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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Undergraduate Research Fellows 2010–2011

william f. connell school of nursing

Faculty
Student(s)                
 Nancy Allen
 Sarah Connor
 Angela Amar
 Sania Beckford, Maria Cardiello, Darling Rameau
 Stacey Barone
 Melanie Chang
 Ann Burgess
 Mary Anne Auld, Annie Fitzgerald
 Rosanna DeMarco
 Nguyet Chau, Shiva Moshtagh, Brianna Rivas
 Jane Flanagan
 Jordan Balcom
 Stacy Garrity
 Paulina Miklosz
 Susan Gennaro
 Elyse Uppal
 Katherine Gregory
 Amy McGinty, Guru Shan
 June Horowitz
 Christy Tran
 Susan Kelly-Weeder
 Katie Farrell, Margaret Veroneau
 Ellen Mahoney
 Hannah Kapsak
 Natalie McClain
 Morgan Panzenhagen
 Joyce Pulcini
 Mary (Molly) Byrnes
 Sr. Callista Roy
 Beth Harvey
 Deborah Sampson
 Melissa Zaniewski
 Kelly Stamp
 Caitlin Coveney
 Melissa Sutherland
 Kathryn Boyle, Erika Giovanniello, Ashley Thibodeau
 Patricia Tabloski
 Chrissy Farrell
 Judith Vessey
 Myriam Charles-Pierre, Meghan Reading
 Danny Willis
 Selina Chan, Elyse Jones
 Barbara Wolfe
 Brianna Sacco
 Robin Wood
 Jacqueline Clancy
 Lichuan Ye
 Michael Manasia
Maryanne Auld '12

 

Maryanne Auld '12

Maryanne is in her first year as an undergraduate research fellow. She is currently working with Dr. Ann Burgess to write up a study about drug and alcohol use in High School students, College-aged students and internet sex offenders.

Jordan Balcom

 

Jordan Balcom

Sania Beckford '11

 

Sania Beckford '11

Sania is in her second year as an undergraduate research fellow, working with Dr. Angela Amar on a research study focusing on the availability and utilization of campus resources for college women to promote help seeking behaviors.

Kathryn Boyle '11

 

Kathryn Boyle '11

Kathryn is currently working with Professor Melissa Sutherland on a project titled "Nutritional Screening in 3-5 Year Olds in Rural Jamaica."

Molly Byrnes '11

 

Molly Byrnes '11

Molly is in her second year working with Professor Joyce Pulcini.  She is assisting on research for effective interventions for school nurses working with asthmatics and children with life-threatening allergies.

Maria Cardiello '11

 

Maria Cardiello '11

Maria is is currently working with Dr. Angela Amar on several research projects, including how college campuses respond to sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence.

Selina Chan '12

 

Selina Chan '12

Selina is in her first year as an undergraduate research fellow and she is currently working with Dr. Danny Willis and his team on his research project titled, “Adult Male Survivors Healing from Childhood Maltreatment.”

Melanie Chang '13

 

Melanie Chang '13

Melanie is in her first year as an undergraduate research fellow working with Dr. Stacey Barone. Currently, she is working on two projects: one that assesses nursing students' attitudes towards working with the elderly in acute care settings, and one on adaptation to spinal cord injury.

Myriam Charles-Pierre '11

 

Myriam Charles-Pierre '11

Myriam is working with Professor Angela Amar as an undergraduate research fellow. She is researching how college campuses respond to sexual assault through surveys, annual security reports, and bystander education.

Nguyet Chau '12

 

Nguyet Chau '12

Nguyet is working with Dr. Rosanna DeMarco on a primary prevention study that involves translating information on HIV/AIDS based on the film Women's Voices: Women's Lives (a documentary about women living with HIV/AIDS) into Vietnamese as a way to reach out to the Vietnamese community.

Jacquelyn Clancy '11

 

Jacquelyn Clancy '11

Jacquelyn is in her third year working with Dr. Robin Wood, assisting with her research in breast cancer risk appraisal in elderly women. After she graduates, Jacquelyn hopes to pursue a master's degree to become a nurse practitioner

Sarah Connor '11

 

Sarah Connor '11

Sarah is in her first year working as an undergraduate research fellow. Sarah is working with Dr Nancy Allen and her research on diabetes care related to diet, exercise and self-efficacy. Sarah also works on research related to life after bariatric surgery.

