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Dr. Roe Roberts

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(940) 397 6291
Title
Coordinator, Masters in Health Administration Program / Assoc. Professor
Location
Martin Hall
Room
107A
Institution Degree Graduation Date
West College of Education - Midwestern State University Certifcate in Mediation 2009
Florida International University PhD - Public Administration with a focus in Public Health/Epi 1989
Florida International University MPH - with specialities in Hlth Promotion/Disease Prevent, Hlth Admin, Policy Analysis & Envir Mgmt 1986
Florida International University Bachelors in Hlth Admin - minor in computer tech 1985
Columbus School of Practical Nursing Columbus Licensed Practical Nurse 1980
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assoc. Professor - MPA Coordinator, dept chair, currently serving as MHA coordinator - tenured 2004 06/30/2002
Eastern Washington University Associate Professor with tenure; program director 09/01/1992 06/30/2002
University of Hawaii - West Oahu Assistant Professor 08/01/1989 08/01/1992

Publications

2010   Roe Roberts, Laura Fidelie, and Philip Plubell. The Ethics of Capital Punishment in the Americas. Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety. Accepted for publication March 23, 2010.  To be published in 2010.

2010  Kirk Harlow and Roe Roberts (2010). An Exploration of the Relationship between Social and Psychological Factors and Being Bullied. Children and Schools, A Journal of the National Association of Social Workers. Volume 32.

2008 Jackson, N., Johnson, M. and Roberts, R. (2008). The Potential Impact of Discrimination Fears of Older Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender Individuals Living in Small to Moderate-Sized Cities on Long-Term Health Care.  Journal of Homosexuality. 54:3  ISSN: 0091-8369

2007 Roberts, RA.  Child Sex Trafficking in Cambodia. Frank Shanty ED. Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism. ABC-CLIO

2007 Roberts, RA.  Health Care Fraud: An Emerging Criminal Enterprise. Frank Shanty ED. Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism. ABC-CLIO.

2006 Hanser, R., Jones, K., Moran, N., Roberts, R. Smith, M and Thrasher, G. Hungary. World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems.   Editor- In-Chief, George Kurian  NY;  Gale Publications

2006 Porter, R., Moran, N., Stiles, B., & Roberts, R. Cross-National Correctional Healthcare. World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems. Editor- In-Chief, George Kurian  NY;  Gale Publications.

2006 Roberts, R.A.  Serbia. World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems.  Editor-In-Chief, George Kurian NY; Gale Publications
  
2004 Roberts, RA. Nonmonetary Incentives in the 21st Century. Holzer M and Seok-Hwan, L (Eds).  Public Productivity and Performance 2nd Ed.  Mercel Dekker Pub. 

2003 Boschert S (January 15, 2004) Practice Trends: Encourage responsible self-management.  Support Patients' Use of Internet Health Care Info. Family Practice News. V 34  N 2 . (Contains 2003 APHA National Conference presentation by Roe Roberts, with additional remarks and commentary)

2001 Roberts, RA and Birch, N. "A Comparison of Breast Cancer Secondary Prevention Activities in Women 50 and Over by Insurance and Provider Type."  Preventive Medicine. 32(4) April 2001:348-58.
 (Commentary) Roberts, and Birch N. “Cancer News of the Last 30 Days – Washington Study Sheds Light on Screening Patterns” Oncology Spectrums.(2), 7 July/August 2001: 450.

1999 Birch, N and Roberts, RA.  “A Statistical Analysis of Breast Cancer Secondary Prevention Activities in Women 50 and Over” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Conference. Nov 1999.

1998 Robert, RA and Corkhill, J; "Grass Smoke and its Impact on Respiratory Health". Journal of Environmental Health. National Environmental Health Association. June 1998.

1997 Roberts, RA and Birch, N; "A Comparison of Satisfaction Levels Between Traditional and Managed Care Medicare Recipients." Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. 20, (1) Summer 1997:105-124.

1997 Roberts, RA. "Social Security System (U.S.)" Shafritz, J (Ed). International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Henry Holt and Co. 1997.

1997 Roberts, RA. "Consolidation (Agency Level)" Shafritz, J (Ed). International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Henry Holt and Co. 1997.

1997 Roberts, RA. "Cost-Effectiveness" Shafritz, J (Ed). International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Henry Holt and Co. 1997.

