Accomplishments - January, 2020
“The Correlation Between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health in Rural Southern Illinois,” research by Stacey McKinney and Jennifer Sherry, Dental Hygiene, and Jessica Cataldo, Heath Care Management, has been accepted for presentation at the 108th annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in March in Atlanta, Georgia.
Patricia Saleeby, School of Social Work, will present “Preparing Social Work Students Beyond 2020 Through Grant Writing and Fundraising Skills” in giving the Ron Federico Memorial Lecture at the 37th annual Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors conference in March in Birmingham, Alabama. The lecture will also be published in the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work.
“The Ethics of Joy: Spinoza on the Empowered Life” by Andrew Youpa, Philosophy, was published this month by Oxford University Press. The book description states “unlike approaches to moral philosophy that center on praiseworthiness and blameworthiness, Youpa argues that Spinoza's moral philosophy is about how to live lovingly and joyously, not hatefully or sorrowfully. It is, fundamentally, an ethics of joy.”
“Occupational Burnout in the Radiology Profession: Glancing Back to Move Forward,” a joint research paper by Sandra Collins, Richard McKinnies, Scott Collins, School of Health Sciences, and Mitchell Dierkes, a Masters of Health Administration student, was recently published in the “Radiology Management” journal.
Jennifer Brobst and Sheila Simon, School of Law, have been invited to present and publish for the West Virginia University College of Law Symposium on State and Local Law, Feb. 27-28. Simon will address local firearm sanctuaries and Brobst will discuss local drone ordinances both considering potential conflict and cooperation with state and federal law.