Chatham University

Nursing Faculty and Staff

Emily Stevens PhD, RN, WHNP, FNP-BC
estevens1@chatham.edu
Chatham Faculty

Assistant Professor

Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA

Joined Chatham : 2010

Academic Areas of Interest
Behavioral, Developmental, and Health Care Genetics, Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate, Preterm Infant Feeding and Development, Womens Health

Personal Areas of Interest
Biking, Running, Swimming, Spending Time with Family
Education
Genetics Postdoctoral Scholar T32 NR009759, University of Pittsburgh, 2008-2010
PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
Post-Master's Certificate, WHNP, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
MSN, FNP, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
BSN, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1997
Publications
Stevens, E., Patrick, T., & Pickler, R. (2007). A history of infant feeding. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 18 (2), 32-39.
Certifications
ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Awards
Corrine M. Barnes Endowed Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, 2005 & 2006
Beryl B. Haughton Jackson Endowed Fund, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing 2004
Science Management and Technologies Scholarship, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1996
Organizations
International Society of Nurses in Genetics
National League of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Nurse Practitioners Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Achievements
Summer Genetics Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland: 7/4/2010 – 7/2/2010
Course in Scientific Management Leadership, University of Pittsburgh, Office of Academic Career Development: 3/24/2010 – 3/26/2010
Jewish Healthcare Foundation Jonas Salk Health Fellowship: 8/2004 - 4/2005
Presentations
Stevens, E., Conley, Y., Marazita, M., and Cooper, M. (2010, October). Dopamine polymorphisms among nonsydromic orofacial cleft children: A pilot study. Peer reviewed poster presented at the International Society of Nurses in Genetics conference, Dallas, TX.
Stevens, E. (2010, February). Preterm infant feeding positions and cardiorespiratory stability. Peer reviewed abstract presented at the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant international conference, Clearwater, FL.
Stevens, E., Conley, Y., Vieira, A., and Marazita, M. (2009, October). DRD4 polymorphisms among nonsyndromic orofacial cleft children: A pilot study. Peer reviewed poster presented at the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science conference, Washington, DC.
Stevens, E. (2009, September). Preterm infant feeding and cardiorespiratory stability. Peer reviewed poster presented at the Neonatal Network and Academy of Neonatal Nursing 9th National Neonatal Nurses Conferences, Phoenix, AZ.
Stevens, E., Conley, Y., Losee, J., and Marazita, M. (2009, May). Orofacial clefts, infant temperament, and DRD4 polymorphism associations: A pilot study. Peer reviewed poster presented at the Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA.
Stevens, E., Milford, C., and Patrick, T. (2005, June). Development of the magee neonatal feeding assessment scale (3rd revision). Peer reviewed poster presented at the AANP 20th Annual National Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Stevens, E., Milford, C., and Patrick, T. (2005, April). Development of the magee neonatal feeding assessment scale (2nd revision). Peer reviewed poster presented at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference, New York, NY.
Stevens, E., Milford, C., and Patrick, T. (2004, October). Development of the magee neonatal feeding assessment scale (1st revision). Peer reviewed poster presented at the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Annual Summit, Hershey, PA.
Stevens, E. Milford, C., and Patrick, T. (2003, January). Development of a neonatal feeding assessment scale. Peer reviewed abstract presented at the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant international conference, Clearwater, FL.