CURRICULUM VITAE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

William A. Weems, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President, Academic Technology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Associate Dean of Information Technology,
The University of Texas Medical School
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Biology, Pharmacology and Physiology
The University of Texas Medical School
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas 77225

Updated: February 28, 2011


 

ADDRESS:

13803 Baytree 
Sugar Land, TX 77478

BIRTHDATE:

July 3, 1944

CITIZENSHIP:

U.S.A.

UNDERGRADUATE 
EDUCATION:

Baylor University, B.S. Biology, 1967

GRADUATE 
EDUCATION:

Baylor University, M.S. Biology, 1970 
University of Illinois, Ph.D. Physiology, 1973 

Dissertation Title:  An Electrophysiological Investigation of the Slow Wave Mechanism in Cat Intestinal Muscle 
 Advisor:  Dr. C. Ladd Prosser

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

Mayo Foundation, 1973-1976 

Advisor:  Dr. Joseph H. Szurszewski 

ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant Vice President, Office of Academic Computing, The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2002 - present.

Associate Dean Information Technology, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, 2002- present

Director, Office of Academic Computing, The 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1991 - 2002 

Associate Professor, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, 1982-present 

Assistant Professor, The University of Texas 
Medical School, Houston, Texas, 1976-1982 

Appointed Research Fellow, Mayo Graduate School Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, 1973-1976 

Scientific Member, Kona Expedition, R/V Alpha Helix, Kona Coast, Hawaii, 1973 

Research Assistant, Professor C. Ladd Prosser, 
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1973 

Teaching Assistant, School of Basic Medical 
Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1973 

Appointed USPH Trainee, University of Illinois, 1971-1973 

Teaching Assistant, Department of Physiology, 
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1969 -1970 

Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1968-1969

PROFESSIONAL 
ORGANIZATIONS:

Society for Neuroscience, 1974-Present 

American Physiological Society, 1977-Present 

American Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 
 1982-Present 

Association for Computing Machinery, 1988-2000

UniForum, 1989-1992

Internet Society, 1993-1997

American Medical Informatics Association, 1993-2000

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Master Teacher Award, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1989 

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Univ. Texas Medical School, Houston, 1983-88 

Research Career Development Award from the National Heart Lung Institute, 1980-1985 

Minnesota Heart Association Fellowship, 1974-1976 

Mayo Foundation Fellowship, 1973-1974 

USPH Traineeship, Department of Physiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1971-1973 

NIH Stipend, Baylor College of Medicine, 1968 Distinguished Dean's List, Baylor University, 1967 
 

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:

Associate Editor, Physiological Reviews, 1981-1984 

Editorial Board, American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, 1984 - 1990 

Editorial Board, Journal of Gastrointestinal Motility, 1989 - 1992

Editorial Board, The University of Texas Houston Electronic Press, 1998 - 2002
 

REVIEWER: 

American Journal of Physiology

Digestive  Diseases and Sciences,

Gastroenterology

Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System

Journal of Neuroscience

SERVICE ON NATIONAL GRANT REVIEW PANELS, STUDY SECTIONS, COMMITTEES:

Ad Hoc Reviewer for General Medicine A Study Section, National Institutes of Health, 1981-1984 

Consultant to General Medicine A Study Section, National Institutes of Health, 1985 

Member of Clinical Sciences Study Section Sub-Committee 1, National Institutes of Health, 1987 

Permanent Member General Medicine A Study Section National Institutes of Health, 1986 - 1990 

Chairman, Gastrointestinal Motility Experimenters' Network (GIMEN) Steering Committee, American Motility Society, 1986 - 1990 

Member, American Motility Society Nomenclature Committee, 1988 - 1990

Member, PKI for Networked Higher Education Committee, EDUCAUSE, 1999 - Present

Member, EDUCAUSE/Internet2 edu-Person Task Force, 1999-Present

Invited Participant - PKI & Security for Higher Education,  EDUCAUSE, Snowmass Village, CO, August 12-13, 1999

Invited Participant - Higher Education/Federal PKI Coordination Meeting, Washington, D.C., November, 18, 1999

Invited Participant - Higher Education/Federal PKI Summit Meeting, Washington DC, June 22, 2000

