Emma J. I. Apatu

Name: Emma J. I. Apatu

Email:  apatue@goldmail.etsu.edu

Hometown City/Country:  Toronto, ON, Canada

Undergraduate Degree/Institution: BA, University of Maine at Machias

Graduate Degree/Institution: MPH, Emory University

Graduate program:  Doctor of Public Health, Community Health

Year of Entry:  Fall 2010

Research Advisor: Dr. Chris Gregg

Research Interests: Health Communication, Global Health, Community Engagement


Publications

Apatu E, Alperin M, Miner K, Wiljer D, A Drive through Web 2.0:  An Exploration of Driving Safety Promotion on Facebook (under revision)

Wiljer D, Urowitz A, Chafranskaia,A., Apatu E, Massey C, Quartey N, Catton P, Lymphline:  A feasibility study of  online education for lymphedemea self management (In Progress)

Wiljer D, Urowitz S, Apatu E, Leonard K, Quartey N, Catton P, Access to Activation:  Empowering Breast  Cancer Survivors through Access to Personal Health Information (In Progress)

Wiljer D, Leonard K, Urowitz S, Apatu E, Massey C, Quartey N, Catton P, The Anxious Wait:  Assessing the  Impact of Patient Accessible EHRs for breast cancer patients, BMC Med Inform. Decis. Mak.(2010) Sep 1;10:46

Wiljer D, Urowitz S, Apatu, E, Leonard K, Quartey N, Catton P, Understanding the support needs of patients  accessing test results online. PHRs offer great promise, but support issues need to be addressed, J  Healthc. Inf. Manag. Winter 2010 24(1) 57-63

Wiljer D, Urowitz S, Apatu E, Chafranskaia A, Durkee L, Quartey N, Catton P. From Clinical Care to  Online Communities, Exploring New Models for Survivorship Care in Lymphedema, In Proceedings of  the 4th International Conference on E-Learning International Conference on E-Learning Toronto, ON 16-17  July 2009, pp. 493-500. (PA)

Wiljer D, Urowitz S, Apatu E, Eysenbach G, Harth T, Pai H, Leonard KJ.  Is Canada ready for patient accessible electronic records? A National Scan, BMC Med. Inform. Decis. Mak. 2008 Jul 224; 8(1):33

Ad hoc Reviewer

Health Promotion Practice