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About monashattell

Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN is professor and chair of the department of community, systems, and mental health nursing in the College of Nursing at Rush University in Chicago. She is the Editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, and the author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. Her published work focuses on therapeutic relationships, various environments of care, and the mental and physical health of truckers. Dr. Shattell is an active social media user, content developer, and public thought leader. She has published op-eds in the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Hill, Health Affairs Blog, Huffington Post, PBS, and others. She received a PhD in nursing from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, a Master of Science degree in nursing from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, also from Syracuse University.

I’m Not Gay

All over the news and social media outlets this week are stories of the big photo-hacking iCloud leak of alleged images of celebrities in the nude. Celebrities such as Rihanna, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Kate … Continue reading

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Safe Spaces for Women: Michfest as Exemplar

This post was authored by Charlynn Odahl-Ruan who is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology at DePaul University. Immersed in the demands and expectations of our patriarchal culture, I sometimes forget to question how this onslaught impacts me … Continue reading

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Family Support for LGBT Youth

This post was authored by Elizabeth McConnell who is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology at DePaul University, and is an intern at Impact: The LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University. LGBT Youth At-Risk It’s no … Continue reading

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New article on Cassandra just published!

Originally posted on Peggy L Chinn:
Elizabeth Berrey and I have an article that was just published in Sinister Wisdom titled “Cassandra: Lesbian (Non)Presence in Nursing!”  We were delighted to have this opportunity to document some of Cassandra’s history, while at…

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Safety Barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge? It’s About Time!

This week in the New York Times, Carol Pogash reported that the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District is nearing agreement to build a safety net on the Golden Gate Bridge. It seems that finally, the public health hazard … Continue reading

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