, 1998.

30. Bakaletz LO, White GJ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Blinded multiplex PCR analyses of middle ear and nasopharyngeal fluids from chinchilla models of single and mixed pathogen induced otitis media. Clin Diagnostic Lab Immunol 5;2:219-224, 1998.

31. Aul JJ, Anderson KW, Wadowsky RM, Doyle WJ, Kingsley LA, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: A comparative evaluation of culture and PCR for the detection and determination of persistence of bacterial strains and DNAs in the chinchilla laniger model of otitis media. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 107;6:508-513, 1998.

32. Walker ES, Preston RA, Post JC, Ehrlich GD, Kalbfleisch JH, Klingman KL: Genetic diversity among strains of Moraxella catarrhalis: Analysis using multiple DNA probes and single-locus PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism method. J Clin Microbiol 36;7:1977-1983, 1998.

33. Dingman JR, Rayner MG, Mishra S, Zhang Y, Ehrlich MD, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Correlation between presence of viable bacteria and presence of endotoxin in middle-ear effusions. J Clinical Microbiol 36(11):3417-3419, 1998.

34. Ryan AF, Diven WF, Bakaletz LO, Ehrlich GD, Juhn SK, Jung TTK, Post JC: Biochemistry. In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML (eds) Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Report of the Sixth Research Conference. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 174;107;10(2):50-55, 1998.

35. Ryan AF, Diven WF, Bakaletz LO, Ehrlich GD, Juhn SK, Jung TTK, Post JC: Molecular biology. In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML (eds) Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Report of the Sixth Research Conference. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 174;107;10(2):56-59, 1998.

36. Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Susceptibility to otitis media: Strong evidence that genetics plays a role. Invited editorial, JAMA 282;22:2167-2169, 1999.

37. Ehrlich GD, Hoffman HJ, Zielke HR, White GJ, Hu FZ, Vigorito R, Dingman JR, Libert T, Smialek JE, Post JC: Molecular epidemiological studies of common bacterial and viral respiratory pathogens in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML, Klein JO, Ogra PL (eds) Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Toronto: B.C. Decker, Inc. September, 2000.

38. Anderson KW, White GJ, Post JC, Wadowsky RM, Ehrlich GD: The development and application of multiplex PCR/RT-PCR-based assay for adenovirus, influenza virus and parainfluenza virus to otitis media, Accepted.

39. Post JC. Direct evidence of bacterial biofilms in otitis media. Laryngoscope 111:2083-2094, 2001.

40. Ehrlich GD, Veeh R, Wang X, Costerton JW, Hayes JD, Hu FZ, Daigle BJ, Ehrlich MD, Post JC: Mucosal biofilm formation in middle-ear mucosa in the chinchilla model of otitis media. JAMA 287;13:1710-1715, 2002.

Genetics

41. Preston RA, Post JC, Keats BJB, Aston CE, Ferrell RE, Priest J, Nouri N, Losken HW, Morris CA, Hurtt MR, Mulvihill JJ, Ehrlich GD: A gene for Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis maps to the long arm of chromosome 10. Nature Genetics, 7:149-153, 1994.

42. Gorry MC, Preston RA, White GJ, Zhang Y, Singhal VK, Losken HW, Parker MG, Nwokoro NA, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Crouzon syndrome: mutations in two spliceoforms of FGFR2 and a common point mutation shared with Jackson-Weiss syndrome. Human Molecular Genetics 4:1387-1390, 1995.

43. Whitcomb D, Preston RA, Aston CE, Sossenheimer MJ, Barua PS, Zhang Y, Wong-Chong A, White GJ, Wood PG, Gates LK, Ulrich C, Martin SP, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: A gene for hereditary pancreatitis maps to Chromosome 7q35. Gastroenterology 110:1975-1980, 1996.

44. Post JC, Mulvihill JJ, Ehrlich GD: A report on the International Genetic Workshop on Crouzon and Other Craniofacial Disorders. Arch Otolaryngol 122:576-578, 1996.

45. Whitcomb DC, Gorry MC, Preston RA, Furey W, Sossenheimer MJ, Ulrich CD, Martin SP, Gates LK, Amann ST, Toskes PP, Liddle R, McGrath K, Uomo G, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Hereditary pancreatitis is caused by a mutation in the cationic trypsinogen gene. Nature Genetics 14:141-145, 1996.

46. Zhang T, Gorry MC, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Genomic organization of the human fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene and comparative analysis of the human FGFR gene family. Gene 230:69-79, 1999.

The Molecular Genetics of Gastroesophageal Reflux

47. Preston RA, Post JC, White GW, Kikuchi LW, Wang X, Self TW, Allen C, Stiffler RS, McGraw C, Pulsifer-Anderson EA, Ehrlich GD: Mapping of a gene for severe pediatric gastroesphageal reflux to chromosome 13q14: A collaboration with a family self-help group. JAMA, 284;3:325-334, 2000.

48. Hu FZ, Post JC, Johnson S, Ehrlich GD, Preston RA: Refined localization of a gene for pediatric gastroesophageal reflux makes HTR2A an unlikely candidate gene. Hum Genet 107:519-525, 2000.

49. Ehrlich GD, Hu FZ, Preston R, Post JC: The spectrum of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. JAMA (letter) 284;24:3135, 2000.

