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PhD Student Research

PhD students at the College of Nursing and Health Professions in creative arts therapies, couple and family therapy, nursing, nutrition, and health and rehabilitation science engage in impactful research to expand the science of their respective disciplines, while developing critical team science skills through interdisciplinary core research courses and seminars. To learn more about a select few of our current PhD students, please see below. This page and individual profile pages will be updated periodically throughout the year.

Areas of Research

  • Addiction
  • Aging
  • Attachment and Parenting
  • Community-based Participatory Research
  • Food and Health
  • Implementation Science
  • Intervention Science

Featured PhD Students

Laura Baehr, PT, DPT

Laura Baehr

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

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Amira Clemens, MSN, RN

Amira Clemens

Nursing

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Martha Coates, MSN, RN, CRNP, AGPCNP-BC

Martha Coates

Nursing

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Katherine Dilks-Webb, MA

Katherine Dilks-Webb

Couple and Family Therapy

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Elizabeth Euiler, MS

Elizabeth Euiler

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

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Dara Herbert, MS

Dara Herbert

Couple and Family Therapy

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Melissa Kavanaugh, MS

Melissa Kavanaugh

Nutrition Sciences

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Bani Malhotra, MA, ATR-BC

Bani Malhotra

Creative Arts Therapies

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Brigette Schneible, MA, MT-BC

Brigette Schneible

Creative Arts Therapies

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Dimitra Thomopoulos, MS, RDN, ACSM-CPT

Dimitra Thomopoulos

Nutrition Sciences

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