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Chang

Exten

BIO:

Dr. Exten received her Master of Public Health (MPH) from Emory University and her PhD in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist, with a focus on health disparities affecting sexual and gender minority (LGBTQ+) populations.  Her program of research is focused specifically on disparities related to sexual health (e.g. HIV and sexually transmitted infections) and substance use. She has extensive experience in survey data collection, the application of advanced statistical methods, and working with high-risk populations. She is passionate about the examination of diseases in their entirety, including biological, sociological and epidemiological factors.

 

EDUCATION:

PhD – The Ohio State University (Epidemiology)

MPH – Emory University (Epidemiology)

BS – East Tennessee State University (Biology and Psychology)

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Rice CE, Vasilenko SA, Fish JN, Lanza ST. Sexual minority health disparities: an examination of age-related trends across adulthood in a national cross-sectional sample. Annals of Epidemiology 2019; 31, 20-25.
  2. Rice CE, Turner AN, Lanza ST. Sexual behavior latent classes among men who have sex with men: Associations with sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Sex Research 2017; 54, 776-783.
  3. Rice CE, Maierhofer C, Fields KS, Ervin M, Lanza S, Turner AN. Beyond anal sex: Sexual practices among MSM and associations with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2016; 13(3): 374-382. PMID: 26853044.
  4. Fish JN, Rice CE, Lanza ST, Russell ST. Is young adulthood a critical period for suicidal behavior among sexual minorities? Results from a US national sample. Prevention Science 2019; 20(3): 353-365.

 

 

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Kitt-Lewis

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Engeland

Dorn

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Biological transitions as a period of vulnerability for
physical and mental health problems, specifically:

Birriel

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Bhargava

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Zeisky

Thorpe

Deffenbaugh

Van Haitsma

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Nursing Home Toolkit

Preference Based Living

Miyamoto

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Education

  • PhD, University of California Davis, Nursing Science and Health Care Leadership
  • MS, Vanderbilt University, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • BA, University of California Davis, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T Center)
  • Telehealth to improve forensic care for children, adolescents and adults in rural communities
  • Identification and prevention of human trafficking among child welfare involved youth
  • Using administrative databases and predictive tools to identify families at risk for child maltreatment
  • Use of nurse health coaching and mobile technologies to promote positive health behaviors

Loeb

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Kitko

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Education

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing (minor: Gerontology)
  • M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist option)
  • B.S.N., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

  • Heart failure/mechanical circulatory support
  • Family support/caregivers
  • Palliative care/end of life

Jao

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Husser

Hill

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Education

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Boltz

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• Interventions to promote functional health and cognition in older adults
• Caregiving efficacy and coping with dementia and delirium
• Complex aging-related care issues
• Translational and health services research

Hupcey

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Education: Columbia University, Ed.D., Nursing Education; Ed.M., Nursing Education; M.S., Adult Nurse Practitioner; B.S., Nursing; The Pennsylvania State University, National Research Service Award Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Research Interests: Palliative and end-of-life care, family caregivers, heart failure, age-friendly health care, qualitative research

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Fick

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Adebayo

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Anderson

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she/her/hers

Social Media

Twitter – @jcandresearch
Facebook – @jcandresearch
Instagram – @jcandresearch

Hrabovsky

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  • Tobacco use, treatment, and regulation
  • Behavior change
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research

Education

  • DE.d., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certification, Widener University
  • M.S., Villanova University
  • B.S.N., Thomas Jefferson University

Hoffman

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Berish

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Wardecker

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Dr. Wardecker received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2016 and subsequently began training as an NIA-funded T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State. As an Assistant Professor of Nursing with multidisciplinary training in Psychology, Public Health, and Biobehavioral Health, she pulls from theoretical frameworks in these fields to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) older adults’ psychological and physical health outcomes.

Education

Ph.D. – University of Michigan (Psychology)
B.S. – The Pennsylvania State University (Psychology)

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