Graduate Research Creative Projects Funding

2016 / 2017

Overexpression of klf-2 in the intestine of Caenorhabditis elegans (2016)
Macy Decker Biotechnology

2015 / 2016

Determining Dietary Habits of Guatemalan Mothers Enrolled in the Child Health and Nutrition Program of San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala (2015)
Emma Shank Nutrition & Dietetics

Examining the expression of klf-2 gene in Caenorhabditis elegans (2015)
Jordan Sheagley Science

The Life of a Nurse: An Instrumental Case Study on Lateral Violence in Nursing (2015)
Theresa Tulaney Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Investigational Aspects of Using Cinnamon in People with High Blood Glucose (2015)
Amani Alsagheer Nutrition and Dietetics

Evaluating the Relationship Between Education, Cultural Competency, and LGBTQQI Acceptance (2015)
Cassandra Blum Social Work

Predictors of Performance on Fourth Grade State Science Assessments in Eastern Pennsylvania: Guided Inquiry-Based Science Instruction and Direct Textbook-Based Science Instruction (2015)
David E. Wright Human Development

2014 / 2015

Barriers to Academic Success for Refugee Students (2014)
Kimberly Witt Social Work and Administrative Studies

Teachers' Perception on Bullying (2014)
Evan Baier Social Work and Administrative Studies

Detecting Simulated Malingering on Baseline Testing Using the ImPACT, TOMM, and Emotional Stroop Paradigm (2014)
Jessica Dougan Psychology

The Study of Aggressive Behavior Among Children with Autism (2014)
Caroline Archer Social Work and Administrative Studies

Clergy Involvement in Psychosocial/Emotional Issues of Their Parishioners (2014)
Mandy Mastros Social Work and Administrative Studies
Kimberly Stone Social Work and Administrative Studies

Evaluating Nonattachment and Decentering as Possible Mediators of the Link Between Mindfulness and Mental Health: A summary (2014)
Yash Bhambhani Psychology

Examining the Expression Profile of Fat Genes in Mutant Klf-2 Caenorhabditis Elgans (2014)
Samantha Rosencranz Science

The Relationships Between Perceptions of Feedback Utility, Procedural Justice and Relationship Quality Among Teachers and Supervisors in the Teacher Evaluation Process (2014)
Lisa Schumacher Doctoral Program in Human Development

Is burnout an occupational hazard? An exploratory study of volunteer resource managers (2014)
Melissa Heinlein Ph.D. Program in Human Development

School Personnel Attitudes Towards Students Mental Illness (2014)
Stephanie Schramm Social Work and Administrative Studies

The Mediating Role of Substance Use in the Relationship Between Childhood Maltreatment and Criminality (2014)
Giovanna Steinhaus Psychology

2013 / 2014

Attidutes of Employees Working with the Developmentally Disabled (2013)
Caitlin Gable Social Work and Administrative Studies

The Effects of Wellspring Camps on Nutrition Knowledge and Total Body Fat (2013)
Jennifer Violi Nutrition and Dietetics

Challenges Experienced by Fathers of Autistic Children (2013)
Kyle Galer Social Work and Administrative Studies

Exploring the Zine Medium Through Letterpress (2013)
Jessica Meoni Art

Teachers' Perceptions of Bullying Identification and Intervention (2013)
Mary Calhoun Social Work and Administrative Studies

Protein Interactions in Yeast: Rad24. Mps3, Htz1 and How They Function in Sister Chromatid Cohesion Yeast (2013)
Katrina Kincel Science Department

Career Awareness among GED & ESL Students at ABLE (2013)
Tiffany Murphy Social Work and Administrative Studies

Season Influenza Vaccine Uptake, Predictors of Vaccination, and Self-Reported Barriers to Vaccination Among Undergraduate College Students in Northeast Pennsylvania (2013)
Matthew Caputo Ph.D. Program in Human Development: Health Promotion

The Preferred Presentation of Fruits and Vegetables in Children and the Underlying Reasons Behind the Selection (2013)
Nicole Dobson Nutrition and Dietetics

Family Group Decision Making: Who is Utilizing this Process and For What Purpose? (2013)
Jill Snyder Social Work and Administrative Studies

