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Kim

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Late-life cognitive impairment (e.g., mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias)
  • Illness perceptions
  • Self-management
  • Decision making
  • Health disparity

Education

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2019
  • MSN, Ewha Womans University, Republic of Korea, 2014
  • BSN, Dankook University, Republic of Korea, 2007

Binduga

Yonushonis

Education

BSN, the University of Pittsburgh,

MS with a Major in Nursing, the Pennsylvania State University,

 

Interests

Gerontological Nursing, Dying, and Death

Evans

Education

The Pennsylvania State University
Capella University
Misericordia University
The Pennsylvania State University, Scranton Campus
The Pennsylvania State University, Scranton Campus

Job Responsibilities/Research Interests/BIO

  • I am a graduate of Penn State Worthington Scranton’s A.S.N. and RN-B.S.N. programs, Misericordia University’s M.S.N. program in adult health as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with a subspecialization in nursing education. I also earned my M.S.Ed. from Capella University with a focus in professional studies and my Ph.D. at Penn State University in the College of Nursing. In addition, I earned my certificate for online teaching through Penn State and I am also certified in Nursing Education and Medical/Surgical Nursing.
  • I have worked at Penn State University since 2003 (full-time since 2008) where I am responsible for teaching in the BS and RN to BS programs at PSS, graduate-level nursing education courses for the World Campus and also serve as the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Education at the Commonwealth Campuses for the College of Nursing. I am currently an Associate Teaching Professor of Nursing. I love nursing and educational research. I have published and presented many scholarly articles and have a true love for conducting and disseminating research in order to advance our great profession. My current area of research revolves around end-of-life and palliative care.

Michael M. Evans CV

Michael’s website

Van Haitsma

Research & Publications

Nursing Home Toolkit

Preference Based Living

Loeb

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Kitko

Research & Publications

Education

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing (minor: Gerontology)
  • M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist option)
  • B.S.N., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

  • Heart failure/mechanical circulatory support
  • Family support/caregivers
  • Palliative care/end of life

Jao

Research & Publications

Hill

Research & Publications

Research Interests

Education

Honors and Awards

Boltz

Research & Publications

Research Interests

• Interventions to promote functional health and cognition in older adults
• Caregiving efficacy and coping with dementia and delirium
• Complex aging-related care issues
• Translational and health services research

Hupcey

Research & Publications

Education: Columbia University, Ed.D., Nursing Education; Ed.M., Nursing Education; M.S., Adult Nurse Practitioner; B.S., Nursing; The Pennsylvania State University, National Research Service Award Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Research Interests: Palliative and end-of-life care, family caregivers, heart failure, age-friendly health care, qualitative research

Awards/Honors:

Whitaker

Professional Interests

Age-Friendly Care/Community
Caregiver Skills Training
Dementia-Friendly Care/Community
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement
Interdisciplinary Person-Centered Care
Leadership & Nursing Management
Practice & Regulatory Standards
Strategic Planning & Implementation

Education

Masters in Educational Leadership, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Honors and Awards

Sigma Theta Tau International, Kappa Tau Chapter
Vermont Outstanding Teacher, A.C.S.U.

Fick

Research & Publications

Berish

Research & Publications

Education

Research Interests