DUSON Faculty and Students Present at Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting in New Orleans

A large number of DUSON faculty and students recently presented at the 2018 Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting in New Orleans, LA. 

Dori Steinberg chaired a session on "Nudging Healthier Food Options." She also presented a poster presentation entitled "Who are the supertrackers? Understanding predictors and outcomes of engagement within a digital health weight loss intervention" and an oral presentation entitled "Investigating "maintain, don't gain" approaches to weight control for patients not ready or interested in weight loss." 

Ryan Shaw was a planning committee member and chaired a paper session entitled "Expanding Engagement with Digital Health Tools." 

Devon Noonan presented a poster presentation entitled "Executive Function in Rural Older Adult Smokers: Influence of Depression and Nicotine Depndence." 

PhD student Cherie Conley presented a poster presentation entitled "Extending Our Reach in African American Churches: Perceptions of Dyadic Peer Support ot Promote Healthy Weight," Isaac Lipkus and Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda were co-authors of the poster.

Duke/WSSU Bridge to the Doctorate Scholar Amnazo Muhirwa presented a poster presentation entitled "Comorbid Obesity and Depression as Cardiovascular Risk and Access to Care Among Rural Women," Devon Noonan was a co-author of the poster. 

The Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions provides an opportunity for attendees to participate in the highest caliber of professional programming devoted to research and practice in the field of behavioral medicine. Students, researchers, clinicians and professionals in any career seeking to improve the health and well-being of others can find educational sessions and networking opportunities that fit their needs. 

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