Post MS, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, 2013
PhD, Nursing, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2003
MS, Community Health Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1994
BS, Nursing, Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA, 1989
Primary Teaching Areas:
Scrandis, D.A., Siddiqi, H.A., & Postolache, T. (2010). No impact of gonadal steroid levels on the association between C-reactive protein and prepartum depression scores. International Journal of Disability and Human Development, 9 (1-2)
Okusaga, O., Yolken, RH, Langenberg, P, Lapidus, M, Arling, TA, Dickerson, FB, Scrandis, DA, Severance, E, Cabassa, JA, Balis, T, & Postolache, T (2010). Association of Seropositivity for Influenza and Coronaviruses with History of Mood Disorders and Suicide Attempts; Journal of Affective Disorders.
Reeves, G.M., Cabassa, J., Kwan, M., Lapidus, M., Scrandis, DA, et al (2011). A dim red light controlled trial of mood improvement with one hour of light treatment in patients with seasonal affective disorder: A preliminary report. Journal of Alternative Medicine Research, 2(2), 223-228.
Manalai, P., Hamilton, RG, Langenberg, P., Kosisky, SE, Lapidus, M., Sleemi, A., Scrandis, DA et al. (2012). Pollen-specific immunoglobin E positivity is associated with worsening of depression scores in bipolar disorder patients during high pollen season. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 90-98.
Watt, M. & Scrandis, D.A. (2013). Traumatic childhood exposures in the lives of male perpetrators of female intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, published online 24 May 2013 DOI: 10.1177/088260513488694
Scrandis, D.A. & Watt, M. (2013). Antidepressant medication management in primary care: Not just another pill. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9(7), 449-457.
Academic & Professional Activities:
1999 - Present: Member, American Nurses Association
2010 - Present: Member, Marce Society International
2012 - Present: Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
2012 - Present: Member, American Psychiatric Nurses Association
2012 - Present: Conference Planning Committee, Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland
2013 - Present: Member, American Association of Nursing Practitioners