Freedom from Expectations: Exploring Help-Seeking and Openness to Art Therapy in Male Military Personnel (2013)
Jaqueline Reynolds Art Therapy

Predictors of Bullying on College Campus (2013)
Elizabeth McGill Ph.D. Human Development: Higher Education Administration

Emotional Support Program’s Impact on School Success of Students with Emotional Disturbances (2013)
Sarah Hasselback Social Work and Administrative Studies

Dietary Acculturation within the Bhutanese Refugee Community of Scranton, PA (2013)
Cassandra Fox Nutrition and Dietetics

Motivation in Substance Abuse Treatment: A Comparison Between Voluntary and Involuntary Clients (2013)
Laura Fleming Social Work and Administrative Studies

The Effects of Uncoupled PowerCranks Cross-Training on Running Performance (2013)
Nicholas Fiolo Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science

Cultural competency as perceived by faculty and international students at Marywood University (2013)
Wendy Quinton Social Work and Administrative Studies

Crossing of Two Mutant Strains of C. Elegans, Klf-2 and Klf-3 to Form a Double Mutant (2013)
Megan Schilling Science

Dietary Assessment of Individuals with Celiac Disease on a Gluten-Free Diet (2013)
Lauren Razawich Nutrition and Dietetics

The Effects of Social Support on Elderly Depression (2013)
Annalisa Bova Social Work and Administrative Studies
Tara Wild Social Work and Administrative Studies

Students' attitudes towards research: A comparison among programs of study (2013)
Breanna Johnsontonbaug Social Work and Administrative Studies
Megan Weber Social Work and Administrative Studies

The Reflexive Self-identity and Attitudes Towards the Self and Others (2013)
Melissa Fuchs Social Work and Administrative Studies

2012 / 2013

The Relationship Between stressors, Medical Conditions, Level of Mental Health Coverage, and Rehospitalization Rate (2012)
Chris Marouchoc Social Work and Administrative Studies

Nutrition Education for Female High School Athletes (2012)
Allyssa Kline Nutition and Dietetics

Student Bias and Knowledge of Counseling: Their Impact on Help-seeking Behavior Towards Undergraduate Counseling Services (2012)
Ashley Forestel Social Work and Administrative Studies

Intergenerational Child Welfare Involvement: Reentry into the Child Welfare System as an Adult Parent (2012)
Andrea Marcoll Social Work and Administrative Studies

Elements Regulating Expression of the Caenorhabditis Elegans Transcription Factor klf-2 (2012)
Matthew McDonnell Administrative Studies

Exploring the Relationship between Opioid Use and Subsequent Heroin Addiction among Adults in a Treatment Setting (2012)
Nicole Gibbs Social Work and Administrative Studies

Quantitative Study of Physical Activity Rates for Individuals with Disabilities (2012)
Jamie Valis Human Development

The Effect of Clycemic Indes on Exercise Performance (2012)
Katie Swift Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science

The Relationship between Exposure to Domestic Violence during Childhood and Adult Revictimization (2012)
Haley Boyko Social Work and Administrative Studies

Choice-Making Opportunities and Satisfaction of Clients with Development Disabilities (2012)
Sharon Dirig Social Work and Administrative Studies

Effects of Controlled-Breath Swimming on Cardiopulmonary Fitness (2012)
Kaleen Lavin Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science

Challenging Traditional Maximal Exercise Testing in Trained Cyclists (2012)
Allison Straub Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science

Rural Catholic Parishioners’ Perceptions of the Role of Social Services (2012)
Mary Hoben Social Work and Administrative Studies

Child Welfare Workers’ Satisfaction with Supervision (2012)
Danyla Frazier Social Work and Administrative Studies

Acceptance of Textured Vegtable Protein as a Meat Analogue Among College Students (2012)
James Keller Nutrition and Dietetics

Rural Catholic Parishioners’ Perceptions of the Poor (2012)
Fr. Kenneth A. Medve Social Work and Administrative Studies

Graduate Student's Attitudes Toward Research (2012)
Breanne Finagan Social Work and Administrative Studies

Nutrition Knowledge on Food Selections in College Students (2012)
Courtney Grzech Nutrition and Dietetics

