Presentations

2009

Cunningham J., Talbott L.L., & Hull, V.L. (2009, May). HPV and college students: A focus on African American Women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association. San Francisco, CA.

 

Evans. R.R. & Talbott, L.L. (2009, March). Keynote Speakers: The ‘Who, What, and Why of Peer Education. BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Regional Conference (Region 8). Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Geiger, B. F., Cohen, M., O'Neal, M. R., Hogan-Smith, K., Jackson, J., Firsing, S. L. III, Evans, R. R., Edwards, G., & Nelson, B.  (2009, November).   The Importance of Research to Determine Health Information and Training Needs of Alabamians with Disabilities.  Fall conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Birmingham, AL.

 

Geiger, B. F., O’Neal, M. R., Cohen, M. Evans, R. R., Firsing, S. L. III, Schmidt, A., Cellitti, A. & Chandan, P.  (2009, September). Understanding Health Information and Training Needs for Alabamians with Disabilities and Family Caregiver. The 10th Annual Rural Health Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Geiger, B. F., Talbott, L. L., O’Neal, M. R., Brezausek, C., Chisolm, S., & Kennedy, L. 

(2009, August).  A Pilot/Exploratory Study of Life-Space Mobility, Bladder, and Bowel Control Problems.  UAB Center for Aging 2009 Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

Kennedy, L.B., Talbott, L.L., & Lysoby, L. (2009, May). The Certified Health Education Specialist credential: Importance for college health educators. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association. San Francisco, CA.

O’Neal, M. R., Geiger, B. F., Firsing, S. L. III, Evans, R. R., Nelson, B., Hogan-Smith, K., Edwards, G., Jackson, J., & Schmidt, A. (2009, November). Alabama Health Profession Students’ Perceptions of Health Care Information and Service Needs of Individuals with Disabilities. Invited presentation during Grand Rounds, UAB School of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

 

O'Neal, M. R., Geiger, B. F., Cohen, M., Firsing, S. L. III, Jackson, J., Hogan-Smith, K.  Edwards, G., Evans, R. R., Nelson, B., & Kennedy, L.  (2009, April).  Identifying Health Disparities Among Caregivers of Alabamians with Disabilities. The 2009 UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium.  Birmingham, AL.

Palcanis, K.G., Geiger, B.F., O’Neal, M.R., Werner, K.A., Ivankova, N.V., Evans, R.R., & Kennedy, L.B.  (2009, April). Using Mixed Methods Approach to Develop Instruments to Assess Dental Faculty and Students’ Perspectives About Implementation of Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2009 Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA

Shores, M. L., & Smith, T. G. (2009, October). A GEM of a project.  Proposal presented at the 2009 Annual Convention for School Science and Mathematics Association, Reno, NV.

 

Shores, M. L., & Smith, T. G. (October, 2009). Discovering GEMS. Proposal presented at the 2009 Fall Conference for Research on Women and Education, Birmingham, AL.

Shores, M. L., Searby, L., & Ivankova, N. (2009, April). Support Network for  Assistant Professors (S.N.A.P): A Faculty Initiated Program. Paper presented at the April, 2009 Annual Conference for American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Shores, M. L., Hardy, S., Smith, T. G., & Radford, D. (2009, April). GEMS.  Paper presented at the April 2009 Annual Conference for American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Shores, M. L., Searby, L., & Ivankova, N. (2009, April). Women in Academics:  Supporting Non-Tenured Women Faculty Members Through S.N.A.P. Paper presented at the April, 2009 Annual Conference for American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Shores, M. L., Hardy, S., Smith, T. G., Radford, D., Baird, S. A., Parks, S., & Elliott, E. B. (2009, March). Engaging girls in mathematics and science.  Paper presented at the 20th Annual SITE International Conference, Charleston, SC.

Shores, M. L., Smith, T., & Hardy, S. (2009, February). Individual learner variables and their affect on mathematics achievement as students advance from fifth to sixth grade. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

 

Shores, M. L., Hardy, S. Smith, T., & Radford, D. (2009, February). Exploring GEMS (Girls Engaged in Math and Science). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

 

Shores, M. L., Searby, L., & Ivankova, N. (2009, February). Supporting Non-Tenured Women Faculty Members Through S.N.A.P. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Shores, M. L. (January, 2009). Are we testing what we say we are teaching: Developing

assessments that are valid and reliable. Assessment Workshop, Columbia State Community College, Columbia, TN

Smith, T., Ware, D., Cochran, R., & Shores, M. L. (February/March, 2009). Mathematical Investigations in Inquiry-Based Courses for Pre-Service Teachers. Paper presented at the 2009 Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Raleigh, NC.

