April 2016

Dr. Cheryl L. Anderson, a faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, coauthored “Analysis of the Community Benefit Standard in Texas Hospitals” with James Worthy ’14, a PhD in Public Health graduate, in the Journal of Healthcare Management.

Dr. Mountasser Kadrie, academic program director for the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) in the School of Health Sciences, was recently selected to serve as a new member of the 2016 volunteer board of examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Dr. Linda J. Mast, academic program coordinator for the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) in the School of Health Sciences, recently served as guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Health Administration Education.

March 2016

Dr. Larissa J. Estes, a faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, along with Dr. Stacey Pilling ’15, a PhD in Public Health graduate, recently published “Barriers to Perinatal Care Among Migrant Women Farmworkers in Northern Ohio” in the Universal Journal of Public Health.

January 2016

Dr. Richard Jimenez, a core faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, was recently featured in the Healthline.com article “9 Misconceptions You Probably Have About HIV/AIDS.”

November 2015

Dr. Mountasser Kadrie, the program director of the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program in the School of Health Sciences, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s foremost professional society for healthcare leaders.

October 2015

Dr. Timothy Radak, a faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, was invited to speak at the National Plant-Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) Conference at North Carolina State University in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Radak discussed “Essential Fatty Acids: Health Effects, Controversies, and Recommendations for Health Professionals for Plant-Based Diets.” Dr. Radak was also recently quoted in The Integrative RDN newsletter about P-POD.

September 2015

Dr. Michelle M. Burcin, program director for undergraduate programs in the School of Health Sciences, and Dr. Shelley Armstrong, program coordinator for undergraduate programs in the School of Health Sciences, recently presented "College Health Promotion in the Digital Age: Online Healthy Campus Strategies Used by U.S. Universities and Colleges," at the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Richard Jimenez, a core faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, has been appointed to a 3-year term as a reviewer for the Fulbright Scholar Program through the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Dr. Jimenez will serve on a team to review applications for research in the areas of public and global health.

Dr. Melinda Wilkins, a contributing faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, was recently selected by the American Health Information Management Association as a recipient of the 2015 Leadership Award.

April 2015

Dr. Sandra Rasmussen, a faculty member in the School of Psychology, recently published Ready, Set, Go! Addiction Management for People in Recovery. The book is grounded in current research, recognized theories, and the experiences of hundreds of people in recovery.

March 2015

Dr. Michelle M. Burcin, program director for undergraduate programs and the MS in Health Education and Promotion in the School of Health Sciences, and Dr. Shelley Armstrong, program coordinator for undergraduate programs in the School of Health Sciences, recently published "An evaluation of a college exercise leader program: Using exercise science students as advocates for behavior modification," in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11(8).

Dr. Godwin O. Odia, a contributing faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, has been accepted in the National Library of Medicine's Georgia Biomedical Informatics course at Georgia Regents University. The fellowship is limited to 30 fellows per session twice a year and is directed at medical educators, medical librarians, medical administrators, and clinical practitioners.

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