EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
Master of Public Health, 2019
WARREN WILSON COLLEGE
Bachelor of Science, 2017
Hamilton, A. (2020). “Qualitative Methods in Rapid Turn- Around Health Services Research” Research Talk: Qualitative Research Summer Intensive.
Curry, L. (2021) “Ten Tips on Writing Qualitative Results.” Research Talk
COBH 5250 - Guest Lecturer
Beatty and Ventura. (Spring 2023). “Qualitative Methods Overview.” COBH 5250 Community-based Methods in Public Health
Beatty and Ventura. (Spring 2022). “Qualitative Methods Overview.” COBH 5250 Community-based Methods in Public Health
Community Advisory Board Member, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Research Project Manager, East Tennessee State University; Johnson City, TN
Graduate Research Assistant, East Tennessee State University; Johnson City, TN
CHIP Intern, MAHEC; Asheville, NC
Research Assistant, East Tennessee State University; Johnson City, TN
Research Intern, Warren Wilson College; Asheville, NC
Teacher’s Assistant, Warren Wilson College; Asheville, NC
Beatty, K. E., Hale, N., Khoury, A. J., Smith, M. G., Lee, J., & Ventura, L. M. (2023). Association of Health Insurance with Contraceptive Use and Interpersonal Quality of Contraceptive Care in the Southeast United States. Southern medical journal, 116(4), 358-364. DOI: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000001543.
Roche, K. F., Quinn, M., Mannino, E. A., Ventura, L., Brown, C., Lawson, C. M., Burns, B.J. (2023) A National Survey Assessing the Variability in the Management of Traumatic Cardiac Arrest. The American Surgeon. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/00031348231161089
Beatty, K., Smith M.G., Khoury A., Ventura, L., Ariyo, O., de Jong, J., Surles, K., Rahman, A., Slawson, D. (2022) Telehealth for Contraceptive Care During the Initial Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic at Local Health Departments in Two U.S. States: A Mixed-methods Approach. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. DOI:10.1097/PHH.0000000000001481
Beatty, K., Smith, M., Khoury, A., Ariyo, T., Ventura, L., de Jong, J., Surles, K., Rahman, A., & Slawson, D. (In Press). Telehealth for contraceptive care during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic at local health departments in two U.S. states: A mixed-methods approach. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
Okwori, G., Smith, M. G., Beatty, K., Khoury, A., Ventura, L., & Hale, N. (2021). Geographic Differences in Contraception Provision and Utilization Among Federally Funded Family Planning Clinics in South Carolina and Alabama. The Journal of Rural Health, n/a, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12612
Ventura, L., Beatty, K., Khoury, A., Smith, M. G., Ariyo, T., Slawson, D., & Weber, A. (2021). Contraceptive Access at Federally Qualified Health Centers During the South Carolina Choose Well Initiative: A Qualitative Analysis of Staff Perceptions and Experiences. Women’s Health Reports, 2(1), 608–620. https://doi.org/10.1089/whr.2021.0060
Beatty, K. E., Smith, M. G., Khoury, A. J., Zheng, S., Ventura, L. M., & Okwori, G. (2021). Accessibility of federally funded family planning services in South Carolina and Alabama. Preventive Medicine Reports, 22, 101343.Hiatt, A. C., Hove, A. A., Ward, J. R., Ventura, L., Neufeld, H. S., Boyd, A. E., ... & Murrell, Z. E. (2021). Authentic Research in the Classroom Increases Appreciation for Plants in Undergraduate Biology Students. Integrative and comparative biology, 61(3), 969-980. doi: 10.1093/icb/icab089
Beatty K, Smith MG, Khoury A, de Jong J, Ventura L, Surles K. (2022). Telehealth Services During COVID-19: A Rural/Urban Analysis. National Rural Health Association Conference. Albuquerque, NM.
Smith M, Beatty K, Khoury A, Ventura L, de Jong J. (2022). Telehealth Implementation for Contraceptive Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic at Health Departments in two Southern States: A Mixed Methods Approach. CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference. Chicago, IL.
Adelli R, Beatty K, Smith M, Khoury A, Ventura L, Weber A, de Jong J. (2022). Impact of Training for Contraceptive Provision at Title X Clinics: Evidence from South Carolina. Poster session: American Public Health Association. Boston, MA.
Ventura L, Beatty K, Smith MG, Khoury K, de Jong J, Surles K, Baker K. (2022). Telehealth for Contraceptive Counseling During the COVID-19 Pandemic among Federally Qualified Health Center Clinics. Poster session: Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. <https://plan.core-apps.com/sbm_annual2022/abstract/e4e976d1-fb7d-4ec6-aeb7-aefec9bb8d67
Ventura, L., Beatty, K., Ariyo, O., Slawson, D., Weber, A., Khoury, A., Smith, M. (2021) Availability of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods at Federally-Qualified Health Center Clinics in South Carolina: Facilitators and Barriers. Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Poster Presentation.
Cox, J., Beatty, K., Ventura, L., & de Jong, J. (2021). Telehealth Implementation in Family Planning Clinics in Two Southeastern States During COVID-19. Appalachian Student Research Forum.
Beatty K, Ventura L. (November, 2019) Delivering Reproductive Health Care in the US Southeast: Clinic Policies and Practices. Presentation at Health for Her Seminar, Johnson City, TN.
Ventura, L., Littleton, M.A. (2019). What about food? Food insecurity screening in the clinical setting. PowerPoint Presentation: Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, TN.
Baker, K., Walkosz, B., Berteletti, J., Ventura, L., Peterson, A., Dorgan, K. (2019). Exploring spheres of silence surrounding cervical cancer communication in Appalachian Tennessee. Poster session: Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
Ventura, L., Hiatt, A. (2018). What, when, and how much is enough? Implementing authentic plant-based research in undergraduate biology. Poster session: National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference, San Diego, CA.
Ventura, L., Boyd, A. (2017). Utilizing herbaria specimens to study plant phenology in Southern Appalachia. Poster session: National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference, Saint Louis, MO.
Ventura, L., Holmes, J. (2017). Variation of phyllosphere bacteria on Rhododendron maximum. PowerPoint Presentation: North Carolina Academy of Science, High Point, NC.
Outstanding Abstract Award- Conference Theme; Society of Behavioral Medicine; Women's Health Special Interest Group; 2023 Annual Meeting
Dean’s Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to a Group (2020)
Outstanding Student Award for Community and Behavioral Health (2019)
Elizabeth G. Martin Senior Work Award (2017)
Trainee Co-chair, Women's Health Special Interest Group, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2023-2024)
Vegetable gardening, long distance running, mindfulness, and health equity.