Advanced Public Health Nursing Program Director
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
Dr. Kristine Qureshi is an associate professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene where she specializes in community health and community based emergency preparedness research and service.
Before joining academia, Dr. Qureshi, a certified emergency nurse, served as the director of nursing for emergency and critical care services in several hospitals over the course of 25 years in the hospital sector. During 2004 Dr. Qureshi was inducted as a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine.
In Hawaii Dr. Qureshi is collaborating with a variety of agencies, including the Department of Health, Hawaii Hospital Association and the American Red Cross, on a variety of community emergency preparedness initiatives. Dr. Qureshi has published numerous articles; has been a contributor to several books on disaster management; and is a frequent presenter at national and international professional emergency management conferences.
DNSc, Columbia University
MS, Adelphi University
BS, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Emergency Nursing, Disaster Preparedness, Community Health
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. doi: 10.3844/ijrnsp.2012.1.7
Qureshi, K, Gershon, R, Conde. (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.and Burkle Jr., F. (2008). Paramedics perceptions of risk and willingness to work during disasters. The Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 23(2):13-19.
Kuntz, s., Frable, P., Qureshi, K. and 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., and Sherman, M. (2008). Home healthcare nurses and the risk of percutaneous injuries: A pilot study. American Journal of Infection Control, 36(3):165-172.
Qureshi, K., Gebbie, K. (2007). Disaster Management, in: Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, Second Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.
Qureshi, K and Veenema, Tener-Goodwin (2007). Disaster Triage. In Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, Second Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.
Gershon, R., Qureshi, K., Stone, P., Pogorzelska, M. Silver, A., Damsky, M., Burdette, C. Gebbie, K. and Raveis, V. (2007). Home health care challenges and Avian Influenza. Home Health Care Management and Practice. 20(1)58-69.
Qureshi, K., Gershon, RM, Smailes, E., Raveis, V., Murphy, b., Matzner, F., Fleischman, A. (2007) A 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 RRM, 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, RM, Qureshi, K, Rubin, MS, Raveis, VH. (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., and 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).
Qureshi, K, Gershon,R., Gebbie, E., Straub, T, and 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. and Goldsmith, R. (2005) Health and safety hazards associated with subways: a review. Journal of Urban Health. 82(1):10-20.
Kamehameha Advanced Public Health Nursing Program. Kamehameha School Foundation. Funded January 2009 to August 2013 for $1,500,000. Principal Investigator.
Development of Public Health Surge Capacity: Medical Reserve Corps Training in the State of Hawaii. Hawaii State Department of Health. Funded January 2007 to December 2010 for $84,546. Principal Investigator.