Invited Chapters

1. Marcus R, Post JC, Mancuso A: Pediatric tumors of the head and neck, Chap. 23. In Million R, Cassisi NJ Management of Head and Neck Cancer. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2nd ed, pp. 811-839, 1994.

2. Merwin GE, Post JC, Sypert GW: The transoral approach to the cervical spine. In Bailey BJ Yearbook of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1992, pp. 154-155.

3. Magit AE, Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Applications of PCR to the diseases of the ears, nose and throat. In: Ehrlich GD, Greenberg SJ (eds), PCR-Based Clinical Diagnostics I, Laboratory Setup and Microbial Detection. Blackwell Scientific Publishing, 1993, pp. 193-212.

4. Post JC, Pettigrew M, Magit AE, Ehrlich GD, Brunstein J, Greenberg SJ, Glenister N, Evans MJ: PCR-based strategies for the detection of Hemophilis influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA associated with disease of the ear, nose and throat. In: Ehrlich GD, Greenberg SJ (eds), PCR-Based Clinical Diagnostic I, Laboratory Setup and Microbial Detection, Blackwell Scientific Publishing, 1993, pp. 593-608.

5. Post JC: Molecular medicine and clinical otolaryngology: Implications for everyday practice. In: Myers EN, Bluestone CD (eds), Advances in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 8, 1994, pp. 25-42.

6. Post JC: Tumors and polyps of the nose. In: Gellis & Kagans (eds), Current Pediatric Therapy. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1996, p. 121.

7. Stool SE, Post JC: Phylogenetic aspects and embryology. In: Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Kenna MA (eds), Pediatric Otolaryngology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., Vol. 1, 1996, pp. 1-18.

8. Post JC: Molecular biology in pediatric otolaryngology. In: Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Kenna MA (eds), Pediatric Otolaryngology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., Vol 1, 1996, pp. 71-83.

9. Post JC, Rosen CA: Diagnostic laryngoscopic procedures. In: Henretig FM, King C. (eds) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 699-710.

10. Isaacman DJ, Post JC: Draining and packing of a nasal septal hematoma. In: Henretig FM, King C. (eds) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 675-680.

11. Isaacman DJ, Post JC: Nasal foreign body removal. In: Henretig FM, King C. (eds) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 681-687.

12. Kost SI, Post JC: Management of epistaxis. In: Henretig FM, King C. (eds) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 663-673.

13. Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Otologic disorders in the HIV-positive child. In: Grundfast K, Lalwani AK (eds). Pediatric Otology and Neurotology. Philadelphia: Lippicott, Raven, 1998, pp. 479-485.

14. Post JC: Nasal trauma and epistaxis. In: Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA (eds). Current Pediatric Therapy. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1998, pp. 500-503.

15. Post JC: Genetic principles. In Wetmore RF, Muntz HR, McGill TJ (eds). Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways. New York: Thieme, 2000, pp. 65-86.

16. Post JC: Molecular biology in pediatric otolaryngology. In: Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Alper CM, Arjmand EM, Casselbrant ML, Dohar JE, Yellon RF(eds), Pediatric Otolaryngology, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Co., 2003, pp. 66-81.

17. Tsai ACH, Stool SE, Post JC: Phylogenetic aspects and embryology. In: Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Alper CM, Arjmand EM, Casselbrant ML, Dohar JE, Yellon RF(eds), Pediatric Otolaryngology, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Co., 2003, pp. 1-21.

18. Goodwin J, Post JC: Genetics of otitis media. In: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 2002, In press.

19. Post JC: The role of biofilms and the understanding and management of otitis media with effusion/otorrhea. In: Advancement Therapy of Otitis Media, 2002, In preparation.


Presentations

1. Post JC, Merwin GE, Sypert GW: Surgical approaches to the anterior surgical spine. Florida Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Kissimmee, Florida, November 5, 1988.

2. Merwin GE, Post JC, Sypert GW: Transoral surgical approach to anterior cervical spine. 82nd Annual Scientific Assembly, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Section, Southern Medical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 6, 1988.

3. Post JC, Brown TE, Cassisi NJ: Marijuana and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in young patients. Triological Society, Southern Section, Naples, Florida, January 14, 1989.

4. Post JC, Abrams RM, Burchfield DJ, Merwin GE: Maturation of central auditory function. Twelfth Midwinter Research Meeting, Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 8, 1989.

5. Post JC, Brown TE, Cassisi NJ: Squamous cell carcinoma and marijuana. 19th Annual Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Seminar, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, April 8, 1989.

6. Post JC, Abrams RM, Merwin GE: Fetal sheep blood flow. Faculty Research Day, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, April 27, 1989.

7. Post JC, Stringer SP: Osseo-integrated systems and their extra-oral applications in the head and neck. Florida Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Innisbrook, Florida, October 28, 1989.

8. Post JC, Stringer SP: Osseo-integrated titanium implants for auricular prosthesis. Mini Seminar in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 7, 1990.

9. Post JC, Weber P, Chan KH, Nakayama D: Chylothorax: A rare complication following removal of a large cervical cystic hygroma. Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Waikaloa, Hawaii, May 9-11, 1991.

10. Rosenfeld R, Post JC, Bluestone CD: Meta-analysis of antibiotics for otitis media with effusion. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kansas City, Missouri, September 22-26, 1991.

