Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

352 Cohn, 5557 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
bincy.joshwa@wayne.edu
313-577-8865
313-577-4188 (fax)

Office hours

By appointment
 
 

 

Research profile

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN

Bio Sketch

Dr. Joshwa is a symptom scientist whose research focuses on fatigue. Her education in nephrology nursing initiated her interest in individuals with kidney failure and dialysis. Findings from her first study on patients on dialysis found a high prevalence of multiple symptoms such as sleep, fatigue and depression. Her doctoral dissertation study focused on fatigue specifically, its multiple dimensions and correlates. She received various fellowships, awards and research grants in her program of study. She has taught various levels of graduate nurses and brings expertise from her clinical background working as a nurse with medical-surgical and dialysis patients.

Education

  • PhD, Wayne State University, 2019
  • MSN, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2009
  • BSN, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2007

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health
  • Symptoms in advanced kidney disease
  • Patterns, dimensions and different qualities of symptoms
  • Role of biobehavioral and sociostructural factors influencing fatigue

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

  • Nephrology nursing
  • Symptom science
  • Adults and older adults
  • Individuals on hemodialysis

Selected publications

  • Joshwa, B., Templin, T., Campbell, M. (accepted). Psychometric Properties of the Piper Fatigue Scale-12. Journal of Nursing Measurement.
  • Joshwa B., Malek M.H., Peters R. M., Templin T. Evaluating Subjective and Objective Fatigue Immediately Before and After Hemodialysis: A Within-Subjects' Design. Nephrology Nursing Journal. 2021 Nov-Dec;48(6):527-569. PMID: 34935330.
  • *Joshwa, B., Peters, R., Malek, M.H., Yarandi, H., Campbell, M. (2020). Multiple Dimensions and Correlates of Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 47(3), 215-226,251.DOI: 10.37526/1526-744X.2020.47.3.215
  • Joshwa, B., Campbell, M. L. (2017). Fatigue in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease-Evidence and Measures. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 44(4), 337-343.
  • Joshwa, B., Khakha, D.C., Mahajan, S. (2012). Fatigue, Depression and Sleep Problems among Hemodialysis Patients in a Tertiary Care Center. Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease and Transplantation, 23(4), 729-735. DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.98149

Honors and Awards

2021 Nephrology Nursing Clinical Practice Writing Award
American Nephrology Nurses Association Virtual Symposium

2019 Micro Credential Badges for Poster Presentation and 3-Minute Thesis Presentation
Wayne State University Graduate School, Michigan

2018-2019 Graduate Professional Scholarship
Wayne State University Graduate School, Michigan

2018 Outstanding Oral Presentation and Visual Poster Design-2nd place ($300 award) and additional Micro credential badges
Wayne State University Graduate School, Michigan

2016-2017 Graduate Professional Scholarship
Wayne State University Graduate School, Michigan
 

Current Research

  • Joshwa, B. (PI), Yarandi, H., Zimmerman, R.,Jenuwine, E. (2023). Identification of symptom clusters in indivuals with advance kidney disease using CRIC national study datasets.
    • Funding Support: None
  • Joshwa, B. (PI), Schutte, D., Malek, M., Yarandi, H. (2021). Trajectory Patterns and Factors predicting Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis, June 2021-current. Collaborators- Provenzano, C., Badr, S. 
    • Funding support: Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan Investigator-Initiated Grant
  • Joshwa, B. (PI), Campbell, M. L., Peters, R., Malek. M., Yarandi, H. (2017). Intensity and Correlates of Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis, 11/1/2017-3/30/2019.
    • Funding support: American Nephrology Nurses Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan Student Award, Ada and Jacox Pain and Symptom Management Internal Research Award

Courses taught by Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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