Samantha Jo Boch
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Dr. Samantha Boch is an at the University of Cincinnati and an affiliate faculty at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She earned her MSN (2015) and PhD (2017) from The Ohio State University College of Nursing funded by the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowship. Her post-doctoral training was completed in the Center of Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Abigail Wexner Research Institute in 2020. During graduate school, she worked as a corrections nurse, primarily at the Ohio Reformatory for Women and then as a quality assurance administrative consultant for Franklin (Prison) Medical Center. As a forensic nurse scientist, her program of research centers on the social determinants of health with particular emphasis on understanding and mitigating the consequences of mass incarceration on child and family health. Her work is supported and sponsored by internal and external awards via an AHRQ/PCORI K12 PEDSnet Scholars Career Development Training Program (to deepen her methodologic training in learning health systems science), the NIH-NIMHD Loan Repayment Award for Clinician Scientists of Disadvantaged Backgrounds, NCATS, and the DOJ. Her work has been promoted locally and nationally through National Public Radio, the CDC, and the AAAS.
This research directory profile is updated each May. Additional information surrounding Boch's scholarship, including prior to the 2020-2021 academic year, can be found in her CV (available upon request).
PhD: The Ohio State University, 2017 (Nursing Science with a Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in University and College Teaching)
MS: The Ohio State University, 2015 (Nursing Science; Specialization in Public Health Nursing)
BA: The Ohio State University, 2012 (Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies)
BS: The Ohio State University, 2012 (Nursing)
Post-Doctoral Scientist: (Nationwide Children's Hospital - Center of Child Health Equity and Outcomes, 2018-2020)
Grant: #2019-IG-BX-0004 Investigators:Boch, Samantha 07-22-2020 -09-30-2022 Department of Justice Incarcerated Fathers and their Adolescent Children Role:PI 39829.86 Active Level:Federal
Investigators:Boch, Samantha 01-01-2021 -12-31-2022 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Patient Centered Outcomes Research; "Social Justice and Equity: Bridging data science approaches to better understand and care for children of incarcerated parents" Role:PI 0.00 Level:National
Grant: #WVXL5308 Investigators:Boch, S 09-01-2021 -09-01-2023 NIH-NIMHD Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Role:PI $50,000 Active Type:Grant
Grant: #UL1TR002733 Investigators:Boch, S., Chisolm D., 06-01-2020 -06-02-2021 NCATS Development of a Deep Learning Model Prototype for Identification of Children Exposed to Parental Incarceration Role:PI $40,000 Completed Type:Grant
Investigators:Boch, S 07-01-2019 -07-01-2020 Nationwide Children's Hospital Office of Trainee Affairs Barriers and Facilitators of Supporting Youth of Incarcerated Parents: A Community Based Research Project Role:PI $20,000 Completed Type:Grant
Grant: #2UL1TR001425-05A2. Investigators:Boch, S 07-01-2022 -06-30-2023 UC CCTST Care Coordination of Adults with Histories of Justice Involvement Role:PI $5000 Type:Grant
Investigators:Boch, S 06-01-2021 -06-01-2022 University of Cincinnati – Dean’s New Investigator Award Correctional Keyword Search in Pediatric Health Records $8,400 Active Type:Grant
Peer Reviewed Publications
Boch, S.; Ford, J. (2014. ) C-reactive Protein Levels Among U.S. Adults Affected by Parental Incarceration .Biological Research of Nursing., , 110 ,104802
Ford, Jodi L.; Boch, Samantha J.; McCarthy, Donna (2016. ) Feasibility of Hair Collection for Cortisol Measurement in Population Research on Adolescent Health .Nursing research, , 65 (3 ) ,249-255
Boch, Samantha Jo (2017. ) Urban Youth Exposed to Parental Incarceration: The Biosocial Linkages in an Understudied Adverse Childhood Exposure .OSU Knowledge Bank, , 31 (Dissertation/Thesis ) ,603-622
Boch, S. J.; Ford, J. L. (2018. ) Health Outcomes of Youth in the United States Exposed to Parental Incarceration: An Integrative Review .J Forensic Nurs, , 14 (2 ) ,61-71
Boch, S. J.; Warren, B. J.; Ford, J. L. (2019. ) Attention, Externalizing, and Internalizing Problems of Youth Exposed to Parental Incarceration .Issues Ment Health Nurs, , 132 (2 ) ,1-10
Ford, Jodi L.; Boch, Samantha J.; Browning, Christopher R. (2019. ) Hair cortisol and depressive symptoms in youth: An investigation of curvilinear relationships .Psychoneuroendocrinology, , 109 (2 ) ,104376
Boch, Samantha J.; Taylor, Danielle M.; Danielson, Melissa L.; Chisolm, Deena J.; Kelleher, Kelly J. (2020. ) 'Home is where the health is': Housing quality and adult health outcomes in the Survey of Income and Program Participation .Preventive medicine, , 132 (2 ) ,105990
Axelson, Andrew; Kelleher, Kelly; Chisolm, Deena; Boch, Samantha (2020. ) "How do I help this kid adjust to what real life is for them?": Youth service providers experiences on supporting children with incarcerated parents .Children and Youth Services Review, , 110 ,104802
Boch, Samantha; Keedy, Hannah; Chavez, Laura; Dolce, Millie; Chisolm, Deena (2020. ) An Integrative Review of Social Determinants of Health Screenings used in Primary Care Settings .Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, , 31 (2 ) ,603-622
Ebersole, A., Boch, S., Bonny, A., Chisolm, D., Berlan, E. (2020. ) Metropolitan and non-Metropolitan Differences in HIV Sex Education and Testing. .Journal of Adolescent Health, ,
Boch, Samantha; Sezgin, Emre; Ruch, Donna; Kelleher, Kelly; Chisolm, Deena; Lin, Simon (2021. ) More InformationHealth & justice, , 9 (1 ) ,20
Hardy, Rose; Boch, Samantha; Keedy, Hannah; Chisolm, Deena (2021. ) More InformationThe Journal of pediatrics, ,
Ford, Jodi L; Browning, Christopher R; Boch, Samantha J; Kertes, Darlene A; Tarrence, Jake; Way, Baldwin M; Schmeer, Kammi K (2021. ) More InformationNursing research, ,
Boch, Samantha J; Ford, Jodi L (2021. ) More InformationNursing research, ,
Boch, Samantha J; Chisolm, Deena J; Kaminski, Jennifer W; Kelleher, Kelly J (2021. ) More InformationJournal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community, , 1367493520975956
Keller, Elizabeth; Boch, Samantha; Hittle, Beverly M (2022. ) More InformationJournal of forensic nursing, ,
Dolce, M., Keedy, H., Chavez, C., Boch, S., Zaim, H., Dias, B., Chisolm, D. (2021. ) Implementing an EHR based Social Determinants of Health Screen in Pediatric Outpatient and Acute Care Medical Settings. Pediatric Quality and Safety, ,
Ruch, Donna A; Steelesmith, Danielle L; Brock, Guy; Boch, Samantha J; Quinn, Camille R; Bridge, Jeffrey A; Campo, John V; Fontanella, Cynthia A (2021. ) More InformationJAMA network open, , 4 (12 ) ,e2140352
Boch S, Hussain SA, Bambach S, DeShetler C, Chisolm D, Linwood. (2022. ) Locating Youth Exposed to Parental Justice-Involvement in the Electronic Health Record: Development of a Natural Language Processing Model. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, ,
Axelson, Andrew & Boch, Samantha (2019. ) A Hidden Epidemic: Parental Incarceration and What To Do When It Affects Your Patients .
Boch, S., and Kelleher, K (04-2021. ) What They Need Us to Know: Children of Incarcerated Parents. Nationwide Children's Hospital ,
Boch, S. (04-2021. ) Mass (Parental) Incarceration and Child Health Equity .UC Alumni Association, Virtual.
Boch, S., et al (2022. ) Mass (Parental) Incarceration and Child Health .Health Policy Institute of Ohio,
Boch, S (04-25-2022. ) Justice Involved Populations and Health Equity: A Forensic Nurse Scientist’s Call to Action .Virtual- Brown Bag Luncheon Series, National Institute of Nursing Research.
Boch, S (03-2021. ) Unjust: Health Records of Youth with Personal/Family Justice Involvement. .Midwest Nursing Research Society.
Boch, S. (06-2021. ) Bridging Data Science Approaches to Better Understand and Care for Children of Incarcerated Parents. .AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Level:National
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