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Sheridan Miyamoto

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionPennsylvania State University
DepartmentCollege of Nursing
Address201 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802
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    Sheridan Miyamoto’s research interests include utilizing administrative databases to improve predictive risk tools to identify families at risk of maltreating their children. She is interested in the use of telehealth to improve forensic care for children in rural communities. She is also interested in providing tools to support positive parent-child relationships and the promotion of healthy dating relationship choices using mobile health and gaming interventions.

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    1. Thurston H, Freisthler B, Bell J, Tancredi D, Romano PS, Miyamoto S, Joseph JG. Environmental and individual attributes associated with child maltreatment resulting in hospitalization or death. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 May; 67:119-136. PMID: 28254689.
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    2. Thurston H, Freisthler B, Bell J, Tancredi D, Romano PS, Miyamoto S, Joseph JG. The temporal-spatial distribution of seriously maltreated children. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2017 Feb; 20:1-8. PMID: 28137674.
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    3. Miyamoto S, Romano PS, Putnam-Hornstein E, Thurston H, Dharmar M, Joseph JG. Risk factors for fatal and non-fatal child maltreatment in families previously investigated by CPS: A case-control study. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 01; 63:222-232. PMID: 27881240.
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    4. Miyamoto SW, Henderson S, Young HM, Pande A, Han JJ. Tracking Health Data Is Not Enough: A Qualitative Exploration of the Role of Healthcare Partnerships and mHealth Technology to Promote Physical Activity and to Sustain Behavior Change. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2016 Jan 20; 4(1):e5. PMID: 26792225; PMCID: PMC4758807.
    5. Nguyen LM, Scherr RE, Linnell JD, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Jahns L, Keen CL, Miyamoto S, Steinberg FM, Young HM, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Evaluating the relationship between plasma and skin carotenoids and reported dietary intake in elementary school children to assess fruit and vegetable intake. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015 Apr 15; 572:73-80. PMID: 25765187.
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    6. Young H, Miyamoto S, Ward D, Dharmar M, Tang-Feldman Y, Berglund L. Sustained effects of a nurse coaching intervention via telehealth to improve health behavior change in diabetes. Telemed J E Health. 2014 Sep; 20(9):828-34. PMID: 25061688; PMCID: PMC4148052.
    7. Miyamoto S, Dharmar M, Boyle C, Yang NH, MacLeod K, Rogers K, Nesbitt T, Marcin JP. Impact of telemedicine on the quality of forensic sexual abuse examinations in rural communities. Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Sep; 38(9):1533-9. PMID: 24841062.
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    8. Miyamoto S, Henderson S, Young H, Ward D, Santillan V. Recruiting rural participants for a telehealth intervention on diabetes self-management. J Rural Health. 2013; 29(1):69-77. PMID: 23289657; PMCID: PMC3539245.
    9. MacLeod KJ, Marcin JP, Boyle C, Miyamoto S, Dimand RJ, Rogers KK. Using telemedicine to improve the care delivered to sexually abused children in rural, underserved hospitals. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan; 123(1):223-8. PMID: 19117886.
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    10. Boyle C, McCann J, Miyamoto S, Rogers K. Comparison of examination methods used in the evaluation of prepubertal and pubertal female genitalia: a descriptive study. Child Abuse Negl. 2008 Feb; 32(2):229-43. PMID: 18329097.
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    11. McCann J, Miyamoto S, Boyle C, Rogers K. Healing of nonhymenal genital injuries in prepubertal and adolescent girls: a descriptive study. Pediatrics. 2007 Nov; 120(5):1000-11. PMID: 17974737.
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    12. McCann J, Miyamoto S, Boyle C, Rogers K. Healing of hymenal injuries in prepubertal and adolescent girls: a descriptive study. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):e1094-106. PMID: 17420260.
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