Michelle Weckmann, MD

Portrait
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office
01102-F Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-7000

Education

BA, North Central College, Naperville, IL
MS, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Chief Resident, Psychiatry
Chief Resident, Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Department of Family Medicine and Psychiatry
Resident, Family Medicine-Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Licensure and Certifications

Provider's Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders - American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Board Certified in Family Medicine
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Publications

Carnahan, R. M., Brown, G. D., Letuchy, E. M., Rubenstein, L. M., Gryzlak, B. M., Smith, M., Reist, J. C., Kelly, M. W., Schultz, S. K., Weckmann, M. T. & Chrischilles, E. A. (2017). Impact of programs to reduce antipsychotic and anticholinergic use in nursing homes. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions / Elsevier, 3(4), 553-561. PMID: 29124114.

Weckmann, M. T. (2017). Clinical Pearls: Delirium in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. AAHPM Quarterly, 18(Fall 2017).

Jorgensen, S. M., Carnahan, R. M. & Weckmann, M. T. (2017). Validity of the Delirium Observation Screening Scale in Identifying Delirium in Home Hospice Patients. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine / Sage, 34(8), 744-747. PMID: 27413013.

Russell, S., Bennett, J., Wellman, J. A., Chung, D. C., Yu, Z., Tillman, A., Wittes, J., Pappas, J., Elci, O., McCague, S., Cross, D., Marshall, K. A., Walshire, J., Kehoe, T. L., Reichert, H., Davis, M., Raffini, L., George, L. A., Hudson, F. P., Dingfield, L., Zhu, X., Haller, J. A., Sohn, E. H., Mahajan, V. B., Weckmann, M., Johnson, C., Gewaily, D., Drack, A., Stone, E., Wachtel, K., Simonelli, F., Leroy, B. P., Wright, J. F., High, K. A. & Maguire, A. M. (2017). Efficacy and Safety of voretigene neparvovec (AAV2-hRPE65v2) in patients with RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophy: a randomised, controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial. Lancet, 390(10097), 846-860. PMID: 28712537.

Weckmann, M. T. (2016). End of Life Care. In J. K. Wilbur , M. A. Graber , B. E. Ray (Eds.) Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination and Board Review. (4th), pp. 698-711. Iowa City, Iowa: McGraw-Hill.

(2015). A qualitative exploration of perceived key knowledge and skills in end-of-life care in dementia patients among medical, nursing and pharmacy students. J Palliat Med. PMID: 24971747.

(2014). Incidence and cause of delirium in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer, age 18–55 years: A Retrospective study. Int J Palliat Care. DOI: 10.1155/2014/214265.

(2013). A cross-national cross-sectional survey of the attitudes and perceived competence of final year medicine, nursing and pharmacy students in relation to end-of-life care in dementia. Palliat Med. PMID: 23612960.

Weckmann, M. T., Freund, K., Bay, C. & Broderick, A. (2013). Medical manuscripts: Impact of hospice enrollment on cost and length of stay of a terminal admission. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 576-578. PMID: 22956339.

Smith, M., Schultz, S., Seydel, L., Reist, J., Kelly, M., Weckmann, M. T., Gryzlak, B. & Carnahan, R. (2013). Improving antipsychotic use in nursing homes: Development of an algorithm for treating problem behaviors in dementia. J Gerontol Nurs. PMID: 23506127.

(2013). Symptom screening in palliative care patients. J Palliat Med. PMID: 23448687.

Weckmann, M. T., Morrison, R. S. (2013). What are the differences when treating a patient at the end of life with delirium (terminal delirium)?. In N. E. Goldstein , R. S. Morrison (Eds.) Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine. pp. 215-217. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Weckmann, M. T., Morrison, R. S. (2013). What nonpharmacological treatments are effective for delirium?. In N. E. Goldstein , R. S. Morrison (Eds.) Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine. pp. 211-214. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Weckmann, M. T., Morrison, R. S. (2013). What pharmacological treatments are effective for delirium?. In N. E. Goldstein , R. S. Morrison (Eds.) Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine. pp. 205-210. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Weckmann, M. T., Morrison, R. S. (2013). What is delirium?. In N. E. Goldstein , R. S. Morrison (Eds.) Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine. pp. 198-204. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

(2012). Risk factors for delirium in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Ann Clin Psychiatry. PMID: 22860240.