 

Talbott, L. L., Shores, M. L., & Patterson, J. (October, 2009). Faculty professional development in education: Leadership strategies employed by female junior faculty. Proposal presented at the 2009 Fall Conference for Research on Women and Education, Birmingham, AL.

Talbott, L.L., Evans, R.R., Jefferson, W.K., & Slay, L.A. (2009, March). Advancing the field of Health Education: Preparing the 21st century student. Oral presentation to the annual meeting of the Southern College Health Association. Nashville, TN.

Talbott, L.L., Foy, B., Dunker, K., & Castro, R. (2009, May). Clearing the smoke: College student marijuana prevention. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association. San Francisco, CA.

Talbott, L.L., & Slay, L.A. (2009, May). Eating disorders among college women: The absence

of referral sources and treatment options. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association. San Francisco, CA.

 

2008

Baird, S. A., Shores, M. L., & Elliott, E. B. (2008, September). Engaging the 21st century learning: ALEX & GEMS Projects. Presented at the Alabama Science Teachers Association Fall Conference, McWane Science Center, Birmingham, AL.

Evans, Retta, The Association between the Obesity Epidemic and Technology. ASAHPERD Fall Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2008).

Evans, Retta, Innovative Strategies to Support Health and Wellness in Children. ASAHPERD Fall Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2008).

Evans, Retta, Best Practices for Teaching English Language Learners. part of a panel discussion presentation. SETESOL Conference, Birmingham AL (September 2008).

 

Evans, Retta, Comparing Distance Learning and Traditional Health Education Courses. American College Health Association Conference, Orlando FL (June 2008).


Evans, Retta,
Stress, Cortisol and Obesity – Making the Connection.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference. Fort Worth TX (April 2008).

 

Evans, R.R., Talbott, L.L., O’Neal, M., Geiger, B.F., & Hull, V.L. (2008, June). Assessing instructional delivery of on-line versus traditional sections of a personal health college course of teacher education majors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association. Orlando, FL.

Fulmore, J.S., Geiger, B.F., & Talbott, L.L. (2008, Nov.). Sun protection for healthy children, it’s not only important at the beach! The 82nd Annual American School Health Association Conference, Tampa, FL

 

Fulmore, J.S., Geiger, B.F., & Jones, D. (2008, April). Importance of Reducing Athletes’ Sun Exposure. Hoover City Schools Middle School Conference, Alabama.

Fulmore, J., Geiger, B.F., & Werner, K.A. (2008, April). Mixed Method Approach to Assess Sun Protection of Adolescent Athletes. Research Consortium of AAHPERD, Ft. Worth, TX.

Geiger, B.F., O’Neal, M.R., Vader, H., & Robertson, J. (2008, Nov.). Implications of the 2008 Statewide Needs Assessment, 24th Annual Early Intervention and Preschool Conference and “Success by 6” Conference, Mobile, AL.

 

Ivankova, N., Searby, L. & Shores, M. L. (2008, October). From Practitioner to Professor: Supporting Non-Tenured Women Faculty Members Through S.N.A.P.Paper presented at the 2008 Women in Educational Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NB.

Kennedy, L., O’Neal, M.R., & Geiger, B.F. (2008, Nov.). How to effectively design an on-line survey. Mid-south Educational Research Association 2008 Fall Meeting, Knoxville, TN.

 

Kennedy, L.B., Buckorelall, K.  (2008, June).  A Diversity Programming Model as a Means to Promote Student Health and Welfare. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association, Orlando, FL.

Kennedy, L.B., Rutley, K.  (2008, April).  HIV/AIDS in Alabama: What are the disparities? Poster session presented at the UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, Birmingham, AL.  

Lein, D., Kitchin, E., Burnett, D., & Geiger, B.F. (2008, April). Do pedometers motivate healthy adults to increase physical activity? A meta-evaluation of pedometer-based interventions. Spring Conference of ASAHPERD, Orange Beach, AL.

Mulvihill, B.A., Klinger L.G., Geiger B.F., Kirby R., O’Neal, M. R., & Kennedy, L. et al. (2008, February). Alabama Autism Needs Assessment. 2008 Alabama Autism Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL.

O’Neal, M. R. (organizer), Snyder, S. W., Baird, S. A., & Ingram, T. O. (2008, November).  Evaluation of Years 1 and 2 of the “Improving Teacher Quality:  Mastery of Content” Projects.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Knoxville, TN.

Powell, S.B. & Talbott, L.L. (2008, June).  McDonald’s sales and the rise in obesity: Is there a

relationship? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association.

