Margaret H. Kearney, PhD, RN, FAAN

  • Professor
  • Vice Provost & University Dean of Graduate Studies
Margaret H. Kearney

Contact Information

601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 273-5764
Fax: (585) 276-2176
Email:

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Ph.D., 1993. University of California, San Francisco, CA, US

M.S., 1987. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, US

M.Ed., 1986. Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, US

B.S., 1977. Columbia University, New York City, NY, US

B.A., 1975. Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 7/2011 - Current. Vice Provost and University Dean of Graduate Studies. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2011 - Current. Professor. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1/2005 - 6/2011. Independence Foundation Professor; Director, PhD Programs. URSON. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2001 - 2004. Chair, Maternal-Child Health. Boston College (William F. Connell School of Nursing). Chestnut Hill, MA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1997 - 2004. Associate professor. Boston College (School of Nursing). Chestnut Hill, MA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1998 - 2002. Associate Clinical Professor (courtesy appointment). Yale University School of Nursing. New Haven, CT, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1993 - 1997. Assistant Professor. School of Nursing, Boston College. Chestnut Hill, MA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1993 - 1993. Instructor. University of California (Medical Anthropology). San Francisco, CA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1991 - 1993. Research Associate. Institute for Scientific Analysis. San Francisco, CA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1988 - 1989. Instructor (courtesy appointment). Dartmouth Medical School. Hanover, NH, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1986 - 1989. Adjunct Assistant Professor (courtesy appointment). University of New Hampshire. Durham, NH, US.

Fellowship (Post Doctoral): 1999 - 2000. Postdoctoral Fellowship. University of Pennsylvania - Susan Gennaro (Nursing & Epidemiology). PA, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 1991 - 1993. Individual NRSA. U.S. Public Health Service - Dyanne Affonso ("Crack Cocaine and Pregnancy: A Grounded Theory...). US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 1989 - 1993. Regents Fellowship. University of California ((full tuition and stipend for doctoral study)). CA, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 1990 - 1992. Hinckley Scholarship. First Unitarian Church of San Francisco. San Francisco, CA, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 1989 - 1990. Non-resident tuition scholarship. University of California ((awarded on academic merit)). CA, US.

Professional Experience: 1993 - 1998. GYN Nurse Practitioner (per diem). Crittenton-Hastings House. Brighton, MA, US.

Professional Experience: 1990 - 1993. Nurse Practitioner. Women's Clinic (J.P. Shively MD PA). San Francisco, CA, US.

Professional Experience: 1989 - 1992. Student Research & Teaching. School of Nursing, UCSF (Assistantships). San Francisco, CA, US.

Professional Experience: 1987 - 1989. Perinatal Nurse Clinician. Hitchcock Clinic. Hanover, NH, US.

Professional Experience: 1986 - 1989. Research Associate. Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (Department of Nursing). Hanover, NH, US.

Professional Experience: 1983 - 1985. Nursing Instructor. Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (Education Department). Hanover, NH, US.

Professional Experience: 1980 - 1982. Assistant Head Nurse. (Obstetrics). US.

Professional Experience: 1977 - 1980. Staff Nurse. (Obstetrics). US.

Research

GAANN Nursing Scholars. 8/2009 - Current. Department of Education.

“Developing an Automated Symptom Monitoring Device for Adolescents with Asthma.” H. Rhee, PI. 10/2009 - 7/2013. NINR.

The Experience and Self-Management of Fatigue in Adult Hemodialysis Patients. 5/2011 - 4/2013. NINR.

Epilepsy Self-Management in Older Adults: A Qualitative Descriptive Study. 4/2010 - 3/2013. NINR.

Teen Outreach Program (TOP®). 11/2010 - 10/2012. Office of Adolescent Health.

Community Health Worker-Delivered Peer Support Intervention to Increase Adoption of Diabetes Risk-Reducing Behaviors among African American Women with Pre-Diabetes. L. Hayes, PI. 9/2010 - 8/2012. NIH.

Care for Veterans Through the Use of Peer Support in Suicide Prevention. 11/2008 - 10/2011. VAMC.

Computerized HIV Vaccine Trial Assent: Will It Improve Adolescent Comprehension? Diane Blake, PI . 3/2008 - 2/2011. NICHD.

"Adapting Perinatal Depression Treatment to a Pediatric Setting". 2/2008 - 1/2011. NIMH.

Post-Entry Competence. 2005 - 2009. NCSBN.

