Gerald C. Hyner
|Education:||Ph.D. (1979), The Pennsylvania State University, University Park|
B.A. (1972), St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
|Office Phone:||(765) 49-43170|
|Office Fax:||(765) 49-61239|
|Web Site:||MPH Program -- http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/mph|
Center on Aging and the Life Course -- http://www.purdue.edu/aging/
Public Health and Gerontology
|Courses:||HONR 499B - Human Diseases and Disorders (website)|
HK 440 - Human Diseases and Disorders (website)
HK 445 - Epidemiology
HK 571 - Health Counseling
HK 610 - Research Methods in HK
Professor of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Discovery & Scholarship Interests:
Gerry Hyner has authored or coauthored scientific papers in journals such as: the Journal of Health Education, Health Education Research, the American Journal of Health Promotion, Family and Community Health, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Occupational Medicine, the International Quarterly of Community Health Education and Methods of Information in Medicine. He was a contributing editor to the Handbook of Health Assessment Tools and he has coauthored books on health promotion and disease prevention. He has presented papers at both national and international meetings. His discovery has focused on the use of computerized health risk appraisals as a means of influencing health-promoting behavior and lowering health care costs. He has examined the effects of risk reduction strategies in occupational settings and was funded to conduct health promotion interventions for ambulatory older adults. He is currently examining models for planning and evaluating noninvasive health assessments in both healthy and at-risk subjects. Gerry Hyner joined the Purdue faculty in 1982 and is an active member of the Purdue Speakers Bureau.
Memberships in Professional Organizations:
American Public Health Association
Gerontological Society of America
International Health Evaluation & Promotion Association
Past President, Society of Prospective Medicine
Hyner. A procedural model for planning and evaluating behavioral interventions. Methods of Information in Medicine, 44: 299-302: 2005.
Hyner, Peterson, Travis, et al. (Eds). Handbook of Health Assessment Tools. Pittsburgh: Society of Prospective Medicine, 1999.
Hyner. Strategy for planning and evaluating HRA and screening interventions. Journal of Health Education, 26, 345-352, 1995.
Hyner, Stonecipher, Savage. The effects of varied health risk appraisal feedback and a control on young subjects. Journal of Wellness Perspectives, 9, 13 1993.
Stonecipher, Hyner. Health practices before and after a work-site health screening. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 35, 297-306, 1993.
Stonecipher, Hyner. The effects of a comprehensive HRA, basic screening and interpretation session on employee health practices. American Journal of Health Promotion, 7, 167-169, 1993.
Hyner, Melby, Petosa, et al. A preferred target population for comprehensive health. International Quarterly Community Health Education, 8, 249-261, 1988.
Hyner, Petri, Melby, et al. The effects of different health risk appraisal feedback on health related behaviors in a worksite population. Health Education Research 2, 161-164, 1987.
Petosa, Hyner, Melby. The use of health risk appraisals with school children. Journal of School Health, 56, 52-55, 1986.
Hyner, Dewey, Melby. The relationship between health risk appraisal age and lipoprotein fractions in selected employees. Journal of Health Education, 17, 32 1986.
Hyner, Melby. The use and misuse of health risk appraisals. Family and Community Health, 7, 13-25, 1985.