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Violet Malinski
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-4420
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, MA, RN
Research Interests: Nursing models, spirituality and complementary modalities

Professional Interests:

  • Rogerian nursing science

  • Barrett's theory of power

  • Health patterning modalities

  • Healing potentials of human-animal-nature interconnectedness

Primary Teaching Areas:

  • Theory

  • Research

  • Psychiatric nursing

Selected Publications:

  • Malinski, V. M., & Todaro-Franceschi, V.  (in press). Exploring co-meditation as a means of reducing anxiety and facilitating relaxation in a nursing school setting. Journal of Holistic Nursing.

  • Malinski, V. M. Meditations on the unitary rhythm of grieving-dying, dying-grieving. Manuscript accepted by Nursing Science Quarterly.

  • Malinski, V. M. (2009). Evolving paths of transformative change in Rogerian nursing science. Visions: The Journal of Rogerian Nursing Science, 16, 8-18.

  • Malinski, V. M. (2004). Compassion and loving-kindness: Heartsongs for healing. Spirituality and Health International, 5(2), 89-98.

  • Malinski, V. M., & Barrett, E. A. M. (Eds.) (1994). Martha E. Rogers: Her Life and Her Work. Philadelphia: Davis.

  • Malinski, V.M. (Ed.). (1986). Explorations on Martha E. Rogers' science of unitary human beings. Norwalk, CT: Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Works in Progress:

Malinski, V. M. Exploring co-meditation as a practice for facilitating knowing participation in change in nursing school settings. Manuscript in preparation.


  • BS

  • MA

  • PhD