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Jessie Huey Laurence Papers - Accession 5, Jessie Huey Laurence Jan 8888

Jessie Huey Laurence Papers - Accession 5, Jessie Huey Laurence

Manuscript Collection

The Jessie Huey Laurence Papers primarily consist of correspondence, but also included are speeches, program notes, minutes, financial records, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to her role in the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs (1928-1937); her promotion of a compulsory school attendance bill for South Carolina (1934-1936); the formation of the South Carolina Council for the Common Good (1935); Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Public Works Administration (PWA) projects in South Carolina; and her interest in the Catawba Indians of York County, as chairman of Indian Affairs Committee for the Catawba Chapter of the Daughters of the American ...


Knox-Wise Family Papers - Accession 591, Knox-Wise Jan 8888

Knox-Wise Family Papers - Accession 591, Knox-Wise

Manuscript Collection

The Knox-Wise Family Papers includes a land grant issued to John Knox in 1768; diaries written by Dr. John Knox [1792-1859] covering the 1840s and 1850s; James N. Knox [1806-1880] covering 1859-1880; and William D. Knox [1847-1928] covering 1869-1928; indentures, deeds, receipts, court summonses and other papers of Hugh Knox [1757-1821], sheriff and justice of the peace in Chester County, South Carolina (ca. 1780s and 1790s); correspondence of James N. Knox, correspondence, and other professional papers of Dr. John Knox; correspondence, and other papers of William D. Knox, Superintendent of Education in Chester County from 1896-1928. Papers of various other ...


Phytochemical Analysis And Biological Activities Of Cola Nitida Bark, Durand Dah-Nouvlessounon, Laboratoire Baebib, Ufr-Svt, University Of Ouagadougou, Mamoudou H. Dicko Prof., Lamine Baba-Moussa Jan 2031

Phytochemical Analysis And Biological Activities Of Cola Nitida Bark, Durand Dah-Nouvlessounon, Laboratoire Baebib, Ufr-Svt, University Of Ouagadougou, Mamoudou H. Dicko Prof., Lamine Baba-Moussa

Pr. Mamoudou H. DICKO, PhD

The aim of this study is to investigate some biological effects of Cola nitida’s bark after phytochemical screening. The bark was collected, dried, and then powdered for the phytochemical screening and extractions. Ethanol and ethyl acetate extracts of C. nitida were used in this study. The antibacterial activity was tested on ten reference strains and 28 meat isolated Staphylococcus strains by disc diffusionmethod. The antifungal activity of three fungal strains was determined on the Potato-Dextrose Agar medium mixed with the appropriate extract. The antioxidant activity was determined by DPPH and ABTS methods. Our data revealed the presence of various ...


Current Understanding Of The Mechanism Of Action Of The Antiepileptic Drug Lacosamide, Michael A. Rogawski, Azita Tofighy, H Steve White, Alain Matagne, Christian Wolff Dec 2015

Current Understanding Of The Mechanism Of Action Of The Antiepileptic Drug Lacosamide, Michael A. Rogawski, Azita Tofighy, H Steve White, Alain Matagne, Christian Wolff

Michael A. Rogawski

The antiepileptic drug lacosamide [(R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3-methoxypropanamide], a chiral functionalized amino acid, was originally identified by virtue of activity in the mouse and rat maximal electroshock (MES) test. Attention was drawn to lacosamide because of its high oral potency and stereoselectivity. Lacosamide is also active in the 6 Hz seizure model but inactive against clonic seizures in rodents induced by subcutaneous pentylenetetrazol, bicuculline and picrotoxin. It is also ineffective in genetic models of absence epilepsy. At doses greater than those required to confer protection in the MES test, lacosamide inhibits behavioral and electrographic seizures in hippocampal kindled rats. It also effectively ...


Ngo's Bpa Report Intended To Frighten, Not Enlighten., Robert L. Brent Dr. Oct 2015

Ngo's Bpa Report Intended To Frighten, Not Enlighten., Robert L. Brent Dr.

The Selected Works of Robert Brent

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Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, Madison Ngafeeson Oct 2015

Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, Madison Ngafeeson

Madison Ngafeeson

No abstract provided.