Orlando, FL.

Roy, J., Geiger, B.F., Evans, R.R., & Sims, S.K. (2008, Nov.). Physical activity, obesity, & technology. 2008 Fall Conference of the ASAHPERD, Birmingham, AL. 

Searby, L., Ivankova, N., & Shores, M.L. (2008, April). Reaching Higher is a S.N.A.P.: Peer

Mentoring for New Professors. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the International Mentoring Association, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Shores, M. L., Elliott, Erin. B., Smith, T., Radford, D., Baird, S. A., Parks, S., & Hardy, S. (2008, November). Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS). Paper presented at the E-Learn 2008 World Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Shores, M. L., & Smith, T. G.  (2008, November). Exploring pre-service teachers’ perceptions of student attributions in mathematics. Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Convention for School Science and Mathematics Association, Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Shores, M. L. (2008, September). Faculty Professional Development in ESL Best Practices at IHEs [panel]. National Professional Development strand sponsored by the USDE Office of English Language Acquisition. Annual Conference of the Southeast Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. September 26, 2008. Birmingham, AL.

Shores, M.L. (2008, February). Do individual learner variables contribute to differences in mathematics performance? Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Conference for Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.

Smith, T., Mullins, B., Shores, M. L., & Cochran, R. D. (2008, February). A partnership to promote inquiry-based mathematics instruction. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA.

Talbott, L.L., Rutley, K.R., Hull, V.L., Hardy, S.L., Roberson, T., & Ivory, K. (2008, June).

Implementation of OktSOBERfest: Student service learning through alcohol prevention strategies 

an urban campus. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health

Association. Orlando, FL.

 

Talbott, L. L., Evans, R. R., Geiger, B. F., O’Neal, M. R., & Hull, V.  (2008, May). Teaching college  tudents personal health habits via web-based courses.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association, Orlando, FL.

Vaid, I. & Geiger, B.F. (2008, Nov.). A school-based study to examine how self-efficacy to resist smoking mediates nicotine dependence and quit attempts among adolescent smokers in Alabama. The 82nd Annual American School Health Association Conference, Tampa, FL.

Werner, K.A., Geiger, B.F., Macrina, D., & O’Neal, M.R. (2008, April). Assessing Clinical Treatment of Childhood Obesity Using Mixed Methods. Research Consortium of AAHPERD, Ft. Worth, TX.

 

Werner, K. A., Geiger, B. F., Perko, M. A., Macrina, D., & O’Neal, M., (2008, April). Assessing Clinical Treatment of Childhood Obesity Using Mixed Methods.  Presented at the Research Consortium for the 2008 AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition, Fort Worth, TX.

 

2007

Burnett, D., Hardy, S., Ivory, K., Kennedy, L.B., Petri, C., Powell, S.B. & Rutley, K. (2007, November). Matching Eta Sigma Gamma Health Honorary Activities to Health Education Competencies.  Presented at the ASAHPERD Fall State Conference, Birmingham, AL.

 

Davis, D. “Ask Me 3: Health literacy applications for community health awareness and prevention”.  UAB Center for the Study of Community Health, 2007 Black Belt Institute

Daum, K. M., Zeried, F. M., & O’Neal, M. R.  (2007, May).  Effects of Different Add Powers on the Comfort and Productivity of Computer Users with Fixed or Free Head Movement.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Daum, K. M., Irby, A. L., Sanspree, M., O’Neal, M. R., Brezausek, C. M., Allison, C., Pevsner, D., &  Moses, L.. (2007, May).  Modeling Risk Factors for Intraocular Pressure in Rural Alabama.  Presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dawson, V.L., Kirkpatrick, S., & Geiger, B.F. (2007, October 11). Selma NEWS, an innovative program to promote school health among faculty, staff and students. Invited presentation at the 2007 Annual Statewide Meeting of Child Nutrition Program Directors, Pelham, AL.


Evans, Retta,
Counselor Roles in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Management for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Alabama Counseling Association. Birmingham AL (November 2007).

Evans, Retta, Benefits and Barriers to Medically Supervised Pediatric Weight Management: a review of the literature.  Alabama State Nurses Association Convention (September 2007)

Evans, Retta, The Etiology of Adult Obesity as Related to Child Sexual Abuse.  Alabama State Nurses Association Convention (September 2007)

 

Evans, Retta, A Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Management: A Proposed Model of Intervention for Survivors of Sexual Abuse.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Baltimore MD (April 2007).

Evans, Retta, Health and Physical Educators Collaborating to Advocate for Obesity Prevention.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Fall Conference.  Birmingham AL (2007).

