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Samantha Calvin

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Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
Nursing & Health Innovation

Biography

Samantha recieved her B.S. in Health Sciences from the University of Minnesota.  During this time, she worked for the Mayo Clinic full-time in the Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition research lab under Dr. James Levine.  She was responsible for managing innovative research projects in childhood obesity.  During this time, she worked with a American Indian school district to implement a standing-desk and activity-based classroom in northern Minnesota.  She also worked with a Somali refugee population to train Community Health Workers to deliver a healthy-home program for youth and families.  After her degree was completed Samantha moved to Arizona to work as a Project Coordinator for Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions.  During this time she worked with the City of Phoenix and the Marciopa Department of Public Health to implement an after school program for underserved youth in local libraries.  During this time Samantha completed her M.S. in Healthcare Innovation and her MBA with an emphasis on leadership and healthcare.  Following this appointment Samantha became faculty with the College of Nursing and Health Innovation as one of the first instructors in the Bachelors of Science in Community Health prograsm.  She has taught in this program since 2015, and is currently working on finishing her PhD in Nursing & Healthcare Innovation.  Her current research area is female adolescent sex trafficking, and she will be teaching a new, innovative, interdisciplinary course at ASU - Fundamentals of Human Trafficking.  

Education

Education

PhD - Healthcare Innovation (in progress) - Arizona State University

MBA - Leadership & Healthcare Emphasis - Arizona State University

M.S. - Healthcare Innovation - Arizona State University

B.S. - Health Sciences - University of Minnesota

Research Interests

female adolescent sex trafficking (domestic and international), health policy, healthcare leadership, innovation in education and healthcare

Research Group

Dr. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, STIR/School of Social Work

Dr. Linda Larkey, CONHI

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 330Fund of Comm Health
HCR 394Special Topics
HCR 400Evd-Bsd Prac Hlthcare Prof
HCR 484Internship
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 330Fund of Comm Health
HCR 400Evd-Bsd Prac Hlthcare Prof
HCR 484Internship
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 230Culture and Health
HCR 330Fund of Comm Health
HCR 400Evd-Bsd Prac Hlthcare Prof
HCR 484Internship
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 230Culture and Health
HCR 330Fund of Comm Health
HCR 335Prog Develop Mngmt Comm Hlth
HCR 336Environm Community Health
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
MIC 499Individualized Instruction
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 240Human Pathophysiology
HCR 330Fund of Comm Health
HCR 331Communication Within Commun
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Honors / Awards

Linda Kay Johnes Scholarship, 2017-2018

Spirit of Service Scholars, 2015-2016

All-USA Scholar, 2010-2011

Professional Associations

Western Institute of Nursing, 2015-Present

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Honors Thesis: -Kaitlyn Felix, 2016-2018 -Pranav Menon, 2016-2018 -Frances Giedraitis, 2016-2018 -Lindsay Gibson, 2015-2016

Consulting

U.S. Deparment of Justice - Office of Justice Progams 

Board

Vice Chair - Community Leadership & Outreach, Junior League of Phoenix 

Expertise Areas