Deborah M. Wisnieski

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Deborah M. Wisnieski


Wisnieski , Deborah M. (HSC)
Assistant Professor

Department of:

College of Nursing/Center for Nursing Research -Faculty

Center of:


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE   BS, Nursing   1981
South Dakota State University, Brooking, SD   MS, Nursing   1985
University of Oklahoma, College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK   NP, Women's Health   1986
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   PhD, Interdisciplinary Women's Studies   2009

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Female adolescent sexuality, women's health issues, planned pregnancies, preventing STDs in adolescent girls, menopausal issues, cultural influences


Research Projects:

Perceived Barriers to HPV Vaccination by American Indian Youth and Caregivers (NARCH), (Co-PI with Dr. Eschiti), Stephenson Cancer Center SCOR Pilot Funding Grant, 1/1/12-12/31/12
Exploration of American Indian Parent/Guardian and Adolescent Romantic and Sexual Communication, OUCN Seed Grant, 9/1/12-2/1/2013

Selected Publications:

Influence of peers on young adolescent females' romantic decisions
2012    Wisnieski, D., Sieving, R., & Garwick, A.
American Journal of Health Education
Exploring community resilience in workforce communities of first responders serving Katrina survivors
2011    Wyche, K.F., Pfefferbaum, R.L., Pfefferbaum, B., Norris, F.H., Wisnieski, D., & Younger, H.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Vol. 90(1)
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