1997 Roberts, RA. " Fertility and Cystic Fibrosis" Cystic Fibrosis Handbook. Originally maintained at MIT.  Now at //www.cystic-l.org/handbook/

1996 Roberts, RA and Ellingson, PL: "Perceived Environmental Stressors for Dental Hygiene Students" Journal of Dental Education. October 1996 Vol 60. No. 10. :836-841.

1992 Roberts, RA. "Graphic Displays of Data" Holzer, M (ed) Public Productivity Handbook. Dekker Pub. 1992.

1992 Roberts, RA. "Non-Monetary Incentives" Holzer, M (Ed) Public Productivity Handbook. Dekker Pub. 1992

Other Scholarly Activities

2010 Roe Roberts, Chair and Discussant:  GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES PANEL INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SESSIONS Southwestern International Studies Association’s 90th Annual Meeting  March 31 - April 3 Houston TX

2000 Roberts, RA and . Daratha K.  Awarded RFP to design and present an Introductory Seminar in Health Informatics to Computer Technologists by INTEC. Spokane WA. $7450.

2000 Roberts, RA and . Daratha K.  Awarded RFP to design a graduate Course in Health Informatics by INTEC. Spokane WA. $6000.

1998 Roberts, RA. Presentation on the "Health Affects of Wheat Stubble Burning in Eastern Washington". Washington State Board of Health.

1996 Roberts, RA. "Epidemiological Impacts of Grass Smoke in Spokane County." Symposium on Grass Seed Field Burning. Washington State Department of Ecology. March 27, 1996.

1995 Roberts, RA. "Strategic Planning in a Time of Chaos". Shriner’s Hospitals CEO’s in the North American Continents. April 1995.

1993 Roberts, RA. Careers in Health Services for Native Americans. Training Program Sponsored by CDC/HIS. Seattle. October 1993.

1990 Roberts, RA, Hefland, G. Co-Convener's "AIDS Roundtable" ASPA Regional Conference. October 1990.

1990 Roberts, RA. Convener "Health Care How Much is Enough?" ASPA Regional Conference. October 1990.

1990 Roberts, RA. Convener "Program Planning and Evaluation" ASPA Regional Conference. October 1990.

1989 Local Coordinator. "ACHE and CDC 1989 AIDS Workshop on Prevention in Higher Education" Nashville TN.

1989 Roberts, RA. "Communication and Image Enhancement" Presentation October 12, 1989 50th  Annual Hawaii Nursing Association Conference.

Presentations

2010 Ranga Jyothi Patri and Roe Roberts. “Air Pollution: Balancing Economics and Health in China and India,” Southwestern International Studies Association’s 90th Annual Meeting  March 31 - April 3, Houston TX

2010 Shruti Shastri and Roe Roberts. “Dentistry in India: An Under Appreciated Necessity,” Southwestern International Studies Association’s 90th Annual Meeting  March 31 - April 3, Houston TX

2010 Pathan, Sajjid, Roberts, Roe and Plubell,Philip (2010). Migration of Health Care Workforce: Issues and Impact on Quality of Health Care in India". Southwestern International Studies Association Annual Meeting. March 31 to April 3, Houston TX 

2009 Roberts Roe, Komarrju, Aparna and Plubell, Philip. Pediatric Hospitalizations Due to Eye Injuries 2000-2006- Development of a Graphic Educational Tool. Paper to American Public Health Association’s Annual Conference. November 2009 in Philadelphia.

2008 Roberts, R., Fidelie, L and Harlow, Kirk. “Capital Punishment: An Examination of Economic and Policy Questions.”  Southwestern Social Science meeting.  Las Vegas NV

2008 Fidelie, L and Roberts, R.  “Capital Punishment in the United States: An Ethical Examination.” Western Social Science Association.  Proposal For Presentation Of Paper. 50th Annual WSSA Conference. Denver CO.
 
2007 Roberts, R., Harlow, K., and Bain, Chris. “The Impact of Economic Status and Race on Health Outcomes for inpatient CABG Procedures,” Southwestern Social Science Association 87th Annual Meeting ▪ March 14-17, 2007 ▪ Albuquerque, NM.

2005 Roberts, RA.  Program Resources-Budgetary Cutbacks.  Panel presentation.  Southwestern Political Science Association 2005 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
 
2003 Roberts, RA. Self-Management and Physician-Patient Relationships in the Internet Age.  Paper Presentation. 131th, Nov 18th Annual  Meeting in San Francisco, CA

2002 Roe Ann Roberts, PhD MPH, Nick Jackson, PhD, Mike Johnson, MS, Clarissa McCall. Health-Related Attitudes and Experiences of Older LGBT  Individuals" Paper Presentation. 130th Annual  Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (November 12).

