Researchers

Decker faculty collaborate with researchers across Binghamton University and beyond to define new and creative solutions for health and healthcare.

Researcher publications can be found on the researcher’s CV, which is posted on that individual’s profile page, or by searching via author name on Google Scholar.

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A. Serdar Atav, PhD

Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research Interests

  • Vulnerable populations
  • Opioid use and misuse
  • Medicaid
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Health applications of system dynamics modeling
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Pamela Stewart Fahs, PhD, RN

Professor/Decker Chair in Rural Nursing

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Rural populations
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular risks
  • Heart attack and stroke in rural women
  • Rural nursing theory
  • Roy Adaptation model
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Yvonne Johnston, DrPH, MS, FNP

Associate Professor; MPH Program Director; Associate Professor/Founding Director, MPH Program; Founding Director

CCPA Social Work; Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Master of Public Health (MPH) Program

Research Interests

  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Nursing
  • Population health
  • Program evaluation
  • Chronic disease risk reduction
  • Health promotion
  • Fall prevention among older adults
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Data analytics
  • Social determinants of health
  • Translational research
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Rosemarie Rizzo Parse, PhD, RN, FAAN

Visiting Scholar and Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research Interests

  • Sciencing as coming to know
  • Parsesciencing
  • Qualitative research with universal humanuniverse living experiences
  • Investigative phenomena: dignity, reverence, awe, betrayal, shame
  • Community change concepts
  • Teaching-learning and leading-following
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Nicole A. Rouhana, PhD, FACNM, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor/Director of Graduate Programs

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research Interests

  • HPV vaccinations
  • Interprofessional education
  • Supporting international graduate nursing students
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Melissa A. Sutherland, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN

Director, PhD Program/Director, Kresge Center for Nursing Research/Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research Interests

  • Interpersonal violence
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Health behaviors
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