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Chatham University - Scholar News Spring 2012

Publication or edition of a book

Dr. Michael Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, Bit of Nostalgia … (commercial recording) on Axiom: Society of Composers, Inc. CD Series, Navona Records, 2011.

Dr. Heather McNaugher, Assistant Professor of English, System of Hideouts, Main Street Rag Publishing, 2012.

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain, Professor of English, Navigating Disaster: 16 Essays of Love and a Poem of Despair, Louisiana Literature Press, 2012.

Dr. Anissa Wardi, Associate Professor of English, Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective, University of Florida Press, 2011.

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Chapter in a book

Dr. Britney Brinkman, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, "More PAR please! Why schools and universities should be doing more programming to reduce prejudice," in Psychology of Prejudice, ed. Dale Russell, Nova Press, 2012.

Dr. Lynne Bruckner, Professor of English, "Nature and the Difference 'She' Makes," in Ecofeminist Approaches to Early Modernity, eds. Jennifer Munroe and Rebecca Laroche, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2011.

Dr. Michael Habib, Assistant Professor of Biology, "Constraining the Air Giants: Limits on size in flying animals as an example of constraint–based biomechanical theories of form," in Constraints and Evolution of Form, KLI Press, 2012.

Dr. Anthony Isacco, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, E. Talovic, N. Yallum, and L. Chromik, "Addressing men’s mental health with a strength–based approach," in Lifestyle Medicine, 2nd ed., ed. J.M. Ripple, CRC Press, 2012.

Mr. Marc Nieson, Assistant Professor of English, "Emergency" (flash fiction), in Stripped Anthology, ed. Nicole Monaghan, PS Books, 2011; "The Ring" (short story), in Wordstock Ten Anthology, ed. Greg Netzer, Wordstock Press, 2011; and "The Last Hours of Pompeii" (short story), in Carve Magazine Anthology, ed. Matthey Limpede, Honest Fiction Ptress, 2011.

Dr. Ingrid Provident, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, and P. Houglum, "Wrist and Hand" and "Activities of Daily Living: Functional Anatomy of the Upper Extremity," in Clinical Kinesiology, 6th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2012.

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Articles in refereed journals

Dr. Michael Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, "The Evolution of Form in the Music of Roger Reynolds" and "Impetus Influenced Form: Roger Reynolds' 'The Palace (Voicespace IV),' " Tempo: A Quarterly Review of Modern Music, 66, 2012.

Dr. Britney Brinkman, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, "What to do about the boys? Advocating for system change when doing social justice work with girls," Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 3, 2011; and " 'What I wanted to do was … 'Discrepancies between college women’s desired and reported responses to gender prejudice," Sex Roles, 65, 2011.

Ms. Kelly Donkers, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, and Ms. Heidi Felix, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, "Ovarian Cancer: Breaking the Silence," Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 24 (9), 2011.

Ms. Heidi Felix, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, "When the Patient Asks: Can I Be Screened for Ovarian Cancer?" Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 24 (9), 2011; and "Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: A Functional Approach," Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 25 (4), 2012.

Dr. Elizabeth Gazza, Associate Professor of Nursing, and Dr. Diane Hunker, Assistant Professor of Nursing, "Facilitating scholarly writer development: the writing scaffold," Nursing Forum, 2012.

Dr. Vadas Gintautas, Assistant Professor of Physics, "Model cortical association fields account for the time course and dependence on target complexity of human contour perception," Public Library of Science Computational Biology, 7, 2011.

Dr. Michael Habib, Assistant Professor of Biology, "Fossil Plotopterid Seabirds from the Eo–Oligocene of the Olympic Peninsula (Washington State, USA): Descriptions of Functional Morphology," PLoS ONE, 6 (10), 2011.

Ms. Deborah Hosking, Lecturer in Communication, "Lightweight" (film), Spiritual Cinema Circle (DVD Journal), February 2012.

C.F. Garfield and Dr. Anthony Isacco, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, "Urban fathers’ involvement in their child’s health and healthcare," Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 13 (1), 2012; Anthony Isacco, N. Yallum, and L. Chromik, "A review of gay men’s health: Challenges, strengths, and interventions, American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 6 (1), 2012; T. Makahamadze, A. Isacco, and E. Chireshe, "Zimbabwean women perceptions’ of the Domestic Violence Act," Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27 (4), 2012.

Dr. Steven Karas, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, "Outcomes of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing: A Systematic Review," Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 2, 2012.

