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  • Dr. Goodman is an Associate Professor at MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing. Her research is focused on the mental health of women and families with the primary goal of developing interventions for preventing and treating maternal postpartum depression and the associated negative effects on the mother-infant relationship and child development.

  • Nalo Hamilton, Nurse Faculty Scholar 2011 Cohort

    Dr. Nalo Hamilton, Ph.D., R.N., W.H.N.P./A.N.P.-B.C., is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing. Dr. Hamilton is interested in the development of breast cancer and its impact on women of diverse ethnic backgrounds. She hopes that the discovery of unique biomarkers for breast cancer development and progression may improve patient screening and treatment outcomes.

  • Motivated by a vision that psychiatric nurses can be leaders and advocates for respectful, effective and timely care for individuals with mental illness, Nancy Hanrahan, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. is examining inpatient psychiatric environments to document organizational effectiveness, quality patient care, and the efficient and effective use of the psychiatric nursing workforce. Learn more about the work of this Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania>>

  • Emily Haozous, Nurse Faculty Scholar 2011 Cohort

    Emily Haozous, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. Dr. Haozous studies the relationship between digital storytelling, medical mistrust, and patient intent to receive cancer screening among American Indian/Alaskan Native people. She hopes this research will help to improve cancer outcomes in the AI/AN communities.

  • Dr. Kathleen T. Hickey is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University School of Nursing. Her research interest focuses on the prevention of sudden cardiac death (cardiac arrhythmias) through the application of genetics. She is the recipient of a clinical translational service award and funding from the National Institutes of Health (NINR).

  • Ronald Hickman, Ph.D., R.N., A.C.N.P.-B.C. , F.A.A.N. is an Assistant Professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Inspired by the work he did during his doctorate studies, Dr. Hickman’s current research examines the influence of biobehavioral factors of surrogate decision makers on the quality of their healthcare decisions and patient outcomes.

  • Dr. Hodges is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His primary research interest is on behavioral nutrition during infancy and early childhood including the relationship between parent-child feeding interaction, parenting, child development, and culture. Dr. Hodges aims to design and test developmentally effective, evidence-based family feeding interventions to support optimal growth and development of young children with particular emphasis on prevention of childhood obesity.

  • Assistant Professor

    E. Alison Holman, Ph.D., F.N.P. is Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine. Her research addresses the relationship between acute responses to psychological trauma and long-term mental and physical health. She is currently focused on using genetics to identify early interventions for at-risk populations that decrease the likelihood of developing trauma-related health problems, especially cardiovascular disorders.

  • Dr. Hudson is Assistant Professor at University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing (UCLA). Her research involves developing interventions that facilitate health promotion and risk reduction behaviors among adolescents in foster care. In addition, she is Faculty-in-Residence at UCLA, where she provides mentoring and service learning opportunities for undergraduate students living on campus.

  • Karen Johnson, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, is a passionate advocate for vulnerable youth, public health nursing education, and the role of public health nurses in achieving health/social equity. It’s this passion that drives Dr. Johnson’s current research project, which is pilot testing the Texas Alternative School Health Survey.