Nursing

Faculty Publications List (2011-2014)


Abdallah, Lisa

Bio

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Dodge, L., Dowling, J.S., Prendergast, N., Rathbone, A., Remington, R., Shellman, J., & Thornton, C. (2014) Developing a dedicated education unit in long-term care: A pilot project. Geriatric Nursing.

Melillo, K.D., Dowling, J., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M. & Knight, M. (2013). Recruitment, retention, and graduation of nursing students. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20(2)

 

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Blanks, C., Campbell, I.J., & Herndon, L. (2012). Faculty Institute for Gerontological Nursing: A partnership for clinical education in long term care. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(3), 203-206.

Markkanen, P., Abdallah, L., Lee. J., & Gautam, R. (2012). Long-term care in the U.S. and Finland: Policy lessons to be learned. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(12), 16-21. 

Simons, S.R., & Abdallah, L. (2012). Bedside assessment of enteral feeding tube placement: Aligning practice with evidence. American Journal of Nursing, 112 (2), 40-47.

Knight, M., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M., Melillo, K.D. & Dowling, J. (2011). Making healthy connections: Introducing nursing as a career choice to middle school students. Nursing Forum,46(3), 146-151. 


Brewin, Dorothy

Bio

Brewin, D., & Nannini, A. (2013). Health reform policy initiatives to promote older women's health. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(3), 16-21. 

Brewin, D., Koren, A., Morgan, B., Shipley, S., & Hardy, R. (2013). Behind closed doors: school nurses and sexual education. Journal of School Nursing 2013 Apr 3.


 

Dowling, Jacqueline

Bio

Dowling, J.S. (2014). Children talking about humor: Data from focus groups. International Journal of Humor Research, 27(1), 121-139.

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Dodge, L., Dowling, J.S., Prendergast, N., Rathbone, A., Remington, R., Shellman, J., & Thornton, C. (2014) Developing a dedicated education unit in long-term care: A pilot project. Geriatric Nursing.

Melillo, K.D., Dowling, J., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M. & Knight, M. (2013). Recruitment, retention, and graduation of nursing students. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20(2).

 

Yen-Patton, G.P.A., Dowling, J.S. & Clayton-Matthews, A. (2013). Development and Psychometric Validation of the Nurse-Nursing Assistant-Caregiver Reciprocity Scale: Measuring Reciprocal Ethical Caring. International Journal for Human Caring, 17(1), 17-23.

Knight, M., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M., Melillo, K.D. & Dowling, J. (2011). Making healthy connections: Introducing nursing as a career choice to middle school students. Nursing Forum,46(3), 146-151.


 

Dodge, Lea

Bio

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Dodge, L., Dowling, J.S., Prendergast, N., Rathbone, A., Remington, R., Shellman, J., & Thornton, C. (2014) Developing a dedicated education unit in long-term care: A pilot project. Geriatric Nursing.


Fantasia, Heidi

Bio

Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). Hormone therapy options for the management of menopausal symptoms. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43(2), 226-235.

Fantasia, H.C. (2014). A new pharmacologic treatment for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Nursing for Women’s Health, 18(1), 73-77.

Fontenot, H.B., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). HPV risk factors, vaccination patterns, and vaccine perceptions among a sample of male college students. Journal of American College Health, 62(3), 186-192.

Fontenot, H.B., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Duration on Individual and Partner-Related Sexual Risk Factors among Women. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 59, 67-73.

Prowse, K.M., Logue, C.E., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). Intimate partner violence and the CDC’s best-evidence HIV risk reduction interventions. Public Health Nursing, 31(3), 215-233.

Sutherland, M.A., Fantasia, H.C., & Adkison, L. (2014). Sexual health and dissociative experiences among abused women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 35, 41-49. 

Sutherland, M., Fantasia, H.C., & McClain, N. (2013). Abuse experiences, substance use, and sexual health in women seeking care at an emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 39(4), 326-333.

