Accomplishments and Accolades

Proposals Submitted

  • Ahn, Hyochol Brian (PI), Pace, Thaddeus (Co-I). 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 Institutes of Health.  8/1/2023 - 1/31/2025.
  • Erickson, Elise (MPI), Wrightman, Patrick (MPI).  Decoding Delivery Data in AllofUs: Capacity Building to Address Maternal Health Disparities. AllofUs Research Program.
  • Gordon, Judith (PI). Testing the Efficacy of A Scalable, Telephone-Delivered, Guided Imagery Tobacco Cessation Intervention, National Institutes of Health. 9/1/2023 - 8/31/2025.
  • Hinton, Janine (PI), Goldsmith, Melissa (Co-I), Miller, Connie (Co-I), Parisek, Betty (Co-I). Simulation Education Training (SET) for Population and Community-health Experiences (PACE), Health Resources and Services Administration. 8/1/2023 - 7/30/2026.
  • McMahon, Erin (PI), Holland, Marianna (Co-I).  Maternity Care Nursing Workforce Expansion (MatCare) Program, Health Resources and Services Administration. 9/30/2023 - 9/29/2027.
  • Skiba, Meghan (PI), Badger, Terry (Key Person). Shared Biological Aging in Dyads Coping with Cancer, National Institutes of Health. 4/1/2024 - 3/31/2028 
  • Wung, Shu-Fen (PI). Y3-UA-043A: Multidisciplinary Boot Camp Mentorship Program. 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2024.

Grants Awarded

  • Erickson, Elise (PI), Karnes, Jason (Co-I), Banek, Christopher (Co-I), Connelly, Jessica (Co-I), Darche, Rachel (Primary Clinical Collaborator). Oxytocin sensitivity and postpartum hemorrhage: testing genetic and epigenetic biomarkers for improving maternal morbidity. R01 award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 08/01/2023 – 05/31/2028. $2,939,208.       
  • Alharthi, Dalal (PI), Johnson, Michael D. L., Rainbow, Jessica (Co-I)  Sharma, Shalini, Shirley, Valerie,  Warner, Chantelle, Garcia, Jeremy. Wellbeing for Wildcats (WellCATS): An Intervention Program for Creating a Supportive College Environment.  University of Arizona RII. 7/1/23-6/30/24 $50,000.
  • Skiba, Meghan, NIH Loan Repayment Program Award,  Optimizing Aging in Cancer Survivor-Caregiver Dyads through Diet and Physical Activity. 8/1/2023-7/31/2025. $20,000.       
  • Taylor-Piliae, Ruth (PI), Loya, Julio (Co-I), Skiba, Meghan (Co-I), Felion, Carlie (PhD Student).  An Integrative Online Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Intervention Featuring Tai Chi Easy, The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) Foundation. 07/19/2023-06/18/2024. $20,000. 

Manuscripts Submitted

  • Erickson EN, Hersh SR, Wharton M, Bovbjerg ML, Tilden, E. (2023) The role of passive descent and epidural utilization in outcomes associated with prolonged pushing among nulliparas seeking midwifery care. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health
  • Weinstein, S.R., Erickson, E.N., Molina, R., Bell, A.F. (submitted 7/10/23). Maternal outcomes related to genetic and epigenetic variation in the oxytocin system: A scoping review. Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Articles Published

