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Elizabeth Reifsnider

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Assoc Dean & Professor - Research
Administrative, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Assoc Dean & Professor - Research
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Biography

Elizabeth Reifsnider PhD, RN, WHNP, PHCNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research
Nancy Melvin Professor of Pediatric Nursing

Education

  • PhD - University of Texas at Austin, 1994
    Family and Community Nursing
  • MS - University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, 1983
    Maternity Nursing, Education
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate - University of Oklahoma Medical School, 1977
  • BSN - Avila College, Kansas City, MO, 1975

Grants and Projects

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Instittue of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - R01DK096488. Preventing Childhood Obesity through Early Feeding and Parenting Guidance. 2012-2017. Role: PI.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) - 1T32NR012718-01. Transdisciplinary Training in Health Disparities Science (T32). 2011-2016. Role: Co-PI.
  • NIH/NINR R21 (Supplement for Hurricane Ike), Title: Reducing Overweight among Galveston WIC Participants, Period: 2010-2012, Total Cost: $188,750, Role: PI
  • HRSA/Division of Nursing, Cultural Competency for Community Health Nurses, 2008-2011, Total Cost: $870,000, Role: PI
  • NIH/NINR R21, Reducing Overweight among Galveston WIC Participants, 2008-2010, Total Cost: $400,000, Role: PI

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
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 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
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
NUR 690Reading and Conference
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 603Soc Context Issues Nurs Hlthcr
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 691Seminar