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Faculty and Staff Profile

Heide S. Temples

Ph.D, APRN, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC
Associate Professor, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Lactation Consultant

Office: 605 Grove Rd, # 221, GVL, SC

Phone: 803-318-4892

Email: HEIDET@clemson.edu

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Educational Background

Ph.D. Healthcare Genetics
Clemson University 2014

M.S.N. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
University of Texas at Arlington 1993

B.S.N. Nursing
Michigan State University 1986

Courses Taught

Healthcare Genetics: Doctoral Dissertation Research, Genetic factors associated with hidradenitis suppurativa (Graduate) (2023-present).

Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum (Graduate) (2023).

Family Nursing II: Child & Adolescent (Graduate) (2010-present).

Nursing Honors: The Influence of Human Milk on Cardiovascular Disease (Undergraduate) (2021-2022).

Guest Lecturer: Healthcare Genetics Ph.D. Program (2018-present).

Creative Inquiry: Perinatal Substance Exposure (Undergraduate) (2018-2020).

Creative Inquiry: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Undergraduate) (2017-2020).

Nursing Care of Children (Undergraduate) (2010-2017).

Independent PhD Study: HSSC Data: Health Sciences South Carolina Data Analysis on Utilizing Infant Growth to Predict the Incidence of Obesity in Early Childhood (Graduate) (2015-2019).

Independent MSN Study: Clinical Research: Weight Gain Associated with Medications for Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders at Greenville Health Systems (Graduate) (2017-2018).

Independent MSN Study: Pediatric Outcomes in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Graduate) (2018-2019).

Profile

Dr. Heide Temples, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC IBCLC is the Coordinator of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program at Clemson University, School of Nursing. She holds a PhD in Healthcare Genetics from Clemson University, School of Nursing, an MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Texas at Arlington, and BSN in Nursing from Michigan State University. She completed a fellowship at the Summer Genetics Institute (SGI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. She holds the rank of tenured Associate Professor. Dr. Temples teaches pediatrics to graduate students in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Clemson University. She has been an actively practicing Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years of clinical experience and is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. Dr. Temples is presently researching the epigenetic influence of human milk on the growth, development, and risk of developing type-2 diabetes in twin children with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia. She also performed national research to understand the mother's experience with drug dependence while pregnant and raising a family through qualitative storytelling to inform service delivery to affected families. Dr. Temples is past president of the Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society and is an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), and the International Society of the Developmental Origins of Health, and Disease (DOHaD). She has authored numerous scholarly publications and presented papers and posters at professional state, regional, national, and international conferences and meetings.

Research Interests

Pediatric Growth & Development
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Pediatric Obesity
Breastfeeding
Epigenetics
Genetics

Research Publications

Ramsay, S, Allison, K, Temples, HS, Boccuto, Luigi, Sarasua, S. (2024). Inclusion of the Severe Enduring Anorexia Nervosa Phenotype in Genetics Research: A Scoping Review. The Journal of Eating Disorders. DOI:10.1186/s40337-024-01009-9

Vevon, B, Temples, HS (2024). Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Pediatric Patients: What is the NPs Role? The Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 00, 1-7. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2024.01.003

Flowers, ME, Garber, K, Temples, HS. (2023). Identifying Congenital Heart Block in Primary Care. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2023.03.001

Chew, K, Temples, HS. (2022). Eating Disorders Among Adolescents: Newly Released Guidelines on the Early Identification and Management in Primary Care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 36 (6), 618-627. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2022.06.004

Denhof, K, Temples, HS. (2022). Early Intervention Across the Lifespan for patients with CHARGE Syndrome. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2022.05.016

D'Elia, S, Withycombe, JS, Temples, HS, Fisher, B. (2022). Retinoblastoma: Life-Saving Detection in Primary Care. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2022.04.017

Price, K, Temples, HS. (2022). Neonatal Jaundice: Guidelines for the Early Identification of Biliary Atresia. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2022.02.015

Thrift, K, Withycombe, JS, Temples, HS. (2021). Is it Kawasaki Disease or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.08.006

Wright, ME, Temples, HS, Shores, E, Chafe, O, Lannamann, R, Lautenschlager, C. (2021). Pregnant and Parenting Women Experiencing Substance Use Disorder. Maternal Child Nursing, The American Journal of Maternal/ Child Health 46(5), 271-276. DOI: 10.1097/nmc.0000000000000741

McManus, K, Temples, HS. (2021). Obesity in Adolescents: How Their Bodies and Futures are Affected. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.04.018

Duncan, A, Temples, HS. (2021). Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Early Intervention and Referral. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 35(2): 242-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2020.08.007

Temples, HS, Wright, ME, Chafe, O, McKee, H, Guthrie, E. (2020). Understanding the Maternal Experience of Opioid Use Disorder through Qualitative Story Telling: Innovative Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 4 (2): 44. doi:10.18833/spur/4/2/9

Temples, HS, Craig, J, Saffery, R, Bridges, W, Loke, JY (2020). Lower Markers for Type 2 Diabetes in Children After a Longer Duration of Human Milk. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 49 (6): S71. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2020.09.123

