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Ratchneewan Ross

Ratchneewan Ross | PhD, RN Associate Professor, Director of International Activities

Office/Department: College of Nursing
Location: Henderson Hall
Phone: 330-672-8785
Fax: 330-672-2433
Area(s) of Expertise:


  • PhD (Nursing), Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
  • MSc (Public Health in Public Health Nursing), Mahidol University, Thailand
  • BSc (Nursing), Khonkaen University, Thailand
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (Thailand)
  • Certified Intrauterine Insertion Nurse (Thailand)

Courses Taught:

  • Undergraduate
    • NURS20950 Human Growth and Development (Course Coordinator)
    • NURS30100 Parent - Newborn Nursing (Course Coordinator)
  • Graduate
    • N60101 Theoretical Basis in Nursing
    • N60401 Nursing Research Methods I
    • N60402 Nursing Research Methods II
    • N70727 Advanced Health Care Statistics I
    • N70737 Advanced Health Care Statistics II
    • N70796 Individual Investigation

International Programs:

  • Director of the KSU College of Nursing International Activities
  • Fulbright work in Thailand, 2010
  • Visiting Professor in Japan & Thailand
  • Editorial Board Member: Text & Context Nursing Journal--Brazil
  • Dissertation Co-advisor/external examiner for universities in Australia, South Africa, and Thailand.
  • Board Member: Research For Health (Africa & USA)
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Research Areas
  • Physical and mental health of vulnerable women around the globe---including, women experiencing HIV and violence/trauma
  • Research Methodology: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods
  • Fulbright Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International-Delta Xi Chapter
  • Phi Beta Delta
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Thailand Nursing Association, Association of Thai Professionals in America and Canada