Vipavee Thongpriwan, PhD, RN

Vipavee Thongpriwan, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
414-229-5936
thongpri@uwm.eduCunningham Hall 665
Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Thongpriwan’s research interests are in mental health, qualitative research, interpersonal violence, and cross-cultural methods. Her doctoral dissertation research focused on perceptions of dating violence among Thai adolescents.

Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty in late 2010, Dr. Thongpriwan was a faculty member in her native Thailand and taught various theoretical and clinical courses on mental health and psychiatric nursing. During her time, she also provided support for a variety of global collaborations, including research, nursing curriculum development, and student exchange programs with her nursing colleagues.

Education

Ph D Nursing University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
MSN Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
BSN Nursing Boromarajonani college of Nursing Chonburi Chonburi, Thailand

Current Research

Health Seeking Behavior Relative to General Well-Being Among Undergraduate University Students Thongpriwan, Vipavee
usability Testing of a Mobile Application Against Dating Violence in African American Adolescents Thongpriwan, Vipavee

Intellectual Contributions

Jun, M., Thongpriwan, Vipavee, and Choi, K. S. “Experiences of prenatal geriatric screening and diagnostic testing among pregnant Korean women of advanced maternal age.” Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee, Leuck, S. E., Powell, R. L., Young, S., Schuler, S. G., and Hughes, R. G. “Undergraduate nursing students' attitudes toward mental health nursing.” Nurse Education Today 35.8 (2015): 948-953.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee, and McElmurry, B J. “Thai female adolescents' perceptions of dating violence.” Health Care for Women International 30.10 (2009): 871-891.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee, and McElmurry, B J. “Comparisons between Thai adolescent voices and Thai adolescent health literature.” Journal of School Health 76.2 (2006): 47-51.

Presentations

Smiths, J.G., and Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “Reflections of Nursing Students towards their Clinical Experiences and Career Preparedness.” Midwest Nursing Research Society 37th Annual Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois. March 2013.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee, Arunothong, W., and Xiong, B.“Southeast Asian Female College Students' Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence and their Recognition of Personal Vulnerability..” Midwest Nursing Research Society 37th Annual Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois. March 2013.
Gehring, Michelle, and Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “The Voice of BSN Senior Nursing Students: Mental Health as the 'Broccoli' of Nursing Coursework.” APNA 26th Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. 2012.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “The Voice of BSN Senior Nursing Students: Mental Health as the “Broccoli” of the Nursing Coursework.” the APNA 26th Annual Conference, November 7-10, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 2012.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “Leadership, Role Changes, and Challenges.” Special Guest Lecture. Bangkok, Thailand. June 2012.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “A Journey Through Health Sciences Careers.” 2012 Southeast Asian Youth Education and Career Conference. Milwaukee Area Technical College 700 W. State Street. March 2012.
Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “UWM Women Reflect on Their International Experience, Host by UWM Women’s Resource Center and CON Center for Cultural Diversity & Global Health.” UWM Women Reflect on Their International Experience, Host by UWM Women’s Resource Center and CON Center for Cultural Diversity & Global Health. Wisconsin Room Lounge, UWM Union. November 2011.