2018 Research & Scholarship

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

Avis, N. E., Johnson, A. K., Canzona, M. R., & Levine, B. (2018). Sexual functioning among early post-treatment breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(8): 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., & Sangvhi, T. (2018a). Comparing minimum dietary diversity over time in Bangladesh: An examination of the 2011 and 2014 Demographic and Health Survey. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 14(4): 1-8.

Blackstone, S. R., & Sangvhi, T. (2018b). 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(3), 149-156.

Brandt, H., Turner-McGrievy, G., Friedman, D., Gentile, D., Thomas, T., Schrock, C., & West, D. (2018). Examining the role of Twitter in the response and recovery during and after historic flooding in South Carolina. Journal of Public Health Management Practices.

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, 25(4): 387-392.

Collazo-Vargas, E., Dodge, B., Herbenick, D., Guerra-Reyes, L., Mowatt, R., Otero-Cruz, I.M., & Rodriguez-Diaz, C.E. (2018). 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, 372(2): 88-97.

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., Melchiori, K. J., Merrell, L., Ott Walter, K., & Collazo Vargas, E. (2018, November). Evaluating the impact of a 3-part educational session on rape myth acceptance among college freshman. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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. doi:10.1002/au.30125

Libera, K.*, Horton, S.*, O’Brien, K.*, Gray, L.*, Melchiori, K. J., Henry, D. S., Merrell, L., Collazo, E., & Ott Walter, K. (2018, June). Sexual assault prevention program impacts rape myths through ambivalent sexism. Poster presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Pasewaldt, S.*, Baller, S., & Blackstone, S. (2018, November). Impact of a hand hygiene curriculum and group handwashing station at two primary schools in East Africa. Oral presentation at the 146th American Public Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA.

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.

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.

Wang, D., Peachey, A., Hesse, M.B., and McKee, M. (2018, November). Nourish: A web-based solution designed to assist dietary quality. A collaboration among faculty, students and our community. Poster presented at the 2018 Engagement for the Public Good conference, Harrisonburg, VA.

Waters, A.*, Merrell, L., & Thompson, E. L. (2018, November). Development of a survey to examine the association between relationship status and HPV vaccination behavior. Poster presentation at the 146th American Public Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA.