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Student Publications, Presentations, and Awards

Manuscripts & Presentations 2018-2020

(*PhD student author)  and (bold =PhD faculty in Nursing)

*Alqahtani, N., Oh, K. M., Panagiota, K., & Rodan, M. (2020). Nurses’ evidence-based practice knowledge, attitudes, and implementation: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 29(1/2), 274-283. doi.org.mutex.gmu.edu/10.1111/jocn.15097

*Bahari, G., Scafide, K. N., Weinstein, A., Krall, J., & Han, H. (2020). Assessment of hypertension self-care behaviors and self-efficacy among men in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 28(2), 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/JNM-D-18-00112

*Bahari, G., Scafide, K. N., Krall, J., Mallinson, R. K., & Weinstein, A. (2020). Mediating role of self-efficacy in the relationship between family social support and self-care behaviors: A cross-sectional study of Saudi men with hypertension. International Journal of Nursing Practice, e12785. doi:10.1111/ijn.12785

*Baird, B., Oh, K. M., & Douglas, C., & Weinstein, A. (2019). Health literacy, depression literacy, and depression among older Korean Americans. Journal of Health Communication, 24(5), 525-535. doi.org.mutex.gmu.edu/10.1080/10810730.2019.1632395

*Brewer, K., Oh, K. M., Kitsantas, P. & Zhao, X. (2019). Workplace bullying among nurses and organizational response: An online cross-sectional study. Journal of Nursing Management, 28(1), 148–156. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12908

*Graham, A. C., Mallinson, R. K., Krall, J., & Annan, S. (2019). Sexual assault, campus resource use, and psychological distress in undergraduate women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260519884689

*Graham, A. C., Mallinson, R. K., Krall, J., & Annan, S. (in print). Sexual assault survivors’ perceived helpfulness of university-affiliated resources. Violence Against Women.

*Itote, E. W., Fleming, L. C., Mallinson, R. K., Gaffney K. F., & Jacobsen, K. H. (2019). Knowledge of intrapartum care among obstetric care providers in rural Kenya. International Health, 11(4), 258–264. PMID: 30383223

*Kurban, G., & Mallinson, R. K. (in review). Nurses' practices to promote patient sleep in intensive care units: A qualitative study. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.

Mallinson, R. K., *Sibandze, B. T., & *Alqahtani, N. (2019). Healthcare workers’ perceptions of services at the Swaziland Wellness Centre. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 21(1), 1-16. http://doi.org/10.25159/2520-5293/3680 

*Merizian, R., Mallinson, R.K., Kitsantis, P., & Gallo, S. (in review). Socio-demographic differences in cardiovascular health behaviors in a sample of second generation Arab American adults living in the Greater Washington DC region. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

* Narayan, M. (2019). Cultural competence in home healthcare nursing: Disparity, cost, regulatory, accreditation, ethical, and practice issues. Home Health Care Management & Practice, prepublication release. doi:10.1177/1084822319883818

*Narayan, M. (2019). Addressing implicit bias in nursing: A review. American Journal of Nursing, 119(7), 36-43.

Oh, K. M., Park, B., & Jacobsen, K. (2019). A qualitative analysis of barriers to colorectal cancer screening among Korean Americans. Journal of Cancer Education.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-019-01621-3

*Peppard, L., Oh, K. M., Gallo, S., & Milligan, R. (2019). Risk of depression in pregnant women with low-normal serum Vitamin B12. Research in Nursing & Health, 42(4), 264-272. doi:10.1002/nur.21951

* Russell, E., Oh, K., & Zhao, X. (2019). Undiagnosed diabetes among Hispanic and white adults with elevated haemoglobin a1c levels. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, 35(5).  https://doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.3153 

Scafide, K. N., *Narayan, M. C., & Arundel, L. (2020). Technologies for enhancing the detection of early stage and deep tissue pressure injuries: A systematic review. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 47(2), 128-136. doi:10.1097/WON.0000000000000626

*Sharma, S., Scafide, K. N., Dalal, R., & Maughan, E. (2019). Individual and organizational characteristics associated with workplace bullying of school nurses in Virginia. Journal of School Nursing [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1177/1059840519871606

Scafide, K. N., *Sharma, S., Tripp, N. E., & Hayat, M. J. (2020). Superficial bruise detection and visibility under alternate light during the first three days post-trauma. Journal of Forensic Legal Medicine, 69, 101893. doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2019.101893

Mallinson, R. K., & *Sibandze, B. T. (2018). HIV and male circumcision in Swaziland. In Case studies in global health policy nursing (G. E. Dorman & M. de Chesnay, Eds.). New York: NY, Springer Publications.