11. Post JC: Molecular medicine and otolaryngology. Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 10, 1991.

12. Post JC: Pediatric sarcoma: Genetic influence and current therapy. Mini Seminar in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1991.

13. Post JC: Pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma: Current concepts and therapy. 339th General Hospital Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 16, 1991.

14. Post JC: Molecular medicine. 339th General Hospital Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1991.

15. Post JC: Molecular genetics of pediatric otology. Mini Seminar in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 15, 1992.

16. Post JC, Magit AE, Eagle LR, Hamilton PJ, Bluestone CD, Ehrlich GD: The polymerase chain reaction for identification of bacterial DNA in middle-ear effusions. Fifteenth Midwinter Research Meeting, Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 1992.

17. Post JC: Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Nursing In-Service, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 12 and 19, 1992.

18. Post JC: The molecular genetics of pediatric otology. Audiology Conference, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 18, 1992.

19. Post JC: Molecular medicine. General Surgery Grand Rounds, West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1992.

20. Post JC, Magit AE, Ehrlich GD: The polymerase chain reaction (PCR): Applications in pediatric otolaryngology. Seventh Annual Meeting, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Palm Springs, California, April 13-15, 1992.

21. Magit AE, Kenna MA, Post JC: Nager acrofacial dysostosis with autosomal inheritance: Implications for the otolaryngologist and geneticist. Seventh Annual Meeting, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Palm Springs, California, April 13, 1992.

22. Larkins-Pettigrew M, Post JC, Magit AE, Hamilton P, Chen Y, Ehrlich GD: Bacterial detection in middle ear effusions using polymerase chain reaction. National Medical Student Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1992.

23. Ehrlich GD, Pettigrew M, Magit AE, Post JC: Development of PCR-based technologies for the detection of bacteria in middle-ear effusions. Molecular Biology of Hearing and Deafness, La Jolla, California, May 1-4, 1992.

24. Post JC: Morphologic syndromes. Pediatric Review Course, Osler Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 16, 1992.

25. Post JC: Congenital malformations: Head and neck. The Seventeenth Symposium of the Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Children, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 11, 1992.

26. Post JC: The molecular genetics of Crouzon Syndrome. Nemour's Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, September 24, 1992.

27. Issacman DJ, Wadowsky RM, Post JC, Wald ER, Hamilton PJ, Libert TA, Ehrlich GD: Utility of the polymerase chain reaction for detecting S. pneumonia in blood. American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Scientific Section on Emergency Medicine, San Francisco, California, October 9, 1992.

28. Post JC: Applications of molecular medicine. Florida Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Naples, Florida, October 18, 1992.

29. Post JC, Dolitsky JN, Stool SE: Molecular genetics of otolaryngology syndromes. XIII Pan American Congress of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, Florida, November 4, 1992.

30. Post JC: Molecular genetics in otolaryngology. Grand Rounds, University of California at San Francisco, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, San Francisco, California, November 16, 1992.

31. Post JC: Molecular otolaryngology. Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 5, 1993.

32. Post JC: Pathogenesis and treatment of laryngotracheal stenosis. Maxillofacial and Cervical Trauma Lecture Series. Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 25, 1993.

33. Post JC, Larkins-Pettigrew M, Rydquist-White J, Chen Y, Ehrlich GD: Detection of Hemophilus influenzae DNA in culturally-sterile middle-ear effusions by PCR utilizing two primer sets. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersberg Beach, Florida, February 9, 1993.

34. Post JC: Sinusitis: Pathophysiology, diagnosis and management in children. Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 24, 1993.

35. Post JC: Advances in molecular pediatric otolaryngology. The Eighteenth Annual Symposium on Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Children: 1993 Update, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 30-31, 1993.

36. Post JC: Head and neck syndromes: The molecular genetics of craniofacial development. Mini Seminar in Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 27, 1993.

37. Post JC, Post KN, Shapiro A: Otitis media workshop. Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, 18th Annual Educational Conference, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, November 12, 1993.

38. Post JC: Molecular genetics in otolaryngology. Grand Rounds, Dept. of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, November 20, 1993.

39. Ehrlich GD, Aul JJ, Anderson KW, Doyle WJ, Keber B, Post JC: Time course comparison of Hemophilus influenza persistence by culture and PCR in the Chinchilla laniger middle ear following infection and treatment. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 1994.

40. Ehrlich GD, Anderson KW, Riera A, Wadowsky RM, Preston RA, Post JC: Development of a multiplex-PCR assay for respiratory viruses. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 1994.

41. Post JC: Advances in molecular pediatric otolaryngology. Grand Rounds and Teaching Conference. Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York, March 9, 1994.

42. Post JC: Hereditary/congenital hearing loss. 1993-1994 Resident's Otology Conference. Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 28, 1994.

43. Walker E, Preston RA, Ehrlich GD, Post JC, Shafer V, Reagan D: Genetic variation within the species Moraxella catarrhalis detected by the polymerase chain reaction. The 94th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 23-27, 1994.

44. Anderson KW, Aul JJ, Wadowsky RM, Riera A, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Molecular analysis of pathogens in otitis media with effusion. Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, June 1994.

45. Post JC: Otolaryngology. Medical aspects of speech-language pathology. Division of Communication Science and Disorders, Department of Communication, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 1994.

46. Preston RA, Post JC, Keats BJB, Aston CE, Ferrel RE, Priest J, Nouri N, Losken HW, Morris CA, Hurtt MR, Mulvihill JJ, Ehrlich GD: The gene for Crouzon syndrome. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc., Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, September 1994.

47. Post JC: Otitis media: What bugs are really there? Nineteenth Symposium of the Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Children, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 5, 1994.

48. Buchman CA, Doyle WJ, Skoner DP, Post JC: Influenzae A virus-induced otitis media. Research Forum at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc., Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, September 20, 1994.

49. Mitskavich MT, Rimell FL, Post JC: An animal model of subglottic stenosis and laryngotracheal reconstruction using miniplates. Research Forum at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc., Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, September 20, 1994.

50. Rimell FL, Post JC, Mitskavich MT, Modrick P: Pediatric fiberoptic laser rigid bronchoscopy. Plenary Session at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc. Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, September 18, 1994.

51. Pou A, Rimell F, Ehrlich GD, Post JC, Johnson JJ: Adult respiratory papillomatosis. American College of Surgery, Western Pennsylvania Section, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1994.

52. Post JC: Pathogenesis and Treatment of laryngotracheal stenosis. Maxillofacial and Cervical Trauma Lecture Series, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 5, 1994.

53. Post JC: Basic genetics. Audiology Conference, Department of Audiology and Communication Disorders, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, December 16, 1994.

54. Post JC: Syndrome mapping and sensorineural hearing loss. Audiology Conference, Department of Audiology and Communication Disorders, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 1994.

55. Post JC: Update on otitis media. Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1995.

56. Preston RA, Zhang Y, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Analyzing candidate genes by long PCR to identify single strand conformational polymorphisms for linkage analysis. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 5-9, 1995.

57. Ehrlich GD, Aul JJ, White GJ, Zavoral TW, Kerber B, Tabari R, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Post JC: Persistence of DNA in middle-ear effusions of chinchillas as determined by the PCR. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 5-9, 1995.

58. Post JC, Aul JJ, White GJ, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Fireman P, Skoner DP, Buchman CA, Ehrlich GD: Differential colonization of the human nasopharynx by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Hemophilus influenzae following Influenza A virus challenge. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 5-9, 1995.

59. Preston RA, Armfield DR, Zhang Y, White GJ, Busslinger M, Warman ML, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: PCR-based screening of a chromosome 10q25-q26 YAC contig for Crouzon syndrome candidate genes. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 5-9, 1995.

60. Post JC: Molecular biology and genetics. Pediatric Otolaryngology Conference Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Eye and Ear Institute Building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 13, 1995.

61. Post JC: PCR-based detection of bacterial pathogens in otitis media with effusion. Molecular Diagnostics Infectious Disease Section Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 9, 1995.

62. Post JC: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Contemporary Issues in Sleep Disorders and Snoring. The 19th Annual MG Paul H. Streit Memorial Otolaryngology Seminar, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, March 17, 1995.

63. Pou A, Rimell F, Ehrlich GD, Post JC, Johnson JJ: Adult respiratory papillomatosis: Human papilloma virus type and viral cofactors. American Laryngological Association, Palm Desert, California, April 1995.

64. Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Otitis media. Invited Address to Council, National Institute of Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, May 18, 1995.

65. Post JC, Preston RA, Warman ML, Gorry MC, Marazita M, Walker N, Ehrlich GD: Mutational analysis of the fibroblast growth factor receptor type 2 (FGFR2) gene in multiple Crouzon families. American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Tamarron, Colorado, May 30, 1995.

66. Post JC, Mulvihill JJ, Ferrell R, Ehrlich GD: Report of the International Genetic Workshop on Crouzon Syndrome and Other Craniofacial Syndromes. American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Tamarron, Colorado, May 30, 1995.

67. Kenna MA, White G, Wadowsky R, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Bacteriology of otorrhea: PCR versus cultures. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 4-8, 1995.

68. Buchman, C, Liederman E, Aul J, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Molecular microbiologic analysis of otitis media in adults. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 4-8, 1995.

69. Ehrlich GD, Aul JJ, White GJ, Zavoral TW, Kerber B, Tabari R, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Post JC: Persistence of DNA in middle-ear effusions of chinchillas as determined by the PCR. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 4-8, 1995.

70. Post JC, Aul JJ, White GJ, Wadowsky RD, Doyle WJ, Fireman P, Skoner DP, Buchman CA, Ehrlich GD: Differential colonization of the human nasopharynx by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Hemophilus influenzae following influenza A virus challenge. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 4-8, 1995.

71. Post JC: Genetics of craniofacial development. Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, September 13, 1995.

72. Post JC: Laryngotracheal reconstruction. Pediatric Conference, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Eye & Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 25, 1995.

73. Post JC: Bringing molecular biology to the bedside: Utilization of molecular biology in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease. The 1995 Feinstein Workshop in Medical Education and Research, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, October 21, 1995.

74. Szeremeta W, Post JC, White GJ, Ehrlich GD: The molecular biology of chronic sinusitis and adenoiditis. Nineteenth Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 4-8, 1996.

75. Post JC: Head and neck syndromes: The molecular genetics of craniofacial development. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 11, 1996.

