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Kathleen Mullen Conley, PhD

Professor and Program Coordinator
Health Education

School of Health Promotion and Human Performance 

Eastern Michigan University


Courses Taught:

HLED 120: Healthful Living (Online)

HLED 242: Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior

HLED 250: Communicable & Noncommunicable Diseases

HLED 270: Principles of Health Education

HLED 278: Stress Management and Health

HLED 305: Current Health Concepts I

HLED 371: Injury & Violence Prevention

HLED 555: Current Health Issues & Trends

HLED 695: Seminar in Health Education


Select Publications:

C.N. Krukowski, K.M. Conley, M. Sterling, A.J. Rainville. A qualitative study of adolescent views of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes, Michigan, 2014. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2016. 13:150543. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/ped13.150543.

D.L. Brown, K.M. Conley, B.N. Sánchez, K. Resnicow, J.E. Cowdery, E. Sais, J. Murphy, L.E. Skolarus, L.D. Lisabeth, and L.B. Morgenstern. A multicomponent behavioral intervention to reduce stroke risk factor behaviors: The Stroke Health And Risk Education cluster-randomized controlled trial. Stroke, 2015; Published online before print September 15, 2015, doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010678.

D. L. Brown, K. M. Conley, K. Resnicow, J. Murphy, B. N. Sánchez, J. E. Cowdery, E. Sais, L. D. Lisabeth, L. E. Skolarus, D. B. Zahuranec, G. C. Williams, L. B. Morgenstern. Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE): Design, methods, and theoretical basis.  Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2012. 33: 721–729. DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2012.02.020.

K. M. Conley, J. Majersik, N. R. Gonzales, K. E. Maddox, J. K. Pary, D. L. Brown, L. A. Moyé, N. Espinosa, J. C. Grotta, L. B. Morgenstern. Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): Development and implementation of a multi-ethnic health education intervention to increase stroke awareness among middle school students and their parents. Health Promotion Practice. 2010. January; 11 (1): 95-103. DOI:10.1177/1524839907309867.

S.F. Gambescia, R.R. Cottrell, E. Capwell, M.E. Auld, K.M. Conley, L. Lysoby, M. Goldsmith & B. Smith. Marketing health educators to employers: Survey findings, interpretations, and considerations for the profession. Health Promotion Practice. 2009. October; 10 (4): 495-504. DOI: 10.1177/1524839909339583.

S.F. Gambescia, R.R. Cottrell, E. Capwell, M.E. Auld, K.M. Conley, L. Lysoby, M. Goldsmith & B. Smith. Considerations for marketing the health education specialist to employers. American Journal of Health Education. 2009. July/August; 40 (4): 231-235.

D. S. Burke, J. Russell, M. T. Cerqueira, K. M. Conley, M. M. Eggleston, D. Koo, A. L. Lewis, A. F. Lee, C. E. Pearson, R. M. Pestronk, B. Schwartz, and W. A. Smith. Comments from the field on the Galway Consensus Conference Statement. Health Education & Behavior, 2009; 36(3): 483-6.

D. B. Zahuranec, L. B. Morgenstern, N. M. Garcia, K. M. Conley, L. D. Lisabeth, G. S. Rank,  M. A. Smith, W, J. Meurer, K. Resnicow, D. L. Brown. Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE) Pilot Project: Feasibility and Need for Church-Based Stroke Health Promotion in a Bi-Ethnic Community. Stroke, 2008; 39:1583-1585.

L. B. Morgenstern, N. R. Gonzales, K. E. Maddox, D. L. Brown, A. P. Karim, N. Espinosa, L. A. Moyé, J. K. Pary, J. C. Grotta,  L. D. Lisabeth, K. M. Conley. A Randomized, controlled trial to teach middle school children to recognize stroke and call 911: The Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke project (KIDS). Stroke, 2007; 38 (11):2972-8.

K.M. Conley. Partnerships: Eta Sigma Gamma's Foundation and It's Future. (2007). The Health Educator, 39 (2): 75.

N. R. Gonzales, D. L. Brown, K. E. Maddox, K. M. Conley, N. Espinosa, J. K. Pary, A. P. Karim, L. A. Moyé, J. C. Grotta, L. B. Morgenstern. (2007). Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS):  Design of a School Based Intervention to Improve Stroke Awareness. Ethnicity & Disease, 17: 320-326.

W. Evans, D. Bibeau, & K. Conley. (2001). Coping strategies used in residential hospice settings: Findings from a national study. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 18 (2): 102-105

R. Gold, N. Atkinson, K.M. Conley & R.J. McDermott. (1998). HealthQuest: An interactive exploration of your health and well-being. Madison, WI: WCB/McGraw-Hill. (CD-ROM for Macintosh and Windows.)

K. Mullen (Conley), R. McDermott, R. Gold, & P. Belcastro. (1996). Connections for Health. 4th Edition. Madison, WI: WCB McGraw-Hill.


Select National Presentations:

*L. Morgenstern, K. Conley, B. Sánchez, E. Sais, D. Brown. Behavior change goals in primary stroke prevention: The Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE) Project. April 17, 2015. The European Stroke Organisation Conference 2015.

