Research News

  • Recently Announced Grant Awards


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



  • 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

    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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