Faculty PromotionRose Higgins was promoted from clinical track instructor to clinical track assistant professor in the Physician Assistant Department beginning fall 2005.
The following faculty/administrators of the College of Health Professions (CHP) presented at the Midwest Nursing Research Conference in Cincinnati in April:
- Barbara Harrison, assistant professor of Nursing: “Implicit Memory in Dementia”
- Suzanne Mellon, dean of the CHP: “Comparison of Patients and Family Members Regarding Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk: Recommendations for Communicating Risk Information”
- Linda Thiel, O.P., associate professor of Nursing: “Transitional Experience of Women Religious from Independent to Assisted Living”
Janet Baiardi, associate professor of Nursing, and Suzanne Mellon, dean of the College of Health Professions, have been appointed to the Community Advisory Committee of the Detroit Wayne County Health Authority (DWCHA).
Barbara E. Harrison, assistant professor of Nursing, has had the manuscript "Alzheimer's disease behaviors from past self-identities: An exploration of the memory and cognitive features," accepted for publication in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Mary Kelly, RSM, associate professor of Health Services Administration, published the article, “Sponsorship: Journey into Sponsorship's Future,” in the March-April 2005 issue of Health Progress.
Sharon Moser, assistant professor, Physician Assistant Program, and Mandy Thompson ’04, published the article, “Exercise and Cancer Fatigue,” in the March 2005 issue of Advance for Physician Assistants.
Pat Rouen, assistant professor of Nursing, presented the paper, “The Metabolic Challenges of Midlife Women,” at the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference this March in Dearborn. She also presented “Delivering NP Education in Urban Settings: Helping Students Reconcile Issues of Disparities,” in April at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Annual Conference in Chicago.
Julia Stocker, assistant professor of Nursing and coordinator
of the Health Systems Management program, received the Carol E. Franck Nursing
Leadership Award from Michigan State University College of Nursing.