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Faculty/staff presentations highlighted — May-August 2022

Texas Woman's University faculty and staff extend the prestige and reputation of the university through their presentations at international, national and regional conferences. Here is a sampling of their recent work.




David Rylander and Jeffrey Radigheri (both Denton) presented a paper, “Social Media in a Global Crisis,” at the 2022 Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators conference March 3 in New Orleans.


Rama Yelkur and David Rylander (both Denton) presented a paper, “Super Bowl Ad Content: Effects on Likeability Ratings,” at the 2022 International Society of Marketing conference March 23 in Chicago.


Center for Women Entrepreneurs


Stephanie Robinson (Denton) will serve as a panelist in D CEOmagazine’s 2022 Women’s Leadership Symposium, scheduled June 29 in Dallas. Robinson will participate in a panel discussion, “Old Habits Die Hard: Releasing What Doesn’t Serve Us and Reshaping Our Normal.”




Katherine Landdeck (Denton) conducted a book presentation, Q&A and book signing of “The Women With Silver Wings” May 21 at the Lone Star Flight Museum in Houston.




Ellina Grigorieva (Denton) and Evgenii Khailov presented “Optimal strategies for combining drug and oncolytic virus therapies in a cancer treatment model” at the Differential Equations and Optimal Control international conference June 7-9 at the Steklov Mathematical Institute RAS, Moscow.




Wyona Freysteinson (Houston) presented two workshops at the American Holistic Nurses Association’s 42nd Annual Conference June 6-11 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She presented a four-hour workshop, “Enhancing self-love & acceptance: Transforming the experience of mirror-viewing;” and a 90-minute workshop, “Ontology of person: A holistic nursing perspective Enhancing self-love & acceptance.”


Catherine Mbango and Brenda Moore (both Houston) presented at the 3rd Building Capacity for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership in Africa Conference held June 8-10 at St. Paul’s University in Limuru, Kenya. Mbango served on the planning committee and presented at the conference. Moore presented virtually on Low Resource Simulation. The conference, “Leading, Teaching, and Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic: The Future of Nursing Education.” was held in collaboration with the TWU Center for Global Nursing and the Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF).


Sandra Cesario (Houston) was an invited speaker for the second annual Texas DNP Conference held June 9 in Lubbock. Her presentation is “DNP and PhD: Bridges, Collaborations, and Advancement of the Profession.”


Sandra Cesario (Houston) presented the welcome address on day two of the AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses) Texas Section Conference held May 19-21 in San Antonio. As president of AWHONN, Cesario also represented the organization at the 67th American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Meeting & Exposition held May 21-25 in Chicago.


Nutrition and Food Sciences


Bruce Perkin (adjunct, Denton) was a guest on a May 5 podcast, “The fuzzy front end of product development.” The podcast, from IFT (the Institute of Food Technology) involved discussion of the difficulties that occur at the beginning of product development, and how important it is for consumers to connect with a product.