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Maria Pettinato, RN, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington. She is an experienced faculty member teaching Pathophysiology, Neurobiology, and Med/Surg nursing in both undergraduate and graduate programs on the east and west coast of the United States for the past 21 years. Her research interests focus on sexual minority health issues. Her scholarly work focuses on addiction, substance abuse, and mental health issues within the sexual minority community. She is Co-Chair of the Faculty Mentorship Program.
Pettinato, M. (2008). Nobody was out back then: A grounded theory study of midlife and older lesbians with alcohol problems, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, volume 29, pp. 619-638.
Swanson, K.M., Connor, S., Jolley S.N., Pettinato, M., Wang, T. J. (2007). Contexts and evolution of women’s responses to miscarriage during the first year after loss, Research in Nursing & Health, 30, 2-16.
Pettinato, M. (2005). Predicting, understanding and changing: Three research paradigms regarding alcohol use among lesbians, Journal of Lesbian Studies, 9(3), 91-101.
Refereed BooksPettinato, M. (2005). Predicting, understanding and changing: Three research paradigms regarding alcohol use among lesbians. In E. E. Ettore (Ed.), Making lesbians visible in the substance use field (pp. 91-101). Binghamton: Harrington Park Press.
Additional Scholarly Publications
Pettinato, M. (2006). An attempt toward connection and positive change, Neurotransmitter, 4-16.
Research podium presentation: Nobody was out back then: Abuse of alcohol by midlife and older lesbians, on April 13, 2007 at the Intersections of Race and Gender: (Re) Imagining the Family Interdisciplinary Conference, Seattle, WA.
Research podium presentation: Nobody was out back then: Abuse of alcohol by midlife and older lesbians, on February 23, 2007 at the Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference, Galveston, Texas.
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