Student Research and Activities

Students in the School of Community Health Sciences participate in a range of research activities. Learn more about these efforts below, from publication in academic journals to conference presentations. 

MPH Student Publications & Presentations

Presented in alphabetical order by faculty, by year.

Refereed journals

2019
  1. Clements-Nolle, K., & **Waddington, R. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences and emotional distress among juvenile offenders: The protective influence of internal resilience and youth assets. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(1), 49-55.
  2. *Reinhardt, J., Clements-Nolle, K., & Yang, W. (2019). Physical fighting among male and female adolescents of military families: Results from a representative sample of high school students. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(1), 115-134. [Epub ahead of print, 2016].
2018
  1. *Cheney MK, Oman RF, Vesely S, Tolma E, Aspy C. (2018). The prospective association between negative life events and adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 62(1), 8-26.
  2. Clare, P*., Smith Gagen, J., Angermann, J. E. Arsenic methylation capacity and metabolic syndrome in U.S. NHANES 2013-2014. 2018; 15;168.
  3. Clements-Nolle, K., *Lensch, T., Baxa, A., *Gay, C., Larson, S., & Yang, W. (2018). Sexual identity, adverse childhood experiences, and suicidal behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62, 198-204.
  4. *Green J, Oman RF, Lu M, Fluhr J. (2018). Impact of an intervention implemented on teenage oral sex and dual contraceptive methods use. Health Behavior and Policy Review. 5(1), 47-56, https://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.5.1.5.
  5. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle KD, Oman RF, Lu M, *Dominguez A. The prospective impact of individual, family, and community youth assets on adolescent suicide ideation. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. In press.
  6. Li, C., Yuan, Z., Clements-Nolle, K., Fu., L., *Deadmond, M, Yang, W. (2018). Physical activity and overweight/obesity among academically stressed adolescents. Biostatistics Epidemiol Int J., 1(2), 40‒46.
  7. *Gay, C., Clements-Nolle, K., Packham, J., Ackermen, G., *Lensch, T., & Yang, W. (2018). Community level exposure to the rural mining industry: The potential influence on early adolescent alcohol and tobacco use. Journal of Rural Health, 34(3), 304-313.
  8. Oman RF, Clements-Nolle KD, Lu M, *Lensch T. (2018). An investigation of youth assets and physical activity and BMI using a longitudinal cohort design. American Journal of Health Promotion. 32(8), 1751-1754. doi.org/10.1177/089011711876956.
  9. Oman RF, *Lensch T, *Amroussia N, Clements-Nolle KD, Lu M, Yang Y. The revised youth asset survey (YAS-R). American Journal of Health Promotion. (2018). Online First: https://doi.org/10.1177/0890117118814390.
  10. Oman RF, Vesely SK, *Green J, Clements-Nolle KD, Lu M. (2108). Effects of a teen pregnancy prevention intervention on youth living in group care homes: Results of a cluster randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Public Health, 108, S38-S44. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.304126.
  11. Oman RF, Vesely SK, *Green J, Fluhr J, Williams JW. (2018). Sexual knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of youth living in group homes. Health Behavior and Policy Review. 5(2),74-87. https://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.5.2.8.
  12. See, H*., Smith Gagen, J., Hollen, R., White, L., Christiansen, E. (2018) Pragmatic effectiveness of the Loving Support Peer Counseling Program to Increase Breastfeeding Duration Among Nevada WIC Participants. Clinical Lactation. 9(2):72-77.
  13. Smith-Gagen, J., White, L*., Santos, A*., Hasty, S., Tung, W.-C., Lu, M. Scope-of-practice laws and expanded health services: the case of underserved women and advanced cervical cancer diagnoses. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. pii: jech-2018-210709. doi: 10.1136/jech-2018-210709.
  14. *§Zhang, X., Marchand, C., Sullivan, B., Klass, E. M., & Wagner, K. D. (2018) Naloxone access for Emergency Medical Technicians: An evaluation of a training program in rural communities. Addictive Behaviors. 86: 79-85. (e-pub 5 March 2018) doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.03.004
2017
  1. Clements-Nolle, K., *Larson, S., *Buttar, A, & **Dermid-Gray L. (2017). Childhood maltreatment and unprotected sex among female juvenile offenders: evidence of mediation by substance abuse and psychological distress. Women's Health Issues, 27(2), 188-195.