Invited Participant - Higher Education/Federal PKI Summit Meeting, Snowmass Village, CO, August 11-12, 2000

Invited Participant - Higher Education/Federal PKI Coordination Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 29, 2000

Invited Participant – Higher Education/Federal PKI Summit Meeting, Snowmass Village, CO, August 7-8, 2003

Invited Participant – Higher Education/Federal PKI Summit Meeting, Snowmass Village, CO, August 12-13, 2004

Invited Speaker – CAMP Med – Identity and Access Management for HIPAA: Technology, Tempe, AZ, February, 2005

Invited Speaker - CAMP Integration – Reflect & Join: A Case Study The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Denver, CO,  July 2005

Invited Speaker – EDUCAUSE Dartmouth PKI Deployment Summit – Web Application Authentication with PKI & Other Functions. Hanover, NH  July 25-27, 2005

Invited Speaker – EDUCAUSE Annual Meeting – Identity Management Putting the Pieces Together. Orlando, FL, October, 2005

Co-Chair, PKI for Networked Higher Education Working Group, EDUCAUSE, 2003-2005

Co-Chair, Identity Management Working Group EDUCAUSE 2005-2007

Member, Identity Management Working Group, EDUCAUSE, 2007-Present

Member Organizing Committee and Speaker,  Advanced CAMP Med: Identity and Access Management for Academic Medicine Workshop, Sponsors: Internet2 and American Association of Medical Colleges, Houston, TX January 25-27, 2006

Invited Speaker – AAMC Group on Information Resources (GIR), Charlotte, NC, May 20-21, 2006

Invited Speaker – Internet2 Spring Meeting – Federated Identity Management in Health; What is Needed and What is Feasible. Crystal City , VA, April 24-26, 2006

Invited Speaker – Higher Education/Federal PKI Summit Meeting, Snowmass Village, CO, August 4-5, 2006

Invited Participant – EDUCAUSE Identity Management Summit, Washington, DC, November 2-3, 2006

Invited Panelist – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), Internet 2, Liberty Alliance Panel: Federated Identity Management in Healthcare, New Orleans, LA, February 28, 2007

Lead – Identity Management for CTSA Collaboration and Consent, Clinical Translation Science Consortium Awards (CTSA) Consortium Informatics Work Group, March, 2007

Invited Speaker – Accessing caGrid with Federated Institutional Credentials, caBIG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, June, 25, 2008.

Invited Panelist – Security Policy and Implementation, CaBIG Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. July 21, 2009

Member, Security Working Group of the Data Sharing and Intellectual Capital Working Group (DSIC) Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG), National Cancer Institute, 2007 – Present.

SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL SCHOOL AT HOUSTON COMMITTEES

Standing Committee on Curriculum, 1978-1982 

Faculty Senate, Physiology Departmental Representative, 1980-1982 

Medical School Machine Shop Committee, 1981-1982 

Standing Committee on Educational Policy, 1985-1987 

Chairman, Standing Committee on Educational Policy 1987-1988 

Chairman, Medical School Learning Resource Center Computer Advisory Committee, 1985-1987 

Standing Committee on Committees, 1988-1989 

Search Committee for Chairperson: Department of Radiology, 1991-1993 

Hermann Hospital Medical Information Committee, 1991-1995 

Hermann Hospital/U.T. Houston Strategic Information Systems Planning Group 1994-1998 

Hermann Hospital Information Steering Committee, 1995-1998 

Hermann Hospital Executive Information Steering Committee, 1995-1998

Vision Committee, 2004-Present

 

Allscripts Medical Record Steering Committee, 2008 - Present

SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - HEALTH SCIENCE COMMITTEES:

Standing Committee on General Research Support, 1977-1978 

 Radioactive Drug Research Committee, 1983-1991 

 Houston Health Science Center Computer Task Force, 1983-1987 

 Houston Health Science Center Scientific Review Committee, 1987-1990 

 Biomedical Research Support Committee, 1988-1993 

 Chairman, Academic/Administrative Computer Committee,1989-1991 

 Houston Health  Science Center Academic Computing Committee, 1991-Present. 

