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Mattie Rhodes
Mattie Rhodes

Mattie Rhodes, PhD, RN

Clinical Professor (Part-Time)

Areas of Research: Women and heart disease; and international mentoring

220J Wende Hall

Phone: 716-829-2609

Email: mlrhodes@buffalo.edu

EDUCATION:

  • PhD, Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MS, (CNS) Adult Health Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BS, Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo

AREAS OF RESEARCH:

Women and Heart Disease, Professional Attitudes, and International Mentoring

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

N470 Health Maintenance and Restoration
N470L Nursing Therapeutics in Health Maintenance and Restoration
N472 Management of Patient Care
N478 Concepts of Complex Acute Care Nursing
N478L (Clinical) Nursing Therapeutics: Complex Acute Care
N479 Clinical Seminar: Complex Acute Care
N440Critical Elements in Nursing Leadership

PROGRAM PUBLICATIONS:

Rhodes M. L. andCurran C.C. (2005). “Use of the Human Patient Simulator to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program”. Computers, Informatics and Nursing

Rhodes, M. Adolescent Pregnancy and Teenage Sexuality, in Bullough B. and Bullough, V. (eds.). Nursing Issues for 90's and beyond. Springer Publishing Co: New York, 1993.

Rhodes, MHistory of Association of Black Nursing Faculty in Higher Education, in Slavin, Sarah (ed). U.S. Women’s Interest Groups, Greenwood Press: Connecticut, 1995.

Rhodes, M., Bullough, B. & Fulton, J. (1994). The Graduate Record Examination as an Admission Requirement for the Graduate Nursing Program. Journal Professional Nursing, 10, 289-296.

Maricle Karen, Whitehead Lynn, and Rhodes, M.L. (2006). “Examining Medical Errors in a Tertiary Hospital” Journal of Nursing Care Quality.

Seidl, A., Bullough, B., Haughey, B., Scherer, Y., Rhodes, M. & Brown, G. (1991). Understanding the physical and psychological effects of myocardial infarction on sexual function: A basis for sexual counseling. Rehabilitation Nursing, 16, 255-264.

Marrale, Cairn, Shipman, Jean and Rhodes, Mattie. "What Some College Students Eat."   Nutrition Today. January‑February 1986, pp. 16‑21.

Rhodes Mattie L., and Steeg Linda , Co -Founders of Dedicated Educated Unit (DEU) : Innovative Teaching Strategy to WNY Area - University of Buffalo School of Nursing 2007.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award, UB School of Nursing, 2008

Ruth T. McGrorey Leadership Award, District 1, NYSNA 2008

Clinical Scholarship/Educational Project Award - (Garmen Award) - 2008

Recognized by University Buffalo Career Planning and Placement for positive impact on students 2005

National Council Community and Justice – Brotherhood/Sisterhood 2006                        

Community Service Award - Healthcare

American Heart Association - Community Educator /Volunteer /Partner 2005

Who’s Who in American Nursing

Faculty Advisor Award- Minority Nursing Student Association - 2006, 2007, 2008

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