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Mar 31, 2021 | Jackson Mayo

Justin Buonomo, Master’s of Healthcare Management Adjunct Professor, has started his own company, Just Financial Foundations. The company's mission is to help individuals, families, and small businesses bridge the gap from financial illiteracy and shame to financial peace and abundance.  

Ann Horn, Master's in Teaching Internship Supervisor and Faculty, is developing a new course—Scientific Concepts for Middle School Teachers. In late February, she served on a Multistate Praxis Panel to discuss the new Praxis Physical Science (5485) test, which is to be utilized as an assessment tool for the licensure of physical science teachers in the assessment adopting states.  

Colin May, CFE, 3CE, Adjunct Professor for the Master's in Forensic Science and Criminal Justice programs, published an article on “Conducting a Digital Forensics Capability Study” that was published in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.  

Sharon Buchbinder, PhD, RN, Professor and Program Director of the Master's in Healthcare Management and Program Coordinator of the Bachelor's in Business Administration program, released a new novella, Healed with a Kiss, as part of the acclaimed Cat’s Paw Cove series. Additionally, Dr. Buchbinder won first place in the Paranormal Romance Guild's Reviewers’ Choice Award for the category—Romance/Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Paranormal/Time Travel/Futuristic for her full-length novel, Tears of the Wolf, Hotel LaBelle Book 4. 

Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD, presented on Taking the Angst Out of Teamwork in Online Courses for the Stevenson University Center on Teaching and Learning on February 10, 2021. 

Jay Tobin, PhD, Associate Professor of the Master's in Forensic Science, will be stepping outside of the classroom this September to compete in Ironman Maryland—a race comprising a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a full 26.2-mile marathon. He is hoping to raise at least $1,000, all of which will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital if he comes in under the 14.5-hour mark. In a statement, Dr. Tobin said that “as a member of the Ironman G-Force (G stands for geriatric), we like to raise funds for worthy causes. St. Jude is mine.” 

Lea Nolan, Adjunct Instructor for the Master's in Healthcare Management program, co-authored two recently published health policy and management issue briefs for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Her piece, entitled "Cost, coverage, and the underuse of medications among people with CF", addresses the financial factors that adversely affect the use of cystic fibrosis (CF) care center services, specifically the resulting underutilization of prescription medications with CF patients. Her second work, "Risk indicators of food insecurity in the CF population", calls attention to the pervasiveness of food insecurity, which is marked by an unreliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food, within the CF population; discusses the risk indicators of food insecurity; and notes how food insecurity afflicts CF patients across all age groups and socioeconomic strata. 

Lee Krähenbühl, PhD, Program Coordinator for the Master's in Communication Studies program, is serving as the First Vice President of the Maryland Communication Association (MCA), which is a group of Maryland communication educators, students, and professionals that help shape and adoption of the statewide competency standards for communication courses in general education programs and is currently facilitating articulation agreements in communications.  Dr. Krähenbühl currently planning for the MCA’s 2021 Conference, to be held in October, at Stevenson University. 

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