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Alio, A. P., Sibley, C., Ouedraogo, H. S., Wallace, S. E., Wakefield, S., Humes, D. L., Fields. S. D., & Keefer, M. C., (2020). House Ball Community Leaders’ Perceptions of HIV and HIV Vaccine Research. Int. J of Maternal and Child Health and AIDS, 9(1), 136-145. https://doi.org/10.21106/ijma.331

Watson, C.C.; Wilton, L.; Lucas, J.P.; Bryant, L.; Victorianne, G.D.; Aradhya, K.; Fields, S. D.; Wheeler, D.P.; HPTN Black Caucus., (2020). Development of a Black Caucus within the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN): Representing the Perspectives of Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM). Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health17(3), 871. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17030871

Wheeler, D. P., Fields S. D., Magnus, M., Hightow-Weidman, L., Shoptaw, S., et. al., (2019). Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiation and Adherence among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Three U.S. Cities: Results from the HPTN 073 Study. Journal of the International AIDS Society 22 (2), https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25223.

Hightow-Weidman, L., Magnus, M., Beauchamp, G., Hurt, C. B., Shoptaw, S., Emel, L., Piwowar-Manning, E., Mayer, K. H., Nelson, L. E., Wilton, L., Watkins, P., Whitfield, D., Fields, S. D., & Wheeler, D. (2019). Incidence and Correlates of STIs among Black Men who have Sex with Men Participating in the HPTN 073 PrEP Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 69(9), 1597-1604, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy1141

Tankimovich

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Peterson

Education & University

BSN, MSN, & DNP, University of Iowa

Research Interest

Advance care planning, Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POLST), Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (IPOST)

Bio

Dr. Peterson has been an adult & gerontological primary care nurse practitioner since 2008, with clinical practice experience in long term care, community care, home care and primary care. This includes providing geriatric and primary care to the Meskwaki Nation community (Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and their employees). She has teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate nursing including master’s and doctorate level, as well as serving as a geriatric nurse practitioner preceptor to numerous students including family medicine residents. Her teaching experience includes lecture, on-line, clinical practicums and simulation; with emphasis on utilizing active learning strategies in the classroom. As an enrolled member of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin and a first-generation college student, she strives to be a supportive resource for underrepresented students in higher education. Her clinical research interest includes advance care planning. Dr. Peterson is a Respecting ChoicesR first steps and advanced steps facilitator. Her DNP project involved advance care planning conversations and completion of an Iowa Physician Order for Scope of Treatment (IPOST) when applicable, with nursing home residents in a mid-size town when the medical orders were first available statewide in Iowa. The results of her project found residents and especially family members found this approach very valuable, but more education was needed for the healthcare staff. With social work partners, Dr. Mercedes Bern-Klug PhD, MSW, MA and Jane Dohrmann MSW, LISW, ACHP-SW, this work continued via several presentations and webinars including a Hartford Foundation Change AGEnts Initiative grant project, and working with the National POLST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) Paradigm (as it was known at the time). This team, with the addition of Kandyce Powell, MSN, RN wrote the Nursing Home and Hospice chapters of the POLST Care Continuum toolkit available online (https://polst.org/toolkit/?pro=1).

Daughenbaugh

Hawk

Woodley

Penn State Harrisburg

Forrest Edgar

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

Peterman

Program: DNP

Advisor: Miyamoto/ Wolgast

Chang

Exten

BIO:

Dr. Exten received her Master of Public Health (MPH) from Emory University and her PhD in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist, with a focus on health disparities affecting sexual and gender minority (LGBTQ+) populations.  Her program of research is focused specifically on disparities related to sexual health (e.g. HIV and sexually transmitted infections) and substance use. She has extensive experience in survey data collection, the application of advanced statistical methods, and working with high-risk populations. She is passionate about the examination of diseases in their entirety, including biological, sociological and epidemiological factors.

 

EDUCATION:

PhD – The Ohio State University (Epidemiology)

MPH – Emory University (Epidemiology)

BS – East Tennessee State University (Biology and Psychology)

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Rice CE, Vasilenko SA, Fish JN, Lanza ST. Sexual minority health disparities: an examination of age-related trends across adulthood in a national cross-sectional sample. Annals of Epidemiology 2019; 31, 20-25.
  2. Rice CE, Turner AN, Lanza ST. Sexual behavior latent classes among men who have sex with men: Associations with sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Sex Research 2017; 54, 776-783.
  3. Rice CE, Maierhofer C, Fields KS, Ervin M, Lanza S, Turner AN. Beyond anal sex: Sexual practices among MSM and associations with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2016; 13(3): 374-382. PMID: 26853044.
  4. Fish JN, Rice CE, Lanza ST, Russell ST. Is young adulthood a critical period for suicidal behavior among sexual minorities? Results from a US national sample. Prevention Science 2019; 20(3): 353-365.

