Nursing and Health Studies Program

Butch de Castro


Arnold Brian (Butch) de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN
Associate Professor (with tenure)
(October 2013)


Address:
University of Washington - Bothell
Nursing & Health Studies Program
18115 Campus Way NE
Box 358532
Bothell, WA 98011-8246

Email:   BdeCastro@uwb.edu
Phone:

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LICENSURE

State of California Nursing License:
 

State of Washington Nursing License:

RN 498657 (1994-present)
PHN 51744 (1994-present)

RN00176419 (2007-present)

EDUCATION

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, June 2005-August 2006, Illinois Public Health Research Fellowship Program (funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 2003 (defended October 2002), The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health (MSN/MPH) joint-degree, 1998, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Community Health Nursing; and The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 1993, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor (with tenure), September 2013-present, University of Washington – Bothell, Nursing and Health Studies Program, Bothell, WA.

  • Adjunct Associate Professor (December 2012-present), University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA.
  • Deputy Director, Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (December 2011-present), University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA.
  • Research Affiliate (July 2009-present), University of Washington Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, Seattle, WA.
  • Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Program (September 2006-present), University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA.

Associate Professor (tenured September 2012) and Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Program, September 2006-September 2013, University of Washington School of Nursing, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, Seattle, WA.

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Washington State University College of Nursing, Spokane, WA.

Senior Staff Specialist, February 2003-April 2005, American Nurses Association, Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD.

Health Scientist, January 1998-September 2000, United States Department of Labor-Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Washington, DC.

Public Health Nurse, March 1994-June 1996, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs, Los Angeles, CA.

Registered Nurse, 1994-1995, National Medical Care (Home Health Care Agency),
Pasadena, CA.

Operating Room Nurse, 1993, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (chronological)

Funded Research Projects

Principal Investigator, “Physical and mental health among Asian American workers: Analysis of the National Latino and Asian American Study.” Collaborators: G. C. Gee, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health; D. T. Takeuchi, Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work.  Funding: University of Washington, Institute for Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) KL2 Scholar Program; salary support.

Principal Investigator, “Health of Philippine Emigrants Study (HoPES) (originally “Health and Occupations among Philippine Emigrants Study”) – Nurses I and II.”  Collaborators: G. C. Gee, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health; K. Fujishiro, Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.  Funding: ITHS KL2 Scholar Program Research Fund Award (2/15/2008-5/31/2008; 9/17/2008-5/31/2009; 6/1/2009-5/31/2010; 6/1/2010-5/31/2011), $100,000, and salary support through 5/31/2012; University of Washington School of Nursing Research and Intramural Funding Program (RIFP) 2008 Award (4/21/2008-3/31/2010), $15,000 (direct costs).

Principal Investigator, “Work related stressors among immigrant day laborers in Seattle.”  Collaborator:  J. Voss, Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Nursing; N. Seixas, Professor, University of Washington School of Public Health.  Funding: Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Pilot and Small Project Research Program 2008 Award (2/18/2009-6/30/2009), $20,000 (direct costs).

Co-Investigator, “Understanding the rise of obesity among immigrants: A pilot study.” Collaborators: G. C. Gee, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health; M. Wang, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health; K. Fujishiro, Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.  Funding: National Institutes of Health, R21, PA-06-256 Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (9/1/2009-8/31/2011; no-cost extension through 8/31/2013), $275,000 (direct costs); 1R21CA137297-01A1.

Co-Principal Investigator, “A longitudinal study of how migrants change their conceptualizations of race.” Collaborators: G. C. Gee, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health; N. Kim, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Loyola Marymount University.  Funding: University of California Center for New Racial Studies, Awarded April 23, 2010 (7/1/2010-6/30/2011; no-cost extension through June 2012), $8,000 (direct costs).

Principal Investigator, “Assessing agricultural safety and health among Hmong farmers.” Collaborators: H. Murphy-Robinson, University of Washington, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center; R. Neitzel, Research Scientist, University of Washington School of Public Health.  Funding: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC-NIOSH), R21, PAR-11-022 Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention (9/30/2011-9/29/2013), $170,000 (direct costs): 2U54OH007544-11.

Principal Investigator, “Telomere shortening in response to migration-related stress.”  Collaborator: D. Eisenberg, University of Washington, Department of Anthropology.  Funding: ITHS KL2 Scholar Program Research Fund Award (4/2012), $20,000 and salary support.

Co-Investigator, “Understanding the effects of working in the fishing industry in the subartic region among migrants and immigrants from the tropics.” Collaborators: G. Garcia (Principal Investigator), University of Alaska, Anchorage.  Funding: University of Washington Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, (9/30/2013-9/29/2015), $22,553 total costs, $20,882 direct costs.

Unfunded Research Projects

Principal Investigator, “Work and health disparities: How nativity shapes occupational health experiences.” Collaborators: N. Seixas, Professor, University of Washington, School of Public Health; J. H-C. Tsai, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Nursing. Submitted: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, RFA-MD-12-001 NIMHD Health Disparities Research (R01), First submission 6/2010; re-submitted 6/2011.

Post-Doctoral Training Research

Co-Investigator, “A model of workers’ rights violation grounded in immigrant workers experiences.” Collaborators: K. Fujishiro, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; J. Oliva, National Director, Interfaith Workers Rights Center, Chicago, IL. (See below for related publications).

Co-Investigator, “Work-related stressors and health among Filipinos in the U.S.A.”  Collaborators: G. C. Gee, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Public Health; D.T. Takeuchi, Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work. (See below for related publications).

