A graduate level poster presentation providing a comprehensive look at the epidemiology of Lyme Disease in Oregon.
A graduate level PPT presentation providing a detailed overview of contemporary medical perspectives on the pathophysiology of Autism.
A graduate level poster presentation tracing the origins of eco-therapy from the environmental psychology movement of the 1960s to the rising popularity of the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing).
A paper tracing the historical development of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).
A poster presentation focused on changing cultural attitudes towards death and dying to improve the quality of end-of-life care provided to the population of Jackson and Josephine counties in southern Oregon.
In 2010, the state of Oregon spent over $602 million dollars on mental health services. Strategies and Tools to Embrace Prevention with Upstream Programs (STEP UP) is a prevention science based social and emotional school-based learning curriculum created for adolescents. The program utilizes evidence-based strategies to reinforce protective factors and develop emotional regulation skills. This paper outlines a plan to implement the STEP UP program initially through one ‘flag-ship’ school-based clinic in Jackson county, with a goal of demonstrating STEP UP’s efficacy and ultimately rolling out the program to all school districts within the county.
A PPT presentation about homeless youth in Jackson county, Oregon.
An essay exploring the use of rhetoric through the lens of free-will versus determinism.
MI techniques employed early with patient goal-setting and reinforced throughout care lead to clearer boundaries and expectations.