Chatham University

Nursing Faculty and Staff

Emily (Stevens) Hopkins PhD, RN, WHNP, FNP-BC

Emily (Stevens) Hopkins

estevens1@chatham.edu
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 NINR 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., Wallace, M., Conley, Y., and Marazita, M. (2013, August). Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Nonsyndromic Orofacial Cleft Children, and Dopamine Polymorphisms: A Pilot Study. Accepted Biologic Research in Nursing March 30, 2014.
  • Stevens, E., Gazza, E., and Pickler, R. (2013, June). Parental Experience Learning to Feed their Preterm Infant. Accepted Advances in Neonatal Care to be published December 2014.
  • Doas, M., Spadaro, K., Stevens, E. (2014) Nursing honor societies: Past, present and future. Journal of Nursing and Care, 3(4), 172-175.
  • Spadaro, K., Stevens. E., Doas, M., Wolf, D., Slade, J., and Hunker, D. (2014) A virtual honor society: recognition for online academic excellence. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(3), 197- 203.
  • 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

  • Chatham University Faculty Technology Fellowship Program Pittsburgh, PA: 5/2013-5/2015
  • 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., Wallace, M. Conley, Y., and Marazita, M. (2014, November). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms, Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefting, and Dopamine Polymorphisms.Peer reviewed podium presentation for the International Society of Nursing in Genetics World Congress, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Spadaro, K., Hunker, D., Doas, M., Wolf, D., Slade, J., Stevens, E. (2013, November). Technology, Leadership and Professional Development: A Virtual Nursing Honor Society for Distance Learners. Peer reviewed podium presentation for the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society’s 42 Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Stevens, E., Gazza, E., and Pickler, R. (2013, September). Parental Experience Learning to Feed Their Preterm Infant. Peer reviewed podium presentation for the American Academy of Neonatal Nusing 13th National Neonatal Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Stevens, E. (2012, October). Up To Date: Prenatal Screening for Cystic Fibrosis, Spinal Mulscular Atrophy, and Hemoglobinopathies. Invited Podium Presentation at the International Society of Nursing in Genetics 25th Annual Conference,Charting a Course for Genetic/Genomic Nursing: Practice, Education, and Research, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stevens, E., Vecchione, L., and Marazita, M. (2012, April). Parental experiences of orofacial cleft infants with nasoalveolar molding. Peer reviewed poster presented at the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association’s 69th Annual Meeting and Symposia, San Jose, CA.
  • 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.