Nop RatanasiripongNop Thodsama Ratanasiripong, Ph.D,RN,CCRC

School of Nursing

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Office Location: Welch Hall A–335 H
Office Hours: By appointment. It is best to contact by email
Phone: (310) 243-3225
E-Mail Address: nratanasiripong@csudh.edu
Mailing Address: School of Nursing, CSUDH, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

Background

Dr. Ratanasiripong’s professional background is in maternal and newborn nursing, women’s health, and health promotion/disease prevention. In the past 11 years, her work experiences have been in clinical trials, health promotion, leadership/management, and teaching. Dr. Ratanasiripong is a certified clinical research coordinator. She participated in clinical trials as a sub-investigator and coordinator in vaccine trials (e.g., HPV, HIV, HSV, smallpox vaccine) and treatment trials for 6 years.

Research Interest

Based on her belief that health promoting behaviors should start before one encounters serious health problems, Dr. Ratanasiripong’s research interest involves physical and psychosocial health in young adult population. Her research focus on reduction sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates and STI-related health disparities among young adults. Dr. Ratanasiripong also collaboratively works with other faculty in the U.S. and Thailand in order to assess and help nursing students deal with stress and life events by providing various interventions, including biofeedback.

Education and Training

2009 – 2012

University of Missouri—Kansas City

  • Ph.D. in Nursing (Health Promotion)

1996 – 1998

Mahidol University—Faculty of Medicine, Thailand

  • Master of Nursing Science (MSN)

1990 – 1994

Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakornratchasima, Thailand

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Additional Training

2005

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

  • Certificate program in Research Ethics for Research Coordinators & Monitors

2003

University of Southern California—Keck School of Medicine

  • Clinical training for primary care providers for HIV-infected patients

1995

Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakornratchasima, Thailand

  • Teaching in clinical nursing

Certification and Licensures

2005 – Present

Association of Clinical Research Professions

  • Clinical Research Coordinator Certification

2001 – Present

California Board of Registered Nursing

  • Registered Nursing License

1994 – 2000

Thailand Board of Nursing

  • Thailand Nursing License

Honors & Awards

2014

Faculty Research and Creativity Activity Grant, California State University - Dominguez Hills ($10,000). Study: Alcohol Use and Related-Risk Behaviors among College Students

2013

Faculty Research and Creativity Activity Grant, California State University - Dominguez Hills ($10,000). Study: What College Men Know, Think, and Do about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV Vaccine

2011

Dissertation Research Grant, American Nurse Foundation ($3,500)

2011

Dissertation Research Grant, Pacific Coast College Health Association ($2,500)

2010 – 2012

Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program, California State University ($20,000)

2004

Achievement Award, Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences

1999

Outstanding research presentation, Perinatal Medical Association of Thailand

1994

Gold medal (graduate top of the class), Boromarajonani College of Nursing

1994

Leadership & Extracurricular Activities, Boromarajonani College of Nursing

1993

Outstanding Nursing Student, Thai Nursing Association

Professional Experiences

08/2012 – Present

California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA—School of Nursing
Title: Assistant Professor / RN-BSN Program Coordinator

Course Content Expert:
BSN 400 – Health Promotion and Patient Teaching

Courses Taught:
BSN 306 – Cultural Diversity and Health Care
BSN 400 – Health Promotion and Patient Teaching
MSN 502 – Advanced Nursing Roles
MSN 530 – Research Utilization in Advanced Nursing Practice

09/2008 – 08/2012

California State University, Long Beach, CA—Student Health Services
Title: Associate Director and Coordinator of Resources and Quality Assurance

06/2006 – 08/2008

California State University, Long Beach, CA—Student Health Services
Title : Assistant Director and Coordinator of Resources and Quality Assurance

09/2005 – 04/2006

Mercy Medical Center, Merced, CA
Title: Clinical Educator (Medical-Surgical Unit)

05/2003 – 06/2006

Solano Clinical Research, Davis, CA—A Division of Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences
Title: Assistant Site Manager and Research Coordinator / Study Sub-Investigator

06/2002 – 05/2003

Sutter Visiting Nurses Association & Hospice, Sacramento, CA
Title: Primary Care Clinician / Case Manager

10/2001 – 06/2002

Sutter Davis Hospital, Davis, CA
Title: Registered Nurse (Birthing Center)

Publications (peer-reviewed)

Ratanasiripong, P., Kaewboonchoo, O., Ratanasiripong, N., Hanklang, S., & Chumchai, P. (submitted). Biofeedback intervention for stress, anxiety, and depression among Thai Graduate Students in Public Health. Nursing Research and Practice.

