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PSWS pscyhology students and faculty

Before traveling to the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia over spring break, psychology students Katelynn R. Lake and Andrea N. Ross presented their research project at a campus Lunch and Learn session, attended by students, faculty and staff. From left are Dr. P. Douglas Sellers, assistant professor of psychology and faculty advisor; Ms. Ross; Dr. Karin Machluf, assistant professor of pscyhology; and Ms. Lake.

Sellers and McKenna

Sellers and McKenna

Dr. P. Douglas Sellers, assistant professor of psychology, left, reviews data with psychology major, James McKenna.

McKenna at research fair

McKenna at research fair

James McKenna, a psychology major, is shown presenting his research project, “Predicting drug abstinence in recovering opioid addicts: Social support, mental health, and 12-step program attendance” at this year's Undergraduate Research Fair. The project took third place in the Arts and Humanities category at Penn State’s Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium earlier this year.

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Erickson grants fund PSWS student research that is now having an impact on health care, the opioid epidemic and the environment

Last spring, Penn State awarded a record-breaking 83 Erickson Discovery Grants to undergraduate students engaged in original research projects after receiving another record-breaking 219 applicants for those grants. 

PSWS student Kailey Gearhart

Kailey Gearhart

Kailey Gearhart, a student at Penn State Worthington Scranton who plans to major in nursing, recently presented her research on celiac disase at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference in Pittsburgh.

Kalei Kowalchik at the PSWS 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair

Kalei Kowalchik

Kalei Kowalchik, a sophomore nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has received a Student Engagement Network (SEN) grant to conduct home health and hospice research this summer. Here, she is shown with an earlier research project that she presented at the campus' 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair.

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Kiernan Riley presents research at Geisinger

Honors nursing student Kiernan Riley recently presented her research at the Seventh Annual Perspectives in Nursing and Healthcare Conference, held at Geisinger’s Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville. With her, from left, is nursing instructor Justina Ferguson and assistant clinical professor of nursing, Dr. Michael Evans, who is also the campus' assistant chief academic officer.

Kiernan Riley presents research

Riley's research project

Honors nursing student Kiernan Riley recently presented her research at the Seventh Annual Perspectives in Nursing and Healthcare Conference, held at Geisinger’s Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville. With her, from left, is nursing instructor Justina Ferguson and assistant clinical professor of nursing, Dr. Michael Evans, who is also the campus' assistant chief academic officer.

Kiernan Riley presents research

Riley research project

Honors nursing student Kiernan recently presented her research at the Seventh Annual Perspectives in Nursing and Healthcare Conference, held at Geisinger’s Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville.  With her, from left, is nursing instructor Justina Ferguson and assistant clinical professor of nursing, Dr. Michael Evans, who is also the campus' assistant chief academic officer.  

PSWS Psychology Professor Dr. P. Douglas Sellers

PSWS professor addresses local Visiting Nurse Association

Dr. P. Douglas Sellers II, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Worthington Scranton, gave a presentation to the Visiting Nurse Association in Olyphant as part of their ongoing Lunch and Learn series.

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