A.T. Still University (ATSU) announced winning proposals from its recent Scholarly Innovation Internal Grant Proposal competition.
The announcement was made by Gaylah Sublette, MBA, ATSU vice president of research and sponsored programs. Awards totaled more than $29,000.
Winning proposals and grant amounts in Health Professions Education for the Future: Teaching and Learning in the Age of COVID-19, are:
– “Development of an Academic Electronic Medical Record to Cultivate Students’ Patient Care Documentation Practices and Use of Health Information Technology,” $4,925, by Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, associate professor, ATSU-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS); Kenneth Lam, ScD, ATC, associate professor, ATSU-ASHS; and Barton Anderson, DHSc, AT, ATC, associate professor, ATSU-ASHS.
– “Virtual Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Rotation,” $5,000, by Bonnie Wong, DO, assistant professor, ATSU-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA), and Tala Dajani, MD, MPH, assistant professor, ATSU-SOMA.
– “Development of a Dental Interactive Case-based Learning Model for D2 Students,” $1,444.72, by Hanan Omar, BDS, MSC, PhD, associate professor, ATSU-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (MOSDOH); Ammar Musawi, BDS, MDS, assistant professor, ATSU-MOSDOH; Graziela Batista, DDS, PhD, assistant professor, ATSU-MOSDOH; and Lisa Archer, BSN, RN, director of simulation & performance assessment, ATSU-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM).
– “Enhancing Student Knowledge Retrieval Through a University-Wide Customizable Platform That Leverages Self-Directed and Longitudinal Competency Assessments,” $3,147.99, by John Olson, PhD, professor, ATSU-SOMA; Mark Coty, PhD, assistant dean, ATSU-SOMA; Earla White, PhD, MEd, associate professor, ATSU-SOMA; and Deborah Heath, DO, professor, ATSU-SOMA.
– “Epidemiology and Interactive Outbreak Simulation Curriculum Pilot,” $5,000, by Mary‑Katherine McNatt, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, CPH, COI, associate professor, ATSU-College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS); M. Lindsay Wright, DMD, MPH, assistant professor, ATSU-CGHS; and Susan Thomas, MSEd, instructional design, ATSU-CGHS.
– “Comparison of End of Rotation Exam Performance for Clinical Year Physician Assistant Students Enrolled in Traditional Versus Hybrid Model Learning Curriculum Due to COVID-19 Pandemic,” $5,000, by Amy Wing, MMS, PA-C, assistant professor, ATSU-ASHS; Kimberly DeVore, MS, PA-C, assistant professor, ATSU-ASHS; Ami Mikhail, MS, PA-C, assistant professor, ATSU-ASHS; and Tess Coon, MS, PA-C, assistant professor, ATSU-ASHS.
Winning proposals and grant amounts in Development of Standardized Patient Cases/Scenarios Focused on Cultural Proficiency, are:
– “Culturally Proficient Standardized Patients Cases,” $2,500, by Lorree Ratto, PhD, FT, associate professor, ATSU-SOMA; Carolina Quezada, MD, RDME, assistant professor, ATSU-SOMA; Grace Stewart, MD, assistant professor, ATSU-SOMA; Lisa McNeil, manager, standardized patient simulation center, ATSU-SOMA; and Norma Villanueva, MD, MPH, RDME, associate professor, ATSU-SOMA.
– “Assessment of LGBTQ Knowledge and Attitudes Among Health Care Student Clinicians: A Pilot Study,” $2,315, by Monica Nenad, DHEd, CHES, assistant professor, ATSU-Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH); and Scott Howell, DMD, MPH, FSCD, assistant professor, ATSU-ASDOH.