Professional Summary

  • Dr. Anthony is an educator and a nurse researcher.  Her teaching has focused in the areas of health policy and mental health nursing. Her research interests lie in the areas of health disparities, psychiatric mental health and health care decision-making and pediatric autism.  She is the author of numerous articles on mental health and health disparities. She is a 2015 recipient of the Nefertiti Award. She collaborated with an interdisciplinary team to develop an on-line depression training program for African Americans.


  • PhD: George Mason University
  • MSN: University of Cincinnati
  • BSN: University of Cincinnati
  • RN Diploma: Jewish Hospital School of Nursing

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Health Disparities, Mental Health, Health Care Decision-making, Depression

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Post Graduate Training/Education
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  • Munchausen’s Syndrome By Proxy Presenter: Dr. Brian Masterson Summit Behavioral Healthcare Institute Cincinnati, Ohio November 3, 2010 1.0 Continuing Education Hour
  • 36th Annual Conference: Transcultural Nursing on a Human Scale Georgia Tech Conference Center and Hotel Atlanta Georgia October 20 – 24, 2010 18.2 Continuing Education Hours
  • The Presence and Absence of Cultural Diversity in the Nurse Education Curriculum Presenter: Roger L. Collins, PhD University of Cincinnati College of Nursing April 5, 20120 1.5 Continuing Education contact hours
  • Nursing Organizations and Health Policy issues Presenter: Janet Riga Goeldner, MSN, RN, AOCN Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association June 10, 2009 Contact Hours: 1.08
  • Write Winning Grants Presenter: Stephen w. Russell University of Cincinnati April 8, 2009 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Implementing the 2008 Baccalaureate Essentials Presenter: Patricia A. Martin, PhD, RN College of Nursing University of Cincinnati February 13, 2009 CEU’s: 2.8
  • Generational Diversity Presenter: Virginia Hosbach, MSN, RN College of Nursing University of Cincinnati November 17, 2008 Contact Hours: 1.5
  • IMAGE: How is nursing perceived? Sigma Theta Tau Beta Iota Chapter Presenter: Patricia O’Malley, PhD, RN, CNS College of Nursing University of Cincinnati November 13, 2008 Contact Hours 1.0
  • Nursing Education Model for the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol Disorders Presenters: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism College of Nursing University of Cincinnati September 12, 2008 Contact Hours 5.25
  • Reaching the Millennial: Teaching Strategies for the Next Generation Presenters: Aaron M. Price, M.Ed, & Dustin Shell, BA College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati May, 19, 2008 1.5 contact hours
  • Theoretically Driven Interventions focused on Motivating Older Adults to engage in Functional and Physical Activity Presenter: Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati April 23, 2008 Contact Hours: 1.25
  • Health Education: Learning, Literacy & Aging Teaching and Learning Roundtable College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati April 21, 2008 1.5 contact hours
  • Obesity Paradox in Health Failure: Challenging the Dominant Paradigm Presenter: Terry Lennie, PhD, RN College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati April 2, 2008 Contact Hours: 1.25
  • Understanding and Implementing a Quality Improvement Process Presenter: Dr. James Evans University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing January 28, 2008
  • Critical Thinking & Test Writing Workshop September 12, 2007 University of Cincinnati 5.4 Contact hours
  • Building the Science of Dissemination and Implementation In the Service of Public Health NIH Conference September 11, 2007 Washington, DC
  • The Nineteenth NIMH conference on Mental Health Services Research July 23 & 24, 2007 Washington, DC
  • Basic Blackboard Course July 17, 2007 University of Cincinnati IRC Services for faculty
  • Human Subject Protection: Is It Getting Better All the Time? University of Cincinnati Office of Research Compliance Training Northern Kentucky Convention Center September 22, 2006 7.2 continuing Education contact Hours
  • Clinical Intervention Research to Improve Health Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Washington, DC October 9 & 10, 2005 Contact Hours: 5.7
  • Early Summer Instructional Technology Institute University of Cincinnati June 20 – 24, 2005
  • Bloodborne Pathogens-Web Based University of Cincinnati Completion Date: 06/10/05
  • Ethics at End of Life Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association Cincinnati Bar Association Cincinnati, Ohio June 9, 2005
  • Nursing Rules and Laws Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association Cincinnati, Ohio January 31, 2005
  • Multivariate Analysis Using SPSS University of Cincinnati College of Nursing December 7 & 8, 2004
  • The Law and Legalities in Nursing Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association, Cincinnati, Ohio May 10, 2004
  • Data Management and Preparation University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2004
  • Legislative Liaison Training Ohio Nurses Foundation April 3, 2004
