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Faculty and Staff Profile

Jane Marie DeLuca PhD RN CPNP

Associate Professor

Office: 421 Edwards Hall
Phone: 864-656-5522

 Educational Background

PhD Nursing
University of Rochester 2010

MS Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
New York University 1996

MS Nursing Pediatrics
Columbia University 1991

BS Nursing
Hunter College 1988

AAS Nursing
Kingsborough Community College 1981

 Courses Taught

2018 HCG9040 Knowledge Development
2017 HCG9901 Qualitative Research
2015 HCG9070 Applied Healthcare Genetics
2012-2018 NURS3330 (RN-BS/Second degree/Traditional) Nursing Genetics, Clemson University
2014-2018 NURS3300 Research in Nursing
2014 HCG9100 Grant Writing
2013 HCG9050 Genomics, Ethics, and Health Policy
2012-2013 NURS305 Psychosocial Nursing, Clemson University


I came to Clemson SON six years ago to join as a nursing faculty member. I have a clinical appointment at the Greenwood Genetics Center as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Metabolic Clinic. My clinical practice informs my research interests. I am passionate about working with students and helping them become excellent nurses and researchers. I am very involved in the recruitment and selection of new faculty for our department. The foothills of Upstate South Carolina is a wonderful environment for hiking and observing nature!

 Research Interests

Newborn Screening
Biochemical Genetics
Qualitative Research

 Research Publications

Beretich, L., DeLuca, J.M., Eggert, J. (2018). Psychosocial implications of Prenatal Telehealth Genetic Counseling. The Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 6, e21, 1-6.

DeLuca, J.M. (2018). Public Attitudes toward Newborn Screening. Journal of Pediatric Nursing,38 (January-February),e19-e23. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.207.10.002.

DeLuca, J. M., McCabe, L., & McCabe, E.R.B. (2015). Newborn screening: Empowering nurses to improve quality and safety. Online. March of Dimes.

Jacobson, S., Eggert, J., DeLuca, J. M., & Speckhart, D. (2015). Misattributed paternity in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: The role of the healthcare provider. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 19(2), 218-221. doi: 10.1188/15.cjon.218-221

Mazer, B.L, Cameron, R.A., DeLuca, J.M., Mohile, S.G., & Epstein, R.M. (2014). Speaking-for and “Speaking-as”: Pseudo-surrogacy in physician-patient-companion medical encounters about advanced cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 96, 36-42. doi: 10.1016/j.pedc.2014.05.001

Alexander, S.C., Ladwig, S., Norton, S.A., Gramling, D., Davis, J.K., Metzger, M., DeLuca, J. M., Gramling, R. (2014). Emotional distress and compassionate responses in palliative care decision-making consultations. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17 (5), 579-584. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0551

Cameron, R.A., Mazer, B.L. DeLuca, J.M., Mohile, S.G., & Epstein, R.M. (2013). In search of compassion: a new taxonomy of compassionate physician behaviors. Health Expectations, doi: 10.1111/hex.12160

Tluczek, A. & DeLuca, J.M. (2013). Newborn screening policy and practice issues for nurses. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 42(6), doi: 10.111/15

Norton, S.A., Metzger, M., DeLuca, J.M., Alexander, S., Quill, T.E., & Gramling, R. (2013). Palliative care conversations: linking patient prognoses, values and goals of care. Research in Nursing and Health, 36(6), 582-90. doi: 10.1002/nur.21563.

DeLuca, J. M., Zanni, K. L., Bonhomme, N., & Kemper, A. R. (2013). Implications of newborn screening for nurses and nursing faculty. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(1), 25-33. doi:10.1111/jnu12005.

Gambling, R., Norton, S.A., Ladwig, S., Metzger, M., DeLuca, J.M., Epstein, R., Quill, T., Alexander, S. (2013. Direct observation of prognosis communication in palliative care. A descriptive study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.02004.

DeLuca, J.M, Kearney, M.H., Norton, S.A. & Arnold, G.L. (2012). Internet use by parents of newborn screen-positive infants. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease. [Online first]. doi: 10.1007/s10545-011-9449-7.

DeLuca, J.M., Kearney, M.H., Norton, S.A., & Arnold, G.L. (2011). Parents’ experiences of expanded newborn screening evaluations. Pediatrics, 128, 53-61. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-3413.

Norton, S. A., Powers, B. M., Schmitt, M. H., Metzger, M., Fairbanks, E., DeLuca, J., & Quill, T. E. (2011). Navigating tensions: Integrating palliative care consultations into an academic medical center setting. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. doi: 10.1016/jpainsymman. 2011.01.010.

Symonds, K., Patterson, Sweeney, K., & DeLuca, J. (2009). Case study; infant with fishy odor. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 23(6), 355-424.

 Honors and Awards

Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD) appointed to the board of directors 2018.
Sigma Theta Tau Award (Epsilon Xi Chapter). Dissertation award for 2011.
Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD), inducted for membership March 2008
International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), 2007. Nursing Research Grant Award to support research related to genetic nursing practice or genetic nursing science.
March of Dimes Award, 2007. Nursing scholarship awarded to registered nurses for the promotion of excellence in the nursing care of mothers and babies.
Katherine M. Donohoe Award, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2006. Award for nursing doctoral student prepared as a nurse practitioner.
Sigma Theta Tau (Honor Society of Nursing) - Gamma Mu (2013-present); Upsilon Chapter
(1997-2012); Epsilon Xi Chapter (2006-2012).