Research News

  • Recently Announced Grant Awards


    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 Submission.


    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 Submission.


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


    Dr. Jonathan Oliver (Kinesiology), The Effects of Probiotic Supplementation on Markers of Muscle Damage and Performance Following Exercise Induced Muscle Damage, $15,196 Research Trial Agreement from Increnovo LLC  AND The effects of an innovative creatine formulation on raising serum creatine levels and whole body creatine retention, $8,400 Research Trial Agreement from Increnovo LLC received


    Dr. Suzy Lockwood (Nursing), The Lymphedema and Gynecologic Cancer (LEG) Study; Study, Incidence, Risk Factors and Impact, $8,918 subaward from Sloan Ketterling funded by the National Cancer Institute


    Dr. Lavonne Adams (Nursing), Personal Disaster Preparedness and the Ability and Willingness of Health Care Personnel to Report to Work in Time of Disaster, $1,200 award from Beta Alpha Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Int’l

  • HCNHS 2015 Student Research Symposium Winners

    Graduate Winners

    1st – Sarah Herrera, SOWO
    “AFC clinical program evaluation: Working with African American and Latino male youth”
    2nd – Kayla Darnell, SOWO
    “Most effective treatments for depression: A review of the literature”
    3rd – Laura Hardin, SOWO
    “O’ brother, where art thou?: Evaluating children’s connections in foster care placement”
    4th – Teresa Hughes, COSD
    “The effects of two rehabilitation exercises on submental hyolaryngeal muscular activity”

    Undergraduate Winners

    1st – Elise Decker, KINE
    “Physical activity intervention in adults with intellectual disabilities”
    2nd – Elle Ryan, COSD
    “The effect of age on cepstral measures of phonation in female speakers”
    3rd– Eva Erickson, KINE
    “Mental toughness among collegiate athletes across sport type”
    4th – Maddie Murrell, KINE
    “An examination of mental toughness among collegiate football and baseball players”

    Click here for group photo

  • Fall 2015 Research Seminar Series

    September 18, 2015
    12:00-1:30pm Tucker 139
    Grant Development Roundtable – Learning about the process

    October 30, 2015
    12:00-1:30pm Smith 104B
    Dr. Dru Riddle (SOA) – Clinical Utility of Pharmacogenomic Testing Among Anesthesia Providers:  A Mixed-method Study

    November 20, 2015
    12:00-1:30pm Kelly Alumni Center, Cox A
    Dr. Melissa Sherrod (NURS) – They came by the thousands:  The experiences of public health providers at Ellis Island from 1890-1920

  • October 01 -

    HCNHS Student Travel and Research Grant Program

    For more info click here. Applications due Oct 1st, 2015

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