Stephanie Griggs, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Faculty Associate
Schubert Center for Child Studies

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Sleep
  • Self-Management
  • Adolescent and Family Health
  • Ethics
  • Practice-Focused Inquiry

Research Information

Research Interests

  • The role of sleep and the circadian system in childhood chronic conditions 
  • Sleep promotion in adolescents and young adults 
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Biobehavioral technology-based interventions to support sleep self-management and sleep promotion

 

Research Projects

Current

  • Griggs, S. (2020-2024). Pathway to Independence Award K99/R00: Sleep, Glycemia, and Self-Management in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. NINR, K99NR018886. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Griggs, S. (2020-2021). Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators: Sleep, Self-Management, and Glycemia in Emerging Adults with Type 1 Diabetes. American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 220-BS-19. Role: Principal Investigator. 

Completed

  • Griggs, S. (2019-2020). Feasibility Study of Sleep, Self-Management, and Glycemia in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Sigma Theta Tau International. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Griggs, S. (2016-2017). The Relationship Between Hope, Core Self-Evaluations, Emotional Well-Being, Sexual Risk Taking, Substance Use, and Academic Performance in Freshman University Students. Beta Zeta-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Dissertation Award & Massachusetts Society of Professors. Role: Principal Investigator.

Awards and Honors

Sage Best Faculty Paper Award
2021
Western Journal of Nursing Research/Midwest Nursing Research Society
Self-Care New Investigator Award
2021
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Young Investigators Research Forum Scholar
2019
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Huffman Splane Emerging Scholar
2017
University of Toronto
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship
2017
University of Massachusetts Medical School
College Outstanding Teacher Award
2017
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Early Career Award
2014
Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing

Publications

Link to Full Bibliography

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Nursing
University of Massachusetts Medical School
2017
Master of Science
Nursing Education
American International College
2011
Bachelor of Science
Nursing
University of Massachusetts
2009
Associate of Science
Nursing
Holyoke Community College
2005

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Self and Family Management of Chronic Conditions
Yale University, 2018-2020 (NINR, T32NR0008346)
Postdoctoral Traineeship, Sleep, Self-Management, and Glycemia in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Case Western Reserve University, 2020-2021 (NINR, K99NR018886)