Yasenka Peterson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academics
Department of Applied Health Sciences
Arena C - 31
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, Health Education (Community Health)
Associate Professor, Community Health Promotion
Program Coordinator, Community Health Promotion
Department of Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences
Health Education Supervisor, Louisiana State University Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University
Assistant Professor, Lynchburg College
Educational Methods for Health and Safety
Health Promotion Planning
Health Program Evaluation
Tobacco, Marijuana and HIV
Peterson, Y (2003) The Marijuana Perception Inventory: Ten Years
Later. Submitted to Indiana AHPERD Journal, 32(1), 24-28.
Peterson, Y. & Gabany, S. (2001) The Health Teaching Self-Efficacy Scale Applied to Elementary Student Teachers. Indiana AHPERD Journal, 30(3), 15-18.
Peterson, Y & Gabany, S (2001) Applying the NIMH Multi-Site Condom Use Self-efficacy Scale to College Students. American Journal of Health Studies, 17(1), 15-19.
Peterson, Y (Spring 2001) Applying the College Health Risk Behavior to Rural Campuses. The Health Educator, 9-14.
Clark, R.A., Niccolai, L., Kissinger, P.J., Peterson, Y., Bouvier, V. (1999) Ethnic differences in body image, attitudes and perceptions among women infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 735-737.
Tobacco Education Strategies: What Works or Not!
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April 2005
Results of a Web-based Tobacco Survey among College Students
Peterson, Y. & Gabany, S.
Accepted to the American College Health Association, June 2004
“Physicians’ and Dentists’ Attitudes Toward HIV Position Women”
Peterson, Y. & Gabany, S.
American Public Health Association, November 12, 2002
“Identifying and Eliminating Disparities Related to Tobacco Use”
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Summer 2002
“The Marijuana Perception Inventory: Ten Years Later”
Peterson, Y & Gabany, S.
The US Department of Education’s 15th Annual National meeting on Alcohol, Other Drugs, Violence Prevention in Higher Education, Fall 2001
“The Incidence of Substance Abuse at a Midwestern University”
The US Department of Education’s 14th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol, Other Drugs, Violence Prevention in Higher Education, Fall 2000.
“Information Technology Literacy Update”
Presenters: Information Technology Literacy Committee Members
Winterfest 2000 Conference, Indiana State University, Spring 2000.
CTL Project Reach - $750
Susan G. Komen Foundation, Breast Cancer Prevention Awareness Program - $1,239
Eta Sigma Travel Grant - $300
Indiana Society for Public Health Education, Health Fair – World AIDS Day - $900
Vigo County AIDS Task Force, HIV/AIDS Instruction - $500
Indiana Partnership for Statewide Education, Web-Based Health Promotion Planning Education Modules $37,781
Chances for Indiana Youth/ITPC, Higher Education Communities of Excellence - $10,000. March 2002
Smokefree Indiana, Campus Free - $17,500
Chances for Indiana Youth/ITPC, Higher Education Communities of Excellence - $10,000. March 2003
Smokefree Indiana, Campus Free II - $1,400. December 2003
Chances for Indiana Youth/ITPC, Higher Education Communities of Excellence III - $17,000. December 2003
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