Graduate Research Assistant Estela Shabani participated in the Pediatric Research, Education, and Scholarship Symposium (PRESS). She gave a 3-minute speed talk (3 slides) and presented a poster titled "High levels of erythropoietin are not associated with neuroprotection in Ugandan children with cerebral malaria". She was awarded the Silver Medal in the Graduate Student Category. Congratulations to Estela on this outstanding achievement!
Dana Johnson has recorded two information-packed eLecture resources for the non-profit Adoption Learning Partners. Dr. Johnson's eLectures, "The First Doctor's Visit" and "Why Internationally Adopted Children are At Risk for Malnutrition", are part of a 3-part series of "Bite-sized Tips", and include downloadable PDF resources as well as the lecture recordings.
An interview with Dana Johnson appears this month in an Open Society Foundations video. He and other child development experts discuss the importance of family in a child's survival. Check out the accompanying article here.
- Take time to respond to questions asked by faculty members.
- As a student often before responding to the question start with the phrase, " Good question."
- Before the D-day of thesis defense, plan for a mock presentation among your fellow colleagues in the laboratory.
- On the D-day, defend your work and interpretation - you are the expert.