Dawn Therese Bounds

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Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

Ph.D., Rush University, 2015
M.S., Rush University, 2004, Nursing (Psych-Mental Health NP)
B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999, Nursing

Phone: (949)824-4912
Email: boundsd@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
299A Berk Hall
Mail Code: 3959
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
marginalized youth, adolescence, risk, resilience, commercial sexual exploitation, social media, mental health, integrative health, wearable and biofeedback technology
Chicago Institute of Translational Medicine (NCATS 5KL2TR002387-02), CTSA KL2 Fellow, 2018-2020
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Fellow, 2018-2019
HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, and Trauma Training Program at UCLA (NIDA, R25DA035692), 2018-2020
Awards and Honors
Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators, 2022-2025
NIH-NICHD Loan Repayment Program, 2021-2023
UCI Research Associate's Athalie R. Clarke Research Achievement Award in Nursing, 2021
UCI Chancellor's Inclusive Excellence Award, 2020-2022
SAMHSA/American Nurses Association Minority Fellow (2T06SM060559-04), 2011-2015
Rush University College of Nursing's Research MVP, 2019
Cohn Family Foundation Research Fellowship, 2018-2019
Bounds, D. T., & Posey, P. D. (2022). A resistance framework for racially minoritized youth behaviors during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Research on Adolescence. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jora.12792
Bounds, D., Boakye-Donkor, A., Sumo, J. N., Schoeny, M., & Julion, W. (2022). Listening to the “HITS:” Screening for IPV in African American Co-Parents of Young Children. Journal of interpersonal violence, 37(15-16), NP14411-NP14430.
Sumo, J. N., Julion, W., Henry, J., & Bounds, D. (2022). Mothers’ Perspectives on Co-Parenting with African American Non-Resident Fathers. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 43(4), 365-375.
Julion, W. A., Sumo, J. N., Schoeny, M. E., Breitenstein, S. M., & Bounds, D. T. (2021). Predictors of maternal participation in fatherhood intervention research with African American nonresident fathers. Research on Social Work Practice, 31(8), 836-850.
Gamboa, C. J., Julion, W. A., Fogg, L., & Bounds, D. T. (2021). Using Vignette-Based Methodology to Examine Study Recruitment in Older African American Adults: A Methods Paper. Journal of Urban Health, 98(2), 103-114.
Winiarski, D. A., Glover, A. C., Bounds, D. T., & Karnik, N. S. (2021). Addressing Intersecting Social and Mental Health Needs Among Transition-Age Homeless Youths: A Review of the Literature. Psychiatric Services, 72(3), 317-324.
Julion, W., Sumo, J. N., Schoeny, M. E., Breitenstein, S. M., & Bounds, D. T. (2021). Recruitment, Retention, and Intervention Outcomes from the Dedicated African American Dad (DAAD) Study. Journal of Urban Health, 98(2), 133-148.
Bounds, D., Leland, N., & Amar, A. F. (2021). Child and Adolescent Victims of Trauma. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health: A Resource for Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Primary Care Practitioners in Nursing, 425-443.
Bounds, D. T., Winiarski, D. A., Otwell, C. H., Tobin, V., Glover, A. C., Melendez, A., & Karnik, N. S. (2020). Considerations for working with youth with socially complex needs. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 33(4), 209-220.
Bounds, D. T., Otwell, C. H., Melendez, A., Karnik, N. S., & Julion, W. A. (2020). Adapting a family intervention to reduce risk factors for sexual exploitation. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 14(1), 1-12.
Bounds, D., Delaney, K. R., Julion, W., & Breitenstein, S. (2020). Uncovering indicators of commercial sexual exploitation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(23-24), 5607-5623.
Henry, J. B., Julion, W. A., Bounds, D. T., & Sumo, J. N. (2020). Fatherhood matters: An integrative review of fatherhood intervention research. The Journal of School Nursing, 36(1), 19-32.
Stiles-Shields, C., Potthoff, L. M., Bounds, D. T., Burns, M. T., Draxler, J. M., Otwell, C. H., ... & Karnik, N. S. (2020). Harnessing phones to target pediatric populations with socially complex needs: systematic review. JMIR pediatrics and parenting, 3(2), e19269.
Winiarski, D. A., Rufa, A. K., Bounds, D. T., Glover, A. C., Hill, K. A., & Karnik, N. S. (2020). Assessing and treating complex mental health needs among homeless youth in a shelter-based clinic. BMC health services research, 20(1), 1-10.
Bounds, D. T., Edinburgh, L. D., Fogg, L. F., & Saeywc, E. M. (2019). A nurse practitioner-led intervention for runaway adolescents who have been sexually assaulted or sexually exploited: Effects on trauma symptoms, suicidality, and self-injury. Child Abuse & Neglect, 90, 99-107.
Julion, W., Reed, M., Bounds, D. T., Cothran, F., & Gamboa, C. (2019). A group think tank as a discourse coalition to promote minority nursing faculty retention. Nursing outlook, 67(5), 586-595.
Julion, W. A., Sumo, J. N., & Bounds, D. T. (2018). A tripartite model for recruiting African-Americans into fatherhood intervention research. Public Health Nursing, 35(5), 420-426.
Makki, M., Hill, J. F., Bounds, D. T., McCammon, S., Fall-Johnsen, M., & Delaney, K. R. (2018). Implementation of an ACT curriculum on an adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit: A quality improvement project. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(9), 2918-2924.
Bounds, D., Delaney, K. R., & Julion, W. (2017). Hunter–prey discourse: A critical discourse analysis of the online posts of men who buy sex. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 23(4), 258-267.
Julion, W. A., Bounds, D. T., Breitenstein, S. M., Schoeny, M., Gross, D., & Fogg, L. (2016). Study protocol for a randomized clinical trial of a fatherhood intervention for African American non-resident fathers: Can we improve father and child outcomes?. Contemporary clinical trials, 49, 29-39.
Hamilton, R. J., Innella, N. A., & Bounds, D. T. (2016). The life course perspective: a guide for genetic counselors. Journal of genetic counseling, 25(1), 44-48.
Hamilton, R. J., Innella, N. A., & Bounds, D. T. (2016). Living with genetic vulnerability: a life course perspective. Journal of genetic counseling, 25(1), 49-61.
Bounds, D., Julion, W. A., & Delaney, K. R. (2015). Commercial sexual exploitation of children and state child welfare systems. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 16(1-2), 17-26.
Bounds, D. (2014). Equity makes diversity possible. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27(1), 43-44.
2022-2023, UCI Susan Samueli Integrative, STREAM: Students who are Resilient, Empowered, self-Aware and Moving Health Institute Pilot Program
2022-2023, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Pilot Studies Program, National Center for the Advancement of Clinical Science, Community-Based Participatory Health Needs Assessment in a Speciality Drop-In Center for Youth Involved or At Risk for Sex Trafficking in Orange County.
Professional Society
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
Other Experience
Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2015—Pres

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