Ridge Student Symposium 2018


The Institute of Health and Humanities is sponsoring the annual Ridge Student Symposium on Tuesday, May 8th at 5:15 pm at the St. Patrick Hospital Learning Center, first floor, 500 W. Broadway.

The Symposium is free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.

One thousand-dollar scholarships for research and creative works on topics at the intersection of health and/or healthcare and the humanities are awarded to each student presenter Presenting on May 8th are: Amy Thompson, Kim Spurzem and Cali Caughie.


Amy Thompson

Thompson, a Community Health Masters candidate will present The Beauty in Pain: Storytelling and the Experience of Chronic Pain.
Faculty mentor: Dr. Annie Sontag.
Department: Health and Human Performance-Community Health.

Kim Spurzem

Spurzem, a Social Work Masters candidate will present: Assessing Montana’s Youth for Suicide Prevention Strategies.
Faculty Mentor: Ryan Tolleson Knee.
Department: Social Work.

Cali Caughie

Caughie, a Doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology, emphasis Neuropsychology, will present: Brain Vignettes: A Window in to the Experience of Neuropsychological Impairment.
Faculty Mentor:  Stuart Hall.
Department: Clinical Psychology.