Joanne Costello

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 218
(401) 456-9570

Academic Background

  • B.S.N. Saint Anselm College, 1981
  • M.P.H. Tulane University, 1986
  • M.N. Louisiana State University, 1987
  • PhD University of Rhode Island, 2007

Courses Taught

COLL 101 The College Experience
NURS 102 The Nursing Experience II
NURS 370 Public & Community Health Nursing
NURS 390 Independent Study
NURS 391 Directed Study
NURS 511 Public Health/Community Lead I

Areas of Interest

  • Public Health/Health Policy
  • Chronic Disease/Diabetes Management/HIV and AIDS/Lead Poisoning

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Costello, J. (2013). Roles and strategies of diabetes support group facilitators: An exploratory study. The Diabetes Educator, first published on February 14, 2013 as doi:10.1177/0145721713476347

  • Costello, J.F., Sliney, A., MacLeod, C., Carpentier, M., Garofalo, R., & Flanigan, T. (2012). Implementation of routine HIV testing in an acute care hospital in Rhode Island: A nurse initiated opt-out pilot project. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, first published on December 27, 2012 as doi:10.1016/j.jana.2012.09.007

  • Byrd, M., Costello, J., Gremel, K., Schwager, J., Blanchette, L., & Molloy, T. (2012). Political astuteness of baccalaureate nursing students following an active learning experience in public policy. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 1-11. doi: 10.111/j.1525-1446.2012.01032.x

  • Presenter, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Ecuador Conference, Prevention and Comprehensive Management of HIV/AIDS/STI,Utilization of Nurses to Promote Positive Health Outcomes: Global Exemplars of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment, Quito, Ecuador, 3/2010.

  • Presenter, American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Teaching Public Policy in Undergraduate Nursing Education: Highlights From a Decade of Public Policy Projects, Philadelphia, PA, 11/2009.

  • Presenter, American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Teaching Community Outreach and Education: The HPV Prevention Initiative, Philadelphia, PA, 11/2009.

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