Doctoral Training Research

Dissertation: “The psychosocial impact of emotional labor on depression and job dissatisfaction among young workers,” The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

OTHER FUNDING (chronological)

Scholar and Trainee, KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program, Funded by the National Institutes of Health – National Center for Research Resources through the Institute for Translational Health Science (1KL2RR025015-01), Seattle, WA.  The KL2 component is a training grant that includes didactic instruction and mentored research experience in clinical research methods for doctoral-level trainees in all health science disciplines. (Amount: $75% of salary and $25,000 research funds annually from June 2007 through June 2012).

Program Director, Occupational Health Nursing Program and Center Deputy Director, Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (Education and Research Center), Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC-NIOSH), five-year competing renewal (7/1/2010-6/30/2015) awarded 3/2010, Amount: $1,290,243 (direct costs over five years), RFA/PA: PAR-06-485, application #2 T42 OH008433-06.

Principal Investigator, University of Washington – Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (UW-PNASH) Center, Migrant Clinician’s Manual Expansion Project, Sub-Contract from New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health at Bassett Health Care (10/1/2010-8/31/2011), Amount: $4,994 (direct costs), $5493 (total costs).  Review and data abstraction of clinic records for occupational injuries and illness among migrant and seasonal farm workers in tree fruit growing regions of Washington State and collection of photographs and video footage of tree fruit work for national effort to revise and expand online version of the Migrant Farmworker Occupational Health Reference Manual.

Principal Investigator, University of Washington site for Western Region Universities Consortium, Community-based training program in emergency preparedness and hazardous waste operations (with emphasis on Native American communities), and minority worker construction training.  Sub-Contract from University of California, Los Angeles – Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (LOSH) funded by National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Worker Education and Training Program. (8/1/2012-7/31/2013, year 3 of 5-year grant from 8/1/2010-7/31/2015), Amount: $291,334 (direct costs), $23,306 (indirect costs): U45ES06173.


CONSULTATION EXPERIENCE

Talaria, Inc., consultation for recruitment of Filipino nurses to participate in research project evaluating online tool (Intercultural Communication Workshop), analysis and interpretation of study results, and participation in manuscript preparation; December 5, 2007 to present.

Washington State Nurses Association, authorship and review of model legislative language for Washington State Safe Patient Handling Law (HB 1672), passed March 8, 2006, and, Safe Patient Handling Model Program workshops, April-May 2007.


PUBLICATIONS

Data Based (*Peer-Reviewed)

1. *John, D. A., de Castro, A. B., Duran, B., & Martin, D. P. Nativity and occupational class disparities in uninsurance and routine preventive care use among Asian Americans. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. [E-pub, ahead of print].  PMCID: pending.

2. *John, D. A., de Castro, A. B., Martin, D. P., Duran, B., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2012) Does an immigrant health paradox exist among Asian Americans?  Associations of nativity and occupational class with self-rated health and mental disorders. Social Science and Medicine, 75(12), 2085-2098. PMCID: pending.

3. *De Souza, R. A., Hecker, S., de Castro, A. B., Stern, H., Hernandez, A., & Seixas, N. (2012). Novel approaches to development, delivery and evaluation of a peer-led occupational safety training for Latino day laborers. New Solutions, 22(3), 387-405. PMCID: PMC3654197.

4. *Fujishiro, K., Gee, G. C., & de Castro, A. B. (2011). Associations of workplace aggression with work-related well-being among nurses in the Philippines. American Journal of Public Health, 101(5), 861-867. PMCID: PMC3076410.

5. *de Castro, A. B., Rue, T., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2010). Employment frustration among Asian American immigrants:  Physical and mental health consequences of job denial in the U.S. labor force. Public Health Nursing, 27(6), 492-503. PMCID: PMC3035630.

6. *de Castro, A. B., Voss, J., Ruppin, A., Dominguez, C., & Seixas, N. (2010). Stressors among Latino day laborers: A pilot study examining allostatic load. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 58(5), 185-196. PMCID: PMC2964275.

7. *de Castro, A. B., Fujishiro, K., Rue, T., Tagalog, E. A., Samaco-Paquiz, L. P. G., & Gee, G. C. (2010). Associations between work schedule characteristics and occupational injury and illness. International Nursing Review, 57(2), 188-194. PMCID: PMC2964142.

8. *Lowry, S. J., Blecker, H., Camp, J., de Castro, A. B., Hecker, S., Arbabi, S., Traven, N. D., & Seixas, N. (2010). Possibilities and challenges in occupational injury surveillance of day laborers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 53(2), 126-134. PMCID: PMC2812694.

9. *de Castro, A. B., Garcia, G., Gee, G. C., Tsai, J. H-C., Rue, T., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2010). Smoking and the Asian American workforce in the National Latino and Asian American Study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 53(2), 171-178. PMCID: PMC2818057.

10. *de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2010). Examining alternative measures of social disadvantage among Asian Americans:  The relevance of economic opportunity, subjective social status, and financial strain for health. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 12(5), 659-671. (2009 May 13. Epub ahead of print). PMCID: PMC2891922.

11. *de Castro, A. B., Cabrera, S. L., Gee, G. C., Fujishiro, K., & Tagalog, E. A. (2009). Occupational health and safety issues among nurses in the Philippines. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 57(4), 149-157. PMCID: PMC2797477.

12. *de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2008). Job-related stress and chronic health conditions among Filipino immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 10(6), 551-558. PMCID: PMC2797443.

13. *de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2008). Workplace discrimination and health among Filipinos in the U.S. American Journal of Public Health, 98(3), 520-526. PMCID: PMC2253563.

