College of Allied Health Professions

Fiber-rich Diet May Reduce Lung Disease

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Press Release, January 22, 2016 – A diet rich in fiber may not only protect against diabetes and heart disease, it may reduce the risk of developing lung disease, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, researchers report in “The Relationship between Dietary Fiber Intake… Continue Reading

Custer and Michael publish Anatomage research

Kim Michael and Tanya Custer

Tanya Custer, MS, RT(R)(T), assistant professor in Radiation Science Technology Education, and Kim Michael, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, program director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, were published in the Journal of Tomography and Simulation. The article, “The Utilization of the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table in the Education of Imaging Science Students,” documents their research investigating the use of this virtual technology and assessing the beliefs and… Continue Reading

Collaborative Ittner grant funded for Dr. Corrine Hanson

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, Associate Professor in medical nutrition education, recently received funding for a collaborative grant by the Edna Ittner Foundation for $55,000. The Primary Investigator is Shirley Delair, MD, MPH, College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Hanson is a co-investigator, along with Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division of Newborn Medicine, and Stephen Obaro, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division… Continue Reading