2011-2012 Conference Presentations

 

Alexander LK, Horney JA, Colvin N, Heiss G. Linking academics and practice: Graduate student practicum experiences in epidemiology. Oral presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA); November 2011; Washington, DC.

Allee MK, Orton S, Abarca C, Johnson-Cornett B. Revenue+Effort=Outcomes: Applying Business Planning to Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships Community Health Improvement. Presentated at: 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA); November 2011; Washington, DC.

Ammerman A, Cilenti D, Harrison CM. Using Evidence-based Strategies in Public Health. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Meeting; September 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Baker E, MacDonald PDM, Davis MV, Mays GP, Gunther-Mohr C. Translation of research into policy and practice: Lessons learned from the North Carolina Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center. Oral presentation at the 2012 Public Health Systems & Services Research Keeneland Conference; April 17-19, 2012; Lexington, KY.

Bevc C, Bonaiuto M. Using a Survey to Improve Preparedness Practice: The NCPERRC P-CAS Study. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Educational Conference; September 21-23, 2011; Charlotte, NC

Bevc C, Davis MV, Mays G. Trends in State-Based Accreditation and Preparedness Capacities. Presented at: AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Meeting; June 26, 2012; Kissimmee, FL.

Bevc C, Horney JA, MacDonald PDM. Integrating Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations into Public Health Preparedness Planning. Oral presentation at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 21 – 24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Bevc C, Simon M, Markiewicz M, Horney JA. Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations Resource Guide. Presented at: Natural Hazards Center Annual Workshop; July 2012; Broomfield, CO.

Bevc C. Integrating Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations into Closed POD Exercise Planning. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Educational Conference; September 21-23, 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Bevc CA, Markiewicz ML, Samoff E, Horney JA, MacDonald PDM. Network-Based Assessment of Brokerage Roles within the Hospital-Based Public Health Epidemiologist Program. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association; August 2012; Denver, OC.

Bevc CA, Mays GP. Sustaining Preparedness: Two-Year Comparison of Results from the Local Health Department Preparedness Capacity (P-CAS) Survey. Oral presentation at the 2012 Public Health Systems & Services Research Keeneland Conference; April 17-19, 2012; Lexington, KY.

Bradley LN, Wilfert RA, Montoya TA, Umble K, Alexander LK. Design and implementation of a uniform Center-wide evaluation strategy using the Kirkpatrick Model. Oral presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA); November 2011; Washington, DC

Buckheit K, Ostendorf J. Toxicology and the Worker: Are You Killing Me? Presented at: American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Conference, Pre-Conference offering; 2012; Nashville, TN.

Buckheit K. and Ostendorf J. What OHNs Need to Know About Toxicology and Worker Exposure. Presented at: AAOHN Conference, Concurrent session offering; 2012; Nashville, TN.

Cilenti D, Place J. Student Leaders in Practice Program: Student Experiences and New Opportunities for Local Health Departments. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Meeting; September 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Cilenti D, Wells R, Kum HC. Trends in Maternal and Child Health Services and Outcomes During the Economic Recession in North Carolina. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Educational Conference; September 2012; New Bern, NC.

Cilenti D. Community Health Assessment: Public Health and Hospital Collaboration regarding ACA requirements. Presented at: North Carolina SOPHE Annual Meeting; October 2011.

Cilenti D. Community Health Needs Assessment: Reaching the Vision. Presented at: North Carolina State Health Director’s Conference; January 2012; Raleigh, NC.

Cilenti D. Health Department Partnerships: Collaboration with Local Healthcare Providers. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Meeting; September 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Cilenti D. North Carolina Public Health Leaders in Practice: A Response to County Health Rankings. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Educational Conference; May 2012; Raleigh, NC.

Cilenti D. North Carolina Public Health Practice-Based Research Network (NCPBRN). Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Spring Educational Conference; May 2012; Raleigh, NC.

Cilenti D. North Carolina’s Public Health/Hospital Collaborative. Presented at: Trust for America’s Health Meeting; May 2012; Washington, DC.

Davis CS, Markiewicz M. Intergovernmental cooperation in public health: a survey of state law. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 30, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Davis MV, Bevc C, Mays G. P-CAS: A Preliminary Metric and Baseline for Preparedness Capacity and Capabilities. Oral presentation at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 21 – 24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Davis MV, Bevc CA, Mays GP. Sustaining Preparedness: Two-Year Comparison of Results from the Local Health Department Preparedness Capacity (P-CAS) Survey. Presented at: Public Health Systems & Services Research Keeneland Conference; April 17-19, 2012; Lexington, KY.

Davis MV, Bevc CA, Mays GP. Trends in State-Based Accreditation and Preparedness Capacities. Oral presentation at AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research Interest Group; June 24-26, 2012; Orlando, FL.

Davis MV, Gunther-Mohr C. Participatory Research Partnerships: Addressing Relevant Public Health System Challenges. Oral presentation at National Network of Public Health Institutes Annual Conference; May 21-23, 2012; New Orleans, LA.

