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Deborah Wingert, Ph.D.


Violence Prevention Research Coordinator
Center for Violence Prevention and Control
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Box 807, UMHC 420-Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Telephone: 612/624-1449
Telefax: 612/626-0650
Email: winge007@tc.umn.edu

Academic Degrees | Professional Experience | Collegiate Assigments
Affiliations | Publications and Professional Contributions | Presentations
Current Research

Academic Degrees

Ph. D., 1979
Utah State University, Logan, Utah; Special Education, (Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation)/Instructional Technology
M.S., 1977
Utah State University, Logan, Utah; Special Education


B.S., 1971
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Art Education, K-12
Teaching Certification:
1977: Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: K-12 (Utah State University, Logan, Utah)
1973: Elementary Education: 1-6 (Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah)
1971: Art Education: K-12 (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Professional Experience

1994-Present
Violence Prevention Research Coordinator/Research Project Director, University of Minnesota

1986-Present
Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas

1983-Present
Education Specialist, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1986
Adjunct Professor, St. Mary's College, Winona, Minnesota

1984-1986
Special Education Consultant, Minnesota Valley Special Education Cooperative

1984
National Learning Disabilities Research Symposium Coordinator, Minnesota State Department of Education, St.Paul, Minnesota

1983-1984
Educational Researcher and Evaluator, Minnesota State Department of Education, St. Paul, Minnesota

1982-1983
Research Director of Statewide Learning Disabilities Project, Minnesota State Department of Education, St. Paul, Minnesota

1980-1982
Subject Matter Expert/Instructional Technology Product Designer and Developer, Minnesota Computer Companies, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1979-1981
Special Education Coordinator, Watertown, Minnesota

1976-1979
Research Assistant/Instructional Program Designer, Exceptional Child Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

1972-1976
Elementary Teacher, Salt Lake City Public Schools, Salt Lake City, Utah

1971-1972
Art Instructor, K-Adult, Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Collegiate Assignments

University Learning and Human Development Technology (LHDT) Internship Supervisor, University Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) committee chair, reader and oral exam committee member. Courses taught: Introduction to Applied Cognitive Technology (Future Directions in Education), Individualized Instruction, Theories of Cognition for Instruction, Instructional Systems Design, Educational Program Evaluation and Research, Curriculum Materials for the Learning Disabled (St. Mary's College), Specific Learning Disability Methods for Middle and High School Students (St. Mary's College).

Affiliations

Phi Delta Kappa, Member
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Member

Publications and Professional Contributions

McGovern, P., Gerberich, S., Kochevar, L., Nachreiner, N., and Wingert, D. (1998). A Survey of Community-Based Violence Prevention and Control Efforts in Minnesota. Journal of Public Health Policy, 19(2), 219-31.

Gerberich, S., McGovern, P., Kochevar, L., Wingert, D., and Nachreiner, N. (1997) Violence Prevention and Control Research and Programmatic Efforts in Minnesota: The Next Step. Center for Violence Prevention and Control, University of Minnesota.

Wingert, D. (1991). Positive Qualities Parents Can Share With Their Children. Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Wingert, D. (1985). Neuropsychological, Electrophysiological, Neuroendocrinological, and Genetic Methods in the Service of Learning Disabilities Research. Research Report, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota.

Wingert, D. (1980). The Use of High School Paraprofessional Tutors with Programmed Tutorial Materials to Instruct Learners with Handicaps. Doctoral Dissertation. Dissertation Abstracts International.

Wingert, D. (1979). Leisure Time Activity: The Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled. Technical Report, Utah State University.

Wingert, D. (1978). Instructional Packages: Implications for Meeting the Needs of the Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled. Technical Report, Utah State University.

Wingert, D. (1978). Utah Resource Directory for the Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled. Utah State University.

Wingert, D. (1978). Procedures for Developing a Resource Directory of Services for the Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled. Technical Report, Utah State Univesity.

Wingert, D. (1977). Using the Englemann-Becker Tutorial Series in the Elementary Classroom for the Emotionally Handicapped. Technical Research Report, Utah State University.

Wingert, D. (1977-1980). Parent-Teacher Manuals. Exceptional Child Center, Utah State University:
Leisure Time Activities for the Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled
Parent Guide to Packages
A Language Program for Naming Common Objects
Beginning Spelling
Verbal Sound Drills
Beginning Language Skills

Presentations

"Evaluation Decisions" at the Allina Health System Project REACH Evaluation Seminar; St. Paul, Minnesota, 1997.

"Parenting Tips/Strategies for Parents of Learning Disabled Children" at the MACLD Conference; Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1984.

"Learning Disabilities Project: Identification Criteria/Procedural Analysis" for the Learning Disabilities Coordinators/Learning Disabilities Behavior Task Force Group; Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1983.

"Educating the Mildly Handicapped in Regular Classes: Management Strategies, " Minnesota Valley Special Education Cooperative, 1980.

"Education of the Handicapped" (St. Cloud State University extension), 1979.

"Procedural Safeguards and Due Process," Videotape for Teachers, Utah State University, 1979.

"The Use of High School Paraprofessional Tutors with Programmed Tutorial Materials to Instruct Elementary Learners with Handicaps" at the Institute of Research for Learning Disabilities, University of Minnesota, 1979.

"Instructional Packages: Programming for the Needs of the Aging and Aged Developmentally Disabled" at the National AADD Consortium, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1978 (served as AADD Consortium Conference Coordinator).

"The Child Study Team," Videotape for Teachers, Utah State University, 1977.

"Professional Commitment" at the Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society, Utah State University, 1977.

Current Research

1998-1999
Violence Prevention and Control: Research, Theory, and Application. Funding /Support: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA). Purpose: To develope, implement, and evaluate the first interdisciplinary, graduate-level course in violence prevention at the University of Minnesota. (Principal Faculty: Susan Gerberich, Ph.D.; Co-Faculty: Deborah Wingert, Ph.D.; Patricia McGovern, Ph.D.)
1995-1998
Violence Prevention Research Initiative. Funding /Support: Graduate School, University of Minnesota. Purpose: To facilitate community-based research in violence. (Principal Investigator/Director: Susan Gerberich, Ph.D.; Co-Investigators: Mary Braddock, M.D.; Aparna Anderson, Ph.D.; Deborah Wingert, Ph.D.; Laura Kochevar, Ph.D.)
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