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  • Kristen D. Clark is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Clark's work is centered on stigma and its role as a stressor and subsequent health outcomes among LGBTQIA+ people.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2022 Changing language, changes lives: Learning the lexicon of LGBTQ+ health equity.Research in Nursing and Health.  45:621-632. 2022
    2022 State-level anti-transgender policies in conflict with core principles of nursing: An educator call to action.Nurse Education Today.  119:105608. 2022
    2022 Potential paths to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among high-risk women.Journal of Psychiatric Research.  155:493-500. 2022
    2022 State-Level Policy Environments, Discrimination, and Victimization among Sexual and Gender Minority People.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  19:9916. 2022
    2022 Health Insurance Prevalence Among Gender Minority People: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.Transgend Health.  7:292-302. 2022
    2022 Stigma Word Cloud.Journal of Nursing Education.  61:422. 2022
    2022 COVID-19 News and Its Association With the Mental Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Adults: Cross-sectional Study.JMIR Public Health Surveill.  8:e34710. 2022
    2022 Integrating LGBTQ+ health into medical education.The Clinical Teacher.  19:166-171. 2022
    2022 Healthcare Mistreatment, State-Level Policy Protections, and Healthcare Avoidance Among Gender Minority People.Sexuality Research and Social Policy.  19:1717-1730. 2022
    2021 Implementing Trauma-Informed Education Practices in Undergraduate Mental Health Nursing Education.Journal of Nursing Education.  60:707-711. 2021
    2021 COVID-19 News and Its Association With the Mental Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Adults: Cross-sectional Study (Preprint) 2021
    2021 Exploring the effects of visual and literary arts interventions on psychosocial well-being of diverse older adults: a mixed methods pilot study.Arts and Health: an international journal for research, policy and practice.  13:263-277. 2021
    2021 Comparison of Clinical Options: High-Fidelity Manikin-Based and Virtual Simulation.Nurse Educator.  46:149-153. 2021
    2021 LGBTQ+ health education for nurses: An innovative approach to improving nursing curricula.Nurse Education Today.  97:104698. 2021
    2021 Transgender and gender diverse health education for future nurses: Students' knowledge and attitudes.Nurse Education Today.  97:104690. 2021
    2020 Association of Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress with Polyvictimization and Emotional Transgender and Gender Diverse Community Connection Among Black and Latinx Transgender Women.LGBT Health.  7:358-366. 2020
    2020 Trauma, substance use, and mental health symptoms in transitional age youth experiencing homelessness.Public Health Nursing.  37:363-370. 2020
    2020 Supporting sexual and gender minority health: Research priorities from mental health professionalsJournal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health.  24:205-221. 2020
    2020 Early Recognition of Pediatric Sepsis Simulation Checklist - An Exploratory Study.Journal of Pediatric Nursing.  50:25-30. 2020
    2020 Trans* Community Connection, Health, and Wellbeing: A Systematic Review.LGBT Health.  7:1-14. 2020

    Conference Paper

    Year Title
    2022 Measures of Societal Stigma and Their Association to Components of Minority Stress Among Gender Minority PeopleNursing Research. S58-S58. 2022

    Teaching Activities

  • Public Health Nursing Project Taught course 2022
  • Public Health Nursing Project Taught course 2022
  • Research Nursing Professionals Taught course 2022
  • Spc Top/Intro to Nurs Research Taught course 2022
  • Student Research Experience Taught course 2022
  • Spc Top/Intro to Nurs Research Taught course 2021
  • Student Research Experience Taught course 2021
  • Transl Research for Pract Taught course 2021
  • Full Name

  • Kristen Clark