GAANN Nursing Scholars. 8/2006 - 8/2009. Dept. of Education.

Evidence Into Practice: A Grounded Theory Study. 2005 - 2007. Triservice Council.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Shiftwork Schedules for Nurses. 2004 - 2005.

The Ongoing Experience of Domestic Homicide. 2005 - 2005. NINR.

Nurse Scholar Project: Understanding Expert Nursing Practice as a Holistic Scholarly Endeavor. 2004 - 2005. Hahnemann Hospital Foundation.

Nursing Editors' Roles and Practices: An International Survey. 2002 - 2005. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Analytic Techniques for Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. 2000 - 2005. NINR.

Motivational Interviewing for Postpartum Weight Retention. 2003 - 2004. Boston College Research Incentive Grant.

Strategies used by Community-Dwelling Elders with Chronic Health Problems to Manage Personal Integrity. 10/2001 - 1/2004. Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation.

Exploring HIV/AIDS-related interpersonal communication between Vietnamese-American youth in Worcester: Building the groundwork for targeted HIV/AIDS prevention. 2001 - 2003. AAPCHO Mini Planning Grant.

MassHealth Workforce Development Project. 2000 - 2002. the state of MA.

Sexual Risk in Newly Single Midlife Women . 2000 - 2001. AWHONN research grant.

Non-Invasive Chlamydial Screening for Adolescents. 7/2001 - 12/2001. K award.

Influences on Dietary Fat Reduction in the Women's Health Initiative. 6/1999 - 5/2001. K award.

A Motivational Intervention for Pregnant Smokers. 1998 - 2000. NCI.

Healthquest: Investigating the Use of Advanced Medical Technology to Promote Effective Health Care Education for the Boston College Community. 1997 - 1999. National Library of Medicine.

Abuse, Self-Care and Pregnancy Outcomes. 1996 - 1999. NINR.

Bodywork as an Adjunct to Psychotherapy for Women with a History of Childhood Sexual Abuse. 1998 - 1998. local funding.

Women's Health Crises and Transitions: Toward Grounded Formal Theory. 1996 - 1996. Research Expense Grant.

The Context of Recovery: A Brief Community Ethnography. 1995 - 1995. Research Incentive Grant.

A Stage Model of Treatment Readiness in Pregnant and Postpartum Drug Users: Focus Group and Instrument Revision. 1994 - 1994. Research Expense Grant.

Assessing Treatment Readiness in Pregnant and Postpartum Drug Users: Preliminary Evaluation of a Stage Model. 1994 - 1994. Research Expense Grant.

Crack Cocaine and Pregnancy: A Grounded Theory Study. 1991 - 1993. NINR.

An Ethnographic Study of Pregnancy and Drugs. 1991 - 1993. NIDA.

Effect of Limited Supplemental Bottles on Breastfeeding Outcomes. 1986 - 1989. NINR.

Publications

Holland, M. L., Christensen, J. J., Shone, L. P., Kearney , M. H., & Kitzman, H.. (2014). Clients' reasons for attrition from a nurse home visiting program. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43, 61-70.

Kearney, M. H. . (2014). Hoping for a TREND toward PRISMA: The variety and value of research reporting guidelines. [editorial]. . Research in Nursing & Health, 37, 85-87.

Kearney, M. H. . (2014). Be a responsible co-author. [editorial]. . Research in Nursing & Health, 37, 1-2.

Kearney, MH. (2013). The role of a general research journal in nursing and health science. [editorial]. . Research in Nursing & Health, 36, 1-2.

Kearney, M. H. . (2013). Why I may be antisocial, or the value added by editing. [editorial]. . Research in Nursing & Health, 36, 435-436.

Poleshuck, E. L., Cerrito, B., Leshoure, N., Finocan-Kaag, G., & Kearney, M. H. . (2012). Underserved women in a women’s health clinic describe their experiences of depressive symptoms and why they have low uptake of psychotherapy. . Community Mental Health Journal, 49, 50-60.

DeLuca, J. M., Kearney, M. H., Norton, S. A., & Arnold, G. L.. (2012). Internet use by parents of infants with positive newborn screens. . Journal of Inherited and Metabolic Disease, 35, 879-884.

Nelson, L. E., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kearney, M. H., & Dozier, A. . (2012). Black adolescent mothers' perspectives on sex and parenting in non-marital relationships with the biological fathers of their children. . Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing., 41, 82-91.

