Projects

2016-2017 

Interprofessional Education and Radiation Safety
Lisa Rhoden, MED

2015-2016

Identification of trends in social and academic factors of students who fail the NCLEX-RN Exam after graduation from a BSN Program
Kelly Betts, EdD

Bedside Assessment Skill Acquisition: Are Students “Getting It”
Dona Dorman, MNSc

Role Assignment for Obstetric Basic Life Support: A Feasibility Study
Faiza Khan, MD

Determine the impact that replacement of a portion of cadaveric lab with TBL will have on students’ critical thinking skills and overall academic performance in gross anatomy
Tiffany Huitt, PhD

Use of Team Building Activities to Build a Better Resident
James Ireland, MD

Screen Capture and Reach Out and Read: The Essentials for Residents
Louise Montgomery, MLS

Correlation of Clinical Experience to Academic Experience: Does Performing more procedures in clinic help students’ board scores?
Mark Wallenmeyer, MBA

2013-2014

Gender Differences in Student Preconceptions of a Pharmacy Management Course
Jacob Painter, PharmD, MBA, PhD

Interprofessional Collaboration, Health Literacy and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs): Librarian Support of the Patient Facing Side of the EMR
Jessie Casella, MLIS

Spaced Education for Improving Surgery Clerkship NBME Scores
Matthew Smeds, MD

Update on the Current Role of Medical Simulation in Urological Residency Training Programs
Ehab Eltahawy, MD, MRCS

2012-2013

Pediatric Anesthesiology Curriculum Design: Completing Scholarly Work in a 12-Month Fellowship
Jennifer Aunspaugh, MD

Designing and Implementing an Innovative LGB TQ Training Curriculum in a Family Medicine Residency Program
Diane Jarrett, EdD

Formal and Bedside Teaching Sessions for Continued Staff Learning in Principals of Immune-Compromised Infectious Diseases
Zainab Shahid, MD

Fellowship Quality Improvement  Curriculum
Konstantinos Arnaoutakis, MD

Mapping and Evaluation of a Genetic Counseling Training Program Curriculum
Tiffany Lepard Tassin, MS, CGC, LGC

2011-2012

The Simulation Experience as an Introduction to Pediatric Radiology
Leah Braswell, MD

Beyond Learning Management Systems: Engaging Todays’ Students with Multiple Media
Ruth Eudy, PhD

Practice Patterns in Arkansas: Does Selection of Students from Medically Underserved Areas Increase Rural Medical Service?
Cathleen Khandelwal, MD

Promoting Evidence-Based Guidelines and Education of PCPs in Arkansas for Disruptive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents                                
Laura Tyler, LPC, PhD

Cancer Biostatistics Module for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Xinyu Tang, PhD

2010-2011

Spotting Children with Autism in Early Childcare Settings (SPAECS): Workshops to Increase Knowledge and Confidence in Autism for Early Childcare Workers
Betty Jayne Bellando, PhD

The Efficacy of 3D Virtually Anatomy Study Aids for M1 Gross Anatomy Students           Joseph Daniel, PhD

Developing and Evaluating a Resident Teaching Skills Program
Mary Huckabee, MD

Airway Management for Internists                                                                                                     Joseph Jansen, MD

Developing and Evaluating a Resident Teaching Skills Program                                            Rebecca Latch, MD

Bugs, Drugs, and Video Games: Utilizing an Emerging Modality in Resident Education
Kathy Liverett, MD

Community Education in Geriatric Palliative Care Education Program
Kimberly Curseen, MD

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Clinical Skills Workshop
M-Irfan Suleman, MD

Dental Hygiene Student Perceptions of Distance Learning and the Traditional Classroom Rhonda Sledge, MHSA, RDH

Using Partial Task Trainers to Teach Basic Internal Medicine Procedures                            Tobias Vancil, MD

Development and Evaluation of a Finance Curriculum for Surgery  Residents                   Jason Mizell, MD

An Interprofessional Collaboration on a Journal Club Blog to Improve Residents’ Knowledge of Evidence-Based Medicine
Alice Alexander, MD

2009-2010

Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Inhalation Sedation: Quieting the Anxiety and Fears of Patients
Lindy Bollen, DDS

