Laura Daniel, PhD
Director of Research
The Simulation, Teaching, and Academic Research (STAR) Center at Allegheny Health Network
Laura Daniel, PhD is the Director of Research for The Simulation, Teaching, and Academic Research (STAR) Center at Allegheny Health Network. She is responsible for the oversight of research projects, conducting psychometric/statistical analyses, and fulfilling high-level administrative duties. Dr. Daniel has authored or coauthored over ten publications in peer reviewed journals and over 35 poster or podium presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Daniel is respected by her colleagues for her expertise in the design and development of reliable and valid tools to measure outcomes and her application of data driven results to answer questions and make decisions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
BACKGROUND: Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees began working independently from remote locations. This shift in work dynamics requires employees to have distinct skills, such as self-motivation and self-discipline. Furthermore, employees must be adaptable and creative to succeed in today’s ever-changing world. The education that students receive prior to entering this workforce, must develop these crucial skills. Employees today must be equipped with technology literacy, productivity, and flexibility skills, and they can attain many of such skills through Science, Technology,…