• Maternal/Newborn Care
  • Human Lactation
  • Adult Education
  • Maternal/newborn nursing
  • Health care systems issues, such as quality, safety, outcomes, and leadership in organizations
  • Interprofessional education
  • Simulation
  • Change Management
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Disparities
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness in Nursing
  • Health Care Workforce Issues
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Nursing Sensitive Indicators
  • Public Policy
  • Implicit Bias
  • Intersectionality
  • Institutional Racism
  • Outcomes of nursing and health care management practices
  • Adaptation in chronic illness and Intersection of care systems
  • Aging families and chronic illness management
  • Gerontological Nursing, Health Services Research
  • Nurse and Direct Care Worker Staffing and Service Provision in Residential Care/Assisted Living
  • Staff Training Interventions in Long-Term Care
  • Evaluating Care for Older Adults with Dementia in Long-Term Care Settings (Nursing Homes, Residential Care/Assisted Living, and the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Family Caregiving and Family Management of Dementia Care
  • Nursing workforce in long-term care
  • Intervention to reduce depressive symptoms and anxiety in high-risk mothers of infants and toddlers (specifically low-income mothers of diverse ethnicity)
  • Intervention to reduce depressive symptoms in mothers of infants and toddlers with suspected developmental disabilities receiving Early Intervention services (federally funded enrichment services through the IDEA legislation)
  • Mental health intervention research with Latino families with Limited English Language Proficiency (LEP)
  • Mental health interventions with limited literacy populations
  • Implementation of evidence-based mental health practice change (large-scale)
  • Psychotherapy for Depressive Symptoms and Depression
  • Increasing Access to Mental Health Care using Alternative Methods (In-Home Delivery, Language Interpreters, Integrated Models [Primary Health Care and Community Service Agencies])
  • Tailoring Interventions to Increase Acceptability to Multiple Cultural and Community Applications Interpersonal Theory of Nursing (Peplau): Development, Extension, and Application)
  • Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing – All Groups and Populations (Including Individual, Group, Milieu, and Family Therapy Modalities)
  • General Linear Models and hierarchical multiple regression analysis
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness in Nursing
  • Active Learning and Classroom Evaluation Strategies in Teaching
  • Weight Management Interventions for Low-Income African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Families
  • Weight Management Interventions for Low-Income Spanish-Speaking Families
  • Prevention of Obesity in Low-Income African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Families
  • Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Weight Management in Pregnant and Postpartum Women
  • Neonatal Care
  • Late preterm infants
  • Pediatric Emergency
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Primary Care Peds
  • School Nurse Lecturer
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Perinatal Loss
  • Pregnancy after Severe Fetal Diagnosis
  • High-Risk Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery
  • Maternal Identity and Role Attainment
  • Maternal-Infant Interaction
  • Prenatal Technology
  • Reproductive Loss in Lesbian Couples
  • Care of the older adult with cancer and caregiver
  • Patient reported outcomes and symptoms in hematological malignancies
  • Health related quality of life in adults with cancer
  • Diabetes and Cancer impact on Health Related Quality of Life
  • Utilization of health services
  • Mentoring paradigms
  • Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • NP transition to practice
  • Postgraduate NP education
  • APRN policy and regulation
  • Community Health/Public Health
  • Faith-Based Health Initiatives
  • Adolescents and diabetes
  • Adolescent Health Promotion
  • School Health
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Bayesian Statistical Methods
  • Missing Data
  • Mixed Models
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Measurement Error
  • Effects of Administrative/Leadership Contexts on Quality of Care
  • Medication Errors
  • Quality and Safety Educational Pedagogies
  • Primary Care of Children
  • Chronic Illness in Children
  • Bibliometrics
  • Nursing Education
  • Evaluation of Internet Health Information
  • Integrative Reviews
  • Surgical Nursing
  • Postoperative care
  • Informatics
  • Geriatrics
  • Gastroenteology/GI Nursing
  • Childhood Asthma and Allergies
  • Breastfeeding
  • Adolescent Health and Primary Care
  • Family Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care and Community Oriented Care
  • Health Disparities and Underserved Populations
  • Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Primary Care and Community/Population Focus
  • Global Health
  • School Nursing
  • Population Health
  • Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Public Health Nursing: Planning, Practice, Policy
  • Home Health Care, Home Visiting, and Visiting Nurse Practice across the Age Span
  • Discharge Planning, Post-Hospital Follow-Up, and Coordination of Care: Transitional Care
  • Systems of Long-Term Care, Chronic Care, and Elder Care
  • Health Promotion for Individuals, Families, Groups, and Communities
  • History of Public Health Nursing, Health Policy, and Nursing
  • Historical Research Methodologies, Including Archives and Oral History
  • Use of Simulation in Nursing Education (Including the Use of the Human Patient Simulator)
  • Safe Patient Handling and Movement (Incorporating into Curriculum)
  • Nursing Education with a focus on skill acquisition
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork and Communication
  • Quality and Safety in Nursing Education
  • Integration of Concepts into Simulation
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice
  • Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP); Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) for Health Professionals EAGALA Model
  • Mindfulness; Mindfulness-based psychotherapies
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Emotion-focused therapies
  • Women’s, Perinatal & Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies

Past/other areas of work/interest

  • Patient-provider interactions
  • Women’s Experiences With & Barriers To Health Care
  • Sexual Assault , Substance Abuse And Health Care Seeking Behavior
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Health Care for LGBT population
  • Health Care for LGBT population, Immigrant Hispanic Women’s Health;
  • Women’s Reproductive Health Care, Contraception, IUDs, Breastfeeding
  • Program Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation of Student Learning
  • Community Development and Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Strategies to Enhance Diversity in Undergraduate Nursing Education
  • Academic Testing and Support to Improve/Maintain NCLEX First-Time Pass Rates and Student Retention
  • Accreditation and Regulation Processes
  • Maternal/Newborn Care
  • Evidence-Based Women’s Health Care
  • Contraception
  • Second-Trimester Abortion
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Abnormal PAP Smears
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Midlife Women Pre-conceptional and Pre-Natal Health
  • Growth and Development
  • Psychological Stress
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Equity
  • Mental Health
  • Stress Management
  • Complementary and Alternative Interventions Mind Body Interventions
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Community-Based Research
  • Community/Academic Partnerships
  • Health Promotion in African American Communities Women’s Mental and Physical Health
  • Instrument Development
  • Designing Culturally-Relevant interventions
  • Intersectionality
  • Superwoman Schema Conceptual Framework
  • Stress-Related Coping Strategies (e.g., Using Food to Cope with Stress/Stress-Related Eating)
  • Stress Factors Related to Obesity
  • Pediatric Emergency Nursing
  • Pediatric Triage and Assessment
  • Pediatric Head Injuries
  • The Emergency Severity Index
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Global Health
  • Family and Adult Nurse Practitioner (Practice and Education)
  • Acute Care of Adult Patients
  • End-of-Life and Palliative Care for Patients and Caregivers
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Women and Heart Disease
  • Workplace Wellness Systems
  • Health Risk Assessment and Management
  • Transitional Care
  • Patient Centered Medical Homes
  • Reflective Practice
  • Hospital Organization and Outcomes
  • The Organization of Nursing in Hospitals
  • Evidence-Based Management and Organization
  • Staff Nurse Decisional Involvement
  • Nurse Workforce Issues
  • Magnet Hospitals
  • Positive Organizational Scholarship
  • Use of Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare Translating Organizational Research into Practice
  • The Nursing Work Environment
  • Implementation Research
  • Use of Learning Collaboratives to Promote Change
  • Racial and ethnic disparities
  • Access to health care End of life
  • Hospice Utilization
  • Health Literacy
  • Patient Education
  • Staff Development
  • Early Childhood Obesity Prevention
  • Parenting
  • Feeding during Infancy and Toddlerhood
  • Child Development
  • Observational Methods
  • Developmental Science
  • Nutrition in Older Adults
  • Gerontology (Especially Sleep in Older Adults)
  • Spirituality
  • Play Therapy with children 3-12
  • Play Therapy concepts across the lifespan
  • Student-centered learning
  • Curriculum/program development
  • Reflective practice
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner workforce
  • Nurse Practitioner regulation and policy
  • Spirituality
  • Tick-borne related allergies, i.e. alfa-gal
  • Burn Wound Care
  • Pain Management in the Post-Operative Chronic Pain Patient
  • Strategies to increase immunization uptake
  • Implementation strategies to reduce toxic exposures
  • Self and family management in individuals and families living with sickle cell disease
  • Self-care in chronic illness
  • Health Disparities in minority populations
  • Theory-based interventions
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Diabetes
  • Pediatric Primary Care Topics (and Other Topics Applicable to Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practice)
  • Nursing Turnover and Retention
  • Nursing Workforce and Labor Market
  • Costs and Quality Outcomes
  • Nursing Work Environment
  • Health Services Research
  • Point-of-Care Research
  • Pediatric gastroenterology disorders/diseases, particularly inflammatory bowel disease, feeding difficulties
  • Adolescent care
  • Chronic illness
  • Adherence
  • Transition of care to adulthood
  • Human factors (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • EHR usability
  • Telemedicine/mobile health
  • Cancer research
  • Critical care research
  • Organizational change focused on patient care delivery and outcomes
  • Team interaction
  • Health technology implementation
  • Qualitative research
  • Analysis of Categorical Data
  • Analysis of Family Data
  • Analysis of Longitudinal Data
  • Analysis of Electronically Monitored Adherence Data
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Evaluation of Survey Instruments
  • Adaptive Selection of Statistical Models
  • Nonparametric Regression and Classification
  • Family Response to Childhood Chronic Illness
  • Family Management Style Framework
  • Qualitative Research
  • Knowledge Synthesis and Synthesis Research
  • Instrument Development
  • Mitigating Health Inequities Related to Social and Economic Disadvantage
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Welfare/Unemployment/Employment and Chronic Disease Prevention/Management
  • Linking Public Health and Primary Care Systems
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Public Health Nursing Models of Care/Home Visiting
  • Complexity Theory
  • Systems Science Methods
  • Transdisciplinary Team Science
  • Physiological Mechanisms Related to Chronic Stress Population Health Disparities

