Fall 2010

Dr. Mohammad Ahmadi, Guerry Professor, Management
“Effectiveness of PowerPoint-Based Lectures Across Different Business Disciplines: An Investigation & Implications” Journal of Education for Business (2009). (Co-Authors: Burke and James). Test Bank to Accompany Statistics for Business and Economics, Eleventh Edition, Cengage Publishing. (2010). Study Guide/Workbook to Accompany Statistics for Business and Economics 11th edition. Thomson Custom Solutions, a division of ITP (2010). Received the 2009-2010 Student Government Association Outstanding Professor Award.

Dr. Neslihan Alp, UC Foundation Professor and Assistant Dean, Engineering Management and Technology
Received $2,637.28 from the East Brainerd Lumber and Supply Company toward the AGC Scholarship fund. Organized the third Annual Construction Management Information Session on August 13, 2010, to inform the community about the Construction Management program at UTC, inform students about the program updates, the AGC scholarship, and job opportunities, and create a networking opportunity for current and prospective students to ask questions to industry representatives and faculty. Continued to serve as an Executive Board member of the Building and Construction Institute of the Southeast. Received $25,000 from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of East Tennessee as the third and last payment of a $150,000 grant to support the Construction Management program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Presented a peer-reviewed paper of “Changes in the Education and Learning Environment” at the 10th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations, in Montreal, Canada, July 2010. Two peer-reviewed papers accepted for publications and presentations at the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) 2010 Conference: 1. Alp, Neslihan and Mathai, Roy, “Smart Grid, A New Approach to Advanced Power Grid and Energy Savings,” ASEM 2010 Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas. 2. Alp, Neslihan and Raymond, Desmond, “Application of Engineering Management Principles to Human Factors Aspect of Nuclear Control Room Design,” ASEM 2010 Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Continued to serve as an Executive Board Member of the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) Chattanooga Mentors Program to increase awareness among high school students of career opportunities in architecture, construction, and engineering.

Dr. Deborah Elwell Arfken, University Planning Coordinator and Professor, Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management
Received approval from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars for candidacy on the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The roster lists all approved candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming program requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists. Arfken submitted graduate education and nonprofit management as her areas of speciality. Invited to join the board of directors for Girls, Inc. Chairs the program committee for the series of breakfasts and luncheons offered by the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute.

Bo Baker, Information Commons Librarian, Lupton Library
Co-authored “Summer Engineering Experience for Girls: An Evolving Hands-On Role for the Engineering Librarian” presented at the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY, and published in conference proceedings. Co-authored and co-presented “Science 2.0: A Nationwide Unobtrusive Study of Large University Physics and Biology Departmental Web Sites” presented at the American Library Association annual conference June 24-30, 2010, Washington DC.

Dr. Boris Belinskiy, Professor, Mathematics
Published a) On Controllability of an Elastic Ring (with S.A. Avdonin and S.A. Ivanov), Applied Mathematics and Optimization 60, No. 1, 71-103 (2009);
b) Controllability of a Nonhomogeneous String and Ring under Time Dependent Tension (with S. A. Avdonin and L. Pandolfi), Mathematical Modeling of Natural Phenomena 5, No. 4, 4-31 (2010); c) Analysis and numerical solution of a non-local ODE motivated by flutter (with J. V. Matthews), Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Math. Soc. No.1, v. 31, issue 159, p.109 (2010). Prepared 2 referee reports for different mathematical journals. Prepared several reports for Mathematical Reviews.

Dr. Christopher M. Brockman, UBS Professor in Finance, Associate Professor of Finance, Finance
Published an article entitled Consumer-Driven Health Care: Let the Consumer Decide, in the Review of Business Research with co-author D. Michael Long and Kirk M. Erikson, 2010, 10(3).

Dr. Vic Bumphus and Dr. Helen Eigenberg, Associate Professor and Professor, Criminal Justice
Eigenberg and Vic Bumphus were awarded a UT Institute for Public Service Vice Presidential Citation at the institute’s annual conference in July 2010. The work done by Dr. Beth Dodd and Cheryl Faulkner in the Office of Continuing Education and their support for the SECLA program was also recognized by IPS. More than 240 law enforcement chiefs, sheriffs and command-level officers have graduated from this university-level educational experience as a direct result of the unique educational partnership between UT’s Institute and UTC.

Dr. Lisa Burke, Management, College of Business
A recently accepted journal article of note: Hutchins, H., Burke, Lisa A., Berthelsen, A.M. 2010. “A missing link in the transfer problem? Understanding how trainers learn about training transfer.” Human Resource Management. (July/August 2010) Dr. Diane Halstead published (with co-authors Dr. Valerie A. Taylor and Dr. Paula J. Haynes) “Service Provider Use of Christian Religious Messages in Yellow Pages Advertising,” in Advertising and Society Review in 2009, Volume 10, #4.

D. Lisa Cothran, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychology
The following manuscript was published: Campbell, M. L., Lee, S.A., Cothran, D. L. (2010) “Mysticism matters: Distinguishing between intrinsic religiosity, extrinsic religiosity, and spirituality using higher-order factors of personality and mysticism”. Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv fur Religionspychologie, 32, 195-216. (thesis student first author) The following manuscript was accepted for publication: Cothran, D.L. (in press). “Facial Affect and Race Influence Threat Perception. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality.” The following manuscript was presented: Williams, D., Partridge, C.L., Cothran, D.L., Cheng, J. (March, 2010). “Vicarious Stress and Physical Illness in African American Women”. Paper presented at the 2010 Southeast Psychological Association Convention. Chattanooga, TN. The following manuscript was accepted for presentation: Cothran, D.L. Barlow, K.R. (November, 2010). “Cougars and silver foxes: There are double standards in attitudes toward heterosexual and nonheterosexual age-discrepant couples”. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 National Women’s Studies Association Convention. Denver, CO. Dr. Cothran also was granted (via competitive process) a travel award to the 2010 National Women’s Studies Association Convention.

Dr. Ralph Covino, Assistant Professor, History
Presented his paper “Revisiting Republican Sicily’s Lex Rupilia” for the Classics Research Seminar series at the University of Otago and the University of Auckland, New Zealand. While in Auckland, he delivered a public lecture entitled “When History Failed the Romans” to the University’s Faculty of Arts as well as addressed the Classical Association of New Zealand on the topic of his freshman seminar at UTC entitled “Star Wars and the Roman Empire.”

Dr. Chris Cunningham, UC Foundation Assistant Professor, Psychology (I-O)
Published the following peer-reviewed/edited articles since February 2010: Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010). “You lost me at hello: Aren’t we I-O psychologists still?” Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 3, 262-265. Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010). FY 2009 SOHP Treasurer’s Report. Society for Occupational Health Psychology Newsletter, 8, 10. Panda, M., Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010). “Addressing and preventing stress, fatigue, and burnout in health care providers” [Abstract]. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 58 (2), 460. Panda, M., Cunningham, C. J. L., Rybolt, A., Queen, S. (2010). “Attitudes of residents, patients and caregivers to house calls: Better than sliced bread” [Abstract] Journal of Investigative Medicine, 58 (2), 497. Presented the following referreed presentations since February 2010: Panda, M., Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010, April). “Addressing and preventing stress, fatigue, and burnout in health care providers”. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN. Rybolt, A., Panda, M., Cunningham, C. J. L. Queen, S. (2010, April). “Attitudes of residents, patients, and caregivers to house calls: Better than sliced bread?” Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN. Bhushan, A. Choby, B., Church, A., Cunningham, C. J. L., Gratias, E., Payne, C. (2010, April). “Evaluation of patient handover processes among primary care residents and faculty”. Poster and oral presentation shared at the annual UT College of Medicine Research Week mini-conference, Chattanooga, TN. Rybolt, A., Panda, M., Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010, April). “Attitudes of residents, patients, and caregivers to house calls”. Poster presented at the UT College of Medicine Research Week mini-conference, Chattanooga, TN. Pegues, D. A., Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010, April). Attracting racioethnic minorities: A social cognitive perspective. Poster presented at the 25th annual conference of The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA. Weathington, B. L., Brown, T. G., Elliott, R., Cunningham, C. J. L., O’Leary, B. J. (2010, March). “Understanding Organizational Deviance: The Role of Satisfaction and Stress”. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Chattanooga, TN. Weathington, B., Cunningham, C., Cunningham, C. J. L., O’Leary, B. J. (2010, March). “The relation between loyalty to supervisor and intent to turnover”. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Chattanooga, TN. Weathington, B., Rodebaugh, L., Cunningham, C. J. L., Biderman, M. (2010, March). “An evaluation of alternate realistic job preview formats”. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Chattanooga, TN. Weathington, B., Smith, R., O’Leary, B. J., Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010, March). “An analysis of the relationship between personality and leader emergence”. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Chattanooga, TN.

