Tammy Rood


  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Area Coordinator

Faculty Mentoring Status / Research & Teaching Emphasis Areas

Dr. Tammy Rood
Clinical Practice Area:

Pediatric, Asthma

  • CACE Hubs: Community Partnerships for Reducing Childhood Asthma Disparities, Missouri Foundation for Health, (Francisco, PI), Rood, T. (Co-I), Missouri Foundation for Health (2021-2024)
  • Asthma Outcomes – Health Care Collaboration FY22, (Francisco, PI), Rood, T. (Co-Investigator), Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (2021-2022)
  • Asthma ECHOs (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Show-Me ECHO: Move Knowledge, Not Patients (showmeecho.org), (Francisco, PI), Rood, T. (Co-I), Missouri Telehealth Network
  • First Place Award, Poster Presentation, DNP Student Category, Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference (2018)
  • Master’s Student Award for Overall Excellence, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of MO-Columbia (2007)         
  • “Excellence in Nursing” Award, University of Missouri Healthcare, Columbia, MO (2000, 2007)
  • Francisco, B., Rood, T., Nevel, R., Foreman, P. & Homan, S. (May 25, 2017). Teaming up for asthma control – EPR-3 compliant school Program is effective and cost efficient. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2017/17_0003.htm.
  • Francisco, B. & Rood, T. (April 2020). “Asthma Risk and Impairment”. Primary Care Health Home Practice Coach Bulletin. Missouri Primary Care Association, Volume 3, Issue 4.
  • Homan, S., Francisco, B., Rood, T., & Foreman, P. (April – June, 2021). Asthma Extension for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO®) – Road to Best Practices. Missouri Family Physician, pp. 16-19. Available at https://issuu.com/lbernskoetter/docs/__mafpmag_april-june_2021_issuu
  • Rood, T. & Francisco, B. (2021, March). “Asthma-Focused Telehealth Visits – Maximizing the Experience”. 75-minute presentation. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference.
  • Rood, T. & Francisco, B. (2021, March). “Using Pharmacy Claims to Identify High Risk Children Needing Asthma Care” [Poster Presentation]. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference.
  • Rood, T. & Dickens, M. (2020, March). “The Role of Spirometry in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma and COPD”. 90-minute presentation. 5th Annual Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills Workshop, Columbia, MO.
  • Miles, P., Rood, T., Francisco, B., Foreman, P., & Hall, M. (2019, September). “Asthma Care Accelerator ECHO- A Population Quality Improvement Project” [Poster Presentation].  American Board of Medical Specialties 2019 Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Rood, T. & Francisco, B. (2019, May). “Using Objective Measures of Lung Function to Assess Asthma and Improve Inhalation Technique”. 75-minute presentation. 29th Annual Coming Together in Advanced Practice Conference. Columbia, MO.
  • Rood, T. & Francisco, B. (2019, March). “Using Teleconferencing to Improve Pediatric Asthma Care in Local Communities” [Poster Presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference. Kansas City, MO.
  • Rood, T., Francisco, B., Miles, P., Foreman, P., & Hall, M. (2019, March). “Asthma Care Accelerator ECHO- A Population Quality Improvement Project” [Poster Presentation]. MetaECHO 2019 Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Rood, T. & Francisco, B. (2018, July). “Using Teleconferencing for Workforce Development Programs to Improve Asthma Care in Missouri Communities” [Oral and Poster Presentation]. Association of Asthma Educators Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Rood, T. (2018, April). “A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Provision of Asthma Action Plans” [Poster Presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.
  • Rood, T. (2018, April). “Asthma Treatment and Management Update”. 45-minute presentation, Missouri Primary Care Health Homes Care Team Forum and Collaborative Workshop, Columbia, MO.
  • Rood, T. (2018, March). “Asthma Essentials: Keys to Best Practice in Asthma Care”. 75-minute presentation, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.