Ratchneewan Ross, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

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:10.1177/073346481Ross, 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.xRoss, 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 studentsRoss, 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 Nursing2016, Daisy Faculty Award Honorable Mention, Kent State University2014, Visiting Professor Award, Naresuan University, Thailand2013, Visiting Professor Award, Saku University, Japan2013, Visiting Professor Award, Saint Louis College, Thailand 2011, The Giovanna Jackson Faculty Award for International Culture, Phi Beta Delta Zeta Chapter, Kent State University2010, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship - Core Scholarship, Fulbright Foundation2010, 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, Thailand2008-2010, Eminent Mentor Scholar of the College of Education & Human Services, Cleveland State University2009, Visiting Professor Award, Ministry of Education, Thailand 2004, Outstanding Faculty Award, Students for Professional Nursing, Kent State University