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IRH Research Projects and Presentations

 

PUBLICATIONS (*denotes students, bold font denotes IRH staff)

 

Main, M. E., Sturgeon, L., Garrett-Wright, D., Blackburn, D., & Jones, M.S. (July/August 2017). Sitting time: An increasing health risk among nurse educators. Nursing Education Perspectives.

 

Sturgeon, L.P., Garrett-Wright, D., Main, M. E., Blackburn, D., & Jones, M. S. (2017). Nurse educators’ occupational and leisure sitting time. Workplace Health & Safety, 65 (5), 184- 187.

 

Jones, M. S., Hunt, M. L. & Thogaru*, S. (2017). Promoting influenza immunizations for seniors in south central Kentucky. Kentucky Nurse, 65(2), 6.

 

Garrett-Wright, D., Main, M. E., & Jones, M. S. (2016). Anabaptist community members’ perceptions and preferences related to healthcare. Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies, 4 (2), 187-200.

 

Sturgeon, L., Garrett-Wright, D., Bormann, L., House, S., Jones, M. S., & Lartey, G. (2016). Dangerous waters: An exploration of bathing procedures used in Kentucky’s acute and long term care facilities. Kentucky Nurse, 64 (1), 9-11.

 

Abell, C., Evans, C., Alexander, L., Bourne, K. & Jones, M. S. (2016). A unique clinical experience for RN to BSN students providing farm safety education. Journal of Nursing Education, 55 (9), 544

 

PRESENTATIONS (*denotes students, bold font denotes IRH staff)

 

Jones, M. S., & Hunt, M. L. “Are KY Farmers Prepared for an Emergency?” at the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health annual meeting, Logan, Utah, June 28, 2017.

 

Garrett-Wright, D., Main, M. E., Jones, M. S., & Reed, D. B. “The Nursing Response to Mental Health Issues in Agricultural Populations: An Online Program to Education Nurses” at the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health annual meeting, Logan, Utah, June 28, 2017.

 

Hunt, M.L., & Jones, M. S. “Genetic Clinic in Kentucky? Needs Assessment of Anabaptists” National Amish Health Conference, Perrysville, Ohio, June, 8, 2017.

 

Jones, M. S., Main, M. E., & Wright, D. G., “Engaging Students to Promote Rural Health in an old order Mennonite Community” International Rural Nursing Conference, Rapid City, SD, July, 20, 2016.

 

Jones, M. S. & Reed, D. B. “Using Technology to Educate Nurses about Agricultural Health and Safety Issues” at the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health annual meeting, Lexington, KY, June 28, 2016.

 

Wright, D.G., Main, M. E. & Jones, M. S., “Enhancing Healthcare for an Emerging Agricultural Population: Anabaptist Perceptions of Health and Healthcare Services” at the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health annual meeting, Lexington, KY, June 27, 2016.

 

Jones, M. S. “A Multidisciplinary Approach in Promoting the Health of an Old Order Mennonite Community at the KY Public Health Association annual conference, Owensboro, KY, April 13, 2016.

 

Main, M. E., Wright, D. G. & Jones, M. S.  “Strategies to Facilitate the Community Based Participatory Approach in a Diverse Community” at the Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference, Williamsburg, VA, Feb 25, 2016.

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS (*denotes students, bold font denotes IRH staff)

Kasaraneni*, Y., & Hunt, M. L. (2017, April). Review of the Determinants of Health Leading to Poor Health Outcomes in Kentucky. 68th Annual Kentucky Public Health Conference. Owensboro, KY.

 

Hunt, M., Carter, D., & Jones, M. S. (2016, August).Health Service Needs of Barren County Veterans. 17th Annual Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference. Bowling Green, KY.

 

Abell, C., Evans, C., Alexander, L, Bourne, K. & Jones, M. S. (2016). A unique clinical experience for RN to BSN students providing farm safety education at the annual meeting of the KY League for Nurses, Louisville KY, May, 2016.

