Recent PhD Student Research

Stensland, M., & Landsman, M. J. ( November 2016 ). Burnout Among Midwestern Hospice Workers: A Test of the Job Deands-Resources Model. Council on Social Work Education Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 

Bern-Klug, M., Bryam, E., Dohrmann, J & Kenyon, G. (2016). The IPOST and advance care planning. Iowa Lawyer Magazine, October. ( October 2016 )

Gilster, M. E. & Meier, C. L. Formal and informal social organization: Do geography, structural inequality, and other forms of social organization matter? Journal of Community Practice. ( May 2016 )
Gilster, M. E., Meier, C. L. (2016), Formal and Informal Neighborhood Social Organization: Which Promotes Better Resident Health? Health and Social Work Health Social Work  (2016) doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlw024 ( May 2016 )
Meier, C. New York City resident fruit and vegetable intake and its association with perceptions of neighborhood crime: An exploratory study. Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Conference. Boston. ( April 2016 )
Dickinson, R. (March, 2016).  Self-Care through Art.  Presentation for Chi Sigma Iota Jane Myers’ Wellness Day, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 
Sabbagh, N. (February, 2016). Social work and groups. Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Bern-Klug, M. & Stensland, M. The Patient Self-Determination Act/Do Not Resuscitate. S. K. Whitbourne (ed), The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. ( January 2016 )
Gilster, M. & Meier, C. (2016). Predictors of spatial relationships among neighborhood social organization in Chicago. Society for Social Work Research, Washington DC.
Meier, C., Askelson, N. M., Baquero, B. (2016). Making “choices based on money”: A qualitative study of how low-income families prioritize fruit and vegetable purchasing. College of Public Health.: Research Week Poster Competition. Iowa City.

Sabbagh, N. & Meier, C. (2016). Racially segregated neighborhoods negatively impact women’s health: A study of New York City residents’ self-rated health. Society for Social Work Research, Washington DC.

Bern-Klug, M. & Stensland, M. (in press). The Patient Self-Determination Act/Do Not Resuscitate. S.K. Whitbourne (ed), The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gilster, M.E., & Meier, C. (accepted). Formal and informal neighborhood social organization: Which supports resident health? Health& Social Work
Kottman, T., Meany-Walen, K., Dickinson, R., & Chen, P. (Accepted).  Adlerian play therapy: What we’ve learned so far. Journal of Taiwan Play Therapy.   

Stensland, M., Sanders, S., & Berg-Weger, M. (accepted). Advance care planning. Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press. 

Stensland, M., Sanders, S., & Berg-Weger, M. (accepted). Advance care planning. Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press.