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Faculty Accomplishments


Dr. Robert Koch, Thomas, E., and Thompson, K. (2012). Human resource development: recruitment, retention, and managing conflict. In Roussel Management and Leadership for Nursing Administrators. 6th ed. Jones & Bartlett Publishing.

Stiner-Chapman, C. & Dr. Robert Koch. (2012). Managing the process of care delivery. In Roussel Management and Leadership for Nursing Administrators. 6th ed. Jones & Bartlett Publishing.

Langstan, A.K. & Dr. Robert Koch. (2012). Magnetism: Exemplary nursing excellence. In Roussel Management and Leadership for Nursing Administrators. 6th ed. Jones & Bartlett Publishing.

Dr. Gloria Carr's article, titled, "The Role of Caregiver Burden in Understanding African American Custodial Grandparents" is accepted for publication in the refereed journal of Geriatric Nursing.  Dr. Carr's article focuses on exploring the role of caregiver burden in influencing needs for information about services, needs for available services, and use of services among African American grandparent caregivers.

Dapremont, Jill. (in press, 2010). Success in Nursing School: Black Nursing Students' Perception of Peers, Family, and Faculty. Journal of Nursing Education. Manuscript #JNE-2010-253, Version 2.

Finch, Linda. et.al. (2010). Marketing Nursing as a Profession: Integrated Marketing Strategies to Address the Nursing Shortage. Health Marketing Quarterly, 27(3), 291-306.

Lee, Shirleatha. et.al. (in press, 2010).  Pre-diabetes and Blood Pressure Effects on Heart Rate Variability, QT Interval Duration, and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Overweight-Obese Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

Lee, Shirleatha & Dapremont, Jill. (in press, 2010). Engaging Nursing Students Through Integration of the Audience Response System. Nursing Education Perspectives.


Dr. Koch's co-authored (keith Shubeck, Scott Craig, Xiangen Hu, Usef Faghihi, Marian Levy & Robert Koch)  article, titled, " Incorporating natural language tutoring into a virtual world for emergency response training" is accepted for poster presentation at the 25th Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference.

Dr. Linda Finch co-authored a paper with Dr.Dee Birnbaun from Rhodes College, titled, "The Effects of Nursing Students' Clinical Experiences on Probability of Graduation." This paper has been accepted for presentation at the Association for Marketing & Healthcare Research Meeting at the Canyons, Park City, UT, February 29th- March 3rd,2012.

Dr. Robert Koch has been invited to present his research at the Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center Medical Modeling, Simulation, and Training Conference  in Frederick, MD

Dr. Miller's abstract entitled "Gender Differences in Perception of Extended Multiple Breath Resistive Loads" has been accepted for a platform presentation next month at the International Society of Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology Conference.

Dr. Mary's abstract entitled "Cardiopulmonary Predictors of Dysfunctional Ventilator Weaning" has been accepted as a poster presentation at the regional STTI conference in October 2012.

Koch R, Levy M, & Royne M.  Enhancing Communication between Military and Civilian Responders in Large-Scale Disasters. Accepted for presentation to the 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. August 2012.

Levy M, , Koch R, & Royne M. Identification of Training Needs to Support Interface between Civilian and Military Emergency Responders in Disasters. Accepted for presentation to American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 2012.

Dr. Speros' abstract, titled, " Promoting Health Literacy in the Older Adults" is accepted for presentation at an international conference: Aging and Society. This is an international conference of many disiplines from the world and focuses on issues importantance related to aging.

Bargagliotti, Toni (2010), Grapple with today’s nursing leadership changes and develop strategies to meet tomorrow’s challenges.  Getting to tomorrow from today- Nursing leadership role in the future of healthcare: Lead your hospital through healthcare reform Conference Nashville, TN.

Lee, Shirleatha & Augusta, T (2010), Evaluation of Anemia in Women with New York Heart Association Class III and IV Heart Failure, Tennessee Nurses Association Convention.

Richardson, Teresa
(2010), Building effective educational - clinical partnerships.  Enhancing Nursing Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Settings: What do we know and how do we move forward? Conference.  Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.

Journal Reviews

Zhan, L., Reviewed two manuscripts


Dr. Jill Dapremont and the research team received a U of M Faculty Research Grant for the project "Feasibility of physical exercise for individuals severe and persistent mental illness: A community-based partnership."

Dr. Strong was awarded a grant by the International Lactation Consultant Association. This funded research enables Dr. Strong to determine essential content elements, identify effective teaching strategies, develop a model curriculum, and make recommendations for outcomes and indicators for pre-licensure breastfeeding education.

Bargagliotti, Toni (201), inducted as a Fellow of American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).

Zhan, Lin (2010), Outstanding Leadership in Nursing and Education Award.  The National League for Nursing’s Annual Education Summit.Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.

Research and Scholarships

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