Specialization and Interests:
- Quantitative and systematic review research methodologies
- Health disparities
- Health promotion/disease prevention among parent/child dyads
- Vulnerable populations
- Social and environmental factors on physical activity behavior
- Theory-based interventions
- Digital survey development, administration, and evaluation
Awards and Honors:
- Epidemiology and Prevention Minority Travel Grant, American Heart Association
- Nominated for the Mary Opal Wolanin Award for research pertaining to vulnerable populations
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society
- School of Nursing, Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee
- School of Nursing, RN to MS Committee
- Member, American Heart Association (AHA)
Selected Presentations and Publications:
Webber-Ritchey, K.J., Taylor-Piliae, R., Insel, K., & Loescher, L.J. (Accepted). Physical Activity among African American Parents of Young Children: Personal and Environmental Factors. International Journal of Sport Psychology.
Webber-Ritchey, K.J. Predictors of physical activity among African American parents of young children: Personal and environmental factors. Poster presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2016 Scientific Sessions in Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
Webber-Ritchey, K.J., Loescher, L.J., & Taylor-Piliae, R. (2016). Abstract P135: Predictors of physical activity among African American parents of young children: Personal and environmental factors. Circulation, 2016, 133: AP135.
Webber, K. J. & Loescher, L.J. (2013). A systematic review of parent role modeling of healthy eating and physical activity to prevent childhood overweight among African Americans. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 173-188. doi: 10.1111/jspn.12033