Fantasia, H.C. (2013). Updated treatment guidelines for gonorrhea infections. Nursing for Women’s Health, 17(3), 231-235.

Fantasia, H.C. (2013). New developments in the pharmacologic treatment of obesity. Nursing for Women’s Health, 17(1), 53-58.

 

Fantasia, H.C., Sutherland, M., Fontenot, H.B., & Lee-St. John, T. (2012). Chronicity of partner violence, contraceptive patterns, and pregnancy risk. Contraception, 86(5), 530-535.

 

Fantasia, H.C. (2012). Sinecatechins ointment 15% for the treatment of external genital warts. Nursing for Women’s Health, 16(5), 418-422.

 

Fontenot, H.B., & Fantasia, H.C. (2012). A second look: Administration of vaginal progesterone for the prevention of preterm birth in high risk women. Nursing for Women’s Health, 16(3), 237-241. 

 

Gennaro, S., Fantasia, H.C., Keshinover, T., Garry, D., Wilcox, W., & Uppal, E. (2012). Racial and Ethnic Identity in Nursing Research. Nursing Outlook, 61(3), 174-180.

Marchetti, C.A., Fantasia, H.C., & Molchan, L. (2012). Attitudes of adult/adolescent sexual assault nurse examiners and caring for younger patients. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 2012 Nov 28.

Sutherland, M., Fantasia, H.C., Fontenot, H.B., & Harris, A. (2012). Safer sex and partner violence in a sample of women. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(9), 717-724.

Fantasia, H.C., Sutherland, M., & Kelly-Weeder, S. (2012). Gender differences in risky sexual behavior among urban adolescents exposed to violence. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(7), 436-42.

Sutherland, M., & Fantasia, H.C. (2012). Successful research recruitment strategies in a study focused on rural abused women at risk for sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 57(4), 381-5.

Sutherland, M., Fantasia, H.C., & McClain, N. (2012). Abuse experiences, substance use, and sexual health in women seeking care at an emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing.

Fantasia, H.C. (2011). Influences of social norms and context on sexual decision-making among adolescent females. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 56(1), 48-53.

Fantasia, H.C. (2011). Not really even a decision anymore: Late adolescent narratives of implied sexual consent. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 7(3), 120-129.

Fantasia, H.C.
, & Fontenot, H.B. (2011). The sexual safety of adolescents. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40 (2), 217-224.

Fantasia, H.C.
, Fontenot, H.B., Harris, A.L., Hurd, L., & Chui, E. (2011). Ambiguity in defining adolescent sexual activity: A case study for nurse practitioners.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 7(6),486-491.

Fantasia, H.C.
, Fontenot, H.B., Sutherland, M., & Harris, A.L. (2011). Sexually transmitted infections in women: An overview. Nursing for Women’s Health, 15(1), 46-58.

 

Fontenot, H.B., & Fantasia, H.C. (2011). A second look: Do women in abusive relationships have contraceptive control? Nursing for Women’s Health, 15(3),239-243. 

Fontenot, H.B., & Fantasia, H.C. (2011). Understanding feminism: Considerations for nurses working to end violence against women. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 7(1),27-31.

 

Gennaro, S., Biesecker, B., Fantasia, H.C., Nguyen, M., & Garry, D. (2011). Nutritional profiles among African American women in the third trimester of pregnancy. Maternal Child Nursing, 36(2), 120-126.

 

Hannon-Engel, S., & Fantasia, H.C. (2011). Are you survey ready? Online evaluation of multidrug-resistant organisms educational program in a behavioral health hospital. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 47(3),138-144.


Gautam, Ramraj

Bio

Markkanen, P., Abdallah, L., Lee. J., & Gautam, R. (2012). Long-term care in the U.S. and Finland: Policy lessons to be learned. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(12), 16-21.

Van Etten, D., & Gautam, R. (2012). Custodial grandparents raising grandchildren: Lack of legal relationship is a barrier for services. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(6), 18-22. 

