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Kristine Qureshi, PhD, RN, FAAN, CEN, APHN-BC

Associate Dean, Research & Global Health
Professor


School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 444
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-2638, Fax: 808-956-3257
Email: kqureshi@hawaii.edu
 

Bio: 
Dr. Kristine Qureshi currently serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Global Health at the UH Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene.  She is dual board certified in emergency and advanced public health nursing, and has worked extensively in the acute care, community health and academic sectors.  Dr. Qureshi is a recognized expert in disaster preparedness and nursing workforce development and has previously received research funding support from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and the US Department of Defense.  
 
In addition, she has served as the principle investigator on three nursing workforce education grants funded by the Health Resources and Services Agency. She initiated the MS in advanced public health nursing program at UH Manoa which has been recently been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the US Centers for Disease Control as a program of excellence. Dr. Qureshi also provides consultation services to the Pacific Island Health Officers Association and the International Council of Nursing on matters related to nursing workforce issues. 
 
Education: 
PhD, Columbia University, NYC, NY
MS, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
BS, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
 

 

Clinical Practice: 

Community/Public Health
 

Teaching Focus or Educational Interest: 

Research, community/public health nursing, epidemiology, disaster nursing 

Research Focus: 

Nursing workforce development, Disaster nursing, Preparedness and response for bioevents, Health promotion, disease prevention

Recent Publications: 

Qhi, Z., Gershon, R., Nwankwo, E. Dernehl. L. and Qureshi, K. (2016). Experiences and psychosocial impact of West Africa Ebola deployment on US health care volunteers.  PLOS Currents Outbreaks. 2016 Sep. 1. Edition 1. doi: 10.1371/curents.outbreaks.c7afaae124e35d2da39ee7e07291b6b5

Zhenghui, L., Qureshi, K.  (2016). Efficacy of an asthma self-management education intervention for children (9-13 years) with asthma and their caregiver in Wuhan, China. Journal of US-China Medical Science. 13, 117-128.  

Ferguson, S., Al Rifai, F., Maay’a, M., Nguyen, L., Qureshi, K., Tse, A.  Casken, J., Parsons, T., Shannon, M., Napa, M. Samson-Langidrik, M., Jeadrik, G. (2016). The ICN Leadership for Change Programme – 20 years of growing influence. International Nursing Review, 63, 15-25.

LaVasseur, S., & Qureshi, K.  (2015). Hawaii’s nursing workforce: Keeping pace with healthcare. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 74(2),5-11.

Kevan, J., Callahan, J., Azama, K., Paek, S., Liu A.C., Nishikawa, J., & Qureshi, K. (2013). Mobile education in nursing: Promoting peer-to-peer communication of clinical experiences with the "Advanced Practice" application. Proceedings of the 2013 International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA.

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R. & Yamada, S. (2013). Factors related to essential workers’ willingness to work and comply with personal infection control protocol during an influenza pandemic in Hawaii. Journal of Emergency and Disaster Medicine, 2(1):4-11.

Nigg, C. R., Qureshi, K., Inouye, J., Sy, A., Sullivan, K., & Boland, M. G. (2012). Evaluation of an emerging research center: Lessons learned. International Journal of Research in Nursing, 3(1):1-7.

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R., Li, D., and Yamada, S. (2011). Factors related to essential workers willingness to work during an influenza pandemic in Hawaii.  NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference 2011 Proceedings. Atlanta, GA.  Jan4-7, 2011

Gerson, R., Magda, L., Qureshi, K., Riley, H., Scanlon, R., Torroella-Carney, M., Carney, M., Richards, R., & Sherman, M. (2010).  Factors associated with the ability and willingness of essential workers to report to duty during a pandemic. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 52(10):995-1003.

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R., & Conde, F. (2008).  Factors that influence Medical Reserve Corps volunteer recruitment in Hawaii. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 23:3(27-33s).

Chandler, T., Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K., Morse, S. (2008). Teaching emergency preparedness to public health workers: use of blended learning in web-based training. Public Health Reports, 123(5):676-680.

Smith, E., Morgans, A., Qureshi, K., Archer, F.. &  Burkle Jr., F. (2008). Paramedics perceptions of risk and willingness to work during disasters. The Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 23(2):13-19. 

Gershon, R., Rubin, M.S., Qureshi, K. Canton, A., & Matzner, F. (2008). Participatory action research methodology in disaster research: results from the World Trade Center evacuation study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 2(3):142-9.

Kuntz, S., Frable, P., Qureshi, K., & Strong, L.  (2008). Association of Community Health Nursing Educators: Disaster preparedness white paper for community / public health nursing educators. Public Health Nursing, 25(4):362-69.

