Publications & Presentations

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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Simonovich, S.D., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Ali, A., *Awosika, O., *Herman, A., §Cory, M., +Estrada, M., §Loiacono, B., +Soto, D., Buscemi, J. (In Press). A systematic review examining the relationship between food insecurity and early childhood physiological health outcomes. Translational Behavioral Medicine.


Simonovich, S.D., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Bass, M.E., *Stromer, S.M., *Kim, K.C., Meline, B., Tabb, K.M. (In Press). WIC professionals’ adaptations in clinical practice to better assess and address household food insecurity in diverse nonmetropolitan families. Beyond Borders: Advances in Global Welfare.


*Kraus, M.R., Simonovich, S.D., Tabb, K.M. (2019). An integrative review examining the manifestation and trajectory of depression from pregnancy to postpartum in childbearing women. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research. 


Piñeros-Leaño, M., Tabb, K., Simonovich, S. D., Wang, Y., Meline, B., Huang, H. (2018). Racial differences in breastfeeding initiation among WIC participants in a Midwestern public health district. Health Equity. https://doi.org/10.1089/heq.2018.0016


Simonovich, S. D., Florczak, K.L. (2018). Re-envisioning evidence gap maps with qualitative research. Nursing Science Quarterly, doi: 10.1177/0894318418792882.


Simonovich, S.D. (2017). The value of developing a mixed methods program of research. Nursing Science Quarterly, doi: 10.1177/0894318417708426.



Scholarly Presentations

*Awosika, O., *Ali, A., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Herman, A., §Cory, M., +Estrada, M., §Loiacono, B., +Soto, D., Buscemi, J., Simonovich, S.D. (2020). A systematic review examining the relationship between food insecurity and early childhood physiological health outcomes. Midwest Nursing Research Association, Schaumburg, IL, April 2, 2020; E-Conference Format Due to COVID-19.


*Klement, C., *Ostrowski, M.E., *Lakhani, N., *Noehre, S., Tabb, K., Simonovich, S.D. (2020). Public health provider perspectives on food insecurity and perinatal mood disorders: Implications for Nursing Science. Midwest Nursing Research Association, Schaumburg, IL, April 2, 2020; E-Conference Format Due to COVID-19.


Simonovich, S.D., *Tanaglia, A., *Ostrowski, M.E., *Klement, C., MacDonald, J. (2019). An examination of key stakeholders’ knowledge and perspectives on addressing food insecurity in families ineligible for assistance programming: An action plan to close the gap. Food and Nutrition, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. November 4, 2019.


Simonovich, S.D., *Klement, C., *Lakhani, N., *Ostrowski, M.E., *Noehre, S., Tabb, K. (2019). Public health provider perspectives on food insecurity and perinatal mood disorders. National Perinatal Depression Research Engagement (PDRE) Symposium, Champaign, IL, May 3, 2019.


Simonovich, S.D., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Hench, K.N., Meline, B., Tabb, K. (2019). Formula and milk food insecurity amongst infants and children in WIC families. National Perinatal Depression Research Engagement (PDRE) Symposium, Champaign, IL, May 3, 2019.


Simonovich, S.D., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Hench, K.N., Meline, B., Tabb, K. (2019). Formula and milk food insecurity amongst infants and children in WIC families. Midwest Nursing Research Association, Kansas City, MO, March 2019.


*Kim, K.C., Simonovich, S.D., Piñeros-Leaño, M., *Bass, M.E., *Stromer, S.M., Meline, B., Tabb, K.M. (2018). WIC Professionals’ Adaptations in Clinical Practice to Better Assess and Address Household Food Insecurity in Participating Families. Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, IN, September 2018.


*Bass, M., *Prero, S., Simonovich, S.D., Tabb Dina, K. (2018). WIC professionals’ knowledge and perspectives of variations in Household Food Insecurity and Perinatal Depression: A Focus-Group Study. Midwest Nursing Research Association, Cleveland, OH, April 2018.


Simonovich, S.D. (2017). Advancing the science of public health nursing: The value of developing a mixed methods program of research. Public Health Nursing Section, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. November 7, 2017.


Simonovich, S.D. Pryde, J., Meline, B., Malinga, T., Hajaraih, S., *Bass, M., *Prero, S., Tabb, K. (2017). Modelling Interprofessional Collaboration Across Education and Practice: Training the next generation of Public Health Social Workers and Nurses. Public Health Social Work, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. November 7, 2017.


Simonovich, S.D., Torrescano, E. (2017). Fostering the “a-ha” moment in online discussion. Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, Madison, WI.  July 26, 2017.


Simonovich, S.D., Bekemeier, B., Johnson, D.B., Herting, J. (2016). Examining the impact of the Great Recession and US population demographics on the longitudinal relationship between food insecurity and WIC participation. Midwest Nursing Research Association, Milwaukee, WI, March 2016.


Simonovich, S.D., Bekemeier, B., Johnson, D.B., Herting, J. (2014). Exploring the association between state-level WIC coverage and household food security: Demographic and geographic patterns. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2014. 


Co-author Coding: 

§Doctoral student; *Masters student; +Undergraduate student; ∆Community partner; †Health professional practice partner.