Veronica P. Njie-Carr, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FWACN

Veronica P. Njie-Carr, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FWACN
  • Associate Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Location:
Room 442B, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-0344
Email:
vnjiecarr@umaryland.edu

Education

  • Post Doctoral fellowship, Multidisciplinary Health Disparities Research, Johns Hopkins University, 2010
  • PhD, Nursing Science, The Catholic University of America, 2007
  • MSN, Nursing, The Catholic University, 1996
  • BSN, Nursing, Howard University, 1992
  • Diploma, Nursing, Gambia College and Midwifery, 1985

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2018 - 2019
    Title:
    Impact of Culturally-specific Danger Assessment on Safety, Mental Health and Empowerment
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Date:
    2016 - 2018
    Title:
    Impact of Culturally-specific Danger Assessment on Safety, Mental Health and Empowerment
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2018 - 2019
    Title:
    Improving Health for All of Us in Baltimore and Beyond (All of Us Research Program)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    AACN

Research Interests

  • Practice Systematic cross-cultural investigations to reduce contextual and structural health disparities among women of African descent who are at risk or living with HIV. Specific to cultural, social, behavioral, and biomedical factors of HIV-related disparities. mHealth interventions to address HIV related disparities. Global health and related disparities. Education Evaluation of teaching effectiveness.

Research Activity

  • Duration:
    2016 - 2019
    Title:
    Impact of Culturally-specific Danger Assessment on Safety, Mental Health and Empowermen
    Description:
    The goal of this multi-site, multiphase, interdisciplinary, two-phase sequential mixed methods study is to increase safety and improve mental health outcomes among high-risk and underserved abused immigrant, refugee, and indigenous women.
    Status:
    On-Going

Publications

  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    A culturally-tailored weWomen and ourCircle online intervention for safety, mental health and empowerment of abused immigrant, refugee and indigenous women: The study protocol
    Journal Name:
    Clinical Trials
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Evaluating Relevance of Nursing Theories in Cross-Cultural and International Contexts
    Journal Name:
    JNBNA
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Leveraging Community Engagement in the Development of a Health Application for Older Women with HIV
    Journal Name:
    JOGNN
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Multilevel Risk and Protective Factors for Intimate Partner Violence among African, Asian and Latina Immigrant and Refugee Women: Perceptions of Effective Safety Planning Interventions
    Journal Name:
    Race and Social Problems
  • Publication Year:
    2017
    Title:
    An Integrative Review of Flipped Classroom Teaching Models in Nursing Education.
    Journal Name:
    Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Publication Year:
    2016
    Title:
    "God loves me no matter how I am": a phenomenological analysis of the religious and spiritual experiences of HIV-infected African-American women with depression
    Journal Name:
    MENTAL HEALTH RELIGION & CULTURE
  • Publication Year:
    2016
    Title:
    “… ‘Cause I wanna live …and I am fighting to live”: Patient experiences for sustainable engagement in HIV care.
    Journal Name:
    Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research

Presentations

  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Beyond the Checked Box – Diversity in Black
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ISLSI Black History Month Event
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ISLSI-UMB
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Cross-Sectional Predictors of Neurocognitive and Physical Function in Older Women with HIV Infection. The Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    SBM
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Engendering resilience to survive in the lives of abused immigrant and Refugee women: A grounded-theory study
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) Conference
    Location:
    Ontario Canada
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Common and culturally specific factors related to intimate partner violence among immigrant and refugee women: Implications for safety planning
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) Conference
    Location:
    Ontario Canada
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Faculty Mentorship Workshop: Planning, Implementing, Evaluation, and Lessons Learned
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Mentoring Program Training Workshop
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Institute for Educators - UMBSON
    Location:
    Baltimore MD
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    HIV CARE in Real Time
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ANAC Conference: Innovations on the Road to end HIV Epidemic: Update on Technologies, Modalities and Prevention
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ANAC Chesapeake

Areas of Specialization

  • HIV and related disparities; Women's health; Global health; Cross-cultural research

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice Biostatistics for Evidence-Based Practice Adult Health Nursing Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Fellow Leadership Institute
    Sponsoring organization:
    Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Date:
    March 2019
  • Name:
    Butler-Williams Scholar's Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    National Institute of Aging
    Date:
    July 2016