Gershon, R., Pogorzelsk, M., Qureshi, K., & Sherman, M. (2008). Home healthcare nurses and the risk of percutaneous injuries: A pilot study. American Journal of Infection Control, 36(3):165-172.

Gershon, R., Qureshi, K., Stone, P., Pogorzelska, M., Silver, A., Damsky, M., Burdette, C., Gebbie, K., & Raveis, V. (2007). Home health care challenges and Avian Influenza. Home Health Care Management and Practice. 20(1)58-69.

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R.M., Smailes, E., Raveis, V., Murphy, B., Matzner, F., & Fleischman, A. (2007). Roadmap for the protection of disaster research participants: findings from the World Trade Center Evacuation Study. Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 22(6):486-493.

Gershon R.R.M., Qureshi, K., Pogorzelska M., Rosen J., Gebbie K., Brandt-Rauf P., & Sherman M. (2007). Non-Hospital Based Registered Nurses and the Risk of Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure, Industrial Health, 45:695-704.

Gershon, R.M., Qureshi, K., Rubin, M.S., & Raveis, V.H. (2007). Factors associated with high-rise evacuation: qualitative results from the World Trade Center evacuation study. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(3):165-73.

Levin, P., Gebbie, E., & Qureshi, K. (2007).  Can the health-care system meet the challenge of pandemic flu? Planning, ethical and workforce considerations. Public Health Reports. 122:573-578.

Gebbie, K. & Qureshi, K. (2006). A historical challenge: nurses and emergencies. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 11(3), manuscript # 1.

Qureshi, K., Gershon,R., Gebbie, E., Straub, T., & Morse, S. (2005). Healthcare workers ability and willingness to report to duty during a catastrophic disaster. Journal of Urban Health.82(3):378-88.

Gershon, R., Qureshi, K., Barrera, M., Erwin, M. & Goldsmith, R. (2005). Health and safety hazards associated with subways: a review. Journal of Urban Health. 82(1):10-20.

Gershon R., Hogan E., Qureshi, K., & Doll, L. (2004). Preliminary results from the WTC evacuation   study, NYC – 2004. CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 53(35):815-7. 

Gershon R., Gemson, D., Qureshi, K., & McCollum, M. (2004). Terrorism preparedness for occupational health professionals. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 46(12):1204-1209.

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R., Calero-Breckheimer, A., Merrill, J., Murrman, M., Gebbie, K., & Moskin, L. (2004). Effectiveness of an emergency preparedness training program for public health nurses. Family Community Health, 27(3):244-51.

Gershon, R., Qureshi, K., Seplowitz, K., Gurtman, A., Galea, S., & Sherman, M. (2004). Clinicians knowledge, attitudes and concerns regarding bioterrorism after a brief educational program. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 46(1):77-83.

Gershon R.R.M., Qureshi K., Gurney, C., & Rosen, J. (2003). Occupational pathogen exposure risk for non-hospital based healthcare workers. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2(3): 497-518.

Qureshi K., Merrill, J., & Calero-Breckheimer, A. (2002). Emergency preparedness training for public health nurses: a pilot study.  Journal of Urban Health. 79(3):413-6.

Gebbie, K., and Qureshi, K.. Emergency preparedness core competencies for nursing. (2002). American Journal of Nursing;102(1):46-51.

Larson, E., Gomez-Suarte, C., Qureshi, K., Miranda, D., Kain, D., & Cabish, K. (2001). How clean is your home? A tool to assess home hygiene. Journal of Community Health Nursing.  18(3):139-150.
 

Published Abstracts (Peer Review, International)

Qureshi, K., Glauberman, G., Parsons, T., Sanderlin, S.  (2013). Global service learning for disaster nursing: lessons learned from Pacific Partnership. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 28:(S1):231.**,^ 

Qureshi, K. (2011). Profile of likely needs in a disaster alternate site care in Honolulu HI. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 25:S42.**,^ 

Qureshi, K and Fritsch, K. (2009). Nursing and Midwifery Disaster needs and core curricular domains in the Western Pacific Region.  Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 24:S22.**^ 

Qureshi, K and Scanlon, E. (2007). First responders first: A model for prophylaxing first responders during an epidemic. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine 22(2): s-25.**^

Qureshi, K. (2007) Just in time training for MRC volunteers in a POD Clinic operation: does it work?  Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine. 22(2):s-105**^

Qureshi, K. Gershon, RM., Smails, E., Fleishman, A. (2007). A roadmap for protection of participants’ mental health during disaster research. Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine 22(2):s-56.**^

Qureshi, K. Gershon, R., Sherman, M. (2007). Preexisting health conditions, injuries sustained, and on-going health problems in evacuees participating in the 9/11/01 WTC evacuation study.  Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(2):s125-6.**^

Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K., Shoaf, K., Soto, J., Gebbie, E., Morse, SS. (2005). Use of the incident command system across three sectors of the health care system in the U.S. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine, 20(2),s9.**^

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R. (2005). Comparison of the disaster management frameworks of the US and UK: Similarities and differences. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine, 20(2), s126.**^

Qureshi, K., & Arons, R. (2004).  ED utilization patters for a sample with employer based health insurance.  American Public Health Association. Public Health and the Environment. Washington DC. Nov. 6-10. Available at: https://apha.confex.com/apha/132am/techprogram/paper_78568.htm**

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R,  (2003). Healthcare employee ability and willingness to report to duty during catastrophic disaster. Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii56**

Qureshi, K, Giordano, L, Morse, SS, Hogan, E, Soto J, and Contreras, G. (2003). The role of EMS in the public health response to diseases of bioterrorism. Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii55.**

Morse, SS and Qureshi, K.  (2003). A system of academic centers for public health preparedness in the United States of America.  Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii56.**

Gershon, R, Qureshi, K, Sepkowitz, K, Morse, S. (2003). An assessment of clinician’s knowledge, attitudes and behavioral intentions regarding bioterrorism.  Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii57.**

Gershon, R, Qureshi, K, Gurtman, A, Sepkowitz, K, and Morse, S. (2003). Ethical concerns regarding disaster research. Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii58.**

Kuntz, S., Frable, P., Qureshi, K., & Strong, L.  (2008). Disaster Preparedness for Community / Public Health Nurse Educators. Association of Community Health Nurse Educators. Task Force on Disaster Preparedness. Available at: http://www.achne.org/files/public/DisasterPreparednessWhitePaper.pdf**

Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K., & Gebbie, E. (2005). Public Health Incident Command System: A Guide for Management of Emergencies or Other Unusual Incidents within Public Health Agencies. Vol. I &Vol.II. Available at: http://www.ualbanycphp.org/pinata/phics/masters/PHICS_vol1_2005_Oct_04.p...

Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K., Shoaf, K., Soto, J., Gebbie, E., Morse, SS. (2005). Use of the incident command system across three sectors of the health care system in the U.S. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine, 20(2), s9.**

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R. (2005). Comparison of the disaster management frameworks of the US and UK: Similarities and differences. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine, 20(2), s126.**^

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R,  (2003). Healthcare employee ability and willingness to report to duty      during catastrophic disaster.   Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii56**

Qureshi, K, Giordano, L, Morse, SS, Hogan, E, Soto J, and Contreras, G. (2003). The role of EMS in the public health response to diseases of bioterrorism. Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii55.**

Morse, SS and Qureshi, K.  (2003). A system of academic centers for public health preparedness in the United States of America.  Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii56.**

Gershon, R, Qureshi, K, Sepkowitz, K, Morse, S. (2003). An assessment of clinicians knowledge, attitudes and behavioral intentions regarding bioterrorism.  Journal of Urban Health,  (80), Supplement 2: ii57.**

Gershon, R, Qureshi, K, Gurtman, A, Sepkowitz, K, and Morse, S. (2003). Ethical concerns regarding disaster research. Journal of Urban Health, (80), Supplement 2: ii58.**
 

Conference Presentations (Invited, International, Peer Reviewed)

Qureshi, K. and Tuazon, J. Disaster triage during mass casualty incidents and bioevents. Asia Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network Conference. Vellore India.  Nov 17-18, 2016.*^

Qureshi, K. The role of community health nursing in prevention and response to vector borne bioevents such as Dengue or Zika Virus.  Asia Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network Conference. Vellore India.  Nov 17-18, 2016.*^

Qureshi, K., Niederman, R. and Whithy, K. Human resources for health/workforce development - nursing in the USAPI.  Pacific Island Health Officers Association Board Meeting and Conference. Honolulu, HI. Aug 30-Dept. 1, 2016.*^

Qureshi, K.  Nursing response to the Dengue outbreak in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. American pacific Nursing Leaders Council. Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. June 20-24, 2016.*^

Qureshi, K. The future role of nursing in disasters. International Council of Nurses. Global Nursing Leadership Institute. Geneva Switzerland. Sept 8-12, 2015.[oral presentation]*^

Qureshi, K.  International Council of Nurses Leadership for Change Program for the US Affiliated Pacific Islands. International Council of Nurses 2015 Meeting: Global Citizen, Global Nurses.  June 19-23, 2015. Seoul, S. Korea. [oral presentation]**^

