ETA SIGMA GAMMA NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL HEALTH SCIENCE HONORARY
Purpose: To further professional competence and dedication of individual members of the Health Education profession through EDUCATION, RESEARCH, and SERVICE.
Membership Expectations (IF you can handle them!):
A Health Science Major with at least a 3.0 GPA. Members are EXPECTED to be ACTIVELY involved in ALL big meetings, ALL meetings of at least 2 committees (choose Education, Research, Service) and ALL of the committees’ projects (as evaluated by advisor). Attendance will be taken. Freshmen and Sophomore Health Science majors are preferred. It is also suggested that you take First Aid/CPR and HLTH 334 Physical Assessment as soon as possible! You apply for Induction in December (tracking form plus check: full payment by due date- 45.00/yr) and find out in January if you are selected (return of check if you are not accepted). Acceptance is VERY competitive. YOU ARE HERE TO HELP OTHERS, APPLY CLASS KNOWLEDGE, AND BUILD YOUR RESUME AS A YOUNG PROFESSIONAL – CONDSIDER THIS A ‘JOB’ or a 10 CREDIT COURSE – IT IS A LOT OF HARD WORK; this is NOT tea and cookies; It’s a National Professional organization!!!!!! ALWAYS READ THE ESG B-BOARD. You get: National respect, solid resume experience, 2 professional journals, newsletter, pin, membership card, code of ethics, certificate.
2008: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2008: TSU/CSI Outstanding Organization of the Year Award
2007: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2007: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Founder’s Scholarship Award
2006: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2005: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2005: TSU/CSI Outstanding Organization of the Year Award
2004: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2004: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Founder’s Scholarship Award
2004: Omnicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society: ODK Student Hall of Fame
2003: Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Gamman of the Year Award
2003: TSU/CSI “Outstanding Educational Event of the Year” – Eta Sigma Gamma
2002- Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter Excellence Award
2001- Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Gamman of the Year Award
2001- Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter of the Year
2000- Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter of the Year
1999-Office of the Governor, State of
1999-Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter of the Year
1999-Truman State University CAOC Outstanding Organization of the Year: Eta Sigma Gamma
1998-Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter of the Year Award
1998-Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Gamman of the Year Award
1998-International AWHP Undergraduate Professional Preparation Program of the Year Award
1997-International AWHP Undergraduate Professional Preparation Program of the Year Award
1997-Truman State University CAOC Outstanding Organization of the Year: Eta Sigma Gamma
1997-Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Chapter of the Year Award
1996-Eta Sigma Gamma National Professional Health Science Honorary Service Activity of the Year
1996-Truman State University CAOC Outstanding Service Award: Eta Sigma Gamma
Total Grants/Awards/Contracts: $156,304.00
Publications by Gammans in Peer-reviewed Professional Journals:
80 publications by 176 Gammans
Professional Conference Presentations by Gammans:
Health Promotion Advocacy Efforts:
Legislative Advocacy for Quality, Daily Physical Education: Testified and provided educational packets of evidence at MO House of Representatives Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education hearing on HB 509 – Required quality, daily physical education K-8. Lobbied representatives on the Committee, provided testimony in support of the bill, and answered legislators’ questions.
Legislative Advocacy for School Health and Physical Education: Testified and provided educational packets of evidence at MO House of Representatives Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education hearing on HB 1891 – Required elements of physical education. Held interviews and photo ops for the media, were introduced on the House floor, lobbied representatives on the Committee, provided testimony in support of the bill and answered legislators’ questions.
Legislative Advocacy Efforts for Federal Health Legislation: With the NCHEO, attended two advocacy summits, received training in legislative and media advocacy; lobbied/educated Federal Senate and House members for federal health legislation.
Health Promotion Advocates – Lobby and grassroots support for Health Promotion FIRST Act (S.628)
Show-Me Health: Clearing the Air About Tobacco: Educators and Legislative Advocates: Trained and certified as Tobacco Education Specialists, educated community about dangers of tobacco and tobacco control policies to support an advocacy effort to increase the state excise tax on tobacco.
Committee for a Healthy Future – Lobby and grassroots support for state excise tax on tobacco (MO Amendment 3).
