Misericordia University students in the weekend occupational therapy master’s degree program recently received their pins and presented their capstone research at the annual Graduate Research Presentation Conference. Bridgewater resident Gerardina Menza-Bogdanovic was among the students recognized. The honors were presented at the annual Graduate Research Presentation Conference in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on campus. Mentored closely by faculty advisors, the collaborative research projects are a requirement of the occupational therapy master’s degree curriculum. Students began their projects more than 18 months ago. Participating in the program are, from left to right, in front, Dr. Dawn Evans, Dr. Gwen Bartolacci, Dr. Lalit Shah, Laura Bradley of Honey Brook, Penn., Melanie Beck of Whitehall, Pa., Jacqueline Brocious of Plains, Pa., Dominique Lemire-Ross of Dallas, Pa., Rebecca Hewit-Pickel of Hummelstown, Pa., Terri Bugelholl of West Pittston, Pa., and Wilfredo Dones of Blakeslee, Pa.; second row, Dr. Joseph Cipriani, Dr. Lori Charney, Gerardina Menza-Bogdanovic of Bridgewater, Kaitlyn Ryan of Ellington City, Lyndsey McGrevy of Jim Thorpe, Pa., Kaitlyn Dillow of Hollywood, Md., Naromie Petit-Frere of Columbia, Md., and Lee Ungaretta of Dublin, Pa..; and third row, Dr. Orley Templeton, Kathleen Hughes-Butcher, Dr. Jennifer Dessoye, Dr, Grace Fisher, Magdalena Rooney of Phoenixville, Pa., Amy Kingsley of Allentown, Pa., John Bruce of Bronx, N.Y., Trevor Behler of Slatington, Pa., and Eric Win of Cherry Hill, N.J. May 2017

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