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2019 Oral Research Presentations

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Oral Research Presentations will take place during two different sessions, Session 1 and Session 2, on Day 2 of the conference, Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the Mitchell Auditorium on the First Floor of Bossone Research Enterprise Center.

See Conference Schedule for details.

Each Oral Research Presenter will provide a high level overview of their research and experience for approximately 10 minutes followed by about 3-4 minutes for questions.

Watch the Oral Research Presentations [YouTube]

Session 1: Thursday April 11, 2019 10:00AM - 12:30 PM

Healthy Living 10:00 - 10:42 AM

Kelsey Clark

PhD Program, Clinical Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Novel Exposure-based Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa

 

Elizabeth Lampe
MS Program, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Review of Guidelines for Discussing Overweight with Children

 

Monica Martinez

MS Program, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Exercise Variety and Behavioral Weight Loss

Technology and Society 10:42 - 11:24 AM

Matthew Kearney

DrPH Program, Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health

How do Twitter Users Discuss Electronic Vaping Products?

 

Mallory Clites

PhD Prorgam, Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

Synthesis Approaches for Novel Battery Electrodes

 

Asia Sarycheva

PhD Program, Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

2D MXene: Communication of the Future

BREAK 11:24 - 11:34 AM

Disease 11:34 AM - 12:30 PM

Udara Perera

DrPH Program, Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health

Clinicians' Perspectives on Perinatal Hepatitis B Care

 

Pam Phojanakong

PhD Program, Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health

Reproductive History: A New Approach to Heart Disease?

 

Jessica Ann Weaver

PhD Program, Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

Chemically-Tunable Polymer Gels on the Macroscale

 

Jennifer Sanville

MS Program, Biomedical Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Comparing Lung Volumes in Scoliosis

 

Session 2: Thursday April 11, 2019 2:30 - 5:00 PM

Mental Health 2:30 - 3:12 PM

Surya Pandey

PhD Program, Neuroscience, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies, College of Medicine

Prevention and Treatment of Problematic Alcohol Drinking

 

Ariana Albanese

PhD Program, Clinical Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Development of a Patient-Derived Measure of Maternal Postpartum Self-Efficacy

 

Lauren Johnson

PhD Program, Clinical Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Problem-Solving Approach to Veteran Suicides

Climate Change 3:12 - 3:54 PM

Mahmoudrez Momeni

PhD Program, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Towards Refining Estimates of Ammonia Emissions

 

Congmeng Lyu

PhD Program, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Ozone-related Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Extraction

 

Virginia Caponera

PhD Program, Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Erythritol Ingestion Causes Survival Reduction in Termites

BREAK 3:54 - 4:04 PM

Food and Poverty 4:04 - 5:00 PM

Guillermo Ibarrola Recalde

PhD Program, Education, School of Education

Philly Scientists: Mapping West Philadelphia’s Biodiversity

 

Erica Smith

PhD Program, Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health

Are Foods in High-poverty Neighborhoods or Food Deserts Less Safe?

 

Kristin Giordano

MPH Program, Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health

LINKS: Resource Sufficiency for Latino Immigrants in Philadelphia

 

Sharon Dei-Tumi

MPH Program, Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health

Managing Menstrual Hygiene in Rural Lestho

 

Oral Research Presentation Judges

 

Cameron Abrams, PhD

Professor & Department Head, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, College of Engineering

 

Jay Bhatt
Library Liaison for the College of Engineering, Drexel University Libraries

 

Lisa Chiarello, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Professor, Associate Director of Center for Family Intervention Science & Director, PhD and DHSc Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Professions

 

Abigail Gilman, MS, RD, LDN
Postdoctoral Researcher, Nutrition Sciences Department, College of Nursing and Health Professions
Registered Dietitian
Project Manager for the Healthy Futures Initiative‚Äč

 

Rachel Kratzer, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

 

Tsz Kwok, EdD
Associate Director, Graduate College

 

Kenneth Lau, PhD
Professor & Associate Department Head, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, College of Engineering

 

Christiana Love, PhD
Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

 

Steven May, PhD
Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor, Materials Science and Engineering Department, College of Engineering

 

Glen Muschio, PhD
Associate Professor & Founding Director of the Digital Media Program, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

 

Arun Ramakrishnan, PhD
Director, Research Labs, College of Nursing and Health Professions

 

Michael Ryan, PhD
Director of Academic Support, Graduate Pipeline Programs
Associate Department Head of Graduate Studies, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Teaching Professor, College of Engineering

 

Christopher Shuck, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, Materials Science and Engineering Department, College of Engineering

 

Deeptha Sukumar, PhD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition Sciences Department, College of Nursing and Health Professions

 

Anne Converse Willkomm, MFA
Assistant Clinical Professor & Department Head of Graduate Studies, Goodwin College of Professional Studies

 

Steven Wrenn, PhD
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, College of Engineering