Areas of Expertise (11)
Advanced Practice Nursing
Social Determinants of Health
Psychological Predictors of Health Outcomes
Opioid Addiction & Recovery
Nurse Practitioner Practice
Dr. Jim Mendez teaches courses in Adult Health/Acute Care, Pharmacology and Clinical Ethics. He continues to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplantation Program of the Penn Transplant Institute at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. He is an expert on pulmonary diseases, advanced practice nursing, and organ donation and transplantation.
Villanova University: PhD
University of Pennsylvania: MSN
Wilmington College: BS
Delaware County Community College: AAS
Swarthmore College: BA
Select Accomplishments (2)
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Wong Moss Outstanding Alumni Award
2001 Delaware County Community College
- National League for Nursing
- ChesMont NP/PA Association
- Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
- Member, Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
- Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Select Academic Articles (5)
The Role of Perceived Social Support in the Transition to Life after Lung TransplantationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
James D. Mendez
Case Study. A Second Chance. CommentaryThe Hastings Center Report
Nancy P. Blumenthal, James D. Mendez
Venous Thromboembolic Disease after Lung Transplantation: Special Focus on SirolimusThe Open Transplantation Journal
Rajiv Lingaraju, Nancy P. Blumenthal, Jim Mendez et. al.
Impact of Pre-Transplant Recipient Obesity on Outcomes after Lung TransplantationThe Journal of the Heart and Lung Association
Denus Hadjiliadis, Nancy P. Blumenthal, James D. Mendez et. al.
Validation of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Formula in Estimating GFR in Lung Transplant CandidatesJournal of the Heart and Lung Association
Nadine Al-Naamani, Omar Maarouf, V.N. Ahya et. al.