Center for Children and Families

Current Predoctoral Students

Njoki Ng'ang'a
PhD in Nursing program: 2nd year coursework
research interests: global health, professionalism of nursing in developing countries, managing and preventing obstetrical fistula
Funded as Graduate Research Assistant, RO1 NR007782, M.Byrne, PI
Anticipated Graduation May, 2012

Jan Kaminsky
PhD in Nursing program at Johns Hopkins University with joint advisement through Columbia University School of Nursing PhD in Nursing program: Candidate
Research Interests: domestic violence, attachment, child development
Funded as Jonas Scholar
Anticipated Graduation May, 2012

Annie Rohan
PhD in Nursing program: Candidate
Research Interests: pain management for premature infants in NICU
Funded as Jonas Scholar
Anticipated Graduation May, 2012


Graduates: Dissertations Sponsored

Factors Associated with Screening Women for Depression across the Lifespan by Certified Nurse Midwives/Certified Midwives
Lorraine Sanders
J. Honig, EdD, Sponsor
Graduation: February, 2005

Guided Imagery for Pain Management by School-Age Children with Sickle Cell Disease.
Cassandra Dobson
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: October, 2006

Maternal Caregiving Practices and Health Perceptions of Ghanaian Women
Denise Pollard
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: May, 2006

Narratives of Critical Care Nurses Caring for the Dying Elderly
Sharon Roche
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: May, 2006

Comparing Bone Mass of Urban Minority Asthmatic Children Receiving Inhaled Corticosteroids to a Healthy Population
Mary Ann Witt
J. Honig, EdD, Sponsor
Graduation: May, 2007

Challenges to Research for Sexually Abused Children
Phyllis Marion
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: May, 2009

The Effects of a Prison Nursery Program on Behavior Problems and Competence in Preschoolers.
Lorie Smith Goshin
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: October, 2010

Impact of a Structured Asthma Education Program on Health Outcomes for Inner-City Minority Children Ages 8-12 Years
Felesia Bowen
M. Byrne, PhD, Sponsor
Graduation: May, 2010

 

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