Michelle DeCoux Hampton has been a faculty member at Samuel Merritt University since 2005. Prior to taking this position she worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient mental health programs in both administrative and direct care roles. She is a former fellow of the American Nurses Association Minority Fellowship Program sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. She completed her doctorate at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing and was a post-doctoral fellow at UCSF in the HIV/AIDS Nursing Care and Prevention Training Program. She is currently serving as the interim Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Research interests include ethnic disparities in mental health service utilization and medical co-morbidity including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C infection for adults with severe mental illness.
N700 Evidence-Based Research Methods
N720 Capstone Emphasis
N721 Capstone Development
N723 Capstone Presentation
N730 Capstone Residency
N125L Health Assessment I
N126L Health Assessment II
N129 Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing
Hampton, M.D., Chafetz, L., & Portillo, C. (2012). Differences in substance-related risk behavior between dual and triple diagnosed severely mentally ill adults. Mental Health and Substance Use, 5(1), 52-63.
Hampton, M.D., Chafetz, L., & White, M.C. (2010). Exploring the impact of race on mental health service utilization among African Americans and Whites with severe mental illness. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 16(2), 78-88.
Hampton, M.D., Chafetz, L., & White, M.C. (2008). Recruitment and retention of African Americans with severe mental illness in community research. Community Mental Health Journal, 45(2), 137-43.
Hampton, M.D., (2007). The role of acuity and treatment setting in the overdiagnosis of Schizophrenia in African Americans with severe mental illness. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 21(6), 327-335.
DeCoux, M. (2005). Acute versus outpatient care: The decision making process for individuals with severe mental illness. Issues in Mental Health Nursing,26(9), 935-951.
Hampton, M.D. & Chafetz, L. (2002). Factors associated with residential placement in an assertive community treatment program. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 23, 677-689.
Hampton, M.D. (1997). Dialectical behavior therapy in the treatment of persons with borderline personality disorder. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, XI(2), 96-101.
Hampton, M.D., Chafetz, L., & Portillo, C. (2009). Current substance use behavior among severely mentally ill individuals diagnosed with HIV and HCV. Presented at the 137th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Gary, F.G., Yarandi, H., & Hampton, M.D. (2008). A road map for success: Models for educating ethnic minority nurses in substance abuse and mental health services in the United States of America. Presented at the XIV World Congress of Psychiatry Conference, , Prague, Czech Republic.
Hampton, M.D. (2008). Predictors of mental health service use among African Americans and Whites with severe mental illness. Presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Hampton, M.D. (2007). Racial disparities in mental health service utilization among individuals with severe mental illness. Poster presentation at the International Society for Psychiatric Nurses Conference, Montreal, Quebec,Canada.
DeCoux, M. (2006). Recruitment and retention of African Americans with severe mental illness in community research. Presented at the 12th Annual Howard University, M. Elizabeth Carnegie Endowed Visiting Professorship in Nursing Research Conference, Washington, D.C.
Hampton, M.D. (2004). The healthcare decision making process for individuals with severe mental illness. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C.
Nursing Research Center on HIV/AIDS Health Disparities, "Severe mental illness, HIV, and mental health service utilization," 2008.
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research, HIV/AIDS Nursing Care and Prevention Training Post-doctoral Fellowship 2008-2009.
American Nurses Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Minority Fellowship Program 2005-2007
Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minorities, National Institutes of Health 2002-2005
James B. Grubb Scholarship recipient, Oakland, CA, 1995-1996
National Institute of Mental Health, Summer Research Training Program Fellow,1994
Professional Nurse Traineeship, University of California, San Francisco, 1994
American Nurses Association, member.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association, member.
International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, member.