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Marisa Thurin will be defending her dissertation, "Factors Influencing Nursing Staff Burnout in Geriatric Care Settings" on Monday, August 26, at 4 p.m. in Swartz Conference D.Committee members: Dr. Brooke Cannon (chair), Dr. Matthew Schaffer, and Dr. Kylie Mcolligan-Oleski. Reader: Dr. Theresa Tulaney. All are welcome to attend.
Christopher Catalfamo defended his dissertation "A Comparison of the Assessment , Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment Among Healthcare Professionals" on Friday, August 16. Committee members: Dr. Brooke Cannon (chair), Sr. Gail Cabral, and Dr. Karen Arscott. Reader: Dr. Victoria Stewart.
A reminder that the rescheduled date for the annual Pacers Club Golf outing is Monday, September 23, 2019, at Elmhurst Country Club. It will be a 12:30 p.m. "shotgun" start. There are opportunities for major donors (amounts vary), hole sponsorship ($150 each) and, of course, foursomes ($600 per foursome, $150 per player) to play in the tournament. Gifts for tournament prizes or basket raffles are also being accepted. For more information and/or if you are interested in any of these opportunities to support the Pacers Club, please email email@example.com or call 570-961-4724. You may register online for the event or download, complete, and return the form, which is linked below.Download or Print Pacer Club Golf Outing Form
Stephen Garrison, Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture/Design in the School of Architecture at Marywood University, was recently elected to serve as the Director of Communications for the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation (IDECF). The appointment was made at the annual IDECF conference in Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Garrison has served as a director-at-large on the IDECF Board for the past two years. IDECF invests in interior design education, research, and leadership to advance the design profession and improve the human experience in the designed environment.
Marla Kovatch, M.A., CCC-SLP, Professor of Practice in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Marywood University, was recently chosen to be featured in an article with the National Aphasia Association’s, “Aphasia threads.” The Aphasia Threads Project weaves together three points-of-view: People with aphasia, caregivers, and the professionals who help each family navigate aphasia. Each week, The National Aphasia Association brings together three unrelated stories, one from each member of the triad, to learn from their experience.
Marywood University recently hosted a Level I Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training. Seventy individuals attended the event. Twenty participants were Marywood faculty and staff members. The other 50 were representatives from colleges and universities, K-12 educators, and law firms from the Scranton area, NJ, NY, CT, VA, and NC.
After months of hard work, the new Marywood app is ready! New students and their families got a chance to download and preview the app at New Student Orientation, but all students and their families, as well as faculty and staff, can enjoy the many features of the Marywood app. (Search “Marywood University” on the App Store for Apple & Google Play for Android.)
Watch a live webcast of OHRP's Exploratory Workshop, "Privacy and Health Research in a Data-Driven World," on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 8:15 a..m.-4:15 p.m. EDT. No registration is required, and the workshop is free. The workshop will explore issues around conceptions of privacy, ways to protect data, and how IRBs and other review bodies can learn more about protections and ethical oversight of important research.
The recording will be available on OHRP’s website after the event.