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Belinda McCully, Ph.D.

Belinda McCully, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

bmccully@westernu.edu

Phone: 0263

Join year: 2021

  • Education

    PhD, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, Cork City, Republic of Ireland, 2008

    MS, Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon, 2004

    BS, Department of Exercise and Movement Science, Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon, 2002

  • Professional Experience

    Assistant Professor of Physiology, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Western University of Health Sciences Lebanon, OR, 2021-Present

    Block Co-Director- Fundamentals of Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2020-21

    Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2019-21

    Research Consultant, Research Development Office, Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, OR, 2018-21

    Director of Resident Research, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2015-21

    Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2014-19

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2012-14

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR, 2008-12

    Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland, 2005-08

    Research Assistant, Renal Physiology Lab, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland, 2004-05

    Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon Eugene, OR, 2002-2004

  • Teaching Experience

    Assistant Professor of Physiology, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2022-Present

    Guest Lecturer, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Lebanon, OR, 2020-2021

    Lecturer, Physician Assistant Program, Oregon Health & Science University, 2020-2021

    Medical School Lecturer, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2015-2021

    Laboratory Instructor, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2009–2014

    Senior Laboratory Instructor, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, 2006-2008

    Laboratory Instructor, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, 2004-2005

  • Courses

    Vascular Physiology, Blood Pressure Regulation, Heart Failure

  • Research Grant

    FUNDED GRANTS – COMPLETED

    University of Oregon – Oregon Health & Science University Seed Fund, Vascular mechanisms linking obesity and hypercoagulability following hemorrhagic shock, Role: Co-PI (50%), Amount: $50,000, 2018-2019

    Department of Defense/Prolonged Field Care Research Award, Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for Prolonged Field Care of War Casualties, Role: Co-I (15% effort), Award Amount: $3,000,000, 2017-2019

    Department of Defense/US Army Medical Research and Material Command, Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Prevention of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Pulmonary Contusion and Hemorrhagic Shock, Role: Co-I (20% effort), Award amount: $3,567,255, 2016-2019

    Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, Early Clinical Investigator Award: Do obesity-induced coagulopathy and impaired baroreflex function increase morbidity and mortality after hemorrhagic shock?, Role: PI, Award Amount: $20,000, 2013-2014

    American Heart Association - Western States Affiliate, Postdoctoral Fellowship (AHA 7500041): Obesity and cardiac arrhythmias: a role for leptin-induced sympathetic hyperinnervation of the heart. Role: PI, Award amount: $95,224, 2012-2014

    National Institutes of Health, Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grant (T32-NS045553), Role: Trainee, Ph.D., 2009-2011

  • Awards

    Research Awards:

    Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Early Career Award, American Physiological Society, 2013

    Caroline tum Suden/Francis A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award, American Physiological Society, 2010

    Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section Young Investigator Award, American Physiological Society/Data Sciences Inc., 2008

    SEBM Young Investigator Award, Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, 2007

    Caroline tum Suden/Francis A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award, American Physiological Society, 2006

    Barbara Corrado Pope Thesis Award, University of Oregon: Robert D. Clark Honors College, 2002

  • Organizations

    American Physiological Society – Regular Member, 2008-Present

    American Heart Association – Regular Member, 2008-Present

    Friars Honors Society – University of Oregon, 1997-Present

  • Publications

    Wonn SM, Ratzlaff AN, Pommier SJ, McCully BH, Pommier RF. A prospective study of carcinoid crisis with no perioperative octreotide. Surgery. 2021 Jul 3:S0039-6060(21)00452-9. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2021.03.063. Online ahead of print.

    Jonker SS, Vasquez Guzman CE, McCully BH. Addressing structural racism within institutional bodies regulating research. J App Physiol. 2021 130(6): 1668-1671.

    McCully BH, Wade CE, Fox EE, Inaba K, Cohen MJ, Holcomb JB, Schreiber MA; PROPPR study group. Temporal profile of the pro- and anti-inflammatory responses to severe hemorrhage in patients with venous thromboembolism: Findings from the PROPPR trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 90(5):845-852.

    Wonn SM, Ratzlaff AN Pommier SJ, Limbach KE,, Bassale S, McCully BH, Pommier RF. Evaluation of the prognosis for N2 status in patients with small bowel neuroendocrine tumors. Am J Surg. 2021 221(6): 1135-1140.

