Accomplishments: School of Nursing

August 11, 2020
Paul Thomas Clements (Nursing) was named as part of a group of 15 new fellows inducted into the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education for 2020.
August 11, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) published an article, “A Mindfulness Mobile App for Traumatized COVID-19 Healthcare Workers and Recovered Patients: A Response to “The Use of Digital Applications and COVID-19,” in the Community Mental Health Journal.
August 7, 2020
Alona Angosta and Jinyoung Kim (both Nursing) have been selected to the American Academy of Nursing 2020 Class of Fellows. Inductees were chosen for their contributions to health and health care based on a highly competitive application process and is a significant milestone for nurse leaders everywhere.    
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.