Research Recognition

President's Award Winner (Graduate Project) Dean Sattler, Emily Pisani, Sarah Fuller, and Dr. Brenda Pratt

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September 20, 2012

In recognition of National Undergraduate Research Week (April 16-20, 2012), the Bradley University Office of Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (OTEFD) annually sponsors a Student Scholarship Exposition. This event promotes and shares both undergraduate and graduate student's scholarly work with peers and colleagues. It is an oppoturnity to celebrate collaboration between faculty and students within and across all disciplines.  This year, over 130 research projects, representing all five colleges of the university, were present and judged. 

The Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science would like to congratulate all participants and recognize the department award winners of the 20th annual Student Scholarship Exposition: 

PRESIDENT’S AWARD
-Graduate Project
Sarah Fuller, Emily Pisani
The influence of playground environments on physical activity and support needs for ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP)
Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brenda Pratt

DEAN’S AWARDS

-College of Education and Health Sciences
Dana Graves, Meg Martindale
Exploration of Gait Belt Use on Physical Therapist and Patient Safety
Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science
Graduate Project
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dawn Hall

HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS:

Jessica Witthoft, Jessica Chesnut
The Effect of Text Messaging on Reactive Balance Ability and the Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Gait in Unimpaired Individuals
Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science
Graduate Project
Faculty Mentors: Dr. AJ Strubhar, Dr. Melissa Peterson