Evans, Retta, Stress and Obesity: Revisiting the Cortisol Connection. Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Fall Conference.  Birmingham AL (2007).

Evans, Retta, Strategies to Support Health and Intervene in Disordered Eating Among High School Athletes.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Fall Conference.  Birmingham AL (2007).

Evans, Retta, Classroom Learning Centers in Health and Physical Education.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Spring Conference.  Gulf Shores AL (2007).

Evans, Retta, A Team Approach to Support Healthy Athletes and Assist I the Identification and Treatment of Eating Disorders.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Spring Fall Conference.  Gulf Shores AL (2007).

Evans, Retta, Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Management for Survivors of Sexual Abuse.  National Association of Health Education Centers 19th Annual Conference and the American Association for Health Education Mid-year Meeting hosted by the CDC Global Health Odyssey. Atlanta GA (2007).


Evans, Retta,
Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Management for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Baltimore MD (2007).

 

Evans, Retta, Assessing Perspectives of Dental Faculty and Students on Implementing Evidence-Based Dentistry in the Curriculum.  American Dental Education Association Conference, New Orleans, LA (2007)


Evans, Retta,
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Management:  A Proposed Model Targeting Survivors of Sexual Abuse and other Adverse Childhood Experiences.  Southern District Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (SDAHPERD) Conference, Chattanooga TN (2007).

Evans, Retta, Improving the Health Status and Quality of Life among Educators: An Institutional Primary Prevention Strategy. 5th Annual International Conference on Education (2007).

 

Fulmore, J. & Geiger, B.F. (March 2007). Importance of reducing athletes’ sun exposure. Program accepted for presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention of the American Assn for Physical Activity and Recreation, Baltimore, MD

Geiger, B.F. (2007, April 25). The Alabama Radio Reading Service, a Free Community Resource for Listeners with Visual Impairment. Invited address during a lunchtime seminar hosted by the Liz Moore Low Vision Center, Medical Center East, Birmingham, AL.

Geiger, B.F. & Evans, R.R. (2007, September 12). CDC’s School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide. Professional development workshop presented to certified school personnel and community partners at Selma High School.

Geiger, B.F., Roy, J., Fulmore, J.S. & Werner, K.A. (February 2007). An example of advocacy to develop assessment tools for playground and gymnasium safety. Program accepted by the Southern District of AAHPERD for presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention, Chattanooga, TN

 

Geiger, B.F., Roy, J., & Sims, S.K. (2007, June). Teaching healthy eating habits with NHLBI's Portion Distortion for adolescents and adults. Teacher Sharing Session at the NAHEC/AAHE Mid-year Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Geiger, B.F., Sims, S.K. & Roy, J. (2007, June). A collaborative leadership model for obesity prevention. NAHEC/AAHE Mid-year Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Also presented during the 2007 ASAHPERD Fall Conference with Werner, K.A. & Evans, R.R., Birmingham, AL. 

 

Geiger, B.F. & Werner, K.A. (2007, September). Obesity in Alabama, a Major Health Threat! Invited presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention of the Alabama State Nurses Association, Birmingham, AL.

 

Geiger, B.F. & Werner, K.A. (February 2007). Promoting fitness through a Civil Rights Walking Tour of Selma. Program accepted by the Southern District of AAHPERD for presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention, Chattanooga, TN

Huff, B., Dantzler, J.A., Muir, S., Cheatwood, D., Currie, M., Davidson, M., Sparks, J., Jenkins, D., Levert, G., & Danneman, A. (2007, May).  Marijuana Usage in Youth Participating in the Jefferson County, Alabama Juvenile Drug Court Program.  Annual SAMHSA Drug Court Grantee Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

Kennedy, L.B. (2007, October). Maximizing Potentials to Create a Healthier Student Body. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of ACUHO-I Living Learning Programs Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Martin, K., O’Neal, M., Emfinger, K., & Snyder, S.  (2007,  November).  Language development levels of low-income 4 year olds:  A local-national comparison.  Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Hot Springs, AR.

 

Palcanis, K.G., Geiger, B.F., O’Neal, M.R., Werner, K.A. & Evans, R.R. (March 2007). Assessing perspectives of dental faculty and students on implementing evidence-based dentistry in the curriculum. 84th Annual Session and Exhibition of the American Dental Education Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

Roy, J., Geiger, B.F. & Hey, W. (February 2007). Tips to become a better physical educator. Program accepted by the Southern District of AAHPERD for presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention, Chattanooga, TN.  Program also accepted for presentation at the ASAHPERD 2006 Fall Conference, Birmingham, AL

Schwebel, D. C., & Brezausek C. M. (2007). Father transitions in the household and young children’s injury risk. Psychology of Men & Masculinity,  8 (3), 173-184.