 Co-Chair, Houston Health Science Center Information Resources Steering Team (IRST), 1993-Present 

 Texas Medical Center Library Operations Committee, 1993-1994 

 Search Committee for Director of Texas Medical Center Library, 1993-1996 

 Texas Medical Center Library Technical Advisory Committee, 1993-Present 

 Chair, Texas Medical Center Library Technical Advisory Committee, 1994-1996 

 Houston Health Science Center Learning and Technology Working Group (LTWG) 1996- Present 

Self-Study Committee: Technology Working Group for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1998-2000

"Ad-Hoc Project Building Committee" for the Nursing and Biomedical Sciences Facility, 1998-2001

Information Technology Security Core Committee, 2000-Present

 

Information Technology Governance Council Research Subcommittee.2005 – Present

 

Co-Director of the Bioinformatics Section of the NIH Clinical Translation Science Award funded UTHSC-H Clinical Center for Translational Science, 2006-Present

 

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Steering Committee, 2008-Present

 

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Faculty Qualifications Committee, 2008-Present
 

SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM COMMITTEES: 

University of Texas System Information Technology Management (ITMC) Council, 1991-2000 

Information Technology Strategic Leadership Council, 1996-Present 

Project Leader, Multimedia Media Instructional Task Force, 1997 - 1998

Project Leader, Phase I Implementation of the U. T. System Public Key Infrastructure. 1998 – 2002

Member, University of Texas System Identity Management Federation Board. 2004 – Present

 

Member, University of Texas Research Cyberinfrastructure (UTRC) Steering Committee 2010 – Present

 

Chair, University of Texas Research Cyberinfrastructure Collaborative User Access Subcommittee 2011 - Present

SPONSORSHIP OF CANDIDATES FOR POSTGRADUATE DEGREE:

Rebecca Bowers, M.S. 1983

SPONSORSHIP OF 
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS:

Dennis L. Decktor, Ph.D., 1979-1982 

Paula R. Rogenes, Ph.D., 1981-1983 

Lian Zhicheng, Visiting Scientist, Guangzhou 
College of Medicine, Peoples Republic of China, 1985-1987

CURRENT TEACHING 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinator of Cardiovascular Section of Medical School Mammalian Physiology Course 

Lecturer in General Physiology Section of Medical School Physiology Course 

Lecturer in Cardiovascular Section of Medical School Physiology Course 

Lecture in Cell & Systems Physiology Course in Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Lecturer in Health Information Security Systems, School of Health Information Sciences.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS: 

A. Abstracts

1. Weems, W.A., Connor, J.A., and Prosser C.L.:  Ionic mechanism of slow waves in cat intestinal muscle.  Fed. Proc., 32:388, 1973. 

2. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  Input to the inferior mesenteric ganglion from mechano-receptors in the colon.  Fed. Proc.,33:392,1974. 

3. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  Physiological significance of colonic mechano-receptor input to neurones in the inferior mesenteric ganglion. Gastroenterology, 66:870, 1974. 

4. Weems, W.A.:  An electrophysiological investigation of neural pathways in the intermesenteric nerve.  The Physiologist, 17:355, 1974. 

5. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski J.H.:  Responses of neurones in the inferior mesenteric ganglion to repetitive stimulation of preganglionic inputs. Fed. Proc., 34:423, 1975. 
6. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  Relative capabilities of different preganglionic inputs to the IMG to control colonic motility. The Physiologist, 18:439, 1975. 

7. Weems, W.A., Szurszewski, J.H., and Beeler, G.W.:  Relationships between spontaneous changes in colonic intraluminal pressure and peripheral input to IMG neurons.  Fed. Proc., 35:303, 1976. 

8. Weems, W.A., and Tague, L.L.:  Effects of postganglionic adrenergic nerves on canine colonic blood flow.  The Physiologist, 20:100, 1977. 

9. Weems, W.A., and Seygal, G.E.:  Intrinsic abilities of the cat intestine to do propulsive work.  Fed. Proc., 37:228, 1978. 

10. Weems, W.A., and Seygal. G.E.:  Evaluation of the myogenic ability of cat ileum to do propulsive work on a fluid load.  Gastroenterology, 74:1110,1978. 

