Conferences / Symposia / Programs
UA’S ALLELE LECTURER DISCUSSED ANCIENT MAN, EVOLUTION
Dr. John Hawks, a paleo-anthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visited UA to give the lecture, “Neandertime: How Ancient Genomes are Transforming Our Past and Present.” Hawks is the second speaker in the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, known as ALLELE, lecture series. As a paleoanthropologist, Hawks studies ancient humans as found in fossil evidence around the world. In his lecture, Hawks talked about his research that has uncovered the rapid genetic changes in humans during the past 10,000 years and the unique contribution of the genomes of Neanderthals and other ancient people to our origins and evolution. Hawks is known as an international advocate for open science, which is a movement that aims to make all scientific research available to people at all levels, from amateur to professional.
UA’S PAUL JONES GALLERY OF ART HOSTED ‘IDENTITY LESSONS’
An exhibition of works curated by art students at UA opened at The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa. “Identity Lessons” show-cased works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA, chosen by more than 200 UA students enrolled in the course “Introduction to Fine Arts.” According to Dr. Lucy Curzon, director of education and outreach for the collection, the exhibition sets a unique precedent for student involvement with the collection. The 200 students who participated in curating the exhibit did so in large part through online interactions, including the use of discussion boards, surveys and document sharing.
FOLK ARTIST CHARLIE LUCAS LED CREATIVE ENDEAVORS AT UA
UA’s Creative Campus presented “Tin Man: The Mechanics of a Heart,” a two-day interactive event featuring acclaimed Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas. Lucas, known as the “Tin Man,” was in residence and presided over a Blitz Build in the lobby of UA’s AIME Building. Students created sculptures from a selection of recycled materials. The event was held in partnership with UA’s College of Engineering and Honors College. Recycled materials were provided by UA’s Recycling Center in cooperation with UA’s Environmental Council. Lucas, a self-taught artist from Birmingham, creates sculptures made from discarded material. His pieces have achieved both national and international acclaim. In 2011, Lucas was named one of Alabama’s Living Legends for his contribution to both Alabama and national cultural heritage.
UA SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS, TUSCALOOSA POLICE TEAM FOR HEALTH FAIR
Graduate students from the UA School of Social Work, in partnership with the Tuscaloosa City Police Department, hosted a community health fair at the Jaycees Fairground in Alberta City. The fair included free health screenings and information, interactive games and door prizes, as well as family activities. Health information was available in Spanish, and interpreters were available. The fair was held in one of the city’s worst-hit areas in the April 27 tornado outbreak. The health fair project aimed to teach graduate students to use practical skills, educate their peers and the community, and provide local residents with information about their health and its importance.
AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR SPOKE AT UA ABOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS PLANT
Dr. Kristen Iversen, author of the highly-acclaimed book, Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, gave a lecture, “Rocky Flats and the Secrets of the Cold War,” at UA. Her visit was sponsored by UA’s College of Arts and Sciences and the chemistry department. Full Body Burden is Iversen’s story of growing up in Arvada, CO, near the Rocky Flats nuclear weaponry facility, which produced more than 70,000 plutonium pits for nuclear bombs between 1952 and 1992. In the book, Iversen explains that local residents and plant workers were largely kept in the dark about radioactive contamination of the air, water and soil. Eventually the Department of Energy conceded that Rocky Flats was the most contaminated site in America.
UA SCREENED MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILMED IN LOUISIANA PRISONS
A screening of the documentary Follow Me Down, a feature-length film about music in prison, was held on the UA campus. A question-and-answer session followed with the documentary’s creator, Dr. Ben Harbert, a Georgetown University ethnomusicologist. Shot over the course of two years in three Louisiana prisons, Follow Me Down weaves together interviews and performances of extraordinary inmate musicians – some serving life sentences, some new commits and one soon to be released. These musicians rap in the fields while picking okra, soothe themselves with R&B in lockdown and create a cappella gospel harmonies. Sponsors for the screening were UA’s New College, the telecommunications and film department, the Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the department of American studies.
