TY DICKERSON portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Professor (Clinical), Pediatrics

Presentations

  • Umbilikit: A Novel, Sharps-Free Umbilical Cord Cutting Device. Invited Speaker at the 2018 Extreme Affordability Global Health Conference at the Ensign College of Public Health, Kpong, Ghana, West Africa. , , 2018.
  • Invited Speaker: 2016 Komfo Anyoche Teaching Hospital Annual Pediatric Continuing Education Conference, Topic: Managment of Thoracic Empyema in Children. , , 2016.
  • Kuzminski J, St. Clair N, Garfunkel L, Batra M, Butteris S, Schubert C, Howard C, Suchdev P, Dickerson T, Russ C. ACGME Goes Global: Creating An Individualized Curiculum for Residents with Global Health Interests. Joint APPD & COMSEP Curriculum Task Force; APPD/COMSEP 2013 Combined Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA. , , 2013.
  • Butteris S, Schubert C, Batra M, Conway J, Dickerson T, Garfunkel L, Good, B, Howard C, Kuzminski J, Russ C, St. Clair N, Staton D, Suchdev P. Engaging Students and Residents in Global Health. Joint APPD & COMSEP Curriculum Task Force; APPD/COMSEP 2013 Combined Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA. , , 2013.
  • Ty Dickerson, MD, MPH. Improving Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health in Low-Resource Settings. University of Utah School of Medicine, Center for Global Surgery, 2013 Multidisciplinary Conference: Extreme Affordability. Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2013.
  • Dickerson T, Crookston B & Cutting A. Ghana Global Health Study Abroad: A Multi-disciplinary Approach, University of Utah Global Health Alliance: 2011 Global Health Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2011.
  • Dickerson T, Global Child Health: An Overview, University of Utah Global Health Alliance 2010 Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2010.
  • Dickerson T. and Dixon B. Glucocorticoid Regulation of Bradykinin Receptor-Binding in Ileal Smooth Muscle. Presented at Kinins-Munich ’91, Munich, Germany. , , 1991.
  • Paper & Oral Presentation: Taylor M, Ibrahim L, Strait J, Nyamadi G, Kim E, Yosangfo B, Parsons L, Agyekum OE, Marfo Boaheng J, Amuasi J, Ansong D, Rivette B, Dickerson T, Crookston B. Understanding the Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Approach: Case Study in Ghana (accepted 9/2012). Southern Utah University Sargon Heinrich Global Engagement Center 2013 Academic Conference. , , 2012.
  • Abstract and Oral Presentation; Dickerson T, Crookston B, Simonsen S, Sheng X, Nkoy F. 18th Annual Global Health Education Consortium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 3-5, 2009. , , 2009.
  • Abstract and Oral Presentation: Dickerson T. Community-based Newborn Care in Rural Tibet. Brigham Young University Annual Global Maternal and Child Health Conference, Provo, Utah, March 20, 2009. , , 2009.
  • Soliman, Gelek, Zhang, Murray T, Samen A, Kristensen S, Fernandez D, Dickerson T, Pelto G, Craig S, Rains A, Dye T. A Participatory Approach to Improving Nutritional Literacy and Practice in Tibet: A Model for Interconceptional Nutritional Strategies in Remote Communities. Presented at The Second International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World, Beijing, China, September 11-14, 2005. , , 2005.
  • CSommer, T Dickerson, S Obiri-Yeboah, BA Frimpong, S Gyamfi, A Boyce, T Boyd, S Joi, E Ker, A Palmer, E Taylor, S Benson. A Qualitative Analysis of Factors Impacting Comprehensive Cleft Care for Persons with Cleft Lip and Palate in Kumasi, Ghana  CUGH 2019. Poster session presented at Accepted for presentation at the 9th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, New York, NY. U.S.A. Poster, Presented, 2019.
