Center for Climate Change Faculty Scholarship


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Breakey, S, Corless, IB, Meedzan, NL, Nicholas, PK, (Editors). Global Health Nursing in the 21st Century. New York: Springer Publishing Company (2015)

An international bestseller – the authors are experts in climate change and health.



Book Chapters in S. Breakey, I. Corless, N. Meedzan, P.K. Nicholas (Eds). Global Health Nursing in the 21st Century New York: Springer

  • Breakey, S. & Evans, L. (2014). "Global health ethics." (pp 49-72).
  • Nicholas, P.K. & Breakey, S. (2014). "Global health and global nursing." (pp 3-24).
  • Nicholas, P.K., Breakey, S., Winter, S., Pusey-Reid, E., Viamonte-Ros, A. "Climate change, climate justice and environmental health." (pp 25-40).
  • Lewis-O’Connor, A., Conley, K., & Breakey, S. (2014). "Violence against women." (pp 193-210).
  • Meedzan, N., Nicholas, P.K., Breakey, S., Corless, I.B. (2014). "Access to clean water and the impact on global health: An interview with Gary White, CEO ad Cofounder," (pp123-136).
  • Breakey, S., Nicholas, P., Winter, S., Meedzan, N., Corless., I.B. "Commentary to Health, human rights, and social justice: An interview with Paul Farmer and Sheila Davis." (pp 81-82).
  • Winter, S., Fulmer, H., Breakey, S., Nicholas, P.K. (2014). "Commentary to A Foundation for global health, The Lancet Report on Health Professions for a New Century: An interview with Dean Julio Frenk. "(pp 47-48).


Lilienfeld E '14, Nicholas PK, Breakey S & Corless IB (2018): "Addressing Climate Change through a Nursing Lens within the Framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: A Scoping Review." Nursing Outlook. 66 (5) 482-494. doi.10.1016/j.outlook.2018.06.010

Nicholas, P. K., & Breakey, S. (2017). Climate change, climate justice, and environmental health: Implications for the nursing profession. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. Aug 14. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12331.

Leffers, J., McDermott-Levy, R., Nicholas, P. K., & Sweeney, C. (2017). Mandate for nursing education to address climate change. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. Jul 27. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12326.

Webel, A. R., Perazzo, J. D., Dawson-Rose, C., Smith, C., Nicholas, P. K., Rivero-Mendez, M. , Solis-Baez, S. S., Eller, L. S., Johnson, M. O., Corless, I. B., Lindgren, T., Holzemer, W. L., Kemppainen, J. K., Reid, P., Mogobe, K. D., Matshediso, E., Nokes, K., Portillo, C. J. (2017). A multinational qualitative investigation of the perspectives and drivers of exercise and dietary behaviors in people living with HIV. Applied Nursing Research, 37, 13-18. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2017.07.002.

Swain JD, Pugliese DN, Mucumbitsi J, Rusingiza EK, Ruhamya N, Kagame A, Ganza G, Come PC, Breakey S, Greenwood B, Muehlschlegel JD, Patton-Bolman C, Binagwaho A, Morton Bolman R. (2014). Sustainability in Cardiac Surgery to Address Critical Rheumatic Heart Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Experience from Rwanda. World Journal of Surgery, April 14

Mucumbitsi, J.J., Bulwer, B.B., Mutesa, L., Ndahindwa, V., Rusingiza, E., Arya, P., Breakey, S. Patton Bolman, C., Kaplan, E.L. (2017). Prevalence of rheumatic valvular heart disease in Rwandan children: echocardiographic evaluation using the World Heart Federation criteria. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. Vol 28 (5) September/October

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