Katie McElroy, PhD, RN

Katie McElroy, PhD, RN
  • Assistant Professor
    Family and Community Health
Location:
Room 655D, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-4804
Email:
mcelroy@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1997
  • MS, Community and Public Health Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2010
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2016
  • Certificate, Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2018

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2020 - 2022
    Title:
    Promoting Positive Outcomes for Infants and Toddlers
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland State Department of Education
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2019 - 2020
    Title:
    Dean's Teaching Scholar
    Sponsoring Organization:
    UMSON
    Role:

Publications

  • McElroy, K.. Environmental health nursing education: One school's journey . Public Health Nursing, 00, 1-8. doi:10.1111/phn.12815
  • McElroy, K. G., Iobst, S., DeVance-Wilson, C., Ludeman, E. & Barr, E. (2020, May). Decreasing maternal blood lead levels in pregnancy through nutrition or supplements: A systematic review. JOGNN, 49 (3), 243-53. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2020.02.004
  • Smith, S., Stalter, A. & McElroy, K. (2020, September). Association of Community Health Nursing Educators’ 2020 Evidence Based Project Priorities: A National Blueprint for Unifying Research and EBP Practice Priorities. Public Health Nursing, 37 (5). United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/phn.12763
  • McElroy, K., Stalter, A. & Smith, S. (2020, November). Association of Community Health Nursing Educators 2020 Research Priorities and Research in Action Model. Public Health Nursing, 37, 909-924. doi:10.1111/phn.12790
  • Gilden, R. C., McElroy, K., Friedmann, E., Spanier, A., Son, H., Obot Witherspoon, N., et al (2018). Train-the-Trainer Approach in the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program.. Health Behav Policy Rev.™, 5 (2), 59-65. doi:10.14485/HBPR.5.2.6
  • McElroy, K., Chung, S. & Regan, M. J. (2017). Health and the human microbiome: A primer for nurses. American Journal of Nursing, 117 (7), 24-30.
  • McElroy, K. & Regan, M. J. (2016, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 19). Vaginal microbiota and lubricant use during labor: Implications for nursing research and practice . SAGE Open Nursing, 2, 237796081666228. SAGE Publications. doi:10.1177/2377960816662286
  • Paterno, M. T., McElroy, K. & Regan, M. J. (2016, December). Electronic Fetal Monitoring and Cesarean Birth: A Scoping Review. Birth, 43 (4), 277-284. Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1111/birt.12247
  • Gilden, R. C., McElroy, K., Friedmann, E., Obot-Witherspoon, N. & Paul, H. (2015). Evaluation of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s Environmental Stewardship Checklist. . Journal of Environmental Health, 77 (7), 22-8.
  • Paris, L. G., Seitz, M., McElroy, K. & Regan, M. J. (2014, November 1). A randomized controlled trial to improve outcomes utilizing various warming techniques during cesarean birth.. Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN, 43 (6), 719-28. doi:10.1111/1552-6909.12510

Presentations

  • Year:
    2020
    Title:
    Active learning in public health nursing education: The case study approach
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ACHNE Annual Institute
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ACHNE
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Mitigating fetal lead exposure through maternal diet and supplements: A systematic review
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American Public Health Association annual conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Public Health Association
    Location:
    Philadelphia PA United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Improving prenatal risk assessment through provider outreach: First steps and lessons learned
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Association of Public Health Nurses annual conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    APHN
    Location:
    Atlanta GA United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Research for practice: Building action strategies to strengthen community/public health nursing and education
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ACHNE Annual Institute 2019
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ACHNE
    Location:
    Phoenix AZ United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Stop the Bleed training: A valuable resource for staff development in a community-based organization
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    4th Annual Symposium on Home and Community Based Care
    Sponsoring Organization:
    UMSON
    Location:
    Baltimore MD
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Envisioning the Association of Community Health Nurse Educator’s Research and Scholarship Future with Evidence Based Practice
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Association of Community Health Nurse Educators Annual Institute
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
    Location:
    New Orleans LA United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    The effect of intrapartum lubricant use on vaginal microbiota
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Meeting
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American College of Nurse Midwives
    Location:
    Chicago IL United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Composition of vaginal microbiota in labor and postpartum: The effect of intrapartum lubricant use.
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century
    Sponsoring Organization:
    National Institutes of Health
    Location:
    Bethesda MD United States

Areas of Specialization

  • Community/public health nursing, maternal/child nursing, community engagement, nursing education

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Excellence in Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education
    Sponsoring organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing
    Date:
    May 2020

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Entry Level Curriculum Committee
    Role:
    Committee Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    ACHNE
    Role:
    Board of Directors

Public

  • Date:
    2020 - Current
    Organization:
    Baltimore County Board of Health
    Role:
    Board Member
  • Date:
    2020 - Current
    Organization:
    Baltimore County Community Health Needs Assessment Advisory Task Force
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Union Baptist Head Start Health Advisory Committee
    Role:
    Committee Member
  • Date:
    2016 - Current
    Organization:
    Healthy Babies Coalition
    Role:
    Member