Our graduating students presented their masters presentations in the Auditorium on Thursday, July 29th—their last official day as students in our program!
The first group to present consisted of Stacy Bean, Kristen Castens, Claire DePrimo, Jessica Graves, Heather McEwen and Emily Rauh that presented on the topic “Fall Prevention in a Continuing Care Retirement Community: Designing a Client-Centered Program Using Qualitatives Inquiry”. Their faculty mentors were Ashlyn Cunningham, and Karen Parker Davis.
Our next group of presenters consisted of Melissa Barnhill, Tamera Fountain, Holly Fults, Katie Street and Kendra Swanson. Their topic was “Maximizing Safety & Comfort of Drivers in Vehicles” and their faculty menor was Dr. Paula Bohr.
Alaina Ernst, Laura Jendusa, Erik Judson, Keith McWilliams and Kylie Werner were our third group of presenters. Their topic was “Stress, Perception, and Function in Occupational Therapy Students”. Their faculty mentor was Don Kallembach.
Our fourth group of students included Courtney Bergheger, Krista Bloemer, Jamie Grundy, Melissa Kopp, and Elyse Steffan. The title of their presentation was: “The Effect of Computer-Related Assistive Technology on Persons with Mulitiple Schlerosis”. Their faculty mentor was Robert Cunningham.
Sarah Crittenden, Ashley Dobler, John Finch, Autmn Gleich and Rhonda Toomey presented their project on “Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Ergonomics Intervention Program for Industrial Engineers: A Pilot Study”. Their faculty mentor was Lisa Jaegers.
And our last group to present consisted of Jessica Aylor, Laura Hanneke, Kathryn Hobson, Mallory Nathan and Carley Smith. Their topic was: “Incidence and Variation of Accessory Tendons of the Abductor Pollicis Longus to the Trapezium”. Their faculty Mentor was Dr. Rebecca von der Heyde.