Ratanasiripong, N. (revised & resubmitted). Factors related to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in college men. Public Health Nursing Journal.

Ratanasiripong, P., Wang, C. D., Ratanasiripong, N., Hayes, J. A., Kaewboonchoo, O., & Kathalae, D. (2015). Development and cross-cultural validation of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms – Thai version. The Counseling Psychologist, 43, 248-271. doi: 10.1177/0011000014566991

Ratanasiripong, N. (2014). Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Increases high-risk sexual behaviors—A myth or valid concern. The Journal of School Nursing, 30(6), 456-63. doi: 10.1177/1059840513520042

Ratanasiripong, N., & Chai, K. (2013). A concept analysis of attitude toward getting vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus. Nursing Research and Practice. Article ID 373805, 5 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/373805.

Ratanasiripong, N., Cheng, A.L., & Enriquez, M. (2013). What college women know, think, and do about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccine. The Vaccine, 31(10), 3170-3176.

Ratanasiripong, N. (2012). A review of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and HPV vaccine related attitudes and sexual behaviors among college-aged women in the U.S. Journal of American College Health.60 (6), 461-470.

Ratanasiripong, P., Ratanasiripong, N., & Kathalae, D. (2012). Biofeedback Intervention for Stress and Anxiety among Nursing Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial. International Scholarly Research Network. Article ID 827972, 5 pages, doi:10.5402/2012/827972.

Ratanasiripong, P., Burkey, H., & Ratanasiripong, N. (2009). Stress and substance use among Asian American and Latino college students. College Student Journal. 43(4), 1253-1259.

Rotchanapradit, T. (2000) Problem issues and factors related to critical thinking development in nursing. Journal of Nursing, Siam University. 1 (1), 13-17.

Rotchanapradit, T., Lerdmaleewong, L., & Chareonpol, O. (2000). Effects of support and information giving on anxiety and satisfaction with nursing of women experiencing preterm labor. Journal of Nursing, Siam University. 1(1), 41-48.

Presentations

Ratanasiripong, N. (accepted for May, 2015). What College Men Know, Think, and Do about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV Vaccine. Presentation at Association of Public Health Nurses Annual Conference, Manchester, NH. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, N. (May, 2014). Does HPV Vaccination Increase Unsafe Sex among College Women?—The Question to be Answered. Presentation at the American College Health Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, P., Wang, C. D., Ratanasiripong, N., Hayes, J. A., Kaewboonchoo, O., & Kathalae, D. (March, 2014). Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS) – Thai Version: Translation and cross-cultural validation. Poster presentation at the 2014 Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, N. (September, 2013). What College Women Know, Think, and Do about Human Papillomavirus(HPV) and HPV Vaccine. Poster presentation at the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Denver. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, N. (2013, May). Factors Related to HPV Vaccine Uptake Rate: Implications of Research Findings for Health Promotion Planning in Young Women. Podium presentation at the Joint 3rd Asian Conference on Occupational Health Nursing, 2013, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, P., & Ratanasiripong, N. (2012, August). Randomized controlled trial for stress and anxiety management: Biofeedback -vs- mindfulness meditation. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, P., Ratanasiripong, N., & Ceglowski, J. (2011, August). Biofeedback intervention for stress and anxiety management among nursing students in Thailand. Poster presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. [peer-reviewed]

Ratanasiripong, N. (2010, July). Attitudes toward Sexual Behaviors Among College Women: Concept Analysis. Poster presentation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Nursing Research Day, Kansas City, MO.

Burkey, H., Ratanasiripong, N., & Ratanasiripong, P. (2009, May). Measuring the impact of an innovative campus health education intervention program for students newly diagnosed with HPV. Poster presentation at the American College Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. [peer-reviewed]

Rotchanapradit, T. (1999). Effects of support and information giving on anxiety and satisfaction with nursing of women experiencing preterm labor. Presentation at the Perinatal Medical Association of Thailand Conference, Thailand.

Professional Memberships

2003 – Present

Association of Clinical Research Professions

2006 – Present

American College Health Association

Community Services

2004 – Present

Medical Psychosocial Education (MPE) Volunteer Program, Thailand

Role: Co-founder and clinician

Duties: Co-founded the Summer Volunteer program that provides medical, psychosocial, and educational assistance to the poor in small villages in Northeastern Thailand. Provide free medical care, basic treatment, prenatal care, postpartum care, and health education to adults and children. Health education includes diabetes, hypertension/stroke, STI and cervical cancer prevention. Establish need-based scholarship fund for young girls to pursue high school education.

 Nop in a Meeting

Nop with a Patient 

NOP with a Child