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Lightning Talks 

Join faculty members as they share about a classroom practice or their research in only five short minutes. Q&A to follow at the end. Want to share your research or teaching practices with colleagues? Contact Michelle Williams ( today. 

May 12th, 2023

Watch the May 12th recording here.

  • Improving Health Equity:  Evaluation of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Virginia
    Gilbert Gimm, PhD, Associate Professor, HAP
  • Health Sciences Workforce Background: VA’s Health Sciences Workforce Needs Action
    Carrie Sutter, DNP, Co-Director, Center for Health Workforce & Associate Professor, Nursing
  • Improving Patient Care Coordination Between a Free Clinic and a Major Healthcare Provider
    Allison Roca, RN, Nursing


April 21, 2023

Watch the April 21st recording here.


Archived Recordings

February 17, 2023

Watch the Feb. 17 recording here.

November 18, 2022

Watch the Nov. 18 recording here.

October 7, 2022

Watch the Oct. 7 recording here.

May 2022 

Watch the May 22 recording here.

May's presenters are: 

  • The Power and Potential of Virtual Reality & Gamification 
    Bethany Cieslowski, School of Nursing
  • Individualized Nutrition Therapy for Preventing or Delaying Onset of Type-2 Diabetes
    Raedeh Basiri, NUTR
  • Make it Count:Improving Student Preparation
    Laura Poms, GCH
  • Cultivating Recovery from Trauma though Intergenerational Gardens: Scoping Review Highlights and Future Directions​​​​​​​
    Michelle Hand, SOCW

February 2022

Watch the Feb. 22 recording here.  

Faculty Presenters: 

  • Rural-Urban Disparities in Access to Care among Adults with Disabilities 
    Gilbert Gimm, HAP 

  • Moving from Program- to Classroom-Level Teaching Practices: Preparing Students for Becoming Effective Helping Professionals 
    Daniel Freedman, SOCW 

November 2021

Watch the Nov 21 recording here.  

Faculty Presenters 

  • “Real-time sensory modulation to promote emotional regulation: a transdisciplinary approach” 
    Holly Matto, SOCW 

  • NUTR 626 Food Systems = Wicket Problems  
    Kerri Lacharite, NUTR

  • The Shadow Pandemic – Violence Against Women during COVID-19 
    Jhumka Gupta, GCH

  • Strategies Utilized in Pathophysiology Courses 
    Bev Middle, Nursing