CNHS Students Shine at UVM Student Research Conference
- By CNHS
Over 20 students from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences gave poster or oral presentations at the 2012 UVM Student Research Conference. Topics included a study of female adolescent refugees' views of health, research on pediatric obesity, malaria prevention, physical activity in adults with Multiple Sclerosis, and more. The Davis Center hosted the event on April 19. Over 365 students from across the university participated.
The following is a list of presenters from CNHS with links to research abstracts:
- Claudia Abbiati '13
"Assessing the Validity of a Direct Measure of Attitudes of Preschoolers Who Stutter"
- Gussie Belisle '12
"Evaluation of the Number of Iterations Needed for Convergence with Astonish Reconstruction"
- Dylan Bellavance '12
"Obese, Pre-pubertal Children Display Significant Health Risk Factors According to Adult Metabolic Disease Risk Standards"
- Chris Cardona '13
"Investigating Whether the Growth Factor Induced Phosphorylation of the Catalytic Subunit of PKA Occurs Before or After Activation of PKA Holoenzymes"
- Benjamin Coleman, G'12
"Social Validity of using Comic Strip Conversations and Social Stories to target core deficits in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
- Elise Corriveau '12
"Female Adolescent Refugees: Views of Health"
- Katherine Ekstrom G'12
"The Effects of Text Genre on the Intensity and Localization of Cortical Activation in Normal Adult Brains"
- Claire Freson '12
"Improving Exercise Adherence Through Online Journaling Following Physical Therapy Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain"
- Kristen Leclerc '12
"Relationship Among Physical Activity, Balance, Stress, and Coping in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis"
- Chelsea McShane G'12
"Differences in Mental State Talk Between Mothers and their Typical Developing Children vs. Mothers and their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
- Marley Nordmeyer '12
"The Expression of Mental State Terms: A Comparison of Children with ASD and Typically Developing Children Engaged in Play"
- Kristi Ditmarson '12, Julia Liebert '12, Kelly Shultz '12, Chelsea Purinton '12, Elise Corriveau '12, Danielle Goldstein '12, Megan Corbett '12, Erika Sabattis '12, Molly Wallner '12 and Julia Williams '12
"The comparison of urban versus rural education in Bangladesh"
- Payal Desai '12, Hannah Wilder '12
"Child vs Parent Perception of HRQOL in Healthy Weight and Obese Children"
- Bridget Sarpong '12
Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Controlling Malaria in Infants and Children in Ghana
- Dylan Bellavance '12, Payal Desai '12, Hannah Wilder '12
"Obese 3rd-5th graders Report Significantly Lower Levels of Physical Activity Compared to Their Healthy Weight Peers"