Upcoming Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Announcements

Upcoming Announcements

This list of scheduled Ph.D. dissertation defenses is posted so that faculty and others may attend the defense. If you wish to attend, please contact the committee chair in advance as a courtesy.

IU School of Dentistry

Thursday, August 7, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Dental Science
Ala'a Hussein Aref Sabrah
Diluted triple antibiotic and double antibiotic medicaments for endodontic regeneration procedures: an in-vitro investigation
Room S116/S307, DS Building
Chair: Jeffrey A. Platt, D.D.S., M.S., 317-274-7229

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropic Studies

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Philanthropic Studies
Nancy D. Goldfarb
"Charity Never Faileth": Philanthropy in the Short Fiction of Herman Melville
Cavanaugh Hall 438
Chair: Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., 317-274-0082

IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Mwangi James Murage
Role of patient medication barriers on medication adherence among patients with diabetes: development and psychometric properties of the Murage-Marrero-Monahan Medication barriers scale (4M scale), association of medication barriers and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and patient characteristics associated with medication barriers.
Room 220, EF Building
Chair: G. Marie Swanson, Ph.D. MPH, 317-278-4026

IU School of Medicine

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:00
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Yi-Chun Chen
Stress-inducible Mig6 promotes pancreatic beta cell destruction in the pathogenesis of diabetes
Room 326, VanNuys Medical Science Building
Chair: Patrick T. Fueger, Ph.D., 317-274-7862

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Mikaela Lee McKenney
Coronary artery disease progression and calcification in metabolic syndrome
Room 326, Medical Science Building
Chair: Michael Sturek, Ph.D., 317-274-7772

Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Angelina Marie Hernandez-Carretero
Novel roles of p21 in apoptosis during beta cell stress in diabetes
MS 326, Van Nuys Medical Science Building
Chair: Patrick T. Fueger Ph.D., 317-274-7826

IU School of Social Work

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
Social Work
Amy Murphy-Nugen
From homeownership to foreclosure: exploring the meanings homeowners associate with the lived experience of foreclosure
Education/Social Work building, 4130
Chair: Margaret E. Adamek, Ph.D., 317-274-6730