Dr. Irina McKeehan 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 Ph.D. in social medicine at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in NYC, as well as a M.P.H. in health policy and management. She holds a certificate from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) as a Master TeamSTEPPS Trainer, and a certificate from Harvard University in geocoding of health disparities, with a bachelor's cum laude in international affairs from the University of Hawaii. She received a Fulbright Scholar in Global Health Award in 2006, and subsequently spent two 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 Health Services Program. For UNICEF Kyrgyzstan, Dr. Campbell evaluated the National Survey of Knowledge, Attitude, HIV 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. 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 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 for the U.S. Department of State.

Dr. Campbell was contributing editor, cultural competencies, Hispanic Health Care International, 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.

Dr. Campbell has served as contributing faculty for DNP capstone students at Walden University and director of clinical development and quality care for a California-based national hospitalist program, where she implemented a performance improvement program for physicians. Dr. Campbell is married to a United States Military Academy Army officer and has spent over 25 years traveling and living on a variety of domestic and international military bases, where she was involved with family support services for soldiers and continues to actively support veteran programs.

Selected Projects & Publications:

Principal Investigator, “Exploring Feasibility of Implementing Performance/ Competency Based Education in Community Health and the School of Health & Human Services,” National University, Innovation Grant, NUS Office of Strategy & Innovation, 2016-curr.

Project Evaluator, HRSA Grant # Project Title: National University Nurse Managed Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Initiative (NUNMC-IPE/IPCP) Principal Investigator: Dr. Gloria McNeal, 2015-curr.

Director, Data Management & Assessment Core, School of Health and Human Services, Center for Excellence for Health Sciences Research and Education, 2015-curr.

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, Second Edition, 2014, Springer Publishing Co., ISBN-13: 9780826106711 (2016).

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.

Selected Conference Papers & Published Proceedings

Irina McKeehan Campbell, “Exploring Feasibility of Piloting Performance/ Competency Based Education in Community Health Internship within NU School of Health & Human Services,” Competency-Based Education Network’s CBExchange 2016 Conference, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ, October 19, 2016.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, Ellen Gehrke, and Gloria J. McNeal, "The Planetree Model of Person-Centered, Student-Centered, & Patient-Centered education partnership with National University School of Health & Human Services," First Annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), National University, Sanford Education Center, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA, October 14-15, 2016.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, Invited Discussant, Local Public Health System Assessment, County of San Diego, Health & Human Service Agency, Public Health Services,Marina Village, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109; Morning Session Essential Service 8: Assure Competent Public and Personal Health Care Workforce; Afternoon Session Essential Service 10: Research for New Insights and Innovative Solutions to Health Care Problems, September 23, 2016

Joann Harper, Irina McKeehan Campbell, and Alice Noquez, invited by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to bepart of the TeamSTEPPS National Implementation Extended Faculty team. A $1,500 team honorarium is provided to lead a 60-minute office hour between June 27, 2016-September 2, 2016.

Joann Harper, Irina McKeehan Campbell, and Alice Noquez, “Integrating TeamSTEPPS with the Core Competencies to Promote Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Interprofessional Practice (IPP),” Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)2016 Team STEPPS National Conference,http://teamsteppsportal.org/, Washington, D.C, June 8-10, 2016.

Irina McKeehan Campbell and Gloria J. McNeal, “NUNMC-IPCP Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Grantee Meeting,” National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, St. Paul, MN, https://nexusipe.org/informing/about-national-center April 7-8, 2016

Joann Harper, Irina McKeehan Campbell, and Alice Noquez, “TeamSTEPPS® Master Training Course,” UCLA Simulation Center, 700 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, April 1, 2016.

Irina McKeehan Campbell, “Data Management/ Research & Scholarship Core,” National University School of Health and Human services Center for Excellence in Science and Education, SHHS Summit, Marriott La Jolla, CA 92037, March 13-14, 2016

Irina McKeehan Campbell, Gloria J.McNeal, Darling Richiez, “Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Team Practice in a Nurse-Managed Clinic,” Reference ID: 0656-000926. American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN 2016 Master’s Education Conference, Royal Sonesta Houston, Houston, TX, February 25-27, 2016.

Darling Richiez, Irina McKeehan Campbell, GloriaJ.McNeal. “Promoting Inter-professional Education and Collaborative Practice through Web-based Technology, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Nurse-Managed Virtual Clinics,” American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN Faculty Development Conference, Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, St. Petersburg, FL, February 4-6, 2016.

McNeal GJ, Norris K, Noquez A, Campbell McKeehan I. Development of a Community Engaged Interprofessional Healthcare Program. National University Faculty Scholarship Conference, September 8, 2015.

Campbell McKeehan I, Sergeyeva L, Zavala J, Smith T, Noursamadi R. Model for Student Success. National University Spring Symposium, March 15, 2015.

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, Ph.D., 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 Education and Collaboration in an Indigenous Global Community,” Paris, France, June 9-13, 2010.

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