Meriam Caboral-Stevens

A photo of Meriam Caboral-Stevens

Associate Professor


310 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


  • 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.
  • Eddy, J., Kovik, L., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (in press). The synergy of meaningful recognition in nursing: A concept analysis. Nursing Management.
  • Andres, E., Berghofer, K., Long, J., Prescott, A., & Caboral-Stevens, M. Satisfaction with the use of telehealth during COVID-19: An integrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies.
  • Caboral-Stevens, M., Ignacio, R., & Newberry, G. Undergraduate nursing students' knowledge in pharmacology and risk for error. Nursing Education Today, 93, 104540.
  • Symons, M.M., DiCarlo, H.M, & Caboral-Stevens, M. Workplace cyberbullying exposed: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum (published ahead of print).
  • 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.
  • Weinberg, T., Kidd, K., & Caboral-Stevens, M. Opioid addiction: A concept analysis. Journal of Addictions in Nursing (in press)
  • Caboral-Stevens, M., & Porretta-Fox, D. (2020). The use of collaborative testing among baccalaureate nursing students. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 15(1), 37-41.
  • Shidler, K., Fashbinder, A., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2019). A concept analysis: Emotional regulation among nurses: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 1-10.
  • Caboral-Stevens, M., Gee, M., Kachaturoff, M., & Wu, T-Y. (Sept., 2019). MAP-IT in action: developing a plan to improve the food systems frequented by Bangladeshi Americans living in Hamtramck, MI. International Journal of Scientific Research and Publications, 9(9). DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.9.09.2019.p9302
  • Rosario-Sim, M., Caboral-Stevens, M., Casapao, L., Cruz-Richman, D., & Nathan, Y. (2019). A report of the Project W.I.N: An approach to support accelerated baccalaureate nursing students' success. Annals of Nursing and Primary Care, 2(1), 1014.
  • 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. DOI: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000262
  • Romero, N., & Caboral-Stevens, M. (2018). Dietary acculturation among Filipino-American students in MI. ARC Journal of Nursing and Healthcare, 4(3), 9-12. DOI:
  • 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.Caboral-Stevens, M. Current mindset in the treatment of hypertension in older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing (under review)
  • Caboral-Stevens, M. (2016). Cognitive age and usability of health website among older adults. Scientific Pages of Nursing 1(1), 6-9
  • Caboral-Stevens, M, Sedhom, L. and Rosario-Sim, M. (2016). Emotional intelligence scores of diverse first year advanced practice nursing students. International Journal of Nursing,
  • Stevens, M and Berishaj, K. The anatomy of human trafficking: Learning about the blues: A healthcare provider’s guide. Journal of Forensic Nursing
  • Stevens, M Jennas, J and DiFusco, P. (2016). Overview of cardiac device infection. Clinical Nursing Studies, 4(2), 28–31
  • Caboral-Stevens, M., Whetsell, MV, Evangelista, LS, Cypress, B, and Nickitas, D. (2015). A U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y. Framework for older adults. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 8(6), 300–306
  • Caboral-Stevens, M, Aneke, G and Neploch, A. (2014). The review of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention. Cultura del Ciudado Enfermeria, 11(2), 50–59
  • Rosario-Sim, M, O’Connell, KA, Ma, A, Caboral-Stevens,M, Holzemer, SP, Levin, J and Stefanov, D. (2015). Depression among four groups of ethnic Asian American adolescents in NYC. International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, 1(1);121–127
  • Caboral, MF. (2014). A snapshot of the new 2013 heart failure guidelines: heart failure in primary care. Nurse Practitioner Journal, 39(7), 49–54
  • Caboral-Stevens, M and Rosario-Sim, M. (2014). The latest JNC 8 recommendations in the management of hypertension. The Journal of Nurse Practitioner, 10(5), 325–330
  • Caboral-Stevens, M and Medetsky, M. (2014). The construct of financial capacity in elder adults. The Journal of Gerontologic Nursing Advanced Epubl. Posted: 3/31/2014. DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20140325-02.
  • Mnatsakanya, K. Rosario-Sim, M and Caboral, M. (2014). Management of gestational diabetes: focusing on the evidence with the use of oral hypoglycemic agents. Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 18(4),145–150
  • Caboral MF. (2013). Update on cardiovascular disease prevention in women. American Journal of Nursing, 113(3),26–33
  • Caboral MF, Evangelista LS and Whetsell, MV. (2012). Hope in elderly adults with heart failure: A concept analysis. Investigacion y Educacion en Enfermeria, 30(3):406–411
  • Caboral, MF. Review of the diagnosis and treatment of diastolic heart failure. Enfoque. Revista Cientifica de Enfermeria. Enero-Junio, 2011:9(4); 24–30
  • Caboral MF, Salak K and Mitchell JE. Are you up to date with the heart failure guidelines? Nursing 2009 Critical Care Journal Nov. 2009;4(6):36–41
  • Dogar M, Caboral MF, and Mitchell JE. Chronic heart failure: When to consider device therapy. Consultant 2009;49(5):305–310
  • King, WV and Caboral, MF. Guidelines Update on the prevention of heart disease in women. JAANP 2008;20:191–193
  • Caboral, MF. Putting the 2005 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Heart Failure Guidelines into clinical practice: Advise for Advanced Practice Nurses. Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal 2006;692. Posted 6/9/2006.
  • Caboral MF, Feng J and Mitchell, JE. Clinical characteristics and echocardiographic features of black men vs. black women with systolic heart failure. J Natl Med Assoc 2005;97:384–388.
  • Caboral MF. Women: The target of the new American Heart Association Guidelines in Cardiovascular Prevention. Topic in Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal 2004;4(3). Posted 9/1/2004.
  • Caboral MF and Mitchell JE. B-type natriuretic peptide: A new tool armamentarium used to accurately diagnose heart failure. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing 2003;18(4):190–193.
  • Mitchell JE and Caboral M. Prevention is the focus of new guidelines for heart failure. Physician Assistant 2003;27(2):20–25.
  • Caboral M and Mitchell JE. New guidelines in heart failure: Focusing on prevention. Nurse Practitioner J 2003;28(1):13–23.

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

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Eta Rho Chapter
  • American Nurses Association
  • MidWest Nursing Research Society
  • New York Academy of Medicine