Ratchneewan Ross, Ph.D., RN

I have worked for Kent State for 15 years. Now I am the Director of the International Initiatives at the College of Nursing.

Courses
  • Advanced Health Care Statistics 1
  • Advanced Health Care Statistics 2
  • Research Methodology
  • Individual Investigation
  • Dissertation
Publications: 
  • Boongird, C., & Ross, R. (2015). Views and Expectations of Thai Community-dwelling Elderly in Reporting Falls to Their Primary Care Physicians: An explanatory sequential mixed methods study. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 34, 1-19. doi:10.1177/073346481
  • Ross, R., Stidham, A. W., Saenyakul, P., & Creswell, J. W. (2015). Intimate partner violence, emotional support, and health outcomes among Thai women: A mixed methods study. Journal of the Royal Thai Army Nurses, 16(1), 14-24.
  • Ross, R., Stidham, A. W., Saenyakul, P., & Kleman, C. (2014). The construct validity of the CES-D among HIV-infected perinatal Thai women: Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Journal of Clinical Research in HIV AIDS and Prevention, 2(1), 35-51.
  • Ross, R., Wolf, L., Chiang-Hanisko, L, Tanaka, T., Takeo, K., Boonyanurak, P., Chaleoykitti, S., & Jittapirom, P. (2014). Predictors of depression among nursing students in four countries: USA, Thailand, Taiwan, and Japan.
  • Ross, R., Boonyanurak, P., & Stopper, C. (2014). Worries and depressive symptoms among baccalaureate nursing students in Thailand: An embedded mixed methods study. Journal of the Royal Thai Army Nurses, 15(1), 52-65.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., Suwansujarid, T., Stidham, A. W., & Drew, D., Creswell, J. W. (September-October, 2013). The effect of telephone support on depressive symptoms among HIV-positive pregnant women in Thailand: An embedded mixed-methods study.
  • Ross, R., Stidham, A. W., & Drew, D. (2012). HIV disclosure by perinatal women in Thailand. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 26(3), 232-239.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., Mizuno, M., & Takeo, K. (2011). Depressive symptoms among HIV-positive postpartum women in Thailand. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 25(1), 36-42.
  • Draucker, C. B., Martsolf, D. S., Roller, C., Knapik, G., Ross, R., & Stidham, A. (2011). Healing from childhood sexual abuse: A theoretical model. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 20, 435-466.
  • Ross, R., Draucker, C.B., Martsolf, D.S., Adamle, K., Chiang-Hanisko, L., & Lewandowski, W. (2010). The bridge: Providing nursing care for survivors of sexual violence. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 22, 1-8.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., & Zeller, R. (2009). Depressive symptoms among HIV-positive pregnant women in Thailand. Journal of Nursing Scholarship 41(4), 344-350. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2009.01302.x
  • Ross, R., Roller, C. G., Rusk, T., Martsolf, D. S., & Draucker, C. B. (2009). The SATELLITE sexual violence assessment and care guide. Women’s Health Care: A practical journal for nurse practitioners, 8(11), 25-31.
  • Draucker, C. B., Martsolf, D. S., Ross, R., & Rusk, T. B. (2007). Theoretical sampling and categories development. Qualitative Health Research, 17(8), 1137-1148.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., & Suwansujarid, T. (2007). Finding peace (Kwam Sa-ngob Jai): A Buddhist way to live with HIV. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 25, 228-235.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., Draucker, C., & Suwansujarid, T. (2007). The lived experiences of HIV-positive, pregnant women in Thailand. Health Care for Women International, 28(8), 731-744.
  • Ross, R., Sawatphanit, W., Suwansujarid, T., & Draucker, C.B. (2007). Life story and depression of an HIV-positive, pregnant Thai woman who was a former sex worker: Case study. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 21(6), 32-39.
  • Ross, R., Zeller, R., Srisaeng, P., Yimmee, S., Sawatphanit, W., & Somchid, S. (2006). Self-esteem, parent-child interaction, emotional support, and self-perception among Thai undergraduate nursing students
  • Ross, R., Zeller, R., Srisaeng, P., Yimmee, S., Somchid, S., & Sawatphanit, W. (2005). Depression, stress, emotional support, and self-esteem among baccalaureate nursing students in Thailand. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2(1)
Awards/Achievements: 
  • 2016, Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2016, Daisy Faculty Award Honorable Mention, Kent State University
  • 2014, Visiting Professor Award, Naresuan University, Thailand
  • 2013, Visiting Professor Award, Saku University, Japan
  • 2013, Visiting Professor Award, Saint Louis College, Thailand
  • 2011, The Giovanna Jackson Faculty Award for International Culture, Phi Beta Delta Zeta Chapter, Kent State University
  • 2010, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship - Core Scholarship, Fulbright Foundation
  • 2010, International Distinguished Award in Teaching and Nursing Science Discovery for the Advancement of the Nursing Profession, Saint Louis College, on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Thailand
  • 2008-2010, Eminent Mentor Scholar of the College of Education & Human Services, Cleveland State University
  • 2009, Visiting Professor Award, Ministry of Education, Thailand
  • 2004, Outstanding Faculty Award, Students for Professional Nursing, Kent State University