14. *de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2008). Relationship between job dissatisfaction and physical and psychological health among Filipino immigrants. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 56(1), 33-40. PMCID: PMC3042893.

15. *de Castro, A. B., Fujishiro, K., Schweitzer, E., & Oliva, J. (2006). How immigrant workers experience workplace problems: A qualitative study. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health: An International Journal, 61(6), 249-258. Published November 2007.

16. *de Castro, A. B., Curbow, B., Agnew, J., Haythornthwaite, J. A., & Fitzgerald, S. T. (2006). Measuring emotional labor among young workers: Refinement of the Emotions at Work Scale. American Association for Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 54(5), 210-218.

Non-Data Based (*Peer-Reviewed)

1. *Okechukwu, C., Davis, K., de Castro, A. B., & Souza, K. Discrimination, harassment, abuse and bullying in the workplace: Contribution of workplace injustice to occupational health disparities. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. [E-pub, ahead of print]. PMCID: pending.

2. *De Souza, R. A., Aguilar, G. C., & de Castro, A. B. Creating meaningful partnerships between communities and researchers for environmental health research: The role of a direct action community organizing agency to facilitate community engagement. Workplace Health and Safety, 61(8), 347-352. PMCID: pending.

3. *Crollard, A., de Castro, A. B., & Tsai, J. H-C. (2012). Occupational trajectories and immigrant worker health. Workplace Health and Safety: Promoting Environments Conducive to Well-Being and Productivity, 60(11), 497-502. PMCID: PMC3654177.

4. *Ward, J. A., Beaton, R. D., Bruck, A. M., & de Castro, A. B. (2011). Promoting occupational health nursing training through educational outreach with a blended model of distance and traditional learning approaches. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 59(9), 401-406. PMCID: PMC3291471.

5. *Ivicek, K., de Castro, A. B., Salazar, M. K., Murphy, H. H., & Keifer, M. (2011). A problem-based learning case for occupational and environmental health nursing: Pesticide exposures in immigrant agricultural workers. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 59(3), 127-133. PMCID: PMC3717167.

6. *Beitz, J. & de Castro, A. B. (2010). Integrating environmental health into nurse practitioner training: Childhood pesticide exposure risk assessment, prevention, and management. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 58(8), 349-355. PMCID: PMC3739707.

7. *Ward, J., de Castro, A. B., Tsai, J. H-C., Linker, D., Hildahl, L., & Miller, M. (2010). An injury prevention strategy for teen restaurant workers: Washington State’s ProSafety project. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 58(2), 57-67. PMCID: PMC3061567.
 
8. *Nelson, A. L., Collins, J., Knibbe, H., Cookson, K., de Castro, A. B., & Whipple, K. L. (2007). Safer patient handling. Nursing Management, 38(3), 26-33.

9. *de Castro, A. B., Hagan, P. C., & Nelson, A. (2006). Prioritizing safe patient handling: The American Nurses Association’s Handle With Care Campaign. Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(7-8), 363-369.

10. *de Castro, A. B. (2005). Handle with care: The American Nurses Association’s campaign to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Bone and Mineral Metabolism, 4(1), 45-54. (Reprinted from Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2004;9(3), Manuscript 2.)

11. *West, C., de Castro, A. B., & Fitzgerald, S. T. (2005). The youth workforce: Unique occupational health considerations and challenges. American Association for Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 53(7), 297-305.

12. de Castro, A. B. (2005). A ceiling-mounted lift protects both the nurse and patient from injury. Today’s Nurse (Columbus, Ohio edition): 3-5. February 28-March 13.

13. de Castro, A. B. (2005). The OSHA General Duty Clause: Protecting workers in the absence of a regulation. American Journal of Nursing, 105(2), 104.

14. de Castro, A. B. & Peterson, C. (2005). Preventing exposure to influenza: Steps health care workers can take. American Journal of Nursing, 105(1), 112.

15. de Castro, A. B. (2004). Respiratory protection: Preventing exposure to communicable agents. American Journal of Nursing, 104(12), 104.

16. *de Castro, A. B. (2004). Handle with care: The American Nurses Association’s campaign to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 9(3). Available at: http://www.nursingworld.org/ojin/topic25/tpc25_2.htm.

17. Wilburn, S. Q., de Castro, B. (2004). Readers respond to latex article they consider biased (Letter to the Editor). AORN Journal, 79(3), 578.

18. de Castro, A. B. (2004). Emotional vs. physical labor. American Journal of Nursing, 104(3), 120.

19. *de Castro, A. B., Agnew, J., Fitzgerald, S. T. (2004). Emotional labor: Relevant theory for occupational health practice in post-industrial America. American Association for Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 52(3), 109-115.

20. de Castro, A. B. (2004). Avoiding back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders among nurses. American Journal of Nursing, 104(1), 104.

21. de Castro, A. B. (2003). Hierarchy of controls. American Journal of Nursing, 103(12), 104.

22. de Castro, B. (2003). Mercury disposal at home (Response). American Journal of Nursing, 103(11), 13.

23. de Castro, B. (2003). Finding opportunities. Eliminating health disparities: Conversations with Asian Americans. ETR Associates: Santa Cruz, CA.

24. de Castro, A. B. (2003). Barriers to reporting a workplace injury. American Journal of Nursing, 103(8), 112.

MANUSCRIPTS IN REVIEW OR PREPARATION

1. Johnson, S. L., Boutain, D., Tsai, J. H-C., Beaton, R., & de Castro, A. B. Workplace bullying definitions and management options: A discourse analysis of hospital nurse manager accounts. In preparation.

2. de Castro, A. B., Krenz, J., & Neitzel, R. Assessing agricultural safety and health hazards among Hmong farmers. In preparation.

