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Bernadette Melnyk

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Bio

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN

Education

  • Post-Master's Certification - University of Rochester, NY
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2002
  • PhD - University of Rochester, NY
    Clinical Nursing Research, 1992
  • MSN - University of Pittsburgh, PA
    Specialization in nursing care of children, 1983
  • BSN - West Virginia University, WV
    Cum Laude, 1979

Recent Publications

  • Melnyk, B.M., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2011). Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice (2nd edition). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Melnyk, B.M., Hawkins-Walsh, E., Beauschesne, M., Brandt, P., Crowley, A., Choi, M., Greenburg, E., & O'Haver, J. (2010). Strengthening PNP curriculum in mental/behavioral health and evidence-based practice. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 24 (2), 81-94.
  • Melnyk, B.M., Bullock, T., McGrath, J., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., & Baba, L. (2010). Translating the evidence-based NICU COPE Program for Parents of Premature Infants into Clinical Practice: Impact on Nurses' EBP and Lessons Learned. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 24 (1), 74-80.
  • Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K. (2010). Evidence-based practice step by step: Igniting a spirit of inquiry: An essential foundation for evidence-based practice. American Journal of Nursing, 109 (11), 49-52.
  • Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K. (2010). Evidence-based practice step by step: The seven steps of EBP. American Journal of Nursing, 110 (1), 51-53.

Research Interests

Intervention to improve coping/mental health outcomes in high risk/stressed children, teens and parents, including critically ill/hospitalized children, premature and overweight infants.

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

  • COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT (Principal Investigator). Funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (1R01NR012171-01). September 30, 2009-June 30, 2013. $2.3 million dollars.
  • KySS Fellowship for Primary Care Providers: Improving Child and Teen Mental Health (Principal Investigator/Project Director). Funded by the Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). July 1, 2008-present, $894,415
  • Distance Ed for Child Psych NPs in Underserved AZ & U.S. (PI/Project Director). Funded by the Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), July 1, 2007-present, $943,087
  • PLAY: Parents Leading Active Youth! (Co-investigator; Principal Investigator- Leigh Small). Funded by the National Institutes of Health- R15DK074428), 2007- present; $ 219,201.

Honors/Awards

  • NIH's First NINR Director's Lectureship, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research, 2010
  • Edge Runner for Creating Innovative and Effective Premature Infant Parent Education Program, The American Academy of Nursing, 2010
  • Invited U.S. expert panel member, European Child Health Research Platform, funded by the European Commission, 2010-2013
  • Member, United States Preventive Services Task Force, 2007-2011
  • President's Award, Global Caring Nurses Foundation, Arizona, 2009

Research Interests

Research Interests

Intervention to improve coping/mental health outcomes in high risk/stressed children, teens and parents, including critically ill/hospitalized children, premature and overweight infants.

Courses

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research

Presentations

  1. Melnyk, Bernadette Strategies to Overcome Barriers in Implementing Evidence-Based Practice.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Guthery,Ann Marie * , Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek , . Outreach Partnership Program. HHS-NIH-NIMH (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2013).
  2. Lamb,Gerri * , Cesarotti,Evelyn L , Hrabe,David Paul , Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek , . Interprofessional Primary Care Education. (7/10/2010 - 12/31/2012).
  3. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * , Belyea,Michael John , Jacobson,Diana L , Marsiglia,Flavio , Mays,Mary Z , O'Haver,Judith , Shaibi,Gabriel , Small,Leigh , . COPEHealthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT. HHS-NIH-NINR (9/30/2009 - 9/30/2014).
  4. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * , Guthery,Ann Marie , Noyes,Nancy S , Rice,Michael John , Ruiz,Ester L , Shea,Kimberly Denise , . KySS Fellowship for NPs in Underserved US: Improving Child Teen Mental Health. HHS-HRSA (7/1/2008 - 6/30/2012).
  5. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Improving Healthcare Quality through a Strengthened Curriculum for Pediatric Nurse Practioners: Assessing Lessons Learned to Enhance Dissemination. Commonwealth (8/1/2007 - 4/30/2008).
  6. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Distance Ed for Child Psych NPs in Underserved AZ & U.S.. HHS-HRSA (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2011).
  7. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Evidence-Based Practice Leadership Summit: Improving Clinical Care and Health Outcomes for High-Risk Children & Adolescents. HHS-AHRQ (2/1/2007 - 2/29/2008).
  8. Smith,Jacqueline Vella * , Boradkar,Prasad , Boradkar,Prasad , Callahan,Christopher , Callahan,Christopher , Cannella,Albert , Crow,Michael M , De Los Santos,Kimberly Amber , Essig,Linda , Gillmore,Mary Louise Rogers , Hoffman,Dennis L , Hoffman,Dennis L , Jurik,Nancy C , Jurik,Nancy C , Lobo,Jose A , Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek , Phillips,Elizabeth Deutsch , Regier,Philip Roger , Rikakis,Thanassis , Rosen,Julia Karen , Shafer,Terri , Van Der Leeuw,Sander , . University as Entrepreneur. KAUFFMAN FDN (1/24/2007 - 6/30/2012).
  9. Poste,George Henry * Johnson,William G Matt,Kathleen Sharon Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek Panchanathan,Sethuraman Zenhausern,Frederic Zenhausern,Frederic . Arizona Clinical and Translational Science Award. TGen (9/22/2006 - 9/21/2007).
  10. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Improving Outcomes of Low birth Weight Premature Infants and Parents. UNIV OF ROCHESTER (2/1/2005 - 1/31/2008).
  11. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Preparing Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to Assess, Manage, and Prevent Current Morbidities in Childhood. Commonwealth (1/1/2005 - 2/29/2008).
  12. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * . Improving Outcomes of Hospitalized Elders and Caregivers. UNIV OF ROCHESTER (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007).

* principal investigator

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