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Misty M . Schwartz, PhD, RN

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Nursing

Misty Schwartz

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
Graduate School
Nursing Practice (Doctorate)
Nursing MSN (Master of Science)
Nursing Post-Graduate (Post-Graduate Certificate)
CRISS II - Criss 2

Misty M . Schwartz, PhD, RN

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Nursing

Research Focus

  • Infant Nutrition & Effect on Growth
  • Adolescent Girls and Lipid Levels
  • Childhood & Adolescent Obesity Prevention
  • Health Disparity Prevention 
  • Clinical Education
  • Storytelling
  • Pre-NCLEX and State Boards Success in Accelerated Undergraduate Students
  • Process Improvement
  • Qualitative Research

Department

Nursing - Doctorate

Position

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Human Lactation
    Schwartz, M. Increasing Access to International Breastfeeding Certified Lactation Counselors for Breastfeeding Support: A Quality Improvement Project Utilizing Telemedicine. 2020
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Schwartz, M. & Todd, M. Implementing a Weight Management Algorithm in Primary Care 2020
  • Adolescent Medicine and Health Care
    Laughlin, A. & Lappe, J. The Association of Dairy Food Intake and Physical Activity on Serum Lipid Levels in Adolescent Females
    1(2), p. 24-28 2018
  • Journal of Nursing Education
    Schwartz, M. Developmental and Evaluation of a Protocol For a Pediatric Rapid Response Team 2018
  • journal of Nurse Practitioners
    Schwartz, M. Evaluation of Weight Loss Outcomes in a Bariatric Clinic with Zero, Three, or Six Months of Medical Weight Management Preoperatively 2017
  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    McMahon, D.J., Laughlin, A., Hanson, C., Claude Desmangles, J., Begley, M., Schwartz, M. The effect of increasing dairy calcium intake of adolescent girls on changes in body fat and weight
    105(5), p. 1046-1053 2017
  • The Journal of Pediatric Obesity
    Schwartz, M.M., Abbott, A.A., & Connelly, S.C. The Effects of the Balanced Body Band Program on Successful Habit Formation: A Pilot Program.
    2(3:15), p. 1-8 2017
  • Journal of Pediatrics and Child Nutrition
    Schwartz, M., Lappe, J. The Association between Milk Intake and Vitamin D Status in Adolescent Girls
    3(1) 2017
  • Global Pediatric Health
    Schwartz, M. Identification of Parents' Perceptions of Antibiotic Use for Individualized Community Education
    3, p. 1-7 2016
  • Journal of School Health
    Parental perceptions of body mass index notification: A qualitative study
    85(10), p. 714-721 2015
  • The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing
    Schwartz, M. African American Heart Failure Patients’ Perspective on Palliative Care in the Outpatient Setting
    16(8), p. 536-542 2014
  • Journal of Catholic Higher Education
    Laughlin, A., Connelly, S., Potthoff, M., Synowiecki, B. Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Children: Applying Ignatian Values in Schools
    32(2), p. 283-298 2013
  • Nurse Educator
    Synowiecki, B., Schwartz, M. Potthoff, M., Yager, A. Combining Service Learning and Research: Partnering With Schools
    35(56), p. 188-191 2010
  • Nurse Educator
    Schwartz, M. M., Hercinger, M., Miller, C., Foyt, M. E. Predictors of Success on National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses for Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Graduates
    33, p. 5-6 2008
  • Journal of Nursing Education
    Laughlin, A. Partnering with schools: A win-win experience
    47(6), p. 279-282 2008
  • Nurse Educator in Practice
    Abbott, A. Storytelling: A clinical application for undergraduate nursing students
    7(3), p. 181-186 2007
  • Journal of Women in Educational Leadership
    Voices of women in the field: I'm glad no one told me
    4(4), p. 265-267 2006

Publications

  • Dissertations & Thesis at University of Nebraska - Lincoln
    erceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School- Age Children 2009