Springer, J., Qureshi, K., Lockyer, MC. Best practices in nursing education and service across the disaster cycle. International Council of Nurses 2015 Meeting.  June 20, 2015. Seoul, S. Korea. [oral presentation]** ^

Qureshi, K.  A model for global service learning to enhance healthcare worker education. Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program.  Taipei, Tawain. Sept 24-27, 2014. [oral presentation]**^

Qureshi, K., Carlson, J., Hopkins-Chadwick, D., Wong, L., Juarez, D., Vincent, D., Levan. J., & Nagao-Bregman, T. Community Health: Model development to compare different types of simulation based learning for trauma nursing skills among military and civilian nurses. Pacific Institute of Nursing Conference.  Honolulu, HI. Mar 21-22, 2013**

Qureshi, K.  Health Disparities and Global Changes.  Asian American and Pacific Islander Nurses Association, 10th Annual Meeting. Honolulu, HI.  March 19-20, 2013.^

Qureshi, K. Global Service learning for disaster nursing: lessons learned from Pacific Partnership. 18th Congress of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine.  Manchester, UK.  May 28-31, 2013.^ **

Qureshi, K.  Global standards in nursing education applying measurement criteria.  WHO Workshop on Health Professional Education in the Western Region. Manila, Philippines. June 10-12, 2013. [oral presentation]**^

Qureshi, K.  Disaster risk reduction: Overview of the concept.  The WHO Asia-Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network Conference. September 18, 2013. Bangkok, Thailand. [oral presentation]*^

Qureshi, K., Carlson, J., Hopkins-Chadwick, D., Wong, L., Kevan, J. and Vincent, D.  A model to compare PC screen based vs. high fidelity simulation for disaster nursing skill instruction in terms of learning and cost outcomes.  The WHO Asia-Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network Conference. September 18-20, 2013. Bangkok, Thailand. [poster  presentation]**^  

Qureshi, K., Pacific Partnership: The academic-military partnership. Asia-Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Network. Honolulu, Hawaii. August 15, 2012. [panel presentation]*

Qureshi, K.  Community based participatory research- an overview.  World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network. Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. October 3, 2012. [oral presentation]**^

Qureshi, K., and Wong, L.  Development of simulation scenarios for nursing education in small Pacific island nations in Micronesia: lessons learned. 12th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. San Diego, CA. Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2012.**

Wasem, K., Qureshi, K. and Alik, R. Developing a 21st century nursing workforce to address the complex health needs of the USAPI. Pacific Global Health Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. October 9, 2012. [panel presentation]*

Qureshi, K.  A profile of senior citizen client needs in disaster alternate care sites. 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Beijing, China. June 2, 2011. [oral presentation]. **^

Nigg, C., Qureshi, K., Withy, K.  Mapping Hawaii healthcare resources and needs. He Huliau- A Turning Point eliminating Health Disparities. Honolulu, Hawaii. March 2, 2011. [oral panel presentation]**

Takanishi, D., Buenconsejo-Lum, L. Masaki, K., and Qureshi, K. The role of culture in the training of healthcare professionals. 2nd Cross Cultural Health Care Conference. Honolulu, HI. October 7-8, 2011.  [oral panel presentation].*

Qureshi, K. Nurses navigating forward: disaster nursing during bioevents. American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council 33rd Annual Meeting.  Chuuk, FSM. June 13-17, 2011.*^

Qureshi, K.  Building capacity for healthcare workers; A mixed methods research study. World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network.  Auckland, New Zealand. Nov. 6-8, 2010. [oral presentation]. **^

Qureshi, K.  Alternate care sites: how to establish and manage.  World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network.  Auckland, New Zealand. Nov. 7, 2010. [oral presentation]. **^

Qureshi, K.  Monitoring and evaluation of the APEDNN. World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network.  Auckland, New Zealand. Nov. 7, 2010. [oral presentation]. **^

Qureshi, K. WHO Mapping Data Report: Mapping of the nursing workforce in the Northern Pacific Islands. American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council Meeting. Palau.  June 17, 2010. [oral presentation].**^

Qureshi, K.  WHO/APNLC nursing education survey in the USAPI. Pacific Island Health Officers Association. Honolulu, HI. July 30, 2010. [oral presentation].*

Qureshi, K. Keynote Address: A framework for nursing research. World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network.  Cairns, Australia. Sept 29, 2009. [oral presentation]. *^

Qureshi, K., and Bonito, S. Epidemiology, disasters and emerging diseases.  World Health Organization: Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network. Cairns, Australia. Sept 28, 2009. [oral presentation]. *^

Qureshi, K. Emergency Response functional roles: a training program. 2009 Asia Pacific preparedness Conference. Honolulu, HI. January 23, 2009 [oral presentation].**

