Timothy McConnell, chair of the exercise science department
October - Timothy McConnell, chair of the exercise science department, will present a paper on how "Rural and Urban Characteristics Impact Cardiovascular Risk Reduction," in the upcoming 24th annual meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Pittsburgh from Oct. 1 to 3. McConnell will be joined by Anastacia Frank, a BU graduate student, who will present a paper on demographic indicators of disease specific quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation.
March - Timothy R. McConnell, associate professor of exercise science, co-authored two papers that were presented at the American College of Cardiology 57th Annual Scientific Session held March 11, 2008 in Chicago, Il. The abstracts were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
The first is: McConnell T.R., Santamore W., Menapace F.J., Bove A., Homko C., Kalyanasundaram A. Differential impact of telemedicine on exercise capacity and body composition in urban and rural underserved populations. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 51 (10):A242, 2008.
The second is: Bove A.A., Santamore W.P., Homko C.J., McConnell T.R., Shirk G., Cross R., Kashem A., Menapace F.J. Communication strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in underserved populations. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 51 (10):A244-A245, 2008.
In addition Dr. McConnell co-authored the following publication: Santamore W.P., Homko C.J., Kashem A., McConnell T.R., Menapace F.J., Bove A.A. Accuracy of blood pressure measurements transmitted through a telemedicine system in underserved populations. Telemedicine and e-Health. 14(4):351-356, 2008.