Immigrant & Refugee Family Wellness Through Yoga & Zumba, Elizabeth Crawford, Faith Swenson, Angela Serrani, Kathleen Cassidy, Brittany Roy Oct 2015

Immigrant & Refugee Family Wellness Through Yoga & Zumba, Elizabeth Crawford, Faith Swenson, Angela Serrani, Kathleen Cassidy, Brittany Roy

Immigrant and Refugee Family Wellness Engagement Through Yoga and Zumba

Research poster stemming from CEIPE mini-grant funded student project Immigrant And Refugee Family Wellness Engagement Through Yoga And Zumba. Students from multiple health professions collaborated to provide Yoga and Zumba classes at the Riverton Community Center. The project aimed to increase the participants’ ability to utilize stress reducing activities through a blend of student created heath education materials and yoga and zumba classes for refugee women and children.


Acute Effects Of Self-Myofascial Release And Static Stretching On Shoulder Range Of Motion And Performance In Overhead Athletes With Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit, Ryan R. Fairall May 2015

Acute Effects Of Self-Myofascial Release And Static Stretching On Shoulder Range Of Motion And Performance In Overhead Athletes With Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit, Ryan R. Fairall

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the acute effects of a) self-myofascial release (SMR), b) static stretching (SS), and c) the combination of self-myofascial release and static stretching (SMR+SS) on glenohumeral internal rotation range of motion and markers of shoulder performance (i.e. glenohumeral external rotation isometric strength, motor unit recruitment, and throwing velocity) in male softball players with glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD).

Methods: The sample consisted of 12 male amateur softball players (age: 36.92 ±11.17 years; height: 177.42 ±6.30cm; mass: 87.58 ±18.39kg) who exhibited ≥20° less internal rotation ...


Factors Contributing To Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction In The Nursing Home, Michael Shipley May 2015

Factors Contributing To Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction In The Nursing Home, Michael Shipley

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Over the next several years the aging population will increase the number of patients suffering from chronic illness. A sicker aging population, coupled with changes in healthcare reimbursement will require nursing homes to admit sicker patients for shorter lengths of stays. To meet the needs of the increased number of chronic patients and those patients with higher acuities, nursing homes will require more skilled, registered nurses. Registered nurses (RNs) are the linchpin to providing high-quality care in the healthcare environment and especially in nursing homes.

Understanding the factors of RN job satisfaction in the nursing home is important in increasing ...


Cara Hidup Sehat, Eyondd Wae Lee Eyondd Apr 2015

Cara Hidup Sehat, Eyondd Wae Lee Eyondd

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Sebuah Cara hidup sehat kualitas dalam hal wanita muda tanpa cacat yang telah diperiksa oleh metode spesialis adalah batas pinggang - pinggul sekitar 0 . tujuh puluh . Fisiologi telah demostrated bahwa wanita dengan jam pasir detail yang lebih matang daripada beberapa wanita muda yang berbeda berdasarkan langkah-langkah yang lebih baik dari hormon manusia perempuan tertentu , realitas yang akan pria sadar keadaan memilih kaki . Orang-orang yang dibangkitkan oleh gambar banyak individu mengungkap dalam media untuk menemukan apa yang tegas atau sama sekali tidak sempurna . Beberapa feminis dan tambahan dokter [ tidak jelas ] menggabungkan diberdayakan yang untuk gelar besar bentuk tipis diperkenalkan dalam buku harian ...


Envh 7231 - Air Quality, Simone M. Charles Apr 2015

Envh 7231 - Air Quality, Simone M. Charles

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces students to chemical, physical, and biological principles of air quality, as well as potential sources of contamination and the resulting effects. The course will also introduce environmental policies pertinent to air issues along with current remediation strategies to ameliorate pollution.


Pubh 3330 - Modifying Health Behaviors, Ashley Walker Apr 2015

Pubh 3330 - Modifying Health Behaviors, Ashley Walker

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is intended to introduce students to the learning and behavioral science theories that provide a framework for the practice of health education and promotion. Application of the theories to planning and implementing health promotion and education programs for individuals, groups, families, and communities will be emphasized. This course also introduces the students to various approaches to describing, explaining, and predicting health behaviors that have or are perceived to have significant effect on human health.


Hspm 7236 D - Health Informatics, Jeff Jones Apr 2015

Hspm 7236 D - Health Informatics, Jeff Jones

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course presents the knowledge, infrastructure, functions, and tools of health informatics. It explores technology, planning and management and applications in public health and health care. The emphasis is on conceptual frameworks as well as a deeper level of engagement on system applications. It focuses on the application of health technology, with a particular emphasis on the private/public sector of health management. It is designed to familiarize students with core concepts and issues confronting managers in the health sector associated with planning, implementation and evaluation of information systems. The course provides an overview of the theory, processes and applications ...


