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April 16
Recent RHB Publications!
Congratulations to recent graduates Christine Waters-Banker and Joseph M. Day on their recent publications!
February 28
Dissertation Defense Announcement
Name: Nicole Etter
Program: Rehabilitation Sciences
Dissertation Title: The Relationship between Orofacial Vibrotactile Detection Thresholds and Low-Level Force Control Capabilities in Healthy Adults
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Andreatta
Date:  Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time:  2:00 PM
Place: CON 505
February 28
Important Dates
February, 2013
  • February 20-Wednesday-Last day for doctoral candidates for a May degree to submit a Notification of Intent to Schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • February 20-Wednesday-Last day to submit application for degree (graduate school) to receive a May (spring) 2013 degree.

 April, 2013

  • April 5-Friday-Last day for candidates for a May degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • April 5-Friday-Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load.  Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for "urgent non-academic reasons"
  • April 19-Thursday-Last day for candidates for a May graduate degree to sit for a final examination

May, 2013

  • May 3-Friday-Last day for candidates for a May degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School
February 07
RHB Publication
Congratulations to Conrad Gabler, current RHB student, and Dr. Patrick Kitzman and Dr. Carl Mattacola on their recent publication in Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering.  The study, entitled "Targeting Quadriceps Inhibition with Electromyographic Feedback: A Neuroplastic Approach" is a project that originated in RHB 710: Neuroplasticity.
February 07
More Baby News!
The RHB Family welcomed its newest member on 2/7/14 at 8:27a.m.  Congratulations to current RHB student Brian Gregg and his wife Danyelle on the birth of their beautiful daughter Adelle Sophia Gregg!
Congratulations Brian and Danyelle!
February 06
New Baby!
Congratulations to Carrie Silkman Baker (2012 RHB Alumni) and her husband Ron on the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Sadie Lynn Baker!
See Photos Below
January 28
Seminar: Haptic Sensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetic Devices
There will be a William Maxwell Reed Seminar on Thursday, 1/30/14, from 3:30-4:30pm in Room 323 RMB.  Mr. Jeremy Brown, Doctoral Candidate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, will be giving the talk and you can view his bio and the abstract of the talk on flyers that will be posted around the College of Engineering.

There will be a reception prior to the seminar, at 3:15pm in 324 RMB—please come meet the speaker!! 

January 21
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Physical Therapy
See the attached job announcement for two tenure-track faculty appointments in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton University.
January 08
Pizza and Pilots
Pizza and Pilots is a regular series offered by Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) and sponsored by the CCTS on the last Monday of each month.  For more information, see the attached poster for the January topics and the Spring Pizza and Pilots schedule.
December 04
Congratulations to Nikki Etter!
Congratulations to Nikki Etter who was recently selected to receive a 2014 Endeavour Research Fellowship as a post-doctoral scholar at the University of Sydney, Australia!  Nikki will be working alongside Dr. Kirrie Ballard at the University of Sydney on a recently funded project titled "A new model of human speech production through computational modeling and human functional brain imaging".  This grant is also in collaboration with Dr. Guenther and Dr. Tourville at Boston University.
Congratulations Nikki!  Your RHB Family is very proud of your accomplishments (and a bit jealous that you will be living in Australia).  We wish you the best of luck!
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