2002 Roberts, RA Growing Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) by People with Cystic Fibrosis.  Paper Presentation. 130th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (November 13).

2002 Roberts, RA.  PM 2.5 Standards the Ethical, Administrative and Legal Implications of Large Scale Agricultural Burning" Poster Presentation.  130th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (November 13, 2002).

1997 Roberts, RA. "Public Health and Grass Burning in the Inland Northwest - A Case Study". Environmental Issues Panel. Pacific Northwest Political Science Association. 1997 Annual Conference. Coeur d’Alene, ID.

1996 Roberts, RA. " The Epidemiological Implications of the Easing of Grass Burning Regulations in Washington State." Panel on Environmental Regulation II. Western Social Science Association. 38th Annual Conference. April 20.

1996 Roberts, RA and Zinke, R. "A Case Study in Power and Backroom Politics: Washington State Senate Bills 5609 and 5898." Panel on Energy and Environmental Politics. Western Social Science Association. 38th Annual Conference. April 18.

1996 Zinke, R and Roberts, RA. "The Politics of Knowledge and its Effects on the Administrative Activity." Panel on Constituency Factors Influencing Policy. Western Social Science Association. 38th Annual Conference. April 20.

1994 Roberts, RA. "The Application of Grieving Theories to Job Loss During Cutbacks." ASPA Region IX Conference October.

1993 Roberts, RA. "Equity and Three Approaches to Health Care Insurance for the Uninsured" Presented at ASPA National Conference. June.

1992 Roberts, RA. "Quantitative Approaches to Health Planning". Hawaii Chapter American Statistical Association. March.

1990 Roberts, RA. "A Tested, and Population Targeted, Health Risk Assessment". Prevention 90 Conference April 19. Atlanta, GA .

1990 Roberts, RA. "A Modified Approach to Program Planning and Evaluation." Paper Presentation ASPA Regional Conference. October.

1990 Roberts, RA. "Effects and Trends of the AIDS Epidemic and Public Personnel Administration" Presentation ASPA Regional Conference. Oct 1990.

1990 Roberts, RA. "Health Care Services, Distribution in a time of Recession - the Oregon Legislation" Presentation ASPA Regional Conference. Oct 90.

1988 Roberts, RA, Plubell, P, Patterson, J. "AIDS Prevention Among Educationally Resistant Student Populations." November 15. APHA Annual Meeting Boston Mass.

1988 Roberts, RA, Plubell, P, Patterson, J. "AIDS A Passive Form of Suicide." November 14. APHA Annual Meeting Boston Mass. . This presentation was in CDC’s November 1988 MMWR.

Funded Grants

2009 Roberts, RA. Awarded college-wide faculty research grant to explore eye injuries in children. $1,360

2007 Roberts, RA.  Awarded college-wide faculty research grant to explore the differences between Indian and American health care systems.  $1000.

2003 Roberts, RA. Awarded college-wide faculty research grant to explore the impact of the internet on patient-physician relationships.$762

2000 Roberts, RA. Faculty Summer Research Grant.  Eastern Washington University $3500.

1999 Hoffman, P and Roberts RA (1999-2001) Save Our Summers Education Grant. Bullitt Foundation $15,000

1999 Lindholdt, P and Roberts, RA. Wheat Smoke Education Grant, Sierra Club $7,300

1998 Roberts, RA. EPA Environmental Justice Grant- Decreasing Wood Burning in Low Income Households $101,000.

1996 LifeCare Foundation (1996-1998). Two $2000 ongoing scholarships from the LifeCare Foundation in Tennessee for students intending to seek work as nursing home administrators. By the Fall of 1998, $10,000 dollars in scholarships had been award.

1992 NorthWest Institute Grant 1992: $300 to explore needs relating to health training at EWU.

1991 Curriculum Development Grant-Spring 1991: $4,925.00 grant to create a model to retain and attract at-risk students. UHWO.

1990 Curriculum Development Grant-Spring 1990: $4,925.00 grant to develop a model for a Division of Allied Health at UHWO.

1990 Researched and Co-authored West Oahu's Academic Development Plan 1990-2003. $4,925.00