Versie Johnson-Mallard, MSN, MSMS, PhD

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Versie Johnson-Mallard, MSN, MSMS, PhD

Office  (813) 974-7210

Education And Training
  • BSN, Florida A&M University - Nursing
  • MSN, University of Florida - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD, University of South Florida - Nursing
  • MSMS, University of South Florida - Clinical and Translational Research
  • K-30 Fellow, University of South Florida, 2007 - Patient Orientation Research Program
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of South Florida, 2006 - Nursing


Long-term research goals for my program of research include: (i) transitioning into a larger NIH-funded R01 study, by use of a randomized controlled experimental study design; (ii) validating the effectiveness of educational intervention in different populations classified by age, gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status; (iii) building a nationally and international recognized interdisciplinary program of research and education in prevention of viral STIs and their cancer sequelae ; and (iv) formally enhancing positive beliefs and skill building to the prevention of STIs among adolescents and young adults.

  • Taylor D, Johnson-Mallard V, Berg J, Olshansky E, Kostas-Polston E, Woods N, Shaver J. A response from the Women's Health Expert Panel (WHEP) of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2014 Jun;26(6):290-291. Pubmedid: 24906184.
  • Hickey KT, Hodges EA, Thomas TL, Coffman MJ, Taylor-Piliae RE, Johnson-Mallard VM, Goodman JH, Jones RA, Kuntz S, Galik E, Gates MG, Casida JM. Initial evaluation of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program. Nurs Outlook. 2014 Jun. Pubmedid: 25085329.
  • Lengacher CA, Shelton MM, Reich RR, Barta MK, Johnson-Mallard V, Moscoso MS, Paterson C, Ramesar S, Budhrani P, Carranza I, Lucas J, Jacobsen PB, Goodman MJ, Kip KE. Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR(BC)) in breast cancer: evaluating fear of recurrence (FOR) as a mediator of psychological and physical symptoms in a randomized control trial (RCT). J Behav Med. 2014 Apr;37(2):185-195. Pubmedid: 23184061. Pmcid: PMC3627743.
  • Lengacher CA, Kip KE, Post-White J, Fitzgerald S, Newton C, Barta M, Jacobsen PB, Shelton MM, Moscoso M, Johnson-Mallard V, Harris E, Loftus L, Cox C, Le N, Goodman M, Djeu J, Widen RH, Bercu BB, Klein TW. Lymphocyte Recovery After Breast Cancer Treatment and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Therapy. Biol Res Nurs. 2013 Jan;15(1):37-47. Pubmedid: 22084404.
  • Kostas-Polston EA, Johnson-Mallard V, Berman NR. HPV & age-appropriate cervical cancer prevention for adolescents. Nurse Pract. 2012 Jun;37(6):30-38. Pubmedid: 22546780.
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