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St. Jude Global Partnership

The academic partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Department of Global Medicine, provides support for developing and implementing a comprehensive nursing research program, identifying and disseminating opportunities for research funding and submitting proposals based on Global Medicine’s strategic plan, presenting scholarly work at national, and international meetings, publishing scholarly work on a regular basis and developing and mentoring nursing staff related to research. Publications and presentations in 2019 include:

Global Publications (2019)

Day, S., Morrissey, L., Sullivan, C.E., Abramovitz, L., Segovia, L, Punjwani, R., & Challinor,    J. Development and validation of an instrument to measure baseline standards for pediatric oncology nursing in low- and middle-income countries: accepted with minor revisions: Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nurses.

Morrissey, L., Lurvey, M., Sullivan, C.E., Abramovitz, L., Challinor, J., Day, S. (2019). Disparities in the delivery of pediatric oncology nursing care by country income classification: International survey results. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, e27663.

Sullivan, C.E., Morrissey, L., Day, S., Chen, Y., Shirey, M., & Landier, W. (2019). Predictors of hospitals’ non-achievement of baseline nursing standards for pediatric oncology. Cancer Nursing. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000688

Hollis, R., Sullivan, C., Morrissey, L., Mbah, G., Abramovitz, L., Day, S. (2019) Baseline Standards for Pediatric Oncology Nursing Care in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: Working to Achieve the Standards. Abstract accepted for oral (Keynote) presentation International Society of Pediatric Oncology Africa Conference, Cairo, Egypt

Day, Invited Global Presentations (2019)

Wuhan Union Hospital, Nurses Transforming Practice, Wuhan, China

Development of Nursing Baseline Standards for Pediatric Oncology Nurses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nursing Conference, San Jose, CA, September 2019.

To learn more about this partnership, please call or email Dr. Sara Day at 901.930.8007 or

Jan 23, 2024