Book Publications & Chapters
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, Water.org." (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).
McKinnon, S., Breakey, S., Fanuele, J. R., Kelly, D., Eddy, E. Z., Tarbet, A., Nicholas, P. K., & Viamonte Ros, A. (2022). Roles of health professionals in addressing health consequences of climate change in interprofessional education: A scoping review. Journal of Climate Change and Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joclim.2021.100086
Simmonds, K. K., Jenkins, J., White, B., Nicholas, P. K., & Bell, J. J. (2022). Health impacts of climate change on gender diverse populations: A scoping review. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 54, 81-91. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12701 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34693643/
Nicholas, P. K., Evans, L. A., Albert, M., Kelly, D., & Michelson, N. (2022). The nurse practitioner’s role in addressing chronic sequelae of Lyme disease as a climate change related disease. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 34, 579-585. DOI# 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000670 [Received the 2022 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the Category of Climate Change and Health] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34799528/
Sabo, K., Starodub, R., Smoller, S., Quinn, L., Kelly, D., Flaherty, K., & Nicholas, P. K. (2022). Occupational heat stress: An overview for nurse practitioners. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 34, 597-603. https://journals.lww.com/jaanp/Abstract/2022/03000/Occupational_Heat_Stress__An_Overview_for_Nurse.22.aspx
Nicholas, P. K., Evans, L. A., Pusey Reid, E., & Gona, C. (2021). The Intersection of Climate Change and Health: An Explication of the Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity. Witness: Canadian Journal of Critical Nursing Discourse, 3 (2). https://doi.org/10.25071/2291-5796.114
Nicholas, P. K., Breakey, S., Tagliareni, E., Simmonds, K, & Sabo, K. (2021). Climate change and population health: Incorporating stages of nursing’s political development. Nursing Outlook, 69(1), 65-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2020.08.001
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, 38(2):321-335. doi: 10.1111/phn.12866. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33521994/
Nicholas, P.K., Breakey, S., McKinnon, S., Zeman Eddy, E., Fanuele, J., & Starodub, R. (2021). A CLIMATE: A framework for assessment of climate-change related health consequences in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 47(4),532-542.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2020.10. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33280889/
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.
Nicholas, P. K., Breakey, S., & Blank, P. (2020). Health consequences of climate change in older adults. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,16, 433-437. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1555415520301422
Bernhardt, J., Tagliareni, E., Sipe, M., O’Brien, L., Donati, C., Evans, L. A., & Nicholas, P. K. (In press, 2023). Nursing education leadership in the advancement of a center for climate change. Journal of Nursing Education.
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.
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
Recent Climate Change and Health Reports
Crimmins, A., Balbus, J., Gamble, J. L., et al. (2016). The impacts of climate change on human health in the United States: a scientific assessment. US Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.
Ebi, K. L. & Luchters, S. (2021). Invited perspective: most affected by climate change; least studied. Environmental Health Perspectives, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2022). Climate change 2022: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Working Group II Contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report. https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/
Jagals, P., & Ebi, K. (2021). Core competencies for health workers to deal with climate and environmental change. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18083849
National Archives (2021). EO 14008: tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad (EOP) 86(19).https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/02/01/2021-02177/tackling-the-climate-crisis-at-home-and-abroad
National Institutes of Health (2022). NIH Climate Change and Health Strategic Framework. National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC. https://www.nih.gov/sites/default/files/research-training/initiatives/climate-change/nih-climate-change-framework.pdf
Portier C . et al. (2010). A human health perspective on climate change: a report outlining research needs on the human health effects of climate change. Environmental Health Perspectives, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Romanello, M. et al. (2021). The 2021 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: code red for a healthy future. The Lancet. doi: https://www.thelancet.com/article/S0140-6736(21)01787-6/fulltext
Romanello, M. et al. (2022). The 2022 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: health at the mercy of fossil fuels. The Lancet. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01540-9
World Health Organization (2021). Climate change and health. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/climate-change-and-health
Woychik, R. P. et al. (2022). The NIH Climate Change and Health Initiative and Strategic Framework: addressing the threat of climate change to health. The Lancet, November 2022. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)02163-8/fulltext