 

Shores, M. L. (November, 2007). Influences of gender, ethnicity and SES on self-regulation, motivation, anxiety and attributions.: Hot Springs, AR: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

 

Shores, M. L. (November, 2007). The effects of self-regulation, motivation, anxiety and attributions on mathematics achievement for fifth and sixth grade learners. Indianapolis, IN: Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Conference for School Science and Mathematics Association.

 

Talbott, L., Fulmore, J.S., Geiger, B.F., Rutley, K. & Hardy, S. (2007, June). A Hot Topic: Potential Barriers to Sun Protection with College Student-Athletes. American College Health Association, San Antonio, TX.

Talbott, L. L., Umstattd, M.R., Usdan, S.L., & Kennedy, L. B. (2007, June). Cross-validation of the drinking social context scale among first semester college students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Wahsheh, M. & Geiger, B.F. (March 2007). Applying cross-cultural research methodology to assess health knowledge of Jordanian college freshmen. Program accepted by the American Assn for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Research Consortium for presentation at the 2007 Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD

Werner, K. A., Geiger, B. F., Macrina, D., O'Neal, M, Perko, M., Petelos, J., & Dudgeon, B. Developing an Instrument to Assess Alabama Physicians’ Preventive Care Practices Related to Pediatric Obesity.  Poster presented at the 2007 Alabama Governor's Conference on Obesity University of Alabama Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Zeried, F. M., Daum, K. M., & O’Neal, M. R.  (2007, May).  Effects of Optical Blur on the Performance and Comfort of Computer Users.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2006

Brezausek, C. M., Daum, K. M., O’Neal, M., & Irby, A.  (2006 November).  A comparison of analytical methods when predicting from incomplete multivariate data.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Birmingham, AL

 

Evans, Retta, Using Mixed Methods to Develop Instruments to Assess Dental Faculty and Students’ Perspectives about Implementation of Evidence Based Dentistry.  MSERA (Mid-South Educational Researcher Association, Birmingham AL (November 2006).


Evans, Retta, Child Sexual Abuse and Obesity: Making the Connection. Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2006).


Evans, Retta, School Environmental Strategies to Assist Students Struggling with Body Image Issues. Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2006).

Evans, Retta, A Collaborative Partnership to Enhance School Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity of Students, Faculty and Staff in Rural Dallas County, Alabama. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Salt Lake City UT (April 2006).


Evans, Retta, Developing Assessment Tools for Playground and Gymnasium Safety.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (April 2006).


Evans, Retta, Group Exercise Instructor Preferences of Physically Active Older Adults.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (April 2006).
 

Geiger, B.F. (2006, March). Diversity and health. Invited panelist to present during the Third Annual Defiant Run sponsored by the Jonathan Daniels Community Development Corporation. Selma, AL

Geiger, B.F. (2006, March). One school system’s experience: Selma NEWS and HAPY. Birmingham, AL: Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting.

Geiger, B.F., Palcanis, K.G., O’Neal, M.R., Werner, K.A. & Evans, R.R. (2006, November). Using mixed methods to develop instruments to assess dental faculty and students’ perspectives about implementation of evidence-based dentistry.  Paper presented at the Mid-South Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Roy, J.L., Evans, R., Dawson, V.L., Cellitti, M.A., Petri, C.J., Werner, K., Fulmore, J., Dailey, J. & Wahsheh, M. (2006, April). Developing assessment tools for playground and gymnasium safety. Salt Lake City, UT: Amer Assn for Active Lifestyles and Fitness/Amer Assn for Leisure and Recreation Annual Meeting and Exhibition.

 

Geiger, B.F. & Werner, K.A. (2006, December). Obesity in Alabama: A cause for alarm! Invited luncheon speakers to present during facilitator training for A New Leaf: Choices for Healthy Living sponsored by the AL Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health, Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

Martin, K., Emfinger, K., Snyder, S., & O’Neal, M.  (2006 November).  Results for year 2 of an Early Reading First project.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Birmingham, AL

 

O’Neal, M. R., Martin, K., Emfinger, K., Snyder, S. W.  (2006 November). Early Reading First project – does progress continue over two years?.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Birmingham, AL

Roberson, T., Davis, D. “Life choices, career choices- Developing elementary student knowledge and interest in health education”.  ASAHPERD Conference, Birmingham, AL. November 2007.

