Office: University Hall - 338
Phone: (973) 720-2286
Office Hours: Posted by Office door or by Appointment
Position: Assistant Professor
Area Specialization Adult Advanced Practice Nursing, Cardiology, Medical/Surgical Nursing
BSN - Silliman University, Philippines
MSN - Advanced Practice Nursing, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
DNP - William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
Louie, K., Kollia, B., Vargas, P., Figueroa, M., Lasala, T. Emmons-Hindelong, R. (2019). Assessment of Interprofessional competencies among graduate students in nursing, communication disorders and exercise science in the US. International Journal for Applied Science and Technology, 8 (4), 1-9. DOI: 10.30845/ijast.v8n4p2
Vargas, P. (2018). Dietary Intake and Obesity Among Filipino Americans. Journal for Environmental and Public Health, 2018, 1-6.
Louie, K., Vargas, P., Fonju, P., Desai, H., Lubinski, D. (10 May 2018). Effectiveness of transgender care content in a nurse practitioner program. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare, 3 (2), 1-4.
Vargas, P. (January 2017). A Systematic Literature Review of the Relationship between Acculturation and Diet Among Filipino Americans: Implications to Health and Future Research. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications and Reviews of Research, 7 (1), 58-65.
Vargas, P. and Jurado, L. (22 December 2015). Dietary Acculturation Among Filipino Americans, International, International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health, 13 (16), 1-11.
Vargas, P. Louie, K., Kollia, B., Figueroa, M. Lasala, T. and Emmons-Hindelong, R. (25-29 July 2019). The Implementation and Evaluation of Interprofessional Education (IPE) in the Graduate Nursing Program. Paper to be presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 30th International Nursing Research Congress, Calgary, Alberta, CA.
Vargas, P. (13 August 2018). Exposing the Hidden Asian Obesity Epidemic. Paper presented at the 5th World Congress on Nursing 2018, London, UK.
Vargas, P. (26 July 2018). Looks Can be Deceiving: The Truth about the Asian Obesity Epidemic. Paper presented at the Philippine Nurses Association of America National Convention, New Jersey.
Louie, K., Vargas, P., Fonju, P., Desai, H., Lubinski, D. (16 October 2017). Effectiveness of transgender care content in a nurse practitioner program. Paper presented at the Nursing World Conference - In Pursuit of Viable Quality Health Care, Las Vegas, NV.
Vargas, P. (22 August 2016). Advanced Practice Nurse: the U.S. Experience. Expert Panel at the International Nurse Leaders Forum, Silliman University College of Nursing, Dumaguete City, Philippines.
2018 Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award - National, Philippine National Nurses Association of America
2015 Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award, Philippine Nurses Association New Jersey Chapter
2015 Nursing Excellence for Doctor of Nursing Practice Award, William Paterson University
2019 – 2021 Lapiz-Bluhm, D. (P.I.). "Mag-PCOR Muna Tayo:" Nationwide Capacity Building for Filipino-Americans to Engage in PCOR and CER, Academic Research Collaborator for NJ, $249,900.
ART: (2019-2020) Self Efficacy Among Filipino Americans with Hypertension
ART: (2017-2019) Readiness for Practice among Graduating Nursing Students in the Dedicated Education Unit and Traditional Clinical Model
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Iota Alpha Chapter and Psi Beta Chapter
Philippine Nurses Association of America, Vice-President, Bergen Chapter
American College of Cardiology
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