John, Cameron R.
Title:
Associate Professor - Behavioral Science
Office:
LA 012e
Phone:
(801) 863-8809
Mail Code:
115
Last Updated: 7/30/14 -
Cameron R. John, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences

Licensed Psychologist, Behavioral Sciences

Assistant Department Chair, Behavioral Sciences

 


 

      ACADEMIC DEGREES:

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology  (December, 1997)

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Major: Methodology and Measurement

Minor: Psychology

Graduate work in Psychology  (1991-1993)

                        Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

Major: Experimental/Clinical emphasis

Bachelor of Science in Psychology  (1991)

Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

 


   HONORS AND AWARDS:

Alumni Educator of the Year 2007-2008

Alumni Educator of the Year 1999-2000

Nominated for Teacher of the Year 2002

Nominated for Educator of the Year 1999


   PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS I AM ASSOCIATED WITH:

 

Rocky Mountain Psychological Association


Classes I teach

  • PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 3460 Theories of Personality
  • BESC 3010 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • BESC 3020 Research Methods


  RESEARCH INTERESTS:   

 Clinical Research; Assessment Practices; Program Evaluation  

  PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Jensen, J.L., & John, C.R. (2013).  Depression at UVU:  A quantitative study.  Plenary Session of the 2013 Mental Health Symposium: Focus on Depression held at Utah Valley State University, January 31, 2013. 

 

Jensen, J.L., & John, C.R. (2012).  Assessing ADHD. Extended presentation made at the 2012 UVU Symposium on ADHD held at Utah Valley University, September 28, 2012. 

 

Jensen, J.L., & John, C.R. (2011).  Ethics and psychology: The challenges of campus mental health services.  Presentation made at the annual Ethics Awareness Week conference held at Utah Valley University, September 19-23, 2011.

 

John, C.R., Jensen, J.L., Clark, S., & Fitzsimmons, S. (2010).  Depression at Utah Valley University.  Paper presented at the Utah University & College Counseling Centers Conference held October 29, 2010. 

 

John, C.R. (2010). Personality theories and dealing with difficult people. Presentation made at the Utah University & College Counseling Centers Conference held on October 29, 2010. 

 

John, C.R., & Jensen, J.L. (2010).  Depression in Utah: Results of an empirical study. Paper presented at the Utah Valley University Ethics Awareness Week held September 20-24, 2010.

 

Stout, K., Haws, R., Vernon, M. Clark, S., Jensen, J., & John, C. (2009).  Depression in Utah. Poster presentation at the semi-annual Behavioral Science Research Symposium held at Utah Valley University on December 10, 2009. 

 

John, C.R., Jensen, J., Clark, S., Vernon, M., Stout, K., Haws, R. (2009).  Depression in Utah: Different than the rest.  Panel discussion presented at the Rocky Mountain Society for Psychotherapy Research Regional Meeting at Utah Valley University on October 23, 2009. 

 

John, C.R., Jensen, J., & Adamson, H. (2009). Utah: The happiest or most depressed state? Presentation made at the annual Ethics Awareness Week at Utah Valley University on September 23, 2009.

Micha, J.P., Goldstein, B.H., Rettenmaier, M.A., Brown, J.V., John, C.R., & Markman, M. (2009).  Clinical utility of CA-125 for maintenance therapy in the treatment of advanced stage ovarian carcinoma. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 19, 239-241.

 

Rettenmaier, M.A., Lopez, K., Graham, C.L., Brown, J.V., John, C.R., Micha, J.P., & Goldstein, B.H. (2009).  Realhand high dexterity instruments for the treatment of stage I uterine malignancy. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 13, 27-31.

 

Jensen, J.L., John, C.R., Adams, H. (2008).  Utah the most depressed state in the nation: Possible explanations.  Paper presented at the Utah University and College Counseling Centers Conference held October 24, 2008 in Park City, Utah.

 

John, C.R. (2007).  The NEO-PI-R: Clinical uses.  Presentation made at the UVSC Student Health Services Clinical Topics Discussions held on October 22, 2007.

 

John, C.R., & Jensen, J.L. (2007).  Mental health concerns on college campuses.  Paper presented at the UVSC Ethics Center Annual Faculty Conference held January 24-25, 2007 at Utah Valley State College.

 

McClellen, S.N., Hamilton, B., Rettenmaier, M.A., Lopez, K., John, C.R., Hu, J.C., &Goldstein, B.H. (2007).  Individual physician experience with laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy in a single outpatient setting.  Surgical Innovations, 14, 102-106.

