Published Works


Nursing faculty published an article, “College of Nursing–Sponsored Research Forum to Promote Student Scholarship Development,“ in the Journal of Nursing Education. Contributing faculty include Dr. Jason T. Sasser, Dr. Marie E. Gill, Dr. Janye M. Wilson, Dr. Sohye Lee and Dr. Teresa Richardson. The article can be found at https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20210222-14.

"Adverse Childhood Experiences: Development of an ACEs Knowledge Scale (AKS)," co-written by Dean Lin Zhan and Dr. Marie Gill, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Nursing Measurement. The ACEs curricular integration (ACI) work has been published in the Journal of Professional Nursing and of Nursing Education (Gill, Zhan, et al) and the instrument (AKS) was designed to evaluate students' understanding of key concepts and related content of ACEs and to examine psychometric properties - validity and reliability - of the newly developed scale.

Dean Lin Zhan's article, "Completion and attrition of nursing PhD students of the 2001 to 2010 matriculating cohorts," was published February 2021 in Nursing Outlook. She wrote the article with Di Fang, PhD, from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Through 2020

Dr. Sohye Lee's manuscript, "Development, implementation and participant evaluation of combining text messaging and peer group support in a weight management program for African-American women," is published online in the Journal of Research in Nursing (SAGE publication).

Dr. Y'Esha Williams' manuscript, "Depressive Symptoms, Body Mass Index, and Physical Activity Self-Efficacy in African American Children," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Child and Family Studies

Dr. Sohye Lee co-authored: Development of a mobile health intervention to promote papanicolaou tests and human papillomavirus vaccination in an underserved immigrant population: A culturally targeted and individually tailored text messaging approach. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 7(6), e13256. http://doi.org/10.2196/13256

Dr. Sohye Lee co-authored: Analyzing factors associated with decisional stage of adoption for colorectal cancer screening among older Korean Americans using Precaution Adoption Process Model. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30(5), 461-470. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659618811910

Dr. Sohye Lee co-authored: Power of peer support to change health behavior to reduce risks for heart disease and stroke for African American men in a faith-based community. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(5), 1107-1116. http://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-018-0460-7

Dr. Sohye Lee co-authored: Peer group and text message-based weight-loss and management intervention for African-American women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 40(8), 1203-1219. http://doi.org 10.1177/0193945917697225

February 2019: Dr. Marcy Purnell's manuscript was accepted for publication. Purnell, M. (2019). "Bio-Field Array: The Influence of JMY Expression on Cytoskeletal Filament Behavior During Apoptosis in Triple Negative Breast Cancer." Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research

December 2018: Dr. Marcy Purnell's book chapter was accepted for publication. Purnell M, & Ramsey R. (2019). "The Influence of the Golden Ratio on the Erythrocyte." In Erythrocyte. London, UK: IntechOpen. ISBN 978-1-78984-210-4.

November 29, 2018: Dr. Y'Esha Williams co-authored a manuscript, "Caring for Family Caregivers: A Pilot Test of an Online COMFORT Communication Training Module for Undergraduate Nursing Students," was accepted for publication in the refereed Journal of Cancer Education. Dr. Williams scholarly work contributes to educational research using online modules for COMFORT communication training.

July 3, 2018: The manuscript "Adverse Childhood Experiences across Nursing Curriculum" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Professional Nursing. Thank you to the Urban Child Institute for support this innovative ACI. Author include: Drs. Marie Gill, Lin Zhan, Leigh Ann Breckenridge, and Judy Rosenberg.

April 30, 2018: Faculty Publication - Dr. Marcy Purnell's manuscripts titled, "Bio-Field Array: A dielectrophoretic electromagnetic toroidal excitation to restore and maintain the Golden Ratio in human erythrocytes" was accepted for publication in the journal of Physiological Report--a scientific journal covering original research in all areas of physiology.