Dr. Susan Davidson, Associate Porfessor & Gateway Coordinator, School of Nursing
Presented a poster entitled, “RN-BSN Education: Getting RNs Back to Class” at the Emerging Technologies in Nurse Education research conference held in Boston, MA in July 2010. Dr. Rich Metzger was an author of the poster as well but did not attend the conference.

Ken Dryden, Development Specialist, WUTC-FM
Presenter at the Jazz Journalist Association Jazz Awards at City Winery in New York City on June 15, 2010. Ken recently completed liner notes for an upcoming CD by Arlyn Valencia, a singer/guitarist based in Las Vegas. He is also at work writing liner notes for a CD featuring jazz pianist Kurt Ellenburger.

Dr. Lucien Ellington, UC Foundation Professor of Education, School of Education
The publication of the spring 2010 issue of Education About Asia (EAA) the Association for Asian Studies teaching journal, of which Lucien Ellington is the founding editor, marked the beginning of its 15th consecutive year of publication. The spring issue includes an Ellington interview with Pradeep Singh, founder of Aditi Global Technologies who was also recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, and an article on the Indian economy authored by Bento Lobo, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Finance. In April, Ellington presented a paper entitled “World History, Free Markets, and Entrepreneurs” at the annual meeting of the Association for Private Enterprise Education in Las Vegas. Ellington’s commentary, “Educationist Reactionaries” was published in the Spring 2010 issue of Modern Age. In June, Ellington was co-leader, along with University of Georgia Professor Tom Ganschow, of a joint UTC-University of Georgia National Consortium for Teaching Asia study tour of China for 27 teachers from five states.

Dr. Tammy Garland, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Richards, T.N., Garland, T.S., Bumphus, V., Thompson, R., (2010). “Personal and Political?: Exploring the Feminization of the American Homeless Population”. Journal of Poverty, 14(1), 1-19. Encyclopedia Entries: Garland, T. (2010). “Simple and Aggravated Assault”. In B. Fisher and S. Lab (eds.). Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention. Sage Publications. Garland, T. (2010). “Guns and Victimization”. In B. Fisher and S. Lab (eds.). Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention. Sage Publications. Served on the Planning Committee for Project Homeless Connect. Was invited to review manuscripts for The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Criminal Justice Studies, and Asia Pacific Journal of Police Criminal Justice.

Dr. Cherry Guinn, Associate Professor, Nursing
2010 Proposal submitted for competition to U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal Child Nursing Division; Knowledge to Practice for Continuing education for Rural Public Health Nurses 2010-2013 funded for three years at $90,000 (Year 2010-2011 $30,000) “Factors Affecting Low Birth Weight Births in Hamilton County” (2) presentations at the UTC School of Nursing Research Symposium April 2010. “Low Birth Weight: a Health Disparitiy in Hamilton County, Tennessee” presentation at the regional conference Knowledge to Practice: Current Health Threats: Addressing the Dangers Facing Our Families and Communities March 2010. Wakim, J., Smith S., Guinn, C. “The Efficacy of Music Therapy”. The Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 25 (4), 226-232, August 2010.

Dr. Martina Harris, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Presented peer reviewed paper: “DREAMWORK-Increasing Nursing Education Opportunities for Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds” at the FACES of a Healthy Future II: National Conference to End Health Disparities, Winston Salem, NC, November 2009. Poster Presentation: “A Community Navigator Program to Improve Screening and Management of Chronic Diseases”. CRCHD Professional Development Workshop, Rockville, MD, August 5-6, 2009. Poster Presentation: “Excellence in Nursing Practice Partnership”, SREB Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, October 2009, Atlanta, Georgia. Served as Co-PI for research study focusing on Jamaican Health Practices. Received the 2010 Center for Community Career Education Volunteer Service Award. Received CHEPS Outstanding Community Service Award. DREAMWork Program recognized by Carnegie President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Received Mary B. Jackson, Nursing Professorship (3 Year) Award.