An exploration of the impact of barriers to nurse practitioners working in primary care: A descriptive study (2012)
William Miller Human Development

The Relationship Between Intuitive Eating and Postpartum Weight Loss (2012)
Katie Aunchman Nutrition and Dietetics

PTSD and Treatment Among Veterans (2012)
Maureen Logan Social Work and Administrative Studies

Adult Perceptions and Attitudes on Eating Disorders (2012)
Lauren Tomaszweski Social Work and Administrative Studies

2011 / 2012

Healthier, Hunger Free Kids Act 2010 (2011)
Megan Dodge, Nursing Administration

The Effects of Disordered Eating on Enrollment into a Dietetic Program (2011)
Linda Valvano Nutrition & Dietetics

A Study of the Impact that Facebook Newsfeeds Has on an Individual’s Nutrition Knowledge, Food Intake, and Anthropometric Measurements (2011)
Alissa Murphy Nutrition and Dietetics

The Impact of Clay Manipulation on Anger Experience, Expression, and Control in a Non-Clinical Community Sample (2011)
Rachel Baratz, Art Therapy

The Professional and Psychosocial Process of Becoming a Mentor: A Study of African Women Religious (2011)
Gina Zaffino, Instructional Leadership

Middle School Student's Perceptions of Bullying (2011)
Lynette V. Reed Social Work

Determining the Extent to which-Benevolent and Hostile Sexist Attitudes are Prevalent Among MSW Students (2011)
Karen Rampulla, Social Work

Effectiveness of a Health at Every Size Program in a Senior Center population (2011)
Lisa Macdonald Nutrition and Dietetics

The Development of a Comprehensive Integrated Arts Curriculum and Assessment for Preschool Teachers (2011)
Christina Hill, Early Childhood Intervention

Elements Regulating Expression of the Caenorhabditiselegan Transcription Factor klf-3 (2011)
Jordan Krawitz, Biotechnology

Childhood Risk Factors Associated with Eating Disorders in Adult Females (2011)
Arielle L. Bair Social Work

Subjective and Psychological Well-Being as Predictors of Dispositional Gratitude (2011)
Megan Tucker, Clinical Psychology

The Effects of Ginger Supplementation on Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage (2011)
Melissa Matsumura Education and Human Development

Worksite wellness program outcomes in terms of weight loss and physical activity level as a result of weekly weight screenings and overall participation in the Team Challenge at Marywood University (2011)
Jessica Buschmann Sports Nutrition and Exercise

Physical and Emotional Impacts of the Caregiving Experience (2011)
Pamela Cosper Social Work

The Effects of Aerobic Interval Training on Lung Function (2011)
Joseph Flaherty, Human Development

Physical and Emotional Impacts of the Caregiving Experience (2011)
Cindy Moyer Social Work

2010 / 2011

The SLDI Project (2010)
Sr. Jane Wakahiu Higher Education Administration

Developing SNP Tests for Analyzing Patient DNA (2010)
Remington Stafford Biotechnology

Assessing the Effectiveness of Utilizing Specific Coping Skills in an Attempt to Decrease the Risk for Burnout Among Human Service Professions (2010)
Erika Plourde Social Work

Instilling the Foundational Behaviors of Professional Practice in Undergraduate Athletic Training Education Programs [CAATE]: A Grounded Theory Study (2010)
Chris O’Brien Higher Education Administration

Burnout among Human Service Personnel in the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Field of Work (2010)
Deborah Ann Meyers Social Work

Exploring the Level of Job Satisfaction Among Recent Graduates of Marywood’s MSW Program and their Perception of How the Program had Prepared Them for the Job (2010)
Sherry Hartmann Social Work

Beliefs, Attitudes, and Assumptions of Professionals and Parent Regarding Students with Autism and Inclusion (2010)
Gloria Gigliotti Special Education

The Nuclear Envelope Protein Mps3 Physically Interacts the Polo-like kinase Cdc5 in Budding Yeast (2010)
Karl Franke Biotechnology

The Effects of Aerobic Interval Training on Lung Function (2010)
Joseph M. Flaherty Human Development, Healthy Promotion

Aspects of Burnout among Licensed Masters Level Social Workers (2010)
Sheena Fenescey Social Work

