Michelle Ness

Assistant Professor

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Contact Info

Phone:
Office:
Linthicum 319

Education

PhD, University of Delaware
MSN, Wilmington University
MA, University of Alabama
BSN, University of Delaware
ASN, Cecil College
BA, Florida Atlantic University

Areas of Expertise

Dyadic relationships in chronic disease management
Community Health Nursing
Public Health
School Nursing

Publications

  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., DiFusco, L., & Evans, K. (2021). Healthcare providers' challenges during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: A qualitative approach. In press. 
  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., DiFusco, L., & Evans, K. (2021). Professional quality of life and moral distress during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of leadership. Manuscript  submitted for publication. 
  • Yorgason, J., Saylor, J., Ness, M., Millet, M., & Jackson, A. (2020). Health technology use and perceptions of romantic relationships by emerging adults with type 1 diabetes. Family Relations, doi:10.1111/fare.12537
  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., Ji, X., Bell, A., & Habermann, B. (2020). Challenges Experienced by Parents of Emerging Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus During the Transition to College. Diabetes Educator, 46(5). PMID: 32734833
  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., & Selekman, J. (2019). Barriers and Facilitators Influencing Parental Transition of College-Bound Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: An Integrative Review. Current Diabetes Reports, 19(8) 57. PMID: 31302793
  • DiGregorio, H., Graber, J., Saylor, J., & Ness, M. (2019). Assessment of interprofessional collaboration before and after a simulated disaster drill experience. Nurse Education Today, 79, 194-197. PMID: 31154265
  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., & Selekman, J. (2018). Maternal Experiences of Transitioning Their Emerging Adult with Type 1 Diabetes to College. Diabetes Educator, 44(2), 178-187.  PMID: 29482437
  • Saylor, J., Lee, S., Ness, M., Ambrosino, J., Ike, E., Zieglar, M., Roth, C., & Calamaro, C.J. (2018). Positive health benefits of peer support and connections for college students with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Educator, 44(4), 340-347. PMID: 29949457
  • Saylor, J., Calamaro, C.J., Hardie, T., Ness, M. & Selekman, J. (2018). Are college students told by healthcare providers about their risk factors for developing diabetes? Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 30(7), 398-405. PMID: 29905590.

Presentations

  • Ness, M., Saylor, J., DiFusco, L., & Evans, K. (February 2021). Healthcare Providers' Challenges during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic: A Qualitative Approach. Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing, Creating Healthy Work Environments, Austin, TX.
  • Ness, M. & Saylor, J. (2019). A Scoping Review: Parental Readiness to Transition a College-Bound Emerging Adult with Type 1 Diabetes. (Podium). Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 45th Biennial Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Saylor, J., Yorgason, J., Millet, M., Jackson, A., Ness, M., & Floreen Sabino, A. (2019). Experiences of Young Professionals with Type 1 Diabetes Launching Into the Workplace.( Poster).  American Diabetes Association, 79th Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, CA.
  • DiGregorio, H., Graber, J., Ness, M., & Saylor, J. (2019). Assessment of Interprofessional Collaboration Before and After a Disaster Drill Experience.  (Poster). Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 45th Biennial Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • DiGregorio, H., Cavliere, P., & Ness, M. (2018). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Disaster Preparedness. (Podium). Chesapeake Consortium, Region 12, Sigma Theta Tau International and Washington Regional Nursing Research Consortium, Washington, D.C. 
  • Saylor, J., Calamaro, C. J., & Ness, M. (2018). The Effect of Sleep on Diabetes Management Among College Students with Type 1 Diabetes. (Podium).  American College Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Ness, M. (2018). Perspectives of Transitioning of Transitioning High School Seniors With Type 1 Diabetes to College. (Poster). 8th Annual Graduate Students’ Forum, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
  •  Ness, M. (2018). Maternal Experiences of Transitioning Their Emerging Adult with Type 1 Diabetes to College. (Poster). 30th Annual Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Newark, NJ.
  • Ness, M. (2018) Type 2 Diabetes in School Aged Children: What School Nurses Need to Know. (Poster). National Association of School Nurses, 50th Annual Conference., Baltimore, MD.
  • Saylor, J., Lee, S., Ness, M., Ambrosino, J., Ike, E., Zieglar, M., Roth, C., & Calamaro, C. J. (2018). Positive health benefits of peer support and connections for college students with type 1 diabetes. (Poster). American Diabetes Association, 78th Scientific Sessions., Orlando, FL.