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Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2017  

HONORS AND AWARDS

Jen Atkins, Ph.D. (Dance) won the 2017 Jules and Frances Landry Award for her book, “New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras, 1870-1920,” recently published by the Louisiana State University Press.

Eric Stewart, Ph.D. (Criminology and Criminal Justice) received the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award for his work with the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Sally Karioth, Ph.D. (Nursing) received the Distinguished Alumni award from Bellin College in Green Bay, Wis. at her 50th reunion during the school’s homecoming festivities in September.

Ying Mai Kung, DNP (Nursing) was inducted as a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 7.

The FSU Passport Office (International Programs) received a Certificate of Superior Achievement for receiving a “perfect score” on their acceptance facility oversight compliance inspection in May.

BYLINES

Daniel Mears, Ph.D. (Criminology and Criminal Justice) authored the book “Out-of-Control Criminal Justice: The Systems Improvement Solution for More Safety, Justice, Accountability, and Efficiency,” recently published and released by the Cambridge University Press.

Amanda Tazaz, Ph.D., Robert Schoen, Ph.D. and Wendy Bray, Ph.D. (Florida State University Learning Systems Institute) co-authored “Developing an Assessment Instrument to Measure Early Elementary Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching,” published in the Elementary School Journal.

Lucinda Graven, Ph.D. (Nursing), Joan Grant Keltner, Ph.D. (Nursing) and Kelly Fuller, Ph.D. (Psychology) co-authored “Problems Experienced by Heart Failure Patients the First Month After Discharge from a Heart Failure Related Hospitalization,” published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Lucinda Graven, Ph.D. (Nursing), Glenna Gordon, Ph.D. (Nursing), Joan Grant Keltner, Ph.D. (Nursing), Laurie Abbott, Ph.D. (Nursing), Jessica Bahorski (Nursing) co-authored “Efficacy of a Social Support and Problem Solving Intervention on Heart Failure Self-Care,” a pilot study published in the Journal of Patient Education and Counseling.

Ying Mai Kung, DNP (Nursing) collaborated with nursing professors from across the country to author “Policy and political advocacy: Comparison study of nursing faculty to determine current practices, perceptions, and barriers to teaching health policy,” published in the Journal of Professional Nursing.

PRESENTATIONS

Lydia Hanks, Ph.D. and Nathan Line (Hospitality) were featured speakers at Boston University’s Hospitality Consumer Behavior Research Conference Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.

Lucinda Graven, Ph.D. (Nursing), Joan Grant Keltner, Ph.D. (Nursing) and Kelly Fuller (Psychology) presented their research, “Problems Experienced by Heart Failure Patients the First Month After Discharge from a Heart Failure Related Hospitalization,” at the annual conference of the Heart Failure Society of America in Dallas, Texas.

Ying Mai Kung, DNP (Nursing) presented “What Does Physician Supervision of Florida Nurse Practitioners Really Look Like?” at the Florida Action Coalition WebEx Meeting on Sept. 11 and Sept. 27 as well as on the Removing Borders to Practice and Care Learning Online Collaborative.

SERVICE

Latika Young, Ed.M. (Undergraduate Research) has been appointed the director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Achievement.

Kimberly Reid (Undergraduate Research) has been appointed the associate director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement.

James Bowman, Ph.D. (Public Administration and Policy) has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

GRANTS

John Lowe, Ph.D. (Nursing), Sabrina Dickey, Ph.D. (Nursing) and their FAMU colleague Matthew Dutton, Ph.D. (Pharmacy) received a $10,000 grant from the Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities to study “Cancer and Health Promotion Communication: Understanding the Patterns and Differences in Communication within the Black Diaspora of Prostate Cancer Survivors and their Families.”