  • AACN 2004 Doctoral Education Conference: Sharing Successes in Doctoral Education February 4 – 7 Captiva Island, Florida · “Family Productivity: What are Our Expectations?” · “NINR Grants and Doctoral Linkages” · “Federal Funding for Doctoral Education and Faculty Preparation” · “Institutional and Center Programs for Faculty Education” · “Innovative Models of Doctoral Education”
  • Hospice Philosophy and Services TriHealth Corporate Educational Services November 10, 2003 University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
  • Coping with Death, Dying and Grief TriHealth Corporate Educational Services October 20, 2003, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
  • Coping with Death, Dying and Grief TriHealth Corporate Educational Services October 20, 2003, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
  • Coping with Death, Dying and Grief TriHealth Corporate Educational Services October 20, 2003, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
  • BloodBorne Pathogens Web Course, National Institutes of Health September 25, 2003
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Professional Affiliations
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  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter
  • Mid-West Nursing Research Society
  • Ohio Nurses Association, Elected delegate to Ohio Nurses Convention (2005, 2007, & 2009)
  • Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association, 2004 to 2008 served as Treasurer (2 terms)
  • International Forensic Nurses Association
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Health Care Institute, Washington, DC
  • Greater Washington Chapter, National Alzheimer’s Association, Washington, DC, Chairperson, Educational Committee (1990 to 1993)
  • Chi Eta Phi International Minority Nurses Association, Alpha Chapter, Washington, DC
  • American Nurses Association
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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 2002-to Present,Assistant Professor, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Professional Studies Program,-Courses taught – Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (undergraduate and Accelerated Students); Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Health Planning (half of a quarter), Health Policy & Finance (masters level); Health Policy & Ethics (doctoral Level); On-line Health Care Policy -Lecturer -- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing -Clinical Preceptor -Chairperson, Student Affairs Council -Chairperson, Structural (Positions) Advisory Task Force 2009 -Elected as CON Faculty Senator 2008 to 2010 -Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Scholarship -Grant Reviewer, Administration on Aging,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2001-2002,Director Research and Grants,-Coordinated and guided Nursing Research Team in selection and conduction of research projects -Responsible for selection, writing and submission of grant seeking proposals -Wrote funded grant proposal to Susan G Komen Foundation to develop Minority Women's Breast Health Program, November, 2001 -Wrote US Justice Department Grant to fund Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program, April 2002,Howard University Hospital,Washington DC
  • 1999-2001,Director, Professional Development, Quality Management & Research,-Developed and implemented educational programs, completed competency assessments for multi-disciplinary, multi-level, culturally diverse staff -Coordinated and monitored quality improvement initiatives including data collection, analysis and report preparation -Provided management and supervision for four departmental staff, programs and training activities -Member Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Team -- collected forensic evidence from sexual assault victims; completed written reports and judicial testimony regarding cases,Howard University Hospital,Washington, DC
  • 1996-1997,Coordinator, Performance Improvement, Research & Quality Management,-Developed Long Term Care Division Quality Improvement Plan for nursing homes and community-based programs for seniors. Achieved positive improvement in meeting licensure and accreditation requirements -Co-authored Quality Improvement Training Manuals for acute and long term care -Developed and conducted Staff Development programs that consistently met and/or exceeded licensure and accreditation requirements,Greater Southest Healthcare System, Long Term Care Division,Washington, DC
  • 1988-1996,Director, Staff Development,-Developed, implemented, coordinated employee orientation, in-service and staff development programs consistently free of deficienceies -Designed and implemented Computer Self-Learning Center for staff -Wrote funded grant proposal to develop Senior Wellness Program for Robert L Walker House,Greater Southeast Healthcare System, Long Term Care Division,Washington, DC
  • 1984-1988,Assistant Director, Staff Development,Greater Southeast Healthcare System, Long Term Care Division,Washington DC
  • 1983-1984,Psychiatric Nurse Clinical Specialist,-Management of 15 bed unit, staff and client; consistently within budget -Conducted mental health assessments and implemented treatment plans -Facilitated multi-disciplinary individual, group and family conferences,Psychiatric Institute of Washington DC,Washington DC
  • 1979-1981,Director of Education,-Established patient care philosophy aimed at resident participation in management of his/her own health -Developed and implemented a range of educational programs for multi-skilled, culturally diverse staff -Initiated staffing patterns, developed patient care policies and procedures -Chaired Infection control and Utilization Review Committees,Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center,Brooklyn, NY
  • 1978-1979,Director, Psycho-geriatric Program,-Managed mental health services for 101 chronically ill residents -Supervised 18 licensed nurses and 80 nurse assistants -Implemented successful program for de-institutionalization of residents -Assisted in development of therapeutic resident care groups,Danvers State Hospital,Danvers, MA
  • 1976-1978,Assistant Professor & Director, Minority Nurse Recruitment Program,-Taught fundamentals, Family Development and Research at undergraduate Level -Developed and taught interdisciplinary course “Ethnicity and Health Care” -Managed six figure budget grant from National Institutes of Mental Health for development and implementation of Minority Recruitment Program -Implemented cultural diversity training workshops for faculty and students ,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1975-1976,Assistant Director, Minority Nurse Recruitment Program,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1973-1975,Psychiatric Emergency Room Nurse,Cincinnati General Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1971-1975,Staff Nurse, Adult Psychiatric Unit,Cincinnati General Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1970-1971,Staff Nurse, Ear, eye, Nose & Throat Unit,Cincinnati General Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1967-1970,Staff Nurse, Medical Unit,Jewish Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
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Research Grants
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  • 04/15/2009. Sigma theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Iota Chapter. African American clergy and depression: What they know; what they want to know
  • 04/01/2005-12/31/2008. Funded by the NIH/NIMH. Depression in Primary Care: Just another Illness?, PI
  • 2005-2006. Funded by the Charles Dater Foundation. Friends of Young Mothers Layette and Education Programs
  • 2004. Recipient of Dean’s Rabinowitz Research Award. “Perceptions of Health Status among an Urban Homeless Population”, PI
  • 2003. Recipient of University Council Research Award. African American Infant Health Disparities, Co-PI
  • 2002. Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC Funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The Minority Women’s Beast Health Education Program
  • 2002. Howard University Hospital Funded by: United States Department of Justice Administration. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)
  • 2002. Funded by: The United States Government Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Professions Division of Nursing. A Program to Increase the Racial and Ethnic Diversity of Registered Nurses in the Workforce
  • 1995. Funded by the Greater Southeast Health Care System. Computer Self-Learning Center
  • 2010-2011. Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing Seed GRants. Barriers to shared decision-making in treatment of bleeding disorders: A qualitative pilot study. - Grant, Active.
  • 2011. UC University Research council . Equipping African American clergy to be a resource for congregants with depression symptoms: A interdisciplinary public health study. Submitted on 04/01/2011 - Grant, PI, Pending.
  • SRS 00612404/01/2009-03/31/2010. Sigma Theta Tau International. African American Clergy and Depression: What They Know, PI, Closed.
  • LWC-Mobility Device01/04/2010-06/30/2010. Live Well Collaborative, Inc.. Assistive Mobility Device Development, Collaborator, Closed.
  • 2015. Dean's Research Award. Utilizing a Faith-based Approach to Reduce a Health Disparity: Using Simulation Patient Scenarios to Train African American Clergy to Recognize Depression Symptoms - Grant, Primary Investigator, Active.
  • BAD DATE. CCTST. Taking Action with African American Families of Cuildren with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Grant, Co-investigator, Active.
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Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)
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  • Anthony, J. S., Morris, E., Collins, C., Watson, A., Williams, J., Ferguson, B., & Ruhlman, D. (2016). (In Press). Equipping African American clergy to be a resource for congregants with depression symptoms.. Journal of Christian Nursing.
  • Burkett, K., Morris, E., Anthony, J., Shambley-ebron, S., & Manning-Courtney, P. (2016). (In Press). Taking Action with American Families of Children with autism spectrum disorder, . Journal of Transcultural Nursing..
  • Anthony, J.S., Johnson, A., & Schafer, J. (2015). African American clergy and depression: What they know; what they want to know. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 22 (4), 118.
  • Baik, S., Gonzales, J.J., Bowers, B. J., Anthony, J.S., Tidjani, B., & Susman, J. (2010). Reinvention of depression instruments by primary care clinicians. Annals of Family Medicine, 8 (3), 224.
