235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
Ph.D. – Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2008
Dissertation, Lost in Translation: Ideas of Population Health Determinants in the American Policy Arena
MSN – University of Virginia, 1989
BSN – Oregon Health & Sciences University, 1985
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, James Madison University, 2012–
Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Alaska, 2011-2012
Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Sciences University, 2003-2011
Health & Public Policy
Public Health Education
Sistrom, M., Boudrot, T. & Jones, M. 2013. Teaching epidemiology: Nursing student achievement in a multi-campus, multi-faculty, distance delivery course.Journal of Nursing Education & Practice, 4(2);67-73.
Sistrom, M. & Powers, E. 2012. Outbreak of Chicken Pox at a Child Care Facility, Kenai Peninsula 2011 State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin. No. 6, March 7, 2012.
Sistrom, M., Zeigen, L.., Durham, K., Jones, M., Boudrot, T. 2011. Integrated Methods for Teaching Public Health. Journal of Nursing Education. 50(1); 35-39.
Sistrom, M. 2010. Oregon’s Senate Bill 560: Practical Policy Lessons for Nurse Advocates. Nursing Policy, Politics and Practice. 11(1); 29-35.
Bezruchka, S., Tsukata, N., Sistrom, M. Decreasing Inequality and Health Improvements: The Case of Post-War Japan. In Pickett, K. and R. G. Wilkinson (2008). Health and inequality. Abingdon, Oxon, UK; New York, N.Y., Routledge.
Bezruchka, S., Tsukata, N., Sistrom, M. 2008. Decreasing Inequality and Health Improvements: The Case of Post-War Japan. American Journal of Public Health. 98(4):588-594.
Sistrom, M. 2008. Teaching Epidemiology: The Role of the Public Health Nurse. Journal of
Nursing Education. 47(5); 227-230.
Sistrom, M. & Hale, P. 2006. Integrative Review of Population Health and Income, Social Capital and Structural Inequality. Journal of Multicultural Nursing & Health. 2006 Summer; 12(2):21-7.
Sistrom, M. & Hale, J. 2006. Outbreak Investigations: Community Participation and the Role of
Community and Public Health Nurses. Public Health Nursing. 23(3):256-63, 2006 May-Jun.
Author. Smallpox: Spread, Control and Counterintuition. CD Summary, An Epidemiology Publication of the Oregon Department of Human Services, Vol. 51, No. 4.
Muto, C., Sistrom, M., Strain, B., Farr, B. Glove Leakage Rates as a Function of Latex Content and Brand. Archives of Surgery, 2000;135:982-985.
Muto, C., Sistrom, M., Farr, B. Hand Hygiene Rates Unaffected by Installation of Dispensers of a Rapidly Acting hand Antiseptic. American Journal of Infection Control. American Journal of Infection Control, 2000;28:273-6.
Sistrom, M., Coyner, B., Gwaltney, J., Farr, B. Frequency of Percutaneous Injuries Requiring Post- Exposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure to HIV. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1998;19:504-506.
Sistrom, M. Partner Notification in HIV infection: Should We or Shouldn’t We? Virginia Nurse, 1991, 58, 4.
Virginia Nurses Foundation Leadership Excellence Award - Nurse Researcher, 2013
Nominee, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 2013
Scholar, Institute of Translation Health Sciences, University of Washington, May 2012
Faculty Mentor of Undergraduate Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, May 2012
Student Poster Award, American Public Health Association, Nursing Section, October 2008
Graduate Teaching Award Nominee, Oregon Masters of Public Health, OHSU June 2007
Graduate Teaching Award Nominee, Oregon Masters of Public Health, OHSU June 2006
Community of Scholars, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University 2005
Expression of Appreciation for Public Service after the events of September 11, 2001
State of Oregon, Governor Kitzhaber August 2002
Top Performer, U.S. Air Force Officers’ Training School December 1995