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Presentations / Posters

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Invited Oral/Podium Presentations

Invited Posters

Invited Oral/Podium Presentations

At Local Meeting

Pettey, C.M. (July 2014) Disparities in Hypertension Treatment. Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Little Rock, AR.

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J. C. (February 2013). Family history and perceptions of genetic testing among African Americans with hypertension: A pilot study. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

McSweeney, J. (2013).Invited Speaker, “Research Focusing on Women and Heart Disease: Symptoms, Perceived Causes, and Tailoring Effective Treatments,” Women and Cardiovascular Disease: Strategies for Treatment and Prevention. Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc., Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, AR (September 2013).

At College

Lefler, L. L., Pettey, T. (2012). Doctoral Studies & the Top 20 Tips for Doctoral Students. Doctoral Student Orientation, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Lefler, L. L. (2011). Pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships and grant mechanisms for new investigators. Presented at UAMS College of Nursing Grant Writing Class, October 2011, Little Rock, AR.

Middaugh, D., & Kennedy, R. L. (2011). Calculating weighted average scores. Presented at the College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Education Department, Little Rock, AR.

At University
Wright, P.B. (2014). HIV and Mental Health, Connection Across Professions (CAP) Teleconference, UAMS Center for Distance Health, Little Rock, AR, May, 2014.

Wright, P.B. (2012). Lessons Learned and Research Findings Regarding HIV Risk and Barriers and Facilitators to HIV Testing among Rural Stimulant Users. Oral presentation at Division of Health Services Research Conference, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, February 15, 2012.

McSweeney, J. (2014).Invited Speaker, “Cardiovascular Risk Screening and CHD Symptoms in Women,” Wise Woman: Cardiovascular Series, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine Continuing Medical Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR (January 2014).
McSweeney, J. (2013).Invited Speaker, “Research Focusing on Women and Heart Disease: Symptoms, Perceived Causes, and Tailoring Effective Treatments,” Women and Cardiovascular Disease: Strategies for Treatment and Prevention. Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc., Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, AR (September 2013).
McSweeney, J. (2012).Invited Speaker, “Developing a Prediction Model of CHD in Women; Where are We?” UCVC Seminar, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR (November 2012).
McSweeney, J. (2012).Invited Speaker, “Women and Heart disease: Are our Diets Making us Sick? 11th Annual Arkansas Chronic Illness Collaborative Learning Session II, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.).

Lefler, L. L., Garner, K. K. Duppert, P. (2012). Mixed Methods Research for Older Adults with Heart Disease. Cardiology Grand Rounds.

McSweeney, J., (2012). Women and Heart Disease: Are our Diets making Us Sick? The Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.

At state meeting:

Jones, S. (2014, September 10). Developing a Better Understanding of Juveniles who Sexually Offend. Oral presentation at Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, MidSouth, Little Rock, AR.

Jones, S. (2014, September 10). Child Sexual Abuse in the Home: Parents’ Experiences. Oral presentation at Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, MidSouth, Little Rock, AR.

At Regional Meeting:

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J.C. (Feb 2014) Perceptions of the Causes and Treatment of Hypertension Among Poor Southern African Americans. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX.

McSweeney, J. (2013).Invited Speaker, “Developing and Participating in Research Teams: Essential for Translating Research,” Interdisciplinary Studies, Tyler, TX. (April 2013).

McSweeney, J. (2013).Invited Speaker “Heart Disease in Women: Risks, Symptoms, and Prevention,” Sponsored by AACN and Cardiology Practices, Tyler TX. (April 2013).

McSweeney, J. (2013).Keynote address, “Developing a Prediction Model of CHD in Women; Where are We? Wayne State University, Research Day. (April 2013).

McSweeney, J. (2012).Invited Speaker presentation on “From Idea to Evidence Based Practice: Merging Practice, Theory, and Research”, University of Texas at Arlington (April 2012).

McSweeney, J. (2011). “Establishing a Program of Research: Merging Practice, Theory & Research,” and “Translating Findings of CHD in Women,” Ninth Annual Research Symposium: “Translating Research into Practice”, University of South Carolina Upstate, Greenville, SC, (September 2011).

