Megan Quinn, DrPH, MSc
Megan Quinn, DrPH, MSc
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Coordinator, Global Health Initiatives
Coordinator, Global Health Certificate
Manager, Tennessee Stroke Registry at ETSU
423-439-4427 / email@example.com
902 W. Maple St. Room 203
DrPH (2012) Epidemiology
East Tennessee State University College of Public Health
M.Sc. (2009) Public Health Research
University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
BA (2005) Psychology
- Interprofessional Perspectives on Global Health – ETSU Scholar Development and Education Abroad (EPID 5700)
- Infectious Disease Epidemiology (EPID 5430)
- Field Epidemiology (EPID 6435)
- Capstone (BSTA/ EPID 5850)
- Applied Epidemiologic Analysis (EPID 6420)
Adverse Child Experiences (ACEs) and adult health outcomes, global health, health disparities, rural health
Luffman, I., Joyner, T. A, Tollefson, W., Mann, A., Quinn, M., Pienkowski, S. (2021). Rurality and COVID-19 in Tennessee: assessing and communicating pandemic emergence and transmission. Southeastern Geographer.
Stinson, J.D., Gretak, A.P., Carpenter, R.K., Quinn, M.A. (2021). Adverse childhood experiences and suicidality and self-harm in persons in secure forensic care. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. (in press).
Stinson, J.D., Quinn, M.A., Menditto. A.A, & LeMay, Carrie, C. (2021): Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Onset of Aggression and Criminality in a Forensic Inpatient Sample, International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, DOI:10.1080/14999013.2021.1895375
Ntaki, T., O’Connell, B., Quinn, M., Scheuerman, P. (2021). Linkage between water, sanitation, and hygiene in Bugersera district, Rwanda: a cross-sectional study. Waterlines, 40: 1, 44-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.20-00008
Anama- Green, C. and Quinn, M. (2021). Survival Analysis of Demographic Factors Associated with 5+ year Survival of Pancreatic Carcinoma. Cureus.
Proctor, R., Taylor, M. P., Quinn, M., & Burns Jr, B. (2020). Alarming rate of substance use in motor vehicle collisions at an Appalachian trauma center. Cureus, 12(12).
Proctor, R., Leonard, M., Lawson, C., Linh, H., Quinn, M., & Burns Jr, B. (2020). Impact of injuries on hospital resource utilization among trauma patients admitted due to accidents caused by farm animals. Cureus, 12(5).
Jameson, M., Lawson, C., Wheeler, H., Leonard, M., Quinn, M., & Burns Jr, B. (2020). Examining effects of age on outcomes after nontraditional motorized vehicle accidents. Cureus, 12(8).
White, T., Burns Jr, B., Leonard, M., Nwabueze, C., & Quinn, M. (2020). Comparison of the Outcome of Patient Management with Physician Extenders Only and with both Residents and Extenders. Cureus, 12(3).
Quinn, M, Burns Jr, B., & Taylor, M. (2020). Early Autonomy May Contribute to an Increase in the General Surgical Workforce. Cureus, 12(2).
Ozodiegwu, I., Doctor, H., Quinn, M., Mercer, L. Omoike, E., Mamudu, H. (2020) Is the positive association between middle-income and rich household wealth and adult sub-Saharan African women's overweight status modified by the level of education attainment? A cross-sectional study of 22 countries BMC Public Health.
Owusu, D. Quinn, M., Wang, K., Williams, F., Mamudu, H. (2020) Smokefree home rules and cigarette smoking intensity among smokers in different stages of smoking cessation from 20 low and middle income countries. Preventive Medicine.
Ozodiegwu, I., Littleton, M.A., Nwabueze, C., Fomojuro, O., Quinn, M., Wallace, R., Mamudu, H. (2019) A qualitative research synthesis of contextual factors contributing to female overweight and obesity over the life course in sub-Saharan Africa. PLoS One.
Decosimo, C. A., Hanson, J., Quinn, M., Badu, P., & Smith, E. G. (2019). Playing to live: outcome evaluation of a community-based psychosocial expressive arts program for children during the Liberian Ebola epidemic. Global Mental Health, 6.
Loudermilk, E., Loudermilk, K., Quinn, M. (2018). Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Adult Alcohol Consumption Behaviors. Child Abuse and Neglect, 86, 368-374.
Zheng, S., Holt, N., Strasser, S., Morrell, C., Quinn, M. (2018) Prevalence and Risk Factors for Adolescent Obesity in Tennessee Using the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data: An Analysis Using Stratified Hierarchical Logistic Regression. International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction.
