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Publications

2015

McKendall, A, Iskander, W, McKendall, S, Chester, AL. An Application of a Generalized Assignment
Problem: assigning recruiters to geographical locations. International Journal of Operational
Research. Vol.22, No. 1, 2015.

2014

McKendall SB, Kasten, K, Hanks, S, and Chester, AL. The Health Sciences and Technology Academy: An Educational Pipeline to Address Health Care Disparities in West Virginia. Academic Medicine. (January 2014).

2013

Morton-McSwain, C (2013). HSTA: A case study. An examination of Community Perception of a 9th-12th Grade After School Pipeline Program. (Doctoral dissertation). West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV.

Hanks S, Morton-McSwain, Kuhn S, McMillion M, Schelbert K, Pancoska P, Chester A, Branch R. Micro-CBPR in Adolescent-Led Health Care Advocacy as a Self-Help for Obesity Management in Rural Appalachia. Submitted to Clinical Translational Journal (2013)

Hanks S, Chester AL, Morton-McSwain C, Kuhn S, McMillion M, Paulsen S, Para U, Groark S, Cannon Y, Branch RA. Obesity Management Organized by Adolescents in Rural Appalachia. Obesity Interventions in Underserved U.S. Populations: Evidence and Directions (V Brennan, S Kumanyike, R Zambrana, eds). John Hopkins University Press (In Press).

McKendall, A, Iskander, W, McKendall, S, Chester, AL. An Application of a Generalized Assignment Problem: Assigning Recruiters to Geographical Locations.  International Journal of Operational Research. (Accepted April 2013).

2011

BRANCH, RA, CHESTER, AL, MORTON-MCSWAIN, C, AL AYUBI, SA, BHAT SCHELBERT, K, BRIMSON, P, BUCH, S, CANNON, Y, GROARK, S, HANKS, S, NUKUI, T, PANCOSKA, P, PARMANTO, B, PAULSEN, S, AND WAHL, E. A NOVEL APPROACH TO ADOLESCENT OBESITY IN RURAL APPALACHIA OF WEST VIRGINIA: EDUCATING ADOLESCENTS AS FAMILY HEALTH COACHES AND RESEARCH INVESTIGATORS, TOPICS IN THE PREVENTION, TREATMENT AND COMPLICATIONS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES, MARK B. ZIMERING (ED.), ISBN: 978-953-307-590-7, INTECH, AVAILABLE FROM: HTTP://WWW.INTECHOPEN.COM/ARTICLES/SHOW/TITLE/A-NOVEL-APPROACH-TO-ADOLESCENT-OBESITY-IN-RURAL-APPALACHIA-OF-WEST-VIRGINIA-EDUCATING-ADOLESCENTS-AS. (2011)

CHESTER, AL, AND DOOLEY, E. WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY’S HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY. JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT, VOLUME 15, NUMBER 3, (2011) P. 87-99.

RYE, J, G. BARDWELL, AND N. PRISELAC. "CONNECTING SCIENCE, MATH AND HEALTH: APPLICATIONS OF THE GRAPHING CALCULATOR IN TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND STUDENT ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT." EDUCATION OF TEACHERS OF SCIENCE (AETS). 443.681 (1999).

2009

Bardwell, G.,Branch, R.A.,Buch, S.,Cecchetti, A., Chester, A.,Groark, S., Morton, C. Pancoska, P., Parmanto, B.,Paulson, S., Vecchio, M(2009, December)."Family and Social Networks with Obesity and Diabetes Type II in Rural Appalachia.Clinical Translation Science. 2(6)

Chester, A, and R.A. Branch."(2009, October)Community Based Participatory Clinical Research in Obesity by Adolescents; Pipeline for Researchers of the Future. " Clinical Translation Science.2(5(

Bardwell, G., Branch, R.A., Buch, S., Cecchetti, A., Chester, A., Groark, S., Morton, C., Pancoska, P., Paulsen, S., Vecchio, M."Feasability of Adolescents to Conduct Community Based Participatory Research on Obesity and Diabetes in Rural Appalachia." Clinical Translation Science. (2009).

VITULLO, E.A., S. ZIZZI, J. RYE, AND N. O. "EMPOWERING YOUTH THROUGH RESEARCH: ADOLESCENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTERVENTION IN APPALACHIAN COMMUNITIES." JOURNAL OF RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. 4.1 (2009).

2008

RYE, J., N. 0'HARA-TOMPKINS, J. ALESHIRE, AND D. MCCLURE. "INCREASING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OPPORTUNITIES IN A RURAL COMMUNITY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY SCHOOL-BASED PROJECT THAT ENGAGED YOUTH." RURAL EDUCATOR. 30.1 (2008): 39-48.

 Aleshire, J., D. McClure, J. Rye, and N. O'Hara-Tompkins. "Increasing Physical Activity Opportunities in a Rural Community Through a Participatory School-Based Project that Engaged Youth." Journal of Rural Community Development. 30.1 (2008).

