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Dr. Barbara Polivka

School of Nursing University of Louisville
555 S. Floyd St

Brief Biography:

I receive my Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing in 1977 and my Masters Degree in Nursing (1981) from the University of Cincinnati; and my PhD in Nursing from The Ohio State University in 1990. I have been employed as a faculty member in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University since 1992. I have taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels. My research has been funded by university grants, as well as grants from local, state, and federal agencies. I have published in a variety of nursing and health related journals.


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Research interests:

Healthy Homes; Poison Prevention; Environmental Public Health; Public Health Services research - specifically related to Public Health Nursing


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

It appears to be a seemless mechanism for publication of scholarly work.