This collection showcases journal articles, posters, and other publications and presentations written by faculty, staff, and students of the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Publications from 2014

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Pancreatitis Quality of Life Instrument: Development of a New Instrument, Wahid Y. Wassef, Carol A. Bova, Bruce A. Barton, and Celia Hartigan

Publications from 2013

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Prehospital Management of Evolving Critical Illness by the Primary Care Provider, Kerri A. Ellis, Alireza Hosseinnezhad, Ashfaq Ullah, Yuka-Marie Vinagre, Stephen P. Baker, and Craig M. Lilly

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The association between health literacy and cancer-related attitudes, behaviors, and knowledge, Nancy S. Morris, Terry S. Field, Joann L. Wagner, Sarah L. Cutrona, Douglas W. Roblin, Bridget Gaglio, Andrew E. Williams, Paul J. K. Han, Mary E. Costanza, and Kathleen M. Mazor

Publications from 2012

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Eat Walk Sleep for Health: Primary Prevention in a Refugee Community, Heather-Lyn Haley, Meredith Walsh, Nang Maung, Clara Savage, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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Educating diabetes camp counselors with a human patient simulator: A pilot study, Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Sybil L. Crawford, Kimberley Johnson, Bonny Huston, and Mary M. Lee

Publications from 2011

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Integration of basic clinical skills training in medical education: an interprofessional simulated teaching experience, Janet Fraser Hale, Mitchell Cahan, and Mary L. Zanetti

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Eat Walk Sleep Discuss: Building a Multi-Dimensional Participatory Relationship, Heather-Lyn Haley, Suzanne B. Cashman, Michael A. Godkin, Meredith Walsh, Nang Maung, Toy Lim, Sarah Tracy, Clara Savage, and James Madison II

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Parent mentor perspectives on providing social support to empower parents, Susan Sullivan-Bolyai and Mary M. Lee

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Media as a source of information on pregnancy and childbirth, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Not just another annual exam: thoughts on the nurse-patient relationship, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 2010

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Step ahead: a worksite obesity prevention trial among hospital employees, Stephenie C. Lemon, Jane G. Zapka, Wenjun Li, Barbara Estabrook, Milagros C. Rosal, Robert P. Magner, Victoria A. Andersen, Amy Borg, and Janet Hale

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Flexible Online Learning Options for Graduate Nursing Students, Elaine Barber Parker and Maureen E. Wassef

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Social Support to Empower Parents (STEP): an intervention for parents of young children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol A. Bova, Katherine Leung, Allison Trudeau, Mary M. Lee, and Philip Gruppuso

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Educational programs: effective or not, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Systematic reviews: strong evidence on which to base practice, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Women's decision making during the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Women's self-diagnostic skills: developing the science, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 2009

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Correctional health curriculum enhancement through focus groups, Heather-Lyn Haley, Warren J. Ferguson, Arthur Brewer, and Janet Hale

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Increasing Flexibility for Adult Learners: Merging a Hybrid Course with a Fully Online Course, Elaine Barber Parker and Maureen E. Wassef

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Redesigning Web-Based Courses for Nurse Educators. Fully Online? Hybrid?, Elaine Barber Parker, Maureen E. Wassef, and Judith Abbate

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PTSD in the postpartum period: a cause or an effect, Rosemary T. Theroux

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The Canadian maternity experiences survey: pregnancy and birth experiences of Canadian women, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Using technology for patient education: evaluating its effectiveness, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Medication discrepancies upon hospital to skilled nursing facility transitions, Jennifer Tjia, Alice F. Bonner, Becky A. Briesacher, Sarah M. McGee, Eileen F. Terrill, and Kathleen H. Miller

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Lifestyle behaviours and weight among hospital-based nurses, Jane M. Zapka, Stephenie C. Lemon, Robert P. Magner, and Janet Hale

Publications from 2008

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Improving women's adjustment to HIV infection: results of the Positive Life Skills Workshop Project, Carol A. Bova, Tobey Nestor Burwick, and Maritza Quinones

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Simulated Basic Skills Training: Graduate Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: A Work in Progress, Janet Hale, Sarah M. McGee, Mary L. Zanetti, Mai-Lan Rogoff, Melinda F. Taylor, Carolyn Kelly, Mitchell Cahan, Robin Toft Klar, Carol A. Jaffarian, Sheldon L. Hollins, Linda Chellali, Steven DeGurski, Melissa Plourde, Susan Lattanzi, Ann DeFosse, Nancy Bettez, Joan Morrison, and Stella Quartey

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Enhancing Active Collaborative Classroom Learning with Tablet PC Technology, Elaine Barber Parker

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Caffeine during pregnancy: how much is safe, Rosemary T. Theroux

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The HPV vaccine: rates, attitudes and acceptability [corrected], Rosemary T. Theroux

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The hysteroscopic approach to sterilization, Rosemary T. Theroux

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If Margaret Sanger could see us now, Rosemary T. Theroux and Joellen W. Hawkins

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Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: An Interdisciplinary Teaching Experience, Mary L. Zanetti, Laura A. Sefton, Janet Hale, Carol A. Jaffarian, Mitchell Cahan, and Sarah M. McGee

Publications from 2007

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Barriers and strategies for recruiting study participants in clinical settings, Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol A. Bova, Janet A. Deatrick, Kathy Knafl, Margaret Grey, Katherine Leung, and Allison Trudeau

