University of Vermont

CNHS to host fourth annual Zeigler Research Forum

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) will host the fourth annual Zeigler Research Forum on May 2, 2013. The forum is a half-day event highlighting the quality and diversity of research being conducted by both student and faculty researchers within CNHS. Last year, the forum showcased 43 posters submitted by student groups representing all four CNHS departments. In addition to poster presentations, this year's forum will feature the following oral presenters and topics:

 Dr. Susan Kasser, PhD, Exercise and Movement Science Program Director, Associate Professor:

"Postural Dyscontrol in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis: From Mechanisms to Intervention"

Dr. Karen Lomond, PhD, Post Doctoral Associate:

"Clinical Assessment and Measurement of Lumbopelvic Coordination and Movement Impairments"

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Nicholas Mantis, Research Scientist, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health. Dr. Mantis' presentation is entitled "Bugs as Drugs: The Gut Microbiome and the Future of Personalized Medicine."

Download the forum schedule