2021 Scholars’ Day

Making a Difference Through Scholarship

This is a special time where the entire School comes together to celebrate the Scholarship that emanates from YSN. 
Associate Dean for Global Affairs & Planetary Health; Independence Foundation Professor; Associate Professor of Nursing 

MSN, DNP, PhD & Post Doc Presentations

Postdoc Presentation: Abigail Wilpers, PhD, WHNP-BC
Title:The Parental Journey of Fetal Care: A Systematic Review and Metasynthesis

PhD Presentation: Youri Hwang, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Title: Sleep in Young Women with Breast Cancer: A Narrative Review

DNP Presentation: Esther Pavlovsky, MS, RN
Title: Evaluation of a Nurse-Led Telephonic COPD Self-Management Program on Health Care Utilization

DNP Presentation: Ron Yolo, MSN, MBA, RN
Title: Preventing Hospital Readmission in the Sepsis Patient: A Multi-Modal Discharge National Framework

Virtual Poster Display

Title: Symptom Cluster Profiles Following Traumatic Orthopaedic Injuries

Authors: Stephen Breazeale, MSN, CNRP, Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN; Joan Kearney, PhD, APRN; Samantha Conley, PhD, RN, FNP-C; Sangchoon Jeon, PhD; Brad Yoo, MD, FACS; Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN 

Contact: stephen.breazeale@yale.edu

Title: Addressing Nursing Retention: A Web-Based Approach Focusing on Joy in Work

Authors: Faye Christen, MSN, CCRN-K; Joan A. Kearney, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Contact: fay.christen@yale.edu

Title: Intergenerational Transmission of Toxic Stress: Exploring the Role of the Gut Microbiome

Authors: Eileen Condon, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC; Sylvie Estrela, PhD; Brianna Jackson, MSN, RN; Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lois Sadler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: eileen.condon@yale.edu

Title: Parenting Experiences and Outcomes Among Former Adolescent Mothers: A Mixed Methods Study Research Protocol

Authors: Serena Flaherty, MSN, CPNP; M. Tish Knobf, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN; LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, FNP, FNAP, FAAN; Margaret Holland, PhD, MPH, MS; Arietta Slade, PhD; Lois Sadler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: serena.flaherty@yale.edu

Title: Achieving Health Equity: How to mitigate the impact of Implicit bias among Healthcare Professionals

Authors: Caroline Frazier-Fludd MS, RN; Jessica Coviello, DNP APRN

Contact: caroline.frazier@yale.edu

Title: Systematic Review of Lifestyle Interventions during Pregnancy and Postpartum Related to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Authors: Shuyuan Huang, MPH, MSN, RN; Cherlie Magny-Normilus, PhD, FNP-BC; Erin McMahon, CNM, EdD; Robin Whittemore, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Contact: shuyuan.huang@yale.edu

Title: Sleep in Young Women with Breast Cancer: A Narrative Review

Authors: Youri Hwang, MSN, FNP-C; M. Tish Knobf, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: youri.hwang@yale.edu

Title: Creating an Integrated Opioid Policy for Multi-State Hospice Practices: Improving Opioid Compliance and Patient Safety

Authors: Manjeet Kaur, BSN, RN, MPH, MS, CPHQ; Joan A Kearney PhD APRN FAAN; Mary Ann Camilleri JD BSN RN FACHE

Contact: manjeet.kaur@yale.edu

Title: Practice Considerations for the Anesthesia Provider for Methamphetamine Substance Use Disorder Patients

Authors: Jennifer Krogh, MSN, CRNA; Joan Kearney, PhD, APRN, FAAN; Laura Andrews, PhD, APRN, ANCP-BC

Contact: jennifer.krogh@yale.edu

Title: The long-term impact of military blast exposure: what we know and what we don’t know

Authors: Dora Lendvai Wischik, MSN, RN; Catherine Fortier PhD; Julie Womack, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC; Robin Whittemore, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Contact: dora.wischik@yale.edu

Title: Giving Voice to Nurses Values: Moral Courage

Authors: Sylvia Martin, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Joan A. Kearney, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Contact: sylvia.martin@yale.edu

Title: Patient to Nurse Sexual Harassment

Authors: Erin Micale, MSN-RN, CNL; Joanne DeSanto Iennaco PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Contact: erin.micale@yale.edu

Title: Impact and Exposure of COVID-19 on Early Childhood Sleep in a Socioeconomically Marginalized Community.

