Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

E-mail: alexanderg@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.882.9346
Fax: 573.884.4544

S415 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Read more about Greg here.

Nursing Specialty

Clinical Informatics, Human Computer Interaction

Interest Area(s)

Gero-informatics research and national health policy along with IT effects on quality of care in nursing homes and long term care. Development organizations and health policy about nursing practice that impacts geriatric patients is also a focus.

Education

  • BSN, Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.
  • BS, Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.
  • MHA, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • MS Information Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla Mo.
  • PhD, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • Certificate, Human Computer Interaction

Area of Doctoral Study

Human Factors, Decision Support, Long Term Care

Area of Post-doctoral Study

Information Science, Communication, Social Networking

Instructional forms: Research, Clinical Design Support Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Health Systems

Selected Grants and Awards

  • A National Report of Nursing Home Quality Measures and Information Technology AHRQ, $1,995,522, 2017-2022
  • Fulbright Scholar Research: International Report of Information Technology and Quality Measures in Australian Nursing Homes, University of Missouri Faculty Research Endowment and Research Council, $30,000, Jan 2017 – Jan 2018
  • Missouri Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents Payment Reform, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations Grant, $19,800,000, 2016-2020
  • A National Report of Nursing home Quality Measures and Information Technology, AHRQ, $999,952, 2013-2017
  • Intelligent Sensor System for Early Illness Alerts in Senior Housing — National Institutes of Health $1,768,179, 2013-2016
  • Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations Grant $14,800,000, 2012-2016
  • Mentored Clinical Scientist Development — Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, $518,782, 2007-2012

