CBHS Research Lunch Series

 

FALL 2019 FACULTY RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Please contact Ms. Linda Hall to reserve a place at the presentation.

 

September 6, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: CKNB N252
"Grants 101: Lessons from the Trenches"
Dr. Don Morgan, Department of Health and Human Performance

October 18, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: CKNB N252
"Integrative Medicine: Healing the Body, Mind and Spirit"
Ms. Susan Carter, MMHC, Administrative Director
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Vanderbilt University

November 1, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: CKNB N252
"Rural Opportunities Institute: Advancing Health Equity Through Social and Economic Opportunity"
Dr. Vickie Harden, Department of Social Work

November 15, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: CKNB N252
"Positive Aging Consortium: Enhancing the Health and Well-Being of Older Aduts in Middle Tennessee"
Dr. Deborah Lee, NHC Chair of Excellence, School of Nursing
Dr. Brandon Wallace, Department of Sociology and Anthroplogy

SPRING 2019 

 "Addressing the Public Health Needs of Minority and Disparate Populations in Tennessee"
Ms. Monique Anthony, MPH, CHES, Director of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination
Tennessee Department of Health
 "Ghosts, God and Vaccine Hesitancy: The Relationship Between Experience and Belief” 
Dr. William Langston, Professor, Department of Psychology
 "Versatility and Use of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) in Documenting Health Status, Basic Needs, Attitudes, and Practices of a Community in Disaster and Non-Disaster Settings” 
Dr. Kahler Stone, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
 "Addressing Health Disparities in the Appalachian Region of Tennessee” 
Dr. Vickie Harden, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work

FALL 2018 

“Grants 101 – Lessons from the Trenches” 
Dr. Don Morgan, Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
“Exploring the Connection Between Language and Literacy in Young Children”
Dr. Frances Gibson, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
“Expanding Horizons:  Use of Advanced Statistical Techniques in Behavioral and Health-Based Research” 
Dr. Ying Jin, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Spring 2018

"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 Women "
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

 Fall 2017

"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

Spring 2017

"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

Fall 2016

“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

Spring 2016

"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

Fall 2015

"Police Use of Social Media and Trends in Sentencing: Eclectic Research in Criminal Justice”
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

Spring 2015

“The Center for Health and Human Services: Improving the Health and Well-Being of Tennesseans”  
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

Fall 2014

"Making and Measuring Progress on Health, Equity, and Transportation in Middle Tennessee”   
Rochelle Carpenter, Senior Policy Analyst
Nashville Metropolitan Planning Organization
"Using Geospatial Technologies in Public Health and Physical Activity Research” 
Dr. Pat Boda, Department of Geosciences
Dr. Brian Ragan, Department of Health and Human Performance
"Towards a Better Understanding of Parenting Efforts: The Importance of Coparenting Relationships” 
Dr. Claire Cook, Department of Human Sciences

Spring 2014

 "Becoming a Better Mentor to Your Students"
Dr. Don Morgan, Health and Human Performance 
"3-D Body Scanning:  Current and Future Research Opportunities"
Dr. Rick Cottle, Human Sciences
"Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Understanding How Resource Theory is Critical to Integration for Refugees in the United States"
Dr. Denise Bates, Health and Human Performance
"Language, Music and Rhythm"
Dr. Cyrille Magne, Psychology

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