Simulated Neonatal Resuscitation Scenarios for Pediatric Residents                            Francesca Miguel Verges, MD

Use of Standardized Patient Eating Disorder Simulaton Module to Evaluate Pediatric Resident-Patient and Communication Skills and Relationship between Communication Skills and Self-Efficacy
Tracie Pasold, PhD

2008-2009

3D Photography for Ear-Related Anatomy
Samuel Atcherson, PhD

Development and Evaluation of SoftChalk Materials for Nursing Students
Susan Ball, PhD

Development of Self-Assessment Instrument for Residents   
Richard Blaszak, MD

Development and Evaluation of Pharmaco-kinetics Materials for P2 COP Students      
Phillip Breen, PhD

Development and Evaluation of Palliative Care Program for Residents
Carrie Brown, MD

Evaluation of the Use of an Audience Response System in an Introductory Statistics Course
Page Moore, PhD

Use of the Audience Response System (Turning Point) to Train Lay-Health Advisors in Health Promotion
Karen Kim Yeary, PhD

Effectiveness of Laboratory Management Rotation Pathology Residents
Kelley Suskie, MHSA

2006-2007

The Terminally III Person’s Caregiver and their Perspective
Kimberly Garner, MD

Pop Quizzes: Evidence-Based Strategy for Medical Students?
Sara Tariq, MD

Team-based Learning and Educational Games as Interactive Learning Strategies for Rheumatology Noon Conferences
Karina D. Torralba, MD

2005-2006

Survey of Tobacco Cessation Curricula in United States Respiratory Care Programs                                                          
Theresa Gramlich, MS, RRT

Teaching Residents The Importance of Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Hudson C. Philip, MD

Recruiting Students of Statistics                   
Reid D. Landes, PhD

The Development of a Resident’s Portfolio in a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program                                                   
Tamara Zagustin, MD

 2004-2005

Evaluation of a Teaching Module on Hospice and Palliative Care in the Geriatric Clerkship                                                                                                                                                  Muhannad M. Heif, MD

Use of a Center for Clinical Skills Education and Standardized Patients for Education and Assessment of Genetic Counseling Skills
Sarah Jackson, PhD

Making Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) decisions: An eDVD Tool for Families                                                                                                                                                          Nannette Nicholson, PhD

Does Cultural Competency Change During Professional Education?  
Carol L. Roddy, JD

2003-2004

Development of an Online PET Radiopharmaceutical and Radiation Safety Course    
Carla Coley, PharmD

Evaluation of a Teaching Module on Hospice and Palliative Care in the Geriatric Clerkship 
Vinay Kutagula, MD

Distance Education Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program for Arkansas Registered Dental Hygienists                    
Jennifer Machen, RDH

The Effects of Repeated Oral Examination Exposure on Resident Physicians in Ophthalmology                                                                 
Michael Wiggins, MD

2002-2003

Simulation in Health Care Education
Jehad Albataineh, MD

Portfolios: A Method for Measuring Psychotherapy Competency?
Chris Cargile, MD

Teaching Students to Critically Think – Online
Elaine Gardner, PhD, RN

The Morbidity and Mortality Conference — Learning from Adverse Events, Medical Error, and Death                                          
Timothy W. Marting, MD MBA

Cardio-Respiratory Care Student Persistence: An Examination of their Characteristics                                                                                                                                           Kathy Jones-Boggs Rye, EdD, RRT

2001-2002

Domestic Violence Educational Module for Health Professionals
Jimmy Acklin, MD

Research-based Domestic Violence Educational Module for Health Professionals
Beth Choby, MD

Effectiveness of a Patient Education/Behavioral Science Instructional Program for Family Practice Residents in a Community-based Family Practice Residency
Mary Elizabeth Irwin Clay, PhD

Domestic Violence Educational Module for Health Professionals 
B.J. Landis, PhD

Domestic Violence Educational Module for Health Professionals
Larry Price, MD

Effectiveness of a Patient Education/Behavioral Science Instructional Program for Family Practice Residents in a Community-based Family Practice Residency
Joanna Thomas, MD

2000-2001

Simulation as a Tool to Assess Student’s Ability to Detect Medication Errors: A Comparison of Students in a Normal Curriculum vs. those Enrolled in a Medication Errors Elective
Timothy Fincher, PhD

Simulation in Health Care Education
Muhammad Jaffar, MD

Teaching Residents in Rehabilitation to Communicate Bad News to their Patients
Thomas S. Kiser, MD

Self-Efficacy Measurements in Psychiatric Education
Eugene Kuc, MD

Self-Efficacy Measurement in Psychiatric Education
John Spollen, MD

Simulation as a Tool to Assess Student’s Ability to Detect Medication Errors: A Comparison of Students in Normal Curriculum vs those Enrolled in a Medication Errors Elective
Donna West, PhD

1999-2000

Evaluation of Ambulatory Care Experiences in Pediatrics, Medicine, and Family Medicine Residency Programs
Ronald Baldwin, MD

Perception of Critical Thinking: An Online Discourse
Anna Easter, PhD, APN

Evaluation of Ambulatory Care Experiences in Pediatrics, Medicine, and Family Medicine Residency Programs
Gale Etherton, MD

The Effects of Self-Directed Videotaped Role Play on Self Efficacy and Communication Apprehension of Pharmacy Students in a Communications Course
Jan Hastings, PharmD

Multicenter Study of Portfolio Entries to Assess Biopsychosocial Formulation
Catina McClain, MD

Medical Informatics in Medical Pharmacology
Joseph Stimers, PhD

Use of a Computer Instructional Module to Teach Management of Common Foot Problems
Ruth Thomas, MD

1998-1999

Selecting Respiratory Care Students for Success
Erna Boone, M.Ed, RRT

Impact of a Workshop for Teachers on Delivery of Neurotrauma and Alcohol Education
David Davies, PhD

Increased Student Participation in the Evaluation of Faculty in a Team-taught Course
Jill Johnson PharmD

Preparation for the ABSITE: A Comparison of Focused Review and Rehearsal Programs
Joseph Jensen, MD

Increased Student Participation in the Evaluation of Faculty in a Team-taught Course
Cindy D. Stowe,  PharmD

Exploring Aspects of Effectiveness of the Department Chair in  Metropolitan Universities
Kathy C. Trawick, MA.ED, RRA

 1997-1998

Equivalency of Computer-based and Paper-and-Pencil Testing
Susan DeAngelis, RDH, EdD

Communication Skills for the Pharmacist: Targeting Special Populations and Patients with Low Literacy
Stephanie Gardner, PharmD

Development and Use of a Graduate Medical Education Annual Survey
Richard Harper, MD

Cancer Preventive Elective
Abdul Jakieh, MD

Computerization of Examinations in Medical Microscopic Anatomy
Cynthia Kane, PhD

Active Learning Enhancement via an Automated Student Response System
James S. Pasley, PhD

Identification of Motivational Factors of Students in Various Health Professions Colleges
L.J. Perrot, MD, JD

Beyond the Classroom: An Opportunity for Distance Education
Martha Pickett, CNMT, MHSA

Identification of Motivational Factors of Students in Various Health Professions Colleges
Shelia Savell, PhD

Teaching Young Teachers: A Primer in Teaching Skills for Residents
Steve Schexnayder, MD

Parental Assessment of the Anesthesiology Provider Presenter
Michael Schmitz, MD

Diabetes Outpatient Care Curriculum for the Endocrinology Rotation
Debra Simmons, MD

Development of a Clinical Evaluation instrument for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Ralph Vogel, PhD

Neonatology: What’s Needed, What’s Not
Richard Whit Hall, MD

 1996-1997

Radiology Teaching for Residents and Medical Students: A Challenge for Change
Teresita Angtuaco, MD

Assessment of Empathy of UAMS Undergraduate Medical Students as Measured by the Balanced Emotional Empathy Scale of Mehrabain: A Longitudinal Study
Laurie Barber, MD

Interactive Video: A Cost-Effective Educational Method
Inge Carter, MD

Assessment of Empathy of UAMS Undergraduate Medical Students as Measured by the Balanced Emotional Empathy Scale of Mehrabain: A Longitudinal Study
Jim Clardy, MD