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Teaching Academy Announces
2007 Research Grants

The Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy at CUMC provides support for innovative educational research projects, particularly those that involve more than one school or that can be generalized to all schools. Grants are worth as much as $20,000 and can last two years.
   Recipients of 2007 educational grants and their projects:

Ronald Bayer, Ph.D., professor of socio-medical sciences, Mailman School of Public Health. “Development of a Health Sciences-wide Course on the Ethics of Public Health.”

Heera Chang, M.D., D.D.S., assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, College of Dental Medicine. “Case Based Learning for the Management of Medically Compromised Patients in Dental Practice.”

Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, P&S. “Conversations in Genetics: Development of Educational DVDs to Teach Medical Genetics.”

Nicholas Fiebach, M.D., professor of clinical medicine; John Encandela, Ph.D., director, Scholarly Resources; Katherine Nickerson, M.D., associate professor of clinical medicine; Andrew Mutnick, M.D., assistant clinical professor of pediatrics, P&S. “Improving House Staff Teaching of Medical Students: Learning to Give Effective Feedback in the Clinical Setting.”

Penelope Buschman Gemma, M.S., APRN, assistant professor of clinical nursing; Marlene McHugh, M.S., FNP, assistant professor of nursing; and Anita Nirenberg, M.S., NP, assistant professor of clinical nursing, School of Nursing. “Creating an Educational Partnership in Palliative and End of Life Care.”

Kathleen Hickey, FNP, ANP, Ed.D., assistant professor of nursing, School of Nursing. “REAL: Remote Electronic Arrhythmia Learning.”

Patricia Miller, Ed.D., associate professor of clinical rehabilitation medicine, and Mathew Maurer, M.D., Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, P&S. “Facilitating Change to Promote Health in Older Adults: An Interdisciplinary Education Program.”

Lynne Quittell, M.D., clinical professor of pediatrics, P&S,. “Intercontinental Real Time Global Health Teaching: Creating University Synergies – A Model for the Future.”