Ann T. Malecha, PhD, RN, CNE, PHNA-BC, CPH

Professor

Nursing

Ann T. Malecha, PhD, RN, CNE, PHNA-BC, CPH

Contact

amalecha@twu.edu
713-794-2725
6700 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030

Biography

Dr. Malecha has over 35 years of experience in the nursing profession specializing in nursing education and public health/community health nursing. She has worked as an adult nurse practitioner in the occupational health and home health care settings. She has conducted research related to preventing violence against women in various community settings. Her current research program focuses on nursing student stress and strategies to promote academic success. She has published and presented throughout the US and internationally. She has served on various boards including the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses and the Southern Nursing Research Society as well as community advisory boards for Houston Harris Health, Fort Bend County Women's Center, and the Ethics Committee for the City of Sugar Land, Texas.

Education

Ph.D., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
M.S., Nursing, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
B.S.N., Nursing, Cum Laude, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

Expertise

 Community/Public Health Nursing; Nursing Education Research; Violence Prevention; Research Methods

Latest Articles

Cooperative based versus independent learning using the haptic intravenous simulator.
Clinical Simulation in Nursing (2017)
L McWilliams, Ann Malecha, R Langford

Comparing intravenous instructional methods with haptic simulators.
Nursing Research and Practices (2017)
L McWilliams, A Malecha

Penis cancer: The lived experience.
Cancer Nursing (2017)
H Gordon, A Malecha, G LoBiondo-Woods

Is there light? Well it depends – A grounded theory study of nurses, lighting, and medication administration.
Nursing Forum (2015)
K Graves, Ann Malecha, L Symes, S Cesario, A Malecha

Chapters

Promoting healthy partnerships in the workplace.
in Community as partner: Theory and practice in nursing. (8th ed) | E.T. Anderson & J.M. McFarlane (Eds.) (2019)
Ann Malecha

Promoting healthy partnerships in the workplace.
in Community as partner: Theory and practice in nursing. (7th ed.) | E.T. Anderson & J.M. McFarlane (Eds.) (2015)
Ann Malecha

Recent Presentations

Replacing the PhD Qualifying Exam with a Scholarly Portfolio
AACN's Doctoral Education Conference (2021)
Poster | Ann Malecha

Use of Crib Sheets and Exam Performance in an Undergraduate Nursing Course
SNRS 32nd Annual Conference, Southern Nursing Research Society (2018)
Podium | Ann Malecha

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief in a Community Health Nursing Course: An Example of Precision Education
State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (2018)
Poster | Ann Malecha

Providing Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief When the Nursing Program is Located in the Disaster Epicenter: Doing Clinical Differently
AACN 2018 Baccalaureate Education Conference (2018)
Poster | Ann Malecha

Use of Crib Sheets and Exam Performance in an Undergraduate Nursing Course
Nursing Education Research Conference 2018, Sigma Theta Tau International (2018)
Podium | Ann Malecha

Use of Crib Sheets and Exam Performance in an Undergraduate Nursing Course
Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress (2017)
Poster | Ann Malecha

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
  • Houston Texas Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Beta
  • Texas Nurse's Association

Honors & Awards

  • Emma Josephine Loeffelholz McMorris RN Spirituality Award, Institute for Spirituality and Health (2019)