Research Day 2022

The School of Health Professions
2022 Research Day

April 27, 2022

9:00 - 9:30 AM:  Breakfast and Welcome, Dean Jon Longtin, CEAS

9:30 - 10:30 AM:  Oral Presentations 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM:  Poster session 

12:15 - 1:30 PM:  Panel: “Interprofessional Education: Evidence, Facilitators and Barriers for Implementation”

Oral Presentations

9:30 A Fluid-Structure Interaction Model of the Brachial Artery to Assess the Impact of Exercise in Obese Children
Presented by: Wei Yin, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering / Collaborator: Sharon Martino, PT, Ph.D.

9:40 International Health Initiative: a Molecular Diagnostics Training Program for Health Professionals in Romania
Presented by: Gloria Viboud, Ph.D., SM(ASCP)MB / Collaborators: Hana Fukuto, PhD, SMB(ASCP)CM, Iulian Ionut Nelepcu, Pharm, Steliana Necula, PhD, and Nora Esther Galli, MS @ Roche Romania, Diagnostics Division

9:50 Powerful (Not Scary!) Utilization of Mobile Health Data in Rehabilitation 
Presented by: Hannah Mercier, Ph.D., OTR/L / Collaborator: Jong Kwon Park, Computer Science

10:00 Utilization of Open-Source Technology to Promote Access to De-Identified Public Health Data 
Presented by: Hants Williams, Ph.D., R.N.

10:10 Advancing 3D Printing in the OT Curriculum with IPE Experiences
Presented by: Ete Chan, Ph.D. / Collaborator: Blanche Leeman, EdD, OTR/L, CHT

Poster Session

Allison Abbene, PA-S; Kayla Reilly, PA-S

Holly Asaro, MLS(ASCP)CM; Gloria Viboud, PhD, SM(ASCP)

Ilana Bravo, OTS; David Lavan, OTS; Alexander Michalos, OTS; Joy Yim, OTS

Stephanie Cekov, PA-S; Sydney Vaughn, PA-S

Lisa Endee, MPH, RT, RRT-SDS, RPSGT; Russell Rozensky, MS, RT, RRT-SDS, CPFT, RPSGT, CCSH; Stephen G. Smith, MPA, RT, RRT, FAARC (Retired)

Alexus Haddad, PA-S; Benjamin Young, PA-S

Gerald Simons, MS, PA-C; Kelly A. Warren, PhD

Andrea Schuettinger; Sharon A. Martino, PT, PhD; Peter Morelli, MD, FACC

Hannah W. Mercier, PhD, OTR/L; Sharon A. Cuff, LMSW; Mary Truhlar, DDS, MS; Maria Milazzo, PhD, RN; Sharon A. Martino, PT, PhD; Michelle Ballan, PhD, MSW

Namrata Patel; Joyce Lin; Hannah W. Mercier, PhD, OTR/L

Jeannie Guglielmo, MS, MAT, MLS(ASCP)CM; Lisa Endee, MPH, RT, RRT-SDS, RPSGT; Lisa Kayser, MS, PA-C; Sharon A. Martino, PT, PhD, Jillian O'Brien, MPAS, PA-C; Russell Rozensky, MS, RT, RRT-SDS, CPFT, RPSGT, CCSH; Stephen G. Smith, MPA, RT, RRT, FAARC (Retired); Kelly A. Warren, PhD

Harsha Bajaj; Ballabh Das; Allen Norin

Jinhua Jiang

Anthony Huang

Yi Luo

IPE Panel: “Interprofessional Education: Evidence, Facilitators and Barriers for Implementation”


Stacy Jaffee Gropack, PT, PhD, FASAHP
Dean, School of Health Professions


Anthony Breitbach, PhD, ATC, FASAHP, FNAP
Director, Athletic Training Saint Louis University

Maria Olenick, PhD, FNP, RN, FAAN
Chair of Undergraduate Nursing, Florida International University

Vincent C. Dennis, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE
Associate Professor, Dean for Professional Programs, University of Oklahoma

Christine Kaunas, MPH
Executive Director Interprofessional Education & Research, Texas A & M Health

Moderator: Marijean Buhse, PhD, RN, NP-C, MSCN
Clinical Professor Graduate Studies / Advanced Nursing Practice