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    Dr. Debra Facello, RN-BC

    Director of the Graduate Nursing Program

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    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing - West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.
    • Masters Degree in Nursing-Primary Health care Nurse Clinician - West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Teachers Certification in Health Education Grades K-12 - West Liberty State College, West Liberty, West Virginia
    • Associate Degree in Nursing- Honor Graduate - Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing - West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV.
    • (Part Time) Assistant Professor of Nursing - West Virginia Northern Community College
    • Has Also Taught At: Kent State University, East Liverpool, OH, Belmont Technical College, St. Clairsville, OH, Jefferson Technical College,Steubenville, OH, Wheeling Jesuit College, Wheeling, WV, and Ohio Valley Hospital School Of Nursing, Steubenville, OH,
    • Non-Teaching Experience Includes Work At: Warwood Family Practice, Wheeling, W.V., Florence Crittenton Home, Wheeling, WV, Linda Crosby Company, Hampton Plaza, Towson, MD, Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV, Bethany College, Bethany, WV, Ellwood City Hospital, Ellwood City, Pa

    Professional Organizations

    • Board Certified by the American Nurses’ Association
    • Sigma Theta Tau (National Honor Society for Nursing)
    • National League for Nursing
    • AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses)
    • RN Licensure: Ohio, Pennsylvania & West Virginia

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • “Prenatal Attachment: State of the Science and Research Implications” 
      2004 (February) Southern Nursing Research Conference in Louisville, Ky. Poster presentation “Prenatal Attachment: State of the Science and Research Implications”. (Peer Reviewed)

    • “Prenatal Attachment: State of the Science and Research Implications”(2) 
      2003 (October) Sigma Theta Tau Research Conference in Morgantown, W.V. Poster Presentation “Prenatal Attachment: State of the Science and Research Implications”. (Peer Reviewed)

    • “Advising Pregnant Women who Smoke” 
      2006 (February) Southern Nursing Research Conference in Memphis, Tn. Poster presentation “Advising Pregnant Women who Smoke: Limiting Quantity Reduces Adverse Neonatal Effects.” (Peer Reviewed)

    • Franciscan University of Steubenville Faculty Enrichment Grant 
      2008 (November) Franciscan University of Steubenville Faculty Enrichment Grant ~ awarded to provide funding support for research in further development of the Model of Maternal/Fetal Attachment and to assist in dissemination of results.

    • “Maternal/Fetal Attachment: Associations among Family Relationships and Maternal Health Practices.” 
      "2007 (February) Southern Nursing Research Conference in Galveston, Tx. Poster presentation “Maternal/Fetal Attachment: Associations among Family Relationships and Maternal Health Practices.” (Peer Reviewed)"

    • “Nurses Employ smoke; Tips on Reducing Adverse Neonatal Effects.” 
      2006 (April) "Nurses Employ smoke; Tips on Reducing Adverse Neonatal Effects." Wheeling Medical Park Wheeling, W.V. Presentation for the

    • “Maternal/Fetal Attachment: A Revised Model for Research and Practice” 
      2008 (February) Southern Nursing Research Conference in Birmingham Al. Poster presentation “Maternal/Fetal Attachment: A Revised Model for Research and Practice”. (Peer Reviewed)