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Publications, Presentations, and Other News May 2018

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Grants:

Nancy Reame, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor Emerita and special research scientist, is one of the co-investigators of an intramural pilot grant for $25,000 funded by the Center for the Study of Social Difference, Columbia University, to establish an Interdisciplinary Working Group on Menstrual Health and Gender Justice, in collaboration with Inga Winkler of Columbia’s Department of Political Science.

 

Publications:


Dawon Baik, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, co-authored “RN Job Satisfaction and Retention After an Interprofessional Team Intervention,” published in Western Journal of Nursing Research.

 

Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor, and David Evans, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (In Pediatrics) and Special Lecturer, CUIMC, were among the authors of “Does Cross-Cultural Communication Training for Physicians Improve Pediatric Asthma Outcomes? A Randomized Trial,” published in Journal of Asthma.

 

Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor; David Evans, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (In Pediatrics) and Special Lecturer, CUIMC; Matthew Perzanowski, PhD, associate professor, CUIMC; and Carlos Gould, student, Mailman, were authors of “Association of Exercise-Induced Wheeze and Other Asthma Symptoms With Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations in a Large Cohort of Urban Adolescents,” published in Respiratory Medicine.

 

Billy Caceres, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, was among the authors of “Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Sexual Minority Women (18–59 Years Old): Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001–2012),” published in Women’s Health Issues.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, was among the authors of “Understanding of Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials by Individuals With CF or Their Parents: A Qualitative Analysis,” published in Journal of Cystic Fibrosis.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist; Bevin Cohen, MPH, associate research scientist; Elaine Larson, PhD, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research and senior associate dean of scholarship and research; Jianfang Liu, PhD, assistant professor; and Jingjing Shang, PhD, assistant professor, were authors of “Severity of Illness Measures for Pediatric Inpatients,” published in Journal for Healthcare Quality.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist; Bevin Cohen, MPH, associate research scientist; Elaine Larson, PhD, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research and senior associate dean of scholarship and research; and Meghan Murray, PhD student, were authors of “Perception of Patient Safety Culture in Pediatric Long-Term Care Settings,” published in Journal for Healthcare Quality.

 

Kasey Jackman ’05 ’10 ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist, was among the authors of “Benefits of Implementing and Improving Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records,” published in Computers, Informatics, Nursing (CIN).

 

Theresa Koleck, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, was among the authors of “Trajectories of Cognitive Function and Associated Phenotypic and Genotypic Factors in Breast Cancer,” published in Oncology Nursing Forum. She was also an author of “Regionally Clustered ABCC8 Polymorphisms in a Prospective Cohort Predict Cerebral Oedema and Outcome in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury,” published in Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.

 

Jacqueline Merrill ’98 ’06, PhD, professor and Meghan Reading, PhD student, co-authored “Converging and Diverging Needs Between Patients and Providers Who Are Collecting and Using Patient-Generated Health Data: An Integrative Review,” published in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

 

Presentations and Honors:


Billy A. Caceres, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, received the Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Gerontological Nursing Practice from the International Journal of Older People Nursing (IJOPN) as an author of a previously published paper in the journal, “Healthcare Professionals’ Perceptions of Neglect of Older People in Mexico: A Qualitative Secondary Analysis.” Caceres was also selected to attend the National Institute of Nursing Research four-week Summer Genetics Institute (SGI) in June 2018.

 

Stephen Ferrara, DNP, assistant professor and associate dean of clinical affairs, was named a Distinguished Fellow by the National Academies of Practice.

 

Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist, presented “Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics” at the American Nurses Association’s Quality and Innovation Conference in Orlando, Florida.  

 

Rita Marie John ’05, DNP, associate professor, presented the following sessions at the 2018 national conference of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) in Chicago, Illinois: “Hot Topics in Pediatrics” and “Ear Piercing: The Do’s and Do Nots.” During pre-conference sessions, John led the “Mental Health Certification Review” course. John also presented “What’s New in Pediatrics” at the annual New York NAPNAP conference in New York City.

