Recent Academic Presentations:
Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 2010:
Ashida, S. Social Roles of Older Members within the Social Network Systems of Families Affected
by a Hereditary Cancer Syndrome. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of
America 63rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. December 2010.
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2010:
Ashida, S. Wilkinson, A.V., Koehly, L. M. Family health risk message and social influence within
families of Mexican origin: Motivations to change health behaviors. Paper presented
at the American Public Health Association Conference, Denver, CO. November 2010.
Ashida, S. Moderator of Session titled: Personal Assistance, Support, and Caregiving. American
Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. November 2010.
Levy, M. Invited Panelist, Public Health Advocacy Panel: Mobilizing a Public Health Campaign.
American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. November 2010.
Pichon, L.C., Campbell, B, Griffith, D.M., Allen, J, Addo, A, Williams, T., Ruth, P., Marshall,
Q. Denominational differences in implementing a faith-based HIV curriculum. Paper
presented at the American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver,
CO. November 2010.
Williams, T., Sanchez, J., Campbell, B., Griffith, D.M., Allen, J., Pichon, L.C., Williams, Q. HIV prevention in Faith-Based Settings: YOUR Blessed Health Youth
Outcomes. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting,
Denver, CO. November 2010.
Yu, X., Gutierrez, M.L., McBean, M. Patient characteristics, hospital surgery volume, and oncologist visit
among elderly Stage II colon cancer. Paper presented at the American Public Health
Association Conference, Denver, CO. November 2010.
Presentations at the Tennessee Public Health Association 76th Annual Conference. Cool
Springs, TN. September 2010.
Doris Amoah, MPH; Fawaz Mzayek, MD, MPH, PhD; Marian Levy, DrPH, RD; Jacqueline DeFouw, MSN, RN
College Students’ Perceived Risk and Lifestyles Related to Hypertension
Patrick Denning, BS and Chunrong Jia, PhD
Ventilation Conditions in University Offices and Classrooms - a Pilot Study
Mohsinah Usmani, BA and Satish Kedia, PhD
Social Support, Depression, and Coping among African American Women with HIV/AIDS
in the Mid-South
Shahin Samiei, BS and Marian Levy, DrPH, RD
Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors of Respondents at a Sustainability Fair in an
Dawn FitzGerald and David Rosenthal, PhD
Regional Extension Centers: Support for EMR Adoption and Workforce Development
Marian Levy, DrPH, RD; Jacqueline De Fouw, MSN, RN; Preeti Rao, MS; Shirl Sharpe, BS
TRUE BLUE CHOICES: A Social Norms Alcohol Education Campaign
Marian Levy, DrPH, RD; Stephanie S. Ivey, PhD; Susan Roakes, PhD; Marla B. Royne, PhD
Promoting Pedestrian Safety and Walkable Communities: Safe Routes to Schools- Best
Practices for Successful Implementation
Student Presentations from 2009
Student Presentations from 2008