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Expertise
Judith Karshmer (DEAN)
Dean

Karshmer’s focus is to expand the global footprint of the college through academic practice partnerships that promote the research agenda while embedding students and faculty in the community in meaningful ways.

Craig Thatcher
Sr Assoc Dean & Professor

Craig D. Thatcher's research interest is in the area of comparative nutrition and the role of antioxidant nutrients in health and disease, particularly as it relates to obesity and insulin resistance.

602-496-0019
550 N. 3rd Street Health North Building - Room 336
Felipe Castro
Professor

Felipe Castro's research interests include health promotion and relapse prevention in Hispanic populations, with focus on motivational aspects in HIV prevention, drug abuse, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.

602-496-1720
College of Nursing and Health Innovation Office: HLTH S 358E
Bronwynne Evans
Sr Dir & Professor (FSC)

Bronwynne Evans pioneered the acceptance of culturally and physically diverse students into the nursing profession and engages in research on caregiving in Mexican-American families.

602-496-0766
MERC-C 110
Julie Fleury
Professor

Julie Fleury's research interests include community-based interventions, theory testing, model generation and exercise health.

602-496-0773
NHI2 324
Pauline Komnenich
Program Director & Professor

Pauline Komnenich is a professor and director of the MS Nurse Educator Program. Among her research interests are family caregiving of older adults cross culturally, caregiver dyads, end-of-life issues, and nursing education.

602-496-0861
CONHI Downtown 500 North 3rd Street
Linda Larkey
Professor

Linda Larkey's research interests include testing theory-based methods of communicating health messages to underserved/low-income populations and examining mind-body methods of alleviating symptoms in cancer survivors.

602-496-0740
Campus: NHI1 Rm 324
Rebecca Lee
Professor

Lee is a community psychologist with 25 years of experience, currently leading SAGE: Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) to promote physical activity in in young Latino children (U01 MD010667-01).

Karen Marek
Professor (FSC)

Karen Marek's research interests include community-based care models, cost effectiveness, care coordination, older adults, quality evaluation, medication management and home-based technology.

602-549-2292
Teri Pipe
Chief Wellbeing Off & Profr

Teri Pipe is an expert on mindfulness and nursing leadership with focus on interprofessionalism. She is ASU's Chief Well-Being Officer and founding director of the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience.

602-496-1579
Elizabeth Reifsnider
Professor (FSC)

Elizabeth Reifsnider is the associate dean for research and Nancy Melvin Professor of Pediatric Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at ASU.

Shawn Youngstedt
Professor

Dr. Youngstedt is a professor in CONHI and Health Solutions at ASU, and at the Phoenix VA. His research focuses on non-pharmacologic treatments for sleep and circadian rhythm disorders, and hazards of long sleep.

Rojann Alpers
Associate Professor

Rojann Alpers' research interests include adolescent pregnancy, family caregiver needs, nursing education and public and international health.

College of Nursing and Health Innovation 500 North 3rd Street NHI 1
Angela Chen
Assoc Professor

Dr. Chen's program of research focuses on developing and implementing tech-based interventions to address behaviors associated with HPV vaccination, HIV/STI, substance abuse and mental health issues in vulnerable populations.

602-496-0832
NHI 382
David Coon
Associate Dean & Professor - R.I.S.E.

David W. Coon designs and evaluates interventions, such as CarePRO and EPIC, that focus on culturally diverse groups of midlife and older adults facing chronic illnesses (dementia, cancer, depression) and family caregivers.

602-496-0763
NHI 1 268
Kelly Davis
Associate Professor

Kelly Cue Davis' research interests include health risk behaviors, with a particular emphasis on the intersection of sexual violence, sexual risk, and substance use.

Shannon Dirksen
Associate Professor

Shannon Ruff Dirksen's research interests include cancer survivorship, symptoms and symptom clusters, melanoma, breast and prostate cancer, quality of life, response shift, social support and search for meaning in illness.

602-496-0756
500 N. 3rd St.
Robert Ismeurt
Assoc Professor

Robert Ismeurt's research interests range from long-term survivorship in HIV/AIDS, psychoneuroimmunology approaches to practice and biomarkers of sexual orientation to sexual and gender identity.

602-496-0754
NHI-2 301J
Shelby Langer
Interim Center Director & Associate Professor
602-496-0823
Marianne McCarthy
Assoc Professor
602-496-0752
NHI 234
Gabriel Shaibi
Professor

Gabriel Shaibi's research examines obesity-related health in high-risk and vulnerable populations with an emphasis on understanding and preventing cardiometabolic diseases in obese youth.

602-496-0909
NHI 358D
Rodney Joseph
Assistant Professor

Rodney Joseph is a behavioral scientist with a program of research focused on the development of behavioral interventions to promote physical activity and reduce cardiometabolic disease risk among minority women.

602-496-0772
Sunny Kim
Asst Professor

Kim’s research interests include cancer patient/caregiver supportive care, quality of life, and psychosocial well-being, with a particular emphasis on digital storytelling as a therapeutic intervention.

602-496-6789
500 N. 3rd St. MC3020 Office: Health South 358K
Narayanan Krishnamurthi
Asst Professor

Professor Krishnamurthi's main research interests include developing therapeutic interventions to preserve function (mobility and quality of life) in aging population, improve/restore function with neurological disorders.