At National Meeting

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J.C. (October 2013) Family History and Perceptions of Genetic Testing among African Americans with Hypertension. International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) 25th Anniversary Conference. Bethesda, MD.
Pettey, C.M. (February 2011). Exploring perceptions surrounding hypertension treatment among African Americans. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. Jacksonville, FL.
Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J. C. (November 2012). Family History and Perceptions of Genetic Testing among African Americans with Hypertension: A Pilot Study. 6th Annual National Conference on Health Disparities. Little Rock, AR.

Bryant, K. (2013).Lessons Learned: The Pitfall and Successes in Recruiting African American Males for Mental Health Research. National Black Nurses Association 41st Annual Institute and Conference: Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

Mitchell, A., Yates, C., Chang, J., Williams, K., & Hall, R.W. (2013). Does daily kangaroo care provide sustained pain and stress relief in preterm infants? Presented at the SE Regional IDeA Meeting.

McSweeney, J. (2013). “Prodromal and Acute Myocardial Infarction Symptoms,” Invited Presenter at the Annual AHA Scientific Session 2013, Dallas, TX (November 2013).

Yu, E., Sanner, J., Udtha, M., Liu, F., & Frazier, L. (2012).Comparing the depression screening scores between admission and 2 weeks post discharge among patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome. SNRS , New Orleans, LA.

Tsai, C. L., Frazier, L., Yu, E. Liu, F. (2012). Coexisting COPD and acute coronary syndrome: Implications for biomarkers and patient outcomes. SAEM Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Yu, E., Sanner, J., Udtha, M., Liu, F., & Frazier, L. (2012). The impact of time on depression screening in patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. The Memorial Hermann Clinical Innovation and Research Institute, Houston, TX.

Scanner, J., Udthea, M., Frazier, L. (2012). The role of Platelet Serotonin and Depression in the Acute Coronary Syndrome Population, SNRS, New Orleans, LA.

Mudd, G., Frazier, L., Moser, D. (2012). Stewardship Methods for Genetic Biobanking in Community Based Research, SNRS, New Orleans, LA.

Frazier, L., (2012). Keynote address for the Ninth Annual Research and Scholarship Day and Malasano Lectureship. Scholarship: a Lifelong Journey, The University of florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL.

Lefler, L. L. (2011). Education initiative. Presented at the Hartford Center of Nursing Excellence, Program Review and Site Visit from JA Hartford Foundation December 2011.

McSweeney, J. (2012). From Idea to Evidence Based Practice: Merging Practice, Theory, and Research. University of Texas at Arlington. Arlington, TX.

McSweeney, J. (2011). Establishing a Program of Research: Merging Practice, Theory & Research and Translating Findings of CHD in Women Ninth Annual Research Symposium: Translating Research into Practice, University of South Carolina Upstate, Greenville, SC, September, 2011.

Tsai, P., & Chang, J. (2012). A pilot cluster randomized trial of a 20-week Tai Chi program in elders with cognitive impairment and osteoarthritis knee: effects on pain and health outcomes. George Manson University, Fairfax, Virginia.

At International Meeting

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J.C. (November 2013) African Americans Perceptions Surrounding Hypertension. American Heart Association. Dallas, TX.

Mitchell, A., Yates, C., Williams, D. K. & Hall, R. W. (2012). Does kangaroo care reduce salivary cortisol levels in preterm infants? Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Society of Pediatric Research Boston, MA.

Hall, R. W., Yates, C., Mitchell, A., & Williams, D. K. (2011). Safety and pain response in preterm neonates receiving kangaroo care. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Society of Pediatric Research Denver, CO.

Mitchell, A., Yates, C., & Hall, W. (2011). The effects of kangaroo care holding on cardiorespiratory parameters. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Society of Pediatric Research Denver, CO.