UA’S GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCES AWARENESS DAY HELD
The UA College of Arts and Sciences and UA Libraries sponsored UA’s Geospatial Information Sciences and Technologies Awareness Day for individuals interested in a career in geospatial sciences. Geospatial sciences are those sciences that involve measuring, modeling and mapping physical locations on the earth’s surface. Geospatial Technologies are computer-based systems that allow visualizing, querying, modeling and analyzing location-based information. They include geographic information systems, remote sensing, computerized cartography, and global positioning systems. These technologies are used in a wide variety of fields, including geography, urban planning, environmental sciences, biology, geology, anthropology, engineeering, medicine, sociology, criminology, social work and education.
SOCIAL WORK PROFESSOR LECTURED AT UA ON COMBATING ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Dr. Lori K. Holleran Steiker, associate professor of social work at the University of Texas at Austin, discussed substance abuse issues in social work during a presentation at UA’s School of Social Work Colloquium Series. Steiker presented “Navigating Adolescent Substance Abuse: Innovative, Evidence-Based Prevention & Intervention.” Steiker has particular expertise in the intersection of culture and prevention efforts. She has published extensively on substance abuse prevention inter-ventions and cultural adaptation.
UA HONORS COLLEGE BLOOM LECTURE GIVEN BY ALABAMA SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
Rep. Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, discussed the state’s political history as part of the Anne Campbell Bloom Alabama Governmental Affairs Forum, sponsored by UA’s Honors College. Hubbard’s topic was “The Political Landscape Change in Alabama; How and Why the Historic 2010 Election Happened.”
FORMER ESPN PRESIDENT SPOKE TO UA SPORTS COMMUNICATION PROGRAM
George Bodenheimer, the longest-tenured president in the history of ESPN, held a question-and-answer session as a guest of the UA Program in Sports Communication. Bodenheimer served as ESPN president for 13 years, from 1998-2012, and assumed the role of executive chairman for ESPN, Inc., in January 2012 (after more than 30 years total with the network). He is widely regarded as a foremost expert on sport communication and the impact of sport on society as a whole. The APSC, housed in the College of Communication and Information Sciences, in its early stages will serve as an umbrella for sport communication-related research taking place on the UA campus, with a number of faculty fellows providing mentorship for students participating in such research. The APSC plans to hold its first research symposium on campus in spring 2013.
UAB MAKING WELLNESS AVAILABLE TO ANY COMPANY
Experts at UAB offered scientific, technical and business perspectives on applying wellness in the workplace at the Innovations in Wellness Conference held November 14-15, 2012. UAB’s own wellness program has been recognized by the American Heart Association.
BESTSELLING AUTHOR PRESENTS UAB SOPH LECTURE
The UAB School of Public Health presented the Carole W. Samuelson Lectureship in Public Health Practice on October 23, 2012. The lecture was given by Steven Johnson, bestselling author of eight books on the intersection of science, technology and personal experience. His latest is Where Good Ideas Come From: the Natural History of Innovation.
UAB HOSTS INTERNATIONAL FILM CONFERENCE
Filmmakers and scholars from around the world converged at UAB from November 1-3, 2012, to discuss the role filmmaking plays in the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Fifth Annual Foreign Language Film Conference was sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. This year’s event was an homage to the 49th anniversary of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham.
UAB HOSTS U.S. AMBASSADOR IN LIVE WEBCAST AT U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS TOWN HALL
UAB’s International Business Association hosted the sixth annual CHINA Town Hall meeting on October 29, 2012. Gary F. Locke, U.S. ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, appeared live via webcast from Beijing. Stanley M. Erdreich Jr., a Birmingham native who served U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush in appointed capacities dealing with the Pacific Basin, attended in person. UAB joined 60 venues from across the country to host the live program.
“THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN A DICTATOR” SPEAKS AT UAB
Srdja Popovic, co-founder of a 70,000-member Serbian youth movement that toppled dictator Slobodan Milosevic, gave the Fourth Annual Rushton Lecture at UAB on October 18, 2012. Popovic, named one of Foreign Policy magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers, spoke on “Rediscovering National Identity in the Popular Democracy Movement.”
JOURNALIST HOSTS IMMIGRATION FORUM AT UAB
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas hosted a town hall meeting on immigration at UAB on October 30, 2012. Vargas, a multimedia journalist who has penned award-winning articles for the Washington Post, Time, the San Francisco Chronicle, Rolling Stone and others, revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant in a 2011 New York Times Sunday Magazine article.
LECTURE AT UAB FOCUSES ON HISTORY OF PTSD
The history of post-traumatic stress disorder was the theme of a lecture in the 2012-2013 Reynolds Historical Lecture Series. Carlos E. Berry, M.D., from the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, presented the lecture October 16, 2012.
UAB HOLDS NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY SYMPOSIUM
UAB held “Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery,” a scientific symposium, on December 8, 2012. The program, designed for physicians and other health-care providers who care for patients with neurological disorders, featured presentations from UAB faculty in epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, chronic pain and stroke.
PEDIATRIC CANCER AND BLOOD DISORDERS SYMPOSIUM HELD AT UAB
The third annual Advancement in the Care of Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders Symposium was held October 11-12, 2012. Topics included advances in chemotherapy and other treatments.
UAHUNTSVILLE PROFESSOR IN ECE CHAIRED 94TH OSA CONFERENCE AND SERVED AS REVIEWER FOR CINT OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Dr. Junpeng Guo, associate professor in the College of Engineering, was invited to chair a session in the 94th Optical Society of America (OSA) Annual Conference in Rochester, NY, in October, 2012. Dr. Guo was also invited to serve as a scientific reviewer for Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) of U. S. Department of Energy in October, 2012.
UAHUNTSVILLE GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTED RESEARCH TALK AT 94TH OSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
UAHuntsville graduate student Ms. Lin Yang received a Travel Scholar-ship from the Optical Society of America (OSA) to attend the OSA Graduate Student Leadership Conference held in Rochester, NY, in October, 2012. She presented a talk on her research work.
UAHUNTSVILLE CBA DEAN AND FACULTY ATTEND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UAHuntsville Dean and faculty attended the 11th International Federation of East Asian Management held at Hohai University from October 26-29, 2012. Dr. Caron St. John gave the opening address and Dr. Ravi Patnayakuni, Associate Professor, made a research presentation titled “Aligning with partners while retaining flexibility: Balancing Power, Collaboration and IT Capabilities”. Dr. Eric Fong presented a research study, co-authored with Professors J. Daniel Sherman and William I. MacKenzie, Jr., entitled “Intertemporal Integration and the Reduction of Product Development Cycle Time.” Dean St. John and Dr. Yeqing Bao also met with faculty and students at Tsinghua University in Beijing, the University of Science and Technology of China in Heffe, and Shanghai Institute of Technology in Shanghai to discuss possible academic and research collaborations.
UAHUNTSVILLE CBA PROFESSOR PRESENTS PAPER IN PARIS, FRANCE
Dr. John F. Schnell presented the research paper, “Strategic Alliance Networks and Consensus-Fracturing in Team Decision-Making,” at Ecole Supérieur de Gestion (ESG Management School), which is part of the network Grandes Ecoles, in Paris, France on November 22. He was an invited speaker. While there, Professor Schnell initiated a discussion with the academic dean at ESGMS regarding a mutual program of student and faculty exchange.
UAHUNTSVILLE DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR EMERITUS CONDUCTED A MARKETING SEMINAR
Distinguished Professor of Marketing Emeritus, Dr. James Simpson, recently conducted a seminar for a group of managers from China titled “Marketing Strategy for Large Institutional Projects” at the University of California-Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy.
