Nursing Experts

“The two biggest reasons long-term care staff leave the workforce is they're stressed at work, or they have chronic health conditions that force them out.” Kelly Doran, PhD, RN Read More about Kelly Doran, PhD, RN
“When cancer patients finish treatment, they have to go back to normal life. But it’s not really normal life. They have to adapt to a ‘new normal’ while managing symptoms ...” Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD '03, RN, FAAN, FGSA Read More about Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD '03, RN, FAAN, FGSA
"Addressing social isolation early in life with marginalized families could benefit public health and well-being for generations." Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD ’11, MS ’05, BSN ’04, CRNP-Neonatal, FNAP, FAAN Read More about Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD ’11, MS ’05, BSN ’04, CRNP-Neonatal, FNAP, FAAN
“We need to be sure hospitals are very clear about what their policies are and what will be happening during labor and after birth.” Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD ’18, MPH, RN Read More about Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD ’18, MPH, RN
"Sex, drugs, and violence risks are syndemic: The presence of one makes co-occurrence of another much more likely, especially in settings with adverse social conditions." Marik Moen, PhD '18, MPH, RN Read More about Marik Moen, PhD '18, MPH, RN

Search below to find nursing experts available for media interviews. 

This database does not — and could not — include every nursing expert at UMSON.

For additional resources or to set up an interview, contact Giordana Segneri at gsegneri@umaryland.edu.

Additionally, the University of Maryland, Baltimore maintains an Experts Guide.

Area of Expertise Name and Credentials

Academic Leadership

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Academic Progression

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Academic Progression

Rebecca Wiseman, PhD, RN

Acute Pain & Chronic Pain

Susan Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN

Addiction Nursing

Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN

Addictions Nursing

Charon Burda, DNP, PMHCNS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

Addictions Nursing

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Adult Surgery

Ameera Chakravarthy, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Advance Care Planning

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

Advanced Practice Nursing Issues

Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Advanced Practice Nursing Issues

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Aging

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA

Aging

Alison M. Trinkoff, ScD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Alcohol Addiction & Drug Addiction

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Anesthesia

Veronica Amos, PhD, CRNA, PHCNS-BC

Applied Statistics and Methodologies

Shijun Zhu, PhD, DrE

Artificial Intelligence and Software Development

Arpad Kelemen, PhD

Bariatric Surgery

Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, FAANP, FAAN

Bariatric Surgery

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Behavioral Interventions

Nicole (Jennifer) Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA

Behavior Change

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Birth Preference

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Breastfeeding

Anjana Solaiman, MS, RNC, IBCLC

Bringing Simulation to the Classroom

Pamela Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE

Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Pamela Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE

Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Louise S. Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF

Care Management in Ambulatory Care (Primary/Home) 

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

Care of Community Based Older Adults

Regina Phillips, PhD, RN, CNE

Care of Older Adults With Dementia

Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Care Transitions

Linda Costa, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Caregiving and Lifespan Respite

Rosemarie DiMauro Satyshur, PhD, RN

Child Birth Outcomes

Mary Regan, PhD, RN

Children Environmental Health

Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN

Chinese Americans Cultural Care

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

Clinical Informatics

Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN

Clinical Informatics

Kyungsook Gartrell, PhD, RN

Clinical/Research Ethics

Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN

Clinical Simulation

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Clinical Trials Operations

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Communication Skills (Relationship Building Skills)

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Community Engagement

Laura Allen, MA, MS, RN

Community and Public Health

Laura Allen, MA, MS, RN

Community Partnerships

Rebecca Wiseman, PhD, RN

Correctional Health Care

Hannah Murphy Buc, MSN, RN, CNE

Creative Classroom Teaching Strategies

Pamela Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE

Curriculum Development/Revision

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Dementia Care

Nancy B. Lerner, DNP, RN, CDONA

Dementia Care

Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Developmental Disabilities

Allison Davis, PhD, RN

Diabetes

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Diet Interventions

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Ben Canha, PhD, RN

eHealth/mHealth/Patient Portal 

Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN

eHealth/mHealth/Patient Portal 

Kyungsook Gartrell, PhD, RN

Emergency Medicine

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Emergency Medicine

Veronica Quattrini, DNP, FNP-BC

Emotional Intelligence/Self Management

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Endocrinology

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Engaging and Activating Patients in their Care