76. Post JC: Otitis media: What bugs are really there? The 20th Symposium on Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Children: 1996 Update, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1996.

77. Post JC: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: How to make a diagnosis. The 20th Symposium on Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Children: 1996 Update, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 20, 1996.

78. Post JC: Obstructive sleep apnea in adults and children. Family Practice Resident Conference, Dwight David Eisenhower Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, Georgia, September 4, 1996.

79. Post JC: Otitis media. Family Practice Intern Seminar, Dwight David Eisenhower Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, Georgia, September 13, 1996.

80. Post JC: Molecular analysis of otitis media. Mini-Seminar Series: Pediatric Otolaryngology - Pittsburgh Otological Society and the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 8, 1997.

81. Rayner M, Zhang Y, Gorry MC, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Evidence of bacterial metabolic activity in culture-negative pediatric effusion from chronic and recurrent otitis media. The 20th Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 5, 1997.

82. Zhang Y, Gorry MC, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Genomic structure of the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) human gene and characterization of the FGFR2 promoter. The 20th Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 5, 1997.

83. Allen GC, Armfield DR, Bontempo FA, Kingsley LA, Goldstein NA, Post JC: Adenotonsillectomy in patients with Von Willebrand's disease. The 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 15, 1997.

84. Goldstein NA, Armfield DR, Kingsley LA, Borland LM, Allen GC, Post JC: Postoperative complications after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children with Down syndrome. The 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 15, 1997.

85. Post JC: Molecular basis of otitis media. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 19, 1997.

86. Dingman J, Rayner M, Aul J, Costerton W, Gorry M, Stutz J, Laddis D, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Otitis media with effusion as a biofilm disease. Allegheny University of the Health Sciences Second Annual Research Conference, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, October 8-9, 1997.

87. Post JC: Genetic studies of cranial facial anomalies. American Academy of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the Pediatric Neurosurgical Fellowship Directors Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1997.

88. Dingman J, Rayner M, Aul J, Costerton W, Gorry M, Stutz J, Laddis D, Post JC, Ehrlich GD. Otitis media with effusion as a biofilm disease. The 21st Annual Midwinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 15-19, 1998.

89. Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Biofilms and infectious disease. Bioengineering: Building the Future of Biology and Medicine, The Bioengineering Consortium of the National Institutes of Health (BECON) (Poster), Bethesda, Maryland, February 27-28, 1998.

90. Post JC: Sinusitis and otitis. Allegheny University Medical Practice Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 21, 1998.

91. Timmis HH, Post JC: Perilymphatic fistula masquerading as pediatric psychiatric disease (Poster). American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 13-16, 1998.

92. Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC: Academic Career Development: Research and NIH Funding (Course). American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 15, 1998.

93. Post JC: Obstructive sleep apnea. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 13, 1998.

94. Hu FZ, Preston RA, White GJ, Kikuchi L, Allen G, Neiswanger K, Stiffler R, Self T, Anderson B, McGraw C, Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Gene mapping of severe pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. The 22nd Annual Midwinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 14-18, 1999.

95. Goldstein NA, Post JC, Rosenfeld RM, Campbell TF: Impact of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy on child behavior. The 14th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Palm Desert, California, April 28-30, 1999.

96. Ehrlich GD, Hoffman H, Zilkie R, White G, Hu FZ, Vigarido R, Post JC: Molecular epidemiological studies of common bacterial and viral respiratory pathogens in SIDS. 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, June 1999.

97. Post JC: Genetics of gastroesophageal reflux disease (Mini-Seminar). American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 29, 1999.

98. Post JC: Ear, nose, throat and voice issues with GER. Second Annual PAGER Association Family Medical Conference - Reflux Rendezvous 1999, Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 20, 1999.

99. Post JC: Biofilms and chronic infections. Department of General Surgery Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 23, 1999.

100. Post JC: The molecular genetics of craniosynostosis. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 3, 1999.

101. Post JC: Otitis media as a biofilm disease. Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, January 12, 2000.

102. Post JC: Otitis media as a biofilm disease. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 18, 2000.

103. Wang X, Daigle BJ, Hu FZ, Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Evidence of de novo bacterial protein biosynthesis in culturally-sterile OME. Eastern Section of the Triological Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 30, 2000.

104. Post JC: Bacteriology of chronic otitis media. Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inc., Portland, Oregon, February 11-12, 2000.

105. Post JC: Pediatric Manifestations of GERD. Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inc., Portland, Oregon, February 11-12, 2000.

106. Post JC: Molecular basis of craniofacial syndrome. Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Portland, Oregon, February 14, 2000.

107. Hu FZ, Preston RA, White GJ, Kikuchi LW, Johnson S, McGraw C, Pulsifer-Anderson B, Self TW, Ehrlich GD, Post JC: Mapping of a gene for severe pediatric GER to a 9 centiMorgan region (Poster). The 23rd Annual Midwinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 20-24, 2000.

108. Post JC: Molecular advances in otolaryngology. Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, March 17, 2000.

109. Fen FZ, Post JC, Preston R, Kikuchi LW, Johnson SL, McGraw C, Pulsifer-Anderson B, Self T, Ehrlich GD: Exclusion of candidate genes for gastroesophageal reflux. The 15th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Orlando, Florida, May 16-18, 2000.