Pubh 5520/5520g - Introduction To Public Health, Katie Mercer Apr 2015

Pubh 5520/5520g - Introduction To Public Health, Katie Mercer

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to give students a foundation in the core functions of the population-based public health (assessment, policy development and assurance). In addition, this course will examine the 10 essential services of public health within these core functions. Defining effective public health practice and providing knowledge about the technical, social, and political parameters related to public health research and practice are goals for this class. Students will gain an understanding of public health as a broad area of work that applies the benefits of current biomedical, environmental, social, and behavioral knowledge in ways that maximize the health status ...


Pubh 6535 - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health (Online), Raymona H. Lawrence Apr 2015

Pubh 6535 - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health (Online), Raymona H. Lawrence

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to familiarize students with the history and current applications of social and behavioral sciences as they are applied to public health practice and research. It explores social and behavioral science models, theories, and approaches that inform public health, and its philosophical roots. The course also examines social and behavioral determinants of health equity across the ecological spectrum. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to help students synthesize and utilize information in research and practice. An important contribution of this course is the emphasis on recognizing the contributions of social and behavioral science research and practice ...


Pubh 3136 A - Principles Of Environmental Health, Tempest Hill Apr 2015

Pubh 3136 A - Principles Of Environmental Health, Tempest Hill

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to and overview of the key areas of environmental health. Using the perspectives of the population and community, the course will cover factors associated with the development of environmental health problems. Students will gain an understanding of the interaction of individuals and communities with the environment, the potential impact on health of environmental agents, and specific applications of concepts of environmental health. The course will consist of a series of lectures and activities which will cover principles derived from core environmental health disciplines. The sequence of major topics begins with ...


Cohe 7238 A - Communication For Change, John S. Luque Apr 2015

Cohe 7238 A - Communication For Change, John S. Luque

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to familiarize students with the history and current applications of health communication theory and strategies to public health practice and research. This course examines how to structure, develop and evaluate social marketing, media advocacy, risk communication and advocacy skills for change. In addition, systematic qualitative data collection processes such as interviewing skills, participant observation and focus groups will be developed. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to help students analyze and utilize these skills in research and practice.


Hspm 6030 - Healthcare Economics And Policy, James H. Stephens Apr 2015

Hspm 6030 - Healthcare Economics And Policy, James H. Stephens

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course examines the dynamic nature of health economics and policy in addition to understanding the political process in the healthcare and public health context. This course uses foundational economic concepts to develop health economic applications and processes. The course will review important studies in medical research, epidemiology, public health and other fields as they relate to the economics of health care. An overview of the process of policy making with excerpts from congressional testimony, proposed rules, executive orders, etc., will be covered.


Cohe 7233 - Ecologically Focused Program Evaluation, Moya L. Alfonsa Apr 2015

Cohe 7233 - Ecologically Focused Program Evaluation, Moya L. Alfonsa

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course provides an overview of the principles of program evaluation. It explores the methods associated with systematic evaluation of public health education programs. Students will learn the skills needed to plan, conduct, and critique evaluation research. The content of the course includes: program logic models, formative, process, impact, outcome, and summative evaluation; theory driven evaluation; a review of validity issues as they relate to evaluation; sampling in a complex context; operationalizing variables; assessment of measurement instruments; and analysis of quantitative evaluation designs. In addition, issues that impact evaluation across the ecological model, specifically the importance of context and equity ...


Bios 9433 - Analysis With Missing & Miss-Specified Data, Robert Vogel Apr 2015

Bios 9433 - Analysis With Missing & Miss-Specified Data, Robert Vogel

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to provide the student with the basics of methods for analyzing data with missing data and misspecified data. This course will cover the following topics: missing data in experiments, complete case analysis, weighted complete case analysis, available case analysis, single imputation methods such as mean, regression, last value varied forward, hot deck imputation, cold deck imputation, Bayes Imputation, Multiple imputation, and non-ignorable missing data models. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of “B” in BIOS 9131. Co-requisite: BIOS 9231.


