Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN
Julee Waldrop is a certified as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner, a family nurse practitioner, and a nurse educator. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nursing. She serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, the premier clinical journal for the NP profession.
Julee is an advocate for high quality graduate nursing education and faculty scholarship. She is currently mentoring junior faculty in scholarship and writing for publication and is a coach in the Duke University-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program.
Julee has been an athlete all her life and is an advocate for physical activity as an important part of physical and mental health. She strives to set a good example in this area despite adapting to the relentless aging process.
2017 Fellow. American Academy of Nursing
2016 Suzanne G. Smith Mentoring Editors Award. International Association of Nurse Editors
2014 Fellow. American Association of Nurse Practitioners
2013 Finalist for March of Dimes-Central Florida Division Nurse of the Year
2013 Top 3 Blogs of 2013, Clinical Advisor 2013 Countdown Contest for: “State Medical Boards Trying to Limit Who can be Called Doctor”
2008 Outstanding Faculty Practice Award. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty. Annual Conference, Lexington, KY.
Selected last 5 years:
Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom (2015). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group Publisher, New York, NY. Julee Waldrop & Melody Bowdon, Eds. ISBN: 978-1-13-802173-0. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138021730/</a
Pediatric Case Studies to Develop Diagnostic Reasoning (2014). Julee Waldrop, Ed. Kindle Publishing on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Pediatric-Studies-Develop-Diagnostic-Reasoning-1&keywords+WALDROP%2C+JULEE
Waldrop, J., Jahnke, H., Ledford, A., Martinez, B. (in press). Facilitating evidenced based nursing and humane health care through professional development. In: XXXXXXX Eds: XXX, Springer
Waldrop, J.B. (2014). Infancy. In: Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. 2nd Edition. Lippincott, William and Wilkens, Philadelphia, PA.
Page, R., Bentley, M. & Waldrop, J. (2012). People Live Here. Maternal and Child Health on Isla Isabela, Galapagos. In: Social, Terrestrial & marine Interactions in the Galapagos Islands: Frameworks and Perspectives. Eds: Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena. Springer (original research)
Gibson-Young, L., Waldrop, J., Buckner, E. & Lindahl, B. School Nurses’ perceptions of managing asthma in Alabama Schools. Journal of School Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840520924455
Brown, S., Waldrop, J., Haushalter, J. & D’Auria, J. (in press 2020). Improving evaluation and treatment for hyperbilirubinemia in late preterm infants. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.
Lauria, H. & Waldrop, J. (2020). Evaluation of the implementation of a health promotion program in a community-based setting for individuals with Down Syndrome. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Published online 11/19/19 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2019.09.004
Waldrop, J., Carter-Templeton, H. & Nicoll, L. (2020). Bibliographic Impact Analysis for the Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2015-2017. Computers, Informatics, Nursing Plus, 38(1): 1-4. DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000613
Pickerel, K.K., Waldrop, J., Freeman, E., Haushalter, J. & D’Auria J. (2020). Improving the accuracy of newborn weight classification. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 50, 54-58. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2019.11.008
Beeber, A., Jones, C., Palmer, C., Lynn, M. & Waldrop, J. (2019. The role of Doctor of Nursing Practice – prepared nurses in practice settings. Nursing Outlook, 67,4, 354-364. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2019.02.006
Blaney, L., Waldrop, J., Ortiz, A., Gregory, L., Rosado, M. & Sherwood, G. (2019). Partnering for professional development in the Galapagos Islands. Journal for Continuing Education in Nursing. 30,9.
Russomagno, S. & Waldrop, J. (2019). Improving postpartum depression screening and referral in pediatric primary care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 33, 4, e19-e27. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2019.02.011
Waldrop, J. & Derouin, A. (2019). The coaching experience of advanced practice nurses in a national leadership program. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 50, 4, 170-175. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3929/0022012420190319-07
Waldrop, J., Heinl, V., Mestas, L., Davis, N., Gore, L. & Chason, D. N. (2019). Systematically building a model to support and unify advanced practice providers. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(1) 9-11. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000700.
Lanning, R., Oermann, M., Waldrop, J., Brown, L. & Thompson, J. (accepted). Doulas in the operating room: An innovative approach to supporting skin to skin during cesarean birth. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health.
McKechnie, A. C., Waldrop, J.,Matsuda, Y., Martinez, M., Fields, C., Baker, M., Beeber, L. (2018). Mothers’ perspectives on managing the developmental delay of a child with considerations for contextual influences and maternal functioning. Journal of Family Nursing. 24(3), 405-442. doi:10.1177/1074840718780474
Waldrop, J. (epub, 2018). Self-publishing: A Novel Incentive to Write. Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(5):315-316. PMID: 29851697 DOI: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000344
Cadogan, K., Waldrop, J.,Maslow, G. & Chung, R. (2018). S.M.A.R.T. transitions: A program evaluation. (JPHC). 32(4), e81-e90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.02.008
Waldrop, J., Ledford, A., Perry, L. C. & Beeber, L. (2017). Developing a postpartum depression screening and referral procedure in pediatric primary care. JPHC, 32(3) e67-e73. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.11.002
Beeber, L., Meltzer-Brody, S., Martinez, M., Matsuda, Y., Wheeler, M., Mandel, M., LaForett, D. & Waldrop, J. (2017). Recognizing maternal depressive symptoms: An opportunity to improve outcomes in early intervention programs. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21(4), 883-892, DOI 10.1007/s15-016-2189-4.
Beeber, A., Jones, C., Palmer, C., Waldrop, J. & Lynn, M. (2016). Determining the role of the nurse with a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree. Policy Brief,September. http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/workforce_product/determining-role-nurse-doctor-nursing-practice-degree-2/
Waldrop, J., Page, R. & Bentley, P. (2016). Perceptions of Body Size in Mothers and Their Young Children in the Galapagos Islands. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 20, 2012-2018.DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-2022-0.
Waldrop, J. & Wink, D. (2016). Twitter: An application to encourage information seeking among nursing students. Nurse Educator, 41, 3, 160-163. doi: 10.1097/NNE.000000000000235.
White, L., Waldrop, J. & Waldrop, C. (2016). Human Papillomavirus and vaccination of males: Knowledge and attitudes of registered nurses. Pediatric Nursing,42, 1, 21-30, 35.
Ritten, A., Waldrop, J.& Kitson, J. (2016). Feasibility and Effect of Obesity Interventions Delivered by a Primary Care Provider. Journal of Applied Nursing. 30, 119-124.
Ritten, A., Waldrop, J.& Wink, D. (2015). NP Students learning from medically underserved: Impact on attitudes toward poverty. Journal of Nursing Education. 54, 7, 389-393.
Waldrop, J. (2020). 2020 is the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 16(1) A7-A8.
Waldrop, J. (2019). What is your method of family planning? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(9), A7-A8.
Waldrop, J. & Neal-Boylan, L. (2019). Language makes a difference. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(7), A6-A7
Waldrop, J. (2019). Continued vigilance is required to combat vaccine-preventable disease and deaths. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(6), A7-A8
Waldrop, J. (2019). The new nicotine threat. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(5), A7-A8.
Waldrop, J. (2019). The cost of health care does not equal good health. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(3) A7.
Waldrop, J. (2019). Celebrate the past and look to the future. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(2) A5-A6.
Waldrop, J. (2018). NPs can provide evidence to influence health policies. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 15
Edmunds, M. & Waldrop, J. (2018). What is scholarly writing? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,14, 8, A11-A12.
Waldrop, J. (2018). NP practice authority – the struggle is not over. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 14, 7, A7-A8.
Waldrop, J. (2018). Preventing gun injuries and deaths is a professional responsibility. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 14, 5, A9-A10.
Waldrop, J. (2018). Using all the evidence in evidence-based practice. Journal for Nurse Practitioners,14, 2, A15-A16.
Waldrop, J. & Edmunds, M. (2017). How to increase your odds of getting published. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 10, A13-A14.
Edmunds, M. & Waldrop, J. (2017). Good topics for articles.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 19, A15-A16.
Waldrop, J. (2017). Shaping policy, improving practice. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 8, A17.
Waldrop, J. (2017). Are nurse practitioners leading inter-professional care teams? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 6, A9.
Waldrop, J. (2017). Are nursepractitioners with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree making a difference in Healthcare? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 4, A13.
Waldrop, J. (2016). Physical activity: Are nurse practitioners leaders? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12, 8, A19.
Waldrop, J. (2016). Reflecting on implicit bias to improve care of others. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12,7, A14.
Demonbruen, K. & Waldrop, J. (2016). What our words say about ourselves? The Clinical Advisor, May 6. http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/commentary/negative-connotation-of-mid-level-provider-persists/article/492893/
Waldrop, J. (2016). What is clinical scholarship and how can you contribute? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12, 4, A15-A16.
Waldrop, J. (2016). Clarifying residencies and fellowships in nursing. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,12, 2, A14.
Edmunds, M., & Waldrop, J. (2016). Using appropriate crendentials. The Journal for Nurse
Waldrop, J. (2015). Facing the challenge for more pediatric nurse practitioners. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,11, 8, A17-A18.
Dr. Waldrop has over 25 years of clinical experience and 20 years of teaching experience at the graduate level. Waldrop’s clinical expertise is in pediatrics, particularly newborns and adolescents. Her research has focused on promotion of safe and healthy newborns. In her most recent faculty position before returning to UNC she was the coordinator of the DNP program at the University of Central Florida.
She is a CCNE site evaluator with expertise in curriculum and scholarship. As a nurse editor she also has expertise in the publishing and peer review process. Her current research is on use of evidence and clinical scholarship. However, she has been involved in a multitude of research areas (see CV if interested). She has expertise in IRB application for quality improvement and program evaluation projects.