Center for Climate Change Faculty Scholarship

Book Publication/Chapters

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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.

  • 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).



Zang, S.M., Benjenk, I., Breakey, S., Pusey-Reid, E., Barone, L., & Nicholas, P.K. (2021). The intersection of climate change with COVID-19. Public Health Nursing. In press.

Nicholas, P.K., Breakey, S., McKinnon, S., Zeman Eddy, E., Fanuele, J., & Starodub, R. A CLIMATE: A framework for assessment of climate-change related health consequences in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing. In press.

McKinnon, S., Breakey, S., Zeman Eddy, E., Fanuele, J. Tarbet, A., Nicholas, P. K., & Viamonte-Ros, A. (Submitted for review, 2020). Roles of Health Professionals in Addressing Health Consequences of Climate Change in Interprofessional Education. Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Nicholas, P.K., Breakey, S., White, B., Brown, M.J., Fanuele, J., Starodub, R., & Viamonte Ros, A. (2020). Mental health impacts of climate change: Perspectives for the emergency department clinician. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 46(5), 590-599.

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.

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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