Publications, Awards, and Other News October 2020
October 22, 2020
- Mansi Agarwal, Jiyou Song ’17, and Patricia Stone were among the authors of “Impact of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program Maturity Status on the Nursing Home Resident’s Place of Death,” published in American Journal of Hospital and Palliative Care.
- Mansi Agarwal and Patricia Stone were among the authors of “Trends in Antibiotics Use Among Long-Term US Nursing-Home Residents,” published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
- Walter Bockting was among the authors of “Stigmatization, Resilience, and Mental Health Among a Diverse Community Sample of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary Individuals in the U.S.,” published in Archives of Sexual Behavior.
- Jean-Marie Bruzzese, Maureen George, and Jianfang Liu were among the authors of “The Development and Preliminary Impact of CAMP Air: A Web-based Asthma Intervention to Improve Asthma Among Adolescents,” published in Patient Education and Counseling.
- Kenrick Cato ’14 was among the authors of “Engagement Among Psychiatric Nurses: Is It Different? How and Why?” published in Nursing Management.
- Elizabeth Corwin was among the authors of “The Metabolomic Underpinnings of Symptom Burden in Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions,” published in Biological Research for Nursing.
- Rita Marie John ’05 is the author of Chapter17, “Multisystem and Genetic Disorders,” published in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification: Review Guide Primary Care.
- Rita Marie John ’05 and Laura Kelly are the authors of Chapter 4, “Mental Health,” published in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification: Review Guide Primary Care.
- Ariana Komaroff ’04 was the co-author of “Implementing a Clinical Protocol Using Breastfeeding to Mitigate Vaccination Pain in Infants,” published in Journal of Pediatric Nursing.
- Elaine Larson, Jiyoun Song ’17, and Jingjing Shang were among the authors of “Observation of Hand Hygiene Practices in Home Health Care,” published in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
- Allison Norful ’17 was among the authors of “Nursing Perspectives on Care Delivery During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study,” published in International Journal of Nursing Studies Advances.
- Allison Norful ’17 and Lusine Poghosyan were among the authors of “Organizational Facilitators and Barriers to Optimal APRN Practice: An Integrative Review,” published in Health Care Management Review.
- Michelle Odlum was among the authors of “Strategies for Increasing Impact, Engagement, and Accessibility in HIV Prevention Programs: Suggestions from Women in Urban High HIV Burden Counties in the Eastern United States,” published in BMC Public Health.
- Nancy Reame was the author of “Estetrol for Menopause Symptoms: The Cinderella of Estrogens or Just Another Fairy Tale?” published in Menopause.
- Nancy Reame was the author of the section titled, “Toxic Shock Syndrome and Tampons: The Birth of a Movement and a Research ‘Vagenda,’” published in The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies.
- Jacquelyn Taylor was among the authors of “High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, DNA Methylation, and Later Blood Pressure in African American Women Enrolled in the InterGEN Study,” published in Birth Issues in Perinatal Care.
- Cindy Veldhuis was among the authors of “Associations Between Media Exposure and Mental Distress Among U.S. Adults at the Beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
- Cindy Veldhuis was among the authors of “Mental Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among US Adults Without a Pre-Existing Mental Health Condition: Findings from American Trend Panel Survey,” published in Preventive Medicine.
- Cindy Veldhuis was among the authors of “Mental Distress in the United States at the Beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in American Journal of Public Health.
- Gregory Alexander presented “Emerging Telemedicine Uses in U.S. Nursing Homes During Pandemic Times” at the 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, “The Environment’s Impact on Health,” sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, held virtually September 17‒18, 2020.
- Gregory Alexander presented “Four Year Trends in IT Sophistication and Quality in United States Nursing Homes” and “Aged Care Information Technology Roadmaps and Research” at the 12th World Congress of Gerontechnology of the International Society for Gerontechnology, held virtually October 7, 2020.
- Gregory Alexander moderated the Fulbright Impact in the Field panel “Nursing, COVID-19, and the Future of Care,” at the Fulbright Alumni Presentation International Institute of Education, held virtually October 7, 2020.
