Dr. Irina Campbell

School of Health and Human Services
Community Health

Dr. Irina McKeehan Campbell joined National University in 2014 as Professor in Community Health. Dr. Campbell completed a Doctorate in Social Medicine at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in NYC, as well as an M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management and M.Phil. She holds a Certificate from Harvard University in Geocoding of Health Disparities, and is a Professional Registered Nurse, with a Bachelor's in International Affairs from the University of Hawaii. She received a Fulbright Scholar in Global Health Award in 2006, and subsequently spent about 2 years teaching evidence-based public health in Kazakhstan, Central Asia. As a Fulbright Scholar, she designed and evaluated the United Nations UNICEF Country level Youth Friendly Services Program. For UNICEF Kyrgyzstan, Dr. Campbell evaluated the National Survey of Knowledge, Attitude, HIB Prevention and Behavior/Life Based Skills and Health Education (KAPB). She provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan Healthy Lifestyle Center, delivered capacity-building workshops with USAID for the Post-Graduate Institute of Family Medicine. She held an appointment as a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University of New York, and has served as principal investigator and project director on a number of state and community health surveys in health inequity and inequality. She designed and conducted international public opinion polls in Russia and the Ukraine. Dr. Campbell was contributing Editor, Cultural Competencies, Hispanic Health Care Internationa, and has presented on global routes of HIV transmission, health-related quality of life and multilevel health models at NY Academy of Medicine, Harvard University, the World Health Organization (WHO) Athens, UNESCO Paris, the Royal Statistical Association (UK), and several other international conferences. She was a Ford Foundation grant recipient to edit Social Science and Medicine, Health Crisis in Easter Europe and Russia. Dr. Campbell served as Director of Clinical Development and Quality Care for a California based national Hospitalist Program, where she implemented a performance improvement program and provided training workshops in Quality Improvement for physicians and Clinical Care Coordinators. Dr. Campbell is married to an USMA Army officer and has spent over 25 years on a variety of domestic and international military bases, where she was involved with Family Services for soldiers and continues to actively support veteran programs.

Selected Publications:

Irina McKeehan Campbell and Gloria McNeal, “Chapter 11: Identifying Global Health for Population-based Nursing”,  in Ann L. Curley and Patty A. Vitale (Editors), Population-Based Nursing: Concepts and Competencies for Advanced Practice, 2nd Edition, 2014, Springer Publishing Co., ISBN-13: 9780826106711 (forthcoming Jan., 2015).

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Evaluation of the National Baseline Study of Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, and Behavior (KAPB) Among Teenagers in Kyrgyzstan”, UNICEF, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, January, 2008: 80 pp.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “2005-2009 Mid-Term Review of UNICEF Youth Friendly Services (YFS) in Kazakhstan – A Real Time Evaluation, 2007”. UNICEF, Almaty, Kazakhstan, December, 2007: 100 pp.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, Editor, Analytical Investigation of General Mortality in Kazakhstan. United Nations UNFPA and NCPHLD, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2006

Irina McKeehan Campbell, “Quality & Population Informatics”, OJNI (Editorial), Spring, 2006.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, “A Multilevel Evaluation Model for Health Disparity Reduction and Cultural Competency Intervention”, Hispanic Health Care International n. 1, vol. 3 (Spring/Summer, 2004): 1-10.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, “A Multilevel Urban Profile Of Socioeconomic Inequality And Social Capital As Determinants Of Individual Health In Moscow, Russia”, Columbia University Libraries, Academic Commons, 2002.  

IV McKeehan (Irina Campbell) , “ A Multilevel City Health Profile of Moscow” , Social
Science and Medicine, n. 9, vol. 51 (November, 2000): 1295-1312.

IV McKeehan (Irina Campbell), Siegrist, Johannes, and Cockerham, William. (Editors) “The Health Crisis in Russia and Eastern Europe.” Special Issue of Social Science and Medicine, n.9, vol. 51 (November, 2000).

Irina McKeehan Campbell , "Chapter 11: Planning of National Primary Health Care and Prevention Programs". In Eugene Gallagher and Jan Subedi (Editors). Global Perspectives on Health Care. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1995: 174-197.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Evaluating the Health Status of the Moscow Elderly”. Sociological Research (Sotsiologicheskiye Issledovaniye), n.3, (March, 1995): 109-114.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , (Editor), Russian Education and Society:  Nationalistic Stereotypes of Russians Among Students and Instructors in Higher Education, (M.E.Sharpe Publ.) vol. 35, no. 4, May, 1993.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , (Editor), Russian Education and Society:  Students' Attitudes Towards Socialism, Nationalism, and Perestroika,  (M.E.Sharpe Publ.) vol. 35, no. 5, April, 1993.

Irina Campbell , Campbell, R., and Tumanov, S.V. “Lifestyles and Habits influencing the health of Muscovites before the implementation of the Health Insurance Law of Russia of 1991-1993”. Sociological Research (Sotsiologicheskiye Issledovaniye), n.3, (March, 1993): 45-49 .

Irina Campbell , and Campbell, R. "The Influence of Soviet Normative Structure on Nationalism: A Theoretical Construct". Sociological Research (Sotsiologicheskiye Issledovaniye), n.1, (January, 1992): 94-103.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , (Editor),  Sociological Research:  National Conflicts On The Eve Of The Coup, (M.E.Sharpe Publ.) vol. 31, no. 6, November-December, 1992.

