Emma McKim Mitchell

Title/Position: Assistant Professor

Profile:
Emma McKim Mitchell has recently completed her PhD in nursing at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her research focus has been in sustainability practices in nursing and nursing interventions abroad. Mitchell has demonstrated to have substantial interest and experience in research in South America particularly. She is a part of national and intercultural nursing associations, has participated in many presentations, and has been a representative for students in the University of Virginia. Mitchell has been active in the community and globally and shows creativity in her all-encompassing vision of the future of nursing.

Credentials
Emma McKim Mitchell, PhD, RN

Education
PhD, University of Virginia, 2011
MSN, Community/Public Health Leadership, 2008
BSN, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth 2006

Certifications / Licensure
Registered Nurse, Florida and Virginia, 2011

Research Grants (selected)

Exploring the health of adolescent/young adults in Bluefields, Nicaragua. University of Miami Provost Research Award. (2012 – 2013)

Exploring the experiences of seeking services for teen dating violence: A sub-study of Project JOVEN.  Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Tau Chapter.  (2011 – 2013)

Exploring the health of adolescent and young adult Creole women in Bluefields, Nicaragua.  Dean’s award from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.  (2011 – 2012)

Publications (selected)
Cianelli, R., Wilkinson, C., Mitchell, E., Anglade, D., Nicolas, G., Mitrani, V. B., & Peragallo, N. (In Press). Mental health training experiences among haitian healthcare workers post-earthquake 2010.   International Nursing Review.

Mitchell, E., & Steeves, R. (2012). The acceptability of clean delivery kits on the atlantic coast of nicaragua: A focused ethnography.Hispanic Health Care International, 10(1), 28-35. PMCID: PMC3512193

Kulbok, P., Mitchell, E., Glick, D., & Greiner, D. (2012). International nursing educational exchanges: A review of the literature. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 9(1), 1-21. doi: 10.1515/1548-923X.2365

Leffers, J., & Mitchell, E. M. (2011). Conceptual model for partnership and sustainability in global health. Public Health Nursing, 28(1), 91-102. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2010.00892.x

Presentations (selected)
Kavalieratos D., Mitchell E.M., & Weinberger M. (2013, March). What do providers perceive as patient-level palliative care uptake barriers in heart failure? A qualitative analysis. Presented paper at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA.

Weiss-Laxer, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Campos, N., Deleon, D., Mitchell, E.M., Choudhury, S., & Peragallo, N. (2012, October). Cultivating University and Community Partnerships in the Development of an Undergraduate Public Health Program. Presented poster at the American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Mitchell, E.M., & Steeves, R.H. (2012 October). Using photovoice to explore the social, cultural, and environmental context in which Creole women in Bluefields, Nicaragua, experience health. Presented poster at the American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Fernandez, M., Mitchell, E., & Lopez, J. (2012, September). Vulnerabilities of clients seeking services for intimate partner violence: Does Hispanic ethnicity and birthplace matter? Presented at the National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D.C.

Mitchell, E.M., & Steeves, R.H. (2012, September). Using photovoice to explore women’s health: Creole women’s experiences in Bluefields, Nicaragua. Presented at the State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D.C.

Mitchell, E., Kulbok, P. & Glick, D. Evaluation of global health experience for nursing students: A literature review. Symposium: Leffers, J., Curtin, A., Glick, D., Knecht, L., Kulbok, P., Martins, D., Mitchell, E., & Taylor, S. (2012, June). International Services Learning Experiences for Baccalaureate Nursing Students: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation across Universities. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Community Health Nurse Educators, Portland, OR.

Leffers, J., Curtin, A., Knecht, L., Mitchell, E., & Taylor, S. Measuring program goals, objectives, and recommendations for outcome measures. Symposium: Leffers, J., Curtin, A., Glick, D., Knecht, L., Kulbok, P., Martins, D., Mitchell, E., & Taylor, S. (2012, June). International Services Learning Experiences for Baccalaureate Nursing Students: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation across Universities. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Community Health Nurse Educators, Portland, OR.

Laughon, K., & Mitchell, E. (2012, March). Use of a Comisaria de la Mujer y Ninez in Bluefields, Nicaragua. Presented at the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference, Charlottesville, VA.

Kavalieratos D., Mitchell E.M., Carey T.S., Dev S., Abernethy A.P., & Weinberger M. (2012, March). Identifying inter-professional and systems barriers to palliative care referral for patients with heart failure: A qualitative analysis. Presented paper at the 2012 AHRQ Annual NRSA Trainees Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kavalieratos D., Blosnich J., Kerr Z.Y., Matthews D.D., & Mitchell E.M. (2012, February). Student authorship in public health: Challenges, controversies, and lessons learned. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Mitchell, E., & Steeves, R. (2011, April). Exploring health experiences of Creole women: A photovoice study in Bluefields, Nicaragua. Presented poster at the Unite for Sight Annual Conference, New Haven, CT.

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