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Noteworthy Newsletter | July 28, 2020

Jul 28, 2020

Awards, recognition and service

McGeorge School of Law
Michael Malloy, distinguished professor of law, had his casebook “The Regulation of Banking: Cases and Materials on Depository Institutions and Their Regulators” cited by the Congressional Research Service’s “Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Conservatorship: Frequently Asked Questions.”
Malloy was a member of the organizing committee for the 17th Annual International Conference on Law in Athens, Greece, sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research, held virtually in mid-July. Malloy delivered welcome remarks to the conference participants.


College of the Pacific

Ken Albala, professor of history, has his new translation of Apicius’s “De re coquinaria,” an ancient Roman cookbook, available through the Adam Matthew Digital online primary source database.

Todd Davenport, professor and program director of physical therapy, and former student Michael Ward published “Cardiopulmonary responses to exercise in an individual with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome during long-term treatment with intravenous saline: A case study.” Mark VanNess, professor and co-chair of health, exercise and sport sciences, along with Staci R. Stevens, Jared Stevens and Christopher R. Snell from the Workwell Foundation, contributed to the work. 

Lou Matz, professor of philosophy, published “Turning intercollegiate athletics into a performance major like music” in The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, June 2, 2020.

Jianhua Ren, professor of chemistry, along with Joshua Ho ’22, Yuntao Zhang ’21, Yadwinder Mann ’21 and Michael Browne ’21, had their paper "Mass spectrometry studies of the fragmentation patterns and mechanisms of protonated peptoids" published in the journal of Biopolymers. The paper has been selected for the cover page of the current issue. Other co-authors include Ren’s former graduate student and postdoctoral fellow, and her collaborators at the Molecular Foundry of the Berkeley National Laboratory.

Bill Swagerty, director of the John Muir Center and professor of history, recently published “Stereotypes of Rocky Mountain Trappers and Traders Revisited" in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal. 

Mark VanNess, professor and co-chair of health, exercise and sport sciences, and Todd Davenport, professor and program director of physical therapy,  along with colleagues from the Workwell Foundation, published the paper “Properties of measurements obtained during cardiopulmonary exercise testing in individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.”
VanNess, Davenport and Lariel Mateo ’17 were authors of “Post-exertional symptoms distinguish Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome subjects from healthy controls,” which was a collaborative research project with Stanford University and the Workwell Foundation.

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy 
Eric Boyce, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of pharmacy practice, was a co-author on the American College of Clinical Pharmacy white paper “Striving for excellence in experiential education.”

Gabriella Musacchia, assistant professor of audiology, published the article “Music and Learning: Does Music Make You Smarter?” for a special section of Frontiers in Neuroscience for K-12 students and educators.

Presentations and artistic activity

McGeorge School of Law
Michael Malloy, distinguished professor of law, delivered a presentation, "Distance banking: pandemic responses of a regulated industry,” at the 17th Annual International Conference on Law in Athens, Greece in mid-July.

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy
Adam Kaye, clinical professor of pharmacy, presented “Pharmacology of Pain: Transmission and Modulation” and “Antithrombotic and Anticoagulant Therapy in IPM” at the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians’ Board Review Course in Pain Medicine and Interventional Paul Management in July. 

Elaine Law, assistant clinical professor of pharmacy practice, virtually presented “But the internet told me so. Precepting and training challenges in the digital age and avoiding the pitfalls of ‘Dr. Google’” at the Pharmacist Continuing Education Program California Society of Health System Pharmacists (CSHP) Pacific Coast Preceptor Conference 2020 on July 9. 

Deepti Vyas, associate professor of pharmacy practice and director of interprofessional education and instructional design, presented “Elder abuse as a vector for interprofessional education” at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) annual meeting in July.

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