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Karen Morin, DSN, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Karen Morin, DSN, RN, ANEF, FAAN

PhD Program Director and Professor

morin@uwm.edu
(414) 229-5503
Cunningham Hall 627

Dr. Morin joined the faculty at UWM in 2006 as Director of the PhD program. Since beginning her academic career teaching undergraduate students maternal-child health nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she has taught at all levels of education: undergraduate, master’s and doctoral. She has been recognized for her teaching abilities: She received the Excellence in Teaching, National League for Nursing in 2003 and the Excellence in Nursing Education Award, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses in 1999. She has devoted the last eight years to developing leaders in Sigma Theta Tau International.

Her areas of research include exploring the effects of obesity on pregnancy, gendered issues in health care, and faculty development issues. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her education and leadership expertise.

Education

Other Nursing, University of Alabama
MS Nursing, University of Central Arkansas
Other, University of Central Arkansas
BSN Nursing, University of Ottawa

Awards & Honors

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
American Academy of Nursing
October 2011

One of 60 Visionary Leaders
UAB School of Nursing
October 2010

Fellow, Academy of Nurse Educators
National League for Nursing
September 26, 2009

Distinguished Alum
Universitiy of Alabama at Birmingham SON
May 12, 2009

Intellectual Contributions

  1. Kathleen D Black,  Karen H Morin,  (2014) Development and testing of the Preeclampsia Prenatal Symptom-Monitoring Checklist (PPSMC), Journal of Nursing Measurement, 22(1), 14-28
  2. S. Chesak,  A. Sood,  Karen H Morin,  S. Cutshall,  K. V. Douglas,  J. Ridgeway,  (2014) Integration of a Stress Management and Resiliency Tool (SMART) program in a nurse residency program: A feasibility study [conference abstract], Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20(5), A101
  3. Karen H Morin, (2014) Nutrition as we age, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 39(2), 132
  4. Karen H Morin, (2014) Nutritional considerations during bereavement, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 39(3), 205
  5. K Fierz,  S Gennaro,  K Dierickx,  T Van Achterberg,  Karen H Morin,  S De Geest,  (2014) Scientific misconduct: Also an issue in nursing science?, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(4), 1-10
  6. Karen H Morin, (2014) Supplements: Who and why?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 39(1), 62
  7. J P Bellack,  Karen H Morin,  (2014) Thoughts on clinical teaching and learning., Journal of Nursing Education, 53(3), S3
  8. Karen H Morin, (2014) Understanding eating behavior., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 39(4), 269.
  9. Karen H Morin, (2014) Writing for the Journal of Nursing Education: Key questions for authors., Journal of Nursing Education, 53(2), 59-60
  10. Karen H Morin, (2013) All those new diets!, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 38(1), 54
  11. Karen H Morin, (2013) Food safety: The discussion continues., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 38(4), 250
  12. Karen H Morin, (2013) Food-borne illnesses: A continuing concern, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 38(2), 120.
  13. Karen H Morin, (2013) Making the most of partnerships, Journal of Nursing Education, 52(5), 243
  14. Karen H Morin, (2013) Personalized nutrition: Has its time come?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 38(5), 319.
  15. Karen H Morin, (2013) Sugar-sweetened beverages: Why the fuss?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 38(3), 185.
  16. P. E. Thompson,  D. C. Benton,  E. Adams,  Karen H Morin,  J. Barry,  S. S. Prevost,  C. Vlasich,  E. Oywer,  (2013) The Global Summit on Nurse Faculty Migration, Nursing Outlook
  17. Karen H Morin, (2013) Treating ADHD with nutritional options., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 38(6), 391
  18. Karen H Morin, (2013) Value of a pilot study., Journal of Nursing Education, 52(10), 547-548
  19. Karen H Morin, (2012) Evolving global education standards for nurses and midwives, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 37(6), 360-364
  20. Karen H Morin, (2012) Fostering rigorous critique of the evidence, Journal of Nursing Education, 51(12), 663-664
  21. Karen H Morin, (2012) Global health and nutrition, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 37(5), 346.
  22. Karen H Morin, (2012) Helping families decipher food labels, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 37(6), 401.
  23. B. Patterson,  Karen H Morin,  (2012) Methodological considerations for studying social processes, Nurse Researcher, 20(1), 33-38
  24. Karen H Morin, (2012) Starting college: A critical time for weight gain., MCN: The American Jorunal of Maternal Child Nursing, 37(2), 130
  25. Karen H Morin, (2012) Supplements: And the verdict is?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 37(4), 271
  26. Karen H Morin, (2012) The 2010 dietary guidelines: Additional considerations., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 37(3), 201
  27. Karen H Morin, (2010) Fish: the good, the not-so-good, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 35 116
  28. Karen H Morin, (2010) Nutrition and Infertility: The Case of Soy, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing,, 35 172
  29. Karen H Morin, (2010) Revised pregnancy weight gain recommendations, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 35 58
  30. Karen H Morin, (2009) Breastfeeding immediately after birth., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34 63
  31. Karen H Morin, (2009) Foodbourne infections, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34 325
  32. Karen H Morin, (2009) Melamine: The world at your doorstep, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34 261
  33. Karen H Morin, (2009) Organic baby food: What do you tell parents?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34 129
  34. Karen H Morin, (2009) Preparing infant formula: Increasing caregiver knowledge, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34 387
  35. Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin,  Frank C Stetzer,  (2009) Severe fatigue and depressive symptoms in lower-income urban postpartum women, Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(5), 599-612
  36. Karen H Morin, (2009) The challenge of colic in infants., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing,, 34 193
  37. Karen H Morin, (2008) Chemicals and infant nutrition, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 189
  38. Karen H Morin, (2008) Disaster planning and infant nutrition, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 258
  39. Karen H Morin, (2008) Helping breastfeeding mothers eat well, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 127
  40. Karen H Morin, (2008) Infant nutrition and global poverty, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 58
  41. Karen H Morin, (2008) Oral Health. Getting off to a good start, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 58
  42. Karen H Morin, (2008) The importance of iron, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33(320),
  43. Karen H Morin, (2008) Vitamin and supplement use in infants and toddlers., MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 389
  44. Karen H Morin,  L. Reilly,  (2007) Caring for obese pregnant women., JOGNN, 36(482-289),
  45. Karen H Morin,  J. Yan,  (2007) Developing global standards for initial nursing and midwifery education., JOGNN, 36 201-202
  46. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(2), 53-54
  47. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(10), 437-438
  48. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(5), 201-202
  49. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(6), 250-251
  50. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(8), 345-346
  51. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(11), 485-486
  52. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(1), 5-6
  53. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(3), 101-102
  54. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(12), 534-535
  55. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(9), 389-390
  56. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(4), 152-153
  57. Karen H Morin, (2007) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 46(7), 297-298
  58. Karen H Morin, (2007) Functional foods: And they are?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 32 192
  59. Karen H Morin, (2007) Infant nutrition during palliative care, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 32 320
  60. Karen H Morin, (2007) The Challenge of Obesity, JOGNN, 36 481
  61. Karen H Morin, (2007) Toddlers: Start off on the right foot, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 32 122
  62. Karen H Morin, (2007) What about water softeners and bottled water for babies?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, .0 57
  63. Karen H Morin, (2006) Commentary from the perspective of an expert in academic policy, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(8), 308-309
  64. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(8), 293-294
  65. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(12), 485-486
  66. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(7), 245-246
  67. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(9), 341-342
  68. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(10), 389-309
  69. Karen H Morin, (2006) Faculty Q & A, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(11), 437-438
  70. Karen H Morin, (2006) Fluoride: Action and use, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 31 127
  71. Karen H Morin, (2006) Infant nutrition and genetics: Inextricably linked, Infant nutrition and genetics: Inextricably linked., 31 198
  72. Karen H Morin, (2006) Juices: When and how much, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 31 61
  73. Karen H Morin, (2006) More on introducing solids, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 31 332
  74. K. Searing,  M. Baukus,  M.A. Stark,  Karen H Morin,  B. Rudell,  (2006) Needle phobia during pregnancy: A case study, JOGNN, 35 592-598
  75. Karen H Morin, (2006) Parental style of infant and child feeding: How influential is it?, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 31 388
  76. Karen H Morin, (2006) Update on what and how much infants and toddlers eat, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 31 269

Presentations

  1. Using Evidence: All in a Day's Work
    Event: Bench to Bedisde: Translating Evidence into Practice
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 30, 2010
  2. International Research: Issues and Opportunities
    Event: Eta Beta Annual Awards Dinner
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 28, 2010
  3. Personal Leadership: Start Your Legacy Today!
    Event: The 2010 Catherine Strader McGhee Memorial Lecture
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 21, 2010
  4. Leadership in Global Communities
    Event: Region 1o Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 17, 2010
  5. Personal Leadership: Crafting Your Legacy
    Event: NSNA Annual Convention
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 8, 2010
  6. Tips for Successful Writing
    Event: NSNA Annual Convention
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 8, 2010
  7. Putting Pen to Paper: Tips for Successful Writing
    Event: NSNA Annual Conventioni
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 8, 2010
  8. Using Technology to facilitate caring and connection
    Event: 18th Annual Research Day
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 6, 2010
  9. Putting Pen to Paper: Tips for Successful Writing
    Event: Writing Workshop
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    March 23, 2010
  10. The Importance of the Social Recognition of Nursing
    Event: Annual Chapter Meeting
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    March 19, 2010
  11. Personal Leadership: Starting Your Journey
    Event: Leadership Summit
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    January 29, 2010
  12. Using Technology to Facilitate Caring and Connection
    Event: STTI Odessey 2009 Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    November 12, 2009
  13. So You Want to be a Leader…”.
    Event: 2009 Janet A. Sipple Lectureship
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    October 28, 2009
  14. Personal Leadership: Start Your Legacy Today
    Event: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses 2009 Convention
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    June 30, 2009
  15. Making the most of membership
    Event: Tau Mu Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 24, 2009
  16. Creating a Welcoming Environment.
    Event: Methodist Nursing Research Day
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 22, 2009
  17. Leadership & Vision 2020: Essential Skills.
    Event: Sigma Theta Tau International Region 9 Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 18, 2009
  18. Nursing Leadership in the New Millennium: Essential Attributes
    Event: National Student Nurses' Association
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 16, 2009
  19. Nursing Leadership in the New Millennium: Essential Attributes
    Event: National Student Nurses' Association
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 16, 2009
  20. Patterns of Fatigue and Depression Symptoms after Childbirth in Lower-Income Urban Women
    Event: Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    March 2009
  21. Patterns of fatigue and depression symptoms after childbirth in lower-income women
    Event: Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC)
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    March 2009
  22. Evidence-based Research Geared to the Bedside Nurse
    Event: Bronson 4th Annual Evidence-based Practice Research Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    February 18, 2009
  23. *Putting it all together* Rapid Critical Appraisal
    Event: Bronson 4th Annual Evidence-based Practice Research Conference, Find it, Use it, Share it
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    February 18, 2009
  24. Putting it all Together
    Event: Bronson 4th Annual Evidence-based Practice Research Conference, Find it, Use it, Share it
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    February 18, 2009
  25. Patterns of fatigue, depression symptoms and functional status from birth to six months postpartum in low-income urban women
    Event: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing Research Day
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    November 2008
  26. Making the most of membership
    Event: Beta Sigma Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    November 1, 2008
  27. Evaluating educational nursing strategies used to instruct students
    Event: International Conference & Workshops, Nurses: The Solution in Health Care Transformation
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    October 24, 2008
  28. Nursing Leadership in the New Millennium: Essential Attributes
    Event: Joint Southern STTI Chapters Nursing Odyssey Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    October 23, 2008
  29. The Legacy of Personal Leadership
    Event: STTI Region 8 Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    October 17, 2008
  30. Personal Leadership: Lessons Learned at the Maternal -Child Leadership Academy
    Event: STTI Leadership Academy
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    September 26, 2008
  31. Nursing Leadership in the New Millennium: From the Board Room to the Trenches
    Event: Beta Sigma Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    September 22, 2008
  32. Patterns of fatigue, depressive symptoms, and functional status birth to six months postpartum in low-income urban American women
    Event: Sigma Theta Tau International 19th International Nursing Research Congress
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    July 7, 2008
  33. Patterns of fatigue, depression symptoms and functional status from birth to six months postpartum in low-income urban women
    Event: 22nd Annual Postpartum Support International
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    June 2008
  34. Patterns of Fatigue and Depressive Symptoms after Childbirth in Lower-Income Urban Women
    Event: 22nd Annual Postpartum Support International Conference
    Presenters: Jennifer J Doering,  Karen H Morin
    June 7, 2008
  35. Where is the evidence for what we do as teachers
    Event: UK Nurse Faculty Development Workshop
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    May 21, 2008
  36. You are the difference
    Event: Nurses Day
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    May 12, 2008
  37. Making STTI's mission a reality
    Event: Pi Nu Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    May 9, 2008
  38. Using evidence: All in a day’s work
    Event: Research and EBP: Possibilities for the RN (Real Nurse)
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 30, 2008
  39. Evidence-based Practice: Yes, You Can Do It!
    Event: Igniting evidence-based practice in clinical and scholarly endeavors
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 18, 2008
  40. Evidence-Based Practice: Part of Nursing Heritage
    Event: Annual Professional Development Day for Nurses, James Madison University, Eastern Mennonite University, Pi Mu-at-Large Chapter and Virginia Nurses Association
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 17, 2008
  41. Scholarship: Sharing your Wisdom
    Event: Annual Professional Development Day for Nurses, James Madison University, Eastern Mennonite University, Pi Mu-at-Large Chapter and Virginia Nurses Association,
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 17, 2008
  42. EBP: Making the most of what we have
    Event: Eta Beta Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 14, 2008
  43. Making the most of membership
    Event: Delta Tau-at-Large Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 6, 2008
  44. Vision 2020
    Event: Milwaukee Joint Chapters meetings
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 1, 2008
  45. Achieving Workable Unity”
    Event: NLN Leadership Conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    January 13, 2008
  46. Global Standards for Basic Nursing and Midwifery Education
    Event: Panel, IX IberioAmerican Conference of Nurse Educators
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    October 4, 2007
  47. NLN Mentoring Tool Kit
    Event: NLN Summit conference
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    September 2007
  48. Making the most of membership
    Event: Eta Nu Chapter Induction
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    May 9, 2007
  49. Making Sigma Theta Tau International ‘s Mission a Reality
    Event: Upsilon Epsilion Chapter
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    May 9, 2007
  50. The Legacy of Personal Leadership
    Event: 21st Annual Distinguished Lecture and Graduate Poster Session
    Presenter: Karen H Morin
    April 3, 2007
  51. Mentoring: Keys to Success
    Event: Lillian Wald Nursing Honor Society Fall Program
    Presenters: Karen H Morin,  Marie Gates
    October 10, 2006

Contact

morin@uwm.edu
(414) 229-5503
Cunningham Hall 627

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