Pauline Komnenich

CONHI Downtown
500 North 3rd Street
Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Faculty Affiliate
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Pauline Komnenich is a professor and director of the Nurse Educator Program in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. Her research interests include family caregiving of older adults cross culturally, characteristics of caregiver dyads, end of life issues, nursing education and interprofession. Since 2008, she has been the ASU faculty coordinator and treasurer for the Nursing Education Exchange (NEXus) Consortium Project comprised of 12 university-based nursing colleges offering distance accessible doctoral programs. Among her honors and awards is the March of Dimes' Legend of Nursing Award in 2010.

Education

  • Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • M.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • M.N. Medical/Surgical (Nursing Education), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • B.S. Nursing, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Research Interests

  • Family caregiving of older adults cross culturally
  • Characteristics of caregiver dyads
  • End of life issues
  • Nursing education
  • Interprofessional education internationally specifically in the Balkans

Publications

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

Research Activity

  • Komnenich, P. Project Director, (N. Miehl, Project Coordinator). Nurse 2020: Future of Nursing Project.
  • Komnenich,Pauline*. FY 16 Nurse Faculty Loan Program. HHS-HRSA(7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016).
  • Komnenich,Pauline*, Hrabe,David Paul, Hrabe,David Paul. C/S: Nurse Faculty Loan Program. INT ASU(7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015).
  • Komnenich, P. Project Director, Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP). (E. Bradley,Coordinator), $30,000. 2009-2011.
  • Komnenich, P. Project Director, (E. Bradley, Coordinator). Meeting Demands for 21st Century Nurse Educators, Women and Philanthropy, $27,500. 2012-2013.
  • Fleury,Julie M*, Komnenich,Pauline. Meeting Demands for 21st Century DNS Leaders. HHS-HRSA(7/1/2005 - 6/30/2009).
  • Komnenich,Pauline*Hrabe,David Paul. Meeting Demands for 21st Century Nurse Educators. HHS-HRSA-BHPR-NUR(7/1/2004 - 6/30/2008).
  • Komnenich,Pauline*. CULTURAL & CAUSAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE QUALITY OF CAREGIVNG. UNIV OF AZ(7/15/1989 - 5/31/1995).
  • Komnenich,Pauline*. CONTINUING EDUCATION IN NURSING RESEARCH. HHS(9/1/1987 - 2/28/1989).

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 670 Curriculum Development
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 590 Reading and Conference
NUR 604 Phil of Science Perspectives
NUR 628 Palliative Care in Older Adult
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 595 Continuing Registration
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 670 Curriculum Development
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 595 Continuing Registration
NUR 604 Phil of Science Perspectives
NUR 628 Palliative Care in Older Adult
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 503 Adv Phy Assess Patho Pharm II
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 628 Palliative Care in Older Adult
NUR 670 Curriculum Development
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 590 Reading and Conference
NUR 593 Applied Project
NUR 604 Phil of Science Perspectives
NUR 628 Palliative Care in Older Adult
NUR 691 Seminar
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
NUR 593 Applied Project
NUR 595 Continuing Registration
NUR 628 Palliative Care in Older Adult
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 593 Applied Project
NUR 604 Phil of Science Perspectives
NUR 670 Curriculum Development
NUR 672 Design/Delivery:Mediated Instr
NUR 691 Seminar
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
NUR 593 Applied Project
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
NUR 691 Seminar
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
NUR 604 Phil of Science Perspectives
NUR 670 Curriculum Development
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
NUR 593 Applied Project

Presentations

  • Komnenich, Pauline. An Integrative Analysis of Informal Caregiving Research Literature, Variables and Findings. Advancing Nursing Practice Excellence: State of the Science Conference
  • Komnenich, Pauline. The Sandwich Generation: Caring for Aging Parents. MSCI Annual Meeting
  • Komnenich, Pauline, Cross, S. Montenegro and Serbia: Ethno nationalism and Political Struggle in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. 4th International Symposium on Ethnic Identities, Globalization & Human Security: Identity Expression in the Post-Cold War World
  • Komnenich, Pauline, Denson, V. Maternal Serum Screening: Womens Experiences. WIN
  • Komnenich, Pauline. Research utilization or evidenced based practice: A model for International nursing education
  • Komnenich, Pauline. Scholarly Research in Nursing: Implications for Education and Advanced Practice. 3rd Congress of Nurses and Health Technicians (Male Nurses)
  • Komnenich, Pauline. Gender Based Equity and Inequity in Family Caregiving of Older Adults. Oxford Roundtable
  • Komnenich, Pauline. Integrating Technology into Nursing Education for the 21st Century: Theory.

Honors/Awards

  • March of Dimes, Legend of Nursing Award - 2010
  • Virginia Henderson Fellow, Sigma Theta Tau - 2009
  • Joyce Finch Award for Outstanding Teaching - 2008
  • ASU College of Nursing Faculty Alumni Award - 2005
  • Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Award Beta Upsilon Chapter - 2003