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Anthony W. Addison
Ph.D., professor in the Department of Chemistry, received Most Highly Cited Drexel University Paper Published Since 1980 from Hagerty librarians for the article “Synthesis, Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of Copper(II) Compounds Containing Nitrogen-Sulphur Donor Ligands; the Crystal and Molecular Structure of Aqua[1,7-bis(N-methylbenzimidazol-2-yl)-2,6-dithiaheptane]-copper(II) Perchlorate,” published in the 1984 issue of The Journal of the Chemical Society. He will represent the Philadelphia section of the ACS at the society’s national meetings.
Ph.D., associate professor of accounting, and Joseph Brazel, Ph.D., ‘04 presented the paper “The Effects of Audit Review Format on the Quality of Workpaper Documentation and Reviewer Judgments” at the American Accounting Association annual meeting.
Trina Larsen Andras
Ph.D., professor of marketing, and Hyokjin Kwak, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, presented “The Role of Personality Traits and Demographic Characteristics in Attitudes toward Foreign Advertisement,” at the 2007 American Academy of Advertising Conference. Drs. Andras and Kwak co-authored the paper, “Consumer Communications, Media Use, and Purchases via the Internet: A Comparative, Exploratory Study.” The paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Consumer Marketing. Dr. Andras, Dr. Kwak, Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Ph.D., Mackie Professor of Management, and William A. Mackie, Ph.D., professor of management, received the “New Hot Paper” distinction from Essential Science Indicators SM for “When Work and Family are Allies: A Theory of Work-family Enrichment,” which appeared in the January 2006 issue of the Academy of Management Review, which has been one of the most cited recent papers in the field of economics and business.
Dennis P. Andrulis
associate dean for research at the School of Public Health and director of the Center for Health Equality, published the paper, “The Changing Landscape of Hospital Capacity in Large Cities and Suburbs: Implications for the Safety Net in Metropolitan America” in the March 2007 online edition of the Journal of Urban Health. The article will also appear in the May/June print edition of the publication.
and Chris Shields, Information Resources and Technology (IRT), and Judy Stang and Tish Szymurski of Neumann College co-authored the paper, “Rapid Development of Online Programs: The Success is in the Process!” Mr. Beadenkopf and Ms. Stang presented the paper at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education conference (SITE), March 30.
DPT, MA, has been promoted to clinical associate professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences.
Joan Rosen Bloch
Ph.D., CRNP, assistant professor in the Doctoral Nursing Program, presented the paper “Senior Investigators as ‘Research Mentors’ for Junior Investigators Underutilized by Nursing” at the 33rd annual meeting of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, April 12. Bloch also presented the paper, “The DNP Degree as entry into Nurse Practitioner Practice: Is This Nursing’s Answer to Eliminate Disparities in Health Care Access to Vulnerable Populations?” at the First National Conference on the Doctor of Nursing Practice, March 29.
Ph.D., professor at the School of Public Health, led a seminar entitled, “Multiple Jeopardy and Beyond: The Mental Health Trials and Tribulations of Being Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered,” at the 3rd National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Health Summit, March 2007.
director of microscopy in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, presented “Seeing Beyond Our Vision” at the Kemper Room Art Gallery of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Galvin Library, March 1-April 7.
Geri M. Budd
Ph.D., CRNP, assistant professor in the Doctoral Nursing Program, presented the paper “Expanding Opportunities for Nurse Practitioner Research, Education, and Advocacy through Collaboration on School-Based Obesity Programs” at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty conference, April 14.
instructor of design and merchandising, presented the paper, “Skull & Crossbones: Pirate Couture?” at the Popular Culture Association Conference, April 2007.
Ph.D., associate professor in the College of Information Science & Technology, gave the talk, “Conflicting Opinions and Creative Ideas” as part of the Library and Information Science (LIS) Research Talk Series, March 1, at Rutgers University.
Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Public Health, provided research on the importance of food stamps in helping children and families that are at risk for hunger to a Senate Agriculture Committee staff briefing session on April 4. The briefing session discussed the impacts of food stamps on the health and nutrition of children and their families. The Center for Budget and Policy and others from the Congressional Research Service also participated in the session.
Ph.D., RN, CNE, assistant clinical professor of nursing and coordinator of informatics projects, gave a presentation on Nursing Informatics activities at Drexel University to the Healthcare Informatics Colloquium, March 7, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Nursing Informatics. Dr. Cornelius presented the paper, “Can You Hear Me Now? - Using Horizon Wimba Virtual Class and Audio Components to Enhance Online Course,” at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference, March 29. Dr. Cornelius and Mary Gallagher-Gordon MSN, RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor in nursing, presented the paper, “Utilization of Case Simulation to Develop Mastery of Point-of-Care Information Access” at the American Nursing Informatics Association and Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing Collaborative Conference, April 27.
Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor for the College of Nursing and Health Professions, presented the poster, “Simulation Case Development and Training” at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s 2007 Hot Issues Conference.
Ph.D., PT, OCS, has been promoted to clinical associate professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences.
Eugenia Victoria Ellis
Eugenia Victoria Ellis, Ph.D., AIA, presented the paper, “Ancient Mathematical Origins of Modern Day Occult Practices” at the Popular Culture Association Conference, April 2007.
Arthur L. Frank
Ph.D., department chair andprofessor at the School of Public Health, gave the opening remarks to the 3rd Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference, March 30 and April 1, 2007 at the School of Public Health, Drexel University.
Ph.D., MEd, MBA, CHES, clinical assistant professor and associate director of Health Services Administration, published the article, “A Best Practice Protocol for Handling Academic Honesty Issues with Adult Students,” Winter 2007 (Volume 55 Number 1) issue of the Journal of Continuing Higher Education.
DPT, OCS has been promoted to clinical associate professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences.
Ph.D., director of graduate art therapy education and clinical associate professor, presented the paper, “The Brief Art Therapy Screening Evaluation” to the annual Delaware Valley Art Therapy Association conference. Dr. Gerber and Girijia Kaimal, MA, MEd, ’01 co-authored and published the article, “Impressions over time: Community progressive murals in an outpatient HIV/AIDS clinic” in the 2007 (Volume 34, Issue 4) Arts in Psychotherapy Journal.
Ph.D., Professor of Physics, published the book The Symmetry of Chaos: Alice in the Land of Mirrors (hardcover) on April 18, 2007 through Oxford University Press.
Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow
Ph.D., RN, CS, associate dean for undergraduate programs in health, Patricia Dunphy Suplee, Ph.D., CS, RNC, assistant professor and assistant dean of special projects, and Kathleen Kinney Falkenstein RN, Ph.D., MSN, CPNP, assistant professor of pediatrics, presented the refereed abstract, “The Relevance of Clinical and Doctoral Role Practica in Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs” at The First National Conference on: The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Meanings and Models , March 28 to 30. Dr. Glasgow and Gerald Bello, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the health, society and administration programs, co-authored the article, “Bone Marrow Donation: Factors Influencing Intentions in African Americans,” which was published in the March 2007 issue of Oncology Nursing Forum.
Marla J. Gold
Ph.D., dean of the School of Public Health, participated in a plenary session entitled, “The Body Politic: The Socio-political Health of our Communities,” at the 3rd National LGBTI Health Summit, March 2007.
Ph.D., assistant professor of management, presented the paper, “Reducing the risks and costs of accelerated internationalization: A venture capital-backed entry mode model,” April 20, 2007 at Elizabeth College. James Herbert, Ph.D., professor of clinical and health psychology, has been invited to serve on the editorial board for the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
project manager in biomedical sciences, and Scott Bunce, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, presented the lecture, “Near-infrared Based Functional Brain Monitoring” at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Section Night, March 20.
Ph.D., Calhoun Distinguished Professor of Engineering in Medicine in BIOMED, has been appointed to the International Advisory Committee of the Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Hong Kong.
James N. Katsaounis
MS, was elected to a four-year term on the board of directors for The Penn Club of Philadelphia. Founded in 1876 in honor of William Penn, the Penn Club of Philadelphia is devoted to education, art, science and the cultural development of Philadelphia.
