Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

The latest blogs from all of our authors are compiled below. To search for specific topics, use the keyword search field below.

Knowledge Without Boundaries Symposium

The School of Advanced Studies recently hosted the 2nd annual Knowledge Without Boundaries symposium, and ma

Why “Mad Men” Isn’t Really Over

AMC’s popular “Mad Men” television series just ended. In case you’ve been in deep space and missed it, “Mad Men” is about the heyday of the advertising business on Madison Avenue in the 60’s.

Five Tips for Making the Most of Your Dissertation Committee

I was fortunate to have had Dr. John Creswell as my dissertation advisor. He was instructive on how to form a committee that “works.” By that, he meant that the committee works for the topic, works as a functional and integrated group, and works to aid the doctoral candidate in developing and improving as a scholar/practitioner/leader.

Faculty Scholarship and Mentorship

Making the decision to create a scholarship poster for the annual University of Phoenix Research Symposium can be an exciting but challenging endeavor. Participants need not make the journey alone. Mentors are available to help faculty navigate the scholarship poster process.

CHR Research Fights Deadly Superbug at Root Cause of Multiple Deaths

Patients are increasingly developing antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections (i.e., “Superbugs”). These patients can develop a Superbug infection after undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), which is a widespread medical procedure used to combat certain diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas, including blockages, narrowing, stones, narrowing, and tumors.

Value-Based Care Trending for 2015

“Value-based care” is trending in 2015 with pressures on providers and physicians to do more to reduce hospital readm

The Big Interview: Faculty Scholarship with Dallas Taylor and Dan Konzen

The following is an interview with the Scholarship Committee founder, Dallas Taylor, PhD, the Director of Academic Affairs for the Phoenix Campus. Also interviewed is the current Scholarship Committee Editorial Board Chair, Dan Konzen, Campus Chair for the College of Information Systems and Technology.

How to Be a Quality Dissertation Chair

Chairing a doctoral dissertation is a very rewarding and challenging mission. Doctoral dissertation chairs guide doctorate candidates through the last stage of their higher education and toward the completion of their journey. To successfully fulfill such a mission, a chair plays multiple roles.

How to Select the Right Dissertation Chair

As a doctoral student in the School for Advance Studies at the University of Phoenix, there are three particularly cr

Technology Enabled Training – A Trending IO Topic

When we think of corporate training programs a vision of a room full of employees sitting patiently waiting for the trainer to start the PowerPoint with an exhaustive lecture and thick handout on new processes and procedures may come to mind. Training is necessary but can individuals achieve cognition and adoption of training concepts adding to their SKA while organizations benefit economically by reducing training costs?

Apple’s ResearchKit: A Disruptive Innovation that could Radically Change How Clinical Trials are Conducted (Part 2 of a 4-part series)

Despite almost all hospitals and physician practices in the United States having digitized their patients’ medical re

How to Add Your Publication to Your Research Hub Profile

In addition to completing your research project, you’ve

Is That a Paper Umbrella in My Beer?

I came across a survey this week called Women’s Attitudes toward Beer Marketing. It was pretty interesting and aligned with a lot of what I have been thinking about lately; namely, what women think about the branding and marketing of craft beer.

New Physicians and the Meaning of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) is the most comprehensive health care legislation since the Social Security Act Amendments of 1965 established Medicare and Medicaid. While the nation debates individual and employer mandates, incentives and penalties for quality reporting, or lack thereof, the physicians’ perspective on PPACA’s impact on the practice of medicine remains elusive.

Boil, Boil, Toil, and Trouble

After last week’s blog, I received a note from Julia Rosenthal of Pair O’ Dice Brewing.

How to Prepare a Successful Manuscript for Publication

This is the third in a four-part series. Use the links below to view the rest of the series:

Get Your Boots On!

What color are your boots?  Teri Fahrendorf’s are pink.  Teri is the founder of the Pink Boots Society.  The Pink Boo

How to Evaluate and Select the Right Journal for Publishing Your Research

Review suggested criteria to determine the credibility of any journals you’re considering, and determine if that journal is the best fit for your research.

Health with a Purpose

If you visit the health and wellness initiative by Johnson and Johnson, they identify that “health connected with pur

Women in Craft Brewing

What image comes to mind when yo