Abdullah Syed

Do Medicare and Medicaid issue wheelchairs that contribute to keeping people homebound?

Author(s) Angela Congdon Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen Abstract Medicare and Medicaid only issue wheelchairs to people who need one to get around their own home. If wheelchairs do not have the ability to navigate typical outdoor surfaces or climb slopes such as a standard vehicle… Read More »Do Medicare and Medicaid issue wheelchairs that contribute to keeping people homebound?

Pronoun with Purpose

Author(s) Andrea Glinoga, Amanda Zietzke Faculty Mentor(s) Tonya Buchanan (Psychology) Abstract Pronouns with purpose: What Effects do Introductions Including (they/them) Pronouns have on Affect, Anxiety, and Self-Esteem for LGBTQ+/non-LGBTQ+ college students? Research suggests LGBTQ+ members exhibit higher levels of anxiety and depression than non-LGBTQ+ peers… Read More »Pronoun with Purpose

Does income have a direct correlation to women who express a higher fear of birth score?

Author(s) Kecia Howard Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract This presentation evaluates the impact of COVID-19, the current global pandemic, on pregnant mothers across the United States, and their experiences with preparing for birth. Fear of birth scores are an efficient way to analyze… Read More »Does income have a direct correlation to women who express a higher fear of birth score?

Among Asian Americans, the waist to height ratio is a more sensitive screening tool for diabetes than waist circumference

Author(s) Kayla Wyatt Faculty Mentor(s) David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition), Dominic Klyve (Mathematics) Abstract Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US and its prevalence is rising. Physicians commonly use a patient’s BMI or waist circumference (WC) for evaluating abdominal obesity… Read More »Among Asian Americans, the waist to height ratio is a more sensitive screening tool for diabetes than waist circumference

Stressors Impacting Academic Integration and Self-Efficacy of Female Adolescent Refugees of Middle East Conflict

Author(s) Kathryn Metzger Faculty Mentor(s) Denise Shaw (Teacher Education) Abstract This presentation examines the available research and literature on female adolescents who are refugees from areas of conflict in the Middle East and the impact that cultural, gender-based, and trauma-related stressors have on their self-efficacy… Read More »Stressors Impacting Academic Integration and Self-Efficacy of Female Adolescent Refugees of Middle East Conflict