McSweeney, J., (2011). Screening Women for Coronary Heart Disease Risk, International Academy of Cardiology 16th World Congress on Heart Disease Annual Scientific Sessions 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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In-services/workshops presented

Pettey, C.M. (Dec 2013) Promoting Hypertension Treatment Adherence among African Americans. 1 hour CE. UAMS 10th Annual Cardiovascular Health Update. Little Rock, AR.

Referred Research-Based

At College Meetings

Bryant, K., (2012). The African American Faith Community Views of Depression. UAMS College of Nursing-Research Day, UAMS, Little Rock, AR.

Heo, S., Moser, D.K., Pressler, S.J., Dunbar, S.B., Song, E.K., Kim, J., & Lennie, T.A. (2011). Relationship Between Sodium Intake and Symptom Perception and Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure. UAMS College of Nursing Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

Kuhlmann, M., Enderlin, C. A., Coleman, E. A., Kennedy, R. L., & Hutchins, L. F. (2012). Anxiety and Insomnia Symptom Severity as Predictors of Fatigue in Older Women with Breast Cancer.  UAMS College of Nursing Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

Pettey, C. M., & McSweeney, J. C. (2012). Factors Affecting Hypertension Treatment Adherence among African Americans. UAMS College of Nursing Research Day. Little Rock AR.

Tak, S., (2012).Potentials and Limitations of Computer Activities for Persons with Dementia. UAMS College of Nursing Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

Tsai, P., Chang, J.Y., Beck, C., & Kuo, Y. (2011). The efficacy of a Tai Chi program in reducing osteoarthritis knee pain in demented elders. UAMS College of Nursing Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

 At State Meetings

Kuhlmann, M., Enderlin, C. A., Coleman, E. A., Kennedy, R. L., & Hutchins, L. F. (2011). Anxiety and insomnia symptom severity as predictors of fatigue in older women with breast cancer. The Annual Research Retreat and Research Competition, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.

Jones, S. (2013, September 12). Adolescents who sexually offend: What do you need to know? Oral presentation at Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, MidSouth, Little Rock, AR.

Rowe, S. (2012, December 6). Using Goal Attainment Scaling in adolescent sex offender-specific treatment programs. Oral presentation at Annual Conference of Arkansas Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Fayetteville, AR.

At Regional Meetings

McSweeney, J. (2013). “Examining the Correlation of Women’s Depression and Sleep Disturbance Scores with Prodromal Symptom Scores of Coronary Heart Disease, Southern Nursing Research Society, Little Rock, AR, February 2013.

McSweeney, J. (2012). “Women’s Prodromal Symptoms Predict Coronary Heart Disease Events.” Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA, February 2012.

Heo, S., Moser, D. K., & Lennie, T. A. (2012). The Individual Relationships Between Symptom Status and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure. Annual Conference of Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Mudd G, Frazier L, Moser D. (2012) Stewardship Methods for Genetic Biobanking in Community Based Research. SNRS, New Orleans, LA.

Sanner J, Udthea, M, Frazier, L. (2012). The role of Platelet Serotonin and Depression in the Acute Coronary Syndrome Population.  SNRS, New Orleans, LA.

Lefler, L.L., McSweeney, J.C., Meaux, J.B., & Garner, K.K. (2012). Perceptions of Lifestyle Behavior Modification among Older Women with and without Coronary Heart Disease. Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA.

McSweeney, J. C., (2012). Women’s Prodromal Symptoms Predict Coronary Heart Disease Events. Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA.

At National Meetings

Wright, P.B. (2013). Contextual factors influencing HIV testing among rural African American substance users. Symposium presentation, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 24, 2013.

Gullette, D. L., Booth, B. M.; Wright, P. B., Montgomery, B. E. E., & Stewart, K. E. (2012). Sexual Sensation Seeking, Unprotected Sex, and Transactional Sex among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Accepted for an oral presentation at 25th Annual Conference of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care, “Our Journey from Novice to Expert: Celebrating 25 Years of HIV Nursing”. November 15-17, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona.

Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M., & Curran, G.M. (2011). Barriers and Facilitators to HIV Testing in Substance Abuse Treatment: Perspectives from Providers and Rural African-American Cocaine Users. Paper presented at the NIDA-sponsored meeting, From Disparities Research to Disparities Interventions: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for the Future of Behavioral Health Sciences, Arlington, VA, April, 2011.

Stewart, K.E., Wright, P.B., Gullette, D.L., & Booth, B.M. (2009). Strategies for developing Community Advisory Boards in stigmatized and disenfranchised populations. Oral presentation at the National Rural Mental Health Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June, 2009.

Gullette, D. L., Wright, P. B., Booth, B. M. & Stewart, K. E. (2008). Formative evaluation of a sexual risk reduction program for rural African American cocaine users. Oral presentation 21st Annual Conference of The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Tucson, AZ, November, 2008 (also accepted as published abstract).

Wright P.B., McSweeney, J.C., Frith, S.E., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M. (2007). The cultural dynamics of drug use and sexual risk behavior among rural African American women who use cocaine. Oral presentation, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Athens, GA, October, 2007.

Gullette, D., Booth, B.M., Stewart, K.E., Wright, P.B., Feldman, Z. (2007). Stages of change, self-efficacy, decisional balance and condom use in rural African American stimulant users. Oral presentation, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), Orlando, FL, November, 2007.

Wright P.B., Booth, B.M., Stewart, K.E., McSweeney, J.C. Understanding the context of sexual risk behaviors among rural African American women stimulant users and their perceived risk of acquiring HIV. Oral presentation, American Public Health Association annual meeting, Boston, 2006.

Gullette, D.L., Stewart, K.E., & Wright, P.B. (2006). Gender differences associated with sexually transmitted infections. Oral presentation, 19th Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2006.

Wright P.B., Booth, B.M., Stewart, K.E., McSweeney, J.C. (2005). Understanding perceptions of HIV among rural African American stimulant users in Arkansas. Oral presentation, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Little Rock, AR, October, 2005.

Wright P.B., McSweeney, J.C., Gullette, D.L., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M. (2006). Education is not enough: exploring rural African American stimulant users’ perceptions of HIV risk. Oral presentation at the National Association for Rural Mental Health, San Antonio, August, 2006.

Wright P.B., Booth,B.M., Leukefeld, C. (2005). Risky behavior: sex, drugs, and HIV/AIDS in the rural South. Paper presented at the National Association for Rural Mental Health, Honolulu, August, 2005.

Booth, B.M., Wright P.B., Leukefeld, C., Siegal, H. Mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of rural stimulant users. Paper presented at the National Association for Rural Mental Health, Boulder, CO, June, 2004.

Cody, M., Beck, C., Fischer, E.P., Liem, P., Wright, P.B., Stewart, S. (2002). Outcomes assessment for the memory impaired. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA, November, 2002.

Lee, K.S., Lennie, T.A., Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J., Heo S, & Moser D. K. (2011). Regular monitoring of lower extremity edema predicts cardiac event-free suvival in patients with heart failure.Annual Scientific Meeting, Heart Failure Society of America. September 2011, Boston, USA.

Lennie, T. A., Biddle, M. J., Chung, M. L., Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J., Heo, S., Song, E. K., Moser, D. K.  (2011). Diets low in sodium and high in lycopene and omega-3 fatty acids are associated with lower symptom burden and better quality of life in patients with heart failure.  American Heart Association, Orlando FL.

Rowe, S. & Goldsmith. (2012). Health care providers’ perspectives of an intervention designed to improve colorectal cancer screening rates in family medicine residency clinics. Annual Conference of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Seattle, WA.

Song, E. K., Moser, D. K., Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J., Heo, S., & Lennie, T. A. (2011). Greater than 3 g of a Dietary Sodium Intake Independently Predicts Worsening Health-Related Quality of Life in Heart Failure Patients with no Cardiac Events Over 1-Year Follow-up.  American Heart Association, Orlando FL.

Tsai, P., Chang, J., Beck, C., & Kuo, Y. (2011). Effects of Tai Chi on physical and cognitive functioning in elders with mild cognitive impairment and osteoarthritic knee.  Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Conference, Boston, MA.

