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Nancy Greer-Williams, PhD, MPH

I earned a PhD in Higher Administration from Western Michigan University in 2004 and a Master’s degree in Organizational Communications (2001) and in Public Health in 2011. Additionally, I completed a 3 year, post-doctoral fellowship with a concentration on Women’s Health Disparities under Dr. Gloria Sarto at the University of Wisconsin (Madison). The scope of the fellowship was to study the complex relationship of obesity and metabolic syndrome and its effect on breast cancer mortality in rural African-American women that reside in the Arkansas Delta. My research background includes a study of lifestyle management of rural women with breast cancer; community based participatory research design to address health inequities among African Americans, Hispanics, Hmongs, Marshallese and Impoverished Whites; focus group interviews with African Caribbean women in the United Kingdom; intervention trial to train lay community members to be community health workers; exploratory, mixed methods design with five, rural ethnic populations regarding their use and knowledge of the Affordable Care Insurance; and focus groups on determinants of cancer screening.

Scholarship & Research

2021

Articles/Blogs

Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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Conferences

American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
 
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies- https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jls.21734

 

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