  2. *Wood, E. F., Werb, D., Beletsky, L., Rangel, G., Cuevas Mota, J., Garfein, R. S., Strathdee, S. A., Wagner, K. D. (2017) Differential experiences of Mexican policing by people who inject drugs residing in Tijuana and San Diego. International Journal of Drug Policy. 41:132-139. PMCID: PMC5342893 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.12.010
2016
  1. Clements-Nolle, K., *Lensch, T., Larson, S., & Yang, W. (2016). Prevalence and correlates of any and frequent synthetic cannabinoid use in a representative sample of high school students. Substance Use & Misuse, 51(9), 1139-1146.
  2. Devereux, P.G., Heffner, K., Doane, M.*, Gosser, B.* & Nolan, M.* (2016). Identifying attentional deployment tactics in older adults' written narratives about emotionally upsetting events. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(10), 2247-2258. doi: 10.1177/1359105315573444
  3. Gibb, Z.* & Devereux, P.G. (2016). Missing link: Exploring repetition and intentionality of distress in cyberbullying behaviors within a college population. Translational Issues in Psychological Science 2(3), 313-322.
  4. Etopio, A.,* Devereux, P.G., & Crowder, M.* (In press). Perceived Campus Safety as a Mediator of the Link Between Gender and Mental Health in a National U.S. College Sample. Women & Health.
2015
  1. Cook, D. M., Walsh, M. L.* (2015). Unintended Consequences of policy responses to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Civil commitment and community sentiment in North Dakota. In MK Miller, JA Blumenthal, J Chamberlain (Eds.), Handbook of Community Sentiment. New York, NY: Springer.
  2. Deadmond MA*, Smith-Gagen J. (2015). Changing Incidence of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Trends and Subgroup Risk Profiles in the United States, 1973-2011. Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. April 9, ;141(12):2131-8
  3. Devereux, P.G., Bullock, C.C., Gibb, Z.G.*, & Himler, H.* (2015). Social-ecological influences on interpersonal support in people with physical disability. Disability and Health Journal, 8, 564-572.
  4. Dieringer P*, Klass E, Smith-Gagen J. Body Mass Index and Diagnosis of Thyroid Cancer. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. Accepted June 2014.
  5. *Frankenberger, D. J., Clements-Nolle, K., & Yang, W. (2015). The association between adverse childhood experiences and drinking during pregnancy in a population-based sample of women. Women's Health Issues, 25(6), 688-695.
  6. Mnatsakanyan E*, Tung W-C, Caine B, Smith-Gagen J. (2014).Cancer of Unknown Primary: Time Trends in Incidence, United States. Cancer Causes and Control, 25 (6), 747-57.
  7. Smith-Gagen J, Goodwin G*, Tay J. (2014). Multiple primary tumors following Stage II and III rectal cancer in patients receiving radiotherapy, 1998-2010. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol, 140 (6), 949-55. doi: 10.1007/s00432-014-1647-x
  8. Smith-Gagen, J, Hollin R, Tashiro S*, Cook DM, Yang W. (2014). The Association of State Law to Breastfeeding Practices in the US. Maternal and Child Health J, 18 (9), 2034-43.
2014
  1. Clements-Nolle, K., *Buttar, A., **Dermid-Gray, L., **Peterson, T., & **Esp, A. (2014). Use of Craigslist to hook up: age differences in sexual requests, disease status disclosure and negotiated safety. Nevada Journal of Public Health, 113-117.
  2. Mnatsakanyan E*, Tung WC, Caine B, Smith-Gagen J. Cancer of Unknown Primary: Time Trends in Incidence, United States. Cancer Causes and Control. 2014 Jun;25(6):747-57. PMID: 24710663.
  3. Smith-Gagen J, Goodwin GA 3rd*, Tay J. Multiple primary tumors following Stage II and III rectal cancer in patients receiving radiotherapy, 1998-2010. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2014 Jun;140(6):949-55.
  4. Smith-Gagen, J., Hollen, R., Tashiro, S.*, Cook, D. M., Yang, W. (2014). The Association of State Law to Breastfeeding Practices in the US. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(9), 2034-2043.
2013
  1. *Buttar, A., Clements-Nolle, K., Haas, J., & Reese, F. (2013). Dating violence, emotional distress, and attempted suicide among female adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 19(2): 101-112.
  2. Clements-Nolle, K., & **Rivera, C. (2013). The epidemiology of adolescent health. In O'Donohue, W., Benuto, L., & Woodward, L. (Eds.), Handbook of adolescent health psychology. New York: Springer Publishers.

