Kari R. Lane, PhD, RN


Associate Teaching Professor

E-mail: laneka@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.882.0285
Fax: 573.884.4544

Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211


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


Teaching Emphasis Area

Care Coordination/Care Management
Gerontological Nursing
Adult Acute Care Nursing


Selected Grants, Honors and Awards
  • Customized Health Alerts and Consumer-Centered Interfaces Using In-Home and Wearable Sensors, NIH/NINR R01, (Skubic, PI), Lane, K. (Co-I), 2018-2021
  • N3200/N3260 Pathophysiology Course Redesign, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Gambaro Endowment, Lane, K. (Co-I), 2020
  • iHEAR App Development and Feasibility Testing, MU Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Center, Lane, K. (PI), 2018-2019
  • Patient-Centered Application Development to Assist Older Adults in Adjusting to Hearing Aids, MU Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Center, Lane, K. (PI), 2017-2018
  • Hybrid Cochlear Implants Candidates and Barriers to Implantation, University of Missouri Interdisciplinary Center on Aging, READ grant, Lane, K. (PI), 2016-2018
  • Pentoxifylline for the treatment of Imbalance, University of Missouri Research Board, (Rivera, PI), Lane, K. (Co-PI), 2016-2017
  • Award for Excellence in Research, MU Nursing Alumni Association, 2016


Selected Publications
  • Babka, J., Lane, K., & Johnson, R. (2021). Animal-assisted interventions for dementia: A systematic review. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 14(6), 317-324.  https://doi.org/10.3928/19404921-20210924-01
  • Anderson, L. K., & Lane, K. R. (2021). The diagnostic journey in adults with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility spectrum disorders: A synthesis of qualitative literature. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. DOI: 10.1097/jxx.0000000000000672.
  • *Wu, W., Keller, J.M., Skubic, C., Popescu, M., Lane, K. (2021). Early detection of health changes in the elderly using in-home multi-sensor data streams. ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare, 2(3), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1145/3448671 
  • Robinson, E., Wu, W., Park, G., Tefera, G. M., Lane, K., Skubic, M., … & Popescu, M. (2021). Comparison of embedded sensor data for long-term care residents before and after onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Innovation in Aging5(Supplement_1), 95-96.
  • *Mishra, A.K., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Lane, K., Rantz, M., Despins, L.A., Abbott, C., Keller, J., & Miller. (2020). Tracking personalized functional health in older adults using geriatric assessments. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 20(20). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-020-01283-y https://bmcmedinformdecismak.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12911-020-01283-y  
  • *Anderson, L. & Lane, K. (2020). Characteristics of falls and recurrent falls in residents of an Aging-in-Place community: A case-control study. Applied Nursing Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2019.151190 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0897189719302605
  • Park, G., Robinson, E. L., Shalini, S., Skubic, M., Markway, B., Hill, A., Lane, K. & Rantz, M. (2020, May). Integrating Voice-Assisted Technology with an In-Home Sensor System: Exploring the Development of a Participant-Based Design Study. In Proceedings of the 14th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (pp. 375-379). https://doi.org/10.1145/3421937.3421949
  • *Lane, K.R., Rantz, M.J., & Skubic, M. (2019). Translating research to practice: Using change model to improve sustainability of health alerts for chronic illness.  Innovation in Aging, 3(S1). DOI: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.2907 
  • *Robinson, E., Park, G., Shalini, S., Levins, T., Lane, K.R., Skubic, M., Markway, B. (2019). Harnessing voice-assisted technology and in-home sensors to manage older adult health: A user preference study. Innovations in Aging, 3(S1). DOI:   10.1093/geroni/igz038.3374 
  • *Shalini S., Levins T., Robinson E.L., Lane K., Park G., Skubic M. (2019). Development and Comparison of Customized Voice-Assistant Systems for Independent Living Older Adults. In: Zhou J., Salvendy G. (Eds.) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Social Media, Games and Assistive Environments. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 11593. Springer, Cham 
  • *Robinson, E.L., Lane, K., Skubic, M., Park, G., Shalini, S., Levins, T., Rantz, M., Koopman, R. (2018). “Creating a Tailored, In-Home, Sensor System to Facilitate Healthy Aging: The Consumer Perspective,” Innovation in Aging, 9(1), 912.  
  • *Lane, K.R. (2017). Older adults and hearing aids. Journal of Phonetics and Audiology, 3(1), 1- 3.  doi:10.4172/2471-9455.1000126 
  • *Lane, K.R. (2017). Older adults and hearing aids. Journal of Phonetics and Audiology, 3(1), 1- 3.  doi:10.4172/2471-9455.1000126 


Selected Peer Reviewed Presentations
  • *Mishra, K., Skubic, M., Despins, L. A., Popescu, M., Rantz, M.J., Keller, J. and Lane, K. (2019). Development of a Functional Health Index for Older Adults using the Electronic Health Record. in IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI), May 19-22, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA
  • *Shalini, S., Levins, T., Robinson, E.L., Lane, K.R., Park, G. and Skubic, M.. (2019). Development and Comparison of Customized Voice-Assistant Systems for Independent Living Older Adults, accepted for the HCII conference, Orlando, FL, July, 2019.
  • *Lane, K., Robinson, E., Minner, D., Popejoy, L., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Koopman, R., Park, G. (2019). How Can Family-Centered Case Management Be Utilized in a Case of Rapidly Progressive Dementia? 43rd Annual Midwest Nursing Research Conference, March 27-30, 2019, Kansas City, MO (poster presentation)


Clinical Practice Area

Long-Term Care
Acute Care/ER/Critical Care
Care Coordination

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