Laura Downey

Laura Downey

Associate Extension Professor

Program and Staff Development



Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9745
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Publications

  • Smith, M. L., D. J. Peterson, L. H. Downey. 2021. Revising curricula through the use of lesson study. Journal of Extension 58(4):9.  Download
  • Downey, L. H., D. J. Peterson. 2020. A collaboration framework for use in extension. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3487.   Download
  • Mathews, R., L. Downey, P. Gerard. 2020. Formative research to inform the development of a healthy eating social marketing campaign in Mississippi. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension 8(2):51-68.   Download
  • Peterson, D. J., L. H. Downey, A. Hardman. 2020. Evaluation domains: An overview. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3502.   Download
  • Robertson, M. N., D. Williams, H. H. Seitz, L. H. Downey, A. M. Hardman, D. R. Buys. 2019. The PROMISE Initiative: Who should give patients information on opioids? Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association 60:30-34.
  • Settle, Q., M. Brubaker, A. M. Hardman, L. H. Downey. 2019. Mississippi resident's perceptions of Extension. Journal of Extension 57(5):5RIB6.   Download
  • Steen, J., M. N. Robertson, H. Seitz, L. Downey, A. M. Hardman, D. Buys. 2019. Addressing the opioid epidemic: Defining Cooperative Extension's role. Journal of Extension 57(6):6IAW3.   Download
  • DelPrince, J. M., L. H. Downey, E. T. Stafne. 2018. Demographics and professional concerns of high achieving floral designers. Journal of Applied Horticulture 20:136-138.  Download
  • Peterson, D. J., L. H. Downey, J. Leatherman. 2018. Informing youth health and well-being programs: A national 4-H healthy living evaluation study. Journal of Youth Development 13(3):212-236.  Download
  • Brubaker, M., Q. Settle, L. H. Downey, A. Hardman. 2017. The Food Factor: Perceptions of the brand. Journal of Applied Communications 101(3).  Download
  • Downey, L. H., D. J. Peterson, J. L. Donaldson, A. Hardman. 2017. An Extension application of the RE-AIM evaluation framework. Journal of Extension 55(3).  Download
  • Downey, L. H., D. J. Peterson, N. Franz. 2017. Perception of current and ideal practices related to public value in Extension. Journal of Extension 55(4).  Download
  • Huye, H. F., E. F. Molaison, L. H. Downey, A. S. Landry, L. B. Crook, C. L. Connell. 2017. Development of a nutrition education program for Mississippi communities for healthy living nutrition intervention using the diffusion of innovations theory. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension 5(3):16-34.  Download
  • Peterson, D. J., L. H. Downey, A. Hardman. 2017. Organizational capacity survey: Capturing Extension's current state and pinpointing areas for improvement. Journal of Extension 55(1).  Download
  • Cuy Castellanos, D., C. Connell, L. H. Downey, M. K. Yadrick, J. Zoellner. 2016. An explortation of dietary acculturation in Hispanic males residing in Mississippi. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension 4(2):45-65.  Download
  • Welborn, R., L. H. Downey, P. H. Dyk, P. A. Monroe, C. Tyler-Mackey, S. L. Worthy. 2016. Turning the tide on poverty: The role of the Cooperative Extension Service in the initiative. Community Development 47(3):375-384.  Download
  • Worthy, S. L., L. H. Downey, P. Dyk, C. Tyler-Mackey, P. Monroe, R. Welborn. 2016. Turning the tide on poverty: Community champions as critical elements of success in turning around economically distressed communities. Community Development 47(3):341-357.  Download
  • Downey, L. H., D. J. Peterson, S. LeMenestrel, J. Leatherman, J. Lang. 2015. The systematic screening and assessment method: An introduction and application. Journal of Extension 53(2).  Download
  • Peterson, D. J., L. H. Downey, J. Leatherman, S. Le Menestrel, J. Lang. 2015. Programmatic environmental scans: A survey based on program planning and evaluation concepts. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension 3(3):143-150.  Download
  • Castellanos, D.C., L. Downey, S. Graham-Kresge, K. Yadrick, J. Zoellner, CL. Connell. 2013. Examining the diet of post-migrant hispanic males using the precede-proceed model: Predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling dietary factors. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 45(2):109-118.  Download
  • Downey, L.H., W.A. Thomas Jr., R. Gaddam, F.D. Schutchfield. 2013. The relationship between local public health agency characteristics and performance of parnership-related essential public health services. Health Promotion Practice 14(2):284-292.  Download
  • Anderson, B.T., G.J. Johnson, J.R. Weat, A.S. Wofford, O.S. Wiggins, L.H. Downey. 2012. Farmers' concerns: A qualitative assessment to plan rural medical education. The Journal of Rural Health 28(2):115-121.  Download
  • Barnes, P.B., A.B. Curtis, L.H. Downey, R. Moonesinghe. 2012. A multistate examination of partnership activity among local public health systems using the national public health performance standards. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 18(5):E14-E23.  Download
  • Castellanos, D.C. , L.H. Downey, S. Graham-Kresge, K. Yadrick, J. Zoellner, C. Connell. 2012. Examining the diet of post-migrant hispanic males using precede-proceed model: Predisposing, reinforce, and enabling dietary factors. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.  Download
  • Downey, L.H., W.A. Thomas Jr., R. Gaddam, F.D. Scutchfield. 2012. The relationship between local public health agency characteristics and performance of partnership-related essential public health services. Health Promotion Practice 14(2):284-292.  Download