LeCuyer, E., Christensen, J., Kearney, M., & Kitzman, H.. (2011). African American Mothers' Self-Described Discipline Strategies with Young Children. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 34, 144-162.

Nelson, L. E., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kearney, M., & Dozier, A.. (2011). Sex partner type taxonomy use among urban Black adolescent mothers. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 20, 1-10.

Blake, D. R., Lemay, C., Kearney, M.H., & Mazor, K.M.. (2011). Adolescents' understanding of research concepts: A focus group study. . Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 165, 533-539.

Nelson, L. E., Morrison-Beedy, D.,Kearney, M.H., & Dozier, A.. (2011). Always, never, or sometimes: Examining variation in condom-use decision making among Black adolescent mothers. Research in Nursing & Health, 34, 270-281.

DeLuca, J.M., Kearney, M.H., Nortson, S. A., & Arnold, G.L.. (2011). Parents' Experiences of Expanded Newborn Screening Evaluations. Pediatrics, 128, 53-61.

Dougherty, M., Freda, M. C., Kearney, M. H., Baggs, J. G., & Broome, M.E.. (2011). Online survey of nursing journal peer reviewers: Indicators of quality in manuscripts. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 33, 506-521.

Broome, M.E., Dougherty, M., Freda, M. C., Kearney, M. H., & Baggs, J. G... (2010). Ethical concerns of nursing journal reviewers: An international survey. Nursing Ethics, 17, 741-748.

Kearney, M.H., & Kenward, K.. (2010). Nurses competence development during the first 5 years of practice. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 1 (1), 9-15.

Freda, M. C., Kearney, M. H., Baggs, J. G., Broome, M.E., & Dougherty, M.. (2009). Peer reviewer training and editor support: Results from an international survey of nursing peer reviewers. Journal of Professional Nursing., 25, 101-108.

Groth SW, & Kearney MH. (2009). Diverse women's beliefs about weight gain in pregnancy. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 54, 452-457.

Ruger, J. P., Emmons, K. M., Kearney, M. H., & Weinstein, M. C.. (2009). Measuring the costs of outreach motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation and relapse-prevention among low-income pregnant women. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2393-9-46.pdf, 9, 46.

Kearney, M.H.. (2009). Taking grounded theory beyond psychological process. [Editorial]. Research in Nursing & Health, 32, 567-568.

Kearney M.H. , Baggs, J.G., Broome, M.E., Dougherty, M., & Freda, M.C.. (2008). Experience, time investment, and motivators of nursing journal peer reviewers. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40, 395-400.

Ruger, J.P., Weinstein, M.C., Hammond, S.K., Kearney, M. H., & Emmons, K.M.. (2008). Cost-effectiveness of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and relapse prevention among low-income pregnant women: A randomized controlled trial. Value in Health, 11, 191-198.

Kearney, M.H.. (2008). Keeping the editor "In Focus." [editorial.]. JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 37 (3), 251-252.

Kearney, M.H.. (2008). Inconstant comparisons: A nurse and a sociologist study depression using grounded theory. Studies in Symbolic Interaction, 32, 143-159.

Baggs, J. G., Broome, M.E., Dougherty, M., Freda, M. C., & Kearney, M. H. . (2008). Blinding in peer review: The preferences of reviewers for nursing journals. . of Advanced Nursing, 64, 131-138.

Kearney M.H. . (2007). Tobacco, alcohol, and drug use in childbearing families. 2nd ed. March of Dimes.

Kearney M.H. . (2007). Going deeper versus wider in qualitative sampling. [editorial]. JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 36, 299.

Kearney M.H. . (2007). From the sublime to the meticulous: The continuing evolution of grounded formal theory. In K. Charmaz and T. Bryant, Eds., Handbook of grounded theory research. , 127-150.

Freda, M.C., & Kearney, M.H.. (2007). A first Look at nurse editors' compensation. Nursing Economic$, 25 (6), 371-375.

Kearney M.H., Simonelli M.C.. (2006). Intervention fidelity: Lessons learned from a failed pilot study. Applied Nursing Research, 19, 163-166.

Kearney, MH. (2006). Skilled peer review: A roadmap to stronger scholarship.[editorial] . Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 35, 443.

Kearney M.H., Freda M.C.. (2006). "Voice of the profession:" Nurse editors as leaders. Nursing Outlook, 54, 263-267.

Kearney M.H., Freda M.C.. (2005). Nurse editors' views on the peer review process. Research in Nursing & Health, 28, 444-452.

Kearney M.H., Freda M.C.. (2005). An international survey of nurse editors' roles and practices. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 37, 87-94.

Kearney M.H.. (2005). Seeking the sound bite: Reading and writing clinically useful qualitative research [editorial]. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 34, 417.

Kearney, MH.. (2005). Risks affecting fetal well-being. In L. Littleton & J. Engebretson, Eds. Maternity nursing care., 412-425.

Kearney M.H., Freda M.C.. (2005). Ethical dilemmas faced by nursing editors. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 27, 487-499.

Kearney, MH.. (2004). Foreward (invited). Straight As in maternal-neonatal nursing..

Thorne S., Jensen L, Kearney M.H., Noblit G., Sandelowski M.. (2004). Qualitative meta-synthesis: Reflections on methodological orientation and ideological agenda. Qualitative Health Research, 14, 1342-1365.

Kearney M.H.. (2004). Choosing healthy behaviors: One small step for womankind [editorial]. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 33, 539.

Kearney M.H., Munro B.H., Kelly U., Hawkins J.W.. (2004). Health behaviors as mediators of the effect of partner abuse on infant birth weight. Nursing Research, 53, 36-45.

Pearce C., Hawkins J.W., Kearney M.H., Peyton C., PSP team. (2003). Translation of domestic violence instruments for use in research. Violence Against Women, 9, 859-878.

Kearney M.H.. (2003). "Thinking upstream" to confront prematurity [editorial]. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 32, 577-578.

Kearney M.H., Haggerty L.A., Munro B.H., Hawkins J.W.. (2003). Birth outcomes and maternal morbidity in abused pregnant women with public and private insurance. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 35, 345-349.

Blake D.R., Kearney M.H., Oakes J.M., Druker S.K., Bibace R.. (2003). Improving participation in Chlamydia screening programs: Perspectives of high-risk youths. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 157, 523-529.

Kearney M.H., O'Sullivan J.. (2003). Identity shifts as turning points in health behavior change. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 25, 134-152.

Kearney M.H., Rosal M., Ockene J., Churchill L.. (2002). Influences on older women's adherence to a low-fat diet in the Women's Health Initiative. Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, 64, 450-457.

Kearney M.H.. (2002). Evidence-based thinking: Make it a habit [editorial]. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 31, 499.

D'Avolio D., Hawkins J, Haggerty L., Kelly U., Barrett R., Toscano S., Dwyer J., Higgins L., .... (2001). Screening for abuse: Barriers and opportunities. . Health Care for Women International, 22, 349-362.

Kearney M.H.. (2001). Levels and applications of qualitative research evidence. Research in Nursing & Health, 24, 145-153.

Kearney M.H.. (2001). Team up and write it up. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 30, 461.

Haggerty L., Kelly U., Hawkins J., Pearce C., Kearney M.H.. (2001). Pregnant women's appraisals of abuse severity. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 30, 283-290.

Kearney, MH.. (2001). Defining and managing risk: Snapshots of women's strategies across the lifespan. . Young, L., & Hayes, V., Transforming health promotion practice: Concepts, issues, and applications., 148-161.

Kearney, MH.. (2001). Environmental risks affecting well-being. In L. Littleton & J. Engebretson, Eds. Maternal, neonatal, and women's health nursing., 605-641.

Kearney, MH.. (2001). New directions in grounded formal theory. In R. Schreiber & P.N. Stern, Eds. Using grounded theory in nursing., 227-246.

McCarter-Spaulding D., Kearney M.H.. (2001). Parenting self-efficacy and perception of insufficient breast milk. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 30, 515-522.

Gennaro S., Hodnett E., Kearney M.H.. (2001). Making evidence-based practice a reality in your institution: Evaluating the evidence and using the evidence to change clinical practice. American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing, 26, 236-244.

Kearney M.H.. (2001). Grounding grounded theory: Guidelines for qualitative inquiry [book review]. Qualitative Health Research, 11, 580-581.

Kearney M.H.. (2001). Enduring love: A grounded formal theory of women's experience of domestic violence. Research in Nursing & Health, 24, 270-282.

Kearney M.H., York R., Deatrick J.. (2000). Effects of home visits to vulnerable young families. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 32, 369-376.

Kearney M.H.. (1999). Understanding women's recovery from illness and trauma..

Kearney M.H.. (1999). Perinatal impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other substance use..

