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Publications, Presentations, Honors, Awards, and Other News November 2021

November 16, 2021

Publications

PhD student April Ancheta, Billy Caceres, Kasey Jackman, PhD ’17, and Tonda Hughes were among the authors of “Sexual Identity Differences in Health Behaviors and Weight Status Among Urban High School Students,” published in Behavioral Medicine.

Billy Caceres, Veronica Barcelona, and Niurka Suero-Tejeda were the authors of “Lifetime Trauma and Cardiovascular Health in Latinas,” published in Nursing Research.

Michelle Odlum was among the authors of “All Alone: A Qualitative Study of Home Health Aides’ Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York,” published in American Journal of Infection Control.

Patricia Stone was among the authors of “Celebrating APIC’s 50th Anniversary and AJIC’s 50th Volume,” published in American Journal of Infection Control.

Cindy Veldhuis was among the authors of “Mental Health and Economic Stressors Associated with High-Risk Drinking and Increased Alcohol Consumption Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States,” published in Preventive Medicine.

Olivia Wood, Rafael Garibay Rodriguez, and Rebecca Schnall, PhD ’09, were among the authors of “A Randomized Controlled Trial of an mHealth Intervention for Increasing Access to HIV Testing and Care Among Young Cisgender Men and Transgender Women: The mLab App Study Protocol,” published in BMC Public Health.

Maryam Zolnoori, Kenrick Cato, PhD ’14, and Maxim Topaz were among the authors of “Factors Associated with Timing of the Start-of-Care Nursing Visits in Home Health Care,” published in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Presentations

Maura Abbott and alumna Claire Brieva, DNP ’20, presented “Oncology Urgent Care Pilot to Prevent Unnecessary Emergency Room Visits: Development of a New Clinical Nurse Practitioner Service” and “Nursing Lead COVID Screening and Testing Clinic to Mitigate Patient Exposure in an Urban Academic Cancer Center” at the International Council of Nurses Congress, held virtually on November 3, 2021.

Adriana Arcia and Maureen George presented “COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information Needs Among Vulnerable Populations in Northern Manhattan” at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, held virtually on October 20, 2021.

Adriana Arcia led the workshop titled “Developing Implementation Guides to Enable Effective Implementation of Information Visualizations in Clinical Care” at the AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) Annual Symposium, held in San Diego, California, on October 30, 2021.

Billy Caceres presented “Biological Biomarker Consequences of COVID for Study Protocols Among Underserved Populations” at the American Heart Association 2021 Scientific Sessions, held virtually on November 13, 2021.

Billy Caceres, PhD student Yashika Sharma, and Tonda Hughes presented “Minority Stress and Incident Hypertension in Sexual Minority Women” at the American Heart Association 2021 Scientific Sessions, held virtually on November 15, 2021.

Maureen George and alumna Elise Mantell, PhD '21, presented "Journey Mapping the Patient Experience of IVF” at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, held virtually on October 17, 2021.

Latisha Hanson, DNP ’15, presented “Faculty Diversity Forum to Support Antiracism Work” at the Sigma (Sigma Theta Tau) Nursing Region 14 Conference 2021, held in New York, New York, on November 14, 2021.

Latisha Hanson, DNP ’15, and Kathleen Mullen presented “Cooking During COVID-19: Virtual Peer Mentorship for Students and Faculty to Reduce Stress” at the Sigma (Sigma Theta Tau) 46th Biennial Convention, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 7, 2021.

Kathleen Mullen and Nancy Spear Owen presented “Short Simulation Scenarios Mediated by Technology” at the Sigma (Sigma Theta Tau) 46th Annual Convention, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 8, 2021.

Jaime Panton presented “Pediatric Respiratory Pharmacology: Updates for the NP” at the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Conference, held on October 2, 2021.

PhD student Yashika Sharma, Billy Caceres, Veronica Barcelona, and Jacquelyn Taylor presented “Nursing Science to Promote the Cardiovascular Health of Marginalized Populations Across the Lifespan” at the American Heart Association 2021 Scientific Sessions, held virtually on November 14, 2021.

Honors and Awards

Gregory Alexander’s co-authored article titled “Health Data Sharing in US Nursing Homes: A Mixed Methods Study” was selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of the IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) Yearbook as one of the best articles published in 2020.

Veronica Barcelona received the International Society of Nurses in Genetics Founders' Award, established in 1996, is to honor individual ISONG members who have demonstrated excellence in genomic nursing education, research or service.

Kenrick Cato, PhD ’14, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Medical Informatics Association and as chairperson for their Nursing Informatics Working Group.

Marie Carmel Garcon served as the keynote speaker at the Third National Conference for the National Indian Nurse Practitioners Association of America, held in Orangeburg, New York, on November 6, 2021. She also received this year’s Luminary Award from the organization.

Cindy Veldhuis has been invited to join the editorial board for the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Withall won the Distinguished Poster award at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, held in San Diego, California, on October 30, 2021.

Other News

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) highlighted Gregory Alexander’s co-authored article titled “Health Data Sharing in US Nursing Homes: A Mixed Methods Study” in their November 2, 2021, issue #787, newsletter.