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College of Nursing

Emma C. Schlegel, PhD, MPA, RN

  • Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, The Ohio State University

MPA, The Ohio State University

BSN, The Ohio State University

Interest Areas:

Emerging adult health (18-25 years)

Women’s sexual and reproductive health

Qualitative methods

Health promotion across the lifespan

Peer mentorship

Publications:

Rose, K. M., Gordon, K. C., Schlegel, E. C., McCall, M., Gao, Y., Ma, M., Lenger, K. A., Wright, K. D., Ko, E., Wang, H., & Stankovic, J. (2021). Smarthealth technology protocol to improve relationships between older adults with dementia and family caregivers. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 77(5), 2519–2529. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14714

Schlegel, E. C. & Smith, L. H. (2021). Improving research, policy, and practice to address women’s sexual and reproductive health care needs during emerging adulthood. Nursing for Women’s Health, 25(1), 10–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2020.11.009. NIHMSID: NIHMS1723439.

Bates, R. A., Blair, L. M., Schlegel, E. C., McGovern, C. M., Nist, M. D., Sealschott, S., & Arcoleo, K. (2018). Nursing across the lifespan: Implications of lifecourse theory for nursing research. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 32(1), 92–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.07.006. PMCID: PMC5726902

Funding:

SCH: INT: Collaborative Research: Learning and Improving Alzheimer’s Patient-Caregiver Relationships via Smart Healthcare Technology (Grant No. 2024588). (Rose & Gordon, MPI). National Science Foundation. 01/01/2020-08/15/2021. Role: Graduate Research Associate.

Grounded theory methods to explore emerging adult-aged women’s sexual and reproductive health. (Schlegel, PI). Founders’ Circle Endowment Grant. Midwest Nursing Research Society Foundation. [$2,500]. 03/21/2019-05/31/2021. Role: PI.

Grounded theory methods to explore emerging adult-aged women’s sexual and reproductive health. (Schlegel, PI). The Ohio State University College of Nursing Dissertation Grant. [$1,000]. 12/01/2019-12/01/2020. Role: PI.

Grounded theory methods to explore emerging adult-aged women’s sexual and reproductive health. (Schlegel, PI). Epsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Research Grant. [$500]. 03/31/2019-03/31/2020. Role: PI.

Training in the Science of Health Development. (T32NR014225). (Pickler & Happ, MPI). National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)/ National Institutes of Health. 05/2015-05/2018. Role: Pre-Doctoral Fellow.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2021 Graduate Student Award, Adolescent Health Research Interest Group, Midwest Nursing Research Society

  • 2019 Building Healthcare Collectives Fellowship, Humanities without Borders, The Ohio State University & Michigan State University

  • 2018 Transdisciplinary Health Policy Fellow with Dr. Richard Carmona, Former U.S. Surgeon General, The Ohio State University