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Member News January 2024

Member Highlights


University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Nursing School highlights Stuart Eynon in an article that tells his journey through schooling, the decision to embrace his caregiver role, and his commitment to getting to know his patients. Let his story inspire your career.


Karmen Harris, a 3-time East Carolina University (ECU) graduate and PMH-NP, is featured in the ECU News Service for her vision to expand the roles of advanced practice nurses. Her unique perspective and experience set the path for herself and other nurses to get more involved in forensic nursing, victimology, and deviant behaviors. See Karmen’s vision for nurses.
UCLA Health features Iris Mayoral and her extraordinary care in the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Her innovation and attention have sparked new interventions and practices for her unit to successfully treat and care for patients. Read how Iris is raising the standard of care.


Members Published in the January/February issue of JAPNA

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Geraldine S. Pearson writes editorial “Managing the Barrage: Secondary Trauma After Media Exposure to Violence

Bassema Abufarsakh and Chizimuzo T.C. Okoli author a research article, “Nursing Staff Attitude, Subjective Norms, Perceived Behavior Control, and Intention to Provide Tobacco Treatment in a Psychiatric Hospital

Mercy Ngosa Mumba is the lead author of the research article, “Moderation Effects of Substance Use on Physical and Mental Well-Being in Adults

Crystal Modde Epstein is the lead author of the research article, “Social Support Buffers the Effects of Prenatal Depressed Mood: A Mixed-Methods Study

Brandy Reardon writes the research article “Perceptions of ACT Team Members on the Implementation of Physical Health Services: A Qualitative Study

Lora Peppard is featured as the author on the Board of Directors’ Column, “Building Connection Competence

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