Karen Buhr

Karen Buhr
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General Studies, 112
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237
Biography

Karen Buhr

Degrees

PhD Economics, Carleton University, Ottawa Ontario, 2006
MA Economics, Queens University, Kingston Ontario, 2000
BA Honours Economics, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Manitoba, 1999

Courses Taught

  • HPA 210 - Health Care Payment
  • HPA 211 - Financial Decisions in Health Care Organizations
  • HPA 401 - Comparative Health Care Systems
  • HPA 430 - Health Care Leadership
  • HPA 447 - Financing Health Care
  • HPA 455 - Strategic Planning and Marketing
  • HPA 460 - Human Resource Management in Health Care Organizations

Faculty Scholarly Activities

  1. Buhr, K., & Reading, J. (2019). Social Experiences of Adults Using Online Support Forums to Lose Weight: A Qualitative Content Analysis. Health Education & Behavior, 49(2S). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1090198119859403
Publications

Social Experiences of Adults Using Online Support Forums to Lose Weight: A Qualitative Content Analysis , Health Education & Behavior - 2019

Working bodies: chronic illness in the Canadian workplace, ed. by Sharon-Dale Stone, Valorie A. Crooks, and Michelle Owen - 2015

The body economic: why austerity kills: recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death, by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu. - December, 2013

Access to Medical Care: How do Women in Canada and the United States Compare? - May, 2013

Job satisfaction, workplace stress, unhealthy lifestyle choices, and productivity among Canadian nurses: an empirical study - December 18, 2012

Education

Ph D, Economics, Carleton University

MA, Economics, Queen's University at Kingston

BA, Economics, University of Winnipeg