School of Health Sciences
Associate Professor; Masters of Health Sciences Program Director
Office Address: Health and Human Sciences Building, Room 440
- Social Support & Social Networks; Graduate Education Strategies; Program Planning & Evaluation
Areas of Expertise:
- Research Methods, Quality Improvement
- Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia; Arnold School of Public Health
- M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Education
- B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Cultural Anthropology
- RN, Fort Sanders School of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee
West S, Hollis. M: Barriers to completion of advance directives among African Americans aged 25-84: A cross-generational approach. Omega-Journal of Death and Dying. 2012. 65(2): 125-137.
Hollis M, Hallyburton A, Hubble MW: Question the Experts: An Adaptable Model to Increase Understanding of Research Methodology and Improve Evaluation Skills. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 2012. 10(2):1-9.
Martin M, Hubble MW, Hollis, M, Richards ME: Experimental Assiessment of Inter-evaluator Reliability of Terminal Competency Testing of Psychomotor Skills. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2012. 16(2): 277-283.
Hill J, Hollis M: Teacher Time Spent on Student Health Issues and School Nurse Presence, Journal of School Nursing. 2012. 28(3):181-186. *online version 11/30/2011.
Current Research in Progress:
- The Research Experience: A Qualitative Study of Health Sciences Graduate Students
- Cross-discipline curriculum/program planning strategies
Graduate Courses Taught Include:
- MHS 530 – Theoretical Foundations in Public Health
- MHS 532 – Clinical & Worksite Education
- MHS 534 – Training & Development in Health Care Organizations
- MHS 538 – Program Planning & Evaluation
- MHS 665 – Quality Performance in Health Care Organizations
- MHS 675 – Research Methods in Health Sciences
- MHS 687 - Internship in Health Sciences
- MHS 696 – Research Seminar
- MHS 698/699 – Research Project/Thesis in Health Sciences (direct student research)