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School of Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Faculty members and researchers in, and alumni of the School of Nursing regularly publish in leading academic and professional journals, present at conferences, and secure grants – all with the goal of improving techniques and care practices to help improve the lives of patients. Our faculty, a majority of whom are practicing clinicians in leading hospitals and health care centers, integrate their research into the classroom and clinical settings to provide students with the most up-to-date information that will help them become better nurses.

Publications

Hill, R. R., Hines, M., Martens, A., Pados, B. F., & Zimmerman, E. (2021). A pilot study of non-nutritive suck measures immediately pre- and post-frenotomy in full term infants with problematic feeding. Journal of Neonatal Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnn.2021.10.009 

Hill, R. R., Lyons, K. S., Kelly-Weeder, S. & Pados, B. F. (2022). Effect of frenotomy on maternal breastfeeding symptoms and the relationship between maternal symptoms and problematic infant feeding. Global Pediatric Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333794X211072835 

Simmonds, K., Schwartz-Barcott, D., & Erickson-Owens, D. (2021). Nurse practitioners' and certified nurse midwives' experiences providing comprehensive early abortion care in New England, USA. Health Care for Women International. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2021.1929991 

Tran, J. & Hill, R. R. (2022). Breastfeeding experiences and changes in feeding plans among parents of infants diagnosed with tongue-tie. Nursing for Women’s Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2021.11.004 

Yuan, F., Lopez, R. P., Crane, M., Montgomery, A., & Zhao, X. (2021). Feasibility and acceptance of robotic care of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 17(Suppl 11), Article e052585. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.052585 

Bose, E., Paintsil, E., & Ghebremichael, M. (2021). Minimum redundancy maximal relevance gene selection of apoptosis pathway genes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of HIV-infected patients with antiretroviral therapy-associated mitochondrial toxicity. BMC Medical Genomics, 14(1), 285. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12920-021-01136-1

Gona, C. M., Palan-Lopez, R., Wood, L., Gotora, R. S., & Gona, P. N. (2021). African immigrant health: The health promotion beliefs of Zimbabwean immigrants in the United States. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Advance online publication.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-021-01318-0

Hendricksen, M., Mitchell, S. L., Lopez, R. P., Mazor, K. M., & McCarthy, E. P. (2021). Facility characteristics associated with intensity of care of nursing homes and hospital referral regions. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.10.015

Lavelle, M., Darzi, A., Starodub, R., & Anderson, J. E. (2021). The role of transactive memory systems, psychological safety, and interpersonal conflict in hospital team performance. Ergonomics. Advance online publication.
https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2021.2006771 

Brown, M. J., White, B. P., & Nicholas, P. K. (In press, 2021). Mental health impacts of climate change: Consideration for nurse practitioners. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.07.013
 
Jenkins, J., Woodside, F., Lipinsky, K., Simmonds, K., & Coplon, L. (2021). Abortion with pills: Review of current options in the United States. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmwh.13291

Mei-Sheng Riley, M., & Olans, R. (2021). Implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program in the intensive care unit by engaging critical care nurses. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 33(4), 369–380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnc.2021.07.001

Nicholas, P. K., Breakey, S., Tagliareni, E., Simmonds, K, & Sabo, K. (2021). Climate change and populations health Incorporating stages of nursing’s political development. Nursing Outlook. 69(1), 65-73.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2020.08.001
 
Nicholas, P. K., Evans, L. A., Albert, M. (MSN/s), Kelly, D., & Michelson, N. (2021). 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. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/JXX.0000000000000670

Simmonds, K., Breakey, S., & Nicholas, P. K. (2021). Educating nurse practitioners about climate change, health, and climate justice. Journal of Nurse Practitioners. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.10.006

Simmonds, K. E., Jenkins, J., White, B., Nicholas, P. K., & Bell, J. (2021). Health impacts of climate change on gender diverse populations: A scoping review. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12701

Zang, S. M., Benjenk, I., Breakey, S., Pusey-Reid, E., Barone, L., & Nicholas, P. K. (2021). The intersection of climate change with the era of COVID-19. Public Health Nursing. 38(2), 321-335. https://doi.org/10.1111/phn.12866

Banks, M. (DNP ’18), & Phillips, A. B. (2021). Evaluating the effect of automated hand hygiene technology on compliance and C. difficile rates in a long-term acute care hospital. American Journal of Infection Control, 49(6), 727–732.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.10.018

