CBHS Research Lunch Series
FALL 2018 FACULTY RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS
Email Linda Hall to reserve seat at presentations“Grants 101 – Lessons from the Trenches” Dr. Don Morgan, Professor Department of Health and Human Performance Friday, September 7, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building N252
“Addressing the Public Health Needs of Minority and Disparate Populations in Tennessee” Mr. Francis Garcia Office of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination Tennessee Department of Health Friday, September 21, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building N252
“Exploring the Connection Between Language and Literacy in Young Children” Dr. Frances Gibson, Assistant Professor Department of Health and Human Performance Friday, October 19, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building N252
“Expanding Horizons: Use of Advanced Statistical Techniques in Behavioral and Health-Based Research” Dr. Ying Jin, Assistant Professor Department of Psychology Friday, November 2, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building N252
Beauty of Scenes and Patterns: A Psychological Perspective
Dr. Alexander Bies, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Health Status, Religious Involvement, & Social Connectedness Among African-American
Dr. Chandra R. Story, Associate Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
Building Community-Based Partnerships to Create a Healthier Tennessee
Ms. Cynthia Chafin, Interim Director, Project Director, & Consultant, MTSU Center for Health & Human Services
A Quantitative Measure of Fruit and Vegetable Intake Using a BioPhotonic Scanner
Dr. Elizabeth A. Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Sciences
"Grants 101 - Lessons from the Trenches"
Dr. Don Morgan, Department of Health and Human Performance
“Development of Community-Based Menopause Workshops for Women in the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee”
Dr. Barbara Lancaster, School of Nursing
"Effects of Whole-Body Vibration Training in Pre-Frail and Frail Skilled Nursing Home Residents"Mr. Brandon Grubbs, Department of Health and Human Performance
"The Domestic Arts: Floristry, Corsetry and Quilting"
Ms. Deborah Belcher, Dr. Gina Pisut, Dr. Lauren Rudd, Department of Human Sciences
"Natural Resource Tourism, Tourism Behaviors, and Technology"
Dr. I-Chun (Nicky) Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
"Exploring the Role of Relationships in Successful Applied Research"
Dr. Michael Sherr, Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work
"Metal Thieves and Scrappers: An Ethnographic Study"
Dr. Ben Stickle, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration
“Citizens’ fear of crime, crime concerns, and actual levels of crime – do they match?”
Elizabeth Quinn, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration
"How ACEs Stack the Deck: The Role of Adverse Childhood Events on Health Outcomes in Youth"
Audrey Sherrer, Community Relations Director
Jennifer Martin, Lead Parent and Community Educator
The Family Center, Rutherford County
"Writing Successful Grant Proposals: Lessons Learned"
Don Morgan, Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
"The Nashville Fashion Alliance: More Than Just Fashion"
Ms. Van Tucker, CEO, Nashville Fashion Alliance
"Primary Prevention: How the Tennessee Department of Health is Using Physical Activity
to Move the Needle on Chronic Disease in Tennessee"
Ms. Leslie Meehan, Assistant Director, Office of Primary Prevention
Office of the Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
"Pedagogical Practices: Expanding the Range of Developmental Health to Grades K-12"
Dr. Gloria Hamilton, Department of Psychology
"Understanding the Response of Individuals with Dyslexia to Intensive Reading Instruction"
Dr. Timothy Odegard, Murfree Chair of Excellence in Dyslexic Studies
“Police Use of Social Media and Trends in Sentencing: Eclectic Research in Criminal
Dr. Joshua Harms, Criminal Justice Administration
“Mobile Education to Support Sustainable Living”
Ms. Jennifer Westerholm, Executive Director, Urban Green Lab, Nashville TN
“Educational Success of Middle Tennessee Refugee and Immigrant Youths”
Dr. Denise Bates, Health and Human Performance
Dr. Laura Clark, Educational Leadership
Dr. Claire Cook, Human Sciences
Dr. Ida Fadzillah, Sociology and Anthropology
“The Center for Health and Human Services: Improving the Health and Well-Being of
Dr. Jo Edwards, Adams Chair of Excellence in Health Care Services & Director, Center for Health and Human Services
“The Role of the YMCA in Creating Healthy People and Communities in Tennessee: Opportunities
for Partnership with MTSU”
Ted Cornelius, Vice President of Health Innovation, YMCA of Middle Tennessee
“The College of Behavioral & Health Sciences-City Schools Project”
Dr. Beth Emery, Professor, Department of Human Sciences
Dr. Claire Cook, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Sciences
Ms. Angela Pharris, Instructor, Department of Social Work
Ms. Tonya Hobbs, Murfreesboro City Schools