Presentations

  • Determining the Associations between Late Preterm Infant Nutrient Intake and Growth Parameters from Birth to NICU Discharge Scholarship Salon: Sharing the Passion for Research (Virtual), Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska. 2021
  • The Use of a Scholarship Salon to Encourage Faculty Research Collaboration. Poster Discussion & Poster Presentation at the 44th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society, Advancing Nursing Research with Diverse Populations. Chicago, Illinois. (Schwartz, M., Abbott, A., Sheridan, R., Hadenfeldt, C., McCafferty, K. L., Davis, B. Lappe, J. & Boller, J.) 2020
  • The Use of a Scholarship Salon to Encourage Faculty Research Collaboration. Accepted for Poster Presentation at Creighton University St. Albert’s Day, Omaha, Nebraska.(Schwartz, M., Abbott, A., Sheridan, R., Hadenfeldt, C., McCafferty, K. L., Davis, B. Lappe, J. & Boller, J.) 2020
  • Quality Improvement Project on Pediatric Asthma Management in the Primary Care Setting. Presented at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center Children’s Hospital’s 9th Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference: What’s Now…and What’s Next. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. (Lesser, S. & Schwartz, M.)  2019
  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Presented at the 15th Annual Methodist Research Day, “Implementing Evidence-Based Research: Navigating the Process.” Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha, Nebraska. (Kinney, M., Schwartz, M. & Deshmukh, A.) 2019
  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Presented at the Creighton University School of Medicine Quality Symposium, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Bergan Mercy Campus, Omaha, Nebraska. (Kinney, M., Schwartz, M. & Deshmukh, A).  2019
  • Direct-Primary Care with Implementation of Integrative Care and Impact on Patient Laboratory Markers. Presented at the Omaha Integrative Care Providers Annual Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska. (Wieseler, A. & Schwartz, M.) 2019
  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Presented at the 43rdAnnual Midwest Nursing Research Society, “Nursing Research at the Forefront of Healthcare Crises”, Kansas City, Missouri. (Kinney, M., Schwartz, M., & Deshmukh, A.) 2019
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (May 3rd, 2018). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants Final Analysis. Presented at the 29thAnnual Sigma Theta Tau/Iota Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2018
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (May 3rd, 2018). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants Final Analysis. Presented at the 29thAnnual Sigma Theta Tau/Iota Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.  2018
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (May 3rd, 2018). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants. Poster Presentation at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s 40thAnnual Conference on Pediatric Health Care, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2018
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (February 23rd, 2018). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants Final Analysis. Presented at Faculty Research Forum. Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska.  2018
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (February 23rd, 2018). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants Final Analysis. Presented at Faculty Research Forum. Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska. 2018
  • Schwartz, M., & Synowiecki, B. (March 17th, 2017). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants. Presented at Faculty Research Forum. Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska.  2017
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (May 5th, 2016). The Association Between Milk Intake and 25(OH)D in Adolescent Girls. Podium presentation at the 27th Annual Sigma Theta Tau/Iota Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.  2016
  • Laughlin, A., Schwartz, M., Lappe, J., Hanson, C., Lyden, E., & Pfeiffer, H. (May 5th, 2016). Diet Quality of Adolescent Girls in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Sigma Theta Tau/Iota Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2016
  • Gardner, M. & Schwartz, M. (March 4th, 2016). The Effects of the Balanced Body Band Program on Successful Habit Formation: A Pilot Program. 19thAnnual Practical Pediatrics: 2016 Update Conference. Poster presented at Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, Omaha, Nebraska 2016
  • Havens, L. & Schwartz, M. (March 4th, 2016). Identification of Parents’ Perceptions of Antibiotic Use for Individualized Community Education. 19thAnnual Practical Pediatrics: 2016 Update Conference. Poster presented at Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, Omaha, Nebraska.  2016
  • Schwartz, M. (February 25th, 2016). Alex Chan and His Balanced Body Band School Program. Poster presented at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Preventing Childhood Obesity Symposium, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, Nebraska 2016
  • Schwartz, M. & Synowiecki, B. (January 25th, 2016). The Effects of Infant Feeding Techniques and Nutrient Intakes on Formula-fed Infants Presented at the Osteoporosis Research Center Data Meeting. Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 2016
  • Hanson, C., Lyden, E., Schwartz, M., Pfeiffer, H., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (October 2015). Diet Quality of Adolescent Girls in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk. Poster presented at the 5thInternational Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: Epigenome, Environment & Prevention Tools. LeGosier, Guadeloupe, French West Indies 2015