    Fair KA, Farrell DH, Hilliard C, Rick EA, McCully B, Dean R, Lin A, Hinson H, Barbosa R, Schreiber MA, Rowell SE. Fibrinolytic activation in patients with progressive intracranial hemorrhage after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. J Neurotrauma. 2021 15;38(8):960-966

    Wonn SM, Limbach KE, Pommier SJ, Ratzlaff AN, Leon EJ, McCully BH, Pommier RF. Outcomes of cytoreductive operations for peritoneal carcinomatosis with or without liver cytoreduction in patients with small bowel neuroendocrine tumors. Surgery. 2021 169(1):168-174.

    Potter DR, Trivedi A, Lin M, Miyazawa BY, Vivona LR, McCully B, Nair A, Schreiber MA, Pati S. The effects of human prothrombin complex concentrate on hemorrhagic shock-induced lung injury in rats: Implications for testing human blood products in rodents. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 89(6):1068-1075.

    Zilberman-Rudenko J, Behrens B, McCully B, Dewey EN, Smith SG, Murphy JM, Goodman A, Underwood SJ, Rick EA, Madtson BM, Thompson ME, Glaser JJ, Holcomb JB, Schreiber MA. Use of bilobed partial resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta is logistically superior in prolonged management of a highly lethal aortic injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 89(3):464-473.

    Dixon AL, McCully BH, Rick EA, Dewey E, Farrell DH, Morrison LJ, McMullan J, Robinson BRH, Callum J, Tibbs B, Dries DJ, Jui J, Gandhi RR, Garrett JS, Weisfeldt ML, Wade CE, Aufderheide TP, Frascone RJ, Tallon JM, Kannas D, Williams C, Rowell SE, Schreiber MA. Tranexamic acid administration in the field does not affect admission thromboelastography after traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 89(5):900-907.

    Smith S, Behrens B, McCully B, Murphy J, Bommiasamy A, Goodman A, Dewey E, Pati S, Schreiber M. Aggressive treatment of acute kidney injury and hyperkalemia improves survival in a combat relevant trauma model in swine. Am J Surg. 2020 219(5):860-864.

    Hoops HE, Manning JE, Graham TL, McCully BH, McCurdy SL, Ross JD. Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion with fresh whole blood or HBOC-201 reverses hemorrhage-induced traumatic cardiac arrest in a lethal model of non-compressible torso hemorrhage. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 87(2):263-273.

    Bonanno AM, Hoops HE, Graham T, Davis BL, McCully BH, Wilson LN, Madtson BM, Ross JD. Efficacy of the Abdominal Aortic Junctional Tourniquet-Torso Plate in a Lethal Model of Noncompressible Torso Hemorrhage. J Spec Oper Med. 2018 Winter;18(4):106-110.

    Smith S, McCully B, Bommiasamy A, Murphy J, Behrens B, Pati S, Goodman A, Schreiber M. A combat relevant model for the creation of acute lung injury in swine. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018; S39-S43.

    McCully BH, Underwood SJ, Kiraly L, Holcomb JB, Robinson BRH, Minei JP, Stewart RM, Cotton B, Gordon NT, Martin DT, Rick EA, Dean RK, Wiles C, Anderson N, Schreiber MA. The effects of cryopreserved red blood cell transfusion on tissue oxygenation in obese trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 84 (1):104-111.

    McCully BH, Connelly CR, Fair KA, Holcomb JB, Fox EE, Wade CE, Bulger EM, Schreiber MA; PROPPR Study Group. Onset of coagulation function recovery is delayed in severely injured trauma patients with venous thromboembolism. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 225(1):42-51.

    Lazelle RA, McCully BH, Terker AS, Himmerkus N, Blankenstein K, Mutig K, Bleich M, Bachmann S, Yang CL, Ellison DH. Renal Deletion of 12 kDa FK506-Binding Protein Attenuates Tacrolimus-Induced Hypertension. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 27 (5): 1456-64.

    BOOK CHAPTERS:

    McCully BH. A functional link between high Na+ intake, the brain renin-angiotensin system and the development of hypertension. In: The neural and hormonal regulation of the kidney: Proceedings for a festschrift in honour of Professor E. Johns DSc, Department of Physiology, University College Cork. Shaker Verlag, 2012. pp.80-99.

    Brooks VL, McCully BH and Cassaglia PA. Autonomic control during pregnancy. In: Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System, Oxford: Academic Press, 2012, pp. 265 - 268.

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