 

Jones, M. S., Main, M. E. & Garrett-Wright, “Strategies to Facilitate Community-Based Participatory Research in a Diverse Community.” At the Appalachian Research Day, UK Center for Excellence in Rural Health, Hazard, KY, May 18, 2016.

 

Gandhi*, M., Hunt, M., Carter, D., & Petty, B. (2016, April). Parents’ Perception of their Children’s Oral Health Status. 67th Annual Kentucky Public Health Conference. Owensboro, KY.

 

Osborne, T., Jones, M., & Hunt, M. (2016, April). Evaluation of a Multi-Strategy Intervention to Increase Influenza Immunization in Seniors. 67th Annual Kentucky Public Health Conference. Owensboro, KY.

 

Gandhi*, M.., Hunt, M., Carter, D., & Petty, B. (2015, September). Parents’ Perception of their Children’s Oral Health Status. 17th Annual Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference. Bowling Green, KY.

 

Wilson*, S., O’Connor, S.S., Ellis-Griffith, G., Carter, D., Hunt, M., & Shake, M. (2015, September). Partnering with the WKU Mobile Units to identify individuals in rural communities with PTSD and related concerns. 17th Annual Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference. Bowling Green, KY.

 

Shah*, J., Ellis-Griffith, G .E., Michimi, A., Douglas*, B., Carter, D., & Hunt, M. (2015, April). The Association of Demographic & Socio Demographic Factors on the Caries Status of Children Visiting a Mobile Dental Unit in South Central Kentucky. 67th Annual Kentucky Public Health Conference. Owensboro, KY.

 

Shah*, J., Ellis-Griffith, G .E., Michimi, A., Douglas*, B., Carter, D., & Hunt, M. (2015, April). The Association of Demographic & Socio Demographic Factors on the Caries Status of Children Visiting a Mobile Dental Unit in South Central Kentucky. 16th Annual University of Alabama Rural Health Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Shah*, J., Ellis-Griffith, G .E., Michimi, A., Douglas*, B., Carter, D., & Hunt, M. (2015, April). The Association of Demographic & Socio Demographic Factors on the Caries Status of Children Visiting a Mobile Dental Unit in South Central Kentucky. 2015 Public Health and Systems Research Conference (PHSSR) Keeneland Conference. Lexington, KY.

 

Carter, D., Petty, B., Gandhi*, M. & Hunt, M. (2015, April). Infection Control at School-Based Oral Health Programs. 67th Annual Kentucky Public Health Conference. Owensboro, KY.

 

Shah*, J., Ellis-Griffith, G .E., Michimi, A., Douglas*, B., Carter, D., & Hunt, M. (2015, March). The Association of Demographic & Socio Demographic Factors on the Caries Status of Children Visiting a Mobile Dental Unit in South Central Kentucky. 2015 WKU CHHS Research Showcase. Bowling Green, KY.

 

Jones, M. S., Main, M. E. & Wright, D. G., “Using Technology to Respond to the Stress and Mental Health Concerns among Farmers and their Families at the 2015 International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health annual meeting in Normal Ill.

 

Sandidge,J., Carter, D., Evans, J., & Petty, B. (2014, November). Directing an International Service Learning Study Abroad Program. 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Orlando, FL.

 

Wilson*, S., O’Connor, S.S., Ellis-Griffith, G., Carter, D., Hunt, M., & Shake, M. (2014, November). Partnering with the WKU Mobile Units to identify individuals in rural communities with PTSD and related concerns. 2014 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Miami, FL.

 

Douglas*, B., Ellis-Griffith, G., Michimi, A., Shah*, J., Carter, D., & Hunt, M. (2014, September). The Influence of Education Level, Income and Provider Density Among Children Visiting a Mobile Dental Unit in South Central Kentucky. 16th Annual Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference. Bowling Green, KY.

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