Dr. Stedman-Smith joined the faculty of Kent State University as part of the new College of Public Health in August 2009. She has over 10 years of clinical experience as a perinatal nurse, and a clinical subspecialty in occupational health and safety. Dr. Stedman-Smith’s dissertation focused on mothers’ perceptions of children’s exposures to pesticides and other environmental health agents using a community-based participatory research methodology called, Photovoice. Since joining the College of Public Health faculty she has established a research trajectory in occupational health promotion for reducing communicable infectious disease among employees in the work environment. Dr. Stedman-Smith has been the recipient of funding from the Kent-Summa Initiative for Clinical and Translational Research / GoJo Industries, Akron, Ohio, and funding from the Kent State University College of Public Health Dean’s Office with material support from GoJo Industries.
SCHOLARLY, CREATIVE & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
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Stedman-Smith, M., Kingsbury, D.M., DuBois, C.L.Z., Grey, S.F. (May 31, 2016). Influenza vaccine uptake, hand hygiene practices, and perceived barriers in decision making: A mixed methods approach. Workplace Health & Safety: Creating Environments that Promote Heath.
Stedman-Smith, M., DuBois, C., Grey, S., Kingsbury, D. & Shakya, S., Scofield, J. & Slenkovich, K. Outcomes of a pilot hand hygiene randomized cluster trial to reduce communicable infections among U.S. office-based employees (2015). Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57(4), 374-380.
Stedman-Smith, M., DuBois, C. & Grey, S. (2013). Hand hygiene beliefs and practices among public university employees. Journal of Health Psychology. Published Online on November 20, 2013. DOI: 10.1177/1359105313510338.
Stedman-Smith, M., DuBois, C., & Grey, Scott (2012). Workplace hand hygiene and wellness: A survey of knowledge beliefs, and practices. Workplace Health & Safety: Creating Environments that Promote Heath,60(11), 477-485.
Stedman-Smith, M., McGovern, P., Peden-McAlpine, C., Kingery, L., and Draeger, K. (2012). Using Photovoice to Document Mothers’ Concerns about Children’s Exposure to Pesticide Drift. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 12(2), fall, 2012.
Stedman-Smith, M., McGovern, P., Peden-McAlpine, C., Kingery, L., and Draeger, K. (2012). Photovoice in the Red River Basin of the North: A systematic evaluation of a community-academic partnership. Health Promotion Practice, 13(5), 599-607.
Olson, D.K., Stedman-Smith, M., & Fredrickson, A. (2005). Environmental health and nursing: Piloting a technology-enhanced distance learning module. AAOHN Journal, 53(8): 353-359.
Stedman-Smith, M. (February, 2009). Using Photovoice to Hear the Voices of Mothers Raising Children in St. Croix County, final report, 83 pages.
McGovern, P.M.,Stedman-Smith, M.& Alexander, B.H. (May, 2006). Prairie Island Indian Community Feasibility Study: Final Report, 81 pages. Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.
PH. D., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, November 2008
M.P.H., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, December, 2004
M.S., Public Health Nursing, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, December, 2004
PhD, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota, 2008; MPH, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota, 2004, MSN, Nursing, University of Minnesota, 2004
Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative