Sue Jackson

Faculty Member

Sue Jackson

Biography

My current role as the Associate Dean of Health is to oversee health-related programs for the university, including nursing, dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, physician assistant, and public health. Healthcare program expansion, including increasing capacity in current programs, as well as bringing in new health-related programs is at the forefront of my job responsibilities.

Educational Background:
PhD, Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah
Master of Public Health, Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science, Community Health, Brigham Young University

Classes I Currently Teach:
HLTH 2000: Body Image and Weight Management

Research Interests: Body Image, Weight Management, Intuitive Eating, Dieting, Type One Diabetes, Sexuality Education

Awards:
Board of Trustee Award of Excellence, Utah Valley University, 2021
Outstanding Educator Award, College of Health and Public Service, 2020
Faculty Excellence Award, College of Health and Public Service, 2018
Dean's Excellence Award for Service, College of Health and Public Service, 2018

Recent Publications:
Smith-Jackson, T., Brown, M., & Flint, M. (2019). Familiarity with diabetes as a protective factor for severity of condition at type one diabetes diagnosis: The need for more secondary prevention methods in public health. ARC Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology, 5(1): 29-34.
Smith-Jackson, T., Brown, M.V., Flint, M., & Larsen, M. (2018). A mixed method approach to understanding the factors surrounding delayed diagnosis of type one diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 32(11): 1051-1055.
Smith-Jackson, T., Flint, M., Brown, M., & Lehmbeck, J. (2017). Eating disorder behavior as normative for college women. Annals of Public Health and Research, 4(3): 1065.

Education

Ph D, University of Utah, 2009

Major: Health Promotion and Education

MPH, Brigham Young University, 2006

Major: Public Health

BS, Brigham Young University, 2004

Major: Community Health

AS, Utah Valley State College, 2002

Major: Individualized Emphasis in Health

Teaching

HLTH 2000

Body Image and Weight Management, Summer 2021

HLTH 3800

Epidemiology, Summer 2021

NUTR 1020

Foundations of Human Nutrition, Summer 2021

HLTH 3700

Grant Writing WE, Spring 2021

HLTH 3400

Human Diseases, Spring 2021

HLTH 2200

Introduction to Health Professions, Spring 2021

HLTH 3200

Principles of Community Health, Spring 2021

Presentations

Hall, Sarah (Coordinator/Organizer), Jackson, Sue (Panelist), Keller, David (Panelist), Preston, Karen (Panelist), Hall, Sarah M (Moderator), UVU Ethics Awareness Week, "Health Professions and Covid-19", UVU Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University - Online (due to pandemic). (September 30, 2020)
Flint, Matt , Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Brown, Mary , Larsen, Merilee , Society for Public Health Education , "Filling the Missing Gap in Utah’s YRBSS Data_ Assessing the Sexual Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior of College Students", Atlanta, Georgia . (March 20, 2020)
Jackson, Sue , UVU Ethics Week , "Artificial Intelligence in Treating Type One Diabetes ", Utah Valley University . (October 2, 2019)
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Flint, Matt , Brown, Mary , Larsen, Merilee , Society for Public Health Education , "The use of secondary prevention to mediate the severity of symptoms at type one diabetes diagnosis. ", Columbus, Ohio. (April 4, 2018)
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Flint, Matt , Brown, Mary , American Academy of Pediatrics , "Familiarity with diabetes as a protective factor for severity of condition at type one diabetes diagnosis", San Francisco, California. (October, 2016)
Jackson, Sue , Reel, J.J. , American Public Health Association, "What Freshman women have to say about the Freshman 15", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . (November, 2009)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Flint, Matt , Brown, Mary , Larsen, Merilee , "Familiarity with diabetes as a protective factor for severity of condition at type one diabetes diagnosis_ The need for more secondary prevention methods in public health" . Health Promotion Practice.
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Brown, Mary , Flint, Matt , Larsen, Merilee , (2018) "A mixed method approach to understanding the factors surrounding delayed diagnosis of type one diabetes" (Issue: 11, vol. 32). Journal of Diabetes and its Complications.
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, Flint, Matt , Brown, Mary , Lehmbeck, Jennifer , (2017) "Eating disorder behavior as normative for college women" (Issue: 3, vol. 4). Annals of Public Health and Research.
Jackson, Sue , Reel, Justine J, Thackeray, Rosemary , (2014) "The practical application of promoting positive body image on a college campus_ Insights from freshmen women" (Issue: 2, vol. 45). American Journal of Health Education.
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, (2013) "Body Image, in Eating Disorders_ An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment and Prevention" . Connecticut : Greenwood Publishing Group.
Jackson, TeriSue Smith, (2013) "Myth of the Freshman 15, in Eating Disorders_ An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment and Prevention" . Connecticut : Greenwood Publishing Group.

Awards

Outstanding Educator Award

College of Health and Public Service

Dean's Excellence Award for Service

College of Health and Public Service

Recognition from the dean to a faculty member who has made substantial contribution in the field of service.

Faculty Excellence Award

College of Health and Public Service

Faculty Excellence Award

Faculty Senate

The purpose of the Faculty Senate Faculty Excellence Award is to recognize full-time and adjunct faculty who have made significant contributions to UVU's mission through demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.