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Charvonne Holliday Presents at American Public Health Association’s Annual Conference

In November  2013, Charvonne Holliday presented a session at the American Public Health Association’s annual conference entitled:  “Using the Expanded Chronic Care Model in an International Initiative to Address the Chronicity of Pediatric Asthma in a Clinical Setting.” The objectives of the presentation were to describe the process of implementing the Expanded Chronic Care model…
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Diana Schroeder Presents at The American Public Health Association (APHA)

On November 4, 2013, Diana Schroeder presented a poster titled “Evaluation of a Large Scale Multiyear Bullying Prevention Program in Pennsylvania” at the  American Public Health Association’s annual conference. (Poster prepared by Allison Messina). This poster presentation highlighted the key findings of the largest coordinated implementation and evaluation of a bullying prevention program in the United…
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APHA Publishes CHPDPs Book: “A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention”

In the fall of 2013, The American Public Health Association published, “A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention,” co-edited by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention’s Matt Masiello, MD, MPH, and Diana Schroeder, MSN, RN. Written as a resource for educators, pediatricians, legislators, and community members, the book will highlight our evidence-based approach…
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CHPDP Presents Webinar for Advance Healthcare Network

In September, 2013 Diana Schroeder and Karla Good presented a webinar entitled: Bullying in the Workplace: What We Know and What We Can Do. This professional development webinar, geared primarily towards nurses, focused on workplace bullying in the healthcare setting.  The difference between bullying and conflict, prevalence rates of bullying in the workplace and strategies to…
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CHPDP Presents at International Health Conference

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (CHPDP) along with international partner, the Laboratorio Clinica Pedegogico e Ricerca Biomedica’s (LCPeRB), will contribute to the 2013 International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services. The theme for the 21st annual conference is, “towards a more health oriented health service: an issue of body and…
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CHPDP Partners with Harlem Globetrotters for School Visit

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention recently completed a school visit in conjunction with the Harlem Globetrotters. Both organizations visited St. Benedict’s grade school in Johnstown, PA on March 5 to speak on the topic of bullying prevention. Shiryl Barto, M. Ed., spoke to the group of students and teachers about what can…
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CHPDP to Host Bullying Prevention Retreat for Administrators

This event, planned and presented by Windber Research Institute and funded through the Highmark Foundation’s Bullying Prevention Institute, will provide administrators an opportunity to examine their strategies for engaging teachers effectively around bullying prevention and other school climate factors. James Dillon will be returning this year to share strategies from his new book entitled “No…
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