Students present posters at the 2019 Academic Symposium

After two years of virtual events, the 2022 Academic Symposium is set to take place at Betty Irene Moore Hall June 3.

Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work in a series of presentations at Betty Irene Moore Hall June 3. Activities include dissertation and research poster presentations led by doctoral, nursing, physician assistant and family nurse practitioner students.

Program at glance

Friday, June 3, 2022

10 a.m. Welcome and keynote address
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000
10:30 a.m.

Doctor of Philosophy dissertation podium presentations

Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1800
Watch the presentations on Facebook Live

11:30 a.m. Evidence-Based Practice poster session
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000
By family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing students
12:30 p.m. Lunch
Betty Irene Moore Hall, First-Floor Commons
1:15 p.m.

Doctor of Philosophy dissertation podium presentations
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1800
Watch the presentations on Facebook Live

2:15 p.m. Evidence-Based Practice poster session
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000
By family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing students
3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000

Full program

Friday, June 3, 2022

Welcome and keynote address
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000

Stephen J. Cavanagh
Dignity Health Dean’s Chair for Nursing Leadership, dean and professor

Julie T. Bidwell
Assistant Professor in the Family Caregiving Institute

Doctor of Philosophy dissertation podium presentations
Room 1800

Watch the presentations on Facebook Live

  • Kao Kang Kue Vang
    COVID-19 Mitigation Behaviors in Hmong Americans
    Dissertation chair: Sheryl Catz
  • Michaela Davis
    Impact of Hospital and Nursing Factors on Hospitalized Traumatic Brain Injured Patients’ Care Transitions and Outcomes
    Dissertation chair: Debra Bakerjian
  • Anna Satake
    Perspectives of the Female Spouse in Dementia Caregiving in Formal Resource Use
    Dissertation chair: Theresa Harvath

Evidence-Based Practice poster session
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000
By family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing students

  • Claire Jennings-Bledsoe, Jocelyn Ramirez, Marina Reichelderfer, Irene Turner and Rahwa Weldeselase
    Safety Bundles and Maternal Mortality
  • Kristan Jorde, Malia Pinal, Monica Ramirez Cisneros, Tony Ho, Yelizaveta Roberts, Rick Schulken and Stephanie Clark
    Plant-Based Diet and Traditional Pharmacotherapy in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes
  • John Chhor, Jessica Dyatlov, Melissa Fidler, Kingsley Hui, Samantha Lilla-Keesling and Maider Xiong
    Utilizing Doula Support to Decrease Rates of Unnecessary Full-Term Cesarean Section in Low-Income Women
  • Rosemarie Devaga, Vesselina Doncheva, Patricia Ng, Prerana Singh, Jennifer Stein and Cheyenne Quach
    Efficacy of Psychotherapy in Diabetics with Depression
  • Sierra Arnott, Jamie Bratman, Asha Liddicoat, Nguyenthao Nguyen, Rosario Rodriguez Ayala and Elaine Ta
    Non-Pharmacological Therapy Treatment vs. No Intervention Effects on Levels of Anxiety of Health Care Workers (HCWs) during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Ana Perdomo, Jennifer Tran, Chardilaine Whitlock, Vera Amanze, Araceli Gutierrez and Hayley Murphy
    Comparing Treatments for Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents
  • Dan Neil Calzado, Christine Leon, Emily Mowry, Jacqueline Mendoza Ramirez, Quiana Sanchez and Sierra Zuniga
    Low Socioeconomic Status and Risk of Asthma Development in Children Ages 0-18
  • Brittany Vollmer, Anna Cole, Austin Davis-Hunter, Helaneh Nigo, Hlee Lor and Sara Puchalska
    Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in the Incarcerated Community
  • Rose Darling, Isabela Dos Santos, Savannah Douglas, Fabian Rodriguez and Jeannette Tan (Ong)
    Role of Musical Therapy in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Jasmine Arciga, Joseph Darosa, Analise Eastman, Elisa Garcia, Sara Matty and Eugenia Rodriguez
    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Screening: Exploring the Impact of Screening on the Psychological Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (SGMY)
  • Megan Bleiler, Cody Dam, Jared Gorter, Maura Hall, Rachael Mcafee and Jacqueline Olympius
    Anxiolytic Efficacy: Mindfulness vs. Medication

Lunch
Betty Irene Moore Hall, First-Floor Commons

Doctor of Philosophy dissertation podium presentations
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1800

Watch the presentations on Facebook Live

  • Amelia L. Lawless
    Clinician Experiences of Providing Mental Health Services in Rural California Jails
    Dissertation chair: Sheryl Catz
  • Maura R. Reilly-Albert
    Correlates of Food Insecurity among Hispanic Immigrant Parents in California
    Dissertation chair: Jill Joseph
  • Aldreen Venzon
    Public Perceptions of COVID-19 Information and Vaccines: A Survey and Computational Social Science Approach
    Dissertation chair: Katherine Kim

Evidence-Based Practice poster session
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000
By family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing students

  • Ashley Sozzi, Kaitlin Wright, Daylan Chapman, Kristine Babayan, Emmanuelle Ganzon, Thelma Wadsworth and Helen Cheung
    Efficacy of Acupuncture vs. Pharmacological Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Bryan Clark, Malorie Fleischer, Nathan Mao, Jazmin Moreno, Blaire Murray and Taggart Venegas
    How Health Outcomes for Adults 18-64-Years-Old with Private Insurance Differ From Those with Medicaid Insurance
  • Sarah Kady, Marisa Kautz, Michelle Leddy, Plaxedes Matabah, Ashlyn Oller and Marjon Samimi
    Use of Acupuncture to Manage Chronic Pain and Decrease Use of Opioids
  • Angel Hernandez, Sandra Kamba, Sydney Rankin, Philip Nguyen, Hugh Truong and Katherine Vo
    Relationship between Acculturative Stress and Anxiety Disorders in Adolescent Immigrants
  • Andy Billings, Maria Garcia, Micaelah Morris, Rachel Nguyen, Jasmine Qualls and Marielle Nardoni-Ryan
    Closing the Gap: Increasing Care for Diabetes Mellitus Type Two in Unhoused Populations
  • Sheral Prasad, Hannah Tran, Brian Newton, Beyene Tesfaye and Sydney Rasmussen
    The Opioid Epidemic and Nonopioid Analgesics for Women with Chronic Noncancer Pain
  • Jessica Bailey, Alejandro Chavez, Lacey Kapp, Alan Lee, Morgan Rury, Sonia Torres-Ramos and Diana Tran
    Effectiveness of Needle Exchange Programs in Aiding IV Opioid Use Cessation
  • Christopher Bell, David Jones, Kaitlyn Console, Michaela Collins and Saiehee Choi
    The Transitional Epigenetics of Caregiver Anxiety to Pediatric Anxiety
  • Pouya Baghaei, Justine Blide, Liana Cipolla, Jana Magwili, Haley Martin, Emma Toolson and Tiaira Washington
    Efficacy of Music Therapy vs. Second-Generation Antipsychotics for Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Delanie Cantrell, Brandon Harding, Olivia Quijano, Elizabeth Ruiz-Vera, Meghna Sharma and Sandra Soliman
    Opioid Prescribing and Opioid Abuse among African American Females

Closing remarks
Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000

Stephen J. Cavanagh
Dignity Health Dean’s Chair for Nursing Leadership, dean and professor