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Health Care Research Interests
- Organization Theory (organizational culture/support, health information technology, social & physical structure).
- Organizational Behavior (job satisfaction, commitment, turnover intention, turnover).
- Organizational Ethics (ethical climates).
- Human Resources Management (health care practitioner recruitment & retention).
- Ethics Education (the role of cognitive dissonance).
- Scholarship for Teaching and Learning (innovative techniques for student engagement & learning).
- 2012-2013 UWO Faculty Development Research Project Grant, FDR 709, "Physician Assistants Satisfaction and Retention"; Awarded $4,400.
- 2012-2013 UWO Faculty Development Fund: Off-Campus Program Component; The NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration training in Washington DC; Awarded $1,500.
- 2011-2012 UWO SOTL/Pilot Starter Grant; Awarded $1,000.
- 2011-2012 UWO Faculty Development Research Project Grant, FDR 650, "Perceived Benefits and Barriers Associated with Electronic Health Record Adoption and Use in Nursing Homes"; Awarded $4,658.
- 2009-2011 UWO SOTL/Pilot Starter Grant; Awarded $1,000.
- 2006-2007 Student Award Program Grant by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, "The Influence of Ethical Climates and POS on Turnover Intentions of Licensed Nurses in Nursing Homes"; Awarded $3,000.
- 2006-2007 Western Michigan University Graduate Student Research Fund, Dissertation Research; Awarded $600.
Additional Research-Related Awards & Experience
- Received the 2010 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management, June 2010.
- Awarded a full-time Graduate Research Assistantship from the School of Public Affairs and Administration, WMU, Kalamazoo, MI 2003-2006.
- Received a competitive award of $500 from the WMU’s National Science Foundation’s Research Ethics Fellows Program for a-semester long, full-time attendance, in the program “Research Ethics: An Institutional Change Model,” WMU, Kalamazoo, MI January 2004.
- Received a contract award of $1000 from the Grand Rapids Fire Department for tabulating employee survey data, conducting statistical analysis, and writing a report during my graduate research assistantship at WMU, Kalamazoo, MI 2006.
- Received a Graduate Student Travel Fund Award of $600 from WMU for presenting a paper at the 64th Midwest Political Science Association Annual National Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2006.
- Filipova, A. A. (2011). Ethical climates in for-rofit, nonprofit, and government skilled nursing facilities: Managerial implications for partnerships. Journal of Nursing Administration’s Healthcare Law, Ethics and Regulation, 13(4), 125-131.
- Filipova, A. A. (2011). Relationships among ethical climates, perceived organizational support, and intent-to-leave for licensed nurses in skilled nursing facilities. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 30(1), 44-66.
- Filipova, A. A. (2009). Licensed nurses’ perceptions of ethical climates in skilled nursing facilities. Nursing Ethics, 16(5), 574-588.
- Peters, R. & Filipova, A. A. (2009). Optimizing cognitive-dissonance literacy in ethics education. Public Integrity, 11(3), 201-220.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations
Filipova, A. "Electronic Health Records Adoption and Use in Skilled Nursing Facilities". Accepted for presentation at The Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, taking place in San Diego, CA from November 14-18, 2012.
Filipova, A. “A Mental Strategies Approach to Ethics Education: Practical Techniques and Methods.” The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) 2011 Conference, to be held October 20 to 23 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Filipova, A. “The Effect of Thought Self-Leadership Training on Healthcare Graduates’ Perceptions of the Role of Ethics and Social Responsibility, Machiavellianism, and TSL Cognitive Strategies Use.” The International Journal of Arts and Sciences’ Conference for Academic Disciplines at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 29-June 2, 2011.
- Filipova, A. “Ethical Leadership Training in MPA Program: How to Bridge Theory and Daily Practice.” The 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 4-7, 2009.
Filipova, A. “Licensed Nursing Personnel’s Perceptions of Ethical Climates in Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Empirical Investigation.” The International Centre for Nursing Ethics (ICNE) Conference at Yale University School of Nursing, “Nursing Ethics and Health Care Policy-Bridging Local, National and International Perspective,” New Haven, Connecticut, July 17-19, 2008.
Filipova, A. “Ethical Climates and Perceived Organizational Support as Predictors of Turnover Intention.” The 11th Annual International Conference of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 6-8, 2008.
- Filipova, A. “Thought Self-Leadership Teaching: Is There Power in Constructive Thinking”. 35th Annual National Teaching Public Administration Conference, South Padre Island, Texas, University of Texas at Brownsville, May 21-23, 2012.
- Filipova, A. “Ethical Climate and Perceived Organizational Support in For-Profit, Nonprofit, and Government Nursing Homes: Implications for Partnerships in Health Service Delivery.” The American Society for Public Administration’s 72nd Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, March 11-15, 2011.
Filipova, A. “Facing the Future: Georgia Regional Transportation Authority Re-Examined.” The 64th Midwest Political Science Association Annual National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 2006.