Davis MV, Mahanna E, Zelek M, Eggers M, Vincus A, Joly B, Riley W. Building Theory: Creating a QI Culture. Presented at: AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Meeting; June 26, 2012; Kissimmee, FL.

Davis MV, Mahanna E, Zelek M, Vincus A, Eggers M, Joly B, Riley W. Building Integrated Culture of Quality Theory in Local Health Departments: Moving from qi to QI. Presented at: Public Health Systems & Services Research Keeneland Conference; April 17-19, 2012; Lexington, KY.

Davis MV, Mays GP, Bevc C. Using a Survey to Improve Preparedness Practice: Preparedness Capacities Survey (PCAS) Study. Presented at: NC Public Health Association Annual Education Conference; September 22, 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Davis MV. Engaging Stakeholders in Data Issues: Creating a Conversation. Presented at: American Evaluation Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Summer Evaluation Institute; June 13, 2011; Atlanta, GA.

Davis MV. Evaluation of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 31, 2011; Washington, DC.

Davis MV. Unraveling the Puzzle: Performance Management, Quality Improvement, and Evaluation. Presented at: American Evaluation Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Summer Evaluation Institute; June 13, 2011; Atlanta, GA.

Decosimo KP, Davis MK. Introduction to Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Presented at: Tennessee Department of Health Statewide Emergency Preparedness Meeting; June 26-28, 2012; Franklin, TN.

Decosimo KP, DiBiase LM, Connolly AM, Thomas F, Ashby RM, Wilfert RA. Implementing HIV/AIDS and syphilis reporting into an existing electronic communicable disease surveillance system: training successes, challenges, and lessons learned. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 27-31, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Dent G, Matthews GW. Shared accountability and regional governance. Presented at: CDC Public Forum: Best Practices for Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy Development; July 13, 2011; Atlanta, GA.

Dessauer M, Gibson F. Active Living By Design: Partnering with Communities to Create Great Streets. Presented at: Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals National Seminar, hosted by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals; October 25, 2011; Charlotte, NC.

Dessauer M. Storytelling for Change: Creating and Sharing Impactful Stories. Presented at: Project CHANGE Capacity Building Training Conference, hosted by My Brother’s Keeper; February 22-23, 2012; Jackson, MS.

George A, Alexander LK, Sloane AB, Wilfert RA, Montoya TA. From competency to KSAs: An effective collaborative process. Oral presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association; November 2011; Washington, DC.

George A, Montoya TA, Alexander LK, Bradley L, Wilfert RA. Social media and public health professionals: A survey of social media use among users of a public health training web site. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association 2012 Annual Meeting; October 27-31, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Grabich S, Horney J. Evaluation of the usefulness of Social Vulnerability Indices in rural U.S. counties. Presented at: Society for Epidemiologic Research; June 2012.

Horney JA, Davis MK, Ricchetti-Masterson K, MacDonald PDM. Can Team Epi-Aid Lead Students to Careers in Applied Public Health? Program and abstracts of the 139th Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association; November, 2011; Washington, DC.

Horney JA, Markiewicz M, Bevc C, Casani J, Levine M, MacDonald PDM. Services provided by regional preparedness and response teams in North Carolina and Virginia. Poster presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA); November 2011; Washington, DC.

Horney JA, Simon M. Use of Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) methods in a non-disaster setting: Examples from NC. Presented at: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CASPER Subject Matter Expert meeting; November 2011.

Horney JA, Sutton J, Pearce L. Plans and Practices: Promoting Rural Community Resiliency. Presented at: Natural Hazards Center Annual Workshop; July 2012.

Horney JA, Turner L. Translating Evidence into Action: Enhancing the Impact of Public Health Emergency Preparedness-Funded Workforce Infrastructure in North Carolina. Presented at: Association of State and Territorial Health Officers Directors of Public Health Preparedness Annual Meeting; September 20-22, 2011; St. Louis, MO.

Horney JA. Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (Rapid Needs Assessment). Presented at: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Topics in Emergency Preparedness and Response Seminar Series; May 30, 2012; Atlanta, GA.

Horney JA. The Public Health Impact of Disasters. Presented at: Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University; August 31, 2012; College Station, TX.

Lee J. Designed for Health: The Effect of the Built Environment on Healthy Lifestyles. Presented at: 2011 North Carolina WIC Program Conference, WIC: We Influence Change, Mind, Body and Soul, hosted by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health – Women’s & Children’s Health Section, Nutrition Services Branch; October 24, 2011; Durham, NC.

MacDonald PDM, Horney JA, Casani J. Translating Evidence into Action: Improving the Effectiveness of Regional Public Health Workforce Assets. Oral presentation at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 21 – 24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Matthews G, Hogan R, Parmet WE. Public health law: year in review. Presented at: Public Health Law Conference; October 10, 2012; Atlanta, GA.

Matthews G. Legal aspects of local health department restructuring. Presented at: Public Health Law Conference; October 10, 2012; Atlanta, GA.

Matthews GW (organizer). Political implications of accreditation, regionalization, and county health rankings. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; November 2, 2011; Washington, DC.

