Publications in Professional Journals
Meeks-Sjostrom, D., Lopuszynski, S., & Bairan, A. “The wisdom of retaining experienced nurses at the bedside--A pilot study examining a minimal lift program and its impact on reducing patient movement related injuries to bedside nurses.” Med-Surg Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, Vol. 19, #4, July/Aug. 2010.
Ballard, N. Bairan, A., Barnett, G. & Van Brackle, L. “The Effect of Education on New Chest Pain Mnemonic on Triage of Patients with Myocardial Infarction in the Emergency Rooms.” Journal of Emergency Nursing, (In press.)
Long, J., Rozo-Rivera, A., Bairan, A., Holtz, C., Sowell, R., Curtis, A., & Fogarty, K. “Exploration of Commonalities and Variations in Health Related Beliefs Across Four Sub-Ethnic Latino Groups Using Focus Group Methodology: Implications in Care for Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes.” Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal. (In press.)
Bairan, A. & Lishman, K. (Accepted for June, 2011). Homosexuality: An Exploration of Attitudes of Family Nurse Practitioner and Baccalauretae Nursing Students. (Poster) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 26th National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Bairan, A., Boeri, M. & Woodall, D. (Accepted for April 6, 2011). When You Got Friends in Low Places, You Stay Low. (Paper) Southern Sociological Society, Jacksonville, FL .
Bairan, A. & Lishman, K. (2010, October). Attitudes of Nursing Students toward Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons. (Poster) Evidence-Based Practice/Nursing Research Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA.
Current Grant Funded Projects
NIH (R15 AREA) Grant funded for $201,000 for two years –2010-2011. Co-PI with Dr. Miriam Boeri, PI. The broad goal of this grant is to continue exploration on the patterns and social settings of methamphetamine (MA) use in the suburbs and associated HIV-risk behaviors, with an exclusive focus on female MA users.
- AIDS Care
- Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
- Association of Gerontology in Higher Education