Mary Molewyk Doornbos PhD, RN | firstname.lastname@example.org
- BSN University of Michigan 1980
- MS University of Michigan 1983
- PhD Wayne State University 1993
- University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing 1999-2000 Fellow of the Summer Nursing Research Institute
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
- Instructor of Nursing (September 1983 – August 1986)
- Assistant Professor of Nursing (September 1986 – August 1990)
- Associate Professor of Nursing (September 1990 – August 1994)
- Professor of Nursing (September 1994 – Present)
- Acting Chairperson of Department (Fall 1986)
- Acting Chairperson of Department (Spring and Fall 1999)
- Chairperson of Department (Fall 2004 - Present)
- Hope Behavioral Health Services, Family Support Group, January 2004 – December 2004, Professional Facilitator
- Hope College, Holland Michigan, Counseling Center, September 1984 - April 1987, Nurse Therapist (one evening a week during academic year)
- Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, June 1980 - July 1982, Staff Nurse, Intermediate Cardiac Care Unit
Administrative Responsibilities in the Department of Nursing
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
- Family Health
- Family Nursing
- Family Caregiving
- Intervention Studies
- Nursing Theory
- Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship. “Transforming Care: A Reformed Vision of Nursing Practice.” Approved, funded December, 2001 for $67,000.
- Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship. Reading Group Grant to explore “Reformed Perspectives on the Discipline of Nursing”. Approved, funded May, 2001 for $7500.
- Calvin College Faculty Research Grant to explore " Family Caregiving in the Families of Young Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illnesses" - 2001.
- Calvin College Sabbatical Leave Fall, 2000-Interim, 2001
- Calvin College Science Division Summer 2000 Research Award "Predicting Family Health in the Families of Young Adults with Persistent Mental Illnesses."
- Calvin College Faculty Research Grant to further explore "Family Health in the Families of those with Serious Mental Illnesses"- 1998.
- Award for Excellence in Nursing Education - Kappa Epsilon Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International; April, 2003
- Doornbos, M.M. (2007). King’s systems framework and a theory of family health in the families of adults with persistent mental illnesses - An evolving conceptualization. In M.A. Frey & C. Sieloff (Eds.), King's Framework and Theory for Nursing. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications.
- Doornbos, M.M., Groenhout, R. & Hotz, K.G. (2005). Transforming care: a Christian vision of nursing practice. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
- Doornbos, M.M. (2002). Predicting family health in families of young adults with severe mental illness. Journal of Family Nursing 8 (3), 241-263.
- Doornbos, M.M. (2002). Family caregivers and the mental health care system: Reality and dreams. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, XVI, (1), 39-46.
- Doornbos, M.M. (2001). The 24-7-52 job: Family caregiving for young adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Journal of Family Nursing, 7 (4), 328-344.
- Doornbos, M.M. (2001). Professional support of the family caregivers of the seriously and persistently mentally ill. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 39 (12), 40-45.
- Doornbos, M.M. (2000). King's systems framework and family health: The derivation and testing of a theory. The Journal of Theory Construction and Testing, 4 (1), 20-26.
- Doornbos, M. M. (1997). The problems and coping methods of caregivers of young adults with mental illness. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 53 (9), 22-26.
- Doornbos, M. M. (1997). The invisibly afflicted. The Banner, 5-12-97, 12-15.
- Doornbos , M. M. (1996). The strengths of families coping with serious mental illness. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, (4), 214-220.
- Doornbos, M. M. (1995). Using King's systems framework to explore family health in the families of the young chronically mentally ill. In M. A. Frey & C.L. Sieloff (Eds.), Advancing King's systems framework and theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 192-205.
Selected Paper Presentations
- “Spiritual Resources for Nurses in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: The Challenge of Medication Non-adherence.” Medical Ethics Research Network. Novi, Michigan. May 12, 2006.
- "Depression in the workplace." West Michigan Association of Occupational Health Nurses. Grand Rapids, Michigan. May 11, 2005.
- "Seeing the Image of God in the Least of These: Caregiver/Client Relationships in Mental Health Practices". Invited lecture, Carlow College, Carlow, Ireland. March 15, 2005.
- "A Challenging Journey: The Family Dealing with Depression", November 2, 2004. Invited lecture, Butterworth Nursing Alumni Association. Grand Rapids, MI.
- "Writing the Next Chapter", May 20, 2004. Calvin College Department of Nursing Pinning Ceremony. Grand Rapids, MI.
- "Singing the blues: Depression across the lifespan." Invited lecture, Butterworth Nursing Alumni Association. Grand Rapids, Michigan. November 3, 2003.
- "Family Health in the Families of Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness", July, 2000. International Family Nursing Conference, Chicago, IL.
- "Evidence Based Health Care: Descriptive Research", February, 1997. Cook Institute for Research & Education, Grand Rapids, MI
- "Called to Excellence", May, 1996. Hope Calvin Department of Nursing Pinning Ceremony Address.
- Dordt College Department of Nursing. CCNE accreditation consultation. June, 2006.
- Trinity Western University Department of Nursing. External reviewer - integration of Christian faith throughout departmental curriculum and scholarship. September 2006.
- Consultant to the Government Accountability Office: Bipartisan request from Chairman Pete Stark of the Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means and Ranking Member Gordon Smith of the Senate Special Committee on Aging: Challenges of caregivers of adult children with serious mental impairments or emotional disturbances
- Western Journal of Nursing Research - January, 2007
- Applied Journal of Gerontology - August, 2007
- Michigan Association of Colleges of Nursing, Treasurer
- American Psychiatric Nurses Association
- Michigan Nurses Association - Lakeshore District, Past Member - Nominating Committee
- Midwest Nursing Research Society - Abstract Reviewer
- Sigma Theta Tau International -Kappa Epsilon Chapter-At-Large and Rho Chapter, Leadership Succession Committee
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