Faculty Sketch

Thomas L. Christenbery, PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor of Nursing
tom.christenbery@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Research Interests

  • Men’s Health
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Learning Outcomes


Representative Publications

Christenbery, T. L. (2010). Manuscript peer review: A guide for advanced practice nurses. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Christenbery, T. L., & Miller, M. (2008, April). A strategy for learning principles and elements of informed consent. Nurse Educator, 33(2), 75-78.

Christenbery, T. L. (2007). Patients "kick the habit" with nurses' help. Men in Nursing, 2(2), 15-21.

Christenbery, T. L. (2005). Dyspnea self-management strategies: Use and effectiveness as reported by COPD patients. Heart and Lung. 34(6), 406-414.

Silverstri, L. A., et al. (2002). Saunders review for NCLEX-RN. Philadelphia: Saunders

Reviewer:

Heart and Lung (2010-2012)

Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2010-2012)


Professional Research

2011

Chair, Nursing Research Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2012

Scientific Advisory Panel, TN Men’s Health Report Card

2012

Self-Appraisal of the Evidence-Based Fellowship Program, PI

 

Education

2004  PhD Vanderbilt University (Nursing Science)
(Dissertation:  Mental Representations as Determinants of Coping Interventions and Appraisal for Individuals with COPD)
1987 MSN Vanderbilt University (Nursing Administration)
1976 BSN Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky


Representative Publications

Penson, D, Campbell, F. J., Christenbery, T., Cummings, J. Dalle-Ave, M., Davis, R., et.al.. (2012).  Tennessee men’s health report card.  Http://tnmenshealthreportcard.vanderbilt.edu


Christenbery, T. L. (2012).  Preparing BSN students for the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) application process: The faculty role.  Nurse Educator, 37(1), 30-25.


Christenbery, T. L. (2011).  Building a schematic model:  A blueprint for DNP students.  Nurse Educator, 36(6), 250-255.


Professional Affiliations

Sigma Theta Tau
American Assembly of Men in Nursing


Honors/Awards/Appointments

2012       President, IOTA Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
2012       Faculty Sponsor, American Assembly of Men in Nursing
2010       Ingeborg Mauksch Award for Mentorship
2009       Sara K. Archer Award for Outstanding Contributions in Teaching Scholarliness
2007       Excellence in Teaching Award for Educational Innovation