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Faculty Profiles : Dr. Gina Paul

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Gina Paul, PhD
Associate Professor
Academic Enrichment

Wheeler Hall, Mailcode 4323
Carbondale, IL 62901-4323
rpaul@siumed.edu
Phone: 618.453-1553 Fax: 618.453.1919

 

Educational Background | Selected Publications & Presentations |

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. 2001 Southern Illinois University College of Education. Carbondale, IL
  • M.A. 1996 Southern Illinois University College of Agriculture. Carbondale, IL
  • B.S. 1994 Southern Illinois University College of Science. Carbondale, IL

Selected Publications & Presentation

Journal Publications

Peer-Reviewed

  • Paul G., Verhulst S. Developing Critical Reading Skills in Adult Minority Students in
    Preparation for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Journal of
    Adult Literacy and Learning 2010; 54(2), 131-140.
  • Paul G, Hinman G, Dottl S, Passon J. Academic Development: A survey of academic
    difficulties experienced by medical students and support services provided. Accepted for
    Teaching & Learning in Medicine 2009; 21(3), 254-260.
  • Paul G, Elam B, Verhulst S. A longitudinal study of students' perceptions and use of deep
    breathing meditation to reduce testing stresses. Teaching & Learning in Medicine, 2007;
    19-287-92.
  • Paul G, Verhulst S. What role does schema play in preparing minority postbaccalaureate
    students for the reading comprehension section of the Medical College Admissions Test
    (MCAT)? Reading Improvement 2007; 44(4), 207-216.
  • Paul G, Elam B, Verhulst S. Disadvantaged students' perceptions of using Deep Breathing
    Meditation (DBM) to reduce academic stresses. Depression and Anxiety, 2007; 24(5)-362-
    363.
  • Paul G., Volk T. Ten years of teachers' workshops in an environmental problem solving
    model: Teacher implementations and perceptions. Journal of Environmental Education
    2002; 33(3), 10-20.
  • Burr B., Adams G., Krejca J., Warren M., Paul G. Troglomorphic sculpins of the Cottus
    carolinae species group in Perry County, Missouri: Distribution, external morphology,
    and conservation status. Environmental Biology of Fishes 2001; 62:279-296

Non-Peer Reviewed: The Only Pre-Health Advising Journal, The Advisor, Tufts University.

  • Paul G. Preparing Students for Medical School Success. The Advisor 2008; September: 13-
    15
  • Passon J., Paul G. Making the MCAT Writing Sample Less Complex. The Advisor 2008;
    March: 17-21.
  • Paul G. Triangulation and Performance Analyses: Two Critical Components in Analyzing
    Verbal Reasoning Mishaps. The Advisor 2007; June-38-42.
  • Paul G. A Premed Advisor's Curriculum for Increasing Verbal Reasoning Scores. The
    Advisor 2006; March 33-36.

Presentations

  • 2011 Academic Development: Learning Disability Screening Tools and Other Related Issues.
    Paul, G., Kies, S., Pappas, L. Small group discussion presented at the Association of
    American Medical Colleges Central Region on Educational Affairs Spring Meeting,
    Omaha, NB.
  • 2011 Academic Development Special Interest Group Annual Meeting. Paul G. Co-Founder and
    Convener. Association of American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational
    Affairs (CGEA) Spring Meeting, Omaha, NB
  • 2010 Academic Development: How Well Do We Identify Learning Disabilities in Students
    Having Academic Difficutlites? Paul, G & Kies, S. Small group discussion presented
    at the Association of American Medical Colleges Central Region on Educational Affairs
    Spring Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • 2010 Improving Verbal Scores on Standardized Tests. Paul G. Two presentations at the
    National Association of Advisors for Health Professions Conference in Atlanta, GA
  • 2010 Helping Students Deal with Test Anxiety. Kies, S., & Paul, G. at the Annual Winter
    Meeting for the Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) in New Orleans.
  • 2010 Academic Development Special Interest Group Annual Meeting. Paul G. Co-Founder and
    Convener. Association of American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational
    Affairs (CGEA) Spring Meeting, Chicago, IL