NHS Scholarship Spotlight: June to December 2017

DECEMBER 15, 2017 – Faculty members at the School of Nursing & Health Studies regularly publish, sometimes with students and alumni, on a range of topics. They were invited to submit information for this update—covering June to December 2017. Therefore, this list may not be complete. The list below includes the names of the NHS authors in boldface, as well as the citation.


Cabana, M. D., & Merenstein, D. J. (2017). Probiotics in the child care center: Context matters. Pediatrics, e20171729.

Carman, M., Xu, S., Rushton, S., Smallheer, B. A., Williams, D., Amarasekara, S., & Oermann, M. H. (2017). Use of a virtual learning platform for distance-based simulation in an acute care nurse practitioner curriculum. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 36(5), 284-289.

Chen, C. C., Avdievich, E., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., Wei, K., Lee, K., Edelmann, W., Jasin, M., & LaRocque, J. R. (2017). EXO1 suppresses double-strand break induced homologous recombination between diverged sequences in mammalian cells. DNA Repair, 57, 98-106.

Edmonds, A., Ludema, C., Eron Jr, J. J., Cole, S. R., Adedimeji, A. A., Cohen, M. H., Cooper, H. L., Fischl, M., Johnson, M. O., Krause, D. D., Merenstein, D., Milam, J., Wilson, T. E., & Adimora, A.A. (2017). Effects of health insurance interruption on loss of hypertension control in women with and women without HIV. Journal of Women’s Health.

Ellis, K. K., Wilkinson, M. R., Kesten, K. S., Anderson, K. M., Lyons, M. C., & Bondmass, M. D. (2017). Partnering to scale a graduate nursing program. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(9), e423-e431.

Ertl, H. A., Russo, D. P., Srivastava, N., Brooks, J. T., Dao, T. N., & LaRocque, J. R. (2017). The role of blm helicase in homologous recombination, gene conversion tract length, and recombination between diverged sequences in drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 207(3), 923-933.

Farley, C. L. (2017, multiple chapters). Care of the mother: Genital tract lacerations. Care of the woman with chorioamnionitis. In N. Tharpe, C. L. Farley, & R. Jordan (Eds.), Practice guidelines for midwifery & women’s health (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Horvath, C. (2017). Implementation of a new method to track propofol in an endoscopy unit. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 15(3), 102-110.

Huang, S. S., & Bowblis, J. R. (2017). Managerial ownership in nursing homes: Staffing, quality, and financial performance. The Gerontologist.

Huang, S. S., Yang, J., & Carroll, N. (2017). Taxes, bankruptcy costs, and capital structure in for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals. Health Services Management Research.

Kenny, A., Gordon, N., Griffiths, T., Kraemer, J. D., & Siedner, M. J. (2017). Validation relaxation: a quality assurance strategy for electronic data collection. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(8).

Kraemer, J. D., Strasser, A. A., Lindblom, E. N., Niaura, R. S., & Mays, D. (2017). Crowdsourced data collection for public health: A comparison with nationally representative, population tobacco use data. Preventive Medicine, 102, 93-99.

Lange Kessler, J. (2017). Oral health for women. In N. Tharpe, C. L. Farley, & R. Jordan (Eds.), Practice guidelines for midwifery & women’s health (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Lange Kessler, J. (2019). Menopause. In T. L. King, M. C. Brucker, C. M. Jevitt, & K. Osborne (Eds.), Varney’s midwifery (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. 

Loffredo, C., Shaker, Y., Jillson, I., Boulos, D., Saleh, D., Garas, M., Ostrowski, M., Sun, X., Chen, X., Shander, B., & Amr, S. (2017). Prevalence and correlates of substance use by Egyptian school youth. The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 6(1), 37-51.

May, J. (2017). The role of public population institutions on fertility outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa, Population Horizons, 14(1).

McCarthy, I., & Huang, S. S. (in press). Vertical alignment between hospitals and physicians as a bargaining response to commercial insurance markets. Review of Industrial Organization.

McCulloch, M., Hammond, P., & Chanley, J. (2017). Improved interpretive accuracy of sugar content on beverage labels following an educational intervention for children. Journal of Health Science, 5(4), 198-205.

McCulloch, M., & McIntosh, S. (2018). Nutrition counseling for health promotion. In C. L. Edelman & E. C. Kudzma (Eds.), Health promotion throughout the life span (9th ed.). Missouri: Elsevier.

McLaughlin, M. K. (2017). Champion of scientific inquiry: Research, evidence-based practice and quality improvement. In Core Curriculum for Nursing Professional Development (5th ed.). Chicago: ANPD.

McMahon, B., Hudson, J., Prewitt, J., Engleson, J., Carman, M. J., & Engelson, M. L. (2017). Measuring fatigue in triage: A pilot study. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 39(2), 114-122.

Rauen, C., Knippa, S., Brewer, H., Carothers, B., Franklin, H., Harvey, J., Mather, P., Mangers, M., Mathewson, M., Strunk, K., Herrmann, C., & Thompson-Brazill, K. (2017). The power of mentorship. Critical Care Nurse, 37(6), 81-85.

