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Research Share & Tell


"Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research Design & Analysis (IIRDA)"


Presenter: Dr. Larry Price

Dr. Price


Larry Price, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychometrics and Statistics

Office: Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology
Phone: (512) 245-9654


Friday, March 22, 2013

"STAR Park"


Presenter: Mr. Stephen Frayser

Stephen Frayser


Office: STAR Park
Phone: (512) 245- 7827

Please visit the STAR Park website for more information.

Friday, February 8, 2013


Presenters: Ms. Evy Gonzales (Office of Sponsored Programs)
                     Dr. Susan Fenton (Health Information Management)


Thursday, October 25, 2012

"Qualitative Methods in the World of Health Care"

Presenter: Dr. Joseph Kotarba

Dr. KotarbaDr. Joseph Kotarba
Ph.D from University of California - San Diego

Office: College of Liberal Arts, Department of Sociology (UAC 466)
Phone: (512) 245-8905 
Specialization: Culture, Health and illness, Social Theory, and Qualitative Methods


Wednesday, September 19, 2012

"The Summer Research Boot Camp Model for Students"


Presenter: Dr. Alisha Richmond

Dr. Richmond

Assistant Professor
Dr. Alisha Richmond earned her doctorate in Communication Disorders from Florida State University. She holds the certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her research interests are autism spectrum disorders and multicultural issues in communication sciences and disorders. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses within the department. She has served as a speech-language pathologist in outpatient and educational settings.

Office: Health Professions Building, room 169
Phone: 512-245-6175


Friday, July 27, 2012

"The Effects of Insufflation Catheter Size on Pressure and Volume within a Test Lung When Performing the Apnea Test"

Presenter: Mr. Nicholas Henry

Nick Henry

Assistant Professor
Department of Respiratory Care
Office: Health Professions Building, room 354
Phone: (512) 245-3491

Thursday, April 12, 2012

"Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): Carriage & Conversion Rates in Nursing Students"


Presenter: Dr. Rodney Rohde

Dr. RohdeHaving received his bachelor of science (microbiology) and masters (biology, emphasis in virology) degrees from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University). Dr. Rohde received his Ph.D. in Education in 2010 (Adult Professional Community Education) with a focus on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcusaureus (MRSA). He holds certifications as a specialist in virology, specialist in microbiology, and molecular biologist from the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Rohde spent a decade as a public health microbiologist and molecular epidemiologist with the Texas Department of State Health Services Bureau of Laboratories and Zoonosis Control Division prior to his academic career. His research interests are very diverse but focus on adult education and public health microbiology, specifically with respect to rabies virology, oral rabies wildlife vaccination, antibiotic resistant bacteria, and molecular diagnostics/biotechnology. He has published numerous articles and has received a variety of grant support for his research. He was awarded the 2007 ASCLS Scientific Research Award for his work with MRSA.
Office: Health Professions Building, room 361
Phone: 512-245-2562

Thursday, March 22, 2012

"Challenges & Opportunities of a Large Grant:
PURE-HIT Experience"


Presenter: Dr. Susan Fenton

Dr. Fenton

Dr. Susan Fenton joined Texas State University as Assistant Professor in September 2009. She has worked in the health information management field for more than 20 years, including as a researcher and practice leader at the American Health Information Management Association. She was director of Health Information Management for six years in the Veterans Health Administration Headquarters, responsible for national patient record policy. Dr. Fenton has authored or co-authored multiple refereed publications and book chapters. She presents frequently at state and national meetings on various HIM-related topics. Dr. Fenton's research interests are health information workforce development, clinical classifications, and data quality.

Office: Health Professions Building, room 302A
Phone: 512-245-3092

Thursday, February 16, 2012

"The Comprehensive Stuttering Therapy Program: Development & Initial Outcomes"

Presenter: Dr. Farzan Irani

Dr. Irani

Having received his bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology and audiology at the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Mumbai India. He received his master's degree and earned his doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Bowling Green State University, OH. He has experience working as a graduate student and clinician at Bowling Green State University's intensive clinic for adolescents and adults. He also gained experience in delivering therapeutic services to people who stutter via telepractice during his doctoral program. His research interests include psychosocial aspects of stuttering, multicultural aspects of stuttering, and treatment effectiveness in stuttering.
Click here for information about the Comprehensive Stuttering Therapy Program (CSTP)
Office: Health Professions Building, room 171
Phone: 512-245-2330 


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

"Measuring the Cultural Competence of Health Care Professionals"

Presenter: Dr. Suzy Dougherty Okere

Ms. Okere

Licensed physical therapist since 1998. Board certified in sports physical therapy. Completed a sports physical therapy residency in 2000. Teaches anatomy and clinical applications for the orthopedic sequence. Completed her Ph.D. at Texas Western University.

Office: Health Professions Building, room 318
Phone: (512) 245-3507