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Environmental Health 

Karin Russ, MS, RN

Environmental Health

Allison Davis, PhD, RN

Environmental Health 

Linda Costa, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Ethics Consultation

Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN

Exercise & Nutrition

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Expressing Empathy

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Faculty Leadership and Mentorship

Catherine Kelleher, ScD, MPH, MS, RN

Faculty Leadership and Mentorship

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Genetics

Nicole (Jennifer) Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA

Geriatrics/Gerontology

Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Geriatrics

Kathleen Michael, PhD, RN, CRRN

Global Health

B. Elias Snyder, MS, FNP-C, ACHPN

Global Health Disparities

Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FAAN

Global Health Disparities

Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FAAN

Health Assessment

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

Health Behavior Theory

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

Health Care Information Technology 

Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA

Health Disparities

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

Health Outcomes for Children With Chronic Conditions

Rosemarie DiMauro Satyshur, PhD, RN

Health Policy

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Health Policy

Karin Russ, MS, RN

Health Policy

Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Health Policy

Veronica Quattrini, DNP, FNP-BC

Health & Wellness Coaching

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Healthy Aging

Allison Davis, PhD, RN

Healthy Lifestyles

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

High-Risk Obstetrics

Malissa da Graca, MS, RNC, FNP-C

HIV/AIDS African American Women

Veronica Amos, PhD, CRNA, PHCNS-BC

HIV/AIDS 

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

HIV/AIDS and Women's Health

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

Home Health Care

Angelica Fernandez-Dizon, MD, MBA-HCM, MSN, NP-C

Homeless and Low Income Populations

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Hospice Nursing Education

Jackie Bateman, DNP, RN, CHPN

Human & Pet Health

Erika Friedmann, PhD

Human Microbiome

Humor & Substance Abuse

Ben Canha, PhD, RN

Impulsivity

Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN

Inpatient Cardiac Care

Pamela Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE

Inpatient Obstetric

Anjana Solaiman, MS, RNC, IBCLC

Interprofessional Education 

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

Interprofessional Education 

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Interprofessional Education and Practice

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Long-Term Care

Nancy B. Lerner, DNP, RN, CDONA

Long-Term Care/International Approaches to Aging Populations

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA

Long-Term Care Regulations and Training

Alison M. Trinkoff, ScD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Maryland Action Coalition

Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN

Maternal Child Attachment

Rosemarie DiMauro Satyshur, PhD, RN

Maternal and Child Health

Angelica Fernandez-Dizon, MD, MBA-HCM, MSN, NP-C

Maternal Mental Health

Debra A. Scrandis, PhD, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC

Medical Reconciliation

Linda Costa, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Medical Surgical Nursing 

Mary Pat Ulicny, MS, MHA, RN, CNE

Medical Surgical Nursing

Angelica Fernandez-Dizon, MD, MBA-HCM, MSN, NP-C

Medical Surgical Nursing

Sarah Green, MS, RN-BC

Mental Illness

Gail Schoen Lemaire, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC, CNL

Mentorship

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Methadone/Buprenorphine

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Microbiome and Childbirth Outcomes

Mary Regan, PhD, RN

Mindfulness Interventions and Training

Catherine Kelleher, ScD, MPH, MS, RN

Missed Nursing Care

Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA

Mixed Methods Research

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Motivation for Behavior Change 

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Neonatal Care

Angelica Fernandez-Dizon, MD, MBA-HCM, MSN, NP-C

Neonatal Nursing & Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Practice

Jan Wilson, DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC

Neurobiological Risks for Psychiatric Disorders

Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN

Neurotrauma and Human Genetics

Pei-Ying Chuang, PhD, MSN, RN

Neurotrophin Signaling

Susan Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN

Newborns

Anjana Solaiman, MS, RNC, IBCLC

Nurse Coach Role

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Nurse-Managed Health Centers

