We offer a variety of research opportunities for undergraduate
and graduate students interested in exploring research and
School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
214 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
Dissertation: Elder Care in an Amish and an English Rural Community:
A Comparative Medical Anthropological Study.
Thesis: Changes in Physical and Psychological Functioning in Elderly Patients in the
Acute Hospital Waiting Nursing Home Placement.
Informatics | Transitions of Care
NGC 502 Applied Informatics to Evaluate Healthcare Outcomes
NGC 634 Organizational and Leadership Concepts in Healthcare
NUR 708 Research Practicum
Castner, J., Loomis, D., Yin, Y., & Hewner, S. (2016). Medical Mondays: Emergency department utilization for Medicaid recipients depends on the day of the week, season, and holidays. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 42(4), 317-324. doi:10.1016/j.jen.2015.12.010
Hewner, S., Casucci, S., & Castner, J. (2016) The roles of chronic disease complexity, health system integration, and care management in post-discharge healthcare utilization in a low-income population. Research in Nursing and Health, 39, 215-228. doi:10.1002/nur.21731
Raines, D. A., Grinslade, S., Fabry, D., Hewner, S., & Steeg, L. (2016). Knowledge and attitudes of RN to BSN students before and after a patient safety course. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(6), 317-319. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000057
Castner, J., Wu, Y.W., Mehrok, N., & Hewner, S. (2015). Frequent Emergency Department Utilization and Behavioral Health Comorbidities. Nursing Research 64(1):3-12. DOI: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000065
Hewner, S. J. (2015). Getting HIE ‘Just Right’ for Population-Level Clinical Decision Support. Invited testimony to the Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator, Health IT Policy Committee, Advanced Health Models and Meaningful Use Workgroup. June 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. ttp://www.healthit.gov/facas/sites/faca/files/AHMWG_Testimony_Sharon_Hewner_2015-06-02_0.pdf | http://www.healthit.gov/facas/sites/faca/files/AHMWG_Sharon_Hewner_Presentation_SUNY_Buffalo_0.pdf
Hewner, S., Wu, Y.W., & Castner, J. (2015) Comparative Effectiveness of Risk-stratified Care Management in Reducing Readmissions in Medicaid Adults with Chronic Disease. Journal for Healthcare Quality 03/2015; doi:10.1097/01.JHQ.0000462683.70630.d7
Raines, D., Grinslade, M. S., Fabry, D., Steeg, L., Hewner, S. (2015). Knowledge and Attitudes of RN to BSN Students Before and After a Patient Safety Course. Accepted by Nursing Education Perspectives March 19, 2015.
Hewner, S. J. (2014). A population-based care transition model for chronically ill elders. Nursing Economic$, 32(2), 109-116, 141.
Hewner, S. J., & Seo, J. Y. (2014). Informatics role in integrating population and patient centered knowledge to improve care transitions in complex chronic disease. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 18(2).
Hewner, S. J., Seo, J. Y., Gothard, S. E., & Johnson, B.J. (2014). Aligning Population-specific Care Management with Chronic Disease Complexity. Nursing Outlook 62, 250-258 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2014.03.003.
Foels, T., & Hewner, S. J. (2009). Integrating pay for performance with educational strategies to improve diabetes care. Population Health Management, 12 (3), 121-129.