3. Shapleigh, E., de Castro, A. B., Bruck, A., & Salazar, M. K. Using blended online/in-person strategies to deliver an occupational health nursing overview course in a multi-state region in the U.S. In review, submitted August 13, 2013.

4. de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., Rue, T., Fujishiro, K., & Tagalog, E. A. Testing the healthy immigrant hypothesis among Filipino nurses before they emigrate: A prospective study.  In review, submitted August 9, 2013.

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, HONORS

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, University of Washington Health Sciences Schools, January 12, 2012, Seattle, WA.

Washington State Nurses Association (Professional Nursing and Health Care Council) Research Award, April 30, 2009, Seattle, WA.

National Occupational Research Agenda Partnering Award, July 29, 2008, “Safe Patient Handling and Movement Training Program for Schools of Nursing,” National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Denver, CO.

Award of Excellence for Public Health Training, “Safe Patient Handling and Movement Training Program for the Schools of Nursing,” 2007, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Education and Promotion Network, Atlanta, GA.

National Occupational Research Agenda Partnering Award, April 18, 2006, “Hazardous
Drug Work Group,” National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.

Internship, Office of Occupational Health Nursing, July 2002-September 2002
United States Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Washington, DC.

Ruth B. Freeman Memorial Fund Award, April 5, 2002, Bloomberg School of Public
Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (amount: $10,000).

Textilease Medique New Investigator Research Grant, February 20, 2002, American
Association of Occupational Health Nurses Foundation, Inc. (amount: $3,000).

James P. Keogh Memorial Scholarship Fund, August 9, 2000, Occupational Health and
Safety Section, American Public Health Association (amount: $140, association membership dues, and conference registration fees).

Lillian Hiss/Ethel Crosby Scholarship, May 12, 2000, School of Hygiene and Public
Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (amount: $15,000).

Secretary of Labor Award, March 16, 2000, “OSHA-Heat Stress and Cold Stress Cards”, United States Department of Labor, Washington, DC.

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Traineeship, September
1996-September 2003, Education and Research Center, Division of Occupational and
Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of
Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (award: tuition support and stipend).

Delta Omega Honor Society (Alpha Chapter), May 1998, School of Hygiene and Public
Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Poster Award, November 1997, Public Health Nursing Section, Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Indianapolis, IN.

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS

Washington State Nurses Association, 2006-present
Washington State Association of Occupational Health Nurses, 2006-present
American Nurses Association, 2003-present
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, 1998-present
American Public Health Association, 1997-present

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board Member, Public Health Nursing (journal), 2011-present.

Ad hoc reviewer, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2008-present.

Editorial Review Panel Member, American Association for Occupational Health Nurses Journal (now Workplace Health and Safety), 2008-present.

Ad hoc reviewer, Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2007-present.

Ad hoc reviewer, American Journal of Public Health, 2007-present.

Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Family and Community Health, 2006-present.

Instructor, Core Curriculum Module 1 as part of AAOHN 2007 Conference Pre-Symposium Workshop, April 14, 2007, Orlando, FL.

Governing Councilor, November 2006-November 2008, Occupational Health and Safety Section, American Public Health Association.

Abstract Reviewer, 2006-present, Occupational Health and Safety Section, American Public Health Association Annual National Meeting.

Advisory Committee Member, December 2005-November 2009, The Nation’s Health (publication), American Public Health Association.

Program Planning Chair, November 2005-November 2007, Occupational Health and Safety Section, American Public Health Association.

Section Councilor, November 2004-November 2006, Occupational Health and Safety Section, American Public Health Association.

Planning Committee Member, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health conference, “Partnering in Workplace Violence Prevention: Translating Research to Practice,” November 15-17, 2004, Baltimore, MD.

Reviewer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Alert on
Preventing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic and other Hazardous Drugs in the Health
Care Setting, Released March 2004.

Chair, February 2002-November 2003, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, American Public Health Association.

Chair-Elect, October 2001-January 2002, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, American Public Health Association.

Founding Member, June 2000, International Society for Equity in Health, Toronto, Canada.

Abstract Reviewer, 2000-present, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, American Public Health Association Annual National Meeting.

Advocacy Group Team Leader, March 1999, Annual Leadership Training Conference, National Asian Women’s Health Organization, Washington, DC.

Policy Council Member, 1998-2000, National Asian Women’s Health Organization,
Washington, DC.

Evaluator, September 1997-December 1997, Evaluation of Silicosis Prevention and
Educational Outreach Activities to Hispanic Worker Populations, United States Department
of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of Occupational Health Nursing, Washington, DC.

Conference Organizer, May 1995, Recognizing Domestic Violence, Division of Public Health Nursing, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA.

Project Organizer, April 1993-June 1993, “Eat, Exercise, and Be Heatlhy!” San Pedro
Street Elementary School, Sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA.

INVITED GUEST LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS

Immigrant Health Research: Novel Approaches and Use of Psychosocial Biological Markers, July 26, 2013, Course PSYCH 451: Health Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Informing Policy with Innovative Research: Consideration of the National Latino and Asian American Survey (NLAAS), April 17, 2013, Second Annual AAPIPRC Policy Convening: Grounding the AAPI Policy Voice Through Survey, Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium, Seattle, WA.