110. Hayes D, Veeh R, Wang X, Costerton WJ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Bacterial biofilms in otitis media: Direct imaging of biofilm on middle-ear mucosa and tympanostomy tube. Biofilms 2000 (ASM), Big Sky, Montana, July 16-20, 2000.

111. Post JC: Molecular approaches to neurosurgical problems. Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 20, 2000.

112. Post JC: The genetic basis of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. Presidential Research Symposium at the Annual American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 26, 2000.

113. Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC: Academic career development: Research and NIH funding (Course). Annual American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 26, 2000.

114. Post JC: Gastroesophageal reflux and its relationship to otitis media. International Conference on New Paradigms in Infectious Disease: Applications to Otitis Media Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 14, 2000.

115. Post JC: Molecular genetics and otolaryngology. Genetics Grand Rounds, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, October 30, 2000.

116. Schneck FX, Preston RA, Hu FZ, Herz D, Barmada M, Aston C, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Putative mapping of a gene for vesicoureteral reflux to chromosome 11. American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting - Urology Section, Chicago, Illinois, October 31, 2000.

117. Ehrlich GD, Chow JH, Duncanson FP, Johnson S, Hayes J, Post JC, Dunne MW. Polymerase chain reaction testing of middle ear fluid in pediatric patients with acute otitis media treated with single dose Azithromycin. ICAAC, 2000.

118. Ehrlich GD, Hayes J, Veeh R, Hu FZ, Wang X, Costerton JW, Post JC: Direct electronmicrographic imaging of biofilms on the midde-ear mucosa (poster). Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach , Florida, February 4-8, 2001.

119. Kathju S, Rabik C, Wang X, Hayes J, White GJ, Johnson S, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Molecular analysis of scarless fetal wound healing (poster). Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, February 4-8, 2001.

120. Post JC: The impact of the human genome project in medicine. Butler County Medical Society, Butler, Pennsylvania, March 13, 2001.

121. Post JC: The genetics of gastroesophageal reflux. Dean's Scientific Symposium, MCP Hahnemann University and Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 26, 2001.

122. Post JC: Direct evidence of bacterial biofilms in otitis media. Fowler Award Winner. Triological Society, Palm Desert, CA, May, 2001.

123. Post JC. Biofilms and otitis media. Changing faces of infectious disease in otolaryngology. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Denver, CO, September, 2001.

124. Post JC. Biofilms and otitis media. Hearing and chemical senses seminar. Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 10, 2001.

125. Post JC. Biofilms in orthopedic surgery. Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 23, 2001.

126. Post JC. The genetics of biofilms. Medical Grand Rounds, Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pennsylvania, November 1, 2001.

127. Kathju S, Rupert T, Cherapoo M, Oswald D, Preston R, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Identification of differentially expressed genes in a healing fetal wound (poster). Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, January 27-31, 2002.

128. Erdos G, Antalis P, Sayeed S, Hayes J, Post JC, Ehrlich GD. Changing gene expression patterns in biofilm patterns in biofilm-forming P. aeruginosa: A major pathogen of otorrhea. Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, January 27-31, 2002.

129. Post JC. Molecular based approaches to pediatric ear, nose and throat problems. Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, January 31, 2002.

130. Post JC. Otitis media as a biofilm disease. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, February 1, 2002.

131. Post JC, Ehrlich GD. Baccterial biofilm and the distributed genome hypothesis. Forum, Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 22, 2002.

International Presentations

1. Abrams RM, Post JC, Burchfield DJ, Hutchinson AA, Gomez KJ, Conlon M: Local cerebral blood flow increased in rapid eye movement in fetal sheep. American Physiological Society and the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Montreal, Canada, October 10, 1988.

2. Preston RA, Post JC, Keats BJB, Aston CE, Ferrel RE, Priest J, Nouri N, Losken HW, Morris CA, Hurtt MR, Mulvihill JJ, Ehrlich GD: The gene for Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis maps to chromosome 10q25 - q26. Late Breaking Session, European Society of Human Genetics, Paris, France, June 1994.

3. Losken HW, Preston RA, Post JC, Keats BJB, Aston CE, Ferrell RE, Mulvihill JJ, Ehrlich GD: The gene for Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis maps to chromosome 10q25-26. Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, Quebec City, Canada, October 14, 1994.

4. Ehrlich GD, Warman M, and the Boston Craniofacial Group, Preston RA, Keats BJB, Aston CA, White GJ, Ferrell RE, Losken HW, Mulvihill JJ, Post JC: The gene for Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis maps to a 7 centiMorgan region on chromosome 10q in three unrelated kindreds. American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 18-22, 1994.

5. Preston RA, Warman M, Gorry MC, White GJ, Hurtt MR, Ferrell RE, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Exclusion of the PAX2 gene as a candidate gene for Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis. American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 18-22, 1994.

6. Ehrlich GD, Preston RA, Gorry MC, Armfield DR, Post JC: Assignment of development genes to specific YACs within contigs spanning a 30 cM region of chromosome 10q 25-26. First Chromosome 10 Workshop, Heraklion, Crete, September 30, 1995.

7. Losken HW, Muenke M, Post JC, Ehrlich GD: Gene mutations in craniosynostosis syndrome. VIth International Congress of Craniofacial Surgery, Saint Tropez, French Riviera, France, October 21-24, 1995.

