Publications

Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Burnout, self-efficacy, and resilience in Haitian nurses: A cross-sectional study.  Journal of Holistic Nursing.  DOI: 10.1177/08980101211065600 (12/2021)
  • Use of complementary and alternative medicine for prostate cancer among African Americans, African immigrants and Caribbean immigrants. Journal of Community Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-021-01046-4 (11/2021)
  • Effectiveness of telemonitoring on self-care behaviors among community-dwelling adults with heart failure: A quantitative systematic review.  JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19(10):2659-2694. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00329 (10/2021)
  • Bereavement care immediately after perinatal loss in healthcare facilities: A scoping review protocol. JBIES-21-00053R2  (10/2021)
  • Exploring Mental Health During COVID-19 Lockdown in Mumbai: Serendipity for Some Women. (09/2021)
  • Dedication in a difficult context: Faith-based nursing in Haiti. Journal of Christian Nursing 38(2): 82 – 91. DOI:10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000816. (04/2021)
  • Stillbirth and infant death: Mental health among low-income mothers in Mumbai. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 21: 292. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-021-03754-0 (04/2021)
  • Effectiveness of telemonitoring on self-care behaviors among community-dwelling adults with heart failure: A quantitative systematic review. JBI evidence Synthesis: April 23, 2021. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00329  (04/2021)
  • Ethnic differences among black men in prostate cancer knowledge and screening: a mixed-methods study.  J of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-021-01027-2 (03/2021)
  • Perinatal grief among poor rural and urban women in India.  Int J Women’s Health, 13, 305 – 315. http://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.597292 (03/2021)
  • Enhancing traditional birth attendant training in Guatemala. International Journal of Childbirth, http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/IJCBIRTH-D-20-00028 (03/2021)
  • Should Requirements for Nurses Be Relaxed During Emergencies? Point/Counter-point.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.01.007 (03/2021)
  • Women and infertility in a pronatalist culture: Mental health in the slums of Mumbai. Int J Women’s Health, 2020;12:993-1003. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S273149 (12/2020)
  • Psychosocial stress, glucocorticoid signaling, and prostate cancer health disparities. Cancer Health Disparities 2573-9530 (12/2020)
  • African immigrant health: Prostate cancer attitudes and perceptions.  American Journal of Men’s Health. DOI: 10.1177/1557988320945465 (08/2020)
  • Establishing Global Nursing Community: Translating and testing the French version of EKAN (03/2020)
  • The effect of telemonitoring on self-care behaviors among community-dwelling adult patients with heart failure: A quantitative systematic review protocol. (12/2019)
  • Self-reported parenting stress and cortisol awakening response following Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction intervention for parents of children with developmental delays: A pilot study. Biological Research for Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1099800419890125 (10/2019)
  • Barriers influencing prostate cancer screening among high-risk Black men. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2018.07.005 (10/2018)
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Parents of Children with Developmental Delays: Understanding the Experiences of Latino Families.  Mindfulness https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-1011-3. (09/2018)
  • Tracing indigenous theology in 21st century South Asia.  Indian Church History Review, 52, (1). (01/2018)
  • Should NP curriculum be standardized? Point/Counter-point.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 14(3), 140-141. (10/2017)
  • Simulation learning among low literacy Guatemalan traditional birth attendants. International Journal of Childbirth, 7(2), 67-76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.7.2.67.   (06/2017)
  • Addressing stillbirth in India must include men. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38(7), 590-599, Doi: 10.1080/01612840.2017.1294220. (03/2017)
  • Conflicting cultural values, gender role attitudes, and acculturation: Exploring the context of reproductive and mental health of Asian-Indian immigrant women in the US. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 1-9. Special issue: Immigrant and Refugee Health, http://dx.doi.ort/10.1080/01612840.2017.1283376. (03/2017)
  • Grappling with disability: Social, ecclesial, and medical influences. Dharma Deepika: a South Asian Journal of Missiological Research, 43(20), 1-9. (12/2016)
  • Mobility devices for the physically disabled: A story of hope from Chhattisgarh, Central India. Dharma Deepika: a South Asian Journal of Missiological Research, 43(20), 10-20. (12/2016)
  • Mindfulness-based intervention for perinatal grief in rural India: Improved mental health at 12 months follow-up. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(12), 942-951. doi:10.1080/01612840.2016.1236864 (12/2016)
  • Mindfulness-based Intervention for Perinatal Grief Education and Reduction among Poor Women in Chhattisgarh, India: a Pilot Study.  International Journal of Best Practices in Global Development, 2(1), http://knowledge.e.southern.edu/ijbpgd/vol2/iss1/1. (05/2016)
  • Depression, A Hidden Mental Health Disparities in an Asian Indian Immigrant Community, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. (Special Issue: Proceedings from the NIH 2014 Minority Health & Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference)13 (1); doi:10.3390/ijerph13010027. (01/2016)
  • India’s Distorted Sex Ratio: Dire Consequences for Girls, Journal of Christian Nursing, 33(1), E7-E15. (01/2016)
  • Researching in Collectivist Cultures Reflections and Recommendations. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 1043659615623331 (12/2015)
  • Mental Health and Sociocultural Determinants in an Asian-Indian Community.  Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance. (Special Issue on Immigration), 39 (1), 31-39. (02/2015)
  • Mindfulness-based Intervention for Perinatal Grief after Stillbirth in Rural India.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 36:222–230, DOI: 10.3109/01612840.2014.962676 (2015)
  • Feasibility of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention for Parents of Children with Developmental Delays, Issues in Mental Health Nursing 36 (8), 592-602. DOI:10.3109/01612840.2015.1017063 (2015)
  • Exploring Experiences and Perceptions of Aging and Cognitive Decline across Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups.  Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/2333721415596101 (2015)
  • Autonomy and Social Norms in a 3 Factor Grief Model Predicting Perinatal Grief in India.  Women’s Health International. Doi: 10.1080/07399332.2013.801483 (2013)
  • Grief and Women:  Stillbirth in the Social Context of India.  International Journal of Childbirth, 2(3), 187-198. doi: 10.1891/2156-5287.2.3.187 (06/2012) (link)
  • Social and Cultural Factors Associated with Perinatal Grief in Chhattisgarh, India. Journal of Community Health, 37(3), 572-582. doi: 10.1007/s10900-011-9485-0 (2012)