  • R Tsolinas, An Conlin, AS Bonsu Baawuah, A Davis, A Wereko, U Khachoomian, GA Acheampong, T Corsetti, CA Oduro, PA Fofie Siaw, S Boyack, YO Opare-Addo, H Russell, AO Amoah, A Court, N Antwi-Boasiako Ansong, OOfori Nyarko, DAnsong, R Buxton, T Dickerson, S Benson. Carbapenem Resistance in Community Latrines in the Barekese Subdistrict of Ghana Rachel Tsolinasa, Ashlyn Conlina, Adwoa Serwaa Bonsu Baawuahb, Andrea Davisa, Andrews Werekob, Uonita Khachoomiana, Grace Araba Acheampongb, Tana Corsettia, Charlotte Afful Odurob, Prince Andrews Fofie Siawa, Sara Boyackb, Yaw Obeng Opare-Addob, Hailey Russella, Amma Ofosua Amoahb, Ashley Courta, Nana Antwi-Boasiako Ansongb, Obed Ofori Nyarkob, Daniel Ansongb, Rebecca Buxtona, Ty Dickersona, Scott Benson. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Chelsea Sommer MS, CCC-SLP, Ali Palmer, Solomon Obiri-Yeboah MD, DMD, Barbara Amponsah Frimpong RN, Seth Gyamfi SW, Lynda Akalazu, Priscilla Ashley, Amy Ballard, Gabriel Banini, Aubree Boyce BS, Taylor Boyd, Sheri Joi BS, Ophelia Jonfia-Essien, Emma Ker, Opoku Klinsmann, Sienkaah McAnthony, Eunice Owusu, Ellie Taylor, Yaw Sakyi-Aidoo, Claudia-Esther Tetteh, Scott Benson MD, PhD, MPH & Ty Dickerson MD, MPH. Barriers and Facilitators to Comprehensive Craniofacial Care in Ghana: Findings From a Focus Group of Medical Providers on a Multidisciplinary Craniofacial Team in Kumasi, Ghana. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • M Harris, A Birdsall, M Birdsall, C Sparks, S Benson, T Dickerson. The Perception and Mangement of Acute and Chronic Pain in Rural Ghana . 7th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference, April 9-11, 2016. Poster session presented at 8th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference April 7-9, 2017, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • B Espiritu, OA Owusu, S Imanbekova, E Cryer1, R Heyrend, S Connor, B Pearson, R Gilfillan, C Jensen, E Amuzu, JM Boaheng, R Buxton, LS Benson, D Ansong, TT Dickerson. THE PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AMONG RURAL GHANAIANS B Espiritu1, OA Owusu2, S Imanbekova1, E Cryer1, R Heyrend1 , S Connor1, B Pearson1, R Gilfillan1, C Jensen1, E Amuzu3, JM Boaheng2, R Buxton1, LS Benson1, D Ansong2,3, TT Dickerson1. Poster session presented at University of Utah School of Medicine 2016 Global Health Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Nyberg A, Nielson EI, Asibey O, Ansong D, Dickerson TT, Afriyie V, Benson S. Impacts and Challenges of Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) Facilities in Rural Ghana. Poster session presented at Consortium for Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Boston, MA, USA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Kemp A, Nitamoah Y, Chris-Koka A, Montgomery GG, Yeboah T, Benson LS, Ansong D, Dickerson TT. Storage and Disposal of Poisons in Rural Ghana: Community Perceptions and Perspectives. Poster session presented at Consortium for Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Boston, MA, USA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Klc TR, Ames S, Ansong D, Asibey O, Benson LS, Dickerson TT. Cultural Norms, Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in Rural Ghana. Poster session presented at Consortium for Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Boston, MA, USA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • St Clair N, Arora G, Batra M, Butteris S, Condurache T, Dickerson T, Houser L, Kuzminski K, Pitt M, Rodgers G, Russ C, Schubert C, Stickney C.. Individualizing Beyond Six Educational Units: Incorporating Global Health into all Residency Rotations. Poster session presented at Poster presentation at the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting. April, 2014., Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Willardson SL, McNerny BE, Dickerson TT, Benson LS, Manortey SO, Ansong D, Boakye I, Marfo J, Arhin B, Alder SC. Using a multi-theoretical model to design supplementation interventions. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Wiedmeier JE, Whipple NS, Brown A, Hill KM, Holman M, Vandenberghe R, Gray-Cooper, OM, Ansong D, Alder SC, Dickerson TT. Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness in Kumasi, Ghana. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Fletcher L, Thomas S, Taylor A, Fleming K, Morse R, Durstler A, Asante N, Ameyaw E, Mantebea A, Abdulai AR, Agyemang-Yeboah D, , Ansong D, Benson S, Dickerson T, Alder SC. A Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach to knowledge, attitudes, and practice of water, sanitation, and hygiene in rural Ghana. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Thomas S, Taylor A, Fletcher L, Fleming K, Morse R, Dursteler A, Asante N, Ameyaw E, Mantebea A, Abdulai AR, Agyemang-Yeboah D, Ansong D, Benson S, Dickerson T, Alder SC. Hygiene Practices and Level of Education in Rural Ghana. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Wilkinson J, Mayer J, Warner EL, D Balkcom D, M McDowell M, L Amaya L, Philip Boadi Frimpong PB, Ernest Martey E, Rosemary Kodjie R, Josephine Opoku Buabeng JO, Alberta Ampomah A, Gibil Reuben G, Samuel Asare S, Salma Mamani S, Frimpong PG, Mensah A, Apeatu J, Osei H, Dei DD, Boakye E, Aikins M, Cutting A, Benson S, Marfo J, Ansong D, Dickerson T. Unintentional Home Poisoning Among Children in Rural Ghana: A Community Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Taylor A, Thomas S, Fletcher L, Fleming K, Morse R, Dursteler A, Asante N, Ameyaw E, Mantebea A, Abdulai AR, Agyemang-Yeboah D, Ansong D, Benson S, Dickerson T, Alder SC. Water, Sanitation and Understanding of Germ Theory in Rural Ghana. Poster session presented at University of Utah Global Health Conference 2013; Exploring Global Health Issues Through Sustainability & Education, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Krakowiak-Redd D, Klanderud D, Tran S, Goodwin K, Ansong D, Dickerson T, Crookston BT. Family Planning in a Rural sub-District in Ghana: Side Effect Fears and Misuse of a Medication as Emergency Contraception. Poster session presented at 2001 International Conference on Family Planning, Dakar, Senagal. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Vlasic KE, Carey AL, Ware AL, Clark JS, Sovereen-Thelin CA, Antwi-Boasiakoh E, Bonsu CO, Asante SK, Kodwo KB, Asare S, Sarpong AK, Crookston BT, Alder SC, Dickerson T. Exploring the indirect determinants of mortality in young children in the Barekese sub-district, Ghana. Poster session presented at Global Health Education Consortium Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Miya T, Taylor B, Willardson S, Copling L, Meidell E, Platt A, Woodruff S, Ansong D, Boakye I, Marfo J, Alder S, Crookston B, Dickerson T. Evaluating general micronutrient intake in rural Ghanaian women using Diet Diversity and Food Variety Scores. Poster session presented at Global Health Education Consortium Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Willardson SL, Wilson JS, McNerny BE, Alston HE, Healy CA, Konadu A, Aggrey MN, Bueler EL, Ansong D, Crookston BT, Dickerson T, Alder SC. Identification of physical and social barriers and appropriate behavioral cues to promote daily multivitamin supplementation in rural Ghana. Poster session presented at Global Health Education Consortium Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Hill PR, Acheampong K, Addae C, Adusah NA, Awuah C, Benjamin B, Boucher D, Langford H, Lartey K, Morrow T, Philip TK, Theobald H, Tsorgali J, Arhin B, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Crookston B, Ansong D, Dickerson T. Evaluating Elder Health in the Barekuma Sub-district of Ghana. Poster session presented at Global Health Education Consortium Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Crookston BT, Gyampomah T, Kucera J, Boakye I, Arnold M, Dela-Agbah D, Batt R, Amuasi J, McDevitt M, Miya T, Manortey S, Dickerson T, Alder S, Hale D & Ansong D.. Intestinal Parasitic Infections Among Children from a Rural Community near Kumasi, Ghana. Poster session presented at Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration; Sponsored by Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Poster, Presented, 2010.
  • Dickerson T, Crookston B, Simonsen S, Sheng X, Nkoy F.. Pregnancy and Village Outreach Tibet (PAVOT): A Community- And Home-Based Maternal Newborn Health Outreach Program in Rural Tibet. Poster, Presented, 2009.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Willardson SL, Dickerson TT, Wilson JS, Ansong D, Bueler E, Boakye I, Marfo J, Arhin B, Alder SC (date unknown). Forming a supplement intervention using a multi-theoretical behavior model. Vol. 37, 831-40. Accepted, .
  • Crookston BT, Penny ME, Alder SC, Dickerson TT, Merrill RM, Stanford JB, Porucznik CA, Dearden KA (date unknown). Children who recover from early stunting and children who are not stunted demonstrate similar levels of cognition. Vol. 140, 1996-2001. Accepted, .
  • Crookston BT, Dearden KA, Alder SC, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Merrill RM, Dickerson TT, Penny ME (date unknown). Impact of early and concurrent stunting on cognition. Vol. 7, 397-409. Accepted, .
  • Krakowiak-Redd D, Ansong D, Otupiri E, Tran S, Klanderud D, Boakye I, Dickerson T, Crookston B (date unknown). Family planning in a sub-district near Kumasi, Ghana: side effect fears, unintended pregnancies and misuse of a medication as emergency contraception. Vol. 15, 121-32. Accepted, .