Authors: Alexandra Mountford, RN; Megan Pinaire, BS; Monica R. Ordway, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC

Contact: alex.mountford@yale.edu

Title: A Mixed Methods Explanatory Study of Stigma, Discrimination, Sleep and Treatment Outcomes Among Individuals on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Authors: Uzoji Nwanaji-Enwerem, MSN, FNP-BC, RN; Lois Sadler, PhD, RN, FAAN; Sangchoon Jeon, PhD; Declan Barry, PhD; Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH; Nancy S. Redeker, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: uzoji.nwanaji-enwerem@yale.edu

Title: Achieving Health Equity: Developing Nurses for Nonprofit Board Service

Authors: Bernadette Park, MSN, RN; Cynthia Holle, DNP, MBA, RN, NHDP-BC; Lisa Sundean, PhD, MHA, RN; Jane Dixon, PhD, RN; Carmen Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: bernie.park@yale.edu

Title: Evaluation of a Nursing-Led Telephonic Self-Management Program for Patients with COPD on Health Care Utilization

Authors: Esther Pavlovsky, MS, RN; M. Tish Knobf, PhD, RN, FAAN

Contact: esther.moas@yale.edu

Title: Is There a Nurse in the House?- Empowering Nurses in Electoral Politics

Authors: Sharon Pearce, MSN, CRNA; Kimberly Gordon, MSN, CRNA; ; Lisa Summers, MSN, DrPH, FACNM

Contact: sharon.pearce@yale.edu; kimberly.gordon@yale.edu

Title: Improving the Cultural Competency of non-VA providers treating rural veterans through telepsychiatry.

Authors: TyQuitta Perrier, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC; Andree de Lisser, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Contact: ty.perrier@yale.edu

Title: Reducing 30 - Day Hospital Readmissions for Heart Failure by Implementing a Comprehensive Educational Program that Promotes Self Care Strategies

Authors: Nancy Rizzuto MSN RN ANP CCRN; M. Tish Knobf PhD, RN FAAN; Greg Charles MHA

Contact: nancy.rizzuto@yale.edu

Title: Reducing Early Hospital Readmission Rates After Bariatric Surgery

Authors: Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN; Joan Kearney, PhD, APRN, FAAN   

Contact: payal.sharma@yale.edu

Title: A Systematic Review of Risk Factors for Suicide Among Persons living with HIV in the Era of Combination Antiretroviral Treatment cART (1996-2020)

Authors: Alexandria Smith, MSN, MSPH, Joseph Goulet, PHD, MS, Stephen Breazeale, MSN, Amy Justice, MD, PhD, Katherine Nyhan, MLS, Julie Womack, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC

Contact: alexandria.smith@yale.edu

Title: Preventing Recurrent Falls In Elderly Home Bound Health Plan Members

Authors: Debra C. Sylvester, GNP; Lisa Q. Corbett DNP APRN CWOCN

Contact: debra.sylvester@yale.edu

Title: Climate Change and Renal Health: The Development and Evaluation of a Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals

Authors: Christie Torres, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC; Jane Dixon, PhD

Contact: christie.torres@yale.edu

Title: The Missing Link: Building Critical SOFT LEADERSHIP SKILLS In Nurses BEYOND HOSPITAL WALLS

Authors: Nina Vaid Raoji, APN, MSN, RN; Joan Kearney, PhD, APRN, FAAN 

Contact: nina.raoji@yale.edu

Title: From Bedside to Mountainside: Preparing nurse practitioners for advanced clinical skills in remote settings using a novel training program

Authors: Benjamin Woodard, MSN, FNP-C, ENP-C, FAWM; Jane Dixon, PhD

Contact: benjamin.woodard@yale.edu

Title: Preventing Hospital Readmission in the Sepsis Patient: A Multi-Modal Discharge Framework

Authors: Ron Yolo, MSN, MBA, RN; Mary Ann Camilleri, JD, BSN, FACHE

Contact: ron.yolo@yale.edu