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Publications, Presentations, and Other News January 2018

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Publications:

Jeannemarie Baker '90, MS, Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, professor, Penelope Buschman, MS, assistant professor, and Jasmine Travers '16, PhD, were co-authors of “An Efficient Nurse Practitioner-Led Community-Based Service Model for Delivering Coordinated Care to Persons With Serious Mental Illness at Risk for Homelessness,” published in Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, was the co-author of “Stethoscopes: Friend or Fomite?” published in Nursing Management, and “Journal Club: Commentary on ‘Risk Factors for MRSA Colonization in the Neonatal ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,’” published in American Journal of Infection Control.

 

Elaine Larson, PhD, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research and associate dean of scholarship and research, Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, and Lisa Saiman, MD, professor, Columbia University Medical Center, were among authors of “National Testing of the Nursing-Kids Intensity of Care Survey for Pediatric Long-Term Care,” published in Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

 

Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, assistant professor, Allison Norful, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, and Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor, were among authors of “Primary Care Providers’ Perspectives on Errors of Omission,” published in Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  

 

Rebecca Schnall, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Assistant Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Jia Haomiao, PhD, associate professor, and Sarah Irabarren ’16, PhD, authored “Information Sources of Self-Care Strategies for Persons Living with HIV,” published in International Journal of Medical Informatics.

 

Arlene Smaldone, PhD, professor and assistant dean of scholarship and research, Jia Haomiao, PhD, associate professor, and Sally Findley, PhD, professor, Mailman School of Public Health, were among authors of “Randomized Feasibility Trial to Improve Hydroxyurea Adherence in Youth Ages 10–18 Years Through Community Health Workers: The HABIT Study,” published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer.

 

Arlene Smaldone, PhD, professor and assistant dean of scholarship and research, and Elizabeth Heitkemper, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist, were among authors of “Baseline Characteristics and Technology Training of Underserved Adults with Type 2 Diabetes in the Mobile Diabetes Detective (MoDD) Randomized Control Trial,” published in The Diabetes Educator.

 

Arlene Smaldone, PhD, professor and assistant dean of scholarship and research, Elizabeth Heitkemper, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist, Olena Mamykina, PhD, assistant professor, and Rita Kukafka, DrPH, associate professor, Mailman School of Public Health, were among authors of “Personal Discovery in Diabetes Self-Management: Discovering Cause and Effect Using Self-Monitoring Data,” published in Journal of Biomedical Informatics.

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, Centennial Professor of Health Policy and director, Center for Health Policy, Andrei Constantinescu, MD, assistant professor, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Jeffrey D. Edwards, MD, assistant professor, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Rachel Miller, MD, professor, College of Physicians and Surgeons, were among authors of “Survey of Financial Burden of Families in the U.S. with Children Using Home Mechanical Ventilation,” published in Pediatric Pulmonology.

 

Carolyn Sun, PhD, associate research scientist, co-authored “Impact of Mentoring on Nursing and Midwifery Educators and Students: An Integrative Review,” published in Texila International Journal of Nursing. 

 

Cindy Veldhuis, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, and Tonda L. Hughes, PhD, Henrik H. Bendixen Professor of International Nursing and director of global health research, were among authors of “The Impact of Marriage Equality on Sexual Minority Women’s Relationships with Their Families of Origin,” published in Journal of Homosexuality.

Presentations and Honors:

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “From Theory to Practice: Survey Considerations in Nursing Research” at Virtua Innovations in Care Conference held in Voorhees, New Jersey; “Missed Nursing Care: Predictors and Outcomes” at Ann May Center for Nursing’s 13th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference held in Farmingdale, New Jersey; and “Development of Standard Precautions Vignettes to Enhance Situational Awareness and Highly Reliable Practice” at Northern New Jersey Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology held in Montclair, New Jersey.

 

Elaine Larson, PhD, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research and associate dean of scholarship and research, and Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, moderated a panel on “Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections” at the 8th Annual NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Nursing Research, Evidence-Based Practice (EBR), and Innovation Symposium: Empowering Nurses to Effect Change Through Research and EBP. Carolyn Sun, PhD, associate research scientist, moderated a panel titled “Increasing Efficiency and Decreasing Waste by Improving Nursing Practice and Streamlining Nursing Workflow.”

 

Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, professor, has accepted a second term on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Health Policy Advisory Council (HPAC).

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, Centennial Professor of Health Policy and director, Center for Health Policy, presented “Moving Infection Prevention and Control Beyond the Hospital,” “Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) in Aged Care—United States Perspective,” and “Beyond 2020: What Will Infection Prevention and Control Look Like?” at the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control 2017 Conference in Canberra, Australia.

 

Carolyn Sun, PhD, associate research scientist, was elected to the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Nominating Committee. 

Briefs:

James Doran ’02 was reappointed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to the New Jersey Board of Nursing. In addition, he was recently elected secretary/treasurer of the board. 

 

CUPHSONAA/J. Margaret Ada Mutch Award is an endowed Nurses Educational Funds scholarship with preference given to Columbia alumni and students. For information on how to apply, click here. For other questions, contact Jerelyn Weiss (917 524-8051 or jweiss@n-e-f.org), Executive Director, Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.

 

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