Nursing: Faculty
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Faculty and Staff

Lauren Maziarz, M.S.N., R.N.

Instructor

Education

  • M.S.N., University of Toledo
  • B.S.N., Miami University, Ohio

Areas of Expertise

  • Community nursing
  • Public health
  • Disease prevention and control
  • Medical terminology

Recent Publications

  • Dake, J.A., Price, J.H., Maziarz, L., & Ward, B. (2012): Prevalence and Correlates of Sexting Behavior in Adolescents. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 7(1).1-15
  • Gallagher, K., Maziarz, L.N., & Alam, B. (submitted August 2013, pending acceptance) Engaging Students In Walkability And Bikeability Assessment Of a Mid-size University Campus: Case Of The University Of Toledo, Ohio
  • Maziarz, L. N., Feucht, F. C., Hany, S. L., & Ziegler, N. E. (in prep.). "Pull and Pray": Critical thinking applications of adolescents on teenage pregnancy in the medi

Recent Presentations

Local

  • Gallagher, K., Maziarz, L., & Alam, B. (2012, November) Engaging students in the assessment        of walkability and bikeability at a Mid-Western institution. Poster presented at the Sustainable U: Perspectives on Sustainability in Higher Education and Beyond in Northwest Ohio Conference. The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
  • Maziarz, L. N., Feucht, F. C., Hany, S. L., & Ziegler, N. E. (2011, April). Teenage pregnancy, news media, and the adolescent mind: An exploratory study. Poster presented at the Judith Herb College of Education, Health Science and Human Service Third Annual Student Research Forum. The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

National

  • Feucht, F. C., Ziegler, N. E., Maziarz, L. N., & Hany, S. L. (2013, July). Adolescents’ epistemic thinking when reading news text about illiteracy. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, Honolulu, HI
  • Nims, L. & Maziarz, L. (2013, June). Evidenced-Based Practice (EBP) in Community Health Nursing. Poster presented at The Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC
  • Maziarz, L. N., Feucht, F. C., Hany, S.L., & Ziegler, N. E. (2011, April). Teenage pregnancy in the news: How do adolescents critically analyze the media? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Gallagher, K., Hallsky, S., & Maziarz, L. (2011, April). Methods to assess the walkability and bikeability at a Midwestern university. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society ofBehavioral Medicine, Washington, DC

International

  • Ziegler, N. E., Feucht, F. C., Maziarz, L. N., & Hany, S. L. (2013, August). High school students’ epistemic understandings when reading and analyzing news text about     illiteracy. Paper to be presented at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Bi-annual Conference, Munich, Germany
  • Feucht, F.C., Maziarz, L.N., Hany, S.L., & Zeigler, N.E. (2012, September). Teenage pregnancy: Competencies of US teenagers to use news text as a knowledge source. Poster presented at the SIG 16 Metacognition conference, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). The Catholic University, Milan, Italy
  • Feucht, F.C., Ziegler, N.E., Maziarz, L.N., & Hany, S.L. (2010, November). High school students’ competencies in assessing written news: What they say they would do and what they actually do. Presented to the Faculty of Education at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
  • Ziegler, N.E., Maziarz, L.N. Hany, S.L., & Feucht, F.C. (2010, November). Researching high school students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes about written news. Graduate students reflect upon their research experiences. Open panel discussion conducted for graduate students at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
  • Hany, S.L., Feucht, F.C., Maziarz, L.N., & Ziegler, N.E. (2010, November). Can news about global warming be trusted? High school students’ epistemic beliefs about the news as a knowledge source. Paper presentation at the 5th Annual European Conference for Practice-Based and Practitioner Research, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Feucht, F.C., Maziarz, L.N., Ziegler, N.E., & Hany, S.L. (2010, November). News literacy and high school student’s two worlds collide: A workshop for teachers. Workshop presentation at the 5th Annual European Conference for Practice-Based and Practitioner Research, Lisbon, Portugal

Recent Awards and Recognition

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Theta Chapter - Nursing Leadership Award recipient, 2007
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Theta Chapter; Alice Manion Research Award recipient, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • The American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • The American Association for Health Education (AAHE)
  • The American Association for Health Education (AAPHERD)
  • The American Psychological Association (APA)

Service to Community

  • Franciscan Village Wellness Committee, Chair of Physical Wellness Committee

Contact

Lauren Maziarz
Office: SCH 254
Phone: 419-517-8995
Email