Pubh 6534 - Health Policy And Management, Katie Mercer Apr 2015

Pubh 6534 - Health Policy And Management, Katie Mercer

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

The course provides a comprehensive introduction and overview to public health management and administration. The course context is based on managerial decision making and the practical knowledge, tools, processes and strategies required by organizational management. This course overviews the basics of administration, including public health law, human resources management, budgeting and financing, health information management, performance measurement and improvement, ethics, leadership, communication, media relations, and legislative relations in public health; introduced as processes are strategic planning, program development and evaluation, budget preparation, and constituency building for collaboration. Emerging areas of public health policy and management are also discussed as contexts ...


Pubh 7090 A - Selected Topics In Public Health: Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Isaac Chun Hai Fung Apr 2015

Pubh 7090 A - Selected Topics In Public Health: Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Isaac Chun Hai Fung

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course covers the use of mathematical and computational approaches to study infectious diseases. We will discuss models that address both the dynamics of infectious disease spread through populations and the dynamics of pathogens inside an infected individual. Students will learn how to build and analyze models for a variety of human and animal diseases. We will look at the impact of interventions on disease outcomes. Students will learn how to interpret results of modeling studies to make informed public health policy decisions.


Pubh 7991 A - Capstone Research Course, Katie M. Mercer Apr 2015

Pubh 7991 A - Capstone Research Course, Katie M. Mercer

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Requires the completion of an independent research project in the preferred field requiring the defense of the design, methods, analysis, and interpretation of the data.


Bios 7231 – Clinical Trial Methodology, Karl E. Peace Apr 2015

Bios 7231 – Clinical Trial Methodology, Karl E. Peace

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Students are introduced to regulatory, scientific, statistical and practical aspects of methods inherent in design, monitoring and analysis of clinical trials. Clinical trials in many areas of drug development are presented, discussed and critiqued.


Epid 7133 - Epidemiologic Research Methods I, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung Apr 2015

Epid 7133 - Epidemiologic Research Methods I, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course will focus on epidemiologic methods - primarily methods used in observational studies, cohort studies, case-control studies and randomized controlled trials. With respect to cohort studies, topics covered include cohort identification, ascertainment of exposure status, follow-up of cohort members, measuring outcomes, sources of bias and interpretational issues. Case-control topics include issues around defining cases and controls, control of confounding, and sources of bias/systematic error. Topics around randomized trials include randomization procedures, defining and assembling treatment/intervention arms, selecting study subjects and approaches to data collection. Other topics covered in this course include surveillance and ecologic studies. Pros and cons ...


Bios 7131 – Survival Analysis, Lili Yu Apr 2015

Bios 7131 – Survival Analysis, Lili Yu

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces statistical methods for analyzing data collected on the time to an event, referred to as survival data, in medical research and other health-related fields. Emphasis will be placed on the application of the methodology and computational aspects rather than theory. The students will learn how to apply SAS procedures to data and interpret the results.


Pubh 4330 - Promotional Strategies For Health Programs, Jamie Cromley Apr 2015

Pubh 4330 - Promotional Strategies For Health Programs, Jamie Cromley

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course explores the application of social marketing and communication theory to the development of strategies to enhance health education and promotion programs.


Pubh 3130 - Substance Use And Abuse, Jamie Cromley Apr 2015

Pubh 3130 - Substance Use And Abuse, Jamie Cromley

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course will explore legal and illegal drug use in modern society. Issues related to the social, cultural, political, economic impact of drug use will be addressed. The recurrent theme throughout the course will be on prevention. This will include discussions on the best ways to postpone the initiation of substance use and abuse among school aged persons as well as the cessation of use and treatment for abuse among adult populations. Substance use and its abuse effects ALL of us and does NOT discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or income.


Hspm 7030 - Healthcare Marketing And Strategic Planning, Samuel Opoku Apr 2015

Hspm 7030 - Healthcare Marketing And Strategic Planning, Samuel Opoku

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

The course offers an introduction to strategic planning and management in health services organizations. Processes and formats employed in strategic planning and marketing are presented and applied in case studies and a final project. Elements of market assessment, environmental analysis and strategy development are presented and applied to course practices.


Chbe 9230 - Community-Based Public Health Program Planning And Evaluation, Moya L. Alfonso Apr 2015

Chbe 9230 - Community-Based Public Health Program Planning And Evaluation, Moya L. Alfonso

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces students to the theory and application of community-based program planning and evaluation. Concepts in community assessment, organization, and mobilization for the purposes of addressing identified public health concerns will serve as the foundation for the public health planning process. Appropriate techniques of partnership building, planning strategies, data collection, data analysis, and evidence-based decision-making will also be introduced.