Misericordia University recently sponsored the annual Student Research Poster Presentation Day in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on campus. The presentations were the culmination of research and work on a variety of topics by more than 180 students in the Colleges of Health Sciences, Arts and Sciences, and Professional Studies and Social Sciences.
Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate students Jessica Armillay, Old Forge; Julia Blaskiewicz, Honesdale; Mallory Loughman, Tamaqua, and Nicolette Ruffler, Manalapan, New Jersey, presented their research, "Effects of Various Forms of Physical Therapy on Pain and Quality of Life in Women with Benign Gynecological Pathologies: A Systematic Review." Amy Tremback-Ball, P.T., Ph.D., associate professor, physical therapy, served as faculty advisor for the project.
Misericordia student researchers presented a total of 110 abstracts to the college community and answered questions related to their individual topics, which included biology, chemistry, medical imaging, nursing, physical therapy, psychology, speech-language pathology, teacher education and government, law and national security. University President Thomas J. Botzman, Ph.D., attended the two-hour event along with students, faculty, staff and deans of the colleges.
Misericordia University Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate students, from left, Julia Blaskiewicz, Honesdale, Pa.; Jessica Armillay, Old Forge, Pa.; Mallory Loughman, Tamaqua, Pa., and Nicolette Ruffler, Manalapan, N.J., presented their research findings during the annual Student Research Poster Presentation Day held on campus.