2017 Research & Scholarship

* undergraduate student (currently or at time of project initiation)

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.
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., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Presented at the JMU Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.

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.

Wilcox, D., Howley, T., Griffin, O., Thall, J. & Liu, J. (2017, October). Faculty and students at cross purposes: Digital literacy in the Millennial Age. Presented at the JMU Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.