Chisholm, H., Kershaw, T., Sotelo Guerra, L., Bocek, K., Garcia, Y., & Casey Lion, K. (2021). A realist evaluation analysis of a novel multi-faceted inpatient patient navigation program. Academic Pediatrics, S1876-2859(21)00450-2. Advance online publication https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2021.09.009

Good, A., & Olans, R. (2021). CE: pediatric antibiotic stewardship. The American Journal of Nursing, 121(11), 38–43. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000798052.41204.18

Hill, R. R., Lee, C. S., & Pados, B. F. (2021). The prevalence of ankyloglossia in children aged <1 year: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatric Research, 90(2), 259–266.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-020-01239-y

Hillier, M. M., DeGrazia, M., Mott, S., Taylor, M., Manning, M. J., O'Brien, M., Schenkel, S. R., Cole, A., & Hickey, P. A. (2021). Utilizing high-fidelity simulation to improve newly licensed pediatric intensive care unit nurses' experiences with end-of-life care. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, e12360. Advance online publication.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jspn.12360

Pusey-Reid, E., Quinn, L., & Foley, C. A. (2021). Review of COVID-19 for nurses. MEDSURG Nursing, 30(5), 297–333.
http://www.medsurgnursing.net/archives/21sep/297.pdf

Riley, M., & Olans, R. D. (2021). Implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program in the ICU by engaging critical care nurses. Critical Care Clinics. Online.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnc.2021.07.001

Rogers, A. H., Epps, F., Hendricksen, M., Roach, A., Akunor, H. S., & Lopez, R. P. (2021). Trust of nursing home staff caring for residents with advanced dementia: A qualitative descriptive study of family caregivers' perspectives. Geriatric Nursing, 42(6), 1362–1366. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2021.09.003

Bose, E., Wood, L. J., & Wang, Q. M. (2021). Topographical data analysis to identify high-density clusters in stroke patients undergoing post-acute rehabilitation. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 28(7), 498-507. https://doi.org/10.1080/10749357.2020.1841439

Njie-Carr, V. P. S., Zhu, S., Williams, G. C., Corless, I. B., & Himelhock, S. (2021). Evaluation of a technology-enhanced intervention for older women with HIV infection: A proof of concept study. AIDS Care, 33(8), 983-992.
https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1810617

Gona, C. M., Lupafya, T. H., Zhou-Chidavaenzi, N., Mafundikwa, E., & Gona, P. N. (2021). The health status of Zimbabwean immigrants in the US: A needs assessment. Clinical Nursing Research, 30(7), 969-976. https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773821995496

Flanagan, J. M., Post, K., Hill, R.  & Winters, L. N. (2021). Findings from a provider-led, mindfulness-based, Internet-streamed yoga video addressing the psychological outcomes
of breast cancer survivors. Holistic Nursing Practice, 35(5), 281–289.
https://doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000465

Mevawala, A. S., Strunk, F. A., Haghiri-Vijeh, R., Corless, I. B., Ramaswamy, P., Kamp, K. J., Scott, S., & Gray, S. (2021). Scientific global nursing hackathon experience. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication.
https://doi.org/10.1097/NNE.0000000000001066

Renjith, V., Yesodharan, R., Noronha, J. A., Ladd, E., & George, A. (2021). Qualitative methods in health care research. International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 12, 20.
https://www.ijpvmjournal.net/article.asp?issn=2008-7802;year=2021;volume...

Yuan, F., Klavon, E., Liu, Z., Lopez, R. P., & Zhao, X. (2021). A systematic review of robotic rehabilitation for cognitive training. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, Article 605715. https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2021.605715

Hill, R. R., Wong, J., & Parikh, G. S. (MSN ’21). (2021). Relationship between infant tongue-tie and maternal wellbeing. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMC.0000000000000739

Pados, B.F., Repsha, C., & Hill, R. R. (2021). The Gastrointestinal and Gastroesophageal Reflux (GIGER) Scale for Infants and Toddlers. Global Pediatric Health, 8, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333794X211033130
 
Ruggiero, K. M., Wong, J., Sweeney, C.F., Avola, A., Auger, A. Macaluso, M., & Reidy, P. (2021). Parents’ intentions to vaccinate their children against COVID-19. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2021.04.005

