NHS Scholarship Spotlight: October 1-December 31, 2014

FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Faculty members, students, and alumni at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have published on a range of topics—from public health and neuroscience, to biosecurity—in a variety of highly regarded academic publications.

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

Faculty members were invited to submit information for this quarterly update—covering October 1-December 31, 2014. Therefore, this list may not be complete.

Scholarly Highlights

Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Chair in Values Based Health Care

Andrew Strunk (NHS’13)
Health Care Management & Policy Alumnus

Anderko, L, Davies-Cole, J, Strunk, A. (2014) Identifying populations at risk: Interdisciplinary environmental climate change tracking. Public Health Nursing 31(6), 484-491. Read more

Jesse B. Bump, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of International Health

Bump JB. (2014) The Crosskey-Davies Experiment and Onchocerciasis Control in West Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(10): e3223. Read more

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

Compton, P. (2014) Trust but verify. Pain Med. 15(12):1999-2000. Read more.

Nelson MB, Macey PM, Harper RM, Jacob E, Patel SK, Finlay JL, Nelson MD Jr, Compton P. (2014). Structural brain alterations in children an average of 5 years after surgery and chemotherapy for brain tumors. J Neurooncol. 119(2):317-26. Read more.

Jane M. Fall-Dickson, PhD, RN, AOCN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Assistant Chair for Research, Department of Nursing

Soto, E, Fall-Dickson, JM, Berger, AM. (2015) Management of Adverse Effects of Treatment: Oral Complications. In V. T. DeVita, T. S. Lawrence, S. A. Rosenberg (Eds.). Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology (10th ed) (pp. 1992-2003). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Read more.

Pablo Irusta, PhD
Associate Professor of Human Science
Assistant Chair, Department of Human Science

Coviello S, Wimmenauer V, Polack FP, Irusta PM. Bacterial lysates improve the protective antibody response against respiratory viruses through Toll-like receptor 4. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014 Oct 3;10(10):2896-902. Read more.

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

Kraemer JD. Epidemiology of Non-Fatal U.S. Emergency Room Visits for Road Crashes Involving Pedestrians in Wheelchairs. Injury Prevention (epub ahead of print, 2014). Read more.

Jan LaRocque, PhD
Assistant Professor of Human Science

Sakaguchi, A, Sarkies, P, Simon, M, Goldstein, LD, Hedges, A, Ikegami, K, Alvares, A, Yang, L, LaRocque, JR, Hall, J, Lieb, JD, Miska, E.E., Ahmed, S. (2014) “C. elegans RSD-2 and RSD-6 promote germ cell immortality by maintaining small interfering RNA populations.” Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(41):E4323-31. Read more.

Michael Stoto, PhD
Professor of Health Systems Administration

Stoto, MA. Biosurveillance capability requirements for the Global Health Security Agenda: Lessons from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism 2014,12(5):225-230. Read more.

Michael Stoto, PhD
Professor of Health Systems Administration

Rachael Piltch-Loeb (NHS’12)
Health Care Management & Policy Alumna

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

Piltch-Loeb, RN, Nelson, CD, Kraemer, JD, Savoia, E, Stoto, MA. A Peer Assessment Approach for Learning from Public Health Emergencies. Public Health Reports 129 Suppl 4 (2014): 28-34. Read more

Carol Taylor, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing

Taylor, C, Lillis, C, Lynn, P. (2015) Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Read more.

Taylor, C, Lillis, C, Lynn, P, LeBon, M. (2015) Student Study Guide to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Carol Taylor, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing

Sarah Vittone, MSN, MA, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Taylor, C, Vittone, S. (2014) Advocacy. In J. Barnsteiner, J. Disch & M. Walton (Eds), Person and Family Centered Care: Creating Effective and Rewarding Partnerships. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Jason Tilan, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Human Science

Tilan, JU, Krailo, M, Barkauskas, DA, Galli, S, Mtaweh, H, Long, J, Wang, H, Hawkins, K, Lu, C, Jeha, D, Izycka-Swieszewska, E, Lawlor, ER, Toretsky, JA, Kitlinska, JB. (2014), Systemic levels of neuropeptide Y and dipeptidyl peptidase activity in patients with Ewing sarcoma—Associations with tumor phenotype and survival. Cancer. Read more

Lois Wessel, MS, RN, CFNP
Instructor of Nursing

Gard, A, Wessel, LA (2014). Addressing Asthma Disparities Using Clinical Decision Support in the Electronic Health Record. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Volume 25.3. Read more.

Makariou-Pikis, C, Peled, AW, Newland, GM, Wessel, LA, Warren, RD. (2014) Cultural sensitivity and health education: essential components to the success of the early detection cancer screening program for Latinas at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Volume 25.2. Read more.

Ronit Yarden, PhD
Assistant Professor of Human Science

Victor Wang (NHS’15)
Human Science Major

Pickholtz I, Saadyan S, Keshet GI, Wang VS, Cohen R, Bouwman P, Jonkers J, Byers SW, Papa MZ, Yarden RI. (2014) Cooperation between BRCA1 and Vitamin D is Critical for Histone Acetylation of the p21waf1 Promoter and Growth Inhibition of Breast Cancer Cells and Cancer Stem-like Cells. Oncotarget p.11827-11846. Read more.

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