HENDERSON, Nev. – February 23, 2016 – Roseman University of Health Sciences will hold its second annual Research Symposium from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2 at its campus located at 11 Sunset Way in Henderson.
Open to the public, the event will showcase more than 50 research projects by students, residents, research fellows and faculty from Roseman’s Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dental Medicine and Nursing. The symposium will also feature research projects from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University Nevada.
Research projects will be presented in poster and podium formats, covering basic sciences in areas of psychiatric drug discovery, cancer, immunology, microbiology and education research, as well as clinical sciences in areas of ambulatory care, nephrology, epidemiology, dental, and public health and surveillance research. A panel of Roseman faculty will also examine the role that inter-professional research plays in improving medical care.
“Roseman University’s Research Symposium offers the public an opportunity to learn about the amazing variety of research endeavors happening in Southern Nevada,” said Dr. Jeffery Talbot, director of Roseman University’s Research Center for Substance Abuse and Depression. “It also offers students and faculty researchers from different healthcare professions the opportunity showcase and share ideas in a celebration of collaboration in scientific discovery. Student presenters will also have the chance to win awards for the top research projects, as judged by a panel of internal and external judges.”
The event will feature a keynote presentation on translational research by Dr. Melanie Nicol, assistant professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. Nicol will highlight clinical pharmacology approaches to understanding the effectiveness of novel medications used to prevent HIV transmission, particularly among many vulnerable populations.
While the event is free and open to the public, registration is preferred. Visit roseman.edu/research-symposium for event information, schedule and registration.
About Roseman University of Health Sciences
Founded in Henderson, Nevada in 1999, Roseman University of Health Sciences is a non-profit, private institution of higher learning training the next generation of undergraduate and graduate level health care professionals that serve, collaborate and set new standards in their communities and within their professions. With campuses in Henderson, Summerlin and South Jordan, Utah, the University is comprised of the College of Dental Medicine, offering an Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA residency and Doctor of Dental Medicine program; College of Pharmacy, offering a Doctor of Pharmacy and Professional Continuing Education; College of Nursing, offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing and RN to Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing; and an MBA program. Roseman University of Health Sciences will also offer a Doctor of Medicine through its College of Medicine, with the first incoming class starting in 2017. More than 2,500 Roseman graduates are caring for patients, conducting research, and engaged in public health and policy in Nevada, Utah and across the country. Roseman University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.