NHS Scholarship Spotlight: July 1-September 30, 2015

OCTOBER 20, 2015 – Faculty members and recent alumni at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have published, in a variety of academic journals, on a range of topics—from clinical simulation and Ebola, to cancer research.

The list below, in alphabetical order by author, includes the names of the NHS authors in boldface, the full journal or book citation, and a link, when available, to more information.

Faculty members were invited to submit information for this quarterly update—covering July 1-September 30, 2015. Therefore, this list may not be complete.

Helen Brown, MS, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

Karen Kesten, DNP, CNE, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing

Meaghan Meeker (G’10), MS, ACNP-BC
ACNP Program Alumna

Kesten, K, Brown, H, and Meeker, M. (2015) Assessment of APRN Student Competency Using Simulation: A Pilot Study. Nursing Education Perspectives 36 (5), 332-334. Read more.

Jennifer Huang Bouey, PhD
Susan H. Mayer Professor in Health Equity
Associate Professor of International Health

Katie Hail-Jares
Research Associate

Sugy Choi (F’12, G’14)
MS – Global Health Program Alumna

Hail-Jares K, Chang RCF, Choi S, Zheng H, He N, Huang ZJ. (2015) Intimate-Partner and Client-Initiated Violence among Female Street-Based Sex Workers in China: Does a Support Network Help? PLOS ONE 10(9). Read more.

Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research, Evaluation, and Graduate Studies
Professor of Nursing

Baron Nelson M, Compton P, Macey PM, Patel SK, Jacob E, O'Neil S, Ogren J, Finlay JL, Harper RM. Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Neurobehavioral Outcome in Children With Brain Tumors Treated With Chemotherapy. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2015 Jul 27. Read more.

Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program
Associate Professor of Nursing

Eshkevari L, Mulroney SE, Egan R, Lao L. Effects of Acupuncture, RU-486 on the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Chronically Stressed Adult Male Rats. Endocrinology. 2015 Oct;156(10):3649-60. Read more.

John Kraemer, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Systems Administration

Kraemer JD. Urbanization and Unintentional Injury in Low and Middle Income Countries. In Ahn R, Burke T, McGahan A (Eds.), Innovating for Healthy Urbanization (New York: Springer, 2015): 209-245. Read more.

John Kraemer, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Systems Administration

Michael Stoto, PhD
Professor of Health Systems Administration

Kraemer JD, Siedner MJ, & Stoto MA. Analyzing Variability in Ebola-Related Controls Applied to Returned Travelers in the United States. Health Security 13 (2015) [Epub ahead of print] Read more.

Jason U. Tilan, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Human Science

Paiva SP, Veloso CA, Campos FF, Carneiro MM, Tilan JU, Wang H, Umans JG, Zukowska Z, Kitlinska J. Elevated Levels of Neuropeptide Y in Preeclampsia: A Pilot Study Implicating a Role for Stress in Pathogenesis of the Disease.
Neuropeptides. 2015 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] Read more.

Melody Wilkinson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Kathryn Ellis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ANP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

Joyce Knestrick, PhD, FNP, FAANP
Director of Distance Education, Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing

Mary Bondmass, PhD, RN, CNE
Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing

Wilkinson, M, Turner, B, Ellis, K, Knestrick, J, Bondmass, M. (2015). Online Clinical Education Training for Preceptors: A Pilot QI Project. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(7), e43-e51. Read more.

Ronit Yarden, PhD
Assistant Professor of Human Science

Christopher Grivas (NHS’15)
Human Science Alumnus

Mayzlish-Gati E, Laufer D, Shaknof J, Sananes A, Bier A, Ben-Harosh S, Belausov E, Grivas CF, Johnson MD, Yarden RI, Artuso E, Levi O, Genin O, Prandi C, Halaila I, Pines M, Kapulnik Y, Koltai H. Strigolactone analogues act as new anti-cancer agents in inhibition of breast cancer in xenograft model. Cancer Biol Ther. 2015 Jul 20:0. [Epub ahead of print]

Compiled by Bill Cessato and Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN

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