Keya Sen, Assistant Professor

Address: HCN 203
Phone:
Email: keya.sen@mnsu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Dynamic educator with over 5 years teaching and research experience in the U.S. and 13 years in India
  • Instructor for Public Health, Community Health Education and Promotion
  • Health Informatics and Health Service Administration in both face to face and online environments at the graduate and undergraduate level

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • Administration and Grant Writing in Health Education
  • Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation in Health Education
  • Health and Environment

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Community engaged research
  • Psychosocial issues in health and wellbeing of older adults
  • Environmental toxicants and child health outcomes

 SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

  • Sen, K. and Ingman, S. (2021) The Elder Health Information Technology Framework for Geriatric Care in Rural India: A Policy Initiative. Communications and Network, 13, 12-24. doi.org/10.4236/cn.2021.131002
  • Sen, K., & Prybutok, G. (2019). A quality mobility program reduces elderly social isolation.Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 1-13 doi:10.1080/01924788.2019.1700881
  • Amini, R., Chee, K. H., Sen, K., & Ingman, S. R. (2020). Elder Care in Iran: A Case with a Unique Demographic Profile. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 1–15. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2020.1722896
  • Sen, K., (2020). The Social Impact of the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Sustainable Communities Review

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

  • Moore, A., Sen, K., and Other Authors, "Depression, social vigilance, and physical health symptoms and sensations among sexual minority aging adults in Texas" under first round review, Community Mental Health Journal
  • Sen, K , “Determinants of Social Inclusion and their Effect on the Wellbeing of Older Adults” Paper presentation at the Gerontological Society of America, 75th Annual Conference, Nov 4-8, 2020
  • Sen, K , “The Impact of Digital Technology on the Social Wellbeing of Older adults: A Systematic Literature Review” Paper presentation at the Minnesota Society for Public Health Education, Annual Summit, Oct 22, 2020
  • Sen, K , “Barriers related to health and wellbeing of LGBTQ older adults living with HIV” Proceedings Abstract & Presentation at the Southern Gerontological Society, 41st Annual Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, April 14-18, 2020
  • Sen, K , “Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Reserve among Elderly Women” Proceedings Abstract & Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute, South West Region, 50th Annual Conference, San Antonio, Mar. 12-15, 2020
  • Sen, K, Prybutok,V, Senn, W, & Prybutok, G, “Social Engagement and Elderly Health” Proceedings Abstract & Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute 50th Annual Conference, Louisiana, Nov. 23-25, 2019
  • Sen, K, & Muppaneni,B, “Elder Behavioral Health” Poster Presentation at Texas Public Health Association, San Antonio, TX, Mar, 16-19 2019
  • Sen, K, “Exposure Control Plan (Blood Borne Pathogens Program)” Proceedings Paper and Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute, South West Region 49th Annual Conference, Houston, Mar. 13-15, 2019
  • Sen, K, Prybutok, G “Transportation and Elder Social Isolation” Proceedings Abstract & Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute 49th Annual Conference, Chicago, Nov. 17-19, 2018
  • Sen, K, “Health Reform and Health Equity” RWJF Center for Health Policy Summer Institute, Meharry Medical College, TN, June. 4-18, 2018
  • Sen, K, Prybutok, G “The Value of a Community Based Mobility Improvement Program in Addressing Social Isolation Among the Elderly", Proceedings Abstract & Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region 45th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Mar. 7-10, 2018
  • Sen, K, Turner,K “Programs on Behavioral Health” Presentation at the Community Summit, Denton County, Oct 11, 2017

 SELECTED AWARDS

  • Best Paper Award 2019, “Exposure Control Plan (Blood Borne Pathogens Program) For the Environmental Health and Safety Office at SUNY Cortland” at the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region
  • Best Speaker 2018, “Health Reform and Health Equity” RWJF Center for Health Policy Summer Institute, TN
  • Distinguished member award, "All India Pupils Performance Analyst" for Indian School Certificate Examinations, India
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