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Heide S. Temples Ph.D, APRN, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC

Associate Professor
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner & International Board Certified 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

Family Nursing II: Child & Adolescent (Graduate) (2010-present)
Creative Inquiry: Perinatal Substance Exposure (Undergraduate) (2018-present)
Creative Inquiry: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Undergraduate) (2017-2018)
Nursing Care of Children (Undergraduate) (2010-2017)

 Profile

Dr. Heide Temples teaches pediatrics to the graduate students in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Clemson University. She completed her PhD in Healthcare Genetics and was a fellow in the Summer Genetics Institute (SGI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. She has been an actively practicing Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of clinical experience and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. In the past, she was a research nurse at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Her past research also included studies on the self-determination for weight loss in African American Adolescents with the University of South Carolina. 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 Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia. She also is conducting research to understand the mother's experience with drug dependence while being pregnant and raising a family through qualitative storytelling, to better inform service delivery to affected families in the Carolinas. Dr. Temples is past-president of the Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society and is an active member in the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the International Society of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).

 Research Interests

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

 Research Publications

Peeler, S, Temples, HS (2019). Clinical Feature: Migraine in Adolescents. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Published online: August 23, 2019. 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

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): 627-631 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.04.023

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

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

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’s 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