2017 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, May 17

3:00 - 5:00 PM
3:30 - 4:30 PM
4:30 - 5:00 PM
5:00 - 6:00 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM
NH Rotunda
NH 1610
Training: How to Present your Research
NH 1710
AHSRA Board Meeting
NH 1610
Cottage Lawn
AHSRA Business Meeting
​Introduction to AHSRA & Conference


Thursday, May 18

8:00 - 8:20 AM
​8:20 - 8:40 AM
8:45 - 10:15 AM
10:15 - 10:30 AM
10:30 - 11:45 AM

11:15 - 1:00 PM
1:00 - 2:15 PM

2:15 - 3:30 PM

​3:30 - 3:45 PM
3:45 - 5:00 PM

5:00 - 6:15 PM
​6:30 PM



CC Foyer
CC Damazo

​CC Damazo

CC Damazo
CC Damazo  

CC Damazo  ​
​Councilors Pavilion

Welcome & Devotion
Keynote Address
Session 1: Whole Person Health
1. Adverse Childhood Experience and Resilient Centenarians and seniors: Implication of the North American Blue Zone Region for Improving the Health of our Nations Children 
2. Early Traumatic Stress (ETS) as a Predictor of Adult Negative Mental and Physical Health
3. Former Adventist Members on Spiritual, Personal, and Health Benefits to Reading Writings of Ellen G. White
Session 2: Spirituality & Health
1. Stress and the Worshiper: The Stealth Menace
2. Forgiveness—Learning the Skills to Heal
3. Relationships and Communities

Adults Reflections of Health and Spirituality

Session 3: Community Health 1
1. Understanding Community Health Barriers, Food Deserts in Agricultural Centric Communities and Sustainable Delivery Mechanism Breaking the Barrier of Accessibility
2. Parental Perceptions of Eating Behaviors, and Body Image and the Risk for Obesity in Children from Food Desert Areas of Berrien County, Michigan

3. The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) and Health and Wellness in the
Philippines: An Appreciative Inquiry

Session 4: Community Health II
1. Religiosity Construct in Human Papillomavirus Awareness and Knowledge
2. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Peripheral Vascular Disease Screening in Kidney Transplant Candidates
3. Is Soy Isoflavone Intake Associated with the Onset of Puberty in Boys
Poster Session
​AHSRA Banquet
Rhonda Spencer-Hwang
Xochitl Alicia Tores, Johanny Valladares,  Marco Pasco-Rubio​
Galina Stele




Friday, May 19

8:30 AM
9:00 - 10:15 AM

10:15 - 10:30 AM
10:30 - 11:45 AM

11:45 - 1:15 PM
1:15 - 2:30 PM

2:30 - 2:45M
2:45 - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

​3:30 - 4:30PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
CC Small

​CC Small




Session 5: Issues in Christian Education
1. Toward a Theory of Transition from Public School to Christian Higher Education

Perceptions of Mission Held by Australian and Solomon Island Teachers at Seventh-day Adventist Schools
Government Sponsorship of Adventist Schools: Positive or Negative
Session 6: Adventist Students from Spirituality to Balancing
1. Exploration of Planning Strategies for Preventing Youth from Terrorist Radicalization:
toward a Safe Secondary School Environment in Kenya

2. Religious Motivation Varies by Engagement and Generational Cohort
Spirituality and Health Risk Behaviors Among Adventist Students
Session 7: The Church Family
1. The Portrait of a Superwoman: Finding Compatibility and Balance Between Motherhood
and Graduate School

2. Church Member Reactions to Religious Disaffiliation: Implications of Religious Orientation
3. T
he Impact of Family Support Among LGBT+ Millennials in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Session 8: Programs, Services and Businesses of the Church
1. Measuring International Students' Satisfaction with Service Quality of Non-Academic
Services Using Servperf Model

2. Qualitative Review of Stories Told: Anecdotes of CFO-CEO Relationshipin SDA Local

3. Adventist World Radio: Audience Recommendations and Reported Benefits

Announcement for the remainder of the weekend as well as 2018 AHSRA meeting at Andrews University

​Meeting of the Global Church Member Survey Teams

Supper Together
Janice De-White
Theodore Brown
Larry Burton, Josephine Katenga, Christine Moniyung
Robert McIver, Sherry Hattingh

Anthony Williams, Peter Kilgour

Paul Brantley

Marjorie Omwega, Elizabeth Role, Lazarus Ndiku
Karl Bailey, Duane McBride
Duane McBride, Gary
Hopkins, Alina Baltazar, Curt VanderWaal

Elizabeth Role
Arceli Rosario & Evelyn Obo-Rayos

Alexander Larson

​Curt VanderWaal, David Sedlacek, Shannon Trecartin, Nancy Carbonell

Craig Jackson

Mordekai Ongo

Theodore Brown, Throy Campbell, Jean Lai Hing

​Rene Drumm, Alina Baltazar, Petr Cincala, Curt VanderWaal, & Desrene Vernon-Brebnor

​Duane McBride

Petr Cincala


Saturday, May 20

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Drayson, Collins Aud.
Drayson, Collins Aud.
Drayson, Collins Aud.
Drayson, Collins Aud.
Sabbath School
Sabbath Dinner
Close of Conference
Nature Walk
David Trim
Arthur Stele

Ernie Medina