Wright, ME, Temples, H, Rumsey, J, Hunter C, Johnson, E. (2020). Changing Attitudes, Beliefs, and Knowledge of Nurses Regarding Mothers With Substance Use Disorder. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 49, (6); S29-S30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2020.09.051

Graham, S, Temples, HS. (2020). E-Cigarettes v. Adolescent Health: The Rise of Vaping. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 34, 442-445. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2020.04.011

Hendricks, K, Temples, HS, Wright, ME. (2020). JUULing Epidemic Among Youth: A Guide to Devices, Terminology, and Interventions. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 34, 395-403. doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2019.12.008

Wright, ME, Temples, HS. (2019). I Do Love My Baby: Stories of Mothers with Substance Addiction and Recovery. Seattle: Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. ISBN-13: 978-1672024099

Craig, M, Temples, HS, Weir, JB. (2019). Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescents: Early Diagnosis and Intervention, Journal of Pediatric Health Care. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedjc.2019.11.007

Peeler, S, Temples, HS (2019). Clinical Feature: Migraine in Adolescents. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2019.07.003

Boswell, K, Temples, HS, Wright, ME. (2019). LGBT Youth, Sex Trafficking, & the Nurse Practitioner's Role. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2019.02.005

Wright, ME, Temples, HS. (2019). Development of a Research Program That Uses Qualitative Storytelling for Undergraduate Students to Better Understand Women’s Experiences With Polysubstance Exposure During Pregnancy. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 48, S9-S85, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2019.04.015

Temples, HS. (2019). Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in the (PETS). Nursing Outlook 67(1):115 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2018.12.026

Durham, J, Temples, HS. (2018). Celiac Disease in the Pediatric Population. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 32(6): 632-633, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.04.022

Durham, J, Temples, HS. (2018). Celiac Disease in the Pediatric Population. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 32(6): 627-631, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.04.023

McClellan, K, Temples, HS, Miller, L. (2017). The Latest in Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. The Journal for Pediatric Health Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.02.009

Sitton, C, Temples, HS. (2017). Practice Guidelines for Peanut Allergies. The Journal for Pediatric Health Care, 32, 1, pp. 98-102. doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.09.013

Temples, HS, Rogers CR, Willoughby D, Holaday B. (2017). Marfan Syndrome (MFS): Visual Diagnosis and Early Identification. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 31, 5, 609-617. doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.05.002

Temples, HS, Willoughby D, Holaday B, Rogers CR, Wueste D, Bridges W, Saffery R, Craig, JM. (2016). Breastfeeding and Growth of Children in the PETS: Theoretical Epigenetic Mechanisms. Journal of Human Lactation, 1-8. DOI: 10.1177/0890334416637594

Temples, HS. (2014). The advanced pedigree: Predicting childhood obesity risk utilizing a pluralistic model of heredity (Order No. 10159372). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Clemson University; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1824674329).

Eggert, J. & Temples, HS. (2011). Genetics: The Family Pedigree. In Craft-Rosenberg, M., & Pehler, S. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Family Health: Journal of Family Nursing, 17(2), pp. 546-552. DOI: 10.1177/1074840711406423

Honors and Awards

2022-2023 CVS Nursing Scholarships for the Advance Practice Nurses in the Clemson University School of Nursing, Clemson, SC. Funded by CVS.

2021 Inventor’s Club Award, Clemson University Research Foundation, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

2020 Outstanding Research Paper Award for a presentation on Lower Type-2-Diabetes Markers in Children Following Longer Duration of Human Milk. Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, 2020 AWHONN Convention.

2018 Abstract of Distinction, Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of type 2 Diabetes in the (PETS). 2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Precision Health. The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington DC.

2018 ATLAS.ti In the Classroom Award for Creative Inquiry Course of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, ATLAS.ti Americas, Corvallis, Oregon.

2017 Evelyn Mundy Memorial Faculty Endowment Award, School of Nursing, College of Health, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

2017 American Nurses Credentialing Center 2017 Certified Nurse Award, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Silver Spring, Maryland.

2016 Greenville Health System, Institute for Advancement of Health Care Scholar.

2015 Content Expert for the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Silver Spring, Maryland.

2014 Graduate Student Award of Excellence, College of Health, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

2014 Palmetto Gold Award, Columbia, South Carolina.

2013 Professional Enrichment Grant, Clemson Graduate Student Government, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

2012 Mary Lohr Faculty Endowment Research Award, School of Nursing, Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina.

2012 South Carolina Deans and Directors of Nursing Education Scholarship, Columbia, South Carolina.

2010 - 2012 South Carolina Nurses Foundation Excellence in Nursing Fellowship, BlueCross BlueShield faculty development scholarship.

Links

Breastfeeding and Growth of Children in the Peri/postnatal Epigenetic Twins Study (PETS): Theoretical Epigenetic Mechanisms

Marfan Syndrome: Visual Diagnosis and Early Identification

Guidelines for Peanut Allergies

The Latest in Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception.

Celiac Disease in the Pediatric Population

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