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Articles & Chapters
Richard Bohannon, Allied Health, "Internal
Consistency of Manual Muscle Testing Scores," Perceptual and Motor
Skills, Vol. 85, 1997, pp. 736-8.
Arthur Cosmas, Allied Health,
with K. Kernan, E. Buck, B. Fernhall, and T. Manfredi, "Exercise
and Dietary Cholesterol Alter Rat Myocardial Capillary Ultrastructure,"
European Journal of Applied Physiotherapy, Vol. 75, 1997, pp.
Scott Hasson, Allied Health, with S. Fleming and C. Jannen,
"Effect of Work Glove and Type of Muscle Action on Grip Fatigue,"
Ergonomics, Vol. 40, 1997, pp. 601-1.
Thomas Shea, English, emeritus,
"Lethal Literary Allusions in Patrick McGinley's Foggage," in Nua:
Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing, Vol. 1, No. 1, Autumn 1997,
Pamela Hunter, Political Science, Ph.D. student,
has won the 1997 I.A. Lewis Fellowship in Survey Research. Hunter
is writing a dissertation on the impact of focus groups on congressional
campaigns. The fellowship was established in 1991 in memory of
"Bud" Lewis, director of polling for the Los Angeles Times. It
is awarded each year to a UConn graduate student concentrating
in public opinion and survey research, who has demonstrated excellence
in academic research and shows exceptional promise for academic
and professional accomplishment.
Marvin Cox, History, The
Place of the French Revolution in History (Boston and New York:
Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Cynthia Adams, Allied Health, and
Kim Yeager, graduate student, presented a workshop on "The Balance
Beam: Balancing Fit Against Too Fit," at the State of New Hampshire
Nutrition Education Coalition in Manchester, NH, on October 3, 199.
Bennett, Mechanical Engineering, and Kim Chambers, Residential
Life, presented a paper on the first year experience program at
UConn, "A View from Newly Dug Trenches," at the Seventeenth Annual
Conference on the Freshman Year Experience, in Columbia, SC, February
Valerie Duffy, Allied Health, has been selected to chair
the American Dietetic Association positions committee. Position
statements and supporting papers are published in the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association and represent the association's
public stance on issues that affect the nutritional status of
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Witczak, Pharmacy, was recently elected as a member of the scientific
advisory board of directors of IGGInc International, a start-up
pharmaceutical company in Boston that is developing new carbohydrate
therapeutics for the treatment of metastatic cancers, specializing
in carbohydrates used in agriculture.