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Mary-Catherin Freier Randall, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Presentations    Research Presentations -- National
  • Freier, M.C.. "Implications of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic for Status and Empowerment of Women." International Conference on Ministry HIV/AIDS Call to Compassion. Andrews University, Berrien Springs Michigan ( 6/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child ." National DEC Alliance Training for state of South Carolina. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ( 6/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child ." National DEC Alliance Training for state of Wisconsin. Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin ( 5/2005 )
  • Kuehfuss, K., Krishnamurthy, V., Mieras, S., Gunaratna, I., & Freier, M. C.. "Children with CFA: Assessment of developmental risk over time.." 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ( 4/2005 )
  • Krishnamurthy, V., Enriquez, J., De La Rosa-Trujillo, H., Freier, M.C. . "Cognitive Ability in Children with Craciofacial Anomalies." 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ( 4/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Drug Endangered Children: When Home is Methamphetamine Lab ." 14th Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Spring Conference. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois ( 4/2005 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, M.C.. "The Role of Spirituality in Addiction Treatment ." Bitterroot against Methamphetamine Conference. Hamilton, Montana ( 4/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C. & Hopkins, G.. "How to Design an Effective Community Based Prevention Program ." Bitterroot against Methamphetamine Conference . Hamilton, Montana ( 4/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "The Medical and Psychological/Social Needs of the Drug Endangered Child ." Bitterroot against Methamphetamine Conference. Hamilton, Montana ( 4/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child ." National DEC Alliance Training for state of Kentucky. Paducah & Bowling Green, Kentucky ( 3/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child ." Responding to Iowa?s Drug Endangered Children Conference. Des Moines, Iowa ( 3/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child ." Protecting Tennessee?s Communities Conference, . Nashville, Tennessee ( 3/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Prenatal & Postnatal Drug Exposure ." Office of the Child?s Representative Fourth Annual Winter Conference. Steamboat Springs, Colorado ( 2/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C., Hopkins, G., Pivonka, J., Mieras, S., Babikian, T., Richardson, L., McBride, D., Riggs, M., . "Peer and Teacher Influences on Risky Behavior with Adolescents in St. Maarten: A Structural Equation Mode." Risk Behavior Research in International Settings IPA Conference. St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles ( 1/2005 )
  • Gerhardt, J., & Freier, M.C. "Drug Endangered Children ." Risk Behavior Research in International Settings IPA Conference. St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles ( 1/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child." National DEC Alliance Training for U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) National Methamphetamine Conference, . Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ( 1/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Children ." National DEC Alliance Training for Montana Bureau of Investigation. Helena, Montana ( 11/2004 )
  • Freier, M.C., Gerhardt, J., Spahn, T., Erb, N., Martyny, J., McBride, D., Hopkins, G., Stevens, J., & . "Drug Endangered Children: A public health concern from a law enforcement, judicial psychosocial and environmental health perspective." 132nd Annual American Public Health Association Conference. Washington, DC ( 11/2004 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Children ." National DEC Alliance Training for Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Gulfport, Mississippi ( 10/2004 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological Effects of Children Living in a Drug Endangered Setting ." Utah?s 2nd Annual Drug Endangered Children Conference: Going Beyond the First Response. Salt Lake City, Utah ( 10/2004 )
  • Freier, M.C., Babikian, T., Ashwal, S., & Chinnock, R., . "Predictors of Neuropsychological Outcome Following Infant Heart Transplantation." Child Neurology Society Meetings. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ( 10/2004 )
  • Freier, M.C.. "Psychological and Social Needs of Drug Endangered Child." National DEC Alliance Training for Bureau of Criminal Investigation,. Grand Forks & Bismarck,, North Dakota ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, M.C. "Building Resiliency through Relationships." Building Resiliency through Relationships. Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. ( 9/2004 )
  • Freier, MC., McBride, D., Hopkins, G., Babikian, T., Richardson, L., & Helm, H. . "Moving from Risk Needs Assessment to Program Development in International Settings." NIDA - Drug Abuse and AIDS Research Center at the University of Miami International Research Conference. Miami, Florida ( 8/2004 ) Link...
  • Freier, M.C., Ramirez, J. M., Krishnamurthy, V., Kuehfuss, K. A., & Riggs, M. . "Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a Readiness for Change Measure." Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association . Honolulu, Hawaii ( 7/2004 - 8/2004 )
  • M. Catherin Freier, Gary Hopkins, Duane McBride, Ralph DiClemente, Matt Riggs, Talin Babikian, Delia Lang, Jamie Pivonka , Janice Enriquez, Mila Zaytsev, & Lloyd Richardson. "Youth Risk Behavior: Utility Of Western Theories In Other Cultures." NIMH Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA ( 7/2004 )
  • De La Rosa-Trujillo, H., Krishnamurthy, V., Kuehfuss, K., Enriquez, J. & Freier, M.C.. "Consistent Evaluation And Intervention: A Case Study." The Tenth Annual International Meeting of the Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia ( 7/2004 )
  • Enriquez, J., Mieras, S., & Freier, M.C.. "Personality And Behavioral Characteristics Of Children With Velo-cardio-facial Syndrome." Tenth Annual International Meeting of the Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia ( 7/2004 )
  • Lloyd Richardson, M.D., M.Catherin Freier, Ph.D., Duane C. McBride, PhD., & Gary L. Hopkins, M.D. "Collaborative Addressing HIV/AIDS risk factors in Caribbean youth: Programmatic investigation & intervention." NIDA 2005 International Forum: Linking Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS Research. Orlando, Florida (*)
  Poster Presentation
  • Lloyd Richardson, M.D., M.Catherin Freier, Ph.D., Duane C. McBride, PhD., & Gary L. Hopkins, M.D. "Collaborative Addressing HIV/AIDS risk factors in Caribbean youth: Programmatic investigation & intervention." NIDA 2005 International Forum: Linking Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS Research. Orlando, Florida ( 6/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C., Beck, A., Stevens, J., Nichols, J. G., Hamai, K. Y., Yin, L. "Pediatric obesity: efficacy of psychosocial interventions." Pediatric Academic Societies. Washington, DC ( 5/2005 )
  • Nichols, J.G., Freier, M.C., Shu, S., Chinnock, R., Riggs, M., Freeman, K., . "Infant Heart Transplant: Exploring Bypass Pressure, Flow, and Rewarming Rate in Relation to Intellectual Outcome ." American Heart Association: 6th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. Washington, D.C ( 5/2005 )
  • Freier, M.C., McBride, D., Hopkins, G., Babikian, T., Richardson, L., & Helm, H. "High Risk Behavior in Caribbean youth: The Role of Communication & Connection." 132nd Annual American Public Health Association Conference. Washington, DC ( 11/2004 )
  • Zaytsev, L., Freier, M. C., Van Stralen, D., Riggs, M., & Briere, J. "Intensive Care Medical Procedures and Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Children.." Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Conference. Chicago, Illinois ( 10/2004 )
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  • Freier, K. & Hopkins, G. . "How to design a community strategy to prevent high risk behaviors among adolescents ." How to design a community strategy to prevent high risk behaviors among adolescents. Vankleek Hill Collegiate High School, Vankleek Hill, Ontario, Canada ( 10/2004 - 10/2005 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "School as community. ." . Ironbark School Melbourne, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "How to keep kids in the church." . Devonport SDA church, Tasmania, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "How to mobilize community resources in the SDA church." . Penguin SDA school, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. Freier, K. . "How to design a community strategy to prevent high risk behaviors among adolescents." . Hobart SDA school, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "How to design a community strategy to prevent high risk behaviors among adolescents. ." Family Association Meeting. Australian , Perth, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "The dangers of drugs. ." Assembly. Carmel Adventist College, Perth, Australia ( 9/2004 )
  • Hopkins, G. & Freier, K. . "How to design a community strategy to prevent high risk behaviors among adolescents." . Clarkson SDA Church, Livingston SDA Church and Lesmurdie Baptist Church, Perth, Australia (*)