 

 

Cernuska

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Patton

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Lightner

LeSuer

Lacue

Kustenbauder

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Kolanowski

www.nursinghometoolkit.com

Knott

Kitt-Lewis

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Kertis

Humphrey

Holderman

Higgins

Halbruner

Govere

Gatchell

Fitzgerald

Ferguson

Evans III

Engeland

Eaton

Dunn

Dillen

Devney

Decker

Womeldorf

Cutezo

Yoder

Yohn

Dorn

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Biological transitions as a period of vulnerability for
physical and mental health problems, specifically:

Clark

Burket

Blasi-Strubeck

Birriel

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Bhargava

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Barton

Barkdoll

Baker

Bransby

DNP, University of Maryland
MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care Track, Drexel University
BSN, Pennsylvania State University

White

 

Doerfler

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Undergraduate instruction in Nursing, including Health Assessment, Pharmacology, Senior Clinical, Medical-Surgical Nursing, various electives (alternative medicine, substance abuse, business), Research Methods, Professional Development.

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Practice: http://www.altmedresearch.us

Scholarly Writing: http://nightingale-project.blogspot.com/

Adam

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Garrison

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Evans

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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

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Wolgast

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Brown

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Van Haitsma

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Nursing Home Toolkit

Preference Based Living

Miyamoto

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  • PhD, University of California Davis, Nursing Science and Health Care Leadership
  • MS, Vanderbilt University, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • BA, University of California Davis, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T Center)
  • Telehealth to improve forensic care for children, adolescents and adults in rural communities
  • Identification and prevention of human trafficking among child welfare involved youth
  • Using administrative databases and predictive tools to identify families at risk for child maltreatment
  • Use of nurse health coaching and mobile technologies to promote positive health behaviors

Loeb

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Kitko

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  • 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

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

Jao

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Hill

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Boltz

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• 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

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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

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Fick

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Adebayo

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Mecca

Satryan

Coleman

Ambrose

Nevins

Peachey

Tomczyk

Hackenberger

Risco

Hockenberry

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McKenna

Holtzer

Anderson

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she/her/hers

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Twitter – @jcandresearch
Facebook – @jcandresearch
Instagram – @jcandresearch

Kargo

Kuhn

Worozbyt

Bowman

Hrabovsky

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Tobacco use, treatment, and regulation
  • Behavior change
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research

Education

  • DE.d., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certification, Widener University
  • M.S., Villanova University
  • B.S.N., Thomas Jefferson University

Matter

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Doan

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Allen

Berish

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Wardecker

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Dr. Wardecker received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2016 and subsequently began training as an NIA-funded T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State. As an Assistant Professor of Nursing with multidisciplinary training in Psychology, Public Health, and Biobehavioral Health, she pulls from theoretical frameworks in these fields to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) older adults’ psychological and physical health outcomes.

Education

Ph.D. – University of Michigan (Psychology)
B.S. – The Pennsylvania State University (Psychology)

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Badzek

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Select Honors and Awards

  • 2020 ANA Ethics and Leadership Award
  • 2017 ASBH Cornerstone Award for the ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights
  • 2017 AACN Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow
  • 2016 ISONG International Genomics Nursing Research Award
  • 2016 ASAE Silver Award for “ANA Year of Ethics 2015”
  • 2015 West Virginia University Professor Emeritus
  • 2011 West Virginia University Convocation Invited Speaker
  • 2011 Induction as Fellow in Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • 2010 WVUSON Golden Graduate Recognition
  • 2009 WVU Full Professor Salary Enhancement Achievement
  • 2007 AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Fellow (LANP)
  • 2006 Inducted into the National Academies of Practice (FNAP)
  • 2006 WVUSON Recognition during Honors Weekend
  • 2005 American Association of Nurse Attorneys Outstanding Education Section Member Award
  • 2003 WVU School of Nursing Innovative Teaching Award
  • 2001 Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Award for Research

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