Selected Publications

  • Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Crecelius, C., Orique, S., Alexander, G. & Rantz, M. (2018). APRN Conducted Medication Reviews for Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 19(1), 83-85.
  • Rantz, M.J., Popejoy, L.L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Flesner, M., Murray, C., & Crecilius, C., (2018). Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizatons and Improve Quality in Nursing Homes with APRNs and Interdisciplinary Support: Lessons Learned. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 33(1), 5-9.
  • Rantz, M., Phillips, L., Galambos, C., Lane, K., Alexander, G.L., Despins, L., Koopman, R., Skubic, M., hicks, L., Miller, s., Craver, A., & Harris, B. (2017). Randomized Clinical Trial of Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior Housing. Journal of the american Medical Directors Association, 18(10), 860-870. Published ahead of print online (2017).
  • Rantz, M.J., Popejoy, L.L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Flesner, M., Murray, C., Crecelius, C., Ge, B., & Petroski, G. (2017). Impact of Advance Practice Registered Nurses on Quality Measures: the Missouri Quality Initiative Experience. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Published ahead of print online (2017).
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Crecelius, C., Orique, S., Alexander, G. & Rantz, M. (2017). APRN Conducted Medication Reviews for Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Published ahead of print online (2017).
  • Rantz MJ, Popejoy LL, Vogelsmeier A, Galambos C, Alexander GL, Flesner M, Crecilius C, Ge B, and Petroski G. (In press, 2017). Successfully Reducing Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents: Results of the Missouri Quality Initiative. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Published ahead of print: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2017.05.027 
  • Alexander GL, Madsen RW, Miller EL, Schaumberg MK, Holm AE, Alexander RL, Wise KK, Dougherty ML, and Gugerty B. (2017). A National Report of Nursing Home Information Technology: Year One Results. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 24(1), 67-73.
  • O’Connor J, Phillips L, Folarinde B, Alexander GL, and Rantz M. (2017). Assessment of Fall Characteristics from Depth Sensor Videos. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43(7):13-19. DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20170614-05.
  • Wakefield BJ, Alexander GL, Dohrmann M, Richardson J. (2017). Usability of a Web-Based Symptom Monitoring Tool for Heart Failure.  CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing, 35 (5), 248-254.
  • Popejoy LL, Vogelsmeier A, Galambos C, Flesner M, Alexander GL, Lueckenotte A, and Lyons V. (In press, 2017). The APRN Role in Changing Nursing Home Quality: The Missouri Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 32(3):196-201. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000264.
  • Folarinde B & Alexander GL. (2017). An Integrated Review of Research using Clinical Decision Support to Improve Advanced Directive Documentation. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing, 19(4), 332-338. DOI: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000351
  • Alexander GL and Madsen RW. (2017). A Report of Information Technology and Health Deficiencies in Nursing Homes. The Journal of Patient Safety. Epub ahead of print 06/2017.
  • Alexander GL, Madsen R, and Newton M. (2017).  Analyzing Change in Nursing Home IT Sophistication:  A Two Year Survey.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing.
  • Alexander GL, Popejoy LL, Lyons V, Shumate S, Mueller J, Vogelsmeier A, Galambos C, Rantz M, and Flesner M. (2016) Exploring Health Information Exchange Implementation using Qualitative Assessments of Nursing Home Leaders. Perspectives in Health Information Management.
  • Phillips L, DeRoche C, Rantz M, Alexander GL, Skubic M, Despins L, Abbott C, Harris B, Galambos C, Koopman R. (2017). Using Embedded Sensors In Independent Living To Predict Gait Changes And Falls. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(1), 78-94. Published online first August 2016. 
  • Alexander GL, Madsen RW, Miller EL, Wakefield D, Wise K, Alexander RL. (2017). The State of Nursing Home IT Sophistication in Rural and Non-Rural US Markets. Journal of Rural Health, 33(3), 266-274. Available early online access June 2016.
  • *Koch, G., Wakefield, B., Alexander, G.L., Wilson, M., and Becker, C. (2016). Usability of American Nurses Association State Web Sites: A Follow Up Evaluation. CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing, 34(5):215-23.
  • Alexander GL, Madsen RW, Miller EL, and Wise K. (2016). A National Report of Nursing Home Information Technology Adoption and Quality Measures. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 31(3):201-6.
  • *Miller, E., Madsen, R. and Alexander, G.L. (2016). Effects of Staffing and Regional Location on Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Nursing Home Residents. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 42(2):38-44.
  • *Rantz, M.J., Lane, K., Phillips, L., Despins, L., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Koopman, R., Skubic, M., Miller, S. (2015). Enhanced RN Care Coordination with Sensor Technology: Impact on Length of Stay and Costs in Aging in Place Housing. Nursing Outlook, 63, 650-655.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Rantz, M., Flesner, M., Lueckenotte, A., & Alexander, G. (2015). Integrating advanced practice registered nurses into nursing homes: The Missouri Quality Initiative experience. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 30(2), 93-98.*
  • Rantz, M.J., Flesner, M.K., Franklin, J., Galambos, C., Pudlowski, J., Pritchett, A., Alexander, G., & Lueckenotte, A. (2015). Better care, better quality: reducing avoidable hospitalizations of nursing home residents. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 30(4), 290-297.
  • *Birgit, H., Jensen, K.M., Alexander, G.L., and Fossum, M. (2015).  The Effects of Computerized Clinical Guidelines on Patient Safety in Hospitals. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Vol 37(7), 877-898.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Steege, L., Pasupathy, K., and Wise, K. (2015) Case Studies of IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes: A Mixed Method Approach to Examine Communication Strategies about Pressure Ulcer Prevention Practices. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 49, 156-166 (Available online December 2012).
  • *Alexander, G.L.  (2015). Communication Strategies Used By Nurse Assistants In Nursing Homes With Diverse IT Sophistication. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Vol 37(7), 984-1004.
  • Staggers, N., Elias, B., Hunt, J., and Alexander, G.L. (2015). Nursing-Centric Technology and Usability: A Call to Action. CIN Plus 
  • *Shepherd, M., Wipke-Tevis, D. and Alexander G.L. (2015) Communication Strategies used in Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP): A qualitative review high and low Information Technology Sophistication (ITS) in two nursing home facilities. Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing, 42(3), 235-241
  • Brennan, P.F., Valdez, R., Alexander, G.L., Arora, S., Bernstam, E.V., Edmunds, M., Kirienko,N., Martin, R.D., Sim, I., Skiba, D., and Rosenbloom, T. (2015). Patient-centered Care, Collaboration, Communication and Coordination: A Report from AMIA’s 2013 Policy Meeting. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Apr:22(e1):e2-6.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M.J., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Mueller, J., Shumate, S., and Elvin, M. (2015).  Preparing nursing homes for the future of health information exchange.  Applied Clinical Informatics, 6(2), 248-266.
  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Koopman, R., Alexander, G. et. al. (2014). A New Paradigm of Technology Enabled “Vital Signs” for Early Detection of Health Change. Gerontology. DOI: 10.1159/000366518.
  • Multi-disciplinary communication networks for skin risk assessment in nursing homes with high IT sophistication. Watch the presentation video.
  • Alexander, G.L., Pasupathy, K.S., Steege, L.M., and Strecker, E.B. (in press, 2014). Multi-disciplinary communication networks for skin risk assessment in nursing homes with high IT sophistication. International Journal of Medical Informatics.
  • Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Anbari, A., Lyons, V., Prentice, D., Shepherd, M., Strecker, E.B., Weston, M. (in press, 2014). A usability evaluation exploring the design of state nurses association websites.  Computers Informatics Nursing
  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Koopman, R., Alexander, G. et. al. (in press, 2014) A New Paradigm of Technology Enabled “Vital Signs” for Early Detection of Health Change. Gerontology
    Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2014). CAH to CAH: EHR Implementation Advice to Critical Access Hospitals from Peer Experts and Other Key Informants, Applied Clinical Informatics, Vol. 5: Issue 1, 92-117.
  • Alexander, G.L., Wilbik, A., Keller, J.M., and Musterman, K. (2014). Generating sensor data summaries to communicate change in elder’s health status. Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(1), 73-84.
  • Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Flesner, M. et al. (2014). Initiative to test a multidisciplinary model with advanced practice nurses to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 29(1), 1-8.
  • Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2013) Experts Speak: Advice from Key Informants to Small, Rural Hospitals on Implementing the Electronic Health Record System. Medical Informatics Europe.
  • Rantz, M.J., Scott, S.D., Miller, S.J., Skubic, M., Phillips, L., Alexander, G., Koopman, R.J., Musterman, K., & Back, J. (2013). Evaluation of Health Alerts from an Early Illness Warning System in Independent Living. Submitted to CIN: Computer Informatics Nursing, 31(6), 274-280.

Published Proceedings

  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B., and Miller, S.J. (2010). Building an Expert System for Nursing Assessment of Elders. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS), Washington DC.
  • Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Skubic, M., Wang, S.  (April 2010). Density Map Visualization as a Tool to Monitor Activity Levels of Older Adults. International Society for Gerontechnology, 7th World Conference. Vancouver, B.C.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2010, March). Analysis of a Passive Sensor Technology Interface to Assess Elder Activity in an Independent  Living Facility. Midwest Nursing Research Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Abbott, C., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., and Rantz, M. (2009). Tracking Exercise Motions of Older Adults Using Contours. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., Rantz, M.  (2009). Fuzzy Contour Tracking of Human Silhouettes.  FUZZ-IEEE, Korea, August.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Abbott, C., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., and Rantz, M. (2009). Contour Tracking of Human Exercises. Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Visual Intelligence. Nashville, TN, March.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2008).  A State Profile of IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes.  Proceedings American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, DC. p. 1-5.  PMID: 18999316    PMCID: PMC2656012
  • Sledge I.J., Keller J.M., Havens T.C., Alexander, G.L. and Skubic M.  (2008). Temporal Activity Analysis. AAAI Proceedings, Fall Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 100-108.
  • Sledge I.J., Keller, J.M. and Alexander, G.L. (2008).  Emergent Trend in Detection in Diurinal Activity.  Proceedings of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vancouver.  PMID: 19163543.
  • Alexander, G.L., Havens, T.C., Skubic, M., Rantz, M., Keller, J.M., and Abbott, C.  (2008). Markerless Human Motion Capture-based Exercise Feedback System to Increase Efficacy and Safety of Elder Exercise Routines.  Gerontechnology, Pisa Italy.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2007).  The Nurse—Patient Trajectory Framework. In Kuhn K., Warren, J.R. and Leong, T. (Eds.), Medinfo: Vol. 2, pp 910-915.  Amsterdam: IOS Press.  PMID: 17911848
  • Tyrer, H., Aud M,  Alexander, G.L., Skubic M, and Rantz M (2007).  Early Detection of Health Changes in Older Adults, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Conference Proceedings: Lyon, France, p 4045-4048.  PMID: 18002887
  • Alexander, G.L. (2007).  An Analysis of Skin Integrity Alerts Used to Monitor Nursing Home Residents.  In J.M. Teich, J. Suermondt and G. Hripcsak (Eds.).  Chicago, IL. AMIA:  p 11-14.  Madison, WI:Omnipress.   PMID: 18693788    PMCID: PMC2655835