UAHUNTSVILLE MBA STUDENT ATTENDS E-LEARNING SYMPOSIUM AT ATHENS STATE
Graduate student Rebecca Parker attended the third annual E-Learning Symposium at Athens State University to gather information on new technology available to enhance student experiences in and out of the classroom. Ms. Parker is part of the MBA review committee which is studying possible alternatives for the delivery of the MBA Program.
UAHUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT & ECONOMIC RESEARCH (CMER) SCIENTIST PARTICIPATES AS PROFESSIONAL PANEL MEMBER
CMER Senior Business Advisor Karen Yarbrough attended the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeast District Conference in Chattanooga, TN, on September 20-21. She participated on a senior professional panel discussing new social media strategies to promote academic and research professionals as subject matter experts.
UAHUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT & ECONOMIC RESEARCH (CMER) STAFF PROVIDE TRAINING
CMER staff members provided training to Alabama companies in the topics of sustainable manufacturing, Lean Five-S, and Practical Energy.
UAHUNTSVILLE CMER INTERIM DIRECTOR PARTICIPATED ON TARCOG PLANNING COMMITTEE
CMER Interim Director Jeff Thompson participated on the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) Comprehen-sive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning committee. The committee assisted TARCOG staff in the development of the five year strategic plan for the North Alabama five county service area.
UAHUNTSVILLE’S KAREN YARBROUGH IS KEYNOTE SPEAKER
CMER Senior Business Advisor Karen Yarbrough was the keynote speaker at the Women’s Economic Development Council (WEDC) 25th Anniversary Celebration dinner on October 18 in Huntsville. Her talk included the evolution of entrepre-neurship assistance and resources in Huntsville for women business owners over the last twenty-five years.
UAHUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT & ECONOMIC RESEARCH (CMER) HOSTED LEADERSHIP MANAGEMENT ACADEMY
UAHuntsville Center for Management and Economic Research (CMER) hosted Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Leadership Manage-ment Academy on November 14 with Senior Business Advisor Karen Yarbrough serving as the day’s co-chair. The topic for the day was “External Communications”. LMA Class 3 mem-bers met with local industry leaders to strengthen leadership skills in public relations and marketing strategies to better communicate to external stakeholders and compete in the marketplace.
UAHUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT & ECONOMIC RESEARCH (CMER) STAFF PROVIDE TRAINING
Anthony Holden and George Rittenhouse trained the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC), 2 of its clients, and one person from US Environmental Protection Agency in a weeklong Sustainable Manu-facturing Series the week of November 12-16, 2012. All 9 test takers passed the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Green Manufacturing Specialist Certiication Exam.
UAHUNTSVILLE’S CMER INTERIM DIRECTOR DISCUSSED ALABAMA’S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY
CMER Interim Director Jeff Thompson discussed Alabama’s aerospace industry with the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Partners at their statewide meeting on November 2. Topics of discussion included the aerospace supply chain and workforce issues.
UAHUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT & ECONOMIC RESEARCH (CMER) STAFF PRESENTED ENERGY SAVINGS SESSION
Anthony Holden presented a session at the Alabama Community College Association entitles Practical Strategies for Energy Savings on November 19, 2012. This session included ideas for reducing energy costs in HVAC, lighting, and boilers with suggestions offered for engaging students, faculty, and staff in energy conservation.
UAHUNTSVILLE COMPUTER SCIENTIST ORGANIZES IEEE SYMPOSIUM
Ramazan Aygun was a program co-chair of 14th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia held in Irvine, CA, on December 10-12.
UAHUNTSVILLE PHYSICIST ORGANIZES SESSION AT AGU MEETING
Dr. Nikolai Pogorelov organized a session “Physical Processes in the Vicinity of the Heliopause” at the Fall AGU Meeting, December 3-8, 2012.
UAHUNTSVILLE PHYSICISTS PRESENT PAPERS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
- “Nonstationary Phenomena in the Heliosheath”, N.V. Pogorelov, S. N. Borovikov, R. W. Ebert, J. Heerikhuisen, T. K Kim, I. A. Kryukov, J. D Richardson, S. T. Suess, G. P. Zank. American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December 2012, San Francisco.
