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Publications, Presentations, and Other News October 2018

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Publications 

       Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor, was among the authors of “Comprehensive Community-Based Intervention and Asthma Outcomes in African American Adolescents,” published in Pediatrics.

 

Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor; Maureen George, PhD, associate professor; and Jianfang Liu, PhD, assistant professor, were among the authors of “Health Literacy and Asthma Among Hispanic and African American Urban Adolescents with Undiagnosed Asthma,” published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

 

Hwayoung Cho ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist; Jacqueline Merrill ’98 ’06, PhD, professor; and Rebecca Schnall ’09, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Associate Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, were among the authors of “A Multi-Level Usability Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications: A Case Study,” published in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.

 

Hwayoung Cho ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist, and Rebecca Schnall ’09, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Associate Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, were among the authors of “A Mobile Health Intervention for HIV Prevention Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Young Men: Usability Evaluation,” published in JMIR Mhealth Uhealth.

 

Kasey Jackman ’05 ’10 ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow; Curtis Dolezal, PhD, assistant clinical professor of medical psychology, CUIMC; Bruce Levin, PhD, professor of biostatistics, CUIMC; Judy Honig ’05, DNP, Dorothy M. Rogers Professor of Nursing, and senior associate dean of academic affairs and dean of students; and Walter Bockting, PhD, professor, and co-director, LGBT Health Initiative, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, were the authors of “Stigma, Gender Dysphoria, and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in a Community Sample of Transgender Individuals,” published in Psychiatry Research.

 

Theresa Koleck, PhD, associate research scientist, was among the authors of “Exploratory Study of Associations Between DNA Repair and Oxidative Stress Gene Polymorphisms and Cognitive Problems Reported by Postmenopausal Women With and Without Breast Cancer,” published in Biological Research for Nursing.

 

Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, associate professor; Jianfang Liu, PhD, assistant professor; and Allison Norful ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, were among the authors of “Nurse Practitioner Practice Environments in Primary Care and Quality of Care for Chronic Diseases,” published in Medical Care.

 

Arlene Smaldone ’03, PhD, professor, and assistant dean of scholarship and research; Shayan Shirazian, MD, assistant professor of medicine, CUIMC; and Maya K. Rao, MD, assistant professor of medicine, CUIMC, were among the authors of “A Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Feasibility and Effect of a Cognitive Behavioral Intervention on Quality of Life for Patients on Hemodialysis,” published in Contemporary Clinical Trials.

 

Laura Starbird, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, was among the authors of “A Systematic Review of Interventions to Minimize Transportation Barriers Among People with Chronic Diseases,” published in the Journal of Community Health.

 

Patricia Stone, PhD, Centennial Professor of Health Policy, and Andrew Dick, PhD, assistant clinical professor, were among the authors of “Nursing Home Adoption of the National Healthcare Safety Network Long-Term Care Facility Component,” published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

 

Maxim Topaz, PhD, Elizabeth Standish Gill Associate Professor of Nursing, was among the authors of “Medical Malpractice Trends: Errors in Automated Speech Recognition,” published in the Journal of Medical Systems. Topaz was also among the authors of “Improving Patient Prioritization During Hospital-Homecare Transition: A Pilot Study of a Clinical Decision Support Tool,” published in Research in Nursing & Health.

Awards and Honors

 

Suzanne Bakken, PhD, Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, received the Nursing Informatics Award from the Friends of the National Library of Medicine.

 

Wanda Montalvo ’15, PhD, assistant professor, and executive director of Jonas Nursing and Veterans Health Care, was named a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.

 

Sarah Collins ’09, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical informatics and nursing, was named a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

Presentations 

 

Suzanne Bakken, PhD, Alumni Professor and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, presented “National Academies Report on Return of Biospecimen Results from Research Laboratories: Implications for Nurse Scientists” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Kellie Bryant, DNP, assistant professor, and executive director of the Helene Fuld Health Trust Simulation Center, presented “One Simulation Center’s Battle Against the Opioid Epidemic” at the 2nd Annual Tristate Regional Simulation Symposium, in New York, N.Y.

 

Kathleen Hickey, EdD, professor, presented “Precision in Cardiac Symptom Self-Management Using mHealth in an Urban Population” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Kathleen Hickey, EdD, professor, and Jacqueline Merrill ’98 ’06, PhD, professor, were among the presenters of “Atrial Fibrillation Insights from Patient Generated Data,” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Judy Honig ’05, DNP, Dorothy M. Rogers Professor of Nursing, and senior associate dean of academic affairs and dean of students, participated in multiple presentations at the 10th ICN NP/APN Conference, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, including: “A Snapshot of Clinical Educational Experiences of Advanced Nurses Worldwide,” “International Transferability of Nurse Practitioner Licenses,” “The Doctoral Pathway for Entry into Advanced Practice,” “How Have Nurse Practitioners Addressed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 3,” “Exploration of Advanced Practice Competencies Necessary for Achievement of Universal Health Coverage,” and “International Collaboration and Consensus on Curricular Standards for Nurse Practitioner Education.” Honig also presented “How Nurse Practitioners Globally Have Addressed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 3: An Integrative Review” at Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing’s 29th International Nursing Research Congress, in Melbourne, Australia.

 

Kasey Jackman ’05 ’10 ’17, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, and Tonda Hughes, PhD, Henrik H. Bendixen Professor of International Nursing, presented “Nursing’s Silence on Sexual and Gender Minority Research: Is It Getting Better?” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, associate professor, presented “NP Workforce Outcomes and Organizational Impact” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Arlene Smaldone ’03, PhD, professor, and assistant dean of scholarship and research, and Nancy Green, MD, professor of pediatrics, CUIMC, were among the presenters of “Personalized Biomarker to Track Medication Adherence” at the 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (Precision Health) held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

 

Cindy Veldhuis, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, presented “‘I Saw So Much Hatred From People I Thought Cared About Me’: The Effects of the 2016 Presidential Election on LBTQ Individuals” at the 36th GLMA (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association) Annual Conference on LGBTQ Health, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Briefs and Other News

 

Joyce Anastasi ’05, DNP, received a $3.5 million NIH grant to study non-pharmacologic treatment for neuropathic pain in people with HIV.

 

Susan Fox ’84, RN, and Susan Mascitelli ’74, RN, were both named 2018 Notable Women in Health Care by Crain’s New York Business.

 

Lisa Iannacci-Manasia ’77 ’89, MS, instructor, served on the planning committee for “The Path Forward in Cystic Fibrosis Care in the 21st Century: Advanced Multidisciplinary Education for Clinicians,” a program held at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Iannacci-Manasia is the program director for the Boomer Esiason Foundation/Johnson & Johnson TRU Heroes Cystic Fibrosis Nursing Program, which sponsored the gathering. 

 

Nancy Reame, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor Emerita of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, was one of the AAAS fellows invited to serve as a scientific reviewer for the 2018 Kavli Prize for Science Journalism (Large Newspaper and Magazine Category), presented yearly by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Dan Roberts ’05, PhD, was named vice president, care delivery and performance, at HCA Healthcare.

 

Cindy Veldhuis, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, is serving as the principal investigator for SOQIR (So Queer), a recently launched study of same-sex female couples in New York City.

 

Columbia Nursing has four alumni that were inducted into the American Academy of Nursing:

  • Frances Cartwright ’92 ’93, PhD, CNO, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Barbara Luke ’72, Sc.D, professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Kerri Anne Scanlon ’93 ’97, MS, deputy chief nurse executive, Northwell Health
  • Rebecca Schnall ’09, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Associate Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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