 

Jacqueline Merril ’98 ’06, PhD, professor of nursing, was invited to be a member of the Health Services Research Information Advisory Committee (HSRIAC) at AcademyHealth from June 2018 to September 2022. HSRIAC is part of Health Services Research Projects in Progress, a program sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at AcademyHealth. AcademyHealth convenes HSRIAC, annually and as needed, to advise the NLM’s National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology on development of new information, products, and services related to health services research. This year’s annual meeting will be on June 5.

 

Nancy Reame, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor Emerita and special research scientist, was invited to serve on the newly constituted Advocacy Advisory Committee for Our Bodies Ourselves, the iconic Boston-based women’s health book and consumer organization. Her service will begin in summer 2018. Reame also presented “Online Reproductive Health Information: Who Can You Trust?” at the expert panel for online health consumers sponsored by HelloClue.com in New York City.

 

Carolyn Sun ’14, PhD, associate research scientist, and Maureen George, PhD, associate professor, presented a five-day research workshop titled “Increasing Research Capacity for Nurse Faculty” at the University of Malawi, Kamuzu College of Nursing, in Malawi, Africa.

 

Carolyn Sun ’14, PhD, associate research scientist, and Michael Wang, DNP student, presented “Validation of an Inspiring Innovation to Improve Patient Outcomes” at the 2018 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Cindy Veldhuis, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, received a Research Society on Alcoholism Junior Investigator Award and stipend from the Research Society on Alcoholism/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

 

Columbia Nursing faculty, students, and staff presented their research at the annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference 30th Annual Scientific Sessions, held in Newark, New Jersey:

 

Awards and honors:

 

Carolyn Sun ’14, PhD, associate research scientist, was elected to the Nominating Committee of the ENRS for the 2018–2019 term. She was chosen from among five candidates, and the election had the highest voter turnout in ENRS election history.

 

1st Place, Student Poster

Associations Between Models of End-of-Life Care and Acute Care Utilization Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review, by Aluem Tark, PhD student; Richard Dorritie, PhD student; and Patricia Stone, PhD, Centennial Professor of Health Policy and director, Center for Health Policy.

 

3rd Place, Student Poster

Factors Affecting the Decision of Heart Failure Patients to Accept Telehealth Services in the Home, by Kyungmi Woo, PhD student.

 

Papers and Posters:

 

Paper Session A3: Child Health Across Settings

Implementation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in Two Pediatric Long-Term Care Facilities, by Meghan Murray, PhD student.

 

Paper Session A4: Technology and Informatics

The Potential for Dissemination of a Diabetes Self-Management Technology Innovation Into Clinical Practice, by Elizabeth Heitkemper ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist.

 

Poster Session 1: Meet the Researchers

Poster 2: Factors Affecting the Acceptance of Telehealth Services by Heart Failure Patients at Home: A Quantitative Analysis Using the Outcome and Assessment Information Set, by Kyungmi Woo, PhD student.

 

Poster 4: Characterizing the Influence of mHealth in a Post-Intervention Atrial Fibrillation Population With Known Cardiac Risk Factors, by Meghan Reading, PhD student.

 

Poster 24: Hospitalization Risk Factors of Elderly Home Health Care Patients With Dementia: A Systematic Review, by Irene Bick, PhD student.

 

Poster 36: Associations Between Models of End-of-Life Care and Acute Care Utilization Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review, by Aluem Tark, PhD student.

 

Poster Session II: Meet the Researchers

Poster 33: Is There an Association Between Adolescent Sexting and Sexual Behaviors? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, by Caroline Handschuh, PhD student.

 

Poster 34: Quality-of-Life Perception Among Latino and Non-Latino Youth With Sickle Cell Disease, by Jennel Osborne, PhD student.

 

Poster Session III: Meet the Researchers

Poster 9: Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics, by Amanda Hessels, PhD, associate research scientist.

 

Poster 26: Legal Epidemiology of Nursing Practice and Population Health: An Integrative Review, by Richard Dorritie, PhD student.

 

Poster 39: Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs in New Jersey: A Three-Year Trend Analysis, by Cilgy Abraham, PhD student.

