AM&HCR Program 2007  Jackson, Wyoming

Wednesday, March 7th


7:00 p.m.   Welcome and opening reception, Snow King Resort


Thursday, March 8th


8:00 a.m.   Continental breakfast


8:15 a.m. -9:45 a.m.    Issues in health care    Session Chair:  Andrea Rumler

Carole Lalonde, Anne Lemay, Régis Blais, and Jean-Francois BussiŹre, Clinical and organizational assessment of safe service delivery in three university hospitals in Quebec.

Tony McNamara Significantly reducing data deficiencies - by using an administrative database – while planning Emergency Department enhancements

Susan L. Wilson, Perceived health services needs assessment: A study in rural Appalachia.

Kenneth Rice, Angela Butler-Rice, Mary Mobley, and Joe Hair.  The challenge of pediatric care in a rural setting: A case study.

Van R. Wood and Milena Ivanova*  Sustainability of health care systems in the global environment: The importance of “creative class” health providers and the macro-environmental dimensions that nurture, attract, retain and connect them.


9:45 a.m. -10:00 a.m.  Coffee break


10:00 a.m. -12:00 a.m.   Audiences and consumers  Session Chair:  Beth Hogan

Shalini Bahl and George R. Milne, The consumption of nothing: An exploratory study of meditation.

Kirstin Meyer*, Beliefs and attitudes Russian college students hold about HIV/AIDS

Bradley R. A. Wilson and Kerri L. Kilroy*, The relationship between exercise stage of change and expected outcomes: Self efficacy in a worksite setting.

Hyung-Seok Lee*, Jennifer Lemanski*, and Jong Woo Jun*, The effect of gambling related media exposure on college students’ perceptions toward gambling.

Chang Dae Ham*, Jon Woo Jun* and Hyung-Seok Lee*, Analysis of the international erection dysfunction drug market: The case of Korea

1 p.m. -2:15 p.m.   Health management and policy Session Chair:  Victoria Crittenden

Debbie Treise, Paula Rausch*, and Julie Dodd, Discovery’s National Body Challenge: Applying the Transtheoretical Model to diet and exercise.

Govind Hariharan.  Are higher tobacco taxes good for health? An empirical analysis of the effect of addiction and substitution in teenage cigarette smoking.

a. Kenneth Chapman, James P. Dow, and Govind Hariharan, Optimism and subjective estimates of expected years of life remaining.

Mario Rodriguez*, MAV Phenomenology: Lived experience of micro air vehicle research.


Friday, March 9th


8:00 a.m.   Continental breakfast


8:15 a.m. -9:45 a.m.   Industries and companies      Session Chair    Joe Hair


Megan J. McIntosh, Barbara McIntosh, Mary Val Palumbo, Marketing the profession: How health care organizations can improve retention in their nursing workforce.

b. Eric Schaeffer* and Victoria L. Crittenden, Litigation in the pharmaceutical industry: The impact on marketers.

Carole Lalonde.  The potential contribution of the field of organizational development to crisis management.

Beth Hogan, Always home: An entrepreneurial response to downsizing in the aging population.


9:45 a.m. -10:00 a.m.  Coffee break


10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m     Web and media issues       Session Chair:  Robyn Goodman


Sarah N. Keller, Susan J. Balter-Ritz, and Lori H. Rosenthal, Censoring Thinspriation: The debate over pro-anorexic Web sites.

a. Lise Lamothe, Jean-Paul Fortin and Sandra Chatterton, E-health technologies: Why we want them but fail to adopt them.

Brian Jonmundsson, Kenneth E. Miller and Nigel Barrett, A study of the personal orientations of Web-users for self-diagnosis using general causality orientations theory.

c. Paula Rausch, Blogs as weight loss adjuncts for readers? A discussion of their potential.

Brian Jonmundsson, Kenneth E. Miller, and Nigel Barrett, Characteristics of Australian information seekers of health information via the Internet


7:00 p.m.   Reception, awards banquet, and business meeting


a. Best faculty paper

b. Best faculty and student coauthored paper

c. Best student paper