  • chwartz, M., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (June 2015).  The Association Between Milk Intake and   Serum Vitamin D Levels in Adolescent Girls. Poster presented at 9thInternational Symposium in Nutritional Aspects in Osteoporosis, Montreal, Canada.  2015
  • Schwartz, M. & Lappe, J. (May 16th, 2014). The Association between Dairy Food             Intake and Serum Lipid Levels in Adolescent Females. Presentation at OsteoporosisResearch Center Data Meeting. Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha,Nebraska 2014
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (May, 2014). The Association between Dairy Food Intake and Serum Lipid Levels in Adolescent Females. Podium/Paper presented at 25thAnnual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska 2014
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (May 2014). The Association between Dairy Food Intake and Serum Lipid Levels in Adolescent Females. Podium/Paper presented at 25thAnnual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska 2014
  • Lem, A. & Schwartz, M. (April 2014). “African American Heart Failure Patients’ Perspective on Palliative Care in the Outpatient Setting.” Poster presented at 21st National Evidence-Based Practice Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 2014
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., & Lappe, J. (March 2014). The Association between Dairy Food Intake and Serum Lipid Levels in Adolescent Females. Podium/Paper presented at 38thAnnual Midwest Nursing Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.  2014
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., Connelly, S., Pothoff, M., Synowiecki, B., & Yager, A. (February 2014). Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Children: Applying Ignatian Values in Schools. Poster presented at All Things Ignatian Event Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2014
  •  Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., Begley, M., Danis, L., & Lappe, J. (March 2013). Infant feeding practices and effects on adolescent growth.Poster presented at St. Albert’s Day/University Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2013
  • Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A., Begley, M., Danis, L., & Lappe, J. (March 2013). Infant feeding practices and effects on adolescent growth.Poster presented at Midwest Nursing Research Conference, Chicago, Illinois 2013
  • Laughlin, A., Pothoff, M., Synowiecki, B., Schwartz, M., & Yager, A. (March 2013). Partnering with Schools: A Healthy Living Project. Paper presented at Midwest Nursing Research Conference, Chicago, Illinois 2013
  • Schwartz, Misty & Begley, M. (May 2012). Accuracy of Parent-Reported and Measured Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index in Adolescent Girls and Implications for the Future. Paper presented at the 23rdAnnual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Omaha,Nebraska.  2012
  •  Schwartz, M. & Synowiecki, B. (March 2012). Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index Referrals for Overweight School Aged Children: Implications for Pediatric Providers. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s 33rdAnnual Conference on Pediatric Health Care, San Antonio, Texas.  2012
  • Schwartz, M. (January 2012).Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index Referrals and Overweight School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health. Paper presented at the Osteoporosis Research Center Data Meeting. Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 2012
  • Schwartz, M. Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index Referrals and Overweight School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health. Poster Presentation (Invited). UNO/UNL Phi Delta Kappa Dissertation Meeting. University of Omaha Campus, Omaha, Nebraska. 2011
  • Schwartz, M. (November 2011). Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index Referrals and Overweight School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health. Poster Presentation (Invited). UNO/UNL Phi Delta Kappa Dissertation Meeting. University of Omaha Campus, Omaha, Nebraska 2011
  • Laughlin, A., Pothoff, M., Synowiecki, B., Schwartz, M., Yager, A. (July 2011).  Partnering With Schools:  A Healthy Living Project. Paper presented at the International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau, Cancun, Mexico. 2011
  • ''Heart Health" presented to kindergarteners at Mary Our Queen Church and School 2011
  • ''Keeping our Kids Healthy" presented to 'Trim Kids' support group at the Red Oak, Iowa, YMCA 2011
  • Schwartz, M. (October 2010). Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index Referrals and Overweight School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health. Round Table Discussion at the 84th Annual American School Health Association Conference: Healthy Students…Successful Learners, Kansas City, MO. 2010
  • Laughlin, A., Potthoff, M., Schwartz, M., Synowiecki, B. & Yager, A. (October 2010) Partnering with schools-a healthy living project.Paper presented at the 84thAnnual American School Health Association Conference: Healthy Students…Successful Learners. Kansas City, MO. 2010
  • Schwartz, M. (October 2010). Partnering with schools: combining service-learning and research. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference: Research + Networks=A Source of Leadership, Lincoln, NE. 2010
  • "Healthy Eating/Healthy Exercise for Preschoolers" presented at King of Kings Preschool 2010
  • "What it means to be a Nurse" presented at King of Kings Preschool 2010
  • "Healthy Eating/Healthy Exercise for Preschoolers," King of Kings Preschool 2010
  • "What it means to be Nurse," King of Kings Preschool 2010