Lopez, R. P., McCarthy, E. P., Mazor, K. M., Hendricksen, M., McLennon, S., Johnson, K. S., & Mitchell, S. L. (2021). ADVANCE: Methodology of a qualitative study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Advance online publication.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17217

Wang, X., Lopez, R. P., Rogers, A. H., Li, Y., Ma, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2021). Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Surrogate Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 14(1), 17-23.
https://doi.org/10.3928/19404921-20201109-01

Yuan, F., Anderson, J. G., Wyatt, T., Lopez, R. P., Crane, M., Montgomery, A., & Zhao, X. (2021). Assessing the acceptability of a humanoid robot for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia care using an online survey. arXiv preprint arXiv:2104.12903.
https://arxiv.org/abs/2104.12903

Yuan, F., Klavon, E., Liu, Z., Palan Lopez, R., & Zhao, X. (2021). A systematic review of robotic rehabilitation for cognitive training. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, Article 605715. https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2021.605715

Olans, R. D., & Olans, R. N. (2020). Antimicrobial stewardship: Knowing why, seeking how [Editorial]. Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety, 46(11), 603-604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2020.09.006 

Pados, B. F., Hill, R. R., Yamasaki, J. T., Litt, J. S., & Lee, C. S. (2021). Prevalence of problematic feeding in young children born prematurely: a meta-analysis. BMC Pediatrics, 21(1), Article 110. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-021-02574-7 

Gona, C., Lupafya, T., Zhou-Chidavaenzi, N., Mafundikwa, E., & Gona, P. N. (2021). The health status of Zimbabwean born immigrants to the US: A needs assessment. Journal of Clinical Nursing Research. Advance online publication. 
https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773821995496

Ives Erickson, J., Allard, M., Blanchfield, B., Hammond, J. A., Meyer, G. S., Boland, G. W., & Vanderwagen, C. (2021). Field hospital Boston Hope: Defining culture during uncertainty. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 45(2), 102-108 
https://doi.org/10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000462

Leighton, K., Kardong-Edgren, S., McNelis, A. M., Foisy-Doll, C., & Sullo, E. (2021). Traditional clinical outcomes in prelicensure nursing education: An empty systematic review. Journal of Nursing Education, 60(3), 136-142. 
https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20210222-03 

Gona, C. M., Lupafya, T. H., Zhou-Chidavaenzi, N., Mafundikwa, E., & Gona, P. M. (2021). The health status of Zimbabwean immigrants in the US: A needs assessment. Clinical Nursing Research. Advance online publication. 
https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773821995496
 
Hillier, M., & Lewis, B. A. (2021). End-of-life virtual simulation. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/NNE.0000000000000971 
 
Zang, S. M., Benjenk, I., Breakey, S., Pusey-Reid, E., & Nicholas, P. K. (2021). The intersection of climate change with the era of COVID-19. Public Health Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/phn.12866 

Banks, M., & Phillips, A. B. (2020). Evaluating the effect of automated hand hygiene technology on compliance and c. difficile rates in a long-term acute care hospital. American Journal of Infection Control. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.10.018

Bose, E., Wood L. J., & Wang, Q. M. (2020). Topographical data analysis to identify high-density clusters in stroke patients undergoing post-acute rehabilitation. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10749357.2020.1841439

Brown, M., Moore, C. A., MacGregor, J., & Lucey, J. R. (2020). Primary care and mental health: Overview of integrated care models. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.07.005

Carras, M. C., Shi, J., Hard, G. (MSN '22), & Saldanha, I. J. (2020). Evaluating the quality of evidence for gaming disorder: A summary of systematic reviews of associations between gaming disorder and depression or anxiety. PLoS One, Article e0240032. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240032

Gona, P. N., Gona, C. M., Chikwasha, V., Haruzivishe, C., Rao, S. R., & Mapoma, C. C. (2020). Oral rehydration solution coverage in under 5 children with diarrhea: A tri-country, subnational, cross-sectional comparative analysis of two demographic health surveys cycles. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09811-1

Hill, R. R., Lee, C. S., & Pados, B. F. (2020). The prevalence of ankyloglossia in children aged < 1 year: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatric Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-020-01239-y

Olans, R. D., & Olans, R. N. (2020). Knowing why, seeking how. Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety, 46(11), 603-604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2020.09.006

Sabo, K. & Chin, E. (2020). Self-care needs and practices of older adult caregivers: An integrative review. Geriatric Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.10.013