  • Anthony, J.S., Baik, S., Bowers, B.J., Jacobson, J., Tidjani. B., Susman, J. (2010). (In press). Conditions that influence the primary care clinician’s decision to refer patients for depression care. Rehabilitation Nursing, 35 (3), 113.
  • Anthony, J., Lee, R., Barry, D., & Kappesser, M. (2010). Recruiting and keeping African American women in an ethnographic study of pregnancy. Field Methods, 22 (2), 125.
  • Anthony, J., & Barry, D. (2009). Perceptions of health status among women and men in an urban homeless population. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 20 (1), 36-41.
  • Anthony, J. (2007). Self-advocacy in health care decision-making among elderly African Americans. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An International Journal, 114 (2), 88-95.
  • Savage, C., Anthony, J., Lee, R., Rose, B., & Kapesser, M. (2007). The culture of pregnancy And Infant health: An ethnographic study with African American women. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 18 (3), 214-223.
  • Savage, CL., Xu, Y., Lee, R., Rose, B., Kappesser, M., Anthony, J.S. (2006). A case study in the use of community-based participatory research in public health nursing. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 23 (5), 470-476.
  • Kemper, P., Savage, C., & Anthony, J. (2005). Study of the level of knowledge about diabetes management of low income persons with diabetes. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 22 (4), 231-239.
  • Anthony, J. (1994). Cultural, aging and health. Journal of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., 41 (1 Chicago), 26-28.
  • Anthony, J. (1991). Wandering behavior in nursing homes. Management of Mental Illness in Nursing Homes. M.S. Harper (Ed), Sage Publications, London, 175-179.
  • Anthony, J., Gilliard, Y., & Raley, A. (1986). Changing demands for rehabilitation in long term care. Provider, American Health Care Association. Washington, DC, 37-39.
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Other Publications
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  • Anthony, J., & Vowels, R. (1996). Continuous quality improvement training manual for long term care. Greater Southeast Health Care System. Washington, DC.
  • James, J., & Anthony, J. (1988). Self-care in long term care settings: A meeting of the minds.. Creativity in Nursing Homes: Selected Experiences at the Health Care Institute. Nursing Management Systems. Washington, DC.
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  • (02-2010). ,Grant Reviewer for Administration on Aging’s Chronic Disease and Self Management programs competing awards.
  • ,Journal of Nursing Scholarship: Reviewed manuscript titled, The State of the Science of Stigma Reduction Interventions in the Context of Mental Illness.
  • (01-2007). ,Journal of Nursing Scholarship: reviewed manuscript titled, “The mothering experience: the Perspectives of women married to Taiwan men from Indonesia”.
  • (04-2007). ,Journal of Nursing Scholarship: Reviewed manuscript titled, “Parent Caregivers: Experiences of taking care of mentally ill children.
  • (11-2007). ,Clinical Manual of Psychiatric Nursing. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.
  • (2009). ,Invited to serve as a Grant Reviewer for Administration on Aging. Reviewed 6 Continuation Grant Applications.
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Invited Presentations
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Poster Presentations
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  • Anthony, J (04/01/2005). Perceptions of Health Status Among an Urban Homeless Population.Mid-Western Nurse Research Society, Annual Research Conference ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Anthony, J (03-2002). Overview of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program.Women's Health and Safety Conference ,Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
  • Anthony, J (03-2002). An Exploration of Spirituality Among Nurses in an Acute Health Care Setting.Annual Research Day Conference ,Howard University Division of Nursing, Washington, DC.
  • Anthony, J (03-2001). A Survey of Nurses' Attitudes Regarding Pain Management.Annual Research Day Conference ,Howard University Division of Nursing, Washington, DC.
