Study: Green space & Wellbeing

November 1, 2016 in Doctoral, The Ms. Moderation Blog

A growing base of research suggests a positive association between green space in urban communities and improved mental health (Lee & Maheswaran, 2011). Conceptually, many would agree that public green space provides open areas…

Don’t wait for an FDA ban to research your supplement

February 15, 2016 in Doctoral, The Ms. Moderation Blog

It’s tough reading medical journal articles on the consequences of supplements, because we continue to buy pills, powders, and shakes based on a broken marketing model. Please consider eating the…

Validity And Reliability in Research

February 9, 2016 in Doctoral

Validity And Reliability in Research Empirically sound research includes data that is both valid and reliable. In broad terms, validity and reliability are measures of accuracy in health education research.…

Epistemological Perspectives In Qualitative Research

February 9, 2016 in Doctoral

Epistemological Perspectives In Qualitative Research Qualitative research provides a wealth of information, often in a natural environment, void of manipulation, to produce organic results (Merriam, 2009). The information gathered may…

Using Photovoice to Assess Midlife Women and Health-Related Quality of Life

October 14, 2015 in Doctoral

Photovoice, a community-based participatory process, is an effective assessment method for gaining insight, as participants use photographs to reflect community strengths and concerns. It offers health educators an opportunity to “promote critical…