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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.

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
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
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).

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.

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 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.

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.

602-496-0832
NHI 382
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.
Shelby Langer
Associate Professor
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
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
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
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
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
Komal Singh
Assistant 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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Beth Walker
Clinical Assistant Professor
550 North Third St Health North 301 H

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Patricia Reeder
Faculty Associate

Patricia Reeder is a nurse educator who believes in providing opportunities that create awareness of the importance of making educated decisions regarding the health of individuals, their communities and cultures.

Downtown Campus NHI 2 Bldg
Elizabeth Reifsnider
Professor (FSC)

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

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
Faculty Assoc
FACULTY/ADMIN BLDG
Melisa Salmon
Faculty Assoc
550 N 3rd Street
Heidi Sanborn
Director & Clinical Assistant Professor

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

602-496-6791
Faculty Assoc

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
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
Kaushal Shah
Coordinator + Clinical Associate Professor
602-394-5019
500 N 3rd St.,
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
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
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
Komal Singh
Assistant 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
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
Pamela Storto
Clinical Asst Professor
Julie Sullivan-Detheridge
Clinical Asst Professor
480-262-8301
Kimberlee Sutter
Clinical Assistant Professor
602-496-0833
NHI 2 331H

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