PhD Prepared Faculty

Ellen Chiocca


  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Faculty Mentoring Status / Research & Teaching Emphasis Areas

Ellen Chiocca Headshot
Clinical Practice Area:

Primary Care Pediatrics

  • 2019  U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime Project CHILD (Collaboration of Helpers Lowering Deaths of Children)  $750,000 to be dispersed to Cook County Health over three years. Project CHILD is aimed at reducing the incidence of child maltreatment across three Illinois counties, namely, Cook, Peoria and Vermillion. 
  • American Journal of Nursing (AJN) 2020 AJN Book of the Year Award 
    First Place: Child Health  Advanced Pediatric Assessment by Ellen M. Chiocca. 3rd edition. 
  • Hornor, G., Boudreaux,D.  Bretl, D., Chapman, E., Chiocca, E., Donnell, C., Herendeen, P., Kahn, D., Loyke, J., Morris, K., Mulvaney, B. Perks, D., Terreros, A., & VanGraafeiland, B. Garcia (2020). Building a safe and healthy America: Eliminating corporal punishment via positive parenting. Journal of Pediatric Health Care,34(2):136-144. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2019.09.008. 
  • Chiocca, E. M.  (2019). Advanced pediatric assessment (3rd Ed). New York: Springer Publishing.  
  • Chiocca, E. M.  (2019). Study guide to accompany advanced pediatric assessment (2nd Ed): A case study and critical thinking review. New York: Springer Publishing 
  • Phillips, L., Bloom, T. L., Gainey, T. & Chiocca, E. (2017). Impact of short-term study abroad experiences on community health baccalaureate students. Journal of Nursing Education, 56, 528-533. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20170817-03. 
  • Chiocca, Ellen, M. (2017). American parents’ attitudes and beliefs about corporal punishment: An integrative literature review. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 3, 372-383. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.01.002 
  • Hornor, G., Bretl, D., Chapman, E., Chiocca, E., Donnell, C., Doughty, K., Houser, S., Marshall, B., Morris, K., & Garcia Quinones, S. (2015). Corporal punishment: Evaluation of an intervention by PNPs. Journal of Pediatric Health Care29 (6), 526-535. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2015.04.016  
  • Attitudes and Beliefs about Corporal among Inner City Homeless Parents, October 3, 2019, 2019 Global Health Summit, St. Paul, Minnesota  Academy on Violence and Abuse 
  • Neurobiological Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children,Co-presenter with Dr. Deana Lashley, November, 2018 
    2018 Global Health Summit, Tallahassee, Florida, Academy on Violence and Abuse  
  • No Hit Zone,Post presentation  November, 2018, 2018 Global Health Summit, Tallahassee, Florida, Academy on Violence and Abuse