M.L.S. Queens College, The City University of New York.
M.A. Teaching of English, Teachers College, Columbia University.
B.A. English, Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York.
Miss Nixon received a M.A. in the Teaching of English at Teachers College, Columbia University, and taught English for ten years. She also has a Master of Library Science from Queens College, The City University of New York, and is currently a School Media Specialist at Flushing High School. Her experience has shown her how important it is that students see the connection between library research and the world—both past and present. Miss Nixon’s goals at Flushing High School are to create engaging research projects and challenging research publications for students across the curriculum. Her favorite part about Librarianship is collaborating with educators and working with students.
Engaging Flushing High School Research Projects:
Below you will find Graphic Organizer Word Files, Pathfinder PDF Files, and Project PDF Files. Click on the file below based on teacher instructions.
May 9, 2018: Save the Date for the 12th annual Residents and Fellows Research Day. This is a special opportunity for residents, fellows and faculty to showcase their research. The event is sponsored by the Lang Research Center at NYP Queens.
Full details on how to participate in Research Day 2018 are available today at Research Day 2018 Basic Information.
NYP Queens wins a clinical research training award of $150,000. The award is part of a state program to advance biomedical research in New York through the training of physicians as clinical researchers. It funds the salary and benefits for one clinical researcher for one year. The researcher will be working with Daniel Skupski, M.D., NYP Queens Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, on a project titled “Influence of Lactic Acid Chiral Isomers and Metalloproteinases on Cervical Remodeling and Preterm Parturition." More.
Holly Andersen Scholar Named.
Kieran Palumbo, a pre-med student, is the Lang Research Center’s fifth Dr. Holly Andersen Scholar. Kieran is serving as assistant research coordinator for INVESTED, an NIH study led by Dr. Gregory Pontone, M.D. and Phyllis August, M.D. He is also a key member of an antimicrobial stewardship study being conducted at New York Presbyterian Queens by the Infectious Diseases Department. This important study, funded by the United Hospital Fund, attempts to improve antibiotic prescription procedures for respiratory illness at multiple outpatient sites. Read more
GRADE Study. (Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes) Do you have type 2 diabetes? Help to find the best long-term treatment for people with diabetes. Most people with diabetes need metformin and another drug to keep blood sugar close to normal. We are comparing four potential second line treatments in the GRADE study to determine which one, when added to metformin, is best for controlling diabetes. All four treatments are recommended by the American Diabetes Association and FDA approved. Visit https://grade.bsc.gwu.edu and call 718-670-2914, or 718-670-1827.
The Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Center for Research and Education has joined the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network with Columbia University Medical Center, one of 14 clinical centers in the network.
The network conducts clinical studies to improve maternal, fetal and neonatal health with an emphasis on randomized-controlled trials. The goal is to reduce maternal, fetal and infant morbidity related to preterm birth, fetal growth abnormalities and maternal complications as well as to provide insight on evidence-based, cost-effective obstetric practice
The National Institutes of Health has created a new Web site to help people learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate. Read their announcement here.