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Jennel C. Osborne, Ph.D, MPhil, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Ph.D. - Columbia University, NY, NYMPhil – Columbia University, NY, NYB.S. N. & M.S.N. - Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Description

Dr. Osborne is a nurse lecturer and nurse scientist whose research includes measurement of quality of life in racial and ethnic minority youth and parents using mixed methods research approach, and eradication of health disparities in underserved populations. She endeavors to maintain a program of research that will make a significant positive impact on populations that are under-served and under-researched. 

She received her Ph.D. in nursing from Columbia University School of Nursing and currently maintains a position as Assistant Professor of Nursing at Long Island University Brooklyn where she is the Lead Faculty of Medical Surgical Nursing I.

Dr. Osborne’s research centers on measurement of quality of life in children with sickle cell disease and measurement of quality of life in persons with chronic diseases. Her current research focuses on opioid use in adults with sickle cell disease during sickle cell crisis.


Specialties

  • Children with chronic illnesses and their parents, particularly children with sickle cell disease
  • Disparities in opioid use to treat chronic illnesses
  • Analysis of secondary data 

Publications

Osborne, Jennel C; Green, Nancy S, Smaldone, Arlene M. Quality of Life of Latino and Non-Latino Youth with Sickle Cell Disease as Reported by Parents and Youth. In review in Hispanic Health Care International.

Odlum, Michelle; Yoon, Sunmoo; Maher, Cassidy; Lawrence, Steven; Osborne, Jennel; Black, Danielle. Beliefs and Perceptions of HIV Risk in a US Population of Dominican Women Midlife and Older, accepted for poster presentation at American Public Health Association's 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo, Nov. 2-6, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

Odlum, Michelle; Suero-Tejeda, Niurka; Yoon, Sunmoo; Saldana, Thalia; Osborne, Jennel. Fatigue Self-Management for Older Latinos Living with HIV/AIDS: An Adaptation of an Evidence-based Intervention, accepted for poster presentation at American Public Health Association's 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo, Nov. 2-6, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

Odlum, M., Black, D., Yoon, S., Maher, C., Lawrence, S., & Osborne, J. (2019). Exploring HIV concern in a population of Dominican American women midlife and older. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 1-10.

Osborne, J., Green, N., Smaldone, A. Quality of Life Perception among Latino and Non-Latino Youth with Sickle Cell Disease, accepted for poster presentation at 30th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions, Newark, NJ, April 2018.

Smaldone, A., Stockwell, M., Osborne, J., Cortes, Y., Bekele, E., Green, N. (2015). Adolescent and Parent Use of New Technologies for Health Communication: A Study in an Urban Latino Community. Journal of Public Health Research, 4, 376.

Osborne, J., Smaldone, A. Cultural Factors Associated with Quality of Life: An Integrative Review, accepted for poster presentation at 27th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions, Washington, DC, April 2015.

Osborne, J., Cortes, Y., Green, N., Meyer, D., Smaldone, A. Adapting Study Materials for Research in Underserved Populations, accepted for poster presentation at 25th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, April 2013.

Lectures and Presentations


Affiliations

  • Fellow - National Dental Association (NDA) HEALTH NOW
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member – Omega Nu Chapter
  • National Dental Association (NDA) HEALTH NOW Fellow and Nurse Planner
  • Columbia University Alumnus
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing Alumnus
  • Eastern Nursing Research Society Alumnus
  • Mercy College Alumnus
  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing Alumnus