Dr. Gordon Warren, Distinguished University Professor, is heading the new Lewis School SRMA (Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis) Initiative. The initiative, designed to help jump-start clinical and tenure-track faculty in the publication and grant-writing processes, uses statistical methods to combine and summarize the results of multiple quantitative studies.
The SRMA Initiative aids faculty in identifying studies that answer… more »
The five undergraduate health informatics student winners of the fall Georgia State University Health IT slam presented their work at the Center for Health IT advisory board member meeting in December. The students showed off their plans for the automated pharmacy system, called Docheio, which is designed to combat issues of opioid overuse.
The Department of Nutrition recently appointed Dr. Jenny Yang as a joint faculty member. Dr. Yang, Regents’ Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry and Associate Director of Center for Diagnostics & Therapeutics at Georgia State University, joins a list of distinguished scholars and faculty with recent and long-standing joint appointments in the department.
Staunch patient advocacy and teamwork are the basis of Georgette Samaritan’s 40-year career as a nurse. Samaritan began working at Grady Memorial Hospital while she earned her undergraduate degree in applied biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Nurses at Grady encouraged her to follow her calling to help heal others by enrolling in Georgia… more »
Arzu Ari, respiratory therapy, received a Lewis School intramural grant for her project “Comparison of Jet and Mesh Nebulizers Using Mouthpiece, Face Mask and High Flow Nasal Cannula in Simulated Spontaneously Breathing Children.” Because delivering aerosolized medications to young children poses a challenge, she will examine the efficiency of mesh (MN) and jet (JN) nebulizers… more »
“It’s an honor to be on the Board of Advisors at the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions’” says Tony Smith, PhD, RN, ONC. “It’s nice to come back to my alma mater, to see the good works being done, and to help fundraise and perpetuate this good work for the future,”… more »
Dan Benardot, Ph.D., RD, FACSM, professor of nutrition and director of the Laboratory for Elite Athlete Performance (LEAP), retires at the end of fall semester 2016. During his three decades at Georgia State University, Dr. Benardot taught countless undergraduate and graduate students. He has held numerous academic leadership positions including chair of the nutrition… more »