Welcome to the 4th Annual DSA Conference hosted by the Doctoral Student Association! Presenters include Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Candidates, and Students from every doctoral program. Come and explore the research of Franklin University’s Doctoral Studies Programs. Enjoy time with like-minded people. Discover the fun and connect with colleagues. The theme for this year's conference is "The Potential of AI for Learning"

Thank you to the 2024 Conference Committee for making this event possible.

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Friday, June 21st
4:00 PM

Welcome to the Conference Introduction of DSA Leadership and Conference Planning Committee

DSA Leadership

4:00 PM - 4:05 PM

4:05 PM

Greetings and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Wendell Seaborne, Franklin University

4:05 PM - 4:10 PM

4:10 PM

Artificial Intelligence in Research

Ryan S. Baker, University of Pennsylvania

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

5:10 PM

Break and Networking

DSA Leadership

5:10 PM - 5:15 PM

5:15 PM

Introduction of Presenters

DSA Leadership

5:15 PM - 5:20 PM

5:20 PM

The Potential of AI in Leadership

Umamaheswari Manoraj, Franklin University

5:20 PM - 5:40 PM

5:40 PM

Ethical and Practical Use of AI in Doctoral Studies Programs

Wendell Seaborne, Franklin University

5:40 PM - 5:55 PM

5:55 PM

Intersection of Social Determinants of Health and Primary Care

Tricia Upton, Franklin University

5:55 PM - 6:10 PM

6:10 PM

Nonprofit Success and Cultural Competency - A Qualitative Study

Catherine Paessun, Franklin University

6:10 PM - 6:25 PM

6:25 PM

Cultivating Innovation

Michcal Stanley, Franklin University

6:25 PM - 6:45 PM

6:45 PM

Break and Networking

DSA Leadership

6:45 PM - 6:50 PM

6:50 PM

AI Scholars Roundtable: Collaborative Resource Sharing

J.J. Phillps, Franklin University

6:50 PM - 7:50 PM

7:55 PM

Day One Closing Remarks and Introduction to the Roundtable

DSA Leadership

7:55 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, June 22nd
10:00 AM

Welcome to the Conference and Introduction of Presenters

DSA Leadership

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM

10:05 AM

Navigating the AI Landscape: Ensuring Trust and Responsibility in a Data-Driven World

Kristy Wedel, Franklin University

10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

Maternal Hemorrhage, The Transfusion Service, and a Possible AI Prediction Tool

Colleen Hinrichsen, Franklin University

10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

10:40 AM

The Changing Landscape of Academic Research in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Lewis Chongwony, Franklin University

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Beyond IQ: The Power of Emotional Intelligence in Business

Genese Dadzie, Franklin University

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Artificial Intelligence, Educational Leadership, and Knowledge Creation: A New Infrastructure

Brian Cunningham, Franklin University
Valerie A. Storey, Franklin University

11:15 AM - 11:35 AM

11:35 AM

Break and Networking

DSA Leadership

11:35 AM - 11:55 AM

11:55 AM

Secondary Trauma Among K-12 Educators in Urban School Districts

Angelic Dean, Franklin University

11:55 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Artificial Intelligence and Health Disparities

Cecily Jackson, Franklin University

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Can Integrating Challenge Activity-Based Learning Methods Reduce the Usage of Prescription Medications for Learning Disabilities Such as ADHD

Michcal Stanley, Franklin University

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

12:50 PM

Home Care Staffing Shortage: Impact on Older Adult Independence

John Gregory, Franklin University

12:50 PM - 1:10 PM

1:10 PM

Break and Networking

DSA Leadership

1:10 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM

Addressing Constraints in Public Transportation - A Leadership Perspective

Ronald Woodford, Franklin University

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

1:35 PM

Health Insurance in Society with Potential to Change

Amber Ross, Franklin University

1:35 PM - 1:55 PM

1:55 PM

Influence Business Decisions Through Understanding Risk Perspectives

Edward McDonald III, Franklin University

1:55 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Forming a Servant Centered Organizational Culture

Timothy Reymann, Franklin University
Nicholas Ryan Kent, Franklin University

2:15 PM - 2:35 PM

2:35 PM

Conference Closing Remarks

DSA Leadership

2:35 PM - 2:40 PM