Accomplishments and Accolades

Proposals Submitted

  • Ahn, Hyochol Brian; Pace, Thaddeus; Park, Juyoung. Combination Therapy of Home-based Trans-cranial Direct Current Stimulation and Mindfulness-based Meditation for Self-management of Clinical Pain and Symptoms in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis. National Institute of Nursing Research.
  • Ahn, Hyochol Brian. A Feasibility Trial integrating Neuromodulation + Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for Pain and PTSD in Older Adults. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
  • Ahn, Hyochol Brian. Ethnic Differences in Responses to Painful Stimuli. University of Florida.
  • Gephart, Sheila M.; Shea ,Kimberly.  Comparative effectiveness of a neonatal project ECHO on NEC rates. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
  • Gachupin, Francine C; Godfrey, Timian M. The Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention. National Cancer Institute.
  • Milnes, Tally M; Godfrey, Timian M. PREP@UAZ. National Institutes of Health.
  • Doyle, Kristian; Morrison, Helena W. Center for the Prevention of Infarct-Induced Neurodegeneration (CPIN): Supporting myeloid cell function to mitigate chronic Inflammation and improve vascular integrity in stroke. Stanford University.
  • Rainbow, Jessica. REducing nurse burnout through SysTems analysis and Organizational REdesign (RESTORE): Evaluation of a nurse-led approach. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Manuscripts Submitted

  • Milo, R.B., Najjar, R., Godfrey, T.M., Wang, S., Noone, J., Scorsone, K., Attis-Josias, M., Boehning, A. Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Regional Professional Nursing Organization. Under review at Nursing Outlook.
  • Park, J., Montero-Hernandez, S., Huff, A. J., Pollonini, L., Park, L., Lin, L., Galvin, J. E., & Ahn, H. (submitted) Subjective and objective pain assessment in persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related Dementias. Pain Management Nursing