Refereed Presentations

  • Alexander, G.L. & Madsen R.W. (2018). National Trends in Nursing Home Information Technology Sophistication and Relationships to Quality Measures. Proceedings of Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), Paper Presentation. April, Cleveland, OH.
  • Alexander G.L. (Nov 2017). An International Comparison of Technology Utilization in an Aged Care Setting. Proceedings of the Information Technology in Aged Care (ITAC) Conference. Gold Coast, Queensland Australia.
  • Alexander, G.L. (Nov 2017). Keynote: Assistive Technologies for Aging in Place. Symposium on Telehealth for our Aging Society. Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Alexander G.L., Georgiou A, Demiris G, Moen A, Westbrook J. (June 2017). International Initiatives to Support Healthy Aging. Proceedings of Medical Informatics International, Hangzhou China.
  • Rantz MJ, Phillips L, Galambos C, Alexander GL, Koopman RJ, Skubic M. (Nov 2016). Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes: Intervention Model with Promising Results. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America Conference, New Orleans.
  • Galambos C, Holden A, Popejoy L, Flesner M, Alexander GL, Vogelsmeier A, Rantz MJ. (Nov 2016). Implementing Discussion and Documentation of Advance Directives in the Missouri Quality Initiative. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America Conference, New Orleans.
  • Alexander GL, Popejoy LL, Shumate S, Galambos C, Vogelsmeier A, and Rantz MJ. (Nov 2016). Health Information Exchange in Nursing Homes: The Future Landscape for Transitions of Care Communication. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America Conference, New Orleans.
  • Popejoy LL, Vogelsmeier A, Flesner M, Lueckenotte A, Alexander GL, Galambos C, and Rantz MJ. (Nov 2016). The APRN’s Role in Changing Nursing Systems to Prevent Avoidable Hospitalizations. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America Conference, New Orleans.
  • Vogelsmeier A, Popejoy LL, Flesner M, Alexander GL, Galambos C, and Rantz MJ. (Nov 2016). APRN Efforts to Reduce Medication-Related Risks in Nursing Home Residents. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America Conference, New Orleans.
  • O’Connor J, Folarinde B, Phillips L, Alexander GL, and Rantz MJ. (Aug 2016). Describing the Mechanisms of Older Adult’s Falls Recorded in Video by the Microsoft Kinect Sensor. Poster: Frail Elderly Conference.
  • Staggers, N., Elias, B., Hunt, J., Makar, E., & Alexander, G.  (2016). Identifying Nurses’ Health IT Pain Points and Solutions: Preliminary Findings. Human-Computer Interaction. International 2016. Toronto, CA. July, 2016.
  • Folarinde B & Alexander GL. (2016). Clinical Decision Support for End of Life Care: A Systematic Review of Literature. Poster, Midwest Nursing Research Society. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Alexander G, Sensmeier J, Goosen W. and McDonald J. (2016). Panel: Leveraging Interoperable Health Information Exchange Systems among Healthcare Communities. Nursing Informatics 2016, Geneva Switzerland. June 2016.
  • Alexander G, Abbott P, Fossum M, Shaw R, Yu P. (2016).  Panel: The Future of Informatics in Aged Care: An International Perspective.  Nursing Informatics 2016, Geneva Switzerland. June 2016.
  • Alexander G. & Pettit L. (2016). Paper: The Adoption and Impact of HIT in U.S. Nursing Homes. Health Information Systems Society. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Alexander G. & Derr J. (2016). Roundtable Session 1: Critical Conversations in Transitions of Care PART 1: Transferring Patient Data from the Hospital to LTPAC.  Health Information Systems Society. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Alexander G. & Derr J. (2016). Roundtable Session 2: Critical Conversations in Transitions of Care PART 2: Transferring Resident Data from LTPAC to the Hospital. Health Information Systems Society. Las Vegas NV.
  • Alexander G., Vogelsmeier A., Popejoy L., and Shumate, S. (2016). Preconference Workshop: Reducing Hospital Readmissions from Nursing Homes: Lessons Learned from the MOQI Midwest Nursing Research Society, Milwaukee WI.
  • Galambos C., Alexander, G., Rantz, M., and Shumate, S. (2016) Paper: Using Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration in the Development of Health Information Exchange in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Gerontological Society of America. Orlando Florida.
  • Striegel B & Alexander G. (2015). High School Scholars Competition Presentation: Relationship of Information Technology (IT) Sophistication to Quality Measures in a National Study of Nursing Homes. American Medical Informatics Association Conference. Nov. 14-18.
  • Yu, P., Gong, Y., Moen, A., Georgiou, A., and Alexander, G.L. (2015). Paper: New Frontier of Health Informatics: Aged Care Informatics. MedInfo, Sao Paolo Brazil.
  • Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., and Rantz, M. (2015) Using Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration in the Development of Health Information Exchange in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Gerontological Society of America.
  • Harvell, J., Alexander, G.L., Byrne, C., and Dougherty, M. (2014). HIE Enablers: A Crucial Need for Care Coordination Communication Among Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Front Line Nursing and Other Staff. American Medical Informatics Association Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Galambos, C., Rantz, M., Starr, J., Flesner, M., Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Alexander, G., Petroski, G., Lueckenotte, A., & Crecelius, C. (2014). Missouri Quality Initiative (MOQI) for Nursing Homes: Link to Palliative Care. Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Flesner, M., Luekenotte, A. (March 2014) Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes (MOQI). Midwest Nursing Research Society, St. Louis MO.
  • Alexander, G.L., Pasupathy, K.S., Steege, L.M., Strecker, E.B., and Carley, K. (March, 2014). Multi-disciplinary Communication Networks for Skin Risk Assessment in Nursing Homes with High IT Sophistication. Midwest Nursing Research Conference. St. Louis, MO.

