Profile: Julianna Szilagyi

Julianna Szilagyi
Julianna E. Szilagyi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences
542F Science and Research Building 2
Houston, Texas 77204-5037

713-743-1216
jszilagyi@uh.edu

Education

Postdoctoral Studies, Cardiovascular Neurobiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Certificate: Microvascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Ph.D., Department of Physiology, The Ohio State University
M.S., Department of Biology, Cleveland State University
B.S., Department of Biology, Cleveland State University

Research Interests

  • Curriculum and program assessment
  • Active learning
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Enhancing student learning
  • Learning outcomes

Courses

  • PHAR4320 Organ System Life Sciences I
  • PHAR5222 Toxicology

Assessment-related Publications

Szilagyi, JE: Taking responsibility for progress assessments. AJPE, 73(1) Article 2, 2009

Szilagyi, JE: Curricular progress assessments: The MileMarker. AJPE, 72(5) Article 101, 2008

Sansgiry, SS, Chada, S, Lemke,T and Szilagyi, JE: Effect of incentives on student performance on Milemarker. AJPE, 70(5) Article 103, 2006

Abstracts

Szilagyi, J, Schwarz, L and Mauthner, S: Facilitating Scholarly Interchange via Electronic Media, AACP Annual Meeting, July 2010.

Hayes, D, Szilagyi, J, Zatopek, S, and Ohia, S: Development of a Curriculum Management System (CMS), AACP Annual Meeting, 2007

Szilagyi, JE, Hayes, D and Lemke, T: Assuring Quality Improvement: A Continuing Commitment, AACP Annual Meeting, 2006

Sansgiry, SS, Chandra, S, Lemke, T and Szilagyi, JE: Effect of Incentives on Student Performance: A Case Study, AACP Annual Meeting, 2005

Szilagyi, J and Lemke, T: Perspectives On Student Faculty Relations, AACP Annual Meeting, 2003

Sansgiry, S, Lemke, T, Smesny, A, and Szilagyi, JE: Students' Attitude Towards the Milemarker Assessment: A Cumulative Examination, AACP Annual Meeting, 2001

Szilagyi, JE, Smesny, A, Simpson, L, and Lemke, T: Incorporation of General Abilities to Enhance Learning. AACP, Annual Meeting, 2001

Szilagyi, JE, Smesny A, Lemke, T: Towards Educating Pharmacists of the 21st Century. AACP, 2000

Szilagyi, JE and Lemke, T: Evolution of Curricular Assessments at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. AACP, 1999

Alkadhi, KA, Szilagyi, JE: Peer-learning and enhancement of writing skills in a large class. AACP, 1997

Szilagyi, JE: Involvement of recent alumni in pharmacy education. AACP, 1997

Presentations

West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, Morgantown, WV 2010, "Annual Assessment of Retention and Learning: MileMarkers."

University of Texas, College of Pharmacy, Austin, Texas 2009, “Determining a cut off score: The Angoff method.”

University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Dean’s Advisory Council, Houston, TX 2008, “College assessments and surveys: increasing response rates.”

Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, Kingsville, TX, 2007, “An Overview of Assessment Practices at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.”

Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, TX, 2007, “An Ongoing Assessment Program for Quality Improvement and Accreditation”

AACP Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2007, “High Stakes Exams: Implications for the Basic Sciences”

AACP Institute, Lansdowne, VA & Snowbird, UT, 2007, “Curricular Progress Examinations”

AACP, Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 2006, Roundtable Discussion Chair, “Annual Comprehensive Assessments”

University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, New Faculty Orientation, 2006, “Assessment in the College of Pharmacy”

Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2005, “MileMarker Assessments”

AACP, Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004, “Building an Assessment Program: Course Assessment”

Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada, Vancouver, 2004, “Measurement of Educational Outcomes: Experiences at the University of Houston Center for Assessment”

University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, 2005, “Assessment: College Procedures”

University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, 2003, “Assessment: Proficiencies, Assessment, Analysis and Feedback”

AACP Institute, Leesburg, VA, 2001, “Assessment at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy“

University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Dean’s Advisory Council, Houston, Texas, 1999: “Assessment in the College of Pharmacy”

Affiliations

  • American Physiological Society
  • Council for High Blood Pressure Research, AHA (Fellow)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy