- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
- Advanced Practice Nursing
- Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
- Improving adherence to SIDS risk reduction recommendations by parents of preterm infants
- Feeding of preterm infants
Principal Investigator: "Cup Feeding for Preterm Infants: Mechanics of Safety," National Association of Neonatal Nurses.
Principal Investigator: "African-American Low Birth Weight Infants Need Their Mothers’ Milk." NINR.
Principal Investigator: "Mothers’ Experiences Expressing Breast Milk For Their Preterm Infants," Case Western Reserve University, Research Initiative Grant 2009, $10,000.00.
Case Western Reserve University: "Pilot Test of An Intervention Aimed at Improving Adherence to SIDS Risk Reduction Recommendations by Mothers of Preterm Infants", 2014, $500.00.
Program Director: "Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Advanced Education Program," Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, HP-00263-01, 2001-2004.
Program Director: "Center for Excellence in Population-Based Pediatric Nursing," Maternal Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, MCJ-399703, 1998-2002.
Core Faculty: "Childbearing, Childrearing, Caregiving Research Training," May Wykle, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, T32 NR07108, 1999-2005.
Toly, V. B., Musil, C. M., Beida, A., Barnett, K., Dowling, D., & Sattar, A. (2016). Neonates and infants discharged home dependent on medical technology: Characteristics and outcomes. Advances in Neonatal Care.
Damato, E. G., Haas, M. C., Czeck, P., Dowling, D. A., Barsman, S. G. (2016). Safe Sleep Infant Care Practices Reported by Mothers of Twins. Advances in Neonatal Care, doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000332 [Epub ahead of print].
Hlabse, M., Dowling, D., Lindell, D., Underwood, P., & Barsman, S. (2014). Supports and barriers to successful progression in a DNP program: Students’ Perspectives. Nurse Educator. Epub ahead of print, February, 2016.