2019-2020 RLA Fellows Capstone Projects - Office of Organizational Leadership Skip to main content
Fellow Project Title Mentor(s) Sponsor Title/Dept.
Diane Ambrose SPACE: The Final Frontier—Building Effective Education Programs for Research Administration David Kimball & Jose Roman Senior Vice President for Research and Economic Development/ORED (Kimball) Vice President for Research Administration/OREDa (Roman)
Azima Ashraf Movement Therapy to Enhance Health Awareness, Mindfulness, and Coping Skills for Mentally Ill Patients Manda Gatto Director for Inpatient Services, Rutgers Behavioral Health Care
Sahar Aziz Expanding Interdisciplinary Connections: Rutgers Law Professor Guest Lecturer Program in New Brunswick David Lopez, Nancy Cantor, Barbara Lee Rutgers Law Co-Dean in Newark (Lopez), Chancellor of Rutgers-Newark (Cantor), Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs (Lee)
Sanjib Bhuyan How to Improve Enrollment in the Graduate Program in Food and Business Economics Courtney McAnuff Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, Rutgers-New Brunswick
Michael Brown Creating a Pipeline for URM Engineering Students Ilene Rosen Associate Dean Student Services
Helen Brown-Liburd Professional Licensure: Creating Student Awareness and Preparation Dan Palmon Department Chair, Accounting Information Systems Department
Tynisha Coleman Improving Staff Development at RBHS Karen Shapiro Chief Administrative Officer, School of Health Professions
Adam Day Finance Rotational Program Mike Gower Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration & University Treasurer
Mehtap Ferrazzano Developing School of Nursing Student Services Co-curricular Competencies to Effectively Communicate, Plan, and Implement Services Kyle Warren Vice Dean for Administration & Student Services for School of Nursing
Robyn Ginese Bridging the Workforce Development Gap through Experiential Learning: Operationalizing the NACE Competencies Rick Hearin & Rick Dool Executive Director for Career Exploration & Success (Hearin); Director and Professor, Masters in Communication & Media SCI (Dool)
Yvonne Gonzalez Creating a Culture of Mentoring, Growth, and Inclusion Karen Stubaus Vice President for Academic Affairs, Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Roxanne Huertas Developing an Onboarding “Experience” for new RU-Camden Employees Loree Jones Chief of Staff, Camden Chancellor’s Office
Myron Jordan Building an effective educational platform for mental health awareness for Law Enforcement Carmelo Huertas Chief, Public Safety Newark Division
Jacqueline Kozloski Engaging Internal Culture around Rutgers Health Jennifer Hollingshead Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Eldo Kuzhikandathil Research Intensive Post-baccalaureate Education in Neuroscience (RIPEN) at Rutgers Gary Aston-Jones Director, Brain Health Institute
Rick Lee The Global Asias Initiative: Mapping a Collaboration between Rutgers Global and the School of Arts and Sciences Michelle Stephens Dean of Humanities, School of Arts and Sciences
Mingwei Liu Developing an Online Master of Human Resource Management Program for China’s Market Adrienne Eaton Dean, School of Management and Labor Relations
Nell Maloney Patel Creating a ‘Female Faculty Spotlight’ to Highlight the Diversity and Excellence of our Faculty Sangeeta Lamba Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, RBHS
Jenna Marcus Implementation of a Hospital-Wide Surgical Safety Pre-Operative Huddle Mark Einstein Chair, Department of OB/GYN Rutgers NJMS; Interim CMO University Hospital
Francesca Maresca Strategies for Integrating Wellness into Class Curriculum: Student & Faculty Benefits Sharon Bzostek Associate Professor & Undergraduate Director, Sociology, Core Faculty, Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy & Aging Research, Research Associate, Princeton University Center for Research on Child Well-Being
Theresa McCutcheon Community Engagement within the RCM Environment Cathy Potter Dean, School of Social Work
Scott Mellender Anesthesia Leadership in Today’s Changing Medical Climate Keith Lewis Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Lisa Mulé Analyzing RBHS School-Wide Review Initiatives:Best Implementation Strategies for Maximum Impact at Pharmacy Joseph Barone Dean and Professor II, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Holly Nelson Building Institutional Support for Cook-Douglass Campus Living Labs Laura Lawson Dean of Academic Programs, SEBS
Ajeenah Nurridin-Little Developing Support Programs for Nontraditional Students Jason Rivera Vice Chancellor for Student Academic Success, Rutgers-Camden
Maria Pellerano Improving Service-Learning in the Medical Professions: Meeting the Needs of Communities and Students Eric Jahn & Carol Terregino Senior Associate Dean for Community Health (Jahn); Senior Associate Dean for Education and Academic Affairs (Terregino)
Ines Rauschenbach Improving Alumni Relations in Our Microbiology Undergraduate Program Max Häggblom Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Emily Sabato Developing Honors Programs in Dental Medicine Kim Fenesy Vice Dean, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Huzaifa Shakir Cardiac Surgery Postoperative Care Model Justin Sambol Dean of Clinical Affairs, Chief CT Surgery
Eric Singer Participation in a Multi-Institutional Urologic Oncology Quality Improvement Collaborative Kimyatta Washington Vice President and Director—Clinical Operations, Oncology Services, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health
Sharon Stoerger A Holistic Approach to Teaching Excellence: The TIE Model Dafna Lemish Distinguished Professor; Associate Dean for Programs
Bianca Thompson-Owen Redefining the Objectives of the High School Careers Academy (HSC) Program with a Key Goal of Developing into a Pipeline Initiative for SHP and Rutgers University Barbara Gladson Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Rutgers School of Health Professions
Marc Weiner Qualitative Exploration of Undergraduates’ Misunderstanding of Factors Contributing to Time-to-Degree Completion Delay Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of American Studies and Comparative Literature