Selected Conference Papers & Published Proceedings

Gloria McNeal, PhD, MSN ACNS-BC, FAN, and Irina Campbell, PhD, MPH, “National University Nurse Managed Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Clinic”, Border Health Symposium: The Power of Collaboration, Office of Binational Border Health, California Dept. of Public Health, San Diego, CA , Hanlery Hotel, San Diego, CA, Poster and Presentation,  August 7-August 8, 2014.

Gloria McNeal, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Irina Campbell, PhD, MPH,  “Translating Global Lessons for Improving Access to Primary Care in Newark, NJ, with Nurse Managed Delivery of Mobile Health Services”, Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Conference, ABNF – Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Inc., “Nursing Eduction and Collaboration in an Indigenous Global Community”, Paris, France, June 9-13, 2010.

Irina Campbell . (Producer/ Editor). Kazakhstan HIV Prevention Music Video “Kazakh Band Zyvoy Zvuk in Kazakh Language with English Subtitles", Nurali Amanzholov, President, Kazakhstan People Living With HIV/AIDS", January, 2008.

Irina Campbell . (Producer/ Editor) Kazakhstan HIV Prevention Video “Kazakh Girl in Kazakh Language with English Subtitles”, Nurali Amanzholov, President, NGO “Kazakhstan People Living With HIV/AIDS”, January, 2008.

Irina McKeehan Campbell and Damilya S. Nugmanova (President, Kazakhstan Association of Family Physicians),  "Health Reform in Kazakhstan: 15 years after Independence", APHA 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. November 3-7, 2007.

Irina McKeehan Campbell and Altyn Aringazina, (Assoc. Prof., Kazakhstan School of Public Health) "Health Politics and Policy in the post-Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan", APHA 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. November 3-7, 2007.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “International Standards in Research”, Semey Medical Academy, Semipalatinsk, International Conference on Standards in Clinical Research, Kazakhstan, September 23-25, 2007.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Social Epidemiology in HIV: Prevalence Calculation”,  Semey Medical Academy, Semipalatinsk, International Conference on Ecology, Radiation, and HIV, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2007.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , and Curley, Ann, “Urban Health Informatics: Linking Data for Multilevel Mapping of Health Policy and Health Disparities”, 4th International Conference on Urban Health, Achieving Social Justice in Urban Communities, Toronto, Canada, October 26-28, 2005; Journal of Urban Health “Section II: Poster Sessions”, v.82 (n. 4) Supplement 5, pp.118.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “ Municipal Health Informatics: Multilevel GeoMapping of Health and Policy Data ”,2005 ESRI Health GIS Conference, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL, October 23–26, 2005.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Evaluation of Evidence-based Policy & Community Mapping”, Inventory of UMDNJ Activities on Minority Health and Health Disparities, School of Public Health-Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, Health Disparities Research Symposium, June, 17,  2005: pg. 17.

Irina Campbell and Kathuria, N., “Hospitalist Quality Scorecard”, Annual Conference, Society for Hospital Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4, 2004.

Irina Campbell and Kathuria, N., “Predictive Modeling of Costs and Performance Improvement” , Annual Conference, Society for Hospital Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4, 2004.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , S.Pozdnyakov, A.Sherbinskaya,  "The social and economic factors influencing the transmission of HIV/AIDS in the Ukraine and Central Asia: Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan" , Central Asian Studies Society, Harvard University, October, 2003.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , S.Pozdnyakov, T.Gerasimenko, L. Mogilevsky, Y.Boschenko, V.Filyuk, L.Averbukh, I.Gridasova, T.Moskalenko, V.Odinets, A.Sherbinskaya, Y.P.Dobrov,"Global security and the transmission of HIV among urban adolescents in Ukraine and Russia”, International Society for Urban Health, New York Academy of Medicine, October, 2003.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “The Moscow Lifestyle and Health-Related Quality of Life Survey: Choice, Chance, and Cohesion”, Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference of the European Society of Health and Medical Sociology: Rennes, France, August 1998: 147.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Massive Social Change and Health: A Report from
the Moscow Lifestyle and Health-Related Quality of Life Survey”, 5th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19-22 August 1998;

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “The Moscow Lifestyle and Health-Related Quality of Life Survey: A City in Transition”, Proceedings of the World Health Organization (WHO) International Healthy Cities Conference: Athens, Greece, June 1998: 37-38.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Evaluating Health Inequality among the Elderly: a Gender Health Profile from the Moscow Lifestyle and Health-related Quality of Life Survey”, Proceedings of the International Congress for Global Health Progress: Worldwide Revolution in Longevity and Quality of Life: UNESCO, Paris, May 1998: 102.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , “Psychological Distress and QOL Among Moscow Adults: A Telephone Survey of an Urban Community”, 7th International Conference on Social Stress Research, Budapest, Hungary, 27-29 May 1998;

Irina McKeehan Campbell , "Measurement of Interviewer Error in a Moscow Telephone Survey”, American Statistical Association: 1995 Proceedings of the International Conference on Survey Measurement and Process Quality, Bristol, United Kingdom, April, 1995: 46-51. 

Irina McKeehan Campbell , "Meta-Analysis of Survey Research Methods", American Statistical Association:1993 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, Vol. II, January, 1994: 1172-1177.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , "Evaluating Quality of Life in Moscow after the August 1991 Coup: A Conceptual Inquiry", World Congress of Sociology, Quality of Life Session, Bielefeld, Germany, July 19, 1994.

Irina McKeehan Campbell , "Evaluating Quality of Life in Post-Coup Moscow", World Association for Public Opinion Research WAPOR/ESOMAR Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 16-17, 1993.

Irina Campbell , Conference Co-Director: "The Soviet Union", Forty-Third Annual Conference on U.S. Affairs, SCUSA 43, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, Nov. 20-23, 1991.

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