Yale Professor Margaret Grey to Give Keynote Address

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host the ninth annual Zeigler Research Forum on May 9 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Silver Maple Ballroom in the Davis Center. The half-day event highlights the quality and diversity of research conducted by CNHS students and faculty.

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Margaret Grey, DrPh, RN, FAAN, Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing and Professor of Pediatrics at Yale University. She will describe how her passion for solving clinical problems led to a successful, 40-year career of research to improve outcomes for youth with diabetes. She will describe her research and provide advice for being successful.

The poster session will feature 38 research projects submitted by faculty members and students representing all four CNHS departments. CNHS professors Shelley Velleman and Reuben Escorpizo will give oral presentations about their research incentive grant projects.

Forum Schedule

8:00 a.m. Refreshments

8:25 Welcome - Dean Patricia A. Prelock

8:35 Keynote: "Building a Program of Research: A Passion to Solve Clinical Problems" - Dr. Margaret Grey

9:45 Break

10:00 Poster Session

11:15 ” Translational Research: Assigning Motor Speech Disorders in Children” - Dr. Shelley Velleman, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders,

11:45 “WORQ as a Tool to Measure Work Functioning – Does WORQ Work?” - Dr. Reuben Escorpizo, Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science


Janet Lynn Essman Franz
Zeigler Research Forum features research conducted by CNHS students and faculty.
The poster session will highlight 38 research projects.