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Presentations, Honors, Awards, and Other News May 2022


  • Gregory Alexander, Kylie Dougherty, Maureen George, and Tonda Hughes were panelists at the Pathways to Becoming a Fulbright Scholar Focused on Reducing Health Disparities Through Research and/or Teaching workshop at the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s: 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, Charting the Path of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Nursing Science conference, in Providence, Rhode Island, on April 1, 2022. 
  • Melissa Beauchemin, PhD '19, presented “Implementing Systematic Financial Screening in an Outpatient Oncology Setting” at the Oncology Nursing Society’s 47th Annual Congress in Anaheim, California, on April 29, 2022. 
  • Kellie Bryant presented “Social Justice Advocates for Health Equity: Strategies for Curricula Integration,” at the Theta Epsilon Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, held virtually on April 5, 2022. She also presented “DEI in Simulation, Where Do We Start?” at the WISER (Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research) DEI Symposium, Getting WISER on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Care Education: The Roles of Simulation, held virtually on April 8, 2022. 
  • Marie Carmel-Garcon presented “Caring for the Homebound Elderly” at IPE (Interprofessional Education) Day hosted by CUIMC on April 5, 2022. 
  • Ashley Graham-Perel presented “’We’ve Integrated, Now What?’ The Interrelationships Between Nursing, Race, and Medicine at New York’s Lincoln School for Nurses, 1898 to 1961” at the American Association for the History of Medicine’s 95th Annual Meeting in Saratoga Springs, New York, on April 22, 2022. 
  • Tonda Hughes presented “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Research Career on Sexual Minority Women’s Health” at the Yale School of Public Health on April 12, 2022. 
  • Lisa Iannacci-Manasia, MS '89, presented “US Child Farmworkers are at Risk & Unprotected: An Integrative Review,” at the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s 34th Annual Scientific Sessions. Charting the Path of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Nursing Science conference, in Providence, Rhode Island, on March 31, 2022. 
  • Komal P. Murali presented at the “Making the Most of Your Post-Doc” session at the Gerontological Society of America Career Conversations on May 16, 2022. 
  • Komal P. Murali and Patricia W. Stone presented “Association Between POLST Maturity Status and Nursing Home or Hospice Death Over Time” at the American Geriatrics Society’s Presidential Poster Reception in Orlando, Florida, on May 12, 2022. 
  • Allison Norful, PhD '17, presented “Further Validation of the Provider Co-Management Index: Measuring Clinician Cohesiveness to Help Mitigate Clinician Burnout” at the Sigma Theta Tau International Creating Healthy Work Environments Conference 2022 in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2022. She presented “Improving Quality, Safety, and Service at the Bedside” as an invited speaker for MedStar Health System in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2022. Norful also presented “Evaluating Nursing Perspectives of the U.S. Public Health Emergency Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Qualitative Study” and “The Association of Sleep and Burnout: A Quantitative Analysis of Stress Mitigation in Clinical Workforce” at the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s 34th Annual Scientific Sessions in Providence, Rhode Island, on April 1, 2022. 
  • Nancy Reame presented “Menopause: Quality of Life and Research Trends” as part of a panel on Women’s Health Care” at the ORGANON Global Senior Leaders Monthly Meeting, held virtually on April 11, 2022. 
  • Judy Wolfe presented “Pathways to Leadership & Advancement in Nursing (PLAN): Recruit, Admit, Support, and Graduate Students from Economically and Environmentally Disadvantage Backgrounds” at the AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing) Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals (GNAP) Conference, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 5, 2022. 
  • Danielle Zuma, DNP '19, presented “Current Guidelines in Heart Failure” at the Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association 30th Annual Conference in Essex, Vermont, on April 29, 2022. 


  • Leah Estrada received second place at the ERNA Peer-Reviewed Doctoral Papers competition. Her paper was titled “A Regional Evaluation of Nursing Home Palliative Care for Black and Hispanic Residents.” 
  • Sarah Rossetti, PhD '09, received the Rita D. Zielstorff Nursing Informatics Leadership Award at the New England Nursing Informatics Consortium. 
  • Sarah Rossetti, PhD '09, was appointed chair and Kenrick Cato, PhD '14, the AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) board liaison of the newly formed AMIA 25x5 Task Force to Reduce Documentation Burden.