Conference presentations

Our team has presented research at several national conferences. Some of these projects are in the process of being written as manuscripts for publication. Much of what is linked below is our newer work. Email us with any questions! (*denotes a student co-author)

Presentations focused on self blame:

*Eways, K.R., Marsh, M., Hamilton, J.L., *Harry, K.M., Bennett, K.K., Marszalek, J., & *Wilson, E.W. (March, 2019).  Psychometric properties of the Self-Blame Attributions for Cancer Scale.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Washington, D.C.

*Eways, K.R., Hamilton, J.L., Marsh, M., *Harry, K.M., Bennett, K.K. (February, 2019). The relationship between self-blame attributions and health outcomes in patients with cancer. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Atlanta, GA.

*Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., Marsh, M., Bennett, K.K., & Hamilton, J.L. (February, 2019).  High-risk behaviors and self-blame attributions among patients with cancer. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Atlanta, GA.

*Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., *Wilson, E.J., *Clark, J.M.R., Waters, M., Bergland, D., Smith, A.J., & Bennett, K.K. (April, 2018). Cardiac self-blame, control appraisals, depression, and health-related quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation patients.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.

Presentation focused on cardiac attributions:

*Wilson, E.J., Bennett, K.K., Smith, A.J., *Eways, K.R., *Harry, K.M., *Clark, J.M.R., Waters, M., & *Ramirez, A.R. (April, 2020; Cancelled).  Behavioral and stress cardiac attributions are related to importance of cardiac rehabilitation and health self-determination.  Poster was to be presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 41st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, CA. (this conference was cancelled due to COVID-19)

*Wilson, E.J., Bennett, K.K., Smith, A.J., *Eways, K.R., *Harry, K.M, *Clark, J.M.R., & Waters, M. (March, 2019). Cardiac attributions among patients with cardiovascular disease at a safety-net hospital.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Washington, D.C.

Presentations on social cognitive factors predicting outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation:

*Ramirez, A., *Harry, K.M., *Wilson, E.J., *Eways, K.R., Waters, M.A., Bergland, D.S., Smith, A.J., & Bennett, K.K. (May, 2020). Benefit finding is concurrently related to depressive symptoms, positive affect, and perceived control in patients with CVD enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation. Virtual poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Virtual Poster Showcase.

*Ramirez, A., *Wilson, E.J., *Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., Waters, M.A., Bergland, D.S., Smith, A.S., & Bennett, K.K. (May, 2019).  Benefit finding in patients in cardiac rehabilitation at a safety-net hospital is positively associated with mental health-related quality of life and healthy food behaviors.  Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science 31st Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

*Eways, K.R., *Harry, K.M., *Clark, J.M.R., *Wilson, E.J., *Howarter, A.D., & Bennett, K.K. (April, 2018).  Perceived control, psychological distress, and adherence to health behaviors in cardiac rehabilitation patients.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.

*Eways, K.R., *Clark, J.M.R., *Harry, K.M., *Wilson, E.J., & Bennett, K.K. (April, 2018).  Lessons learned from a motivational interviewing-based intervention for cardiac rehabilitation patients.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.

*Clark, J.M.R., *Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., *Howarter, A.D., *Wilson, E.J., & Bennett, K. K. (April, 2017).  Social support and health behaviors in cardiac rehabilitation: Adherence and depression as mediators.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.

Presentations focused on social cognition and other health outcomes:

*Ramirez, A.H., *Harry, K.M., Geske, S., & Bennett, K.K. (August, 2021).  Others’ beliefs of illness severity among patients with metastatic breast cancer.  Poster presented at the 2021 American Psychological Association (APA) Virtual Convention. 

*Wilson, E.J., *Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., *Clark, J.M.R., Marte, R.M., & Bennett, K.K. (April, 2018).  Do anxiety symptoms mediate the relationship between familism and health outcomes among low income Hispanic Americans?  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.

*Wilson, E.J., *Harry, K.M., *Eways, K.R., *Clark, J.M.R., & Bennett, K.K. (May, 2017).  Fatalism, religious involvement, and health outcomes among low income Hispanic Americans.  Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science 29th Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Social Cognition and Health Research Team; Last updated on 1/7/22