Thurler, A. H., Waghmarae, P., Staller, K., & Burke, K. E. (2020). How to incorporate advanced practice providers into GI practice. Gastroenterology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.11.019

Hill, R.R., Park, J., & Pados, B.F. (2020). Bottle-feeding challenges in preterm-born Infants in the first 7 months of life. Global Pediatric Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333794X20952688

Alexander, C. (DNP '15), Rovinski-Wagner, C., Wagner, S., & Oliver, B.J. (MSN '03). (2020) Building a reliable health care system. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000519

Polomano, R.C., Giordano, N.A., Miyamoto, S., Trautman, D., Kempf, S., & Milone-Nuzzo, P. (2020). Emerging roles for research intensive PhD prepared nurses: Beyond faculty positions. Journal of Professional Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.09.002

Horstman, M. J., Miltner, R. S., Wallhagen, M. I., Patrician, P. A., Oliver, B. J. (MSN '03), Roumie, C. L., Dolansky, M. A., Perez, F., Naik, A. D., & Godwin, K. M. (2020). Developing leaders and scholars in health care improvement: The VA Quality Scholars Program competencies. Academic Medicine. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000003658

Hill, R. R., & Pados, B. F. (2020). Symptoms of problematic feeding in infants under 1 year of age undergoing frenotomy: A review article. Acta Paediatrica. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15473

Roy, K. M. (2020). Frequently asked questions about palliative care. American Nurse Today, 15(7), 5.

Nicholas, P. K., Breakey, S., & Blank, MS-Nursing ’20, P. (2020). Roles of nurse practitioners: Health consequences of climate change in vulnerable older adults. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 16(6), 433-437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.03.011 

Ros, A. V., LaRocque, R., Fortinsky, R., & Nicholas, P. (2020). Addressing climate change communication: Effective engagement of populations for climate action in the US and globally. Annals of Global Health, 86(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.2900 

Courtenay, M., Burnett, E., Castro-Sánchez, E., Moralez de Figueiredo, R., Du Toit, B., Gallagher, R., Gotterson, F., Kennedy, H., Manias, E., McEwen, J., Ness, V., Olans, R., & Padoveze, M. C. (2020). Preparing nurses for COVID-19 response efforts through involvement in antimicrobial stewardship programmes. Journal of Hospital Infection. Advance online publication. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7283056/ 

Goodman, J. H. (2020). Celebrating nurses. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1078390320933577 

Shea (MSN’01), J. B., Aguilar, M., Sauer, W. H., Tedrow, U. (2020) Unintentional magnet reversion of an implanted cardiac defibrillator by an electronic cigarette. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 6(3), 121-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2020.01.013 

Akhavan Farid, E., Davachi, S. M., Pezeshki-Modaress, M., Taranejoo, S., Seyfi, J., Hejzi, I., Tabatabaei Hakim, M., Najafi, F., D’Amico (BSN ’19), C., & Abbaspourrad, A. (in press). Preparation and characterization of polylactic-co-glycolic acid/insulin nanoparticles encapsulated in methacrylate coated gelatin with sustained release for specific medical applications. Journal of Biomaterials Science. Polymer Edition. https://doi.org/10.1080/09205063.2020.1725863 

Han, Z., Qi, L., Xu, Q., Xu, M., Cai, L., Wong, J., Hu, X., Luo, X., Wang, J., Zhang, Y., Li, Y., & Wang, Q. M. (in press). BDNF Met allele is associated with lower cognitive function in poststroke rehabilitation. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. https://doi.org/10.1177/1545968320902127

Gallagher, R., Olans, R.D., Singleton, S., & Bosanquet, J. (2020). Leading and supporting antimicrobial stewardship. In M. Courtenay & E. Castero-Sanchez (Eds.). Antimicrobial stewardship for nursing practice (chapter 8).  https://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781789242690/

Olans, R.D. Truly successful antimicrobial stewardship? Bring in the Nurses. 4th Annual Middle Tennessee Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium. Nashville, TN. January 2020.

Gona, C., Pusey-Reid, E., Lussier-Duynstee, P., & Gall (NS ’97), G. (2019). The experiences of Black nursing alumni at a predominantly White institution. Nurse Educator, 44, 312-315. https://doi.org/10.1097/NNE.0000000000000634.