At International Meetings

Stewart, K.E., Wright, P.B., Montgomery, B.E.E., Pulley, L., Gullette, D., & Booth, B.M. (2010).  “It’s not nasty if you got a clean partner:” Perspectives on sexual risk from rural African-American cocaine users.  Paper presented at the 11th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, August 2010. Abstract published in International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 17 (Suppl. 1), S321.

Booth, B.M., Borders, T.F., Stewart, K.E., & Wright, P.B. (2009). Alcohol use and HIV risk in rural stimulant users. Paper presented at Kettil Bruun Society Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 2009.

Gullette, D.L., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M., Pulley, L., Wright, P.B. (2007). Rural African American stimulant users’ condom use self-efficacy, decisional balance, and stages of change. Oral presentation at the 39th Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International, Baltimore, MD, November, 2007.

Gullette, D.L., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M., Pulley, L., Wright, P.B., Feldman, Z. (2007). Application of the transtheoretical model to sexual risk in rural African American stimulant users: Critical differences with main and casual partners. Oral presentation at the 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, Vienna, Austria, July, 2007.

Stewart, K.E., Wright, P., Tripathi, S.P., Gullette, D., Booth, B.M. (2006). Social network characteristics predict risky sex in African-American rural stimulant users. Poster presentation, 9th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand, November, 2006.

Jones, S. (2014, September 4). Disrupting the Cycle of Sexual Abuse: Using Neuroimaging to Explore Brain-Behavior Relationships of Juvenile Sexual Offending. Oral presentation at     13th International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders, Porto, Portugal.

Jones, S. (2013, October 25). Male Sex Offenders’ Capabilities to Meet Their Goals: An Explanatory Model of Male Sexual Offending. Oral presentation at 8th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, Ghent, Belgium.

McSweeney, J. (2012). “Predicting CHD Events in Black and White Women”, and “Developing and Participating in Research Teams, American Heart Association, Scientific Session 2012, Pasadena, CA, November, 2012.
McSweeney, J. (2011). “Predicting Acute Coronary Heart Disease Events in Women” American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL, November 2011.

Lefler, L.L., McSweeney, J.C. & Brown, D.F. (2011). Beliefs Regarding Lifestyle Health Behaviors among Older Women in the Stroke Belt. 22nd Annual Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Cancun, Mexico.

Tsai, P., Chang, J., Beck, C., & Kuo, Y. (2011). A randomized trial of a 20-week sun tai chi for osteoarthritic knee pain in elders with mild cognitive impairment. 22nd Annual Nursing Research  Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Cancun, Mexico.

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Referred Non-Research Based

At State Meetings

Bryant, K. (2012). Addressing Disparities among Common Mental health Disorders. The Arkansas Public Health Association-Health Disparities Section Annual Convention: Austin Hotel and Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR.

Rowe, S. (2011). The lived experience of parents of adolescents who have sexually offended: I am a survivor. Annual Conference of Arkansas Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Fayetteville, AR.

Invited Posters

At College

Wright, P.B., Borders, t., Stewart, K.E., & Booth, B.M. (2014). A Rural/Urban Comparison of HIV Testing among African American Cocaine Users. Poster presentedat University of Arkansas/UAMS Faculty Mixer to Promote Research Collaboration in Fayetteville, AR, March 17, 2014.

Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Curran, G.M., Walker, S.K., & Booth, B.M. (2011). Decision-making Factors Regarding HIV Testing among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at 15TH Annual Diversity Week Celebration, UAMS, Little Rock, AR, September 28, 2011.

Perry D., Wright, P.B., Cody M. (2002). Assessment of burden: data collection in dementia studies. Poster presented at the Annual UAMS Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Day, Little Rock, AR, September, 2002.

Middaugh, D., & Kennedy, R. L. (2011). Calculating weighted average scores. Presented at the College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Education Department, November, 2011, Little Rock, AR.

