Schedule of Events

(Conference times shown are EST) 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Opening keynote

"Trauma Trails": Exposure to Violence and Trauma - Health Inequities and Social Justice
Speaker: Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

10:15 AM-10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Plenary session

What is Intersectionality and Why Does it Matter for HIV Risk and Prevention?
Speakers: Ramona Benkert, PhD, ANP-­BC, FAANP and Rick Zimmerman, PhD

with presentations by community members:

Marissa L. Miller, SME
Executive Director
Trans Solutions Research & Resource Center

and

Noel Green
Manager of Outreach & Care Engagement
University of Chicago Center for HIV Elimination

11:45 AM-12:45 PM Concurrent research poster presentations, part 1

Validity of Self-Report and Objective Measures of Fatigue in Dialysis Population

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Age of Smoking Initiation in Relation to Multiple Health Behaviors

Seung Hee Choi, PhD, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Manfred Stommel, PhD, Michigan State University

Students Bullied in the Clinical Setting

Stefan Smolenski, RN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Rachael Charlow, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Sara Viar, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Nursing Roles and Responsibilities Conducted by BSN Students across Multiple Medically-Underserved Clinical Sites

Belinda Aberle, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Elizabeth Marentette, MA, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Kristy Enoex, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Biyyiah Lee, BSN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Ramona Benkert, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

An Integrated Literature Review on the Effects of Deep Breathing as an Intervention for Migraine Pain in Adults

Chanta Stanley, DNP, RN, AGNP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Nursing Leadership in the Development and Implementation of a Clinical Trial Vaccine Site Based on Roger's Diffusion of Innovations Theory

Holly Berndt-Hilu, MSN, RN, Ascension St. John Hospital
Louis Saravolatz, MD, MACP, FIDSA, Ascension St. John Hospital
Sharon Valenti, MSN, NP-C, Ascension St. John Hospital
Meghan McDermott, BSN, RN, CCRN, Ascension St. John Hospital
Arminohi Inofak, BIS, CCMA, CRA, Ascension St. John Hospital
Samantha Juszczyk, BA, CRA, Ascension St. John Hospital
Lynne Rossier, BSN, RN, OCN, Ascension St. John Hospital
Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, Ascension St. John Hospital

Implementation of a Plant-Based Nutrition Wellness Program

Fatima Hamadi, BSN, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Sandra Oliver-McNeil, DNP, ACNP-BC, AACC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Katherine Zimnicki, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

The Impact of Food Insecurity on the North End Community

Donna Manlongat, MScN, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Anne MacNeil, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Monika Pemberton, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Sarah Melvin, RN, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir, PharmD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Ralph Williams, MD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Kimberly Campbell-Voytal, PhD, RN, CNS, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University

12:45 PM-1:00 PM Closing remarks

Thursday, April 15, 2021

9:00 AM-9:15 AM Welcome

9:15 AM-10:15 AM Keynote

Does Premature Birth Matter at Adulthood?
Speaker: Mary Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN

10:15 AM-10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Concurrent sessions

  1. Fatigue in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Speaker: Bincy Joshwa, PhD, RN
  2. Smoking and Multiple Health Behaviors Among Underserved Populations
    Speaker: Seung Hee Choi, PhD, RN
  3. Lessons Learned from a Rural-based, Community-Academic Partnership: The Story of CoSAGE
    Speaker: Debra Schutte, PhD, RN

11:30 AM-11:45 AM Break

11:45 AM-12:45 PM Research poster presentations, part 2

Stress in Fathers and Mothers and Postpartum Depression among Immigrant Arab American Mothers: A Pilot Study

Dalia Khalil, PhD, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Carmen Giurgescu, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida
Dawn P. Misra, MHS, PhD, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Arash Javanbakht, MD, School of Medicine, Wayne State University
Thomas Templin, PhD, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Translating an Efficacious Illness Management Intervention for Youth with Poorly Controlled Asthma to Real World Settings

Meghna Shukla, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Michael Mooney DNP, RN, CPNP-AC, CNE, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
April Carcone PhD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Wanda Gibson-Scipio PhD, FNP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Nirupima Kannikeswaran, MD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Deborah Ellis, PhD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University

Current and Cumulative Stress Experiences: A model for Immigrant College Students

Maha Albdour, PhD, APHN-BC, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Thomas Templin, PhD, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Samuele Zilioli, PhD, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University and Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University
Jun S. Hong, PhD, School of Social Work, Wayne State University
Mark A. Lumley, PhD, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University

Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening through Reduction of Late Cancelations and No-Shows Using a Screening Navigator

Sheryl Affholter, RN, BSN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Experiences of Muslim Women with Infertility

Samia Abdelnabi, BSN, MSN, CNM, FNP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Acceptability of a Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Program for Gender and Sexual Minority Emerging Adults

Jennifer Ahlquist, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Nancy George PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Sarah LeRoy DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Angela Fedewa PhD, LP, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Wayne State University

Family Cohesiveness: A Dying Concern for the Co-Parent in Families with Young Parents with Advanced Cancer (PWAC): A Pilot Study

Cinzia Caparso, BSN, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Ramona Benkert, PhD, ANP-ABC, FAANP, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

Utilizing Medisafe® Application to Enhance Medication Adherence in Patients with Chronic Diseases: A Quality Improvement Project

Mariam Bassalious, BSN, RN, College of Nursing, Wayne State University

12:45 PM-1:00 PM Closing remarks