602-496-0912
College of Nursing & Health Innovation (CONHI) 500 North 3rd Street, O: NHI-I, 378
Megan Petrov
Asst Professor

Megan Petrov's researches sleep; sleep disorders; health disparities; behavioral sleep medicine; health outcomes and services research; mental health; treatment adherence; pain; stroke; and cardiovascular disease.

602-496-2297
Chanam Shin
Asst Professor

Chanam Shin's research interests include immigrants, cultural diversity in nursing education, health promotion in adult population through healthy lifestyle, theoretical model testing, instrument development and testing.

602-496-2237
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Expertise
Mary Calacci
Director + Clinical Associate Professor

M. Margaret Calacci is the director of the Grace Center in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

602-496-1406
641 E Van Buren Street A205
Brenda Hosley
Director & Clinical Associate Professor

Brenda L Hosley is a clinical associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

602-496-1423
HLTH South 326
Clinical Assistant Professor
Jennifer Costello
Clinical Assistant Professor
Daniel Crawford
Associate Program Director + Clinical Assistant Professor

Daniel Crawford's interests include social justice, social determinants of health, and childhood neurologic disorders.

Kimberly Day
Clinical Assistant Professor

Kimberly Day teaches in the undergraduate pre-licensure nursing program. She has experience in the ICU, med/surg, tele, oncology, and the operating room. She also worked for Donor Network and as a paramedic prior to nursing.

LeAnn Dykstra
Clinical Assistant Professor

LeAnn is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) in the undergraduate BSN pre-licensure nursing program. Her clinical areas of expertise are in pediatrics and emergency nursing.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Erica Lee
Associate Program Director + Clinical Assistant Professor

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Virginia Livingston
Instructor

Virginia Livingston is a clinical instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Her research interests include chronic illness, movement therapies and support groups, and alternative health.

602-543-6171
304BA NHI 2
Angela Allen
Instructor
602-496-2225
NHI BUILDING
Ruth Clendenon
Instructor

Ruth Clendenon is a faculty associate in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.

Instructor
602-501-5746
NURSING BUILDING
Valerie Hardwick
Instructor
Lorraine Hirani
Instructor
FACULTY/ADMIN BLDG
Kara Mangold
Instructor

Kara Mangold (DNP, RN-BC, CCTN, CNE, EBP-C) is an instructor with the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.

Jennifer May
Instructor

Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE-cl)

Lynette Shaw-Smith
Instructor

Shaw-Smith teaches WAC 107, ENG 17, and ENG 108. Shaw-Smith has many years of experience teaching International students at all ages and all levels.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Nancy Spahr
Instructor

Education and teaching and mission work are Spahr's passions.

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Angela Allen
Instructor
602-496-2225
NHI BUILDING
Rojann Alpers
Associate Professor

Rojann Alpers' research interests include adolescent pregnancy, family caregiver needs, nursing education and public and international health.

College of Nursing and Health Innovation 500 North 3rd Street NHI 1
Charlotte Armbruster
Clinical Assoc Professor

Quality Matters: Master Reviewer Certificate, 2011-present and Peer Reviewer Certificate, 2011 - present

Faculty Associate
Dawn Augusta
Clinical Associate Professor

I believe the strength of a community is found in the weave of its people. The tighter, the better.

602-496-0290
550 N 3rd Street #336
Faculty Associate
928-252-3181
Faculty Associate
Clinical Assistant Professor
Melita Belgrave
Assoc Professor

Belgrave has worked as a music therapist in special education, mental health, rehabilitation, hospice, geriatric, and intergenerational settings throughout Texas, Florida, Kansas, and Missouri.

Faculty Assoc
602-403-1100
Faculty Associate
John Bowles
Professor of Practice (FSC)

John Bowles research interests include cardiovascular health among older diverse populations, symptom management, healthcare seeking behaviors, cardiovascular disease awareness among women and U.S.-Mexico border health issues

Mary Burleson
Associate Professor

Burleson earned her doctorate in psychology (behavioral neuroscience program) from ASU in 1994. Her postdoctoral training was at Ohio State University. She joined the ASU faculty in 1997.

602-543-6804
FAB S129
Mary Calacci
Director + Clinical Associate Professor

M. Margaret Calacci is the director of the Grace Center in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

602-496-1406
641 E Van Buren Street A205
Felipe Castro
Professor

Felipe Castro's research interests include health promotion and relapse prevention in Hispanic populations, with focus on motivational aspects in HIV prevention, drug abuse, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.

602-496-1720
College of Nursing and Health Innovation Office: HLTH S 358E
Angela Chen
Assoc Professor

Dr. Chen's program of research focuses on developing and implementing tech-based interventions to address behaviors associated with HPV vaccination, HIV/STI, substance abuse and mental health issues in vulnerable populations.

602-496-0832
NHI 382
Dean Chiarelli
Clinical Asst Professor

Dean Chiarelli's research interests include environmental health, food safety & protection, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy aging.

602-496-1867
Ruth Clendenon
Instructor

Ruth Clendenon is a faculty associate in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.

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