At University Meetings

Tsai, P., Kuo Y., & Beck, C. (2011). Predictors of pain behaviors in elders with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. The 12th Annual geriatric and LTC updates, Donald Reynolds Institute on Aging, Little Rock, AR.

Tsai, P., Chang, J. Y., Beck, C., & Kuo, Y. (2011). A randomized controlled trial of a 20 Week Tai Chi program for osteoarthritic knee pain in elders with mild dementia. The 12th Annual geriatric and LTC updates, Donald Reynolds Institute on Aging, Little Rock, AR.

Tak, S., & Beck, C. (2012). Therapeutic Computer Activity Intervention in Persons with Dementia. The 12th Annual Geriatric and Long-Term Care Update, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, UAMS, Little Rock, AR .

At National Meetings:

Bryant, K. (2013)., Newsome-Wicks, M. & Willis, N. Lessons Learned: Recruitment of Older African American Males for Depression Research. Translational Science 2013 Meeting. Washington, DC.

Bryant, K.( 2014). Feasibility of Trinity Life Management: A Faith-Based Stress Management Intervention. Southern Nurses Research Society Annual Conference: Marriott Hotel, San Antonio, TX.

Enderlin, C. S., Rooker, J., Coleman, E. A., & Kennedy, R. L. (2011). Exercise, Insomnia, Mood, and Sleep in Older Women with and without Breast Cancer. National Gerontological Nursing Association Annual Convention, October, Louisville, KY.

Lefler, L. L., (2011). Adherence to medications: Older women with coronary heart disease. Presented at the John A. Hartford Foundation Annual Communication Conference, July 2011, Chicago, IL.

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Referred Research Based

At College Meetings

Rowe, A., Green, A., & Taylor, S. (2012). Implementation of a Nursing Skills Product: Impact on Evidence-based Practice. UAMS College of Nursing Research Day. Little Rock, Arkansas.

At University Meetings

Lee, A., Yates, C., Mitchell, A., & Hall, W. (2012).Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in Neonatal Swine: A Safety study to assess skin integrity and cardiorespiratory parameters. UAMS Student Research Day.

Pettey, C. M., & McSweeney, J. (2012) Factors Affecting Hypertension Treatment Adherence among African Americans. UAMS Student Research Day. Little Rock, AR.

At Local Meetings

Rowe, A., Green, A., Taylor, S. (2012). Implementation of a Nursing Skills Product: Impact on Evidence-based Practice. Research Day 2012. Little Rock, AR.

Tak, S., (2012). Potentials and Limitations of Computer Activities for Persons with Dementia, UAMS Research Day, College of Nursing, Little Rock, AR.

At Regional Meetings

Wright, P.B., Borders, T., Stewart, K.E., & Booth, B.M. (2014). A Rural/Urban Comparison of HIV Testing among African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at the annual Southern Nursing Research Society Conference in San Antonio, TX, February, 2014.

Wright, P.B., Curran, G.M., Stewart, K.E., & Booth, B.M. (2013). A Qualitative Study of Provider Barriers to HIV Testing for Substance Users. Poster presented at the annual Southern Nursing Research Society Conference in Little Rock, AR, March 1, 2013.

Frazier, L. (2014, February). Interactions between inflammatory protein gene polymorphisms and depressive symptoms in patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. Poster presented at Southern Nursing Research Society, San Antonio, Texas.

Green, A., Huett, A., Meaux, J. (2012). Quality of Life after Pediatric Heart Transplantation. Annual conference of Southern Nursing Research Society. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kennedy, R. L., & Broadston, P. M. (2011). A template for teaching the analysis of covariance technique. Mid-South Educational Research Association, Oxford, MS.

Mitchell, A., Yates, C., & Hall, W. (2012). Beneficial effects of kangaroo care on cardiorespiratory parameters of preterm infants. Annual conference of Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA.

At National Meetings

Wright, P.B., Borders, T., Stewart, K.E., & Booth, B.M. (2014). Perceived Need for HIV Testing among Rural and Urban African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at annual Addictions Health Services Research Conference, Boston, MA, 10/16, 2014.

