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Publications, Awards, and Other News January 2021

January 19, 2021


  • Lauren Bochicchio was among the authors of “’We Die 25 Years Sooner’: Addressing Physical Health Among Persons with Serious Mental Illness in Supportive Housing,” published in Community Mental Health Journal.
  • Maureen George was among the authors of “Development and Validation of a Novel Informational Booklet for Pediatric Long-Term Ventilation Decision Support,” published in Pediatric Pulmonology.
  • Megan Marx ’20 was the author of “Evidence-Based Guidance for Self-Administration of Injectable Contraception,” published in Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.
  • Jacqueline Merrill ’06 was among the authors of “Factors Associated with Dissatisfaction in Medical Care Quality Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries Suffering from Mental Illness,” published in Journal of Aging and Social Policy.
  • Komal Murali was among the authors of “An Adapted Conceptual Model Integrating Palliative Care in Serious Illness and Multiple Chronic Conditions,” published in American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
  • Amelia Schlak was among the authors of “System-Level Improvements in Work Environments Lead to Lower Nurse Burnout and Higher Patient Satisfaction,” published in Journal of Nursing Care Quality.
  • Rebecca Schnall ’09, Haomiao Jia, and Suzanne Bakken were among the authors of “Efficacy, Use, and Usability of the VIP-HANA App for Symptom Self-Management in PLWH with HANA Conditions,” published in AIDS and Behavior.
  • Maxim Topaz, Arlene Smaldone ’03, and Suzanne Bakken were among the authors of “Nursing Documentation of Symptoms Is Associated with Higher Risk of Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations in Homecare Patients,” published in Nursing Outlook.

Awards and Honors

  • Jennifer Dohrn ’05 was selected among Women in Global Health’s 100+ Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives to mark the end of the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.


  • Sharon Robinson ’76 received the 2020 Grateful American Book Prize in September for her memoir, Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963. The prize was established to honor authors who write illustrated works for children that are focused on historical American events and personalities and to encourage them and their publishers to produce more accurate books about the personalities and events of America’s past.
  • Brittany Richards ’18 is the recipient of an Impact Award from Caribbean Life magazine. The annual award recognizes the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals of Caribbean background who have created the most impact in their respective career fields.