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Maureen johnson

Maureen Johnson

Maureen Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Health Sciences
Arena B-69
Phone: 812.237.3078
E-Mail: Maureen.Johnson@indstate.edu

Education

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN EDUCATION (HEALTH EDUCATION), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, August 2006.
Dissertation: Exploring the Characteristics of a Stress Management Gaming Intervention for Community College Students.
Advisor: Dr. Mark J. Kittleson
 
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (HEALTH EDUCATION), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, May 2000.
Thesis: Investigation of Stress Associated with Personality in Teaching
Assistants.
Advisor: Dr. Mark J. Kittleson
 
BACHELOR OF ARTS, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1993.
Major: Psychology; Minor: Biochemistry
 
SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATE IN BIOSTATISTICS (DISTANCE EDUCATION), University of California San Diego Extension, La Jolla, CA. June 2012.

Certification

MASTER CERTIFIED HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST. National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., October 2011. Certification Number: 19443.

Experience

Teaching

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences, Fall Semester 2008 to present.
Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.
Taught various health sciences courses. Served on two department committees. Initiated research in areas of interest.

2006-2008 Health Education Instructor, August 2006 to August 2008.
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
Taught health education majors and non-majors in various health education courses. Participated in curriculum review and revision for health education program. Developed health education program website. Maintained assigned courses with Blackboard Academic Suite™. Developed technology course for health education program.

2003-2006     Health Education Instructor.
Department of Life Science, John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL.
Instructed community college students in various health and physical education courses. Created newsletter for promotion of health education complex. Developed flyers and children’s activity books. Produced educational videos to supplement lifeguard training.

Professional

Research Assistant, Fall Semester 2002 to Summer Semester 2004.
Illinois Virtual High School Project, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Health/Sports Reporter, June 2002 to August 2002.
Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Health/Nutrition Specialist, October 2001 to May 2002
SIUC Head Start, Carbondale, IL

Professional Memberships

Professional Service

Domain 3 Resource Group Member, American Schools for Public Health, Undergraduate Public Health Learning Outcomes, June 2010 to present.
 
Student Involvement Committee Chairperson, American Association for Health Education, March 2010 to Present; Committee Member: April 2007 to March 2010.

Keynote Speaker, Outstanding Majors of the Year Award Ceremony, American Association for Health Education, National AAHPERD Convention, April 2008, Fort Worth, TX.

Departmental Service

Academic Affairs Committee Member (Sept 2008-August 2009) and Chair (September 2009 to May 2010), Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences, Indiana State University.
 
Technology Committee Chair (, Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences, Indiana State University, September 2008 to August 2009.
 
Eta Sigma Gamma (Lambda Chapter) Co-advisor, Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences, August 2008 to 2010.
 
Search Committee Member, Health Sciences Faculty Position, Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences, Indiana State University, December 2008 to February 2009.

College Service

Diversity Task Force Member, College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, Indiana State University, September 2010 to present.
 
Student Affairs Committee, Vice Chair (2012-2013) and Chair (2013-2014) of College Student Affairs Committee (SAC), Secretary of Grievance Subcommittee for SAC (October 2012-January 2013), College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, Indiana State University.

University Service

Indiana Black Expo Committee, June 2013 to present. Indiana State University.
 
Sexual Assault Prevention Coalition, Member, Indiana State University, January 2009 to Present.
 
Academic Subcommittee, Information Technology, Member, Indiana State University, February 2009 to February 2010.
 
Dial-a-Student, Volunteer, Indiana State University, Office of Admissions, May 2009.

Community Service

Race for the Cure Teams Chair (June 2012 to present) and Co-Chair of Rachel’s Garden (June 2011 to October 2011)., Susan G. Komen, Wabash Valley Affiliate, Terre Haute, IN. 2009-present.
 
Indiana Special Olympics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. June 5-6, 2010.
 
Indiana’s Interagency Autism Coordinating Council, Indianapolis, IN, December 2008 to 2009.
 
Habitat for Humanity of Wabash Valley: Women Build Project. Terre Haute, IN.
 
Assisted with planning social marketing program funded by sexual assault initiative grant.
 
Interviewed for WTHI-TV Channel 10 News (Terre Haute, IN) series concerning females with autism.
 
Educated college students in stress management on WSIL-TV news program.
Instructed ninth grade students as Parish School of Religion faculty.
 
Assisted church parish with youth conference activities.
 
Served as judge for Illinois Junior Academy of Science Fair.
 
Developed and presented children’s health education project to southern Illinois elementary and junior high schools.
 
Supervised Health Sciences event at Edwardsville Regional Science Olympiad, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Courses

Health Education/Health Sciences

Physical Education

UNDERGRADUATE (DISTANCE)

GRADUATE (DISTANCE)

Courses Developed

Substance Abuse Prevention (K-12 Settings).
Technological Applications in Health Education (2008).

Teaching Interests

Assessment and Evaluation
Biostatistics
Community Health Promotion
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Grant Writing
Health Media
Introduction to Statistics
Principles and Foundations
Research Methods of Health Education
Public Health Promotion
Technological Applications in Health Education

Research interests

Autism/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) and Public Health
Health Media and Technology
Breast Cancer Trends and Prevention

Publications  and Presentations

INVITED PUBLICATIONS

Johnson, M K (2008). Software Program Authoring for Health Educators: No “Programming” Required! The Health Education Monograph Series.

PEER-REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS PUBLISHED

Johnson MK. Investigating the Relationship of Nutrition- and Exercise-Compromising Health Impairments with Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children with Special Health Care Needs. American Journal of Health Education. 2013:44(4):
 
Johnson MK, Carter MR. Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Literature for Health Educators. American Journal of Health Education. 2011;42(5): 309-316.
 
Tremethick MJ, Johnson MK, Carter MR. Advance Directives and the Role of Health Educators: Applying the Theory of Reasoned Action. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 2011; 14:68-76
 
Johnson, MK. Community College Students’ Perceptions of Stress. Journal of Biology of Exercise. 2009;5(1): 15-27.
 
Johnson MK & Tremethick MJ .A Virtual Conference for Undergraduate Health Education Students: International Implications. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 2009;12:194-202.

MANUSCRIPTS TO BE REVISED AND RESUBMITTED

Florence C, Peterson Y,  Hutchins M, Johnson MK. Reported Condom Use among
Students Enrolled in a Personal Health and Wellness Course. Submitted to The Health Educator.

SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS

Johnson MK, Uruakpa FO. Comparing Health Impairments in Special Health Care Needs Children With and Without Diabetes. Submitted to the American Journal of Public Health on August 29, 2013.

PRESENTATIONS

Fleischer A, Uruakpa FO, Johnson MK, Bermudez E. Acceptability of Brownies Supplemented with Black Bean Puree by College Students at Indiana State University. IFT 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Program, July 13-16, Chicago, IL.
 
Johnson MK (2012). Increasing Health Education SPF with AAHE4Me.”HEDIR Technology Award Recipient Presentation. Webinar. September 17, 2012.
 
Johnson MK (2011). “Getting Health Education Students Involved with Virtual Conference Web Sites”. HEDIR Technology Seminar, 2011 AAHE/AAHPERD Convention, San Diego, CA. March 29-April 12, 2011.
 
Johnson, MK (2009). “Engaging and Educating Health Education Students with Video Sharing Web Sites.” The HEDIR Technology Seminar, National AAHPERD Convention, April 1, 2009, Tampa, FL.
 
Johnson, MK and Goldsmith, M.D. (2008). “Promoting Professional Development with Student-Based Web Sites.” The HEDIR Technology Seminar, National AAHPERD Convention, April 2008, Fort Worth, TX.
 
Johnson, MK and Kittleson, MJ (2007). “Health Education Games: Incorporating Theory into Practice”. American Association of Health Education, National AAHPERD Convention, March, 2007, Baltimore, MD.
 
Johnson, MK (2007). “Three Phases for Developing Health Education Electronic Games”. The HEDIR Technology Seminar, March, 2007, Baltimore, MD.
 
Morrissey, MK and Kittleson, M.J. (2000).  “The Influence of Demographic Variables on Stress in Graduate Teaching Assistants”.  American Academy of Health Behavior, Santa Fe, NM

PRESENTATIONS ACCEPTED

Johnson M.K. (2010). “Finding a Happy Medium: Practical Technology Use for Health Education Students”. Mid-America College Health Association Annual Meeting, Indiana State University. November 4, 2010. 

Service Activities

●   Keynote Speaker, Outstanding Majors of the Year Award Ceremony, American Association for Health Education, National AAHPERD Convention, April 2008, Fort Worth, TX.

●   Presider, Undergraduate Case Study Competition, American Association for Health Education, AAHPERD National Convention, March 2007 (Baltimore, MD) and April 2008 (Fort Worth, TX).

●   Co-Author,  Evaluation criteria for Undergraduate Case Study Competition, American Association for Health Education, AAHPERD National Convention, April 2008, Fort Worth, TX.

●   Author, Case Study Scenario, Undergraduate Case Study Competition, America Association for Health Education, April 2008, Fort Worth, TX.

●   Developer, AAHE Virtual Student Conference, Student Involvement, American Association for Health Education.

Awards

 Recipient of 2012Association for Health Education /HEDIR Technology Award.