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With a focus on learning, we employ a range of strategies to support innovation, collaboration across centers, and university-wide discussion and decision-making

 

Fifth Annual Grant Winners 2004-2005

 

Title: Bactericidal and Mineralization Effects of Photo Activated Disinfection Therapy: An Innovative Multidisciplinary Approach to Oral Health Promotion

Denise Vedrenne-Rangel, DDS, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Roni Liederman, Ph.D., Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies
Ann McElwain, Jack and Jill Child Development Center
Howard Hada, Ph.D., HPD – College of Medical Sciences
Ayleen Godreau, M.D., HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Dean Wendy Masi, Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies
Dean Harold Laubach, HPD – College of Medical Sciences
Dean Anthony Silvagni, HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine


Title: Innovative Dental Tissue Engineering at NSU

Peter Murray, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine


Title: Molecular Relationships Between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

Arthur DeCarlo, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Terrance Case, M.S., HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Dean Richard Davis, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing


Title: The Impact of an Interactive Multimedia Instructional Tool on the Quality of Learning for Optometry Students

Ling Wang, Ph.D., Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
Bai-chuan Jiang, Ph.D., HPD – College of Optometry

Dean Edward Lieblein, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
Dean David Loshin, HPD – College of Optometry


Title: Factors Predicting Early Reading Skills in Preschool Children

Ralph E. (Gene) Cash, Ph.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Sarah Valley-Gray, Psy.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Angela Waguespack, Ph.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Kent Grelling, Ph.D., Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies
Pamela Kasyan-Itzkowitz, MS, OTR/L, CHT, HPD - College of Allied Health and Nursing
Robin Parker, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
James Pann, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Dana Scott Mills, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services

Dean Ronald Levant, Center for Psychological Studies
Dean Wendy Masi, Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies
Dean Richard Davis, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing |
Dean H. Wells Singleton, Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Service


Title: Formative Program Evaluation of an Innovative Prereferral Intervention Process Implemented in the Miami-Dade County Public School District

James Pann, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Dana Scott Mills, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Sarah Valley Gray, Psy.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Angela Waguespack, Ph.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Gene Cash, Ph.D., Center for Psychological Studies

Dean H. Wells Singleton, Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Dean Ronald Levant, Center for Psychological Studies


Title: Impact of a Clinical Pharmacist on Medication Appropriateness for Elderly Veterans Residing in Assisted Living Facilities

Deborah H. Kennedy, Pharm.D., HPD - College of Pharmacy
Ceressa T. Ward, Pharm.D., HPD - College of Pharmacy
Brent Salvig, Pharm.D., West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Timothy Kelley, MSW, West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Shashi Bhandari-Gadson, ARNP, West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Wallace Marsh, Ph.D., HPD - College of Pharmacy
Christine M. Ruby, Pharm.D., BCPS, Duke University Division of Geriatric Medicine Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy


Title: Recognition of Species in the Crinoidea Part 2: the Taxonomy and Population Genetics of Two Important Reef-Dwelling Feather Stars, Including a Lecture Series and Laboratory on Crinoids in Science and History

Charles Messing, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Douglas Garber, University Upper School

Dean Richard Dodge, Oceanographic Center
Headmaster Jerome Chermak, University Upper School


Title: The Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery System of Anticancer Agents: The Preparation, Characterization and Optimization of Nanoparticles of Antisense Oligonucleotide HDMAS5

Adam Yuan, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Jennie Lou, M.D., HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy
Dean Anthony Silvagni, HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine


Title: Candidate Insulin Action mRNAs in Skeletal Muscle

Grady Campbell, Ph.D., HPD – College of Medical Sciences

Dean Harold Laubach, HPD – College of Medical Sciences


Title: Analysis of Nutrient Induced Sublethal Stress in Corals Utilizing a Novel Cellular Diagnostic System with Presentation of a Coral Lecture Series at the University School of Nova Southeastern University

Bernhard Riegl, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Bernardo Vargas-Angel, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Douglas Garber, University Upper School

Dean Richard Dodge, Oceanographic Center
Headmaster Jerome Chermak, University Upper School


Title: Cholesterol-dependent Gene Regulation of Vascular Function

Luigi Cubeddu, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Grady Campbell, Ph.D., HPD – College of Medical Sciences

Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy
Dean Harold Laubach, HPD – College of Medical Sciences


Title: High Throughput Detection of Ocular Fungal and Protozoan Pathogens

Scott Schatz, Ph.D., O.D., HPD - College of Optometry
Harold Laubach, Ph.D., HPD - College of Medical Sciences
Jonathan Coffman, Ph.D., HPD - College of Medical Sciences
Eulogio Besada, M.S., O.D., HPD - College of Optometry
Cyril Blavo, D.O., HPD - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Andrew Rogerson, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Jack Fell, Ph.D., University of Miami
Mara Diaz Ph.D., University of Miami

Dean Davis Loshin, HPD – College of Optometry
Dean Harold Laubach, HPD – College of Medical Sciences
Dean Anthony Silvagni, HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dean Richard Dodge, Oceanographic Center


Title: Application of Culture Manipulation to Investigate Life Histories, Diversity and Ubiquity of Naked Filose Amoebae from Rookery Bay, Naples, Florida

