School of Nursing Personnel - Janet R. Thorlton
Specialization: Consumer use of dietary supplements
EducationPhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010
MSN, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001
BSN, Lakeview College of Nursing, 2000
Service and Engagement
Dr. Thorlton currently teaches undergraduate level Clinical Applications of Pathophysiology, Foundations of Research and Evidence Based Practice. Graduate level Evidence Based Practice in Nursing, Health Policy-Local to Global (online), and Biostatistics.
Faculty Fellow for Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation program to improve student competency and confidence through course redesign that is based on best practices and sound research.
Honors and Credentials
Thorlton, J. Diet Pills, Powders, and Liquids: A Secondary Analysis of the 2007 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. 36th Midwestern Nursing Research Society Conference, Dearborn, MI (April 2012).
Thorlton, J., Leslie, J., Hardy, E., & Stapleton, S. Poster: Reality Shock: The Lived Experience of New Faculty from Four Academic Settings. 36th Midwestern Nursing Research Society Conference, Dearborn, MI (April 2012).
Thorlton, J. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A New Perspective in Working with Communities of Color. University of Illinois College of Medicine. Urbana, IL (March 28, 2012).
Thorlton, J. Poster: Predictors and Patterns of Adolescent Performance Enhancing Substance Use, Across the USA. Unite for Sight 8th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference. Yale University; New Haven, CT (April 16-17, 2011).
Thorlton, J. Adolescent Use of Performance Enhancing Substances: A Secondary Analysis of 2007 National Youth Risk Behavior Data. American Academy of Nursing: Creating an Agenda for a Healthy Society. Recipient of Distinguished Poster Award (November 2009).
Thorlton, J. Adolescent Use of Performance Enhancing Substances: A Secondary Analysis of 2007 National Youth Risk Behavior Data. 35th Midwestern Nursing Research Society Conference. Kansas City, MO (April 8-11, 2010).
Thorlton, J. Poster. Discovering the Meaning of Life in Early Stages of Dementia. 27th Midwestern Nursing Research Conference: Grand Rapids, MI (April 2003).
Masterson, K. and Thorlton, J. (2012). Policy analysis of the Tanning Bed Cancer Control Act of 2011. Journal of the Dermatology Nurse’s Association. In-press.
Thorlton, J., McElmurry, B., Park, C., & Hughes, T. (2012). Adolescent Performance Enhancing Substance Use: Regional Differences across the USA. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 23(2). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22494182
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