Ph.D., associate professor, BIOMED, organized the workshop, “Complexities of Aging in Biological Systems” at the Santa Fe Institute, March 25-28.
Vicki D. Lachman
Ph.D., APRN, MBE, associate professor of nursing, published the article, “Caught in the middle” in issue 9 (2007) of Advance for Nurses.
Robert E. Laessig
Ph.D., professor of decision sciences and Bret R. Myers, decision sciences doctoral student, presented the paper, “A Unique Application of Enterprise Simulation-Gaming in Business Education” at the annual SouthWest Academy of Management conference.
Peter A. Lewin
Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor of Biomedical and Electrical and Computer Engineering, gave the Plenary lecture, “A Brief Review of the Recent Developments in High-Frequency Ultrasound Applications” at the 2007 International Conference on Ultrasonics (ICU), April 7-9, at the Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria.
Ph.D., assistant professor of physics, Charles Lane, Ph.D., professor of physics, and Erica Caden, graduate student of physics, attended the Double Chooz collaboration and the KamLAND collaboration meetings in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Maricic presented “Status of the Double Chooz experiment” and “Status of the search for the hypothetical geo-reactor with KamLAND and Hanohano experiments” at the DOANOW workshop, March 23-25. Maricic also gave the invited talk, “Surveying the Earth with Neutrinos” at Stockton College, April 16.
RN, MSN, CRNP/NNP, clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, was selected by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to be honored at Make a Difference Day by Drexel Student-Athletes at the women’s lacrosse game on April 24.
adjunct faculty of physics, gave an invited talk on Ultra High Energy (UHE) neutrinos and the status of the SalSA experiment, at the Colliders to Cosmic Rays 2007 conference.
Ph.D., authored the paper, “Semantic Interoperability across Digital Image Collections.” Joan Beaudoin, information technology doctoral student, presented the paper at the 25th Annual Conference of the Visual Resources Association, March 27-31.
MSN, RN, CNAA, clinical assistant professor of nursing, presented the peer reviewed paper , “So, Your Behavioral Course is Going Online?” at the 21st Annual Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, March 24. Portwood also moderated the roundtable session, “Tailoring Secure Testing to Your Program Requirements” at the 5th Philadelphia Area Blackboard Users Conference, hosted by Drexel e-Learning, March 29.
doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, was awarded the 2007 Women in Society award at the graduate level by the Drexel University Campus Activities Board (CAB) on March 8.
Ph.D., professor of visual studies, presented the paper, “Dinner with Dante: Fine and Applied Art in Nineteenth Century Presentation Furniture” at the Association of Art Historians (AAH) conference, April 12 to 14, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, served as judge for Set in Philadelphia, a screenwriting competition that is part of the 16th Annual Greater Philadelphia Film Festival.
doctoral student in materials science and engineering, has been selected to receive a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship to Morocco. The grant will be used to fund research at the University Hassan II-Mohammedia, where he will continue the research he has conducted with Michel Barsoum, professor of materials science and engineering.
Ph.D., a professor at the School of Public Health, gave the presentation “Developing Data for Advocacy, the Massachusetts Experience,” at the 3rd National LGBTI Health Summit, March 2007.
Ph.D., associate professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, is a member of an interdisciplinary team funded by the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative to investigate “Feedback Control for Smart Prosthetics: An Integrated Electrophysiological and Near-Infrared Methodology.”
Ph.D. delivered the keynote address “Introduction to Healthcare Informatics” to the Healthcare Informatics Colloquium, sponsored by the CHOP Center for Biomedical Informatics and Nursing Informatics, March 7.
Jim McGuinn Slusarek
instructor of music industry, will be taking over for David Dye as the on-air host on 88.5 WXPN’s drive-time (4pm-7pm) air shift.
The Society of Physics Students (SPS) Drexel Chapter
under the direction of Roberto Ramos, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics, received the 2007 Marsh White Award from the American Institute of Physics for the project “Low Temperatures, Levitation and Legendary Experiments.” The Drexel SPS is one of 12 chapters to receive the award.