11. Weems, W.A.:  An intracellular investigation of cat renal efferent neurons and their neural connections.  The Physiologist, 21:126, 1978. 

12. Weems, W.A., and Seygal, G.E.:  Intrinsic abilities of cat colon to do propulsive work on fluid loads.  Fed. Proc., 38:960, 1979. 

13. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  An intracellular characterization of neurons in cat renal ganglia and their preganglionic inputs. Fed. Proc.,39:363, 1980. 

14. Weems, W.A.:  Sympathetic modulation of the intrinsic propulsion system in cat colon.  Fed. Proc., 39:491, 1980. 

15. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  Intracellular analysis of neural pathways within the celio-renal commissure of the feline solar plexus. The Physiologist 23:43, 1980. 

16. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  Chronic control of colonic propulsion by chronic and acute sympathetic inputs.  Dig. Diseases and Sciences 24:721, 1980. 

17. Decktor, D.L., and W.A. Weems.  Investigation of certain integrative properties of feline renal ganglion (RG) neurones.  Fed. Proc., 40:543, 1981. 

18. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  An intracellular study of efferent neurons of the celiac plexus and their connections in celiac ganglia.  The Physiologist 24:111, 1981. 

19. Weems, W.A.:  Induction in vitro of programmed patterns of intestinal propulsive behavior. Physiologist 24:10, 1981. 

20. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  Investigation of certain intrinsic properties of feline celiac ganglia.  Soc. Neuroscience Abstracts 7:213, 1981. 

21. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  Superior mesenteric ganglion neurons: an intracellular study of their connections and integrative properties. Fed. Proc. 41:1259, 1982. 

22. Bowers, R., Seidel, C.L., and Weems, W.A.:  Contractile responses of cat colonic muscle strips to increase [K+]o and atropine.  Fed. Proc. 41:1745,1982. 

23. Weems, W.A. and Bowers, R.L.:  Intrinsic limitation of colonic propulsion: does it reflect the stress generating capacity of circular muscle?  Dig. Diseases and Sciences 27:658, 1982. 

24. Decktor, D.L., Rogenes, P.R. and Weems, W.A.:  A comparative study of intrinsic properties of cat solar plexus neurons.  Soc. Neuroscience Abstracts 8:552, 1982. 

25. Rogenes, P.R., and Weems, W.A.:  Intracellular analysis of non-renal visceral afferent and contralateral input to neurons in feline renal ganglia.  Fed. Proc. 42:1118, 1983. 

26. Weems, W.A., Scott, L.D. and Weisbrodt, N.W.:  Intrinsic propulsive behavior of guinea pig ileal segments and its relation to the" peristaltic reflex."  Physiologist 26:A96, 1983. 

27. Weems, W.A., Seidel, E.R. and Johnson, L.R.:  In vitro activation of a neurally regulated pattern of jejunal propulsion by CCK-8.  Fed. Proc. 43:89A, 1984. 

28.  Weisbrodt, N., Nemeth, P.R., Bowers, R.L. and Weems, W.A.: Functional and structural changes in intestinal smooth muscle after jejunoileal bypass.  Gastroenterology 86:1296, 1984. 

29. Weems, W.A., Johnson, L.R. and Weisbrodt, N.W.:  Ileal and jejunal specific patterns of propulsive behavior:  Differential activation by CCK-8.  Dig. Diseases and Sciences 29:955, 1984. 

30. Weems, W.A., McNeil, N.O., Johnson, L.R. and Weisbrodt, W.A.:  In vitro activation of a specific pattern of jejunal propulsion by arterial infusion of motilin.  Gastroenterology 88:1628, 1985. 

31. Weems, W.A.:  Myogenic control: A quantitative evaluation of its role as a regulator of intestinal fluid propulsion.  Dig. Diseases and Sciences 30: 799, 1985. 

32. Alizadeh, H., Castro, G.A. and Weems, W.A.:  Guinea-pig jejunal propulsion: Trichinella Spiralis induced alteration in intrinsic Behavior.  Fed. Proc. 45:757, 1986. 

33.  Alizadeh, H., Castro, G.A. and Weems, W.A.:  Onset and duration of 
intrinsic jejunal propulsive behavior induced by primary Trichinella spiralis infection.  Gastroenterology 90:1324, 1986. 

