Peter B Scal

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PhD projects

Self-Management for Youth with Epilepsy - a 5 year project to develop and test an online self-management program for adolescents, including collection and analysis of focus group and survey data (2014-2019)

Oral Health in Minnesota for Children with Special Health Care Needs. This is a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2016-2019)

Motivation for self-management

1991 …2023

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research Interest Keywords

  • Health services
  • Youth Health
  • Transition to adulthood
  • Health care transition
  • Adolescent and young adult health
  • chronic conditions
  • juvenile arthritis
  • physical disability
  • spina bifida
  • epilepsy
  • muscular dystrophy
  • foster care
  • mental health
  • self-management
  • survey research
  • quality of life
  • wellbeing
  • healthcare provider education
  • public health
  • maternal and child health
  • motivation and engagement
  • Oral Health
  • Healthcare Policy


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