The following new faculty joined the College of Health Professions for the 2004-2005 academic year:
Gregory Bozimowski, assistant professor, Nurse Anesthesiology
Michael Dosch, associate professor, Nurse Anesthesiology
Barbara Harrison, assistant professor, Nursing
Joanne M. Malecki, instructor, Nursing
Todd Ray, assistant professor, Health Services Administration
Mary White, instructor, Nursing
Sarah Halter, assistant professor, Nursing, Bonnie Korn, assistant professor, Nursing and Sarah Swart, IDS chair, presented “Innovative Educational and Practice Partnerships” at the Second Biennial Distance Education Conference: Best Practices in Distance Education for Health Professionals in Omaha, Nebraska, September 25.
Mary Kelly, RSM, associate professor, Health Services/Health Services Administration, was one of 15 health care trustees who participated in a government/industry roundtable in Washington, D.C., June 16. The forum was created by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General and the Health Care Compliance Association to clarify policy objectives regarding Board involvement in compliance programs.
Debra Knight, assistant professor, Physician Assistant Program, spoke on “Creating a Video Test for Physical Assessment” at the national APA conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 6.
Suzanne Mellon, dean, College of Health Professions, was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in the College of Health Professions and McAuley School of Nursing, October 22. She was recognized for her excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
Mitzi Saunders, assistant professor, Nursing, co-presented the poster, “Theoretical Frameworks to Guide Nursing Research on Native Americans,” at the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Theta Chapter-At-large, October 27. In addition, she received the 2004-2005 Gloria Anne Colquhoun Memorial Scholarship.
Julia Stocker, assistant professor/coordinator, Health Systems Management, co-presented the paper, “How well does OASIS measure outcomes of interventions for cardiac patients?” at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.