Kathryn Hughesdon

A photo of Katherine Hughesdon

Assistant Professor


310 Marshall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • BSN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


  • Abramoski, K., Pierce J., Hauck, C., & Stoddard, S. (2017). Variations in adolescent purpose in life and their association with lifetime substance use. The Journal of School Nursing. doi:1059840517696964.
  • Gultekin, L., Kusunoki, Y., Sinko, L., Cannon, L., Abramoski, K., Khan, A. G., & Seng, J. (2019). The Eco‐Social Trauma Intervention Model. Public Health Nursing. doi: 1111/phn.12619
  • Stoddard, S., Hughesdon, K., Khan, A., & Zimmerman, M. (2020). Feasibility and acceptability of a future-oriented empowerment program to prevent substance use and school dropout among school-disengaged youth. Public Health Nursing. doi: 10.1111/phn.12706
  • Sinko, L., James, R., & Hughesdon, K. (2021). Healing after gender-based violence: A qualitative meta-synthesis using meta-ethnography. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. doi: 10.1177/1524838021991305
  • Hughesdon, K., Ford, J., Briggs-King, E., Seng, J., Miller, A., & Stoddard, S. (2021). Interpersonal trauma and interpersonal problems in adolescent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22687
  • Choi, K., Hughesdon, K., Britton, L., Sinko, L., Wells, C., Giordano, N., Sarna, L., & Heilemann, M. (2021). Interpersonal trauma in the lives of nurses and perceptions of nursing work. Western Journal of Nursing Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/01939459211015894
  • Sinko, L., Hughesdon, K., Grotts, J., Giordano, N., & Choi, K. (2022). A Systematic Review of Research on Trauma and Women’s Health in the Nurses Health Study II. Nursing for Women’s Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2022.01.005
  • Hughesdon, K., Zakrajsek, A., Washington, L., Seurynck, K., Myler, L., & Holt, S. (2023). Interprofessional Simulation with Nursing and Occupational Therapy Students: Comparing a Virtual and In-Person Event. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. 1016/j.xjep.2023.100660
  • Pauli, V., Hughesdon, K., & Wu, T. (2023). Cultural Awareness Immersion and Introduction to Social Determinants of Health: The 360-degree Difference. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v14n2p30
  • Pauli, V., & Hughesdon, K. (2024). Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Simulation Modalities in First Year Nursing Students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing89, 101521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2024.101521


Selected Posters

  • Abramoski K., Briggs-King, E., Ford, J., & Stoddard, S. Adolescent Health Conference: Abstract accepted for poster presentation: PTSD in trauma-exposed adolescents: The role of interpersonal problems. Detroit, MI 04/2019
  • Hughesdon, K., & Sinko, L. Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference. Abstract accepted for postcard presentation: Healing after Gender-Based Violence: A qualitative meta-synthesis using meta-ethnography. Virtual conference, 3/2021
  • Pauli, V., Wu, T., & Hughesdon, K. CCNE Transform Conference. Abstract accepted for podium presentation. Student Perceptions of 360-degree Video Simulation on Clinical Learning. Chicago, IL 12/2022
  • Zakrajsek, A., Bridge, T., & Hughesdon, K. National Academies of Practice Conference. Abstract accepted for poster presentation: Enhancing Healthcare Team Well-being through Interprofessional Education: Findings from Phase I. Washington, DC 3/2023

Professional Awards and Recognition

  • Midwest Nursing Research Society Postcard Presentation Distinguished     Abstract Award, 2021

Scholarly/Research Interests

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Essentials of Professional Nursing
  • Aging to Infancy: A Lifecourse Retrospective

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Eta Rho Chapter
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society

Practice Experience

  • Child and adolescent psychiatric nursing