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Williams, Shawn


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    Degree Institution Field Dates
    MBA  William Paterson University  Entrepreneurship  2021 
    PhD  Seton Hall University  Health Science (Leadership)  2012 
    DC  New York Chiropractic College  Doctor of Chiropractic  2004 
    BS  College of Staten Island  Biology  2000 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    CUNY - York College  Associate Professor  Department of Health Professions School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs  2016 - 
    CUNY - York College  Assistant Professor  Health Professions - Health Science  2009 - 2016 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    CUNY - Brooklyn College  Adjunct Professor  Dept of Physical Education & Exercise Science  Sept 2005 - Aug 2009 
  4. Non Academic Experience

  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  2016 
    Assistant Professor  2009 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Williams, S.. "Chiropractors' perception of occupational stress and its influencing factors: A qualitative study using responses to open-ended questions.." Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 23(2). 2016: 7.

        Williams, S., Beckerman, B., Piña-Fonti, M.E.. "A 69-year-old presenting with musculoskeletal low back pain: A case of lumbosacral chordoma.." Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. 13(2). 2014: 144-148.

        Williams, S., Pinto Zipp, G.. "Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Burnout Among US Doctors of Chiropractic.." Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 37(3). 2014: 180-189.

        Williams, S., Pinto Zipp, G., Cahill, T., Parasher, R.K.. "Prevalence of burnout among doctors of chiropractic in the northeastern united states.." Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 36(6). 2013: 376-384.

        Williams, S., Innes, S. "Burnout among chiropractic practitioners: real or imagined an exploratory study protocol.." Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 20(4). 2012: .

        Williams, S. "Potential unique causes of burnout for chiropractic professionals.." Journal of Chiropractic Humanities. 18(1). 2011: 86-93.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Williams, S.. "The Prevalence of Burnout among Chiropractic Practitioners." Medicine and Health Sciences Commons™. 2013: 126.

    3. Chapters in Books:

      Williams, S.. "A narrative review of burnout in manual and manipulative health professions.." Psychology of Burnout: New Research. Editor, Benjamin R. Dollittle 2013: 149-155.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "The Great Prostate Hoax: How big medicine hijacked the psa test and caused a public health disaster, by Richard Ablin and Ronald Piana" April 2015: Choice Reviews: Review DOI:10.5860/CHOICE.186066.

      ""Predictive health: How can we reinvent medicine to extend our best years?”, by Kenneth L. Brigham and Michael M. E. Johns. Basic Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780465023127" March 2013: Choice Reviews, ISBN: 9780465023127.

      "“Prevention vs. treatment: What's the right balance?”, ed. by Halley S. Faust and Paul T. Menzel. American Public Health Association/Oxford, 2012. ISBN: 9780199837373" Oct 2012: Choice Reviews, ISBN: 9780199837373.

      ""The SAGE handbook of qualitative methods in health research”, ed. by Ivy Bourgeault, Robert Dingwall, and Raymond De Vries. ISBN: 9780761927570" Jan 2011: Choice Reviews, ISBN: 9780761927570.

      "“Falls aren't funny: America's multi-billion-dollar slip-and-fall crisis.”, by Russell J. Kendzior. Government Institutes, 2010. ISBN: 9781605906966" Feb 2010: Choice Reviews, ISBN: 9781605906966.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Williams-Rodriguez, Y., Williams, S.. "Medical tourism: A continuing public health concern?." International Medical Travel Journal. 2011: 18.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Well-being, Work-life Balance and Work-life Conflict Among Chiropractor" December 11, 2018: University of Western States, Portland Oregon.

    "The New Rules of Running" August 28, 2017: Inspiration Running Camp, a NYC Public School Athletic League and Catholic High School Athletic Association of endorsed event..

    "The ‘Epi’ Genetics of Disease" Feb 29, 2016: Centenary College of New Jersey, held in Hackettstown, NJ..

    "Burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance among US chiropractors" April 15, 2015: University of Bridgeport, held in Bridgeport, Conn.

    "Chiropractors' perception of occupational stress and its influencing factors: A qualitative study" March 21, 2015: Association of Chiropractic Colleges – Research Agenda Conference, held in Orlando, FL.

    "On course for a rewarding career: Burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance among US chiropractors." Sep 16, 2014: New York Chiropractic College.

    "Proposing a More Accurate Standard- Metabolic and Acid Tests for Screening and Tracking Diabetes" May 13-14, 2014: Diabetes Management Innovations.

    "Emotional Exhaustion: A source of concern for chiropractic practitioners?" March 2014: Association of Chiropractic Colleges Educational Conference – Research Agenda Conference (ACC_RAC).

