Diane Porretta Fox

A photo of Diane Porretta Fox

Professor

Nursing

338 Marshall

734.487.2154

dfox2@emich.edu

Education

  • Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University
  • MSN, Eastern Michigan University
  • BSN, University of Michigan
  • BA, Siena Heights College
  • AS, Washtenaw Community College

Publications

Dissertation

  • Fox, D.P. (2015). Nursing faculty shortages: Perspectives from deans and directors of BSN programs. Eastern Michigan University, Pro Quest, UMI Dissertations publishing, 3708045.

Master's Thesis

  • Fox, D. P. (2003). The Relationship of Perceived Self-efficacy and Confidence in Critical Thinking Ability in Associate Degree Nursing Students. Eastern Michigan University, Pro Quest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 1417393.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals (2007present)

  • Wu, T., Fox, D.P., Stokes, C., and Adams, C. (2012). Work-Related Stress and Intention to Quit in Newly Graduated Nurse. Nurse Education Today, 32. 669674.
  • Brooks, J., Poretta-Fox, D., Okagbue-Reaves, J., and Lukomski, A. (2009). Best Practices for an Interdisciplinary Team-Taught Course. Educational Gerontology 35(9), 818830.

Refereed and Invited Presentations

  • Fox, D. P.(2014). Teaching BSN STUDENTS Approaches to Avoid “FAILURE TO RESCUE” Oral Presentation.. Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Annual Meeting; February 28, 2014, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.
  • Wu, T., Fox, D.P., and Stokes, C. (2010). Poster Presentation. Stressors and Coping Strategies among Recent Nursing Graduates National League for Nursing  (NLN) Education Summit-Caesars Palace -Las Vegas, Nevada, September 29Nov. 2, 2010
  • Wu, Stokes, and Fox,D. (2011). Poster Presentation. Midwest Nursing Research Society 35th Annual Research Conference Hyatt Regency Columbus, OH March 2427, 2011
  • Brooks, J., Porrretta-Fox, D., Francis, E., and Okagbue-Reaves, J. (2009). The Healthcare Team: Modeling Through Interdisciplinary Teaching. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL): Taking a Closer Look. Oral Presentation. (The First SOTL Academy Conference held at Eastern Michigan University).
  • Wu, T., Fox, D.P., and Stokes, C. (2010). Poster Presentation. Stressors and Coping Strategies among Recent Nursing Graduates National League for Nursing  (NLN) Education Summit, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sep. 29Nov. 2, 2010
  • Fox, D. P., (2008). Poster Presentation. Implementation of Interdisciplinary Thinking: Creating the Experience in a Prerequisite Baccalaureate Course for Nursing Intent Students. Drexel University Nursing Education Institute. Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Fox, D., Brooks, J., Francis-Connoly, E., and Schuster, E.(2005). Poster Presentation: Lessons learned from teaching an interdisciplinary course on aging. The 58 th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida.
  • Fox, D. P. (2005). Poster Presentation: Partnering with clinical Nursing Students as a new approach to conducting the Medical-Surgical Clinical. National League for Nursing Education Summit. Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Fox, D. P. (2005). Paper Presentation: Measuring Confidence in Critical Thinking Ability and Perceived Self-Efficacy in Nursing Students: The Relationship. Midwest Nursing Research Society 29th Annual Research Conference Advancing the Clinical Research Enterprise: Translation and Dissemination Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Fox, D. P. (2005). Oral Presentation: Partnering with clinical Nursing Students as a new approach to conducting the Medical-Surgical Clinical. Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Ypsilanti, Michigan.
  • Fox, D.P., Ajrouch, K.J., (2007). A Retrospective View of Human Growth and Development: Aging to Infancy. PAIN: Life Interrupted: When Pain Intrudes. Presented by Michigan State University Nursing, University of Michigan Nursing, St. Joseph Mercy Health System Nursing, Henry Ford Hospital Nursing. Plymouth, Michigan.
  • Fox, Diane P. and Nelson, S., (2008). eFellows Program Technovision Presentation. Using Web-based, Instant Feedback, Multi-Modal Learning Systems/Approaches to Foster Pre-class Readiness and Active Student Participation: Faculty-Instructional Technologists in Collaboration.
  • Brooks, J., Porretta-Fox, D., Francis, E., and Okagbue-Reaves, J. (2009). The Healthcare Team: Modeling Through Interdisciplinary Teaching. Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SOTL): Taking a Closer Look. (The First SOTL Academy Conference held at Eastern Michigan University).

Professional

Faculty Research Awards

  • 2009, Faculty Research Fellowship, D. Fox and T. Wu.  A New Paradigm to Examine Nursing Education Needs:  Registered Nurses' Perspectives of Stressors and Coping Strategies Among Nursing Graduates.
  • 20122013 Sabbatical Award, The Nurse Faculty Shortage-Case Studies. 

Certifications and Licenses

  • National League for Nursing certified nurse educator (CNE)
  • Registered respiratory therapist/neonatal pediatric specialist, RRT-NPS

Certificates

  • Adult Health Nursing
  • 2005, Eastern Michigan University Community College Leadership, Post Graduate Certificate
  • 2005, Eastern Michigan University Educational Leadership Doctoral Cohort

Honors and Awards

  • National Asthma Educator Certification Board “Crystal Award” For Dedication to Asthma Education, 2008, Elected member of National Asthma Educators Multidisciplinary Board
  • Outstanding Graduate Student in Nursing, Eastern Michigan University, 2003
  • Eta Rho Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society 2003, Nursing Research Award
  • Angell Scholar, University of Michigan, 1997
  • Peer Award, Most Outstanding Clinical Performance, University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1997

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate Teaching
  • Medical Surgical Nursing - level IV, pathophysiology, essentials of professional nursing practice I and II, introduction to professional nursing, interdisciplinary: aging to infancy.
Graduate Teaching
  • Masters thesis advising
Specialty Areas
  • Medical surgical/intensive care
Nursing Practice
  • ICU-RN/extracorporeal membrane oxygenation