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R. Factors related to public health MRC volunteer recruitment and retention.  American Public Health Association.  San Diego, CA. Oct, 2008 [oral presentation].**

Qureshi, K., Fritsch, K. Emergency preparedness issues and educational core domains for nursing and midwifery in the Western Pacific and southeast Asian regions of the World health organization.  First Asian Pacific Conference on Nursing Research. Manila Philippines, Sept 4-5, 2008. [oral presentation].^ **

Qureshi, K. WHO Education of nursing mapping in the region.  First Asian Pacific Conference on Nursing Research. Manila Philippines, Sept 4-5, 2008. [oral presentation].^ *

Qureshi, K., Shannon, M., Fritsch, K. (2008). Mapping of the nursing and midwifery workforce in the Western Pacific region of the World Health Organization: methodology and preliminary findings.  First Asian Pacific Conference on Nursing Research. Manila Philippines, Sept 4-5, 2008. [oral presentation]** ^

Gaynor, K. and Qureshi, K. Role of the Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps. Pacific Preparedness Conference: Capacity to Address Vulnerable Populations.  Pacific EMPRINTS . Jan 16, 2008. (oral presentation) *

Qureshi, K.  Triaging Vulnerable Populations in Special Needs Shelters. Pacific Preparedness Conference: Capacity to Address vulnerable Populations.  Pacific EMPRINTS. Jan 16, 2008. (oral presentation) *

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R. Utilization of political and policy processes to assure ethical post disaster research.  American Public Health Association.  Washington DC, Nov. 4-8, 2007   [oral presentation].**

Qureshi, K. Immediate and long term mental health injuries among evacuees of the World Trade Center on 9/11/01.  American Public Health Association.  Washington DC. Nov. 4-8, 2007   [poster presentation].**

Scanlon, R., Qureshi, K., Ablah, E., Horn, L., & Gebbie, K. Building public health surge capacity. American Public Health Association.  Washington DC. Nov. 4-8, 2007   [poster presentation].**

Qureshi, K.  & Scanlon, e. First responders first: A model for prophylaxing first responders during an epidemic.  15th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine.  Netherlands, Amsterdam.  May 13-16, 2007.

Qureshi, K., Scanlon, E., Gershon, R., & Schechter, S.  First responders first, a model for   prophylaxing first responders during an epidemic. American Public Health Association.  Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006   [oral presentation].**

Qureshi, K..  Disaster preparedness emergency response functional roles for school health nurses. South Carolina 26th Annual School Nurse Conference.  Oct, 2006. [oral presentation]*

Qureshi, K., & Gershon, R. Factors related to healthcare workers ability and willingness to report to work during large scale disasters. National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium. Washington, DC, on April 18-19, 2006. [rapid oral and poster presentation].** 

Gershon, R. , Qureshi, K., Rubin, M., & Sherman, M. World Trade Center Evacuation Study: Preliminary Findings. National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium. Washington, DC, on April 18-19, 2006. [rapid oral and poster presentation].** 

Winnen, C., Gershon, R., & Qureshi, K.  Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare Workers.  National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium. Washington, DC, [peer reviewed abstract: rapid oral and poster presentation].  April 18-19, 2006. [rapid oral and poster presentation].**

Qureshi, K. World Trade Center Evacuation Study: Preliminary Disability Data. National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium.  Washington, DC, April 18-19, 2006. [rapid oral and poster presentation].**

Qureshi, K. Will your employees respond? Presented at the U. S. Environmental Protection     Agency Region III Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Conference.  Philadelphia, Pa. Dec 5-8, 2004. *

Qureshi, K. Utilization of emergency and primary care services for a sample with employer based health insurance. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Conference. (Managed Care Caucus).  Washington DC. November 10, 2004.**

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R., & Hogan, E. Basic emergency preparedness competencies for first responders. Presented at the NFPA World Safety Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 24, 2004. [oral presentation] **

Qureshi, K. & Gershon, R.  Healthcare workers ability and willingness to report to duty during catastrophic disaster.  Presented at the 2004 National Disaster Medical System Conference.  Dallas Texas, April 20, 2004*

Qureshi, K. Educating for emergency preparedness. Presented at the 5th Chicago Institute for Nursing Education, Chicago, Illinois, June 20th, 2003. [Keynote speaker]*

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R.R.M., Morse, S., & Tadmor, B. Ability and willingness of healthcare personnel to report to duty during severe disaster response. Presented at the World Disaster Emergency Medicine 2003 Conference, Melbourne, Australia. May 6-10, 2003. [oral presentation]^ **

Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K., & Morse, S. The use of the incident command system for public health disasters. Presented at the World Disaster Emergency Medicine 2003 Conference: Disaster Public Health, Melbourne, Australia. May 6-10, 2003. [oral presentation] ^ **

Morse, S., Qureshi, K., Gershon, R.R.M., & Hogan, E.  Diseases of bioterrorism training program for emergency medical services personnel. Presented at the World Disaster Emergency Medicine 2003 Conference: Disaster Public Health, Melbourne, Australia. May 6-10, 2003. [oral presentation] ^ **

Morse, S., & Qureshi, K.  A system of academic centers for public health preparedness in the United States of America. Presented at the World Disaster Emergency Medicine 2003 Conference:  Disaster Public Health, Melbourne, Australia. May 6-10, 2003. [oral presentation] ^ **

Gershon, RRM, Qureshi, K., Morse, SS, Barrera, M and Dela Cruz, B   Bioterrorism-related beliefs, attitudes and behaviors of community based clinicians.  Presented at the World Disaster Emergency Medicine 2003 Conference: Disaster Public Health, Melbourne, Australia. May 6-10, 2003. [oral presentation]^ **

Gebbie, K. & Qureshi, K.  Emergency preparedness and ICS workshop for public health leaders.  Presented at: The Association for Teachers of Preventive Medicine Annual Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 27, 2003.  [pre-conference workshop]*

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R.R.M. & Morse, S.  Social, legal and ethical challenges related to quarantine. Presented at:  Fifth Interdisciplinary Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Toronto Canada, March 21, 2003. [oral presentation]**

Qureshi, K., Gershon, R.R.M., Calero-Breckhemier, A. & Morse, S.  Public health nurses’ facilitators and barriers to reporting to work during disaster.  Presented at:  Fifth Interdisciplinary Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Toronto, Canada, March 21, 2003. [oral presentation ] **

Rosseli R., Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K. & Murrman, M.  Center for Public Health Preparedness – An academic, department of health and community partnering process to develop:  Basic emergency preparedness and incident command for public health leaders. Presented at: American Public Health Association, Academic Public Health Caucus Section, Philadelphia, Pa., November 12, 2002. [oral presentation] **

Gebbie, K., Murrman, M., Qureshi, K. & Merrill, J. Center for Public Health Preparedness:  An academic, department of health and community partnering process to develop: A basic emergency preparedness training program. Presented at: American Public Health Association, Academic Public Health Caucus Section, Philadelphia, Pa., November 12, 2002. [oral presentation] **

Morse, S., Gebbie, K. & Qureshi, K. Center for Public Health Preparedness - An academic, department of health and community partnering process to develop: Informed risk assessment communication – partnering with the community.  Presented at: American Public Health Association, Academic Public Health Caucus Section, Philadelphia, Pa., November 12, 2002. [oral presentation]**

Murrman, M., Gebbie, K. Qureshi, K. & Merrill, J.  Center for Public Health Preparedness - An academic, department of health and community partnering process:  Transitioning a tailored emergency preparedness training program to a generic training program. Presented at: American Public Health Association, Academic Public Health Caucus Section, Philadelphia, Pa., November 12, 2002. [oral presentation]**

Gershon, R.R.M., Qureshi, K., Calero-Breckheimer, A., Merrill, J., & Barrera, M. (2002) Public health nurses:  Barriers to emergency response.  Presented at: 130th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA [poster]**

Qureshi, K.  Basic emergency preparedness and response for the health system. Presented at:  Emergencies, Disasters and Pandemics:  Coping with Calamity.  Plattsburgh, New York.  September12, 2002. [keynote speaker]*

Qureshi, K.  Emergency preparedness and response for leaders of public health.  Presented at:  SUNY at Albany Public Health Emergency Preparedness Leadership Institute. Rensselear, N.Y. June 24, 2002. [oral presentation ]*

Qureshi, K. Social, legal and ethical challenges related to quarantine.  Presented at:  Nursing in Humanitarian Crisis, War and Terrorism Conference.  Columbia University, New York, N.Y. June 14, 2002. [oral presentation]*

Qureshi, K., & Morse, S. Centers for Public Health Preparedness:  What they are and how they fit.  Presented at: BTR 2002: Unified Science and Technology for reducing Biological Threats and Terrorism.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  March 14,2002. [oral presentation]*

Qureshi, K. Emergency!  What is your competency?  Presented at: The New York State Nurses Association Centennial Convention. November 24, 2001. [oral presentation]*

Qureshi, K. Core emergency preparedness competencies.  Presented at:  HazMat 5 Expo.  Las Vegas, Nevada. December, 2001 [oral presentation]*

 

Funded Grants: 
Innovative Strategies to Enhance APHN Education and Practice in Hawaiʻi.       7/2015-06/2018
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration   D09HP28681-01-00
Role on the Project: PI  40% effort
Funding: $1,902,606
Grant objective: Develop, implement, test and evaluate an academic - practice model for the purpose of enhancing the Master’s degree in advanced public health nursing education program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and improving health outcomes in community based settings. Collaborating agencies on the grant include: Hawaii Department of Health Public Health Nursing Branch, Kokua Kalihi Valley Family Health Center, and the Kalihi Palama Community Health Center. 
 
