Suzanne Wernke

Suzanne Wernke

Adjunct Associate Professor

Medical Sciences Building

7458

COM IM General Medicine Division - 0535

Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0535

Education

Bachelor's Degree, College of Mount St. Joseph 1979 (Chemistry)

Doctoral Degree, University of Cincinnati 1986 (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 1988

Internship, University of Cincinnati Hospital 1989 (Internal Medicine )

Residency, University of Cincinnati Hospital 1991 (Internal Medicine )

Positions and Work Experience

2005 -To Present Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1993 -2005 Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1991 -To Present Attending Physician, Ambulatory Care Services, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

1991 -To Present Consulting Physician, Fernald Medical Monitoring Program, Cincinnati, OH

1996 -2002 Attending Physician, Mercy Franciscan Hospital - Mt. Airy Campus, Cincinnati, OH

1992 -1993 Consulting Physician , Compensation and Pension Department , Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

1992 -1993 Consulting Physician, Ciba-Geigy Drug Study, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1991 -1993 Volunteer Instructor, Medical Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1990 -1993 Patient Evaluation Area, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

1990 -1993 House Physician, Drake Center Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

UC Health Clinical Focus

Internal Medicine

UC Health Specialities

Internal Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

09/16/1992

Research Support

1995 -To Present DOE Settlement with the Workers The Fernald Workers Medical Monitoring Project

Investigators:V Martin 1998 -2006 American Association for the Study of Headache/Merck US Human Health Migraine/Women's Health Research Award The Role of Estrogen in Migraine Headache

1999 -2005 Physician Adjudicator for all Outcomes, University of Cincinnati, Obstetrics-Gynecology Department- Women's Health Initiative Grant Women's Health Initiative

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Martin, Vincent T; Wernke, Suzanne; Mandell, Karen; Ramadan, Nabih; Kao, Lily; Bean, Judy; Liu, James; Zoma, Willie; Rebar, Robert (2006. )Symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and their association with migraine headache.Headache, ,46 (1 ),125-37

Martin, Vincent T; Wernke, Suzanne; Mandell, Karen; Ramadan, Nabih; Kao, Lily; Bean, Judy; Liu, James; Zoma, Willie; Rebar, Robert (2005. )Defining the relationship between ovarian hormones and migraine headache.Headache, ,45 (9 ),1190-201

Martin, Vincent; Wernke, Suzanne; Mandell, Karen; Zoma, Willie; Bean, Judy; Pinney, Susan; Liu, James; Ramadan, Nabih; Rebar, Robert (2003. )Medical oophorectomy with and without estrogen add-back therapy in the prevention of migraine headache. Headache, ,43 (4 ),309-21

Other Publications

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Nicholas J, Liu J, Bean J, Ramadan N, Rebar R. The dosage of transdermal estradiol and its effects on migraine headache and prementrual syndrome.

Martin V, Wernke S, Madell K, Nicholas J, Liu J, Bean J, Ramadan N, Rebar R. Do pharmacologically-induced mentrual periods increae the severity and disability of migraine headache? .

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Ramadan N, Kao L, Bean J, Liu J, Zoma W, Rebar R. (2006. )Symptoms of prementrual syndrome and their association with migraine headache. Headache, 46 ,125-137

Maritn V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Ramadan N, Kao L, Bean J, Liu J, Zoma W, Behbehani M, Rebar R. (2005. )Defining the relationship between ovarian hormones and migraine headache. Headache, 45 ,1190-1201

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Zoma W, Bean J, Pinney S, Liv J, Ramadan N, Rebar R. (2003. )Headache. Medical oophorectomy with and without estrogen add-back therapy in the prevention of migraine headache., 43 ,309-321

Wernke SM, Lingrel JB. (1986. )Nucleotide sequence of the goat embryonic alpha-globin gene (zeta) and linkage and evolutionary analyisis of the complete alpha-globin cluster. 192, (457-471 ),

Townes TM, Shaprio SG, Wernke SM, Lingreal JB. (1984. )Duplication of a four-gene set during the evolution of the goat beta-globin locus produces genes now expressed differentially in development. J Biol Chem., 259 ,1896-1900

Schon EA, Wernke SM, Lingreal JB. (1982. )Gene conversion of two functional goat alpha-globin genes preseves only minimal flanking sequences. J Biol Chem, 257 ,6825-6835

Book Chapter

Lengrel JB, Townes TM, Shaprio SG, Spence SG, Liberator PA, Wernke SM. (1983 )Organization, structure, and expression of the goat globin genes. Proceeding of the Third Conference on Hemoglobin Switching .(pp. 131-139).

Lingrel JB, Townes TM, Shaprio SG, Wernke SM, Liberator PA, Menon AG. (1985 )Structural organization of the alpha and beta-globin loci of the goat Experimental Approaches for the Study of Hemoglobin Switching. New York,Alan R. Liss, Inc.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(04-2012. )"Citilopram and Dose-Dependant QT Prolongation." .Verterans Administration,

(04-2012. )"Charcot Joint Disease." .Veterans Administration,

(04-2012. )"Diabetic Neuropathy." .Veterans Administration,

(04-2012. )"Inhibition of Autophagy in Cancer Treatment." .Veterans Administration,

(03-2011. )"Common but Dangerous Plant Poisonings." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"D-dimer and Negative Predictive Value." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"Urine Toxicology Screening." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"New Superbug from India." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"Sepsis and SIRS." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"PPI'S and Cardiovascular Risk." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"Half-Life of B-Natriuretic Peptide." .Veterans Administration ,

