Mount St. Joseph University

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments for Summer/Fall 2018

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By: London Bishop

File Under: education, faculty, staff

Mount St. Joseph University congratulates its faculty and staff on their outstanding achievements for late summer/fall 2018.

John Ballard, Ph.D., professor emeritus of management, had his book  titled Decoding the Workplace reviewed in the Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal; and the audiobook version, narrated by Timothy Andrés, was released in June.

Jamie Bayliss, PT, DHSc, assistant professor and director of clinical education, and B.C. Charles-Liscombe, EdD, AT, ATC, chairperson and associate professor of athletic training, presented “Exploring Local Health Disparities and the Social Determinants of Health to Develop Interprofessional Values and Ethics Core Competencies” at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions annual meeting in October.

Jamie Bayliss, B.C. Charles-Liscombe, Kristine Clephane, RN-BSN, assistant professor/RN-BSN program director, and Erin Hofmeyer, BS, MPT, DPT, instructor and assistant director of clinical education, presented “Flipped Classroom Learning Workshop – Using Interprofessional Education to Address the Social Determinants of Health” at the 2018 Faculty Development & Health Care Educators Conference, held at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in September.

Jamie Bayliss, B.C. Charles-Liscombe, Kristine Clephane, and several other faculty members, presented “Using Interprofessional Education to Address the Social Determinants of Health” at the International Lilly Conference at Miami University in November.The other faculty members who presented were Donna Glankler, MSN, BSN, assistant professor of nursing, Nicole Harshbarger, MS, AT, ATC, athletic trainer/instructor, Erin Hofmeyer, Amanda Mallory, principal faculty of Physician Assistant Studies, and Sandy Matthias, professor of nursing.

Robert Bodle, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and new media studies, received a research award from the Media, Inequality and Change Center at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania to fund his project, “Mapping Labor Precarity in Two Postindustrial Media Markets to Support Local Journalism and Early Career Journalists.”

B.C. Charles-Liscombe, Mount alum Brandon Polking (NovaCare), DPT ’17, PT, ATC, LAT, BS AT ’14, and a third colleague co-authored an article titled “Changes in Vision, Retinal Ischemia and Edema Indicative of Cardiovascular Disorders: Two Case Reviews,” for the June issue of the Journal of Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. The third colleague was Richard Eurillo (Greensboro Orthopedics).

B.C. Charles-Liscombe and former professor Jill Russell, Ph.D., co-wrote “Making the Politics of the Healthcare Reform Personal – Helping Students Understand Health Insurance” for the Advisor, the Journal of the National Association of Advisors for Health Professionals (NAAHP).

Harrison Collier, M.Ed., chair and director of accreditation, assessment, and clinical experiences, Kate Doyle, Ph.D., M.Ed., assistant professor and graduate special education program director, and Laura Saylor, Ph.D., dean of education, presented the creation of their new dual licensure program, made possible through a renewal grant from the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children, at the Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Las Vegas. They also have plans to offer summits on Universal Design for Learning for partnering school districts and educators in the region thanks to a separate grant from the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children.

Thomas Gooding, M.Ed., AT, ATC, CSCS, instructor of athletic training, became a full-time visiting instructor of Health & Wellness and received the title of CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) from the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He also presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association conference in New Orleans.

Mary Kay Fleming, Ph.D., professor of psychology, contributed to an anthology titled "You Do You," published in September as part of The New York Times best-selling series, "I Just Want to Pee Alone." It was also ranked as the top Hot New Release in the parenting section on Amazon.

Kathy Grant, M.Ed., career and co-op coordinator, hosted a webinar for Small Colleges and University Knowledge Group entitled “First Friday: Get Connected-Be Prepared." She also co-presented “Strengths Finder with Bizwomen” for Bizwomen Cabinet Members through The Cincinnati Business Courier. Kathy also served on various committees including the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Committees: Leadership Champions and the Cincinnati Intern Network Connection Advisory Committee.

Nicole Harshbarger had her article accepted by the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine with a CE module. The article was is titled “Is there a relationship between the Functional Movement Screen, Star Excursion Balance Test and the Balance Error Scoring System?"

Eric Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, has written a book, Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann’s Entropy, about the physicist Ludwig Boltzmann and his contribution to the study of thermodynamics. The book was published in October by the MIT Press.

Keith Lanser, M.A., manager of service learning and civic engagement, was awarded the 2018 Next Generation Leadership Award in education by Northern Kentucky Young Professionals.

Susan Ruttle Lawrence has been recognized as the 2018 recipient of the Ohio Art Education Association’s (OAEA) Higher Education Division Award. Susan was nominated for the award from a membership of almost 2,000 art educators statewide.Currently the co-director of art education and adjunct faculty member, she received her M.A. in Art Education from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and a B.A. in Art Education from the College of Mount St. Joseph.

Tim Lawson, Ph.D., chair and professor of psychology, won a silver medal for his original doppelbock beer in the National Homebrew Competition in Portland, Oregon.

Craig Lloyd, M.F.A., professor of art and design, received a juror’s award for his work in The View, a juried landscape exhibition at Rosewood Gallery.

Tim Lynch, Ph.D., professor of history, gave presentations to two AP U.S. History classes at Roger Bacon High School about labor music during the Great Depression.

Mark McCafferty, M.M., B.M., chairperson of music and director of bands, moved into the home he and his wife built themselves using cordwood masonry over two and a half years.The house is off-the-grid, relying on solar power and rainwater collection.

Tracy McDonough, Ph.D., professor of psychology, discussed the Schizophrenia Oral History Project at the National Alliance on Mental Illness meeting in August. She also published a paper on the topic with Lynda L. Crane, Ph.D., professor emerita of psychology, in the Chinese journal, The Oral History Studies.

Bob Pennington, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies, organized the international Cardijn Conference, hosted at the Mount, and secured publication of the keynote speeches and panel presentations in two academic journals. He also published his first book, Catholic Practical Theology: A Genealogy of the Methodological Turn to Praxis, Historical Reality, & the Preferential Option for the Poor, in May.

Meg Riestenberg, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of chemistry, gave a presentation at Oxbow Inc. on the geology of the Tri-State area in August. She also led a field trip for members of the Midwest Native Plant Society about geology and plants in Adams County, Ohio.

Peter Robinson, Ph.D., professor of history, contributed the chapter “The Charity of Christ Urges Us: Women, War, and the Four Freedoms at the College of Mount St. Joseph,” to the book, Denominational Higher Education during World War II.

Drew Shannon, Ph.D., associate professor of English, delivered pre-show lectures on George Orwell and his novel 1984 before the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s stage adaptation.

John Trokan, D.Min, associate professor and program director of religious and pastoral studies, had his article “Models of Theological Reflection: Theory and Praxis” selected to be published in the Journal of Catholic Education’s 20th anniversary collection of articles.

Cynthia Veraldo, Ed.D., assistant professor of sports management, gave two presentations at the North American Society for Sports Management conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia in June with Dr. Heidi Grappendorf from Western Carolina University and Dan Yost, chairperson and assistant professor of sports management at the Mount. She was also selected to attend the inaugural 2018 NCAA Division III New FAR Orientation at the Faculty Athletics Representatives annual meeting in Baltimore.