Viamonte Ros, A.M., Markham, S.M., Wu, D., & Nicholas, P.K. (2019). A rapid scoping review of gender inequities in the medical profession. Nursing and Health Sciences Research Journal, 2, 12-20.

Courtenay, M., Castro-Sánchez, E., Gallagher, R., McEwen, J., Bulabula, A.N.H., Carre, Y., Du Toit, B., Figueiredo, R.M., Gjerde, M.E., Hamilton, M., Jorgoni, L., Ness, V., Olans, R., Padvoeze, M.C., Rout, J., van Gulik, M., & Van Zyl, Y. (2019). Development of consensus-based international antimicrobial stewardship competencies for undergraduate nurse education. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103, 244-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2019.08.001

Olans, R. (2019). The Role of the Nurse: Effective Communication. 54th Annual Region I Meeting, Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Randolph, MA.

Ha, D., Forte, M.B., Broberg, V., Olans, R.D., Olans, R., OYong, K., Kullar, R., Catipon, N., Ancheta, V., Desai, M., Khattak, Y., Okamoto, D., Lira, D., Chan, S., Mourani, J., Gluckstein, D., & McKinnell, J. (2019). Bedside nurses improve antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention outcomes: Results of a 3.5- year study in three hospital telemetry units. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 6, S704-704.

Simon, L., Beckmann, D., Reidy, P., Cohen, M., & Tobey, M. (in press). Evaluation of an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative clinic in a jail. Journal of Correctional Healthcare. https://doi.org/10.1177/1078345819880901

Roy, K.M. (2019). Cystocerebral syndrome. American Nurse Today, 14(11), 8.

 Tomich (DNP '18), J.L., & Sipe, M.H. (2019). Fostering best practices for reducing opioid-induced constipation using technology. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 37(11), 551-557. https://doi.org/10.1097/CIN.0000000000000598

Sabone, M.B., Mogobe, K.D., Matshediso, E., Shaibu, S., Ntsayagae, E.I., Corless, I.B., … Long-Middleton, E.  (2019). A Qualitative Description of Service Providers' Experiences of Ethical Issues in HIV Care. Nursing Ethics, 26(5), 1540-1553.

Ladd, E., Miller, M., Wheeler, K., Wainaina, S., McGrath, H., Nashwan, A., Aguirre, F., Neary, A., Lee, S., Bird, B. Symposium - Advanced practice nursing an expanding global phenomenon. International Council of Nurses, Internationa Congress, Singapore. June 2019.

Courtenay, M., Castro-Sanchez, E., Gallagher, R., McEwen, J., Bulabula, A.N.H., Carrem Y., Du Toit, B., Figueiro, R.M., Gjerde, M.E., Hamilton, N., Jorgoni, L., Ness, V., Olans, R., Padoveze, M.C., Rout, J., van Gulik, N., Van Zyl, Y. (in press). Development of Consensus Based International Antimicrobial Stewardship Competencies for Undergraduate Nurse Education. Journal of Hospital Infection.

Ruggiero, K., Pratt, P., Antonelli, R. (in press). Improving Outcomes Through Care Coordination: Measuring Care Coordination of Nurse Practitioners. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(8), 476-481.

Thompson, M.E., Langer, J., Kinfe, M. (2019). Seizure Detection Watch Improves Quality of Life for Adolescents with Epilepsy and Their Families. Epilepsy & Behavior, 98(Part A), 188-194.

Corless, I., Hoyt, A., Nicholas, P.K. (2019). Patient-Healthcare Provider Rngagement: the Basic Building Block. Podium Presentation, Sigma Theta Tau 30th International Nursing Research Congress. July 2019.

Ladd, E., Fryer Sweeney, C., Guarino, A. & Hoyt, A. (2019). Opioid Prescribing by Nurse Practitioners in Medicare Part D: Impact of State Scope of Practice Legislation. Medical Care Research and Review.

Wong, J., Tuck, I. (2019). Best Practices in Global Academic Exchange: Lessons From an Interprofessional Collaborative Relationship with China. Poster presentation, Sigma Theta Tau 30th International Nursing Research Congress. July 2019.

Reynolds, R., Smoller, S., Allen, A., Nicholas, P.  (2019). Health literacy and health outcomes in persons living with HIV disease: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior, online, p. 1-20.

Hill, R. (2019). Implications of ankyloglossia on breastfeeding. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 44(2), 73-79. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000501

Hill, R., Wong, J., & Thal, R. (2019). Formative assessment and its impact on student success. Nurse Educator, 44(1): 4.

Hill, R., & Flanagan, J. (2019). The maternal-infant bond: Clarifying the concept. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge.

Bellack, J.P., Dickow, M. (2019). Why nurse leaders derail: Preventing and rebounding from leadership failure. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(2), 113-122.

Hill, R. (2019). Implications of ankyloglossia on breastfeeding. American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 44(2), 73-79.

Holle, C.L., Sundean, L.J., Dellefield, M.E., Wong, J., Lopez, R.P. (2019). Examining the beliefs of skilled nursing facility directors of nursing regarding BSN completion and the impact of nurse leader education on patient outcomes. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(2), 57-60.

Mauk, K.L., Almauhy, D., Barks, L., Black, T., Camicia, M., Campbell, G.B., Dzurec, L.C., Green, T.L., Neal-Boylan, L., Pierce, L.L. (2019). Nurse author: Who me? Yes, you! Rehabilitation Nursing, 44(2) 104-114.

Miller, M. Neal-Boylan, L. (2019). Killing me sovereignly. Rehabilitation Nursing, 00(0), 44(2).

Rosa, W.E., Schenk, E., Travers, J.L., Nicholas, P.K. (2019). Climate change and health consequences: Engaging public health nursing within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Public Health Nursing, 36(2), 107-108.

Presentations 

Clark (DNP ’20), P. A chronicle of the experience of health care workers on the 4th floor of a long term acute care hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eastern Nursing Research Society 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions Virtual Conference, March 25-26, 2021. 

Lewin, (DNP ’20), T. A. Translation of team science to improve work flow in a primary care practice. Eastern Nursing Research Society 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions Virtual Conference, March 25-26, 2021. 

Zieman (DNP ’20), L. Improving emergency department nursing teamwork: A quality improvement project. Eastern Nursing Research Society 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions Virtual Conference, March 25-26, 2021. 

Pusey-Reid, E., Gona, C. M., Gall, G., Lussier-Duynstee, P. A. (2020, December 2-3). “The Experience of black students at a predominantly white institution” [Poster Presentation]. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) AACN Inaugural Diversity Symposium. https://www.playbackaacn.com/poster-110

Pusey-Reid, E. (2020, October 22). “Creating a Culture of Success: A Framework for Addressing Untapped Potential Students” [Poster Presentation]. 2020 Massachusetts-Rhode Island League for Nursing (MARILN) Conference.

Olans, R.D. Truly successful antimicrobial stewardship? Bring in the Nurses. 4th Annual Middle Tennessee Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium. Nashville, TN. January 2020

Grants

Patricia Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN, associate dean of academic affairs and a professor in the School of Nursing, is the PI of a four-year HRSA grant, "Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program," to support psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner students with a nurse traineeship. The IHP is the lead agency and has established six academic-clinical partnerships to secure clinical placements. Susan Stevens, DNP, MS, MEd, PMHNP, BC, an assistant professor of nursing, will oversee the program.

U.S.–India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative
$99,178 from the United States – India Educational Foundation. Associate Professor Elissa Ladd, PhD, FNP-BC, Principal Investigator. 2018-2020.

ADVANCE: Assessment of Disparities and Variation for Alzheimer's disease in Nursing home Care at End of Life.
$315,372 from the National Institutes of Health, Ruth Palan Lopez, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN, Principal Investigator. 2020-2021.

ADVANCE: Assessment of Disparities and Variation for Alzheimer's disease in Nursing home Care at End of Life - COVID-19 SUPPLEMENT.
$133,149 from the National Institutes of Health, Ruth Palan Lopez, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN, Principal Investigator. 2020-2021.

Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)
$240,000, subcontract from the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, from the National Institutes of Health. Nancy M. Terres, PhD, RN, Sub Principal Investigator. 2018-2023.

Neuromuscular Dysfunction Among Fatigued and On-Fatigued Breast Cancer Survivors​
$444,952, from the National Institutes of Health, Amelia Peabody Professor in Nursing Research and Director of the Fatigue Research Lab Lisa Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN,  Principal Investigator, and Assistant Professor Janet Kneiss, PhD, DPT, MS, Co-Principal Investigator, 2018-2020.