Jesus Casida, PhD, RN, APN-C
Jesus "Jessie" Casida is internationally known for his pioneering work on the self-management of adults living with implantable artificial organs. His current emphasis is on ventricular assist devices. In 2017, he was the recipient of Columbia University Distinguished Alumni award recognizing his impact on nursing education, innovative research and scholarship, leadership, and outstanding stewardship for the nursing profession. Dr. Casida earned the Mae Edna Doyle Teacher of the Year Award at the University of Michigan School of Nursing in 2015.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestCare of adults living with implantable artificial organs
Casida, J. M., Wu, H. S., Abshire, M., Ghosh, B., & Yang, J. J. (2016). "Cognition and adherence are self-management factors predicting the quality of life of adults living with a left ventricular assist device." Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.08.023. [Epub ahead of print
Casida, J. M., Wu, H. S., Harden, Carie, A. P., & Chern, J. (2015). "Evaluation of the psychometric properties of self-efficacy and adherence scales for caregivers of patients with a left-ventricular assist devices." Progress in Transplantation, 25(2), 116-123.
Casida, J. M., Wu, H. S., Harden, J., Chern, J., & Carie, A. P. (2015). "Development and initial evaluation of the psychometric properties of self-efficacy and adherence scales for patients with a left ventricular assist device." Progress in Transplantation, 25(2), 110-115.
Awards and Honors
- Mae Edna Doyle Teacher of the Year Award, University of Michigan School of Nursing, 2015
- Outstanding Alumni, BU College of Nursing, 2013
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar, 2009
- Nursing Spectrum's Midwest Notable Nurses, 2009
- National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses Association Nurse Scientist Stimulation Program Scholar, 2006
- Lucille Pace Humanitarian Award, Babies Hospital Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1996