Dr. John Laird, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, "Interactions between supplements and drugs: Deciphering the evidence," Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 24 (12), 2011; with Dr. Joyce Salls, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, "Assessing Knowledge Acquisition of Students: Impact of Introduction to the Health Professions Course," The Internet journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 10 (1), 2012.

Dr. Lisa Lambert, Associate Professor of Biology, "Molecular evolution of the transferrin family and associated receptors, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-General Subjects, 1820, 2012; and Molecular evolution and selection pressure in alpha-class carbonic anhydrase family members, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Proteins and Proteomics, 1814, 2011.

David R. Simorangkir, Suresh Ramaswamy, Dr. Gary Marshall, Assistant Professor of Biology, Rachel M. Roslund, and Tony Plant, "Sertoli cell differentiation in rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) is an early event in puberty and precedes attainment of the adult complement of undifferentiated permatogonia, Reproduction, 143, 2012.

Dr. Heather McNaugher, "Teaching Moby Dick" and "Double Life" (poems), 5 A.M., 34, 2011.

Mr. Marc Nieson, Assistant Professor of English, "Vespers" (short story), Hawk & Handsaw, Spring 2012.

Dr. Melissa Popovich, Lecturer in Nursing, "Improving Stable Patient Flow through the Emergency Department by Utilizing Evidence-Based Practice: One Hospital’s Journey," Journal of Emergency Nursing, April 2011.

J. Benson, E. Beeman, D. Smitsky, and Dr. Ingrid Provident, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, "The Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT) Versus Non-Specific Child–Guided Brushing: A Case study," Journal of Occupational Therapy in Schools and Early Intervention, 4, 2011.

Dr. Joyce Salls, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, "Parent perspectives on rehabilitation services for their children with disabilities: A mixed methods approach," Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 31, 2011.

Dr. Bradley Sherrod, Assistant Professor of Nursing, "Round with Purpose," Nursing Management, 43, 2012.

Dr. Susan Sterrett, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Dr. Melissa Bednarek, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Ms. Jodi Schreiber, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Ms. Susan Hawkins, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Dr. Tony Goreczny, Professor of Counseling Psychology, and Mr. Mark Hertweck, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, "Attitudes toward interprofessional education: Comparing physician assistant and other health care profession students," The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 2012.

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain, Professor of English, " Crossing the Atchafalaya," "Addiction," and "Cajun" (poems), Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol. IV: Louisiana, ed. William Wright, Texas Review Press, 2011; "Hind Shoufani: An Interview," Sampsonia Way, October 10, 2011; "A Country Where You Once Lived" (essay), The Sun, January 2012; "The Stars, the Snow and the Fire: Reading John Haines" (essay), Chronicle, December 2011; "Midnight Oil" (poem) and "When Nature Writing Becomes Travel Writing" (essay), Interim, November 2011.

C. W. Withers, T. G. Wright, Dr. Larry Viehland, Professor of Chemistry, L. Grossman, C. C. Kirkpatrick and E. P. F. Lee, "Theoretical Study of Cl–RG Complexes and Transport of Cl–through RG (RG=He–Rn)," Journal of Chemical Physics, 135, 2011; Y. Chang and Dr. Larry Viehland, "The Cumulative Measure of a Force: A Unified Kinetic Theory for Rigid-Sphere and Inverse-Square Force Law Interactions," American Institute of Physics Advances, 1, 2011; A. M. Gardner, K. A. Gutsmiedl, T. G. Wright, E. P. F. Lee, W. H. Breckenridge, S. Rajbhandari, C. Y. N. Chapman and Dr. Larry Viehland, "Theoretical Study of M-RG Complexes (M=Ga,In; RG=He–Rn)" and E. P. F. Lee, Dr. Larry Viehland, R. Johnsen, W. H. Breckenridge and T. G. Wright, "Interaction Potentials of Uranium Cations with RG, and Transport of U+ in RG (RG=He, Ne, Ar, Kr and Xe)," Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 115, 2011; Dr. Larry Viehland, "Zero–field Mobilities in Helium: Highly Accurate Values for Use in Ion Mobility Spectrometry," International Journal of Ion Mobility Spectrometry, 15, 2012; Dr. Larry Viehland and Y. Chang, "Beyond the Monchick–Mason Approximation: The Mobility of Li+Ions in H2," Molecular Physics, published online Feb. 16, 2012; print publication to follow.

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Presentation of refereed scholarly papers at international, national, or regional (not local) professional organizations

Dr. Michael Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, Reconstruction, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, at Mary Washington University, October 2011 and at Transylvania University, September 2011.

