Awards & Achievements - Fall 2019

From Touch Point Online Magazine, Fall 2019 – Vol. III, Issue 3

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent recognitions, publications, presentations, and awards.

Recognitions

Faculty

  • Mary Anthony, Ph.D., RN, had a published journal article cited as research underlying new joint National Guidelines on Delegation issued by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and American Nurses Association.
  • Mary Bacha, Katie Bowen, Cheryl Brady, Krista Snyder Hawkins, and Lorene Martin were each honored with a Spring 2019 Faculty Recognition Award by KSU Student Accessibility Services.
  • Barbara Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, served as a contributing author for the anthology, Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose, selected as co-winner of the Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing by the Awards Committee of the Working-Class Studies Association.
  • Kimberly Cleveland, JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC, was presented with the Outstanding Education Section Leader Award at the National Conference for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys.
  • Kimberly Cleveland, JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC, accepted a position as Executive Editorial Advisory Board Member for Wolters Kluwer’s Nursing Health Policy.
  • Tracy Dodson, MSN, RN, was recognized at the inaugural American Red Cross Hero Awards for the Lake Erie/Heartland chapter of the Red Cross for performing lifesaving CPR on a fairgoer at the Wayne County fairgrounds. 
  • Dana Hansen, Ph.D., APRN, ACHPN, was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.
  • Karen Mascolo, DNP, RN, was appointed to the Faculty Academy for Student Success for 2019 through the Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Pamela Stephenson, Ph.D., RN, was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.
  • Yafen Wang, Ph.D., RN, was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.

Staff

Heidi Weisel, Clinical Experience Specialist for the College of Nursing, recently became Ambassador of Women’s Health for Days for Girls International. Days for Girls is a program that helps increase menstrual product access globally, as well as creates sustainable products for women to use.

Students

  • Olivia Arnold and Isabella Tassiello were the second-place winners in the Nursing/Computer Science/Mathematics/Business section of the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Mentored by Dr. Dana Hansen, their project was titled, “Intercultural Stress of International Students.”
  • Jasmine Hoff, DNP candidate, has been appointed to serve as a student member on the Kent State University Board of Trustees for a June 2019—May 2021 term.
  • Wendy Vargo, BSN student at Kent State Salem, was named to the Class of 2019 by the Women’s Center SAGE Project. Named from the significance of sage in Native American culture for healing, the SAGE Project recognizes students who have overcome adversity and exhibit creativity, risk-taking, and leadership skills to foster academic success.

Publications

Faculty

Hansen, D., Petrinec, A., Hebeshy, M., Sheehan, D., & Drew, B. L.  (2019). Advancing the science of recruitment for family caregivers: Focus group and Delphi methods. Journal of Medical Internet Research Nursing. 2(1), e13862. doi.10.2196/13862

Hebeshy, M., Hansen, D., Broome, B., Bernert, D., Murrock, C. J., Abo Abdou, S. (in press). Development of the nurses’ intention to use deep vein thrombosis preventive measures questionnaire. Journal of Nursing Measurement.

Kolke, S. M., Kuhlenschmidt, M., Bauer, E., Anthony, M. K., Gittleman, H., Caimi, P. F., & Mazanec, S. R (in press). Factors influencing hematopoietic cell transplantation patients’ intention to perform physical activity. Oncology Nursing Forum.
 


Presentations

Faculty

  • Cleveland, K. (2019, August). Nurses on boards: The time is ripe to expand the goals of counsel. Podium presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Cleveland, K., & Smith, Y. (2019, August). Nurses on boards research: The time is ripe to expand the goals of counsel. Poster presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Cleveland, K., & Galton, K. (2019, August). An integrated review of the literature concerning Ohio abortion legislation. Poster presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Dowell, J. (2019, July). Research literacy in nursing: Engaging graduate student nurses into research. Poster presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress, Alberta, Canada.
  • Hoff, J., & Cleveland, K. (2019, August). Medical marijuana: A thematic review. Poster presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Kopf, R., Dolan, C., & Cleveland, K. (2019, August). Organizational leadership through mentoring: A perspective from TAANA members. Poster presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.

Students

Cleveland, K., & Galton, K. (2019, August). An integrated review of the literature concerning Ohio abortion legislation. Poster presentation for the American Association of Nurse Attorneys National Conference, San Diego, California.


New Grant Awards

Faculty

  • Dr. Loretta Aller was awarded funding by the Austin Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation, the Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, and Kent State University Teaching Council for a KbPort LLC mobile medication cart at Kent State Stark’s state-of-the-art simulation lab.
  • Drs. Sara Bayramzadeh (PI), Mary K. Anthony, Kambiz Ghazinour, and Doug Delahanty (Co-Is), in collaboration with Akron General Cleveland Clinic, received federal funding for their four-year study, Towards a Model of Safety and Care for Trauma Room Design, from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.
  • Dr. Jo Dowell was awarded funding from the University Research Council for her study, Child Illness Representation (CIR) Instrument: Testing Reliability and Factor Structure Stability.
  • Drs. Wendy Umberger and Lisa Onesko received a grant award from Peg’s Foundation for their project, Expanding the Base of PMH APRNs in Northeast Ohio.
POSTED: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:57pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 1:21pm
WRITTEN BY:
Denise Karshner