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The Face of the Person with a Disability

McGinley-disability

The Seventh Annual McGinley-Rice Symposium

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Power Center - Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, 5th Floor

8:00 am

Shepperson Suite 
5th Floor

Registration
8:30 – 9:00 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

Mary Ellen Glasgow PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Dean
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

Ken Gormley, J.D.
President
Duquesne University

Fr. Raymond French, C.S.Sp.
Vice President for Mission and Identity
Duquesne University

9:00 – 10:00 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Keynote Address
"Forging a New Future through Technology and Education"

Rory A. Cooper, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Founding Director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, CAPT(ret) United States Navy
Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

10:15 – 11:15 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Keynote Address
"Creating Awareness: Disabilities and Experiential Learning"

Catherine Gaines Ling, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP
Associate Professor & Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration Director
University of South Florida, Boca Raton, FL

Moderator: Denise Lucas, PhD, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor and Chair, Advanced Practice Programs
Duquesne University School of Nursing

11:25 – 12:25 pm

Conference Room A

Plenary Panel
"Training, Research, and Family Perspectives to Address Issues of Social Justice in Health Care"

Robert Noll, PhD
Leadership in Education for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Cheryl Messick, PhD
Leadership in Education for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Mary Bryant
Parent Advocate
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Becky Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP
Associate Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Programs
Duquesne University School of Nursing

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

Lunch and Presentation of the Eileen Zungolo Spirit of Service Award

Posters will be available for viewing during this time in the Shepperson Suite

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

It's Magic

Cece Wagner
Magician
Pittsburgh, PA

Lorraine Wagner
Magician's Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Jessica Devido, PhD, CPNP
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

2:10 – 2:40 pm

Conference Room A

A Silent Dialogue

Grant Stoner
Student, McAnulty School of Liberal Arts
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Claudia Stoner
Parent/Aide/Scribe
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Mary Kay Loughran, DNP, MHA, RN
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

2:45 – 3:45 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
The Face of Person with a Disability

*Please choose ONE of the sessions below*

Conference Room A

SESSION 1a: The Face of the Person with Cognitive and Emotional Disabilities

"The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health-Child-Youth Version: The World Health Organization: What, When, Where, and Why?"
Becky Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP
Associate Professor of Nursing
Chair of Undergraduate Programs
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

"The Stigma of a Mental Disability"
Luann Richardson, DNP, PHD
Associate Professor of Nursing
Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh PA

Joyce Ott, DNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh PA

"Addressing the Complex Physical Health Needs of the Seriously Mentally Ill: Lessons Learned during the Implementation of Behavioral Health Home Model of Care"
Cara Nikolajski , MPH
Program Administrator
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care, Pittsburgh, PA

Patricia Schake, MSW
Senior Director of Program Innovation
Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Linda Garand, PhD, GCNS-BC
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Conference Room B
SESSION 1b: Clinical Efficacy and the Care of the Person with a Disability

"Traumatic Brain Injury Beyond the Acute Care Setting"
Carol Powell, BSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, EMT-P (Presenter)
Coordinator, Injury Prevention and Trauma Education
Summa Health System Akron City Hospital Trauma Services, Akron, OH

Susan Hazelett, BSN, RN, MS
Manager, Seniors Institute Research
Summa Health System Akron City Hospital Trauma Services, Akron, OH

Eileen Fleming, MSN, RN, CNS, NE-BC
System Director, Employee Development
Summa Health System Akron City Hospital Trauma Services, Akron, OH

"Efficacy of a Wellness Program for Individuals with Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injuries within an Integrated Delivery System"
Brad Dicianno, MD (Presenter)
Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

John Lovelace, MS
President, UPMC for You
President, Government Programs and Individual Advantage
UPMC Insurance Services Division, Pittsburgh, PA

Pamela Peele, PhD
Chief Analytics Officer
UPMC Insurance Services Division, Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher Fassinger, RN
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care
UPMC Insurance Services Division, Pittsburgh, PA

Patricia Houck, MSH
Statistician, UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care
UPMC Insurance Services Division, Pittsburgh, PA

Alexandra Bursic, BA, BS
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael L. Boninger, MD
Professor and Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA

"Care of Vulnerable Rural Veterans in Non-VA Settings: Is Education Enough to Change Nursing Practice?"
Gina Maiocco, PhD, RN, CNS-BC
Professor, Director of PhD Program
West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV

Moderator: Karen Jakub, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Conference Room C

SESSION 1c: Preparing Health Care Professionals to Care for the Person with a Disability

"Promoting the Health of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Nursing Education Initiative"
Agnes Burkhard, PhD, RN, APHN-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing and Co-Director of the Undergraduate Programs
Malek School of Health Professions
Marymount University, Arlington, VA

