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Recent Seton Hill Student - Faculty Research 

  • Ashley Bartelson & Ronald Garvey (Biochemistry): Oxidation of Secondary Amines using Oxoammonium Salt. Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Madison Ravotti (LECOM 4 + 4 Biochemistry): Oxidation of alpha-Amino acids. Spring 2022.Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Sarah Serement (LECOM 4 + 4 Biology): Oxidation of Amino Acids with Amino-Side chains. Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Teyah Spangler (Biochemistry): Oxidations of Tertiary Amines using Oxoammonium Salt. Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Amal Thalody (Biology): Greener Oxidations of Amines. Fall 2021. Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Tawni Wilkinson (Biochemistry): Solvent Exploration for Greener Oxidations of Alcohols using Oxoammonium Salts.  Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Ashley Bartelson & Mitchell Zembower (Chemistry): Exploration of the oxidation of N,N-Dibenzylaniline. Spring 2022. Title III funded
  • Amalene Cooper-Morgan & Kathryn Dzurik (Chemistry): Exploring CRISPR using SNP and bioluminescence. Spring 2022. Title III funded 
  • Barbara Flowers & Ava Kail (Forensic Science): The Evidence of Disposable Gloves. Fall 2021.
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Kasey Beres (Chemistry): Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Carbene Scaffold. Summer 2022. Title III funded.
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Rachael Kopec (Biochemistry): Determination of Esterification Mechanisms through Acid Chloride - Phenol Reactions. Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Jameson Kutz (Biochemistry): Determination of Esterification Mechanisms through Acid Chloride - Phenol Reactions. Summer 2022. Title III funded. 
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Zahir Reed (Biology): Determination of Esterification Mechanisms through Acid Chloride - Phenol Reactions. Summer 2021. Title III funded.
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Lindsey Reho (Chemistry): Determination of Esterification Mechanisms through Acid Chloride - Phenol Reactions. Summer 2021. Title III funded. 
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Nicholas Stumme (Biochemistry / Engineering 3+): Phenol Ester Competition Study. Summer 2021. Title III funded. 
  • Jonathan Moerdyk & Abby Zuder (Biochemistry): Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Carbene Scaffold. Summer 2022. Title III funded.
  • Jessica Brzyski & Kaylene Chavez (Biology): Hydroponics Research Project. Funded by the Title III Grant. Honors project.
  • Jessica Brzyski & Alyssa Neast (Forensic Science): Nutrient Pollution on the Hill. Honors project.
  • Jessica Brzyski & Emma Shaulis (Forensic Science): Composting on the Hill. Honors project.
  • Jessica Brzyski & Haylee Stiffler (Biology/Psychology): Optimization of microsatellite markers in Scutellaria sp. Funded by the Title III Grant.
  • Jessica Brzyski & Haylee Stiffler (Biology/Psychology): The Relationship of the PTC Gene and Alcohol Consumption. Funded by the Infanger Major Research Grant.
  • Ja’Nean Reay & Ashley Winnor (high school student): Scientific advisor for her project Analyzing the Bioremediation of Polymers in an Aquatic Setting with the use of Pseudomonas putida.
  • Ja’Nean Reay & Jacinta Jolly (PA Program): Factual Superstition or Generational Farce: The Antimicrobial Efficacy of Foods. Funded by the Title III Grant
  • Ja’Nean Reay & William Sheffler (Biology): Health Care Literacy: Considerations for Future Clinicians. Honors project.
  • Ja’Nean Reay & Chloe Walls (Biology): The Importance of Dental Health Care Access.”  Honors project.
  • Nicole McAllister & Dominick Cicala (Biology): Identification and characterization of novel E. coli bacteriophages in the Greensburg, PA community. Funded by the Infanger Major Research Grant and the Title III Grant.
  • Nicole McAllister & Ava McCracken (Forensic Science): Identification and characterization of novel B. cereus bacteriophages in the Greensburg, PA community.
  • Nicole McAllister & Alesandra Sheffler (Biology): Pfizer vs. Moderna: Social Opinion and Long-term Antibody Levels Post-Vaccination. Honors Project.
  • Nicole McAllister & Kayla Granito (Forensic Science): The Bacteria Playlist. Honors Project.
  • Jamie Fornsaglio & Brianne Falatovich (Biology):  Overcoming technological barriers of the Western blot.  Funded by the Infanger Major Research Grant and the Title III Grant.
  • Renee Rosier & MacKenzie Longo (Biology): Empowering Today’s Young Women to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders in STEM. Honors Project.