Research to Policy to Practice: How Evidence and Political Advocacy Led to Practice Changes in Patient Handling, February 21, 2013, Department-Wide Seminar, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Researching Filipino Health Issues: Understanding Migration and Minority Related Stressors, November 15, 2012, Filipino American Student Association, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

The Health of Immigrant Populations, November 5, 2012 and April 29, 2013, Course NURS 300: Foundations of Professional Nursing – Theory, College of Nursing, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

Racial and Cultural Considerations for Population Health Research, October 8, 2012, Course: SOC WL 577: Promoting Well-Being among At-Risk Groups through Prevention Research, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Assessing agricultural safety and health hazards among Hmong farmers, July 10, 2012, Course NURS 407: Culture, Diversity and Nursing Practice, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Worker Memorial Day Event (panel speaker), April 27, 2012. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Translational research in a public health setting (discussion leader), February 27, 2012. Institute of Translational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA.

Next steps for occupational health nursing: An international view (panelist), May 2, 2011. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Global Summit, Atlanta, GA.

Health of Filipino nurses: Workplace health and safety issues, May 2, 2011. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Global Summit, Atlanta, GA.

Challenges facing Filipino nurses, September 25, 2010. Trends in Nursing Practice: Working Together for Quality and Respect (organized by University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, and RN2RN Network), Chicago, IL.

Understanding the rise in obesity among Filipino immigrants: The potential role of migration-related stressors, July 3, 2010. 1st National Filipino-American Health Summit, Seattle, WA.

Engaging community populations for research partnerships: Experiences and lessons learned from pilot studies examining migration-related stressors and health, November 2, 2010, Course UCONJ 599: TL1 Training Seminar for Institute for Translational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Research with socially marginalized populations: A pilot study examining stressors and allostatic load among immigrant Latino day laborers, October 18, 2010, Course SOC WL 577: Promoting Well-Being Among At-Risk Groups: Guidance for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Work stress and allostatic load: Explaining how work experiences of immigrant workers contribute to disparate health, May 13, 2010. Puget Sound Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds, Seattle, WA.

The healthy immigrant effect: Pilot studies examining pre- and post-migration health status among Filipino immigrants, October 30, 2009. Seminar Series, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Using biomarkers of allostatic load to measure health risk from occupational stressors, April 30, 2009, Course NURS 566: Work Stress and Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Occupational health, policy, politics, and the role of nurses, November 12, 2008, Course NCLIN 409: Partnerships in Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Health promotion in the community, November 27, 2007, Course NURS 552: Health Promotion in Primary Care, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Occupational health and Asian Pacific Islander American workers, April 5, 2007, Course
HBHE 691 Public Health Issues Among Asian & Pacific Islander Americans, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Hazards in the healthcare workplace, November 20, 2006, Course ENVH 564: Recognition of Health and Safety Problems in Industry, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Practicing community/public health nursing in global contexts, November 15, 2006,
Course NCLIN 409: Partnerships in Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Recruitment of hard-to-reach minority and immigrant study participants, Spring 2006,
Nursing Science Course #548, School of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago,
IL.

Supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander community health needs through research, policy, and advocacy, April 26, 2004, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Occupational health nursing for the American Nurses Association, October 2, 2003,
Course Title: Occupational Health Nursing Seminar, Division of Occupational and
Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public
Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Assessing agricultural safety and health among Hmong farmers in Washington State, (Krenz, J. & de Castro, A. B.), October 29, 2012, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Using participatory rural appraisal in agricultural safety and health research, (poster: Krenz, J., de Castro, B., & Spector, J.), June 7, 2012, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Workshop on Research Translation among Vulnerable Workers, Fort Collins, CO.

Discrimination, harassment, abuse, and bullying in the workplace: Contribution of workplace injustice to occupational health disparities, (Okechukwu, C., Souza, K., Davis, K., de Castro, B.), September 14, 2011, Eliminating Health and Safety Disparities at Work, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC-NIOSH), Chicago, IL.

Perceptions of work-related stresses and their impact on safety and health among Vietnamese women employed in service occupations, (poster: John, D. A., de Castro, B., Le, V., Martin, D. P., Duran, B.). September 14, 2011, Eliminating Health and Safety Disparities at Work, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC-NIOSH), Chicago, IL.

Building a predictive model for back re-injury among injured workers in Washington State, (poster: Keeney, B., Franklin, G., Wickizer, T., Turner, J., Chan, G., Fulton-Kehoe, D., & de Castro, B.). June 13, 2011, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Examining alternative measures of social disadvantage among Asian Americans: The relevance of economic opportunity, subjective social status, and financial strain for health, (de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T.), November 8, 2010, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Employment frustration among Asian American immigrants:  Physical and mental health consequences of job denial in the U.S. labor force, (de Castro, A. B., Rue, T., & Takeuchi, D. T.), November 7, 2010, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Relationship between job dissatisfaction and physical and psychological health among Filipino immigrants, (de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., & Takeuchi, D. T.), November 9, 2009, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Latino immigrant day laborers: Occupational health and safety training, (poster: Dominguez, C., Stover, B., Seixas, N., Hecker, S., Camp, J., & de Castro, A. B.), November 8, 2009, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Smoking and the Asian American workforce in the National Latino and Asian American Study, (poster: de Castro, A. B., Garcia, G., Gee, G. C., Tsai, J. H-C., Rue, T., & Takeuchi, D. T.), November 8, 2009, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Long hours, shift, and overtime: Their associations with occupational injury and illness among nurses in the Philippines, (poster: de Castro, A. B., Fujishiro, K., Rue, T., Tagalog, E., Samaco-Paquiz, L. P., & Gee, G. C.), August 4, 2009. International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time, Venice, Italy.