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

Nursing Care Reminders

Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA

Nursing Education

Louise S. Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF

Nursing Education

Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN

Nursing Informatics

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Nursing Informatics

Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA

Nursing Self-Care

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Nursing Workforce

Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN

Obesity

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Obesity

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

Obstetrics

Anjana Solaiman, MS, RNC, IBCLC

Obstetrics

Angelica Fernandez-Dizon, MD, MBA-HCM, MSN, NP-C

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

Online Education

Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN

Online, Blended & Hybrid Learning

Nina Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE

Outpatient Ambulatory Surgery

Mary Pat Ulicny, MS, MHA, RN, CNE

Pain

Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, MS

Palliative/End of Life Care

B. Elias Snyder, MS, FNP-C, ACHPN

Palliative/End of Life Care

Hannah Murphy Buc, MSN, RN, CNE

Palliative/End of Life Care

Mei-Ching Lee, PhD, MSRN, CHPN

Palliative/End of Life Care

Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN

Parenting Grandparents

Rosemarie DiMauro Satyshur, PhD, RN

Pediatric Surgery

Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, FAANP, FAAN

Peer Family Caregiving

Hannah Murphy Buc, MSN, RN, CNE

Perinatal Care

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Perioperative Management

Ameera Chakravarthy, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Perioperative Nursing

Mary Pat Ulicny, MS, MHA, RN, CNE

Perioperative Nursing

Kaitlin Shapelow, MS, CRNP, AGNP-PC

Personalized Medicine

Nicole (Jennifer) Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA

Pesticide Exposure

Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN

Pets and Human Health

Erika Friedmann, PhD

Phenomenology

Joan Davenport, PhD, RN

Physical Activity

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stroke

Kathleen Michael, PhD, RN, CRRN

Positive Psychology & Behavior Change

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Post Stroke Depression & Fatigue

Nicole (Jennifer) Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA

Precepting

Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, CNEcl

Precepting

Veronica Quattrini, DNP, FNP-BC

Pregnancy

Malissa da Graca, MS, RNC, FNP-C

Prenatal Care

Malissa da Graca, MS, RNC, FNP-C

Primary Care

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Primary Care Practice Management

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

Professional Development

Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, CNEcl

Psychiatric Mental Health Care

Debra A. Scrandis, PhD, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC

Public Health Nursing-Urban Minority Males

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Pulmonary

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

Reproductive Environmental Health

Karin Russ, MS, RN

Research and Innovation

Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, MS

Rural Health Care

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

Rural Health Care

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

School-based Health Centers

Susan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN

Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Self-Compassion Interventions and Training

Catherine Kelleher, ScD, MPH, MS, RN

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Erica Alessandrini, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC

Shared Decision-Making

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Simulation Development

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Simulation and Debriefing in Health Care Education

Amy L. Daniels, PhD, RN, CHSE

Simulation Pedagogy

Tonya Schneidereith, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, CNE, CHSE-A

Simulation Pedagogy

Mary Pat Ulicny, MS, MHA, RN, CNE

Simulation in Teaching Nursing

Tonya Schneidereith, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, CNE, CHSE-A

Sleep Issues

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

Social Media Usage in Nursing Practice

Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA

State Legislation

Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Stress

Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN

Stress & Life Management

Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CCP, ICF-PCC

Substance Abuse, Addiction and Mental Health Disorders

Ben Canha, PhD, RN

Substance Abuse and Peer Recovery Advocate Interventions

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Substance Use Disorders

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Substance Use Disorders

Charon Burda, DNP, PMHCNS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

Systems: In-Hospital Patient Flow

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Symptom Science

Systems Thinking

Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN

Teaching/Learning Strategies

Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, CNEcl

Travel Nurse

Orane Mason, MSN, RN

Urgent Care

Veronica Quattrini, DNP, FNP-BC

Urology

Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, FAANP, FAAN

Vulnerable Populations

Allison Davis, PhD, RN

Worksite Health Promotion

Kelly Doran, PhD, RN

Wounds