Rye, J., N. 0'Hara-Tompkins, J. Aleshire, and D. McClure.(2008);Adolescents and Teachers as Partners in a School-Based Research Project to Increase Physical Activity Opportunities in a Rural Community.30(1) : 39-48.

2007

Bardwell, J., A. Chester, C. Fitch, P. Mujuru, G. Seidel, K.Sogodogo and W.Hu, "Engaging Youth to Examine Lifestyle Behaviors through International Research with University Partnership. ." International Electronic Journal of Health Education. 10. (2007): 95-103.

Bardwell, J., R. Herold, and P. Mujuru. "Walk for Life." Third International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.. (2007).

Cool, T., J.Rye, A.Richards,D. Mauk, B. Waterworth, and , J. Poling. "Science as a Moving Experience for All Learners.." Science Teachers.
74.9 (2007): 53-57.

Rye, J., and S.Smolski.(2007) "Pedometer and Human Energy Balance Applications for Science Instruction.Science Activities. 44(3) : 95-104.

2006

Osei-Yeboah, C., and P, Mujuru. "Use of Technology to Bridge the Gap in Science Education and Health: An Education Outreach Initiative.." The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society.. 3.3 (2000-2006): 53-58.

2005

Bardwell, J., and E. Kincaid. "A Rationale for Culture Awareness in the Science Classroom." Science Teacher. 72.3 (2005): 32-35.

Rye, J., S. Zizzi, E. Vitullo, and N. O'Hara-Tompkins.(2005). "The Pedometer as a Tool to Enrich Science Learning in the Context of Public Health.." Journal of Science Education and Technology.14;521-531

Thompkins, N.O., J. Rye, E. Vitullo, and E. Zizzi. (2005). "Engaging Underserved, Rural Youth in Physical Activity Promotion Research in an After-School Setting.Preventing Chronic Disease.2(Special Issue) A15. Available on-line

Thompkins, N.O., J. Rye, E. Vitullo, and E. Zizzi. "Impact of Four-Week Pedometer Intervention on High School Students' Daily Step Counts and Perception of Physical Activity.." American Journal of Health Education. (2005).

2004

Gomez, L.M. "The Selection of Counties and Locations of Field Site Coordinators." Master Dissertation, West Virginia University. (2004).

2003

Chester, A., W. Brown, S. McKendall, C. Moreno, and C. Phillips. "Evaluations for Novices." National AHEC Bulletin. (2003).

2001

Bardwell, G, J. Hyde, J. Lewis, C. Morton-McSwain, J. Rye, and P. Simoyi "Teens Take a Healthy Interest in their Communities." ENC Focus. 8.1 (2001): 40-42. Print.

Chester, A, M. Bowers, A Bushy, M. Huppert, and S. Jiang. "A National Agenda for Rural Minority Healthy Series: Recruitment and Training of Health Professionals." National Rual Health Associations. (2001).

Nisan-Nelson, P. D. "Technology Integration: A Case of Professional Development." Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 10.3 (2001): 223-235.

RYE, J. "ENHANCING TEACHERS' USE OF TECHNOLOGY THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON ELECTRONIC CONCEPT MAPPING."JOURNAL OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY. 10.3 (2001): 223-235235

2000

Dooley, E, and G Bardwell. "Mentors in Medicine." Science Teacher. 67.3 (2000).

McKendall, S, P Simoyi, A Chester, and J Rye. "The Health Sciences and Technology Academy: Untilizing Pre-College Enrichment Programming to Minimize Post-Secondary Education Barriers for Underserved Youth." Academic Medicine. 75.10 (2000): S121-S123.

1999

RYE, J. "EXPLORING DIETARY KILOCALORIES: AN ACTIVITY EXEMPLIFYING THE PERSONAL VALUE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS." SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS. (1999).

Rye, J, G. Bardwell, and J. Hu.(1999) "Connecting Science, Health and Technology through Authentic Investigation." Science Educator. 8 : 19-24.

Rye, J, G. Bardwell, and N. Priselac. (1999). "Connecting Science, Math and Health: Applications of the Graphing Calculator in Teacher Professional Development and Student Academic Enrichment." Education of Teachers of Science (AETS). 443.681

Rye, J, and G. Bardwell. "A Model and Strategies for Realizing Secondary Level Interdisciplinary Instruction.." Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science.(1999) 713-719.

1998

RYE, J. "TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH AN ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED SECONDARY STUDENTS IN WEST VIRGINIA." RURAL EDUCATOR. 19.3 (7-14):(1998). 713-719.

RYE, J. AND A. CHESTER. "THE HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY: GROWING OUR OWN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS." ACADEMIC MEDICINE. (1998)

1997

Rye, J (1997). "Grape Expectations." Science Teacher. 64(6): 41-46.

RYE, J. "TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH AN ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED SECONDARY STUDENTS IN WEST VIRGINIA." RURAL EDUCATOR. 19.3 (7-14):(1998). 713-719.

RYE, J. "GRAPE EXPECTATIONS." SCIENCE TEACHER. 65. (1997): 41-46.

1996

Bock, S. "Program Fosters Young Students' Pursuit of Health Sciences Careers." Rural Health. 18.5 (1996): 16-17.