Occupational class disparities in the use of routine preventive care among Asian Americans in the labor force, (John, D. A, Martin, D. P., Duran, B., de Castro, A. B., & Takeuchi, D. T.), June 27, 2009, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) National Research Service Award (NRSA) Trainees Research Conference, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Job Stressors and Allostatic Load among Latino Day Laborers in Seattle, May 29, 2009, Interdisciplinary Research Seminar, Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Examining alternative measures of social disadvantage among Asian Americans:  The relevance of economic opportunity, subjective social status, and financial strain for health, (de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., Takeuchi, D. T.), April 24, 2009, Association for Asian American Studies, Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Innovative program design: ProSafety school-to-work teen restaurant worker injury prevention. (poster: Ward, J. A., Miller, M. E., Hildahl, L., & de Castro, A. B.), February 11-14, 2009. Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Development of a work health and safety curriculum for day laborers, (Blecker, H. S., Seixas, N. S., Camp, J., Hecker, S., de Castro, A. B.), October 28, 2008, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Workplace discrimination and health among Filipinos in the United States, (de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., Takeuchi, D. T.), October 28, 2008, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

An occupational health and safety assessment among nurses in the Philippines, (poster: Cabrera, S. L., de Castro, A. B., Gee, G. C., Tagalog, E. A.), October 26, 2008, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Occupational health and safety issues among nurses in the Philippines, (de Castro, A. B., Cabrera, S. L., Gee, G. C., Tagalog, E. A.), October 22, 2008, Philippine Nurses Association Annual National Convention, Manila, Philippines.

Evidence based practice to reduce back injuries among nurses (poster: Pak, V. M., de Castro, B., Barnsteiner, J., & McCauley, L. A.), April 29, 2008, American Association for Occupational Health Nurses Symposium and Expo, Salt Lake City, UT, Received “Practice Award.”

Raising expectations and participation for workplace health and safety, September 25, 2007, Philippine Nurses Association Annual National Convention, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines.

Work-related stressors and health among Filipinos in the United States, August 25, 2007, 2nd International Conference on Occupational Health Nursing, Bangkok, Thailand.

Ensuring workplace safety for nurses and patients, May 4, 2007, Annual Convention, Washington State Nurses Association, Tacoma, WA.

The new safe lifting law, April 2, 3, 5, 2007; May 14, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 2007 Washington
State Nurses Association, Seattle, Olympia, Tacoma, Vancouver, Mt. Vernon, Bellingham, Spokane, Richland, Ellensburg; WA.  Also, April 3, 2008, Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN) 55th Annual Congress, Anaheim, CA, and October 17, 2008, Washington State Council of Perioperative Nurses Mini-Congress, Lake Chelan, WA.

Stress on the job and chronic health conditions among Filipino immigrants, November 6, 2006, Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

A model of worker rights violation grounded in immigrant workers’ experiences
(poster), April 6, 2006, Interdisciplinary Immigration Initiative Conference, University of
Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; April 19, 2006, National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.

Occupational exposure to chemical hazards in the healthcare workplace, September 22, 2005, United American Nurses Labor Leaders Institute, Chicago, IL.

To infinity and beyond… (panelist), April 8, 2005, Ascension Health Annual Health and Safety Conference, Dallas, TX.

Extracurricular opportunities to advance occupational health, December 9, 2004, Course
Title: Occupational Health Nursing Seminar, Division of Occupational and Environmental
Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Protecting healthcare workers from needlestick injuries in the workplace (poster with A.
Leyden), November 18, 2004, Second Annual National Patient Safety Conference, Evidence
Based Safe Nursing Practice: New Technology and the Prevention of Errors, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Intersection between public health and social justice in the Asian American/Pacific
Islander community: Increasing student activism and advocacy
(panelist), November 10, 2004, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Psychosocial impact of emotional labor among young workers (poster with J. Agnew, B.
Curbow, & S. T. Fitzgerald), October 27, 2004, Steps to a Healthier U.S. Workforce Conference, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.

Ergonomic hazards in the healthcare setting, September 20, 2004, United American
Nurses Labor Leaders Institute, Seattle, WA.

Workplace violence in the healthcare setting, September 20, 2004, United American
Nurses Labor Leaders Institute, Seattle, WA.

Introduction to occupational health and safety, September 20, 2004, United American
Nurses Labor Leaders Institute, Seattle, WA.

Caring for those who care: Occupational health and safety as a core issue,
September 4, 2004, International Conference on Occupational Health Nursing, Manila,
Philippines; September 7, 2004, Philippine Nurses Association, Manila, Philippines; September 9, 2004, Seminar for Filipino U.S.-bound nurses, Bayani Consulting Network, Inc., Makati City, Philippines.

Caring for those who care: Protecting the RN workplace – health and safety, June 28, 2004, Biennial Convention, American Nurses Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Protecting Nurses from bloodborne pathogens in the workplace, June 28, 2004, Biennial Convention, American Nurses Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Preventing back injuries: Safe patient handling and movement, June 26, 2004, Biennial Convention, American Nurses Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Caring for those who care: Preventing injuries in today’s work environment, April 14,
2004, American Nurses Association Continuing Education Workshop, Honolulu, HI; April
16, 2004, American Nurses Association Continuing Education Workshop, Kohala Coast, HI.

Nurse staffing and patient safety: Strengthening local and state policy, April 13, 2004, American Nurses Association Continuing Education Workshop, Honolulu, HI.