    "Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention" Summer 2011-2013: NYC PSAL & CHSAA.

    "“Next Generation Course Design”." March, 15, 2012: CETL, CUNY York College.

    "The Influence of Food Quality and Availability on Community Health: A Qualitative Exploratory Review of the Literature at the Undergraduate Level" May 21, 2011: Public Health Association of New York City, held at New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center.

    "Stop the Whining! Effective Grading Practices that Increase Clarity and Decrease Aggravation for Everyone" April, 28. 2011: CETL and Outcomes Assessment Committee, CUNY York College.

    "The York College-CUNY “Wellness Expo”: A Service-Learning Partnership for Nutrition and Exercise among Elementary School Students in New York City" April 14-15, 2011: Healthier New York City conference, held at the New York Academy of Medicine, NY.

    "Blackboard-Testing – Tools to build, distribute and compile information to evaluate teaching, core structure and student progress" April 8, 2010: Day of Assessment – Outcomes Assessment Committee, CUNY York College.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:

      . Occupational Stress: Risk Factors, Prevention and Management Strategies. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., . .

    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Williams, S.. "Health Literacy in the Latino Population.." THE GREENWOOD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LATINO ISSUES TODAY. Sept 2011: In Press.

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Functional Medicine University - Certified Functional Medicine Specialist: 2012-Present.

    International Chiropractic Pediatric Association - Practice Based Research Network: 2008-2012.

    Foundation of Chiropractic Education & Research - Research Fellow: 2008-2010.

    Clinical Biomechanics of Posture - Post Doctoral -Subspecialty Study: 2007-2011.

    Clinical Neurophysiologist: 2007-2008.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    NCMIC Foundation, The prevalence of burnout among chiropractic practitioners.. June 2012: 2,500.00.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Academic Chair: Fall 2018 - present.

      Prgram Coordinator: Spring 2013 - present.

      Deputy Chair: Summer 2013 - present.

      Curriculum Committe: Department Representative: Fall 2013 - present.

      Bridging the Gap - workshop series: Fall 2013.

      Physician Assistant Student Interviews: Class of Fall 2010 - 2014.

      Medical Technology Advisory Committee: Spring 2011.

      New Couse Approval: HPHS 105, 201, 211, 302, 303, 401 & 402: 2010 -2013.

      Health Professions Academic Integrity Committee: 2009-2010.

      Search Committee: Nursing: Oct 2009; Sept 2010; May 2013.

    2. Service to the School

      Periodic Review Report for Middle States Accreditation:: Spring 2012 - Spring 2013.

      AD-HOC Research Committee: 2011-2013.

      CETL and Outcomes Assessment contributor: 2009-2012.

      General Education Task Force: Health Professions Represenative: 2010-2012.

      X-Change Network: 2009-2010.

    3. Service to the College

      Provost’s Undergraduate Research Committee:: Spring 2011-2016.

      Foundations of Excellence (FoE): Freshmen Year Experience (FYE) Organization Dimension Committee: Fall 2012 - Spring 2013.

      Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Faculty Seminar: Spring 2010.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      University Faculty Senate - Alternate: 2010- 2013.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Board of Directors; City of Parks Dept: S.I.T.R.A.C: Jan 2014 - présent.

    Board of Advisors; City of Parks Dept: S.I.T.R.A.C: June 2010 - Dec 2013.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Delphi Committee - Seton Hall University: 2015.

    Peer Reviewer - Clinical Anatomy Journal: 2012.

    PhD mentor - Argosy university: 2011-2012.

    Diplomate Program: Professional Applied Kinesiology: 2009 - 2011.

    Diplomate Program: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association: 2005 - 2012.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      BIO 234L  Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab 
      BIO 336  Pathophysiology 
      HPHS 105  Medical Terminology 
      HPHS 211  Health Care Marketing 
      HPHS 401  Field-based Experience in Health Sciences 
      HPHS 402  Supervised Field Experience in Health Science 
      HPGC 101  Basic Concepts in Helath Professions 
      HPGC 102  Public Health 
      HPGC 201  Principles of Epidemiology 
      HSPA 304  Interview and Counseling 
      HPMT 330  Anatomy & Physiology 
      OT 316  Functional Human Physiology 
      OT 316L  Functional Human Physiology - Lab 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      BSHSc (Chancellor Approve June 2013), Health Science Major leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree.

      Field Experience in Health Science I & II, HPHS 401 & 402.

      Health Policy, HPHS 302.

      Nursing Home Administration, HPHS 303.

      Marketing in Health Care, HPHS 211.

      Health Informatics, HPHS 201.

      Medical Terminology, HPHS 105.