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(Selected Poster Presentations)


Mitchell, D.S., Herren, O., Bygrave, D.C., , N., Tudose, A., Warner, B., Mwendwa, D.T., & Sims, R.C. (2014). Perceived stress, trait mindfulness, and memory

associations among African Americans. Poster presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. San Francisco, California, March 2014.


Sims, R.C. & Mwendwa, D.T. Cognitive function in older African Americans: the skinny on fat. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA, November 2013.

 

Ali, M., Mwendwa, D.T., Ramsey, N., Ricks, M., & Sumner, A. (2013). Optimism: A health protective factor in African immigrants? 121st American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.

 

Levy, S.A., Mitchell, S.B., Jones, V.L., Bichay, K., Swain, D., Matthews, B., Sims, R.C.,& Mwendwa, D.T. (2013). Psychometric Properties of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in a College-Student Sample. 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, HI.

 

Levy, S.A., Sharp, T., Mwendwa, D.T., & Sims, R.C. (2013). Trait Mindfulness and Depressive Symptomatology Relations among African Americans. 71stAnnual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. Miami, Florida.

 

Herren, O., Levy, S., Ali, M.,Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R., Callender, C. & Campbell, A.(2013). The relation between religiosity on executive function in African Americans. 71stAnnual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. Miami, Florida.

 

Ali, M., Keen, L., Bygrave, D., Jones, V., Gholson, G., Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R., Callender, C., Hicks, M., Sumner, A. (2012). Chronic Kidney Disease Risk In African Immigrants.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Brown, T.N., Bennett, N.K., Levy, S.A., Mitchell, D., Smith, S., Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R.C. (2012). The Relation between Trait Mindfulness and Inhibition in A Community-Based Sample of African Americans. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Ali, M., Keen, L., Bygrave, D., Jones, V., Gholson, G., Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R.,Callender, C., Hicks, M., Sumner, A. (2012). Chronic Kidney Disease Risk In African Immigrants. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.


Brown, T.N., Bennett, N.K., Levy, S.A., Mitchell, D., Smith, S., Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R.C. (2012). The Relation between Trait Mindfulness and Inhibition in A Community-Based Sample of African Americans. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.


Ali, M., Mwendwa, D.T., Sims, R.C., Madhere, S., Gholson, G., Levy-Massey, S., Callender, C.O., & Campbell, A. (2011). Empirically Derived Components of the Cook-Medley Scale and Inflammation in African Americans. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. San Antonio, TX.