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Dr. Bradford Pendley

Research Professor

Phone
(901)678-5297
Email
bpendley@memphis.edu
Fax
Office
Engineering Technology Building Room 303C
Office Hours

Education

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2008-2010
Internship, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2007-2008
M.D., 2007, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN
Ph.D., 1992, Analytical Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Experience

Physician, Primary Care Specialists, 2010-present
Affiliate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis, 2012-present
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2010-present
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis, 1999-2012
Associate Professor, Chemistry, Rhodes College, 1997-2004
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Rhodes College, 1992-1997

Professional

ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Licensed, practicing physician in Tennessee

Honors and Awards

scholarship
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine merit scholarship, 2003-2007
  • James H. Daughdrill, Jr. Chair in Natural Science, Rhodes College, 1998-2003
  • Mobil Fellow, Cornell University, Fall 1991
  • Energy Research Summer Fellowship of The Electrochemical Society, 1991
  • American Chemical Society, Division of Analytical Chemistry Fellowship, 1990-91
  • Shell Doctoral Fellow, Cornell University, 1989-90
  • American Institute of Chemists Student Research and Recognition Award, 1987
  • Collegium of Natural Sciences Scholarship & Service Award, 1987
  • The Dr. Philip R. Ferguson Memorial Award, Chemistry, 1987
  • American Chemical Society Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Chemistry, 1986
Teaching
  • Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching, Rhodes College, 1997
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Member of the Year, Rhodes College, 1997
  • Clark Award for Distinguished Teaching, Cornell University, 1989
  • DuPont Teaching Prize, Cornell Chemistry Department, 1989
Community Service
  • Outstanding Kinney Volunteer, Rhodes College, 1993-94
  • Outstanding Young Men in America, 1988, 1986
  • Nomination for Jefferson Award, 2009
  • Dr. Bradford Pendley Servant Leadership Award, DeNeuville Learning Center 2011

Research and Scholarly Activities

  • 20 peer-reviewed journal articles (most recent)
  • 1 patent
  • 1 book chapter

Research Interests

Biomedical sensors, medical applications and usage of electrochemical sensors, microelectrodes

Publications

  1. BD Pendley, "Clinically important parameters that influence sensor utility: Considerations on how not to make a sensor with no (or limited) clinical application" Electroanalysis 2015, 27, 616-620.
  2. BD Pendley, E Lindner and JS Warren "Chocolate Consumption, Nobel Prizes and Scientific Integrity" Practical Neurology 2013 doi:10.1136/practneurol-2013-000588.
  3. E Lindner and BD Pendley "A Tutorial on the application of ion-selective electrode potentiometry: An analytical method with unique qualities, unexplored opportunities and potential pitfalls" Analytica Chimica Acta 2013, 762, 1-13.
  4. F Phillips, K Kaczor, N Gandhi, BD Pendley, RK Danish, MR Neuman, B Toth, V Horvath and E Lindner "Measurement of sodium ion activity in undiluted urine with cation-selective polymeric electrodes after the removal of interfering compounds." Talanta 2007, 74, 255-264.
  5. RE Gyurcsanyi, N Rangisetty, S Clifton, BD Pendley, E Lindner "Microfabricated ISEs: critical comparison of inherently conducting polymer and hydrogel based inner contacts" Talanta, 2004, 63, 89-99.
  6. BD Pendley, RE Gyurcsanyi, RP Buck, E Lindner "A chronoamperometric method to estimate changes in the membrane composition of ion-selective membranes" Analytical Chemistry, 2001, 73, 4599-4606.
  7. E Lindner, RE Gyurcsanyi, BD Pendley "A glance into the bulk of solvent polymeric pH membranes" Pure & Applied Chemistry, 2001, 73, 17-22.
  8. RE Gyurcsanyi, A Cristalli, G Nagy, L Nagy, C Corder, BD Pendley, S Ufer, HT Nagle, MR Neuman, E Lindner "Analytical performance characteristics of thin and thick film amperometric microcells" Fresenius Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2001, 369, 286-294.
  9. RA Malkin and BD Pendley "Construction of a very high density extracellular electrode array" American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 2000, 279, H437-H442.
  10. BD Pendley, E Lindner "A chronoamperometric method to estimate ionophore loss from ion-selective electrode membranes" Analytical Chemistry, 1999, 71, 3673-3676.
  11. BD Pendley "Keeping a scientific notebook: The Lego® exercise" Journal of Chemical Education, 1997, 74, 1065.
  12. RT Robertson and BD Pendley "Microelectrodes as probes in low electrolyte solutions: The reduction of quinone in aqueous sulfuric acid solution" Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 1994, 374, 173-177.
  13. BD Pendley, RL Bretz, and JD Novak "Concept maps as a tool to assess learning in chemistry" Journal of Chemical Education, 1994, 71, 9-15.
  14. E Lorenzo, J Férnandez, F Pariente, K Trible, BD Pendley and H Abruña "Determination of copper at surface-modified electrodes: effects of competitive binding and electrode size" Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 1993, 356, 43-58.
  15. BD Pendley "Electroanalysis of metal ions in solution using polymer modified ultramicroelectrodes" Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 1992, 139, 68C-70C.
  16. BD Pendley, HD Abruña, JD Norton, WE Benson and HS White "Analysis of voltammetric half-wave potentials in low ionic strength solutions and voltammetric measurement of ion impurity concentrations" Analytical Chemistry, 1991, 63, 2766-2771.
  17. JD Norton, WE Benson, HS White, BD Pendley and HD Abruña "Voltammetric measurement of bimolecular electron-transfer rates in low ionic strength solutions" Analytical Chemistry, 1991, 63, 1909-1914.
  18. MM Banaszak Holl, M Kersting, BD Pendley, and PT Wolczanski "Ammonolysis of tantalum alkyls: Formation of cubic TaN and a trimeric nitride, [Cp*MeTaN]3" Inorganic Chemistry, 1990, 29, 1518-1526.
  19. BD Pendley and HD Abruña "Construction of submicrometer voltammetric electrodes" Analytical Chemistry 1990, 62, 782-784.
  20. RL Hudson and BD Pendley "An integrated laboratory project in NMR spectroscopy" Journal of Chemical Education, 1988, 65, 1107-1109.

