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Publications, Presentations, and Other News June 2017

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Grants

Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, assistant professor, is the principal investigator of an R01 research grant entitled, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Disease Outcomes and Nurse Practitioner Practice” a 4-year project funded for $2.6 million by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health.

 

Publications

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, Catherine Cohen, PhD, post-doctoral research fellow, and Harold Alan Pincus, MD, vice chair, department of psychiatry at CUMC, co-authored “Comparative and Cost-Effectiveness Research: Competencies, Opportunities, and Training for Nurse Scientists,” published in Nursing Outlook.

 

Carolyn Herzig, PhD, associate research scientist, Andrew Dick, PhD, RAND corporation, Patricia Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, Catherine Cohen, PhD, post-doctoral research fellow, Monika Pogorzelska-Mariarz, PhD, former associate research scientist, and Elaine Larson, PhD, associate dean of scholarship and research, co-authored “Infection Trends in United States Nursing Homes, 2006,” published in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, was the lead author of “Patient Safety Culture Survey in Pediatric Complex Care Settings: A Factor Analysis,” published in Journal of Patient Safety.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, was the lead author of “Measuring Patient Safety Culture in Pediatric Long-Term Care,” published in Journal of Patient Safety.

 

Elaine Larson, PhD, associate dean of scholarship and research, was an author of “Building Evidence-Based Practice in Resource Limited Settings: Exemplars of Success,” published in Global Journal for Research Analysis.

 

Presentation and Honors

Patricia Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, was elected to the Nominations Committee of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, was named Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (FAPIC).

 

Jennifer Dohrn, DNP, director, Office of Global Initiatives, presented “Building a Program of Global Clinical Experiences to Prepare Future Nurses” at the International Council of Nurses Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Carolyn Sun, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Building a Model to Expand Nurse and Midwifery Clinical Research,” at the International Council of Nurses Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Kenrick Cato, PhD, assistant professor, presented “Nurse and Midwife Researcher Collaboration in Eastern sub-Saharan Africa: A Longitudinal Social Network Analysis” at the International Council of Nurses Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Rita John, DNP, associate professor, presented “What’s New in Pediatrics” at Pediatric Grand Rounds at New York Hospital Queens in New York, NY.

 

Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, director, adult-gerontology primary care, presented “HIV Treatment Update,” at Greater New York Association of Nurses in AIDS Care’s Annual Meeting in New York, NY.

 

Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, director, adult-gerontology primary care, presented “HIV Antiretrovirals for Treatment and Prevention,” at American Association of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Eminent Researchers Like You,” at the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) 2017 Editorial Board Meeting in Portland, OR.

 

Elaine Larson, PhD, associate dean of scholarship and research, Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, Laurie Conway, PhD ’15, and Janet Hass, PhD ‘07, were panelists on “Building Your Professional Competency in Research: How Peer Review Really Works,” at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology’s (APIC) 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR. 

 

Elaine Larson, PhD, associate dean of scholarship and research, co-presented “Publishing Your Data: Conception to Publication,” at APIC’s 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, Carolyn Herzig, PhD, associate research scientist, and Monika Pogorzelska-Mariarz, PhD, former associate research scientist, presented “State of the Art in Nursing Home Infection Prevention: An Overview of Current Policies and Results of a National Study” at APIC’s 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Dawn Dowding, PhD, professor, JingJing Shang, PhD, assistant professor, and Carolyn Herzig, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Infections in Home Healthcare: Prevalence, Prevention, and Knowledge,” at APIC’s 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Eileen Carter, PhD, assistant professor, presented “Facilitators and Barriers to Implementing Implementations: Stewardship and Leadership” at APIC’s 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Bevin Cohen, PhD, program director, center for interdisciplinary research to prevent infections at CUMC, Meghan Murray, MPH, surveillance officer at CUMC, and Natalie Neu, MD, pediatric infectious disease at CUMC, presented “Implementation of Antibiotic Stewardship in Pediatric Long-Term Care,” at APIC’s 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented the poster “Testing Standard Precaution Vignettes and Tools for Cross-Purpose Use in Surveillance and Education” at the APIC 2017 44th Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Becoming a Nurse Scientist: Evolution of a Program of Research,” at the New Jersey State Nurses Association’s 2017 Institute for Nursing Research & Scholarship Luncheon in Iselin, NJ.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics,” at Organization of Nurse Leaders, New Jersey (ONL NJ)’s 15th Annual Research Day in Princeton, NJ.

 

Briefs:

Columbia Nursing’s Board of Visitors member, Willie Manzano has been named the Chief Quality Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is also the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

 

Ladan Eshkevari ’95, Judith Aponte ’04, Andrea Brassard ’05, Elizabeth Cohn ’09, Judy Honig ’05, Rebecca Schnall ’09, and Dianne Lapointe Rudow ’05 were all named 2017 Fellows at the American Academy of Nursing

 

Antoinette Baleba-Lekane ’09 has been named the 2017 Clinical Preceptor of the Year by the Nurse Anesthesia program.

 

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