Jo-Ana D. Chase, PhD, APRN-BC

Associate Professor

E-mail: chasej@missouri.edu

S343 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, Mo. 65211

Graduate Faculty Status – Yes
DNP Doctoral Faculty Status – Yes
PhD Doctoral Faculty Status – Yes

Program of Research

Dr. Chase program of research focuses on chronic disease self-management, healthy aging, and maintaining physical function through physical activity among older adults. She also has a research interest in caregiving for older adults, especially during transitions in care.

Selected Grants, Honors, and Awards
  • Family Caregiving in Home Health Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Descriptive Study — MU Research Council, 2021-2022
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, MU Sinclair School of Nursing, 2021
  • The effectiveness of interventions to reduce sedentary behavior among older adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis – Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholar Fund of the American Nurses Foundation: 9/1/2018 – 8/31/2019
  • Informal Caregivers’ Experiences Managing Complex Care for Older Post-Acute Home Health Care Patients – Visiting Nurse Service of New York/Eugenie and Joseph Doyle Research Partnership Fund: 8/2018 – 8/2019
  • New Investigator Award, Midwestern Nursing Research Society, Gerontological Nursing Research Interest Group, 2017
  • Transitions in Care(giving): Caregivers’ Perspectives on Training and Support in the Post-Acute Care Setting – University of Missouri Center for Patient Centered Outcomes Research/Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, 2017-2018
  • Physical Functioning Trajectories among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Older Adult Home Health Care Recipients: A Pilot Study – University of Pennsylvania/Frank Morgan Jonas Fund, 2015-2016
  • Effects of Resistance-Training Physical Activity Interventions on Physical Function among Older Adults: A Meta-analysis/PI – University of Missouri Research Council Grant, 2014-2015
  • Meta-analysis of Physical Activity Intervention Effects on Physical Function among Older Adults/PI – Mizzou Alumni Association Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant. 2014-2015
  • Interventions to Increase Physical Activity Among Older Adults: A Meta-Analysis – National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, Predoctoral Scholarship, 2012-2014
  • Interventions to Increase Physical Activity Among Older Adults: A Meta-Analysis – National Institutes of Health/NINR F31 Predoctoral Training Grant, 2012-2014
Selected Publications * indicates data-based publication
  • Burgdorf, J. G., Arbaje, A. I., Chase, J. A., & Wolff, J. L. (2021). Current practices of family caregiver training during home health care: A qualitative study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. DOI: 10.1111/jgs.17492
  • Russell, D., Burgdorf, J. G., Kramer, C., & Chase, J. A. D. (2021). Family caregivers’ conceptions of trust in home health care providers. Research in Gerontological Nursing14(4), 200-210.
  • Chase, J. A. D., Russell, D., Kaplan, D. B., Bueno, M. V., Khiewchaum, R., & Feldman, P. H. (2021). “Doing the Right Thing”: Family caregivers managing medical and nursing tasks in the post-acute home health care setting. Journal of Applied Gerontology40(12), 1786-1795.
  • Khiewchaum, R., & Chase, J. A. D. (2021). Interventions to improve health and well-being among family caregivers of older adults with chronic illnesses: A scoping review. Journal of Gerontological Nursing47(5), 45-51.
  • Reeder, B., Gallimore, M., Howland, C., Emezue, C., Boles, K., Anbari, A., & Chase, J. A. D. (2021, July). Stepwise evaluation methodology for smart watch sensor function and usability. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 221-233). Springer, Cham.
  • Chase, J.D., Otmanowski, J., Rowland, S., Cooper, P.S. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions to reduce sedentary behavior among older adults. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 10(5), 1078-1085. http://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibz189  
  • Otmanowski, J. & Chase, J.D., (2020). Practical implications for providing physical activity counseling for the older adult: an integrative review. Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners32(7). doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000483