MO Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Legislative Advocacy Activities: Writing to House members to co-sponsor the Ombudsman Bill; Lobbying activities/visiting legislators in Jefferson City on behalf of HB 153; attendance and presentation/testified at the hearing for SB 457 (a bi-partisan bill); partnering with MCQC in calling and writing to committee members.
Health Educators for Court-Placement
Health Educators for
Health Educators for Primary, Elementary, and Middle School Students: Taught the Too Good for Drugs, I Want to be a Healthy Me, Al’s PALS and other health and substance abuse prevention curricula/Model Programs/Evidence-based Programs and units to local primary, elementary, and middle school students.
Health Educators for Alternative School Students: Taught smoking cessation and health education classes (Glencoe Health/Hands-on-Health) to at-risk youth in the alternative school setting.
Health Educators for US Army/US Army
Reserve Courses: Taught Health
education for army life/health topics courses to UA Army soldiers and
reservists stations in
Hispanic Cultural Competency Training and American Red Cross Hispanic HIV/AIDS Educator: (grant-funded). Received training in Hispanic cultural competency, were trained and certified as ARC Hispanic HIV/AIDS Educators; taught HIV/AIDS Prevention workshops at Milan Latino Center/Milan School District.
Health Educators at the
Cultural Competency and Diversity Training: (grant-funded). Received training in the 4-step model of building cultural competence as a long-term developmental process including knowledge, attitudes, and skills by the RAIN Network.
American Red Cross African American HIV Educator: Training and teaching seminars (grant-funded): Received grant and training; conduct culturally-appropriate HIV/AIDS educational seminars; pre-post/control group evaluation; present results, publish results.
American Red Cross Back Injury Prevention Educators: (grant-funded) After completion of training and certification, taught back injury prevention course to university physical plant workers to reduce their risk of injury/accidents.
HIV/AIDS Educators for High School
Students: (grant-funded) After
training and certification, taught Red Cross ACT Smart HIV/AIDS Prevention
Program to at-risk youth at the
CHES Study Sessions Teachers: For Fall and Spring exit examinations; Provide educational sessions with practice tests to seniors taking the exam.
MDHSS- Certified Smoking Cessation
Instructors for Adults and Youth: Training and Teaching Adult Smoking Cessation Classes in Schuyler and
MDHSS- Certified Smoking Cessation
Instructors for University Faculty, Staff, and Students: (grant-funded)
Implemented, administered, and taught Cold Turkey smoking cessation workshops
in the university setting. Program included partnerships with Rider Drug and
Substance Abuse Prevention Educators: Received education/training on prevention
planning and strategic prevention framework for community coalitions, then work
with HTF/C-2000 Coalition on substance abuse prevention educational programs
Search Institute 40 Developmental Assets: Community Asset-Building Initiative: Trained in Asset-building by the Search Institute; collaborated with many community agencies/organizations for Community Development. Implemented a community clearinghouse for Asset Building Initiative; conducted health communications/media campaign for asset building; and created Asset of the Month campaign.
Abstinence Educators/Sexuality Counselors: After completing
comprehensive training and observation hours, educate young, pregnant couples
about prenatal care; educate youth about human sexuality/crisis pregnancy;
educate community groups about and fundraise for pregnancy prevention at
Health Educators for Adolescent Substance Abusers in a Residential Treatment Setting: After attending a training provided by the Director for Preferred Family Health Care, Inc., educated teen drug offenders about disease prevention, health promotion, and contemporary health topics.
Anti-Tobacco Educators for the SmokeBusters/Busting Big Tobacco Program: (grant-funded) Received training from Northeast MO Cancer Control Coalition. Through MO DHSS and AHEC, train high school students to teach elementary students about media literacy and the dangers of tobacco. Trained and mentored youth in media and legislative advocacy campaigns. Compiled and analyzed pre-post test data; reported results.
Interdisciplinary Clinical Medical Education (ICE) Program: ElderLynk Noon Seminar Attendance and Instructors: As ATSU/KCOM “Geriatric Scholars/Interdisciplinary Student Leaders”, Gammans planned and presented geriatric education programs to interdisciplinary teams of physicians, medical students, nurses, and health educators at NE Regional Medical Center. Gammans also attended and participated in the interdisciplinary medical education seminars that follow the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training (GITT) Curriculum and use the Case Study approach.
