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Department of Research Faculty

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Seema S Aggarwal, PhD, RN, AGNP-C
PARTNERS Research Scholar
Assistant Professor

Concussion risk factors, prevention of neurologic sequelae, and outcomes; health disparities; intervention research

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Jennifer E Sanner Beauchamp, PhD, RN, FAAN
Nancy B. Willerson Distinguished Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor

Identification and management of mood and anxiety disorders in chronic disease populations and informal caregivers

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Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, CPON
Assistant Professor

Pediatric oncology, patient-reported outcomes, clinical trial management, nursing informatics

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Maja Djukic, PhD, RN, FAAN
John P. McGovern Distinguished Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor

Nursing workforce, Healthcare quality and safety, Interprofessional education, Educational innovations, simulation, e-learning 

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Joan C Engebretson, DrPH, AHN-BC, RN, FAAN
Professor Emerita

Culture, health promotion, health practices /behaviors and beliefs, complementary/integrative therapies, Maternal child and woman’s health

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Sandra K Hanneman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professor for Nursing Research
Professor

Prevention and management of pulmonary complications; circadian rhythms, biomarkers, mechanical ventilation weaning, physiological monitoring

Profile picture for to Daphne C Hernandez, PhD, MSEd, FAAHB
Daphne C Hernandez, PhD, MSEd, FAAHB
Lee and Joseph Jamail Distinguished Professor in the School of Nursing
Associate Professor

Food insecurity, stress among Hispanic immigrant families, housing instability and homelessness, obesity and diabetes, barriers to physical activity

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Constance M Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN
Maria C. and Christopher J. Pappas Family Distinguished Chair in Nursing
Lee and Joseph Jamail Distinguished Professor in the School of Nursing
Associate Dean of Research
Department Chair, Department of Research

Health promotion and disease prevention; chronic disease; use of technology to promote self-management; biobehavioral research; health informatics; eHealth; human-computer interaction

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Melanie M McEwen, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Track Director, Nursing Education
Distinguished Teaching Professor

Nursing education issues – particularly related to curricular design.  Focus on RN-BSN programs and student outcomes; nursing theory construction and evaluation

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Madelene Ottosen, PhD, MSN
Assistant Professor
Nurse Planner

Patient/family engagement, family centered care, patient safety, safety culture, health services research, analysis of medical errors

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Nikhil S Padhye, PhD
Professor

Aging, measures of complexity of biosignals, diet diversity, nonlinear dynamics of physiological systems, models of carcinogenesis

Profile picture for to Cathy L Rozmus, PhD, RN, FAAN
Cathy L Rozmus, PhD, RN, FAAN
PARTNERS Professor
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

Health behavior decision-making, nursing education, ethics

Profile picture for to Diane M Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, FSAHM, FAAN
Diane M Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, FSAHM, FAAN
Jane and Robert Cizik Distinguished Chair
Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair in Nursing Education Leadership
Dean, Cizik School of Nursing
Associate Professor

Adolescent sexual health, HIV/STI prevention, pregnancy prevention, parenting support, protective factors for adolescent risk behaviors

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Hongyu Wang, MD, PhD
Director, Laboratory (interim)
Assistant Professor

Biomarkers, targeted therapy.

Profile picture for to Diane  Wardell, PhD, WHNP-BC
Diane Wardell, PhD, WHNP-BC
Professor

Complementary/integrative therapies using touch therapies, women’s health, technology development

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Meagan Whisenant, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Cancer symptoms, symptom burden, patient reported outcomes, patient-provider communication, adults

Profile picture for to Geri L Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Geri L Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Bette P. Thomas Distinguished Professor in Innovative Health Care Delivery
Director, PhD Program
Professor

Oncology, Pediatrics and Adult, Symptom management

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