Public Health Nursing

  • Reproductive Justice
  • Maternal and newborn health
  • Human lactation and breastfeeding
  • Preserving Normalcy of Childbirth in an Increasingly Medicalized Model of care Teen Motherhood
  • Midwifery
  • Doula Care
  • Interprofessional health education
  • Sex trafficking and the nursing role
  • Translating Research to Practice
  • Implementing Change in Practice
  • Disseminating Research Findings
  • Health Disparities
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Abdominal surgery post-operative care
  • GI Disorders
  • Clinical Education of nursing students in adult health
  • Adult cardiology
  • Preventative cardiology
  • Perioperative Nursing
  • Adult Education
  • Global Nursing
  • Definition and Measurement of Quality of Care
  • Work Satisfaction
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Patients’ Expectations for Care
  • Outcome Measurement
  • Instrument Development and Evaluation
  • Organization of Acute Care Health Systems
  • Organization Theory
  • Work Environment and Patient Safety Research
  • Quality of Care in Acute Care Hospitals
  • Nurse Staffing
  • Cancer Survivorship Issues
  • Cancer Survivor Care Delivery
  • Cancer Quality of Life
  • Cancer Information Seeking
  • Online Focus Groups and Surveys
  • Website Development
  • eHealth Applications
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Perceptions of Illness, Faith, and Self-Care Behaviors
  • Home Health Care and Community-Based Nursing
  • Community-Based Research
  • Clinical Instruction of Nursing Students
  • Poverty Research and Simulations