- Marlene McHugh ’08 and Rakiyah Jones ’19 presented “Outpatient Community-Based and Inpatient Palliative Care by Nurse Practitioners in NYC During the COVID Era” at the Advanced Practice Provider Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, held virtually July 10, 2020.
- Allison Norful ’17 was a panel participant in ”Who Advances Nursing Science in Practice Settings and How? at the 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, “The Environment’s Impact on Health,” sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, held virtually September 17‒18, 2020.
- Lusine Poghosyan and Jianfang Liu presented “Relationship Between Nurse Practitioner Work Environments and NP Workfoce Outcomes in Six States” at the 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, “The Environment’s Impact on Health,” sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, held virtually September 17‒18, 2020.
- Arlene Smaldone ’03 and Nancy Green presented, “Mental Health Symptoms of Parent Youth Dyads with Sickle Cell Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at the 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, “The Environment’s Impact on Health,” sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, held virtually September 17‒18, 2020.
Awards and Honors
- Gregory Alexander was invited by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to be a committee member for the study on “The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes.”
- Suzanne Bakken received an administrative supplement to her T32 training grant titled, “Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics‒Genomics Supplement,” funded for $170,000 by the National Institute of Nursing Research.
- Jean-Marie Bruzzese’s R21 study titled, “Development and Pilot Testing of Sleeping Healthy/Living Healthy a Comprehensive Sleep Intervention for Adolescents in Urban SBHCs,” was funded for $460,000 by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
- Billy Caceres was selected by the National Institutes of Health: Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office as the featured investigator for the Sexual & Gender Minority Health Researchers Spotlight.
- Kenrick Cato ’14 was appointed chair of the American Medical Informatics Association 2021 Virtual Clinical Informatics Conference.
- Jeanne Churchill ’10 was accepted into the Interdisciplinary Symposium in Medical Humanities at Columbia.
- Sarah Collins Rossetti ’09 will receive the 2020 Don Eugene Detmer Award for Health Policy Contributions in Informatics from the American Medical Informatics Association. She also received an $18,300 grant funded in collaboration with the National Library of Medicine to host a conference titled, “25 by 5: Symposium to Reduce Documentation Burden on US Clinicians by 75% by 2025.”
- PhD student Leah Estrada was selected to join the Health Policy Research Scholars, a program offered through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- Kasey Jackman ’17 and Tonda Hughes received the Nursing Outlook 2020 Excellence in Nursing Research Award for their article titled, “Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research in Nursing.”
- Allison Norful ’17 was named the vice chair of AcademyHealth’s interdisciplinary research group on nursing issues.
- Lusine Poghosyan was awarded $3.6M from the National Institute on Aging to fund her R01 study titled, “Care for Persons with Dementia in Nurse Practitioner Practices and Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.” Additionally, she received a $49,800 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to host a conference titled, “Advancement of Research on Nurse Practitioners (ARNP): Setting a Research Agenda.”
- Rebecca Schnall ’09 received an R01 award from the National Institute of Nursing Research for her study titled, “CHAMPS: A Randomized Trial of a Community Health Worker Intervention for Persons Living with HIV in Two High Priority Settings.” The four-year study was funded for $2.88M. She is also the recipient of the 2020 Welch/Woerner Path-Paver Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR). Additionally, Schnall will be presented the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Researcher/Impact Recognition Award.
- Jacquelyn Taylor was awarded $10,000 for her Anti-Racism Speaker Series through the “Addressing Racism Seed Grant Initiative” funded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement at Columbia.
- Maxim Topaz is a multiple principal investigator of a National Institute on Aging-funded R21 grant awarded to the Visiting Nurse Service of New York titled, “Nurses’ Documentation of Patient Diagnoses, Symptoms, and Interventions for Home Care Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Natural Language Processing Study.” The two-year study was funded for $474,000.
- Cindy Veldhuis was appointed a Fellow of the Columbia Population Research Center.
- Billy Caceres was the lead author on the American Heart Association’s first scientific statement to address LGBTQ heart health, “Assessing and Addressing Cardiovascular Health in LGBTQ Adults,” published in Circulation.
- Lisa Iannacci-Manasia was interviewed by the University of Turin School of Nursing about Columbia University School of Nursing's global exchange program with the school and Columbia Nursing's approach to educating students about cultural competence and social determinants of health. View interview.