Workshops & Speaker Series

Learn about the important research being conducted by Ph.D. students and faculty by attending our Works-In-Progress seminar series. All seminars take place in Room 133 in SSB, from 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays, or can be attended through Zoom.

SHP Faculty Research Work-in-Progress (WIP) Seminar Series
Date Name Title Department
1/24/2019 Laura Byham-Gray Predictors of Protein-Energy Wasting in Chronic Kidney Disease:  The Intersection of Science and Stakeholder Engagement Clinical & Preventive Nutrition Sciences
2/28/2019 Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia, PhD, Associate Professor Principles and Examples of Adding Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research to Health Intervention Studies Clinical & Preventive Nutrition Sciences
3/7/2019 Yuane (Joy) Jia Innovations in Quantitative Methods: Applications to the Study of School Climate and Student Outcomes Interdisciplinary Studies
3/14/2019 Ellen Anderson, PhD, Associate Professor Physical Therapy and Mental Illness Rehabilitation & Movement Sciences
3/28/2019 Rena Zelig, DCN, Assistant Professor A Mixed Methods Approach to Exploring the Associations between Dentition Status, Nutritional Status, and the Eating Experience in Older Adults Clinical & Preventive Nutrition Sciences
4/4/2019 Samantha Herrick, PhD Assistant Professor Neuro-Competence: A Cross-Cultural Competency Model for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling
5/23/2019 Susan Gould-Fogerite, PhD, Associate Professor Integrative Health Approaches for Caregivers and People with Disabilities. Clinical Laboratory & Medical Imaging Sciences
6/20/2019 Janice Oursler Soft Skills Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling
6/27/2019 Suchismita Ray, PhD Assistant Professor Prescription Opioid and Drug Cue Processign Network Health Informatics
9/26/2019 Lois Rockson, MPH, MAED, Assistant Professor Knowledge, Perceptions and Practices regarding Cancer Screening among Garifuna Women Clinical Laboratory & Medical Imaging Sciences
10/17/2019 J. Scott Parrott, PhD, Director, Methodology and Statistics Support Team and Professor Educational Research Beyond Just another  Survey or How to Channel Your Inner Research
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Interdisciplinary Studies
10/31/2019 Sandra Kaplan, PhD, Professor The Impact of the Schroth Approach to Scoliosis Management Rehabilitation & Movement Sciences
11/21/2019 Ni Gao, PhD, Associate Professor Social Media, Use and Impact Among College Students with Disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling
12/19/2019 David Kietrys, Associate Professor Chronic Pain and Disability in Persons with HIV-Related Peripheral Neuropathy Rehabilitation & Movement Sciences
Doctoral Student Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar Series
Date Last Name Project Title Mentor Program
1/10/2019 Bartholomew Thomas The Relationship of Attributions about Inpatient Violence, Attitudes about Coercive Management Strategies and Exposure to Violence Ann Murphy PhD Psychiatric Rehabilitation
1/17/2019 Bruen Tracy Implementation of Nutrition Support Guidelines in a Community-Based Hospital Jennifer Tomesko/Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
1/31/2019 Joseph Tripodi Evaluating the Clinical Utility of Integrated Genomic Data in Patients With Myeloid Malignancies Masayuki Shibata PhD Biomedical Informatics
2/21/2019 Newkirk Melanie Experiences of Mothers of Very Low Birth Weight Infants with Establishing and Maintaining Milk Supply Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia/Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
4/11/2019 Dalton Jennifer Exploring Chemosensory Perception and the Dimensions of the Eating Experience in Individuals with Head and Neck Cancers Riva Touger-Decker/Shristi Rawal Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
4/18/2019 Wattanasin Nich Development of Biomedical Informatics Tools to Enhance Patient Recruitment in Clinical Trials Shawn N. Murphy, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology – Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School PhD Biomedical Informatics
5/16/2019 Nuber David Association Studies of Dental Caries using Classical HLA Serology versus Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Scott Diehl/Masayuki Shibata PhD Biomedical Informatics
6/18/2019* Please note this is a Tuesday Forbes Joanne The Experiences of Peer Support Specialists Supervised by Non-Peer Supervisors Carlos Pratt PhD Psychiatric Rehabilitation
9/12/2019 Fisher Kelly Characterizing the Parental Perspective of Family-Related Factors that may Impact Food-Related Quality of Life
in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia/Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
9/19/2019 Moore Cindy Using Mixed Methods to Describe Shared Decision Making in Home Care Physical Therapy. Sandra Kaplan PhD Health Sciences
10/10/2019 Hamdan Mirieille Exploration of Phase Angle as a Nutritional Parameter in Chronic Kidney Disease Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
10/24/2019 Epsi Nusrat pathCHEMO, a Generalizable Computational Framework Uncovers Molecular Pathways of Chemoresistance in Lung Adenocarcinoma Antonina Mitrofanova PhD, Biomedical Informatics
11/14/2019 Johnson Stephani Comparison of Anthropometric Measurements Between Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typically Developing Children Jane Ziegler/Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
12/5/2019 Mazza Kathleen Artificial Intelligence and Patient Generated Health Data: Transitional Patient Applications Which Improve Outcomes in the 30 Day Post-
Discharge Window
Frederick D. Coffman PhD, Biomedical Informatics
12/12/2019 Schwartz Emily Effectiveness of  Oral Urea Supplementation for  the Treatment of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Adults Rebecca Brody/Laura Byham-Gray Doctor of Clinical Nutrition