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Faculty/staff presentations highlighted — September-December 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. 

Note: Information on presentations should be submitted no later than one month following the event date.

 

Chancellor's Office

 

Chancellor Carine Feyten will speak at the Economic Issues for Women in Texas 2022 presentation scheduled Sept. 22. The event is hosted by the Texas Women’s Foundation.

 

History

 

Katherine Landdeck (Denton) presented for the University of Nebraska at Lincoln’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on Sept. 8. Landdeck was one of the speakers for Fly Girls, a program about women in aviation.

 

Katherine Landdeck (Denton) will speak at the National Museum of the Pacific War as part of its symposium featuring prominent World War II scholars. The event will take place Sept. 16-17 in Fredericksburg.

 

Human Development, Family Studies and Counseling

 

Brigitte Vittrup (Denton) will participate in a panel at the Early Childhood Education and Equity Convening hosted by the Spencer Foundation and Erikson Institute on Sept. 22-23 in Chicago.

 

Nursing

 

Sandra Cesario (Houston) participated in a presidents panel at the 2022 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting held Sept. 11-14 in San Antonio. Cesario, president of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) was joined by presidents of four other physician organizations for discussion regarding the provision of care to women receiving obstetric and gynecologic health care.

 

Wyona Freysteinson (Houston) was invited to present “The development of an instrument to measure mirror comfort and avoidance,” at Mirrors: An Interdisciplinary Approach, the International Virtual Mirror Studies Conference held Aug. 29-31 at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China.

 

Physical Therapy

 

Suh-Jen Lin (Dallas) has had three abstracts accepted for presentation: “Efficacy of Respiratory Muscle Training on Respiratory Muscle Strength and Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury – A Systematic Review” (co-authored with Dale Anderle and Merri Leigh Johnson, both Dallas) and “Effects of a Virtually Delivered Exercise Program on Breathing Strength and Lung Function in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury – A Retrospective Study,” both at the annual conference of the Texas Physical Therapy Association, scheduled Oct. 28-30 in Irving; and “Associations Between Objective Exercise Capacity and Subjective Surveys in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury” at the annual conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, scheduled Nov. 6-11 in Chicago.

 

Sociology

 

Sharon Henderson (PhD student) and Philip Yang (Denton) presented a paper, “Race, Gender, Class, and Perceived Everyday Discrimination,” at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held Aug. 5-9 in Los Angeles.