Book Chapter

  • Rantz, M.J., Lane, K.R., Popejoy, L.L., Galambos, C., Phillips, L.J., Hicks, L., Alexander, G., Despins, L., Koopman, R., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., & Keller, J. (2017). Aging in Place: Adapting the Environment. In P.A. Grady & A.S. Hinshaw (Eds.) Using Nursing Research to Shape Health Policy. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.
  • Alexander, G.L. (in press). Human Computer Interaction. In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormic, Ed. Essentials of Nursing Informatics 6th Ed.
  • Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Koopman, R.J., Phillips, L.J., Guevara, R.D., and Miller, S.J. (2013). Evolution of an Early Illness Warning System to Monitor Frail Elders in Independent Living. In Ming-Chien Chyu Editor. Advances in Engineering for Healthcare Safety-From Surgery Ergonomics to Computational Fluid Dynamics,Multi-Science Publishing; United Kingdom, pp 249-275.
  • Skubic, M. Rantz, M.J., Miller, S.J., Guevara, R.D., Koopman, R.J., Alexander, G.L., and Phillips, L.J.  (2012).  Chapter 13: Non-wearable In-home Sensing for Early Detection of Health Changes. In: Quality of Life Technology, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2011). Human Factors, Chapter 8.  In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormick, Ed., Essentials of Nursing Informatics 5th Ed., p. 119-132. McGraw-Hill, New York.
  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Burks, K., Yu, J., Demiris, G., Hensel, B., Alexander, G.L., He Z., Tyrer, H.W., Hamilton, M., Lee, J., and Brown, M.  (2008).  Functional Assessment and Technology.  In Madj Alwan and Robin A. Felder, Ed.,Eldercare Technology for Practitioners, p. 5-32. Human Press, Totowa, NJ.
  • Alexander, G.L. (In press). Human Factors in Safety Critical Nursing Systems, Chapter 8.  In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormick, Ed., Essentials of Nursing Informatics 5th Ed. 
  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Burks, K., Yu, J., Demiris, G., Hensel, B., Alexander, G.L., He Z., Tyrer, H.W., Hamilton, M., Lee, J., and Brown, M.  (2008).  Functional Assessment and Technology.  In Madj Alwan and Robin A. Felder, Ed., Eldercare Technology for Practitioners, p. 5-32. Human Press, Totowa, NJ.

Books

  • Alexander, G.L., Derr J., and Pettit, L. (2018, in press). An Introduction to Clinical Health Information Technology for Long Term/Post-Acute Care Healthcare Professionals (HIMSS Series). CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL.

Honors and Awards

  • Awarded, John A Hartford Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2014)
  • Missouri Nurse of the Year, March of Dimes (2013)
  • Harriet Werley New Investigator Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2009)
  • Mizzou Nerd of the Month, University of Missouri (2009)
  • Outstanding Faculty Paper Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society/Western Journal of Nursing Research (2009)
  • Nursing Informatics Researcher Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2009)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • Harriet H. Werley Award, American Medical Informatics Association (Nominated, 2008)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Research (2008)
  • Betty Crim Faculty Enhancement Award (Nominated, 2008)
  • Provost’s Outstanding Jr. Faculty Teaching Award (Nominated, 2007)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (Nominated, 2007)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, Nursing Student Council (2007, 2006)

Memberships

  • Mather Lifeways Award
  • Fulbright Scholar Award
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Co-Editor Journal of Gerontological Nursing Innovations Section
  • Editorial Board: Western Journal of Nursing Research
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Long Term Post Acute Care HIT Collaborative
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Health Information Technology Standards Panel (Alliance for Nursing Informatics Rep)
  • TIGER Collaborative (Chair, Workgroup 3 Usability and Clinical Application)