8. Post JC: Biofilm disease and otitis media. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dept. of Surgery, Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territory, China, October 6, 1999.

9. Post JC: New paradigms in infectious disease from molecular diagnostics. West China University School of Medicine, Honorary Professor Lectureship, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China, October 11, 1999.

10. Post JC: Pediatric otolaryngology. West China University School of Medicine, Grand Rounds, Hospital #1,Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China, October 12, 1999.

Meetings Organized

Professional

International Genetic Workshop on Crouzon and Other Craniofacial Disorders. Sheraton at Station Square, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Co-Directors: Garth D. Ehrlich, J. Christopher Post and John J. Mulvihill, March 10-11, 1995.

Mini-Seminar Series: Pediatric Otolaryngology (Course Director). Pittsburgh Otological Society and the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 8, 1997.

First International Symposium on Hereditary Pancreatitis. Sheraton at Station Square, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Co-Directors: David Whitcomb, Garth Ehrlich, J. Christopher Post, April 5-6, 1997.

Surgical Research Conference - joint monthly case-base interactive molecular medicine researh conference sponsored jointly by the Center for Genomic Sciences and the Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Course Directors - Garth Ehrlich, J. Christopher, Mark Roh, September 1999 to Present.

International Conference on New Paradigms in Infectious Disease: Applications to Otitis Media. Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Conference Directors: J. Christopher Post, Garth D. Ehrlich, J. William Costerton, October 13-15, 2000.

Changing Faces of Infectious Disease in Otolaryngology. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 12, 2001.

United States Army

Clinical Conference, 339th General Hospital Lectures. Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, April 4-11, 1995.

Clinical Conference, 339th General Hospital Lectures, Fort Devens, Massachusetts, July 1997.

Clinical Conference, 339th Combat Support Hospital, Camp Park, California, July 1999.

Clinical Conference, 339th Combat Support Hospital, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, August 2000.

Committees

National Institutes of Health

Member, Program Advisory Committee, Division of Human Communication, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Member, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section (formerly Hearing Study Section), Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Invited Participant, Considerations for Developing and Implementing Genetic Diagnostic Tests for HereditaryHearing Impairment and Other Communication Disorders, National Institute on Deafness and OtherCommunication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Infectious Disease Committee, 1994-1997, 1998-2001
Research in Otolaryngology, 1995-1997
Research Grants and Prizes Subcommittee, 1997-1999
Chair, Research Grants and Prizes Subcommittee, 1999-2000, 2000-2002
Research Advisory Committee, 1999-2002
Chair, Infectious Disease Committee, 2000-2003
Chair, Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts (CORE), 1999-2003
Consultant, Subcommittee on Research Education, 2002

Association for Research in Otolaryngology
Education Committee

American Medical Association
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology Assessment Committee

Deafness Research Foundation
Member, Scientific Review Committee, 1999

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Long Range/Strategic Planning Committee, 1999-2002

Tinnitus Research Consortium
Member, Grant Review Committee, 1999

Gateway Health Plan
Member, Physician Advisory Committee

Highmark, Inc.
Specialist Physician Advisor

Allegheny General Hospital
Institutional Review Board, 2/98-4/98, 2000-2001
Laser Safety Committee, 1998-
Institutional Biosafety Committee, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Research, Hospital Based Process Improvement, 1999

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Re-Engineering Principles Group, Vision 2001
Co-Chair, Ambulatory Care Design Team, Vision 2001
Critical Care Planning Committee, Vision 2001
Oversight Committee, Vision 2001
Patient Grouping Workgroup, Vision 2001
Physician Directed Design Team, Vision 2001
Chair, Privatization Committee, Vision 2001

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology
Executive Committee

Teaching

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Facilitator for the Molecular and Human Genetics Course

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Hannley MT, Wackym PA, Post JC, Developing Winning Grant Applications for National Institutes of Health, Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 1995.

Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC, Academic Career Development: Research and NIH Funding, Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 1998.

Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC, Academic Career Development: Research and NIH Funding, Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 1999.

Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC. Academic Career Development: Research and NIH Funding, Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, September, 2000.

Post JC, Monsell E. A Guide to the Ethical Conduct of Research. Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 9, 2001.

Wackym PA, Hannley MT, Post JC. Academic Career Development: Research and NIH Funding, Instructional Course, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September, 10, 2001.

Post JC, Hannley MT. The Research SuperCourse. Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September, 2001.

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences

Instructor, Pittsburgh AUHS Core Biomedical Graduate Course in Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

Chatham College

Clinical Preceptor, Physician Assistant Program

Outcomes Management Educational Workshops

Regional Course Director, Improving Outcomes in Acute Otitis Media

Slippery Rock University Clinical Preceptor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Student/Mentorships

Medical Student Research Fellowships

Margaret Pettigrew - Post-sophomore Fellow, Department of Pathology and Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh (1991-1992)
Jill Rydquist-White - Post-sophomore Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh (1992-1993)
Kenneth Anderson - Post-sophomore Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh (1993-1994)
First Place Award in the Medical Student/Post-sophomore Fellow category of the Fifth Annual Research Presentation Day Competition.
Jerry Aul - Medical Student Summer Research Program - Medical Alumni Association, University of Pittsburgh, Summer (1993) and Post-sophomore Fellow (1994-1995), Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh (1994-1995)
Derek Armfield - Medical Student Summer Research Program - Medical Alumni Association, University of Pittsburgh, Summer (1994) - Received Travel Award from ARO to present his poster at the National Meeting
Mark Rayner - Medical Student Research Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh (1996-1997).
Mark Abdelmalak- MCP-Hahnemann, (2001-2002).