Articles Published

  • Martens, S. A., & Badger, T. A. (2024). SELF-CONCEPT development of school-aged children with congenital upper limb differences: A mixed-methods study [Article]. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 52, Article 101066.
  • Sikorskii A, Badger TA, Segrin C, Crane TE, Cunicelli N, Chalasani P, Arslan W, Given CW. Predictors of persistence of post-chemotherapy symptoms among survivors of solid tumor cancers (Online January 30, 2024). Quality of Life Research.
  • MacLean, E. L., Carranza, E., Gnanadesikan, G. E., King, K. M., Allen, A. M., Linde-Krieger, L. B., Feldman, R., White-Traut, R. C., Hammock, E. A. D., Carter, C. S., Leng, G., Tecot, S. R., & Bell, A. F. (2024). Neurophysin I is an analytically robust surrogate biomarker for oxytocin [Article]. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 161, Article 106951.
  • Finley, B.A., Shea, K., Gallagher, S., Taylor-Piliae, R.E.  Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners Experiencing Therapeutic Alliance While Using Tele-Mental Health: A Phenomenological Analysis. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, in press.
  • Gallagher, S., & Bouchard, L. (2023). Nurse practitioner educational preparation and confidence related to managing antipsychotic medications and associated drug-induced movement disorders [Article]. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 35(10), 629-637.
  • Hodgson, C., Taylor-Piliae, R., & Rainbow, J. (2023). Understanding the resilience of children living on an American Indian reservation: A mixed methods participatory study [Article]. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 79(11), 4411-4424.
  • Loppi, S. H., Tavera-Garcia, M. A., Scholpa, N. E., Maiyo, B. K., Becktel, D. A., Morrison, H. W., Schnellmann, R. G., & Doyle, K. P. (2023). Boosting Mitochondrial Biogenesis Diminishes Foam Cell Formation in the Post-Stroke Brain [Article]. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 24(23), Article 16632.
  • Littzen-Brown, C., Dolan, H., Norton, A., Bethel, C., May, J., & Rainbow, J. (2023). Unbearable suffering while working as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative descriptive study [Article]. International Journal of Nursing Studies Advances, 5, Article 100127.
  • Aguilar-Raab, C., Winter, F., Warth, M., Stoffel, M., Moessner, M., Hernández, C., Pace, T. W. W., Harrison, T., Negi, L. T., Jarczok, M. N., & Ditzen, B. (2023). A compassion-based treatment for couples with the female partner suffering from current depressive disorder: A randomized-controlled trial [Article]. Journal of Affective Disorders, 342, 127-138.
  • Park, J., Engstrom, G., & Ouslander, J. (In Press). Prescribing or coprescribing opioids and/or benzodiazepines for hospitalized patients age 75 years or older associated with 30-day hospital return: Secondary data analyses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 50.  
  • Reed, P. G. (2024). A New Nursing Aesthetic [Article]. Nursing Science Quarterly, 37(1), 33-36.
  • Woods, N.F., Shaver, J.F., & Berg, J.A. (2024). "Genitourinary syndrome of menopause: Prevalence and predictors". Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 67 (1), 27-42.
  • Walker, S., Zinck, L., Sherry, V., & Shea, K. (2023). A Qualitative Descriptive Study of Nurse-Patient Relationships Near End of Life [Article]. Cancer Nursing, 46(6), E394-E404.
  • Skiba, M. B., Lind, K. E., Felion, C. M., Krupnik, C., & Segrin, C. (2024). Connected Community Classification (C3): Development, Validation, and Geospatial Application for Population Health Promotion and Equity. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP, 30(2), E74–E83.
  • Hawley N, Green G, Ahlich E, Hauff C, Hermer J, Skiba MB, James DL, Nash S. Patient perspectives of weight stigma and bias across the cancer continuum: A scoping review. Cancer Medicine. 2024.
  • Reynolds LM, Houston DK, Skiba MB, Whitsel EA, Stewart JD, Li Y, Zannas AS, Assimes TL, Horvath S, Bhatti P, Baccarelli AA, Tooze JA, Vitolins MZ, Diet Quality and Epigenetic Aging in the Women’s Health Initiative, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2024).
  • Wang, F., Skiba, M. B., Follis, S., Liu, N., Bidulescu, A., Mitra, A. K., Mouton, C. P., Qi, L., & Luo, J. (2024). Allostatic load and risk of invasive breast cancer among postmenopausal women in the U.S [Article]. Preventive Medicine, 178, Article 107817.
  • St. Marie, B. J., Bai, J., Knisely, M. R., Booker, S. Q., Saravanan, A., & Sowicz, T. J. (2023). Experiences of Pain Management Nurses during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study [Article]. Pain Management Nursing, 24(6), 603-609.
  • Chen, Z., Yuan, N., Taylor-Piliae, R., Rubio, M., Yang, Y., Horton, A., Robles, D., Valenzuela, R., Hu, C. Roveda, J., Kuo, P.H. The Wearable Sensors and Virtual Reality for Tai Chi and Qigong Intervention Research (We Sense Tai Chi): Feasibility Study. Under review at: Journal of the International Society of Chinese Health Practices, in press.
  • Block, L. J., Lozada-Perezmitre, E., Cho, H., Davies, S., Lee, J., Lokmic-Tomkins, Z., Peltonen, L. M., Pruinelli, L., Reid, L., Song, J., Topaz, M., Von Gerich, H., & Vyas, P. (2023). Representation of Environmental Concepts Associated with Health Impacts in Computer Standardized Clinical Terminologies [Article]. Yearbook of Medical Informatics, 32(1), 36-47.
  • Chang P, Li H, Quan SF, Lu S, Wung SF, Roveda J, Li A. (2024). A transformer-based Diffusion Probabilistic Model for Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Forecasting in Intensive Care Unit. Computer Methods And Programs In Biomedicine. (accepted for publication)


  • Noone, J., Najjar, R., Attis-Josias, M. & Godfrey, T.M. Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with a Regional Nursing Organization. 2024 AACN Diversity Symposium, New Orleans, LA. February 5-7, 2024
  • Park, J., Montero-Hernandez, S., Huff, A. J., Park, L., Lin, L., & Ahn, H. (2024, April 15). Subjective and objective pain assessment in persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias: Comparisons among self-report of pain, observer-rated pain assessment, and functional near-infrared spectroscopy [poster session]. US Association for the Study of Pain Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle, WA, United States.

In the Media

Other Accomplishments

  • Lisa Kiser partnered with Tucson YWCA to create "Cleaning for a Cause," to provide employment opportunities for women in the Tucson community. Dr. Kiser funded this project with a recent clinical award. Learn more about the program on Facebook
  • Sarah Locke has been accepted to the AANP Executive Leadership Program - 2024 Cohort.