Red Cross Instructor Certifications: Workplace Stress Management, Red Cross Violence Prevention Instructors, Red Cross Ergonomics Instructors, Red Cross Your Heart Matters Instructors, Red Cross Slips/Trips/Falls, Red Cross Epinephrine Auto Injector, Red Cross Back Injury Prevention, Red Cross ACT Smart HIV/AIDS, Red Cross Hispanic HIV/AIDS, Red Cross African-American HIV/AIDS (grant-funded): After receiving the trainings/certifications, taught the programs in the community; presented and published results.
MO Department of Health PRIMO and KVHS Medical Explorers Instructors: Taught high school aged prospective medical students about the profession as part of AHEC program.
KVHS Health Class Instructors: Taught human sexuality/maturation education and healthy back screenings/education to local high school students.
American Cancer Society FreshStart Smoking Cessation Instructors; American Lung Association NOT-on-Tobacco Instructors; ACS Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) Instructors; and STAMP Instructors– Trained and certified in a variety of smoking cessation programs; presented programs to area youth.
MO Department of Health and Senior Services: Professional Day Care Provider Instructors (contracted): Taught the state of MO’s continuing education programs for day care providers in the region.
Eta Sigma Gamma Continuing Education Programs and Professional Partnerships
Education: “Continuing education” programs for professional development of Gammans:
Legislative advocacy training – through NCHEO, to increase knowledge of government processes
Anti-tobacco education and advocacy trainings- provided by ALA/AHA/ACS
Cultural competence trainings –to improve multi-dimensional programming skills
SmokeBusters Training – to become anti-tobacco education facilitators
Publicity and Promotion workshop sponsored by TSU/Center for Student Involvement
Grant-writing Workshop provided by TSU
Cultural Competency training by the RAIN Network (grant-funded)
American Red Cross trainings and certifications (grant-funded)
PGA Golf Lessons at the
Leadership Seminars for all committee chairs and officers: Gained leadership and management skills.
Professional Conduct Seminar to prepare for professional conferences: Received education on networking skills.
SLU Admissions Director – Guest Speaker: Educated Gammans about Public Health and gives graduate assistantships/scholarships to Gammans.
CDCynergy training at ASHA Conference – Trained in cutting edge public health software program.
Education - Professional Partnerships:
MO ASSIST, Smoke-Free MO, American Lung Association, MO Department of Health and Senior Services, Lifeline Pregnancy Center, Preferred Family Healthcare, Inc., St Louis University School of Public Health, NEMO Area Health Education Centers (AHEC), Kirksville R-III School District, ATSU/KCOM ElderLynk, American Red Cross, RAIN Network, American Cancer Society, Kirksville Alternative School – KAS; Ray Miller and Kirksville Primary Schools, Bruce Normile Juvenile Justice Center, North Missouri Cancer Control Coalition, Committee for a Healthy Future; Breathe Easy Kirksville Coalition, Milan Latino Center.
Service: “Continuing education” programs for professional development of Gammans:
US Army/Army Reserve – Combat Lifesaving Course – Certificate Course
MCQC and MO Department of Health and Senior Services; Ombudsmen Continuing Education readings/hours
Vital Sign/Physical Assessments Trainings: Upperclassmen train and qualify underclassmen in skills for the medical clinic.
Guest speakers on advocacy and career education: KV Mayor, ACS, BSU, KCOM, SLU, MCQC, BEK
ACS FreshStart Smoking Cessation Leader, NOT on Tobacco, and TATU Facilitator Trainings
Accent Health network for the Christian Community Clinic
Red Cross Training
Pre-Professional Job Shadow: DO, OT, CHES, Health Care Administrator, Psychiatrist for senior citizens
Service - Professional Partnerships:
MO Division of Hwy Safety, Agency on Aging, MCQC, American Cancer Society, Family Advocacy Center, MO State Hwy Patrol, MO ASSIST, Hospice 2000, Christian Community Clinic, KTVO-TV3, Arthritis Foundation, NE Regional Arthritis Center, KCOM, Administration on Aging, Red Cross, Hope’s Kitchen, ATSU/KCOM, MO Department of Health, Think First, Smoke-Free/Breathe Easy MO; Northeast Regional Medical Center; 8 area nursing homes/long-term care facilities; Randolph County Health Department; NEMO Cancer Control Coalition.
