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Debra J. Barksdale, PHD, RN, CFNP, CANP

Barksdale, D. J. (2009). Provider factors affecting adherence: Cultural competency and sensitivity. Ethnicity & Disease. 19, S5-3 – S5-7.

Barksdale, D. J. & Metiko, E. B. (2010). The role of parental history of hypertension in predicting hypertension risk factors in Black Americans. The Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 21(4), 306-313. doi:10.1177/1043659609360709

Barksdale, D. J., Farrug, E., & Harkness, K. (2009). Racial discrimination and blood pressure: Perceptions, emotions and behaviors of Black American adults. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 30 (2), 104-111. doi: 10.1080/01612840802597879

Barksdale, D. J., Woods-Giscombe, C., & Logan, J. (In Press). Stress, cortisol, and night-time blood pressure dipping in non-hypertensive Black American women. Biological Research for Nursing.

Barksdale, D. J., Principal Investigator. Enhancing Knowledge of Cardiovascular Research in Black Americans. Junior Faculty Development Award, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006-2007.

Barksdale-Brown, D. J., Principal Investigator; Clarke, M., & Light, K., Co-Investigators; Skelly, A., Advisor. Stress and Cardiovascular Responses in Black Men. Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004-2006.

Barksdale-Brown, D., Principal Investigator. Perceived Stress, Cortisol and Cardiovascular Response During Sleep in Black Women. Faculty Research Opportunity Grant, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005-2006.

Barksdale-Brown, D., Principal Investigator; Light, K., Co-Investigator. Perceived Stress, Cortisol and Cardiovascular Responses During Sleep in Black Women. Center for Research on Preventing/Managing Chronic Illness in Vulnerable People, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2003-2005.

Goeppinger, J., Principal Investigator; Brown, D., Consultant. Mail-Delivered Arthritis Self-Management Education. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004-2006.

Blevins, L., Berry, D., & Barksdale, D. J. (2008). Management of cardiovascular disease in African American women: Utility of the metabolic syndrome guidelines. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 19 (1), 52-62.

Brown, D. J. (2004). Everyday life for Black American adults: Stress, emotions and blood pressure.

Brown, D. J. (2004). Recruitment of Black Americans for research: A model of success. The Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, 10 (3), 19-24.

Brown, D. J. & Metiko, E. B. (2005). Prevalence of hypertension in a sample of Black adults using JNC 7 classifications. The Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 16 (2), 1-5.

Brown, D. J., DeCorse-Johnson, A. L., Irving-Ray, M., & Wu, W. W. (2005). Performance evaluation for diversity programs. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 6 (4), 331-334. doi:10.1177/1527154405283380

Cheatham, C., Barksdale, D. J., & Rodger, S. (2008). Barriers to health care access and health seeking behaviors faced by Black men. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 20, 555-562. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2008.00359.x

Thompson, W. M. & Barksdale, D. J. (2010). Physical inactivity in female African American adolescents: Consequences, cost & care. The Journal of the National Black Nurses Association. 21(1), 39-45.

Linda Beeber, PHD, RN, CS

Beeber, L., Principal Investigator. Psych. NP: Meeting the Needs of the Underserved in NC, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2004-2007.

Beeber, L., Principal Investigator; Holditch-Davis, D., Perreira, K., Schwartz, T., Co-Investigators. EHS Latina Mothers: Reducing Depression and Improving Infant/Toddler Mental Health. Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, 2002-2006.

Beeber, L., Principal Investigator; Holditch-Davis, D., Schwartz, T., Co-Investigators. Alumbrando El Camino/Bright Moments: A Curriculum for Staff Working with EHS Parents with Depressive Symptoms. Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, 2005-2008.

Janna Diekmann, PHD, RN

Harlan, C., Principal Investigator; Dieckmann, J., Co-Investigator. ¡HOLA-NC! Health Opportunities for Latino Awareness in Nursing Curricula. Greensboro Area Health Education Center, 2005-2006.

Beverly Foster, PHD, RN

Foster, B., Principal Investigator. Partnerships for Recruitment, Involvement, Diversity and Excellence in Nursing(PRIDE), Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2004-2007.