Choral Conducting and Vocal Technique Study (2010)
Carl Ellinwood, Music Education Music Education

Master's Level Social Work Student's Opinions Regarding Providing Social Services to Persons who are Undocumented: Demographic, Educational Level and Family Immigration History Correlates (2010)
Rachel M. Crouse, Social Work Social Work

A Case Study of a Gulen Inspired School (GIS) in the United States (2010)
Erkan Acar Instructional Leadership

2009 / 2010

The Impact and Effectiveness of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) Training Program on the Sisters and Their Ministries in Africa (2009)
Wakahiu, Sr. Jane Muthoni Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Prediction Power of Emotion Seeking (2009)
Thiemann, Jennifer Reap College of Education and Human Development

Social Workers' View of Personal Touch (2009)
Schafer, Abby College of Health and Human Services

The Relationship Between Personal Belief About God in Collaboration with Religious Leaders in Social Work Practice (2009)
Olzinski, Carol College of Health and Human Services

Predictors of Funded Scholarly Activity at Nonresearch-Intensive Colleges and Universities (2009)
Montoro-Edwards, Maria Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Effects of Mediation of Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients (2009)
McNair, Tonya Renae College of Health and Human Services

The Effects of Probiotics on Radiation Induced Diarrhea (2009)
Dedhia, Sejal College of Health and Human Services

Art Therapy Interventions (2009)
Cavanaugh, Jennifer College of Creative and Performing Arts

2008 / 2009

Exploring the Impact of Inpatient Treatment for Chemical Dependency upon Internalized Shame (2008)
Zmuda, Nicole College of Health and Human Services

A Research Overview of Marywood University MSW Students: Voting Practices and Political Views (2008)
Wasel, Matthew College of Health and Human Services

The Impact and Effectiveness fo the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) Training Program on the Sisters and Their Ministries in Africa (2008)
Wakahiu, Sr. Jane Reap College of Education and Human Development

A Standardized Method for Normalizing Exhaled Breath Condensate Sample (2008)
Slee, Josh College of Health and Human Services

Inhibition of Return (IOR) Using the Flanker Paradigm (2008)
Owens, Beth Reap College of Education and Human Development

Women in Undergraduate Engineering: Perceptions of Parental Influence on Academic Choice (2008)
Beishline, Lou Jean Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Contentment - Ripe, Ready and Refreshed, the Age of Nuance - Life Between 60 and 80 Project (2008)
Bartholomew-Palmer, Susan College of Health and Human Services

2007 / 2008

Exploring the Impact of Inpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment upon Internalized Shame (2007)
Zmuda, Nicole College of Health and Human Services

The Influence of Adults, Clinicians, and Environments upon Community Psychiatric Hospitalizations (2007)
Wydeen, Christine College of Health and Human Services

The Decreased Lung Function and Altered Nitrate Formation After High Auto/Truck Emission Inhalation During Exercise (2007)
Slee, Josh College of Health and Human Services

Chronic Inhalation of Internal Combustion-Derived Ultra Fine Particulate Matter (PM) is Associated with Airway Inflammation and Decreased Resting Lung Function (2007)
Hollenbach, Amanda College of Health and Human Services

2006 / 2007

An Examination of the Effectiveness of Arts Integration in Education, Creativity, and Self-Perception (2006)
Yorke-Viney, Sally Reap College of Education and Human Development

To Identify if a Relationship Exists Among Suicide Ideation, Anger, and Sibling Relationships (2006)
Stewart, Victoria Reap College of Education and Human Development

Students of Color at a Predominately White University: A Phemenological Study (2006)
Morrison, Gina Zanolini Reap College of Education and Human Development

Epidemiology and Prevention of Fall Injuries Among the Elderly (2006)
Hosseini, Hengameh Reap College of Education and Human Development

To Further the Literature Regarding Narcissism, Social Rejection, and Anger (2006)
Byrne, James Reap College of Education and Human Development

Identifying the Importance of Entry Level Skills of NSW's to Social Service Agency (2006)
Kalbfleisch, Julie College of Health and Human Services

Ambient Particulate Matter and Urban Soccer Fields: A Putative Cause of Airway Damage? (2006)
Hollenbach, Amanda College of Health and Human Services

