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2018 Student Research Conference Awards

Review of the 2018 Student Research Conference

2018 Awards


This year's conference featured many wonderful posters and presentations, and we wish to thank everyone who participated. The following awards were presented at the conference:

GRADUATE STUDENTS


ORAL PRESENTATION CATEGORY
  • 1st place graduate presentation Carlin Bowersox (Physical Therapy) : Dry Needling with Intramuscular Stimulation as an Intervention in the Rehabilitation of PostoperativeTotal Hip Athroplasty
  • 2nd place graduate presentation (Tied)
    • Cassidie Watson (Physical Therapy): The Efficacy of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization on Rehabilitation Following an ACL Reconstruction: A CaseStudy AND
    • Christine Walker (Physical Therapy): The Impact of One Student’s Experience in a Global Setting for Advancing a Patient with Gross Peripheral Nerve Deficit and Advancing Local Clinical Practice

POSTER PRESENTATTION CATEGORY

  • 1st place graduate poster Kaitlin Beckman (Education): Collaborative Efforts to Fight Cyberbullying
  • 2nd place graduate poster Paula Tellos (Physical Therapy): Just Listen to the Beat and Move Your Feet to Improve Your Walking While Living With Parkinson’s Disease
  • 3rd place graduate poster Kathleen Schaefer (Nursing): Capacity Building for Clinical Education: Orientation and Role

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS


ORAL PRESENTATION CATEGORY
  • 1st place undergraduate presentation (Tied)
    •  Katherine Joye (Nursing): Improving Premature Neonatal Health Outcomes Through Music Therapy Intervention AND
    • Amanda Sciorillo (Biochemistry): DNA Methylation within Glioblastoma Tumors
  • 2nd place undergraduate presentation Sarah McDonald (Economics) : An Economic Inquiry into Why Swing States Changed from Voting for Obama in 2012 to Trump in 2016
POSTER PRESENTATION CATEGORY
  • 1st place undergraduate poster William P. Johnston (Psychology): The Effects of a Combat Veteran’s Appearance on Attitudes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • 2nd place undergraduate poster Tristan Gasque (Linguistics/ Data Analysis): But Does it have Pictures? An Analysis of the Literary Mechanics of Popular Children’s Books
  • 3rd place undergraduate poster Stephanie Downing (Criminal Justice/ Sociology): Racial Profiling and the War on Terror
 
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