  • Laggis, C. W., Secrest, A. M., Agyei, M., Simister, S., Davis, A. N., Dickerson, T., & Rhoads, J. L. (date unknown). The Impact of Skin Disease on Quality of Life in Rural Communities of Ghana. Vol. 4, 417-423. Accepted, .
  • D Ansong, D Tawfik, E Williams, S Benson, I Nyanor, I Boakye, C Obirikorang, L Sallah, B Arhin, J Boaheng, E Amuzu, O Asibey,T Dickerson (date unknown). Suboptimal vaccination rates in rural Ghana despite positive caregiver attitudes towards vaccination. Vol. 2, 7-15. Accepted, .
  • Williams EA, Keenan KE, Ansong D, Simpson LM, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Awuah D, Nkyi CA, Arhin B, Dickerson TT (date unknown). The Burden and Correlates of Hypertension in Rural Ghana: A Cross-sectional Study. Vol. 7, 123-128. Accepted, .
  • Okyere B, Owusu-Ofori A, Ansong D, Buxton R, Benson S, Osei-Akoto A, Owiredu EW, Adjei C, Xorse Amuzu E, Marfo Boaheng J, Dickerson T (date unknown). Point prevalence of asymptomatic Plasmodium infection and the comparison of microscopy, rapid diagnostic test and nested PCR for the diagnosis of asymptomatic malaria among children under 5 years in Ghana. Vol. 15, e0232874. Accepted, .
  • Long KN, Long PM, Pinto S, Crookston BT, Gren LH, Mihalopoulos NL, Dickerson TT, Alder SC (date unknown). Development and validation of the Indian Adolescent Health Questionnaire. Vol. 59, 231-42. Accepted, .
  • Manortey S, Carey A, Ansong D, Harvey R, Good B, Boaheng J, Crookston B, Dickerson T (date unknown). Verbal autopsy: an analysis of the common causes of childhood death in the Barekese sub-district of Ghana. Vol. 2, e18. Accepted, .
  • Manortey S, Alder S, Crookston B, Dickerson T, VanDerslice J, Benson S (date unknown). Social Deterministic Factors to Participation in the National Health Insurance Scheme in the Context of Rural Ghanaian Setting. Vol. 5, 352. Accepted, .
  • Williams E, Ansong D, Alder S, Benson S, Campbell S, MacDonald K, Miya T, Boakye I, Boaheng J, Amuzu E, Owusu O, Nyanor I, Arhin B, Dickerson T. (date unknown). Silent Crisis: Epidemic Hypertension in Rural West Africa. Vol. 3. Accepted, .
  • Dickerson T, Crookston B, Simonsen SE, Sheng X, Samen A, Nkoy F (date unknown). Pregnancy and Village Outreach Tibet: a descriptive report of a community- and home-based maternal-newborn outreach program in rural Tibet. Vol. 24, 113-27. Accepted, .
  • Dickerson T, Fernandez D, Tophyal, Samen A, Gelek, Nyima, Pelto G, Craig S, Dye T (date unknown). From Butter Tea to Pepsi: A Rapid Appraisal of Food Preferences, Procurement Sources, and Dietary Diversity in a Contemporary Tibetan Township. Vol. 47, 229-2253. Accepted, .
  • Manortey S, VanDerslice J, Alder S, Henry KA, Crookston B, Dickerson T, Benson S (date unknown). Spatial Analysis of Factors Associated with Household Subscription to the National Health Insurance Scheme in Rural Ghana. Vol. 5, 353. Accepted, .
  • Crookston BT, Alder SC, Boakye I, Merrill RM, Amuasi JH, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Dickerson TT, Dearden KA, Hale DC, Sylverken J, Snow BS, Osei-Akoto A, Ansong D (date unknown). Exploring the relationship between chronic undernutrition and asymptomatic malaria in Ghanaian children. Vol. 9, 39. Accepted, .
  • Pucillo, EM, O’Bryan, EC, Huish, MB, Tate, Q, Dickerson, TT (date unknown). Global health and disability: a review and call to action for all rehabilitation professions. Accepted, .
  • Nelson JR, Ess RH, Dickerson TT, Gren LH, Benson LS, Manortey SO, Alder SC (date unknown). Strategies to increase rural maternal utilization of skilled health personnel for childbirth delivery in low- and middle-income countries: a narrative review. (pp. 2058170). Vol. 15. Accepted, .