The Academic Minute for 2019.04.22-04.26

The Academic Minute from 04.22 – 04.26

Monday, April 22nd
Chad Painter – University of Dayton
Newspaper Coverage of Opioid Addiction
Chad Painter is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Dayton, where he teaches courses in journalism and mass communication. He studies media ethics with emphases on the depiction of journalists in popular culture, the alternative press, and diversity studies. He is the co-author of Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, 9th edition. He has eight years of professional experience as a reporter, editor, and public relations practitioner for print and online publications. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri.

Tuesday, April 23rd
Scott Hall – University of Dayton
Emotional Well-Being of Patients
Scott Hall, professor of counselor education at the University of Dayton, is co-author of Managing the Psychological Impact of Medical Trauma: A Guide for Mental Health and Health Care Professionals. As a partner at Hawthorne Integrative, LLC, a health care consulting and clinical counseling firm, he counsels adults with depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD and divorce-related concerns. Hall also is a certified master trainer in TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), an interprofessional, evidence-based communication training curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Defense and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and has received training in mindfulness-based stress reduction from faculty at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He is a veteran of the United States Army.

Wednesday, April 24th
Martha Hurley – University of Dayton
Elderly Inmates
Martha H. Hurley is professor and director of the criminal justice studies program at the University of Dayton. She’s the author of Aging in Prison: The Integration of Research and Practice, and co-author of Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two and Correctional Administration and Change Management, as well as numerous book chapters, scholarly publications on crime and justice, and technical reports to criminal justice and social service agencies. Her prison cell desegregation research was cited in the 2004 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Johnson v. CA. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

Thursday, April 25th
Julie Walsh-Messinger – University of Dayton
Understanding Schizophrenia Through Smell
Julie Walsh-Messinger is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Dayton and a Licensed Psychologist in Ohio and New York. Her research broadly focuses on the neural processing of emotion in serious and persistent mental illness, behavioral correlates of emotion dysfunction, and relations between olfactory dysfunction, psychopathology, and personality. Dr. Walsh-Messinger received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Long Island University. She completed her predoctoral internship in adult clinical psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in mental illness research and treatment at James Peters VA Medical Center and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Friday, April 26th
Jia Wang – University of Dayton
Economic Development Incentives
Jia Wang is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Dayton. Her research interests are in the areas of public economics and urban/regional economics. Her projects involve empirically investigating various economic impacts of economic development incentives. Her research has been published in journals such as B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and Review of Regional Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.