Kearney M.H.. (1998). Ready to wear: Discovering grounded formal theory. Research in Nursing & Health, 21, 179-186.

Kearney M.H.. (1998). Truthful self-nurturing: A grounded formal theory of women's addiction recovery. Qualitative Health Research, 8, 495-512.

Kearney M.H.. (1997). Substance abuse. The pregnant patient: Teaching without alienating. American Journal of Nursing, 97 (9), 69.

Kearney M.H.. (1997). Drug treatment for women: Traditional models and new directions. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 26, 459-468.

Kearney, MH.. (1996). Problems during pregnancy (commercially produced patient education pamphlet)..

Kearney M.H.. (1996). Reclaiming normal life: Women's experiences of quitting drugs. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 25, 761-768.

Kearney M.H.. (1996). Substance abuse: Crack cocaine and pregnancy. American Journal of Nursing, 96 (3), 17, 19.

Rosenbaum, M., Murphy, S., Irwin, K., Kearney, MH, Theidon, K., & Irwin, J.. (1995). An ethnographic study of pregnancy and drug use. . Final Report, National Institute on Drug Abuse Grant #R01 DA 06832..

Kearney M.H.. (1995). Damned if you do, damned if you don't: Crack cocaine users and prenatal care. Contemporary Drug Problems, 22, 639-662.

Kearney M.H.. (1995). Preventing drug abuse: What do we know. Social Science and Medicine, 40, 1163.

Kearney, MH.. (1994). Problems during pregnancy (commercially produced patient education pamphlet)..

Kearney M.H., Murphy S. Irwin K., Rosenbaum M.. (1994). Salvaging self: A grounded theory of pregnancy on crack cocaine. Nursing Research, 44, 208-213.

Kearney M.H., Murphy S., Rosenbaum M.. (1994). Learning by losing: Sex and fertility on crack. Qualitative Health Research, 4, 142-162.

Kearney M.H., Murphy S., Rosenbaum M.. (1994). Mothering on crack cocaine: A grounded theory analysis. Social Science and Medicine, 38, 351-361.

Kearney, MH.. (1993). Salvaging self: A grounded theory study of pregnancy on crack cocaine. Dissertation, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco..

Cronenwett L., Stukel T., Kearney M.H., Barrett J., Covington C., Del Monte K., Reinhardt R., & Rippe, L.. (1992). Single daily bottle use in the early weeks postpartum and breast-feeding outcomes. Pediatrics, 90, 760-766.

Kearney M.H., Cronenwett L.. (1991). Breastfeeding and employment. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 20, 471-480.

Kearney M.H.. (1991). Running between the rooms: Stories from crack mothers. California Advocates for Pregnant Women Newsletter (15), 2-4.

Kearney M.H., Cronenwett L., Barrett J.. (1990). Breastfeeding problems in the first week postpartum. Nursing Research, 39, 90-95.

Kearney M.H., Cronenwett L., Reinhardt R.. (1990). Cesarean delivery and breastfeeding outcomes. Birth, 17, 97-103.

Kearney M.H., Cronenwett L.. (1989). Perceived perinatal complications and childbirth satisfaction. Applied Nursing Research, 2, 140-141.

Kearney M.H., Whedon M., Shedd P.. (1989). Reducing patient fails. Research Review: Studies for Nursing Practice, 5 (5), 2.

Kearney M.H.. (1986). Identifying psychosocial obstacles to breastfeeding success. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 17, 98-105.

Kearney M.H.. (1986). Interpersonal effects on blood pressure measurement. Nursing Research Review, 2 (6), 2.

Payne N., Kearney M.H.. (1986). Reducing pain from intramuscular injections. Nursing Research Review, 2 (1), 2.

Kearney M.H.. (1985). Body temperature measurement. Nursing Research Review, 1 (3), 2.

Presentations

Improving patient-centered care with qualitative research.
13th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Rochester General Hospital 13th Annual Nursing Research Conference

Chaudron, L., Kearney, M. H., Talbot, N., Anson, E., & Szilagyi, P. Perspectives and outcomes of a collaborative care model for postpartum depression in an urban pediatric clinic.
Marcé Society International Biennial Congress

Maher, M.D., Kearney, M., & Groth, S. Perinatal risks and outcomes in Latina migrant farmworkers. .
American College of Nurse-Midwives 56th Annual Meeting.

Kearney, M.H. (2011). Nurse leaders in ENRS CTSIs. Panel presentation, ENRS 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions,.