Simulation Learning PCSB vs. HF Testing the Model Developed in Phase II 09/2013-08/2016
Agency: Department of Defense USAMRAA. W81XWH-10-2-0061
Role on Project: PI (25% effort)  [Note: Co PI:  COL Denise Hopkins Chadwick- 10% effort)
Funding: $457,110
Grant objective: Phase II. Test the model developed in prior funded grant to compare PC screen based vs. high fidelity simulation supported instruction relative to learning and cost outcomes for a training program that addresses trauma nursing skills, and patient & health worker safety during patient transport on the battle field and from ER to ICU.  
 
Advanced Education Public Health / Family Nurse Practitioner 07/2011-06/2015
Capacity in the Pacific Region 
Health Resources and Services Administration D09HP22616-01-00
Role on Project: PI  (25% effort)
Funding: $951,237
Grant objective: Increase advanced practice nursing capacity in the State of Hawaii and the US API through development, implementation and evaluation of a dual specialty program for advanced public health/ family nurse practitioner practice. Key functions of this project included workforce development activities to expand the numbers of Native Hawaiian APRN’s in Hawaii. 
 
Simulation Learning PCSB vs. HF: Development of a Model for Comparison 09/2010-08/2013 
US Department of Defense USAMRAA. W81XWH-10-2-0061
Role on Project: PI  25% effort 
Funding: $799,887
Grant objective: Phase I Develop a model that can be used to evaluate different types of simulation learning for disaster trauma nursing skills. Model developed for disaster trauma nursing skills.  Funding for Phase II of project noted above where the model developed in this project will be tested.
 
Community-Based Capacity Building:  Academic-Community Partnerships 01/2010-12/2013
Using Participatory Action Research to Bridge across the USAPI
National Institutes of Health NICHD NIH: U13HD063139
Role on project: Co- PI  (5% effort).  (Note: Co PI:  Dr. A. Tse, 5% effort)
Funding: $90,000
Grant objective: Develop CBPR capacity among nursing in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands. 
 
Kamehameha Advanced Public Health Nursing Scholar Program 01/2009-08/2013
Kamehameha School Foundation
Role on project: PI (25% effort)
Funding: $1,500,000
Grant objective: Implement and evaluate a culturally competent advanced practice public health nursing graduate program to build capacity for Native Hawaiian APRN’s in Hawaii; develop a toolkit for future graduate level scholar programs.    
 
Collaborative Research: Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions of Essential Personnel with Respect to Avian Influenza and SARS   07/2007-06/2010
National Science Foundation (NSF)  NSF 0653240             
Role on Project: PI (10% effort)
Funding: $150,000     
Grant objective:  Evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and behavioral intentions of essential workers regarding Avian Influenza (AI) and SARS, in Honolulu, HI.  Sample included: essential workers (i.e. public health workers, fire, Ocean Safety, EMS, and utility workers in Honolulu, HI. Mixed methods with survey & participatory action research (PAR) team methodology. 
 
Advanced Education for Community and Public Health Nursing in 07/2007-06/2011
Hawaii and the USAPI
Health Resources and Services Administration D09HPO7987-01-00
Role on Project: PI  (25% effort)
Funding: $870,438
Grant objective: Increase community and public health nursing capacity in the State of Hawaii and the USAPI through development, implementation and evaluation of a distance based master’s degree program in public and community health nursing for Hawaii and the USAPI. Key activities of this project included faculty competency development for use of distance education methodologies; outreach and collaboration activities with partners in the schools of nursing in the Pacific Region.  
 
Development of a standardized method for data collection and analysis 
of the nursing workforce in the Western Pacific 10/2007-12/2009
World Health Organization, Western Pacific Regional Office
WHOWP/07/923431-923444
Role on Project: PI  (5% effort)
Funding: $25,000
Grant objective: Development and evaluation of a model for collection, analysis and validation of data regarding the nursing and midwifery workforce in the Northern hemisphere of the Western Pacific Nations of the WHO. Model developed and transferred to the WHO for use. 
 
