Carbon Monoxide Headquarters

D. G. PENNEY SCHOLARSHIP, Curriculum vitae





Scholarly Activity

Invited Seminars and Presentations:

1. University of Illinois Chicago Circle. Anaerobic rat heart: effects of glucose and Krebs cycle metabolites, April, 1969; Invited by Elmer Hadley, Ph.D.

2. Argonne Cancer Research Hospital, University of Chicago. Some Biochemical aspects of cardiac hypertrophy, Dec. 5, 1972; Invited by Murray Rabinowitz, M.D.

3. University of Illinois Hospital, Section of Cardiology. Biochemical changes occurring during altitude acclimation, anemia and carbon monoxide poisoning; February, 1973

4. Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Possible functioning of unorthodox pathways of carbohydrate dissimilation in the anoxic turtle, April, 1973; Invited by C. Ladd Prosser, Ph.D.

5. Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Gary, Indiana. Cardiac effects of prolonged carbon monoxide exposure, Sept. 20, 1973

6. Notre Dame University, Department of Biology. Myocardial effects of long-term carbon monoxide exposure, October 2, 1973; Invited by Richard Green, Ph.D.

7. Houston, Texas, Symposium of the Amer. Soc. of Zoologists. Cardiovascular effects of carbon monoxide, Dec. 30, 1973; Invited by M.A.Q. Khan, Ph.D.

8. Department of Biology, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Effects of carbon monoxide exposure, April 24, 1974

9. Department of Biology, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Lecture on environmental contamination by carbon monoxide and lead (to an "environmental awareness" class), April 24, 1974

10. Univ. of Chicago, Department of Medicine. Physiological adaptation to environmental stress (course lecture), Nov., 1974; Invited by Radovan Zak, Ph.D.

11. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. Unorthodox pathways of carbohydrate dissimilation in anoxic lower vertebrates, Spring, 1974; Invited by Elmer Hadley, Ph.D.

12. Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago Hospitals. Effects of acute exercise in releasing creatine phosphokinase into the plasma; Spring, 1974

13. Department of Physiology, Univ. of Illinois at the Medical Center. Effects of long-term exposure to carbon monoxide on the myocardium, February, 1975

14. Department of Biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Effects of long-term exposure to carbon monoxide on the myocardium, April, 1975

15. Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals. Summary of experiments into possible effects of cardiomegaly on myocardial cytochrome c concentration, Spring, 1976; Invited by Murray Rabinowitz, M.D.

16. Department of Pathology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Myocardial effects of chronic exposure to carbon monoxide, Spring, 1976. Invited by Charles Ganote, M.D.

17. Department of Biology, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas. Myocardial response to chronically high loads, April, 1977. Invited by Howard Shertzer, Ph.D.

18. Department of Physiology, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Holland. Myocardial effects of chronic exposure to carbon monoxide, June 20, 1977. Invited by Zdenek Turek, M.D., Ph.D.

19. Institute fur Industietoxikoligie, Martin Luther Universitate Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, DDR. Myocardial effects of exposure to carbon monoxide, June 26, 1977. Invited by Dieter Pankow, M.D., Ph.D.

20. Department of Physiology, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Chronic effects of carbon monoxide on the myocardium, April, 1977. Invited by Walter Seegers, Ph.D.

21. Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Wayne State Univ. School of Medicine, Detroit, MI. Chronic effects of carbon monoxide inhalation, Nov. 20, 1978. Invited by Harry Berke, Ph.D.

22. Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Research, Henry Ford, Hospital, Detroit, MI. Chronic effects of carbon monoxide as a means inducing cardiomegaly by volume work-overloading, March 21, 1979. Invited by Dr. Toledo, Departmental Chairman

23. Department of Physiology, Michgian State University, East Lansing, MI. Chronic effects of carbon monoxide, March 15, 1979. Invited by Dr. Harvey Sparks, Chairman

24. Department of Physiology, Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois. Use of carbon monoxide to induce volume overload cardiomegaly, April 27, 1979. Invited by Dr. James Filkins, Chairman

25. Department of Biology, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX. Effects of chronic exposure to carbon monoxide, April 9, 1979. Invited by Dr. Howard Shertzer

26. Department of Physiology, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Acute and chronic effects of pre- and postnatal exposure to carbon monoxide, June 1, 1979. Invited by departmental seminar committee