Shores, M. L. (2006, November).The Relations Between Self-regulated Learning, Motivation, Anxiety, Attributions, Student Factors, and Mathematics Performance Among Fifth and Sixth Grade Learners. Mid-South Educational Research Association, Birmingham, AL

2005

Evans, Retta, Estimating BMI for Elementary School Children in the Birmingham Metro Area.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2005).

Evans, Retta, Dynamics of Group Exercise Instructor Preferences of Physically Active Older Adults. Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2005).


Evans, Retta, Assessing Playground and Gymnasium Safety.  Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Birmingham AL (November 2005).

 

Geiger, B.F. (August 4, 2005). Selma NEWS, An innovative school-university-community collaboration for obesity risk reduction. Second Annual Black Belt Healthcare Summit, Montgomery, AL

 

Geiger, B.F. & Cellitti, A. (2005, December). Selma NEWS, a school system-university partnership to enhance the coordinated school health program. SOPHE 56TH Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Geiger, B.F., Goodwin, P., Roy, J.L., Evans, R., Dawson, V.L., Cellitti, A., Wahsheh, M., Werner, K.A., Fulmore, J., Petri, C.J., & Dailey, J. (2005,     November). Assessing playground and gymnasium safety.  Fall Conference of the ASAHPERD, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Prier, M., Cochrane, K., Roy, J., Sims, S.K., Evans, R.R., Werner, K.A., Fulmore, J., & Brown, D. (2005, November). Estimating BMI for elementary school children in the Birmingham Metro Area. Fall Conference of the ASAHPERD, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Evans, R., Lett Dawson, V., Werner, K., Fulmore, J., Dailey, J., Petri, C.J., Cellitti, A., Wynn, C. & Blanton, L.R. (2005, April). Selma NEWS, a collaborative partnership to enhance health, nutrition and physical education of students.  The 2005 Spring Conference of the ASAHPERD, Gulf Shores, AL

Geiger, B.F., Werner, K., Burnett, D., Dailey, J. & Thompson, L. (2005, March). Smoke Screeners, an educational program to help young people decode smoking in the movies. 2005 Alabama S.A.D.D. Conference, Birmingham, AL. Also presented at the 2005 Spring Conference of the ASAHPERD (2005, April).

Geiger, B.F. (2005, April). Service learning about science, health & society. AAHE Strategies, Chicago, IL

Mangham, D., Fulmore, J., Ahmad, W., Powell, B., Werner, K., Geiger, B., & Mitchell, J. (2005 April). Caring for dehydrated children. AAHE Strategies, Chicago, IL

O’Neal, M. R., Martin, K., Emfinger, K., & Snyder, S. W.  (2005, November).  Evaluation of Years 1 and 2 of Putting Reading First.  Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Baton Rouge, LA

O’Neal, M. R., Snyder, S. W., & Ricks, S.  (2005, November).  Preliminary evaluation of the 2005 AMSTI summer training institutes.  Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Baton Rouge, LA

 

2004

Geiger, B.F., Ahmad, W., Werner, K., Burnett, D., Fulmore, J., Powell, S.B., Mitchell, J. (2004, November). An educational partnership to prevent waterborne diseases in developing nations. Fall Conference of the ASAHPERD, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F. (2004, February). A collaborative pilot project in Alabama using technology for health instruction. FL Department of Education Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Fifth Annual School Health and Higher Education Symposium, Tampa, FL

Geiger, B.F., & Werner, K. (2004, April). Engaging undergraduate students in service learning activities in public schools. AAHPERD, New Orleans, LA. Also presented at ASAHPERD Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL, November, 2003.

Petri, C.J., Geiger, B.F., & Barber, C. (2004, April). Using the School Health Index as the basis to assess middle school health programs. AAHPERD, New Orleans, LA

 

2003

Geiger, B.F., & Werner, K. (2003, November). Service learning projects to enhance preparation of professional educators. GAHPERD State Convention, Jekyll Island, GA

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., & Barber, C. (2003, November). Assessing the school health program as part of the school improvement plan. The 2003 Fall Conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Geiger, B.F., Moore, L., Uzo Okeke, M., Angermeier-Howard, L., Clark Young, J., & Harvey, R. (2003, April) $eeking $cholarships: Application tips for graduate and undergraduate students in health and physical education. AAHPERD, Philadelphia, PA. Also included in ERIC Clearinghouse, Accession No. ED 482890.