Kearney, M.H. (2011). Overcoming barriers to writing for publication. St. John Fisher College.

Blake, D., Lemay, C., Kearney, M., & Mazor, K. Adolescents’ preferences for timing of parental involvement in the research assent process. Advancing Ethical Research Conference.

Blake, D., Lemay, C., Kearney, M., & Mazor, K. Adolescent perspectives on informed assent for an HIV vaccine trial. Poster and discussion, 2010 Advancing Ethical Research Conference.

Nelson, L., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kearney, M. & Dozier, A. (2010). Always, sometimes, or never: Categorical and conditional condom use decision making among Black adolescent mothers in the US.
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting

Nelson, L., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kearney, M. & Dozier, A. (2010). The rules of engagement: Exploring use of a sexual partner type taxonomy by Black adolescent mothers in the US.
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting

DeLuca, J. M., & Kearney, M.H. (2010). “A Frustrating Adventure:” Parents’ information-seeking during newborn screening evaluations.
Eastern Nursing Research Society 22nd Annual Scientific sessions,

Nurses’ depictions of competence in the first five years of practice.
Qualitative Health Research 15th International Interdisciplinary Conference

DeLuca, J. & Kearney, M. Parents’ experiences of expanded newborn screening.
22nd Annual International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)

Ethical concerns of nursing journal reviewers: An international survey.
Sixth International Congress on Peer Review Congress and Biomedical Publication, Sixth International Congress on Peer Review Congress and Biomedical Publication

Nursing journal peer reviewers' (NJPR) views on quality indicators in publishing.
Sixth International Congress on Peer Review Congress and Biomedical Publication, Sixth International Congress on Peer Review Congress and Biomedical Publication

Exploring parents’ ideas for improving expanded newborn screening practices.
International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICEIM)

Overcoming publishing paralysis. .
2009 Conference, ENRS

The evolution of grounded theory.
40th Anniversary Celebration, UCSF Medical Sociology

Becoming a Clinical Scholar.
Fuld Scholars Celebration, St. John Fisher College

Experience, time investment, and motivators of nursing journal peer reviewers.
Conference 2008, . International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE)

What Editors Really Want.
ENRS 20th Annual Conference

Inconstant comparisons: A look at grounded theory in nursing and sociology.
2nd Annual Strauss Symposium, UCSF 2nd Annual Strauss Symposium

Editors' Compensation: The Issue No One Wants to Talk About.
INANE 2007 26th Annual Meeting, International Academy of Nursing Editors

Ethical dilemmas faced by nurse editors.
International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE)

What can we learn from reviewers?.
International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE) , International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE)

Writing and revising.
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing,

Clinical application of qualitative findings.
University of Pennsylvania

Thinking like a writer.
School of Nursing Convocation, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Nursing editors' roles and practices: An international survey.
International Association of Nurse Editors

Electronic publication process.
International Association of Nurse Editors, International Association of Nurse Editors

Safeguarding the quality of evidence in print: Nurse editors' views on the peer review process.
16th Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International

Is this manuscript ready for prime time? Reviewing for JOGNN and other scholarly publications.
AWHONN annual convention, AWHONN

Clinical Scholarship.
Epsilon Xi Chapter Induction Ceremony, Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Xi Chapter

Enriching your qualitative analysis.
University of Pennsylvania

Reducing postpartum weight retention: A pilot study.
17th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Qualitative methods in caregiver research. .
Third Annual Research Development Summer Institute, Interdisciplinary Education for Alzheimer's Research Development Summer Institute

Advancing your qualitative analysis: A participatory workshop.
16th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Grounded theory in the health professions: Traditions and trends.
Qualitative Methods in the Health Professions..., Boston University

Reviewing for JOGNN and other scholarly publications.
AWHONN annual convention, AWHONN

Health behaviors as mediators of the impact of partner abuse on birth weight.
15th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Windows Into Worlds: Qualitative Integrative Reviews.
15th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Obstacles to participation in chlamydia screening programs: the young person's perspective.
abstract in Journal of Adolescent Health-30,127, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Effect of recent intimate partner abuse on birth outcomes and maternal morbidity.
Nursing Research Conference, State of the Science

Caught in the crossfire: Pregnancy and parenting for substance abusing women.
AWHONN Annual Convention, AWHONN

Seeing myself in a new light: Toward a grounded formal theory of health behavior change.
conference, International Qualitative Health Research