Medical/Surgical Nursing

  • Newborn Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus management
  • Childhood/Adolescent obesity
  • Chronic disease prevention and management
  • Health disparities
  • Patient health outcomes improvement
  • Critical Care of hospitalized patients
  • Nursing Diagnoses in patient care
  • Hospital administration/Resource utilization
  • Public Health Nursing
  • School Health and School Nursing
  • Lifelong Learning and Adult Education
  • International Educational Development in Nursing
  • Service Learning with vulnerable populations
  • Acute Care of Older Adults
  • Arthritis and Joint Replacement
  • Delirium in Older Adults
  • Nutrition
  • Geriatrics, gerontology, aging
  • Health policy
  • Behavioral change theories
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms in adults
  • Research in Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Research
  • Global Aging Leadership
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Point-of-care Ultrasound
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Provider Biases, Stereotypes, Attributions, and Their Impact on Patient Outcomes
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Subtle Distortions of Western Culture and Their Influence on Health
  • Race, Class, Age, and Gender Issues in the United States Organizational Culture and Psychology
  • Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
  • Inter-professional Education in Interpersonal Communication
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Disability
  • Communication in Healthcare
  • Qualitative Methods (descriptive phenomenology, content analysis, narrative analysis, discourse analysis, ethnography of speaking)
  • Pediatric neuroscience nursing
  • Biomarkers; chronic stress, theory-based intervention research
  • Evidence-based care, childhood and adolescent-young adult (AYA) oncology
  • Health disparities, AYA oncology
  • Health-related quality of life, pediatric and AYA oncology
  • Illness uncertainty, pediatric and AYA life-threatening illness
  • Parentis/parenting, pediatric and AYA life threatening illness
  • Posttraumatic stress symptoms/disorder and posttraumatic growth, pediatric and AYA life-threatening illness
  • Stress, appraisal and coping; pediatric and AYA life-threatening illness
  • Survivorship
  • Technology; use in research
  • Theory-based intervention, pediatric and AYA life threatening illness
  • Transition to adult care and/or primary care, AYA life threatening illness
  • Treatment fidelity
  • Perinatal mental health in mothers and fathers
  • Latino’s health (immigration, acculturation, and health disparities) Family health (low-income, and multi-ethnic families)
  • Parent-infant interaction
  • Affective symptom trajectories
  • Neurobiology of affective symptoms
  • Qualitative and mixed-methods research
  • Longitudinal research
  • Biobehavioral research
  • Non-invasive methods for assessing biological data in home-based studies (specifically oxytocin and vasopressin)
  • Cross-language issues
  • Symptom science
  • Curriculum Development
  • Leadership
  • Program Evaluation
  • Administration
  • Adult Health
  • Health Literacy
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Prevention of obesity
  • Diabetes/HTN
  • Community Health Homes
  • Quality and Safety in Nursing Education
  • Pain Management Outcomes
  • Team Work as a Variable in Patient Safety
  • Caring Theories that Define Relational Aspects of Nursing
  • Spirituality and Health Care
  • Healthy Work Environments
  • Global Health and Nursing
  • International Educational Development in Nursing
  • Qualitative/Meta-Synthesis
  • Hospice
  • End of Life Care
  • Geriatric/home health/community based care
  • Integrated Health Care (especially integration of behavioral health into primary care)
  • Somatization and Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Malingering and Factitious Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology (Education, Teaching, Practice)
  • Rural and Remote Mental Health Care Issues Participatory Research
  • Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials Research Simulated Patient Experiences
  • Evaluation of PMHNP Competencies
  • Emancipatory pedagogy
  • Curriculum transition from Clinical Nurse Specialist in PMHN to Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
  • HRSA Grants
  • Psychiatric-Mental health Workforce
  • Quality of life of cancer survivors and family caregivers
  • Stress and coping during cancer survivorship
  • Patients-family caregivers-health care professional communication in oncology care
  • Patient-family interaction and caregiving during cancer survivorship
  • Racial disparities in cancer care
  • Research methodology
  • Prostate cancer treatment decision making

Nurse-Midwifery

  • Research Design, Assessment and Measurement
  • Geriatrics
  • End of Life Issues and Access to Nursing Education
  • Development of Early Oral Feeding Skills
  • Behavioral and Physiologic Responses to Oral Feeding during Infancy
  • Caregiver Co-Regulatory Feeding Interventions
  • Caregiver Working Models of Feeding Co-Regulation
  • Feeding Problems of Young Children and Their Families Observational Methods
  • Biobehavioral Measures
  • Transitional care and discharge planning
  • Intervention development for improving care systems for older adults
  • Patient care in skilled nursing facilities
  • Patient-centered outcomes research
  • Translating organizational research into practice
  • Health services research
  • Informatics
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Emergency Department Triage
  • Health Data Standards
  • Public Health and Syndromic Surveillance
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Asthma Surveillance
  • Trauma Emergency Room
  • Long-term Care Education
  • Cardiovascular
  • Adaptation and Resiliency in Families of Individuals with Genetic Conditions
  • Family Experience of Living with or Being Tested for a Genetic Condition
  • Family-Provider Relationships
  • Ethical Implications of Advances in Genomics
  • Feeding Issues for Children with Genetic Conditions/Disabilities
  • Siblings of Children with Down Syndrome and other chronic conditions
  • Genetic Testing in Minority Families
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Large Scale Genomic Research
  • Maternal/Newborn Care
  • Human Lactation
  • Pediatric Development
  • Screening (Birth to Age 5)
  • Educational Advancement for RN to MSN
  • Maternal – Child health
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn safety
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Maternal mental health
  • Child and adolescent Immunizations Early Intervention
  • Prevention of childhood obesity
  • Health Economics
  • Costs of Healthcare
  • Quality Improvement
  • Costs of Quality Improvements
  • Access to Health Care Services
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction
  • Hospice Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)
  • Nursing Education
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Student Leadership (Association of Nursing Students)
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • End of Life Care
  • Nursing Education
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Medication Adherence
  • Pre-hospital Delay
  • Health Disparity
  • Self-Care Behavior
  • Community-based Lifestyle Interventions during Pregnancy
  • Women’s Cardiovascular Health
  • Culturally Competent Care for Asian Families
  • Language Barriers: Access to Care
  • Electrocardiography
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Emergency Department
  • Triage and Risk Stratifications
  • Cardiovascular Systems of Care
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Intensive Care Nursing
  • Instrument Development and Evaluation Family Satisfaction
  • Nursing Satisfaction
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Interprofessional Education and Collaboration