Eileen Sarsfield, PhD, RN, APHN-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing and Co-Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program
Malek School of Health Professions
Marymount University, Arlington, VA

"In-Service Teachers' Voice in Identifying Special Education Professional Development Needs in Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Malawi"
Morgan Chitiyo, PhD
Associate Professor of Special Education, Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth Hughes, PhD
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Xiaohan Chen (presenter)
PhD Student in Special Education Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Siddiq Ahmed (presenter)
PhD Student in Special Education Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Mohamed Aladsani
PhD Student in Special Education Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

"Teaching Nursing Students about Disability and the Care of People with Disabilities: A Review of the Literature and Reflection on the Potential Opportunities"
Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, CORLN, AOCN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Clinical Professor and MSN Nursing Education Track Coordinator
Duquesne University School of Nursing

4:00 – 5:00 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS 
Reaching Out to the Person with a Disability

*Please choose ONE of the sessions below*

Conference Room A
SESSION 2a: Caring for the Person with a Disability

"Using Online Health Communication to Manage Chronic Sorrow: Mothers of Children with Rare Disease Speak"
Adriana D. Glenn, PhD, MA, MN, RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Marymount University, Arlington, VA

"We are Left to Flounder: Perspectives on Raising an Adolescent with Autism"
Sandra O'Brien, PhD, RN, CNE, CRNP-F, PHCNS
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Moderator: Melanie Turk, PhD
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Conference Room B

SESSION 2b: Caring for the Person with a Disability

"Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Hidden Disability"
Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC
Associate Professor, Graduate Chair and Director of DNP and RN-BSN Programs
Marymount University, Arlington, VA

"Clinical Efficacy and Cost Savings of the iMHere System for Patients with Spina Bifida"
Andrea Fairman, PhD, MOT, OTR/L, CRPN
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
MGH Institute of the Health Professions, Boston, MA

Erika Yihm, BA
Medical Student
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa

Moderator: Linda Goodfellow, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

5:00 - 5:30 pm

Shepperson Suite

Poster Session
5:30 - 7:00 pm

Shepperson Suite

Reception

Friday, October 28, 2016
Power Center - Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, 5th Floor

8:00 am

Shepperson Suite

Registration
8:30 – 8:45 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

Mary Ellen Glasgow PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Dean
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

Timothy R. Austin, PhD
Provost annd Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Duquesne University

8:45 – 9:45 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Keynote Address
"Why People with Disability Matter"

Suzanne C. Smeltzer, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
Professor, Director of Center for Nursing Research
Villanova University College of Nursing, Villanova, PA

Moderator: Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
Joseph A. Lauritis, C.S.Sp. Endowed Chair for Teaching and Technology
Professor and Chair, Advanced Role and PhD Programs
Duquesne University School of Nursing

9:45 – 10:15 am
Poster Session
10:15 – 11:15 am

Conference Rooms
B and C

Plenary Panel - Experiencing Disability

"The Language of Disability"
Erik Garrett, PhD
Associate Professor, Communication and Rhetorical Studies
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

"Growing Toward Independence"
Rudley Mrvos
Principal and Supervisor of Occupational and Physical Therapists
Pittsburgh Conroy, Pittsburgh, PA

"A Family's Journey"
Mark Steidl
Student
Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA

Tina Calabro
Disability Issues Writer
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Al Condeluci
CEO
Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), Pittsburgh, PA

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Conference Room A

Plenary Panel - Helpful Environments

"The Inclusive and Supportive Workplace: Disability Resources for Employers"
Sarah Dalton, PhD, LPC, NCC
Assistant Director of Special Services
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

"R-E-S-P-E-C-T"
Richard Meritzer
Americans with Disabilities Coordinator
Department of City Planning, Pittsburgh, PA

"Legal Systems that Protect the Dignity and Rights of Persons with Disabilities"
John Tague, Jr
Project Director
Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Committee, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Mary Esther Van Shura, EdD
Director of Community Affairs
Office of Allegheny County Executive Richard Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh, Pa

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

Lunch

Posters will be available for viewing during this time in the Shepperson Suite

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

Keynote Address
"Disability and the Conversion of Community: A Theological Reflection"

William H. Christy, C.S.Sp.
Assistant Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry
Duquesne University,Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Kate DeLuca, MBA
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Duquesne University School of Nursing

2:40 - 2:50 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

Closing Remarks

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

2:50 pm

Conference Rooms
B and C

Benediction

Fr. Daniel Walsh, C.S.Sp.
University Chaplain and Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry
Duquesne University

3:00 pm
Adjournment