Refereed conference presentations

2018
  1. Amroussia, N.*, Nanditha, D., Pearson, J. L., Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference, Academic, Conference, "Cannabis advertising on Weedmaps: a descriptive study", Accepted, Nevada Public Health Association. (September 26, 2018)
  2. Brubaker, K., *Linden, H., Taycher, K., & Clements-Nolle, K. Prevalence and correlates of early discharge from a wraparound approach to service care management: Using evaluation data to improve service delivery for children and youth with SED. Poster presentation. The 31st Annual Research & Policy Conference. Child, Adolescent, and Youth Adult Behavioral Health. Tampa, Florida, March 2018.
  3. Constantino, N., Rodrigues, K*., Fu, Y., & Burns, R. D. (2018). Effect of AVG on Youth's Physical Activity, Fitness, and Motivation. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Supplement, 89, A-73.
  4. Fu, Y., Rodriguez, K*., & Burns, R. D. (2018). Physical Activity and Motor Skills: Mediating Effect of Perceived Competence. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Supplement, 89, A-69.*Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Oman RF, Lu M. The protective influence of youth assets on juvenile arrests. Poster Presentation. American Academy of Health Behaviors Annual Meeting. Portland, OR, March 2018.
  5. Green, H.D., Wagner, K.D., *Auldridge, N., *O'Leary, C., Dawkins, A., *Crawford, C., *Wong, R., Diaz, E., Stockman, J.K. (2018 November) Networks and normative influences on sex and drug-related HIV risk behavior in black women. Oral presentation at the North American Social Networks (NASN) conference.
  6. *Lensch, T., Clements-Nolle, K., Oman R., Lu, M. The protective influence of youth assets on juvenile arrests. Poster presentation. American Academy of Health Behaviors Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 2018.
  7. *Lensch, T., Clements-Nolle, K., *Martin, H., Parrish, B., Zhang, F., & Yang, W. Recent trends in substance use, sexual risk, and emotional health in a representative sample of high school students in Nevada: Changes from 2015 to 2017. Oral presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2018 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2018.
  8. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Martin H, Parrish B, Yang W. Recent trends in substance use, sexual risk, and emotional health in a representative sample of high school students in Nevada: Changes from 2015 to 2017. Oral Presentaton. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2018.
  9. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Martin H, Parrish B, Zhang F, Yang W. Missed opportunities: The influence of not receiving needed help on non-suicidal self-injury and suicide-related behaviors among secondary school students. Poster Presentation. The 146th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Diego, CA, November 2018.
  10. *Lensch, T., Clements-Nolle, K., *Martin, H., Parrish, B., Zhang, F., & Yang, W. Missed opportunities: The influence of not receiving needed help on non-suicidal self-injury and suicide-related behaviors among secondary school students. Poster presentation. The 146th Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, November 2018.
  11. Martin H, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Parrish B, Yang W. Marijuana use behaviors in a population-based sample of adolescents in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2018.
  12. *Martin, H., Knight, L, Vaughan Allen, M, & Clements-Nolle, K. Poster presentation. Behaviors and risk factors associated with suicide completion in Nevada. Nevada Public Health Association 2018 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2018.
  13. Martin H, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Parrish B, Zhang F, Yang W. Early initiation of cannabis use and impaired driving in a population-based sample of high school students. Poster Presentation. The 146th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Diego, CA, November 2018.
  14. *Martin, H., Clements-Nolle, K., *Lensch, T., Parrish, B., Zhang, F., & Yang, W. Early initiation of cannabis use and impaired driving in a population-based sample of high school students. Poster presentation. The 146th Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, November 2018.
  15. Oman, R.F., Clements-Nolle, K.D., Lu M, *Lensch T. **Moser, L. Adolescence transition stages: The differential protective effects of youth assets from alcohol, tobacco and drug use. Oral presentation. 7th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies, Paris, France, November 2018.
  16. Oman, R., Clements-Nolle, K., Lu, M., *Lensch, T. Long-term impact of a teen pregnancy prevention intervention on sexual risk behaviors of system-involved youth who have left a group home setting. Poster presentation. Annual American Academy of Health Behavior Meeting, Portland, OR, March 2018.
  17. Oman R., Clements-Nolle, K., Lu, M., & *Lensch, T. Neighborhood social processes strengthen youth assets: Implications for addressing adolescent health disparities. Oral presentation. The 146th Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, November 2018.
  18. §Wagner, K.D., Verdugo, S.R., Stout, T., Selters, J., *Reuther, P., Lee, B., Davidson, P.J. (2018, April 24) Optimizing the use of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Data to Identify Opioid Overdoses. Poster presentation at the NAVIGATOR emergency medical dispatch conference. Las Vegas, NV.
  19. Wagner., K.D., Wong, R., *Auldridge, N., *O'Leary, C., Dawkins, A., *Crawford, C., Stockman, J.K., Green, H. (2018 June 28) An examination of the variation in structure and composition of egocentric networks described by study participants who were enrolled via a respondent-driven referral mechanism. Oral presentation at Sunbelt - Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Utrecht, Netherlands.
