Presentations – Laurel Mecca Person


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PUBLICATIONS

1. Dorsten, A., Sifford, K.S., Bharucha, A., Mecca, L.P. & Wactlar, H. (2009). Ethical Perspectives on Emerging Assistive Technologies: Insights from Focus Groups with Stakeholders in Long-Term Care Facilities. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 4, 25-36.


2. Courtney, K. L., Lingler, J. H., Person Mecca, L., Garlock, L. A., Schulz, R., Dick, A. W., et al. (2010). Older Adults’ and Case Managers’ Initial Impressions of Community-Based Telehealth Kiosks. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 3(4), 235-239.


3. Matthews, J.T., Beach, S.R., Downs, J. Bruine de Bruin, W., Mecca, L.P., & Schulz, R. (2010). Preferences and Concerns for Quality of Life Technology among Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities: National Survey Results. Technology and Disability, 22(1-2), 5-15.


4. Schulz, R., Beach, S.R., Downs, J., Matthews, J.T., Seelman, K., Mecca, L.P., & Courtney, K.L. (2010). Design preferences for technologies that enhance functioning among older and disabled individuals. Gerontechnology, 9(2), 79-80.


5. Schulz, R., Beach, S.R., Devito Dabbs, A.J., Matthews, J.T., Courtney, K.L., Seelman, K.D. & Person Mecca, L. (2013). What do we mean by Quality of Life Technologies? In R. Schulz (Ed.), Quality of Life Technology Handbook, (pp. vii-xiv). CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. Reininger, B., Person Mecca, L., Stine, K.M., Schultz, K., Ling, L. & Halpern, D. (2013).


6. Formative Evaluation of a Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Website for African Americans, Caucasians and Mexican-Americans. JMIR Research Protocols, 2(2): e24. Saunders, C.L., Landis, A.E., Mecca, L.P., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., & Bilec, M.M. (2013).


7. Analyzing the Practice of Life Cycle Assessment: Focus on the Building Sector. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 17(5), 777-788.


8. Schulz, R., Beach, S.R., Matthews, J.T., Courtney, K., Devito Dabbs, A., Person Mecca, L., & Sankey, S. (in press). Willingness to Pay for Quality of Life Technologies to Enhance Independent Functioning Among Baby Boomers and the Elderly. The Gerontologist. PMID: 23528289. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt016


 

PRESENTATIONS

1. Matthews, J.T., Beach, S.R., Downs, J., Bruine de Bruin, W. Mecca, L.P., Argueta, J., & Schulz, R. (2008, November). Quality of Life Technology for Older Adults with Disabilities: Preferences and Concerns for Development. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD.


2. Matthews, J.T., Beach, S.R., Downs, J., Bruine de Bruin, W. Mecca, L.P., & Schulz, R. (2009, June). Quality of Life Technology for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities: Preferences and Concerns for Development from a National Survey. Paper presented at the First International Symposium on Quality of Life Technology, Pittsburgh, PA.


3. Beach, S.R., Schulz, R., Downs, J., Matthews, J.T., Seelman, K.D., Person Mecca, L., Courtney, K. (2010, May). Monitoring and Privacy Issues in Quality of Life Technology Applications. Paper presented at the Seventh World Conference of Gerontechnology, Vancouver, BC.


4. Matthews, J. T., Hebert, M., Devyver, M., Dodds, A., Mecca, L. P., Beach, S. R., & Schulz, R. (2011, November). Usability of First-person Vision among Older Adults and Their Spouses. Poster presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.