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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.

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.

602-496-8601
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.

602-496-0813
College of Nursing and Health Innovation 500 North 3rd Street NHI 1 Room 336
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
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
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.

Faculty Associate

Dr. Ali Reza Rejaei is a distant Associate Faculty at the Clinical Research Management Program of ASU, College of Health Innovation and Nursing. Dr. Rejaei is currently working in a Global Regulatory Affairs CMC capacity for

Lynda Root
Clinical Asst Professor

Lynda has a deep passion for nursing, and realizes the opportunities well-equipped nurses will have to change the future of health care. Her teaching focus is in the areas of evidence-based practice and innovation leadership.

602-496-0810
NHI 2 336
Heather Ross
Clinical Asst Professor

Heather M. Ross is a Clinical Assistant Professor affiliated with the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

INTD B 350A 1120 S. Cady Mall
Heidi Sanborn
Director & Clinical Assistant Professor

Heidi Sanborn is Clinical Assistant Professor and Interim Director of the RN-BSN and Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.

602-496-6791
SUM/WTR Faculty Other

Jennifer Santerre is a nurse practitioner, runner and triathlete, and teaches in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program at ASU. She specializes in women's healthcare.

Judy Sayles
Clinical Associate Professor
602-496-0811
Health North 325
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Cheryl Schmidt
Clinical Professor

Cheryl Schmidt's research interests includes disaster preparedness of nursing students. She is also a member of the Research Committee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center

Danielle Sebbens
Clinical Assoc Professor
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
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
Sandra Shire
Clinical Assoc Professor

Sandra Shire's career in public health started with the U S Public Health Service. With the FDA, she was a reviewer and field investigator, reviewing new products and clinical trials. She joined ASU in 2010.

602-496-1694
500 N 3rd St NHI-1 416
Mary Smalle
Director + Clinical Assistant Professor
602-496-0790
Nancy Spahr
Instructor

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

Therese Speer
Senior Program Director + Clinical Associate Professor

My nursing degree has enabled me to work in a variety of locations, from Rhode Island to California, and in a number of specialty areas such as OB, Pediatrics, private physician's office and presently nursing education.

602-496-2244
DPC HLTHN 201M
Carol Stevens
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

Carol Stevens' research interests include childhood obesity, cultural influences associated with children's health and healthy work environments for nurses.

602-496-2215
500 N. 3rd St. NHI-2 301B
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pamela Storto
Clinical Asst Professor
Kimberlee Sutter
Clinical Assistant Professor
602-496-0833
NHI 2 331H
Erin Tharalson
Clinical Asst Professor
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

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