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Speed Networking Events for SIUE Researchers: Health-Related Research

Date: Friday, November 8, 9:00-10:30, MUC, Missouri Room

The date for this event has passed. View the Researcher Profiles or return to the Speed Networking Home Page.
See Speed Networking Home Page for instructions, incentives and further details.

Practice your 3-minute “elevator speech” as you participate in a fast-paced, fun event meant to expose you to the excellent research on campus and inspire you to establish new, productive relationships. Researchers will share their topics in an accelerated fashion with a group of researchers sharing similar interests.

Interested attendees must R.S.V.P. to one of the following events. Seats are limited. Some preparation required—an inquiring mind and willingness to talk to others are a must! R.S.V.P. at ORP Registration Page

Health-related Research:

Human health and well-being is tied to all areas of human living. Health researchers are interested in the factors and agents that affect the way we are able to physically and emotionally function. They explore how we interact with our own health and wellness, taking into account health policies, interventions, tools, medications, and patient education.

Researcher Profiles:

Lakesha Butler: Cultural competency (Health disparities); Health literacy and medication adherence (patient care); Innovative and active learning strategies

Aminata Cairo: HIV/AIDS experiences in Suriname; Safe health care for transgender populations

T.R. Carr: Healthcare policy, healthcare management issues; Education policy, education initiatives; Economic development (Region and Municipal)

Michelle Cathorall: Risk perception and unintentional injuries, especially related to school and recreational sports; Worksite health promotion including disease management

Song Foh Chew: Social networks; Outpatient appointment scheduling; Queueing Theory

Jocelyn DeGroot: Disenfranchised grief; Death literacy and end-of-life decision-making; Online communication behaviors (including Facebook memorials, grief-related blogging, and "emotional rubbernecking " online)

Radhika Devraj: Health literacy; Medical home and role of pharmacists in medical home, mental health, medication adherence, patient-reported outcomes

Eva Dreikurs Ferguson: Lewin categories of parenting styles; Relationship of parenting styles to cultural variables

McKenzie Ferguson: Communication issues between the deaf/hard of hearing and a pharmacist and associated health outcomes (e.g. adherence); Health literacy; Medication safety issues especially in vulnerable populations

Jenna Gorlewicz: Haptic and human-machine interfaces; Medical devices and surgical robotics; Novel learning technologies in STEM education

Brianne Guilford: Cellular mechanisms that contribute to diabetic neuropathy; Effects of high-fat diet on neuropathy; Exercise intervention for diabetic neuropathy

Chris Herndon: Pain management and palliative care education; Interprofessional delivery of pain management; Palliative care in patient centered medical home

Anita Joy: Salivary gland cancer; Human anatomical variations that affect diagnosis and clinical management; Educational research

Megan Robb: Multiculturalism in therapy; Psycho-social issues in medical settings; Pedagogy in vocational training

Chris Rosnick: Physiological reactivity/response in late-life Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Anxiety and cognitive performance in health adults; Attention control

Lindsay Ross-Stewart: the effect of exercise imagery on the self-efficacy and exercise behavior on a non-exercising population; The relationship between imagery, self-efficacy and athletic performance; The effect of an imagery education program on exercise adoption and adherence

Mitsuru Shimizu: Conscious/unconscious self-evaluations and physical health; Psychological mechanisms underlying health behaviors (e.g., eating)

Jayme Swanke: Addiction and recovery studies; Child welfare; Teaching effectiveness in an online environment

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