Dr. Linda Hill, CRNA, DNSc, Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Hill, L., Zwitter, M., “Quantitative Indicators of   Judgment and Decision Making of Nurse Anesthesia Students Using the Hartman Value Profile”. AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Presentation at  the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 8-10, 2010. Monterde, S, Good, K. Cook, A., Gourlay, A., Hill, L., Metzger, R., Lindgren, K., “A Descriptive Evaluation of   the Application Process to a Nurse Anesthesia Program”. AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 8-10, 2010. Monterde, S, Good, K., Cook, A., Gourlay, A., Hill, L., Metzger, R., Lindgren, K., “Recruitment Methods to Increase Qualified Applicant Pool for a Rural Clinical Affiliation”. AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 8-10, 2010. Kossick, M., Kay, N., Carter, M., Pruett, J., Hill, L., “Evaluation of a new modified chest lead in diagnosing wide-complex beats of unknown origin”. AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 8-10, 2010.

Dr. Felicia McGhee-Hilt, Assistant Professor, Communication
Presented a paper entitled, “The Cultural Consternation of Brand O(prah): Oprah and Gayle’s Big Adventure,” at the annual Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference in Denver, Colorado, August 2010. Invited to present a paper entitled, “Hello? Hello? Is anyone there? An examination of a 911 call center’s problems and the media coverage that followed,” at the annual National Communication Association conference in San Francisco, November 2010. Elected as the Midwinter Coordinator for the Minorities in Communication Division of the Association for Education in Journalism Mass Communication. McGhee-Hilt will assist in coordinating the conference which will take place in Normal, Oklahoma, and serve in the position for one year, 2010-2011.
Invited to serve as the moderator of a roundtable discussion of news coverage for the local chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, October 2010.

Jayne Holder, Director of Alumni Affairs
Named 2010 Chattanooga Woman of Distinction. Serving third term as President of the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House Board of Directors.

Dr. Debbie Ingram, UC Foundation Professor, Physical Therapy
Represented Tennessee as a delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates meeting in Boston, MA, June 2010. Represented the American Physical Therapy Association Education Section as the Liaison to the Federal Government Affairs Forum in Washington, DC in May. Co-presented research poster at the APTA Annual Conference in Boston, MA, June 2010. Two recent UTC PT graduates were the other co-authors and presenters. Co-authored manuscript with Dr. Nancy Fell (UTC PT faculty) that was accepted for publication in the Education Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. David  Levine, Professor, Physical Therapy
Presented a paper entitled “A comparison of human and canine kinematics during level walking, stair ascent, and stair descent,” and also served as the Scientific Chairperson for the 6th International Symposium on Veterinary Physical Therapy, Auburn University, August 2010.

Dr. Bento Lobo, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Finance, Finance
Earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. The CFA designation is an international professional certification offered by CFA Institute (formerly AIMR). To become a CFA charterholder candidates must pass each of three six-hour exams, possess a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent, as assessed by CFA institute) and have 48 months of qualified, professional work experience. CFA charterholders are also obligated to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards governing their professional conduct.

Dr. Mark Mendenhall, Management, College of Business
Delivered the keynote speech on Global Leadership Assessment at Nike’s Corporate Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, selected by the chair of the International Organizations Network Conference that jointly held a conference with Nike on Global Leadership Development. Around 100 were in attendance, 40% were scholars who work in the area of global management, and 60% were Nike managers from various divisions of Nike. Nike is focusing on strategically developing global leaders to enhance their business performance; Mendenhall was asked to share with them what we know about assessing/measuring global leadership competencies from the academic research literature.

Dr. Seong min Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Presented the poster entitled “Predicting the Future Victimization: A Bayesian approach” at American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA. Chaired the panel session entitled “Advances in Crime Prevention Research Methods,” at American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Valerie Radu, Department Head/BSW Program Coordinator, Social Work
Presented a 3 hr workshop entitled “Race, Place, and Faith on the Aging Journey” at the West Virginia Summer Institute on Aging in Morganton, WV, June 2010. Elected as Planning Committee Chair for the SE Tennessee Aging Conference to be held in April, 2011.

Dr. Irven M. Resnick, Professor and Chair of Excellence, Philosophy and Religion
Resnick presented an invited lecture, “Medieval Jewish and Christian Polemics on Circumcision to the Oxford Chabad Society” (Oxford, England), on July 11, 2010. In addition, Resnick directed a five-week National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for college and university faculty, “Representations of the ‘Other’: Jews in Medieval Christendom,” at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (6 July-11 August, 2010). Resnick was also re-elected to a third three-year term as a Senior Associate of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Resnick also published the entry, “Albertus Magnus”, in the Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Robert Bjork (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 1: 29-30. Resnick also received a $10,000 digital enhancement grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Sydney Roberts, Costume Specialist, THSP
Roberts is designing costumes for the world premiere of Night Blooms by Margaret Baldwin at the Horizon Theatre in Atlanta. The new play is about the civil rights march that started in Selma, Alabama in 1965. Roberts is working with Karen Robinson, Kennesaw State University, on the project. Roberts continues an association with Georgia Shakespeare, designing another world premiere: The Odyssey: The Journey Home with Richard Garner, Artistic Director. Roberts has also been invited to speak to theatre students about costume design at Emory University in October 2010.

Dr. Valerie C. Rutledge, Director, School of Education
Worked with Dr. Kay Cowan as they presented a week long THEC summer workshop, “Literacy Across the Content Areas.” Thirty-six educators from Grundy, Bledsoe, Richard City, Sequatchie, and Hamilton County school systems spent a week collaborating with colleagues and learning strategies for implementing literacy in all subjects. In July, she also presented a session at the 1st Annual Scenic City Literacy Conference entitled “What About Vocabulary?”

Dr. David B. Sachsman, West Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs, Communication
Environment Reporters in the 21st Century by David B. Sachsman, James Simon, and JoAnn Myer Valenti was published by Transaction Publishers at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Dr. Sarah Jo Sandefur, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Literacy Education, School of Education
Sandefur, S. J., Warren, A. R., Gamble, A., Holcombe, J., Hicks, H. K. (2010). “Coaching: It’s not just for Little League any more”. In S. B. Neuman M. Kamil (Eds.), “Professional development for early childhood educators: Principles and strategies for improving practice”. Baltimore, MD: Brookes. Warren, A. R., Holcombe, J., Sandefur, S. J., Gamble, A., Hicks, H. K. (2010). “Measuring early childhood educators; instructional practices and interactions.” In S. B. Neuman M. Kamil (Eds.), “Professional development for early childhood educators: Principles and strategies for improving practice”. Baltimore, MD: Brookes. Sandefur, S. J., Warren, A. R., Gamble, A. (2010, June). “Effective professional development for early childhood teachers in the social-emotional development of young children: Design, implementation, and results,” a conference presentation to the National Association for the Education of Young Children Professional Development Institute 2010 Annual Conference, June 6-9, Phoenix, Arizona, Rubin, R., Sutterby, J. A., Warren, A. R., Sandefur, S. J., Gamble, A., Holcombe, J. (2009, November). “Professional development and mentoring for early childhood educators serving at-risk children: Successful practices from research studies in three different states,” a conference presentation to the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2009 Annual Conference, November 18-21, Washington, DC. Invited attendance at the US Department of Education/Health & Human Services 2010 Reading Institute, July 19-21, 2010, Anaheim, California.

Caitlin Shanley, Instructional Design and Technology Librarian, Lupton Library
Shanley was appointed to the Research Committee of the Women’s Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). She also attended the ACRL Institute for Information Literacy 2010 Immersion program in Burlington, VT. Her entries on Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, and Jack Kerouac appear in the Student’s Encyclopedia of Great American Writers, Vol. 4: 1945-1970, edited by Blake Hobby (volume editor) and Patricia Gantt (series editor).

Dr. Charlene Simmons, UC Foundation Assistant Professor, Communication
Selected as a finalist for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) Great Ideas for Teachers (GIFT) annual award. Her teaching tip “Tweeting to Learn: How to Encourage Daily Learning Through Social Networks” was presented at AEJMC’s annual conference in August 2010.

Dr. Valerie Taylor, Marketing, College of Business
Taylor will be on a research sabbatical fall 2010. While on sabbatical she will develop research exploring how consumer decision making is influenced by marketers including religious symbols in marketing material. The research will investigate whether a religious symbol in marketing material inflates consumer expectations and its effects on subsequent consumer satisfaction judgments.