Booth, Brenda M., Wright, Patricia B., Ounpraseuth, Songthip, Stewart, Katharine E. (2013). Unanticipated Consequences of Non-Drug-Focused HIV Prevention Intervention: Changes in Drug Use. Poster presented at the annual College of Problems on Drug Dependence Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June, 2013.

Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Curran, G.M., & Booth, B.M. (2013). A Mixed-Methods Study of HIV Testing among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference in San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2013.

Stewart, K.E., Thostenson, J., Ounpraseuth, S., Wright, P.B. (2013). Gains in Condom Use Skills are Maintained at One Year Follow-Up among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference in San Francisco, CA, March 22, 2013.

Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Booth, B.M., & Curran, G.M. (2011). If You Build It, They Still Won’t Come: Individual and Social Barriers to HIV Testing among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at Addictions Health Services Research Conference in Fairfax, VA, October 4, 2011.

Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Curran, G.M., Walker, S.K., & Booth, B.M. (2010). Decision-making Factors Regarding HIV Testing among Rural African American Cocaine Users. Poster presented at Addictions Health Services Research Conference in Lexington, KY, October 26, 2010.

Wright, P.B., Curran, G., Stewart, K.E., & Booth, B.M. (2009). Pathways to substance abuse treatment for rural African-American cocaine users. Poster presented at Addiction Health Services Research Conference in San Francisco, CA, October 28, 2009.

Duvall. J., Han, X., Oser, C., Mooney, J., Leukefeld, C., Garrity, T., Falck, R., Carlson, R., Wright P., Booth, B. (2009). Predicting Changes in Crime and Criminal Justice Involvement Among a Community-Based Sample of Active Rural Stimulant Users in Three States. Poster presented at Addiction Health Services Research Conference in San Francisco, CA, October 28, 2009.

Montgomery, B.E.E., Stewart, K.E., Wright, P.B., Pulley, L., Gullette, D.L., & Booth, B.M. (2009). Using community-based participatory research approaches with rural African American cocaine users to design a sexual risk reduction intervention. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Montreal, Quebec,

Borders, T.F., Booth, B.M., Stewart, K., Wright, T., Falck, R., Carlson, R., Leukefeld, C. (2008).  Risky sex and stimulant use in rural America. Poster presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Boston, MA, October, 2008.

Wright, P.B., Fischer, E.P., Stewart, K.E., Leukefeld, C.G., Booth, B.M. (2006). Risky behavior: sex, stimulants and HIV in the rural South. Poster presentation, American Public Health Association National Conference, Boston MA November 2, 2006.

Cody, M., Watson, M., Davis, G., Liem, P., Malott, J., Wright, P.B. (2002). Effectiveness of a fall prevention program in an outpatient setting. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA, November, 2002.

Sanner J, Udthea, M, Frazier, L. (2012, February) The role of platelet serotonin and depression in the acute coronary syndrome population. Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mudd G, Frazier L, Moser D. (2012, February) Stewardship methods for genetic biobanking in community based research. Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Yu, E., Sanner, J., Udtha, M., Liu, F., & Frazier, L. (2012, February). Comparing the depression screening scores between admission and 2 weeks post discharge among patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome. Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Frazier, L. (2012, March). Keynote address for the Ninth Annual Research and Scholarship Day and Malasano Lectureship. Scholarship: A lifelong journey. The University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, Florida.

Tsai, C. L., Frazier, L., Yu, E. Liu, F. (2012, May). Coexisting COPD and acute coronary syndrome: Implications for biomarkers and patient outcomes. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

Yu, E., Sanner, J., Udtha, M., Liu, F., & Frazier, L. (2012, October). The impact of time on depression screening in patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. One Thousand Studies Celebration, The Memorial Hermann Clinical Innovation and Research Institute, Houston, Texas.

Bryant, K., Greer-Williams, N. & Hartwig, M. (2012), An African American Faith Community’s recommendations to eliminating depression disparities in the Arkansas Delta. Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Health Equity. Houston, TX.