Ms. Deborah Hosking, Lecturer in Communication, Lightweight (film) at Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, October 2011.

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Reviews, critiques

Dr. Michael Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, "SPACE/SOUND: Multichannel Electroacoustic Music" (DVD review), Computer Music Journal, Winter 2011 and "John Luther Adams’s The Place Where You Go to Listen: In Search of an Ecology of Music" (book review), Computer Music Journal, Summer 2011.

C.F. Garfield, Dr. Anthony Isacco, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, and T.E. Rogers, "Men, Masculinity, and Health," in Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health, ed. J. M. Rippe, Sage, 2012.

Ms. Kate Wenger, Reference Librarian, book review of Peter Hernon and Joseph R. Matthews, Listening to the Customer, Marketing Library Services, 26 (2), March/April 2012.

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Presentation of refereed scholarly work at international, national, or regional professional organizations

Dr. Britney Brinkman, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, Adolescent Boys, Gender Socialization and Being At–Risk, American Psychological Association, August 2011; From Girls to Young Women: Reflections on a Longitudinal PAR Project, National Women Studies Association, November 2011; Cultivating Gender and Diversity Awareness on College Campuses and Fostering Academic Feminist Identity Through Mentoring, Association for Women in Psychology, March 2012.

Dr. Lynne Bruckner, Professor of English, Human Humus in Richard II, World Shakespeare Congress, Prague, July 2011; Titus Andronicus and the Failure of Ecological Reciprocity, Shakespeare Association of America, April 2012.

Dr. Cathy Dolhi, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, and Denise Chisholm, Connecting Evidence and Occupation-Based Practice, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association, October 2011; Dr. Cathy Dolhi, Ms. Jodi Schreiber, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, and Denise Chisholm, Occupation-Based Intervention in Acute Care: Opportunity or Oxymoron?, American Occupational Therapy Association, April 2012.

Dr. Michael Habib, Assistant Professor of Biology, Flight performance of giant pseudodontorn birds and Capacity of the pterosaur, Anhanguera Santanae, to launch from water, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, November 2011; and Reconstructing the takeoff mechanics of giant pterosaurs, American Society of Biomechanics, August 2011.

Dr. Tom Hershberger, Professor of Psychology, and Emily Cassel, Relationship Between Positivity and Big Five Personality, Social Media, and Control in College Students and Dr. Margaret Stubbs, Professor of Psychology, Dr. Tom Hershberger, Dr. Joseph Wister, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Deanna Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, Advancing Scholarship in the Current and Professional and Economic Climate, Eastern Psychological Association, March 2012.

Dr. Martha Hildebrandt, Assistant Professor of Math Education, Parents and Children Playing Math Games Together, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, October 2011 and April 2012.

Dr. Anthony Isacco, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, C.Z. Oren, and D.C. Oren, Understanding co-parental support among married and non-married fathers and J. Davies, Anthony Isacco, J. Phan, and D. Shen-Miller, Possible masculinity: Redifining masculine ideals for college men, American Psychological Association, August 2011.

Dr. John Laird, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Integrative Medicine: Update on Research and Clinical Practice, American Academy of Physician Assistants, May 2012.

Dr. Bill Lenz, Pontious Professor of English, Reading Frederick Catherwood’s Views of Ancient Monuments (1844), National Popular Cultural Association, April 2012; Stealing from the Maya: John Lloyd Stephens as Explorer or Tomb-Raider?, American Literature Association Symposium, September 2011; and Illustrations as a Parallel Text in John Lloyd Stephens’ Incidents of Travel in Central America (1841), International Society for Language Studies, June 2011.

Dr. Melissa Popovich, Lecturer in Nursing, Infusing Technology into the Classroom Setting, National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing, November 2011; The Future of Nursing, Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders, October 2011; Becoming an Effective Change Agent in the Organization, Healthstream Summit, May 2011 and Louisiana Organization of Associate Degree Nursing, March 2011.

A. Stuart and Dr. Ingrid Provident, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Mentoring Experienced Clinicians into Online Faculty Roles and with Dr. EmilyEckel, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, and Dr. Joyce Salls, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, The Transformational Experiences of Post-Professional Doctoral Education, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association, October 2011.

