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DAISY Award Winner
Lorene Martin, MSN, RN, CRNP, was named the Kent State University College of Nursing 2018 DAISY Faculty Award recipient. She is a senior lecturer of nursing on the Kent State Salem Campus.
Krista Hawkins, MSN, RN, nursing lecturer at Kent State Salem, was one of two honorable mention awardees.
Hayley Shasteen, a junior psychology/biology major on the Salem Campus, took first place honors at the Kent State University Summer Undergraduate Research Experience competition. She was one of 60 participants from all Kent campuses and competed in the psychological sciences division.
Shasteen’s research project, “Cognitive Impairments of those with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus,” spanned 10 weeks over the past summer. The winners of the SURE program were announced in October.
PTA Students Present
Two second-year students from the Kent State East Liverpool physical therapist assistant program, Jordyn Midcap and Lacie Graham, presented their research findings at the first-ever East Central District Student Symposium of the Ohio Physical Therapy Association.
The event was hosted by OPTA and Youngstown State University’s physical therapy program in early November. Midcap and Graham were the only representatives from Kent State and the only students from a PTA program; the other presenters represented doctoral/graduate programs.