University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Hendrika (Rycki) Maltby

Hendrika (Rycki) Maltby, Ph.D., R.N., FACN

Professor of Nursing

Rycki Maltby

Office: 208 Rowell
Phone: (802) 656-8305
Email: Hendrika.Maltby@uvm.edu

Dr. Rycki Maltby's background is in public health nursing. She has taught in a university setting in Canada, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, and has been at UVM since January 2000. Her research, publications, and conference presentations reflect community-based issues, with current projects of developing cultural immersion experiences with international partners and cultural competency across nursing programs with co-researcher Dr. Sarah Abrams. Dr. Maltby is a Co-Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.

Education

Ph.D., Curtin University of Technology, Perth, W. Australia, Public Health
MScN, University of Western Ontario, Nursing Education
BScN., University of Windsor (Ontario), Nursing
B.A., University of Windsor (Ontario), Psychology

Courses Taught

PRNU 241 - Public Health Nursing
HLTH 105 - Cultural Health Care (undergraduate and RN-BS)
GRNU 337/338 - The Science of Nursing: Public Health Nursing
PH 311 – Global Public Health

Research Interests
  • Cultural competency across nursing programs
  • Community-based issues
  • Development of cultural immersion model
Selected Publications

Charles, L., Maltby, H. J., Abrams, S. E., Shea, J., Brand, G., & Nicol, P.  (2014).  Expanding Worldview: Australian Nursing Students’ Experience of Cultural Immersion in India.  Contemporary Nurse, 48(1), http://www.contemporarynurse.com/archives/vol/48/issue/1/article/5488/expanding-worldview-australian-nursing-students%E2%80%99 .

Maltby, H. J. (2013). Service Learning. In M. J. Bradshaw & A. J. Lowenstein (Eds.), Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions (6th ed), pp. 451-465. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett. 

Maltby, H. J. (2013).  Action research.  In Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. Springer. http://www.springerreference.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/363573.html

Carney, J. K., Maltby, H. J., Mackin, K. & Maksym, M. E.  (2011). Community-Academic Partnerships: How Can Communities Benefit?  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(4s3), s206-s213.

Maltby, H. J. & Abrams, S. A. (2009). Seeing with new eyes: The meaning of an immersion experience in Bangladesh for undergraduate senior nursing students. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 6(1), Article 33.http://www.bepress.com/ijnes/vol6/iss1/art33/ 

Maltby, H. J. (2008). A reflection on culture over time by baccalaureate nursing students.  Contemporary Nurse, 28(1-2), 111-118. (Abstract)
Selected Presentations

Byrne, F., Litavec, C., MaNeil, L., Sheehan, K., Silverman, K., Ward, M., Daniels, C., Gagne, C., Lake, V., Ryan, M., Sanson, K., Sawamura, K., Swick, M., Sartwell, M., Rood, A., & Maltby, H.  (2014).  Implications of public health nursing on smoking cessation in Maastricht, the Netherlands.  Poster: University of Vermont, Student Research Conference, April 2014.

Daniels, C., Gagne, C., Lake, V., Sanson, K., Sawamura, K., Swick, M., Ryan, M., Byrne, F., Litavec, C., MaNeil, L., Sheehan, K., Silverman, K., Ward, M., Sartwell, M., Rood, A., & Maltby, H. (2014).  Public health nursing in the Netherlands.  Oral: Kappa Tau Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Research Night, April 2014.

Amery, K., Groll, K., Morrison, J., Sooter, R., Bourgo, J, & Maltby, H.  (2013).  Looking Ahead: Community Awareness of Vermont Health Connect and the Changes to Come. 5th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium . Kappa Tau Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and Fletcher Allen Health Care; Burlington, VT. November.

Bird, C., Maltby, H. J., Beatson, J., & Tinkler, B.  (2013).  Culturally congruent 4th grade puberty education for Somali-Bantu students.  American Public Health Association conference, Nov. 2013, Boston MA.

Petras, J., Shah, L., & Maltby, H.  (2013).  A pilot exploration of life with leprosy in Bangladesh.  Oral: Kappa Tau Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Research Night, April 2013; Poster: (a) University of Vermont, Student Research Conference, April 2013; (b) Annual Zeigler Research Forum, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Vermont, May 2013.

Maltby, H. J. & Abrams, S. E.  (2012).  Short term study abroad experiences: Coping with cognitive dissonance.  25th Annual Nursing Research Conference, London, Ontario; APHA, San Francisco, CA, Oct.

Abrams, S. E. & Maltby, H. J.  (2012). Transformative events while studying public health nursing in a developing nation.  APHA, San Francisco, CA, Oct.

Liang, C., Pokalo, G., Maltby, H.  (2011).  Introducing a business model to develop and operate a microenterprise incubator using experiential learning in higher education.  Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship conference, Savannah, Georgia, November 2011.

Maltby, H. J. (2011) “Chobi, chobi!!” Beyond photovoice: The taking and giving of pictures in Bangladesh. APHA, Washington, DC Oct.

Maltby, H. J. & Abrams, S. E.  (2011) International Service-Learning: A strategy to enhance cultural competency of nursing students. APHA, Washington, DC Oct.

Maltby, H. J. & Abrams, S. E.  (2011) Does study abroad enhance cultural competency in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program? ACHNE Annual Institute, June, Chicago Il.

Abrams, S. E., Maltby, H. J., & Ashikaga, T.  (2011) Development and application of cultural competencies from nursing student to nursing professional.  ACHNE Annual Institute, June, Chicago Il.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
American Public Health Association, Member Public Health Nursing; International Health
Australian College of Nurses, Fellow
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Transcultural Nursing Society 
Vermont State Nurses Association, American Nurses Association



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