Adair County Schools, 12 NEMO County Health Departments, Smoke-Free Missouri, MCQC, MO Department of Health, AHEC, SmokeBusters; Kirksville R-3 Schools; Kirksville Drug Prevention Coordinator, Christian Community Clinic 4-phase needs assessment workgroup, Chariton County Health Department, NEMO ACHEC
Support Brokers: After training from UMKC and the
NEMO AHEC: ICE Program Tracking and Outcomes Data Project: Cooperative agreement with ATSU/KCOM to gather current information about participants in health careers recruitment and educational programs of the MO Area Health Education Center.
Patient Navigators/Patient Educators for NEMO Rural Health Network grant-funded program: After completion of training, used telephonic counseling and education to increase diabetic patients’ compliance behavior in a 3-year, diabetes self-management program for rural residents.
Project Smokebusters: Trained by the MO DHSS, taught local high school students about media and legislative advocacy for their anti-tobacco campaigns. Educated and mentored the students in their efforts to make changes in community/school ordinances, laws, and policies for tobacco cessation and control.
Community Organizers/Facilitators for Search Institute 40 Developmental Assets Community-Wide Campaign: Trained in the 40 Assets and assisted Heartland Task Force Prevention Coalition at community organizing events. Helped to design, implement, evaluate, and monitor the community-wide 40 Assets Campaign.
Multimedia Campaign for MO Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: (grant-funded). Created an Educational Multi-Media CD-ROM and sent it to selected LTC facility administrators to increase awareness of the program and encourage them to ask for an ombudsman for their facility. Followed-up with planning workshops in partnership with MCQC and MO LTC Ombudsman Program at the state department of health.
MO Long-Term Care Ombudsmen: Trained and certified by the Administration on Aging, Gammans help residents in LTC facilities improve their quality of life by ensuring their rights are not violated. They act as mediators and brokers between the administration and patient/family in nursing homes in 3 counties.
MO Coalition for Quality Care Membership/Partnership: Work/collaborate with the group to advocate for the rights of the elderly; attend their meetings; coordinate with coalition on advocacy programs.
ATSU/KCOM Interdisciplinary Clinical Education “House Calls” Volunteers/ICE Geriatric Conference: After training and attendance at noon geriatric education seminars and ICE Orientations, Gamman Geriatric Scholars and their interdisciplinary teams conduct comprehensive geriatric assessments of patients in local nursing homes. Debriefing sessions, lead by medical educators and health educators followed. Gammans have the opportunity to be selected as an ICE Student Leader to instruct at Noon Seminars, and conduct annual conference planning and provide conference presentation/sessions. All attend and present research at the annual conference.
ATSU/KCOM Interdisciplinary Clinical Education – Enhanced Program (ICEE): Completed on-line, geriatric clinical education learning modules as enhancement of the ICE Program; designed a final geriatric/interdisciplinary project with ID Team.
Arthritis Foundation (AF) Exercise Program (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) Instructors: Trained and certified by AF; conduct seated/wheelchair exercise classes for elderly and those with arthritis at area nursing homes.
Arthritis Foundation (AF) Aquatics Exercise Instructors: Trained and certified by AF; conduct water exercise classes for elderly and those with arthritis.
Hospital-Based Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program creation: Developed/created and staffed a Model Program: a long-term care ombudsman program in the skilled nursing care unit of a regional medical center.
KTVO-TV3 Heartland Task Force/C2000 Substance Abuse Prevention Volunteers: Assist with prevention programming/family strengthening programs for youth substance abuse as well as with mass media anti-drug campaigns. In addition, planned and implemented Asset-building and family strengthening events (Mom-Son Stampede; Daddy-Daughter Dance).
Cognitive Training for a Senior Citizen: Visited a local senior citizen and used research-based cognitive and memory-building activities to attempt to improve her cognitive capacity.
Physician Assistants and Patient Educators: After training, assist the volunteer physicians with taking vital signs, histories, and conducting patient education about disease prevention for rural, free, medical clinic.
Physical Assessment/Screenings at Hope’s Kitchen: After training, assist the volunteer physicians with taking vital signs, histories, and conducting patient education about disease prevention at an area soup kitchen.
Hospice 2000 Volunteers for the Terminally Ill: Trained in hospice principles and work in interdisciplinary teams to provide special care to the terminally ill, especially young patients.
SafeBrake/Grey Ribbon Campaign: Annual safe driving/distracted driving awareness campaign for TSU students over Spring Break. Comprehensive awareness and education program with mass media advocacy component. Also included a partnership with the KV RIII School District to conduct distracted driving educational programming and safe break promotion for high school students over their spring vacation/break. In addition, expanded the program to include at-risk teens at Preferred Family Health Care and Bruce Normile Juvenile Justice Center.
Volunteer Mentors and Tutors: At
Operation Storefront and Operation SmokeScreen: In conjunction with the American Cancer Society and MO ASSIST, conducted undercover, underage tobacco and alcohol purchases. Alerted authorities if law was broken; merchant education presentations.
MO Division of Highway Safety: Project CHEERS: Designed, implemented, and evaluated a community-wide sober driving program. Program was published in a professional journal.
American Cancer Society “Teens Against Tobacco Use” (TATU) Facilitators: After training and certification, lead school-aged youth in anti-tobacco activities and media advocacy workshops.
Operation Life Check Volunteers: In conjunction with the Area Agency on Aging, Gammans periodically checked on the health status of elderly in our community, especially during the winter months.
Trips to MO Dept of Health -Health Educator’s Network: meetings/workshops attended.
Professional Conferences: Attendance/Monitor/Present:
AWHP/ACSM, ASHA/ESG, SOPHE, APHA, MO Public Health Association, MO AHPERD, ATSU/KCOM Geriatric Conference, TSU Undergraduate Research Conference, Capitol Poster Day, NCUR, MCQC, MPHA
A “Sampling” of Gamman Publications: (Author-Article-Journal)
Raygor, Osseck (2008, Vol.7). Use of a focus group in a juvenile detention facility to recommended programming based on the results of a developmental assets profile. Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences.
Kresl Forsyth, Chew, Dougherty, Temme, Raygor (2008). Assessment of stressful life events in alternative education students: A pilot study. MO AHPERD Journal, V18, 94-106.
Forsyth (2007). Eta Sigma Gamma: A life-changing experience. The Health Educator. V 39(2), 63.
Kresl, Guirguis, Dougherty, DeCarli; (2007, Vol. 6): “A tobacco education and cessation program following the key elements of successful alternative schools: A pilot study”. Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences.
Dougherty, “A Pilot Test of Dietary Dairy Journaling: Lessons Learned” (2007) Eta Sigma Gamma Student Monograph, V24(2): 22-25.
Verhaeghe, Reid, Forsyth (2007). Fruit and vegetable purchasing and consumption.
MOAHPERD Journal, v17, 90-100.
Bylina M, Krogmann E. 2005. “Protecting patients’ rights before nursing home admission: A hospital-based long-term care ombudsman program”. Journal of Social Work in Long Term Care
Bylina, 2005. “Comparison of exercise attitudes and behaviors of urban senior citizens to AARP’s national survey results.” Journal of Physical Activity and Aging
Stanley J, 2005, “Accentuate the positive! Using an asset mapping tool as part of a community health needs assessement”. Health Promotion Practice.
Clouse S, Toigo A, Hembree M, Judson E, 2005. “LTC administrators’ perceptions of the
Ombudsmen program in the state of
Degenhardt, 2004. “Knowledge and perceptions of bioterrorism threat among rural, northeast MO residents”. Eta Sigma Gamma Student Monograph Series.
Kennett, Lonegran. 2004. Evaluation of a workplace violence awareness program for nursing home employees, The Health Educator.
Curfman-Riney, Grasch, Toigo, Plumley, Miller. “Attitudes and behaviors toward tobacco and alcohol among first-year college students”, 2003, The ESG Student Monograph.
Carpenter, Degenhardt: “Safe Brake: A Highway Safety Legislative Advocacy Program”, 2003. The Health Educator.
