Current Publications

Susan L. Wilhelm, PhD, RN-C
Emeritus Assistant Professor

Current Publications

Articles Published in Scholarly Journals:

Wilhelm, S., Stepans, M.B.F., Rodehorst, T.K., & Hertzog, M. (2017).Motivational interviewing to promote sustained breastfeeding. Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal Nursing.

Wilhelm, S.L., & Jensen, L. (2017) Interdisciplinary learning: Perceptions of the usefulness of a clinical simulation for care of the asthmatic client. Journal of Professional Nursing.

Stepans, M.B.F., Wilhelm, S., Dolence, E.K. (2017) Smoking Hygiene: Reducing Infant Exposure to Tobacco. Journal of Biological Research.

Joshi, A., Amadi, C., Meza, J., Aguirre, T. & Wilhelm, S. (2016). Evaluation of a computer-based bilingual breastfeeding educational program on breastfeeding knowledge, self-efficacy and intent to breastfeed among rural Hispanic women. International Journal of Medical Informatics.

Joshi, A., Amadi, C., Meza, J., Aguirre, T., & Wilhelm, S. (2015). Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of a computer based breastfeeding educational intervention among rural Hispanic women. Journal of Community Health, Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10900-015-0023-3

Wilhelm, S., Aguirre, T., Koehler, T., and Rodehorst, K. (2014). Motivational interviewing to promote breastfeeding by Mexican-American mothers: Challenges and opportunities. Issues in Contemporary Pediatric Nursing, (submitted, May).

Joshi, A., Trout, K.E., Aguirre, T., and Wilhelm, S. (2014). Explore factors influencing initiation and continuing breastfeeding among Hispanic women living in rural settings: A multi-methods study. International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Research, Education, Practice, and Policy (accepted for publication February, 2014).

Joshi, A., Wilhelm, S., Aguirre, T., Trout, K., Amadi, C. (2013). An interactive bilingual touch screen program to promote breastfeeding among Hispanic rural women: usability study . Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2(2): e47. Doe: 102196/resprot 2872.

Aguirre, T., Hudson, D.B., Weber, T.K., Pozehl, B., Boeckner,L., and Wilhelm, S. (2012). Mexican –American mothers’ eating and child feeding behaviors. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 35 (1), 4-23.

Aguirre, T., Wilhelm, S., and Joshi, A. (2012). Assessment of technology access and preference for health education in a rural Hispanic community. Technology and Healthcare, 20, 521-525.

Wilhelm, S.L., Weber, T.K., Aguirre, T.M., Stepans, M.B.F., Hertzog, M., Clarke, M., Herboldsheimer, A. (2011). Lessons learned conducting breastfeeding intervention research in two northern plains Tribal communities. Breastfeeding Medicine, 3, 167-172 .

Wilhelm, S.L., Rodehorst-Weber, T.K., Stepans, M.B.F., Hertzog, M. (2009). The Relationship Between Breastfeeding Test Weights and Postpartum Breastfeeding Rates. Journal of Human Lactation, 26 (2), 168-174.

Rodehorst-Weber, T. K., Wilhelm, S.L., Flanders-Stepans, M.B., Tobacco, R., delaPaz, F. (2009). Screening Native American Children for Asthma: Findings From Focus Group Discussions. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 32 (4), 200-209.

Holkup, P., Rodehorst, T.K.C., Wilhelm, S.L., Kuntz, S.W., Weinert, C., Stepans, M.B.F., Salois, E.M., Left Hand Bull, J., & Hill, W.G. (2009). Research among Tribal Communities: Experiences From Four Academic Institutions. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 20 (2), 164-175*.

Wilhelm, S., Rodehorst, K., Stepans, M.B.F., Hertzog, M., & Berens, C. (August, 2008). Influence of levels of intention to breastfeed for six months and breastfeeding self-efficacy on duration of breastfeeding. Applied Nursing Research, 21, 123-130*.

Stepans, M.B.F., Wilhelm, S., Rodehorst, K., Smith, D.T., Hertzog, M., & Weinert, C. (2009). Testing Protocols for Rural Sample Data Collection. Center for Research on Chronic Health Conditions for Rural Dwellers. Clinical Nursing Research, 18 (1), 6-22.*

Stepans, M.B.F., Wilhelm, S.L., Hertzog, M., Rodehorst, T.K., Blaney, S., Clemens, B., Polak, J.J., & Newburg, D.S. (2006). Early consumption of human milk oligosaccharides is inversely related to subsequent risk of respiratory and enteric disease in infants. Breastfeeding Medicine, 1 (4), 207- 215*.

Wilhelm, S., Stepans, M.B.F., Rodehorst, T.K., & Hertzog, M. (2006). Motivational interviewing to promote sustained breastfeeding. Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal Nursing, 35(3), 340-348.*

Stepans, M.B.F., Wilhelm, S.L., dolence, K. (2006). Smoking hygiene: Reducing infant exposure to tobacco. Biological Research for Nursing, 8(2), 104-113*.

Rodehorst, T.K.C., Wilhelm, S.L., Stepans, M.B.F. (2006). “Asthma Screening Among A Vulnerable Population: Children of the Rural Midwest”. Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29 (4), 205-224*

Rodehorst, T.K., Wilhelm, S.L., Jensen, L. (2005). Use of interdisciplinary simulation to understand perceptions of team members’ roles. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(3), 159-166*.

Rodehorst, T.K., Young, S., Jensen, L., & Stepans, M.B. (2003). Students’ perspectives on the effectiveness of an asynchronous online seminar. Journal of Professional Nursing, 19(5), 313-319*

Wilhelm, S. (2002). Factors that impact a menopausal woman’s intent to adopt hormone replacement therapy for menopause. Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Neonatal Nursing, 31, (6), 133-142*.

Wilhelm, S. (2001). Exploring the relationship of attitude, knowledge, support, and self-efficacy on intent to adhere to hormone replacement therapy for menopause. Laramie, Wyoming: University of Wyoming, doctoral dissertation.

Humenick, S.S., Hill, P.D., & Wilhelm, S. (1997). Postnatal factors encouraging sustained breast-feeding among primiparas and multiparas, Journal of Perinatal Education, 6 (3), 33-45*.

Books Reviewed:

Wilhelm, S. & Sittner, B. (Concept Contributor in press) (2014). Module 33: Reproduction. In Nursing: A concept-based approach to learning (2nd ed.). Boston: Pearson.

Wilhelm, S. (2004). Book Review for Nursing Education Perspectives.Teaching the practitioners of care: new pedagogies for the health professions. Nursing Education Perspectives, 25 (5), 254-255. New York: National League for Nursing.

Hogan, M.A., & Glazebrook, R.S. (2002). Maternal-newborn nursing: Reviews and rationales. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall Publishers. (Reviewer: Wilhelm, S.

Stephens, M.B., Jansa, N.J., Gilman-Kehrer, E., Knight, J.R., & Wilhelm, S. Maternity texts: A review. Journal of Perinatal Education, 7 (2), 47-49.