Summer Research 2019

Summer Research 2019

A Year in Nursing Science and Real-World Change

Scholarly Publications July 2018-June 2019 from faculty and students of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing:


“Physiological and Psychological Stress in Patients Living with a Left Ventricular Assist Device”
ASAIO Journal
Martha Abshire, Gayle Page, Chakra Budhathoki, Patricia Davidson, Hae-Ra Han, Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb & colleagues

“Nurses’ Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices on Sexuality for Cardiovascular Care: A Cross-sectional Study”
Journal of Clinical Nursing
Patricia Davidson & colleagues

“Validation of the Korean Version of the MacNew Heart Disease Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaire”
Journal of Nursing Research
Hae-Ra Han & colleagues

Nurse working with VAD

“Nurses’ Competence Caring for Hospitalized Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices”
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
Jesus M. Casida, Martha Abshire & colleagues

“A Quasi-experimental Study Examining a Nurse-led Education Program to Improve Knowledge, Self-care, and Reduce Readmission for Individuals with Heart Failure”
Contemporary Nurse
Diana-Lyn Baptiste, Patricia Davidson, Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb & colleagues

“Corrie Health Digital Platform for Self-Management in Secondary Prevention After Acute Myocardial Infarction”
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Erin Spaulding, Jerilyn Allen & colleagues

“Development and Feasibility of Self-Management Application in Left-Ventricular Assist Devices”
ASAIO Journal
Jesus Casida & colleagues

“Advancing Cardiovascular Care Through Nursing Research, Quality Improvement, and Evidence-Based Practice”
Shanghai Chest
Diana-Lyn Baptiste, Quanlei Li, Jennifer Milesky, Rebecca Wright

“Highlights from the American Heart Association’s EPI|LIFESTYLE 2019 Scientific Sessions”
Journal of the American Heart Association
Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran & colleagues


“Child Poverty, Toxic Stress, and Social Determinants of Health: Screening and Care Coordination”
The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Lucine Francis, Kelli DePriest, Deborah Gross & colleagues

“Severity of Mental Health Concerns in Pediatric Primary Care and the Role of Child Psychiatry Access Programs”
General Hospital Psychology
Kelly Bower & colleagues

“Financial Incentives for Promoting Participation in a School-Based Parenting Program in Low-Income Communities”
Prevention Science
Deborah Gross & colleagues

“Reducing Preschool Behavior Problems in an Urban Mental Health Clinic: A Pragmatic, Non-Inferiority Trial”
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Deborah Gross, Chakra Budhathoki, Eric Slade & colleagues


“My Leadership Journey and 20 Lessons I Learned Along the Way”
Reflections on Nursing Leadership
Kenneth W. Dion

“Not Missing the Opportunity: Strategies to Promote Cultural Humility among Future Nursing Faculty”
Journal of Professional Nursing
Vickie Hughes, Sabianca Delva, Manka Nkimbeng, Erin Spaulding, Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran, Joycelyn Cudjoe, Athena Ford, Cynda Rushton, Rita D’Aoust, and Hae-Ra Han


“Intensive Care Unit Readmission in Patients with Primary Brain Injury and Tracheostomy”
American Journal of Critical Care
Vinciya Pandian & colleagues

Nurses fight CLABSI


“Evidence-based Educational Intervention for Nurses’ about Prevention of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection”
Middle East Journal of Nursing
Patricia M. Davidson, Phyllis W. Sharps & colleagues

“Time for a Renaissance of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Role in Critical Care?”
AACN Advanced Critical Care
Patricia Davidson & colleagues


“Improving Education and Communication in an Assisted Living Facility to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Department Transfers: A Quality Improvement Project”
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Betelehem Abate and Brigit VanGraafeiland

“Underrepresentation of Racial Diversity in Simulation: An International Study”
Nursing Education Perspectives
Diana-Lyn Baptiste & colleagues

“A Conceptual Model for Establishing Collaborative Partnerships Between Universities and Native American Communities”
Nurse Researcher
Teresa Brockie & colleagues

“Mentoring in Research-focused Doctoral Nursing Programs and Student Perceptions of Career Readiness in the United States”
Journal of Professional Nursing
Paula Nersesian, Maan Isabella Cajita, Laura Starbird, Scott Seung Choi, Damali Wilson, Christina Fleming, Melissa Kurtz, and Sarah Szanton

“The Impact of an Innovative Curriculum to Introduce Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Content”
BMC Medical Education
Kelly Gleason, Brigit VanGraafeiland, Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, Jo Walrath, Susan Immelt, Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb & colleagues

“Sabbatical as a Part of the Academic Excellence Journey: A Narrative Qualitative Study”
Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Patricia Davidson, Chao Hsing Yeh & colleagues


“A Pilot Primary Stroke Prevention Program for Elderly Korean Americans”
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
Hae-Ra Han & colleagues


“Understanding Hearing Loss and Barriers to Hearing Health Care among Korean American Older Adults: A Focus Group Study”
Journal of Applied Gerontology
Kyoo S. Shim & colleagues


“Nursing Students’ Transfer of Learning During a Disaster Tabletop Exercise”
Nurse Educator
Tener Veenema & colleagues

