2012 Program

Conference Schedule

Registration

Lobby, Student Memorial Center
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Orientation

Multipurpose Room (MPR), Student Memorial Center
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address

Dr. Linda Vona-Davis, Associate Professor of Surgery, West Virginia University

Presentation: "One Woman's Odyssey Into Science"

Multipurpose Room (MPR), SMC

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Session 1 Role Model Presentations

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

1.   Music to Your Ears.....................................................................................SMC
      Linde Clark
      Transducer Engineer, Bose Company

2.   Caterpillars, Kangaroos, Cats, and Cuttlefish: Animal Behavior is Great!...........SMC
      Jean Boal, Ph.D.
      Professor of Biology, Millersville University

3.    Cancer Surgeon: The Girl Who Learned How to Heal with Steel.........................SMC
       Daleela Dodge, M.D.
       Lancaster Surgical Group

4.   Nuclear Does Not Have to be a Scary Word!..................................................SMC
       Paula Mancini, Nuclear Medicine Technologist
       Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences

5.    Nursing...Touching Lives from Beginning to End............................................SMC
       Patricia Winchell, CCRN, Cardiovascular Nurse Clinician
       Memorial Hospital Heart and Vascular Center

Session 2 Role Model Presentations

10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

6.    Making a Difference from the Beginning......................................................SMC
       Karen Ford, Respiratory Therapist, Neonatal-Pediatric Specialty
       Ephrata Community Hospital

7.    Genetic Counseling...................................................................................SMC
       Karen Cutti, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor
       Lancaster General Women & Babies Hospital

8.    Oxidative Stress and Obesity, the Silent Enemy. What Happens After a Weight Loss Program?.............SMC
       Vidalita Thielen, Retired Professor of Biochemistry
       Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela

9.    This Place is a Zoo! Careers in the Zoo Field and How to Get Them...................SMC
       Marina Haynes, Curator of Children's Zoo
       Philadelphia Zoo

10.  What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?..............................................SMC
       Dominique Didier, Ph.D.
       Associate Professor of Biology, Millersville University

Luncheon Buffet

Lehr Dining Room, Gordinier Hall
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Session 3 Role Model Presentations

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

11.   Crayons and Computers: Awesome Pictures of Mathematics........................SMC
        Annalisa Crannell, Ph.D.
        Professor of Mathematics, Franklin & Marshall College

12.   To Catch a Fake: Computer Science and Forensics........................................SMC
        Nazli Hardy, Ph.D.
        Associate Professor of Computer Science, Millersville University

13.   Family Practice Medicine: What's My Diagnosis?...........................................SMC
        Julie Jones, M.D.
        Family Physician, Manor Family Health

14.  No Catwalk Necessary: Modeling for the Less Coordinated and Other Opportunities in Graduate School...............SMC
       Tricia Lawston, Teaching Assistant, Masters Candidate
       University of Delaware Graduate Student

15.   Why Chocolate is Healthy and Other Fun Things to Teach Your Clients as a Dietitian........................................SMC
        Jacqui Zimmerman, Registered Dietitian
        Lancaster General Health Wellness Center

Session 4 Role Model Presentations

1:20 - 1:50 p.m.

16.   Hey, This Geophysics Stuff Really Works! (How We Can See Underground or Underwater Without Digging)..........SMC
        Felicia Kegel Bechtel, Geologist
       Enviroscan, Inc.

17.   Reaching for the....Clouds? The Next Big Thing in Computer Science.........................SMC
        Stephanie Elzer, Ph.D.
        Associate Professor of Computer Science, Millersville University

18.    Respiratory Care- An Overview...........................................................................SMC
        Cheryl Garner, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator
        Lancaster Regional Medical Center

19.    Experiments, Explanations, and Explosions..............................................SMC
         Theresa Holton and Amy Thompson, Chemistry Teachers
         Hempfield High School

20.    What Can You Do in Horticulture?..............................................SMC
         Yuan Zhong, Ph.D.
         Assistant Professor of Biology, Millersville University

Session 5 Tours with Demonstrations

Visit our science center to tour science facilities and view demonstrations. Demonstration topics and locations to be announced.
2:00 - 2:50 p.m.