Regional Lectures

  1. "Clinically Important Parameters that influence Sensor Design and Utility: Considerations on How Not to Make a Sensor with No (or Limited) Clinical Application" International Conference on Electrochemical Sensors, Visegrad, Hungary June 17, 2014.
  2. "A new model for physician education: Opportunities for Curricular Change in Premedical Education" 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2012.
  3. "A new model for physician education: Opportunities for Biomedical Engineering" Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN February 19, 2010.
  4. International Conference on Electrochemical Sensors, Matrafured, Hungary, October 13-18, 2002.
  5. "Making a difference: Using your knowledge to solve problems" NSF REU Conference, Rhodes College, August 5, 2002. (Invited presentation)
  6. "The Art and Science of Early Italian Painting: An Interdisciplinary Course for Undergraduate Students" Memphis Section, American Chemical Society, October 23, 2001. (Invited presentation)
  7. "Using chronoamperometry to assess changes in the membrane composition of ion-selective sensors" Fourth Tennessee Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Memphis, TN March 31, 2001.
  8. "The Art and Science of Early Italian Painting: An Interdisciplinary Course for Undergraduate Students" Department of Chemistry, University of Memphis, October 20, 2000. (Invited presentation)
  9. "Graduate Education from the College Perspective" 16th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ann Arbor, MI, July 31, 2000. (Invited presentation)
  10. "A chronoamperometric method to estimate ionophore loss from ion-selective electrode membranes" Second Tennessee Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Nashville, TN April 10, 1999.
  11. "Characterizing ultramicroelectrode sensors in solutions with variable levels of supporting electrolyte" Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN April 17, 1998.
  12. "Microelectrodes as probes in low electrolyte solutions: The reduction of quinone in acidic solution" The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN September 16, 1994.
  13. "Microelectrodes as probes in low electrolyte solutions: The reduction of quinone in acidic solution" 184th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, New Orleans, LA, October 12, 1993. (Invited presentation)
  14. "Construction, characterization, and use of submicrometer voltammetric electrodes" DuPont Experimental Station, Wilmington, DE, June 25, 1991. (Invited presentation)
  15. "Construction and characterization of submicrometer voltammetric electrodes" Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, November 5, 1990. (Invited presentation)
  16. "Construction, characterization and potential use of submicrometer voltammetric electrodes" 177th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Montreal, Canada, May 10, 1990.

Public Service

Board of Directors, House of the Good Shepherd, Memphis, who operates the DeNeuville Learning Center, a community resource center for women seeking to improve their lives, collectively responsible for all aspects of operations and fundraising, the program has an annual budget of over $400,000. 2003-2011. Chair, Finance Subcommittee, 2010-2011. Treasurer, 2011.

Grants (current)

1. E. Lindner (PI), BD Pendley (co-PI) "Implementation of Solid Internal Contact Ion Selective Electrodes into Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) Cartridge" Instrumentation Laboratories: $359,564, 2013-2015.
2. BD Pendley (PI), E. Lindner (co-PI), A Freire (co-PI) "Measurement of urinary pCO2 levels to risk stratify patients in severe sepsis and shock" University of Memphis: $80,336. 2013-2015. This is part of a larger proposal ("SENSORIUM" $351,336).

Graduate Students

Committee member on 14 M.S. and Ph.D. students (currently 1 M.S. and 2 Ph.D. students)