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Dr. Ganga Mahat
School of Nursing
The State University of New Jersey, USA

Email: gmahat@rutgers.edu


Qualifications

1992 Ed.D., Columbia University, USA. Nursing Education
1987 M.N., Emory University, USA. Nursing Education & Minor in Child Health
1975 B.S.N., Christian Medical College (CMC) Hospital, USA. Nursing


Publications


  1. Mahat. G. (2019). Relationships between adolescents’ knowledge, attitudes and fears related to HIV/AIDS. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 33(3), 292-301.
  2. Quinn, M., Mahat, G.  (2019). Use of upper extremity prosthetics in an infant with agenesis of the left forearm. Contemporary Pediatrics, 36(3).
  3. Mahat, G. & Scoloveno, M. (2018) Effectiveness of adolescent’ peer education programs on reducing HIV/STI risk: An integrated review. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 32(2), 168-198.
  4. Mahat, G. & Bowen, F. (2017). Parental knowledge about urban preschool children’s oral health risk. Pediatric Nursing, 43(1), 30-34.
  5. Ayres, C., Jurado, L.F., Mahat, G. & Norris, S. (2016).  An  investigation of the relationships between acculturation and specific health practices in Asian Americans. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research, 6(1). DOI: 10.13178/jnparr.2016.0601.0216
  6. Mahat, G., Scoloveno, M., & Scoloveno, R. (2016) HIV/AIDS Knowledge, self-efficacy for limiting sexual risk behavior and parental monitoring Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 31, e63–e69. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2015.06.015
  7. Mahat, G.. Scoloveno, M. & Ayres, C. (2014) Comparison of HIV/AIDS peer education program across two cultures. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 21(4), 152-8.
  8. Mahat, G. Lyons, R., & Bowen, F. (2014) Early childhood caries and the role of pediatric nurse practitioner. Journal of Nurse Practitioners, 10(3), 189-193.
  9. Mahat, G. Scoloveno, M. & Ayres, C (2013) Impact of HIV/AIDS peer education program on peer educators.  Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Nursing Research. 3(2), 61-72.
  10. Ayres, C., Mahat, G., & Atkins, R.  (2013). Testing theoretical relationships: Factors influencing positive health practices in Filipino college students. Journal of American College Health. 61(2), 88-94.
  11. Ayres, C., Mahat, G., Atkins, R., & Norris, S. (2013). Social support as a mediator of the relationship between self-esteem and positive health practices: Implications for practice. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Nursing Research, 3(1), 15-21.
  12. Esteves, M., Scoloveno, R., Mahat, G., Yarcheski, A., & Scoloveno, M. (2013). An integrative review of adolescent hope. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 28, 105-113.
  13. Mahat, G. & Pradhan G. (2012). HIV/AIDS knowledge and self-efficacy among late adolescents in Nepal. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 26(3), 205-215.
  14. Ayres, C. & Mahat, G. (2012). Social support, acculturation and optimism: The role they play in understanding positive health practices in Asian adolescents.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(3), 270-278.
  15. Mahat, G., Scoloveno, M., & Ayres, C. (2011). HIV/AIDS knowledge and self-efficacy among Nepalese adolescents: A peer education program. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 25(4), 271-283.
  16. Mahat, G. & Scoloveno, M. (2010).  HIV/AIDS Peer education: Relationships between adolescents’ HIV/AIDS knowledge and, self-efficacy among urban high school students.  Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 9(4), 371-384.