Curfman, Stanley, Toigo, Grasch, Levinskas. “Effects of a workplace ergonomics intervention on perceived risks of MSDs in clerical staff: A pilot study”. Fall 2002. The Health Educator.
Toigo, Clouse, Hembree, Curfman, “A model program for nursing home ombudsmen recruitment”, Annals of Long Term Care, 2002.
Curfman, Jones, "Reducing Transmission of Blood-Borne Pathogens in Occupational Settings Using American Red Cross Preventing Disease Transmission Module", The Health Educator.
Curfman, Grasch, 2002, “An evaluation of the PACE Program” The ESG Student Monograph.
Antoine M, Donald S, 2001. “Are students getting enough nutrition? A pilot study” Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
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Karstens E, Curfman C, Jones A, Grasch N. 2001. "Teens Against Tobacco Use". The Health Educator.
Goldsmith K, Godefroid M, Hooper J. 2001 "Membership demographics and diversity of Central Region AWHP members: A pilot study", IEJHE.
Schneider B, Seifert M, Schmich, B. 2001. "The Healthy Back: A worksite back injury prevention program". Eta Sigma Gamma Student Monograph Series.
Jones A, Daneilsen R. 2001. "Health promotion programs for students in physician assistant schools" Perspective in Physician Assistant Education.
Schneider B. 2000. Project CHEERS: A community-wide sober driver program". The Health Educator.
C. Spring 1999. "Smoke-free Businesses: A worksite health promotion
program". The Health Educator. And
CDC Health Promotion Database -
Wilburn D. 1998. "A comparison of health promotion programs for medical students in allopathic and osteopathic medical schools.” American Journal of Health Promotion.
K. 1999. “Administrative characteristics of worksite health promotion programs
in the state of
Laverentz M, Jordan M. 1999. “The Nuer Nutrition Education Program: Breaking down cultural barriers”.Health Care for Women International.
Bieterman-Davis C. 1997. “Community involvement: The key to successful implementation of Comprehensive School Health Education.” Health Education Monograph.
Aguillon S. 1997. “Superintendents’
perceptions of schoolsite health promotion in the state of
Billingsley J. 1996. “Rationale for schoolsite health promotion.” Education
Gamman Award Winners:
American Association for Health Education: AAHE Outstanding Health Education Major of the Year/ASHA Scholarship/ASHA Student Research Grant
Rebecca Verheaghe – ASHA Scholarship Award, - 2008
Emily Krogmann - AAHE Health Education Major of the Year - 2007
Carrie DeCarli – AAHE Health Education Major of the Year - 2006
Nicole Stevens – ASHA Scholarship Award, 2006
Wes Chew – ASHA Student Research Grant, 2006
Jessica Morgan – AAHE Undergraduate Scholarship, 2006
Nicole Stevens - AAHE Outstanding Health Education Major of the Year, 2006
Sarah Cooper – AAHE Outstanding Health Education Major of the Year, 2005
Liz Carpenter: AAHE Health Education Major of the Year, 2004
Nichole Grasch, AAHE Health Education Major of the Year, 2003
Casie Curfman, ASHA National Undergraduate Scholarship winner, 2002
Casie Curfman, AAHE Health Education Major of the Year, 2002;
Melissa Seifert, AAHE Health Education Major of the Year, 2001.
Liz Karstens, AAHE Health Education Major of the Year; 2000
Sarah West, ASHA Annual Scholarship, 1999.
Amanda Miller, ASHA Annual Scholarship, 1998.
Sandra Aguillon, AAHE Health Education Major of the Year, 1996.