Substance abuse in pregnancy: Risks and professional responses.
19th Annual Gravidas at Risk Perinatal Conference, Gravidas at Risk

Domestic violence: Impact on mothers and newborns.
19th Annual Gravidas at Risk Perinatal Conference, Gravidas at Risk

Perinatal risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Nursing Continuing Education, SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center

Qualitative data analysis: Descriptive, interpretive, and theory-building approaches.
13th Annual meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

I can see clearly now: Self-knowledge and identity shifts as turning points in women's health behavior change.
13th Annual Meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Tough-minded member of the meta-family: Grounded formal theory and qualitative synthesis.
Second conference, International Advances in Qualitative Methods

In search of true collaboration: A cross-disciplinary analysis of the essences of medical and nursing practice.
Second conference, International Advances in Qualitative Methods

Physicians and nurse practitioners: Complements or competitors.
Annual meeting, American Health Association

Perinatal risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
March of Dimes Nursing Grand Rounds, March of Dimes

Building interdisciplinary primary care teams.
Interdisciplinary Health Care Team

Prevalence and correlates of abuse during pregnancy.
International Conference, Nursing Network on Violence against Women

Substance abuse in pregnancy.
Seminars, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

Does nurse home visiting to vulnerable families make a difference? The evidence from research.
Annual meeting, AWHONN

Guiding patients with borrowed maps: Judging and applying qualitative evidence in health care practice.
Qualitative Evidence-Based Practice Conference

Commitment to self or self-deprivation: Women's efforts to maintain a low-fat diet.
Sixth International Conference, Qualitative Health Research

Doing qualitative research: Researcher stressors and strategies.
12th Annual Meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Screening for abuse: Barriers and opportunities.
International Congress on Women's Health Issues

Enduring love: A grounded formal theory of women's experience of domestic violence.
Nursing Research Conference, State of the Science

Qualitative Methods: Conference Pre-sessions.
Eastern Nursing Research Society

Health Care Responses to Domestic Violence.
Domestic Violence Rountable,

Spotlights, plots, and actors in grounded formal theory production.
International Conference, Advances in Qualitative Methods

Violence, substance use, and pregnancy outcomes.
Annual meeting, American Public Health Association

Smoking and pregnancy.
Dana-Farber Cancer Center

Domestic abuse in pregnancy: Clinical and academic research links.
Nurse Recognition Week, Massachusetts General Hospital

Abuse, women's self-care, and pregnancy outcomes: A preliminary report.
1998 Annual meeting, AWHONN

Multisite research on sensitive topics: Issues in study design and implementation.
Annual meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

For experienced qualitative researchers: Current issues in qualitative methods. Pre-conference.
Annual meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Grounded theory: Meanings and actions in context.
Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association

A grounded formal theory of women's recovery from illness and trauma.
4th conference, International Qualitative Health Research

Domestic abuse in pregnancy: A nursing research agenda.
Parents' Weekend, Boston College

Truthful self-nurturing: A grounded formal theory of women's addiction recovery.
Annual meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

HIV risks and risk reduction in pregnancy drug users.
Annual meeting, American Public Health Association

Quitting drugs: A grounded theory study of pregnant and postpartum women's experiences.
1995 Annual meeting, AWHONN

Women's stages of quitting drugs: Users' and counselors' perspectives.
7th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Women's stages of quitting drugs: A pilot study.
1995 Annual meeting, Society of Behavioral Medicine

Users, hookers, and fugitives: Finding and following legally vulnerable respondents.
Southern Nursing Research Society

Studying troubled lives: A program of research on women drug users.
Nursing Research Interest Group, Women & ..., Nursing Research Interest Group

Salvaging self: Pregnancy on crack-cocaine.
2nd International conference, Qualitative Health Research Conference

Treat me like I'm somebody: Pregnant drug users' experiences of stigma.
Southern Nursing Research Conference

Alcohol and cigarette use among pregnant crack users.
Annual meeting, American Public Health Association

At least I feel guilty: Emotions and reflexivity in pregnant drug users' accounts.
American Sociological Association

Doing women good, doing research well: Studying pregnancy experiences.
Western Society for Research in Nursing

Risk and conflict, pride and guilt: crack-cocaine users and prenatal care.
Tenth National meeting, AWHONN

Struggling toward the positive: The trajectory of pregnancy on crack-cocaine.
Western Society for Research in Nursing

Mothering on crack: A grounded theory study.
University of California, San Francisco Women's..., University of California

