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DOISY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES COLLEGE REPORT January 2009 Unit: Office of the Dean Report Date: January 2009 Prepared by: Bill Siler Scholarly Activities Kilgore, C., Richter, R.R., Siler, W.L., & Stanhope, S.-S. (in press). Psychosocial Issues in Primary Care Physician Assistant Practice: A Descriptive Study. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. Targeted for February 2009 publication. Service to University Served as panelist in the “Invigorating Teaching & Research Throughout the Academic Life Cycle” program sponsored by The Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence and the Division of Research, Jan 8, 2009. Unit: Nutrition and Dietetics Report date: January 14, 2009 Prepared by: Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman A. Program and accreditation 1. Major programmatic changes • We have received approval from the American Dietetic Association to expand the Nutrition and Physical Performance emphasis from 6 to 8 slots. We will decrease the number of general internship slots from 12 to 8, keeping the total number of internships slots at our approved 34. 2. Status of accreditation activities B. Noteworthy awards, honors, and accomplishments 1. Unit 2. Faculty • Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, PhD, RD, LD was awarded one of SLU’s Coleman Fellowships for her proposal “Getting more local sustainably grown food to the Community.” • Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, PhD, RD, LD attended the US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference in Anaheim, CA 1/8-1/11/09. • Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman is a guest speaker at the Missouri Farmer’s Union on 1/30/09 in St. Genevieve, MO. 3. Student ● Justine Duchon and Whitney Strong participated in the El Salvador trip over Christmas break. 4. Alumni 5. Other teaching and learning innovations C. Highlights of community outreach and partnerships • Laura Norfleet and Katie Ressel did a cooking demonstration, “Eating for Weight Loss” at the City of St. Louis Department of Health on 1/12/09. D. Highlights of external funding/research productivity 1. Grants and contracts • The grant to the Illinois Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Grant Program ($25,000), which Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, PhD, RD, LD, wrote in conjunction with Eastside Health District, has been recommended for funding. 2. Major entrepreneurial activity • The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics operates the cafeteria (Fresh Gatherings Café) in the Doisy College of Health Sciences. • The Fresh Gatherings Café’ provides catering for events in the Allied Health Building, School of Nursing, and LRC. 3. Research Published E. Other key media worthy events not listed above (e.g. major events sponsored by unit) ● MAKING IT cookbook will be delivered on January 16!! Unit: Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Report date: January 15, 2009 Prepared by: Mark Reinking A. Program and accreditation 1. Major programmatic changes: None to report 2. Status of accreditation activities: None to report B. Noteworthy awards, honors, and accomplishments 1. Unit: The SLU Athletic Training Education Program will host the 2009 Missouri Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting in June 2009 2. Faculty i. Publications: Margaret Herning, PT, PhD (Associate Professor, Program in Physical Therapy) Herning M. Falls in the Elderly: The Physical Therapist's Perspective. Aging Successfully Fall 2008, Vol.XVIII (2);16-17. ii. Submissions for publication: None to report iii. Presentations/Posters: Cheryl Cavallo, PT, PhD (Assistant Professor, Program in Physical Therapy) Integrative Interprofessional Practicum Experience: A Capstone Course for an Interprofessional Curriculum - Lessons Learned One Year Later. Wunderlich R, Cavallo C, Gettemeier P; American Association of College of Nursing Conference; San Antonio TX; Dec 2 -6, 2008. iv. Other: Tony Breitbach (Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Education Program) provided medical coverage for SLU Hockey Club,December 2008. 3. Students: None to report 4. Alumni: None to report 5. Staff: None to report 6. Other teaching and learning innovations: None to report C. Highlights of community outreach and partnerships: 1. Randy Richter, PT, PhD and 2 DPT students – Lauren Daugherty and Candace Gray – traveled to El Salvador with IPE team for health care outreach trip Jan 2-10 2009. 2. Carol Beckel, PT, MA traveled to Belize for a service trip Jan 10-17 2009. D. Highlights of external funding/research productivity 1. Grants and contracts: Darcy Downey Med, ATC (Instructor, Athletic Training Education Program) Principal investigator on grant submission “Self-efficacy, locus of control and coping: do these factors affect a student’s ability to pass the BOC examination?” to the Mid- America Athletic trainers Association for $1000. Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC (Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Education Program) is co-investigator. January 2009 2. Major entrepreneurial activity: PT clinical practice at the Student Health and Counseling Center: 228 patient visits in December 2008 E. Other key media worthy events not listed above: None to report Unit: Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Report date: January 2009 Prepared by: Karen Barney A. Program and Accreditation 1. Reaccreditation: • 2008, 10 year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Next accreditation to occur academic year 2017/2018. B. Noteworthy awards, honors, and accomplishments 1. Unit Frank Kronenburg of South Africa, author and editor of OT without Borders and A Political Practice of Occupational Therapy, committed to consulting with the department practitioners, and colleagues from other disciplines, from March 25-27, 2009. 2. Faculty • Karen Barney 1. Invited by the Center for Teaching Excellence and Campus Ministry to provide a reflection commentary on the next issue of Conversations, on February 24, 2009. • Peggy Gettemeier 1. Member, Missouri Occupational Therapy Licensing Board 2. Member, National Board of Occupational Therapy Certification • Margaret Perkinson 1. Nominated to run for position on the Governing Council of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) 2. Appointed Chair of the Fellows Selection Committee for 2009-2010, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) C. Highlights of external funding/research productivity 1. Grants and contracts • Barney, K. & Perkinson, M. Geriatric Education Center (ongoing) • Perkinson, M., & Davidson, D. Consultants on a grant recently awarded to Denise Sausville, RSM, P.I. “Reynosa project” funded by Sisters of Mercy Ministry Fund. Projected involvement as consultant in spring 2009 to assist acquiring equipment and in training volunteer staff members in OT techniques for indigent, disabled in Reynosa, Mexico. • Klohr, C. Cardinal Glennon, Simon’s Grant for children with autism • Perkinson, M. Alzheimer’s Association (ongoing) • Rybski, D. 2009 Grant: St. Louis Transitional Hope House Child Development Center: Consultant and coordinator of the early identification and early intervention 0-3 program funded by Saint Louis Children’s Variety Club. • Serfas, K. Nutrition and Dietetics Monsanto Grant, accessibility component 2. Publications • Lavin, M. A., Bust, D., Le, B., Campbell, D., Bostic, M., Herning, M., Wilder, E., Hilton, C.L., & Miller, P.D. (2008). Community organization principles and sustainable interprofessional healthcare practices, in C. Royeen, G. Jensen & R. Harvan (eds) Leadership in Interprofessional Health Education and Practice. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. • Smith, D. S. & Hilton, C. L. (2008). An occupational justice perspective of domestic violence against women with disabilities. Journal of Occupational Science, 15(3), 166-172. 3. Conference Presentations • Barney, K.F. “Head and Neck Cancer Survivors and Carer Concerns: Occupational Therapy Support for Quality of Life;” Panel Session Chairs: Frank, G., Papadimitriou, C., & Magasi, S. “Occupational Therapists’ Interactions with Patients and Communities: Bringing Social Sciences, Phenomenology, Narrative Theory and Disability Studies to Medical Rehabilitation. Accepted for the annual conference of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), Santa Fe, NM, March 2009. • Rowles, G., Perkinson, M.A., Howe, J., & Silverstein, N. “Grant writing clinic.” Pre-conference workshop accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), San Antonio, TX, February 2009. • Kasnitz, D., Perkinson, M.A. & Frank, G. “Workshop on developing cross-cultural Anthropology, Occupational Therapy, and Disabilities Studies field schools.” Accepted for the annual conference of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), Santa Fe, NM, March 2009. • Perkinson, M.A. & Kasnitz, D. “The Guatemala Field School: Developing cultural competence in an interdisciplinary, international field placement.” Accepted for the annual conference of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), Santa Fe, NM, March 2009. 3. Professional Service Editorial Activity: • Barney, K.F. Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Occupational Therapy (ongoing) • Barney, K.F. Reviewer, Archives in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ongoing) • Barney, K.F. Reviewer, Quality of Life Research (ongoing) • Barney, K.F., & Perkinson, M.A., Editors, Geriatric OT textbook. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier (in progress). • Perkinson, M.A. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (ongoing) • Perkinson, M.A. Editorial Board member: Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics (ongoing) Organizational • Rybski, D. Chair, Donor/Sponsor/Advertising subcommittee and committee member of the 2008 SSO: USA Conference Committee. • Rybski, D. Member, 2009 Conference Committee and Long Range Conference Planning Committee, Society of the Study of Occupation: USA, 2008. 4. Students • Heather Spurrier: Recipient of $1000.00 Julie Holmes Scholarship 5. Alumni • Julia Henderson Kalb, MS, OTR/L, Class of 1998, Principal Instructor, Adult Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation course, Spring Term, 2009.