(2012). Hospice eligibility in patients who died in a tertiary care center. J Hosp Med. PMID: 22086609.

(2011). The neuropsychological course of acute delirium in adult hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. PMID: 21183605.

(2011). Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in adult cancer patients with delirium. Psychiatry Res. PMID: 21227658.

(2010). Estimate of current hospice and palliative medicine physician workforce shortage. J Pain Symptom Manage. PMID: 21145468.

(2010). Strategies for finding and negotiating a first position in hospice and palliative medicine. J Pall Med. PMID: 20836640.

Weckmann, M. T. (2009). Psychiatric care at the end of life: hospice and palliative medicine. In J. Amos , R. Robinson (Eds.) Psychosomatic Medicine: An Introduction to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Cambridge University Press.

Weckmann, M. T. (2008). End of Life Care. In J. Wilbur , M. Graber , O. Kukoyi , H. House , M. Graber (Eds.) Family Practice Examination and Board Review. (2nd Edition) McGraw-Hill.

(2008). The role of the family physician in the referral and management of hospice patients. AFP.

Weckmann, M. T. (2005). Acute and Chronic Sinusitis. In J. Wilbur , M. Graber , O. Kukoyi , H. House , M. Graber (Eds.) Family Practice Examination and Board Review. McGraw-Hill.

(2002). Pharmaceutical company internet sites as sources of information about antidepressant medications. CNS Drugs.

(1998). Dependence of humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy on parathyroid hormone-related protein expression in the canine anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma (CAC-8) nude mouse model. Vet Pathol. PMID: 9754539.

(1998). Regulation of parathyroid hormone-related protein expression in a canine squamous carcinoma cell line by colchicine. Exp Toxicol Pathol.

(1998). Effect of transforming growth factor-beta1 on parathyroid hormone-related protein secretion and mRNA expression by normal human keratinocytes in vitro. Endocrine.

(1998). Influence of extracellular matrix macromolecules on normal human keratinocyte phenotype and parathyroid hormone-related protein secretion and expression in vitro. Exp Cell Res.

(1997). Regulation of parathyroid hormone-related protein secretion and mRNA expression in normal human keratinocytes and a squamous carcinoma cell line. Exp Cell Res.

(1996). Altered parathyroid hormone-related protein secretion and mRNA expression in squamous carcinoma cells in vitro. Eur J Endocrinol. PMID: 8921834.

(1996). In vitro model of parathyroid hormone-related protein secretion from mammary cells isolated from lactating cows. Domest Anim Endocrinol. PMID: 8886593.

Grone, A., Weckmann, M., Capen, C. & Rosol, T. (1996). Canine glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH): PCR amplification, cloning, partial DNA sequence analysis and use as loading control in RNase protection assays. Am J Vet Res., 57:254-257. PMID: 8669750.

Rosol, T., Grone, A., Werkmeister, J., Weckmann, M. & Capen, C. (1994). Production of parathyroid hormone-related protein by normal and neoplastic keratinocytes. J Bone Miner Metab.

Okada, H., Schanbacher, F., McCauley, L., Capen, C., Weckmann, M. & Rosol, T. (1994). Secretion of parathyroid hormone-related protein by bovine mammary cells. J. Bone Miner Metab. DOI: 10.1007/BF02375695.

Rosal, T., Steinmeyer, C., McCauley, L., Merryman, J., Werkmeister, J., Grone, A., Weckmann, M., Swayne, D. & Capen, C. (1993). Studies on Chicken Polyclonal Anti-Peptide Antibodies specific for parathyroid hormone-related protein. Vet Immunol Immunopathol, 35, 321-337. PMID: 8430499.