• 28 • Doctoral Degrees Following is a list of individuals granted doctoral degrees in Winter 2017. Supervisory Committee chairpersons are denoted in parentheses DOCTOR OF AUDIOLOGY Katrina S McClannahan. Dissertation: Perceptual and Neurophysiological Effects of Treated and Untreated Hearing Loss in Older Adults. (Prof. Julie A. Bierer) DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS Paiyu Chiu, Piano. Dissertation: A Comparative Evaluation of Group and Private Piano Instruction on the Musical Achievements of Young Beginners. (Prof. Craig Sheppard) Evan Austin Smith, Woodwinds. Dissertation: Compositional Techniques in the Saxophone Works of Yusef Lateef. (Profs. Donna Young Shin & Michael S. Brockman) DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Endrias Tafese Abera, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Sarah Haeeun An, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Carl B. Anderson, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Megan Jane Arhart, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Jacqueline M. Baker, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Ebrima Bangura, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Naomi Belayneh, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Linda Marie Boardman, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Lisa R Boeger. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Yolanda Lacher Bradford, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Aynsley Noel Briggs, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Marie Annette Brown) Eliza W Brink. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Laura L. Cardwell, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Kalla Mariah Carlton, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Hilary A. Carroll, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Jason Chang, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Jennifer Chen, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Mica J. Crisp, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Gurvinder K. Dhillon, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Shannon Duffy, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Amy Elliott, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Wendy D. Fairall, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Melissa M. Fessel, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Sarah E. Friend, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Lisa Ann Froling, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Sara Gerlach, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Suzanne Gisch, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Mariah J. Hill, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Stephanie Sally Ho, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Kaitlin Elizabeth Hoban, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Terra L. Holloway, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Janice Marie Ingham, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Rajeana Kay Johnson, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) So Hee Kim, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Dana Klanderud, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Stefani N. Koeppel, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Antonina Kozlowska, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Ewa Kazimiera Kozlowska, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Melinda Ehren Kratzig, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Aliza Katrina Kreisman, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Kelly L. Lawson, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Terecia Tung Jing Lee, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Laura Fleming Lind, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Kendra A. Lindeman, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Yongjie Hou Locker, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Charlotte A. Lynch, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Marie Annette Brown) Wendy Nellie Magana, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Karishma Manandhar, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Maren Mann, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Grace A. Martin, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Amy S. Mok, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Rachel K. Moore, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Marie Annette Brown) Yolanda M. Morris, Community Health. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Juliana Nam, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Morgan Negaard, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Jemma Castillo Nonog, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Bridget O’Connor, Community Health. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Jennifer Elizabeth O’Hare, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Alina Yakivna Ostapchuk, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Kathleen Mary Stella Pizzolatto, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Jessica L. Raddatz, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Jane E. Rall, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Roma G. Reyes-Cambronero, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Jillian A. Rippey, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Rebecca L. Robinson, Adult-Gero Acute Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Nancy F. Rosemond, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Alexis Jeanae Russell, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Roda Mohamed Scego, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Erika D. Schilling, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Marie Annette Brown) Kathryn Rose Skelley, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Cameron D. Soltani, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Emily Speca, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Holly J. Stafford, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Erin Elizabeth Stoy, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Stephenejo S. Swift, Adult-Gero Acute Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Tara L. Tschampel, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Elizabeth A. Turner, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Abigail Vanderaa, Pediatric NP. (Prof. Teresa M. Ward) Priscilla Velasquez, Nurse-Midwife. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Annabelle Thu Vo, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) Christopher Vodila, Family Nurse Practitioner. (Prof. Sarah W. Matthews) Katherine Atchley Wakefield, Adult-Gero Primary Care NP. (Prof. Hilaire Thompson) Adam John Weaver, Psych-Mental Health NP. (Prof. Elaine M. Walsh) DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Tolulope Korede Abe, Industrial Engineering. Dissertation: The Influence of Hospital Resource Factors on Adverse Health Outcomes. (Profs. Linda T. Boyle & Richard Storch) Samuel J. Allen, Chemistry. Dissertation: Development of Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation to Investigate the Gas-Phase Structures of Protein and Protein Complex Ions. (Prof. Matthew Francis Bush) Leonard Alvarez, Education: Curriculum & Instruction. Dissertation: Writing Assignments and Student Responses: Uptake in a Fifth- Grade Class. (Prof. Sheila Denise W. Valencia) Elena S. Amador, Earth & Space Sciences & Astrobiology. Dissertation: Characterizing Habitable Environments on Mars Using Infrared Spectroscopy from Orbit. (Prof. Joshua Louis Bandfield) Amirhossein Amini, Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation: Evaporation of Liquid Droplets on Flat and Curved Solid Substrates. (Profs. George Mitchel Homsy & James J. Riley) Tatiana Anderson, Neuroscience. Dissertation: We Must Inspire Before We Expire. (Prof. Jan M. Ramirez) Jennifer M. Andrie, Genome Sciences. Dissertation: A Cradle-to-Grave Analysis of Cis-Regulatory Variation in Yeast. (Prof. Joshua M. Akey) Tao Bai, Chemical Engineering. Dissertation: Developing Zwitterionic Hydrogel for Biomedical Applications. (Prof. Shaoyi Jiang) Charles J. Barrows, Chemistry. Dissertation: Helping Observe and Tune Diffusion Using Mn2+ Photophysics in Inorganic Nanocrystals After Growth. (Prof. Daniel R. Gamelin) Colin S. Beam, Psychology. Dissertation: Models of Human Causal Learning: Review, Synthesis, Generalization. (a Long Argument for a Short Rule). (Prof. John M. Miyamoto) Christian Boutan, Physics. Dissertation: A Piezoelectrically Tuned RF-Cavity Search for Dark Matter Axions. (Prof. Gray Rybka) Matthew T. Boyd, Slavic Languages & Literatures. Dissertation: From the Other Side by Other Means: Politics, Neoliberalism and Resistance in the Socialist Punk and New Wave of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. (Prof. Gordana Crnkovic) Lauren M. Burgeno, Pharmacology. Dissertation: Diametric Changes in Ventral Striatal Dopamine Release Regulate Drug-Taking and Drug-Seeking Behavior. (Prof. Paul Phillips) Juan Carlos Chavez, Information Science. Dissertation: Native American Telecommunication Independence: One Step Above Smoke Signals. (Prof. Cheryl Metoyer) Chen-Kuan Chou, Physics. Dissertation: Ion Photon Entanglement in a Parabolic Mirror Trap. (Prof. Boris B. Blinov) Derek Chang Church, Chemistry. Dissertation: Exploring the Thermal and Mechanochemical Reactivity of 1,2-Oxazine Hetero-Diels–Alder Adducts for Stimuli-Responsive Polymers. (Prof. Andrew Jackson Boydston) Cheng Dang, Atmospheric Sciences. Dissertation: Effect of Snow Grain Shape and Impurities on Snow Albedo and Its Parameterization: China, North America, and the Arctic. (Prof. Qiang Fu) Diane M. Daubert, Oral Biology. Dissertation: Titanium Corrosion Is a Modifier of Peri- Implant Health. (Prof. Richard P. Darveau) Ryan J. Davis, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: Regulation of Substrate Degradation and Cancer Metabolism by the Fbw7 Ubiquitin Ligase. (Prof. Bruce E. Clurman)