Faculty Research and Scholarship

  • Avis, N. E., Johnson, A. K., Canzona, M. R., Levine, B. (in press). Sexual functioning among early post-treatment breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26, 2605-2613.
  • Baller, S., & Peachey, A. (2018, April). Outcome evaluation of an applied undergraduate research methods course. Poster presented at the 69th Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH.
  • Blackstone, S. R. (2018, April). Predictors of receiving quality antenatal care in Liberia: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Survey. Poster presented at the 69th Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH.
  • Blackstone, S. R., Nwaozuru, U., & Iwelunmor, J. (2017). Antenatal HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa during the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals: A systematic review using the PEN-3 Cultural Model. International Quarterly for Community Health Education, 38(2), 115-128.
  • Blackstone, S. R., Reeves, D., Lizzo, B., & Graber, K. C. (2017). A qualitative inquiry of motivations to participate in group exercise among women. American Journal of Health Studies, 32(2), 78-89.
  • Blackstone, S. R., & Sangvhi, T. (2018). Predictors of Exclusive Breastfeeding across three time points in Bangladesh: An examination of the 2007, 2011, and 2014 Demographic and Health Surveys. International Health, 10, 149-156.
  • Blackstone, S. R., & Sangvhi, T. (in press). Comparing minimum dietary diversity over time in Bangladesh: An examination of the 2011 and 2014 Demographic and Health Survey. Maternal and Child Nutrition.
  • Cathorall, M., & Peachey, A. (2018). Incidence and predictors of roller derby injuries among female roller derby athletes. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.
  • Collazo-Vargas, E., Dodge, B., Herbenick, D., Guerra-Reyes, L., Mowatt, R., Otero-Cruz, I.M., & Rodriguez-Diaz, C.E. (in press). Sexual behaviors, experiences of sexual violence, and substance use among women who inject drugs: Accessing health and prevention services in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal.
  • Daley, E. M., Thompson, E.L., Vamos, C. A., Vaquez-Otero, C., Griner, S. Huynh, M., Kline, N., & Merrell, L. (2017, November). Talking to a dental provider about HPV: Acceptability among young adult patients. Poster session presented at the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo, Atlanta, GA.
  • Enyeart Smith, T. M., & Wessel, M. T. (2017, November). Use of a driving simulator to assess Health Belief Model variables for distracted driving prevention. Poster session presented at the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo, Atlanta, GA.
  • Enyeart Smith, T. M., Wessel, M. T. & Polacek, G. N. L. J. (2017). Perceptions of cultural competency and acceptance among college students: Implications for diversity awareness in higher education. Association of Black Nursing Faculty Journal, 28(2), 25-33.
  • Enyeart Smith, T. M., Burnett, A. J., & Wessel, M. T. (2017). The use of the Social Cognitive Theory to explain cheating in college: Implications for future health professionals. The Health Educator, 49(2), 2-9.
  • Flynn, R., & Sutton, D. (2018, April). Identifying opioid abuse prevention strategies in Rockingham County. Poster presented at the Virginia Public Health Association (VPHA) Annual Conference, Lynchburg, VA.
  • Henry, D. S., Oberweis, T., & Griner, S. B. (2017, November). Exploring the relationship between non-consensual sexual behaviors, definitions of sexual assault, and reporting perceptions among college students. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Atlanta, GA.
  • Iwelunmor, J., Blackstone, S. R., Jennings, L., Conserve, D., Ehiri, J., & Curely, J. (in press). Determinants of HIV testing and receipt of test results among adolescent girls in Nigeria: The role of assets and decision-making. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine.
  • Kirchen, T., Ewing, K., Nguyen, J., & Peachey, A. (2017). Health benefits of group-based cooking in a skilled nursing facility. Journal of Aging & Geriatric Medicine, 1(4):1-6.
  • Kline, N. Vamos, C., Thompson, E.L., Catalanotto, F., Petrila, J., Griner, S. Vázquez-Otero, C., Merrell, L., Daley, E.M. (2018). Are dental providers the next line of HPV-related prevention? Providers’ perceived role and needs. Papillomavirus Research, 5, 104-108.
  • Koslow, R. (2018). Exact and adjacent inter‐rater agreement associated with peer review of teaching. Assessment Update, 30(2), 1-2, 16.
  • Lewis, K., & Smith, K. (2017, November). Teaching ethical reasoning for health sciences: Assessing effectiveness. Roundtable presented at the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo, Atlanta, GA.
  • Liu, M., & Henry, D. S. (in press). Ingredients for great sex: Discussing sexual preferences and intimacy. Communication Teacher.
  • Merrell, L., Kirby, K., Perrin, K., Daley, E. M., & Stanley, L. (2017, November). Topics of maternity-related information seeking among women who gave birth within the previous 12 months. Oral session presented at the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mitchell, T., Burnett, A. J., & Mabry, P. (2017, October). Digital Literacy in the 21st Century: Learning outcomes, competencies, and skills. JMU Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.
  • Peachey, A., Baller, S., & Schubert, C. (2018). Improvements in research orientation and reductions in barriers to research. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 16(2), 1-10.
  • Peachey, A., Wenos, J., & Baller, S. (2017). Trait Emotional Intelligence related to bullying in elementary school children and to victimization in boys. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 37(4), 178-187.
  • Steffen, L. E., Johnson, A. K., Levine, B. J., Mayer, D.K., & Avis, N. E. (2017). Met and unmet expectations for breast reconstruction in early post-treatment breast cancer survivors. Plastic Surgical Nursing Journal, 37, 146-153.
  • Thompson, E. L., Daley, E. M., Vamos, C. A., Horowitz, A. M., Catalanotto, F. A., DeBate, R. D., Merrell, L., Griner, S., Vazquez-Otero, C., Kline, N. S. (2017). Health literacy approaches to improving communication between dental hygienists and patients for HPV-related oral cancer prevention. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 91(4), 37-45.
  • Vázquez-Otero, C., Vamos, C. A., Thompson, E. L., Merrell, L. K., Griner, S. B., Kline, N. S., ... & Daley, E. M. (2018). Assessing dentists’ human papillomavirus–related health literacy for oropharyngeal cancer prevention. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 149(1), 9-17.
  • Wilcox, D., Howley, T., Griffin, O., Thall, J. & Liu, J. (2017, October). Faculty and students at cross purposes: Digital literacy in the Millennial Age. JMU Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.