Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

January 17, 2019
Christopher Cain and Kendall Murphy (both Hospitality) recently were honored by the Southern Nevada chapter of the PGA. Cain received a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Murphy was named Golf Professional of the Year. Cain and Murphy head the PGA golf management program at the Harrah College of Hospitality. The program is one of only 18 in the...
January 16, 2019
Rachell A. Ekroos (Nursing) and colleague Sarah E. Shannon (Montana State University) are authors of a paper,  "Forensic Medical Examinations: Imagining Justice," accepted for publication in the Journal of Forensic Nursing. The paper explores underlying assumptions that may contribute to disparate practices and inequalities regarding forensic...
January 16, 2019
Rachel Kelly and Abebe Muraga  (both Medicine) were selected to present their abstract, "Comparison of Nutritional Content of Prescription vs Nonprescription Prenatal Vitamins" at the upcoming 2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in Nashville. The students conducted their study...
January 16, 2019
Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Biologic Modeling of Periodontal Disease Progression,” which determined the synergistic utility of bacterial and inflammatory biomarkers from saliva, serum, and plaque in predicting disease progression. The article appeared in the January 10 issue of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
January 16, 2019
David Fott (Political Science) wrote a chapter, "John Dewey's Alternative Liberalism," that has been accepted for publication in the second edition of History of American Political Thought, edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jeffrey Sikkenga (Lexington Books).
January 15, 2019
Johan Bester (Medicine) and a group of co-authors from other institutions published a paper about ethical tensions in pediatric heart transplantation. Their paper examines the ethical issues involved in a case study of a child with congenital heart disease, dependent on life-sustaining treatment, who lacks the family and social support to ensure...
January 15, 2019
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) authored a chapter in the newest edition of An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs edited by Richard Gargulio and Jennifer Kilgo (both from the University of Alabama Birmingham). This chapter describes intervention and instructional strategies to support young...
January 15, 2019
David F. Damore and Michelle Keunzi (both Political Science) are the authors of a paper, "Executive Turnovers in sub-Saharan Africa," that has been accepted for publication in International Area Studies Review. The paper applies competing risks duration analysis to data collected from 47 sub-Saharan African countries between 1960 and 2008, to...
January 14, 2019
Hilla Sang (Libraries) was selected to present a study, "The Relationships Among Enrollment Characteristics and Charter School Closure: A Longitudinal Analysis of Ohio's Urban Counties Between 1998-2015", that she co-authored with Elizabeth Gilblom from the College of Southern Nevada, later this month during the third annual Conference on Academic...

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