Ph.D. Student Profiles

Allison Adrian

South Carolina, 2015 cohort

Research Interest: Neonatal Intensive Care & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Research Mentor: Dr. Shannon Phillips

Publications:

Adrian, A. (2019). Factors influencing healthcare providers’ behaviors in the care of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS): An integrative review.Journal of Neonatal Nursing,25(6), 304-310.

Amy Alspaugh

North Carolina, 2016 cohort

Research Interest: Women’s health, family planning

Research Mentor: Dr. Julie Barroso

Publications:

Alspaugh, A.,Barroso, J., Reibel, M., & Phillips, S. (2020).Women’s Contraceptive Perceptions, Beliefs and Attitudes: An Integrative Review of Qualitative Research.Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 65(1), 64-84 .

Britton, L.,Alspaugh, A., Greene, M. & MacLamore, M. (Accepted for publication, 2019). What nurses need to know: An evidence-based update on contraception.American Journal of Nursing

Presentations:

Alspaugh, A. (2020, May),Reproductive Health in Midlife Women. 65th American College of Nurse-Midwives Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Austin, TX.

John Ambrose

Massachusetts, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Workplace bullying and patient safety in the operating room

Research Mentor: Dr. Lynne Nemeth

Samantha Bernstein

New Hampshire, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Management of preeclampsia in laboring women

Research Mentor: Dr. Teresa Kelechi

Presentations:

Bernstein, S. (2020, March).Utilizing Maternal Early Warning Systems in Laboring Women with Preeclampsia. Poster session presented at Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA.

Logan Camp-Spivey

South Carolina, 2017 cohort

Research Interest: School based weight management interventions

Research Mentor: Dr. Michelle Nichols

Shannon D’Alton

South Carolina, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Bereavement in adolescents after loss of a sibling

Research Mentor: Dr. Shannon Phillips

Melissa Fluharty

South Carolina, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Implementation of Kangaroo Care for neonates

Research Mentor: Dr. Lynne Nemeth

Amy Gulledge

South Carolina, 2017 cohort

Research Interest: Social Isolation in adults with cystic fibrosis

Research Mentor: Dr. Sarah Miller

Scott Hale

Virginia, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Resilience and burnout in Emergency Room Nurses

Research Mentor: Dr. Tese Stephens

Cherie Hauck

Florida, 2016 cohort

Research Interest: Oncology Clinical Trials

Research Mentor: Dr. Teresa Kelechi

Aindrea Maddray

South Carolina, 2015 cohort

Research Interest: Patient and provider communication in sickle cell disease

Research Mentor: Dr. Shannon Phillips

Jessica Madiraca

New Jersey, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Palliative care for end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Research Mentor: Sr. Sarah Miller

Kelly Potter

Iowa, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Prediction of post-critical illness physical disability

Research Mentor: Dr. Sarah Miller

Presentations:

Potter K.(November, 2019).Integration of active learning in the undergraduate nursing pathology course.(Invited presentation) Big Ten Learning Series; Iowa City, IA.

Potter K.(August, 2019).Integration of active learning in the undergraduate nursing pathology course.(Invited presentation) University of Iowa College of Nursing Meeting of the Big Ten Deans; Iowa City, IA.

Potter K. (December, 2018).Debriefing the College of Nursing experience. (Nominated and invited presentation) University of Iowa College of Nursing December 2018 Pinning Ceremony; Iowa City, IA.

Kristina Reich

South Carolina, 2016 cohort

Research Interest: Psychosocial functioning in veterans with PTSD

Research Mentor: Dr. Lynne Nemeth

Publications:

Reich, K., Nemeth, L., & Acierno, R. (2019). Evidence-based psychotherapy interventions to improve psychosocial functioning in veterans with PTSD: An integrative review. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing Mental Health Servicies, 57(10), 24-33.

Dixie Rose

Texas, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Peer support of caregivers of individuals with brain injury or stroke

Research Mentor: Dr. Susan Newman

Alexandra Ruppe

Georgia, 2018 cohort

Research Interests: Heart failure symptom clusters

Research Mentor: Dr. Gayenell Magwood

Alejandra Schimmel

Spain, 2017 cohort

Research Interest: Supportive care needs of advanced prostate cancer survivors

Research Mentor: Dr. Suparna Qanungo

Kathryn Shady

Delaware, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Care of adults with autism spectrum disorder in the hospital

Research Mentor: Dr. Susan Newman

Publications:

Shady, K.,McCulloh Nair, J & Crannell, C.(October 2019).Lavender Aromatherapy: Examining the Effects of Lavender OilPatches on Patients in the Hematology-Oncology Setting. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; 23(5)

Presentations:

Shady, K.Nursing Research at ChristianaCare[podium].Evidence Based Practice Workshop for Nurse Residents. ChristianaCare. Newark, DE (October 2019).

Shady, K,Crannell, C, & McCulloh Nair, J.The Feasibility of Lavender Aromatherapy Patches in Hematology/OncologyPatients[podium]. Regional Nursing Research Conference. Newark, DE (November 2019).

Nichole Snow

South Carolina, 2017 cohort

Research Interest: Workplace burnout in nurses

Research Mentor: Dr. Tese Stephens

Imani Sumpter

California, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Health Service Research, Implementation Science

Research Mentor: Dr. Lynne Nemeth

Megan Wayne

South Carolina, 2019 cohort

Research Interest: Mental fatigue in oncology patients and informal caregivers

Research Mentor: Dr. Teresa Kelechi

Katrina Wu

Minnesota, 2018 cohort

Research Interest: Gynecologic care of survivors of sexual assault

Research Mentor: Dr. Julie Barroso