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., & Cheney, L. (2003, April). A pilot project to train high school teachers as breast cancer educators. AAHPERD, Philadelphia, PA

 

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., Crosswhite, E., Stanhope, K., Whittinghill, D. & O'Neal, M.R. (2003, April). Assessment of a middle school drug education and violence prevention program. Annual Meeting of AAHPERD Research Consortium, Philadelphia, PA 

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., Whittinghill, D., O'Neal, M., Crosswhite, E. & Stanhope, K. (2003). Middle school students' knowledge and use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and violence prevention practices in north Alabama [Abstract]. In W. Gatch (Ed.), Research Council Program and Proceedings of the 2003 Southern District AAHPERD (p. 5). Lafayette, LA: University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

O’Neal, M. R., & Geiger, B. F.  (2003, November).  Development of surveys to measure parents’ knowledge and attitudes regarding the implementation of the Michigan Model of Comprehensive School Health Education.  Annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Biloxi, MS

O’Neal, M. R., & Sun, F. (2003, November).  Success in creating web forms:  Experiences from the field.  Annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Biloxi, MS

Schwebel, D. C., & Brezausek, C. M. (2003, August). The role of fathers in young children's unintentional injury risk. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ONT, Canada.

Warren, D.N. & Geiger, B.F. (2003, November). Determinants of reporting sexual assault in pregnant adolescents: Application of the Protection Motivation Theory. ASAHPERD Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL

 

2002

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., O'Neal, M.R., Whittinghill, D., Crosswhite, E., & Stanhope, K. (2002, November). Middle school students' knowledge and use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and suggestions to enhance drug education in North Alabama.  Fall Conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

O'Neal, M.R., Petri, C.J., Geiger, B.F., Whittinghill, D., Stanhope, K., & Crosswhite, E.,  (2002, November). Assessing middle school students' knowledge and violence prevention practices in North Alabama. ASAHPERD, Fall Conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

Petri, C.J., O'Neal, M.R., Whittinghill, D., Geiger, B.F., Stanhope, K., & Crosswhite, E. (2002, November). Measuring middle school parents' perceptions of the school drug education and prevention program in North Alabama. Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., Wynn, A., & Roy, J. (2002, November). Epidemiology and you! Invited program, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Section of ASAHPERD, 2002 Fall Conference, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F. (2002). Why you should care about community-based research. Keynote speaker for REACH 2010 Community Action Networking conference, Chattanooga, TN

Geiger, B.F. (2002, April). Using Yahoo! Groups to support classroom and community health education. AAHE/AAHPERD technology program, San Diego, CA.

Schwebel, D. C., Brezausek, C. M., Ramey, S. L., & Ramey, C. (2002, August). Honoring Lizette Peterson: Univariate and interactional predictors of children's unintentional injuries. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Smith-Yoder, D. & Geiger, B.F. (2002, April). Alabama's choice: Tobacco or health? AAHE/AAHPERD, San Diego, CA

2001

Schaeur, M., Gallagher, K. & Geiger, B.F. (2001, November). Youth development programs within the CDC Teen Pregnancy Prevention Partnership Program: Scope, implementation experience and outcomes. National Organization of Pregnancy, Parenting and Prevention Conference, Arlington, VA

Geiger, B.F. (2001, November). Foundation fundamentals. Fall conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F. (2001, November). Scholarships for undergraduates. Fall conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

Conkle, T., Sayers, K., & Geiger, B.F. (2001, November). Writing for publication. Tips for authors. Fall conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., & Petri, C.J. (2001, November). Supporting tobacco education in schools. Fall conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Birmingham, AL. Also presented as invited keynote at the Alabama Citizens Action Program Teacher Training Workshop (2001, September), Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center, Talladega, AL

Geiger, B.F., Cellitti, A., & Lan, J. (2001, September). Appreciating diversity, a discussion group. UAB School of Education Crisis Response Forum, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F. (2001, May). Using Yahoo! Groups for health education. Information and Technology Days, Birmingham, AL: UAB.

Geiger, B.F., & Petri, C.J. (2001, April). Guidelines to evaluate tobacco education programs in schools. Alabama's Choice? Tobacco or Health Conference, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J, & Binkley, D. (2001, March). Collaboration for school health education, the Alabama BodyFun™ Project. Technology program, AAHE/AAHPERD National Convention, Cincinnati, OH

 

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., & Mauser-Galvin, M. (2001, February). Involvement of colleges and universities in school health programs. Southern District of AAHPERD Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL

Abbott, G., O’Neal, M. R., McLean, J. E., Piersma, M., & Manning, M. (2001, April).  Evaluation of the Alabama Reading Initiative 1998-1999.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA

O’Neal, M. R., Snyder, S. W., & Spor, M. W.  (2001, November).  Evaluation of Year 2 of the Alabama Reading Initiative.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Little Rock, AR

 

2000

Geiger, B.F., Gilmore, W., Purcell, J., Lan, J., Petri, C.J. (2000, June). A health and technology inservice program featuring CRFA's BodyFun™.  Presented to certified personnel of Birmingham Public Schools, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Petri, C.J., & Binkley, D. (2000, October). The Alabama BodyFun™ Project: A successful partnership between the Cancer Research Foundation of America, Alabama State Department of Education, public schools, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 74th National School Health Conference of the American School Health Association, New Orleans, LA

Geiger, B.F. & Atchison, J.H. (2000, May). School nurses as youth health advocates. Invited keynote at "School Nursing 103," AL State Department of Education 2000 School Nurse Orientation, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Lan, J., Petri, C.J., Binkley, D., & Lennon, J. (2000, April). The Alabama Body Fun™ Project, the use of technology to enhance health education. Presentation at the UAB Information and Technology Days, Birmingham, AL

Geiger, B.F., Lan, J., Petri, C.J., Binkley, D., & Lennon, J. (2000, April). The Alabama Body Fun™ Project, an opportunity to enhance school health instruction. The Spring Convention of the ASAHPERD, Orange Beach, AL

Geiger, B.F., Willis, A.S., & Macrina, D. (2000, March). Substance abuse clinicians and health educators working together for student drug education. Annual convention of AAHE/AAHPERD, Orlando, FL

Lawrence, F. L., & O’Neal, M. R.  (2000, November).  An Application of Growth Mixture Modeling to a Statewide Reading Initiative Dataset.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Bowling Green, KY.

McLean, J. E., O’Neal, M. R., & Barnette, J. J.  (2000, November).  Are All Effect Sizes Created Equal?  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Bowling Green, KY.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 448 188)

Mulvihill, B.A., Shearer, D. L., Brezausek, C., Shelton, B.J., Reese, S., Cook, J. (2000, November). Special issues for the adult population in Alabama with disabilities in the learning domain: An examination of the 1998 BRFSS Data. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Mulvihill, B.A., Redden, S.C., Hovinga, M., Brezausek, C. (2000, October). Creating risk profiles for special education placement. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the International Portage Association, Birmingham, AL.

O’Neal, M. R., McLean, J. E., Pankratz, R., & Craig, J.  (2000, November).  Evaluation of the Renaissance Project for Improving Teacher Quality.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Bowling Green, KY.

 

Shearer, D. L.,  McCartney,  J. R.,  Hovinga, M. E., & Brezausek, C. M. (2000,November). Use of Data Linking to Assess Secondary Conditions in Adolescents and Young Adults with Learning-Related Disabilities.  Presented at the 128th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

 

1999

O’Neal, M. R. (1999, November).  Measuring resilience.  In M. R. O’Neal (Chair), Resilient students, teachers, and schools.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Point Clear, AL.

Ramey, C. T., Stokes, B. R., Herzig, T.W, & Brezausek, C.M. (1999, November).  Orientation to potential data linkages and their meaning to Minnesota.  Minnesota Civitan International Research Center Meeting.  Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1998

Wallander, J.L., Dossett, E., Hovinga, M. E., Brezausek, C. M., Nelson, H. (1998, March). A longitudinal population-based study of drop-out in adolescents with disability. Symposium presented at the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Charleston, SC.

1996

Gaines, R., Washington, W. N., Brezausek, C. M., & Ramey, S. L. (1996, March). Adjustment

to school:  Narrative descriptions from parents who have children in special education. Poster session presented at the Gatlinburg Conference on Mental Retardations and Developmental Disabilities, Gatlinburg, TN.

Campbell, V. A., Hovinga, M. E., & Brezausek, C. M. (1996, December). Alabama’s mental retardation surveillance program:  Interagency administrative ascertainment across the lifespan. US Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Workshop. Atlanta, GA.

1995

Mulvihill, B.A., Brezausek, C., Sullivan, L.A., Cluett, S.A., Finney, M. & Hovinga, M. E. (1995, November). Using data linking methodology to create risk profiles for special education placement. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego CA.

1994

Cotter, E. M., Harrell, L. E., Duke, L. W., Hardin, J. M., & Brezausek, C. M. (1994, November). What affects longitudinal performance on the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale? Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.

Huffman, L. F., Conerly, R. C., Brezausek, C. M., , Ramey, C. T., & Ramey, S. L. (1994, March). Risk factors for delayed development within a high risk sample. Paper presented at Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Gatlinburg, TN.


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