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Diane Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, CUNYM.S., SUNY Health Science Center at BrooklynEd.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Description

Having grown up just a few blocks from the Brooklyn Campus, Diane Reynolds is delighted to be back in Fort Greene. Since joining the faculty in 2002, Dr. Reynolds has taught courses in Pathophysiology, Health Assessment, End of Life,and Medical-Surgical nursing, as well as courses on the Graduate level. She coordinated the senior practicum course NUR490 for most of her tenure at LIU. Dr. Reynolds has achieved certification in oncology nursing and as a certified nurse educator. In addition to teaching, Dr. Reynolds enjoys traveling, the theatre, cooking and eating but most of all, being a grandparent!

Specialties

Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing, Oncology Nursing, HPV and Cervical Cancer

Publications

  • Author:  “Variability of passing grades in Undergraduate Nursing Education Programs in New York State” in Nursing Education Perspectives, (2015).
  • Co-author “Correlations in global DNA methylation measures in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and granulocytes.” in Epigenetics, (2014).
  • Co-author: “Multiple metabolic risk factors and mammographic breast density” in Annals of Epidemiology, (2014)
  • Author: “Religiosity and Parental Acceptance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine in 9-18 Year-Old Girls” in Journal of Christian Nursing, (2014).
  • Co-author: “Mammographic density and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels” in Nutrition & Metabolism, (2014).  
  • Co-author, “Testing a model for parental acceptance of human papillomavirus vaccine in 9-18 year old girls: A theory-guided study,” published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing(2011).
  • Co-author “Reproductive and menstrual factors and mammographic density in African American, Caribbean, and white women” published in  Cancer Causes and Control (2011)
  • Author, “Prostate Cancer Screening in African-American Men: Barriers and Methods for Improvement,” published in the American Journal of Men's Health (2008)
  • Author, “Literature Review of Theory Based Empirical Studies Examining Adolescent Tanning Practices,” published in Dermatology Nursing (2007)
  • Author, “Spotlight on research: Review of ‘A pilot study of chlorhexidine and benzydamine oral rinses for the prevention and treatment of irradiation mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer,’” published in ORL-Head and Neck Nursing (2007)
  • Co-author, “African-American Spirituality: A Process of Honoring God, Others, and Self,” published in the Journal of Holistic Nursing (2007)
  • Author, “Examining Spirituality in Women with Breast Cancer: Holistic Nursing Practice” (2005)
  • Author, “Cervical Cancer in Hispanic Women,” published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (2004)

Lectures and Presentations

  • Poster presenter: “Clickers: An effective teaching tool for students too? “Elsevier Faculty Development Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, (2014)
  • Poster presenter: “Prior experience and knowledge as correlates of parental acceptance of HPV vaccination.” Sigma Theta Tau International's 24th International Nursing Research Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, (2013).
  • Poster presenter:  “Parish Nursing.” at the National Association of Catholic Nurses, Nashville, Tennessee (2013).
  • Podium and Poster presenter:Parental Acceptance of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in 9-18 Year Old Girls.”Downstate Medical Center's Annual Research and EBP Conference (2012).
  • Poster (presented by colleagues) “Alcohol consumption and mammographic density in a multiethnic urban community”138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. (2010).  
  • Poster presenter: “Parental Attitudes toward Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in 9-18 Year Old Girls”  47th Annual Isabel Maitland Stewart Nursing Research Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University. (2010)
  • Poster presenter: “Parental acceptance of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine in 9-18 year old girls” Poster presentation at the ENRS Scientific Sessions, Providence, Rhode Island (2010).
  • Podium Presentation: “Parental acceptance of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine in 9-18 year old girls” at the 16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (2010)
  • Poster presenter: “Parental acceptance of Human Papillomavirus vaccine in 9-18 year old girls,” at the 33rd Annual Drexel University’s Women’s Health Conference, Atlantic City, N.J.(2009)
  • Poster presenter:. “Risk Factors for Mammographic Density among African Americans and Caribbean Americans”. Poster presentation at the 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN), in Singapore. (2008)
  • Poster presenter:“Risk Factors for Mammographic Density among African Americans and Caribbean Americans”. 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS). Philadelphia, Pa.(2008).
  • Poster presenter:The Experience of Introducing Technology in the Classroom: Lessons Learned. Poster presentation at the 44th Annual Isabel Maitland Stewart Nursing Conference. (2007).
  • Poster presenter:“Risk Factors for Mammographic Density among African Americans and Caribbean Americans.” Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 33rd Annual Congress, Philadelphia, PA. (2008).

