Dawn Lee Garzon

Dawn Garzon, PhD, PNP

Teaching Professor and
PNP Emphasis Coordinator


204 Seton Hall
College of Nursing, South Campus

Email: garzond@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-7094
Fax: 314-516-7093

Overview:

Dawn has a background in pediatric primary care and psychiatric epidemiology.
She studies child and adult behaviors that influence unintentional injury risk in preschool children.

Teaching Areas:

  • Advanced practice management of children and their families
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Advanced pharmacology

Education:

  • BSN - University of Miami , FL
  • MSN - University of Florida , Gainesville
  • MPE - Washington University School of Medicine-St. Louis, MO
  • PhD - University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • Post-Doctoral - Washington University School of Medicine, Psychiatric Epidemiology [Funded by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH T32 MH17104- LB Cottler PI)]

Research Interests:

  • Childhood Mental Health
  • Childhood Unintentional Injury
  • The role of child and adult behaviors, including adult supervision, as mediators for childhood unintentional injury
  • Ambulatory management of childhood and family health and wellness

Selected Publications/Presentations: 
Peer- Reviewed Publications (last 5 years only):

  • Garzon, DL, Kempker T, Piel P (2011). Primary care management of food allergy and food intolerance. The Nurse Practitioner, 36(12), 34- 40.
  • Garzon, DL, Figgemeier, M (2011). Dying to be thin: Identifying and managing eating disorders. The Nurse Practitioner, 36(10), 45-51.
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners GLBTQ Workgroup (member). NAPNAP position statement on the health risks and needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth. Available at http://www.napnap.org
  • Garzon, DL, Figgemeier, M. (invited). Dying to be thin: Identifying and managing eating disorders. The Nurse Practictioner, 36(10), 45-51.
  • Garzon, DL, Kempker T, Piel P, When food becomes dangerous: Primary care management of food allergy and food intolerance (invited- in press). The Nurse Practitioner.
  • Garzon, DL, Thrasher, C, Tiernan, K. (2010). Providing optimal care for children with developmental disorders. The Nurse Practitioner,35(10), 30-39.
  • Garzon, D. (2010). Authors response to letter regarding unintentional injury risk among preschoolers with behavior disorders. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 24, 2.

Book Chapters (last 5 years only)

  • Garzon, DL, & Dunn, A.M. (2013). Developmental Management of Adolescents. In Pediatric Primary Care 5th Ed (Burns, Brady, Dunn, Starr & Blosser Eds), pages 44-58. St. Louis: Elsevier.\
  • Garzon, DL (2013). Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness. In Pediatric Primary Care 5th Ed (Burns, Brady, Dunn, Starr & Blosser Eds),pages 358-386 . St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Garzon, DL, DeGolier, SD, & Brehm, CB (2013). Common Injuries. In Pediatric Primary Care 5th Ed (Burns, Brady, Dunn, Starr & Blosser Eds), pages 1000-1031. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Berry, A, Garzon, DL, & Jones Deloian, B (2013). Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care. In Pediatric Primary Care 5th Ed (Burns, Brady, Dunn, Starr & Blosser Eds), pages 59-75. St. Louis: Elsevier.

Textbooks Editorial Responsibilities:

  • Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Ed (Burns, Dunn, Brady, Starr & Blosser EDs). New York: Elsevier. Role: Associate Editor for the 5th Edition and Editor for the 6th Edition.

Presentations at Jury Reviewed Conferences (last 5 years only) 

  • Garzon, D. (2013). Pediatric psychopharmacology for the primary care provider (invited podium presentation). American Association of Nurse Practitioners 28th National Conference in Las Vegas, NV, June 19, 2013.
  • Lakin, M.B., Garzon, D., Grossmann, J. (2013). ACE review in a box: Evaluation and application of corporate and military training (invited podium presentation). University System of Georgia Adult Learning Consortium: 2013 Summer Institute in Savannah, GA, June 6, 2013.
  • Lakin, M.B., Garzon, D.(2013). From military to MOOCs: Serving adult learners through credit for prior learning (invited podium presentation). Adult Learner Institute at Inver Hills Community College (sponsored by the University of Minnesota system) in Minneapolis, MN, May 20, 2013.
  • Lakin, M.B., Boulware, G., Garzon, D. (2013). Myth-busting the ACE credit review (invited podium presentation). University System of Georgia Adult Learning Consortium: Winter Institute 2013 in Atlanta, GA, February 11, 2013.
  • Lakin, M.B., Boulware, G., Garzon, D. (2013). From the ACE review to the national guide (invited podium presentation). University System of Georgia Adult Learning Consortium: Winter Institute 2013) in Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2013.
  • Garzon, D. (2012). It’s more than moodiness: Pediatric depression for the primary care nurse practitioner (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 27th National Conference in Orlando, FL. June 21, 2013.
  • Garzon, D. (2011). It’s more than moodiness: Pediatric depression for the primary care NP (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 26th National Conference in Las Vegas, NV. June 26, 2011.
  • Garzon, D. (2011). Demystifying ADHD: A primary care approach (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 26th National Conference in Las Vegas, NV. June 25, 2011.
  • Garzon, D., Lee, R. (2010). Only those who do nothing make no mistakes: Developing a DNP program (poster presentation). Third National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: Innovation and Leadership in San Diego, CA. September 29- October 1, 2010.
  • Garzon, D. (2010). Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 25th National Conference in Phoenix, AZ. June 27, 2010.
  • Garzon, D. (2010). Evidence and controversies regarding the primary care management of pediatric depression (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 25th National Conference in Phoenix, AZ. June 23, 2010.
  • Garzon, D. (2010). Identification of people at risk for injury throughout the lifespan: Implications for primary care NPs (invited podium presentation). American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 25th National Conference in Phoenix, AZ. June 23, 2010.
  • Garzon, D. (2010). ABCDs of Primary Care Mental Health: Diagnosing and management of pediatric Autism, Anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disease, Compulsions and Depression (invited intensive workshop). National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 31st Annual Conference on Pediatric Health Care in Chicago, IL. April 14, 2010.