  • Schwartz, M. (June- July 2010). Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health.Poster session presented at the National Association of School Nursing 42nd Annual Conference: Vision, Voice, Visibility: Charting the Course for a Healthy Future, Chicago, IL 2010
  • Schwartz, M. (May 2010). Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index and Overweight School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health.Paper presented at the 21st Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska 2010
  • "Heart Health," Mary Our Queen Kindergarten presentation 2010
  • “Keeping our Kids Healthy: A presentation to ‘Trim Kids’ support group,” YMCA, Red Oak, Iowa (April, 2011) 2010
  • "Keeping Our Kids Healthy: A Presentation to 'Trim Kids' support group," YMCA, Red Oak, Iowa 2010
  • “Heart Health,” Mary Our Queen Kindergarten presentation (Spring, 2011) 2010
  • Schwartz, M. Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children. Presentation of dissertation findings. Student Research Conference, College of Education & Human Sciences. Lincoln, Nebraska. 2009
  • Schwartz, M. (November 2009). Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health.Paper presented at the Annual CESH Student Research Conference, College of Education & Human Sciences, Lincoln, Nebraska.  2009
  • “Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health” Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Lincoln, Nebraska. 2009
  • Schwartz, M.(October 2009). Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children: Planting the Seeds of Health.Paper presented at the 23rdAnnual Women in Educational Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NE 2009
  • “Planting the Seeds of Health: Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index (BMI) Notification. 20th Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. 2009
  • Partnering with Schools: Combining Service-Learning and Research. (Co-Presenter). 20th Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. 2009
  • Schwartz, M. (May 2009). Planting the Seeds of Health: Parental Perceptions of Body Mass Index (BMI) Notification. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. 2009
  • Laughlin, A., Schwartz, M., Potthoff, M., Synowiecki, B. & Yager, A. (May 2009). Partnering with Schools: Combining Service-Learning and Research.  Paper presented at the 20thAnnual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2009
  • Schwartz, M. (November 2008). Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children (Presentation of emerging findings.)Paper presented at the Student Research Conference, College of Education & Human Sciences, Lincoln, Nebraska 2008
  • Schwartz, M. (October 2008). Food for thought? Let’s try something else: An educator’s role in the prevention of childhood obesity.Paper presented at the Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Lincoln, Nebraska 2008
  • Boardman, K., Furlong, E., Schwartz, M., Laughlin, A. (October 2008). Web site development to meet school health needs. Presented at the Mosby Faculty Development Institute, San Francisco, California.  2008
  • Laughlin, A., Schwartz, M., Potthoff, M., Synowiecki, B. & Yager, A. (October 2008). Partnering With Schools- Combining Service Learning and Research. Paper presented at the 35thAnnual Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.  2008
  • Schwartz, M. (October 2007). Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School-Age Children. Paper presented at the 21st annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Lincoln, Nebraska.  2007
  • Schwartz, M. & Abbott, A. (October 2006). Storytelling and Alternative Teaching Techniques. Presented at the 20thAnnual Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Lincoln, Nebraska.  2006
  • Schwartz, M. & Abbott, A. (May 2005). Storytelling: A Clinical Application for Undergraduate Nursing Students. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Research Day, Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Tau Chapter, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 2005
  • Schwartz, M. & Abbott, A. (November 2003). Storytelling: A Clinical Application to Undergraduate Nursing Students. Presented at the 30thAnnual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development. Continuing Competence: Where Education and Practice Meet. Kansas City, Missouri.  2003
  • Schwartz, M., Abbott, A. & Hercinger, M. (May 2003). A Curriculum Comparison of HESI and State Boards.Paper presented at the 14thAnnual Research Day, Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Tau Chapter, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 2003
  • Schwartz, M. (April 2001). Clinical Validation of Fatigue in Individuals with CHF. Paper presented at Research Day, College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska. 2001
  • Schwartz, M. (April 2001). Clinical Validation of Fatigue in Individuals with CHF. Paper presented at Research Day, College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska. 2001
  • Schwartz, M. (April 2001). Physical Activity Deficit: A proposed Nursing Diagnosis. Paper presented at Research Day, College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska 2001
  • Schwartz, M. (April 2000). Clinical Validation of Fatigue in Individuals with CHF. Presented at the International Conference of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association. Orlando, Florida.  2000
  • Schwartz, M. (April 2000). Physical Activity Deficit: A proposed Nursing Diagnosis. Presented at the International Conference of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association. Orlando, Florida 2000
  • “Generation X-ers: Harnessing the Power,” 5thAnnual Faculty Conference, Nebraska Assembly of Deans and Directors, Invited Panelist (October, 1999)  1999
  • “Implementation of Congestive Heart Failure Outpatient Clinic,” Bluefield Regional Medical Center, December (1998) 1998