Caitlin Coveney '11

 

Caitlin Coveney '11

Caitlin is working with Professor Kelly Stamp on her research on the incorporation of PDA technology into the undergraduate nursing curriculum, and its effects on clinical decision-making.

Christine Farrell '11

 

Christine Farrell '11

Katie Farrell '13

 

Katie Farrell '13

Katie is currently working with Dr. Susan Kelly-Weeder on a study dealing with the co-occurrence of alcohol use and disordered eating behaviors on college campuses.

Annie Fitzgerald '12

 

Annie Fitzgerald '12

Erika Giovanniello '12

 

Erika Giovanniello '12

Erika is in her first year as an undergraduate research fellow, working on multiple projects with Professor Melissa Sutherland.  One project focuses on risky sexual behavior and the other project is titled “Campus and Peer Influences on Help Seeking Related to Violence in Ethnically Diverse College Women."

Beth Harvey '13

 

Beth Harvey '13

Beth is working in collaboration with Sister Callista Roy to explore how published research on spirituality using the Roy Adaptation Model as a conceptual framework has evolved over the past 35 years using both qualitative and quantitative approaches.

Elyse Jones '11

 

Elyse Jones '11

Hannah Kapsak '13

 

Hannah Kapsak '13

Michael Manasia '11

 

Michael Manasia '11

Michael is in his second year working with Dr. Lichuan Ye researching the correlation between sleep disorders and technology use in college students.

Paulina Miklosz '12

 

Paulina Miklosz '12

Amy McGinty '11

 

Amy McGinty '11

Amy is working with Dr. Katherine Gregory. The research project involves studying the effects of nutrition on the development of the premature gastrointestinal system in infants. She is currently entering the data gathered in the hospital into a computerized database.

Shiva Moshtagh '11

 

Shiva Moshtagh '11

Shiva is in her second year as an undergraduate research fellow and her first year working with Dr. Rosanna DeMarco. She is working on gathering data for research study incorporating a film on women living with HIV/AIDS (Women's Voices Women's Lives).

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Morgan Panzenhagen '11

Morgan is working with Dr. McClain on childhood sexual abuse and maltreatment. Currently, she is helping Dr. McClain’s with literature searches, IRB approval, and hopefully later on, assisting in developing her publication.

Darling Rameau '11

 

Darling Rameau '11

Meghan Reading '12

 

Meghan Reading '12

Meghan is in her first year working as an undergraduate research fellow. She is currently working with Dr. Judith Vessey researching ways to minimize workplace bullying.

 

Brianna Rivas '12

 

Brianna Rivas '12

Brianna Sacco '12

 

Brianna Sacco '12

Brianna is in her first year working as a research fellow. She is currently assisting Dr. Barbara Wolfe and Dr. Susan Kelly-Weeder on a study involving eating disorders, specifically binge eating in college-aged students.

Gururaj Shan '12

 

Gururaj Shan '12

Gururaj will be assisting Dr. Katherine Gregory with specimen collection at Brigham and Women's Hospital for her study of nectrotizing enterocolitis.

Ashley Thibodeau '12

 

Ashley Thibodeau '12

Christy Tran '12

 

Christy Tran '12

Christy is working with Professor June Horowitz in her research regarding nursing interventions for mothers with postpartum depression as it relates to the mother-infant relationship and infant development. 

Elyse Uppal '11

 

Elyse Uppal '11

Elyse is working with Dr. Gennaro and Heidi Fantasia on a research study concerning premature labor in African-American women in the Bronx, NY.  We are trying to find a correlation between the two, and if there is one, what the main causes are. 

Margaret Veroneau '11

 

Margaret Veroneau '11

Margaret is currently working with Dr. Susan Kelly-Weeder on a study dealing with the co-occurrence of alcohol use and disordered eating behaviors on college campuses.

Melissa Zaniewski '12

 

Melissa Zaniewski '12

Melissa is working with Dr. Deborah Sampson as her undergraduate research fellow. The research involves gathering archival material relating to the Halifax disaster of 1917, particularly the role that the nurses from Massachusetts played in the relief efforts. The research also includes compiling a list of all of the nurses who were involved in the relief work, both from the United States and Canada.