  • J. Anthony, PhD, RN & D. Barry, PhD, RN (03/23/2010). Perceptions of Health Status Among an Urban Homeless Population.Annual Advanced Practice Nurses Conference ,University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. UC. Local
  • J. Anthony,PhD, RN, A. Johnson, BSN, C.L. Cook, PhD (10/11/2010). African American clergy and depression: What they know; what they want to know..Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference ,Atlanta, Georgia. Conference. International
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Paper Presentations
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  • S. Baik, PhD, RN, B. Bowers, PhD, J. Gonzales, MD, J. Anthony, PhD, J. Sussman, MD (06/28/2009). The three-Headed Culprit for the Marginalization of Depression Care. Academy Health Annual Conference ,Chicago, IL. Conference. National
  • S. Baik, PhD, RN, J. Anthony, PhD, RN, B. Bowers, PhD, RN, J. Sussman, MD (03/02/2009). competing C0-Morbidities: Do They Marginalize Depression in Primary Care?. Integrating Research for Co-Occurring Conditions ,Bethesda, MD. Conference. Regional
  • S. BAik, PhD, RN, J. gonzales, MD, B. Bowers, PhD, RN, J. Anthony, PhD, RN, J.,Sussman, MD (10/25/2008). Multiple Determinants of Depression Treatment Decisions: from the DEED Project. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting ,San Diego, CA. Professional Meeting. National
  • Morris, E., Anthony, J., Shambley-Ebron, D., Burkett, K., Adams, T., Allen, S. , Kubick, S., Chiatti, B., DeIsaacs, L., McKinney, S., York, K The Online Transcultural Research Interest Group: Building Global Research Partnerships through Technology.” . Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference, ,Charleston, S.C. 2014. Conference. International
  • Anthony, PhD, RN (BAD DATE). Using Standardized Patient Simulation to Enhance Students interviewing and Assessment Skills: A Depression and Suicidal Assessment Experience. Cincinnati Children’s 2014 Regional Simulation Conference on Anthony, PhD, RN ,Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Conference. Regional
  • E. Morris, K. Burkett, J. Anthony, D. Shambley-ebron, (2013). Connecting to Form International Partnerships for Research, Education and pracrice: The New On-line Transcultural Research Interest Group. Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference, ,New Mexico, . Conference. International
  • J.AnthonyChanging African American clergy’s Views n Depression: Utilizing Culturally Specific face-to-Face Training and Web-based Depression Resources. Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference, ,New Mexico, . Conference. International
  • J. Anthony & K. Burkett (2013). Building Trust in Cultural Research with African American participants when the Researcher is Culturally Different or Culturally the Same. . Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference, ,New Mexico, . Conference. International
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Health Champion Award from Center for Closing the Health Gap Cincinnati, Ohio,2010
  • Award of Appreciation from the Caring through Sharing Mentoring Program University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,2009
  • 100 Extra Ordinary Nurses Award Sigma Theta Tau, Inc. International Honor Society of Nursing Howard University College of Nursing Washington, DC,1996
  • Commonwealth of Virginal Doctoral Fellowship,1994
  • Ethnic Minority Nurse Fellowship, American Nurses Association Washington, DC,1993,1998
  • Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH,1974
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Human Protocols
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  • Principal Investigator
    Utilizing a Faith-based Approach to Reduce a Health Disparity
    CON AD for Nursing Research

    Staff: Collins, Charles (Sub-investigator); Asebrook, Maureen (Other); Sostok, Michael (Other); Morris, Edith (Sub-investigator)
    Approval Date:05/25/2016
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Student Advising
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  • Amanda Weatherby, RN, BSN, NPc (12-2004). Recognizing and Treating Depression in Older White Males. Chair.
  • Phyllis Kemper, RN, BSN (02-2003). A Study of the Level of Knowledge about Diabetes Management on Low Income Diabetics. Committee Member.
  • Eu-gene Kim, RN, BSN (02-2003). Development of Instructional Materials for Prevention and Early Detection of Late-life Depression in the Community-dwelling Elderly People in Korea. Committee Member.
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  • ,Center for Closing of the Health Gap Planning Committee(2009).
  • ,Chaired the Task Force for Structural Positions in the College of Nursing(2009).
  • ,Elected to University Faculty Senate(2008-2010).
  • ,Faculty Affairs Council(2006-2008).
  • ,Student Affairs Council. (2004-2007).
  • ,Served on the Admissions and Progression Committee(2003-2004).
  • ,College of Nursing Affirmative Action Committee(2004).
  • ,College of Nursing Transition Team(2004).
  • ,Vision to Action Alignment Group (VTAGG)(2003).
  • ,Search Committee for Chair of the Community, Administration and Psychiatric Department(2003).
  • ,BSN Program Committee(2003-to Present).
  • ,Accelerated Program Committee(2004-to Present).
  • ,Doctoral Program Committee(2003-to Present).
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