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Martha B. Baird, Ph.D., APRN/CNS-BC, CTN-A

Clinical Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Arizona
MN, University of Kansas Medical Center
BSN, Avila University
RN Diploma, Research College of Nursing


Overview

  • KU faculty since 2009
  • Transcultural Nursing Society, Scholar
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Transcultural Nursing

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 826, Global Health
  • NRSG 839, Global Health Practicum
  • NRSG 844, Advanced Psychiatric Assessment
  • NURS 945, Synthesis I

Select Publications

  • Baird, M.B., Whitney, L. & Caedo, C. (2017). Experiences and Attitudes Among Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses (PMH-APRNs) In the Use of Telemental Health (TMH): Results of An Online Survey. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1078390317717330
  • Baird, M. B, Bimali, M., Cott, A., Brimacombe, M., Petty, TR, & Daley, C. M. (2017). Methodological Challenges in Conducting Research with Refugee Women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38(4), doi: 10.1080/01612840.2017.1291775. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2017.1291775
  • Baird, M. B., LeMaster, J. W., & Harding, A. (October, 2016). Translation and cultural adaptation of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) into Nepalese for use with Bhutanese refugees. The Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare (OJCCNH).
  • Baird, M. B. & Skariah, L. R. (July, 2016). Translating the Hopkins Symptom Checklist 25 (HSCL-25) into Dinka, A South Sudanese tribal language. International Journal of Translation and Interpreting Research, 8(2), 96-109, doi: 10.12807/ti.108202.2016.a07.
  • Baird, M. B., Williams Domian, E., Mulcahy, E. Mabior, R., & Tanui, G. (2015). Creating a bridge of understanding between two worlds: A Community-based collaborative action research project with South Sudanese refugee women. Journal of Public Health Nursing, doi: 10.1111/phn.12172.
  • Baird, M. B., Smith, C. A. & DeBacco, K. (2014). Perspectives of northern Ugandan health providers about the effect of cultural beliefs and practices on birth outcomes. Healthcare for Women International, 0, 1-16. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2014.942907.

Select Presentations

  • Baird, M. B. October, 20, 2017. Methodological Challenges Encountered in Conducting Research with Refugees. Podium presentation at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society in New Orleans, LA.
  • Whitney, L., Baird, M. B., & Caedo, C. (2017, October). Results of an online survey about the experiences and attitudes among psychiatric mental health advance practice nurses (PMH-APNs) in the use of telemental health (TMH). Poster session presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 31st Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Baird, M. B. & Whitney, L. May 28, 2017. Telemental Health (TMH) Guidelines for Education of Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses (PMH-APRNs). Poster presentation at the International Congress of Nursing (ICN), 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Baird, M. B. March 19, 2016. Liminality in cultural transition: Development of concept using the ID-EA method. Poster session at the MNRS 40th Annual Research Conference. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Baird, M. B. October 30, 2015. Promoting Refugee Women's Health in Resettlement: Healthy Sudanese Families. Podium presentation at the 41st Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. Portland, OR.

Grants

  • 2017-Present. Empirical Validation of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) Bhutanese Nepali Version. Malone University, Ohio.
  • 2016-2017. Nursing Faculty Perceptions about Cultural Competence. University of Kansas Medical Center
  • 2016-2017. Telemental Health (TMH) Guidelines for Education of Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses (PMH-APRNs)
  • 2014-2016. Promoting Mental Health in Refugee Women. CTSA Frontiers.
  • 2013-2015. Translation of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) and Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ) into Nepalese: A Bhutanese Language. MacArthur Interprofessional Collaboration Award.

Awards & Honors

  • Fulbright Specialist
  • Executive Board member- Jewish Vocational Services (JVS)
Last modified: Aug 15, 2018

Contact

Martha B. Baird, Ph.D., APRN/CNS-BC, CTN-A
Clinical Associate Professor

P: (913) 588-3351
mbaird@kumc.edu

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