Research

Counseling Students, Faculty Present at Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Nov 19, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Counseling Students, Faculty Present at Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Students and alumni of the Master of Arts in Counseling program, Program Director Dr. Eleonora Bartoli, and Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow and Dr. Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee presented on counseling techniques at the 47th Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA)...

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Nov 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Moore Examines Scientific Reliability on 270-Researcher Team

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore is one of 270 researchers published in a Science Magazine article for her work with the Reproducibility Project: Psychology (RPP), which replicates previously published studies and compares the results to the original findings. The study was...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode and Stackhouse Publish Manuscript in the International Journal of Sports and Physical Therapy

Drs. Brian Eckenrode and Scott Stackhouse published a case report in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy detailing the effects the effects of noxious electrical stimulation on the pain threshold of a runner with achilles tendinopathy. “Improved Pressure Pain Thresholds and Function...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Miller Presents at Inter-professional Simulation Conference

Dr. Amy Miller, assistant professor and director of entry-level DPT curriculum, and Colleen Chancler of Good Shepard Penn Partners Penn Medicine shared their collaborative work using high fidelity human simulators at the Inter-professional Simulation Conference held July 15 and 16 at Widener...

Jul 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Bechtel ’16 Presents ‘Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model’ at SEPCHE Colloquium

On July 27, Nelisa Bechtel ’16 presented “Investigating the Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model” at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Summer Undergraduate Research Colloquium at Cabrini College. A biology major, Bechtel was among 30 undergraduate students...

(L to R) Shama Khan '14M with Luba Djurdjinovic and Alissa Terry from the Ferre Institute in Binghamton, N.Y.

Jul 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Khan ’14M Awarded to Promote Family Health Awareness

Shama Khan ’14M received an award from the New York Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetics and Newborn Screening Services (NYMAC), funding a project to educate members of the Muslim community about the importance of examining family history when considering marriage and family planning. Khan, a...

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Jul 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Genetic Counseling Graduate Student Royer Selected for LEND Fellowship at CHOP

Following a multi-stage, competitive application process, genetic counseling student Erin Royer ’16M was selected for a year-long fellowship with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Each year, a genetic counseling fellow is...

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Jul 15, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Stackhouse Presents at Continuing Education Seminar in Plainsboro, N.J.

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, assistant professor of physical therapy, presented a continuing education seminar titled “Are you stimulating your patients’ best outcomes: an electrotherapy update” to the University Medical Center at Princeton in Plainsboro, N.J. in the spring.

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Jul 15, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eastlack Publishes Article in ‘Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences’

Dr. Marty Eastlack, assistant professor of physical therapy, co-wrote an article titled “Asymmetry in CT Scan Measures of Thigh Muscle 2 Months After Hip Fracture: The Baltimore Hip Studies,” which was published in Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

Jul 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dwyer Publishes New Book on Fifties Nostalgia

Dr. Michael D. Dwyer, assistant professor of media and communication, recently published Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties (Oxford University Press). In the years when conservative icon Ronald Reagan emerged, American pop culture...

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Jun 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Sicily: Dr. Tanasi’s Research Brings Pompeii to Life in 3D Film

Pompeii—A Buried Story, a 3D computer-generated “docu-fiction” film depicting the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, opened on June 5 in Pompei, Italy. The film is the product of a year’s work in the Sicilian city of Syracuse between the National Research Council, 40 specialists, and Dr. Davide Tanasi,...

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Jun 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In New Research, Wright Finds ALS Gene Therapy Ineffective

Dr. Megan C. Wright, assistant professor of biology, and colleagues published new findings on Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in Pain and Central Nervous System Week. ALS causes both cellular abnormalities and rapid degeneration of motor neurons. These abnormalities...