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Norah Johnson PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Marquette University
Department: College ofnursing


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.
I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Areas of Interest

  • Autistic Disorder
  • Caregivers
  • Child
  • Child Behavior
  • Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
  • Curriculum
  • Family Health
  • Parents
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Research Experience

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Child Behavior
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Curriculum
  • Family Health
  • Focus Groups
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Self Efficacy
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Urban Population
  • Publications (33)

  • One Size Does Not Fit All: Discharge Teaching and Child Challenging Behaviors. (Johnson NL, Lerret S, Polfuss M, Gralton K, Gibson C, Ahamed SI, Riddhiman A, White-Traut R, Brown RL, Sawin KJ) West J Nurs Res 2022 Sep;44(9):863-873 PMID: 34044674 PMCID: PMC9842074 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85106718939 05/29/2021    
  • "No one could calm him down": Mothers' experience of autism diagnosis and obtainment of resources in an urban public school district. (Johnson N, Sangasy P, Robinson K) Fam Syst Health 2020 Sep;38(3):255-264 PMID: 32955283 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091469806 09/22/2020       2 Citations
  • Swim Program Pilot for Children with Autism: Impact on Behaviors and Health. (Johnson NL, Bekhet AK, Karenke T, Garnier-Villarreal M) West J Nurs Res 2021 Apr;43(4):356-363 PMID: 32795155 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089373448 08/17/2020       2 Citations
  • Conversations With Health Care Providers and Parents Before Autism Diagnosis: A Qualitative Study. (Johnson NL, Krueger W, Jilek E, Haglund K) J Pediatr Health Care 2020;34(5):453-461 PMID: 32674885 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087761961 07/18/2020       1 Citation
  • Engaging Parents in Education for Discharge (ePED): Evaluating the Reach, Adoption & Implementation of an Innovative Discharge Teaching Method. (Johnson NL, Lerret S, Klingbeil CG, Polfuss M, Gibson C, Gralton K, Garnier-Villarreal M, Ahamed SI, Riddhiman A, Unteutsch R, Pawela L, White-Traut R, Sawin K, Weiss M) J Pediatr Nurs 2020;54:42-49 PMID: 32531681 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086102136 06/13/2020       5 Citations
  • Using the Engaging Parents in Education for Discharge (ePED) iPad Application to Improve Parent Discharge Experience. (Lerret SM, Johnson NL, Polfuss M, Weiss M, Gralton K, Klingbeil CG, Gibson C, Garnier-Villarreal M, Ahamed SI, Adib R, Unteutsch R, Pawela L, White-Traut R, Sawin K) J Pediatr Nurs 2020;52:41-48 PMID: 32163845 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081221524 03/13/2020       8 Citations
  • Testing allostatic load factor structures among adolescents: A structural equation modeling approach. (King AL, Garnier-Villarreal M, Simanek AM, Johnson NL) Am J Hum Biol 2019 Jul;31(4):e23242 PMID: 31021503 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065074850 04/26/2019       7 Citations
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration needed in obtaining high-quality medical information in child abuse investigations. (Cleek EA, Johnson NL, Sheets LK) Child Abuse Negl 2019 Jun;92:167-178 PMID: 30999166 PMCID: PMC6513678 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064630494 04/19/2019       8 Citations
  • Parents' perspectives on caring for children after solid organ transplant. (Lerret SM, Johnson NL, Haglund KA) J Spec Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jul;22(3) PMID: 28371009 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85017360189 04/04/2017       14 Citations
  • Development of a Self-Management Theory-Guided Discharge Intervention for Parents of Hospitalized Children. (Sawin KJ, Weiss ME, Johnson N, Gralton K, Malin S, Klingbeil C, Lerret SM, Thompson JJ, Zimmanck K, Kaul M, Schiffman RF) J Nurs Scholarsh 2017 Mar;49(2):202-213 PMID: 28253444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014394717 03/03/2017       10 Citations
  • Discharge Teaching, Readiness for Discharge, and Post-discharge Outcomes in Parents of Hospitalized Children. (Weiss ME, Sawin KJ, Gralton K, Johnson N, Klingbeil C, Lerret S, Malin S, Yakusheva O, Schiffman R) J Pediatr Nurs 2017;34:58-64 PMID: 28087088 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009494280 01/15/2017       75 Citations
  • Transition of Experienced and New Graduate Nurses to a Pediatric Hospital. (Klingbeil C, Schiffman RF, Ziebert C, Totka JP, Schmitt CA, Doyle L, Stelter A, Stonek AV, Ke W, Johnson N) J Nurses Prof Dev 2016;32(4):198-204 PMID: 27434319 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84982851950 07/21/2016       9 Citations
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Child's Weight-Related Behaviors: A Parents' Perspective. (Polfuss M, Johnson N, Bonis SA, Hovis SL, Apollon F, Sawin KJ) J Pediatr Nurs 2016;31(6):598-607 PMID: 27339734 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84997701137 06/25/2016       25 Citations
  • Parents' Perspectives on Shared Decision Making for Children With Solid Organ Transplants. (Lerret SM, Haglund KA, Johnson NL) J Pediatr Health Care 2016;30(4):374-80 PMID: 26547482 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84964965982 11/09/2015       10 Citations
