Chai Sribanditmongkol, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Nursing

Dr. Sribanditmongkol is a Registered Nurse, Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, and Clinical Nurse Specialist, whose clinical focus is Women’s Health and Perinatal Nursing Care. His research involves the examination of psychoneuroimmunological responses to influenza vaccination in young adult military/student persons living with chronic stress. Additional research includes studying the effects of nursing bedside hand-off communications, teach-back education, and discharge bundles on oncology patient care outcomes.

Dr. Sribanditmongkol currently teaches undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral-level nursing students in a variety of courses. Following a 26-year career in the U.S. Navy as a retired Nurse Corps Officer, Healthcare Executive, Researcher, and Submariner, Dr. Sribanditmongkol began teaching full-time at Otterbein University in 2019. He continues to teach, mentor, and encourage students to succeed in their studies to become competent, compassionate, and caring healthcare professionals.


  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2013
  • M.S.N., University of San Diego, 2005
  • B.S.N., The Ohio State University, 1998


  • Callaway, C., Cunningham, C., Grover, S., Steele, K., McGlynn, A., & Sribanditmongkol, V. (2018). Patient Handoff Processes: Implementation and effects of bedside handoffs, the teach-back method, and discharge bundles on an inpatient oncology unit. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(4), 421-428.
  • Sribanditmongkol, V. (2014). Author Response to Letter to the Editor: Effect of Perceived Stress on Cytokine Production in Healthy College Students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 7(4), 1-3.
  • Sribanditmongkol, V., Neal, J.L., Patrick, T.E., Szalacha, L.A., & McCarthy, D.O. (2014). Effect of perceived stress on cytokine production in healthy college students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 1-13.