Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Childs’ program of research focuses adolescent sexual behavior and sexual decision-making with an emphasis on African American adolescent girls. Dr. Childs recently completed a three-year K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Nursing Research. Her long-term goal is to develop sustainable, effective interventions that promote healthy sexual decision-making and sexual risk reduction among African American adolescent girls.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Decreasing adverse events in pediatric patients with end-stage renal diseaseJournal for Healthcare Quality.  41:59-64. 2019
    2018 Self-efficacy, infant feeding practices, and infant weight gain: An integrative reviewJournal of Child Health Care2018
    2018 Self-efficacy, infant feeding practices, and infant weight gain: An integrative review.Journal of Child Health Care.  1367493518788466. 2018
    2017 Perceptions of Brain Health and Cognition in Older African Americans and Caucasians With HIV: A Focus Group Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:862-876. 2017
    2017 Feedback on a Multimodal Cognitive Intervention for Adults Aging With HIV: A Focus Group Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:685-697. 2017
    2016 Development of Participant-Informed Text Messages to Promote Physical Activity Among African American Women Attending College: A Qualitative Mixed-Methods Inquiry.Journal of Transcultural Nursing.  28:236-242. 2016
    2015 A Path Analysis of Latino Parental, Teenager and Cultural Variables in Teenagers' Sexual Attitudes, Norms, Self-Efficacy, and Sexual Intentions.Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem.  23:500-511. 2015
    2015 Never-pregnant African American adolescent girls' perceptions of adolescent pregnancy.Journal of Pediatric Nursing.  30:310-320. 2015
    2015 Never-pregnant African American adolescent girls' perceptions of adolescent pregnancyJournal of Pediatric Nursing2015
    2015 A path analysis of Latino parental, adolescent, and cultural variables on adolescents’ attitudes, norms, self-efficacy, and sexual intentionRevista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE)2015
    2015 The multiple stigma experience and quality of life in older gay men with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  26:24-35. 2015
    2013 Correlates of condom self-efficacy in an incarcerated juvenile population.Journal of Correctional Health Care.  19:27-35. 2013
    2013 Digital gaming for HIV prevention with young adolescents.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:71-80. 2013
    2013 Support, stigma, health, coping, and quality of life in older gay men with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:38-49. 2013
    2012 Early adolescent African American girls' perceptions of virginity and romantic relationships.Nursing : Research and Reviews.  2012:55-65. 2012
    2012 The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young urban women's condom use.Research in Nursing and Health.  35:4-14. 2012
    2011 Cameroonian preadolescents' perspectives of an HIV prevention interventionWorld Journal of AIDS2011
    2011 ProvertyEncyclopedia of Adolescence2011
    2010 Piloting an HIV prevention intervention for Cameroonian girls.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  21:512-521. 2010
    2010 Challenges of depression and suicidal ideation associated with aging with HIV/AIDS: implications for social work.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  53:159-175. 2010
    2010 Piloting an HIV prevention intervention for Cameroonian girlsJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2010
    2009 Successful aging with HIV: a brief overview for nursing.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  35:19-25. 2009
    2008 Correlates of sexual abstinence and sexual activity of low-income African American adolescent females.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  19:432-442. 2008
    2007 Psychosocial factors that influence abstinence and sexual activity among African American adolescent girlsDissertation Abstract International2007
    2004 Retention of African-American students in baccalaureate nursing programs: are we doing enough?Journal of Professional Nursing.  20:129-133. 2004
    2004 Mentorship model for the retention of minority students in a baccalaureate nursing programNursing Outlook2004
    2002 Said another way. Call to action: the need to increase diversity in the nursing workforce.Nursing Forum.  37:28-32. 2002
    2002 Call to action: Diversity in the nursing workforce.Nursing Forum2002
    Feedback on a multi-modal cognitive intervention for adults aging with HIV: A focus group studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Parental Self-Efficacy and Infant Feeding Practices: An Integrative ReviewJournal of Child Health Care
    Perceptions of brain health and cognition in older African Americans and Caucasians with HIV: A focus group studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Relationships between parent-adolescent communication, acculturation, and sexual knowledge on adolescent sexual behavior: A systematic reviewHispanic Health International

    Chapter

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    2018 Domestic violence 2018

    Teaching Activities

  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM780 - Applic Research Design Princ I (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM783 - Found of Qualitative Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM774 - Res Vulnerable Pop/Hlth Dispar (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM773 - Qualitative Research Methods (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM774 - Res Vulnerable Pop/Hlth Dispar (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM773 - Qualitative Research Methods (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NRM774 - Res Vulnerable Pop/Hlth Dispar (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR507 - Prom Hlth Chldbear/Chldrea Fam (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NCL621 - Sys Population-based Care II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NCL686L - CNL Practicum II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR507 - Prom Healthy Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR456L - Leader Management Practicum (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR470 - Nurs of Childrearing Families (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR507 - Prom Healthy Childbear and Fam (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR470 - Nurs of Childrearing Families (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR470 - Nurs of Childrearing Families (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR470 - Nurs of Childrearing Families (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Gwendolyn Childs
  • Blazerid

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