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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Susan DeSanto-Madeya, PhD, RN, CNS

clinical associate professor

Susan DeSanto-Madeya, Ph.D., RN, CNS

Office
Cushing Hall 309
617-552-0371
susan.desanto-madeya@bc.edu


EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

  • M.S.N., Ph.D. - Widener University
  • B.S.N. - East Stroudsburg University

research interests

Palliative care; end of life care

selected appointments & awards

  • 2013 - Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Chi Chapter Nursing Research Grant, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Chi Chapter
  • 2012 - present - Tri-chair of the Family and Community Participatory-Based Research Interest Group, Eastern Nursing Research Society
  • 2011 - present - Beth Israel Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association Endowed Nurse Scientist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • 2010 - Visiting Nurse Faculty Scholar Parkinson's Disease Program, Boston Medical Center/Boston University
  • 2009 - present - Associate Member, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Cancer Outcomes Research Program

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selected publications

  • Willis, D. G., DeSanto-Madeya, S. A., Fawcett, J. (in press). Moving beyond dwelling in suffering: A situation-specific theory of men’s healing from childhood maltreatment. To appear in Nursing Science Quarterly.
  • DiLibero, J. M., Laveri, M., O’Donoghue, S., & DeSanto-Madeya, S. A. (in press). Exploring the relationship between holding or continuing enteral feedings during repositioning and the incidence of aspiration: A feasibility study. To appear in American Journal of Critical Care.
  • Darcy, A. M., Murphy, G. A., & DeSanto-Madeya, S. A. (2014). Evaluation of discharge telephone calls following total joint replacement surgery. Orthopaedic Nursing, 33(4) 188-95. doi:10.1097/NOR.0000000000000062
  • Flanagan, J. M., DeSanto-Madeya, S. A. (2014). Using Skype to facilitate presence at the end of life. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing, 16(8). Retrieved from http://journals.lww.com/jhpn/pages/currenttoc.aspx
  • Willis, D. G., LaCoursiere Zucchero, T. L., DeSanto-Madeya, S. A., Ross, R. E., Leone, D., Kaubris, S., ... Easton, S. D. (2014). Dwelling in suffering: Barriers to men's healing from childhood maltreatment. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 35(8) 569-579. doi:10.3109/01612840.2013.856972

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