Research Faculty

Elizabeth A. Anson

Elizabeth A. Anson, MS
Research Associate

Research interests: Adolescents, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Developmental, Infants and Children, Prevention

Kim Arcoleo

Kim Arcoleo, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Research

Research interests: Adolescents, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Chronic Illness / Disability, Infants and Children, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Prevention, Psychopathology, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary), Teaching

Mina Attin

Mina Attin, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Research interests: Acute Care, Adults, Biological - Genetics, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered)

Susan W. Blaakman

Susan W. Blaakman, PhD, RN, NPP- BC
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Adolescents, Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Chronic Illness / Disability, Developmental, Families, Health Professionals, Infants and Children, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Public Health - Epidemiology, Relationships / Caring, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary), Teaching

Amy Braksmajer

Amy Braksmajer, PhD
Research Associate

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Men, Prevention, Public Health - Epidemiology, Relationships / Caring, Social / Physical Environmental, Women

Mary G. Carey

Mary G. Carey, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Associate Professor
Associate Director of Clinical Nursing Research Center

Research interests: Acute Care, Adults, Bio-Psycho-Social, Biological - Sleep, Chronic Illness / Disability, Prevention, Psychopathology

Margaret-Ann Carno

Margaret-Ann Carno, PhD, RN, D, ABSM, PNP, FAAN
Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director RN to BS Program

Research interests: Adolescents, Bio-Psycho-Social, Biological - Genetics, Biological - Sleep, Chronic Illness / Disability, Infants and Children, Pain and Symptom Experience / Management

Susan M. Ciurzynski

Susan M. Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-BC, MS, PNP, VCE
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Center for Life Long Learning

Robert E. Cole

Robert E. Cole, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Developmental, Environmental, Families, Infants and Children, Prevention, Psychopathology, Social / Physical Environmental

Hugh F. Crean

Hugh F. Crean, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Psychopathology

Marie A. Flannery

Marie A. Flannery, PhD, RN, AOCN
Assistant Professor

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Chronic Illness / Disability, Men, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Palliative Care, Women

Susan W. Groth

Susan W. Groth, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC
Associate Professor

Research interests: Adolescents, Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Biological - Genetics, Prevention, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental, Teaching, Women

Kathi L. Heffner

Kathi L. Heffner, PhD
Associate Professor

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Biological - Sleep, Chronic Illness / Disability, Older Adults, Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Prevention, Psychopathology, Relationships / Caring, Social / Physical Environmental

Margaret H. Kearney

Margaret H. Kearney, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Vice Provost & University Dean of Graduate Studies

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Families, Infants and Children, Prevention, Public Health - Epidemiology, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental, Women

Harriet Kitzman

Harriet Kitzman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Research

Research interests: Adolescents, Behavioral Change, Developmental, Families, Infants and Children, Prevention, Relationships / Caring, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental

Natalie Leblanc

Natalie Leblanc, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Dianne Liebel

Dianne Liebel, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Research interests: Chronic Illness / Disability, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Prevention, Social / Physical Environmental, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)

Feng Vankee Lin

Feng Vankee Lin, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Research interests: Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Older Adults, Prevention, Self-Care

Jennifer R. Mammen

Jennifer R. Mammen, PhD, NP-C
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

James McMahon

James McMahon, PhD
Associate Professor

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Men, Prevention, Public Health - Epidemiology, Relationships / Caring, Social / Physical Environmental, Women

LaRon E. Nelson

LaRon E. Nelson, PhD, RN, FNP
Assistant Professor
Dean's Endowed Fellow in Health Disparities

Research interests: Adolescents, Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Health Professionals, Men, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Prevention, Public Health - Epidemiology, Relationships / Caring, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary), Women

Sally A. Norton

Sally A. Norton, PhD, RN, FNAP, FPCN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing and Palliative Care

Research interests: Acute Care, Adults, Communications, Families, Health Professionals, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Palliative Care, Relationships / Caring, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)

Tobie H. Olsan

Tobie H. Olsan, PhD, RN, CNL, FNAP
Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Chronic Illness / Disability, Environmental, Health Professionals, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Prevention, Relationships / Caring, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary), Teaching

Irena Pesis-Katz

Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD
Sr. Director of PHM Informatics & Payment Innovation
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, SON
Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, SMD

Research interests: Adults, Behavioral Change, Chronic Illness / Disability, Health Professionals, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Palliative Care, Public Health - Epidemiology, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)

Bethel Powers

Bethel Powers, PhD, RN, FSAA, FGSA
Professor
PhD Programs Director
Evaluation Office Director

Research interests: Acute Care, Adults, Bio-Psycho-Social, Chronic Illness / Disability, Communications, Environmental, Families, Older Adults, Pain and Symptom Experience / Management, Palliative Care, Public Health - Epidemiology, Relationships / Caring, Social / Physical Environmental, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)

Hyekyun Rhee

Hyekyun Rhee, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN
Professor
Endowed Chair of Nursing Science

Research interests: Adolescents, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Chronic Illness / Disability, Communications, Developmental, Self-Care, Social / Physical Environmental, Teaching

Craig R. Sellers

Craig R. Sellers, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP
Professor of Clinical Nursing and Geriatrics and Aging
Director, Master's Programs
Specialty Director, Adult and Geriatric NP Programs

Research interests: Adults, Chronic Illness / Disability, Families, Older Adults, Palliative Care, Relationships / Caring, Teaching

Joyce Ann Smith

Joyce Ann Smith, PhD, RN, ANP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Karen F. Stein

Karen F. Stein, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Ruth Miller Brody and Bernard Brody Endowed Professor

Research interests: Acute Care, Adolescents, Adults, Behavioral Change, Bio-Psycho-Social, Developmental, Prevention, Psychopathology, Self-Care, Teaching, Women

Mary Tantillo

Mary Tantillo, PhD,PMHCNS-BC,FAED, CGP
Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Acute Care, Adolescents, Adults, Bio-Psycho-Social, Developmental, Families, Health Professionals, Men, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Prevention, Psychopathology, Relationships / Caring, Social / Physical Environmental, Women

Jane Tuttle

Jane Tuttle, PhD, APRN, BC, FNP, CPNP
Professor of Clinical Nursing

Research interests: Adolescents, Behavioral Change, Developmental, Families, Prevention, Social / Physical Environmental

Jinjiao Wang

Jinjiao Wang, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Research interests: Behavioral Change, Chronic Illness / Disability, Older Adults, Prevention

Ying Xue

Ying Xue, DNSc,RN
Associate Professor

Research interests: Acute Care, Adults, Communications, Environmental, Health Professionals, Older Adults, Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered), Relationships / Caring, Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)