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Student performing research


Jan. 26, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Oliver, Kinesiology
Sport Science, it’s More than GPS
Kelly Alumni Center, Cox C
12 – 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 23, 2018
Dr. Carol Howe, Nursing; Dr. Gina Alexander, Nursing; Dr. Jada Stevenson, Nutritional Sciences
Parent & Child Factors Related to Obesity Knowledge & Attitudes: an Interprofessional Research Collaboration in a Museum Setting
Kelly Alumni Center, Cox C
12 – 1:30 p.m.

Mar. 23, 2018
Dr. Melody Phillips, Kinesiology
The Influence of Acute & Chronic Exercise on Inflammatory Cells related to Heart Disease in Overweight/Obese Post-Menopausal Women
Kelly Alumni Center, Cox C
12 – 1:30 p.m.


University-wide Three-Minute Thesis/Dissertation competition finals are Friday, April 6, at 4 pm in the Kelly Alumni Center with a wine-and-cheese reception to follow.  We need to support our graduate students from Harris College. Mark your calendars for this event. A flyer will be coming out the end of March with more info

HCNHS Boller Presentations – April 4th, 2018

Dr. Danielle Brimo, Assistant Professor, Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is Harris College’s outstanding nominee for the Deans’ Research and Creativity Award.

Irmgard Payne, Instructor for Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders, is Harris College’s outstanding nominee for the Deans’ Teaching Award.


Dr. Nada Elias-Lambert: (SOWO), Graduate Student Recruiting Grant

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), “Nutritional strategies to augment the postprandial muscle protein synthetic response to the ingestion of a low dose of protein in older women.” Awarded funding by Increnovo LLC.

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Effects of a Technology-Enhanced Curcumin Formulation on Flow Mediation Dilation (FMD)”. Awarded funding by Increnovo LLC.

Dr. Diane Hawley: (NURS), TCU, UNTHSC, and JPS Collaboration. Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project (GWEP) to improve health professionals’ care of geriatric individuals in our community. Award of $2.5 million

Dr. Emily Lund: (COSD), The Effects of Parent Responsiveness Training on Vocabulary Knowledge of Young Children with Hearing Loss. Received Funding of $10,000 through ASH Foundation New Investigator Research Grant. Click here for abstract.

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), A comprehensive examination of factors associated with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in youth and young adult athletes. Received Funding through TCU – IS Grant .

Dr. James Petrovich: (Social Work), Health service use by people experiencing homelessness: a comparison of sheltered and unsheltered subpopulations. Received Funding through TCU – IS Grant.

Dr. Kathy Baker & Dr. Suzy Lockwood (Nursing), Advancing Nurse Residencies: A Community Focus, $43,600 award from the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA)

The award winners for Harris College 3MT are:

1st place: Robyn Croft – COSD – mentor: Dr. Jennifer Watson

2nd place: Aimee Nucum – SOWO – mentor: Dr. James Petrovich

People’s choice award: Jessica Dinsmoor – COSD – mentor: Dr. Emily Lund