Seminar Series 2011

January 19, 2011
“Age as a Moderator of Pain Catastrophizing and Depression in Rural, Low-Literacy Patients with Chronic Pain”
Beverly E. Thorn, Ph. D.
Professor, Chair of Department of Psychology
The University of Alabama

February 16, 2011
“Sleep Disorders in Older Adults”
Norma Cuellar, DSN, RNProfessor, Capstone College of Nursing
The University of Alabama

March 9, 2011
“Mixed-Methods Research Description: Overview of Key Issues in Conducting Mixed-Methods Research with a Focus on Using Qualitative Methods in Programs of Intervention Research”
Margarete Sandelowski, Ph. D., RN, FAAN
Cary C. Boshamer Professoer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

April 13, 2011
“Indicators of Educational and Health Disparities in Relation to Cognitive Function in Older Adulthood”
Michael Crow, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Science
Department of Psychology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

September 22, 2011
“Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care: Challenges and Lessons Learned”
Sandra Simmons, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt School of Medicine

October 13, 2011
“Hispanic/Latino Paradox inn Aging, Mortality and Health”
Kyriakos, S. Markides, Ph. D.
Annie & John Gnitzinger Distinguished Professor of Aging Studies
Director, Division of Sociomedical Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
University of Texas Medical Branch

November 9, 2011
“Patient and Employee Safety in Healthcare Organizations: The Impact of Leadership and Engagement”
Grant Savage, Ph. D.
Co-Director, Healthcare Leadership Academy
Professor of Management
University of Alabama at Birmingham

December 7, 2011
“Burnout in Health Care” Why We Need to Address and How We Can Start”
Jonathon Halbesleben, Ph. D.
Associate Professor, HealthSouth Chair of Health Care Management
Management and Marketing
The University of Alabama