Honors/Awards

  • U54 grant awarded in the amount of $150,000 over 2 years for pilot project examining breast density as a cancer marker in African-American Afro/Caribbean women. This study was conducted in conjunction with LIU, Columbia, and Long Island College Hospital. (2006)
  • Accepted into the Edmond J Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program (VNF) at New York University. This program will focuses on training in order to understand comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson’s Disease (2014).
  • Merit based Award of $807.00 from the George L. and Enid W. May Fund. Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2009-2010).
  • Recipient: Research Award in the amount of 1,500.00 for proposal, “Parental acceptance of Human Papillomavirus in 9-18 year old girls.” Nursing Education Alumni Association, Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2009). :
  • Sister Lorraine service award for volunteerism and coordination of the Nursing Home Program at Good Shepherd Parish in Brooklyn, New York.  
  • Recipient: Dean’s Research award from Teacher’s College, Columbia University in the amount of 2,000.00 for proposal, “Parental acceptance of Human Papillomavirus in 9-18 year old girls.”(2009).
  • Keynote speaker at the Senior Recognition Ceremony, Long Island University, School of Nursing. (2009).
  • Recipient: Merit based award of $575.00 from the George L. and Enid W. May Fund Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2009).
  • Keynote speaker at the Senior Recognition Ceremony, Long Island University, School of Nursing. (2008).
  • Recipient: Merit based Award of $4,524 from the Cynthia Davis Sculco Scholarship Fund Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2008).
  • Selected to be the first NLN Ambassador for LIU-SON, Sept. 2006
  • Recipient: Promise of Nursing for New York Regional Faculty Fellowship in the amount of $3,500.00. (2006).
  • Recipient: Merit based award of $3,639 from the Cynthia Davis Sculco Scholarship Fund Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2007).
  • Recipient: Merit based award of $3,608 from the Cynthia Davis Sculco Scholarship Fund Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2006).
  • Recipient: Merit based award $2,475 from the Elisabeth Phillips Scholarship Fund Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2005).
  • Selected to attend the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions for  Nurse Educators in Louisville, Kentucky. Fully sponsored by the ONS through a grant from the National Cancer Institute. (2005).
  • Selected to attend the State of the Science Conference, in Washington, DC. Funded by Teacher’s College, Columbia University. (2004).
  • Recipient: Merit based award of $1,475 from the Caroline E. Stackpole Scholarship Fund. Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2004).
  • Selected to attend the ONS National Conference on Hematologic Toxicities, in Dallas, Texas. Fully funded by an educational grant from the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation for Leadership, Information, and Research (CLIR) from Amgen. (2003).
  • Geriatric Nurse Scholar awarded from the Consortium of New York Education Centers NYU Division of Nursing. (2003).

Professional Affiliations

  • Member: Eastern Nursing Research Society
  • Member: Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS)
  • Member: American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network
  • Member: ONS Special Interest Group: Spiritual Care
  • Member: ONS Special Interest Group: Hospice
  • Member: Oncology Nursing Society
  • Member: National League of Nursing
  • Member: Lambda Iota Upsilon, Long Island University –School of Nursing Honor Society
  • Member: Kappa Delta Pi, (International Honor Society in Education)
  • Member: Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Zeta chapter

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