Development of Public Health Surge Capacity: Medical Reserve Corps 01/2007-12/2010
Training in the State of Hawaii.
Hawaii State Department of Health
Role on Project:  PI  (10% effort)
Funding: $84,546  
Grant objective: Develop public health surge capacity across the state of Hawaii, activities included development of a model for a public health Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) in the state, survey of potential volunteers, recruitment of volunteers, and then development, implementation and training of these volunteers for a variety of public health emergency response functional roles. Effectiveness of the program was measured through evaluation of volunteer performance in disaster drills, exercises and real events. 
 

Professional Consultation

International Council of Nurses (ICN)
2015-present
Provide consultation for leadership for training programming in the international setting.  Current countries engaged in:  Vietnam, Norway and ICN headquarters in Switzerland.       

Pacific Island Health Officers Association
2014-present
Provide consultation for development of standards, policies and procedures for the health system of Republic of the Marshall Islands.  Serve as nurse consultant for the USAPI region of needed.     

World Health Organization
2012-2013
Provided consultation to develop evaluation criteria for the Academic Standards for Nursing and Midwifery Education.           

Hawaii Department of Health
2009-2010
Provided consultation to develop, implement and evaluate volunteer workforce training programs for the HI Medical Reserve Corps.               
 

Awards/Honors

Fellow: American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) 2013
Fellow: American Association of Colleges of Nursing Academic Nursing Program 2011
University of Hawaii at Manoa: Department of Nursing Teaching Award 2007
Fellow:  New York Academy of Medicine, 2004

 

Professional Activities

Pacific Partnership, 2011- 2015:  Served as the UH Manoa lead for Pacific partnership, which is a humanitarian mission that is operated by the US Navy in conjunction with other nations and non-governmental agencies. The UHM SON has deployed faculty and students to Pacific Partnership missions during four missions each summer (2011 through -2015). Key responsibilities include:  initiate and the memorandum of agreements, selection of faculty and students to participate, serve as the UH interface with the US Navy, and provide consultation regarding subject matter expert exchange endeavors, assure compliance with US navy and the UH Manoa standards and policies.            

International Council of Nurses Leadership for Change Program (ICN LFC), 2014-present:  I initiated the ICN LFC program at UH Manoa Nursing (This was a healthcare workforce development program where 17 Chief nurses and other healthcare managers from six US Affiliated Pacific Islands completed the program sponsored by the ICN, PIHOA, US CDC and UH Manoa.)  I served as the organizer and lead faculty member (among a team of five UHM faculty) for this program.  Based on its success, UH Manoa School of Nursing has been designated the only ICN LFC Training Center in North America.  Current ICN LFC programs are scheduled for Vietnam (9/15) and Norway (1/16). The aim of the program in Vietnam will be to reduce neonatal blindness in the country through workforce development programs for oxygen therapy for low birth weight neonates.               

Global Health Nursing Leadership Institute- Geneva, Switzerland, Sept.  2015:  I served as a core faculty member of the ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) Program.  The GNLI is attended by national level chief nurses from around the world. Key workforce development topics I covered included:  Leadership for planning the nursing workforce of the future and Leadership for planning for disaster nursing preparedness. Those who are recognized as leaders in their field are asked to serve as GNLI faculty.             
 

Professional Service

Sigma Theta Tau Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing.  Advisory panel member for this endeavor. 2015-present

American Nurses Credentialing Center: Currently serve as an ANCC portfolio appraiser for the Advanced Public Health Nursing board certification specialty system.  2014-present

International Council of Nurses (ICN):  Serve as the lead National Coordinator (for North America) and lead trainer for the ICN Leadership for Change Program.  Credentialed for such through 2017. 2015-present

Pacific Island Health officers Association: Currently serve as a consultant for nursing workforce matters in the USAPI.          2013-present

Pacific Emprints:  Serve as a healthcare worker trainer for basic and advanced disaster community life support. 2011-present

Professional journal reviewer for Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Biosecurity Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice & Science. 2009-present

Wuhan University, HOPE School of Nursing: Serve as a visiting professor at this University.  Taught; Disaster Nursing, Evidence Based Practice, and a Nursing Research Course 3 credits each. 2012-present

Infection Control Training: Provided a 5 day WHO based Infection Control Training Program in Fiji and Wuhan, china. Overview of Infection Control: Practice, Leadership and Ethics.  Wuhan, China:  March 26-30-2012; Fiji: Nov 14-18, 2012.     

 

Community Service

American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter: Volunteer, provide disaster  shelter duty as needed. 2012-present

Hawaii Medical Reserve Corps. Member, provide MRC training and assist with MRC endeavors. 2007-present

 

 

 

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