Grants, Publications, Honors, and Other News: September 2016
Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD, associate professor of applied developmental psychology, is principal investigator of a new 2-year $470,000 grant, “A Pilot Study to Improve Sleep Quality in Urban High School Students with Asthma” funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health.
Suzanne Bakken, PhD, alumni professor of nursing and professor of biomedical informatics, and Kathleen Hickey, EdD, associate professor, are principal investigators of a new $2.7 million 5-year grant funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health.
Kenrick Cato, PhD, associate research scientist, was the lead author of “Did I Tell You That? Ethical Issues Related to Using Computational Methods to Discover Non-Disclosed Patient Characteristics,” published in Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics.
Rita John, EdD, associate professor, was the second author of “Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors: Where to Begin,” published in Journal of Pediatric Health care, and “Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis in Children and Adolescents,” published in Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
Several faculty members including Carolyn Herzig, PhD, senior project director; Elaine Larson, PhD, associate director for research; and Pat Stone, PhD, centennial professor of health policy, were authors of “Impact of State Reporting Laws on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units,” published in Health Services Research.
Marlene McHugh, DNP, assistant professor, was an author of “Integration of Palliative Care Advanced Practice Nurses into Intensive Care Unit Teams,” published in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care.
Arlene Smaldone, PhD, assistant dean of scholarship and research, was an author of “Data-Driven Health Management: Reasoning About Personally Generated Data in Diabetes with Information Technologies,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA); “Burden of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Older Adults in Long-Term Care Settings: a Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis,” published in Current Infectious Disease Reports; “Are School Nurses an Overlooked Resource in Reducing Childhood Obesity? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” published in the Journal of School Health; “Community Health Workers as Support for Sickle Cell Care,” published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine; “Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Feasibility of an Open Label Intervention to Improve Hydroxyurea Adherence in Youth with Sickle Cell Disease,” published in Contemporary Clinical Trials; and “Very High Salivary Streptococcus Mutans Predicts Caries Progression in Young Children,” in Pediatric Dentistry.
Presentations and Honors
Suzanne Bakken, PhD, alumni professor of nursing and professor of biomedical informatics, participated in a National Institute for Nursing Research video about the latest developments in precision health relevant to nurses.
Mary Byrne, PhD, Stone Foundation and Elise D. Fish Professor of health care for the underserved (in nursing) and professor of anesthesiological sciences (in anesthesiology) was included among 18 nurse scientists invitees to participate in a two day round Table addressing social determinants of health hosted by the University of Southern California at Bainbridge Island in Seattle.
Mary Byrne, PhD, Stone Foundation and Elise D. Fish Professor of health care for the underserved (in Nursing) and professor of anesthesiological sciences (in anesthesiology) and Felesia Bowen '10 were selected as a mentor/fellow pair by the Sigma Theta Tau International Maternal Child Health Leadership Academy and will participate in two national workshops, the biennial convention, and a clinical evidence based project over the next 18 months.
Rita Marie John, EdD, associate professor, presented “What's New In Pediatrics,” at the What's new in Pediatrics Pediatric Grand Rounds at New York Hospital Queens and was named a NAPNAP Hall of Fame mentor for 2016.
Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, associate professor, presented “HIV Primary Care at the State of Michigan HIV/STD Annual Conference.
Patricia Dykes '04 won the Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Award from American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).