East Carolina University
 
College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Health Services and Information Management


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Dr. Bonita Sasnett, EdD, is an associate professor with the Department of Health Services and Information Management in the College of Allied Health at East Carolina University located in Greenville, North Carolina.  Dr. Sasnett is a graduate of East Carolina University and holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and a master degree in Health Education.  Dr. Sasnett's work experience includes didactic and experiential teaching.  Other work experiences include program director for a community outreach interdisciplinary educational program and assistant administrator for a home health agency.  Her area of interest is interdisciplinary health sciences education.

 

EDUCATION
EdD - East Carolina University –Leadership in Higher Education 2006
MAED - East Carolina University – Health Education 1996
BSBA - East Carolina University – Business Administration 1975


TEACHING INTERESTS

Interdisciplinary Education
 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Interdisciplinary Health Science Education
Service Learning
Professionalism

 

COURSES TAUGHT AT GRADUATE LEVEL

Interdisciplinary Rural Health Training Program – taught graduate students from different allied health programs in an experiential learning program 

 

HONORS & AWARDS 
2009-2010 – Laupus Faculty Author Recognition Awards

 

SCHOLARSHIP: PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATION IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS

Publications
Sasnett, B. S. & Ross, T. K. (2011).  Does Interprofessional Education Including Reflection Impact Course Performance? Journal of Health Administration Education. 29(2) 155-162.

Campbell, R. J. & Sasnett, B. (2011).  Using Service Learning to Teach Teamwork and Peer Learning Skills to Health Services and Information Management Students.   Journal of Health Administration Education. (28)2 95-113.

Royal, P. D. & Sasnett, B. S. (2010).  Building a Writing Curriculum for Allied Health Professional Students. Journal of Health Administration Education. 27(1)45-39.

Sasnett, B. S., Royal, P. D., & Ross, T. K. (2010).  Community Education Clarifies Career Choice in an Allied Health Professions Course.   Journal of Allied Health.  39 (4)

Sasnett, B. S., Royal, P. D., & Ross, T. K. (2010).  Introduction of a Cultural Training Experience into an Interdisciplinary Health Science Education Program.   Journal of Allied Health.3 9(2):E55-60.  

Royal, P., Sasnett, B. S., & Greer, A. (2009).  The Service Learning Impact of Interdisciplinary Students in Rural Communities.   Community Works Journal.  

Lynch, D. C., Greer, A. G., Larson, L. C. , Cummings, D. M. , Harriett, B. S. , Kristen Springer Dreyfus, Maria C. Clay, (2003).  Descriptive Metaevaluation- Case Study of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum.   Evaluation & the Health Professions, 26 (4), 447-461.  

Harriett, B. S., Cummings, D. M., & Dreyfus, K. S. (2003).  Evolution of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum.   Journal of Allied Health, 32 (4), 285-290.

 

Royal, P., Sasnett, B. S. , & Greer, A. (2009).  The Service Learning Impact of Interdisciplinary Students in Rural Communities. Community Works Journal.

 

Sasnett, B. (2008). Interdisciplinary Health Science Education Leadership, Germany:  VDM Publishing

 

Sasnett, B. & Clay, M. (2008).  Leadership Styles in Interdisciplinary Health Science Education. Journal of Interprofessional  Care.

 

Sasnett, B. S. & Ross, T. (2007).  Leadership Frames and Perceptions of Effectiveness among Health Information Management Program Directors. Perspectives in Health Information Management, 4 (8).

 

International Presentations

Greer, A. G., Clay, M. C. , Sasnett, B. S. , Royal, P., Welch, A., Doyle M. Cummings, (2008, May). Ironing Out the Uneven Power Differentials in IPE: Vertical Integration in Education. Presented at All Together Better Health IV Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Sasnett, B. S. & Clay, M. C. (2008, May). Leadership Styles of Interdisciplinary Health Science Education Leaders.   Presented at All Together Better Health IV Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Harriett, B. S., Royal, P., & Greer, A. G. (2004, May). Engagement Pegagogy: As a Model of Cultural Learning for Interdisciplinary Students.   Presented at All Together Better Health II Conference, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

 

Royal, P., Harriett, B. S. , & Greer, A. G. (2004, May). The Service Learning Impact of Interdisciplinary Students in Rural Communities.   Presented at All Together Better Health II Conference, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.  

 

National

Greer, A. G., Bringoff, J., Sasnett, B. S. , Royal, P., & Clay, M. C. (2007, October). Qualitative Study of Student Thoughts on an Interdisciplinary Rural Health Rotation.   Presented at University of Minnesota Academic Health Center and the Canadian Interprofessional Collaborative Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Harriett, B. S., Royal, P., & Greer, A. (2005, September). Service Learning Education: Community Campus Partnership.   Presented at Midwest Consortium for Service Learning in Higher Education, Vermillion, South Dakota