Irma Ancheta

Assistant Professor

Nursing • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, Women and Heart Disease, Asian American Women, Filipino American Women, Quality of Life, Heart Failure

Education

ACADEMIC PREPARATION

Graduate

2007 University of South Florida

             PhD Nursing

              Tampa, Florida 

 

2001 University of Phoenix at Jacksonville

           MSN

           Jacksonville, Florida 

 

Undergraduate

1976 Cebu Velez College of Nursing

            BSN

           Cebu City, Philippines 

Biography

Awards

AWARDS AND HONORS

       2012 Awardee: Fellow American Heart Association (FAHA), Orlando, Florida
       2011 Awardee: Fellow Summer Genetics Institute Program, Bethesda, MD, NIH/NINR
       2011 Awardee: Fellow Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (FPCNA), Orlando, Florida
       2011 Awardee: Community Service Award, Legacy of Care Clinic, Jacksonville, Fl.
       2010 Awardee: UNF College of Health, Dean’s Professorship Grant
       2010 Awardee: Third Place Poster Presentation, 16th PCNA Annual Symposium, Schamburg, IL.
       2010 Awardee: Five Faces of the First Coast for the Go Red Women Campaign, AHA.
       2009 Awardee: Community Service Award, Legacy of Care Clinic, Jacksonville, Fl.
       2008 Awardee: Community Service Award, Legacy of Care Clinic, Jacksonville, Fl.
       2005 Awardee: Miami Heart Institute Cardiovascular Nursing, Tampa, Fl.
       2005 Awardee: Great 100 Nurses of Northeast Florida, Jacksonville, Fl.
       2003 Awardee: Disadvantaged Scholarship, College of Nursing, USF, Fl.
       2002 Awardee: Disadvantaged Scholarship, College of Nursing, USF, Fl.
       2001 Awardee: Traineeship Scholarship, College of Nursing, USF, Tampa, Fl.


 

Affiliations

PROFESSIONAL MEMEBERSHIPS
2011 Member, International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)                                                                                  2011 Member, Southern Nursing Research Society, Minority Research Interest Group (RIG)                                       2008 to present, Member, Development Committee, AHA Council on Cardiovascular Nursing                                    2008 to present, Chapter Leader, First Coast PCNA Chapter                                                                                                2008 Member, Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)                                                                                                                2008 Member, Needs Assessment Committee, American Association of Heart Failure Nurses                                      2007 Member, Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association                                                                                    2007 Member, International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing                                                                          2007 Member, American Heart Association                                                                                                                              2007 Member, Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association                                                                                         2006 Board Member, Philippine Nurses Association of Northeast Florida                                                                         2005 Member, American Association of Heart Failure Nurses                                                                                               2005 Member, American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association                                                                      2005 Chairman, Legislative Committee, Philippines Nurses Association, Fl.                                                                       2005 Member, Omicron Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International                                                                              2004 Member, Omicron Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International                                                                             2003 Member, Omicron Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International                                                                             1997 Secretary, Filipino Civic and Cultural Association

Grants and Contracts Awarded

GRANT AWARDS

Internal Funding

2011 Awardee: UNF Dean’s Professorship Grant ($18,000 for three (3) years for a total amount
of $54,000. Principal Investigator (PI): UNF-10-025. Title: The mediating effects of Inflammatory Biomarkers, Socioeconomic Position, Stress, Emotional and Psychosocial resources on Metabolic Syndrome Among Filipino American Women.
2008 Awardee: UNF US Women and Girls Initiative. ($2,500). Funded the Summer Genetics Institute (SGI) Program expenses, NIH/NINR.
2007 Awardee: UNF Brooks Summer Grant ($7,500). Principal Investigator (PI): UNF -07-081. Title: Healthy Heart For the Asian American Women

External Funding

2011 Awardee: Berkeley Heartlab Inc. ($1,200,000.00 worth in genetic testing for cardiovascular disease). Principal Investigator (PI): UNF-10-025. Title: The mediating effects of Inflammatory Biomarkers, Socioeconomic Position, Stress, Emotional and Psychosocial resources on Metabolic Syndrome Among Filipino American Women.
2011 Awardee: Diadexus Inc. ($40,000.00 worth in Lp Pla2 testing for cardiovascular disease). Principal Investigator (PI): UNF-10-025. Title: The mediating effects of Inflammatory Biomarkers, Socioeconomic Position, Stress, Emotional and Psychosocial resources on Metabolic Syndrome Among Filipino American Women.
2008 Awardee: CURVES Inc (100,000). Co-investigator: OSR #50811. Title: Effects of a comprehensive disease management and hydraulic resistance exercise program in women with systolic heart failure.
2005 Awardee: Industry Sponsored Research Project (Biosite, Inc.) ($20,000 in equipment). Principal Investigator (PI): UFJ-2005-50/USF 103600. Correlation of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and CHF hospital length of stay and quality of life, Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida

GRANT REVIEWER

2011 Invited Grant Reviewer: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIMHD Special Emphasis Panel (SEP). This SEP will be reviewing applications for NIMHD Research Centers of Excellence (P20).
September 19-20, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland.
2011 Invited Grant Reviewer: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIMHD Special Emphasis Panel (SEP). This SEP will be reviewing applications for NIMHD Health Disparities Research on Minority and Underserved Populations (R01), November 7-8, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland.

 


 

Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS
A. Articles – Refereed Journals
Ancheta I, Battie C, Caudilla C, Ancheta C. A comparison of metabolic syndrome risk factors between Filipino and Filipino American Women: A Pilot Study. (To be submitted for publication, Ethnicity and Disease)

Ancheta I, Battie C, Caudilla C, Ancheta C. A community-based, cross-sectional study of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components between Filipino American and Filipino Women. Submitted to: Family and Community Health (under review, Family and Community Health Journal)

Ancheta, I, Perez, C, Chiong, J. A comparison of quality of care measures in patients with heart failure in not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals: 2005-2009. (manuscript in preparation)

Ancheta I, Battie C, Cobb S, Ancheta C, Miller A, Chiong J. The impact of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, New York Heart Association Classification and depression on quality of life in non-hospitalized heart failure patients. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009; 24 (1): 12-18.

Ancheta I, Evans M, Miller A, Chiong J, Battie C. Does clinician’s knowledge of B-type Natriuretic Peptide levels translate to improvement of quality of life and less hospitalization days in patients with heart Failure? Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009; 24(4) 124-130.

Ancheta, I. B-type Natriuretic Peptide: a diagnostic test for heart failure. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2006; 25(4): 149-154.

Ancheta, I. A retrospective pilot study: management of heart failure patients. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2006; (25(5): 228-233.

B. Published Abstracts and Posters: Peer-Reviewed

Ancheta I, Gonzales D, Wiafe S, Chiong J. Medicare pay for performance project for acute myocardial infarction: 2006-2009. Accepted for poster presentation at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Session, Chicago, IL. November 2010. Three percent (3%) acceptance rate. Competed against 11,000 submitted AHA abstracts. Published Circulation. 2010.

Ancheta I, Battie C, Ancheta C, Perez C, Chiong, J. Financial impact of pay for performance on the US hospitals. Accepted for poster presentation at the 14th Annual Scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, San Diego, CA, September 2010. Published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure Supplement, 2010.

 

 

 


Ancheta I, Battie C, Caudilla C, Ancheta C. A community-based, cross-sectional study of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components between Filipino American and Filipino Women. Accepted for poster presentation at the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Annual Symposium (PCNA), Schaumburg, IL. Awarded, Third (3rd)Place in Community Data-Based Category. Published: Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2010.

Ancheta I, Battie C, Cobb S, Ancheta C. Should the size of the red dress change for the Asian American Woman? Accepted for poster presentation at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Session 2009, Orlando, Fl. November 2009. Three percent (3%) acceptance rate. Competed against 10,200 submitted AHA abstracts. Published in Circulation, 2009.

Ancheta I, Chiong J, Lou J, Ancheta C, Battie C. Pneumonia treatment as measured by center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) core measures compliance differs as a function of hospital classification based upon type of ownership. Accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) CHEST 2009 Scientific Conference, San Diego, Ca. Selected Top 5 in its category. Published in CHEST, 2009

Ancheta I, Battie C, Cobb S, Ancheta C, Chiong, J. The impact of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, depression and NYHA classification on quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure. Accepted for poster presentation at the 13th Annual Scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Boston, MA, September, 2009. Published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure Supplement, 2009.

Ancheta I. Metabolic Syndrome Risk factor vary as a function of ethnicity among
Asian American Women in Northeast Florida. Accepted for poster presentation at the Annual Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association (PCNA) Symposium, Orlando, FL. 2008.

Ancheta I. Exploring clinical strategies in the management of heart failure. Accepted for poster presentation at the International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN), St. Luke’s College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan. 2007.

Ancheta I. Does clinicians’ knowledge of b-type natriuretic peptide affect hospital
length of stay and quality of life in patients with heart failure? Accepted for
poster presentation at the International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN), St. Luke’s College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan. 2007.

Ancheta, I. Clinician knowledge of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Levels: effect
on quality of life and hospital length of stay in patients with heart failure/Accepted for oral/podium presentation at the American College of Chest Physicians, Chicago, IL. Published in CHEST, 2007.

 

 

 

 

Ancheta I. BNP and depression in systolic dysfunction: a pilot study. Presented for poster presentation. University of North Carolina Heart Failure Management Program: Established Therapy and New Frontiers. Amelia Island, Fl. 2007.

Ancheta I, Jacob, B., Chiong, J. Miller, A. Profiling heart failure patients: A retrospective study in one center. Accepted for poster presentation. University of North Carolina Heart Failure Management Program, Amelia Island , Fl. 2006.

Ancheta I. Risk factors, co-morbidities, and management of heart failure: evidence from a record review”. Accepted for presentation for the national conference of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, Inc. (NCEMNA). 2005.

C. Abstracts and Posters: Invited

Ancheta I. Incidence of cardiovascular risk factors among Asian American
Women. Accepted for poster presentation at the US Women and Girls Health Initiative Event, Jacksonville, Florida. 2008.
Ancheta I. Profiling heart failure patients: a retrospective study”. Presented at the University of Florida Research Day. 2005.
Ancheta I. Risk factors, co-morbidities, and management of heart failure: evidence from a record review. Presented at the University of South Florida Health Science Center Research Day. 2005.
Ancheta I. Risk factors, co-morbidities, and management of heart failure: evidence from a record review. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Delta Chapter, Jacksonville, Florida. 2004.
Ancheta I. Measuring the quality of life among a selected sample of congestive heart failure patients. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau Omicron Delta Chapter, Jacksonville, Florida. 2004.
Ancheta I. Measuring the quality of life among a selected sample of congestive heart failure patients.” Presented at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine. 2002.
Ancheta I. Measuring the quality of life among a selected sample of congestive heart failure patients.” Presented at the University of South Florida Health Science Center Research Day. 2002.
 

AnchetaContact Information

(904) 620-2684

i.ancheta@unf.edu