(09-2010. )"Management of Multidrug Resistant Organisms in Healthcare Settings." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"VAMC Antimicrobial Susceotibility." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"Adult Pertussis." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2010. )"Diagnosis of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Methamphetamine Abuse-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Documentation of Code Status-Ethical Concerns-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Antibiotic Sensitivity at the VA Hospital-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrilation-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Hyponatremia-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Soft tissue Infections and Granular Lymphangitis-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(09-2009. )"Common Causes of Lower GI Bleeding-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(08-20-2008. )"Clinical Outcome of Patients with Upper ectremity DVT-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(08-07-2008. )"Osteomyelitis and the Diabetic Foot-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(08-19-2008. )"Aseptic Meningitis in Adults-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(08-25-2008. )"Nesiritide in Heart Failure-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

(08-26-2008. )"Infestations-Bed Bugs-Ward Team." .Veterans Administration,

"Physician-Patient Relationships in the New Health Care Environment." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Acid Base Balance." .VA Acting Intern Conferences,

"Antibiotics and Inpatient Care." .VA Acting Intern Conferences,

"Resuscitation Status." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Migraine-Diagnosis and Treatment." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Breast Cancer Genetics and Primary Care." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Essentials of Genetics for the Primary Care Physician and Ethical Implications of Genetic Information." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Genetics in Colon Cancer for the Primary Care Physician." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Hip Fractures." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

"Persistant Vegetative State." .Mercy Franciscan Grand Rounds,

Poster Presentations

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Zoma W, Liu J, Ramadan N, Rebar R. (09-2002. )The Role of Medical Oophrectomy and Estrogen in the Prevention of Headache in Femal Migaraineurs: A Randomized Parallel Group Study. Migraine Trust Meeting, London, United Kingdom. .

Paper Presentations

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Liu JMD, Bean B, Rebar R. (06-2006. )Serum Estrogen Levels and their Relationship to Migraine Headache and Premenstrual Stress Syndrome. Los Angeles, CA.

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Ramadan N, Kao L, Bean J, Liu J, Zomma W, Behbehani M, Rebar R. (06-2005. )Ovarian Hormones and Migraine Headache: Defining Relationships and Mechanisms .

Martin V, Liu J, Bean J, Wernke S, Mandell K, Rebar R. (06-2004. )Do Pharmacologically Induced Menstrual Periods Increase the Severity and Disability of Migraine Headache? .

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Liu J, Bean J, Rebar R. (06-2003. )Symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Sundrome and their Relationship to Migraine Headache.

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Liu J, Bean J, Rebar R. (06-2003. )The Dose of Transdermal Estradiol and its Role in Migraine Prevention.

Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell K, Liu J, Bean J, Rebar R. (09-2003. )Do Pharmocologically Induced Menstrual Periods Increase the Severity and Disability of Migraine Headache? .

Martin V, Wernke S, Somma W, Liu J, Pinney S, Bean J, Mandell K, Rebar R. (2001. )The Role of GnRH Agonists with Estrogen Add-back Therapy in Migraine Prevention.

Martin V, Zoma W, Mandell K, Liu J, Wernke S, Rebar R. (06-2000. )Does the Phase of the Menstrual Cycle Have an Influence on Headache Severity and Disability in Female Migraineurs? .

Wernke S, Williams T. (1991. )Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type II - mode of inheritance and possible pathogenesis of disease. Columbus, Ohio.

Honors and Awards

2010 Veterans Administration Performance Award Nomination

2008 -2012 WOW Act Award in Patient Care - Veterans Administration Award recieved all 5 years.

1991 R3 Chairman's Presentation - First Place

1988 Election to AOA Honor Society

1988 Student Achievement Award, Internal Medicine

1988 Ciba-Geigy Outstanding Medical Student

1988 Outstanding Student Award - Lange Medical Publications

1985 Summer Science Research Grant - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

1983 First Place Award - Graduate Student Research Forum, University of Cincinnati

1979 Summa Cum Laude Graduate

1979 Alpha Chi Honor Society

1979 Iota Sigma Pi Chemical Honor Society

2010 Veterans Administration, Progressive Leadership Award

2011 Veterans Administration, Customer Service Certificate of Appreciation Award

2011 University of Cincinnati, 20 Year Service Award

2012 Veterans Administration, Co-Worker Recognition Award

Service

Veterans Administration (PACT (Patient Access Care Team) Team Leader )2011 -To Present

Veterans Administration (Integrated Ethics Committee, Liaison )2013

Resident Milestones for Essential Ambulatory Care Project, Member 2011 -To Present

Alpha Omega Alpha (Honor Society Committee, Member )2005 -To Present

Alliance Partners (Quality Improvement Committee )2004 -2012

Alliance Partners (Appeals Committee )2004 -2012

Clinical Trials Committee 1997 -2005

Medical School Admissions Committee, 8 hrs/week 1996 -1999

Medical School Interview Committee 1996 -1999

Early Decision Medical School Admissions Committee 1996 -1999

BS/MD Medical School Admissions Committee 1996 -1999

Minority Day Admissions Committee 1996 -1999

Medical School Admissions Scholarship Committee 1996 -1999

PhD Review Committee for the Department of Environmental Medicine 1999 -2000

St. Ursula Spiritware Sales Worker Level:Local 2009 -To Present

Cardinal Pacelli Boutique Worker Level:Local 2002 -To Present

Chairman, Cardinal Pacelli Lost and Found Committee Level:Local 2007 -2012

Junior/Cadet Girl Scout Leader Level:Local 2005 -2009

Cardinal Pacelli Cafeteria Worker Level:Local 2005 -2011

ISSE-International Student Exchange Program Host Level:Local 2007

Keywords

General Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliation

1989 -To Present: American College of Physicians

1996 -To Present: Soociety of General Internal Medicine

1988 -To Present: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

1988 -2007: American Medical Association

Contact Information

Academic - Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267-0535
Phone: 513-558-7581
Fax: 513-558-4399
wernkes@email.uc.edu