Doris Noel Ugarriza, PhD, ARNP



Professor
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Room 309
Telephone (305) 284-1551
Fax (305) 284-2568
Email: dugarriza@miami.edu


Education

AAS, Nursing, Huron Rand Hospital, School of Nursing at Fenn College, 1964
BSN, Nursing, Florida International University, 1978
MSN, Nursing, University of Miami, 1981
PhD, Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1989

Certification and Licensures

Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse, ANCC

Clinical Specialties

Psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Primary Teaching Areas

Development of Nursing Science
Death and Dying
Community Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Health Assessment Lab
Theoretical Bases of Nursing

Research and Academic Interests

Mental health with a special emphasis on issues pertaining to the mental health of women.

Research (selected)

Principle Investigator, “The Postpartum Period: A Concept Analysis. University of Miami McLamore Summer Award, 2008

Principal Investigator, “Assessing Primary Health Care Nurses for Knowledge of Depression.”  University of Miami McLamore Summer Award, 2007

Principal Investigator, “Assessing Primary Health Care Nurses for Knowledge of Depression.” University of Miami General Research Support Award, 2005

Publications (selected)

Ugarriza, D. (in review). The Postpartum Period: A Concept Analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Ugarriza, D., & Schmidt, L. (in review) Nurses Knowledge ofPostpartum Depression: Recognition and Treatment. Nursing Outlook.

Ugarriza, D., (in review) Cultural practices that prevent postpartum depression: A comparative study. Journal of Family Nursing.

Ugarriza, D., Brown, S., & Chang, C (2007).Anglo-American mothers and the prevention of postpartum depression. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 28(7),781-798. .

Ugarriza, D. (2007). Social Support unique to African-American mothers. Journal of African-American Studies 10(3), 19-31.

Ugarriza, D. (2006). Cuban-American mothers and postpartum cultural support. Hispanic Health Care International 4(4), 219-225.

Ugarriza, D.& Schmidt, L.(2006) Tele-care for women suffering from postpartum depression. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services ,(44), 37-45.

Ugarriza, D. (2004) Group therapy and its barriers for women suffering from postpartum depression. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing(2), 39-48.

Ugarriza, D. (2004) Assessment and treatment of postpartum depression. In B. Melnyk & E. Fineout-Overholt Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Health: A guide for Translating Research Evidence into Practice.

Presentations (selected)

19th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, “Nurses’ Knowledge of Postpartum Depression.” Singapore, 2008

Miami Area Health Education Commission, “Dealing with ‘Difficult Patients.’” Miami, Florida, 2008

Miami Area Health Education Commission, “Perinatal Emotional Disorders of Women.” Miami, Florida, 2008

American Academy of Nursing Annual Convention, “Postpartum Depression Prevention- A Cross Cultural Comparison.” Washington, DC, 2007

2nd Annual Statewide ACNM Chapter Workshop and Meeting, “Updates on Assessment & Treatment for Postpartum depressed women.” Miami, Florida, 2007

The South Florida Research Consortium for Healthcare Professionals, “A program of research encompassing twenty years of study of postpartum depression in the South Florida area.” Coral Gables, Florida, 2007

15th International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, “The postpartum period: a concept analysis.” Vienna, Austria, 2007

Advances in Women’s Healthcare 2nd Annual CEU workshop of SE Florida Chapter American College of Nurse Midwives, “Postpartum depression: screening and treatment updates.” 2007

Healthy Start Coalition Educational Training, “Recognizing and preventing postpartum Depression.” Miami FL, 2007

STTI Region 7 Annual Conference, “Postpartum depression prevention practices of African American and Cuban American Mothers.” Savannah, GA, 2007

Community Outreach Program of the Veterans of Foreign War Broward County Women’s Health Conference, “Special mental health issues of women.” 2005

15th International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, “Preventing postpartum depression.” Dublin, Ireland, 2004

Major Accomplishments

District 5 FNA Research award, 2005   
Fulbright Scholar in Cyprus for Teaching Grant Project, 2003-2004
Multicultural Nursing Solutions for Multicultural Problems. 2003-2004   
William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award given by The Florida Education Fund on Behalf of the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, 2004