Summer 2020 Research Highlights

Recent scholarly publications from faculty and students of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Recent scholarly publications from faculty and students of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

*Asterisk denotes lead author


COVID-19: Shedding Light on Racial and Health Inequities in the United States,” Diana Baptiste*,  Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, Kamila Alexander, Patty Wilson, Janelle Akomah, Phyllis Sharps, Lisa Cooper & colleague — Journal of Clinical Nursing

Developing a National Strategy for SARS-CoV-2 Serosurveys in the United States,” Jason Farley & colleagues — Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Recommendations for a Metropolitan COVID-19 Response—Special Area of Emphasis: Guidance on Protecting Individuals Residing in Long-term Care Facilities,” Diane Meyer*, Sarah LaFave, Alice Bonner, Cynthia Boyd, Jennifer Wolf — Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tracheostomy in the COVID-19 Era: Global and Multidisciplinary Guidance,” Vinciya Pandian & colleagues — The Lancet

National Action Plan for Expanding and Adapting the Healthcare System for the Duration of the COVID Pandemic,” Tener Veenema & colleagues — Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Implications for Cardiovascular and Socially At-risk Populations,” Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb* and Diana Baptiste — Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

A Blueprint for Leadership During COVID-19: Minimizing Burnout and Moral Distress Among the Nursing Workforce,” Cynda Rushton & colleagues — Nursing Management


Integrating Culturally Competent Advance Care Planning for Korean Immigrants: An Integrative review,” Sojung Suk, Sharon Kozachik & Valerie Cotter — Palliative Care in Minority Populations

Outpatient Palliative Care in Heart Failure: An Integrative Review,” Lyndsay DeGroot*, Binu Koirala, Noelle Pavlovic, Katie Nelson, Jerilyn Allen, Patricia Davidson, & Martha Abshire — Journal of Palliative Medicine

Recommendations to Leverage the Palliative Nursing Role During COVID-19 and Future Public Health Crises,” Patricia Davidson & colleagues – Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing


Advance Care Planning in Chronically Ill Persons Diagnosed With Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Integrative Review,” Molly Williams*, Sharon Kozachik, Mohana Karlekar, and Rebecca Wright — American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Assessment of Hypertension Self-care Behaviors and Self-efficacy Among Men in Saudi Arabia,” Hae-Ra Han & colleagues — Journal of Nursing Measurement

The Self-care of Heart Failure Index: A Psychometric Study,” Binu Koirala*, Chakra Budhathoki, Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb, Patricia Davidson & colleague — Journal of Clinical Nursing


Parent Involvement in Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs: an Integrative Review,” Kelly Bower*, Maisa Nimer, Deborah Gross & colleague — Prevention Science

What Is Parent Engagement in Early Learning? Depends Who You Ask,” Deborah Gross*, Amie Bettencourt, Kathryn Taylor, Lucine Francis, Kelly Bower & colleague — Journal of Child and Family Studies

Disentangling Race, Poverty, and Place to Understand the Racial Disparity in Waist Circumference Among Women,” Kelly Bower*, Laura Samuel, Kelly Gleason & colleagues — Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

Health Literacy and Outcomes of a Community-based Self-help Intervention: A Case of Korean Americans With Type 2 Diabetes,” Hae-Ra Han & colleagues — Nursing Research


Initiating Conversations About HIV Prevention,” Jason Farley* — Clinical Advisor

Nurse Case Management to Improve the Hepatitis C Care Continuum in HIV Co-infection: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial,” Laura Starbird*, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, Nancy Reynolds & Jason Farley — Journal of Viral Hepatitis

Microenterprise Intervention to Reduce Sexual Risk Behaviors and Increase Employment and HIV Preventive Practices Among Economically‑Vulnerable African‑American Young Adults (EMERGE): A Feasibility Randomized Clinical Trial,” Nancy Glass & colleagues — AIDS and Behavior


Exploring Health Literacy and the Correlates of Pap Testing Among African Immigrant Women: Findings from the Afropap Study,” Joycelyn Cudjoe*, Chakra Budhathoki, Phyllis Sharps, Hae-Ra Han & colleagues — Journal of Cancer Education

Psychosocial Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer: An Integrative Review,” Clifton Thornton*, Sharon Kozachik & colleague — Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing

Mental Health

Don’t Forget the Caregiver: The Importance of Assessing Family Members After Suicide Attempts,” Catherine Ling* — Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

High IL-6 in Military Personnel Relates to Multiple Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder,” Tamar Rodney*, Nancy Perrin & colleagues — Behavioural Brain Research

Leading the Way to Professional Well-being,” Cynda Rushton & colleague — The American Nurse


Prevalence of Pre-Existing Hearing Loss Among Patients With Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa,” Hyejeong Hong*, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, Jason Farley & colleagues — American Journal of Audiology

Aminoglycoside-induced Hearing Loss Among Patients Being Treated For Drug-resistant Tuberculosis In South Africa: A Prediction Model,” Hyejeong Hong*, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, Jason Farley & colleagues — Clinical Infectious Diseases

Hearing Care Across the Life Course Provided in the Community,” Jonathan Suen* & colleagues —Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Hearing Loss, Loneliness, and Social Isolation: A Systematic Review,” Jonathan Suen & colleagues —Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery


Views of Regulatory Authorities on Standards to Assure Quality in Online Nursing Education,” Sabianca Delva*, Manka Nkimbeng, Sotera Chow, Susan Renda, Hae-Ra Han, and Rita D’Aoust — Nursing Outlook

Development of the Condensed Heuristic Academic Research Model (CHARM) Framework for Short-term Nursing Research Groups,” Clifton Thornton*, Emerald Rivers, Christopher Rhodes, Tamar Rodney & colleague — Nursing Outlook

Can Leadership Be Taught?” Sarah Szanton & colleagues — Journal for Nurse Practitioners

Social Media and Drug Resistance in Nursing Training: Using a Twitterchat to Develop an International Community of Practice for Antimicrobial Resistance,” Rebecca Wright*, Patricia Davidson & colleagues — Journal of Clinical Nursing


The Intersection of Maternal Morbidity and Mortality and Intimate Partner Violence in the United States,” Jacquelyn Campbell, Phyllis Sharps & colleagues — Current Women`s Health Reviews

Longitudinal Impacts of an Online Safety and Health Intervention for Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence: Randomized Controlled Trial,” Nancy Perrin, James Case, Nancy Glass & colleagues —BMC Public Health

Effectiveness of the Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA) in Reducing Intimate Partner Violence and Hazardous Alcohol Use in Zambia (VATU): A Randomized Controlled Trial,” Nancy Glass & colleagues — Plos Medicine

Safety Decision-making and Planning Mobile App for Intimate Partner Violence Prevention and Response: Randomised Controlled Trial in Kenya,” Michele Decker*, Rachel Kennedy, Nancy Perrin, James Case, Amber Clough, Nancy Glass & colleagues — BMJ Global Health

Reproductive Coercion, Intimate Partner Violence, and Unintended Pregnancy Among Latina Women,” Karen Trister Grace*, Michele Decker, Kamila Alexander, Jacquelyn Campbell, Nancy Perrin, Nancy Glass & colleague — Journal of Interpersonal Violence


Pilot Outcomes of a Multicomponent Fall Risk Program Integrated into Daily Lives of Community-dwelling Older Adults,” Sarah Szanton*, Minhui Liu, Melissa Hladek, Sarah LaFave, Katherine Marx, Safiyyah Okoye, Xuan Zhang, Svetlana Bautista & colleagues — Journal of Applied Gerontology

Caregiver Reactions to Aggressive Behaviors in Persons with Dementia in a Diverse Community-dwelling Sample,” Bryan Hansen*, Chakra Buthadhoki & colleagues — Journal of Applied Gerontology

Perspective—Maintaining the Quality of Life in Depopulating Communities: Expanding Smart Sensing via a Novel Power Supply,” Sarah Szanton & colleagues — Journal of the Electrochemical Society

Global Health

Comparative Effectiveness of an Economic Empowerment Program on Adolescent Economic Assets, Education and Health in a Humanitarian Setting,” Nancy Glass*, Rachael Turner, Nancy Perrin & colleagues — BMC Public Health

Advocates’ Experiences with Media and the Impact of Media on Human Trafficking Advocacy,” Mona Shattell & colleagues — Journal of Interpersonal Violence

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