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Jessica Keim Malpass

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
McLeod 5006
202 Jeanette Lancaster Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Social Sciences & Health Policy (2013)
University of Virginia - PhD, Nursing (2011)
University of Virginia - MSN, Clinical Nurse Leader (2008)
University of Virginia - MS, Department of Public Health Sciences (2005)
Wake Forest University - BS, Biology, minor Chemistry (2004)
NR-Uncovering trajectories of illness for children with sepsis
Source: The Regents of the University of California
July 01, 2020 – August 01, 2023
NR-Effectiveness of end-of-life strategies to improve pediatric health outcomes and reduce disparities in rural Appalachia
Source: University of Tennessee
September 04, 2020 – July 31, 2022
NR-Developing an economic framework for critically ill children to achieve diagnostic excellence in sepsis
Source: National Academy of Medicine
July 01, 2021 – June 30, 2022
NR JKM R01 Effectiveness of concurrent care to improve pediatric and family outcomes at end of life
Source: University of Tennessee
August 01, 2018 – May 31, 2022
RAPID: Shared decision models to guide drug allocation during a pediatric chemotherapy shortage
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
January 15, 2020 – December 31, 2021
NR JKM Self-Management Characterization for Children with Medical Complexity and their Social Networks
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Nursing Research
September 21, 2018 – August 31, 2021
American Cancer Society- Institutional Research Grant
Source: American Cancer Society
January 01, 2017 – June 19, 2021
NR-Organizational Change and Emergency Department Nurse Burnout Perceptions-Jane Muir
Source: Emergency Nurses Association
January 01, 2020 – January 01, 2021
NR JKM Analysis of Home and Community-Based Care Medicaid Waiver Services Among Children with Medical Complexity: Are states providing family-centered care?
Source: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
June 15, 2017 – June 25, 2020
NR-SB American Cancer Society Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing
Source: American Cancer Society
July 01, 2015 – June 30, 2017
NR- JKM Evaluation of Child Development Center Programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
February 22, 2016 – October 31, 2016
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
February 22, 2016 – February 22, 2016
Cancer Center Support Grant - Year 21
Source: U.S. NIH Cancer Institute
June 05, 2012 – January 31, 2016
GCNL 5120: Clinical Practice & Decision-Making: Nursing Care of Children & Families
Credits: 3
This course provides opportunities for students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the unique biopsychosocial needs of growing children and adolescents, and their families. Clinical experiences in community-based and acute care settings focus on applying the principles of family-centered care and offer opportunities to provide nursing care to children and families that promotes health and prevents illness and injury. Prerequisites: GNUR 6010 and GCNL 5110.
GNUR 6056: Health Policy: Local to Global
Credits: 3
This course provides an overview of policy decisions related to the organization, financing, and delivery of health care. Social, ethical, and political issues that affect the delivery of health and nursing services are analyzed. Roles and influences of providers and consumers of health care, as well as government and entrepreneurial interests, are examined. Emphasis on the impact of policy decisions on nursing practice and health services. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor permission.
GNUR 8220: Philosophy of Science and Development of Nursing Knowledge
Credits: 3
This course explores the philosophical issues underpinning scientific knowledge in nursing. Ontological and epistemological implications for the development of nursing knowledge will be explored. In the processes of analyzing and synthesizing, students will move through nursing's meta-paradigm to the major conceptual models and theories in nursing.
GNUR 8420: Proposal Writing Seminar II
Credits: 2
Continues to develop and refine the research proposal begun in GNUR 8410. Includes incorporating feedback from peers and a professional editorial consultant. The final product is a submitted grant proposal. Prerequisite: GNUR 8410.
GNUR 8460: Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis
Credits: 3
Students will conduct an Institutional Review Board-approved qualitative pilot study to gain experience in data collection, analysis & interpretation. The analytic approaches of contemporary forms of qualitative description, ethnography & grounded theory will be compared & contrasted in practical application. Issues of trustworthiness, credibility & rigor will be examined using students' research. Prereqs: GNUR 8120 & 8440 or instructor consent.
GNUR 9010: Mentored Study
Credits: 1–4
PhD students register for 1-4 credits of mentored study with a faculty member. The mentored study develops a topic through in-depth literature review. The final project is a manuscript ready to be submitted for publication in a professional journal. If agreeable with the dissertation committee, this publication could be included as one of the dissertation manuscripts for students selecting the manuscript option.
GNUR 9110: Research Practicum I
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the student with opportunity to develop and refine research skills by participating in an ongoing research study. Students should plan on devoting 8 hours a week for each 9110 credit enrolled each semester. Students must register for GNUR 9110 for a total of 4 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and advisor.
GNUR 9998: Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
Students register for GNUR 9998 concurrently with course work until the dissertation proposal is successfully defended. Credits from non-topical research are not counted in the total program hours of credit. Prerequisite: Permission of faculty advisor.
GNUR 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 3–12
A culminating experience that requires the student to plan and implement a research study of significance. Prerequisite: Permission of dissertation chair.