The Health Sciences Internship Symposium
On December 4th, 2013 the Health Sciences Department held their first Health Sciences Internship Symposium. This event provided an opportunity for senior interns to present their work to faculty, staff, students, and site supervisors. The symposium consisted of a poster session which included the following students:
Breanne Dowdie, Sports Medicine | YMCA Active Science | Active Children, Active Life
Brett Medeiros, Sports Medicine | Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Physical Therapy | Comparison of Standard Clinical Physical Therapy Measurements and 3D Gait Analysis Technology
Chris Fazzina, Sports Medicine | Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Physical Therapy | Analysis of Two Methods of Assessing Shoulder Posterior Capsule Tightness and Internal Rotation
Ned Morley, Sports Medicine | Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Physical Therapy | The Effects of Low Back Pain and How to Prevent It
Eddie Newton, Sports Medicine | Lowell General Physician Assistant | Life With a Metal Knee
Kristina Ruotolo, Health Science | Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Occupational Therapy | A Closer Look into the Diagnosis & Therapy Treatment of Syndactyly
Kaitlyn McHugh, Sports Medicine | Athletic Evolution | Literature Review: Comparison of Program Designs for Muscle Strains
Meghan Baraw, Health Science | Lawrence General Hospital Emergency Center | A Statistical Analysis of Emergency Medicine Comparing Lawrence General Hospital to Nationwide Hospitals
Alex Cassell, Sports Medicine | Drive Health and Fitness | What Drives You? Drive Health and Fitness
Fiona Coleman, Sports Medicine | Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm & Off-Season Sports and Physical Therapy | Holistic Approach to Rehabilitative Medicine
Zach Henderson, Health Science | Doctors Express | Amyloidosis and The Artificial Heart
Kendrick Lim, Health Science | Lawrence General Hospital & Orthopaedics Northeast | The Extrinsic Model of Healthcare: A Distinction of the Misconceptions Surrounding Similar Practices in Medicine and Nursing
Theresa O’Loughlin, Health Science | Merrimack College—Dining Services | Promoting Healthy Eating at Merrimack College
Ashley Perry, Sports Medicine | The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention | Maximizing Performance Through Injury Prevention
Jordan Schnopp, Sports Medicine | Tufts University: Healthy Kids Out of School Initiative | Health, Nutrition & Exercise: Reverse the Trend
After the poster session Brett Medeiros, Jordan Schnopp, and Kendrick Lim gave presentations that provided an in depth look at their internship experience. The event was attended by 75 students, 8 faculty, and 2 internship site supervisors. A special thanks to Kevin Finn, Amanda Brian and Laura Thibodeau who coordinated the symposium.
Health Sciences shares pictures on their internship symposium on Facebook. Here’s Joe Caruso presenting his research on gait retraining for runners.
Dr. Kyle McInnis, Assistant Dean and Chair of Health Sciences represents Merrimack at the 2012 National Health Promotion Summit in Washington D.C.