Meet Our Honors Students

Honors Students
Research Interest/Scholarly Activities
Faculty Mentors
Seniors
Jen DimitriefHow lung cancer stigma impacts patient outcomesJanet Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Lisa DoongDevelopment of a pediatric artificial lung for children with end-stage lung diseaseAlvaro Rojas-Pena, MD
Jenna FregaIdentifying community and environmental barriers to HIV self-management in adolescents living in UgandaMassy Mutumba, PhD, MPH
Sarah HampelRelationships between blood lactate levels and morbidity/mortality in pediatric patients on ECMO after congenital heart disease surgery.Robert Charpie, MD, PhD
Rylie HauptChemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) Measurement Validation: Assessing the content validity of the EORTC QLQ-CIPN20 through cognitive interviewing Ellen Lavoie Smith, PhD, ANP-BC, AOCN®
Tricia JacobsonBarriers women face during the home birth processRuth Zielinski, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Zach Kirkpatrick
Prescription Drug Abuse: Stimulant use Among Undergraduate Nursing StudentsCarol J. Boyd, PhD, RN, FAAN
Matt WhiteNurses  as reliable reporters of two health care associated infections (ventilator associated pneumonia and central line associated bloodstream)Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN
Jennifer ZybertSelf-perceived Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors about Palliative Care amongst Neonatal Intensive Care Unit NursesDeborah Price, DNP, MS, RN
Juniors
Caitlin ChoiWomen's health and primary prevention of gender-based violenceMichelle Munro-Kramer, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC
Brittany GrayMental health and addiction prevention in adolescentsStephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP
Austin HillHow patient care team interactions affect the implementation of care bundles in the ICUDeena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN
Carmela LeoneChlorhexidine bio patches and central line associated bloodstream infections in high risk patientsElizabeth Duffy DNP, RN, CPNP
Amanda Mascolo Children with Type 1 Diabetes and insulin schedulesDonna Marvicsin, PhD, PNP-BC, CDE
Karina Zanyk McLeanRelationships between maternal mortality rates and Maternal Waiting Homes in ZambiaJody Lori, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Sharon ShenRelationships between mental health and intimate partner violenceYasamin Kusunoki, PhD, MPH
Rebecca SingerInterdisciplinary interventions for survivors of human trafficking in EthiopiaMichelle Munro-Kramer, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC
Angela Wysocki
International research on help-seeking barriers in women who have experienced domestic violence
Denise Saint Arnault, PhD, RN, FAAN

Please note this is not an all-inclusive list.