Positions

Overview

  • Specialties: Smith specializes in health promotion and wellness utilizing advanced data analysis and statistics, research methodology and design, programmatic evaluation, and assessment. She leads several teams through the design and execution of research agendas, capacity assessments, annual evaluation plans, methodological design and consultations, and other products and services to systematize and advance objectives through evidence-based practices. Smith values being solution-oriented, always questioning the status quo and finding ways to innovate and elevate where she sees opportunities to raise the bar.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Family medicine residency virtual adaptations for applicants during COVID-19Family Medicine.  53:684-688. 2021
    2017 Influence of Clothing on Thermoregulation and Comfort During Exercise in the Heat.Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.  31:3435-3443. 2017
    2015 Influence of dehydration on intermittent sprint performanceStrength and Conditioning Journal.  29:2586-2593. 2015

    Research Overview

  • Areas of interest: lifestyle and wellness health promotion - both physical and mental health, specifically integrative behavioral health; practice transformation value-based care; youth sports injury prevention.

    Research skills and expertise: experimental design, survey design and validation, project management, data cleaning/screening and database design, advanced data analysis, visualization, presentation, and communication of statistical output.
    Statistical techniques: hypothesis testing, correlation, t-tests, chi-square, analysis of variance, multivariate analysis, multiple regression, logistic regression, mediation analysis, moderation analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, and longitudinal analysis.

    Statistical techniques: hypothesis testing, correlation, t-tests, chi-square, analysis of variance, multivariate analysis, multiple regression, logistic regression, mediation analysis, moderation analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, and longitudinal analysis.
  • Teaching Overview

  • As an educator and mentor, Smith aims to intentionally facilitate a relevant learning environment - whether that be through an environment that is active, collaborative, or goal-oriented, understanding the concepts must be meaningful for each student. One of her goals as an educator and mentor is to provide her students with the necessary skills and knowledge to make informed decisions and act in real-life situations. Additionally, she wish to inspire students to share her enthusiasm for learning and encourage building new skills which they can use to improve themselves and their community for a lifetime.

    Teaching Experience:
    Clinical Research Experience: COVID-19 Pandemic Co-Enrolled Course
    Research Curriculum Development for Comprehensive Urban Underserved and Rural Experience Program
    Quantitative Analysis I and II
    Advanced Statistical Analysis
    Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics
    Research Methodology and Design
    Survey Research Design
    Program Evaluation: Development and Implementation
    Educational Research Interpretation and Application
    Institutional Review Board (IRB) Protocols and Submissions
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Education in Educational Evaluation and Research, University of Southern Mississippi 2020
  • Full Name

  • Kimberly Smith