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Faculty in the News

Dr. Debbie Rhea was recently featured in Education Week with her Op-Ed piece “Give Students Time to Play” Click here to read. Click here to read her previous article “Learning Through Play” featured in TCU Magazine

To see more about The Liink Project click here 

Dr. Meena Shah’s research on exercise needed to burn calories on menus has been featured in two great articles.
For more information, click here & here.

Award/Grant News


Dr. Meena Shah- Dean’s Research Award Winner announced at spring, 2014 graduation

Dr. Jonathan Oliver – DSM Nutritional Products, LLC, grant award $50,000.  Project Title: “Algal Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation in American Football Athletes: Effect of Different Dosing Strategies on Biomarkers of Concussive injury”

Dr. Jonathan Oliver – Increnovo LLC, grant award $50,367. Project title: “A Novel Form of Curcumin: Effects on Markers of Muscle Damage and Performance Following Exercise Induced Muscle Damage”

Dr. James Petrovich – Grant subaward with University of North Texas Health Science Center, funded by True Worth Place. Project Title: “True Worth Place Implementation Support Services”

Dr. Danielle Brimo – American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHA Foundation) Grant to enhance her research focus.

Danielle Walker & Sharon Canclini – American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Grant. Project Title: “Impact Evaluation of the Safe Routes to School Partnership”

Click here to view current faculty grant awards



Ty Desilets- HCNHS Student Travel Grant Award, Project Title: “Bone Health in Special Olympics Athletes” SHAPE

Emma Hoffman- HCNHS Student Research Grant Award, Project Title: “Oscillation Therapy vs. Cryocompression in the Treatment of Swelling, Edema, and Pain in Acute Ankle Sprains”

Christine McClary- Student Research Grant Award, Project Title: “Assessing the Lexical Restructuring Model in Bilingual Students”

Congratulations to the 2014 Student Research Symposium Undergraduate Winners:
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Spring 2015 Research Seminar Series

March 20, 2015
12:00-1:30pm Kelly Alumni Center, Cox A
Dr. Emily Lund – Maternal Input, Responsiveness and Word Learning in Children with and without Cochlear Implants

12th Annual HCNHS Student Research Symposium

Special Events Gym – University Recreation Center
Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:00-4:00pm.
Click here to submit (Deadline – April 8th by 5pm)

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