Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison Association


A new website is currently under development for the Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison Association. 

We are working to combine membership databases to reflect accurate renewal dates. If you are looking to renew your membership prior to the launch of the new site, please contact us at info@healassociation.org. 

Journal Publications


Crosby, L.E., Joffee, N.E., Irwin, M.K., Strong, H., Peugh, J., Shook, L.M., Kalinyak, K.A., and Mitchell, M.J. (2015)

Title: School performance and disease interference in adolescents with sickle cell disease.

Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 34(1), 14-30.

Elam, M.P. & Irwin, M.K. (2014)

Title: Development and validation of instrumentation to assess perceptions of educational issues for students with cancer.

Psycho-Oncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.3650

Irwin, M.K. & Elam, M.P. (2011)

Title: Are we leaving children with chronic illness behind?

Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 30(2), 67-80.

Are We Leaving Children With Chronic Illness Behind?

Irwin, M.K., Elam, M.P., & Merianos, A.L. (2014)

Title:Coordination of care between health and education systems for patients with a hematologic or oncologic diagnosis: A time study analysis.

 Journal of Pediatric Nursing. PubMedID: 25111662

Kirkpatrick, KM. (2015)

Title: School issues and educational strategies for survivors of childhood cancer. 

In GA Mucci & LR Turno, Handbook of Long Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor. New York, NY: Springer.

Northman, L., Ross, S., Morris, M., Tarquini, S. (2015) 

Title: Supporting Pediatric Cancer Survivors With Neurocognitive Late Effects: A Model of Care

Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing.  Volume 32 (3) 134-142.

Pufpaff, L.A., McIntosh, C.E., Elam, M.P., Irwin, M.K., & Thomas, C. (2015)

Title: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Students with Severe Disabilities in the School Setting: Collaboration between School Nurses and Special Education Teachers.

Psychology in the Schools, 52(7), 683-701. doi: 10.1002/pits

Thompson, A., Kelly, K. P., Christiansen, H. L., Elam, M.P., Hoag, J., Irwin, M.K., Pao, M., Voll, M., & Noll, R.B. (2015).

Title: Academic Continuity and School Reentry Support as a Standard of Care in Pediatric Oncology.

Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 62(S5), S805-S817. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25760. PubMed PMID: 26700927.






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