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Felipe Castro

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.

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.

NHI 1 268
Julie Fleury

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

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.

CONHI Downtown 500 North 3rd Street
Linda Larkey

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.

Campus: NHI1 Rm 324
Rebecca Lee

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.

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.

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.

550 N. 3rd Street Health North Building - Room 336
Shawn Youngstedt

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

500 North 3rd Street, Rm 284
Leslie Morgan
Clinical Asst Professor
Michelle Morgan
Clinical Asst Professor
Brenda Morris
Clinical Professor

Brenda Morris' research interests include: nursing education, clinical education, dedicated educational units, program development and evaluation, and critical thinking.

Mercado Bldg C Rms 104/105
Margaret Morris
Director + Clinical Professor
Ana Murphy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Jill Newkirk
Asst Clinical Professional FSC
Janet O'Brien
Clinical Associate Professor

Janet O’Brien is the coordinator for the standardized patient clinical exams and the Master of Science in Simulation program in the Edson College. Her research interests include competency assessment using simulation.

500 N. 3rd. St. Room 314
Timothy O'Grady
Professor of Practice

Tim Porter–O’Grady's research interests include magnet effectiveness, shared governance, leader effectiveness, complex adpative systems, innovation, and primary care policy.

Judith Ochieng
Clinical Asst Professor

Judith is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at ASU. Her work is in diabetes with a focus on risk prevention of developing diabetes complications among vulnerable populations.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Jill Quillman has a nursing background primarily in cardiovascular intensive care nursing. She has been teaching prelicensure nursing for the past 7 years in the university setting.



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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
Julie Fleury

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

NHI2 324
Kayla Galetta
Faculty Assoc

Full-time school nurse at ASU Prep Academy, Downtown Phoenix. Part-time pediatric clinical faculty at ASU CONHI for prelicensure nursing students. ASU Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner student.

ASU Preparatory Academy Downtown Phoenix 735 E Fillmore St
Jessica Gentes
Asst Clinical Professor FSC
641 E. Van Buren St.
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.

Faculty Associate