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Additional Publications

Melissa Sutherland, PhD, FNP-BC


  • Fontenot, H. B., Fantasia, H. C., Charyk, A., & Sutherland, M. A. (2014). Human papillomavirus (HPV) risk factors, vaccination patterns, and vaccine perceptions among a sample of male college students. Journal of American College Health, 62(3) 186-192. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2013.872649
  • Sutherland, M. A., Fantasia, H. C., & Adkison, L. (2014). Sexual health and dissociative experiences among abused women.Issues in Mental Health Nursing35(1), 41-49. doi: 10.3109/01612840.2013.836727
  • Fontenot, H. B., Fantasia, H. C., Lee-St. John, T., & Sutherland, M. A. (2014). The effects of intimate partner violence duration on individual and partner-related sexual risk factors among women. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 59(1), 67-73. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12145
  • Prowse, K., Logue, C., Fantasia, H. C., & Sutherland, M. A. (2014). Intimate partner violence and the CDC’s best-evidence HIV risk reduction interventions. Public Health Nursing, 31(3), 215-233. doi: 10.1111/phn.12076
  •  Sutherland, M. A., Amar, A., & Laughon, K. (2013). Who sends the email? Using electronic surveys in violence research. The Western Journal of Emergency Journal of Medicine, 14(4), 363-69. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2013.2.15676
  • Sutherland, M. A. (2013). A Second Look: Incarcerated Pregnant Women. Nursing for Women's Health, 17(3), 225-230.
  • Harris, A. L., Sutherland, M. A., Hutchinson, M. K. (2013). Parental influences of sexual risk among urban African American adolescent males. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(2), 141-150. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12016
  • Amar, A.F., Sutherland, M.A., & Kessler, E. (2012). Evaluation of a bystander education program. Issues of Mental Health Nursing, 33(12), 851-857.
  • Coakley, C., Bolton, P., Kopeski, L., Slifka, K., Sutherland, M. A. (2012). The incidence of metabolic risk factors in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 50(3), 24-30. doi:10.3928/02793695-20120207-01
  • Sutherland, M. A., Fantasia, H. C., Fontenot, H. B., Harris, A. L. (2012). Safer sex and partner violence in a sample of women. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(9), 717-724.
  • Amar, A., Sutherland, M., Laughon, K., Bess, R., & Stockbridge, J. (2012). Peer influences within the campus environment on help seeking related to violence. Journal of the National Black Nurses’ Association, 23(1), 1-7.
  • Fantasia, H.C., Sutherland, M.A., Fontenot, H.B., & Lee-St. John, T.J. (2012). Chronicity of partner violence, contraceptive patterns and pregnancy risk. Contraception. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2012.03.005
  • Fantasia, H.C., Sutherland, M.A., & Kelly-Weeder, S.S. (2012). Differences in risky sexual behavior among urban adolescents exposed to violence. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(7), 436-442. dio:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00702.x
  • Laughon, K., Sutherland, M., & Parker, B. (2012). A brief intervention for STI prevention among battered women shows promise. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 40(6), 702-708.
  • Sutherland, M.A. & Fantasia, H.C. (2012). Successful research recruitment strategies in a study focused on abused rural women at risk for sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 57(4), 381-385. doi:10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00134.x
  • Sutherland, M.A., Fantasia, H.C., & McClain, N.M. (2011). Abuse experiences, substance use and reproductive health in women seeking care at an emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 39(4), 326-333. doi:10.1016/j.jen.2011.09.011
  • Sutherland, M. (2011). Mediators of Child Sexual Abuse and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Nursing Research, 60(2), 193-147.
  • Fantasia, H.C., Fontenot, H.B., Sutherland, M.A., & Harris, A.L. (2011). Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women. Nursing for Women's Health, 15(1), 46-58.
  • Sutherland, M.A. (2011). Implications for Violence in Adolescent Dating Experiences. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40(2), 225-234.
  • Campbell, J.C., Glass, N., Sharps, P.W., Laughon, K., Yragui, N., & Sutherland, M.A. (2009). Research on Intimate Partner Violence and Femicide, Attempted Femicide, and Pregnancy Associated Femicide. Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, 2(2), 115-139.
  • Rhee, H., Hollen, P.J., Belyea, M.J., & Sutherland, M.A. (2008). Decision-making program for rural adolescents with asthma: A pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 23(6), 439-50.
  • Campbell, J.C., Glass, N., Sharps, P.W., Laughon, K., Yragui, N., & Sutherland, M.A. (2007). Research on intimate partner violence and femicide, attempted femicide, and pregnancy associated femicide. In K.A. Kendall-Tackett & S. Giacomoni (Eds.), Intimate partner violence. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.
  • Laughon, K., & Sutherland, M.A. (2007). Intimate partner violence against rural women: Severity and consequences. Rural Clinician Quarterly, Newsletter of the National Rural Health Association.
  • Sutherland, M. (2007). Profile in practice- Rural health considerations. In J.L. Creasia & B.J. Parker (Eds.), Conceptual foundations: The bridge to professional nursing practice. (pp. 409- 410). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
  • Rhee, H., Hollen, P.J., Sutherland, M., & Rakes, G. (2007). A pilot study of decision-making quality and risk behaviors in rural adolescents with asthma. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, 20(2), 93-104.
  • Grabo, T., Sutherland, M., & Story, J. (2003). Factors affecting women’s health in rural areas. In M.S. Collins (Ed.), Teaching/learning activities for rural community-based nursing practice (pp. 112-127). Decker School of Nursing, Helene Fuld Summer Institute for Rural Community Health Nursing.
  • Dawson, N., Figg, W.D., Brawley, O., Bergan, R.C., Cooper, M.R., Senderowicz, A., Headlea, D., Steinberg, S.M., Tompkins, A., Sutherland, M., Kohler, D., Sausville, E., Reed, E., & Sartor, O. (1998). A phase II study of suramin plus aminoglutethimide in two cohorts of patients with androgen-indepedent prostate cancer: Simultaneous antiandrogen withdrawal and prior anti-androgen withdrawal. Clinical Cancer Research, 4(1), 37-44.