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Breast cancer menopause: do weight and exercise affect risk, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Listening to women's pregnancy and postpartum experiences: two qualitative studies, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Preventing pre-eclampsia: do multivitamins work, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 2006

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Geriatrics Interclerkship, Alice F. Bonner, Gerry Gleich, and Sarah M. McGee

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The health care relationship (HCR) trust scale: development and psychometric evaluation, Carol A. Bova, Kristopher P. Fennie, Edith Watrous, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, and Ann B. Williams

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Adjusting and censoring electronic monitoring device data. Implications for study outcomes, Kristopher P. Fennie, Carol A. Bova, and Ann B. Williams

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Strategies to manage the time demands of online teaching, Elaine Barber Parker and Lois C. Howland

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Outcomes from an Interprofessional Educational Model for Teaching Community Health, Michele P. Pugnaire, Mary L. Zanetti, Michael A. Godkin, Robin Toft Klar, Janet Hale, Jill M. Terrien, Linda J. Cragin, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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How to bring evidence into your practice, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Graduate students' experiences with standardized patients as adjuncts for teaching pelvic examinations, Rosemary T. Theroux and Carole Pearce

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Women’s decision-making about the use of hormonal and non-hormonal remedies for the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux and Carole Pearce

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Home visits to improve adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled trial, Ann B. Williams, Kristopher P. Fennie, Carol A. Bova, Jane D. Burgess, Karina A. Danvers, and Kevin D. Dieckhaus

Publications from 2005

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Use of electronic monitoring devices to measure antiretroviral adherence: practical considerations, Carol A. Bova, Kristopher P. Fennie, George J. Knafl, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, Edith Watrous, and Ann B. Williams

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Knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and perceptions of risk related to HIV/AIDS among Chinese university students in Hunan, China, Jin Huang, Carol A. Bova, Kristopher P. Fennie, Angela Rogers, and Ann B. Williams

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Interdisciplinary collaboration: an effective approach for developing web-based courses, Elaine Barber Parker, Lyn Riza, Shirley J. Tierney, and Andrea M. Barrett

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Developing and refining interventions in persons with health disparities: the use of qualitative description, Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol A. Bova, and Doreen Harper

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Factors influencing women's decisions to self-treat vaginal symptoms, Rosemary T. Theroux

If I hadn't asked..., Rosemary T. Theroux

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The Women's Health Initiative. Evaluating Its Impact, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Women’s decision-making process during the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 2004

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Applying service-learning through a community-academic partnership: depression screening at a federally funded community health center, Suzanne B. Cashman, Janet Hale, Lucy M. Candib, Tara Ann Nimiroski, and Deborah Brookings

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Electronic monitoring device event modelling on an individual-subject basis using adaptive Poisson regression, George J. Knafl, Kristopher P. Fennie, Carol A. Bova, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, and Ann B. Williams

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Women's decision making about the use of hormonal and nonprescription remedies for the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux

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Effects of standardized patient encounter on graduate nurse practitioner student learning and performance of genital examinations, Rosemary T. Theroux and Carole Pearce

Publications from 2003

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Sexual functioning among HIV-infected women, Carol A. Bova and Amanda J. Durante

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Home-based study of anti-HIV drug regimen adherence among HIV-infected women: feasibility and preliminary results, Amanda J. Durante, Carol A. Bova, Kristopher P. Fennie, Karina A. Danvers, Danielle R. Holness, Jane D. Burgess, and Ann B. Williams

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Women's decision making about the use of hormonal and nonhormonal remedies for the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux and Kristin Taylor

Publications from 2002

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Integrating patient teaching into bedside patient care: a participant-observation study of hospital nurses, Elaine Barber Parker

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Bypassing the middleman: a grounded theory of women's self-care for vaginal symptoms, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 2001

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Adjustment to chronic illness among HIV-infected women, Carol A. Bova

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Making the transition to a hospital-wide department of education: strategies for success, Elaine Barber Parker, Raymond F. Thurber, and Marilyn E. Asselin

Publications from 2000

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Women with HIV infection: the three waves of scientific inquiry, Carol A. Bova

Publications from 1999

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Persistence of episomal HIV-1 infection intermediates in patients on highly active anti-retroviral therapy, Mark E. Sharkey, Ian Teo, Thomas Greenough, Natalia Sharova, Katherine Luzuriaga, John L. Sullivan, R. Pat Bucy, Leondios G. Kostrikis, Ashley Haase, Claire Veryard, Raul E. Davaro, Sarah H. Cheeseman, Jennifer S. Daly, Carol A. Bova, Richard T. Ellison III, Brian Mady, Kwan Kew Lai, Graeme Moyle, Mark Nelson, Brian Gazzard, Sunil Shaunak, and Mario Stevenson

Publications from 1991

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Unit orientation for experienced nurses. Process and evaluation, Marilyn E. Asselin and Elaine Barber Parker

Publications from 1989

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Multiple birth: a unique parenting experience, Rosemary T. Theroux

Publications from 1987

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Developing and maintaining a climate of support for staff development, Elaine Barber Parker

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Education day for new graduates, Diane Plante, Marilyn E. Asselin, Irene K. Weaver, Elaine Barber Parker, and Dorothy A. Mannarino