“Analysis of Emergency Health Care Workforce and Service Readiness for a Mass Casualty Event in the Republic of Ireland”
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
Tener Veenema, Sarah Schneider-Firestone & colleagues

Nurses and nukes


“National Assessment of Nursing Schools and Nurse Educators Readiness for Radiation Emergencies and Nuclear Events”
Nursing Outlook
Tener Veenema, Sarah Schneider-Firestone & colleagues

“The Nursing Profession: A Critical Component of the Growing Need for a Nuclear Global Health Workforce”
Conflict and Health
Tener Veenema & colleagues

“Climate Change-related Hurricane Impact on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Environment Risk Reduction, and the Social Determinants of Health”
Nursing Economics
Tener Goodwin Veenema, Kelli DePriest & colleagues

“From Brainstorming to Strategic Plan: The Framework for the Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing: A Work in Progress”
Nursing Administration Quarterly
Tener Goodwin Veenema & colleagues


“Effectiveness of the Communities Care Programme on Change in Social Norms Associated with Gender-based Violence (GBV) with Residents in Intervention Compared with Control Districts in Mogadishu, Somalia”
BMJ Open
Nancy Glass, Nancy Perrin, Amber Clough & colleagues

“Social Norms and Beliefs about Gender Based Violence Scale: A Measure for Use with Gender Based Violence Prevention Programs in Low-Resource and Humanitarian Settings”
Conflict and Health
Nancy Perrin, Amber Clough, Rachel Turner & colleagues

“Adverse Childhood Experiences among Latina Women and Its Association with Mastery of Stress and Health”
Child Abuse & Neglect
Carmen Alvarez, Nancy Perrin, Nancy Glass & colleagues

“Intimate Partner Violence Influences Women’s Engagement in the Early Stages of the HIV Pre‑exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Care Continuum: Using Doubly Robust Estimation”
AIDS and Behavior
Kamila Alexander & colleagues

“Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Are Associated with Forced and Very Early Sexual
Initiation among Black Women Accessing Publicly Funded STD Clinics in Baltimore, MD”

Jacquelyn Campbell, Andrea Cimino & colleagues


“Medicaid Work Requirements Harm Health and Make Financial Self-Sufficiency Unlikely”
Nursing Outlook
Deborah Gross & Eric Slade

“Disentangling Race, Poverty, and Place in Disparities in Physical Activity”
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Kelly Bower & colleagues

“Time for a Renaissance of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Role in Critical Care?”
Issues in Advanced Practice
Patricia Davidson, Jesus Casida & colleague

“A Systematic Review of Interventions to Minimize Transportation Barriers among People with Chronic Diseases”
Journal of Community Health
Laura Starbird, Hae-Ra Han & colleagues

“Technical Guidance for Clinicians Interested in Partnering with Engioneers in mobile Health Development and Evaluation”
JMIR mHealth and uHealth
Erin Spaulding & colleagues

“Exploring Working Relationships Between National and Expatriate RNs on Humanitarian Aid Missions: The Perspectives of Liberian Nurses”
American Journal of Nursing
Deborah Wilson & colleague


“Experiences of Racism and Preterm Birth: Findings from a Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2004 through 2012”
Women’s Health Issues
Kelly Bower, Nancy Perrin & colleagues

“Familiarity, Navigation, and Comprehension: Key Dimensions of Health Literacy in Pap Test Use among Korean American Women”
Journal of Health Communication
Hae Ra Han, Kyounghae Kim, Joycelyn Cudjoe, and Miyong T. Kim

“From Treatment to Healing: Inquiry and Response to Recent and Past Trauma in Adult Health Care”
Women’s Health Issues
Jacquelyn Campbell & colleagues


“Perspectives of Health Care Professionals on Providing End of Life Care and Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: An Integrative Review”
Heart, Lung & Circulation
Patricia Davidson & colleagues

“The Use of Hospital-based Services by Heart Failure Patients in the Last Year of Life: A Discussion Paper”
Heart Failure Reviews
Patricia M. Davidson & colleagues

“Health-Services Utilisation amongst Older Persons During the Last Year of Life: A Population-based Study”
BMC Geriatrics
Patricia M. Davidson & colleagues


“Aminoglycoside-induced Hearing Loss among Patients Being Treated for Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa: A Prediction Model”
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Hyejeong Hong, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, Jason Farley & colleagues


“The Association Between Health Literacy and Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Behaviors: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System”
Nursing Research
Kyounghae Kim and Hae-Ra Han

“Recruiting African Immigrant Women for Community-Based Cancer Prevention Studies: Lessons Learned from the AfroPap Study”
Journal of Community Health
Joycelyn Cudjoe, Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran, Yvonne Commodeore-Mensah, Manka Nkimbeng, Hae-Ra Han & colleague



“Preliminary Effectiveness of Auricular Point Acupressure on Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy: Part 1; Self-Reported Outcomes”
Pain Management Nursing
Chao Hsing Yeh, Nada Lukkahatai, Sylvanus Mensah, Courtney Garry, Mariela Pinedo & colleagues

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