Poster Presenters

HIV Research in Developing Countries and Research Institutions' Role in Managing Ethical Issues in Research with Human Subjects

Kamal Althobaiti, MPH
PhD Student, McAnulty College Graduate School of Arts
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Development and Testing of the New Moral Comfort Questionnaire

Natalie Bermudez, PhD, RN, PCCN-K
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Care of the Complex Patient in An Uncertain Healthcare System: A New Challenge for Clinical Ethics Consultation

Linda Breslin DPS MS RN
Clinical Ethics Consultant
Alden March Bioethics Institute
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

A Phenomological Study Utilizing Bounded Rationality Exploring the Decision-Making Processes Associated with Genetically Testing for a Predisposition towards Breast Cancer

Laura Carfang, Ed.D
Executive Director
Survivingbreastcancer.org
Boston, MA

William Laferriere, MBA
Board Member
Survivingbreastcancer.org
Boston, MA

Moral Distress in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice

Caitlin J. Donis, AG-ACNP, ACCNS-AG
Doctoral Student
Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

Thinking beyond the Traditional Admission Assessment for Diverse Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: Attention to Ethical Challenges due to Cultural Diversity

Manjulata Evatt DNP, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Clinical Assistant Professor & RN-BSN Track Coordinator
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

First Do No Harm: Ethical Considerations in the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Industry

Adele Flaherty , MS
PhD Student, Adjunct Faculty
Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

The Critical Importance of Nurses Becoming More Involved in Community Health Education

Mary Gynn, RN, BSN, MSN/MS, MPH
Diabetes Educator - RN Patient Advocate
Health Literacy Tutor Training
University of Illinois Gerontology Certification
Florida Nurses Association, Florida and Illinois Nurses License
American Association of Diabetic Educators Member (AADE)

Dying Responsibly

Aric Hluch, B.A. Philosophy and English
Graduate Student - M.A. Bioethics
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Workplace Violence

Alissa Hutchins, MSN, RN
Director, Professional Practice and Education Allegheny Health Network- Canonsburg Hospital, Canonsburg, PA

Ought Healthcare Organizations Support the Empowerment of Nurses in the Development of Care Decisions at the End-of-Life?

Michael Jordan, MSN, MBA, PhD student
Director, Integrated Research and Bioethics
Adventist Health White Memorial/ Duquesne University
Los Angeles, CA

Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Pregnant Individuals with Opioid Use Disorders

Brayden N. Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN, CNE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Ethical Considerations for Vaping-related Lung Injury as a Precursor to Emergency Lung Transplantation

Josh Kohl, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Research Manager
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Kailey Hughes, BA, MPH
Project Specialist
UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Brett Wildfeuer, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Wendy Liang, RN, BSN
Clinical Research Nurse
UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Diana Lynn Pakstis, RN, BSN, MBA
Associate Division Administrator for Endocrinology, Geriatrics, and Infectious Diseases
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Advancing Ethical Practice: Exploring the Gray Areas
Nursing Support for Moral Distress Though Nursing Ethics Committees

Emily Leuthold, BSN, RN, CCTC
Clinical Transplant Coordinator
Sanford USD Medical Center
Sioux Falls, SD

Psychological Outcomes in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment After Biomarker Testing for Alzheimer's disease

Jennifer H. Lingler, PhD, MA, CRNP, FAAN
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Health and Community Systems
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

E-Professionalism on Social Media: An Ethical Dilemma

Melissa Lynn, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CHSE, MSN, RN,
Nursing Instructor
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

Applying Principlism to the Practice or College Heath Services

Dessa Mrvos, RN
Director of Health Services
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

The Ethicist, The Nurse, and Moral Distress: Lessons from Acts of Solidarity

Lucia Munguia
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Advancing Person-Centered Care in Long Term Senior Care Facilities: The Necessity of Healthcare Ethics Consultation Services and the Indispensable Role of Ethics Consultants in Enhancing and Sustaining Care Quality

Persis Naumann, MA
Teaching Assistant, School of Nursing
Phd Student, Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Sexual Harassment in Nursing: Ethical Considerations and Recommendations

Persis Naumann, MA
Teaching Assistant, School of Nursing
Phd Student, Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Liz Stokes, JD, MA, RN
Director, Center for Ethics and Human Rights
American Nurse Association

When Siblings Disagree about End-of-Life Care of an Incapacitated Parent

Grace W. Orsatti, J.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Education
Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA

Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Synergy Model: Guiding Ethical End of Life Care for Patients Practicing a Minority Faith

Khlood Salman, Dr.PH, RN
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

The Rapid Explosion of Telehealth Kiosks, Are There Ethical Challenges?

Sally J. Spooner, DHS, MSN, RN
Associate Professor
Nova Southeastern University/Assaf College of Nursing, Clearwater, Florida

HIPAA Protected Forensic Evidence: A Clinical Practice Initiative

Kathleen Thimsen, DNP MSN WOCN FNS
Assistant Professor
Goldfarb School of Nursing
Barnes Jewish College, St. Louis, MO.

Ethical Care of the Patient with Obesity Using a Values-Based Framework

Melanie T. Turk, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

A Scoping Review of the Relational Influences on Family Members' and Healthcare Providers' Experiences with Assisted Dying

Caroline Variath, RN, MN
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Standardizing Substitute Decision-Making Identification & Documentation in Critical and Acute Care

Caroline Variath, RN, MN
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Dianne Godkin, PhD
Senior Ethicist
Trillium Health Partner, Toronto, Canada

A Call for an Evolution of Understanding: Patient Privacy and Confidentiality in the Practice of Modern Healthcare

Hillary Villarreal, MA
Doctoral Student in Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Using Interprofessional Team Encounters as a Teaching and Assessment Modality for Nursing and Pharmacy Students

Jane C. Wilson PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Bachelor of Science Nursing Program
School of Nursing, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL