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Dr. Penny Bove

Penny Bove

Chair, Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Sociology

B.A., Brooklyn College; M.S., Long Island University; M.A., Walsh University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Walsh University
A Catholic University of Distinction
2020 East Maple Street
North Canton, Ohio44720
United States

Dr. Bove, a licensed social worker, brings an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of applied sociology. She holds a B.A. in sociology and an M.S. in community healthy and health administration, an M.A. in counseling and human development, and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction for health/patient education. She has worked in the health care/higher education fields since 1978 as a patient educator, administrator, consultant, and professor.

Dr. Bove, is a 1991-1992 recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities - Literature in Medicine Institute with Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Hiram College. Her 1998 sabbatical project focused on researching and writing a manuscript on children's rights, relationships, and resiliency. Her professional interests include health behaviors/practices, family studies, thanatology and bereavement.


Rev. of The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society by B. Strong, C. DeVault, & T. Cohen . Submitted: Feb. 2005 to Thomson Wadsworth Pub. Co.

McKeon, J., P. Bove, F. Dietrich, and C.A. Prysock. "A Comparison of Successful and Unsuccessful Clients at at Northeast Ohio Community Correction Center." Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education First Annual Research Conference. Tiffin University, Tiffin , OH. 10 Apr. 2003.

Bove, P.A. Rev. of The Child in Question by D. Gittins. 1997. Sociological Focus - Journal of the North Central Sociological Association. 31.4 (Oct. 1998): 409-410.

Bove, P., L. Hutchinson, & S. Lopez-Baez. "Regulating Equity: the Development of an Equity Board for Faculty, Students, and Staff." (ED 363 567) Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, Smith Research Center, 1993.

Bove, P., L. Hutchinson, & S. Lopez-Baez. "Regulating Equity: the Development of an Equity Board for Faculty, Students, and Staff." Annual Meeting of the Central States and Southern States Regional Speech Communication Association. Lexington. Apr. 1993.

Bove, Penelope A., Lois Owen, and Francine P. Hekelman. "Investigation of the Methods Used to Teach Blood Pressure Measurement Techniques." Health Values. 13.3 (1989): 36-42.

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