June Andrews Horowitz, Ph.D., RN, CNS-BC, FAAN
Cushing Hall 336M
- Ph.D. - New York University
- M.S. - Rutgers University
- B.S. - Boston College
Postpartum depression including mother-child interaction; family mental health research, including children's teasing and bullying experiences, and parenting and couples' interaction and negotiation processes; currently Principal Investigator of CARE Intervention for Depressed Mothers & Their Infants (5R01 NR 008033), and participating as a co-investigator on the Child-Adolescent Teasing Scale (CATS) project
Spearheading award-winning studies about postpartum depression and its effects on mother-infant interactions is a mission for Dr. June Andrews Horowitz as a clinical researcher. Dr. Horowitz is the CARE Project’s Principal Investigator, a Professor at Boston College, and a Senior Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Center for Excellence in Nursing, Partner’s Heath Care. As featured in Who’s Who(Cambridge, 2007-2008), and Who’s Who in American Nursing, Dr. Horowitz is the recipient of numerous accolades for her scholarship including The Best of The Journal of Nursing Scholarship, the Boston College Senior Research Award, and the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses Research Award. Dr. Horowitz’s expertise is exemplified through more than 220 presentations, textbooks and chapters, and articles about postpartum depression’s effects on mother-child interactions, children's teasing and bullying experiences, as well as parenting and couples' negotiations. She is a reviewer for leading scholarly publications including, Journal of Perinatal Education, International Nursing Perspectives, Archives of Women’s Mental Health, and Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, she is also Co-Chair of the American Academy of Nursing’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Expert Panel, a long-term expert on Sigma Theta Tau’s Alpha Chi chapter’s Research Review Committee, and an invited reviewer for grant applications for the National Institutes of Health. Previously, she served as Chairperson of Boston’s College’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Department and was an assistant professor at Rutgers State University of New Jersey. Dr. Horowitz received her B.S. in nursing at Boston College, her M.S. in psychiatric-mental health nursing at Rutgers State University of New Jersey, and her Ph.D. in nursing research and theory development at New York University.
SELECTED APPOINTMENTS & AWARDS
- 2011 Mentorship Award, Eastern Nurses Research Society
- Editorial Board & Reviewer, Journal of Perinatal Education
- Reviewer, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, Contemporary Nurse, Psychiatric Archives of Women’s Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health
- Grant Reviewer, Harvard Catalyst and European grant agency “Projectnet”: (Sub)Programme: Preventie 4: Deelprogramma 2 - Preventie van psychische aandoeningen
- Member, Psychiatric-Mental Health and Substance Abuse Expert Panel, American Academy of Nursing
- Horowitz, J. A., Murphy, C., Gregory, K. E., Wojcik, J. A., Pulcini, J., Solon, L. (accepted). Nurse home visits promoted maternal-infant interaction and decrease depression symptom severity for mothers with postpartum depression. To appear in JOGNN.
- Horowitz, J. A. (accepted). "Stress management in Health promotion throughout the lifespan (8th ed.).," In C. L. Edelman & C.L. Mandle (Ed.), Health promotion throughout the lifespan (8th ed.). St (ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
- Horowitz, J. A. (accepted). "The therapeutic relationship.," In C. L. Edelman & C. L. Mandle (Ed.), Health promotion throughout the lifespan (7th ed.). St (ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
- Horowitz, J.A., Murphy, C.A., Gregory, K.E., & Wojcik. (2011). A Community-Based Screening Initiative to Identify Mothers at Risk for Postpartum Depression. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40(1), 52-61.
- Mayberry, L., Horowitz, J. A. (2011). Postpartum Depression. In J.J. Fitzpatrick and M. Kazer (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (3rd ed.). New York, NY, Springer Pub. Co. (in press).