Editorial Board Members for 2008 GRASP Symposium

Editors

Ted Adler, Assistant Professor, Ceramics (Fine Arts)
George Bousfield, Professor, Biology (LAS_Natural Sciences)
George Dehner, Assistant Professor, History (LAS_Humanities)
Anthony DiLollo, Assistant Professor, Comm. Sci. and Disorders (Health Professions)
Patricia Dooley, Professor, Communication (LAS_Social Sciences)
Kathy Downes, Associate Dean, University Libraries
Mara Alagic, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (Education)
Kathleen Lewis, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (Health Professions)
Abu Masud, Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Engineering)
Sue Nyberg, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant (Health Professions)
Jodi Pelkowski, Associate Professor, Economics, (Business)
T.S. Ravigururajan , Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering (Engineering)

Editors-in-chief

David M. Eichhorn, Associate Dean, Graduate School
Susan Kovar, Dean, Graduate School

Sponsors of 2008 GRASP Symposium

Graduate School
Office of Research Administration
University Libraries

Recent Submissions

  • Proceedings: 4th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects 

    Eichhorn, David M.; Kovar, Susan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
  • Awareness and implementation of sepsis guidelines in Kansas hospitals 

    Steadham, Matthew; Nyberg, Sue M.; Berg, Gina M.; Griffin, Audrey (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    In 2002 the Surviving Sepsis Campaign was established by an international consortium of healthcare providers as a collaborative effort to reduce mortality from the life-threatening conditions of severe sepsis and septic ...
  • The effect of rereading text at a student’s instructional level upon reading fluency 

    Wilson, Helen M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of repeated readings of text at a student’s instructional level upon reading fluency. The participants for this study included seven third grade students who were ...
  • Statistic approach to static conductor thermal rating 

    Shao, Miaolei; Jewell, Ward T. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This paper proposes applying the statistic analysis method for determination of static conductor thermal rating. The spectrum of the maximum current of conductor over a year is first calculated using Typical ...
  • Design and studies of a self-assembled cofacial zinc phthalocyanine dimer complexed with fullerene(s) 

    Maligaspe, Eranda; D'Souza, Francis (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Biomimetic bacterial photosynthetic reaction center complexes have been constructed using welldefined self-assembled supramolecular approaches. The “special pair” donor, a cofacial phthalocyanine dimer, was formed via ...
  • Heart rate changes comparing free weight vs elastic resisted tubing 

    Robertson, Mark; Odgers, Jarvis; Young, Jon; Wilson, Camilla; Reiman, Michael P. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    During lifting, heart rate and blood pressure have been shown to rise because of an increase in intra-abdominal pressure. This increase in pressure is known as a Valsalva maneuver. However, little research has been conducted ...
  • Utilization of mid-level providers in trauma centers: a national survey 

    Helten, Amy M.; Johnston, Angela D.; Nyberg, Sue M.; Berg, Gina M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-25)
    The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recently implemented standards which limits hours worked by resident physicians to no more than 80 hours per week. As a result of these limitations, teaching ...
  • Wichita youth empowerment partnership: a community assessment of District 1 

    Elias Rodas, Dina M.; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J.; Thomas, Maaskelah; Gregory, Tara D.; Goines, Paulette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    District 1 of Wichita, Kansas is primarily formed by African American population and faces multiple economic and social challenges that require greater collaboration and improved capacity of local faith-based (FBO) and ...
  • Transport of tryptophan into SH-SY5Y neuronal cells 

    Kollalpitiya, Konara Yamuna; Wimalasena, Kandatege (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The human neuroblastoma cell line SH-SY5Y is a commonly used catecholaminergic model in studies related to neurotoxicity of various substances, oxidative stress, and neurodegenerative diseases. Specific transport of ...
  • Extensive arthroscopic release of the stiff total knee to improve range of motion after arthrofibrosis 

    Reif, Heather; Day, David (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    A retrospective chart review was conducted on patients that had undergone a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) done by the same orthopedic surgeon and subsequently were referred to a different surgeon who performed a ...
  • Determination of carbon monoxide detector location in general aviation aircraft to improve safety 

    Ahmady, Ali; Assadi, Morteza; Muthuswamy, Selvakumar (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    There are many sources of carbon monoxide (CO) leakage into the cabin of General Aviation (GA) aircraft. Exposure to CO, which is part of the engine exhaust in GA aircraft, can impede the pilot’s ability to direct the ...
  • Review and classification of Kansei Engineering and its applications 

    Ahmady, Ali (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Using customer requirements and needs in the product development process has become a major subject in quality engineering. Many scholars have tried to develop systems that enable product developers and designers to ...
  • The effects of kiln atmosphere on glaze color and texture 

    Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This experiment studies the effects of the chemical colorants, red iron oxide (Fe2O3), copper carbonate (CuCO3), cobalt carbonate (CoCO3), black nickel oxide (Ni2O3), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and rutile, an iron ...
  • The effects of gender-based strategies and same-sex grouping in a high school social studies classroom 

    Fox, Lindsay (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of gender-based strategies and same-sex grouping in a high school social studies classroom. Prior to implementing my action research in class, I researched gender-based ...
  • The perceptions of physician assistants regarding doctorate level PA education 

    Ohlemeier, Lindsay S.; Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Many mid-level health care professions have implemented the clinical doctorate. The physician assistant (PA) profession has not implemented doctoral-level education. This cross - sectional study was designed to determine ...
  • Addressing the gender gap in student achievement 

    Lambertz, Emilie (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    What affect do gender specific strategies have on student achievement in math? The question was researched in a fourth grade classroom setting where four classes were taught in a departmentalized situation. Of the four ...
  • Physical activity levels in children with developmental disabilities during school 

    Fenili, Erica; Osborne, Tara; Ewertz, Kristin; Farney, Heather (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Current guidelines recommend that school-age children accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on most days of the week. However, little is known about the activity level of school-age ...
  • Health care providers’ perceived versus actual cultural competency levels with Latino patients: a pilot study 

    Watson, Carol M.; Day, David (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Latinos are the largest growing minority group in the United States and by 2030 are expected to comprise over twenty percent of the total population. Health care provider’s knowledge and understanding of a particular ethnic ...
  • Prevalence of health professional students at a Midwestern college of health professions who attended a high school biomedical program 

    Dennill, Kameshni; Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    To address the shortage of healthcare professionals nationwide, high schools across the nation have introduced biomedical programs into their curriculum to draw students into the health career track; in particular ...
  • A work-based walking program for older women 

    Kroupa, Allison M.; Ahlers-Schmidt, Carolyn R.; Rogers, Nicole L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    With the aging workforce, the workplace is a unique environment to implement a physical activity (PA) program for older adults. PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of a work-based internet-delivered PA program on older ...

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