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Graduate Students Win Second Lewis School Grad Research Conference

Posted On April 12, 2017

The 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 Research Conference!

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Katelyn Corbin (Lead), Jake Jensen, Ashley Miller
Department of Physical Therapy (PT)
Distinct Altered Knee and Hip Landing Mechanics in Women with ACL Reconstruction Using an Allograft

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Jessica Jackson (Lead), Karen Huang, Naeema Kausar, Inga Shvartsman, Brad Farrell Department of Physical Therapy (PT)
Examining the Effects of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation on H- and Posterior Root Muscle Reflexes

Three other students placed in the top five. In third, Laura Bonin (PT) for Impact on the Mobilization of Traumatically-injured Patients by Adding PT Staffing to the ICU in a Level-1 Trauma Center: A Retrospective Study. Fourth place went to Mariah Hernandez (PT), How Clean is Your S.O.A.P. Note? A Retrospective Student on Student and Clinician Perceptions and Outcomes of Student and Clinician Perceptions and Outcomes of Student Documentation During Clinical Internships. Rounding out the top five is Ahmad Almamary, a respiratory therapy student with Prediction Equations for Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity for Nitric Oxide in Healthy African American Adults.

Thank you to our judges as well! Judging this year’s conference are: Dr. Arzu Ari, Dr. Dawn Aycock, Dr. Susan Breslin, Dr. Yu-Ping Chen, Dr. Brad Farrell, Dr. Jiwon Lee, Prof. Jessica Todd, Dr. Ling-ching Tsai, Dr. Desiree Wanders, Dr. Gerald Zavorsky, Prof. Chip Zimmerman; Lewis School. A special thanks to our outside judges Dr. Ellen Steinberg, RD, Georgia Department of Education and Toni Graney, retired marketing manager at Mercy Care Services.