St. Albert’s Day/University Research Day Winners

The annual St. Albert’s Day/University Research Day was held on March 22. Undergraduate, graduate and professional students presented their research and were judged by faculty from around the University. There were 161 poster submissions and 25 oral presentation submissions.

Dr. Robert Heaney Graduate Research Mentor Award
Jeffrey North, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacy sciences

Dr. and Mrs. Randolph Ferlic Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
Julie Soukup, PhD, professor of biochemistry

University Research Award Keynote Speeches
Gail Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, dean of the graduate school and college of professional studies
Educational Research: The Hardest Science of All!

Todd Salzman, PhD, professor of theology
Catholic Ethical Method, Sexual Ethics and Pope Francis’ 

Best Oral Presentation, Basic Sciences Category
Graduate/Professional: Alyssa Whitney, Medical Microbiology and Immunology; MD/PhD
Undergraduate: Christopher Landis, Physics

Best Oral Presentation, Clinical Science Category
Graduate/Professional: Lucas Harrison, Medical Microbiology and Immunology; PhD

Best Oral Presentation, Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences
Graduate/Professional: Magan Calhoun, Business Administration; DBA
Undergraduate: Madison Gilbert, Communication Studies

Best Poster Presentation, Basic Sciences Category
Graduate/Professional: Cameron Kieffer, Pharmacology, PhD
Undergraduate: Carla Barrera, Neuroscience

Best Poster Presentation, Clinical Science Category
Graduate/Professional: Shambhavi Borde, Pharmaceutical Sciences, MS
Undergraduate: Chris Meehan, Biology

Best Poster Presentation, Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences
Graduate/Professional: Kyle Bailey, Occupational Therapy
Undergraduate: Catherine Morehouse, Political Science

3MT People’s Choice Winner 2018
Tasneem Arsiwala, Pharmaceutical Sciences, MS