Faculty Accomplishments: October, Pt. 2

November 13, 2015

Keep up with our faculty’s latest accomplishments!

Our faculty are actively engaged in their fields. They publish intriguing research articles, exhibit original artwork, share their expertise at major conferences—and so much more!

  • Justin Beebe (pictured right), Physical Therapy, presented the following research findings:Justin Beebe
    • “The Effects of Two Fatigue Protocols on Shoulder Proprioception and Acromio-Humeral Distance” at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Selections Meeting in Indianapolis, Feb. 4.
    • “Exposure Treatment of Pain-Related Fear for Children with Chronic Pain” at the American Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Palm Springs, Calif., on May 14.
    • “Learn, Move, Cope, Improve: Preliminary Results from a Graded Exposure-Based Intervention for Youth with Chronic Pain and Associated Disability” at APTA’s NEXT Conference & Exposition, National Harbor, Md., June 5.
  • Michele Cloonan Michele Cloonan (pictured left), Library and Information Science, published a book, titled Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age. Selections and Commentary, Jan. 15. She also wrote an article titled “Janus at 60: Performance & Participation,” in the peer-reviewed journal Parenthesis 29, Sept. 15. Cloonan also presented a paper titled “Preserving the Evidence: The Ethics of Book and Paper” at the following conferences: Education for Preservation and Conservation 2015 Symposium on the Book, Chicago, Ill., April 18; and the American Library Association Oxford Style Debate, San Francisco, June 27. Additionally, Cloonan co-organized the Library History Seminar XIII, held in multiple cities from July 31 to Aug. 2.
  • Tanya Cohn, Nursing, wrote an article titled “Strengthening Nursing Engagement in Research and Evidence-Based Practice with a Successful MSN Student Research Practicum” in The Florida Nurse newsletter, Sept. 22, and co-wrote the following articles:
    • “Clinical Partners’ Perceptions of Patient Assignments According to Acuity” in the peer-reviewed journal MEDSURG Nursing, Jan. 1.
    • “Using a Peer-Driven Facilitative Review Process to Establish Feasibility and Support Ethical Review of Clinical Research” in Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs, Oct. 1.

She also presented the following:

    • Research findings, “Podium and Poster Presentation Nurses’ Compassion Satisfaction and its Perceived Impact on Patient Care and Nurse Retention” at the Southeast Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (FONE) Research Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 1.
    • Research findings, “Patients’ and Families’ Perspective: What Makes an Extraordinary Nurse in a Patient and Family Centered Care Hospital?” at Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Lamda Chi in Miami, March 1.
    • Discussion, “Developing a Culture of Inquiry Through Nursing Research: A New Hospitals' 3-year Journey to Magnet® Designation,” at the Florida Nurses Association, St. Augustine, Fla., Sept. 18 and in Las Vegas, at the STTI 43rd Conference, Nov. 6.

Cohn also received a Florida Organization of Nurse Executives Research Grant, Aug. 1.

  • Priscilla Gazarian (pictured right), Nursing, presented research findings Priscilla Gazariantitled “The Effects of a Patient-Centered Communication Tool on Family Satisfaction in Acute Care” with Kety Venda Silva ’17 at the Discover Brigham Conference at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Oct. 7.
  • Jennifer Herman, Center for Excellence in Teaching, facilitated a practice-oriented session titled “Integrating Faculty-Driven Assessment into the Curriculum Design Process,” at the Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, Oct. 24 to 27. Herman also facilitated a faculty writing retreat titled “Fostering Writing Productivity, Collaboration, and Community-Building at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education,” at the Annual National Conference in San Francisco, Nov. 4 to 8.
  • Justin Jones, Physical Therapy, co-wrote an article titled “A Comparison of Change in 3D Scapular Kinematics with Maximal Contractions and Force Production with Scapular Muscle Tests Between Asymptomatic Overhead Athletes With and Without Scapular Syskinesis” in the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, June 6. He also co-presented research findings titled “Scapular Muscle Strength and 3D Kinematics with Maximal Contractions in Asymptomatic Overhead Athletes with Scapular Dyskinesis,” at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis, Feb. 5 to 8. Jones also received an APTA Education Leadership Institute Fellowship from the American Physical Therapy Association, June 29.
  • Daniel Joudrey Daniel Joudrey (pictured left), Library and Information Science, co-published the article “Still a Lot to Lose: The Role of Controlled Vocabulary in Keyword Searching” in Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Jan 15. Joudrey also co-wrote a book titled Introduction to Cataloging and Classification, Oct. 1.
  • Suzanne Leonard, English, co-edited the book titled Fifty Hollywood Directors, Jan. 15. Leonard also wrote a chapter, titled “The Return of Liz and Dick,” in the book First Comes Love: Power Couples, Celebrity Kinship, and Cultural Politics, Aug. 31; and co-wrote a chapter in Cupcakes, Pinterest, Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century titled “After Ever After: Bethenny Frankel, Self-Branding and the ‘New Intimacy of Work,’” Sept. 25. She also presented research findings titled “Lily Tomlin, Television Comedy, and Queer Feminist Praxis” at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Montreal, Canada, March 25 to 29.
  • Robert Pope, Nursing, was appointed to the National Advisory Committee of the American Nurse Association – Minority Fellowship Program, Sept. 30.
  • Laura Saunders (pictured right), Library and Information Science, Laura Saunders published the following articles:
    • “Professional Perspectives on Library and Information Science Education,” in the peer-reviewed journal Library Quarterly, Oct. 1.
    •  “Academic Libraries’ Strategic Plans: Top Trends and Under-Recognized Areas,” in the Journal of Academic Librarianship, May 1.
    • “Information Behaviors and Information Literacy Skills of LIS Students: An International Perspective,” in the Journal Of Education For Library & Information Science, July 1.
  • Wanda Torres Gregory, Philosophy, presented a paper “Heidegger's Problems with Ordinary Grammar” at the 32nd North Texas Heidegger Symposium at University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, May 1 to 2.

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