Nursing Research

  • Research:

    • Spiritual care education
    • Spirituality and religion among the homeless
    • Homelessness and other vulnerable populations

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Grounded theory
    • Qualitative methods (focus groups, observation methods)

  • Research:

    • Mental health nursing
    • Health systems/Nursing administration
    • Nurse sensitive indicators/Patient outcomes

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Middle-range nursing theory in research

  • Research:

    • Hypertension among Filipino Americans
    • Second careers and nursing

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Integrative review of the literature

  • Research:

    • Entrepreneurship/Business of health care
    • Diffusion of innovation theory
    • Use of innovation and technology in health care and nursing education

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Grounded theory and qualitative research

  • Diane Newman

    Research:

    • Grant Administrator

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Funding announcements
    • Institutional/Faculty eligibility for grant submission

  • Carl Renold, PhD

    Research:

    • Gerontology
    • Health care administration
    • Public policy

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Statistical analysis
    • The role of statistics in quantitative proposal development

  • Research:

    • Circadian rhythms/Sleep-wake cycles
    • Nursing education
    • Symptom management in chronic illnesses: HF Diabetes

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Underserved and vulnerable populations proposal development
    • Intervention studies
    • Cosinor analysis: A method to determine the presence of a rhythm in repeating data by fitting a cosine curve to identify the period, peak, and amplitude of the rhythm

  • Research:

    • Family violence (child, partner, elder abuse)
    • Suicide prevention in high risk youth
    • Psychiatric mental health and illness

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Human subjects protections and Institutional Review Board (IRB) application
    • Proposal development
    • Qualitative methods (focus groups, interpretive phenomenological analysis)

  • Research:

    • Community health promotion: Smoking cessation
    • Reproductive, maternal, child health
    • Parish nursing and spiritual care

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Spiritual care proposal development

  • Research:

    • Health literacy, self care, symptom management and outcomes in patients with heart failure
    • Depression, spirituality, sexuality, norepinephrine, quality of life, and outcomes of patients with heart failure

    Methodological Expertise:

    • Theoretical modeling
    • Intervention studies
    • Multidisciplinary research
    • Mixed methods
    • Statistical analysis

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.