About

Home / About / Directory / Faculty
Name
Expertise
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
David Coon
Assoc Dean & Professor - R.I.S.E.

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
Julie Fleury
Professor

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

602-496-0773
NHI2 324
Judith Karshmer (Dean)
Dean & Professor

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.

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).

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 Nancy Melvin Professor of Pediatric Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at ASU.

Gabriel Shaibi
Center Director for the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention & 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
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
Shawn Youngstedt
Professor

Dr. Youngstedt is a professor in CONHI 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.

Fang Yu
Edson Chair in Dementia Translational Nursing Science and Professor

Yu completed MSN/PhD at Penn and postdoc at Penn State and is a Fellow of Gerontological Society of the America and American Academy of Nursing. Her research focus on interventions to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease.

602-496-0969
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
Kelly Davis
Assoc 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
Interim Assistant Program Director + Associate Professor
00000000000000000000
500 N. 3rd St.
Shelby Langer
Associate Professor

Langer's research interests include dyadic communication and emotion regulation within the context of chronic illness; cancer survivorship; caregiving; palliative care; pediatric pain; and pediatric and adult obesity.

602-496-0823
Molly Maxfield
Assoc Professor

Molly Maxfield is a clinical psychologist with research interests in psychology and aging. Current projects focus on dementia-related anxiety among middle-aged and older adults and later-life effects of childhood maltreatment

602-496-2311
500 N. 3rd St Rm 238
Barret Michalec
Center Director for Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research & Associate Professor
Aaron Guest
Assistant Professor

Guest is a socioenvironmental gerontologist whose research interest lies at the nexus of the social and built environments.

602-496-0782
500 N 3rd Street
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

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
Christina Maddaluna
Assistant Clinical Professional FSC
Alexandra Peckham
Assistant Professor

Peckham applies a life-course approach and uses supportive care concepts and critical institutional theories to ground her research and increase the impact of her work in practice.

602-496-1333
Megan Petrov
Assistant 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
Janet Pohl
Asst Professor
Komal Singh
Asst Professor

Komal Singh's research interest focus is to improve cancer treatment-related outcomes by evaluating phenotypic and molecular risk factors for symptom occurrence and severity and determines underlying biological mechanisms.

602-496-2285
500 North 3rd Street, Rm 284
Name
Expertise
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
Clinical Assistant Professor
Natalie Bowen
Asst Clinical Professor (FSC)
602-496-0155
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
Yingying Chen
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Yingying Chen, DNP, RN is a Clinical Assistant Professor and is leading the Master of Science in Aging in Mandarin program at Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.

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
Kristi Chua
Asst Clinical Professional FSC
Clinical Asst Professor
Jennifer Costello
Clinical Assistant Professor
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.

Pages

Name
Expertise
Angela Allen
Instructor
602-496-9000
NHI BUILDING
SUM Instructor-NotPreCollected
Instructor
602-510-8537
Aaron Cromar
Instructor

My passion is that we all have a story. I believe that people are capable of incredible things when they have the help and support they need. I make connections—between people, ideas, and resources.

500 N 3rd Street Ste #325
SUM Instructor-NotPreCollected
Instructor
602-501-5746
NURSING BUILDING
Valerie Lindner
Instructor

Pages

Name
Expertise
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Angela Allen
Instructor
602-496-9000
NHI BUILDING
Brandi Allen
SUM/WTR Faculty Other
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Faculty Assoc
NURSING BUILDING
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Paul Andrews
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
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
SUM Instructor-NotPreCollected
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Carol Baldwin
Professor Emeritus (FSC)

Baldwin's areas of interest include world and U.S. border health; health equity; sleep disorders and associated chronic diseases; sleep health policy, education and promotion; Hispanic health and quality of life.

602-496-0791
NHI1 Room 239
Instructor
602-510-8537
SUM/WTR Faculty Other
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dir (FSC) + Clin Asst Profsr
Melita Belgrave
Asc Dean (ACD) & Asc 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.

Pages