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Gail McCain
Position: Joan Hansen Grabe Dean and Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-7510
Room Number: Brookdale Campus, W530
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, MS, MA, BA
Research Interests: Pediatric Nursing, Nursing Research and Theory Development, High Risk Neonates/Pre-term infants

Selected Publications

*McCain, G.C., Del Moral, T., Duncan, R.C., Fontaine, J. L., & Diaz-Pino, L. (2012. Transition from gavage to nipple feeding for preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Nursing Research, 61, 380-387.
 
*McCain, G.C., Knupp, A.M., Fontaine, J.L., Pino, L.D., & Vasquez, E.P. (2010). Heart rate variability responses to nipple feeding for preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Three case studies. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25, 215-220.
 
*Cong, X., Ludington-Hoe, S. M., McCain, G., & Pingfu, Fu. (2009). Kangaroo care modifies preterm infant heart rate variability in response to heel stick pain: Pilot study. Early Human Development, 85, 561-567.

*De Santis, J.P., Colin, J.M., Vasquez, E.P., & McCain, G.C. (2008).  The relationship of depressive symptoms, self-esteem, and sexual behaviors in a predominately hispanic sample of men who have sex with men.  American Journal of Men’s Health, 2, 314-321.
 
*McCain, G.C., (2007). Breastfeeding the infant with cleft defects, congenital heart defects, down syndrome and hypotonia. In R.R. Wieczzorek, & M.C. Freda (Eds), Breastfeeding the infant with special needs (2nd ed., pp. 43 – 53). White Plaines, New York:  March of Dimes.
 
*Scarborough, D.R., Boyce, S., McCain, G., Oppenheimer, S., August, A., & Strinjas,
J.N. (2006). Abnormal physiological responses to touch among children with persistent feeding difficulties. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 48, 460-464.
 
*McCain, G.C., Fuller, E.O., & Gartside, P.S. (2005). Heart rate variability and feeding bradycardia in healthy preterm infants during transition from gavage to oral feeding. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 5, 124-132.
 
*McCain, G. C., Ludington-Hoe, S.M., Swinth, J.Y., & Hadeed, A.J. (2005). Heart rate variability responses of a preterm infant to kangaroo care. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 6, 692-704.
 
*Brady, N., & McCain G.C. (November, 2004). Living with Schizophrenia: A family perspective. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Available: http://nursingworld.org/ojin/hirsh/topic4/tcp4_2.htm
 
*McCain, G.C. (2003). An evidence based guideline for introducing oral feedings to healthy preterm infants.  Neonatal Nursing The Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 22, 45-50.
 
*Zink, K.A., & McCain, G.C (2003). Post traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents with motor vehicle related injuries. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 8, 99-106.
 
*McCain, G.C. & Gartside, P.S. (2002). Behavioral responses of preterm infants to a standard-care and semi-demand feeding protocol. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 2, 187- 193.
 
*McCain, G.C., Gartside, P.S., Greenberg, J.M. & Lott, J.W. (2001). A feeding protocol that shortens time to oral feeding.  Journal of Pediatrics, 139, 374-379.
 
*Tobias, N.E., & McCain, G.C. (2001). A comparison of two enuresis alarms. Urologic Nursing, 21, 349-353.
 
McCain, G.C. (2001).  The institutional review board, Central Lines, 17, 8.
 
McCain, G.C. (2000). Using research in clinical practice: Types of knowledge for use in nursing practice. Central Lines, 16, 23-24.

Selected Published Abstract


McCain, G.C. (2013). Feeding proficiency and efficiency for preterm infants with BP.24th International Nursing Research Congress/Sigma Theta Tau International Proceedings.
 
*McCain, G.C. (2013). Behavioral Responses to nipple feeding inpreterm infants with BPD. 25th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Scientific Sessions Book of Proceedings.
 
*McCain, G.C. & Duncan, R. (2012). Heart rate variability in preterm infants with BPD during transition from gavage to nipple feeding. 24th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Scientific Sessions Book of Proceedings, p. 323.
 
*McCain, G.C., Del Moral, T., Loucas, J., Duncan, R. (2011). Test of a feeding protocol for preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Sigma Theta Tau International’s 22nd International Nursing Research Congress Proceedings.
 
*McCain, G. C. & Ullmann, S. G. (2011). Efficacy and cost effectiveness of a feeding intervention for preterm infants with BPD. 25th Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society Proceedings.
 
*McCain, G.C., del Moral, T., Loucas, J., & Diaz-Pino, L. (2010). Test of a feeding protocol for Preterm Infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. 24th Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society Proceedings.

Education

PhD: Case Western Reserve University
MS:   Nursing, University of New York at Buffalo
MA:   Kent State University
BA:   Baldwin Wallace College