  • Translating Research to Practice for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part I: Definition, Associated Behaviors, Prevalence, Diagnostic Process, and Interventions. (Johnson NL, Burkett K, Reinhold J, Bultas MW) J Pediatr Health Care 2016;30(1):15-26 PMID: 26530271 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951808002 11/05/2015       13 Citations
  • Translating Research to Practice for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 2: Behavior Management in Home and Health Care Settings. (Bultas MW, Johnson NL, Burkett K, Reinhold J) J Pediatr Health Care 2016;30(1):27-37 PMID: 26525946 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951734225 11/04/2015       13 Citations
  • Providing Psychosocial Support to Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters and Crises. (Schonfeld DJ, Demaria T, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ADVISORY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH) Pediatrics 2015 Oct;136(4):e1120-30 PMID: 26371193 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942880585 09/16/2015       42 Citations
  • Increasing Autism Awareness in Inner-City Churches: A Brief Report. (Johnson N, Van Hecke A) J Pediatr Nurs 2015;30(6):e63-9 PMID: 25981127 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947864323 05/20/2015       8 Citations
  • Effect of a social script iPad application for children with autism going to imaging. (Johnson N, Bree O, Lalley EE, Rettler K, Grande P, Gani MO, Ahamed SI) J Pediatr Nurs 2014;29(6):651-9 PMID: 24836052 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84920885585 05/20/2014       21 Citations
  • Fostering Ambulation for a Preschool Child with Rett Syndrome: A Case Report. (Schaefer-Campion C, Johnson NL) Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 2015;35(4):354-64 PMID: 24649976 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947041358 03/22/2014       5 Citations
  • Attributed meanings and strategies to prevent challenging behaviors of hospitalized children with autism: two perspectives. (Johnson NL, Bekhet A, Robinson K, Rodriguez D) J Pediatr Health Care 2014;28(5):386-93 PMID: 24239062 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84906075155 11/19/2013       31 Citations
  • Social Script iPad Application Versus Usual Care Before Undergoing Medical Imaging: Two Case Studies of Children With Autism (Johnson, N.L., Bree, O.) Journal of Radiology Nursing Johnson, N.L., Bree, O. (2013). Social Script iPad Application Versus Usual Care Before Undergoing Medical Imaging: Two Case Studies of Children With Autism. The Journal of Radiology Nursing (33)2, 121-126. 09/23/2013    
  • Children with autism spectrum disorder at a pediatric hospital: a systematic review of the literature. (Johnson NL, Rodriguez D) Pediatr Nurs 2013;39(3):131-41 PMID: 23926752 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84883098822 08/10/2013       46 Citations
  • Lack of father involvement in research on children with autism spectrum disorder: maternal parenting stress and family functioning. (Johnson NL, Simpson PM) Issues Ment Health Nurs 2013 Apr;34(4):220-8 PMID: 23566184 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876053664 04/10/2013       32 Citations
  • Genomics and autism spectrum disorder. (Johnson NL, Giarelli E, Lewis C, Rice CE) J Nurs Scholarsh 2013 Mar;45(1):69-78 PMID: 23368711 PMCID: PMC4450805 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84874536296 02/02/2013       16 Citations
  • Effects on resilience of caregivers of persons with autism spectrum disorder: the role of positive cognitions. (Bekhet AK, Johnson NL, Zauszniewski JA) J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 2012;18(6):337-44 PMID: 23139377 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84870753513 11/10/2012       37 Citations
  • Resilience in family members of persons with autism spectrum disorder: a review of the literature. (Bekhet AK, Johnson NL, Zauszniewski JA) Issues Ment Health Nurs 2012 Oct;33(10):650-6 PMID: 23017040 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867013568 09/29/2012       116 Citations
  • Evaluation of a coping kit for children with challenging behaviors in a pediatric hospital. (Drake J, Johnson N, Stoneck AV, Martinez DM, Massey M) Pediatr Nurs 2012;38(4):215-21 PMID: 22970487 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84866304476 09/14/2012       29 Citations
  • Children with developmental disabilities at a pediatric hospital: staff education to prevent and manage challenging behaviors. (Johnson NL, Lashley J, Stonek AV, Bonjour A) J Pediatr Nurs 2012 Dec;27(6):742-9 PMID: 22465852 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867898429 04/03/2012       27 Citations
  • Autism spectrum disorder: parenting stress, family functioning and health-related quality of life. (Johnson N, Frenn M, Feetham S, Simpson P) Fam Syst Health 2011 Sep;29(3):232-252 PMID: 21928891 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053256792 09/21/2011       131 Citations
  • How to select the correct education strategy: when not to go online. (Klingbeil CG, Johnson NL, Totka JP, Doyle L) J Nurses Staff Dev 2009;25(6):287-91 PMID: 19955977 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-74349124068 12/04/2009       2 Citations
  • Evaluation of an intimate partner violence curriculum in a pediatric hospital. (Johnson NL, Klingbeil C, Melzer-Lange M, Humphreys C, Scanlon MC, Simpson P) Pediatrics 2009 Feb;123(2):562-8 PMID: 19171623 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-61549107577 01/28/2009       11 Citations
  • Readiness for discharge in parents of hospitalized children. (Weiss M, Johnson NL, Malin S, Jerofke T, Lang C, Sherburne E) J Pediatr Nurs 2008 Aug;23(4):282-95 PMID: 18638672 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-47149099353 07/22/2008       99 Citations
  • Last update: 12/16/2021