  • *Bowles, K.H., Murtaugh, C.M., Jordan, L., Barron, Y., Mikkelsen, M.E., Whitehouse, C.R., Chase, J.D, Ryvicker, M., Feldman, P.H.  (2020). Sepsis survivors transitioned to home health care: Characteristics and early readmission risk factors. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association: JAMDA, 21 (1), 84-90. e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.11.001
  • Chase, J. A. D., Russell, D., Huang, L., Hanlon, A., O’Connor, M., & Bowles, K. H. (2020). Relationships between race/ethnicity and health care utilization among older post-acute home health care patients. Journal of Applied Gerontology39(2), 201-213. doi: 10.1177/0733464818758453
  • *Chase, J.D., Russell, D., Rice, M., Abbott, C., Bowles, K.H., & Mehr, D. (2020). Caregivers’ experiences regarding training and support in the post-acute home health care setting. Journal of Patient Experience, 7(4), 561-569. https://doi.org/10.1177/2374373519869156
  • *Chase, J.D., Russell, D., Rice, M., Abbot, C., Bowles, K.H., & Mehr, D. (2019). Caregivers’ perceptions of managing functional needs among older adults receiving post-acute home health care. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 12(4), 174-183. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20190319-01
  • *Russell, D. & Chase, J.D. (2019). The social context of sedentary behaviors and their relationships with health in later life. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 27(6), 797-806. doi: 10.1123/japa.2018-0109
  • *Chase, J.D., Huang, L., Russell, D., Hanlon, A., O’Connor, M., Robinson, K.M., Bowles, K.H. (2018). Racial/ethnic disparities in disability outcomes among post-acute home care patients. Journal of Aging and Health, 30(9), 1406-1426. doi: 10.1177/0898264317717851
  • *Chase, J. D., Hirschman, K. B., Hanlon, A. L., Huang, L., Bowles, K. H., Naylor, M. (2018). Self-reported physical functioning among older adults new to long-term services and supports. Gerontologist, 58(6), 1147-1155.Advance online publication doi: 10.1093/geront/gnx082.
  • *Chase, J. D., Phillips, L., Brown, M. B. (2017). Physical activity intervention effects on physical function among community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 25(1). doi: 10.1123/japa.2016-0040 PMC4542588
Selected Presentations
  • *Bueno, M.V., Russell, D., Chase, J.D. (2021). Male caregivers’ experiences supporting older adults after hospitalization, a qualitative study. 2021 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. Paper.
  • Chase, J.D., Russell, D., Kaplan D.B., Bueno, M.V., Khiewchaum, R., & Feldman, P.H. (2020). “Doing the right thing:” Caregivers and medical/nursing tasks in post-acute home care. 2020 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Paper
  • Chase, J.D., Jordan, L., Whitehouse, C.R., Bowles, K.H. (2020). Unmet caregiving needs are associated with cognitive functioning among older sepsis survivors. 2020 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Paper
  • Chase, J.D., Howland, C., Gallimore, M., Reeder, B. (2020). Usability and Feature Evaluation of the Amazfit Bips Smart Watch in the Precision START lab. 2020 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Poster
  • Chase, J.D., Whitehouse, C.R., Jordan, L., Bowles, K.H. (2019). A profile of caregiving among sepsis survivors receiving post-acute home health care. 2019 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. Paper
  • Chase, J.D., Russell, D., Rice, M., Abbott, C., Bowles, K.H., Mehr, D. (2019). Caregivers’ perspectives on training and support in the post-acute home health care setting. Midwestern Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference, Kansas City, MO. PaperChase, J.D., Russell, D., Rice, M., Abbott, C., Bowles, K.H., Mehr, D. (2019). Caregivers’ perspectives on training and support in the post-acute home health care setting. Midwestern Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference, Kansas City, MO. Paper
  • Chase, J.D., Russell, D., Huang, L., Hanlon, A., O’Connor, M., Robinson, K.M., Bowles, K.H. (2018, accepted). Emergency Room Visits in Older Post-Acute Home Health Care Patients: Does Race/Ethnicity Matter? Midwestern Nursing Research Society 42nd Annual Research Conference, Cleveland, OH. Paper.
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