Student grants, awards and publications


Grace Kanzawa-Lee won the American Cancer Society Doctoral Scholarship in Nursing, 2017. 

Mohammad Baydoun won an Oncology Nursing Society Foundation grant, 2017.


Nick Metheny won the World Association for Sexual Health, Top 10 Abstract Award, 2017.


Below is a partial list of publication by our students, either as primary or secondary author, in peer-reviewed journals. 

  • Abramoski, K., Pierce J., Hauck, C., & Stoddard, S. (2017) Variations in adolescent purpose in life and their association with lifetime substance use. The Journal of School Nursing. doi:1059840517696964.
  • Buser, J.M. & Lori, J.R. (2017). Newborn outcomes and maternity waiting homes in low and middle-income countries: a scoping review. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21(4).doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-2162-2 
  • Buser, J.M. (2017). The Need for Hematology Nurse Education in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Community Case Study in Tanzania. Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 65. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00065
  • Smith, E. L., Haupt, R., Kelly IV, J. P., Lee, D., Kanzawa-Lee, G., Knoerl, R., & ... Donohoe, C. (2017). The Content Validity of a Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Patient-Reported Outcome Measure. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44(5), 580-588. doi:10.1188/17.ONF.580-588
  • Runaas, L., Hanauer, D., Maher, M., Bischoff, E., Fauer, A.,Hoang, T., Munaco, A., Sankaran, R., Gupta, R., Seyedsalehi, S., Cohn, A., An, L., Tewari, M., Choi, S.W. (May 2017) BMT Roadmap: A User-Centered Design Health Information Technology Tool to Promote Patient-Centered Care in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 23(5): 813-819. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.080.
  • Friese, C., Mendelsohn-Victor, K., Ginex, P., McMahon, C., Fauer, A., McCullagh, M. (March 2017) Lessons Learned Froma Practice-Based, Multi-Site Intervention Study with Nurse Participants. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 49(2): 194-201. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.080.
  • Knoerl, R., Lee, D., Yang, J.J., Bridges, C., Kanzawa-Lee, G., Smith, L., & Smith, E.M.L. (3/2017). Examining the impact of a web-based intervention to promote patient activation in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy assessment and management. Journal of Cancer Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s13187-017-1200-0. 
  • Knoerl, R., Dudley, W., Smith, G., Bridges, C., Kanzawa-Lee, G., & Smith, E. M. L. (04/2017). Pilot Testing a Web-Based System for the Assessment and Management of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Comput Inform Nursing, 35(4):201-211. doi:  10.1097/CIN.0000000000000320
  • Rosemberg MA, Li Y, Seng JS. (2017). Allostatic Load: A useful concept for advancing nursing research. Journal of Clinical Nursing.  doi:10.1111/jocn.13753
  • Marsack, J., & Stephenson, R. (2017). Exploring the utilization of end-of-life documentation among an online sample of sexual-and gender-minority individuals in the United States. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 1-7.     
  • Marsack, J., & Stephenson, R. (2017). Sexuality-based stigma and depression among sexual minority individuals in rural United States. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 21(1), 51-63.
  • Chard, A. Metheny, N. & Stephenson, R. (2017). Perceptions of HIV seriousness, risk, and threat among online samples of HIV-negative MSM in seven countries. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 3(2). 
  • Metheny, N. & Stephenson, R. (2017) How a Woman’s Community Shapes her Unmet Need for Modern Contraception: an Analysis of 44 Low and Middle Income Countries. Studies in Family Planning 48(3). 
  • Stephenson, R., Tharp, M.; Wiginton, JM, & Metheny, N. (2017). Sex composition of twins and associations with morbidity, mortality, and maternal treatment-seeking outcomes in resource-poor settings. Journal of Biosocial Science 49(5). 
  • Stephenson, R., Riley, E., Rogers, E., Suarez, N., Metheny, N., Senda, J., . . . Bauermeister, J. A. (2017). The sexual health of transgender men: A scoping review. The Journal of Sex Research, 1-22.  doi:10.1080/00224499.2016.1271863
  • Saint Arnault, D., & Woo, S. (2017). The Importance of Perceived Need in Help Seeking for Japanese Women: A Preliminary Investigation of Sociocultural Contributions. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.