Rauen, C., Knippa, S., Thompson-Brazill, K., & Mackenburg-Mohn, M. (2017). Giving is nursing. Critical Care Nurse, 37(5), 85-89.

Sacino, M. F., Huang, S. S., Keating, R. F., Gaillard, W. D., & Oluigbo, C. O. (2017). An initial cost-effectiveness analysis of intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) in pediatric epilepsy surgery. Child's Nervous System, 1-8.

Sanders, M. E., Benson, A., Lebeer, S., Merenstein, D. J., & Klaenhammer, T. R. (2018). Shared mechanisms among probiotic taxa: Implications for general probiotic claims. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 49, 207-216.

Shajalal, M., Xu, J., Jing, J., King, M., Zhang, J., Wang, P., Bouey, J., & Cheng, F. (2017). China’s engagement with development assistance for health in Africa. Global Health Research and Policy, 2(1), 24.

Slota, M. (Ed.) (2018). AACN core curriculum for pediatric high acuity, progressive and critical care nursing (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.

Spinelli, M. A., Frongillo, E. A., Sheira, L. A., Palar, K., Tien, P. C., Wilson, T., Merenstein, D., Cohen, M., Adedimeji, A., Wentz, E., Adimora, A. A., Metsch, L. R., Turan, J. M., Kushel, M. B., & Weiser, S. D. (2017). Food insecurity is associated with poor HIV outcomes among women in the United States. AIDS and Behavior, 1-5.

Stoto, M. A., Nelson, C., Savoia, E., Ljungqvist, I., & Ciotti, M. (2017). A public health preparedness logic model: Assessing preparedness for cross-border threats in the European region. Health Security, 15(5), 473-482.

Stoto, M., Oakes M., Stuart, E., Savitz, L., Priest, E. L., & Zurovac, J. (2017). Analytical methods for a learning health system: 1. Framing the research question. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 5(1), 28.

Stoto, M., Oakes, M., Stuart, E., Priest, E. L., & Savitz, L. (2017). Analytical methods for a learning health system: 2. Design of observational studies. eGEMs, 5(1), 29.

Stoto, M., Oakes, M., Stuart, E., Brown, R., Zurovac, J., & Priest, E. L. (2017). Analytical methods for a learning health system: 3. Analysis of observational studies. eGEMs, 5(1), 30.

Stoto, M., Parry, G., & Savitz, L. Analytical methods for a learning health system: 4. Delivery system science. (2017). eGEMs, 5(1), 31.

Stoto, M. A., Savoia, E., Nelson, C., Piltch-Loeb, R., Guicciardi, S., Takacs, J., Santos, C. V., & Ciotti, M. (2017). Development of a public health preparedness competency model for EU member states. European Journal of Public Health, 27(suppl_3).

Tharpe, N., Farley, C. L., & Jordan, R. (Eds.) (2017). Clinical practice guidelines for midwifery & women’s health (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Thompson-Brazill, K. A. (2017, multiple chapters). Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. The normal ECG. Hemodynamic monitoring. Conduction blocks. Cardiogenic shock. Interpreting dysrhythmias. Treatment of cardiac, valvular, and vascular insufficiency, and trauma. Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage and esophageal varices. Acute and chronic hepatic failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and acute pancreatitis. Intestinal infarction, obstruction, perforation, and trauma. Management of the patient with a gastrointestinal disturbance. In A. P. Johnson & H. Crumlett (Eds.), Critical care nursing certification: preparation, review, and practice exams (7th ed.). McGraw-Hill Education.

Todd, J. V., Cole, S. R., Wohl, D. A., Simpson Jr, R. J., Jonsson Funk, M., Brookhart, M. A., Cocohoba, J., Merenstein, D., Sharma, A., Lazar, J., Milam, J., Cohen, M., Gange, S., Lewis, T. T., Burkholder, G., & Adimora, A. A. (2017). Underutilization of statins when indicated in HIV-seropositive and seronegative women. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 31(11), 447-454.

Turan, B., Rogers, A. J., Rice, W. S., Atkins, G. C., Cohen, M. H., Wilson, T. E., Adimora, A. A., Merenstein, D., Adedimeji, A., Wentz, E. L., Ofotokun, I., Metsch, L., Tien, P. C., Johnson, M. O., Turan, J. M., & Weiser, S. D. (2017). Association between perceived discrimination in healthcare settings and HIV medication adherence: Mediating psychosocial mechanisms. AIDS and Behavior, 1-9.

Van Hoover, C., Rademeyer, C., & Farley, C. L. (2017). Motivations and health implications of body piercing. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 62(5), 521-530.

Wakefield, M. K. (2017). Nurse leadership in global health: New opportunities, important priorities. International Journal of Nursing Sciences.

White, K. A., & Heitzler, E. T. (2017). Effect of increased evaluation objectivity on grade inflation: Precise grading rubrics and rigorously developed tests. Nurse Educator.

Wolf, L. A., Delao, A. M., Perhats, C., Moon, M. D., & Carman, M. J. (2017). The experience of advanced practice nurses in US emergency care settings. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 38(4), 255-258.