Pharmaceutical Sciences

yoonjung
  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant
Lab Phone: 806-414-9225/9226
E-Mail: yoonjung.lee@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1712

Biography

YoonJung Lee completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and one in Biology from the University of California, Irvine, California, USA, in 2008.  She completed Medical Lab Technician training in 2011 and then licensed in 2012.  Yoon completed her Doctorate in Pharmacy degree from Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, USA in May 2015.  She joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a PhD student in Fall 2015, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. James Stoll with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Education:

  • PharmD: Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, USA, 2015
  • MLT: Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, California, 2012
  • BS: Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California, USA, 2008
  • BS: Biology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA, 2008

Research Interests:

Yoon Jung Lee’s research interests include the study of metabolites underlying the anticonvulsant efficacy of triheptanoin diets and voluntary exercise in animal models of epilepsy.

Publications:

   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Lee Y., Atchley D.H., Proctor C.A., Smith F.L., Yi S.Y., Loftis C.M., Yates K.M. "Time-kill Kinetics of a Novel Antimicrobial Silver Wound Gel Against Select Wound Pathogens". Wounds. 2015;27(12):336-346

Presentations:

   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Debbie Waggoner, Michael Kuskie, YoonJung Lee. “Early Pilot Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Antimicrobial Silver Hydrogel”. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society’s Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX; June 2015.
  • YoonJung Lee, Timothy Mark Egbuka, Jerrod Cusick, Jordan Carmack, Lana Gettman]. “Analysis of Prescriber Acceptance and Economic Benefit of Pharmacist Recommended Interventions in a Critical Care Unit.” Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2015.
  • YoonJung Lee, Mylinda Dill, Daniel H. Atchley, K.M. Yates. “The Antimicrobial Effect of Silver Citrate on Burkholderia Cepacia”. Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2015.
  • YoonJung Lee, Gareth Z. Evans, Daniel H. Atchley, Kenneth M. Yates. “Solar Disinfection of Water against Select Water Pathogens”. Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2015.
  • Oral Presentation: YoonJung Lee. “Cost Effective Water Disinfection and Purification Methods”. International Health Care Foundation (IHCF) African Christian Hospitals’ 33rd Annual Medical Missions Seminar, Fort Worth, TX; January 2015.
  • YoonJung Lee, Timothy Mark Egbuka, Jerrod Cusick, Jordan Carmack, Lana Gettman. “Analysis of Prescriber Acceptance and Economic Benefit of Pharmacist Recommended Interventions in a Critical Care Unit”. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Anaheim, CA; December 2014.
  • Timothy Mark Egbuka, YoonJung Lee, Jerrod Cusick, Jordan Carmack, Lana Gettman. “Descriptive Analysis of Pharmacist Recommended Interventions in a Critical Care Unit”. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX; October 2014.
  • YoonJung Lee, Mylinda Dill, Daniel H. Atchley, K.M. Yates. “The Antimicrobial Effect of Silver citrate on Burkholderia cepacia”. American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Boston, MA; May 2014.
  • Timothy Mark Egbuka, YoonJung Lee, Lana Gettman, Jerrod Cusick, Jordan Carmack. “Descriptive Analysis of Pharmacist Recommended Interventions in a Critical Care Unit”. Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2014.
  • Daniel H. Atchley, Celia A. Proctor, Yoon-Jung Lee, Chris M. Loftis, SunYoung Yi, Mylinda Dill, Gareth Z. Evans, Forrest L. Smith, Kenneth M. Yates]. “Time Kill Kinetics of a Novel Antimicrobial Silver Wound Gel against Select Wound Pathogens”. Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2014.
  • YoonJung Lee, Gareth Z. Evans, Daniel H. Atchley, Kenneth M. Yates. “Solar Disinfection of Water against Select Water Pathogens”. Poster Day, Cone Chapel, Harding University, Searcy, AR; May 2014.
  • YoonJung Lee, Gareth Z. Evans, Daniel H. Atchley, Kenneth M. Yates. “Solar Disinfection of Water against Select Water Pathogens”. International Health Care Foundation (IHCF) African Christian Hospitals’ 32nd Annual Medical Missions Seminar, Fort Worth, TX; January 2014.
  • Daniel H. Atchley, Celia A. Proctor, Yoon-Jung Lee, Chris M. Loftis, SunYoung Yi, Mylinda Dill, Gareth Z. Evans, Forrest L. Smith, Kenneth M. Yates. “Time Kill Kinetics of a Novel Antimicrobial Silver Wound Gel against Select Wound Pathogens”. American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Denver, CO; May 2013.
  • YoonJung Lee, Gareth Z. Evans, Daniel H. Atchley, Kenneth M. Yates. “Solar Disinfection of Water”. International Health Care Foundation (IHCF) African Christian Hospital's 31st Annual Medical Missions Seminar, Fort Worth, TX; January 2013.

