Michaela Mooney presented her research, Glenohumeral Forces in Lifting in Women, at the 2017 TruScholars summer symposium in August. Her funded work continues with data collection. Michaela’s work was mentored by Michael Bird.
Caleb Bishoff presented his research, Relationship Between Force and Power Asymmetry During Jumping, at the 2017 TruScholars summer symposium in August. Caleb’s work was spectacularly mentored by Jerry Mayhew.
SPHA will be selling long-sleeve HES T-shirts this semester! If you would like to order a shirt, please fill out the order form just inside the HES Office. The order form has a picture of what the shirts will look like as well! The shirts are $20, and you can pay with cash or check at the HES front desk starting Monday, September 18th. Payment will be due at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29th. IF YOU DO NOT PAY BY THIS DATE, YOUR ORDER WILL BE CANCELLED.
If you have any questions, please email Brendan Cronley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Women’s Resource Center will be hosting a SAAW week (sexual harassment awareness week), Sept. 18th-21st. One of the events will be an info night on what the WRC is and what we do and can do for you on campus. Jamie Ball, our Title XIX coordinator, will be speaking about her job as well. This event will be Tuesday, Sept. 19th, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Violette Hall 1140. Please come and learn about ways to promote your safety on campus.
-Jasmine Jaquess, Public Health and Safety Chair
Save the date! The A.T. Still Research Institute at A.T. Still University will host the 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS) on Saturday November 11, 2017. This event gives both graduate and undergraduate students, resident physicians, faculty, and regional researchers the opportunity to present their current biomedical research and provides a foundation for promoting collaborative biomedical research among disciplines. Consisting of poster and oral presentations, a keynote speech, and luncheon, along with cash prizes, registration begins September 18, 2017! For more information, or to view pictures and abstracts from 2016, visit our website at: https://www.atsu.edu/research/events/IBRS.htm
Interested in completing ES 250 for Fall 2017?
Copies of the syllabus, application and agency acceptance form are on the ES internal website-accessible via TruView
ES 250 Application is due September 22nd
ES 250 Agency Acceptance Form is due September 29th
Questions Contact: Liz Jorn-PB 2113 or email email@example.com
HES students and faculty had fun raising money for Buddy Packs. In just three days they raised $748.
Dr. Janice Clark’s classes competed to raise money and the winning class was HLTH 290-2, Principles of Health Science and Health Education, with $185 to support 1 child’s buddy pack for the 2017-2018 school year. The HES faculty “face swapped” to collect money and this swap collected the most money — $96.36. Can you guess who?
Maha Mohamed, Health Science major, will be participating in an REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) through Western Washington University. She will spend part of her time in Bellingham, Washington, and the remainder in Kigali, Rwanda. Maha and her cohort will be working with the Primary Investigators, Rwandan colleagues, and the National Institute of Statistics Rwanda (NISR) to create and administer research and intervention programs responsible for reproductive and sexual health.
Sarah (Strickler) Valenza, August 2015 Health Science Graduate and CHES, is working at Lincoln County Health Department in Troy, MO, as their Public Health Educator & Outreach Coordinator. Sarah is currently coordinating two grants and assisting with outreach & social media. She also works for another organization, the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments, on the weekends.
Continue with the great work Sarah!
In June, Brock Wright and Aaron Patterson attended the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) annual convention in Baltimore, MD. Their trip was paid when they won a national social media contest sponsored by the NATA by showing what #BetterTogether meant to them. Brock and Aaron documented their convention and Baltimore experience where it was featured in the monthly NATA News publication.
Shelby Wilson and Danny McAndrew presented their research, “Comparison of Running Gait in Cleated and Shod”, while attending the American Society of Biomechanics meeting in Raleigh, NC in August, 2016. Lauren Kells was also part of this research, but did not attend the conference.
Alyssa Duffy (2012) with a BS in Exercise Science. During her time at Truman, she worked as a Research Assistant for Dr. Mayhew and presented her research at two different national conferences. Alyssa went on to study at Northern Illinois University, where she was awarded a full tuition scholarship and worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. In August 2014, she completed her Master’s Degree in Public Health, with a concentration in Health Promotion. She now runs her own online personal training business. Alyssa said this about her business: “It allows me to work in the exercise science field from home, while also raising my two children with my husband.”