American Nurses Association Handle With Care campaign: Multi-component strategy to address the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses,
April 2, 2004, National Student Nurses Association Annual Convention, Nashville, TN; May 6, 2004, Spring Conference, Virginia Chapter, Association of Occupational Health
Professionals, Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, VA; May 8, 2004, Annual Conference, Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Lexington, MA; July 27, 2004, Health Care Ergonomics Conference, Oregon Coalition for HealthCare Ergonomics and Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Portland, OR; October 9, 2004, Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP), National Meeting, Tampa, FL; October 25, 2004, Rhode Island State Nurses Association, Annual Meeting, Providence, RI; November10, 2004, American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; January 18, 2005, Rhode Island State Healthcare Leaders Meeting, Providence, RI; January 26, 2005, George Washington University, School of Public Health, Washington, DC; March 15, 2005, 25th Annual Alaska Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Anchorage, AK; March 15, 2005, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, AK; March 16, 2005, Central Peninsula General Hospital, Soldotna, AK; March 21, 2005, Back Injuries in Healthcare Workers: Prevention, Return to Work and Retention, The Connecticut Hospital Association, Wallingford, CT; March 23, 2005, Student Nurses Association of Rhode Island (SNARI) Annual Meeting, Seekonk, MA; April 20, 2005, Michigan Safety Conference, Lansing, MI.

Adopting safe patient handling curriculum in schools of nursing, April 2, 2004, National Student Nurses Association Annual Convention, Nashville, TN.

Workplace violence in the healthcare setting, September 22, 2003, United American
Nurses Labor Leader Institute, Chicago, IL.

Health and safety matters, September 21 and 22, 2003, United American Nurses Labor
Leader Institute, Chicago, IL.

Working adolescents and young adults: Job stress, emotional labor, and cardiovascular risk (poster), June 23, 2003, Centers for Disease Control – National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health, National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium 2003: “Working Partnerships Research to Practice,” Arlington, VA.

But I’m just a kid: Psychosocial considerations of young workers, May 15, 2003,
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Dallas, TX.

ANA’s approach to the evaluation and selection of safer medical devices, May 14, 2003,
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Dallas, TX.

The nursing shortage: Poor ergonomics hurts, May 12, 2003, American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Dallas, TX.

The emotional labor experience of young workers, March 21, 2003, Work Stress and
Health Conference, National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety/American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Blood pressure screenings and University of Washington student recruitment, April 7, 2012, Aha Mele (Hawaiian community festival), Puyallup, WA.

Student Poster Sessions Judge, International Congress on Occupational Health, March 18-24, 2012, Cancun, Mexico.

Member, Board of Directors, Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum (based in San Francisco, CA). June 2011-present.

Webinar Development Committee, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, June 2011-June 2012.

Training Development Workgroup, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, September 2010-September 2011.

Member, Washington State Nurses Association Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Committee, August 2007-August 2011.

Course Instructor, Washington State Nurses Association Safe Patient Handling Law workshops, April and May 2007.

Project Coordinator, Community Health Assessment, Municipality of Taguig, July 1997-August 1997, Metro Manila, Philippines, Facilitated by the Taguig Municipal Health Office; the University of the Philippines, College of Public Health, Manila, Philippines; and the Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD.

Coordinator, Asian Americans in Public Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1997-1999, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Steering Committee, Asian Americans in Public Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health 1996-1997, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Member, Los Angeles County Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Council, 1994-1996, Los Angeles, CA.

UNIVERSITY AND SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer of PhD admissions applications, February 2007, 2011, 2013, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Reviewer of DNP admissions applications, February 2013, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Chair, Diversity Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing. September 2012-June 2013.

Member, Doctoral Student Recruitment Workgroup, University of Washington School of Nursing. July-August 2012.

Chair, Internal Review Committee for Nurse-Midwifery and Neonatal/Perinatal specialty programs, University of Washington School of Nursing. April-May 2012.

Member, Research Infrastructure Workgroup, University of Washington School of Nursing. October 2011-June 2013.

Member, Search Committee for Continuing Education Director, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health. March 2011-June 2011.

Faculty Senator (for Department of Psychosocial and Community Health), University of Washington Faculty Senate, September 2010-June 2011 (first term), September 2011-June 2012 (second term), September 2012-June 2013 (third term).

Department Representative, Diversity Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing, September 2010-June 2012.

Member, Development and Planning Committee, Graduate Certificate Program in Advanced Practice Nursing – Leadership Certificate Program, University of Washington School of Nursing, November 2009-March 2010.

Department Representative, Doctor of Nursing Practice/Master’s Coordinating Committee (DNPMCC), University of Washington School of Nursing, September 2009-June 2010.

Member, Selection Committee, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture, University of Washington School of Nursing, June 2009-February 2010.

Department Representative, Lab Research Advisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing, April 2009-June 2012.

Member, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing. February 2009-March 2013.

Faculty Co-Sponsor for Dr. Chawapornpan Chanprasit, visiting scholar from Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, January-April 2008.

Member, Awards Selection Committee, Nurse Recognition Banquet Awards, University of Washington School of Nursing, October 2007.

Department Representative, Master’s Coordinating Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing. September 2007-June 2009.

Member, Chair Search Committee, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing. August 2007-April 2009.

Member, Interview Committee for Department Administrator candidates, June-July 2007,
Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Reviewer of MN (Community Health Nursing) admissions applications, February 2007- February 2013, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Executive Board Member and Treasurer, Multicultural Alumni Partnership, January 2007-2009, University of Washington Alumni Association, Seattle, WA.

