Susan Breitenstein, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Susan Breitenstein, PhD, RN, FAAN is an Associate Professor at Rush University College of Nursing. Her clinical expertise is in child and adolescent psychiatric nursing and group-based behavioral change interventions. Dr. Breitenstein earned a BS in psychology from the University of Dayton in Ohio and a BS in nursing, MS in nursing, and PhD from Rush University.

Taura Barr, Ph.D., R.N.

Dr. Taura Barr is an Assistant Professor in the West Virginia University School of Nursing and Emergency Medicine. She holds faculty appointments in the WVU Prevention Research Center and Center for Neuroscience as well as a Volunteer Scientist appointment within the intramural program of the National Institute of Nursing Research. Her training has spanned from basic preclinical models of neurological disease mechanism, to qualitative research methods to understand the human response to disease and the application of genetics and genomics in clinical research.

Adejoke Ayoola, Ph.D., R.N.

Adejoke Ayoola, Ph.D., R.N., is an Associate Professor at the Calvin College Department of Nursing (CCDON), in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She received her PhD from Michigan State University in 2007. Her doctoral dissertation focused on exploring the relationships between time of pregnancy recognition, time of initiation of prenatal care and birth outcomes. Dr. Ayoola received the American Nurses Foundation/Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation funding to conduct her doctoral dissertation. Dr.

Matthew McHugh, Ph.D., R.N., J.D., M.P.H., C.R.N.P., F.A.A.N.

Matthew D. McHugh, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H., R.N., C.R.N.P., F.A.A.N., is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr.

Elena Siegel, Ph.D., R.N.

Elena O. Siegel, Ph.D., R.N., is an Associate Professor and founding faculty member at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Siegel earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Northridge, in 1980 and worked for several years as a certified public accountant and controller before transitioning to a career in nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2002, a Master of Nursing in 2003, and Doctor of Philosophy in 2006, all from the University of Washington School of Nursing.

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