  • Sorkpor, S. K., Miao, H., Moore, C., Johnson, C. M., Maria, D. M. S., Pollonini, L., & Ahn, H. (2023). Listening to Remotely Monitored Home-based Preferred Music for Pain in Older Black Adults with Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study of Feasibility and Acceptability. Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses, S1524-9042(23)00131-5. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2023.07.001
  • Erickson EN, Gotlieb N, Pereira L, Myatt L, Mosquera-Lopez C, Jacobs PG. (2023). Physiological metrics from a wearable smart ring correlate with advancing gestational age and predict giving birth before the estimated date of delivery. npj Digital Medicine. (ACCEPTED/ IN PRESS)
  • Erickson EN, Hersh SR, Wharton M, Bovbjerg ML, Tilden, E. (2023) The role of passive descent and epidural utilization in outcomes associated with prolonged pushing among nulliparas seeking midwifery care. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health
  • Fox, R. S., Armstrong, G. E., Gaumond, J. S., Vigoureux, T. F. D., Miller, C. H., Sanford, S. D., Salsman, J. M., Katsanis, E., Badger, T. A., Reed, D. R., Gonzalez, B. D., Jim, H. S. L., Warner, E. L., Victorson, D. E., & Oswald, L. B. (2023). Social isolation and social connectedness among young adult cancer survivors: A systematic review. Cancer, 10.1002/cncr.34934. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.34934
  • Benzo, R. M., Moreno, P. I., Fox, R. S., Silvera, C. A., Walsh, E. A., Yanez, B., Balise, R. R., Oswald, L. B., & Penedo, F. J. (2023). Comorbidity burden and health-related quality of life in men with advanced prostate cancer. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 31(8), 496. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-023-07962-6
  • Peipert, J. D., Shaunfield, S., Kaiser, K., Moreno, P. I., Fox, R. S., Kircher, S., Mohindra, N., Ip, E., Zhao, F., Wagner, L., & Cella, D. (2023). Correction to: How do patients interpret and respond to a single‑item global indicator of cancer treatment tolerability?. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 31(8), 489. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-023-07953-7
  • Gordon, J. S., Armin, J. S., Giacobbi, P., Hsu, C. H., Marano, K., & Sheffer, C. E. (2023). Testing the Efficacy of a Scalable Telephone-Delivered Guided Imagery Tobacco Cessation Treatment: Protocol for a Randomized Clinical Trial [Article]. JMIR Research Protocols, 12, Article e48898. https://doi.org/10.2196/48898
  • Thrul, J., Howe, C. L., Devkota, J., Alexander, A., Allen, A. M., Businelle, M. S., Hébert, E. T., Heffner, J. L., Kendzor, D. E., Ra, C. K., & Gordon, J. S. (2023). A Scoping Review and Meta-analysis of the Use of Remote Biochemical Verification Methods of Smoking Status in Tobacco Research [Article]. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 25(8), 1413-1423. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntac271
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15734
  • Robles-Morales, R., Morrill, K. E., Lopez-Pentecost, M., & Madhivanan, P. (2023). Arizona-Sonora binational data sharing: the missing piece to the cervical cancer puzzle. International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society, 33(7), 1150–1151. https://doi.org/10.1136/ijgc-2022-004181
  • Wickersham, K. E., Morrill, K. E., Lopez-Pentecost, M., Heiney, S. P., King, J. J., Madhivanan, P., & Hirschey, R. (2023). Losing a part of life: experiences of cancer survivors accessing treatment and sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic [Article]. Cancer Causes and Control. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-023-01742-7
  • Platt, C., Gephart, S., & Platt, B. (2023). Middle-Range Theory of the Adapting Foster Family: Mathematical Modeling in Nursing Science [Article]. Nursing Science Quarterly, 36(3), 273-281. https://doi.org/10.1177/08943184231169750
  • Johnson, E. A., Rainbow, J. G., Reed, P. G., Gephart, S. M., & Carrington, J. M. (2023). Developing a Preclinical Nurse-Nurse Communication Framework for Clinical Trial Patient-Related Safety Information. Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN, 41(7), 514–521. https://doi.org/10.1097/CIN.0000000000000968
  • 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. International Journal of Nursing Studies Advances, 5, 100127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnsa.2023.100127
  • Reed, P. G. (2023). Normative Ethical Theorizing [Article]. Nursing Science Quarterly, 36(3), 246-249. https://doi.org/10.1177/08943184231169749
  • Velasco, J. P., Cazares, S., Lake-Spence, M., & Phyu, J. (2023). Weekly Email Improves Compliance and Care of Patients Implanted with a Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor. Heart & Lung, 61, 168-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2023.06.017
  • Velasco, J. P., Xia, S., & Wung, S. F. (2023). Nutritional Status, Quality of Life, and Health Perception Among Heart Failure Patients With and Without Dysphagia. Heart & Lung, 61, 172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2023.06.012

Presentations

  • Erickson, EN. Methodological Approaches Integrating Social Determinants and Biological Mechanisms. Guest Lecture: Virtual for PhD Course. Determinants of Health. Texas Woman’s University, Houston, TX. July 18, 2023.
  • Godfrey, T.M., & Hammer, S. “Adhering to a culturally responsive framework: Integrating kinship into a multilevel community-based intervention for American Indian adults with comorbid type 2 diabetes and cancer”. 16th Annual Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, American Association for Cancer Research. Orlando, FL.  September 29-October 2, 2023. (Accepted for poster presentation).
  • Velasco, J. P. Practical Strategies Improved Compliance and Care of Patients Implanted with a Pulmonary Artery Sensor. Tucson Nurses Week Foundation Conference 2023, Tucson, AZ, May 12, 2023
  • Velasco, J. P. Heart Failure Patients with Dysphagia in the All of Us Cohort are More Malnourished and Have Poorer Health Perception. American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition 2023, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-24, 2023
  • Velasco, J. Weekly Email Improves Compliance and Care of Patients Implanted with a Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor. American Association of Heart Failure Nurses, 19th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 29, 2023
  • Velasco, J. Nutritional Status, Quality of Life, and Health Perception Among Heart Failure Patients with and Without Dysphagia. American Association of Heart Failure Nurses, 19th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 29, 2023

Other Accomplishments 

  • Kristie Hoch will be inducted as Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology this month.
  • Kristie Hoch has been appointed to the 2023-2024 Communications Committee for the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology.