J. Dennis Blessing and J. Glenn Forister, authors of Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Third Edition, recently won the 2012 School of Health Professions' Publications Award from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
The award, created to foster the continued pursuit of excellence in the School of Health Professions, recognizes notable work published by members of the faculty. Blessing and Forister were chosen by a selection committee for their outstanding creativity and leadership in teaching, service, and research.
About the text:
Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Third Edition is an essential resource to help students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, understand the results, and incorporate the findings into practice.
- Choosing a research project
- Acquiring grant funding
- Developing the research process design
- Systematic gathering of information
- Interpretation of data
- Differentiation between conflicting results
- Understanding the overall evaluation
About the authors:
J. Dennis Blessing, PhD, PA, is Associate Dean, School of Health Professions, UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
J. Glenn Forister, MS, PA-C, is Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Health Professions, UT Health Science Center San Antonio