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Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences Research announces the 2021-2022 Faculty Research Symposium Series. The series kicks off on Friday, September 17, Noon to 1:15 p.m. A limited number of participants will be able to join us in person (so make sure you RSVP when the invitation goes out!) and the presentation will be simultaneously broadcast via Zoom.

Each topic (except the first), will include faculty members from the various units of HCNHS, who will discuss their own work in the area and engage in conversation about the research topic.

Fall, 2021  

Sept. 17:   Research Update and Research Mentorship Programming in Harris College (Bass 1004 and virtual)

October 22:  Panel Discussion: Single Case Design Research (Bass 1004 and virtual)

November 12:  Panel Discussion: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Bass 1004 and virtual)

Spring, 2022

January 21: Panel Discussion: Qualitative Research Methods (BLUU Auditorium)

February 25:  Panel Discussion: Recruitment of Vulnerable Populations (Kelly Center Cox A, B, C)

March 25:  Panel Discussion: Community Partnerships in Research (BLUU Auditorium)

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS Student Research Symposium award winners!

Graduate Level
Category: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data-Driven Original Research Design:
 

1st place: Jessica Renteria, KINE, mentor Robyn Trocchio, Title: The Effects of Wearable Fitness Device on a College Athlete’s Psychological Rest

2nd place: Kate Webb, KINE, mentor Debbie Rhea, Title: The Impact of Multiple Recesses on Limb-Movement Patterns

Undergraduate Level
Category: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data-Driven Original Research Design:
 

1st place:  Madison Tanklage, KINE, mentor Meena Shah, Title: The Relationship Between Sleep Behaviors and Sleep Quality in Endurance Athletes

2nd place: Diego Rivera, KINE, mentor Adam King, Title: The Effects of Differential Training in a Standing Broad Jump

Category: Evidence Based Practice/Translational-Critique, synthesis, and application of “best available” evidence to promote optimal healthcare outcomes
 

1st place: Mary Cooper Gollier, KINE, mentor Phil Esposito, Title: The Role of Lower Limb Strength in Postural Control in People with Intellectual Disabilities, Specifically Down Syndrome

2nd place: Sydney Wheeler, SOWO, mentor Tee Tyler, Title: Adolescent Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) and Emotion Regulation

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS Boller Competition award winners!

1st Place: Julia Morales, KINE, mentor Ryan Porter, Title: Blood Biomarker and Physical Activity Correlations in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

Runner Up: Mary Elizabeth Schuppenhauer, NURS, mentor Dennis Cheek, Title: Utilizing Digital Thermal Monitoring (DTM) to Measure Reactive Hyperemia of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiovascular Endothelial Function

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS 3MT award winners!

1st Place: Olivia Rush, COSD, mentor Emily Lund, Lost in the Shuffle

2nd place: Courtney Trevino, COSD, mentor Emily Lund, I Just Can’t Find the Words to Say It

People’s Choice: Bethany Stover, SOWO, mentor Aesha John, Grief is Like Glitter

Congratulations to all students who competed in this years’ events!

Congratulations to the following faculty members!

To be announced

Dr. Beth Rogers, NURS, TCU RCAF + JFSRP, Describing How Expert-Modeled Simulation Design Impacts Clinical Judgement Learning Outcomes, $10,470

Dr. Josh Carr, KINE, TCU RCAF + JFSRP, Strength Training to Preserve Muscle Function and Accelerate Rehabilitation Following Immobilization, $12,000

Dr. Aesha John, SOWO, TCU RCAF, Intergroup Contact to Promote Peer Support for College Students with an Intellectual Disability, $4,500

Dr. Adam King, Co-I Dr. Emily Lund, TCU RCAF, Examining the Relation between Postural Control, Fatigue, and Literacy in Children with Hearing Loss, $5,890

Dr. Yan Zhang, HCHS, TCU RCAF, A Pilot Study to Assess Faculty and Students’ Perception and Attitudes towards Statistics in Health Science Graduate Programs, $4,494

Dr. Emily Lund, COSD, NIH/NIDCD subaward Year 4, Early Language and Literacy Acquisition in Children with Hearing Loss, $143,120, Feb 2022

Dr. Diane Hawley, NURS, University of North Texas Health Science Center subaward, Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, $37,239, Oct 2021

Dr. Carol Howe, NURS, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, New Graduate Nurses Transitioning to Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Directed Content Analysis $2480.00, Oct 2021

For overall success, please see the Research Dashboard which can be found in the About Research page.

Congratulations to PhD Student

Daryl Campbell-Pierre (KINE, mentor Debbie Rhea) on his receipt of the Thomas L McKenzie Research Grant from Shape America for $2,000.

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS Student Research Symposium award winners!

Graduate Level
Category: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data-Driven Original Research Design:
 

1st place: Jessica Renteria, KINE, mentor Robyn Trocchio, Title: The Effects of Wearable Fitness Device on a College Athlete’s Psychological Rest

2nd place: Kate Webb, KINE, mentor Debbie Rhea, Title: The Impact of Multiple Recesses on Limb-Movement Patterns

Undergraduate Level
Category: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data-Driven Original Research Design:
 

1st place:  Madison Tanklage, KINE, mentor Meena Shah, Title: The Relationship Between Sleep Behaviors and Sleep Quality in Endurance Athletes

2nd place: Diego Rivera, KINE, mentor Adam King, Title: The Effects of Differential Training in a Standing Broad Jump

Category: Evidence Based Practice/Translational-Critique, synthesis, and application of “best available” evidence to promote optimal healthcare outcomes
 

1st place: Mary Cooper Gollier, KINE, mentor Phil Esposito, Title: The Role of Lower Limb Strength in Postural Control in People with Intellectual Disabilities, Specifically Down Syndrome

2nd place: Sydney Wheeler, SOWO, mentor Tee Tyler, Title: Adolescent Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) and Emotion Regulation

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS Boller Competition award winners!

1st Place: Julia Morales, KINE, mentor Ryan Porter, Title: Blood Biomarker and Physical Activity Correlations in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

Runner Up: Mary Elizabeth Schuppenhauer, NURS, mentor Dennis Cheek, Title: Utilizing Digital Thermal Monitoring (DTM) to Measure Reactive Hyperemia of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiovascular Endothelial Function

Congratulations to the 2022 HCNHS 3MT award winners!

1st Place: Olivia Rush, COSD, mentor Emily Lund, Lost in the Shuffle

2nd place: Courtney Trevino, COSD, mentor Emily Lund, I Just Can’t Find the Words to Say It

People’s Choice: Bethany Stover, SOWO, mentor Aesha John, Grief is Like Glitter

Congratulations to all students who competed in this years’ events!