Meriam Caboral-Stevens

A photo of Meriam Caboral-Stevens

Associate Professor


354 Marshall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Doctorate in Nursing, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • MS, Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY
  • BS, Nursing, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines


  • Chen, S*., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2024). Transition to US practice among internationally
    educated nurses: A concept analysis. The Philippine Journal of Advanced Nursing, pp. 1-9.
    2. Gower, D., Kachaturoff, M., & Caboral-Stevens, M. $ (2023). Digital experience among faulty
    and students in one Midwest university. Education Journal, 12(3), 92-98.
    3. Caboral-Stevens, M. Raymond III, D. and Evangelista, L. (2023) Well-being, occupational
    fatigue, and sleep quality among Filipino nurses working during COVID-19. Asian Journal of
    Nursing Education and Research, 13(2), 1-5.
    4. Caboral-Stevens, M., Rainville, A. J., Ford, O., Yang, X., Donnelly, J., Bessire, R., Jackson-
    Dyer, T., Sonnega, J., & Wu, T-Y. (2022). Challenges and Successes with Health
    Communication Messaging for Asian Americans. Health Promotion Practice, 21(1 Suppl), 149S-
    5. Wu, T-Y, Bessire, R., Ford, O., Rainville, A. J., Chow, C. M. & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2022).
    Food Insecurity and Diabetes: An Investigation of Underserved Asian Americans in Michigan.
    Health Promotion Practice, 21(1 Suppl), 67S-75S.
    6. Cypress, B., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2022) “Sense of presence” in an immersive virtual reality
    environment: A concept analysis using Rodgers’ evolutionary approach. Dimension of Critical Care
    Nursing, 41(5), 235-245.
    7. Dudeck, S.*, Hibler, E.*, Gill, K.*, Schantz, T.*, Kovick, L., Cypress, B., & Caboral-Stevens,
    M. (2022). A concept analysis of family presence during COVID-19. Dimensions of Critical Care
    (42),5, 137-145.
    8. Caboral-Stevens, M. $ , & Newberry, G. (2022). Undergraduate nursing students’ perceived
    knowledge and confidence of patient safety: Comparison between classroom and clinical
    settings. Journal of Nursing & Practice, 5(1) 374-377
    9. Caboral-Stevens, M., & Wu, T-Y. (2022). Training culturally congruent Health Coaches to be
    socially- embedded support on physical activity among older Asian Americans: Phase One
    Report. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 10(1).
    10. Caboral-Stevens, M., & Wu, T-Y. (2021). Differences in BMI and body fat measurement
    between Bangladeshi men and women living in Hamtramck: A Cross-Sectional Study. Asian
    Journal Research of Cardiovascular Disease, 3(2), 18-26. Article no. AJRCD.71838
    11. Kachaturoff, M.*, Fashbinder, A.*, Shidler, K.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021). Acceptability
    of socially assistive robotics (SAR) among cognitively intact older adults: An integrative review.
    Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 47(9), 49-54.
    12. Marjanovic, N.*, Murray, K.*, Kovick, L., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021). Menopausal transition:
    A concept analysis. International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research 1(07), 2021-2037.

    13. Mosed, H.*, Periord, M.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021) A concept analysis of intercultural
    communication. Nursing Forum 56(4), 993-999.
    14. Diaz, D.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021). Health promoting behavior and positive mental
    health of Filipino nurses in Michigan. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research,
    11(1), 36-42
    15. Eddy, J.*, Kovick, L., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021). Meaningful recognition. The synergy
    between individual and the organization. Nursing Management, 52(1), 14-21.
    16. Symons, M. M.*, DiCarlo, H. M.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2021). Workplace cyberbullying
    exposed: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 56(1), 141-150.
    17. Caboral-Stevens, M. $ , Ignacio, R., & Newberry, G. (2020). Undergraduate nursing students’
    knowledge in pharmacology and risk for error. Nursing Education Today, 93, 104540.
    18. Varano, S.*, Man, L.*, Lovence, K., and Caboral-Stevens, M. (2020). Long term quality of life
    of living kidney donors: An integrative review. The American Journal of Humanities and Social
    Sciences Research, 3(6), 110-116.
    19. Andrews, E.*, Berghofer, K.*, Long, J.*, Prescott, A.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2020).
    Satisfaction with the use of telehealth during COVID-19: An integrative review. International
    Journal of Nursing Studies Advances, 2, 100008
    20. Kidd, K.*, Weinberg, T.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2020). The 21 st Century opioid addiction: A
    concept analysis and implications for nursing. Journal of Addictions in Nursing, 31(1), 17-22.
    21. Katchaturoff, M.*, Caboral-Stevens, M., Gee, M.*, & Lan, V. (2020). Effects of peer
    mentoring on stress and levels of anxiety of undergraduate nursing students: An integrative
    review. Journal of Professional Nursing, 36(4), 223-228.
    22. Caboral-Stevens, M., Wu, T-Y, & Moreno, A. (2020). Perception and readiness towards
    interprofessional learning between health professional students. International Journal of Scientific
    Research and Publications, 10(5): 71- 75
    23. Caboral-Stevens, M., & Porretta-Fox, D. (2020). The use of collaborative testing (CT) among
    baccalaureate nursing students. Teaching and Learning in Nursing 15, 37-41.
    24. Shidler, K.*, Fashbinder, A.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2019). A concept analysis: Emotional
    regulation of nurses. Nursing Forum 55(2), 118-127.
    25. Beydoun, J.*, Nasrallah, L.*, Sabrah, T.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2019). Towards a definition
    of caregiver fatigue: A concept analysis. Advances in Nursing Science, 42(4), 297-306.
    26. Caboral-Stevens, M., Rosario-Sim, M., & Lovence, K. (2018). Cultural competence of nursing
    faculty of LGBT population. International Journal of Nursing & Care, 2(2), 1-4.
    27. Romero, N.*, & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2018). Dietary acculturation among Filipino-American
    students in MI. ARC Journal of Nursing and Healthcare, 4(3), 9-12.
    28. Caboral-Stevens, M. (2016). Cognitive age and usability of health website among older adults.
    The Scientific Pages of Nursing, 1(1), 1-4. Available at: the_scientific_pages_of_nursing-tspn-1-
    29. Caboral-Stevens, M, Sedhom, L., & Rosario-Sim, M. (2016). Emotional intelligence scores of

    diverse first year advanced practice nursing students. International Journal of Nursing, 3(2); 1-8.

Selected Presentations

  • Development of a usability instrument for older adults. Sigma Theta Tau International, Las Vegas, NV, Nov., 2015
  • Theory and instrument development to examine usability of health web site by older adults and/or those with limited literacy. Annual Nursing Research Day SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY May 28, 2015.
  • Development of a framework derived from the RAM to examine usability of a health web site by older adults. 1st Annual Maimonides Research Day Brooklyn, NY, November 7, 2013

Selected Posters

  • Newberry, G. and Caboral-Stevens, M. Undergraduate nursing students’ knowledge of pharmacology and risk of error estimate. Paper presentation to the 45th MNRS conference, Kansas City, MO, March 29, 2019
  • Caboral-Stevens, M, Sedhom, L., Rosario–Sim, M and Lovence, K. Cultural competence of nursing faculty on LGBT population. Poster accepted to the 44th Biennial Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, ID, October 30–31, 2017
  • Caboral-Stevens, M. Usability of health website among older adults: Cognitive age vs. chronological age. Poster accepted to the 53rd Annual Isabel Maitland Stewart Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, May 6, 201
  • Sedhom, L, Rosario-Sim, M and Caboral-Steven, M. Emotional intelligence (EI) and critical thinking (CT) ability of graduate nursing students. Poster accepted to the 53rd Annual Isabel Maitland Stewart Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, May 6, 2016
  • Caboral-Stevens, M. A pilot study on the usability of a health web site by older adults. Poster accepted to the 16th Annual Roy Adaptation Association International Conference and Workshops, Boston, MA, June 12, 2015
  • Caboral-Stevens, M, Whetsell, MV, Evangelista, L, Cypress, B. and Nickitas, D. Development of a U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y. Model. Accepted for virtual presentation to the INTED2015 conference, Madrid, Spain, March 2–4, 2015
  • Rosario-Sim, M., Casapao, L. Caboral-Stevens, M. Project W.I.N.: An Innovative Approach to Student Success. Poster presentation to the 7thAnnual NCIN Program Liaisons’ Summit, RWJF, Rosemont, IL, October 9–11, 2014 .


Teaching Interests

  • Health assessment and physical examination
  • Advanced Adult-Gerontology, NP Tract
  • Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • Research and evidenced-based research
  • Health promotion and disease prevention

Additional Information

  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Affiliate Faculty: EMU Center for Health Disparities Innovations & Studies
  • Program Manager and Communication Lead: EMU CDC Research

Professional Affiliations

  • Midwest Nursing Research Society, Member, RIIG
    American Nurses Association, Member
    New York Academy of Medicine, Member, Nursing Leadership Council
    National Federation of Filipino American Association-Michigan (NaFFAA-MI), Member
    Philippine Nurses Association of Michigan (PNAM), President-Elect 2024-2026
    Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA), Member
    Filipino American Community Council of Michigan (FILAMCCO), Secretary, 2024-2025

Awards and Honors

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
2024 Mid-Career Investigator Award, MNRS Health of Diverse Population, Research and
Implementation Interest Group (RIIG)
2022 Merit Excellence in Education Award - Council of Asian Pacific Americans
2022 Nurse Research Award, Philippine Nurses Association of America