 

Micha, J.P., Goldstein, B.H., Rettenmaier, M.A., Brown, J.V. III, John, C.R., & Markman, M. (2006, May-June).  Surgery alone or surgery with a combination of chemoradiation for management of patients with bulky-stage IB2 cervical carcinoma. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 16, 1147-1151. 

 

Madsen, S.R., John, C.R., & Miller, D.  (2006).  Influential factors in individual readiness for change.  Journal of Business and Management, 12, 93-110. 

 

John, C.R., Bryan, R.J., Raun, C.E., & Jensen, J.L. (2006).  Research trends. Round Table Discussion held at the Utah University and College Counseling Centers Conference held November 3, 2006 in Park City, UT.

 

John, C.R. (2006).  Bridges over troubled waters: Important health issues at UVSC Student Health Services. Part of a workshop presentation given at Utah Valley State College Summer University 2006 on May 9, 2006. 

 

John, C.R. & Stevens, M. (2006). Functional Family Therapy: An evaluation for the 4th District Court. Presentation made at the 76th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association held in Park City, UT, April 20-22, 2006.

 

Bryan, R.J., & John, C.R. (2006).  Trends in Student Health Services: Client mental health. Presentation made at the 76th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association held in Park City, UT, April 20-22, 2006.

 

John, C.R., Bryan, R.J., Raun, C.E., & Jensen, J.L. (2006).   Trends in student health services: Client mental health. Presentation made at the First Annual Scholarly and Creative Activities Showcase held at Utah Valley State College on April 3, 2006.

 

Fiorentino, R.P., Zepeda, M.A., Goldstein, B.H., John, C.R., & Rettenmaier, M.A. (2006). Pilot study assessing robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy and patient outcomes. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 13, 60-63. 

 

Miller, D., Madsen, S.R., & John, C.R. (2006).  Readiness for change: Implications on employee’s relationship with management, job knowledge and skills, and job demands.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 11, 3-16. 

 

John, C.R. (2005). What is abnormal?  Panel presentation made at the UVSC Ethics Awareness Week held at Utah Valley State College on September 21, 2005.

 

Madsen, S.R., John, C.R., & Miller, D. (2005).  Work-family conflict and health: A study of workplace, psychological, and behavioral correlates.  Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 6, 225-247. 

 

Madsen, S.R., Miller, D., & John, C.R. (2005).  Readiness for organizational change: Do organizational commitment and social relationships in the workplace make a difference?  Human Resource Development Quarterly, 16, 213-233. 

 

John, C.R. (2005). Campus mental health. Presentation made to the UVSC Affiliate of The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) at Utah Valley State College on February 23, 2005. 

 

Rettenmaier, M.A., Goldstein, B.H., Brown, J.V., John, C.R., & Micha, J.P. (2004). Impact of gynecologic oncologists on referral patterns and care of patients with uterine malignancies at a community hospital.  Journal of Gynecologic Surgery, 20, 57-63. 

 

Goldstein, B., Obrzut, John, C., Ledakis, G., & Armstrong, C.L. (2004).  The impact of frontal and non-frontal brain tumor lesions on Wisconsin Card Sorting Test Performance.  Brain and Cognition, 54, 110-116. 

 

Madsen, S.R., John, C., Miller, D., & Warren, E. (2004).  The relationship between an individual’s margin in life and readiness for change.  Paper accepted for presentation at the AHRD annual conference (March 14-17), Austin, Texas.

 

Goldstein, B., Armstrong, C.L., John, C., & Tallent, E.M. (2003).  Attention in adult intracranial tumors patients.  Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 25, 66-78. 

 

Goldstein, B., Obrzut, J.E., John, C.R., Hunter, J.V., & Armstrong, C.L. (2003).  The impact of low-grade brain tumors on Wisconsin Card Sorting test performance.  Poster accepted for presentation at the 31st Annual conference of the International Neuropsychology Society, Honolulu, HI.

 

Goldstein, B., Armstrong, C.L., Modestino, E., Ledakis, G., John, C.R., & Hunter, J.V. (2002).  Picture and word recognition memory in adult intracranial tumor patients.  Accepted to Brain and Cognition.

 

Goldstein, B., Obrzut, J.E., John, C.R., & Armstrong, C.L. (2002).  The effects of left or right frontal and posterior brain tumors on Wisconsin Card Sorting test performance.  Paper accepted for presentation at the 30th Annual Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Goldstein, B., Modestino, E., Hunter, J.V., John, C.R., and Armstrong, C.L. (2001).  The effects of low grade brain tumors on semantic memory. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 92.

