2012 PhD Graduates

Dawn Aycock, PhD

"Risk factors for stroke in rural African Americans and factors that influence exercise behaviors to reduce stroke risk"

Pamela Bowen, PhD

"A phenomenological study of obesity and its impact on functional status, life-space mobility, and physical activity in southern African American older women"

Mary K. Brethour, PhD

"The predictability of C-reactive protein, lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, and depression on later health outcomes in patients experiencing a first-time stroke"

Christine Feeley, PhD

"Sleep quality, stress, caregiver burden, and quality of life in maternal caregivers of young children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia"

Thuy Lam, PhD

"The effects of psychological stress, depressive symptoms, and cortisol on body mass and central adiposity in 10- to 12-year-old children"

Loretta Lee, PhD

"An exploration of factors associated with pre-diabetes in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study cohort"

Tonya Moore, PhD

"Socioeconomic patterning of obesity among African American women in the Jackson Heart Study"

Cathy Roche, PhD

Parental influences on late adolescents' autonomous motivation and sexual risk knowledge and behavior

Patsy Spratling, PhD

"Cardiovascular disease knowledge and risk perception among women with recent preeclampsia: Interventional education in disease management and prevention"

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