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Ginex, Pamela
Assistant Professor
Office of Nursing Research

Email: Pamela.Ginex@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Phone: 444-6268
Office: PhD Area (1st Office)
Professor Ginex joined the Stony Brook University School of Nursing in 2021 as an Assistant Professor and has a joint appointment at the Stony Brook Cancer Center, Division of Population Science. Dr Ginex began her nursing career at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and has worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as a Nurse Scientist and at the Oncology Nursing Society, where she held a national leadership role in developing evidence-based guidelines on interventions to support patients with cancer throughout the treatment trajectory.

Pam’s research program is focused on improving care for people with cancer. Her work focuses on understanding symptom patterns and identifying evidence-based interventions to support patients during treatment and survivorship. She is also interested in the effect of climate change and climate disasters on patients, the healthcare workforce and health care institutions. She is passionate about educating nurses and working with multidisciplinary colleagues to implement evidence-based practice changes at the point of care with a focus on equity in education, practice, and research

Pamela K Ginex, EdD, MPH, BSN

BSN, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, 1992 

MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, 1998 

EdD, Teacher’s College at Columbia University, 2008 

Clinical Specialties

Primary Teaching Areas
Research, quantitative methods in nursing science, evidence-based practice 

Research and Academic Interests
Symptom science, climate change and health, translational of research to practice, evidence-based practice, professional development

Research (selected)
Principal Investigator: A pilot study to identify factors impacting adherence to oral chemotherapy

Principal Investigator: Symptom Clusters in Survivors of Lung Cancer

Co-Investigator: Quality of life outcomes following surgery for esophageal cancer

Co-Investigator: Feasibility of a computer tablet to facilitate communication in post-operative patients
with head and neck cancer.

Co-Investigator: Peer to Peer support to foster resilience in ambulatory oncology nurses

Publications (selected)
Peters, S., Sukumar, K., Blanchard, S., Ramasamy, A., Malinowski, J., Ginex, P, et al. (2022) Trends in
guideline implementation: an updated scoping review. Implementation Science; 17:50 doi:10.1186/s13012-022-01233-6

Ginex, P., Thomas, B., Dickman, E., Tucker, S., Guo, J., Gallagher-Ford, L. (2021). Current state of
evidence-based practice knowledge, competencies, and implementation self-efficacy: Findings from a national survey of oncology nurses. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 25(3), 282-289.
Mazanec, P., Paice, J., Campbell, G., Ginex, P.K., Harris, M., Matzo, M. (2021). Managing pain in seriously ill patients with substance use disorder. Nursing2021, 51(1), 32-39.

Eckardt, P., Bailey, D., DeVon, H., Dougherty, C.M., Ginex, P., Krause-Parello, C.A., Pickler, R., Richmond, T., Rivera, E., Rove, C., Redeker, N. (2020). Opioid Use Disorder Research and the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Priority Areas. Nursing Outlook, 68, 406-416.

Cooley, M.E., Ginex, P., Galioto, M., Struth, D., Kennedy Sheldon, L. (2019). Update on the role of
research in the Oncology Nursing Society. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(1),11-14.

Ginex, P., Montefusco, M., Zecco, G., Mattessich, N.T., Burns, J., Hedal-Siegel, J., Kopelman, J., Tan, K.S.
(2018). Animal-Facilitated Therapy Program: Outcomes from Caring Canines, a program for patients and
staff on an inpatient surgical oncology unit. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(2), 193-198.

Presentations (selected)
 2021 Translation of evidence-based interventions into oncology care settings: An integrative review. Ohio State University, Fuld Institute for EBP National Summit 

2021 Implementing clinical symptom management guidelines: A multi-practice PDSA collaboration to improve constipation management. Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress 

2021 Current state of evidence-based practice knowledge, competencies, and implementation self-efficacy: Findings from a national survey of oncology nurses. International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care, International Conference on Cancer Nursing 

Major Accomplishments/Honors
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine 

Connie Henke Yarbro Cancer Nursing Mentorship Award (National), Oncology Nursing Society 

(National), Oncology Nursing Society

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society 

Medical Reserve Corps, New York State