to Academic Discipline:
Hunt (Division of Health Sciences part-time instructor) presented
“Faculty Tours of Health and Educational Institutions in Germany
and the European Union” at the Faculty Language and Culture
Conference of the German Summer School of the Pacific sponsored by
Portland State University (PSU) and the Goethe Institute in July,
Jones (Division of Health Sciences undergraduate student)
was the Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science Division Winner at
the Student Research Day on November 10, 2005. Pernell’s presentation
titled, “Measurements of Physiological and Bioenergetic Markers
Affected by Tai Chi Practice”, was mentored by Shin Lin, UC
Irvine and Jennifer Vega La Serna, CSUDH.
Ellen Hope Kearns and Dr. Fang Sun (Division of Health Sciences)
currently have a book chapter entitled “Principles of Leadership:
Past, Present, and Future” in D. Harmening (Ed.) Laboratory
Management: Principles and Processes. This text is currently in press
and will be published shortly. Also in press, Dr. Hope Kearns has
an article for Biomedical Laboratory Science International titled
“Global Mobility in the Laboratory Profession: Opportunities
and Barriers.” This summer, Dr. Hope Kearns presented as the
second author “Towards Transnational competence – Globalization
in the Training of Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) through the
Transatlantic Health Science Consortium (THSC)” at the American
Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Annual Conference, July 2005.
Saunders (Division of Health Sciences alumna) was awarded
the “Top one Poster Presentation” at the Student Research
Day held on November 10, 2005. Mary graduated in May, 2005 with a
Master of Science in Clinical Science. Her poster presentation titled,
“Hydralazine Induction of Demethylation in the Human Papillomavirus
16 E2 Binding Region of the LCR in SiHa and Casaki Cell Lines”,
was mentored by Cheryl Jackson-Harris, Professor in the Clinical Sciences
Dr. Carole Casten (Division
of Kinesiology & Recreation) recently published Lesson Plans for
Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary Students, 5th edition, and
Instructor’s Resource Manual for Dynamic Physical Education
for Secondary Students. In addition, Dr. Casten presented “Methods
of Management for Teaching Dance” at the Southwest District
Acro-Dance Workshop for the California Association of Health, Physical
Education and Recreation in May, 2005.
Dr. Ben Zhou (Division
of Kinesiology & Recreation) presented “Reproducibility
of acetylene rebreathing technique to estimate maximal cardiac output
in a small sample at the April, 2005 American Alliance for Health,
Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) Convention.
An Award for Distinguished Faculty Chair
at Moorpark College was presented to Dr. Eugene Berg, part-time School
of Nursing faculty member.
Dr. Judith Chodil (School
of Nursing) received the 2005 Award for Excellence in Pain Management
by the Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI). She received
her award on October 6th, 2006 at their 7th Annual Excellence in Pain
Management Awards Gala.
Dr. Geri-Ann Galanti (School
of Nursing part-time instructor) recently published an article in
Rehabilitation Nursing on “Culturally Competent Rehabilitation
Dr. Roger Green (School
of Nursing) will have an article published this month in the Journal
of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners titled, “Achieving
Excellence in Practice: A Model for Continuing Education for Nurse
Practitioners.” Dr. Green also presented this past October,
“Evaluating Legislative Impact and Support of NP Prescribing
Rights to Building stronger Relationships and Improving NP and PA
Buy-in” at the Second Annual Center for Business Intelligence
(CBI) Pharmaceutical Marketing Compliance Congress in Philadelphia.
Dr. Cynthia Johnson (School
of Nursing) received the Achievement Award from the Executive Board
of Citizens and Friends of Trinidad and Tobago, Inc. for “Academic
Accomplishments and Contributions to Professional Nursing in the United
States and Trinidad and Tobago at the August 20, 2005 Annual Independence
Drs. Barbara Kennedy and Susan
Roberts (School of Nursing) recently had an article titled
“Knowledge of HIV-AIDS in College-age Multiethnic Women”
accepted for publication in Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.
Dale Mueller (School of Nursing) published in Nurse Educator
a book review of Suzanne Gordon’s Nursing against the odds:
How healthcare cost cutting, media stereotypes, and medical hubris
undermine nurses and patient care.
Kay O’Connor (School of Nursing) recently became a
Certified Nurse Educator offered by the National League for Nursing.
This certification is an indication of Dr. O’Connor’s
excellence in all areas of teaching and learning in the field of nursing
of Science in Nursing (MSN) student, Hector Vizoso, presented
at a conference on HIV-AIDS research in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
in September, 2005. His presentation was titled, “Vaporization
as a Smokeless Cannabis Delivery System: A Pilot Study.”
collaborative effort by Drs. Laura Inouye, Rose Welch, and
Carole Shea (School of Nursing) enabled four BSN programs
and two MSN programs to be offered at off-campus clinical agencies
which pay for faculty instruction, student recruitment and advisement,
and program coordination.
The School of Nursing was awarded $90,060.00
for the 2005-2006 academic year under the Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA) Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships Program.
Eligible graduate nursing students who are approved for the award
receive tuition reimbursement and stipend for the 2005-2006 academic
year. Please visit the School of Nursing website for more information: