Michael E. Young, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael E. Young, Associate Dean for Research and Director for Nursing Research, College of Nursing.
"I have authored or co-authored more than 300 publications including published, articles, abstracts and reviews, and have presented more than 250 papers at national and international conferences. Most of my work has been in adolescent health or in sexuality related issues. I have co-authored award winning curricula concerned with both adolescent sexuality and drug education. I have conducted training workshops in more than 30 states and several other countries. I have served as an outside evaluator on projects from the east coast to Alaska, with projects involving public schools, medical schools, police departments, and other community agencies. I have given testimony before state legislatures and gave a deposition on a case (with U.S. Justice and ACLU) that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court."
- 1975 - Ph.D., Health Education, Texas A&M University
- 1974 - M.Ed., Health, Physical Education & Recreation, University of Arkansas
- 1972 - B.A., Biology/Health & Physical Education, Southwest Baptist College
- 1970 - A.A., Biology, Bacone College
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(American School Health Association, 9/15/2006)The article examines the results from an 18-month follow-up evaluation of an abstinence education curriculum series. Participants were students from 15 school districts recruited to participate in the project. The ...
(The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 10/15/2008)A satisfying sex life is an important element of overall health and quality of life. The media plays an important role in shaping adolescents’ physical appearance ideals and promoting a “perfect body” to the young as a ...
(Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 3/13/2010)Background : Recreational sexual activities, or sexual behaviors purely for enjoyment, are occurring among college students. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether recreational sexual behaviors impact ...
Hiding the word: Examining the relationship between a new measure of religiosity and sexual behavior (Springer, 2013-01)The relationship between religiosity and sexual behavior has been previously investigated, but researchers have not examined the relationship between the intellectual dimension of religiosity and sexual behavior. In this ...
(American School Health Association, 2012-01)BACKGROUND: Those involved in school health education programs generally believe that health-education programs can play an important role in helping young people make positive health decisions. Thus, it is to document the ...