Who’s Who Among American College/University Students
Rebecca Vehaeghe –- Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2009
Nancy Johnson - - Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2009
Carrie DeCarli- Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2008
Tarra Osseck - Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2008
Emily Forsyth- Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2007
Kim Kennett, Sarah Cooper – Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2005
Webber, Curfman, Hiatt: Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2003
Curfman, Grasch, Who’s Who Among American College/University Students, 2002
Maria Godefroid, Who’s Who Among American College/University Students, 2001
Liz Karstens - Who’s Who Among American College/University Students, 2000
Eta Sigma Gamma National Awards
Wes Chew – Founder’s Scholarship Award, 2008
Nancy Johnson – Gamman of the Year, 2008
Laura Kresl – Founder’s Scholarship Award, 2007
Emily Forsyth – ESG Gamman of the Year, 2006
Maureen Bylina - ESG Founder’s Scholarship Award, 2005
Sarah Shelton – ESG Founder’s Scholarship Award, 2004
Sarah Clouse- ESG Founder’s Scholarship Award, 2003
Casie Curfman, ESG Founder’s Scholarship winner, 2002
Melissa Seifert: Eta Sigma Gamma -Gamman of the Year Award, 2001
Sarah West, Eta Sigma Gamma: Gamman of the Year, 1998
Verhaege, Reine, Kresl, Schulte, Chew, Stauber, Osseck,
Shelton, Stevens, Kresl, Osseck, DeCarli, Stauber, Reine, Krogmann, Bylina, Miller, Morgan, Campbell, Guirguis, Cooper, Forsyth, Degenhardt, Boudria, Verhhaeghe, Chew, Shuttlenhenrich, Hahn, Moss, Schulte, Dougherty, Reid, 2005-2006.
Curfman, Grasch, Hiatt, Neuwoehner, Weidinger, Webber; National Achievement Academy Award, 2003 Grasch, Toigo, Curfman, Carpenter, Fisher, Hiatt, Schwartzman, Green, Stanley: National Collegiate Education Award, 2002
USA Today All-Academic Team/National Dean’s List
Carpenter, Clouse, Degenhardt, Hembree, Hooley, Judson, Kennett, Lonegran, Miller, Toigo, Bylina, Cahill, Cooper, Forsyth, Menefee, Miller, Shelton: National Dean’s List, 2003
MO Coalition for Quality Care: MCQC Outstanding Student Ombudsman Award/Scholarship; Vivian J Roller Foundation Award/Scholarship
Verhaeghe, Johnson, Hartman, Hasken, Schultenhennrich, Chew –MCQC Leadership Award, 2008
Hasken, Schultenhennrich, Chew – Vivian J Roller Family Foundation Scholarship, 2008
Wes Chew, Joe Stauber, Julie Hasken – 2007 – Vivian Roller Foundation Scholarship
Emily Forsyth - 2006
Emily Krogmann, 2006
Emily Krogmann, 2006 – Vivian Roller Foundation Scholarship
ESG-2008 TSU/CSI Outstanding Organization of the Year Award; Wes Chew-2008 Student Excellence Award; Joe Stauber-2008 Golden Leadership Award; Krogmann – 2008 Outstanding Health Science Major of the Year; Krogmann – MO AHPERD Future Professionals Award, 2007; Forsyth – Outstanding Health Science Major of the Year, 2007; Forsyth – Golden Leadership Award, 2006; Osseck – TSU Alumni Scholarship- 2006; Stevens – 2006 Jack/Melba Bowen Scholarship; Vernhaeghe – 2006 SERVE Center Outstanding Student Volunteer Award; Shelton – TSU/CSI Student Excellence Award; 2005;Elizabeth Carpenter: ODK Student Hall of Fame Award, 2004; Jilian Miller: Health Science Major of the Year, TSU, 2004; Toigo – TSU/CSI Student Excellence Award, 2003; Carpenter/ESG – TSU/CSI Outstanding Educational Event of the Year, 2003; Weidinger, 2003- HES Program Honors; Judson: Jack/Melba Bowen Scholarship Award, 2003; Webber: TSU Health Science Major of the Year, 2003;Curfman: TSU Health Science Major of the Year 2002.; Melissa Seifert: TSU/CAOC Student Excellence Award, 2001
Melissa Seifert: Truman State University CAOC President of the Year, 2001; Casie Curman: TSU Certificate of Excellence in Research, 2001 URC; Amanda Jones: TSU Certificate of Excellence in Research, 2001 URS; HES Program Honors: Karstens, Schnieder, Petit, Beck, Jordan, Seifert, Jones, Goldsmith, Godefroid, Green, Schwartzman, Carpenter, Clouse, Toigo, Miller; Karstens - CAOC Academic Excellence Award, 2000;Sarah West, Truman State University CAOC President of the Year, 1998, 1999
Geriatric Student Leaders/Scholars: