College of Nursing

Marilynne R. Wood, PhD, MSN, RN

WoodDirector RN-BSN Program, Professor and Researcher
marilynne.wood@utoledo.edu
 
Interests Pediatrics
Community Outreach
Elevated Lead Levels in Children
Opioid Misuse Prevention
Health Literacy
Health Care for Under-served
Clean Water Initiative
Collaborations with Toledo Public Schools and Toledo Lucas County Health Department
Current Research Grants and Programs

Principal Investigator: MED SAFE: A Program to Provide Opioid Misuse Prevention Education for Youth
Principal Investigator: Elevated Lead Levels in Children and Adolescents: Academic Achievement and Health Policy Implications

Teaching Specialty/Interests Care of Children and Families
Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Chair, DNP student EBP Projects
Affiliations/Service Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society
Toledo Lead Coalition
Advocates for Legal Basic Equality (ABLE)
UT Opioid Task Force
Lucas County Opioid Task Force
Green and Healthy Homes
Education PhD, The University of Toledo
MSN, Medical College of Ohio
BSN, The University of Toledo
RN, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
Publication Highlights

Chen, H-S., Wood, M, (2018). The Impact of Nurse Champion on Quality of Care and Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Journal of Evidence, article in press. 

Wood, M., Duffy, H., & Chen, H-S, (May 2018).Best Practice in Lead Poisoning Prevention for School Nurses: A Feasibility Study. Journal of Nursing Practice. manuscript submitted.

Wood, M., Ahonen, K., Moore, B., Jenkins, M. (2014). Childhood to adolescence: How to close the gap of lead assessment. ADVANCE for NPs and PAs. Posted on-line April 17, 2014. 

Wood, M. & Bolyard, D. (2011). Making Education Count: The Nurse’s Role in Asthma Education Using a Medical Home Model of Care, The Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26, 552-558.

Wood, M., Price, J., Dake, J., Telljohann, S., & Khuder, S. (2010). African American Parents’/Guardians’ Health Literacy and Self-Efficacy and Their Child’s Level of Asthma Control, The Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25, 418-427.

Wood, M., Price, J., Dake, J., Telljohann, S., & Khuder, S. (2009) African American Parents’/Guardians’ Health Literacy and Self-Efficacy and Their Child’s Level of Asthma Control, The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 123, S43. 

Last Updated: 6/30/19