PhD Prepared Faculty

Postdoctoral Fellows

Roy Thompson


  • Preparing Future Faculty – Inclusive Excellence
  • Dissertation Award – 2023 Midwest Nursing Research Society, Gerontological Nursing Science Research and Implementation Interest Group
  • The Graduate School of Duke University COVID-19 Funding Extension (US$13,750.00), 2022
  • The Graduate School of Duke University Sixth Year Tuition Scholarship (US$4457.25), 2022
  • The Graduate School of Duke University COVID-19 Funding Extension (US$11,000.00), 2021
  • The Graduate School of Duke University Sixth Year Tuition Scholarship (US$4457.25), 2021
  • Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Fellowship (US$5000.00), 2021
  • Global Health Doctoral Certificate Field Research Grant, Duke Global Health Institute (US$4555.00), (Co-I), 2020
  • Summer 2020 PhD Program Student Pilot Award Duke University School of Nursing (US$500.00), (Co-I), 2020)
  • K. Steel Family Graduate Fellowships (US$5000.00), 2020
  • Teaching for Equity Fellowship (~US$5000.00), 2020
  • William and Janet Hunt Graduate Fellowship (US$5000.00), 2019
  • The Graduate School of Duke University Summer Research Fellowship (US$5000.00), 2018
  • The Graduate School of Duke University Summer Research Fellowship (US$5000.00), 2017

Amburg, P., Thompson, R.A., Curtis, C.A. and Squires, A. (2022), Different countries and cultures, same language: How registered nurses and midwives can provide culturally humble care to Russian-speaking immigrants. Research in Nursing and Health , 45: 405-409., 45: 405-409.

Niles, P.M., Jun, J., Lor, M., Ma, C., Sadarangani, T., Thompson, R., & and Squires, A. (2022), Honoring Asian diversity by collecting Asian subpopulation data in health research. Research in Nursing and Health.

Nava, A., Estrada, L., Gerchow, L., Scott, J., Thompson, R., & Squires, A. (2022). Grouping people by language exacerbates health inequities – The case of Latinx/Hispanic populations in the US. Research in Nursing and Health. https://doi.10.1002/nur/22221

Thompson, R. A., Corazzini, K. N., Konrad, T. R., Cary, M. P., Silva, S. G., & McConnell, E. S. (2022) Factors Shaping International Nurse Migration to the United States and the Impact on Long Term Care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 23(2), 315-317.

Thompson, R. A., Curtis, C. A & Squires, A. (2022). Using culturally sensitive for race. Research in Nursing & Health, 45(1), 3-5.

Squires, A. & Thompson, R.A. (2021). Learning the language of health equity. Research in Nursing & Health, 44(6). 1-3.

Germack, H., Cary, M., Gilmartin, H., Girouard, S., Jones, T.M., Martin, B.J., Norful, A.A., Anusiewicz, C.V., Riman, K.A., Schlak, A.E., Squires, A., V. Estrada, L.V., Gazarian, P., Gerchow, L., Ghazal, L.V., Henderson, M.D., Mitha, S., Mpundu, G., Nikpour, J., Royster, M., Thompson, R., Stolldorf, D.P. (2021) Leading Policy and Practice Change During Unprecedented Times: The Nursing Health Services Research Response. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 12(2), 56-60.

Thompson, R. A. (2021). Increasing Racial/Ethnic Diversification of Nursing Faculty in Higher Ed is Needed Now. Journal of Professional Nursing, 37(4), A1-A3.

Bowers, B., Chu, C., Wu, B., Thompson, R. A., Lepore, M., Leung, A. Y. M., Brunkert, T., Sharew, N. T., Yamamoto-Maitani, N., Mateos, J.T., McGilton, K. S. (2021). The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on nursing home staff and residents. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 22(5), 929-932.

Corazzini, K. N., Anderson, R. A., Bowers, B. J., Chu, C. H., Edvardsson, D., Fagertun, A., Gordon, A.L., Leung, A.Y.M., McGilton, K.S., Meyer, J.E., Seigel, E.O., Thompson, R., Wang, J, Wei, S., Wu, B & Lepore, M. (2019). Toward Common Data Elements for International Research in Long-term Care Homes: Advancing Person-Centered Care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20(5), 598-603.

Edvardsson, D. Baxter, R. Corneliusson, L. Anderson, R.A. Beeber, A. Villas Boas, P. Corazzini, K. Gordon, A. Lepore, M. Leung, A.Y.E. McGilton, K. Meyer, J. Schols, J. Shepherd, V. Skoldunger, A. Thompson, R. Toles, M. Alexander Wachholz, P. Wang, J & Wu, B. (2019). Advancing long-term care science through using Common Data Elements: Candidate measures for care outcomes of Personhood, Wellbeing, and Quality of Life. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 5, 1-15. https://doi: 10.1177/2333721419842672.

In the news


Immigrant nurses in long-term care facilities often have more “human capital” compared to American-born nurses, SSON researcher finds

Findings can help create a more diverse, equitable workforce in nursing homes, which improves patient health outcomes.

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Roy Thompson – Faculty Highlight

Nursing goals are strong in Roy Thompson. Improving the nursing home workforce while understanding the relationship between staffing, models of care and  health disparities among nursing homes residents that belong to racial and ethnic minoritized groups.


Research Faculty Made November a Month for Impressive Outreach

Faculty and student researchers at the Sinclair School of Nursing traveled to conferences during the month of November presenting and earning numerous awards.