O'Connell, B., Quinn, M., Scheuerman, P., Slawson, D. (2018). Biosand Water Filter Evaluation: Pilot Study of Field Use Indicators. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology.
Owusu, D., Wang, K., Quinn, M., Aibangbee, J., John, R., Mamudu, H. (2018). Health-care provider intervention and utilization of cessation assistance in 12 low- and middle-income countries. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, nty028, https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/nty028
Ogunleye, O.O., O'Connell, B.J., Quinn, M.A., Florence L.C., Shirely, K. (2018). Pap Utilization Survey in Nueva Vida, Nicaragua: Professional and Health Promotoras Partnership. Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, 12: 1, 1-16.
Quinn, M., Caldara, G., Collins, K., Owens, H., Ozodiegwu, I., Loudermilk, E., Stinson, J. (2018). Methods for Understanding Childhood Trauma: Modifying the Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire for Cultural Competency. International Journal of Public Health, 63: 149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-1058-2
Decosimo, A., Hanson, J., Boland, C.B., Slawson, D., Littleton, M., Quinn, M. (2017). Process Evaluation: Playing to Live! A Community Psychosocial Arts Program during Ebola. Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. 11 (1) 176-199.
Curtis, A., Quinn, M., Obenauer, J. (2017). Improving local health response to Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika in a data poor, informal community in Nicaragua. Applied Geography. 87, 197-206.
Hanson, J., Faley, P., Quinn, M. (2017). Analysis of the Liberia Ebola survivors' support system (ESSS). Integrative Journal of Global Health. 1 (2).
Owusu, D., Quinn, M., Wang, K., Aibangbee, J., Mamudu, H. (2017). Intention to quit smoking in 14 low and middle income countries based on the transtheoretical model. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 178, 425-429.
Terry, P. D., Knight, M., Bollig, R., Heidel, R. E., Miller, P., Quinn, M. A., Daly, B. & Goldman, M. (2017). Overreliance on Standardized Protocols: A Pilot Study of Surgical Residents and Fellows. The American Surgeon, 83 (5). e159-e161.
O'Connell, B.J., Quinn, M.A., Scheuerman, P., Slawson, D., and Ogunleye, O. (2017). Review of Biosand Water Filters. Waterlines. Vol 36, Issue 3.
O'Connell, B.J., Quinn, M.A., Scheuerman, P. (2017). Risk factors of diarrheal disease in children among the East African countries of Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 6 (1).
Hanson, J., Decosimo, A., Quinn, M. (2017). Diminished Quality of Life amongst Women affected by Ebola. Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. 10 (1), 112-133.
Stinson, J.D., Quinn, M.A., & Levenson, J.S. (2016). The impact of trauma on the onset of mental health symptoms, aggression, and criminal behavior in an inpatient psychiatric sample. Child Abuse & Neglect. 61, 13-22.
Glenn K.R., Masters P., Quinn, M. (2016). Alignment of Epidemiology Practice and Academic Competencies through Effective Collaboration. Frontiers in Public Health. (4), 68. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00068.
Zheng. S., Mogusu, E., Veeranki, S.P, Quinn, M.A., Cao, Y. (2016). The Relationship Between the Mean, Median and Mode with Grouped Data. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. doi: 10.1080/03610926.2015.1081948.
Quinn, M., Southerland, J., Richards, K., Slawson, D., Behringer, B., Johns-Wommack, R., Smith, S. (2016). Quantifying Collaboration using Himmelman's Strategies for Working Together: Findings from the Tennessee Coordinated School Health Program. Health Education 116 (1), 34-49.
Quinn, M., Alamian, A., Hillhouse, J.J., Scott, C., Turrisi, R., Baker, K. (2015) Prevalence and Sociodemograpic Correlates of Indoor Tanning among Female Teens in the United States. Preventive Medicine Reports, Vol 2, pp.40-43.
Owusu, D., Quinn, M., Wang, K. (2015). Alcohol consumption, depression, insomnia, and colon cancer screening: racial differences. International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction 4 (2): e23424.
Owusu, D., Longcoy, J., Quinn, M., Wang, K. (2014). Relationship between Chronic Disease Conditions and Colon Cancer Screening: Results from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey Data. American Journal of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Vol 2, 1.
Intagliata, N., Miller, M., Quinn, M. (November 2019). ETSU Elevates Housing: Warmer, Safer, Drier Equals Healthier. ETSU Elevates Pitch Competition, Johnson City, TN.
Intagliata, N. and Quinn, M. (November, 2019). Healthy Homes: Warmer, Safer, Drier Equals Healthier. ReFrame Conference, Kingsport, TN.
