Marylyn M. McEwen, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN

Marylyn M. McEwen, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN
Professor and Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professor, Diabetes Research and Education
520-626-6926
Nursing
Room Number: 
411

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Decreasing Hispanic health disparities in the U.S.-Mexico border region,
Developing culturally relevant family interventions for building family social capital for decreasing diabetes among Mexican American adults in the US-Mexico border region,
Culturally relevant community-based health care delivery systems and client outcomes,
Building academic-community partnerships for increasing resilience in rural and underserved culturally diverse communities.
Clinical Expertise: 
  • Certified Advanced Practice Nurse in Community Health Nursing (PHCNS-BC)
  • Public Health & US-Mexico Border Health Nursing
Research & Scholarship: 
  • Building academic-community partnerships for developing rural community resilience
  • Community-based interventions for reducing health disparities in Mexican American adults who reside in the U.S.-Mexico border region
All Funding: 
Funding Source
2/1/2014-6/30/2015
Feasibility testing of a new symptom measure for Mexican American women with co-occurring type 2 diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease.
Laurence B. Emmons Award, University of Arizona, College of Nursing
CO-PI
4/1/2011-11/30/2015
Decreasing Diabetes Disparities: Building Mexican American Family Social Capital
NIH, Minority Health & Health Disparities
PI
8/1/2008-7/31/2009
Cross Cultural and Interprofessional Community-Collaborative Training Program for Health Sciences Students
Arizona Area Health Education Center
CO-PI; Slack, M.K. PI, College of Pharmacy
6/1/2007-8/30/2008
Cross Cultural and Interprofessional Community-Collaborative Training Program for Health Sciences Students
Arizona Area Health Education Center
CO-PI (Dr. Marion Slack, College of Pharmacy, PI)
2/1/2006-1/31/2007
Promotora-Diabetes Social Support Intervention
NIH/National Center on Minority Health & Health Disparities, EXPORT College of Public Health, U of A (Dr. Cecilia Rosales, PI)
PI - Pilot Study
8/1/2005-5/31/2006
Promotora-Driven Diabetes Education and Social Support Intervention (P-DESSI)
NIH/NINR Exploratory Center on Injury Mechanism & Related Responses, U of A (Dr. Ki Moore, PI)
PI - Pilot Study
10/1/2003-9/30/2006
Grants for Interdisciplinary Training for Health Care in Rural Areas
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CO-PI (Dr. Marion Slack, College of Pharmacy, U of A, PI)
7/1/2003-6/30/2004
Mexican Immigrants' Explanatory Model of Tuberculosis Infection & Treatment
Laurence B. Emmons Research Award College of Nursing U of A
PI
4/1/2001-9/1/2003
Mexican Immigrants' Understanding and Experience of Tuberculosis Infection
NIH/NINR Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA)
PI
10/1/2000-9/30/2003
Grants for Interdisciplinary Training for Health Care in Rural Areas
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CO-PI (Dr. Marion Slack, PI)
8/1/1999-3/30/2001
Mexican Immigrants' Explanatory Model of TB
NIH/NINR National Research Service Award, T-32. Community-Based Interventions
PI
10/1/1997-9/30/2000
Grants for Interdisciplinary Training for Health Care in Rural Areas
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CO-PI (Dr. Marion Slack, PI)
10/1/1994-9/30/1997
Grants for Interdisciplinary Training for Health Care in Rural Areas
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CO-PI (Dr. Marion Slack, PI)
1/1/1994-9/30/2006
Grants for Interdisciplinary Training for Health Care in Rural Areas
United States Department of Health and Human Services
CO-PI
Publications: 
2015

McEwen, M.M. & Boyle, J. (2015). Undocumentedness and public policy: The public policy impact on communities, individuals and families along the Arizona/Sonora Border. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 77-85.

Messias D.K.H., McEwen MM. & Boyle J. (2015). Undocumented Migration in the United Sates: An overview of historical and current policy contexts. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 77-85.

Messias, D.K.H., McEwen, M.M. & Clark, L. (2015). The impact and implications of undocumented immigration on individual and collective health in the United States. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 77-85.

McEwen, M.M., Pasvogel, A. & Murdaugh, C. Family efficacy for diabetes management: Psychometric Testing. Journal of Nursing Measurement. (In Press)

2014

McEwen, M.M. & Murdaugh, C. (2014). Partnering with a family action board to expand a diabetes intervention for Mexican American family members. Diabetes Educator, July/August, 40 (4).

Vincent D, McEwen MM, Hepworth J & Stump CS. (2014). The effects of a community-based,culturally tailored diabetes prevention intervention for high risk adults of Mexican descent. DiabetesEducator, DOI: 10.1177/0145721714521020

2013

Vincent, D., McEwen MM., Hepworth JT. & Stump CS. (2013). Challenges and successes of recruiting and retention for a culturally tailored diabetes prevention program for adults of Mexican descent. Diabetes Educator  DOI: 10.1177/0145721713475842

Slack, M.K. & McEwen, M.M. (2013). Perceived impact of an interprofessional education program on community resilience: An exploratory study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, DOI:10.3109/13561820.2013.785501

McEwen, M.M., Lin, P.C. & Pasvogel, A. (2013). Analysis of Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System Data to Assess the Health of Hispanics with Diabetes in US-Mexico Border Communities. Diabetes Educator, 39(6), 742-751.

