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2023 Summer Student Research Fellows

2023 Projects

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Impacts of Stroboscopic Training on Volleyball Players

Student Fellow: Bridgette Vedra, Optometry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alison Jenerou, Optometry

Bridgette VedraDr. Alison Jenerou

The metabolic engineering of macrolactone antibiotics

Student Fellow: Kathryn DeSanti, Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Eric Nybo, Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical Sciences  


Innovation through Investigation – Creating a Cooperative Social Community Structure

Student Fellow: Makenna Karst, Architecture and Sustainability
Faculty Mentor: Kate O’Connor, M.Arch., Engineering & Technology; Architectural Technology & Facility Management


Planetary Health: Scoring a Baseline for the FSU SON

Student Fellow: Danique Walker, Nursing
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Susan Owens, Health Professions; Nursing  


The Effect of Mindfulness Practice on Visual Attention: A Pilot Investigation

Student Fellow: Kody Drewer, Optometry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vandana Rajaram, Optometry   


Solvation of Halogen Bound Complexes

Student Fellow: Juan P Morales Zimbron, ICT (Manufacturing)
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Luis Rivera, Arts, Sciences and Education; Physical Sciences


The application of health informatics on antimicrobial stewardship programs in rural healthcare clinics using Collaboration to Harmonize Antimicrobial Registry Measures (CHARM)

Student Fellow: Sydney Starmer, Pharmacy
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Minji Sohn, Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical Sciences


Examining the relationship between resilience, staffing levels, working hours, work mode, job satisfaction and productivity

Student Fellow: Amanda Vondra-Speltz, Business Administration
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Leslie Sukup, Business; Management



Exploring the reasons underlying the decision to apply to Physician Assistant vs. Medical Doctor graduate study

Student Fellow: Chase Rasmussen, Pre Physician Assistant Studies – Biology Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jim Van Treese, Arts, Sciences and Education; Social and Behavioral Sciences



Development of a Trauma and Dementia Interdisciplinary Screening Tool

Student Fellow: Bryce Longenberger, Master of Social Work
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Janet Vizina-Roubal, Arts, Sciences and Education; Social Work