Mallinson, R. K., *Sibandze, B. T., *Alqahtani, N., & *Amberpeta, J. (2018). Evaluation of a nurse-managed Wellness Centre for Health Care Workers in Swaziland. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 20(2), 1-17. doi: 10.25159/2520-5293/3557

Mallinson, R. K., *Sibandze, B. T., & *Alqahtani, N. (2019). Healthcare workers’ perceptions of services at the Swaziland Wellness Centre. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 21(1), 1-16. doi:10.25159/2520/2520-5293/3680.

Zhao, X., Peterson, E., Oh, K., & Cai, X. (2019). Using graphic text-messaging to promote smoking cessation among first-generation Chinese and Korean male immigrants. Health Education Research, 34(3), 332-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/her/cyz006

Scholarly Presentations (competitive, peer-reviewed)

*Bahari, G. (accepted). Mediating role of self-efficacy in the relationship between family social support and self-care behaviors among Saudi men with hypertension. Sigma Theta Tau International 5th Biennial European Conference. Coimbra, Portugal. May 2020.

*Graham, A. C., & Mallinson, R. K. (2020). An examination of the use of campus sexual assault resources and the well-being of women who experience sexual assault during college. Southern Nursing Research Society 34th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. March 2020.

*Brewer, K. Oh, K. M., Kisantas, Y. & Zhao, X. (2020, Accepted paper) Associations of organizational support and betrayal with burnout among nurses who experienced bullying. Southern Nursing Research Society 34rd Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. March 18-20.

*Sibandze, B. T., & Mallinson, R. K. (2019). Nurses’ caring behaviors in Swaziland: The impact of professional values, compassion fatigue, and emotional intelligence. Sigma Theta Tau International 29th International Nursing Research Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

*Baird, B., Oh, K. M., Douglas, C., & Weinstein, A. (2019, Accepted paper) Health literacy, depression literacy, and depression among older Korean Americans. Southern Nursing Research Society Southern Nursing Research Society 33rd  Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. Feb 27-Mar 1.

*Bahari, G. (2019). Mediating role of self-efficacy in the relationship between family social support and self-care behaviors: A cross-sectional study of Saudi men with hypertension. Sigma Theta Tau International Day, George Mason University.

*Sibandze, B. T., & Mallinson, R. K. (2019). The process by which nurses in Swaziland develop a values-based practice: ​A mixed-methods study. International Association for Human Caring Annual Conference. Greenville, SC. ​

*Sibandze, B. T., & Mallinson, R. K. (2018). A mixed­-methods study of nursing in Swaziland. Southern Nursing Research Society. Atlanta, GA.

*Vega, S.  (2019). Reducing health disparities in maternal mortality by addressing unmet health-related social needs. DC Public Health Challenge at the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

*Peppard, L., Oh, K. M., Gallo, S., & Milligan, R. (2018). Relationship between serum Vitamin B12 and depression in pregnant women in the United States. Southern Nursing Research Society 32nd Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA March 21 – 24, 2018.

Awards

Lora Peppard (PhD student) was awarded the 2019 RINAH [Research in Nursing & Health] Publication Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) for the paper: Risk of depression in pregnant women with low-normal serum Vitamin B12.

Susana Vega (PhD student) was a member of Team Mason for the DC Public Health Challenge at the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The 2019 challenge:

  • 2019 Case: Reducing Health Disparities in Maternal Mortality by Addressing Unmet Health-Related Social Needs

Team Mason won the Harrison C. Spencer Interprofessional Prize for best interprofessional teamwork and a solution that exhibited expertise in key disciplines.

Mary C. Narayan (PhD student) received a funding award from the Alliance for Home Health Quality & Innovation (AHHQI) to support her dissertation research. Her dissertation is titled Home Health Nursing and Culturally Competent Care.

Nesibe Kutalyalioglu (PhD student) received a funding award from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Her dissertation is titled Neonatal nurses' practices about family-centered care and implementation barriers.

Rebecca Bates (PhD student) was accepted into the Center for Adaptive Systems of Brain-Body Interactions (CASBBI) NSF Traineeship program; the interdisciplinary program in disability-related research provides a year-long curriculum involving coursework, laboratory rotations, and community-engagement activities.

 

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