Elizabeth Reifsnider

Professor (FSC)
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Professor (FSC)
Administrative
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Elizabeth Reifsnider (PhD, RN, WHNP, PHCNS-BC, FAAN) is the associate dean for research and Nancy Melvin Professor of Pediatric Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on public health nursing interventions to improve the nutrition and growth of pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, especially regarding breastfeeding and prevention of failure to thrive and overweight/obesity.

Education

  • Ph.D. Family and Community Nursing, University of Texas-Austin 1994
  • M.S. Maternity Nursing, Education, University of Oklahoma College of Nursing 1983
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Oklahoma Medical School 1977
  • B.S.N. Avila College, Kansas City, MO 1975

Research Interests

Public health nursing interventions to improve the nutrition and growth of pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, especially regarding breastfeeding and prevention of failure to thrive and overweight/obesity.

Publications

For a current list of publications and research activity visit experts.asu.edu.

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 616 Community-Based Partcpt Rsrch
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
NUR 603 Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 492 Honors Directed Study
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 492 Honors Directed Study
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
NUR 603 Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 492 Honors Directed Study
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 499 Individualized Instruction
NUR 603 Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 603 Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 603 Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 690 Reading and Conference

Honors/Awards

  • 2012 - Excellence in Research Award, Beta Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2011 - Nancy Melvin Endowed Professor of Pediatric Nursing
  • 2009 - Excellence in Research Award, Alpha Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2007 - Excellence in Research Award, Alpha Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International