|Resident, Department of Pathology and Microbiology Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center|
|2016||University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD|
|2007||South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
(Magna Cum Laude with Honors College distinction)
|Honors and Awards|
|2012-2014||American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. Effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on cardiac fibrosis in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.|
|2014||School of Medicine Annual Scholarship, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine|
|2014||Lulu B. Wheeler Medical Scholarship, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine|
|2007, 2008, 2014||Faithe Family Scholarship, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine|
|2007||Merck Index Award, South Dakota State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|2003-2007||Elmer & Roberta Johnson Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship, South Dakota State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|2006||American Chemical Society Sioux Valley Section Undergraduate Poster Competition, (1st Place) Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD|
|2004, 2006||CRC Press Chemistry Achievement Award, South Dakota State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
Teaching and Education Experience
Presenter, developed and presented over 20 pathology-oriented presentations ranging from discussion driven journal clubs to clinical laboratory medicine reviews, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
Interdisciplinary Tumor Board, prepared and presented at over 50 tumor boards in subspecialties such as endocrine, breast, transplant, sarcoma, etc., Department of Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC.
|09/2020||Instructor, presented two lectures in the Biology of Disease, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC.|
|01/2019-01/2020||Pathology Teaching Aid, assisted with pathology lab sessions for first and second year medical students. Topics included: cardiac pathology, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC.|
|11/2019||Small Group Facilitator, facilitated small group sessions for first and second year medical students. Topics included: transfusion reactions, cervical dysplasia and menstrual abnormalities, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC.|
June 2017-June 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow, Sanford Research, Sanford Project. Investigating human pancreatic beta cell survival and regeneration in an obese and diabetic mouse model with surgically transplanted human pancreatic islet cells.
January 2017 - June 2017, Research Assistant, Sanford Research, Children's Health Research Center. Investigated the effects of maternal diabetes and obesity on the mitochondria bioenergetics of rate neonatal cardiomyocytes.
Eclov JA, Qian Q, Redetzke R, Chen Q, Wu SC, Healy CL, Ortmeier SB, Harmon E, Shearer GC, O'Connell TD. EPA, not DHA, prevents fibrosis in pressure overload-induced heart failure: potential role of free fatty acid receptor 4. J Lipid Res. 2015 Dec;56(12):2297-308. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M062034 . Epub 2015 Oct 4.
Preston CC, Larsen TD, Eclov JA, Louwagie EJ, Gandy TCT, Faustino RS, Baack ML. Maternal High Fat Diet and Diabetes Disrupts Transcriptomic Pathways That Regulate Cardiac Metabolism and Cell Fate in Newborn Rat Hearts. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020 Sep 17;11:570846. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.570846 .
Louwagie EJ, Larsen TD, Wachal AL, Gandy TCT, Eclov JA, Rideout TC, Kern KA, Cain JT, Anderson RH, Mdaki KS, Baack ML. Age and Sex Influence Mitochondria and Cardiac Health in Offspring Exposed to Maternal Glucolipotoxicity. iScience. 2020 Oct 28;23(11):101746.
Eclov JA “Eicosapentaenoic Acid Prevents Interstitial Cardiac Fibrosis in a Mouse Model of Hypertensive Heart Disease.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at Experimental Biology 2015. Boston, MA. March 2015
Garry JA. “Potential benefits of fish oil in heart failure.” Presented at a local American Heart Association meeting at Avera McKennan Heart Hospital. Sioux Falls, SD. March 2013.
Louwagie EJ, Larsen TD, Wachal AL, Mdaki KS, Eclov J, Schimelpfenig M, Walgenbach S, Baack ML. “Maternal high-fat diet increases the risk of heart disease in developing offspring.” Presented at the 4th North Great Plains Lipid Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. July 2019.
Eclov JA, Shearer GC, O’Connell TD. “Eicosapentaenoic Acid Prevents Interstitial Cardiac Fibrosis in a Mouse Model of Hypertensive Heart Disease.” Presented at Experimental Biology 2015. Boston, MA. March 2015
Garry JA, Shearer GC, O’Connell TD. “Diastolic dysfunction predicts remodeling in mice following transverse aortic constriction: A potential model of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.” Presented at American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2013 Scientific Sessions. Las Vegas, NV. July 2013.
Garry JA. O’Connell TD. “Potential mouse model of hypertensive heart disease and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.” Presented at the Sanford School of Medicine Ideafest, Vermillion, SD. April 2013.
Garry JA, Stuefen C, Halaweish F. “Potential nutraceutical properties of Amorpha Canescens.” Presented at the 41st Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Quincy, IL. October 2006.
Garry JA, “O’Connell TD. Effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on cardiac fibrosis in mice with transverse aortic constriction.” Presented at the Sanford School of Medicine Ideafest, Vermillion, SD. April 2012.
Hobbies and Interests
Crochet, Fantasy Novels, Jigsaw Puzzles, Paintball, Rock Climbing, Gardening, Skydiving