Title/Position: Assistant ProfessorProfile:
Emma McKim Mitchell, PhD, MSN, RN
School of Nursing and Health Studies
M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing Education
Telephone: (305) 284-3816
PhD, University of Virginia, 2011
MSN, Community/Public Health Leadership, 2008
BSN, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth 2006
Registered Nurse, Florida and Virginia, 2011
Global Health Nursing: Ethical Issues Surrounding Sustainability, American Public Health Association meeting, Philadelphia, November 2009.
International Nursing in Paraguay, Universitas 21 (Honk Kong University), Hong Kong, September 2007.
Exploring Sustainable Health Care Interventions in Dominican Republic, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Providence RI, April 2007
The Experience of Student Nursing in the Dominican Republic, Boston MA, 2006
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Predoctoral Fellow, Dissertation research entitled “Vulnerable populations in Nicaragua: Exploring the health experiences of Creole women”, funded by NIH/NINR NRSA number 1F31NR011521-01 (2010 – 2011).
Teaching Assistant for 3 University of Virginia Jefferson Public Citizen’s Program grant supported projects, Titles: Empowering women through radio programs in Bluefields, Nicaragua; Research, education, and implementation of a composting program in Bluefields, Nicaragua (2010 – 2011); and Sustainable Social Enterprises in Bluefields, Nicaragua, a needs assessment (2009 – 2010).
Co-Principle Investigator for research supported by UVa’s Community Based Undergraduate Research Grant: “Culturally Competent Health Care: Partnering to Study Diseases of Poverty in a Multiethnic Community in Bluefields, Nicaragua” (2009).
Co-Principle Investigator for research supported by UVa’s DoubleHoo Research Grant: “Domestic Violence and Economy: A Needs Assessment/Photovoice Project in Nicaragua” (2008).
Greiner, D. Glick D., Kulbok, P. & Mitchell, E.. (2008) Rural Health Nursing Research Review: Global Perspectives. In: Merwin, E. (ed). (2008) Annual Review of Nursing Research.
Leffers, J. & Mitchell, E.. (2011). Conceptual Model for Partnership and Sustainability in Global Health, Public Health Nursing, 28 (1), 91-102.