 

Symposia and Presentations:

 

Workshop 6

Publishing: Methods Matter! by Elaine Larson, PhD, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research and senior associate dean of scholarship and research.

 

Symposium Session A6: Accelerating Dissemination of Nursing Science Through Manuscript Format Dissertations

Accelerating Dissemination of Nursing Science Through Manuscript Format Dissertations, by Arlene Smaldone ’03, PhD, professor and assistant dean of scholarship and research.

 

Dissemination of PhD Dissertation Research by Dissertation Format Type: A Retrospective Cohort Study, by Arlene Smaldone ’03, PhD, professor and assistant dean of scholarship and research.

 

Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Among Transgender People: A Mixed Methods Investigation, by Kasey Jackman ’05 ’10 ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist.

 

Assessing the Potential of a Diabetes Self-Management Technology Intervention for Underserved Adults, by Elizabeth Heitkempe ‘17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist.

 

Factors Affecting the Decision of Heart Failure Patients to Accept Telehealth Services in the Home, by Kyungmi Woo, PhD student.

 

Peer Guidance for Successful Navigation of the Early Career Nurse Scientist Journey, by Richard Dorritie, PhD student, and Meghan Murray, PhD student.

 

Paper Session B2: Social Determinants of Health

Enabling Recruitment and Retention of Marginalized Samples for Research, by Mary Woods Byrne ’11, PhD, Stone Foundation and Elise D. Fish Professor of Health Care for the Underserved and director, Center for Children and Families.

 

Paper Session C1: Organization and Workforce Issues: Nursing Role

Using a Delphi Survey to Develop Clinical Nursing Research Priorities, by Carolyn Sun ’14, PhD, associate research scientist.

 

Symposium Session C6: Advancing Nursing Science in Precision Health: NINR P20 and P30 Centers

Data Science and Informatics Provide Critical Infrastructure for Precision Health, by Suzanne Bakken, PhD, Alumni Professor and director, Center for Evidence-Based Practice in the Underserved.

 

Paper Session D2: Vulnerable Populations: LGBTQ and HIV

Sexual Orientation, Sleep Duration, and Cardiovascular Disease, by Billy Caceres, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow.

 

Paper Session D4: Nursing Education: Undergraduate Issues

Innovative Use of Simulation to Enhance Undergraduate Nursing Research Course, by Kellie Bryant, DNP, assistant professor and executive director, Helene Fuld Health Trust Simulation Center.

 

Paper Session E4: Nursing Education: Graduate Issues

Interprofessional Clinical Experience: Nurse Practitioner and Dental Students Partner to Improve Collaboration, by Brenda Janotha ’08, DNP, assistant professor.

 

Symposium Session E6: Emerging Methodologies to Overcome Complexities in Health Services Research and Policy Analysis

Emerging Methodologies to Overcome Complexities in Health Services Research and Policy Analysis Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Provider Co-management Index (PCMI), by Allison Norful ’16, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow.

 

Organizational Structures for Nurse Practitioner Practice and Quality of Care for Chronic Diseases: Large Dataset Analysis for Health Services Research, by Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, assistant professor.

 

Briefs:

 

Victoria Tiase ’08, William Daniel Roberts ’05, and Andrew Phillips ’08 ’12 each presented on trends in clinical informatics at the 16th Annual New England Nursing Informatics Consortium symposium in Boston in April

 

Peggy Akers ’69 was awarded the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2018 State Award for Excellence for Maine, a capstone for a career approaching 50 years.

 

Linda Armstrong ’16 ’18 will receive the 2018 Campbell Award at the Columbia Nursing graduation. The Campbell Award recognizes exceptional leadership and Columbia spirit. It is presented by the Columbia Alumni Association to a graduating student at each school who has demonstrated a commitment to building University community and pride.

 

Nadia Elgoghail Santana ’13 ’15 ’16 published a book titled The Ultimate Nurse Practitioner Guidebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Into and Surviving Nurse Practitioner School, Finding a Job, and Understanding the Policy That Drives the Profession.

 

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