Patricia Dunphy Suplee
Ph.D., CS, RNC, assistant professor and assistant dean of special projects, presented the paper, “Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Teaching” at the First National Faculty Development Conference held by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
EdD, RN, MSN CS, assistant professor in the doctoral nursing program, has become a member of the Regional Editorial Advisory Board for Advance for Nurses. Her position began in March 2007. Waite presented the papers, “Depression among African American Women: Subjective Descriptions, Conceptualization and Coping Mechanisms” and “Health Beliefs Regarding Depression Among a Cohort of African-American Women” at the 9th Annual International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Conference: Transformative Practices in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, April 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Waite presented the paper, “Depression: Overview and Unique Perspective of Urban African American Women,” at the Psychiatric Nursing Update, April 2007. Waite also presented the paper, “African American Women and Depression: Articulation, Conceptualization and Management from a Socio-Cultural Context” at the 19th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society, April 2007. In March, Waite presented the papers “Depression among a Cohort of African American Women: The Influence of Health Beliefs and Illness Perceptions” and “Depression among African American Women: Flouting Barriers to Detection and Treatment” at the 13th Annual Research Conference at Howard University. Waite presented the papers, “The Intersection of Obesity and Depression among African American Women: The Silent Epidemic” and “Health Beliefs Regarding Depression among a Cohort of African American Women” at the 3rd National Conference of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, Inc., March 2007. Waite published the article, “Women and attention deficit disorders: A great burden overlooked” in the March 2007 (issue 19) edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
MS, NCC, LPC, assistant director of counseling and director of alcohol and other drug and health education, was elected to the executive committee and appointed the position of regional director for The Network, a national organization that proactively address issues of alcohol, other drugs, and violence in order to promote healthy campus environments.
Howard D. White
Ph.D., professor emeritus and visiting research professor of information science and technology, published the articles, “Combining Bibliometrics, Information Retrieval, and Relevance Theory, Part 1: First Examples of a Synthesis” and “Combining Bibliometrics, Information Retrieval, and Relevance Theory, Part 2: Some Implications for Information Science” in issue 58 (2007) of the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. White and Pamela Effrein Sandstrom, Ph.D., head of reference and information services for Helmke Library at Indiana University-Purdue University, co-authored the chapter, “The Impact of Cultural Materialism: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Writings of Marvin Harris” in the book Studying Societies and Cultures: Marvin Harris’s Cultural Materialism and Its Legacy (Studies in Comparative Social Science Series), Lawrence A. Kuznar and Stephen K. Sanderson, eds., Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, CO (2007).
(2007). Linda Wilson, Ph.D., RN, CPAN, CAPA, BC, assistant professor in the Doctoral Nursing Program, is the current Chair of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Research Leadership Network. Wilson presented the research poster, “Complimentary Modalities for the Prevention and Management of Post Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)” at the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses national conference. Wilson and Frances Cornelius, Ph.D., MSN, RN, clinical assistant professor of nursing, presented the paper, “Using Technology in Doctoral Programs” at the AACN’s Doctoral Education Conference. Wilson and Leland J. Rockstraw, Ph.D., RN, director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice and Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, presented the poster, “Collaborative in Human Simulation” at the American Nursing Informatics Association and Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing Collaborative Conference. Wilson, Mary Gallagher-Gordon MSN, RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor in nursing, Patricia Dunphy Suplee, Ph.D., CS, RNC, assistant professor and assistant dean of special projects, and Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, Ph.D., RN, CS, associate dean for undergraduate programs in health, presented the poster, “The Effect of Human Simulation on Student Outcomes” at the American Nursing Informatics Association and Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing Collaborative Conference.
Ph.D., professor of history and politics, published the book, The Discourse of Legitimacy in Early Modern England with Stanford University Press.
Ph.D., assistant professor of management, and V.K. Narayanan, Ph.D., professor of management, co-authored the paper, “Fast Cycle Team Leadership: Exploring Structure, Antecedents, and Outcomes.” Dr. Ziegert presented the paper at the 22nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.