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Nancy Jallo, PhD, RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS

Assistant Professor
P.O. Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567
Phone: (804) 628-3365
E-mail: njallo@vcu.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Post-Master's Certificate - WHNP
  • Post-Master's Certificate - FNP
  • M.S.N - The Catholic Univerisity of America
  • B.S.N - The University of California at Los Angeles

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau 1985-present
    • Corresponding Secretary Epsilon Chi Chapter 2001-2002
    • Helen Yura-Petro Lectureship Chair Epsilon Chi Chapter 1999-2001
    • Epsilon Chi Chapter Research Chair 1996-1999
  • AWHONN 1990-present
    • Peninsula Chapter Co-Leader 2009-present
    • Peninsula Chapter Legislative Coordinator 1996-1999
    • Peninsula Chapter Coordinator 1992-1996
    • Virginia Section conference Co-Chair 1994
    • National Nominating Committee for 2006 Board of Directors
  • Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners 1996-present
  • Southern Nursing Research Society 2002-present
  • National Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010-present
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science 2010-present
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health 2010-present

Research Funding/External Funding

  • 2010-2011 Co-investigator: University of San Diego School of Nursing "Maternal Stress"; funded through intramural funding provided by the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, University of San Diego (Howlad, PI) and the Grant #P30 NR011403 (Grap, PI), Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management; National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH.
  • Jallo, N. (Project Director). "Guided Imagery Effect of Pregnancy Symptoms and Outcomes", 2010-2012; funded through Grant #P30 NR011403 (Grap, PI), Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management; National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH and A.D. Williams Foundation
  • Jallo, N. (Project Director). "Guided Imagery Effect of Pregnancy Symptoms and Outcomes", 2010-2012; funded through Grant #P30 NR011403 (Grap, PI), Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management; National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH and A.D. Williams Foundation
  • 2004-2007 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F3) to examine “Effects of Relaxation-Guided Imagery on Maternal Stress”
  • 2005 -2006 Project Coordinator: March of Dimes Grant “Community Partnership: Facilitating Health Behaviors during Pregnancy that Impact Prematurity.”
    Grant funded
  • 2004-2006 Project Coordinator: Center for Health Care Strategies, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant: “A Business Case for Quality - Long Range Quality and Cost Outcomes of a Comprehensive Pregnancy Partner Program.”
  • 2003-2005 Project Coordinator: Center for Health Care Strategies, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant: “A Community Based Pregnancy Care Partnership.”
  • 2003-2004 Project Coordinator: March of Dimes Grant Award “Sentara Community Based Pregnancy Care Coordination: A Pilot Outreach Worker Training Program.”
    Grant funded.
  • 1999-2000 Co-investigator “Identifying Educational Needs of Preterm Labor Patients during In-Hospital and Home Care Management” (Partially funded by a research grant from Epsilon Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau)

Awards, Fellowships & Honors

  • 2010 Virginia Chapter of March of Dimes Volunteer of the Year Award
  • 2006 Virginia Chapter of March of Dimes Volunteer Hall of Fame
  • 1998 Nursing Practice Award Recipient Epsilon Chi Chapter

Selected Publications

  • Jallo, N., Lyon, D., Kinser, P., Kelly, D., Menzies, V., Jackson-Cook, C. (2013). Recruiting for epigenetic research: Facilitating the informed consent process. Nursing Research and Practice, Article ID 935740, doi:10.1155/2013/935740
  • Menzies, V. & Jallo, N. Guided imagery as a treatment option for fatigue: a literature review. J Holist Nurs., in press.
  • Jallo, N, Bourguignon, C, Taylor, AG, Ruiz, J, & Goehler, L. The biobehavioral effecst of relaxation guided imagery on maternal stress. Adv in Mind-Body Med. 2009-2010 Winter; 24(4): 12-22.
  • Lyon, D, Cheng, CY, Howland, L, Rattican, D, Jall, N, Pickler, R, Brown, L, McGrath, J. Integrated review of cytokines in maternal, cord and newborn blood: part 1 - Associations with preterm birth. Bio Res Nurs. 2010:11(4); 371-6.
  • Pickler RH, Brown, LF, McGrath J, Lyon DE, Rattican D, Cheng CY, Howland L, Jallo N. Integrated review of cytokines in maternal, cord, and newborn blood: Part II- Associations with early infection and increased risk. Biol Res Nurs. 2010: 11(4); 377-86.
  • Jallo, N., Bray, K., Padden, M., & Levin, D. “A Nurse-Driven Quality Improvement Program to Improve Perinatal Outcomes”. The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing. 2009; 23(3): 241-250.
  • Jallo, N., Bourguignon, C., Taylor, A.G., & Utz, S.W.“Stress Management during Pregnancy: Designing and Evaluating a Mind-Body Intervention,” Family and Community Health 31(3), July-September, 2008