Digital Media | User Experience


  • An Assessment of Social Media Use by Student Health Centers in Disseminating Health Information (Thesis)
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Case Study: Leveraging the Global-Local Paradox for Effective Health Communication in Nigeria
  • The Deafening Silence: The Use of Emerging Media (or Lack Thereof) in Communicating Health Information on College Campuses
  • Improving Health Communication at Loyola University Maryland: An Investigation of the Online Health Behavior and Preferences of Students to Inform the Design of a Centralized Health and Wellness Resource Portal
  • An Evaluation of the Strategic Communication Practices of Destiny Harvest Church and Recommendations based on Best Practices
  • The Litmus Test for Successful Innovations


  • University of South Carolina’s 2017 Health Campus Summit: Generation Z and College Health – Expectations and Realities of Health Information Dissemination on Campus

Molecular + Cellular Biology

Publications | Papers

  • Zhang, Y., Akinmade, D., and Hamburger, A. W. (2008). Inhibition of heregulin mediated MCF-7 breast cancer cell growth by the ErbB3 binding protein EBP1. Cancer Lett. Jul 8; 265 (2): 298- 306
  • Akinmade, D., Talukder, A. H., Zhang, Y., Luo, W., Kumar, R., and Hamburger, A. W. (2008). Phosphorylation of the ErbB3 Binding Protein Ebp1 by p21 Activated Kinase 1 (PAK1) in Breast Cancer Cells. Br J Cancer Mar 25; 98 (6):1132-40
  • Akinmade, D., Lee, M., Zhang, Y., and Hamburger, A.W. (2007). Ebp1-mediated inhibition of cell growth requires serine 363 phosphorylation. Int J Oncol. Oct; 31 (4): 851-858
  • Akinmade, D. (2007). Elucidation of the growth inhibitory function and protein-protein interactions of the ErbB3 binding protein, Ebp1, in breast cancer. (Thesis)
  • Zhang, Y., Akinmade, D., and Hamburger, A.W. (2005). The ErbB3 binding protein Ebp1 interacts with Sin3A to repress E2F1 and AR-mediated transcription. Nucl. Acids Res. 33, 6024-33
  • Zhang, Y., Wang, X.-W., Jelovac, D., Nakanishi, T., Yu, M.-h., Akinmade, D., Goloubeva, O., Ross, D.D., Brodie, A., and Hamburger, A.W. (2005). The ErbB3-binding protein Ebp1 suppresses androgen receptor-mediated gene transcription and tumorigenesis of prostate cancer cells. PNAS 102, 9890-95
  • Xia, X., Cheng, A., Akinmade, D., and Hamburger, A.W. (2003). The N-terminal 24 amino acids of the p55 gamma regulatory subunit of phosphoinositide 3-kinase binds Rb and induces cell cycle arrest. Mol Cell Biol 23, 1717-25
  • Akinmade, D. (2001). Fusion of two heterologous G-protein coupled receptor pathways found in yeast and higher eukaryotes. (Thesis)
  • Akinmade, D. (2000). Role of phosphorylation sites on Rhodopsin tail in Arrestin-mediated deactivation. (Honors Thesis)


  • Experimental Biology (EB) San Diego, CA (2005) – Invited Graduate Student Poster in Pathology
  • 26th Annual UMB/UMBC Graduate Research Conference(2004) – 3rd Place Poster