Member, Dean’s Alumni Advisory Council, 2002-2004, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

COURSES TAUGHT (ACADEMIC)

NSG 578 Social Justice and Determinants of Health (3 credits), Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

NSG 554 Occupational Health Perspectives on Worker Populations (3 credits), Winter 2010, Winter 2012, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

NSG 558 Occupational Health:  Professional Practice and Leadership in Program Development (3 credits), Winter 2009, Winter 2011, Winter 2013, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

NCLIN 554 Occupational Health Nursing: Practice Issues (3 credits), Winter 2008, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

NCLIN 411 Transition to Professional Practice, Clinical Instructor for Community Health
Nursing group, Spring 2007, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

NCLIN 558 Occupational Health Nursing: Program Development (3 credits), Winter 2007, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

COURSES TAUGHT (CONTINUING EDUCATION)

Occupational Health Nursing Overview Course (Course Director), Blended distance continuing education program offering review and preparation for board certification in occupational health nursing (COHN-S and COHN) (10 online asynchronous modules, 2 in-person synchronous modules), May-June 2013, Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

Occupational Health Nursing Institute (Course Director), Blended distance continuing education program on introductory and fundamental principles of occupational health nursing practice (5 online asynchronous modules, 2 in-person synchronous modules), May-June 2010, May-June 2012, Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

STUDENT MENTORSHIP AND ADVISING

Master of Nursing Students

1. Ryna Hansen (2012-2013), Academic Advisor, University of Washington School of Nursing.

2. Nell Ryan (2013-2013), Member of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “San Juan County Healthy Communities Assessment,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

3. Julie Myers (2012-2013), Chair of Supervisory Committee, “Biological-markers of migration- related stress among Filipinos,” 2013 Hegyvary Citizens of the World Scholar Travel Awardee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

4. Jennifer Schladweiler (2011-present), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

5. Lisa Hart (2011-2013), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

6. Erin Shapleigh (2011-2013), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Using blended online/in-person strategies to deliver an occupational health nursing overview course in a multi-state region in the U.S.” University of Washington School of Nursing.

7. Rachel D’Abbracci (2011-2013), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Recognition, redistribution and the use of pregnancy surrogates in India,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

8. Rachael De Souza (2010-2012), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Community engagement for environmental health research: The role of a direct action community organizing agency,” 2012 Outstanding MN Student Awardee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

9. Allison Crollard (2008-2010), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Occupational downgrading among immigrant workers,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

10. Kelli Barber (2008-2010), Academic Advisor and Member of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Advancing the field of environmental health nursing: Creating an agenda for change.  A Delphi study,” 2010 Outstanding MN Student Awardee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

11. Kristy Ivicek (2007-2009), Academic Advisor and Member of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Pesticides and immigrant workers in agriculture: A problem-based learning case for occupational and environmental health nursing,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

12. Jolene Beitz (2008-2009), Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN (FNP) Scholarly Project “Childhood pesticide exposure risk assessment, reduction, and screening: Integrating occupational and environmental health information into advanced practice nursing curriculum,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

13. Ayelet Ruppin (2007-2009), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Work-related stressors among immigrant day laborers in Seattle: Pilot study activities,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

14. Marti Tinkham (2007-2009), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project “Hospital housekeepers’ exposure to cleaning chemicals,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

15. Julie Ward (2007-2009), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project, “Preventing injuries among teen restaurant workers:  Washington State’s ProSafety project,” 2009 Outstanding MN Student Awardee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

16. Mary Clayton Enderlein (2007-2008), Member of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project “The efficacy of physical activity promotion in the primary care setting: A review of the literature,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

17. Suzanne Lobaton Cabrera (2006-2008), Academic Advisor and Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project “Occupational health and safety knowledge and concerns of nurses in the Philippines,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

18. Suzette Bramwell (2006-2007), Chair of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project “Pub Hub: Environmental health nursing research archive,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

19. Beth Tinker (2007), Member of Supervisory Committee, MN Scholarly Project “What factors contribute and detract from public health nurses delivering environmental risk reduction education in the home setting?” University of Washington School of Nursing.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

1. Tessa Walker Linderman (2012-present), Member of Supervisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

2. Jerome Santos (2011-2013), Academic Advisor, University of Washington School of Nursing.

3. Joelle Thirsk Fathi (2011-2013), Member of Capstone Supervisory Committee, “Development and implementation of a curriculum to enhance patient and family centered care and cultural competency in nurses,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

Doctor of Philosophy Students

School of Nursing

1. Francine Buckner (2011-present), Member of Dissertation Supervisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

2. Ellen Meyer (2011-2013), Academic Advisor, University of Washington School of Nursing.

3. Daisy Garcia (2010-2012), Academic Advisor, University of Washington School of Nursing.

4. Denise Houghtailing (2009-2011; finished with MS degree), Member of Supervisory Committee, MS Scholarly Project “Moral distress: An invisible challenge for trauma nurses,” University of Washington School of Nursing.

5. Susan L. Johnson (2008-2013), Academic Advisor and Chair of Dissertation Supervisory Committee, “An exploration of discourses of workplace bullying of organizations, regulatory agencies and hospital nursing unit managers,” 2013 PhD Dissertation in Nursing Science Awardee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

6. Jerry Green (2007-2012; withdrew January 2012), Member of Supervisory Committee, University of Washington School of Nursing.

School of Public Health

1. Ryan Blood (2013), Graduate School Representative of Dissertation Committee, “Improving ergonomic interventions to reduce whole body vibration exposures among professional drivers,” University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.

2. Benjamin Keeney (2009-2012), Graduate School Representative of Dissertation Committee, “Early predictors of re-injury, clinically significant weight gain, and lumbar spine surgery following occupational back injury: A prospective study of workers in Washington State,” University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Health Services.

3. Dolly John (2008-2010), Graduate School Representative of Dissertation Committee, University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Health Services.

School of Social Work

1. Aileen Duldulao (2008-2010), Member of Dissertation Committee, University of Washington School of Social Work.