2019 Research & Scholarship

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

Blackstone, S. R. (2019). Predictors of receiving quality antenatal care in Liberia: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Survey. Women & Health. Advance online publication.

Blackstone, S. R., Johnson, A. K., Smith, N. E., McCall, T. C. Simmons, W., & Skelly, A. (2019, May). Burnout, emotional distress, and self-reported medical errors in the PA profession. Presented at the 2019 American Academy of Physician Assistants. Denver, CO.

Blackstone, S. R., Johnson, A. K., & Sutton D. (2019, March). A needs assessment of behaviors of weight conscious drinkers: Addressing drunkorexia in undergraduates. Oral presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, Washington, D.C.

Belcher, S.*, Coon, J.*, Perez, R.*, Richman, M.*, Zook, M.*, & Thomas, T. (faculty advisor). (2019, March). Dating app usage and risky sexual behavior among college studies. Poster presented at the 2019 Virginia Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Fairfax, VA.

Breneman, D., Tam, M., Collazo-Vargas, E., Cochran, B., DePaolis, R. (2019, March). Class matters: Social class and equity on campus. Oral presentation at the James Madison University 2019 Diversity Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.

Burnett, A. J. (2019, March). Implementation fidelity: Teaching ethical reasoning in an upper-level undergraduate course. Oral presentation at the 28th Annual International Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Baltimore, MD.

Daley, E. M., Vazquez-Otero, C., Griner, S., Merrell, L., Thompson, E. L., Petrila, J., Walker, K., Driscoll, A., & Vamos, C. (2019). The role of dental providers in preventing HPV-related diseases: A systems perspective. Journal of Dental Education, 83(2): 161-172.

Enyeart Smith, T. M. & Wessel, M. T. (2019, April). Strategies to Prevent Distracted Driving: Videos, Simulation, and Health Belief Model. Poster presented at the 2019 SHAPE America National Convention and Exposition, Tampa, FL.

Griner, S., Vazquez-Otero, C., Thompson, E.L., Kline, N.S., Merrell, L., Vamos, C., & Daley, E.M. (2019). Dental opinion leaders’ perspectives on barriers and facilitators to HPV-related prevention. Journal of Dental Hygiene. Advance online publication.

Hesse, M. B., Peachey, A., & Wang, D. (2019). Establishing a three-tier color coded approach to categorize the nutrient density of food bank foods. Sage Open, 9(2): 1-7.

Iwelunmor, J., Blackstone, S. R., Jennings, L., Conserve, D., Ehiri, J., & Curely, J. (2018). 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. Advance online publication.

Liu, M., & Henry, D. S. (2019). Ingredients for great sex: Discussing sexual preferences and intimacy. Communication Teacher, 33(1): 31-37.

Merrell, L., Collazo-Vargas, E., Henry, D. S., Ott-Walter, K., & Melchiori, K.  (2019, April). Lessons learned: A University pilot of Unequal Partners and considerations for future implementation. National Sex Ed Conference, Newark, NJ.

Owens, O.L., Beer, J., Reyes, L., & Thomas, T. (2018). Systematic review of commercially available mobile phone applications for prostate cancer education. American Journal of Men’s Health. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1557988318816912

Ott Walter, K., Collazo Vargas, E., Henry, D.S., Merrell, L. K., & Melchiori, K. J. (2019, January). Participating in a lesson focused on alcohol use and sex as part of a sexual assault prevention program impacts sex-related alcohol expectancies in college students. Poster presented at the NASPA Strategies Conference, Washington, D.C.

Pasewaldt, S.*, Baller, S. L., Blackstone, S., & Malenke, L. (2019). Impact of a Hand Hygiene Curriculum and Group Handwashing Station at Two Primary Schools in East Africa. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 39(3), 175-187.

Peachey, A. (2019, March). Disparities in the prevalence of disability in the United States by type, by race, and by type by race. Poster presented at the 70th Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Sutton, D., Prodoehl, T., Stickney, M., Collazo-Vargas, E. & Lemons, L. (2019, February). A collaborative assignment that increases student learning in large classes. Oral Session presented at the Symposium on Teaching Large Classes at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Vamos, C., Thompson, E. L., Logan, R., Griner, S., Perrin, K., Merrell, L., & Daley, E. M. (2019). Exploring students’ sexual and reproductive health literacy. The Journal of American College Health. Advance online publication.