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Meriam Caboral-Stevens

Assistant Professor

Meriam Caboral-Stevens 310 Marshall




Ph.D., Doctorate in Nursing, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Molloy College, Rockville Ctr., NY
Bachelors of Science, Nursing, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines  

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

Selected Presentations and/or Publications


  • 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:

  • 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 7th Annual NCIN Program Liaisons’ Summit, RWJF, Rosemont, IL, October 9-11, 2014

Additional Information

Additional Information

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

Professional Affiliations:

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

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