  • Renee Rosier & Laura Roland (Health Science - PreMed): Restoration of Avian Biodiversity at Seton Hill Through the Installation of Bird Houses. Honors Project.
  • Renee Rosier & Franklin C. Orczeck (Mathematics 3+): Drawing with Ants: Paradigms for Autonomous Vehicles. Honors Project.
  • Renee Rosier & Dominic Williams: Biological Indicators Species and the Environmental Condition of Southwestern, PA Stream Ecosystems. Honors Project.
  • Renee Rosier & Zachery Koren (Biology): Seasonal UV Radiation Preferences of the Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) at its Northern Range Limit. Funded by the Title III Grant.
  • Doreen Tracy, Alexandria Battaglia & Raegan LeCrone (Nutrition & Dietetics): Hindsight is 2020: How Dietetic Education Can Be Enhanced to Better Prepare Future Dietitians to Work in the Pandemic and Post Pandemic Era.
  • Brian Larouere, Lawrence Totaro & Maddy Moore (Exercise Science): Effects of Exercise on the Inflammatory Biomarker C-Reactive Protein with Reference to Body’s Stress and Energy Homeostasis Status. Funded by LECOM Internal Seed Grant by Dr. Amitabha Ray of LECOM for $12,000.
  • Trey Miller, Nate Bunguard, Ian Duckworth, Matthew Hawker, Meghan Simms, Blaine Harteis & Melissa Dreger (Physical Therapy): Predictive Factors for Injuries in Soccer Collegiate Players.
  • Dylan Harper, Alexis Roberts, Nicholas Boulanger & Allison Gremba (Physical Therapy): Otitis Media and Eustachian Tube Morphology.
  • Jenna Sanflippo, Alex Forantzos, Brittney Shoenfelt, Lexy Snell, McKenna Yackovich & Craig Ruby (Physical Therapy): Pilates Effects on Balance, Posture and Hamstring Length.
  • Jacob Bouslough, Morgan Simkovic, Taylor Myers & Jamie Coates (Physical Therapy): Blood Flow Restriction.
  • Aaliyah Steward & Jamie Coates (Physical Therapy): Low Back Dysfunction.

Recent Student Internships & External Research

  • Summer Black (Chemistry): Internship with Expii, Remote. Spring 2022.
  • Sirrae Burke (Chemistry): Internship with Cleaveland/Price, Inc, Trafford, PA. J-Term 2021. 
  • SaraAnn Buza (Chemistry): Internship with Intertech Technology and Trading, Monessan, PA. Fall 2021. 
  • Elizabeth Colecchia (Chemistry): REU at Kent State, Kent, OH. Summer 2022. 
  • Alexander Coval (Chemistry & Forensic Science): Internship with Molecular DX, Windber, PA, Summer 2021. 
  • Hannah Crawford (Forensic Science): Internship with Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, Greensburg, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Lauren Dellett (Biochemistry): SURP at University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Summer 2022
  • Zachary DiPerna (LECOM 4 + 4 Biochemistry): Internship with DiCesare Orthopedic Medicine, Greensburg, PA. Summer 2021.
  • Elisabeth Keim (Forensic Science): Internship with J-Lok Company, Cresson, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Gabrielle Long (Forensic Science): Internship with JENNCHEM, Pittsburgh, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Alyssa Neast (Forensic Science): Internship with LABS, Inc., New Oxford, PA. Summer 2021. 
  • Makenzie Penney (Forensic Science): Internship with Universal Forensic Corporation, Somerset, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Rachel Rago (Forensic Science): Internship with Cyril Wecht Pathology and Associates, Greensburg, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Morgan Schweizer (Forensic Science): Internship with Cyril Wecht Pathology and Associates, Greensburg, PA. Fall 2021. 
  • Emma Shaulis (Forensic Science): Internship with Cyril Wecht Pathology and Associates, Greensburg, PA. Fall 2021. 
  • Paige Spencer (Forensic Science): Internship with Pace Analytical. Summer 2022.
  • Anna Wilson (Forensic Science): Internship with Cyril Wecht Pathology and Associates, Greensburg, PA. Fall 2021. 
  • Caitlin Wolfe (Forensic Science / Criminal Justice): Internship with Cyril Wecht Pathology and Associates, Greensburg, PA. Fall 2021. 
  • Mitchell Zembower (Chemistry): REU at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Summer 2022.
  • Tsamara Roberts (Biology): Internship as a Medical Scribe at Excela Health, Greensburg, PA.
  • Patrick Wu (Biology): Field work as Emergency Department and Visitor Concierge Volunteer at Excela Health, Greensburg, PA.
