Wayne State University

Programs of Research

  • Bridging Transitions and Technology to Promote Asthma Care in the Community
  • Wanda Gibson-Scipio
  • Ph.D., APRN, BC
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Co-­Program Director Michigan Area Health Education Center
  • 346 Cohn 
  • 313-577­-1936
  • gibsonsc@wayne.edu
  • Decreasing Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Chronic Kidney Disease Population
  • Zorica Kauric-Klein
  • Ph.D., APRN-BC, RN
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical)
  • 376 Cohn 
  • 313­-577-­4144
  • ai6191@wayne.edu
  • Determining Readiness to Engage in End of Life/Palliative Care Conversations with Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Advanced Cancer
  • Cynthia Bell
  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • 254 Cohn
  • 313-577-5722
  • cjbell@wayne.edu
  • Identification of Noninvasive Biomarkers of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Extremely Preterm Infants
  • Leanne Nantais-Smith
  • Ph.D., RN, NNP-BC
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Director of Advanced Practice and Graduate Certificate Programs, Graduate Specialty Coordinator, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty
  • 240 Cohn
  • 313-577-5934
  • leanne.nantais-smith@wayne.edu
  • Leanne Nantais-Smith Ph.D., RN, NNP-BC, College of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor at Wayne State University, has extensive experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and has focused her research on the identification of...
  • Prevention and Self-Management of Stress-Induced Cardiovascular Disease
  • Rosalind Peters
  • Ph.D., RN, FAAN
  • Associate Professor
  • 358 Cohn
  • 313-577-0342
  • rpeters@wayne.edu
  • Social and Environmental Determinants in Respiratory Health
  • Helene Krouse
  • Ph.D., ANP-BC, CORLN, FAAN
  • Professor
  •  146 Cohn 
  • 313-577-3911
  • hjkrouse@wayne.edu
  • My clinical and research activities over 20 years have focused on influences on airway disease, respiratory health outcomes, and quality of life in adolescents and adults.  I have been predominantly investigating interactions among the...
  • The Maintenance and Improvement of Function in Patients with Chronic Pain and the Reduction of Pain-Related Disparities
  • April Hazard Vallerand
  • Ph.D., RN, FAAN
  • Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Office for Health Research, Director of the Ph.D. Program, College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor
  • 319 Cohn
  • 313-577-5724
  • ahv@wayne.edu
  • April Hazard Vallerand Ph.D., RN, FAAN, College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at Wayne State University has focused her research on understanding the factors that affect functional status and the barriers to improving pain...