Resident and Fellow Laboratory Internships

Frank Rimell, M.D. - Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1994)
Andrew Shapiro, M.D. - Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1994)
David Shoemaker, M.D. - Otolaryngology Resident, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh (1994)
Eric Leiderman, M.D. - Otolaryngology Resident, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburg (1994)
Anna Pou, M.D. - Otolaryngology Resident, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh (1994-1995)
Wasyl Szerameta - Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1995-1996)
Suman Mishra - Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow, Resident, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1997)
Steve Krakora-Oral Surgery Resident, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, (1999-present)

Undergraduate Internships

Mark Cardamone-Rayner - University of Pittsburgh, Summer (1995) - Matriculated at University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Summer (1996)
William Chong - Penn State University, Summer (1998)
Scott Barcus - Grove City College, Summer (1998)
Christina Chong - Pennsylvania State University, Summer (1999)

Minority Student Internships

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew - Medical Student Post-sophomore Fellowship (1991-1992), Department Otolaryngology and Pathology - Awarded First Place for Research at the National Medical Association Annual Meeting (1992)
Monique Brown - Westinghouse High School, Heritage Minority Student Internships, NIH Sponsored, Summer (1994)

Preceptorship with Physician Assistant Students

Chris Vayansky - Chatham College, October-November (1998)
Roona Voelker - Chatham College, November-December (1998)
Joe Martin - Chatham College, January-February (1999)
Lou Kitsko - Chatham College, February-March (1999)
David Stagger - Chatham College, November-December (1999)
Maureen Pendergast - Chatham College, January-February (2000)
Gera Lynn Neumann - Chatham College, February-April (2000)
Marie Lu - Chatham College, May-June (2000)
Alison Slinchak - Chatham College, July-August (2000)
Maureen Pendergast - Chatham College, September-October (2000)
Mary Sowers - Chatham College, October-November (2000)
Sarah Oblender - Chatham College, November-December (2000)
Nicole Brandon - Chatham College, November-December (2000)
Shanna Cowan - Chatham College, January-February (2001)
Meridith McCurdy - Chatham College, January-February (2001)
Brian Kephart - Chatham College, February-April (2001)

Journals Reviewed

The Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal
Journal of the American Medical Association
Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology
American Journal of Otolaryngology
American Journal of Rhinology
Molecular Medicine Today
Nature Genetics
Genetic Epidemiology
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck
Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Lancet
Circulation
Human Mutation
BioMed Central


Books Reviewed

Pediatric Otology and Neurotology (Reviewed for the American Journal of Otology)


Grants Reviewed

Ad Hoc Member - Hearing Study Section, June 12-14, 1995, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Ad Hoc Member - Special Emphasis Panel, RO3 Small Grant Applications, July 13, 1995, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Ad Hoc Member - Hearing Study Section, October 16-18, 1995, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Ad Hoc Member - Hearing Study Section, March 18-20, 1996, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Ad Hoc Member - Hearing Study Section, July 16-17, 1996, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Ad Hoc Member - Hearing Study Section, October 21-22, 1996, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Member - Special Emphasis Panel, Exploratory/Developmental Grants for High Risk/High Impact Research, June 5, 1997, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

Review Committee, Research in Otolaryngology, March 14-16, 1997, American Academy of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery

Review Committee, Research in Otolaryngology, March 28-29, 1998, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, February 22-23, 1999, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Review Committee, Research in Otolaryngology, March 20, 1999, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, June 7-8, 1999, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Member - Scientific Review Committee, September 24-25, 1999, Deafness Research Foundation

Member - Grant Review Committee, Tinnitus Research Consortium

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, February 7-8, 2000, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, June 19-20, 2000, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Member - Scientific Review Committee, September 22-23, 2000, Deafness Research Foundation

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, October 16-17, 2000, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, March 5-6, 2001, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, June, 2001, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.

Member - Scientific Review Committee, September, 2001, Deafness Research Foundation.

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, October 15-16, 2001, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.

Review Committee, Hearing Study Section, February 19-20, 2002, Integrative, Functional, and Cognitive Neuroscience (IFCN6) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.

Moderator

Free Paper Session, XXIII Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, Florida, November 6, 1992.

Laryngology and Head and Neck Cancer, Session H, Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, February 6, 1995.

PCR Applications, Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 4-8, 1995.

Auditory System Session, Research Forum of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Washington, D.C., September 30, 1996.

Decision Making in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Alumni Day, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1996.

External and Middle Ear, Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 6, 1997.

Molecular Biology, 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 16, 1997.

Invited Judge, First Annual Resident Research Day, Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 6, 1999.

Molecular Biology, 14th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Palm Desert, California, April 29, 1999.

Molecular Biology, 15th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Orlando, Florida, May 16-18, 2000.


Panel Member

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Post Symposium Research Conference (NIDCD, NIH) Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, June 8-9, 1995.


Peer Reviewer

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children. Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, July 1994.




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