Dr. Chad Rittle, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Why Are Increasing Numbers of Parents Reluctant to Vaccinate their Children? Pennsylvania Public Health Association, September 2011; Why Parents Under–Vaccinate their Children and How Can Practitioners Reduce the Incidence of Vaccination Exemptions, International Conference and Exhibition on Vaccines and Vaccinations, November 2011; and Vaccines– They’re Not Just for Children!, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, April 2012.

Ms. Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh, University Archivist, Not Just for Students: An Archives Workshop for Faculty, Society of American Archivists, August 2011.

Dr. Susan Sterrett, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Dr. Melissa Bednarek, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Ms. Jodi Schreiber, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Ms. Susan Hawkins, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Dr. Tony Goreczny, Professor of Counseling Psychology, and Mr. Mark Hertweck, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Forming E-Learning Communities: Bringing Online and On-Site Students Together, Collaborating Across Borders III, November 2012.

Dr. Larry Viehland, Professor of Chemistry, An on–line database for ion–neutral potentials and the transport properties of ions in gases, American Physical Society, November 2011.

Dr. Anissa Wardi, Associate Professor of English, The colored man can’t fix nothing with the law: Race, Crime, and Prison in August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, American Literature Association, September 2011.

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External Grants

Ms. Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh, University Archivist, $6,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to purchase storage furniture to preserve the University’s archives collection.

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain, Professor of English, $19,000 from the Pittsburgh Foundation, Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, for Words Without Walls, the University’s writing program at Allegheny County Jail.

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Invited lectures, speeches, workshops at international, national, or regional (not local) professional organizations

Dr. Cathy Dolhi, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Ms. Jodi Schreiber, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, and Denise Chisholm, An Occupation-Based Approach in Postacute Care to Support Productive Aging (continuing education CD), American Occupational Therapy Association, 2011.

Ms. Kelly Donkers, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, One Program’s Experience with Enhancing Cultural Diversity in the Curriculum, Physician Assistant Education Association, November 2011.

Ms. Heidi Felix, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Success Stories in Clinical Coordinating; Best Practices in Clinical Coordinating; and basic skills workshop for new faculty, Physician Assistant Education Association, November 2011.

Dr. Michael Habib, Assistant Professor of Biology, Air Giants: Launch, Flight, and Ecology of Cretaceous Pterosaurs, Royal Tyrrell Museum (Canada), March 2012.

Dr. Joellen Popma, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, The Dilemmas of the Ecologically Concerned Consumer, American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, April 2012.

Dr. Ingrid Provident, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Transformative Development: Creating Your Professional Development Plan, Tanzanian Occupational Therapy Association, June 2011.

Ms. Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh, University Archivist, Public Displays: Using Your Collection and Archives to Tell Your Story (panel), Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives, April 2012.

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain, Professor of English, Between Song and Story (panel moderator), Associated Writing Programs, February 2012; Environmental Literature (panel) and Conjuring Place (writing workshop), Louisiana Book Festival, October 2011.

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International professional travel, research, or collaboration

Dr. Michael Habib, Assistant Professor of Biology, research collaborations with Francois Therrien, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Alberta, Canada; David Hone, University of Dublin, Ireland; and Mark Witton, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Dr. Ingrid Provident, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Tumaini University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Moshi, Tanzania.

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain, Professor of English, workshops at National Institute of the Arts, Tarmac des Auteurs, and local high schools, Kinshasa, Republic of Congo; workshop, Marien Ngouabi University and panel , Association Congolais Des Jeunes Escrivains and Union Nationale des Ecrivains et Artistes Congolaises, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

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Professional awards, fellowships/scholarships, elected office, licensure

Dr. Michael Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, listing in the Classical Composer roster, Broadcast Music, Inc.

Ms. Kelly Donkers, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, elected to the House of Delegates of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Ms. Heidi Felix, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, appointed Chair of the Conference Education Planning Workgroup of the American Academy of Physician Assistants; and elected Chair of the Medical Advisory Group of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Pittsburgh Chapter.

Dr. Elizabeth Gazza, Associate Professor of Nursing, certified as a Lamaze Educator and appointed a Fellow of the American College of Childbirth Educators, Lamaze International.

Dr. Anthony Isacco, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, appointed Program Chair, Division 51, Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity; and earned licensure from the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology, March 2012.

Dr. Ingrid Provident, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, elected a Pennsylvania State Delegate to the American Occupational Therapy Association Representative Assembly.

Dr. Chad Rittle, Assistant Professor of Nursing, elected Director and Secretary, Southwestern Pennsylvania American Association of Occupational Health Nurses; and appointed a peer reviewer, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Approver Unit.

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