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Education and Training
BS Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing
MA New York University
DNSc Columbia University School of Nursing

Arlene Smaldone, PhD, CPNP, CDE
Associate Professor of Nursing
Assistant Dean, Scholarship and Research


Research/Clinical Interests
chronic health conditions in childhood with particular emphasis on children and families with diabetes
use of technology in diabetes care and education; secondary analysis of large data sets to answer research questions

Selected Publications
Smaldone A, Cullen-Drill M. Mental health parity legislation: Understanding the pros and cons, Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 2010; 48(9):1-9.
Smaldone A, Ritholz MD. Perceptions of parenting children with type 1 diabetes diagnosed in early childhood, Journal of Pediatric Health Care; in press.
Smaldone A, Honig JC, Byrne MW. Does assessing sleep inadequacy across its continuum inform associations with child and family health? Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2009; 23: 394-404.
Churchill JN, Ruppe RL, Smaldone A. Use of continuous insulin infusion pumps in young children with type 1 diabetes: A systematic review, Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2009; 23:173-179.
Turnbull T, Cullen-Drill M, Smaldone A. Efficacy of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on improvement of bipolar symptoms: A systematic review, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 2008; 22; 305-311.
Ritholz MD, Smaldone A, Lee J, Castillo A, Wolpert H, Weinger K. Perceptions of Psychosocial Factors and the Insulin Pump, Diabetes Care 2007; 30: 549-554.
Smaldone A, Honig J, Byrne M. Sleepless in America: Inadequate Sleep and Relationships to the Health and Well-Being of Children. Pediatrics 2007; 119 (Suppl 1): S29-37.
Smaldone A, Ganda OP, McMurrich S, Hannagan K, Lin S, Caballero AE, Weinger K. Should group education classes be separated by type of diabetes? Diabetes Care 2006; 29: 1656-58.
Smaldone A, Honig J, Stone PW, Arons R, Weinger K. Characteristics of California children with single versus multiple DKA hospitalizations (1998-2000). Diabetes Care 2005; 28: 2082-84.
Smaldone A, Honig J, Byrne M. Delayed and forgone care for children with special health care needs in New York State. Maternal Child Health Journal 2005; 9 (Suppl 2): S75-86.
Honors & Awards
2007 Elected Fellow, Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy, Columbia University Medical Center
2005 Julia Wright Grady Research Award, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA
2005 American Association of Diabetes Educators Sigma Theta Tau research award
2003 Dissertation Excellence Award, Columbia University School of Nursing

Committees
2010 Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning Committee, American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions for 2011-2012 Scientific Sessions
2008-Present Committee for Educator Development
2008-Present Center for Education Research and Evaluation (CERE) Advisory Group
2008-Present Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Primary Care Self Assessment Examination Committee
2007-Present Comprehensive Examination Committee, DNSc program
2007-Present Executive Committee, Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy

Professional Memberships
2003-Present American Diabetes Association
2002-Present Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2007 Treasurer and Board of Directors
2002-Present Academy Health
1995-Present National Association Pediatric Nurses and Practitioners
1994-Present American Association of Diabetes Educators
1970-Present Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Phi and Kappa Gamma chapters; Alpha Zeta chapter President

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