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Scholarship

Faculty and Staff Highlights - Scholarship

Sharon Cuff, LMSW

“Understanding the perceived benefit of a peer-editing program utilizing instructor modeling and group sessions on undergraduates’ writing skills, writing confidence, and peer-editing skills.” The guiding question of this scholarship of assessment project was: What is the benefit of utilizing instructor-modeled peer-editing and peer-editing small group sessions in an upper division writing course on undergraduates’ writing skills, writing confidence, and peer-editing ability? Faculty Member, Sharon Cuff, May 2102 - June 2014.

Robbye Kinkade, MPH, CHES

Co-Investigator, School of Health Technology and Management, Department of Rehabilitative Science, Physical Therapy Program, February 2009 – September 2009 - Research Title: Cardiovascular risk factors, body composition, fitness levels, and quality of life in overweight and obese 8-17 year olds: Changes after a 10 week exercise and nutrition program - Research activities: Conducted interviews with study participants and administered questionnaires designed to measure “stage of readiness” to engage in physical activity at pre and post intervention. Analyzed data and presented findings at a national conference. Principle Investigator: Sharon Martino, PhD

Kathleen McGoldrick, MLS

“Evaluating the perceived impact of a Disability Studies undergraduate curriculum on alumni from the Health Science major currently working in healthcare or attending a graduate or certificate program” - This study is conducted to determine the perceived impact of an undergraduate Disability Studies curriculum on alumni working in the healthcare related field or attending a graduate degree or certification program. The main research question guiding this mixed methods survey is: What is the perceived impact of an undergraduate disability studies curriculum on the attitudes and behavior of the alumni who have successfully completed the concentration and are now working in the health care field or attending a graduate or certificate degree program? Will there be a difference in perceived impact on attitudes and behavior in relation to the area of health care alumni are currently working or studying in? - Kathleen McGoldrick, Principal Investigator July 2012 - June 2014

Deborah Zelizer, PhD, LCSW

“Critical Thinking: Comparing Instructional Methodologies in a Senior-Year Learning Community”- This study compared the impact of two common instructional methodologies on critical thinking skills development in a novel undergraduate student population within a novel higher educational setting. This quasi-experimental (nonequivalent control group) study employed a mixed methods data collection strategy, in which pre- and post-quantitative and qualitative data was collected simultaneously and will be used to analyze changes in students’ critical thinking. In Progress - Anticipated December 2012.


Faculty and Staff Highlights

Donna Crapanzano, MPH, RPAC

Book Reviewer – Medical Terminology A word Building Approach – 6th Edition by Jane Rice, Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2008

Sharon Cuff, LMSW

Manuscript Review - Disabled capitalists: Exploring intersections of disability and identity formation in the world of work. Disability Studies Quarterly for a special issue on Disability and Work: Toward Re-Conceptualizing the ‘Burden’ of Disability, 2012.

Jean Marie Giacini, BS

Lehmann, C., Giacini, J. (2010) POCT, HIT and e-health technology: key ingredients for tomorrow's community heatlh. Point of Care Testing. Christopher Price, ed. AACC Press. Washington. DC

Lehmann, C, Benz-Scott, L., Giacini, J. (2009) Global E-health Technology for detecting and managing chronic disease. Handbook of Research on Information Technology Management and Clinical Data Administration in Healthcare, Dwivedi Ashish ed. IGI Global

Robbye Kinkade, MPH, CHES

Kinkade, R. (2010)Future Options for Cultural Understanding Seminars Curriculum Training of Facilitators Manual. Mastic Beach School District, New York

Stephanie Patterson, MALS

Patterson, S., & Block, P. (2011). Forum: Disability and employment. Review of Disability Studies. 7 (3&4), 5-51.

Patterson, S., & Block, P. (2011). Introduction to the forum: Disability and employment. Review of Disability Studies. 7(3&4), 5-6.

Patterson, S. (2011). A historical overview of disability and employment in the United States (1600 to 1950). Review of Disability Studies. 7 (3&4), 7-17.

Patterson, S. (2012). Working 9 to 5…or not: Historical origins of disability discrimination in the U.S. workplace. In K. Couture & K. Johnson (Eds.), Disability discrimination at the workplace. Massachusetts: Piraeus Books. Expected publication date, Fall 2012.

Joesph Whitton, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

“Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters” Whitton, J. (2012). Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters. ASRT Scanner, 44(5), 24.

“Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb” Whitton, J. (2011). Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb. The Imagist, 16(1), 2-3.

“What is the Practice Standards Council?” Whitton, J. (2011). What is the Practice Standards Council. ASRT Scanner, 43(5), 55.

Faculty and Staff Highlights - Presentations

Sharon Cuff, LMSW

“Recognizing the Synergy between Health Science and Disability Studies,” Panel Presenter, Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference, “Cosmopolitan? Disability Studies Crips the City”, New York City, June 2008.

Scholar Day, School of Health Technology and Management, “Top Soccer in Three Village Soccer Club” Poster presentation, April, 2012.

Robbye Kinkade, MPH, CHES

National Poster - Kinkade, R., Cataldo, R., Martino, S. (2010) Fit Kids for Life Part II- Sustaining Healthy Behavior: A Psychosocial Behavioral Approach. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality’s Annual Forum for Improving Children’s Healthcare and Childhood Obesity Congress. Atlanta Georgia

Kinkade, R. and Bernard, K. (2007). Double Jeopardy: HIV and Substance Use among Women of Color. International Counseling and Treating People of Color Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Stephanie Patterson, MALS

“Unexpected Outcomes and Unintended Consequences: Challenges and Rewards of Diversity and Research.” Invited Panelist, School of Health Technology and Management’s Diversity Committee, March, 2009.

“Recognizing the Synergy between Health Science and Disability Studies,” Panel Presenter,Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference, “Cosmopolitan? Disability Studies Crips the City”, New York City, June 2008.

“The Sylvia Geoghegan* Presidential Employ Ability Right Now (EARN) Program,” Presenter, Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion and Disability Annual Conference, “Looking Back and Thinking Ahead,” Ohio State University, April 2008.

Joseph Whitton, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

“Computed Tomography: Clinical Applications” Invited Presenter. Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2012, Atlantic City, NJ, March 10, 2012.

“Sectional Anatomy from a CT Perspective” Invited Presenter, Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2011, Atlantic City, NJ, March 12, 2011.

“Radiographic Image Evaluation” Invited lecturer, Radiologist Residency Program, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, 2008 – 2010.

Deborah Zelizer, PhD, LCSW, Department Chair

“Allied health education: A model for addressing national workforce shortages.” Robert Wood Johnson granted: tailored seminars for the faculty, academic administration, and professional societies to assist in the adoption or adaption of a degree program to build human capital in allied health professions: University of South Florida, August 2007, 2007 American Society of Radiologic Technologist 2007, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2007, Mayo Clinic, School of Health Sciences, March 2007, University North Texas, Dallas Campus February 2007, University of Louisiana, April 2006.

“Allied health education: A model for addressing national workforce shortages.” Refereed Presentation - 12th Annual Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs [CAAHEP] Meeting, Kansas City, MO, April 2006

The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions [ASAHP] Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2006 (Referred presentation)