College of Health and Human Services Annual Award Luncheon

Posted on 5/8/2019 4:20:39 PM

The College of Health and Human Services’ 29th annual awards luncheon was held on May 9, 2019, at the Rustic Lodge to recognize faculty members for outstanding advising, teaching, research, and service. Please join us in congratulating the following faculty:

Award recipients at the 2018–19 College of Health and Human Services’ annual awards luncheon

Outstanding HHS Faculty Awards

Teacher: David Lorenzi, Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

Academic Advisement: Janet Blood, Human Development, Fashion, and Interior Design

Researcher: Luz Marin, Safety Sciences

Service: David Wachob, Kinesiology, Health and Sport Science

HHS Research Incentive Awards

Mercan Haddad Derafshi, Human Development, Fashion, and Interior Design

  • Proposal: “Development and Assessment of a Load-Bearing Vest for Patrol Officers”
  • Total Award: $3,000

Bitna Kim and Daniel Lee, Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Proposal: “Receptivity to Empirical Research and Evidence-based Practice: Leaders in Law Enforcement in Pennsylvania”
  • Total Award: $1,000

HHS Student Scholarly Activity Grant Award

Student Investigator: Chunghyeon Seo, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Bitna Kim

  • Proposal: “Police Response Models for Handling People with Mental Illness: A Survey of Police Chiefs in Pennsylvania”