Post Tagged with: "Christopher France"

Ysidron Gets NIH Graduate Research Supplement Award

Dominic Ysidron

Psychology graduate student Dominic Ysidron received a National Institutes of Health graduate research supplement award that will cover his graduate stipend for two years and provide him with research and travel support. A first-year clinical health psychology student, Ysidron is working with Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, who has […]

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January 6, 2019 at 5:42 pmResearch

Popular Science Cites France on ‘Why Sight of Blood Knocks Us Out’

Dr. Christopher France

Popular Science writes about research by Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, in a story headlined, “Why the sight of blood knocks us out.” A vial of blood is a key diagnostic tool in modern medicine. But for about 1 in 25 people, a blood draw […]

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January 6, 2019 at 12:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Psychology Study: Fear Leads People to Think Donating Blood will Make Others Faint

Dr. Christopher France

By Mikaela Ashburn From Compass A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what statistics show actually occurs. The study, titled “Fear of blood draw is associated with inflated expectations […]

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November 5, 2018 at 4:48 pmResearch

France Talks about Blood Donors at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

France Talks about Blood Donors at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr. Christopher France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was invited to present at the Institute of Blood Transfusion at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Chengdu, China. His April 18 lecture was titled “Enhancing blood donor recruitment and retention.” Abstract: The presentation focused on more than 20 years of research […]

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April 26, 2018 at 5:23 pmResearch

Five Arts & Sciences Faculty Working on Innovation Strategy Teams Awarded $4 Million

Five Arts & Sciences Faculty Working on Innovation Strategy Teams Awarded $4 Million

Five College of Arts & Sciences faculty are working on four Ohio University Innovation Strategy teams awarded $4 million for new research and teaching initiatives focused on the shale industry, osteoporosis diagnosis, immersive media and instructional innovation. “The four teams selected for major funding awards this winter advanced truly innovative […]

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June 24, 2016 at 1:13 pmNews

Science Café | ‘I’d Like to Give Blood But,’ March 18

Science Café | ‘I’d Like to Give Blood But,’ March 18

Science Café presents Dr. Christopher France on “I’d like to give blood but…” on Wednesday, March 18, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. According to the Red Cross every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. This translates to more than 41,000 blood donations every day. […]

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March 18, 2015 at 7:34 pmEvents

France’s Research: Getting Blood Donors to Give Again

Dr. Christopher France with President Roderick J. McDavis

By Bethany Venable From Compass In keeping with a revered tradition that spans more than 55 years, Ohio University community members gathered Tuesday evening to honor 2014 Distinguished Professor Christopher France during the annual Distinguished Professor Lecture and official portrait unveiling. President Roderick J. McDavis opened the event, recalling the […]

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March 13, 2015 at 9:39 amResearch