Research focus is on the health consequences of victimization and childhood adversity. Currently investigating the persistent neurobiological stress response to childhood adversity among young adults.
- PhD University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Nursing (2008) Nursing
- MPH University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health (2005) Public Health
- MS University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Nursing (1993) Nursing
- BSN Elms College (1986) Nursing
Chandler, G.E., Kalmakis, K.A. Chiodo, L.M.,Heiling. (under review). The efficacy of resilience intervention among diverse, at-risk, college athletes: A mixed methods study. Journal American Psychiatric Nursing Association. ID is JAPNA-2019-OR-056.
Kalmakis, K.A., Chiodo, L.M., Kent, N.M, Meyer, J.M. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences, post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, and self reported stress among traditional and non-traditional college students. Journal of American College Health. (Published online March 25, 2019).
Roberts, S.J., Chandler, G.E., Kalmakis, K.A., (2019). A model for trauma informed primary care. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31, 139-144.
Chandler, G. E., Kalmakis, K A., Murtha, T. (2018). Screening adults with substance abuse disorders for adverse childhood experiences. Journal of Addictions Nursing 29(3), 172-178.
Kalmakis, K.A., Shafer, M.B., Chandler, G.E., Aponte, E.V., Roberts, S.J. (2018). Screening for childhood adversity among adult primary care patients. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 30(4):193-200.
Alexander, S.A., Kalmakis, K.A., Stewart Fahs, P. S., Groth, S. W. and Chasens, E. R. (2017). Biological markers in nursing research. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25(2), 275-291.