Magnusson, Brianna

Health Science

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2033  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-3083

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 Biography
Brianna Magnusson, received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from Brigham Young University (2002) and a Master of Public Health (2005) and Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology (2011) from Virginia Commonwealth University. Although born in California and having lived in 5 different states during her childhood, Brianna considers Virginia home. She resides with her husband in American Fork.
 Teaching Interests
Epidemiology
Statistical Computing (SAS)
Reproductive & Women's Health
 Research Interests
Epidemiology & reproductive health with specific emphasis on social determinants of health, including the effect of social norms, residential segregation, family structure and childhood experiences on reproductive health.
 Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2011
  • Master of Public Health, , Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005
  • Community Health Education, , Brigham Young University, 2002
 Courses Taught

Winter 2017
  • HLTH 345: Principles of Epidemiology Section 002
  • HLTH 604: Biostatistics Section 001
Fall 2016
  • HLTH 345: Principles of Epidemiology Section 001
  • HLTH 440: Computer Apps in Epidemiology Section 001
Summer 2016
  • HLTH 345: Principles of Epidemiology Section 001
Winter 2016
  • HLTH 345: Principles of Epidemiology Section 001, 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 008

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Van Wagenen S, Magnusson BM, Neiger BL. 2015. Attitudes towards breastfeeding among an internet panel of U.S. males aged 21-44 years. Maternal Child Health Jounral.

Thackeray R, Magnusson BM. 2015. Child Care Provider Awareness and Prevention of Cytomegalovirus and Other Infectious Diseases. Child and Youth Care Forum. 45(2):301-314.  doi:10.1007/s10566-015-9325-y

Johnston JD, Magnusson BM, Eggett DL, Mumford K, Collingwood SC, Bernhardt SA. 2014. Sensor drift and predicted calibration intervals of handheld temperature and relative humidity meters under residential field-use conditions. Journal of Environmental Health. October 2014.

Magnusson BM, Sabik L, Chapman DA, Masho SW, Elston Lafata J, Bradley CJ, Lapane KL. 2012. Contraceptive insurance mandates and consistent contraceptive use among privately insured women. Medical Care. 50(7):562-8.

Magnusson BM. 2012. Early age at first intercourse and subsequent gaps in contraceptive use. Journal of Women's Health.

Magnusson BM, Masho SW, Lapane KL. 2011. Adolescent and sexual history factors influencing reproductive control among U.S. women aged 18-44. Sexual Health. 8(1):95-101.

Presentations

Magnusson BM, Davis SF, VanWagenen SA, Thackeray CR, Richards R, Merrill RM. Perceptions of public breastfeeding among an internet panel of U.S. males 21-44 years. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2016 .

Davis SF, Cox A, Magnusson BM, Crandall A, Jensen A, Larsen B, Torgersen B, Johnston JD. Factors influencing radon testing behaviors among Utah County residents. NEHA 2016 AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference. San Antonio, TX. 2016 .

Johnston JD, Davis SF, Magnusson BM, Novilla ML, Torgersen BK, Abigail G. Radon knowledge, attitudes, and testing among Utah County residents. EPA Region 8 Radon Stakeholders Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. 2016 .

Hall PC, Cox A, West JH, Magnusson BM. Sexual health promotion messages in men's and women's health magazines. International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth. Nassau, Bahamas. 2014 .

Nield JA, Lapane KL, Chapman DA, Magnusson BM. Precocious puberty and permissive partnering: Age at menarche and risk sexual parternships in adulthood. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. 2013 .

Magnusson BM, Lapane KL. The impact of Medicaid family planning eligibility expansion on contraceptive use. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 2013 .

Van Wagenen S, Magnusson BM, Fugal SA. National Survey Attitudes towards breastfeeding among U.S. males aged 21-44. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Boston, MA. 2013 .

Magnusson BM, Masho SW, Lapane KL. Age at first intercourse and subsequent contraceptive nonuse. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. 2011 .

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