Michael Ackerman

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Michael H. Ackerman
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Ackerman
Credentials
DNS, RN CENP, FCCM, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Master of Healthcare Innovation
Address
252 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

News

March 26, 2020

Microwave ovens produce radio-frequency waves that cause the water molecules in an object to vibrate. This vibration causes friction, which allows the object to heat up to a temperature that can kill germs.

That's why microwaves are sometimes used to disinfect items such as a household sponge, as they are a hotbed for viruses and bacteria.

However, research has found mixed results on whether a microwave can effectively kill germs on a sponge, or even in food. Here's what you need to know.

March 25, 2020

A recent TEDxColumbus talk on innovation and nursing was given by Tim Raderstorf, DNP, RN. Tim is a nurse, teacher, and Chief Innovation Officer at Ohio State University, and co-author of the book Evidence-based Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Nursing and Healthcare.