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Jeanne Leffers, PhD, APRN, BC

MS Program Director & Professor, Community Nursing

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Photo of Jeanne LeffersEducation

PhD, Brown University, Providence, RI
MA, Brown University, Providence, RI
MS, University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston, RI
BA, Simmons College, Boston, MA

Research Interests

  • Environmental health
  • Global health
  • Help-seeking behavior of immigrants and refugees
  • Qualitative methods

Selected Publications

Levin, P., Cary, A., Kulbok, P. Leffers, J., Molle, M., & Polivka, B. (forthcoming March 2008).
Graduate education for advanced practice public health nursing: At the crossroads. 
Public Health Nursing.

Dluhy, NM, Christopher, K., Gramling, K., Leffers , J., Russell, G., & Sethares, K. (2007). 
Embedded, engaged, and evolving:  A consortium of nurse scholars and clinicians.
Nursing Outlook, 55(2), 79-84.

Leffers, J. & Martins, D.C. (2004).
Journey to Compassion: Meeting Vulnerable Populations in Community Health Nursing Through Literature.
International Journal of Human Caring  IJHC) Volume 8, No.1, pp. 20-28.

Leffers, J., Martins, D.C., Mc Grath, M., Brown, D., Mercer, J., Sullivan, M. and Viau, P. (2004).
Development of a Theoretical Construct for Risk and Vulnerability from Six Empirical Studies.
Research and Theory for
Nursing Practice: An International Journal.  Vol. 18. No. 1, pp. 15-34.