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Physical Activity among Older Adults in Independent Living Facilities

Dr. Valerie Myers - Thursday, 27 April 2017 07:56

STEP for LIFE, an NIH-funded study evaluating the feasibility of a physical activity program for senior adults residing in Independent Living Facilities (ILFs) using interactive web-enabled television that can be individually tailored, was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in late March.

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Usability Outcomes for an End-of-Life Technology Training in Prisons

Dr. Valerie Myers - Tuesday, 18 April 2017 01:58

Usability outcomes for an end-of-life technology training in prisons was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in early April.

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Caminemos Juntas: A Smartphone App for Connecting Latinas for Walking

Dr. Valerie Myers - Friday, 31 March 2017 09:13

Caminemos Juntas, an NIH-funded study developing a prototype smartphone app for use with 18-45 year old Latinas, was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in March.

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Questions of Race and Ethnicity

Dr. Valerie Myers - Thursday, 13 August 2015 11:01

In every federally-sponsored research project that Klein Buendel conducts, study participants are asked to report their race and ethnicity. Sounds easy, right? Actually, it can be troublesome for some people. Sometimes study participants want to know why we ask about their race and ethnicity.  And sometimes they honestly do not know how to answer the demographic questions.

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KB Celebrates Dr. Myers’ One-Year Anniversary

Dr. Valerie Myers - Wednesday, 23 October 2013 07:27

One year ago, Dr. Valerie Myers, a nationally recognized scientist specializing in the behavioral factors affecting obesity, weight loss and maintenance, joined the Klein Buendel, Inc. team.  A licensed psychologist, Dr. Myers previously served as an instructor and behavioral consultant at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, La. and as a clinical faculty instructor in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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