Wallace, Meredith 1965–
Wallace, Meredith 1965–
PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1965, in Medford, MA; daughter of Arthur Joseph (a manager) and Janet Frances (a manager; maiden name, Metall) Lima; married Anthony Wallace (an attorney); children: Kelsey Frances, Christian Murdoch. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Boston University, B.S. (nursing, magna cum laude), 1988; New York University, M.S. (medical-surgical nursing), 1993, Ph.D., 2001. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Roman Catholic.
CAREER: Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, nurse, 1988–89; Windsor Castle Health Care, New Haven, CT, director of departments of staff development and infection control, 1989–90; Omni Home Health Service, New Haven, nurse, 1990–92; Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, geriatric nurse specialist, 1992–96, manager of health promotion, 1996–98; Brighton Gardens of Woodbridge, Woodbridge, CT, adult nurse practitioner, 2001–02; Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, assistant professor of gerontological nursing, community health, and nursing research, 2002–. New York University, federal nurse trainee, 1997–98. Hesser College, adjunct instructor, 1989; Southern Connecticut State University, adjunct instructor, 1990–, assistant professor, 1998–2002; Quinnipiac College, adjunct instructor, 1995–98; Geriatric Education Center, New York, NY, lecturer, 1996–. Applied Nursing Research, managing editor, 2000–01; consultant to American Geriatric Society. Life Haven Shelter for Women and Children, member of board of directors, 1997–, vice president, 1999–2000, president, 2000–. Military service: U.S. Army Nurse Reserve Corps, commissioned officer, 1989–2002.
MEMBER: Gerontological Society of America, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Connecticut Nurses Association (regional representative, 1996–97), Sigma Theta Tau (president of Mu Beta chapter, 1988–).
AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow, John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for the Advancement of Nursing Practice, 1997–2000; Award of Excellence in Applied Nursing Research, Springer Publishing Co., 2001; Book of the Year Awards, American Journal of Nursing, 2001, for Geriatric Nursing Research Digest, and 2003, for Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management, and Care; grant from Health Research and Services Administration.
(Associate editor and contributor) Geriatric Nursing Research Digest, Springer Publishing Co. (New York, NY), 2000.
(Editor, with L. L. Powell) Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management, and Care, Springer Publishing Co. (New York, NY), 2002.
(Editor) Essentials of Geriatric Nursing, Delmar Publishing Co. (Albany, NY), in press.
Contributor to nursing textbooks, including Health Promotion throughout the Lifespan, Mosby YearBook (St. Louis, MO), 1997, 5th edition, 2001; Critical Care Nursing of the Elderly, Springer Publishing Co. (New York, NY), 2001; A Nurses' Guide to Consumer-Health Web Sites, Springer Publishing Co. (New York, NY), 2002; Internet Resources for Nurses, Springer Publishing Co. (New York, NY), 2002; and Gynecology—Well Women Care, Appleton & Lange (Norwalk, CT), in press. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Oncology Nursing Forum, Annals of Long-Term Care, HomeCare Consultant, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, and Geriatric Nursing. Applied Nursing Research, member of editorial board, 1998–, research brief editor, 2001–; editor, Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults, 1998–. Managing editor of Gerontology: Nursing Care of the Older Adult, Delmar Thompson Learning, 2001.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Urologic Nursing, April, 2003, Rita Yee, review of Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management, and Care, p. 166.