 

Goldstein, B., Modestino, E.J., Armstrong, C.L., Hunter, J.V., & John, C. (2001).  The hemispheric effects of intra-cranial tumors on semantic memory recognition.  Paper presented at the 18th Annual Neuroscience Retreat April 17, 2001. The Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medecine.

 

Muller, G.O., & John, C. (2001, October).  Applied sociology as a framework for turning college student assignments into resume. Paper presented at the Society for Applied Sociology, Kansas City, Kansas.

 

Goldstein, B., Modestino, E.J., Armstrong, C. L., Hunter, J.V., & John, C. (2001).  The effects of intra-cranial tumors on semantic recognition memory (Abstract).  Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

 

Goldstein, B., Armstrong, C.L., & John, C. (2000).  Neuropsychological effects of intra-cranial tumors on attention (Abstract). Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 15, 719.

 

Goldstein, B., Armstrong, C.L., & John, C. (2000).  Neuropsychological effects of intra-cranial tumor presence on attention. Presentation at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference, November, 2000.  Orlando, FL

 

Goldstein, B., Armstrong, C.L., & John, C. (2000).  Neuropsychological effects of intra cranial tumor presence on attention. Presentation at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Conference, February, 2000.  Philadelphia, PA.

 

Stark, J., DiStefano, K., & John, C. (2000).  Prevailing over the first seven seconds: Overcoming first impressions.  Poster presented at the Southern Utah University annual Student Faculty Scholarship Day, March 25, 2000.

 

John, C. (1999). Managing assignments on the WEB. Paper presented at the Summer Seminar on Distance Learning held at Utah Valley State College, June 28-30, 1999.

 

John, C. (1999). Maintaining an e-mail chat room for a course.  Paper presented at the Summer Seminar on Distance Learning held at Utah Valley State College, June 28-30, 1999.

 

John, C. (1999). From the students point of view. Panel discussion presented at the First Annual Conference on Faculty and Student Research at Teaching Institutions held in Orem, Utah, March 25-26, 1999.

 

Nilsen, L., Hillam, M. and John, C. (1999).  Preliminary report of the hardiness research study.  Report presented to TRIO Student Support Services at Utah Valley State College on March 24, 1999.

 

Kitchens, C.. L., John, C., and Hammond, R. (1998).  Statistical predictions: An interdisciplinary search for prevention strategies for college students.  Paper presented at the 20th Annual Utah Fall Conference on Substance Abuse meeting held in Provo, Utah, September 30-October 2, 1998.

 

John, C., Villaescusa, T., Toscko, L., and Powers, S. (1997).  Attitudes toward police: An evaluation of community perceptions of safety.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84, 114.

 

Peloquin, L., and John, C. (1996).  Motivational factors for nurses taking continuing education courses in substance abuse prevention.  Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association annual meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia, November 6-9, 1996.

 

John, C., Powers, S., and Murray, T. (1996).  Deficits in classroom attention: A pilot study of the ACTeRS Scale.  Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 24-25, 1996.

 

Duran, R., Villaescusa, T., John, C. and Powers, S. (1996).  The relationship of risk factors, family environment, and child development in a substance abuse program.  Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 24-25, 1996.

 

Villaescusa, T., John, C., Powers, S., and Duran, R. (1996).  Conflict, cohesion and expression: Does the Family Environment Scale really capture these constructs?  Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 24-25, 1996.

 

John, C., Villaescusa, T., Duran, R., and Powers, S. (1995).  The relationship between family dynamics and child development: What we know now. Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Sedona, Arizona, November 16-18, 1995.

 

Powers, S., John, C., Duran, R., and Reynolds, A. (1995).  How to start your own evaluation company.  Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Sedona, Arizona, November 16-18, 1995.

 

John, C., Villaescusa, T., Duran, R., and Powers, S. (1995).  An evaluation of the concerns for community safety.  Paper presented at the International Evaluation Conference, November 1-5, 1995 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Villaescusa, T., Duran, R.,  John, C., and Powers, S. (1995).  Family factors: How do they influence children's learning?  Paper presented at the International Evaluation Conference, November 1-5, 1995 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Powers, S., Toczko, L., John, C., and Villaescusa, T. (1994).  Community expectations of the Tucson Police Department.  Final Report.  Creative Research Associates, Inc.

 

John, C. (1994). The Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers: A pilot study.  Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Tempe, Arizona, October 20-21, 1994. 

 

John, C. (1993). The I.D.E.A. Act: Issues in the placement of special education students. Paper presented at the Arizona Educational Research Organization annual meeting held in Tucson, Arizona, November 4-5, 1993.