Barbara J. Polivka received the B.S.N. and M.S.N. degrees from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA in 1977 and 1983, respectively and the Ph.D. degree in nursing from The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA in 1990. She is working as Associate Professor and Program Director at the Nursing and Health Systems Management, The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Her expertise areas include public health nursing, disaster preparedness, healthy homes, lead poisoning prevention, poison prevention, survey research, focus group research, photovoice, and interviews.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2011