Book Review - Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Review of book [Sex- and gender-based analysis in public health ed. by J. Gahagan & M. K. Bryson]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association) (10/2021)
  • Review of book [Undernutrition, agriculture and public provisioning: The impact on women and children in India ed. by S.S. Vepa & B. Viswanathan]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association) (07/2021)
  • Review of book [Counseling the nursing mother: A lactation consultant’s guide, 7th ed. by J. Lauwers & A. Swisher]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (04/2021)
  • Review of book [Health promotion: Translating evidence to practice, by M. Frenn & D. Whitehead]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (03/2021)
  • Review of book [Technology and global public health, by P. Murthy & A. Ansehl]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/  (01/2021)
  • Review of book [Preconception health and care: A life course approach, by J. Shawe, E. Steegers, S. Verbiest]. Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (09/2020)
  • Review of book [Public health nursing: Population-centered health care in the community, by M. Stanhope & J. Lancaster].  Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (06/2020)
  • Review of book [Emerging trends in indigenous language media, communication, gender, and health, by K. O. Oyesomi & A. Salawu].  Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (03/2020)
  • Review of book [Principles of epidemiology for advanced nursing practice: A population health perspective, by M. B. Zeni].  Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (01/2020)
  • Review of book [Migration, social capital, and health: Insights from Ghana and Uganda, by R. A. Tutu & J. D. Busingye].  Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association), http://www.doody.com/dej/ (09/2019)
  • Review of book [Personal health: A population perspective].  Doody Enterprises Inc. (national library acquisition review service for Medical Library Association, http://www.doody.com/dej/ (08/2019)
  • Review of book [Spirituality for the sent: Casting a new vision for the missional church, by N.A. Finn & K.S. Whitfield].  Dharma Deepika 45(21) No. 1, 89-90.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2018)
  • Review of book [Mapping Your Academic Career: Charting the Course of a Professor’s Life, by G. Burge].  Dharma Deepika 43(20) No. 1, 93-94.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2016)
  • Review of book [Living gently in a violent world: The prophetic witness of weakness, by S. Hauerwas & J. Vanier].  Dharma Deepika 43(20) No. 1, 89-90.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2016)
  • Review of book [Over Salad & Hot Bread: What an Old Friend Taught Me about Life, by M. Jenson].  Dharma Deepika 43(20) No. 1, 89-90.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2016)
  • Review of book [Danacing with Max: A mother and son who broke free, by E. Colson].  Dharma Deepika 43(20) No. 1, 93-94.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2016)
  • Review of book [Medical ethics and the faith factor: A handbook for clergy and health care professionals, by R. D. Orr].  Dharma Deepika 36(16) No. 2, 84-85.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2012)
  • Review of book [Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A personal portrait, by L. Maasburg].  Dharma Deepika 34(15) No. 2, 96-97.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2011)
  • Review of book [Social justice handbook: Small steps for a better world, by M. E. Cannon].  Dharma Deepika 34(15) No. 2, 94-95.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2011)
  • Review of book [Cross-cultural partnerships: Navigating the complexities of money and mission, by M. T. Lederleitner].  Dharma Deepika 34(15) No. 2, 95-96.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2011)
  • Review of book [Embracing the inclusive community: A disability perspective, edited by A. W. Longchar & R. C. Rajkuman].  Dharma Deepika 33(15) No. 1, 73-74.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2011)
  • Review of book [Forgotten girls: Stories of hope and courage, by K. Marshall Strom & M. Rickett].  Dharma Deepika 32(14) No. 2, 97-98.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2010)
  • Review of book [Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa taught me about meaningful work and service, by Mary Poplin].  Dharma Deepika 31(14) No. 1, 95-96.  ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2010)
  • Review of book [Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining disability in late modernity, by A. Yong].  Dharma Deepika 30(13) No. 2, 70-71. ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2009)
  • Review of book [Beyond Racial Gridlock: Embracing mutual responsibility, by G. Yancey].  Dharma Deepika 27(12) No. 1, 95-96. ISSN 0972-5970 (01/2008)
  • Review of the book [In the likeness of God, the Dr. Paul Brand tribute edition of Fearfully made and In His image, by P. Yancey & P. Brand].  Darhma Deepika, 22 (9) No. 2,163-164. ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2005)
  • Review of book [God’s neighborhood, by S. Roley & J. I. Elliot].  Dharma Deepika 22(9) No.2, 164-165.  ISSN 0972-5970 (06/2005)