Dr. Michael D. Thompson, Assistant Professor, History
Received the 2010 J. Carlyle Sitterson Visiting Scholar Grant from the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to research the antebellum American South.

Dr. Judith H. Wakim, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing
Smith, J. Wakim, J. Hill, L., “Evaluation of esophageal/precordial stethoscope earpeice use by anesthesia providers”. AANA Journal, 77 (3) June 2009, 191-192. Lambert, K.G., Wakim, J., Lambert, N. “Reduction of PONV in patients undergoing laparoscopic gynecological surgery who receive preoperative fluid boluses”. AANA Journal 77 (2), April 2009, 111-114. Nunley, C., Wakim, J., Guinn, C. “The effects of stimulation of acupressure point P 6 on postoperative nausea and vomiting: A review of literature”. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing 23, (4), August, 2008, 247-261. Kiser, M. , Wakim, J., Hill, L. “The accuracy of fingerbreadth measurement for thyromental distance estimates”. AANA Journal, accepted fpr publication December 2009 Wakim, J., Smith, S.,Guinn, C. “The efficacy of music therapy”. Journal of Perianesthia Nursing 25, (4). August 2010, 226-232.

Dr. Randy Walker, UC Foundation Professor, Physical Therapy
Walker recently was recognized as a Certified Mulligan Practitoner and as a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. Both certifications required successful completion of written and practical examinations.

Dr. Sandy Watson, UTeaChattanooga Co-Director, Associate Professor of Science Education, UTeaChattanooga
Published articles: Watson, S. (2010, March). “Biology and physics via the Internet: A study of Hiroshima and Nagasaki”. Conference paper published by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, USA; Watson, S., Miller, T., Patty, T. (2010). Peer collaboration in an early field experience: “A replicable procedure for pre-service teacher trainers”. Education. (in press) Published book chapters: Watson, S. (2010). “Telementoring in teacher education in Telementoring in the K-12 Classroom: Online Communication Technologies for Learning”, Deborah A. Scigliano, Ed., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. (in press) Presentations: 2010: Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference (San Diego, CA). “Physics via the Internet: Hiroshima and Nagasaki”. 2010: Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (Cedarville, OH). “Teachers perspectives of effective teaching”. Funded Grants: UTeaChattanooga (THEC, UT, and TN DOE) ($1.84 million): 2010. Reviewer Services: 2010: National Science Foundation: Robert Noyce Scholarship reviewer. Arlington, VA.

Dr. Gary Wilkerson, Professor, Health & Human Performance
Invited to serve on Secondary School Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network Advisory Board, A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ. Invited to serve on NCAA Injury Surveillance System Data Use Review Committee, Datalys Center, Indianapolis, IN. Invited to present research findings (Identification of core and lower extremity sprain and strain risk factors among NCAA Division I-FCS football players) at the National Athletic Trainers Association Educators Conference, Washington, DC, February 2011. Presented a lecture on the topic “Clinical Prediction Rules” at the July 2010 Baptist Sports Medicine and Saint Thomas Health Services Sports Medicine Conference in Nashville, TN. Served as lead author for a 2-part report published in the July 2010 issue of Athletic Therapy Today: 1) Rotary ankle instability: overview of pathomechanics and prognosis, and 2) Analysis of rotary ankle instability and taping restraint in a cadaver specimen. Served as co-author with Greg Heath and Burch Oglesby for a report published in the September 2010 issue of ACSM Health; Fitness Journal: Physical activity promotion in a university community. Inducted as a member of the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame in Panama City, FL, March 2010.

Anne Wilkins, Lecturer, Accounting
Attended the European Doctoral Academy Association of Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) in Sorrez, France from July 21-27, 2010. Presented a paper titled Accounting Judgments Under IFRS by U.S. Versus European Accountants.

Wayne K. Williams, Laboratory Manager/Teaching Associate, Geology
Led a group from the Chattanooga Geology Club on an eight day study of the Black Hills of South Dakota. The group also included several UTC faculty members. Along with visiting such sites as Devil’s Tower, the Badlands, Mt. Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, Bear Butte, the Homestake Gold Mine, etc. an overall history (geologic and American) was presented to the participants. The trip ended on a high note with a visit to The Tip Top Mine for a full day of collecting rare rocks and minerals.

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