Moser, M. and Quinn, M. (January, 2019). Building an ACEs Informed University: Strategy for Recruitment and Retention. Council of Academic Chairs Meeting at East Tennessee State University. Johnson City, TN.
Quinn, M. (April, 2018). From Global to Local: Linkages of working in underserved, low-resource communities. Moving Mountains: Local/Global Health Perspectives. Johnson City, TN.
Ozodiegwu, I., Quinn, M., Doctor, H., Mamudu, H. (November, 2018). Socioeconomic status and overweight in low-income countries: a case study of the modifying role of education on the association between household wealth and overweight in Mozambique. American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
Stanley, N., Quinn, M. (September, 2018). Tennessee Stroke Registry Report 2017. Tennessee Public Health Association, Franklin, TN.
O’Connell, B., Quinn, M., Scheuerman, P., Slawson, D. (November, 2017). Biosand Water Filter Evaluation: Pilot Study of Field Use Indicators. American Public Health Association Meeting. Atlanta, GA.
Baker, K., Quinn, M., Ariyo, T., Peluso, Anthony, Smyth, M., Cano, A., Peterson, A., Mwirigi, K., Owens, H.O. (October, 2017). Exploring Adverse Childhood Experiences among mothers and daughters in south central Appalachia. Adverse Childhood Experiences Summit. Asheville, NC.
Quinn, M., Collins, K., Caldara, G., Owens, H., Ozodiegwu, I., Loudermilk, E., Stinson, J. (September, 2017). Modification of the adverse childhood experiences international questionnaire for cultural competency: methods for understanding childhood trauma in low-resource settings. Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum. Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Owens, H., Loudermilk, E., Quinn, M. (September, 2017). Effects of physical and sexual abuse on mental health. Tennessee Public Health Association, Franklin, TN.
Quinn, M., Obenauer, J., Curtis, A. (June, 2017). Spatial analysis of mosquito-borne illness prevalence in Nueva Vida, Nicaragua. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, WA.
Johnson, S., Belcher, M., Moody, M., Quinn, M. (April, 2017). Collaboration between local health department and college of public health. Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA.
Masters, P., Quinn, M., Galfano, G., Pettyjohn, S. (April, 2017). Highly infectious disease training for law enforcement/first responders: collaboration to strengthen preparedness capacity. Oral presentation and learning session. Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, Georgia.
Quinn, M., Obenauer, J., Obure, R., Stinson, J. (June, 2016). Adverse Childhood Experiences in the United States: A descriptive analysis of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from 2011-2012. Academy Health. Boston, MA.
Quinn, M., Obure, R., Shekiro, E., Stinson, J. (June, 2016). Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Victimization in a College Aged Sample. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Americas Congress of Epidemiology 2016. Miami, FL.
Quinn, M. (April, 2016). Prevalence of Type II Diabetes in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua: The role of health promoters in disease estimation. Oral presentation. Global Health and Innovation Conference, New Haven, Connecticut.
Quinn, M. (February, 2015). Raising awareness about cervical cancer in Nicaragua: Working with health promoters to increase Pap smear uptake. Oral presentation at Women on Wednesdays, East Tennessee State University.
Quinn, M., Stinson, J. (August, 2014). Exposure to violence during childhood: Implications for adult health. Oral presentation at the International Epidemiologic Association’s World Congress of Epidemiology 2014. Anchorage, AK.
Vaccine, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs among Members of a University Community, ETSU Research Development Committee
Adverse Childhood Experiences at a HIV clinic in rural Appalachia: a pilot study to assess HIV/AIDS treatment barriers, ETSU Research Development Committee
Tennessee Stroke Registry Contract, Tennessee Department of Health
Identifying adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resilience in college students: steps toward a trauma-informed campus, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, 2018-2019
Model to Interrupt Social Determinants of Rural Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, 2016-2017
Exploring Adverse Childhood Experiences and infectious disease risk: a pilot study in South Africa, ETSU Research Development Committee, 2016-2017
Exploring Adverse Childhood Experiences among Mothers and Daughters in South Central Appalachia, ETSU Research Development Committee, 2016
Development of training supplies for first responders on the topic of infectious disease outbreaks, Tennessee Department of Health, 2016
Tennessee Public Health Traineeship, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2014-2015
- American Association of University Women
- American Public Health Association
- Consortium of Universities on Global Health
- Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
- International Epidemiologic Association
- Society for Epidemiologic Research
- Tennessee Public Health Association
- Women in Global Health Leadership
- Women in Higher Education in Tennessee
Traveling, humanitarian work, soccer, hiking, volunteering, CDCA