   After Admission to GPPS:

  • YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "The Anticonvulsant Effect of Physical Activity Differs between Sexes in the Mouse Corneal Kindling Model". Seventeenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX; June 2018.
  • YoonJung Lee, YoungHee Kwon, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. “Anticonvulsant Effects of Physical Activity in a Mouse Chronic Corneal Kindling Model.” Abilene Research Symposium, TTUHSC, Abilene, TX; April 2018.
  • YoonJung Lee, Younghee Kwon, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "Anticonvulsant Effects of Physical Activity in a Mouse Chronic Corneal Kindling Model". TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 30th Annual Student Research Week, Lubbock, TX; March 2018.
  • YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "Anticonvulsant Effects of Physical Activity in a Mouse Chronic Corneal Kindling Model". American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Diego, CA; November 2017.
  • Podium Presentation: YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "Anticonvulsant effects of physical activity in a mouse chronic corneal kindling model". Sixteenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, Amarillo TX; June 2017.
  • YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "A Triheptanoin-Containing Diet Reduces Spontaneous Electrographic Seizures in Pilocarpine-Induced Epileptic Mice". 29TH Annual Student Research Week, TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lubbock; March 2017.
  • YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. "A Triheptanoin-Containing Diet Reduces Spontaneous Electrographic Seizures in Pilocarpine-Induced Epileptic Mice".70th Annual Conference, American Epilepsy Society, Houston, TX; December 2016.
  • YoonJung Lee, Alejandra Fernandez, James Stoll. “Reduced Frequency of Spontaneous Electrographic Seizures in Pilocarpine-Induced Epileptic Mice Using a Triheptanoin Diet.” Fifteenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX; June 2016.

Seminars:

  • 09/06/2017 "Exercise and epilepsy: the impact of stress hormones and neurogenesis in seizure threshold" [Oral Qualifying Exam public presentation, counted as Seminar credit]
  • 03/01/2017 "Anticonvulsant effect of exercise in a mouse chronic seizure model: corneal kindling"

Awards/Scholarships:

   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Henry and Grace Farrar Award, Harding University College of Pharmacy, 2015.
  • Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award, U.S. Public Health Service, 2014.
  • Walgreen Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Scholarship, Walgreen, 2014.

   After Admission to GPPS:

  • Phonathon Scholarship, TTUHSC Student Government Association (SGA) Phonathon Scholarship Committee, awarded February 2018 (to be applied Fall 2018).
  • Phonathon Scholarship, TTUHSC Student Government Association Phonathon Scholarship Committee, awarded February 2017 (to be applied Fall 2017).
  • First Generation Scholarship, TTUHSC, October 2016.
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, Junior Graduate Student Category, Fifteenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX; June 2016.

Memberships:

  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors at Amarillo (IPA) - Historian, 2018-2019
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship Internationals (CPFI) - Volunteer Chair Co-Chair/Fundraising Coordinator Co-Chair, 2018-2019
  • Translational Research Interest Group [TRIG] - Volunteer Chair Co-Chair/Fundraising Coordinator Co-Chair, 2018-2019
  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors at Amarillo (IPA) – President, 2017-2018.
  • Graduate Student Association at Amarillo (GSAA) – Vice-President, 2017-2018.
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship Internationals (CPFI) – Fundraising Coordinator, 2017-2018.
  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors at Amarillo (IPA) – Voluntary Chair/Representative of Graduate Student, 2016-2017.
  • Graduate Student Association at Amarillo (GSAA) – Secretary, 2016-2017.
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship Internationals (CPFI), 2016-present.
  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors at Amarillo (IPA), 2015-present.
  • Graduate Student Association at Amarillo (GSAA), 2015-present.
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), 2015-present.
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM), 2013-present.
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2013-present.
  • American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), 2011-present.
  • Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP), 2011-present.
  • National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), 2011-2012, 2013-present.
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