Scholarly Journals--Submitted

  • Social empathy and associated factors among nurses: An observational study.  J of Clinical Ethics. (04/2021)
  • Medical mistrust and prostate cancer screening among African American, Caribbean immigrants and African immigrants: A mixed methods study.  JOHE (01/2021)
  • Prostate cancer in African born immigrants: A systematic literature review.  Public Health (11/2020)

Scholarly Journals--Accepted

  • Ethical issues in COVID-19.  Dharma Deepika: a South Asian Journal of Missiological Research. (04/2021)

Books and Chapters

  • The maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice.  New York, NY: Springer. (05/2019)
  • The lived experience of childbearing: The lifelong impact.  In B. Anderson & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) The Maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice.  (pp. 47 – 63).  New York, NY: Springer. (04/2019)
  • Public health services: A porous safety net.  In B. Anderson & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) The Maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice.  (pp. 129 – 144).  New York, NY: Springer. (04/2019)
  • A roadmap for nursing advocacy and practice.  In B. Anderson & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) The Maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice.  (pp. 159 – 178).  New York, NY: Springer. (04/2019)
  • The social environment: Determinants of the maternal health crisis.  In B. Anderson & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) The Maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice. (pp. 19 – 45).  New York, NY: Springer. (04/2019)
  • Maternal health in America: Mortality, morbidity and near misses.  In B. Anderson & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) The Maternal health crisis in America: Nursing implications for advocacy and practice.  (pp. 1 – 18). New York, NY: Springer. (04/2019)
  • Midwifery for nurses in India. Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (12/2018)
  • Loss and grief in the childbearing period. In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India.  (pp. 332 – 338). Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • High risk pregnancy and complications: Part three. In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India.  (pp. 298 – 311). Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • Lactation management.  In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India. (pp. 272 – 277).  Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • The first six weeks of life.  In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India.  (pp. 221 – 228).  Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • Ethics and law in midwifery practice.  In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India.  (pp. 407 – 411). Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • High risk and abnormal labor. In V. Churness & L. R. Roberts (Eds.) Midwifery for Nurses in India.  (pp. 312 – 322).  Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. ISBN 978-93-82457-22-0. (06/2018)
  • Role Transition for Immigrant Women: Vulnerabilities and Strengths. In deChesney & Anderson (Ed.s) Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research 4th Ed. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. (2015)
  • Applications in Nursing. In S. P. Bharadwaj (Ed.), Computers for Nurses: An Introduction to Computer Basics (pp. 155). Chennai, India: Ecumenical Book Services. (2012)

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