Controversies at the Intersection of Health & Energy: What are Resilience and Vulnerability, Anyway?

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Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach Seminar 2023 Environment & Health Series Power outages have been on the rise, largely due to extreme weather and the progression of fossil-fueled climate change. Recent research has highlighted the differential impact of power outages on marginalized populations, though methodological challenges and inconsistencies remain. We will discuss the […]

DOCTORAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION for Jordan G. Ferris

DOCTORAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION for Jordan G. Ferris Chair: Marian Wilson Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Substance Use Related Licensure Discipline in Nurses: Factors and Trends in the Return-to-Work (RTW) Process Abstract Background: Substance use among Registered Nurses has significant consequences that can extend into their workplace and patient care delivery. Limited […]

MASTER’S ORAL EXAMINATION for Sharon Walsh

MASTER'S ORAL EXAMINATION for Sharon Walsh Chair: Kawkab Shishani, BSN, PhD, FAAN Thursday, November 16, 2023, 9:00am - 10:00am Development of an Education Module for Nurses Aimed at Enhancing Foot Care Assessment Skills for Patients During an In-Patient Hospitalization Abstract Poor foot health can have a negative effect on both physical and emotional wellbeing along […]

MASTER’S ORAL EXAMINATION for Michelle Peterson

MASTER'S ORAL EXAMINATION for Michelle Peterson Chair: Sheila Hurst Thursday, November 16, 2023, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The Pursuit of Safe Space(s) for Gender Minority Youth Abstract Background: School districts have begun to address sexual gender minority youth (SGMY) concerns by implementing safe spaces. Distress for this population has been significant, but it can […]

DOCTORAL FINAL EXAMINATION for Janina Damm

DOCTORAL FINAL EXAMINATION for Janina Damm Chair: Gail Oneal Friday, November 17, 2023, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. How Do Mental Health Professionals Provide Therapy to Couples in Neurodiverse Relationships: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study Abstract This study examines the social processes mental health professionals use to counsel neurodiverse couples. While the prevalence of autism […]

Inclusive Excellence Forum: Doing More than Remembrance

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Doing More than Remembrance: Nursing Actions to Improve Transgender and Gender-expansive Healthcare This two-hour presentation will provide learners with foundational cultural awareness education to improve nurses’ ability to provide holistic care to transgender and gender-expansive patients. The presentation provides background information on the LGBTQ+ community including language, addresses unconscious bias and the impact it has […]

DOCTORAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION for Molly Parker

DOCTORAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION for Molly Parker Chair: Julie Postma Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wildfire Smoke Exposure in the Agricultural Workplace: Exploring Worker and Employer Perspectives on Occupational Safety & Health Background: Health risks and impacts associated with climate change are becoming more complex and difficult to manage. Climate hazards are […]

DOCTORAL FINAL EXAMINATION for Christina Brumley

DOCTORAL FINAL EXAMINATION for Christina Brumley Chair: Eka Burduli Friday, November 30, 2023, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Prevalence of Opioid and Marijuana Use During Pregnancy in the United States from 2017-2019 Abstract Marijuana use in pregnant women is increasing, with an estimated 8% of pregnant women using marijuana in the past month and 2.85% […]

Inspire & Empower: A Virtual Celebration of Black History Month with Austin Channing Brown

Join us on February 12th for a virtual celebration of Black History Month featuring Austin Channing Brown, a renowned author and public speaker. This inclusive event is open to all WSU students, staff, and your families! During the online event, you’ll have the opportunity to submit your questions for a Q&A session with Austin. You […]