Faculty
& Staff

Faculty and Staff

Julie Kruse, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D., M.S., Certificate in International Health and Social Development, The University of Michigan
  • B.S.N., Lourdes College
  • Diploma, St. Vincent School of Nursing

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Care/Public Health Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Cultural Development
  • International Health and Social Development Topics
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Mentorship
  • Quantitative Research

Recent Publications

  • Kruse, J. A., Williams, R. A., & Seng, J. S. (under review). Considering a Relational Model for Depression in Women with Postpartum Depression. International Journal of Childbirth
  • Kruse, J. A., Kane-Low, L., & Seng, J. S. (in press). Validation of alternative indicators of social support in perinatal outcomes research using quality of the partner relationship. Journal of Advanced Nursing

Recent Presentations

  • Kruse, J., Didion, J., & Perzynski, K. (June, 2013). Utilizing the Intercultural Development Inventory® to Develop Intercultural Competence. Oral presentation at the International Academy for Intercultural Research Conference, Reno, NV
  • Kruse, J. (2012, December). Professional Presentations. Oral presentation for the Lourdes College MSN program, Sylvania, OH
  • Kruse, J., Didion, J., & Perzynski, K. (November, 2012). Entangled in the web of causation: Unraveling the web to diversify the nursing workforce. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Jaso, A. M., Kruse, J. A., Miller, J., Myers, K., Rice, M., & Wade-Murdock, D. (August, 2012). Voyages: Discover the Nurse Within HRSA Nursing Workforce Diversity project. Poster presentation for the Nursing Workforce Diversity Invitational Summit-“Nursing in 3D: Workforce Diversity, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health” Bethesda, MD
  • Kruse, J., Didion, J., & Jaso, A. (August, 2012). A Multi-Method Multidiscipline Approach to Enhance Student Engagement. Oral presentation for the SHARE Conference-Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH
  • Kruse, J. & Perzynksi, K. (April, 2012). Social Support & Sense of Belonging: Pathways to Nursing Retention. Oral presentation for the Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Dearborn, MI
  • Didion, J., Kruse, J., Perzynski, K., French, M., & Kujawa, J. (April, 2012). Multidiscipline Collaboration to Support Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds. Oral presentation at the Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Kruse, J. (2011, December). Professional Presentations. Oral presentation for the Lourdes College MSN program, Sylvania, OH
  • Jaso, A., Wade-Murdock, D., Kruse, J., Myers, K., & Perzynski, K. (2011, October). Diverse nursing workforce: Unveiling messages of inequality. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, Washington, DC
  • Kruse, J. (2011, May). Professional Presentations. Oral presentation for the Lourdes College MSN program, Sylvania, OH
  • Kruse, J., Perzynski, K., Jaso, A., & Kozy, M. (2011, April). LPN to BSN education: Does it work? Poster Presentation for the Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit, Columbus, OH
  • Kruse, J. (2011, March). Thailand and Australia: Unique international experiences in public health nursing. Oral presentation at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Kruse, J., Perzynski, K., Kozy, M. and Didion, J. (2011, March).  Positive Impact on Student Professionalism. Poster Presentation for the 58th Annual Congress for the American Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN), Philadelphia, PA
  • Kruse, J.,& Perzynski, K. (2010, April).  Professional collaboration: Designing social support for nursing students. Oral presentation at The Society for the Advancement of Modeling and Role-Modeling Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • Kruse, J. (2010, February). Thailand and Australia: Unique international experiences in public health nursing. Oral presentation at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Kruse, J.,& Perzynski, K. (2009, November). Electronic Application: Shattering the barriers to professional nursing mentorship. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • Kruse, J.,& Perzynski, K. (2009, October). Support for the Adult Learner: A Transitions Experience to Enhance Student Success. Oral presentation at the Adult Higher Education Alliance Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Kruse, J.,& Perzynski, K. (2009, January). Friends in Nursing- Mentoring Student Nurses. Oral presentation at the Lourdes College CE event, Sylvania, OH

Recent Awards and Recognition

  • Alumni of the Year, Lourdes College-Nominee
  • Krikor Ketefian Endowment Award
  • Public Health Nursing Emerging Leader Award
  • Ella E. McNeil Award, Excellence in Community Health Nursing, The University of Michigan
  • Alumni of the Year, Lourdes College-Nominee
  • Emilie Gleason Sargent Award, Nominated Candidate, The University of Michigan

Professional Affiliations & Community Activities

  • American Public Health Association
  • Lourdes University Alumni Board of Directors
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing
  • National League for Nursing
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society, Member, 2011–present
  • Lucas County Medical Reserve Corp-Member

Service to Community

  • Lucas County Medical Reserve Corp, Member
  • Thailand Community Service at Thailand, Provided children with mental health interventions as well as assisted with a building project after the Asian tsunami- Phang Nga, Thailand
  • The American Cancer Society, Activities Committee Member-Relay for Life-Monroe County Michigan
  • The American Heart Association, Participate by performing Stroke Risk Assessments on people in the community
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Participated in “Youth Works” program by serving as a youth leader in Washington DC. We participated in community outreach by helping with neighborhood clean-up, working at food and homeless shelters, and providing socialization to older adults in retirement communities
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Women’s Board Treasurer, Bell Choir Member, Vision Team Member

Contact


Julie Kruse
Office: SCH 256
Phone: 419-824-3797
Email