Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN
Dean, College of Nursing
The faculty at the College of Nursing will prepare you for a fulfilling career in practice, education and research. We are at the forefront of new ventures in nursing education.
Melanie K Kalman, PhD, CNS
- Professor of College of Nursing
- Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship
Research Programs and Affiliations
- College of Nursing
Education & Fellowships
- BS: SUNY Upstate Medical University, CNS- Adult Health
- MS: SUNY Upstate Medical University, CNS- Adult Health
- PhD: University of Colorado Health Science Center, 2000, Nursing
- Adolescent Women; End of Life Care
Cardiovascular disease and women, Adolescent Women; End of Life Care
Scholarly Activities 2005-2010
|2009||Kalman, M., Matters of the Heart: Instrument Development to Test Women's Knowledge of Female MI Symptoms and Risk Factors|
Randolph, C. & Kalman, M., Does chewing gum after non- emergent laparoscopic colectomy surgery decrese ileus?
|2007||Olrich, T. & Kalman, M. Effects of nursing rounds on patients fall rates, satisfaction, and call light use in an in-patient medical surgical unit|
Kalman, M., (PI). & Wells, M.
|2010||Wetzel, c. & Kalman, M
.Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist: Is This the Role for You?
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. Jan/Feb 2010
Kalman, M., Wells, M., & Gavan, C.
|2008||Fahs, P. S. & Kalman, M.
Matters of the heart: Cardiovascular disease and rural nursing,
Annual Review of Nursing Research; 26, 41- 84.
Rolland, R. A. & Kalman, M
|2008||Kalman, M. The Clinical Nurse Specialist role: Could it be for you?
American Journal of Nursing, 108(4), 72AAA- 72BBB. 10-12.
Kalman, M. & Rolland, R. Notification of eligibility for hospice services for terminally ill pulmonary disease, end-stage renal disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis inpatients at a university hospital. In LL Lake and PS Fahs (Ed.), Conversations in the Disciplines: Sustaining rural populations. (pp. 111-121). Binghamton NY: Binghamton University.
|Second Quarter 2006||Kalman, M. NACNS statement on practice and education: By, of, and for the CNS. Clinical Nurse Specialist 20(5), 1-2.|
|October 30, 2008||M. Kalman, CNS Education. Extended paper presentation. Registered Nurses
Association of Ontario’s 4th International Conference Education for the Future of Nursing: Building Capacity Through Innovation in Toronto Ontario, Canada.
|July 7, 2008||M. Kalman, Nursing hourly rounds: Impact on falls, patient satisfaction, and call light usage, Paper Presentation. Sigma Theta Tau Research Conference, Singapore|
|July 3, 2008||M. Kalman, Nursing hourly rounds: Impact on falls, patient satisfaction, and call light usage, Paper Presentation. International Nursing Research Conference, Jerusalem, Israel|
|May 2, 2008||R. Rolland, & M. Kalman, Attitudes about end-of-life care among nurses at an academic medical center, Poster Presentation, Conversations in the Discipline: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on QOL and Palliative care, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY|
|April 24, 2008
IHP Syracuse NY
|M. Kalman & T. Olrich, Hourly rounds and patient safety. Poster presentation. CON and Sigma Theta Tau International Poster Session.|
|March 3-5, 2008||M. Kalman Teaching students practical skills: The clinical project as a culminating experience. Poster presentation. Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference: Leaders in Clinical Excellence. Atlanta, GA|
|March 3-5, 2008||T. Olrich & M. Kalman Hourly nursing rounds: Shaping nursing culture to achieve nursing quality outcomes. Poster presentation. Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference: Leaders in Clinical Excellence. Atlanta, GA|
|November 2007||M. Kalman, T. Olrich, C. Nigolian, & L. Johnson Nursing hourly rounds: Impact on falls, patient satisfaction, & call light usage. Ross Poster Session Ross Poster Session SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY|
|March 1, 2007||M. Kalman Cost benefit analysis in CNS education: An opportunity for demonstrating value. Paper Presentation. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference. CNS Outcomes: Ensuring Safety and Quality.
|November 29-30, 2006||Ross Poster Session M. Kalman & M. Wells
Experiences of female baccalaureate RN students returning to school
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY
|October 26-27, 2006||M. Kalman & M. Wells Experiences of female baccalaureate RN Students Returning to School Paper Presentation.
Embracing the Future of Nursing: Educating Tomorrow’s Nurses: Registered Nurses Association of Ontario 3rd Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|July 20, 2006||M. Kalman Returning to school: Experiences of female baccalaureate RN students
Paper Presentation.17th International Nursing Research Congress
Focusing on EBP. Montréal, Québec, Canada
|July 2006||Radio spots for health link – three on Sleep, Mercury and pregnancy, and Menopause|
|May 20, 2006||Striving for excellence.
Keynote Speaker Awards Ceremony.
SUNY Upstate Medical University, College of Nursing. Syracuse NY
|March 30, 2006||Experiences of female baccalaureate RN students: Preliminary results
Paper Presentation, Sigma Theta Tau International – Omicron Alpha Chapter
SUNY Upstate Medical University, CON, Syracuse NY
|November 12-16, 2005||
Eligibility for hospice services and notification of eligibility in a select inpatient population
|2009||Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching|
Women and Heart Disease Conference. Conversations In The Disciplines (CID) Awards $5000
|2009||Kalman, M., Matters of the Heart: Instrument Development to Test Women's Knowledge of Female MI Symptoms and Risk Factors Intramural Pilot Research Grant $8900|
- The Journal of the New York State Nurses Association Editorial Review Board
- Member New York State Nurses Association, Peer review Committee
- Reviewer for The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.
- Reviewer for Journal of School Health
- Reviewer for Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice.