Kia
Skrine


Education


NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A. - Broadcast Journalism

UCLA
MSN 
PhD

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Licensure, Certifications, and Associations

RN License
California

Certifications
Public Health Nurse

Clinical Nurse Leader

Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader

Professional Organizations
Gerontological Society of America

American Public Health Association

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society

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​Fellowships, Honors & Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Clinician Scholars Program (2016-2018)


Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN

Scholarship (2016)


Jonas Veterans Fellowship (2014-2015)

UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute Translational Science Summer Fellowship (2014)
 
Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (2010-2014)

Best Speaker, UCLA SON Research Days (2012)

Young Scholars Program (2009-2010)

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Research Involvement

UCLA Advancement of Gerontological Nursing Science
--Development of the Ethnocultural Gerontological Nursing Model
--Care Transitions in the Emergency Department

L.A. CAPRA Center (Community Academic Partnership for Research in Aging)
--"On the Move":  Utilizing Broadcast Media to
Improve the Health and Quality of Life of Older Adults

--"Worth the Walk":  Implementing and Testing a Culturally-Tailored Stroke Risk Factor Reduction Intervention in Community Senior Centers 


UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
--Public Health Critical Race Working Group

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Current Arts-Based Research Projects

"On the Move" On-Camera Intervention Follow-Up
 
Documentary:  Structural Racism & Health


Theatre: African American Women with Depression and their Interactions within Social Systems 

 
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Community Involvement

Roots of Knowledge Empowerment Institute


Freedom 101 Health and Family Development

A Health and Faith Partnership Organization

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Service

Community Health Screenings & Flu Clinics 

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Leadership

President, UCLA Pan-African Nursing Students & Alumni Association (2009-2014)

Editor, UCLA Graduate Student Nursing Association (2009-2010)

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Lectures & Reviews

Structural Racism & Social Determinants of Health


Health Promotion/Risk Reduction: Population Level

Secondary Prevention

Advanced Pathophysiology

Advanced Pharmacology

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Upcoming and Recent Talks, Panels, 

Poster Presentations & Events


2017


February 8

Guest Lecture: "Art & Science: Blending My Diverse Orientations"

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Los Angeles, CA


2016


August 22

Guest Lecture: "Conceptualizing Culture as Experience in Ethnogerontology"

UCLA School of Nursing

Los Angeles, CA


2015


January 14

Panelist

Aging & Chronic Illness

UCLA School of Nursing

Los Angeles, CA


February 16

Invited Speaker:  "Social Determinants of Health & African American Seniors with Type 2 Diabetes"

Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing

Monrovia, CA


April 23

Poster

Western Institute of Nursing

Albuquerque, NM


November 21

Poster: "Early Life Structural Racism Experiences & Diabetes Self-Management in Older Age: A Grounded Theory"  

Gerontological Society of America

Orlando, FL


2014


January 31
Invited Speaker: "Raising New Questions in the Study of
Diabetes Self-Management among African American Older Adults"

UCLA Gerontological Interest Group
Los Angeles,CA 


March 6
Panelist
Seminar in Aging Research
UCLA School of Nursing
Los Angeles,CA


June 13
Host
UCLA Pan African Nursing Students & Alumni Association Graduation 
Los Angeles, CA 


July 31
Poster
Josiah Brown Research Fair
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles,CA

October 8

Invited Speaker:  "Your Cells are Outta Gas!"

Diabetes Event

Watts Labor Community Action Committee, Theresa Lindsay Senior Center

Los Angeles, CA 


November 7
Poster: "Conceptualizing Historical Trauma within the Context of Inadequate Diabetes Self-Management among African American Older Adults"
Gerontological Society of America
​Washington, DC


November 8

Poster: "LA Seniors Get 'On the Move': A Pilot Evaluation of a Media-Based Intervention Aimed to Improve Physical Activity"

Gerontological Society of America
​Washington, DC


2013

January 10
Invited Speaker: "The Heart & the Circulatory System:  A Nurse's Point-of-View"
LAUSD 5th Grade Science Class
Los Angeles, CA


April 17
Poster: "Adapting Current Interventions to Address Barriers to Sexual Health among African American Women across the Life Course"
UCLA School of Nursing Research Days
Los Angeles, CA


June 14
Host
UCLA Pan-African Nursing Students & Alumni Association Graduation
Los Angeles, CA


November 16-20
Poster: "Diasporic Altruism: The Unique Experiences of African American Nursing Students Volunteering in Africa"
Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention
Indianapolis, IN


November 21
Presenter: "A Fresh Look at Factors that Describe Successful Aging for African American Older Adults"
Gerontological Society of America
New Orleans, LA


December 15
My Short Film: "and...ACTION!"
20th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film
Showcase
Raleigh Studios
Los Angeles,CA 


2012


April 19 
Presenter: "A Conceptual Look at Stigma and Self-Care among African American Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes"
Western Institute of Nursing
Portland, OR


April 26
Presenter: "The Relationships between Race-Based Stigmas and Diabetes Self-Management among African American Older Adults"
UCLA Center for the Advancement of Gerontological Nursing Science 
Los Angeles, CA


May 9
Nurse 21 Gala
Los Angeles, CA 


May 10
Panelist
Nurses and the Media Symposium
Los Angeles, CA


May 14
Partners in Care Foundation Dinner
Los Angeles, CA


June 15
Keynote Speaker
UCLA Pan-African Nursing Students & Alumni Association Graduation
Los Angeles, CA 


November 15
Presenter: "Funding for Health Disparities Research with Older Adults:  How Are We Doing?"
Gerontological Society of America 
San Diego, CA


November 17
Presenter: "Effects of Life Course Events on Diabetes Self-Care Practices:  A Theoretical Exploration"
Gerontological Society of America 
San Diego, CA