Cheryl Woods-Giscombe, PHD, RN

Woods-Giscombé, C. L., & Lobel, M. (2010) Stress and coping in pregnancy subsequent to miscarriage. Research in Nursing and Health 33, 316-328.

Woods-Giscombé, C.L. (2010). Superwoman Schema: African American women’s views on stress, strength, and health. Qualitative Health Research, 20, 668-683.

Woods-Giscombé, C. L., & Black, A. R. (2010). Mind-body interventions to reduce risk for health disparities related to stress and “strength” among African American women: The potential of mindfulness-based stress reduction, loving kindness, and the NTU therapeutic framework.

Woods-Giscombé, C. L., & Lobel, M. (2008). Race and gender matter: A multidimensional approach to conceptualizing and measuring stress in African American women. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14, 173-182.

Woods-Giscombé, C. L. (2008, February). Superwoman Schema: An asset or a vulnerability to health in African American women? [Abstract]. Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research, 8 (4). Available online at: http://snrs.org/publications/SOJNR_articles2/Vol08Num04W_Z.html#WoodsGiscombe

Giscombé, C. W. & Lobel, M. (2007, February). Stress, coping and health in African American Women: Developing a model to examine the intersection of race, gender, and ‘generic’ stress. [Abstract]. Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research, 8 (2).

Cheryl B. Jones, PHD, RN, FANN

Jones, C., Principal Investigator; Mark, B., Belyea., M., & Gates, M., Co-Investigators. Differential Nursing Employment Patterns: A Region IV Analysis of Race and Ethnicity. Southeastern Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2003-2005.

Margaret S. Miles, PHD, FAAN

Miles, M. S., Isler, M.R., Banks, B. Sengupta, S., & Corbie-Smith, G. (2011). Silent endurance and profound loneliness: Socioemotional suffering in African Americans living with HIV in the rural South. Qualitative Health Research, 24(4), 489-501.

Miles, M. S., Thoyre, S., Beeber, L., Engelke, S., Weaver, M. A., & Holditch-Davis, D. ( 2011). Process evaluation of a nursing support intervention with rural African American mothers with preterm infants. In A. Lemelle, W. Reed, & S. Taylor, Handbook of African American health: Social and behavioral interventions. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business

Miles, M., Director, School of Nursing. Curriculum Development Award, University Center for International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. U.S. Department of Education, 2003-2006.

Miles, M., Principal Investigator; Roland, J., Campbell, L., Co-Principal Investigators; Rowsey, P., Goeppinger, J., and Berry, D., Core Directors. Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2007.

Miles, M., Principal Investigator; Roland, J., Campbell, L., Co-Principal Investigators; Rowsey, P., Goeppinger, J., and Berry, D., Core Directors. Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2007.

Merle Mishel, PHD, RN, FAAN

Mishel, M., Principal Investigator; Mohler, J., Consortium Director. Cultural and Demographic Predictors of Interaction with the Health Care System and Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness. In: Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer: Influence of Health Care and Host and Tumor Biology. School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Defense, 2003-2006.

Pamela Johnson Rowsey, PHD, RN

Rowsey, P. J., Principal Investigator. Beneficial Effects of Exercise on Health and Disease. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 1999-2005.

Carlson, B., Principal Investigator; Neelon, V., Carlson, J., & Rowsey, P., Co-Investigators. Core Body Temperature Rhythm, Cytokines and Respiratory Periodicity During Sleep in Older Adults with and Without Age-Associated Memory Impairment. Center for Research on Preventing/Managing Chronic Illness in Vulnerable People, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2004.

Brunssen, S., Principal Investigator; Johnson-Rowsey, P., Mentor. Alterations in Myelin and GABA Receptors Gene Expression in Mouse Cortex Following Exposure to Hyper-Interleukin-6. Faculty Research Opportunity Grant, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005-2006.

Miles, M., Principal Investigator; Roland, J., Campbell, L., Co-Principal Investigators; Rowsey, P., Goeppinger, J., and Berry, D., Core Directors. Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2007.

Zhen Lin, PHD, RN

Lin, Z., Principal Investigator. Protecting Genetic Privacy through Risk Assessment. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 2006-2009

SeonAe Yeo, PHD, RN

Yeo, S., Principal Investigator. Regular Exercise among Women at Risk for Preeclampsia. National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2001-2006. (At University of Michigan)