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- Health Informatics Graduate Receives Trotter AwardFortune Onwuzuruike received the 2017 Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership Award at the Georgia State University spring undergraduate commencement ceremony this week. The award, named for Georgia State’s first dean of women, recognizes the student’s outstanding commitment to student involvement and is the highest student leadership award presented by the university. Onwuzuruike, who received his… more »News
- Graduate Students Win Second Lewis School Grad Research ConferenceThe Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions held the second annual Graduate Research Conference on April 10, with 27 posters presented by more than 30 students in all four of the current graduate-level academic areas of nursing, nutrition, physical therapy and respiratory therapy. Congratulations this year’s winners of the Lewis School Graduate… more »News
- Differences in Sex and Running Ability Influence Declines in Marathon Performance, Study FindsA person’s sex and running ability play a role in the decline of their performance in marathons as they get older, according to a Georgia State University study. “We found that marathon performance decline begins at about 35 years old,” said Dr. Gerald Zavorsky, lead author of the study and associate professor in the Department… more »News
- PT Receives the 2017 Regents’ AwardThe Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia selected the Department of Physical Therapy for the 2017 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award for Departments and Programs. “This award recognizes our faculty’s contributions to our students and to our university through outstanding teaching,” says Andrew Butler, acting department chair. “Our faculty and students contribute… more »News
- OT Welcomes Top Notch First ClassThe Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions welcomes the first class of master of occupational therapy (O.T./M.) students, an enthusiastic and highly qualified group. These new students set a high standard for future classes in this new degree program. Selected from a pool of more than 500 inquiries, the students come from… more »News
- Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Development of Novel Muscle Actuated ProsthesesBrad Farrell, PhD., assistant professor of physical therapy, researches ways to improve the function of hand prostheses. His work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a subcontract with the Georgia Institute of Technology. Farrell, who earned his PhD at Georgia Tech and worked there as a graduate research assistant in prosthetics… more »News