Faculty Global Engagement

As the Office of Global Outreach (GO) encourages students to pursue global opportunities to enrich their educational experience, many School of Nursing faculty lead by example through pursuing research interests abroad. A partial list of projects is below:

NameRegion of InterestGlobal Research Interests
Patricia AbbottLatin AmericaGlobal health informatics
Carol BoydSub-Saharan AfricaReduction of maternal mortality, women’s rights, Global Feminism Project
Barbara BrushPacific Rim, Middle East and North AfricaNurse migration, brain drain, health workforce capacity, urban homeless populations
Megan EagleLatin America/CaribbeanHealth disparities, maternal mortality, rural health
Christopher FrieseEuropeHealth disparities in cancer screening and care, Health Policy, Oncology Nursing
Lisa Kane LowEurope, Latin America/CaribbeanComparative health systems, safe motherhood, childbirth practices in developing countries, PTSD and psychological effects of childbirth, pelvic floor dysfunction post-childbirth
Maria KatapodiEuropeHealth disparities in cancer screening and care, heredity and cancer
Janet LarsonRussia/CISCOPD, smoking, physical activity and COPD, quality of care in post-Soviet Russian healthcare system
Jody LoriSub-Saharan Africa
Skilled birth attendance, community-based Interventions, human rights, neonatal mortality
Janis MillerSub-Saharan AfricaGender-based violence, GBV in conflict settings
Laurel NorthouseUK/IrelandQuality of life in cancer patients and their family caregivers
Kathleen PotempaSoutheast AsiaChronic disease in developing countries, human resources in nursing, community-based interventions
Richard RedmanSub-Saharan Africa, Southeast AsiaHealthcare quality and safety, interdisciplinary team performance in emergency care
Denise Saint ArnaultEast Asia, EuropeComparative health systems, immigrant health, mental health, depression, transcultural psychiatry, gender-based violence
Norma SarkarSub-Saharan Africa, Latin America/CaribbeanCommunity health nursing, maternal/child health, health promotion
Julia SengAustralia/OceanaPost-traumatic stress disorder after childbirth
Marita TitlerSoutheast Asia, Europe, CanadaEffectiveness and implementation science, aging populations, translation science
Antonia VillarruelLatin America/CaribbeanSexual risk reduction among adolescents, health promotion with Latino populations, sexual communication