Research Published from UHM Nursing in 2013

In 2013, our nursing faculty published research focused on local, national, and international health care issues. UHM Nursing is aligned with UH Manoa’s strategic goal of being a global, leading research university.

Please submit your published work to Desiree Yamamoto at to be included in the UHM Nursing News emails and the 2015 Hawaii Impact Summary.


Aziz, N., Sokoloff, A., Kornak, J., Leva, N. V., Mendiola, M. L., Levison, J., Feakins, C., Shannon, M., & Cohan, M. (2013). Time to viral load suppression in antiretroviral-naïve and –experienced HIV-infected pregnant women on highly active antiretroviral therapy: Implications for pregnant women presenting late in gestation. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 120, 1534-1547.

Beniga, J., Johnson, K., & Mark, D. (2014). Evidence based practice: Normothermia for neuro protection. Nursing Clinics of North America, 49(3).

Boehm, L. B. & Tse, A. M. (2013) Application of guided imagery to facilitate the transition of new graduate registered nurses. (2013). Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing44(3), 113-120. doi:10.3928/00220124-20130115-16

Cardozone, G, Sy, A, Chik, I, Corley, LK.  Mapping One Strong ‘Ohana: Using network analysis and GIS to enhance the effectiveness of a statewide coalition to prevent child abuse and neglect.  American Journal of Community Psychology  in press.

Ceria-Ulep, C. D., Angosta, A., Asselstine, R. T., Castillo, M. A., Pagano, I. S., Li, D., & Wooton, A. (2013).  Assessing physical activity and function in the Filipino older adults.  Journal of Cultural Diversity:  An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20, (1), 30-39.

Codier, E. (2013) Making the business case for emotionally intelligent nurse managers. Submitted to Nursing Management. In Press

Codier, E., Muneno, L., & Freitas, E. (2013). Emotional intelligence rounds: Developing   emotional intelligence ability in clinical oncology nurses. Oncology Nurse Forum.    January, 2013

Codier, E., & Odell, E. (2013) Measured emotional intelligence ability and grade point average in nursing students. Nurse Educ Today. 2013 Jul 5. pii: S0260-6917(13)00207-4. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2013.06.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Eissler, L, Casken,J, (2013) Seeking Healthcare through International Medical Tourism”. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. ‘early view’ doi: 10.1111/jnu. 12014.

Lim U, Wilkens LR, Albright CL, Novotny R, Kolonel, LN, LeMarchand L. Bias in Self-reported Anthropometry in Relation to Adiposity and Adulthood Weight Gain among Postmenopausal Caucasian and Japanese American Women. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. In press.

Magnussen, L., Niederhauser, V., Ono, C., Johnson, N., Vogler, J., and Ceria-Ulep, C. D.   (2013).  Developing a statewide nursing consortium island style Journal of Nursing Education, 52, (2), 77-84.

Mark, D. D., Ikehara, C., Matsuura, C., Hara, K., & Li, D. (2013). Validating the impact of teaching pursed-lips breathing with SkypeTM: A Feasibility Study. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 15(8): 424-432.

Mark, D. D., Latimer, R. L., White, J., Bransford, D., & Johnson, K. (2014). Hawaii’s statewide evidence-based practice program.Nursing Clinics of North America, 49(3).

McBride, D., LeVasseur; S.A., Li, D. (2013). Development and Validation of a Web-Based Survey on the Use of Personal Communication Devices by Hospital Registered Nurses: Pilot Study. JMIR Research Protocols, in press.

Nishimoto, P. W. & Mark, D. D. (2014). Altered Sexuality Patterns. In Brown, C. (Ed.), A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management, 2nd Edition. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Schembre SM, Cheng I, Wilkens LR, Albright CL, Le Marchand L. (2013) Variations in bitter-taste receptor genes, dietary intake, and colorectal adenoma riskNutrition and Cancer: An International Journal; In Press.

Serafica, R. C., Lane, S. H. Ceria-Ulep, C. Dietary acculturation and predictors of anthropometric indicators among Filipino Americans.  Sage Open.  July-September 2013:  1-15.  DOI:  10.1177/2158244013495543

Siaki, L. & Mark, D. D. (2014). Achieving EBP competencies through a military-civilian nurse partnership. Army Medical Department Journal, Jan-Mar.

Sy, A, Cuaresma, C, Braun, KL, Duquez, E, Young, DM.  An Academic-Community Partnership to Explore High Smoking Prevalence in Filipina Girls.  California Journal of Health Promotion  2013;11(1):1-14

Sy, A, Heckert, K, Jamison, C, Maskarinec, GG, Lim, A, Buenconsejo-Lum, L.  Pacific CEED Legacy Projects and Local Projects: Culturally Tailored Promising Practices to Prevent Breast and Cervical Cancer in the US Affiliated Pacific Island Jurisdictions. International  Public Health Journal  2013; 5(1).

Titler, M. G., Mark, D. D., & Latimer, R. L. (Eds.). (2014). Translating evidence to practice. Nursing Clinics of North America, 49(3).

Vogt TM, Williams AE, Stevens VJ, Albright CL, Nigg CR, Meenan R. (2013)  Results of a Two-Year   Worksite Obesity Intervention Program for Hotel Employees: The Work, Weight, and Wellness (3W) Program, a Cluster Randomized Trial. American Journal of Health Promotion, In Press.

Wada R, Glaser D, Bantum E, Orimoto T, Steffen AD, Elia J, Albright CL. (2013) Hawaii’s multiethnic adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer:  Are their health behavior risks similar to state and national samples? Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health. 72(11); 380-386.

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