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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Casey Hopkins

PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Office: CU Nursing Building 427

Phone: 8647202060

Fax: 8646565488

Vita: View

Educational Background

PhD Nursing
Mercer University 2016

MSN Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Emory University 2010

BS Nursing
Clemson University 2009

Courses Taught

NURS 8180 Women's Health in Primary Care
NURS 8190 Women's Health Nursing
NURS 8310 Clinical Research Problems
NURS 4120 Nursing Care of Women and Their Families

Research Interests

female adolescent health, menstrual management in girls with disabilities, shared-decision making, sport involvement and physical activity among female adolescents, menstrual equity, puberty education for underserved populations, patient-caregiver relationships, quality of life outcomes in medically complex patients, mixed methods research

Research Publications

Hopkins, C. S., Hopkins, C., & Mackin, J. (2022). Relative energy deficiency in sport: Health implications in female athletes. Women's Healthcare. 2022;10(4):38-45. doi:10.51256/WHC082238
Jacops, R., Hopkins, C. S., & Fasolino, T. (2022). Patient-Caregiver Dyad: A Systematic Review Informing a Concept Analysis. International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research, 5, 1298. doi: 10.29011/2688-9501.101298
Hopkins, C. S., Hopkins, C., Kanny, S., & Watson, A. (2022). A systematic review of factors associated with sport participation among adolescent females. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(6), 3353. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19063353
Hopkins, C. S. & Forte, B (2021). Assessing and managing PMS and PMDD in the adolescent. Women’s Healthcare, 9(6), 12-17.
Hopkins, C. S. (2021). Menstrual suppression in an Adolescent with Intellectual Disability: A Case Report. Women’s Healthcare, 9(1): 41-44.
Hopkins, C. S. & Fasolino, T. (2020). Menstrual suppression in girls with disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. (Published online ahead of print). doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000468
Hopkins, C. S., Kimble, L. P., Hodges, H. F., Koci, A. F., & Mills, B. B. (2019). A mixed methods study of coping and depression in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(3), 189-197.

Honors and Awards

2017 Outstanding Doctor of Philosophy Award, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
2014 Foundation of National Student Nurses Association Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship

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