*D.L. Brown, K.M. Conley, B.N. Sánchez, K. Resnicow, J.E. Cowdery, E. Sais, J. Murphy, L.E. Skolarus, L.D. Lisabeth, L.B. Morgenstern. The Stoke Health and Risk Education (SHARE) Project: Main Results. February 12, 2015. International Stroke Conference, Nashville, TN.

*L. Skolarus, L. Morgenstern, B.N. Sánchez, K. Conley, K. Resnicow, J.E. Cowdery, E. Sais, D. Brown. Demographics and cardiovascular risk factors in a bi-ethnic church-based intervention: Baseline results of the Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE) Project. November 16, 2014. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

K. Conley. (February 2010). The Science of Behavior Change. International Stroke Conference, San Antonio, TX.

R. Strack, K. Conley, R. Simmons, T. Morgan. (February 2009). Advocacy 102: Round Table Discussion - Incorporating Advocacy in Professional Preparation. 12th Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit, Washington, DC.

A. Aduroja, K, McCormack Brown, K. Conley, R. Eberst. (November 2007). Partnerships: Our Foundation & Future. Eta Sigma Gamma 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting, Alexandria, VA.

*L. B. Morgenstern, N. R. Gonzales, J. K. Pary, K. E. Maddox, D. L. Brown, N. Espinosa, A. P. Karim, L. A. Moye, J. C. Grotta, K. M Conley. (February 2007). Primary Results of the Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS) Project. International Stroke Conference, San Francisco, CA.

* K. E. Maddox, K. M. Conley, J. K Pary, N. Gonzales, N. Espinosa, J. C. Grotta,  L. B. Morgenstern. (February 2006). Removing Barriers to Acute Stroke Treatment: The Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS) Project. International Stroke Conference, Kissimmee, FL.  

*J. J. Majersik, K. E. Maddox, D. L. Brown, K. M. Conley, N. Gonzales, L. A. Moye, L. D. Lisabeth, J. K. Pary, J. C. Grotta, L. B. Morgenstern.  (February 2006). Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): Interim Results.  International Stroke Conference, Kissimmee, FL.

*K. Conley, K. Maddox, L. Morgenstern, J. Pary, N. Gonzales, N. Espinosa. (April 2005). Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): Designing a web-based health education activity to increase rapid use of emergency medical services (EMS) for stroke. American Association for Health Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

* K. Conley, R. Galer-Unti, S. McCarthy, K. Rees.  (April 2005). Voting is Healthy: Using the web to encourage health education students to participate in advocacy efforts. American Association for Health Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

*K. Maddox, K. Conley,  J. Pary, N. Gonzales, N. Espinosa, J. Grotta, L. Morgenstern. (February 2005).  Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): A randomized behavioral intervention to increase rapid use of emergency medical services (EMS). International Stroke Conference, New Orleans, LA.

*S. Radius, W. Cissell, K. Moses, S. Lachenmayr, K. Conley, I. Prager, & D. Nichols. (November, 2003). Advocacy in Health Education. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*S. Lachenmayr, K. Bishop-Alley, W. Cissell, K. Conley,  F. W. Goodhart, R. McDermott, D. Nichols,  I. Prager, & S. Radius. (November, 2003). Health Education Leadership Dialogue: Strategies and Steps to Moving the Profession of Health Education Toward its "Vision for the Twenty-first Century." Society for Public Health Education Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*K. Conley. (February 2002). The InTime Project (Integrating New Technologies Into The Methods Of Education): Perspectives From A Participant. Stop Surfing Start Teaching 2002 National Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

*K. Conley, & L. Angermeier. (March 2001). Is your message getting through? Using plain language techniques to design better health education interventions. Wellness 2001 Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

*K. Conley & D. Bibeau. (February 2001). Empowering students to manage school-related stressors: Providing social support and information using the world wide web. Stop Surfing Start Teaching 2001 National Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

*K. Conley, R. Carlson, A. Cook, S. Ghiassi, A. Pridgen, J.Stewart & B. Belfi. (March, 2000). Encouraging safer sex among college students: Service learning and the world wide web. Wellness 2K Conference, Charleston, SC.

* = peer reviewed

Honors:

2008 Distinguished Service Award, Eta Sigma Gamma, the National Professional Health Education Honor Society.

2007 Warren E. Schaller Presidential Citation, Eta Sigma Gamma, the National Professional Health Education Honor Society.

2003 Eta Chapter Loren B. Bensley, Jr. Honor Award Recipient, Eta Sigma Gamma. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

1996/97 Teaching Excellence Award Recipient, School of Health and Human Performance, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, May 1997.

1993 Outstanding Alumna Award Recipient, Department of Physiology and Health Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

1981 John P. McGovern, M.D. Scholarship Award Recipient, Eta Sigma Gamma, the National Professional Health Education Honor Society.

1977 Eta Chapter Scholarship Key Award Recipient, Eta Sigma Gamma, Central Michigan University.

Professional Organzations:

Eta Sigma Gamma

Dr. Conley is a Past President of Eta Sigma Gamma, the professional health education honor society.

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)


Address:

318 V Porter Building
School of Health Promotion & Human Performance
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

 

e-mail: kathleen.conley@emich.edu

Health Education Program, School of Health Promotion & Human Performance,
College of Health and Human Services
,
Eastern Michigan University

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