Publications, Awards, and Other News November‒December 2019

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Publications

    Maura Abbott was a co-author of “Cancer and the Immune System: The History and Background of Immunotherapy,” published in Seminars in Oncology Nursing.

 

Adriana Arcia, Maureen George, Maichou Lor, Sabrina Mangal, and Jean-Marie Bruzzese were the authors of “Design and Comprehension Testing of Tailored Asthma Control Infographics for Adults with Persistent Asthma,” published in Applied Clinical Informatics.

 

Kellie Bryant was among the authors of “Innovations in Simulation: Nursing Leaders’ Exchange of Best Practices,” published in Clinical Simulation in Nursing.

 

Billy Caceres, Kasey Jackman '05 '10 '17, and Walter Bockting were among the authors of “Assessing Gender Identity Differences in Cardiovascular Disease in US Adults: An Analysis of Data from the 2014–2017 BRFSS,” published in Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

 

Billy Caceres, Cindy Veldhuis, Kathleen Hickey, and Tonda Hughes were the authors of “Lifetime Trauma and Cardiometabolic Risk in Sexual Minority Women,” published in Journal of Women’s Health.

 

Eileen Carter ’14 was among the authors of “Exploring Prescriber Perspectives Toward Nurses’ Active Involvement in Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Qualitative Study,” published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

 

Kenrick Cato ’08 ’14, Jennifer Dohrn ’85 ’05, Yu-Hui Ferng, and Elaine Larson were among the authors of “Nurse and Midwife Researcher Collaboration in Eastern Sub-Saharan Africa: A Social Network Analysis,” published in International Nursing Review.

 

Caroline Fu, Mansi Agarwal, Ashley Chastain, and Patricia Stone were among the authors of “Self-Reported National Healthcare Safety Network Knowledge and Enrollment: A National Survey of Nursing Homes,” published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

 

Amanda Hessels was among the authors of “Impact of Patient Safety Culture on Missed Nursing Care and Adverse Patient Events,” published in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality. She was also among the authors of “Nurse Leaders at Night: Preparing Administrative Supervisors and Understanding the Role,” published in Nurse Leader.

 

Kristine Kulage and Elaine Larson were the authors of “The Benefits of Internal Grant Reviews Can Extend Beyond Positively Impacting Research Funding Success Rates Without Incurring Additional Costs,” published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

 

Elaine Larson was among the authors of “A Scoping Review of Validated Tools to Measure Incivility in Healthcare Settings,” published in JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.

 

Walter Bockting was among the authors of “Knowledge About Oral PrEP Among Transgender Women in New York City,” published in AIDS and Behavior.

 

Marlene McHugh '89 '91 '08 was among the authors of “Advantages and Challenges of an Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team Approach to Surgical Care,” published in Surgical Clinics of North America.

 

Michelle Odlum was a co-author of “Understanding Comorbidities and Their Contribution to Predictors of Medical Resource Utilization for an Age- and Sex-Matched Patient Population Living with HIV: Cross-Sectional Study,” published in JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research) Aging.

 

Rebecca Schnall '09 was among the authors of “The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness Among People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Throughout the Life Span,” published in Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

 

Rebecca Schnall '09, Jianfang Liu, and Nancy Reame were the authors of “Ecological Momentary Assessment of HIV versus Reproductive Health Symptoms in Women of Differing Reproductive Stages Living with HIV,” published in the journal Menopause.

 

Robert Sciacca, Suzanne Bakken, KC Wang, and Kathleen Hickey were among the authors of “Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter Detection After Ablation or Cardioversion Using the AliveCor KardiaMobile Device: iHEART Results,” published in Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

 

Arlene Smaldone '03, Haomiao Jia, Jean-Marie Bruzzee, and Joshua Massei were among the authors of “HABIT Efficacy and Sustainability Trial, a Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Hydroxyurea Adherence in Youth with Sickle Cell Disease: A Study Protocol,” published in BMC Pediatrics.

 

Aluem Tark '16 '19, Mansi Agarwal, and Patricia Stone were among the authors of “Variations in Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Program Across the Nation: Environmental Scan” and “Response to Jimenez et al. Response to Tark et al. Variations in Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Program Across the Nation: Environmental Scan,” published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine.

Presentations

     Mara Berta '09 '13 '19 and Kellie Bryant presented “Mind the Gap: A Novel Classroom Model to Address the Academic-Practice Gap” at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Faculty Development Conference, in Orlando, Florida.

 

Amanda Hessels presented “A Roadmap to Infection Prevention Research and Dissemination” at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Northeastern NY Chapter 069 Annual Educational Meeting, in Schenectady, New York.

 

Tonda Hughes moderated a panel on “Sustaining a Career in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research” at the National Institutes of Health Sexual and Gender Minority Regional Research Workshop, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Kathleen Mullen presented “Introducing the Nursing Process Through e-Learning, and Serial Virtual and Manikin Simulations” at the Sigma Theta Tau International 45th Biennial Convention, in Washington, D.C.

 

Jingjing Shang and Ashley Chastain presented “Infection Prevention in Home Health Care: Results from a National Study of Home Health Care Agencies” at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice 2019 Conference and Expo, in Seattle.

 

Laura Starbird presented “Determining the Cost and Cost Effectiveness of Healthcare Interventions” at the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Conference Research Symposium, in Orlando, Florida.

 

Cindy Veldhuis presented “Coping with Intersecting Oppressions: Health Behaviors, Stress, and Coping Among Sexual Minority Women’s Interracial/Interethnic Couple Relationships” at the National Hispanic Science Network’s 19th Annual International Conference, in New Orleans. Her talk was part of a presentation titled “Trends in Alcohol and Other Substance Use Among Sexual Minorities in the US.” She was also an invited panel member on “Establishing a Career in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research” at the National Institutes of Health Sexual and Gender Minority Regional Research Workshop, in Philadelphia.

Awards and Honors

      Deborah Chin '19 was awarded the Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

 

Amanda Hessels was invited to be a panel member and author for the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Infectious Diseases Society of America (SHEA/IDSA)’s “Compendium of Strategies to Prevent HAIs in Acute Care Hospitals: 2020 Update.”

 

Marlene McHugh '89 '91 '08 was the recipient of a Nursing Practice Award by the American Nurses Association, New York.

 

Rebecca Schnall '09, Jianfang Liu, and Nancy Reame were given second-place honors in the Top Poster Award category by the North American Menopause Society for their poster titled “An Ecological Momentary Assessment to Compare HIV vs. Reproductive Health Symptoms in Women of Differing Menopause Stages Living with HIV (WLHIV)” at the group’s 2019 Annual Meeting, in Chicago.

 

Arlene Smaldone '03 was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

Briefs and Other News

     Paul Coyne ’13 ’15 ’16 was named one of the top 25 emerging leaders by Modern Healthcare. Read more about this designation.

 

Kerri Anne Scanlon '93 '97 was named Executive Director of Glen Clove Hospital by Northwell Health, effective November 4, 2019.