Muna Hammash, PhD, RN

Muna Hammash, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

502-852-8380

mhhamm01 at louisville.edu

    Recent Presentations:

    May 2011: Hammash, M. (PI), Moser, D.K., Lennie, T.A., Frazier, S.K. (Co-Investigators).  Cardiac Rhythm during Mechanical ventilation and weaning from ventilation.  Oral presentation at the 2011 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition Conference in Chicago, IL.

    February 2009: Hammash, M. (PI), Moser, D.K., Lennie, T.A., Chung, M.L. & Heo (Co-Investigators).  Psychometrics of the Patient Health Questionnaire for the measurement of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure.  Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Conference in Baltimore, MD

    Recent Publications

    Peer-Reviewed Journals:

    2008: Lennie, T.A., Worrall-Carter, L., Hammash, M., Odom-Forren, J., Roser, L.P., Smith, C.S., Chung, M.L., & Moser, D.K.  Relationship of heart failure patients' knowledge, perceived barriers and attitudes regarding low sodium diet recommendations to adherence.  Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 23, 6-11

    2007: Hammash, M., Moser, D.K., Lennie, T.A., Chung, M.L., & Heo, S. Psychometrics of the Patient Health Questionnaire for the measurement of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure.  Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 22 (2): 113

     

    Educational Background

    • 2010: PhD in Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    • 2002: MSN, University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan
    • 1998: BSN, University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan

    Research Interests

    • Cardiovascular Care, Critical Care

    Honors & Awards

    • 2009: American Association of Critical Care Nurse- Philips Medical Research Award
    • 2008: Southern Nursing Research Society Dissertation Award

    Professional Memberships

    • Sigma Theta Tau International - Leader
    • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses - Member
    • Southern Nursing Research Society - Member