Foundation/Association

  • Winifred Ellenchild Pinch Research Grant, Iota Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

  • The Association Between Dairy Food Intake and Serum Lipid and Vitamin D Levels in Adolescent Females.
    Sponsor: The Presidents Faculty Research Fund

  • Creighton University School of Nursing and Alegent School Health Partnership. Sponsor: Alegent Health Community Trust Grant

  • Balanced Body Band School Program. Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Preventing Childhood Obesity Community Grant (Conducted at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic School).

  • Schwartz, M., Connelly, S., Hanson, C., & Anderson-Berry, A. Determining the Associations between Late Preterm Infant Nutrient Intake and Growth Parameters from Birth to Discharge. Faculty Innovation, Research, and Education (FIRE) Seed Fund, Award amount: $5,000, Award period January 2021 – January 2022.

  • Schwartz, M., Connelly, S., Hanson, C., & Anderson-Berry, A. Determining the Associations between Late Preterm Infant Nutrient Intake and Growth Parameters from Birth to Discharge. Faculty Innovation, Research, and Education (FIRE) Seed Fund, Award amount: $5,000, Award period January 2021 – January 2022.

Other

  • Effects of
    Feeding Techniques & Nutrient Intakes on Formula-Fed Infants. Sponsor: Health
    Futures Fund

  • August 2012 – 2014. Survey Research Project - Infant feeding and effects on adolescent
    growth.

  • Secondary Analysis of Data - Accuracy of Parent-Reported and Measured Height, Weight and Body Mass Index in Adolescent Girls
    and Implications for the Future.

  • Quality Improvement Project: Process Improvement Qualitative Study Project Collaboration between CUSON/CUMC Teams

  • Dreyfus Grant Application Team Member. (KC Pullen - PI).

  • Perceptions of Parents Regarding Body Mass Index and Overweight in School- Age Children. Doctoral Dissertation Research at the University of Nebraska (Lincoln)

  • Helene Fuld Grant Team Member: Cross-training acute care faculty to the community setting.

  • Physical Activity Deficit: A proposed nursing diagnoses. (Scholarly project with MSN Nursing Students)

  • Tool development: Damewood Clinical Validation Tool for the Nursing Diagnosis of Fatigue.

  • Clinical Validation of Fatigue in Individuals with Congestive Heart Failure. (Congestion Heart Failure Clinic, Radford, VA).

Federal

  • The Efficacy of Optimal Levels of Dietary Dairy on Modulation of Adolescent Weight. Sponsor: NIH.

  • Clinical Trial of Vitamin D3 to Reduce Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women. Sponsor: NCI.

  • Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A., Nordgren, T., Thoene, M., Lyden, E., Smith, L., Skulas-Ray, A., & Schwartz, M. Submitted November 27th, 2020. Evaluating Mediators in Breastmilk to promote Resolving Action and improve Care of prEterm infants: the EMBRACE trial. Sponsor: NIH, Award amount Requested: $2,941,784.00, Award period: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2026.

Awards

  • Editor’s Pick for Featured Article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Lappe, J.M., McMahon, D.J., Laughlin, A., Hanson, C., Claude Desmangles, J., Begley, M., & Schwartz, M. (2017). The effect of increasing dairy calcium intake of adolescent girls on changes in body fat and weight.
  • Health Disparities Research Training Award Program (HDRTP)
    Dr. Joan Lappe, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship – Health Promotion
    Dr. Joan Lappe, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, Outstanding merit and scholarship
    University of Lincoln, College of Education and
  • Winifred Ellenchild Pinch Research Award
    Sigma Theta Tau
  • Creighton University Nursing Faculty of the Year
    School of Nursing students
  • Dean’s Award: Faculty of the Year
    Dean of School of Nursing
  • Who’s Who among Students in American Universities & Colleges
    Radford University, School of Nursing
  • Award for Commitment to Quality Improvement
    Chief Executive Officer of Henry County Health Center
  • Chief Executive Officer’s Customer Relations Task Force Award
    Chief Executive Officer of Henry County Health Center
  • Outstanding Commitment to the Pursuit of BSN
  • Superior Scholastic Achievement Award
  • Award of Professional Competence
  • Dean’s List
    Creighton University