Professional Bio

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado-Denver, Health Sciences Center
  • M.S., University of Colorado-Denver, Health Sciences Center
  • B.S., Metropolitan State University of Denver

Professional Memberships

  • Friends of Nursing, Board Member and Past President, Elected, 2011-Present
  • The Gathering Place, Health Services Grant Board Member and Past President, Appointed, 2009-present
  • Colorado Nurses' Association (CNA)
  • American Nurses' Association (ANA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Clinical Expertise & Certifications

  • Community Health
  • Women’s Health Care
  • Acute Care Labor and Delivery Nursing

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Community and Public Health
Women's Health Research Trajectory: Efficacy of Health Fairs: 9Health Fair Participant Effects on Health
      Behaviors and Follow Up
Behaviors, Project Homeless Connect Participant Effects on Health Behaviors
Global Nursing
Efficacy and Impact on Student Learning of Field Experiences with Leadership Nursing Mentors

Presentations

Coast, M. (2011) End of Life Nursing. Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colorado.
Coast, M. (2011) Using Research to Improve Nursing Practice, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado.

Coast, M. (2011, July) Scope of Practice and Standing Orders, Tri-County Health Department, Colorado.

Coast, M. (2011, July) Teaching and Learning in Diverse Populations, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colorado.

Coast, M. (2011, May) Nursing History Littleton Adventist Hospital, LIttleton, Colorado.

Coast, M. (2011, April) Understanding Respect Through the Lived Experience of Post Partum Women, Sigma Theta Tau, International.

Coast, M. (2010, August) Advocacy and Cultural Competence, Porter Hospital, Denver, Colorado.

Publications

Pennington, K, Coast, M, & Kroh, M. (2010). Health Care for the Homeless: A Partnership Between a City and a School of Nursing, Journal of Nursing Education, 49 (12).

Coast, M (2010). Making Connections, Regis Magazine 19(1), pg 17 .

Dissertation: Understanding Respect Through the Lived Experience of Post Partum Women (2008)

Awards & Recognition

  • Nominee for President’s Award for Service, Regis University, 2010
  • St. John Francis Regis Award for Service Nominee, Regis University. 2010