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Elizabeth Reifsnider

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Professor (FSC)
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Associate Faculty
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Biography

Elizabeth Reifsnider (PhD, RN, WHNP, PHCNS-BC, FAAN) is the associate dean for research and Nancy Melvin Professor of Pediatric Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on public health nursing interventions to improve the nutrition and growth of pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, especially regarding breastfeeding and prevention of failure to thrive and overweight/obesity.

Education
  • Ph.D. Family and Community Nursing, University of Texas-Austin 1994
  • M.S. Maternity Nursing, Education, University of Oklahoma College of Nursing 1983
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Oklahoma Medical School 1977
  • B.S.N. Avila College, Kansas City, MO 1975
Research Interests

Public health nursing interventions to improve the nutrition and growth of pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, especially regarding breastfeeding and prevention of failure to thrive and overweight/obesity.

Publications

For a current list of publications and research activity visit experts.asu.edu.

Research Activity
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 616Community-Based Partcpt Rsrch
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 690Reading and Conference
NUR 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Honors / Awards
  • 2012 - Excellence in Research Award, Beta Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2011 - Nancy Melvin Endowed Professor of Pediatric Nursing
  • 2009 - Excellence in Research Award, Alpha Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2007 - Excellence in Research Award, Alpha Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International