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  • Faculty Expertise and Interests

    • Josie Bidwell, MSN, RN, CFNP
      Research interests: Nutrition and physical activity; obesity prevention; and diabetes.
    • Jan Cooper, PhD, RN
      Research interests: Nursing education, clinical; simulation in nursing education; bullying in nursing education; and health disparities.
    • Kate Fouquier, PhD, RN, CNM
      Research interests: Psychosocial adaptions in pregnancy and birth; maternal-infant attachment; and health-care disparities in maternal nursing and adolescent health.
    • Kristi Henderson, DNP, RN, CFNP 
      Research interests: Telemedicine; HIV testing in the emergency department; and the impact of nurse practitioners in an academic emergency department.
    • Laree Hiser, PhD 
      Research interests: Demyelinating disorders; multiple sclerosis; chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy; and clinical diagnostic assays.
    • Jennifer Hitt, MSN, RN
      Research interests: Diabetes and pre-diabetes management in children and adolescents; metabolic syndrome and obesity in children and adolescents; and interdisciplinary health-care education.
    • Kim W. Hoover, PhD, RN
      Research interests: Health systems; patient safety and quality improvement; health-related workforce.
    • Deborah Konkle-Parker, PhD, RN, FNP
      Research interests: Adherence to HIV treatment; HIV prevention; linkage to care and behavioral research.
    • Sharon Lobert, PhD, RN
      Research interests: Drug resistance to chemotherapy; tubulin and microtubules; antimiotic agents (Vinca Alkaloids and Taxanes); intracellular-signaling mechanisms; cell cycle and apoptosis.
    • Jennifer C. Robinson, PhD, RN 
      Research interests: Physical activity; health behavior; cardiovascular health disparities; neighborhood context; the built environment; social epidemiology; social and environmental determinants of health and health behaviors.
    • Mary W. Stewart, PhD, RN
      Research interests: Women in transition; control and self-esteem; perianethesia care; and doctoral education.
    • Karen Winters, PhD, RN
      Research interests: Health-care access and utilization; racial disparities in health and health care; health insurance status; cardiovascular care and analyzing data from large data sets.
    • Sharon B. Wyatt, PhD, RN, CS, CANP, FAAN
      Research interests: Health disparities; hypertension; sociocultural influences; research participation; cardiovascular disease; chronic kidney disease; community-based participatory research; Heideggerian Hermeneutics.