Mays GP, Davis MV, Marti C, Wood BW, Wayne J, Bellamy J. Explaining Geographic Variation in Public Health Preparedness: Returns to Scale and Experience. Oral presentation at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting; June 14-15, 2011; Seattle, WA.

Nelson D, Cilenti D. Community Health Needs Assessment. Presented at: Healthy Carolinians Community Health Assessment Institute; February 2012; Greensboro, NC.

Randolph G, Crawley-Stout LA, Orton S. The Return on Investment on Measuring Return on Investment in Prevention Improvement Efforts: Case Studies from the Frontlines in North Carolina. Presented at: NNPHI Leveraging Public Health Institutes for Systems Change Conference; December 2012; Charlotte NC.

Ricchetti-Masterson K, Horney JA. Social Factors as Modifiers of Hurricane Irene Evacuation Behavior in Beaufort County, NC. Presented at: North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Conference; September 2012.

Samoff E, Fangman MT, Fleischauer A, Waller A, MacDonald PDM. ELR decreases the time required to process cases at state and local public health agencies in North Carolina, 2010. Oral presentation at the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Meeting; June 3-7, 2012; Omaha, NB.

Samoff E, Waller A, MacDonald PDM. Implementation of electronic surveillance systems expands local health department surveillance capacity. Poster presented at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 21-24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Schenck AP. Americas Health Rankings® and Occupational Safety and Health. National Occupational Research Agenda Seminar; November 2011; Chapel Hill, NC.

Schenck AP. America’s Health Rankings®: Selection and review of health metrics. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Schenck AP, Eckstein T. Americas Health Rankings®: The influence of preventive health indicators. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 2011; Washington, DC.

Schenck AP. Leadership for changing times. North Carolina Public Health Association Educational Conference; September 2012; New Bern, NC.

Simon MC, Horney JA. GIS and Public Health Threat Preparedness. Presented at: West Virginia 2012 Public Health Threat Preparedness Conference; July 18-20, 2012; South Charleston, WV.

Strunk S, Valerie Moore V, Knife Chief C. Healthy, Active Native Communities Initiative: Building Sustainable Obesity Prevention Policy, Environment and Systems Change in Native Communities. Presented at: Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Meeting, hosted by the Association of American Indians; August 13, 2011; Portland, OR.

Strunk S. Using Evidence to Create Active Communities: Stories from the Field. Presented at: Active Living Research Annual Conference 2012, hosted by Active Living Research; March 14, 2012; San Diego, CA.

Treleaven E, Morgan D, Pena R, Horney JA. RotaTeq coverage and perceived barriers to vaccination in a rural health district in RAAN, Nicaragua. Oral presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association; November 2011; Washington, DC.

Umble K, Ross D, Baker E. Informatics Training Program Evaluation. Presented at: Learning Sharing Networking in Public Health Informatics Conference; September 25, 2012; Chapel Hill, NC.

Wallace JW, Poole C, Horney JA. Actual and Perceived Flood Risk in Evacuation from Hurricane Irene in Beaufort County, NC. Presented at: Floodplain Management Association Annual Conference; September 2012.

Wayne J, Mays G, Davis MV, Marti C, Bellamy J, Wood BW. Does Local Public Health Department Accreditation in North Carolina have a Positive Impact on Emergency Preparedness: Conclusions from the NACCHO National Profiles. Poster presentation at the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association; November 2011; Washington, DC.

Wells R, Cilenti D. Four Health Departments Experience Implementing Pregnancy Care Management and Care Coordination for Children. Presented at: North Carolina Division of Public Health Birth Matters Conference; August 2012; Greensboro, NC.

Wilfert R, Alexander A, Cilenti D, Davis MV, Orton S. Using national public health competency sets to build continuing education programs for the public health workforce: The North Carolina Institute for Public Health approach. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; October 29, 2012; San Francisco, CA. https://apha.confex.com/apha/140am/webprogram/Paper261582.html)

Wilfert RA, Alexander L, Montoya T, Umble K, George A. From Training to Job Performance: Developing Best Practices for Transfer of Learning to Ensure a Prepared Workforce. Poster presentation at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 22-24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Wilfert RA, Alexander L, Montoya T, Umble K, George A. From Training to Job Performance: Developing Best Practices for Transfer of Learning to Ensure a Prepared Workforce. Poster presentation at the 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit; February 22-24, 2012; Anaheim, CA.

Wilfert RA, Alexander LK, Cilenti D, Davis M, Orton S. Using national public health competency sets to build continuing education programs for the public health workforce: The North Carolina Institute for Public Health approach. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association 2012 Annual Meeting; October 27-31, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Wilkerson R. Welcome, Introductions and Special Recognitions. Presented at: Safe Routes to School National Partnership Annual Meeting, hosted by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership; August 15, 2011; Minneapolis, MN.

Zotti M, Williams A, Horney JA. Using Disaster Experiences to Guide Emergency Preparedness and Response for Women and Infants. Presented at: Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference; December 14-16, 2011; New Orleans, LA.