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.

  • 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 Aug;62(6):394-401. Pubmedid: 25085329. Pmcid: PMC4252366.
  • 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.
  • 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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