27. Department of Pathology, University of Alabama Center, Birmingham, AL. Carbon monoxide-induced cardiomegaly, October 18, 1979. Invited by Dr. Sanford P. Bishop

28. Department of Physiology, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Effects of carbon monoxide on the fetal cardiovascular system, March 27, 1981. Invited by departmental seminar committee

29. Department of Biological Sciences, Univ. of Illinois Chicago Circle, Chicago, IL. Carbon monoxide-induced cardiomegaly, May 14, 1981. Invited by departmental seminar committee

30. Workshop entitled "Work overload during neonatal myocardial growth" at the American Section meeting of the International Society for Heart Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, June 19, 1981. My 25 min. talk, of the 6 given, was titled "Carbon monoxide induced cardiomegaly and regression in the neonatal rat: morphologic, biochemical and hemodynamic studies".

31. Institute of Naval Medicine, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hants PO12 2DL England. Experimental manipulations involving chronic carbon monoxide exposure, July 1, 1982. Invited by Dr. Douglas J. Smith, Senior Research Physiologist

32. Department of Physiology, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Neonatal cardiomegaly & use of carbon monoxide as a versatile experimental tool, Sept. 13, 1983. Invited by departmental seminar committee

33. The Detroit Physiological Society, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Experimental model of childhood cardiac hypertrophy, Feb. 1, 1984

34. Papworth Hospital, Department of Respiratory Physiology, Huntingdon (Cambridge) Health Authority, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire, England. Persistent cardiac effects of carbon monoxide exposure in early neonatal development, July 26, 1984

35. 14th Annual Michigan Cardiovascular Research Forum, American Heart. Association of Michigan, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Long-term cardiac changes resulting from neonatal heart stress (platform presentation), Sept. 13, 1984

36. Department of Physiology, Wayne State Univ. Medical School, Detroit, MI. Carbon monoxide and cardiomegaly, Sept. 25, 1984

37. Department of Physiology, University of Hawaii, Monoa, School of Medicine. Heart growth: normal and abnormal, Nov. 9, 1984

38. Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL. Persistent changes in the heart after neonatal stress, April 11, 1985. Invited by Radovan Zak

39. Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Allied Health, Wayne State University. Cardiovascular effects of inhaled carbon monoxide, Oct. 25, 1985. Invited by Dr. Andrew Reeves

40. Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University. Induction of cardiomyopathy by carbon monoxide; In course: Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Sept. 30, 1985. Invited by Dr. S. Dutta

41. Dept. of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Wayne State Univ. Series of presentations to 4th year students, residents, fellows and faculty. Invited by Drs. Fattohi and Friedlander. New outlook on cardiac development - March 14, 1986. Control of blood volume - March 27, 1986, Left ventricular hypertrophy - April 24, 1986, Blood volume and its control - May, 1986

42. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.S., Canada. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, annual meeting. Invited to give 30 min. presentation on "Overwintering in ectothermous vertebrates". June 19, 1986.

43. Section of Cardiology, Dept. of Medicine, Harper Hospital, Detroit, MI. Long-term changes in the developing heart due to stress. Nov. 14, 1986, Invited by Dr. Joshua Wynne, Head of Section.

44. Dept. of Nutrition, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Effects of stress on the developing heart. Sept. 15, 1987, Invited by Dr. Catherine Jen.

45. Poster: "Altered cardiac response to exercise". Scientific Conference on Myocardial Hypertrophy, Big Sky, Montana, July 20-30, 1988.

46. Poster: "Altered heart development modifies the adult cardiac response to exercise training". 18th annual Michigan Cardiovascular Research Forum, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 15, 1988.

47. Poster: "Chronic CO inhalation does not affect carotid body catecholamine content in the rat. Am. Physiol. Soc./Am. Soc. Pharmacol. and Exper. Therapeut. meeting/Montreal, Canada, Oct. 9-13, 1988.

48. Explanation of research problem and request for $40,000 to be used over 2 yrs: "Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy and decreased left ventricular compliance in hypertensive patients treated with verapamil", to the Research Committee, St. John Hospital, Detroit, Oct. 14, 1988.

49. Seminar: "Acute carbon monoxide poisoning". Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Health, WSU, Nov. 1, 1988. Invited by Dr. Andrew Reeves.

50. Seminar: "Altered cardiac development". Dept. of Medicine, WSU, Jan. 25, 1989. Invited by Dr. James Sowers.

51. Seminar: "A critical appraisal of the medical literature". Department of Medical Education, St. John Hospital, Detroit, May 23, 1989. Invited by Dr. Marilyn Wayland.

52. Basic Science Lecture: "Experimental approaches to acute carbon monoxide poisoning". St. John Hospital, Detroit, July 31, 1989. Invited by Dr. Steve Minnick.

53. Seminar: "Acute carbon monoxide poisoning". Dept. of Medicine, W.S.U., Oct. 4, 1989. Invited by Dr. James Sowers.

54. Medical Grand Rounds: "Experimental approaches to acute carbon monoxide poisoning". Dept. of Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Nov. 30, 1989. Invited by Dr. Marilyn Haupt.

55. Seminar: "Acute carbon monoxide poisoning." Dept. of Physiology, South Texas Med. Center, San Antonio, TX, Feb. 20, 1990. Invited by Dr. Ed Masoro, Chairman.

56. Basic Science Lecture: "Heart growth and hypertrophy". St. John Hospital, Detroit, July 31, 1990. Invited by Dr. Steve Minnick.

57. Invited Symposium Presentation: "Hypertension is not exacerbated by chronic carbon monoxide exposure, with or without added salt, in the borderline hypertensive rat (BHR)", symposium talk delivered at the Eurotox meeting, Leipzig, DDR, Sept. 13, 1990 in session titled Cardiovascular Effects of Carbon Monoxide (speaker to chair). Invited by Dr. Peter Hoffmann, Halle, Germany.

58. "Animal models in acute carbon monoxide poisoning", a 1 hr lecture presented at the Institute of Industrial Toxicology, at Halle, DDR, Sept. 17, 1990. Invited by Dr. Dieter Pankow, Halle, Germany.

59. "NMR imaging of the rat heart", a 1 hr lecture presented at the Insitute for Molecular Cardiology, Center for the Study of Natural Science, Berlin-Buch, Germany, Sept., 1990. Invited by L. Will-Shahab.

60. "Animal models in acute carbon monoxide poisoning", a 1 1/2 hr lecture presented at the Regional Poisons Centre, Guys Hospital, London, England, June, 1990. Invited by Drs. Tim Meredith and John Henry.

61. "Human carbon monoxide poisoning: A clinical case", a 1 hr lecture presented to the medical school class, Ohio University, Athens, OH, March 1, 1991. Invited by Dr. William Henley.

62. "Animal models of carbon monoxide poisoning", a research seminar presented to the Department of Zoology and Biomedical Science, Ohio University, Athens, OH, March 1, 1991. Invited by Dr. William Henley.

63. "Beta-receptor blockade does not prevent development of CO-induced cardiac hypertrophy", a research seminar presented to the Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, March 22, 1991. Invited by Dr. Gary Engelmann.

64. "Modification of cardiac development", a research seminar presented to the Cardiovascular Research Group under Dr. David Hearse, at the Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, England, Sept. 23, 1991. Invited by Drs. Hearse and (Metin) Avkiran.

65. "Experimental models of acute carbon monoxide poisoning", a research seminar presented to the Dept. of Physiol., WSU, Feb. 11, 1992.

66. "Acute carbon monoxide poisoning", a research seminar presented to the Dept. of Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI, March 10, 1992. Invited by Drs. Dubaybo and Marilyn Haupt.

67. "Acute carbon monoxide poisoning", a research seminar presented to the Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health, WSU, Sept. 22, 1992. Invited by Dr. Peter Warner.

68. "The normal coronary circulation", a lecture given to the Dept. of Medicine, Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI, Oct. 15, 1992. Invited by Dr. Ernie Yoder.

69. "Animal models of acute CO exposure". Presentation at a one-day conference on Uptake of Carbon Monoxide, to be held at North York, Ontario, Canada, Oct. 23, 1992. Invited by Dr. Peter Tikuisis of the Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine.

70. "The abnormal coronary circulation", a lecture given to the Dept. of Medicine, Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI, Dec. 16, 1992. Invited by Dr. Ernie Yoder.

71. "Animal models of acute CO exposure". Seminar given to Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Shapero Hall, WSU, April 13, 1993. Invited by Dr. William Lindblad.

72. "The toxicology of cyanide". Semiar given in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, WSU, Nov. 9, 1993. Invited by Dr. James Blessman.

73. "Carbon monoxide and cyanide studies in an animal model". Seminar given in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, Nov. 18, 1993. Invited by Dr. Peter Lauf.

