Karen S. Neill, Ph.D., R.N., SANE-A, DF-IAFN
College of Nursing
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave Stop 8101
Pocatello, ID 83209-8101
- B.S. in Nursing, Idaho State University
- M.S. in Nursing, Idaho State University
- Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Idaho State University
- Forensic practice
- Outcome measurement
- Interprofessional practice
Dr. Karen Neill is a Professor of Nursing, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director for Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing at Idaho State University. Dr. Neill specializes in forensic nursing and trauma informed care. Dr. Neill has authored multiple articles on domestic and/or sexual violence and has presented in local, regional, national and international forums on violence and effective response. Dr. Neill holds a Governor's appointment on the Idaho Pardons and Parole Commission, and on the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance (ICDVVA). She serves as Chair of the ICDVVA Committee for the of Oversight of Domestic Violence Offender Intervention Program Standards. Dr. Neill holds appointment as Associate Editor for the Journal of Forensic Nursing, the premier journal of the International Association of Forensic Nurses. She has served as a an expert witness and consultant in forensic nursing for over twenty years. Research and scholarship emphases include forensic nursing practice, outcome measurement, evidence based and interprofessional approaches, and leadership as these relate to program development and evaluation, collaborative service delivery, and informed response. Dr. Neill received her BS, Nursing, MS, Nursing, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Idaho State University.
Featured Scholarship and Publications
Waldman, J. & Neill, K. (2016). Introduction to Forensic Nursing. In Price, B. & Maguire, K. (Eds.), Core curriculum for forensic nursing (pp. 3-33). New York: Wolters Kluwer.
Neill, K., Williams, D.J., & Christensen, C. (2016). Sexual Violence. In Growette Bostaph, L. & Swerin, D. (Eds.) Victimology: Crime victimization and victim services (pp.153-185). New York: Wolters Kluwer.
Beyond Screening for Domestic Violence: Assessing Risk, Dangerousness, and Lethality in Response to Domestic Violence. International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice. Denver CO. September 29 to October 2, 2016. (Podium Session).
The Clinician’s Voice in the Journal of Forensic Nursing: Writing Case Reports, Literature Reviews, and Evidence Based Practice Projects. International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice. Denver CO. September 29 to October 2, 2016. (Podium Session).
Spagon, L., & Neill, K. (2016). Neurofeedback Treatment in Response to Veterans Arrested for Domestic Violence with History of Traumatic Brain Injury. A Pilot Study. International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR) 24th Annual Conference. Orlando FL. September 22-25, 2016.