Accomplishments: School of Nursing

July 30, 2020
Kelly Ann Garthe (Nursing) successfully defended her dissertation titled "Rejection Sensitivity and the Intent to Seek Medical Help Among Gender Minority Individuals."  She officially earned her doctorate status.  
July 27, 2020
June Cho (Nursing) and Lung-Chang Chien (Environmental and Occupational Health) published an article, “Associations Between Hormonal Biomarkers and Preterm Infant Health and Development During the First 2 Years After Birth," on Biological Research for Nursing.
July 22, 2020
Dieu-My T. Tran and Angela Sojobi (both Nursing) co-authored a new publication "Review of the Scientific Literature on Young Adults Related to Cardiovascular Disease Intervention." Sojobi is a graduate student.
July 21, 2020
Kristen Grunerud (Nursing) earned her doctoral status after successfully defending her doctor of nursing practice (DNP) project. Her project was titled, ""An Intervention to Increase Nurses’ Knowledge of Non-Opioid Pain Management in Post-Operative Elective Knee and Hip Replacement Patients".
July 16, 2020
Jay J. Shen, Sfurti Rathi, Kalyn Frost (Healthcare), Catherine Dingley (Nursing), Ji Won Yoo (Medicine), and Soo Kyong Kim (Journalism & Media Studies), along Hee-Taik Kang, a past visiting scholar in the School of Public Health, published a study on "Sociocultural Factors Associated with Awareness of Palliative Care and Advanced Care Planning Among Asian Populations" in the journal Ethnicity & Disease. The purpose of the study was to examine knowledge of palliative care and advanced...
July 9, 2020
Tarryn McGhie (Nursing) and UNLV alum Rebekah Piper, '07 BS Education, '09 Master of Education, '15 PhD Education, now of Texas A&M University-San Antonio, have published a chapter titled "Family Discussions of Race Impacting Children's PK-12 Schooling." This chapter was the result of a dual study in which discussions of race and literacy were the focus and how it impacted youth's PK-12 experiences in school. The studies included young adults who were previously incarcerated and elementary-...
July 2, 2020
Amy Glasofer, Catherine Dingley, and Andrew Thomas Reyes (all Nursing) published an article, “Medication Decision Making Among African American Caregivers of Children with ADHD: A Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Attention Disorders. The article was published online in June ahead of print. Glasofer is a doctoral student.
June 17, 2020
Hyunhwa 'Henna' Lee (Nursing) and her interdisciplinary team authored an article, “Long-Term Impact of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries on Multiple Functional Outcomes and Epigenetics: A Pilot Study with College Students,” in Applied Sciences for the Special Issue Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring in Occupational Medicine. The aim of this study was to assess and compare functional deficits in cognitive, psychosocial, visual functions, and balance performance, as well as a peripheral epigenetic...
June 12, 2020
Mary D. Bondmass (Nursing) and Sarah Mollman, '18 PhD Nursing, are the authors of "Intentional Learning: A Student-centered Pedagogy," which appears in the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.  
June 11, 2020
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) was awarded a Zeta Kappa-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International grant of $2,500 for the research project titled “Coping with Coronavirus Pandemic Study” for the period of May 2020 to April 2021.
May 20, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) published an article, “Matters of HEARTS: Health, Experience of Abuse, Resilience, Technology Use, and Safety of Older Adults,” in the Educational Gerontology Journal.
May 18, 2020
KellyAnn Garthe and Catherine Dingley (both Nursing), along with Michael Johnson of Nevada State College, recently published their paper, “A Historical and Contemporary Literature Review of Rejection Sensitivity in Marginalized Populations” in the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Their paper synthesized the literature on rejection sensitivity and explored outcomes as they relate to interpersonal relationships, valued life goals, and health; and proposed directions for future...