I couldn't take no birth controls: Fertility decisions of cocaine-addicted mothers.
Annual meeting, American Public Health Association

Crack Mothers: Their Side of the Story.
Sunday Forum, First Unitarian Church of San Francisco

Damned if you do, damned if you don't: Crack cocaine users and prenatal care.
International Conference on Drug Policy Reform, International conference on Drug Policy Reform

Pride and guilt: Stories of mothers on crack.
Presentation to Intensive Care Nursery Staff, University of California, San Francisco

I couldn't take no birth controls: Fertility decisions of cocaine-addicted mothers.
Conference, Research in Women's Health and Perinatal Nursing

At least I have morals about myself: Experiences of mothering on cocaine.
Presentaiton to Doctoral Program Council, University of California, San Francisco

Slipping down, fighting back: Becoming a crack mother.
37th Annual meeting, American College of Nurse-Midwives

At least I have morals about myself: Experiences of mothering on cocaine.
Western Society for Research in Nursing

Running Between the Rooms: Mothering on Crack.
American Society of Criminology

Fetal health and maternal behaviors: Issues in the study of addiction in pregnancy.
1991 Scientific Session, ANA Council of Nurse Researchers

Breastfeeding and employment.
Biennial Meeting, Society for Research in Child Development

Breastfeeding and employment.
Western Society for Research in Nursing

Breastfeeding and employment.
NAACOG Research

Limited bottle use in the early weeks postpartum and breastfeeding outcomes.
NAACOG Research Conference

Identifying Families at Risk for Abuse.
Using Research in Nursing Practice,

Pregnancy and Diabetes.
ADA chapter meeting, ADA

Early breastfeeding problems.
NAACOG Research

Adolescent Pregnancy: Early Recognition and Prenatal Care.
Perinatal Nursing Workshops,

Perceived perinatal complications and childbirth satisfaction.
1988 Annual conference, ASPO/Lamaze

Prenatal expectations for breastfeeding: Fathers and mothers.
Eighth Biennial event, Eastern Nursing Research Conference

How Nurses Improve Patient Care Through Research Utilization.
National Nurses' Day, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Clinical Scholarship.
Sigma Theta Tau Induction Ceremony, University of New Hampshire

Relationships between supplementation and breastfeeding outcomes: Causal or spurious?.
International Nursing Research Conference

Future ANA Membership Options.
Northeast Nurses' Conference,

Continuing Competence.
Day of Discussion, NH Board of Nursing

Communication Skills.
Volunteer Services, Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

Maternal-Newborn Review Course.
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

Offering Emotional Support: Skills for Effective Helping.
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

High-Risk Obstetrics: Nursing Care.
Health Education Consortium,

Gestational Diabetes: Use of Standard Teaching Care Plan.
Perinatal Continuing Education,

Adult Learning Theory and Competency-Based Orientation.
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

Awards

Sustained Inifluential Leader.
Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2013

Professional Advancement Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2012

Outstanding Faculty Colleague.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2009

Chair, NRRC Initial Review Study Section.
NINR, 2006

Fellow.
American Academy of Nursing, 2002

Chair, Committee on Research.
AWHONN, 2000

80% Sabbatical awarded once per biennium.
Boston College School of Nursing, 1999

National Nursing Advisory Council.
March of Dimes, 1999

Postdoctoral Fellowship.
NINR T32, 1999

Co-Facilitator, Qualitative Methods RIG.
ENRS, 1998

Secretary.
ENRS, 1995

Test Consultant.
NCC, 1989

Board of Directors.
NH Nurses Association, 1987

Chair, Nominating Committee.
NH Nurses Association, 1986

Memberships

International Academy of Nursing Editors

Association of Graduate Schools, Member

American Academy of Nursing

Council of Graduate Schools, Member

Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, ...

Sigma Theta Tau

American Nurses Association

Eastern Nursing Research Society

NY State Nurses Association

Council of Science Editors

Community Service

Association of Graduate Schools, Executive Committee

Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes Division, March of Dimes, Board of Directors

Perinatal Network of Monroe County, Board of Directors

Temple Beth David, Board of Directors

Domestic Violence Roundtable, Charter Member, Board of Directors

Hevurah Mishpacha [family of caring] Congregation of Beth El, Steering Committee

Shalom Bayit [committee on domestic violence], Congregation Beth El, Founder, Chair

American Red Cross, Volunteer

Landberg Center for Health and Ministry, Board of Directors