- “Beyond the Heliopause? Interacting Flows at the Heliosheath Boundary”, N. V. Pogorelov, S.N. Borovikov, L.F. Burlaga, R. Decker, R. Ebert, K. Gamayunov, J. Heerikhuisen, T. K. Kim, I.A. Kryukov, J.D. Richardson, E.C. Stone, S.T. Suess, G.P. Zank, M. Zhang. Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) Science Team meeting in Santa Fe, NM, October 30- November 1, 2012
- “Heliospheric Structure: The Bow Wave and the Hydrogen Wall” , G.P. Zank. IBEX 2012, Santa Fe, NM, November, 2012
- “The transport of density fluctuations throughout the heliosphere”, G.P. Zank. Arcetri 2012 Workshop, Florence, Italy, November, 2012 (Invited)
- “Heliospheric Structure: Overview of two sets of MHD Global Simulations”, G.P. Zank. Voyager Science Steering Group Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 2012
- “Shackleton Crater and the Lunar Poles: New Insights Into Hydrogen From A Comprehensive Analysis of Neutrons At The Moon” , R.S. Miller.American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco.
- “Modeling the heliosphere with kinetic Hydrogen”, Jacob Heerikhuisen, Eric Zirnstein, Akito, Kawamura, Nikolai Pogorelov, and Gary Zank. IBEX 2012, Santa Fe, NM, November, 2012
- “Cosmic ray transport in the inner and outer heliosheaths” , International Space Science Institute Workshop “Physics of the Heliopause”, Vladimir Florinski, Space Science Meeting, Bern, Switzerland
- “Numerical Modeling of the Solar Wind flow in the Inner and Outer Heliosheath”, Nikolai Pogorelov, Space Science Meeting, Bern, Switzerland
- “Cosmic rays at the edge of the solar system”, Vladimir Florinski,American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco.
- “Reconstruction of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections Using Multi-spacecraft Observations”, David J. Fink; Qiang Hu, American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco.
- “On the Magnetic Field Topology and Magnetic Flux Budget of CME-ICME Intercomparison”, Qiang Hu, Jiong Qiu; David J. Fink; Jinlei Zheng, American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco.
- “A Focused Transport Approach to SEP acceleration at a Fast Parallel Shock in the Corona Including Self-excitation of Alfvén Waves”, Jakobus Le Roux, American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco.
- “Particle acceleration and transport at a 2D CME-driven shock using the HAFv3 and PATH Code”, Gang Li, Xianzhi Ao, Olga Verkhoglyadova, C. D. Fry, Gary Zank, American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), 3-7 December 2012, San Francisco.
UAHUNTSVILLE BIOLOGIST PRESENTS RESEARCH RESULTS
- “Understanding and exploiting the molecular interface between plant-microbial biological systems and their environment” Avinash Sreedasyam, Geetika Trivedi, Peter E. Larsen, Frank R. Collart, Landon Wilson, Gloria Robinson, Helen Kim, Stephen Barnes, and Leland J. Cseke. Presentation for Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton, NY.
- “Interactive proteomic/transcriptomic networks to understand environmental carbon management processes within poplar-mycorrhizal interactions,” Leland J. Cseke, David Gray, Avinash Sreedasyam, Geetika Trivedi, Helen Kim, Gloria Robinson, Landon Wilson, Stephen Barnes, Peter E. Larsen, Frank M. Collart. Presentation for the 10th Annual Ecological Genomics Symposium, Kansas City, MO.
- “Multiomics approach to study carbon and nutrient cycling within poplar-mycorrhizal interactions”, Geetika Trivedi, Avinash Sreedasyam, Peter E. Larsen, Frank R. Collart, Steve Barnes, Helen Kim and Leland J. Cseke. Presentation for Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton, NY.
