Shelton, D., Maruca, A. T., & Wright, R.,. (2020). Custody and caring: Nursing in the American justice system. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Future of Nursing Special Edition, (accepted for publication).
Maruca, A. T., Reagan, L., & Shelton, D. (2020). CareLink-Corrections Phase 1: A feasibility study inside prisons to improve self-care upon release. Journal of Correctional Health Care (accepted for publication).
Maruca, A. T., Dion, K., & Zucker, D. (2020). Significance of self-care management as persons prepare to reintegrate into the community. Journal of Forensic Nursing (accepted for publication).
Kuhnly, J. E., Bourassa, D., DiLeone, C., Dodge, M., Maruca, A.T., & Beck, C.T. (2020). Evaluation of inter-professional teaching strategy for nursing students on perinatal trauma informed care. Nursing Education Perspective, 41(13), 174-176.
Shelton, D., Maruca, A. T., & Reagan. L. A. (2018). Core curricular priorities for professional development of nurses in correctional systems: A Delphi study. Journal for Evidence-based Practice in Correctional Health, 2(1), 51-72.
Maruca, A. T., Diaz, D. A., Gonzalez, L., & Stockman, C. (2018). Promoting Affirmative Practice in Nursing Students with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Population Using Simulation: A Multisite Study. Nursing Education Perspectives, doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000302.
Honors & Awards
2020: Journal of Psychiatric Mental Health Reviewer Certificate, 2020
2019: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2019
2016: University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, Pinning Speaker
2016: Poster accepted for “Professor’s Rounds” at INASCL conference
2015: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Chapter – Doctoral Award
2014: CEIN BS School of Nursing, Graduation Speaker
2014: Florence Nightingale Award, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
2013: University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Pinning Speaker
2011: Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing
2020 - present: Eastern Nursing Research Society, CJVT RIG Co-Chair
2020 - present: American Correctional Nurses Association, Founding member and Board Secretary
2020 - present: CT Nursing Research Alliance, Committee Representative
2018 - present: Academy of Correctional Health Professionals, Committee Chair for
Mentoring & Education
2016 - 2020: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Chapter Faculty Counselor
2018 - present: American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Forensic Council Advisory
2011 - 2013: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Chapter Delegate
2009 - present: Sigma Theta Tau International, Committee Member