Twanda D. Wadlington

Name: Twanda  D. Wadlington

Email:  wadlingt@goldmail.etsu.edu

Hometown: Collierville, Tennessee

Undergraduate Degree/Institution: BA/Fisk University

Graduate Degree/Institution: MPH/East Tennessee State University

Graduate program:  Doctor of Public Health, Community Health

Year of Entry:  Fall 2010

Research Advisor: Dr. James Florence

Research Interests: Prescription Drug Abuse, Increasing Breastfeeding Rates amongst adolescent/young mothers


Publications

  Abstracts

Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S. “Video Intervention to Promote Breastfeeding.  Appalachian Student Research Forum, 2010.

Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S. “Video Intervention Addressing Barriers Related to Embarrassment, Convenience, and Social Support Increases Reported Likelihood of Breastfeeding Among Pregnant Women in Appalachia” American Academy of Pediatrics Conference , 2010


Presentations

Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S.  “ Effective Time-saving Intervention to Overcome Perceived Barriers to Breastfeeding in a Primary Care Setting.” SW VA Pediatrics Conference at the Martha Washington in Abingdon on July 31/Aug 1, 2010.

Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S. “Video Intervention Addressing Barriers Related to Embarrassment, Convenience, and Social Support Increases Reported Likelihood of Breastfeeding Among Pregnant Women in Appalachia” American Academy of Pediatrics Conference , 2010

Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S. “Video Intervention to Promote Breastfeeding .”  Rural Health Association of Tennessee, November 18, 2010.

Awards

“Abelson,B., Barger,K., Wadlington ,T., Schetzina,K., Pfortmiller, D., Freeman,S. “Video Intervention to Promote Breastfeeding .”  Appalachian Student Research Forum,2010.First place:  Division IV and VI