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Activities and Achievements
March 23, 1998
Richard Bohannon, Allied Health, "Measurement and Nature of Muscle Strength in Patients with Stroke," Journal of Neurological Rehabilitation, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1998.
Pouran Faghri, Allied Health, "Evaluation of Mechanical Methods for Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis," Journal of Clinical Kinesiology, Spring 1998.
Pouran Faghri, Allied Health, "Ven-ous Hemodynamics of the Lower Extremities in Response to Electrical Stimulation," Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1998.
Wade Tarzia, Precision Manufacturing, "Tower, Ballad, and Conver-sational Folklore: The Stable Artifact and the Fluid Commentary of Tradition," Assemblage, No. 2, 1998.
Wade Tarzia, Precision Manufacturing, "The Survival of the Scholar-Exile," The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 44, No. 10, p. B9, Oct. 31, 1998.
David Tiberio, with G. Morin and G. Austin, "The Effect of Upper Trapezius Taping on Electromyographic Activity in the Upper and Middle Trapezius Region," Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, Vol. 6, 1997, pp. 309-15.
Alice Villalobos, Physiology and Neurobiology, postdoc, "The Shift from Graduate Student to Postdoctoral Fellow, The Physiologist, Vol. 41, No. 1, February 1998.
Michael Zito, Allied Health, with D. Driver, C. Parker, and R. Bohannon, "Lasting Effects of One Bout of Two 15-Second Passive Stretches on Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion," Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Vol. 26, 1997, pp. 214-21.
Jane Kerstetter, Allied Health, was named the 1997 recipient of a $1,000 Ross Award in Women's Health, a national award. She received the award at the American Dietetics Association annual meeting in Boston in October 1997, for her research on calcium and bone health.
Joseph Smey, Allied Health, was elected to honorary membership in Phi Kappa Phi honor society, for more than 25 years of service, leadership and scholarship at UConn. The induction ceremony was held December 3, 1998.
Joseph Smey, Allied Health, was chosen as recipient of an American Physical Therapy Association Diversity 2000 Award in recognition of his efforts to promote diversity in the profession. He received the award at a fundraising event in the fall to support the APTA minority scholarship fund, held at Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, PA.
Presentations Elaine David, Computer Center, presented "The Year 2000 Project: Preparing for the New Millennium," at the Tolland Bank Year 2000 Seminar for Business, February 2.
Edward C. Monahan, Marine Sciences and Sea Grant, gave an invited seminar on "Breaking Waves, Bubble Plumes, and Air-Sea Gas Transfer," at Johns Hopkins University on March 1.
Donald Tepas, Psychology, gave the keynote lecture at the Third International Conference on Fatigue and Transportation, in Fremantle, Australia, in February.
Jasminka Ilich, Allied Health, was highlighted as "spotlight dietitian" in the winter 1998 edition of The Digest, the newsletter of the American Dietetic Association's research practice group.