Megan Quinn

Megan Quinn, DrPH, MSc

Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Phone: 423-439-4427
Email: quinnm@etsu.edu
Office: 149E Lamb Hall

 

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Education

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
Wesleyan College

Courses Taught

Cancer Epidemiology (PUBH 6450), Infectious Disease Epidemiology (EPID 5430), Epidemiology I (EPID 5400), Epidemiology II (EPID 5405), and Field Epidemiology (EPID 6435)

Research Focus

Adverse Child Experiences (ACEs) and adult health outcomes, maternal and child health, global health, health disparities, cancer epidemiology

Publications in Progress

Stinson, J., Quinn, M., Levenson, J. (2014).  The impact of trauma on the onset of mental health symptoms, aggression, and criminal behavior in an inpatient psychiatric sample. 

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Anderson, J.,Whiteside, M., Hillhouse, J., (2012). Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Incidence in Tennessee: Use of a State Based Cancer Registry.

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Baker, K., Hillhouse, J., Anderson, J., Whiteside, M. (2012). Predictors of Late Stage Melanoma Diagnosis: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in Tennessee.

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Whiteside, M., Anderson, J., Hillhouse, J. (2012). Predictors of Thyroid Cancer Surgery Types: An Example from the Tennessee Cancer Registry.

Quinn, M., Richards, K., Slawson, D., Southerland, J., (2012). Quantifying "Coordination" in Coordinated School Health Programs Using Himmelman's Strategies for Working Together: A Tennessee Experience.

Quinn, M., Slawson, D. (2012). Risky Sexual Behaviors and Depressive Symptomatology: A Survey of Tennessee High School Students.

Scott, C., Quinn, M., Alamian, A., Hillhouse, J.J., Turrisi, R., Baker, K. (2012). Prevalence and Sociodemograpic Correlates of Indoor and Sunless Tanning among Female Teens in the United States.

Selected Presentations

Quinn, M., Whiteside, M. Zheng, S. Anderson, J. (2013, November).  Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer in Tennessee: An Overview of Findings.  Poster Presentation submitted to APHA.  Boston, MA.  

Quinn, M., Southerland, J., Richards, K., Slawson, D., Phillips, E., Johns-Wommack, R. (2012, November). Quantifying Strategies for Working Together: A case study of Tennessee's Coordinated School Health Program.  Oral presentation at the Rural Health of Tennessee Conference. Pigeon Forge, TN. 

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Whiteside, M., Anderson, J., Hillhouse, J. (2012, November).  Predictors of Late Stage Melanoma Diagnosis:  Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in Tennessee.  Poster presentation presented at the Critical Mass Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Whiteside, M., Anderson, J., Hillhouse, J. (2012, November).  Predictors of Thyroid Cancer Surgery Types: An Example from the Tennessee Cancer Registry.  Poster presentation presented at the Critical Mass Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Quinn, M.,Zheng, S., Baker, K.  (2012, April 5).  Predictors of Late Stage Melanoma Diagnosis: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in Tennessee.  Oral presentation presented at the Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, TN.

Quinn, M., Zheng, S., Baker, K. (2012, April 5). Predictors of Late Stage Melanoma Diagnosis: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in Tennessee. Oral presentation presented at the Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, TN.

Quinn, M., Blackley, D., Strickland, K., Popescu, M., McConnell, M., Aldrich, T., Bounds, T., Meier, J. Investigating a Perceived Cancer Cluster: Pediatric Cancers in Southwest Virginia. Appalachian Student Research Forum, 2011.

Slawson, D., Johns- Wommack, R., Smith, S., Quinn, M., Southerland, J., Richards, K. Quantifying "Coordination" in Coordinated School Health Programs Using Himmelman's Strategies for Working Together: A Tennessee Experience. American School Health Association, 2010.

Quinn, M., Slawson, D., Liu, X., Pack, R., Smith, S. Risky Sexual Behaviors and Depressive Symptomatology: A Survey of Tennessee High School Students. Tennessee Public Health Association, 2010.

Quinn, M., Worthington, J., Bounds, T., White, K., Koroukian, S. Breast Cancer Staging and Treatment Differences Among Women Residing in Appalachian and Non-Appalachian Kentucky: A Population Based Study. Appalachian Student Research Forum, 2010.

Personal Interests

Traveling, humanitarian work, soccer, hiking, reading