34.  Alizadeh, H., Weems, W.A. and Castro, G.A.:  Immunologically induced alterations in the intrinsic propulsive state of guinea-pig jejunum. Gastroenterology 91:1042, 1986. 

35. Lian, Z.C., and Weems, W.A.:  Regulation of intrinsic propulsive behavior of guinea-pig intestine by endogenous opioids.  Fed. Proc. 46:685, 1987. 

36. Alizadeh, H., Weems, W.A. and Castro, G.A. Histamine-regulated intestinal propulsion in guinea pigs infected with Trichinella spiralis.  FASEB Journal 2:A325, 1988. 

37. Ulrich-Baker, M.G., Johnson, L.R. and Weems, W.A.: Opioid control of intrinsic propulsive behavior in cat jejunum. Gastroenterology 94:A470, 1988. 

38. Davis, E.L., Ulrich-Baker, M.G. and Weems, W.A.: Software for simultaneously evaluating intestinal myoelectric and propulsive behavior.  Gastroenterology 95:861, 1988. 

39. Calabuig, R., Ulrich-Baker, M.G., Moody, F.G. and Weems, W.A.: Propulsion in the opossum sphincter of oddi. Gastroenterology 95;858, 1988. 

40. Ulrich-Baker, M.G., Lian, Z.C., Johnson, L.R. and Weems, W.A.: Different effects of cerulein and cck-8 on guinea pig jejunal propulsion.  Physiologist 31:A140, 1988. 

41. Calabuig, R., Moody, F.G. and Weems, W.A.: Intrinsic propulsive behavior and associated myoelectric activity of opossum jejunum.  FASEB Journal 3:A850, 1989. 

42. Calabuig, R., Davis, E.L., Seggerman, R.E. and Weems, W.A. The relationship between myoelectric Activity and intrinsic fluid-propelling behavior of cat jejunum.  J. Gastrointest. Motility 1:61, 1989. 

43. Calabuig, R., Seggerman, R.E., Moody, F.G. and Weems, W.A.  Intestinal fluid propulsion and associated myoelectric activity in vitro.  Gastroenterology 98: A332, 1990. 

44. Calabuig, R., Seggerman, R.E., Alizadeh, H., Moody F.G. and Weems, W.A.  Fluid propulsion and myoelectric activity after jejuno-ileal transposition in cats.  Gastroenterology 98: A332, 1990. 

45. Calabuig, R., Seggerman, R.E. Moody, F.G. and Weems, W.A. Is the ileo-cecal junction a sphincter, valve or none of the above" Gastroenterology 98: A333, 1990. 

46. Davis, E.L. and Weems, W.A.  Dynamic Characterization of relationships amon intestinal motions, contractile activity and hydraulic forces.  Gastroenterology: 99:1235, 1990.

47. Elliot, B.R., Mailman, D., Weems, W.A., Weisbrody, N. W. Moody, F.G. Nitric oxide synthase-II upregulation and intestinal propulsion in a guinea pig model of endotoxic shock. Gastroenterology: 114:A748, 1998.

B.  Refereed Original Articles in Journals

1. Gehlback, F.R., Kimmel, J.R., and Weems, W.A.:  Aggregations and body water relations in tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) from the Grand Canyon River, Arizona. Physiol. Zool. 42:173-182, 1969.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/30158471

2. Connor, J.A., Prosser, C.L., and Weems, W.A.:  A study of pacemaker activity in intestinal smooth muscle.  J. Physiol. 240:671-701, 1974. 

3. Prosser, C.L., Weems, W.A., and Meiss, R.:  Physiological state, contractile properties of heart and lateral muscles of fish from different depths. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 52:127-132, 1975. 

4. Szurszewski, J.H., and Weems, W.A.:  A study of peripheral input and its control by postganglionic neurones of the inferior mesenteric ganglion. J. Physiol.  (London) 256:541-556, 1976. 

5. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  Modulation of colonic motility by peripheral neural inputs to neurons of the inferior mesenteric ganglion of guinea pigs.  Gastroenterology 73:273-278, 1977. 

6. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  An intracellular analysis of some intrinsic factors controlling neural output from the inferior mesenteric ganglion of guinea pigs.  J. Neurophysiol. 41:305-321, 1978. 

7. Weems, W.A., and Seygal, G.E.:  Fluid propulsion by cat intestinal segments  under conditions requiring hydrostatic work.  Am. J. Physiol. 240 (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.):G147-G156, 1981. 

8. Decktor, D.L., and Weems, W.A.:  A study of renal-efferent neurones and their neural connexions within the solar plexus of cats using intracellular electrodes.  J. Physiol. 321: 611-626, 1981. 

9. Weems, W.A.:  Intestinal wall motions, propulsion and fluid movement: trends toward a unified theory.  Am. J. Physiol. 243 (Gastrointest.Liver Physiol.): G177-188, 1982. 

10. Decktor, D.L. and Weems, W.A.:  An intracellular characterization of neurones and neural connexions within the left coeliac ganglion of cats. J. Physiol. 341:197-211, 1983. 

11. Weems, W.A. and Weisbrodt, N.W.:  Comparison of colonic and ileal propulsive capabilities under conditions requiring hydrostatic work.  Am. J. Physiol. (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.) 246:G587-G593, 1984. 

12. Weisbrodt, N.W., Nemeth, P.R., Bowers, R.L. and Weems, W.A.:  Functional and structural changes in intestinal smooth muscle after jejunoileal bypass in rats.  Gastroenterology. 88: 958-963, 1985. 

13. Weems, W.A., Seidel, E.R. and Johnson, L.R.:  Induction in vitro of a specific pattern of jejunal propulsive behavior by cholecystokinin. Am. J. Physiol. (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.) 248: G470-G478, 1985. 

14. Weems, W.A. and Weisbrodt, N.W.:  Ileal and colonic propulsive behavior: contribution of enteric neural circuits.  Am. J.  Physiol. (Gastrointest.Liver Physiol.) 250:G653-G659, 1986. 

15. Alizadeh, H.A., Castro, G.A. and Weems, W.A.:  Intrinsic jejunal propulsion in the guinea pig during parasitism with Trichinella spiralis.  Gastroenterology  93:784-789, 1987. 

16. Weisbrodt, N.W. and Weems, W.A.: Motility's morass. Am. J. Physiol. (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.) 253: G257-G258, 1987. 

17. Weems, W.A., Johnson, L.R. and Weisbrodt, N.W.:  Induction in vitro of an ileal specific pattern of propulsive behavior by cholecystokinin.  Am. J. Physiol. (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.) (Submitted for publication). 

18. Alizadeh, H., Weems, W.A. and Castro, G.A.: Long-term alterations in jejunal propulsive state induced by primary Trichinella spiralis infection. Gastroenterlogy 97: 1461-1468, 1989. 

19. Calabuig, R., Ulrich-Baker, M.G., Moody, F.G. and Weems, W.A. The propulsive behavior of the opossum Sphincter of oddi.  Am. J. Physiol. (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.)  258: G138-142, 1990 

20. Calabuig R., Seggerman, R.E., Weems, W.A., Weisbrodt, N.W. and Moody F.G.  Gallbladder and Gastrointestinal Motility After Hemorrhagic Shock.  Surgery 107:568-573, 1990. 

21. Calabuig R., Weems, W.A. and Moody F.G.  Choledocho-duodenal flow: Effect of the sphincter of Oddi in opossums and cats.  Gastroenterology 99: 1641-1646, 1990 

22. Calabuig R, Weems W.A. and Moody F.G. Ileo-cecal Junction: a Valve or a Sphincter? An Experimental Study in the Opossum. Rev Esp Enferm Dig 88(12):828-839, 1996

23. Manion F.J., Robbins R.J., Weems W.A and Crowley, R.S. Security and privacy requirements for a multi-intuitional cancer research data grid: interview-based study.  BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 Jun15, 9.31

C.  Invited Articles in Journals

1. Weems, W.A.:  The intestine as a fluid propelling system.  Ann. Rev. Physiol. 43:9-19, 1981. 

2. Ardoin, B.D. and Weems, W.A.:  Network Distribution of APS Information. Physiologist 35:302-303, 1992. 

3. Ardoin, B.D. and Weems, W.A.:  Campus-Wide Information Systems: User Publication of Documents.  Cause/Effect 16:21-26, 1993.

D.  Chapters

1. Szurszewski, J.H., and Weems, W.A.:  Control of gastrointestinal motility by prevertebral ganglia.  In:  Physiology of Smooth Muscle, E. Bulbring and M.F. Shuba, Eds. Raven Press, New York, 1976, pp. 313-319. 

2. Prosser, C.L., Weems, W.A., and Connor, J.A.:  Types of slow rhythmic activity in gastrointestinal muscles.  In:  Physiology of Smooth Muscle, Eds. E. Bulbring and M.F. Shuba, Raven Press, New York, 1976, pp. 99-109. 

3. Connor, J.A., Connor, C., Kreulen, D.L., Prosser, C.L., and Weems,W.A.: Pacemaker activity and propagation in intestinal smooth muscle.  In: Smooth Muscle Pharmacology and Physiology.  Technological Colloquim and Seminars.  Vol. 50, Eds. M. Worcel and G. Vassort I.N.S.E.R.M., Paris, 1976, pp. 285-300. 

4. Weems, W.A., and Szurszewski, J.H.:  Studies of peripheral input to the inferior mesenteric ganglion and its integration by postganglionic neurons of prevertebral ganglia.  In:  Smooth Muscle Pharmacology and Physiology. Technological Colloquium and Seminars.  Vol. 50, Eds. M. Worcel and G.Vassort.  I.N.S.E.R.M., Paris, 1976, pp. 386-388.

5. Weems, W.A., and Seygal, G.E.:  Intestinal propulsion:  Studies employing a method for its quantitative evaluation.  In:  Gastrointestinal Motility, Ed. J. Christensen, Raven Press, New York, 1980. pp. 331-339. 

6.  Weems, W.A.:  Intestinal fluid flow: Its production and control.  In: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Ed. L.R. Johnson, Raven Press, New York, 1987. pp. 571-594. 

7. Weems, W.A.: Autonomic Nervous System. In: Textbook of Physiology, Ed. L.R. Johnson Raven, Press, New York, In : Essential Medical Physiology, Raven Press, New York, 1991. pp.  113-122. 

8. Weems, W.A., and Downey, J.M.: Introduction to Cardiovascular Physiology, In: Textbook of Physiology, Ed. L.R. Johnson, Raven Press, New York, In Essential Medical Physiology, Raven Press, New York, 1991. pp 147-150. 

9. Weems, W.A., and Downey, J.M.: The Mechanical Activity of the Heart, In: Textbook of Physiology, Ed. L.R. Johnson, Raven Press, In Essential Medical Physiology, Raven Press, New York, 1991. pp. 179-188.

10. Robbins RJ, Crowley R, Weems WA, Whitney D, Ransom M, Mathew G, Olivastro D, Chisti A, Manion FJ (2007) Technical implications generated by requirements discovered in caBIG™ security, privacy, and IRB interviews. Available at http://gforge.nci.nih.gov/frs/download.php/1972/DSIC_Security_Deliverable_6.pdf

11. Weems W.A., Robbins R.J., Whitney D., Crowley R., Manion F.J. (2007) caBIG™ Major governance and policy areas. Available at http://gforge.nci.nih.gov/frs/download.php/1975/DSIC_Security_Deliverable_13.pdf

12. Manion, F.J., Weems, W.A. and McNamee, J. Federated Authentication, In Biomedical Informatics for Cancer Research, Eds M.F. Ochs, J.T. Casagrande, and R.V. Davuluri, Springer, New York, 2010, page 91; http://www.springerlink.com/content/g1p7004u63n01768/

E. Other Invited Publications

1. Challenges and Opportunities for New Collaborative Science Models - Report of the American Association of Medical College ( AAMC) Group on Information Resources (GIR) Task Force on Information Technology Infrastructure Requirements for Cross-Institutional Research provides member institutions with an overview of IT requirements in several areas deemed critical for the development of effective cross-institutional research collaborations Chair: W.A. Weems, May, 2010