  • William Sheffler (Biology): Field work as Patient Transporter at Excela Health, Greensburg, PA.
  • Dominick Cicala (Biology): 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Alesandra Sheffler (Biology): Field work as Patient Transporter at Excela Health, Greensburg, PA.
  • Shaney Enck (Biology): REU in Engineering and Nanoscience of Materials and Device Applications in Biotechnology and Medicine, University of Central Florida.
  • Elizabeth Varner (Biology): Internship at McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh PA.
  • Alexandra Battaglia (Nutrition and Dietetics): Spring 2022 Internship with Excela Health Nutrition Services, Greensurg, PA.
  • Alexandra Battaglia (Nutrition and Dietetics): Spring 2022 Internship with Loyalhanna Care Center, Latrobe, PA.
  • Raegan LeCrone (Nutrition and Dietetics): Spring 2022 Internship with UPMC Nutrition Services, Altoona, PA.
  • Raegan LeCrone (Nutrition and Dietetics): Spring 2022 Internship with Maybrook Care Center Nutrition Services, Greensurg, PA.
  • Katelyn Merglowski (Health Science): Summer 2021, Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehab - Guardian Healthcare, Nurse Aide.
  • Taivion Boynes (Health Science): Summer 2021, UPMC Vaccination Center, Vaccine Support.
  • Kierstin Schade (Health Science): Spring 2022, Excela Health Home Care & Hospice, Direct Care Partner. 
  • Sydney Palya (Health Science): Fall 2021, Redstone Presbyterian - Greensburg Senior Home, Nursing Assistant.
  • Savanna Johnston (Health Science): Spring 2022, IntelyCare, Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Sarena Foster (Health Science): Spring 2022, Walgreens, Pharmacy Intern.
  • Tyler Alberts (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with The Aerobic Center, Greensburg, PA.
  • Trinity Cumo (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with Excela Health Athletic Training, Greensburg, PA
  • Tanner Froehlich (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with The ptGroup, Greensburg, PA
  • Samantha Garlesky (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with The Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Greater Pittsburgh, Greensburg, PA
  • Emily Hoza (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with St Vincent College Athletic Training, Latrobe, PA
  • Samantha Kosmacki (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with NovaCare Rehabilitation, Greensburg, PA
  • Craig Lewis (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with Alliance Physical Therapy, Murrysville, PA
  • Alex Martin (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with C & C Fitness and Wellness, Youngwood, PA
  • Bryce Meriweather (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with Excela Health Athletic Training, Greensburg, PA
  • Jonathan Morris (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with C & C Fitness and Wellness, Youngwood, PA
  • Jared Parsons (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with Excela Health Athletic Training, Greensburg, PA
  • Lauren Ritenour (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with The ptGroup, Greensburg, PA
  • Hannah Schmidt (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with LA Fitness, Greensburg, PA
  • Kaylin Sundin (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with NovaCare Rehabilitation, Apollo, PA
  • Ashlynn Swanger (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with My Fitness Kitchen, Latrobe, PA
  • Lawrence Totaro (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with Excela Health Cardiac Rehabilitation, North Huntingdon, PA
  • Omar Ward (Exercise Science): Spring 2022, Internship with LA Fitness, Greensburg, PA
  • Sydney Fulton (Exercise Science): Fall 2021, Internship with Professional Physical Therapy, Baldwin, NY
  • Nicholas Antonucci (Nursing): Internship with Forbes Hospital, PCU, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Jared Bannon (Nursing): Internship with Children’s Hospital, Neurology, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2022
  • Mayli Bennet (Nursing): Internship with Washington Hospital in the ER, OR, L&D and med-surg areas, Washington, PA, Summer 2022
  • Alani DiLonardo (Nursing): Internship with UPMC East, medical surgical unit, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Adam Goodnack (Nursing): Internship with Forbes Hospital, Emergency Department, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Jessica Hudock (Nursing): Internship with Forbes Hospital, Emergency Department, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Emilie Moore (Nursing): Internship with Forbes Hospital, Psychiatric Nursing Department, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Melanie Nacey (Nursing): Internship with Allegheny Valley Hospital, Clinical Decision Unit, Natrona Heights, PA, Summer 2022
  • Megan Nestor (Nursing): Internship with Forbes Hospital, Oncology, Monroeville, PA, Summer 2022
  • Katelyn Penman (Nursing): Internship with Geisinger Health System. Summer 2022.
  • Chloe Pohland (Nursing): Internship with UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2022

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