Research and Outreach


Donna G. Hood, Ph.D., RN
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Current research interests in the Division of Nursing:

Health promotion in emerging adults
Insulin pump use
Forensic nursing
Qualitative research

Empathy in Nursing Students

Civility in Nursing Education
STI education 

Funded Outreach Initiatives:

Breast Cancer Awareness - Susan G. Komen Northeast LA
Sexual Health: STI Awareness - Lincoln Health Foundation

Recent Publications and Presentations:


McFadden, P. T.  & Sims, T. F.  A journey through wonderland: A novice, her mentor, tea parties, and tenure  Nursing Forum,  July, 2016 doi:10:1111/nuf.12172

Hood, D. & Duke, G. (2015). The nature and meaning of insulin pump use in emerging adults with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 28(2), 75-81.