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School Health

Grants:

  • Kidsteps II: Promoting School Readiness Through Social-emotional Skill Building in Preschool (US Dept of Education) – Carole Upshur, EdD
  • Parent Outreach in Preschool Programs (UMMS Healey Grant) – Melodie Wenz Gross, PhD and Carole Upshur, EdD
  • Possible Significance of Cholinergic Influence in ADHD (NIDA) – Joe DiFranza, MD

Publications:

  • P Patalay, D Gondek, B Moltrecht, L Giese, Carol Curtin, M Stankovic and N Savka. Mental Health Provision in Schools: Approaches and Interventions in 10 European Countries. Glob Ment Health 2017 May;4:e10.
  • Carole Upshur, M Heyman and Melodie Wenz Gross. Efficacy Trial of the Second Step Early Learning (SSEL) Curriculum: Preliminary Outcomes. J Applied Developmental Psychology 2017;50:15-25.
  • M Heyman, A Poukakos, Carole Upshur and Melodie Wenz Gross. Discrepancies in Parent and Teacher Ratings of Low Income Preschooler’s Social Skills. Early Child Development and Care 2016 – epub ahead of print.

Presentations:

  • Jennifer Fishbein and Judy Savageau: “Enrichment of Health Education Curriculum for Teenagers in Correctional Facilities” (poster; Family Medicine Education Consortium conference)
  • Y Yoo, Carole Upshur, Melodie Wenz Gross and Miriam Heyman: “Longitudinal Study of School Readiness through Promoting Executive Functioning and Social Emotional Skills in Preschool” (Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development)
  • M Heyman, Anthouia Poulakos, Carole Upshur and Melodie Wenz Gross:

“Discrepancies in Parent and Teacher Ratings of Low-Income Preschooler’s Social Skills” (Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development)

Student Projects:

  • Kathryn Czepiel

Teen Health: Advocacy through Social Media

Advisor: Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD

  • Jessica Plager, Cassidy Mellin, and Brittany Novak

Expanding Adolescent Sexual Health Education: A Pilot Study

Advisor: Cynthia Jeremiah, MD

  • Jeffrey Sumner

Addressing In-Home Environmental Triggers of Asthma at Head Start Sites Through Educational Intervention

Advisor: Leanne Winchester, RN, MS

  • Jennifer Fishbein

Enrichment of Health Education Curriculum for Teenagers in Correctional Facilities

Advisor: Judy Savageau, MPH

Research Forum Topics

  • NONE

 

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