College of Health and Wellness

Faculty Research, Publications, and Honors

2016/2017 Academic Year


L. Koharchick, Maria Flavin. Teaching students to administer medications safely. AJN 117(1), 62-66. January 2017.

Deborah Mitchum, Lynn George.

McAuley Foundation grant $105,000 for the Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner programs to provide funding for community assessment and educational programs for those served by the Woman's Clinic at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System. 2016.

Joanne Sherer, Kathleen Nauer, Janice Nash, Teya Kamel. Inspiring the next generation of OR nurses by implementing a student nurse perioperative summer internship. Poster presented at OR Manager Conference in Las Vegas, September 21 -23, 2016.

R. Thompson, Lynn George. Preparing new nurses to address bullying: The effect of an online educational module on learner self-efficacy. MEDSURG Nursing 25(6), 412 -416. December 2016.

Respiratory Care

Michael Mehall, Lynn George

David Scaife Foundation grant of $100,000 to support the development of the respiratory care online Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Bachelor of Science completion program. This program is one of only 11 in the country that is offered totally online for practicing RRTs who want to complete a bachelor’s degree. 2016. 

An essay by Michael Mehall was featured in the April 2017 edition of Coalition Chronicle, a publication by the Coalition for Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education. 2017