Bryant, K., Greer-Williams, N. & Hartwig, M. (2012). Faith based views of depression in rural Arkansas. Translational Science meeting. Washington, DC.

Walker, L., Green, A., Huett, A., Boateng, B., Jeffs, D., Lowe, G., Pate, B. (2012). Improving Capacity for EBP Using Interactive E-learning. Society of Pediatric nurses 22nd Annual Convention. Houston, TX.

Rhoads, S., Green, A., (2012)  Web-cameras that work for the NICU Nurse and Family: Evaluation of the Angel Eye Camera System. Society of Pediatric Nurses 22nd Annual Convention. Houston, TX.

Heo, S., Fischer, M., Moser, D. K., & Lennie, T. A. (2012). Depressive Symptoms and Self-Care in Patients with Heart Failure. American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Heo, S., Moser, D.K., & Lennie, T.A. (2011). What type of social support do heart failure patients need? Annual Scientific Meeting, Heart Failure Society of America Boston, USA.

Krukowski RA, Sparks C, DiCarlo M, McSweeney J. C., & West DS. (2012). Development and Pilot-Testing of the Food Store Selection Questionnaire. Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

McSweeney, J. C., (2012). Women’s Prodromal Symptoms Predict Coronary Heart Disease Events. Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA, February, 2012.

Lefler, L.L., McSweeney, J.C., Meaux, J.B., Garner, K.K. (2012) Perceptions of Lifestyle Behavior Modification among Older Women with and without Coronary Heart Disease. Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA, February, 2012.

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J.C., (2012). Factors affecting hypertension treatment adherence among African Americans. State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research. Washington, D.C., September, 2012.

Krukowski RA, McSweeney J. C., Sparks C, & West DS. (2012). Exploring Influences on Food Store Choice. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, April,  Austin, TX.

McSweeney, J. C. (2011). Predicting Acute Coronary Heart Disease Events in Women. American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL, November, 2011.

Mitchell, A., Yates, C., Williams, D. K., & Hall, R.W. (2012). Does kangaroo care reduce salivary cortisol levels in preterm infants? Pediatric Academic Societies, Society of Pediatric Research Boston, MA.

Pettey, C.M. & McSweeney, J.C. (2012). Factors affecting hypertension treatment adherence among African Americans: A pilot study.Anniversary Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Health Equity. Houston, TX.

Hong, S., & Tak, S., (2012). Use of Cholinesterase inhibitors, Antidepressant, anxiolytics, and Pain medications among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia, The 65th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.

Tak, S., & Patel, H. (2012). Observations of Positive Affect and Level of Engagement in Daily Activities among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia, San Diego, CA.

Patel, H. & Tak, S. (2012).Using Computer Activities for Elders with Dementia. Annual conference of Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA.

Tsai, P., Chang, J. Y., Beck, C., & Kuo, Y. (2011). A randomized controlled trial of a 20 Week Tai Chi program for osteoarthritic knee pain in elders with mild dementia. American Pain Society 30th Annual Scientific Conference, Huston, TX.

At International Meeting

Frazier, L., Sanner, J., Yu, E., Morrison, A., Moeller, G., & Boerwinkle, E. (2013, October). Interactions between inflammatory protein levels and depressive symptoms in patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. 10th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease (ICCAD), Florence, Italy. (Accepted)

Frazier, L., Sanner, J., Yu, E., Morrison, A., Moeller, G., & Boerwinkle, E. (2013, October). Interactions among depressive symptoms and genetic influences on cardiac outcomes. American Society of Human Genetics, Boston, Massachusetts.

McSweeney, J., Cleves, M., Fischer, E., & Wei, J.,(2011). Screening Women for Coronary Heart Disease Risk, Poster presented at 16th World Congress on Heart Disease, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July, 2011.

Referred Non-Research Based

Regional

Souder, E., Lefler, L. L., Lubin, S., Beck, C., & Beverly, C. (2011). Jumping into the digital age with POGOe and HIGN. Presented at Southern Regional Education Board, Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, November 2011, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

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