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Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN

Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion; Associate Professor

ADDRESS:
School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
201B Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE:
716-829-4347

Education

  • JD, Hamline University School of Law
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Texas HSC
  • MN, Nursing Management, University of Phoenix
  • ADN, Nursing, Portland Community College
  • BS, Biology, Washington State University

Areas of Research

American Indian health | Aging | Health policy | Health disparities with a focus on social and structural determinants of health

Teaching Responsibilities

NGC 509 Ethics in the Health Professions

Publications

Whalen, D. H., Moss, M., & Baldwin, D. (2016). Healing through language: Positive physical health effects of indigenous language use. F1000Research, 5, 852. doi:10.12688/f1000research.8656.1

Moss, M. P. (Ed.). (2015). American Indian health and nursing. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Moss, M. P. (submitted Dec 2015). Counting on Care: Canada's Challenge in Tracking and Reporting Aboriginal People's Health Care and Status. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics.

Moss, M. P. & Forman, H.  (2015). The Most Frequent and Costly Triggers of Litigation for Nurses in Radiology Settings. Journal of Radiology Nursing.

Moss, M. (2011). American Indian health disparities: Where’s the moral outrage? Indian Country Today. http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ict_sbc/american-indian-health-disparities-wheres-the-moral-outrage#ixzz21BflPNWV

Moss, M.P. (2010). American Indian Health Disparities: By the Sufferance of Congress? Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy. 32(1) p. 59-81.

Moss, M.P. (2007). Book Review. Thomason, S.P. The Living Spirit of the Crone: Turning Aging Inside Out. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006. 154 p.The Interfaith Voice. Spring

Goins, R.T., Moss, M., Buckwald, D. & Guralnik. J. (2007). Disability among older American Indians and Alaska Natives: An Analysis of the 2000 Census Public Use Microdata Sample. The Gerontologist, 47, 690-696.

Moss, M. P. (2006). Thinking “inside-of-the-box”: Zuni Indian elders’ constructions of aging. The Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 19(1).

Moss, M. P., Schell, M., Goins, R. (2006) A first national picture of functional disability in American Indian and Alaska Native elders. International Journal of Health Geographics.

Moss, M. P, et al (2005) Strengthening American Indian Nurse Scientist Training through Tradition: Partnering with Elders. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 12(2):50-5.

Moss, M.P. (2005). TOLERATED ILLNESS©: A middle range theory for chronically ill and elderly patients as exemplified in American Indians. Journal of Cancer Education Spring, 20 (1 Suppl):17-22.

Moss, M. P., Schell, M. (2004) GIS(c): A scientific framework and methodological tool for nursing research. Advances in Nursing Science, 27(2) 150-159.

Moss, M. P., Roubideaux, Y., Jacobsen, C. (2004). Functional disability and associated factors among older American Indians. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 19(1), 1-12.

Finke, B. (Moss, M.P, as contributor) (2003). Guidelines for preventive services for the elderly. The IHS Primary Care Provider, 28(5) 103-106.

Moss, M. (2001). Adult day care as a viable eldercare model for Indian country. The IHS Primary Care Provider, 26(5), 71-73.

Books

Moss, M.P. (ed.) (2015). American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company. [First textbook on this topic.]

Book Chapters

Moss, M.P. (2015). Overview. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. (2015). Postcontact, Sovereignty, and Health. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. (2015). The Roots of American Indian “Nursing”. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Meilstrup, R. & Moss, M.P. (2015). The Indian Health System and Nursing. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. (2015). AI/AN Elders: Mapping Cultural Areas and Regional Variances in Health. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. & Grandbois, D. (2015). Northern Great Plains. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Martin, L. & Moss, M.P. (2015). Urban American Indians. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Malerba, M. & Moss, M.P. (2015). Indian Health Funding: Time for Change. American Indian Health and  Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. (2015). The Future of Nursing Report and American Indian Nursing Education. American Indian Health and Nursing. Springer Publishing Company

Moss, M.P. (2013). Storytelling. In Snyder & Lindquist, R. (Eds.), Complementary/Alternative Therapies in Nursing (7th ed.). Springer Publishing Company.

Moss, M.P. (2010). Storytelling. In Snyder & Lindquist, R. (Eds.), Complementary/Alternative Therapies in Nursing (6th ed.). Springer Publishing Company.

Moss, M.P. (2011). Native Americans Families Perspectives on Health. In Craft- Rosenberg. M (Ed). Encyclopedia of Family Health. Sage.

Henly, S.J., & Moss, M.P. (2007). American Indian health issues. In S. Boslaugh (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Epidemiology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Honors and Awards

  • Book of the Year 2016, Professional Issues Category, American Journal of Nursing, 2016 ("American Indian Health and Nursing")
  • Book of the Year 2016, Community/Public Health/Home Health Category, American Journal of Nursing, 2016 ("American Indian Health and Nursing")
  • National Program Mentor, RWJF Nursing Faculty Scholar Program, 2015-present
  • Fulbright Research Chair, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2014
  • Elected Chair, Expert Panel on Aging, American Academy of Nursing, 2011-2013
  • Elected Co-Chair, Expert Panel on Aging, American Academy of Nursing, 2009-2011
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2008
  • Health Policy Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson/Institute of Medicine Fellowship Program, 2008-2010
  • Nurse Competence in Aging, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, 2006
  • Delegate, White House Conference on Aging, National Congress of American Indians, 2005
  • Gov. Appointed, Minnesota State Board on Aging, 2004-2008
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