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Faculty

Faculty Highlights

 

Bonnie Beezhold, PhD, MHS, CHES (Associate Professor, Nutrition) recently published an article reporting on MSNW research project data:

"Vegans report less bothersome sexual symptoms in perimenopause and menopause."

Radnitz C, Beezhold B, McGrath RE, Todd LE. Intl Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. 2019 1(2), 25-34.


The COEHS Seventh Annual Faculty Research Symposium was held April 7, 2020 with the following faculty presentations:

Annmarie Chizewski, PhD (Assistant Professor - Sport and Exercise Science) "Fitness Fights Fires: Exploring the Relationship between Physical Fitness and Firefighter Ability"

Jennifer Makelarski, PhD, MPH (Assistant Professor - Public Health)  "Variation in the Effects of a Community Resource Referral Intervention on Self-Efficacy for Finding Health-Promoting Resources"

Gina Panozzo, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CNE (Assistant Professor - Nursing)  "Therapeutic Relationships Among Nurses and Persons with Schizophrenia"

Poster presentations were:

Bonnie Beezhold, PhD, MHS, CHES (Assistant Professor - Nutrition)  "Relationship of Lifestyle Factors with Mental Health in College Students: A Cross-Sectional Study"

Annmarie Chizewski, PhD (Assistant Professor - Sport and Exercise Science) "Functional Fitness is an Effective Training Modality in Firefighters"

Max Ghaffari, PhD, RN, MT (Assistant Professor - Nursing)  "The Development of an Intelligent Leadership Model for Health Care Organizations: A Self-Assessment Approach"

Alan Gorr, PhD, MPH (Assistant Professor - Public Health)  "Forty Years of Health Professions Education: Prediction, Reality, Prospect"

Joan Libner, EdD, MSN, FRE, RN-BC, CNE (Professor - Nursing)  "Embracing, Advancing, and Reflecting upon the Benedictine Hallmarks in a University Department of Nursing and Health"

Janet LoVerde, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE (Assistant Professor - Nursing)  "Comparison of Lecture and Manipulative Teaching Methods on Learning and Application to Practice"


Gina Panozzo, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CNE (Assistant Professor - Nursing) recently published "Strengths-Based Care" in Home Healthcare Now in November 2020. 

Staff

Adjunct Faculty

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Name Department Email
Carol Bennett, MPH, RDN, LDN Nutrition cbennett@ben.edu
Patricia Brown, DNP, APRN, CCRN-K BSN Nursing and Health pbrown@ben.edu
Jan Dowell, MS, MHS, RDN, CSSD Nutrition jdowell@ben.edu
Lynn Dugan, MS, RDN, LDN Nutrition ldugan@ben.edu
David Grotto, MS, RDN, LDN Nutrition dgrotto@ben.edu
Sonja Harvey, DNP, RN BSN Nursing and Health sharvey@ben.edu
Margaret Kipta, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CRNA BSN Nursing and Health mkipta@ben.edu
Annie Murphy, MPH, RDN, LDN Nutrition amurphy@ben.edu
Teresa Pangan, PhD, RDN Nutrition tpangan@ben.edu
Monica Pawasarat, MS, RDN, LDN Nutrition mpawasarat@ben.edu
Yolanda Sankey-Walton, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC BSN Nursing and Health ysankey-walton@ben.edu
Laurie Schubert, PhD, RDN, LDN Nutrition lschubert@ben.edu
College of Education and Health Services
Benedictine University

Christopher Duffrin, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Education and Health Services

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