Workshops & Speaker Series

Learn about the important research and teaching innovations in the School of Health Professions by attending our Work-In-Progress seminar series. All remaining seminars for 2020 will be virtual, from 1-2 p.m. on the specified date below. The schedule will be updated as new speakers are added.

12/03/2020Jennifer McMasterGender and Age Trends in Opioid Abuse, 2005-2018Suchismita RayBiomedical Informatics

Date Presenter Title Mentor Program
1/16/2020 Jeremy Smoldon The challenge of differential diagnosis for adult ADHD: Utilizing Delphi to improve the clinical description of ADHD in adults Bob Denmark/ James Scott Parrott PhD Health Sciences
2/20/2020 Derek Malenczak The Experience of College Re-Entry for Students with Mental Health Conditions Following an Educational Interruption due to Psychiatric Reasons: A Mixed-Method Inquiry Amy Spagnolo PhD Psychiatric Rehabilitation
3/12/2020 Steven Marionneaux The Use of Digital Imaging for Residual Disease Screening in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Shashi Mehta PhD Health Sciences
4/9/2020 Anthony Mayo Trends in Substance Use-Related Emergency Room Visits in the U.S., 2004-2011 Suchismita Ray PhD Biomedical Informatics
5/21/2020 Sheri Volger Evaluating the effect of a public health policy limiting the portion size of sugar-sweetened beverages Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia PhD Health Sciences
9/17/2020 Angela Baltes Analyzing Cardiac Medical Device Failures with a Machine Learning Approach Frederick Coffman Biomedical Informatics
9/24/2020 Nana-Kwadwo Boateng Relationship between schizophrenia, diabetes, and length of hospital stay, with patient’s gender as the moderator Frederick Coffman PhD Biomedical Informatics
10/15/2020 Wael Hassan Quantification Of Bioanalytes And Measurement Of Cell Cytotoxicity Utilizing The Matlab Image Analysis Toolbox Shashi Mehta/Dinesh Mital PhD Biomedical Informatics
10/22/2020 Mohamed Ahmed Quantify Anatomical, Functional, and Metabolic Disruptions in Alzheimer Patients Compared to Healthy Populations Suril Gohel PhD Biomedical Informatics
11/12/2020 Brian Eckenrode The Effects of High Frequency Strengthening on Indicators of Central and Peripheral Pain Sensitization in Female Runners with Chronic Patellofemoral Pain Dave Kietrys PhD Health Sciences
11/19/2020 Erin Kenny A NSQIP-specific tool to predict malnutrition-associated complications among adults undergoing GI cancer-related surgery James Scott Parrott/Riva Touger-Decker Doctor of Clinical Nutrition Program
Speaker Series
Date Presenter Title
6/11/20 Jorge Serrador, PhD The Relationship between Vestibular Function and Brain Blood Flow: Why Astronauts Faint
Date Presenter Title Presenter’s Program
11/5/2020 Michelle Zechner, PhD Co-Presenter: Matthew McQuillan, MS Improving Physician Assistant Confidence and Skill in Working with People with Serious Mental Illness Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
12/10/2020 Amy Spagnolo, PhD Validation of a Peer Observation for Teaching Evaluation Tool Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
12/17/2020 Tracy Davis, PhD Developing an Educational Program on Aging for High School Student Interdisciplinary Studies
01/28/2021 Annette Backs, Ph.D., LCSW Interprofessional Education for Opioid Assessment, Treatment, and Recovery Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions