Albert Botchway, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

    About me

    Gender

    Male

    Education & training

    Undergraduate Degree
    Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL - PhD: Applied Psychology - 2013
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen Norway - MPhil Health Promotion - 2004
    University of Ghana, Ghana - BA Psychology - 2000

    Academic Location

    Academic Office

    201 E Madison Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Mail Code: 9664

    Publications

    Publications
    Vogler CN, Sattovia S, Salazar LY, Leung TI, Botchway A. Assessing outcomes of educational videos in-group visits for patients with chronic pain at an academic primary care clinic. Postgraduate Medicine, 2017 [Epub ahead of print] http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00325481.2017.1324228

    Duong M, Botchway A, dela Cruz J, Austin R, McDaniel K, Jaeger C. Skin to Intramuscular Compartment Thigh Measurement by Ultrasound in Pediatric Population. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2017;0(0). DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2016.12.32279

    Jenkins WD, Botchway A. Young adults with depression are at increased risk of sexually transmitted disease. Prev Med. 2016 Jul;88:86-9. PubMed PMID: 27058942. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.03.020

    Bowen DK, Butcher MJ, Botchway A, McVary KT. Counseling on sexual side effects from TURP. Can J Urol. 2015;22(6):8063-8.*

    Voss B, El-Othmani MM, Schnur A, Botchway A, Mihalko WM, Saleh KJ. A Meta-analysis comparing all-polyethylene tibial component to metal-backed tibial component in total knee arthroplasty: Assessing survivorship and functional outcomes. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2015 Aug 29; [Epub ahead of print].

    Butcher MJ, Welliver RC, Sadowski D, Botchway A, Köhler, TS. How is delayed ejaculation defined and treated in North America? Andrology. 2015; 3(3): 626-631.

    Zahnd WE, Rogers V, Smith T, Ryherd SJ, Botchway A, Steward DE. Gender-Specific Relationships between Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Obesity in Elementary School Student. Preventive Medicine. 2015; 81: 138-141. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.08.021*

    Nafstad, HE, Blakar, RM, Botchway, A, Bruer, SE, Filkukova, P, Rand-Hendriksen, K. Communal values and individualism in our era of globalization. In Knoop HH, & Fave AD, eds. Well-being and cultures: Perspectives from positive psychology.New York, NY: Springer Publishers; 2013: 51-69. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4611-4_4

    Nafstad, HE, Blakar, RM, Botchway A, & Rand-Hendriksen, K. Globalization, Ideologies and well-being: A study of a West African and a North European society. Journal of Positive Psychology. 2009; 4(4): 305-315.

    Published proceedings
    Botchway, A & Jenkins, W. (2015). Rural-urban differences in quitline use: A statewide analysis of the Illinois tobacco quitline. Annals of Epidemiology, 25(9), 710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.06.042

    Botchway, A & Jenkins, W. (2015). Rural-urban differences in quitline use: A statewide analysis of the Illinois tobacco quitline. Annals of Epidemiology, 25(9), 710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.06.042

    Botchway, A & Jenkins, W. (2015). Predicting emergency department visits for Asthma: A Poisson regression analyses using data from the 2012 Asthma Call Back Survey. Annals of Epidemiology, 25 (9), 715. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.06.063

    Botchway, A. (2004). Talking about sex and AIDS in Ghanaian homes. E-journal of the International AIDS Society, July, 1, (1), D11065.
    Technical Reports

    Botchway, A. & Jenkins, W. (2015). Alzheimer's competency assessment survey. Report submitted to the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Atlanta GA.
    Onwuameze, O & Botchway, A. (2015). A pilot study of an intervention to reduce emergency department admissions and hospitalization for mental health patients - Phase I. Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Springfield IL

    Botchway, A. (2011). Evaluation of American Red Cross training workshops. Report submitted to the Southern Illinois Red Cross, Murphysboro Illinois.

    Botchway, A., Klotz, J., Newberry, M., Nadler, D., Ramsey, A., & Stockdale, M. (2011). Task analysis of civil service positions in the SIU College of Liberal Arts. Report submitted to the Southern Illinois University.

    Botchway, A., Garczynski, A., Green, M., Agrawal, M., Haider, J., Bellamy, J., Kim, K., & Cho, J. (2011). Building a community of data users: Lessons from the ‘Making Connections’ survey. Report presented to the Making Connections Team at NORC at the University of Chicago.

    Chance, R., Botchway, A., Cameron, S., Lambertus, J., & Lowery, M. (2011). Evaluation of Carbondale school district 95 summer reading and math academy. Report submitted to the Carbondale City Council, Illinois.

    Nyugen, D., Berry, S., Tincher, C., Botchway, A., Nadler, D., Klotz, J., Lambertus, J. & Hellstrom, I. (2010). Development and reliability analysis of 400 mechanical reasoning test items. Report submitted to SHL-Previsor, Minneapolis.

    Grants

    2016 - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Title: Pitocin exposure during labor and subsequent diagnosis of autism
    Role: Statistician/Evaluator

    2016 - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Title: Hospitalization among individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Role: Statistician

    2014-2016 - Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Springfield IL
    Title: A pilot study of an intervention to reduce emergency department admissions and hospitalization for mental health patients
    Role: Statistician

    2014-2016 -  Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Springfield IL
    Title: Assessing outcomes of chronic pain patients using educational videos at an educational general internal medicine clinic
    Role: Statistical consultant

    2014 –2015 - Illinois Department of Public Health
    Title: Addressing Rural Cancer Disparities: Understanding Smokeless Tobacco Use in Rural Illinois
    Role: Co-Investigator

    2014 –2015 - CDC/National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
    Subcontract to the Illinois Department of Public
    Title: Public health competencies to address cognitive health and impairment
    Role: Survey instrument development

    2011 - American Red Cross of Southern Illinois
    Title: Evaluation of American Red Cross training workshops
    Role: Evaluator

    2011 - Anne E Casey Foundation
    Title: Building a community of data users: Lessons from the "Making Connections" survey
    Role: Evaluation team member

    2011 - College of Liberal Arts, Southern Illinois University
    Title: Task analyses of civil service positions in the Southern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts
    Role: Consultant

    2011 - City Council of Carbondale, Illinois
    Title: Evaluation of Carbondale school district 95 summer and math academy
    Role: Consultant

    2011 - Saint Louis Organizational Development Network, Missouri (SLODN)
    Title: SLODN membership survey
    Role: Consultant

    2010 - SHL-Previsor Minneapolis
    Title: Development and inter-rater reliability analysis of 400 mechanical reasoning test items
    Role: Test item writer

    Awards

    2016 Scholarship to attend training on optimization of behavioral and bio behavioral interventions, sponsored by the NIH National Institute of Drug Abuse

    2014 Conference travel award for Early Career Prevention Scientists, Society for Prevention Research

    2013 Conference travel award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

    2012 & 2013 Scholarship and travel award, Society for Multivariate and Experimental Psychology

    2012 Conference travel award, Midwestern Psychological Association