Karen Morin, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Karen Morin, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor Emerita
Academic Affairs
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Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor Emerita
Academic Affairs

Dr. Morin joined the faculty at UWM in 2006 as Director of the PhD program. Since beginning her academic career teaching undergraduate students maternal-child health nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she has taught at all levels of education: undergraduate, master’s and doctoral. She has been recognized for her teaching abilities: She received the Excellence in Teaching, National League for Nursing in 2003 and the Excellence in Nursing Education Award, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses in 1999. She has devoted the last eight years to developing leaders in Sigma Theta Tau International.

Her areas of research include exploring the effects of obesity on pregnancy, gendered issues in health care, and faculty development issues. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her education and leadership expertise.

Education

Doctor of Science in Nursing Nursing University of Alabama Birmingham, Alabama
MS Nursing University of Central Arkansas Conway, Arkansas
Coronary Care Certificate University of Central Arkansas Conway, Arkansas
BSN Nursing University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Awards & Honors

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (2011, October) American Academy of Nursing.
One of 60 Visionary Leaders (2010, October) UAB School of Nursing.
Fellow, Academy of Nurse Educators (2009, September 26) National League for Nursing.
Distinguished Alum (2009, May 12) Universitiy of Alabama at Birmingham SON.

Intellectual Contributions

Smith, J. G., Morin, Karen H., and Lake, E. T. “Association of the nurse work environment with nurse incivility in hospitals.” Journal of Nursing Management.
Smith, J. G., Morin, Karen H., Wallace, L. E., and Lake, E. T. “Association of the nurse work environment, collective efficacy, and missed care.” Western Journal of Nursing Research.
Morin, Karen H. What reviewers say: Authors, listen up!. 56.2 Journal of Nursing Education, 2017: 63-64.
Rosa, W., and Morin, Karen H. “Transforming our world by 2030: Leadership requisites to guide the global village.” Nursing and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Ed. W. Rosa. Springer, (2017): 109-126.
Morin, Karen H. Broadening our understanding of family meals. 42.1 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2017: 58.
Torregosa, M. B., Ynalvez, M. A., and Morin, Karen H. “Perceptions matter: Faculty caring, campus racial climate and academic performance.” Journal of Advanced Nursing 72.4 (2016): 864-877.
Morin, Karen H. Replication: Needed now more than ever. 55.8 Journal of Nursing Education, 2016: 423-424.
Morin, Karen H., , , , , and . “Nursing staff develop a video to prevent falls: A quality improvement project.” Journal of Nursing Care Quality 31.1 (2016): 40-45.
Morin, Karen H. “Managing, analyzing, and interpreting data.” Scientific inquiry in nursing education: Advancing the science 1st. Ed. B. J. Patterson & M. Krouse. Wolters Kluwer, (2016): 81-98.
Morin, Karen H. Food allergies: New evidence for peanut introduction. 41.3 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2016: 188.
Morin, Karen H. Dietary influence on depression. 41.5 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2016: 311.
Morin, Karen H. High altitude illness: Dietary implications. 41.1 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2016: 60.
Reising, D. L., and Morin, Karen H. “Strategies for success: Publishing doctoral work.” Journal of Nursing Education 54.8 (2015): 419-420.
Morin, Karen H. The Code of Ethics for Nurses--More relevant than ever. 54.12 Journal of Nursing Education, 2015: 667-668.
Morin, Karen H. Thinking about a diet?. 40.1 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2015: 60.
Paige, Jane B., and Morin, Karen H. “Q-sample construction: A critical step for a Q-methodology study.” Western Journal of Nursing Research 39. (2015): 96-110.
Morin, Karen H. The social nature of eating. 40.4 MCN: American Journalof Maternal Child Nursing, 2015: 264.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty, what legacy will you leave?. 54.2 Journal of Nursing Education, 2015: 63-64.
Morin, Karen H., Small, L., Spatz, D. L., Solomon, J., Lessard, L., and Leng, S. W. “Preparing leaders in maternal-child health nursing.” Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 44. (2015): 633-643.
Torregosa, M. B., Ynalves, M. A., Schiffman, Rachel F., and Morin, Karen H. “English-language proficiency, academic networks, and academic performance of Mexican American baccalaureate nursing students.” Nursing Education Perspectives 36.1 (2015): 8-15.
Morin, Karen H. Developing the next generation of leaders in maternal/child health nursing. 44. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 2015: 631-632.
Morin, Karen H. Gluten-free diets. 40.6 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2015: 396.
