Featured Publications of
KU Libraries is honored to showcase the work of KU scholars in the Reaching Out exhibition. Several recent works of KU faculty and students are included in this exhibition and are listed below.
Featured KU Faculty Publications:
- Barnett, Barbara. “Emma Says: A case study of the use of comics for health education among women in the AIDS heartland.” Feminist Media Studies, v. 4, no. 2, pp. 111-128, 2004.
- Janzen, John. Book chapter "The Social Reproduction of Health," there is a section entitled "Case 4: HIV/AIDS--treating, preventing, grieving, and assessing the impact." The chapter is pp. 91-109 of "Essays in Medical Anthropology: The Austrian Ethnomedical Society after Thirty Years." eds., Ruth Kutalek and Armin Prinz. Wiener ethnomedizinische Reihe, Band 6. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2009.
- Peltzer, J. & Leenerts, M. H. Spirituality as a component of holistic self-care practices in human immunodeficiency virus-positive women with histories of abuse. Holistic Nursing Practice, 21(3): 105-112, 2007.
- Kathryn Rhine. “Support groups, marriage, and the management of ambiguity among HIV-positive women in northern Nigeria.” Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 369–400, 2009.
- Mary Leenerts. From Neglect to Care: A Theory to Guide HIV-Positive Incarcerated Women in Self-Care. The article is published in the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 14(5), 25-38.
- Mabachi, M. N. What makes some campaigns more effective than others? An analysis of three mass media HIV/AIDS campaigns in Kenya. 2008.
- Shilpa Buch. “Involvement of TRPC channels in CCL2-mediated neuroprotection against tat toxicity.”
Yao H, Peng F, Dhillon N, Callen S, Bokhari S, Stehno-Bittel L, Ahmad SO, Wang JQ, Buch S. Journal of Neuroscience, Feb 11;29 (6):1657-69, 2009 .
- Mabel Rice -
Language Impairment in 7-16 Year Old Perinatally HIV-Infected Children
Collaborative study to evaluate the prevalence of primary and secondary language impairment in perinatally HIV-infected children, and examine the association of HIV disease severity with language impairment. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS1, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA2, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL3, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA4, NIDCD, NIH, Bethesda, MD5, NICHD-PAMA Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD6, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY7, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL8, and Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA9, 2009.
- Featured KU Student Work:
- Hannah Nusz. a senior at the University of Kansas obtaining a major in Social Welfare and a minor in African Studies. During the summer of 2007, Hannah received an Undergraduate Research Award from the KU Honors Program to conduct research and volunteer in Uganda.
- Kellin Huet-Cox. BA, Anthropology, 2009. Undergraduate honors thesis, "Silencing an Epidemic: Unveiling HIV/AIDS Stigma in South Africa," 2009, . Kellen studied abroad in Stellenbosch and Cape Town, South Africa during the summer of 2008. During her last year at KU she completed her senior honors thesis with her adviser Dr. John Janzen.
- Amelia Roudebush. M.S., Journalism, 2008. Master’s thesis, "HIV/AIDS and attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors in college students at the University of Kansas." The journalism graduate student focused on the attitudes of college students towards AIDs and the educational role of the media in informing this vulnerable population of its dangers. Dr. Barbara Barnett, Associate Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, served as committee chair.