Dr. Fong Chan and doctoral student, John Keegan, along with Nicole Ditchman and Chun-Yi Chiu teamed up to write the journal article: Predictive ability of Pender’s Health Promotion Model for physical activity and exercise in people with spinal cord injuries: A hierarchical regression analysis in Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 56, pages 34-47. This journal article won first place at the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) Conference, on March 21st in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. John Keegan is now an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Counseling Programs at Hunter College in New York. The article is based on his dissertation where Dr. Chan was his advisee and also chaired his dissertation committee. Other co-authors are also UW graduates. Nicole Ditchman is an assistant professor in the College of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology and Chun-Yi Chiu is an assistant professor in the Department of Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.