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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

Dr.Teri Pipe is an expert on mindfulness and nursing leadership with focus on interprofessionalism. She was ASU's first Chief Well-Being Officer and is founding director of 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
Joseph Daniels
Associate Professor

Daniels' research focuses on developing interventions to improve HIV, TB and cancer treatment outcomes for MSM and men globally.

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.

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
Alyssa Robillard
Associate Professor

Robillard studies health equity using a social-ecological framework to understand and address inequalities, with a focus on HIV.

Assistant Professor

Byrd studies the effects of chronic conditions, psychosocial stressors and coping behaviors on memory and cognitive changes in older Blacks, with a focus on reducing dementia among minority aging populations.

550 N 3rd St.
Assistant Professor

Chavez applies qualitative and mixed-methodologies to understand the implications of culture, family and work-life related stressors on Latino migrant youth’ well-being.

Hannah Giasson
Assistant Professor

Giasson's research considers the complex interplay between views of aging and individuals’ health and well-being as they grow older.

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
Rachel Koffer
Assistant Professor

Koffer uses innovative methodologies to link stress (e.g., everyday hassles, major life events) to health and well-being across adulthood and aging.

Health South Building Room 208
Chung Jung Mun
Assistant Professor

Dr. Mun directs the Biobehavioral Pain, Addiction, Sleep and Momentary Experience (Bi-PAS ME) Research Laboratory.

602-496-0809
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
Assoc 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
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
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Expertise
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.

500 N. 3rd Street office Health North 301E
Jessica Gentes
Asst Clinical Professor FSC
641 E. Van Buren St.
Ann Guthery
Clinical Asst Professor
602-496-0794
NHI BUILDING
Debra Hagler
Clinical Professor (FSC)

Debra Hagler is board certified in adult advanced nursing practice, nursing education and healthcare simulation. She teaches graduate courses and advises undergraduate honors students.

602-496-0802
550 N 3rd Street Health North 320
Lorraine Hirani
Clinical Asst Professor
FACULTY/ADMIN BLDG
Brenda Hosley
Director & Clinical Associate Professor (FSC)

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

602-496-1423
HLTH South 326
Debra Ilchak
Clinical Assoc Professor

Debra Ilchak is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Educator. She teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

602-496-0762
Health North 201E
Diana Jacobson
Clinical Assoc Professor

Diana Jacobson designed the graduate pediatric curriculum for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner with more than 25 years of primary care and community experience.

602-496-0863
NHI-I 550 N. 3rd Street

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Expertise
Valerie Lindner
Instructor
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.

Angela Lober
Instructor
Downtown COHNI
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.

Instructor
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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SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Natalie Bowen
Asst Clinical Professor (FSC)
602-496-0155
John Bowles
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

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

SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Melanie Brewer
Edson Director for Academic-Practice Partnerships + Clinical Professor
602-496-2204
550 N. Third Street
Maureen Buhl
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

Maureen Buhl is a faculty associate at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She currently teaches in the RN-BSN and Concurrent Enrollment Programs in the Undergraduate Nursing Programs.

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
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Assistant Professor

Byrd studies the effects of chronic conditions, psychosocial stressors and coping behaviors on memory and cognitive changes in older Blacks, with a focus on reducing dementia among minority aging populations.

550 N 3rd St.
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
Shannon Campbell
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Assistant Professor

Chavez applies qualitative and mixed-methodologies to understand the implications of culture, family and work-life related stressors on Latino migrant youth’ well-being.

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
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.

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