2017
  1. Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Adverse childhood experiences and early initiation of sexual intercourse in a representative sample of high school students. Oral Presentation. Society of Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, June 2017.
  2. Davalos, L.*, Cook, D. M., "Best Practices for Vaccine Promotion for Lesbian and Gay Americans: A Literature Review", American Public Health Association. (November 6, 2017).
  3. Devereux, P.G., Gray, J., Cox, S., Pierpoint, S., Vera, G., Gillis, B., Wiley, D., & Elliott, J.* Examining the response to a colorectal cancer screening mail intervention in a diverse community sample. American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2017.
  4. Gay C, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Packham J, Ackerman G, Yang W. Community level exposure to the rural mining industry: The potential influence on early adolescent alcohol and tobacco use. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2017.
  5. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. An overview of sexual health behaviors among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2017.
  6. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Risk and protective factors for suicide ideation and attempt among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2017.
  7. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Oman RF, Lu M, Dominguez A. Prospective associations between individual-, family-, and community-level assets and suicide ideation among youth. Poster Presentation. Society of Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, June 2017.
  8. Oman, R., Clements-Nolle, K., Lu, M., **Dominguez, A., & *Lensch, T. Prospective associations among youth assets and physical activity and BMI. Poster presentation. Annual American Academy of Health Behavior Meeting, Tucson, AZ, March 2017.
  9. Rosenquist, N.*, Gunawan, A.*, Cook, D. M., "Trends in US Infant Mortality 2010-2014: Exploring the Role of State-level Characteristics", Nevada Public Health Association. (September 29, 2017).
  10. **Wasiak K., Clements-Nolle, K., & Yang W. Adverse childhood experiences impact adult healthcare utilization independent of behavioral and socioeconomic factors. Poster presentation. The 145th Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2017.
  11. *§Zhang, X., Marchand, C., Sullivan, B., Klass, E., Wagner, K.D. (2017, September 28) Naloxone access for emergency medical technicians: An evaluation of a training program in rural Nevada. Poster presentation at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Nevada Public Health Association, Reno, Nevada.
2016
  1. Baxa A, *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Trends in substance use among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, September 2016.
  2. Clements-Nolle, K., *Rose, I., *Skewes, A., & *Waddington, R. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and emotional distress among adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system: the moderating effects of internal resilience and positive youth assets. Poster Presentation. 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, Fl, June, 2016.
  3. Clements-Nolle, K., *Lensch, T., Baxa, A., *Gay, C., Larson, S., & Yang, W. Adverse childhood experiences and behavioral health problems among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2016 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2016.
  4. Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Baxa A, Larson S, Gay C, Yang W. Adverse childhood experiences and non-suicidal self-injury in a population-based sample of high school students. Oral Presentation. The 144th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO, November 2016.
  5. Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Baxa A, Larson S, Gay C, Yang W. Interacting effects of sexual orientation and adverse childhood experience on suicidal ideation and attempts in a population-based sample of high school students. Oral Presentation. The 144th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO, November 2016.
  6. Dugan, C*, Larson, T., Yang, W, Reuther, P., Staffan, B. "Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates using Community Health Paramedics: Addressing Social Determinants of Health" Oral presentation. American Public Health Association annual meeting. November 1, 2016.
  7. Etopio, A.* & Devereux, P.G. Perceived campus safety as a mediator between gender and psychological distress in national college sample. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, January, 2016.
  8. Gay C, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Adverse childhood experiences and behavioral health problems among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, September 2016.
  9. Gay C, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. A graded relationship between sleep and non-suicidal self-injury in a population-based sample of middle school students. Poster Presentation. The 144th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO, November 2016.
  10. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Electronic vapor product use among middle school students in Nevada: associations with early initiation of cigarette and marijuana use. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, September 2016.
  11. *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Gay C, Baxa A, Larson S, Yang W. Behavioral health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, September 2016.
  12. *Wood, E. F., Werb, D., Beletsky, L., Rangel, G., Cuevas-Mota, J., Garfein, R. S., Strathdee, S.A., Wagner, K. D. (2016, May 17). Differential experiences of Mexican policing by people who inject drugs residing in Tijuana and San Diego. Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
2015
  1. Barnett T, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Frankenberger D, Larson S, Yang W. Non-medical prescription drug use in a representative sample of high school students: A need for prevention in rural settings. Poster Presentation. The 143rd Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association. Chicago, IL, November 2015.