Morin, Karen H. Implications of excessive gestational weight gain. 40.5 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2015: 329.
Morin, Karen H. “Supplements: Who and why?.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing 39.1 (2014): 62.
Fierz, K, Gennaro, S, Dierickx, K, Van Achterberg, T, Morin, Karen H., and De Geest, S. “Scientific misconduct: Also an issue in nursing science?.” Journal of Nursing Scholarship 46.4 (2014): 1-10.
Bellack, J P., and Morin, Karen H. “Thoughts on clinical teaching and learning.” Journal of Nursing Education 53.3 (2014): S3.
Morin, Karen H. Writing for the Journal of Nursing Education: Key questions for authors. 53.2 Journal of Nursing Education, 2014: 59-60.
Morin, Karen H. Potential tools to assess diet quality. 39.5 MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2014: 331.
Morin, Karen H. Understanding eating behavior. 39.4 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2014: 269.
Black, Kathleen D., and Morin, Karen H. “Development and testing of the Preeclampsia Prenatal Symptom-Monitoring Checklist (PPSMC).” Journal of Nursing Measurement 22.1 (2014): 14-28.
Morin, Karen H. Nutritional considerations during bereavement. 39.3 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2014: 205.
Morin, Karen H. Fostering student accountability for learning. 53.10 Journal of Nursing Education, 2014: 547-548.
Morin, Karen H. Differentiating between food security and insecurity. 39.6 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2014: 381.
Chesak, S., Sood, A., Morin, Karen H., Cutshall, S., Douglas, K. V., and Ridgeway, J. Integration of a Stress Management and Resiliency Tool (SMART) program in a nurse residency program: A feasibility study [conference abstract]. 20.5 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2014: A101.
Morin, Karen H. “Nutrition as we age.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing 39.2 (2014): 132.
Thompson, P. E., Benton, D. C., Adams, E., Morin, Karen H., Barry, J., Prevost, S. S., Vlasich, C., and Oywer, E. The Global Summit on Nurse Faculty Migration. Nursing Outlook, 2013.
Morin, Karen H. Value of a pilot study. 52.10 Journal of Nursing Education, 2013: 547-548.
Morin, Karen H. Sugar-sweetened beverages: Why the fuss?. 38.3 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2013: 185.
Morin, Karen H. Treating ADHD with nutritional options. 38.6 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2013: 391.
Morin, Karen H. “Making the most of partnerships.” Journal of Nursing Education 52.5 (2013): 243.
Morin, Karen H. Personalized nutrition: Has its time come?. 38.5 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2013: 319.
Morin, Karen H. Food safety: The discussion continues. 38.4 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2013: 250.
Morin, Karen H. All those new diets!. 38.1 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2013: 54.
Morin, Karen H. Food-borne illnesses: A continuing concern. 38.2 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2013: 120.
Morin, Karen H. Starting college: A critical time for weight gain. 37.2 MCN: The American Jorunal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2012: 130.
Morin, Karen H. The 2010 dietary guidelines: Additional considerations. 37.3 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2012: 201.
Patterson, B., and Morin, Karen H. “Methodological considerations for studying social processes.” Nurse Researcher 20.1 (2012): 33-38.
Morin, Karen H. Supplements: And the verdict is?. 37.4 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2012: 271.
Morin, Karen H. Helping families decipher food labels. 37.6 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2012: 401.
Morin, Karen H. Evolving global education standards for nurses and midwives. 37.6 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2012: 360-364.
Morin, Karen H. “Fostering rigorous critique of the evidence.” Journal of Nursing Education 51.12 (2012): 663-664.
Morin, Karen H. Global health and nutrition. 37.5 MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2012: 346.
Morin, Karen H. Revised pregnancy weight gain recommendations. 35. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2010: 58.
Morin, Karen H. Fish: the good, the not-so-good. 35. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2010: 116.
Morin, Karen H. Nutrition and Infertility: The Case of Soy. 35. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing,, 2010: 172.
Doering, Jennifer J., Morin, Karen H., and Stetzer, Frank C. “Severe fatigue and depressive symptoms in lower-income urban postpartum women.” Western Journal of Nursing Research 31.5 (2009): 599-612.
Morin, Karen H. Preparing infant formula: Increasing caregiver knowledge. 34. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2009: 387.
Morin, Karen H. The challenge of colic in infants. 34. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing,, 2009: 193.
Morin, Karen H. Foodbourne infections. 34. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2009: 325.
Morin, Karen H. “Breastfeeding immediately after birth.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 34. (2009): 63.
Morin, Karen H. “Organic baby food: What do you tell parents?.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 34. (2009): 129.
Morin, Karen H. Melamine: The world at your doorstep. 34. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 2009: 261.
Morin, Karen H. “The importance of iron.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33.320 (2008).
Morin, Karen H. “Oral Health. Getting off to a good start.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 58.
Morin, Karen H. “Vitamin and supplement use in infants and toddlers.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 389.
Morin, Karen H. “Chemicals and infant nutrition.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 189.
Morin, Karen H. “Disaster planning and infant nutrition.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 258.
Morin, Karen H. “Helping breastfeeding mothers eat well.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 127.
Morin, Karen H. “Infant nutrition and global poverty.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 33. (2008): 58.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.10 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 437-438.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.7 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 297-298.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.5 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 201-202.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.11 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 485-486.
Morin, Karen H. The Challenge of Obesity. 36. JOGNN, 2007: 481.
Morin, Karen H. “What about water softeners and bottled water for babies?.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing .0. (2007): 57.
Morin, Karen H. “Toddlers: Start off on the right foot.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 32. (2007): 122.
Morin, Karen H. “Infant nutrition during palliative care.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 32. (2007): 320.
Morin, Karen H. “Functional foods: And they are?.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 32. (2007): 192.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.6 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 250-251.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.8 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 345-346.
Morin, Karen H., and Reilly, L. “Caring for obese pregnant women.” JOGNN 36.482-289 (2007).
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.2 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 53-54.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.9 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 389-390.
Morin, Karen H., and Yan, J. Developing global standards for initial nursing and midwifery education. 36. JOGNN, 2007: 201-202.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.4 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 152-153.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.1 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 5-6.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.3 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 101-102.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 46.12 Journal of Nursing Education, 2007: 534-535.
Morin, Karen H. “Infant nutrition and genetics: Inextricably linked.” Infant nutrition and genetics: Inextricably linked. 31. (2006): 198.
Morin, Karen H. “Juices: When and how much.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 31. (2006): 61.
Morin, Karen H. “More on introducing solids.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 31. (2006): 332.
Morin, Karen H. “Parental style of infant and child feeding: How influential is it?.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 31. (2006): 388.
Morin, Karen H. “Fluoride: Action and use.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 31. (2006): 127.
Morin, Karen H. “Update on what and how much infants and toddlers eat.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 31. (2006): 269.
Searing, K., Baukus, M., Stark, M.A., Morin, Karen H., and Rudell, B. “Needle phobia during pregnancy: A case study.” JOGNN 35. (2006): 592-598.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.9 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 341-342.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.8 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 293-294.
Morin, Karen H. “Commentary from the perspective of an expert in academic policy.” Journal of Nursing Education 45.8 (2006): 308-309.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.11 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 437-438.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.10 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 389-309.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.7 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 245-246.
Morin, Karen H. Faculty Q & A. 45.12 Journal of Nursing Education, 2006: 485-486.

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