2012

Hartweg D, Isabelli-Garcia C, McEwen MM, & Piper R. Being Physically Active: Perceptions of Recent Mexican Immigrant Women on the Arizona-Mexico Border. Hispanic Health Care International, 10(3).

2010

McEwen MM, Pasvogel A, Gallegos G, & Barrera L. (2010). Diabetes self-management social support intervention in the U.S.-Mexico border. Public Health Nursing, 27(4), 308-317.

2009

Rentfro, A.A., McEwen, M.M., & Ritter, L. Perspectives for Practice: Translating Estimated Average Glucose (eAG) to Promote Diabetes Self-Management Capacity. Diabetes Educator, 35(4), 581-594.

McEwen, M.M., Rentfro, A. & Vincent, D. (2009). Diabetes Care in the U.S.- Mexico border region. The Nurse Practitioner. 34(3),14-21.

Crist JD, McEwen MM, Herrera AP, Kim, SS, Pasvogel A., & Hepworth JP.Caregiving burden, acculturation, familism, and Mexican American elders' use of home care services. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 23(3), 165-180.

2008

Vincent,D., McEwen, M., & Pasvogel, A. The Validity and Reliability of a Spanish Version of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities Questionnaire. Nursing Research 57(2), 101-106.

DeLuca, L.A., McEwen, M.M., & Keim, S.M. United States-Mexico Border Crossing: Experiences and Risk Perceptions of Undocumented Male Immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. http://www.springerlink.com/content/x117q268601t1272/

2007

McEwen MM, Baird M., Pasvogel A, & Gallegos G. (2007). Health-Illness Transition Experiences Among Mexican Immigrant Women with Diabetes. Family and Community Health. Family Community Health, 30 (3), 201-212.

McEwen MM & Boyle JS. (2007). Resistance, Health, and Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Mexican Immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal.

2005

McEwen MM. (2005) Mexican Immigrants Understanding and Experience of Tuberculosis Infection. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 16 (4), 347-355.

McEwen MM & Slack MK. (2005). Factors Associated With Health Related Behaviors in Latinos With or At Risk of Diabetes. Hispanic Health Care International, 3 (3), 143-152.

2002

Friedman, Bowden & Jones. Family Nursing: Research, Theory & Practice. 5th ed. Chapter 9: Family Enivronmental Data (contributor)

2000

Slack, MK & McEwen, MM. The impact of interdisciplinary case management on client outocmes. Reprinted in Journal of Rehabilitation Outcomes Measurement, 4(1): 40-51.

1999

Slack, MK & McEwen, MM. The impact of interdisciplinary case management on client outcomes. Family & Community Health, 22(3): 30-48.

1997

Slack, MK & McEwen, MM. An interdisicpinary problem-based practicum in case management & rural border health. Family & Community Health, 20(1): 40-53.

1996

Slack MK, McEwen MM, Carter JT, & Brueckner RL. Case management delivery model for pharmacy. American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacist, 53, 2860-2867.

1993

Slack MK & McEwen MM. Pharmacy student participation in interdisciplinary community-based training. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 57, 251-257.

1989

Blank Sherman J, Clark L & McEwen MM. Evaluation of a worksite wellness program: Impact on exercise, weight, smoking & stress. Public Health Nursing, 6(3): 114-119.

Honors and Awards: 
2014:
Fellow, Western Academy of Nursing
2014:
Award of Excellence in Research, Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Mu Chapter
2013:
Extraordinary Faculty Award, The University of Arizona Alumni Award
2012:
Award of Distinction for Excellence in Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Mu Chapter
2009: Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), 2009
2006: Tucson Fabulous 50 Nurse Award
2006: Public Health Nursing Creative Achievement Award, The American Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section
2004: University of Arizona College of Nursing Suzanne Van Ort Peer Award for Graduate Teaching
2004: New Investigator Travel Award,International Union Against TB and Lung Disease - poster presentation,
2003: College of Nursing Alumni Council Award - The University of Arizona
2003: Outstanding Dissertation Award, The University of Arizona College of Nursing
2003: Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Award, American Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section, San Francisco, CA.
2001-2003: NIH/National Institute of Nursing Research. Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA),
1999-2001: NIH/NINR, Predoctoral Fellowship Award, National Research Service Award, T-32. Community-Based Interventions, The University of Arizona, College of Nursing
1994: Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Mu Chapter, Award for Excellence in Education
1990 & 1991: Award for Outstanding Contribution to the School Health Services Program and to school nurses - Arizona Department of Education, Annual School Health Nursing Seminar
1990: Provost Teaching Improvement Award, The University of Arizona
1990: Pima County Health Department, Certificate of Recognition of outstanding contribution made to the citizens of Pima County
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
PhD
2003
Clinical Nursing Research
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
MS
1987
Nursing
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
BSN
1976
Nursing