Gautam, R., & Houde, S.C. (2011). Geriatric depression scale for community dwelling older adults of Nepal. Asian Journal of Gerontology & Geriatrics, 6(2), 1-7.

 

Gautam, R., Saito, T., Houde, S.C., & Kai, I. (2011). Social interactions and depressive symptoms among community dwelling older adults in Nepal: A synergic effect model. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 53(1), 24-30. 


Keough, Lori

Bio

Keough, L. (2014). Influenza Vaccination: a moral, legal and ethical mandate. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 4(4), 36-39.

Blier, R., McDonald, J, & Keough, L. (2013). Transitions in Care: Who is responsible for what? Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society. 96(11), 26-32. ISSN 2327-2228

Keough, L. (2013). The patient safety and quality of care mandate: Healthcare worker immunization. Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society. 96(11), 19-21. ISSN 2327-2228

Knight, Margaret

Bio

Knight, M., Pultinas, D., Collins, S., Sellig, C., Strimaitis, C., Freeman, D.C., Simms, N. & Silver, R.R. (2012). Teaching mindfulness on an inpatient psychiatric unit. Journal of Mindfulness, Dec 2012.

 

Knight, M. (2011). Precursors to seclusion and restraint: An analysis. Mental Health Practice, 14(10), 14-20. 

Knight, M. (2011). Psychiatric nursing: Quality and safety through connection, engagement and partnership. McLean Hospital Nursing Network, 35(3), 1-2. 

Knight, M., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M., Melillo, K.D. & Dowling, J. (2011). Making healthy connections: Introducing nursing as a career choice to middle school students. Nursing Forum, 46(3), 146-151. 


Koren, Ainat

Bio

Brewin, D., Koren, A., Morgan, B., Shipley, S., & Hardy, R. (2013). Behind closed doors: school nurses and sexual education. Journal of School Nursing.

 

Koren, A.Reece, S., Kahn-D’Angelo, L., & Medeiros, D. (2011). Response to letter to the editor about parental information and provider practices related to back to sleep. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 25(3).


Mawn, Barbara

Bio

Leonarczyk, T. J. & Mawn, B.E. (2014). Cancer risk Management decision-making for BRCA+ women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 1-19.

Mawn, B.E. (2013). Trends in Case Management Acuity Determination. Occupational Medicine and Health Affairs, 1:132.

Triamchaisri, S.K., Mawn, B.E., & Artsanthia, J. (2013). Development of a Home-Based Palliative Care Model for People Living With End-Stage Renal Disease. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing, 15(4), E1-E11.

Mawn, B., & Goldberg, S. (2012). Trends in the nursing doctoral examination process: A national survey. Journal of Professional Nursing, 28(3), 156-162.

Simons, S.R., & Mawn, B. (2012). Bullying in the workplace: A qualitative study of newly licensed registered nurses. In D. Holmes, T. Rudge & A. Perron (Eds), (Re)Thinking violence in health care settings: A critical approach (177-188). Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

 

Artsanthia, J., Mawn, B., Chaiphibalsarisdi, P., Nityasuddhi, D., & Triumchaisri, S. (2011). Exploring the palliative care needs of people living in Thailand with end stage renal disease: A pilot study. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 13(6), 403-410.

 

Fogg, C., Mawn, B.E, & Porell, F. (2011). Development of the Fogg Intent-to Screen for HIV (ITS HIV) questionnaire. Research in Nursing and Health,34(1), 73-84. 

Mawn. B. E. (2011). The changing horizons of U.S. families living with HIV. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(2), 213-29. doi:10.1177/0193945911399087.

 

Mawn, B. E. (2011). Children's voices: Living with HIV. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 36(6), 368-372.

 


McDonough, Annette

Bio

Lichenstein, S., McDonough, A., & Matura, L. A. (2013). Cyber Support: Describing Concerns of Caregivers of People With Pulmonary Hypertension. Computers Informatics Nursing, 31(12), 581-588. 