  2. Baxa A, Larson S, Thompson-Robinson M, *Lensch T, Clements-Nolle K, Yang W. An Assessment of Sexual Health Behaviors, Policies, and Practices in Clark County, Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2015 Annual Conference. Reno, NV, September 2015.
  3. Clements-Nolle, K., *Rose, I., *Skewes, A., & *Waddington, R. Impact of adverse childhood experience (ACEs) and positive youth assets on substance abuse among adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system. Oral Presentation. The 143rd Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, November 2015.
  4. Devereux, P.G. & Elliott, J.* Reaching older adults in colorectal cancer screening programs. Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL, November 2015.
  5. Dugan, C*., Larson, T., Yang, W. Staffan, B. Reuther, P. "Defining Frequent Emergency Department Users Using ICD-9 codes and Targeting These Groups with EMS Based Interventions". Poster presentation. Annual Meeting American Public Health Association. November 2, 2015.
  6. Reinhardt J, Clements-Nolle K, *Lensch T, Frankenberger D, Larson S, Yang W. Interpersonal Violence Among Adolescents of Military Families: Results from a Representative Sample of High School Students. Oral Presentation. The 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Chicago, IL, November 2015.
  7. *Skewes, A., Parker, H., Hough, E., & Clements-Nolle, K. Analysis of 2013-2014 School-located vaccination (SLV) programs in Washoe County: Implications for influenza and Tdap immunization. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2015 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 2015.
2014
  1. Clements-Nolle K, Frankenberger D, *Lensch T, Larson S, Zhang F, Yang W. Prevalence and correlates of synthetic cannabinoid use among high school students in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2014 Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, September 2014.
  2. Clements-Nolle, K., Buttar, A., Guillen, J., Larson, S., & *Pardee, D. Psychological distress among transgender individuals: The impact of gender discrimination, victimization, social support, and knowledge of legal protection. Poster Presentation. The 142nd Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2014.
  3. Cook, D. M., Works, C.*, "Managing Institutional Competing Interests in Academic Medicine", Nevada Public Health Association. (September 25, 2014).
  4. Devereux, P.G., Robinson, S., Galvin, J., Gutierrez, J., Gibson M., Esp, A.,* Larsen, B.,* Kerwin, H.*, Gray, J. & Mainali, U.* Using community engagement methods and patient navigators to increase colon cancer screening and quality of screening preparation. American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2014.
  5. Dugan, C*, Larson, T."REMSA Community Health Paramedic Program Core Competence and Confidence Evaluation". Poster, NPHA. September, 2014.
  6. Dugan, C.*, Larson, T., Yang, W. "Hotspotters in Washoe County, Nevada: Analysis of frequent emergency department users". Poster presentation. American Public Health Association meeting. November 2014.
  7. *Frankenberger, D., Clements-Nolle, K., & Yang, W. Impact of adverse childhood experiences on drinking before and during pregnancy. Oral Presentation. Presenting Author. The 142nd Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2014.
  8. Larson, S., Clements-Nolle, K. Buttar, A., Guillan, J., & *Pardee, D. Behavioral health issues among transgender young adults in Nevada. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2014 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2014.
  9. Mohamednur, Y*, Larson, T, Christiansen, E. A Comprehensive Assessment of the Professional Development and Continuing Education Needs for the State of Nevada's Public Health Workforce. Presentation, NPHA. September, 2014.
2013
  1. Clements-Nolle, K., *Noffsinger, S., & *Buttar, A. Impact of adverse childhood experiences on substance abuse and emotional distress among female juvenile offenders. Oral Presentation. The 141st Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 2013.
  2. Cook, D. M., Wozniak, E.*, "Chemical Patient Restraint: Systematic Review", American Public Health Association. (November 4, 2013).
  3. Gibb, Z.* & Devereux, P.G. Pluralistic ignorance in judgments of typical victims of discriminatory attitudes. Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV, April 2013.
  4. *Pardee, D., Duchesneau, G., Zaldivar Z.S., Destito, J, Guillen, J. Clements-Nolle, K. Hope grows for Nevada transgender health. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 2013.
  5. *Tashiro, S., Clements-Nolle, K., Evins, J., Walker, M., & Peek, J. Predictors of breastfeeding in Nevada's WIC population. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 2013.
  6. **Wosniak, E., Sugar, J., Noffsinger, S., Buttar, A., Clements-Nolle, K. The revised Nevada youth sexual health survey: Sexual health information and access to care. Oral Presentation. Nevada Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 2013.
  7. Yang, W, Clements-Nolle, K., & *Hobron, K. Association of adult current asthma and adverse childhood experience in five US states. Poster Presentation. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2013.

Note: Faculty are in bold; * denotes graduate student, **student author