PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 2006
MSN, Michigan State University College of Nursing, 1998
BSN, University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing, 1991
School of Nursing
Michigan Reformatory, Michigan Department of Corrections: Employee of the month- December 1990
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges- 1991
University of Michigan-Flint: Graduated with Honors- December 1991
University of Michigan-Flint Department of Nursing: Inducted into the Nursing Honor Society- 1992
Michigan State University: Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Psi Chapter- 1997
Michigan State University: Named Outstanding Graduate Student in the College of Nursing for the 1997- 1998 academic year
University of Michigan-Flint: Charter member, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Delta Chapter- 1998
The Johns Hopkins University: Predoctoral Fellow 2002 – 2004 Research Training in Health Disparities of Underserved Populations grant #1 T32 NR07968-01
The Johns Hopkins University: Postdoctoral Fellow Interdisciplinary Research Training in Biobehavioral Pain Research grant # 1 T32 MH75884 Publications:
Given, B., Given, C. W., McCorkle, R., Kozachik, S., Cimprich, B., & Rahbar, M. H. (2002). Pain and fatigue management: Results of a nursing randomized clinical trial. Oncology Nursing Forum, 29(6), 949-956.
Rawl, S., Given, B., Given, C. W., Champion, V., Kozachik, S., Barton, D. Emsley, C. & Williams, S. (2002). Intervention to improve psychological functioning for newly diagnosed patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 29(6), 967-975.
Given, B. A., Given, C. W., Kozachik, S. L., & Rawl, S. M. (2003). Behavioral interventions for family caregivers of cancer patients. In B. Given, C. W. Given, V. L. Champion, S. Kozachik, & D. N. DeVoss (Eds.). State of the Science Behavioral Interventions for Cancer Patients and their Family Caregivers Across the Cancer Continuum. New York: Springer.
Given, C., Given, B., Rahbar, M., Jeon, S., McCorkle, R., Cimrich, B., Galecki, A., Kozachik, S., Brady, A., Fisher-Malloy, M. J., Courtney, K., & Bowie, E. (2004). Effect of a cognitive behavioral intervention on reducing symptom severity during chemotherapy. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(3), 507-516.
Sherwood, P., Given, B. A., Given, C. W., Champion, V. L., Monahan, P. O., Azzouz, F., Kozachik, S. L., Doorenbos, A., & Wagler-Ziner, K. (2005). A cognitive behavioral intervention for symptom management in patients with advanced cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 32(6), 1190 - 1198.Kozachik, S. L., Wyatt, G., Given, C. W., & Given, B. A. (2006). Patterns of use of complementary therapies among cancer patients and their family caregivers. Cancer Nursing, 29(2), 84-94.