Andrew Rogerson, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center
Jerome Chermak, Ed.D., University School
Michael Shirley, Ph.D., Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Dean Richard Dodge, Oceanographic Center
Headmaster Jerome Chermak, University School


Title: Efficacy of Multi Disciplinary Training Modules on Alzheimer’s Special Care Staff

Soledad Arguelles, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Maryellen Maher, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Leonard Levy, Ph.D., HPD - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fran L. Tetunic, JD, Shepard Broad Law Center

Dean H. Wells Singleton, Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services Dean Anthony Silvagni, HPD - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dean Joseph Harbaugh, Shepard Broad Law Center


Title: Personal Empowerment via a Multidisciplinary Diabetes Education Program

Pamela Kasyan-Itzkowitz, MS/OTR/L, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Maria Maniscalco, Pharm.D D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Elysa Lipshultz, Ph.D., HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Martha Wichert, PT, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
William Kelleher, Ph.D., Center for Psychological Studies
Karen Daniel, Pharm.D D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Wallace Marsh, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Judith Hamlet, RD, Healthy Agendas
Tamara Fishman, DMP, Wound Care Institute

Dean Richard Davis, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy
Dean Ronald Levant, Center for Psychological Studies


Title: Dysregulation of AT 1 receptor Signaling in the (mRen2)27 Transgenic Rat

Michelle Clark, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Ana Maria Castejon, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy

Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy


Title: Development and Evaluation of a Multi-Disciplinary Community-Based Program for People with Parkinson’s Disease and Their Caregivers

Mary Blackinton, Ed.D., HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Martha Wichert, PT, Sanford Ziff Health Care Center
Tommie Boyd, Ph.D., Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lisa Kelledy, M.S., Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Cynthia Rebholz, B.A., Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean Richard Davis, HPD - College of Allied Health and Nursing
Chief Executive Officer Robert Oller, NSU Clinics
Dean Honggang Yang, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Title: Does Liquidity Improve When Traders Need It Most? An Examination of the Impact of Decimalization on NYSE Specialist Behavior During Periods of Large Price Changes

Charles Collver, Ph.D., H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean Randolph Pohlman, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship


Title: Conducting a Comparative Assessment of Doctoral Students' Library Research Skills Through the Development and Testing of New Citation Analysis Tools on Ed.D. Applied Dissertations

Johanna Tunon, Ed.D., Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center
Bruce Brydges, Ed.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services

Vice President Donald Riggs, Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center
Dean H. Wells Singleton - Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services


Title: Use of In Vivo Methods in Antiangiogenic Agent Testing

Emil Kozarov, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Arthur DeCarlo, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine


Title: Is There Less Informed Trading After Regulation Fair Disclosure?

Charles Collver, Ph.D., H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean Randolph Pohlman, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship


Title: Surface Protection Concept for Newly Erupting First Molars in Saliva
Contaminated Environment

Sibel Antonson, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Donald Antonson, M.Ed., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
William Trevarthan, DDS, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D., HPD

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Chancellor Frederick Lippman, HPD


Title: Standardization and Application of Real Time PCR Technique in Gene Expression Analysis

Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy

Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy


Title: An Exploratory Study of the Interrelationships Between Social Networks and Learning Communities

Stan Hannah, Ph.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Madeleine Hellman, Ed.D., HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Hui Fang Huang Su, Ed.D., Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Leanne Lai, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy
Diane Lippe, Office of Information Technology

Dean H. Wells Singleton, Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
Dean Richard Davis, HPD – College of Allied Health and Nursing
Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy
Associate Vice President Virginia McLain, Office of Information Technology


Title: A Comparative Study Between Three Irrigating Solutions For The Removal Of The Smear Layer: An SEM Study.

Bertrum (Ivan) Moldauer, DDS, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Zulmarie Santiago, DDS, HPD – College of Dental Medicine  

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine


Title: Mercury Analysis in the Alvarado Lagoon System, Veracruz State, Mexico

Edward Keith, Ph.D., Oceanographic Center

Dean Richard Dodge, Oceanographic Center


Title: Targeted Gene Silencing by Small RNA Interference: Development of a Novel Delivery Method

Ling Li, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Xudong Yuan, Ph.D., HPD – College of Pharmacy

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy


Title: Eye Health and Vision Care for Patients with Diabetes: Comparing Usual Care to a Targeted Intervention in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Heidi Wagner, OD, HPD - College of Optometry
Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD, HPD - College of Optometry
Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, HPD - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Karen Daniel, Pharm.D, CDE, HPD - College of Pharmacy
Patrick C. Hardigan, Ph.D., HPD

Dean David Loshin, HPD – College of Optometry
Dean Anthony Silvagni, HPD – College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dean William Hardigan, HPD – College of Pharmacy
Chancellor Frederick Lippman, HPD


Title: The use of 3-D Sterolithographic Modeling in Craniofacial Surgery: A Clinical Feasibility Study

Steven Kaltman, DMD, HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Takashi Koyama, Ph.D., HPD – College of Dental Medicine
Sheldon Mintz, DDS, HPD – College of Dental Medicine

Dean Robert Uchin, HPD – College of Dental Medicine