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Spring Research Expo

2019 marks the sixth annual Villanova Spring Research Expo, a week-long series of events that celebrates the scholarly achievements of Villanova's researchers - undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The 2019 Expo will showcase a year's worth of undergraduate research and student accomplishment in innovation and creativity, as well as research done by our graduate students and faculty. Don't miss this week-long celebration of scholastic success!

Throughout the week it will feature a different college's students presenting their research and hosting events to highlight the innovative work that is being done by enterprising Villanovans. See a full schedule of the week's events below.


Tuesday, April 23

M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

  • Student Panel Presentation: Undergraduate Research in Nursing
    5:00pm - 7:30pm, Driscoll Hall, Room 134
    • 2019 Student Podium Presentations:
    • Alyssa Danvers (FCN '20) = Stem Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (Systematic review of literature in conjunction with summer 2018 internship; Mentor: Melissa O'Connor)
    • Addie Doyle (FCN '19) & Meghan Galvin (FCN '19) = Lost in Translation: Promoting Parkinson's Disease Patient Medication Safety (Findings from FCN simulation lab research; Mentors: Diane Ellis & Melissa O'Connor)
    • Lauren Munter (FCN '19) = The Influence of Parental Behaviors on Adolescent Health Risk: Findings from a National Data Set (Secondary analysis of the Add Health National Database, FCN Davis 2018 Summer Scholar; Mentor: Elizabeth Dowdell)
    • Kyle Richardson (FCN '19) = Compassion Satisfaction & Burnout in Relation to Patient Deaths among Pediatric Intensive Care Nurses (Descriptive/comparative study of RNs in pediatric ICU, VURF)

Friday, April 26

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Science) and College of Engineering