74. "Animal models of acute carbon monoxide poisoning". Seminar given to Department of Physiology, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Jan., 1995. Invited by Dr. Causey G. Whittow, Professor & Chairman.

76. "Use of the World Wide Web for medical instructional purposes". Presentation given at Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Invited by Dr. Perrin E. Parkhurst, Director of Instructional Systems, Division of Curriculum, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

77. "Human and animal studies of carbon monoxide poisoning", to the Medical School, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, March 9, 1996. Invited by Dr. Martin A. Gerdes, Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Anatomy.

78. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Medical School, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls and Vermillion, SD, March 7 & 9, 1996. Invited by Dr. Martin A. Gerdes, Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Anatomy.

79. Co-taught tutorial on Internet / World Wide Web at Shiffman Library, sponsored by OHEP, April 23, 1996.

80. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Education", to the Departments of Basic Science, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, October 24, 1996. Invited by Dr. David Stark.

81. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Office of Medical Education and Department of Physiology, University of Hawaii Medical School, Manoa, Oahu, Hawaii, November 26. Invited by Drs. Leslie Tam and Causey Whittow.

81. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Dept. of Physiology, Auckland University Medical School, Auckland, New Zealand, November 28, 1996. Invited by Dr. Gregory Funk.

82. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Department of Instructional Design, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ, December 5, 1996. Invited by Dr. Mimi Recker.

83. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ, December 10, 1996. Invited by Professor Tony MacKnight.

84. "Virtual Classroom and use of the World Wide Web in Medical Education", to the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, March 5, 1997. Invited by Dr. Lily Jones.

85. "Carbon monoxide toxicology", to the The World Health Organization sponsored, International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), Bologna, Italy, April 14-18, 1997. Invited by Dr. B.H. Chen.

86. "The toxic effects of carbon monoxide", to The Working Group on Suicides in Motor Vehicles, Australia, sponsored by the Australian Medical Association, Sydney, Australia, April 3, 1998. Invited by Kirsten Cross, Liason for Youth Affairs, AMA.

86. "Carbon monoxide poisoning as it occurs in the motor vehicle", to The Working Group on Suicides in Motor Vehicles, Australia, sponsored by the Australian Medical Association, Canberra, Australia, April 7, 1998. Invited by Kirsten Cross, Liason for Youth Affairs, AMA.

86. "Recommendations regarding threshold levels for carbon monoxide in motor vehicles", to The Working Group on Suicides in Motor Vehicles, Australia, sponsored by the Australian Medical Association, Melbourne, Australia, April 9, 1998. Invited by Kirsten Cross, Liason for Youth Affairs, AMA.

87. "Health effects of low-level carbon monoxide exposure", to Chicago, IL, by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Gas Research Institute, and the Health Effects Institute, April 23-26, 1998. Invited to be one among 20 participants from U.S. and Canada.

88. "Chronic carbon monoxide exposure in human health", to the U.K., Carbon Monoxide Support (an independent, non-profit organization concerned with CO & health in U.K.). Invited to do lecture tour of 3-4 major U.K. cities in September, 1998.

89. "Virtual Classroom: Use of the World Wide Web in education", in symposium on the internet in medical education, at the annual Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) meeting, Kansas City, MO, April, 1999. I was invited by Dr. Chris Reznick, Michigan State University, organizer of the symposium.

90. "Carbon monoxide: Public Health Menace No. 1" Four presentations on the medical / toxicologic aspects of carbon monoxide, at Affordable Comfort '99, April 26-30, 1999.

91. "Development of the teaching website: academia to business environment", at The BarTech Group, 17199 N. Laurel Park Drive, Livonia, MI. Invited by Michael Franklin, Group Leader, BarTech, November 3, 1999.

92. "Clinical Outcomes", at OHEP Research Workshop #4, for resident education, Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI. Invited by Ernest Hammel, Director. March 15, 2000.

93. "Carbon monoxide exposure: Medical and legal aspects", at symposium held at the Marriott Hotel, Golden, Colorado, Oct. 5, 2000. Invited by Dennis Helffenstein, Ph.D.

94. "Carbon monoxide exposure: Pathophysiology and neurobehavioral impact", at Brain Injury of Colorado, 18th Annual Conference, Oct. 5-7, 2000. Invited by Dennis Helffenstein, Ph.D.


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