Art Therapy and Its Effect on Cancer Patients (2006)
Gardner, Melanie College of Health and Human Services

2005 / 2006

Peer Relationships, Self-Esteem & Family Involvement (2005)
Towner, Jessica College of Health and Human Services

Effects of Aquatic Therapy on Osteoporosis (2005)
Crater, Jamie | Villegas, Valerie | Walsh, Bridget | Scholl, Tammy College of Health and Human Services

The Examination of Critical Thinking Among Registered Nurses (2005)
Calachino-Kato, Cheryl College of Health and Human Services

Impact of Physician Assistant Student Visitation on the Level of Depression of Elderly Nursing Home Residents (2005)
Blanchard, Brooke | Contro, Kristin | Krott, Rebecca | McGordon, Shaina | Mead, Mike | Weinreich, Ashley College of Health and Human Services

Attitudes and Experiences of Adolescent Dating Violence (2005)
Arendash, Tina | Hill, Dianne | Miller, Carrie College of Health and Human Services

A Comparison of Attitudes Among School Health Educators and Parents Regarding the Goals of Sexuality Education Program Grades 6-12 (Doctoral Dissertation) (2005)
Razzano, Kimberly Reap College of Education and Human Development

Nonresponse Bias in Student Assessment Surveys: A Comparison of Respondents and Non-Respondents of the National Survey of Student Engagement at an Independent Comprehensive Catholic University (Doctoral Dissertation) (2005)
McInnis, Elizabeth Reap College of Education and Human Development

Catholic Elementary School Principals in Pennsylvania: Why They Lead and Choose to Stay (Doctoral Dissertation) (2005)
Licata, Ann Marie Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Complex Health Care Quality-Cost Challenge in the United States (Doctoral Travel for Paper Presentation) (2005)
Hosseini, Hengameh Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Relation Between Institutional Mission and Student Engagement and Learning Environment (Doctoral Dissertation) (2005)
Boylan-Fick, Ellen Reap College of Education and Human Development

Attitudes of Graduate Level Scholars Toward Community-Based Adult Individuals with Mental Retardation and Co-Occurring Mental Health Issues: Exposure to Daily Living (2005)
Bartholomew-Palmer, Susan Reap College of Education and Human Development

2004 / 2005

Marywood University's America Reads: Evaluation and Change (Thesis) (2004)
Thomas, Jamie M. Reap College of Education and Human Development

Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm During Room Temperature and Cold Temperature Exercise and Eucapnic Voluntary Hyperventilation Challenges (Dissertation) (2004)
Evans, Tina Marie Reap College of Education and Human Development

The Effects of Single-Sex Schooling on Perceived Competence of Males and Females (Thesis) (2004)
Dever, Bridget V. Reap College of Education and Human Development

University Students' Attitudes and Knowledge about Homosexuality (Class Project) (2004)
Price, Theresa College of Health and Human Services

Factors Influencing College Women's Decisions About Sexual Behavior and Contraception in a Catholic Environment (Class Project) (2004)
Murphy, Heather L. College of Health and Human Services

Demographic Characteristics of Involved Versus Uninvolved Parents of Children in Elementary School Special Education Programs: Perceived Barriers and Incentives to Involvement (Class Project) (2004)
Mastrone, Danielle College of Health and Human Services

The Lived Experience of the Older Nurse: Perceptions on Nurse Retention (Thesis) (2004)
Honeywell, Norman College of Health and Human Services

Developmental Assets: What Are Congregations Doing? (Class Project) (2004)
Carr, Kimberly College of Health and Human Services

The Subjective, Objective and Quantitative Analysis of Tomato Soup Prepared Using Cook-Chill Versus Conventional Methods (Thesis) (2004)
Bourger, Brenda R. College of Health and Human Services

Working Together: The Meaning of Working with Filipina Nurses as Perceived by United States Registered Nurses (Thesis) (2004)
Borer, Donnamarie College of Health and Human Services

Effects of Cysteine Donor Supplementation of Airway Hyperresponsiveness and Inflammation (Thesis) (2004)
Baumann, Jennifer Marie College of Health and Human Services