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Georgia Southern University faculty members Gerald R. Ledlow and Hani M. Samawi and James H. Stephens co-authored “Childhood Asthma in Georgia” in the publication Child and Adolescent Health Issues: A Tribute to the Pediatrician Donald E. Greydanus.
Book Summary: This book is dedicated to professor Greydanus as he enters the septuagenarian decade of his life! Greydanus has been a pioneer in the field of especially adolescent health, but also in general pediatrics and child health with major contributions to research and teaching material. His contributions for many decades has inspired students and other pediatricians to “do their best: Doch dyn ... Read more
Christine L. Savage, Joan E. Kub, and Sarah L. Groves7-21-2015
Georgia Southern University faculty member William A. Mase authored “Epidemiology and Nursing Practice” in the publication Public Health Science and Nursing Practice: Caring for Populations.
Book Summary: How do you solve population-level health problems and develop appropriate nursing interventions?
This unique, problem-solving, case-based approach shows you how. You’ll encounter three different case studies in every chapter—two in the text and one online at DavisPlus—that explore concepts such as community assessments, public health policy, and surveillance. Step by step, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to apply public health principles across a variety of health care settings, special populations, ... Read more
Vladlena Benson and Stephanie Morgan12-31-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty members Moya L. Alfonso and Gulzar H. Shah co-authored “Social Media and Alcohol Use: Adverse Impact of Facebook and Twitter on College Students” in the publication Implications of Social Media Use in Personal and Professional Settings.
Book Summary: The use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) has become an integral part of daily life, particularly for adolescents. The chapter examines the negative impact of social networking sites and how they may expose alcohol-related consumption and behavior to young adults, especially college students. In particular, the focus is on the use of two specific social networking sites, Facebook ... Read more
Nancy Borkowski and Gloria Deckard3-18-2013
Georgia Southern University faculty member Renee B. Hotchkiss co-authored “Chapter 4: Readiness and Change Management during Electronic Medical Records Adoption” and “Chapter 5: Choosing the Appropriate Electronic Medical Records System: A Clinic’s Journey to Innovation” in the publication Case Studies in Organizational Behavior and Theory for Healthcare.
Gerald R. Ledlow, Georgia Southern University and Nicholas M. Coppola5-23-2013
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-edited Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications.Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, Presentation Material, and Forty – Four Supplemental files” in the publication. Georgia Southern University faculty member James H. Stephens authored “Canceling the Radiologist Contract” in the publication Leadership for Health Professionals.
Book Summary: Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications, Second Edition is the first textbook of its kind to apply classical knowledge of leadership theory and time-honored best practices of industry leaders to a health organization context. This comprehensive and well-organized text is grounded ... Read more
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Enterprise Systems and Information Systems” in the publication Administration of Clinical Health Systems.
Leiyu Shi and James Johnson7-26-2013
Georgia Southern University faculty members Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens co-authored “Strategic Planning and Leadership” and "“Strategic Planning in Public Health” in the publication Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management.
Book Summary: Under the direction of new lead editors, Leiyu Shi and James A. Johnson, the new third edition of Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management examines the many events, advances, and challenges in the United States and the world since the publication of the prior edition of the book.
With contributions from experts in areas ranging from workforce to community-based prevention to emergency preparedness, this ... Read more
James A. Johnson and Carleen Stoskop1-1-2012
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Dynamic Culture Leadership” in the publication Introduction to Public Health Organizations and Management.
James A. Johnson and Carleen Stoskop1-29-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century. Georgia Southern University faculty member James H. Stephens co-authored “The Health System of the Russian Federation” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century
James A. Johnson2-15-2008
Georgia Southern University faculty members Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens co-authored “Decision Making and Communication” in the publication Health Organizations: Theory, Behavior, and Development.
Gerald R. Ledlow, Georgia Southern University and Kelley Chester, Georgia Southern University1-1-2008
Georgia Southern University faculty member Kelley Chester and Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored Colon, Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening Behavior and Status in Bulloch County, Georgia..
Dan H. O'Hair, Robert Heath, Kevin Ayotte, and Gerald Ledlow1-30-2008
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “The Communication and Rhetoric of Terrorism” in the publication Terrorism: Communication and Rhetorical Perspectives.
Book Summary: This volume offers the best available thinking and analysis on the topic of the rhetoric and communication of terrorism. Each of the chapters isolates a particular issue or concern and exposes the difficult choices and subsequent processes facing participants in the management of terrorism. By wrapping the analysis in a web of communication and rhetorical processes and theories, the authors develop unique perspectives from which to characterize these contexts. This volume is intended for multiple ... Read more
A longitudinal follow-up study of participants in cervical and prostate health education programs in Southeast Georgia
Gerald R. Ledlow, Georgia Southern University1-1-2006
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow authored A Longitudinal Follow-up Study of Participants in Cervical and Prostate Health Education Programs in Southeast Georgia.
Introduction: The cervical cancer mortality rate (Southeast Georgia 2001 – 2005) was 3.3 / 100,000 compared to 2.5 / 100,000 nationally. Likewise, the region’s prostate cancer mortality rate for African-Americans (2001 – 2005) was 63.7 / 100,000 compared to 59.4 / 100,000 nationally. In 2006 – 2008, education programs were developed for school – based delivery for mothers/daughters cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination and community – based delivery for prostate screening ... Read more