UAHUNTSVILLE CHEMISTS PRESENTS INVITED TALK
Will Setzer presented an invited lecture, “Drugs from the Cloudforest: The search for new medicines from Monteverde, Costa Rica”, to the Auburn University Department of Chemistry, November 9, 2012.
UAHUNTSVILLE PHYSICS STUDENTS PRESENT PAPERS AT AGU MEETING
- Lorin Arnold, Poster: L. Arnold and G. Li, “Dependence of Current-Sheet-like Structures on the Solar Wind Type from ACE Observation”
- Udara Senanayake, Poster: U. Senanayake and V. Florikski, “ Acceleration of Anomalous Cosmic Rays at a blunt Termination Shock”
- Eric Zirnstein, Poster: E. Zirnstein, J. Heerikhuisen, N. V. Pogorelov, G. P. Zank, “ Title: Numerical Simulations of Primary and Secondary Hydrogen ENA Fluxes at 1 AU”
UAHUNTSVILLE COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS PRESENT PAPERS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
- “Real-Time Protein Image Acquisition and Classification System”, Madhav Sigdel,14th International Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Molecules (ICCBM), Huntsville, September 23-28.
- “Analyzing the Performance of Hierarchical Binary Classifiers for Multi-class Classification Problem Using Biological Data”, Salma Begum,11th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2012), Boca Raton, FL, December 12-15.
CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIA FOR THE COLLEGE OF NURSING AT UAHUNTSVILLE
- Ms. Ellise Adams, Clinical Associate Professor, presented “Normal birth and the Intrapartum Nurse” during the 7th International Research Conference in Hangzhou, China on October 24-30, 2012.
- Dr. Faye Anderson, Associate Professor, and Dr. Karen Frith, Professor, presented “Evidence-based Staffing: Research and Development to Support Nurse Staffing Decisions” during the Mississippi Nurses Association Annual Convention in Biloxi, MS, on October 16-19, 2012.
- Dr. Beth Barnby, Clinical Instructor, presented “Translating Re-search into Clinical Practice: Development of a CEU for APRNs on Tyrosinemia Type 1”, Sigma Theta Tau Conference, Union University, Jackson, TN, on October 27-28, 2012.
- Dr. Beth Barnby, Clinical Instructor, presented “Pharmacological management in Trauma Treatment” at the North Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Clinical Symposium in Huntsville on September 29, 2012.
- Dr. Beth Barnby presented poster “Newborn Screening for Tyrosinemia Type 1” Week of Welcome at the Von Braun Research Center, UAHuntsville, August 17-25, 2012.
- Dr. Beth Barnby presented poster “Diagnosis of Uncomplicated Lower Urinary Infection in Adult Women”, Week of Welcome at the Von Braun Research Center, UAHuntsville, August 17-25, 2012.
- Ms. Ann Bianchi, Clinical Associate Professor, presented “Finally Someone Asked Me: Initiating Difficult Conversations That Will Encourage Women to Disclose Intimate Partner Violence”, at the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses 2012 Convention in National Harbor, MD, June 23-27, 2012.
- Dr. Haley Hoy, Associate Dean Graduate Programs presented “Edu-cation Principles for a Partnership in Asthma Care” and “Factors Contributing to Asthma Exacerbations during” at the Asthma Educator Institute in Huntsville on October 25-26, 2012.
- Dr. Lori Lioce, Clinical Assistant Professor, was a speaker and co-presenter on “Debriefing techniques in simulation” during a national webinar for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing on October 16, 2012.
- Mr. Mark Reynolds, Clinical Instructor, presented “Success with ANS – Association of Nursing Students” at the Alabama State Student Nurses Association Annual Convention in Birmingham on October 1, 2012.
- Julie McDaniel, senior nursing student presented “The Effects of Stress-Reducing Interventions on Perceived Text Anxiety and Achievement of Nursing Students” during the Summer Research and Creative Experience for Undergraduates at UAHuntsville on August 31, 2012.
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