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Dr. Sarah Miller’s manuscript “Subjective Ratings of Prolonged Inspiratory Resistive Loads in Males and Females” is published in the journal of Psychophysiology .

Dr. Miller’s article, titled “"Caring for the chronically ill patient: understanding how fear leads to activity avoidance in individuals with chronic respiratory disease” has been accepted for the publication in the International Journal of Nursing.

Dr. Lin Zhan, Shirleatha Lee, and Belinda Fleming manuscript “Critical thinking: Seeking conceptual clarity” was published in the Journal of Nursing (China).

Strong, G. & Lee, S. (in press). Breastfeeding to reduce the risks of childhood obesity: Recommendations for childbirth educators. International Journal of Childbirth Education.

Mary. A (in press). A Review on Cardiovascular Disease Global Health Indicators, Cause Specific Risk Factors, and Quality of life indicators,  International Journal of Medical Research.

Prof. Marcy Purnell’s abstract “Cellular Energy Science, B16 and L929 Cells” has been accepted for podium presentation @ the Education Committee of Wilson Shepard Education Associates for the January 17-18, 2014 winter meetings in Honolulu, HI. The conference topic is "Transforming Healthcare: Pathway to Excellence."

Prof. Beverly West is recognized for her contribution as a reviewer for the newly published textbook, titled “Child Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Family (3rd eds) by Bull, Bindler & Cowan.


Dr. Zhan delivered keynote address titled “Aging and Quality of Life” at the 10th World Congressional Conference on Chinese Communities in Macau, 10/24/13.

Dr. Zhan presented “Faculty Scholarship: From Idea to Publication” at the AACN Faculty Development Conference, Jacksonville, FL, 2/7/13.

Dr. Pace who along with other panel members has issued the NAMS Position Statement that is published in the Journal of Menopause (See attached). Dr. Pace also was interviewed (read the link below):

Dr. Carr has been named the recipient of the Young Publisher Award by the Association of Black Nursing Faculty Awards Committee. She was honored at the 26th Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference June 14-June 16, 2013. Dr. Carr’s scholarly work has addressed the healthcare needs of African American grandmother caregivers.

Dr. Carr also has been selected to participate in the University of Alabama Birmingham Geriatric Education Center’s Faculty Scholars Program (2013-2014). This inter-professional training program will provide scholars with tools and knowledge necessary to provide high quality care for the elderly.

Dr. Richardson presented “Transition of Graduates into the Workplace: The Influence of the Faculty Navigator” at the Annual Convention of the Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN). In 2009 Dr. Richardson co-founded the local chapter of SPN, the Mid-south Chapter, and this year they were recognized as the SPN “Chapter of the Year” at the convention.

Dr. Lee has been selected to serve as a CCNE on-site evaluator and attended training in Reston, VA 5/20-5/21, 2013. The training program provides critical information about CCNE as well as the roles and responsibilities of on-site evaluators during the accreditation review process. Dr. Lee as Chair of the LSON Evaluation Committee fits well into this new role as she will bring invaluable experience and insight to the LSON accreditation preparation, and formative and summative evaluations.

Drs. Dapremont and Lee’s manuscript, titled, Partnering to Educate: Dedicated Education Units, has been accepted for publication in the refereed journal of Nurse Education in Practice.

Dr. Mary's article entitled, "Nursing as a Nucleus of Health Care: A Legendary Quality Excellence" (Conceptual Paper) and "Cardiopulmonary Indicators in Predicting Dysfunctional Ventilator Weaning Response" (research-based paper) will be presented at an international conference "IX International Nurses Conference: Nursing: Nucleus in the Health Care Domain" in January 2013.

Dr. Robert Koch has been invited to present his research at the Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center Medical Modeling, Simulation, and Training Conference in Frederick, MD

Dr. Miller's abstract entitled "Gender Differences in Perception of Extended Multiple Breath Resistive Loads" has been accepted for a platform presentation at the International Society of Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology Conference.


Dr. Mary's abstract entitled "Cardiopulmonary Predictors of Dysfunctional Ventilator Weaning" has been accepted as a poster presentation at the regional STTI conference in October 2012.

Dr. Strong was awarded a grant by the International Lactation Consultant Association. This funded research enables Dr. Strong to determine essential content elements, identify effective teaching strategies, develop a model curriculum, and make recommendations for outcomes and indicators for pre-licensure breastfeeding education.

Koch R, Levy M, & Royne M. Enhancing Communication between Military and Civilian Responders in Large-Scale Disasters. Accepted for presentation to the 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. August 2012.

Levy M, , Koch R, & Royne M. Identification of Training Needs to Support Interface between Civilian and Military Emergency Responders in Disasters. Accepted for presentation to American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 2012.

Dr. Jill Dapremont and the research team received a U of M Faculty Research Grant for the project "Feasibility of physical exercise for individuals severe and persistent mental illness: A community-based partnership."

Dr. Speros' abstract, titled, "Promoting Health Literacy in the Older Adults" is accepted for presentation at an international conference: Aging and Society. This is an international conference of many disiplines from the world and focuses on issues importantance related to aging.

Dr. Gloria Carr's article, titled, "The Role of Caregiver Burden in Understanding African American Custodial Grandparents" is accepted for publication in the refereed journal of Geriatric Nursing. Dr. Carr's article focuses on exploring the role of caregiver burden in influencing needs for information about services, needs for available services, and use of services among African American grandparent caregivers.

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