McDonough, A., Matura, L. A., & Carroll, D. (2013). New Pharmacologic Treatment for Familial Hypercholesterolemias. Nursing for Womens’ Health, 17(5), 443-447.

Matura, L.A., McDonough, A. & Carroll, D.L. (2012). Health related quality of life and psychological states in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2012 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e318275330d. 

Matura, L.A., McDonough, A., Aglietti, L., Herzog, J., & Gallant, K. (2012). A virtual community: Concerns of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Clinical Nursing Research, 22(2), 155-171. doi: 10.1177/1054773812462867.

Matura, L.A., McDonough, A. & Carroll, D.L. (2012). Predictors of health related quality of life in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 14(4), 283-292. 

Matura, L.A., McDonough, A. & Carroll, D.L. (2012). Cluster analysis of symptoms in pulmonary arterial hypertension: A pilot study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 11(1), 51-61.

McDonough, A. (2012). Students perceptions of sudden cardiac arrest: A qualitative inquiry. British Journal of Nursing, 21(9), 523-527.


Melillo, Karen

Bio


Futrell, M., Melillo, K.D., Remington, R. & Butcher, H. (2014). Evidence-based practice guideline: Wandering. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 40(11), DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20140911-01

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Dodge, L., Dowling, J.S., Prendergast, N., Rathbone, A., Remington, R., Shellman, J., & Thornton, C. (2014) Developing a dedicated education unit in long-term care: A pilot project. Geriatric Nursing.

Gordon, S.J., Melillo, K.D., Nannini, A., Lakatos, B.E. (2013). Bedside coaching to improve nurses' recognition of delirium. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45(5), 288-293.

Melillo, K.D. (2013).  Cognitive health and older workers:  Policy implicationsJournal of Gerontological Nursing. 39(6), 13-18.

Melillo, K.D., Dowling, J., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M. & Knight, M. (2013). Recruitment, retention, and graduation of nursing students. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20(2).

Melillo, K.D. (2013). Cognitive health and older workers: Policy implications. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(6), 13-18.

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Blanks, C., Campbell, I.J., & Herndon, L. (2012). Faculty Institute for Gerontological Nursing: A partnership for clinical education in long term care. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(3), 203-206.

 Houde, S.C., Melillo, K.D., & Holmes, R. (2012). Patient centered medical homes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(3), 12-16.

Knight, M., Abdallah, L., Findeisen, M., Melillo, K.D., & Dowling, J. (2011). Making healthy connections: Introducing nursing as a career choice to middle school students. Nursing Forum,46(3), 146-151.

Gage, S., & Melillo, K.D. (2011). Substance abuse in older adults:  Policy issues. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(12), 8-11.


Nannini, Angela

Bio

Brewin, D., & Nannini, A. (2013). Health reform policy initiatives to promote older women's health. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(3), 16-21.

 
Gordon, S.J., Melillo, K.D., Nannini, A., Lakatos, B.E. (2013). Bedside coaching to improve nurses' recognition of delirium. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45(5), 288-293.

 
Parker, S. M., Remington, R., Nannini, A., & Cifuentes, M. (2013). Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction With Care Following Palliative Care Consultation. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 15(4), 225-232.


Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A., Finkelstein, S. R., Mason, E., & Shaffer, J. A. (2013). Development and Psychometric Testing of the Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Climate Questionnaire. Nursing research, 62(5), 325-334. 


Alberti, T., & Nannini, A. (2013). Patient comprehension of discharge instructions from the emergency department: A review of the literature. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 25(4),186-94.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00767.x


Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A., & Clarke, S.P. (2013). Organizational climate in primary care settings: Implications for nurse practitioner practice. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 25(3), 134-140. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00765.x


Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A., Stone, P., & Smaldone, A. (2013). Nurse practitioner organizational climate in primary care settings: Implications for professional practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(3), 134-140.


Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A., Smaldone, A., Clarke, S., O'Rourke, N.C., Rosato, B.G., & Berkowitz, B. (2013). Revisiting Scope of Practice Facilitators and Barriers for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners: A Qualitative Investigation.Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 25 Mar 2013. doi: 10.1177/1527154413480889


Barger, M.K., Nannini, A., DeJoy, S., Wisner, K., & Markenson, G. (2012). Maternal and newborn outcomes following uterine rupture among women without versus those with a prior cesarean. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine (2),183-7. doi:10.3109/14767058.2012.725790.


Barger, M.K., Nannini, A., Stubblefield, P., Heeren, T., Werler, M., & Ringer, S. (2012). Severe maternal and perinatal outcomes from uterine rupture among women at term with a trial of labor. Journal of Perinatology, 22 Mar 2012. doi:10.1038/jp.2012.2 

 
Wisner, K. L., Markenson, G., DeJoy, S., Nannini, A., & Barger, M. K. (2012). Uterine rupture among women with unscarred uteri: A case-control comparison. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 41, S132–S133. doi:10.1111/j.1552-6909.2012.01362_20.x

Barger, M.K., Weiss, J., Nannini, A., Stubblefield, P., Heeren, T., & Werler, M. (2011). Risk factors for uterine rupture among women who attempt a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean section: A case-control study. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 56(7-8), 313-20.

Mason, T., Wilkenson, G., Nannini, A., Fox, D., & Hirsch, G.  (2011). Winning policy change to promote community health workers: Lessons from Massachusetts in the health reform era. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2211-6. 

Nannini, A., (2011). The future of gerontological nursing. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(9), 11-5. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20110802-01

Nannini, A., Lazar, J., Berg, C.J., Tomashek, K., Cabral, H., Barger, M., Barfield, W., & Kotelchuck, M. (2011). Rates of hospital visits for assault during pregnancy and the first year postpartum: Timing mattersPublic Health Reports, 126(5), 664-68.

Tepper, N., Cohen, B., Zhang, Z., & Nannini, A. (2011). Singleton preterm birth: Risk factors and association with assisted reproductive technologyMaternal Child Health Journal, 16(4), 807-13.

Zhang, Y., Cohen, B., Macaluso, M., Zhang, Z., Durant, T., & Nannini, A. (2011). Probabilistic linkage of assisted reproductive technology information with vital records, Massachusetts 1997–2000. Maternal Child Health Journal.

Simons, Shellie

Bio

Simons, S. R., & Sauer, P. (2013). An Exploration of the Workplace Bullying Experience: Coping Strategies Used by Nurses. Journal of Nurses in Staff Development, 29, 228-232.

Simons, S.R., & Remington, R. (2013). The percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube: A nurse’s guide to PEG tubes. MEDSURG Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 22(2), 77-83.

 

Simons, S.R., & Abdallah, L. (2012). Bedside assessment of enteral feeding tube placement: Aligning practice with evidence.American Journal of Nursing, 112 (2), 40-47.

 

Simons, S.R., & Mawn, B. (2012). Bullying in the workplace: A qualitative study of newly licensed registered nurses. In D. Holmes, T. Rudge & A. Perron (Eds), (Re)Thinking violence in health care settings: A critical approach (177-188). Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited.


 

Soroken, Laurie

Bio

Soroken, L., Aldrich, J. (2013). Acute Bronchospasm.  In Primary Care:  A Collaborative Practice.  pp 189 – 191.  Missouri.  Elsevier.


Zhang, Yuan

Bio

Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Gore, R., & The CPHNEW Research Team. (2014). Relationships among employees’ working conditions, mental health and intention to leave in nursing homes. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 33, 6.


Raman, G., Zhang,Y., Minichiello, V.J., D’Ambrosio, C., & Wang, C. (2013). Tai Chi improves sleep quality in healthy adults and patients with chronic conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy, 2, 141.


Holmberg, M.D., Flum, M., West, C., Zhang, Y., Qamili, S., & Punnett, L. (2013). Nursing assistants’ dilemma: Caregiver vs. caretaker. Hospital Topics, 91(1), 1-8.