Publications

The following is a list of recent papers published by MU Sinclair School of Nursing faculty. You can also view our full archive of all research publications by our faculty.

Greg Alexander

Interim Associate Dean of Research and Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Phillips, L. J., Deroche, C., Rantz, M., Alexander, G. L., Skubic, M., Despins, L., Abbott, C., Harris, B. H., Galambos, C., & Koopman, R. (2017). Using embedded sensors in independent living to predict gait changes and falls. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 78-94. PMCID: PMC5272917
  • 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, 31, 201-206.
  • 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, 67-73.
  • Rantz MJ, Popejoy LL, Vogelsmeier A, Galambos C, Alexander GL, Flesner M, Crecilius C, Ge B, and Petroski G. (2017). Successfully Reducing Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents: Results of the Missouri Quality Initiative. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18, 960-966.
  • 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). Design and Evaluation 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, Madsen R, and Newton M. (2017). Analyzing Change in Nursing Home IT Sophistication: A Two Year Survey. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43, 17-21.
  • Alexander G.L., Popejoy L.L., Lyons V.E., Shumate S., Mueller J., Galambos C., Vogelsmeier A., Rantz M., and Flesner M. (2016). Exploring Health Information Exchange Implementation using Qualitative Assessments of Nursing Home Leaders. Perspectives in Health Information Management. Oct 1(13), Fall.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Alexander, G.L.  (2015). Building evidence in health informatics [Editorial]. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Vol 37(7), 839-841.
  • Staggers, N., Elias, B., Hunt, J., and Alexander, G.L. (2015). Nursing-Centric Technology and Usability: A Call to Action. CIN Plus, 33(8), 325-32.
  • Shepherd, M., Wipke-Tevis, D. D., & Alexander, G. (2015).  A secondary analysis of qualitative interviews about pressure ulcer prevention communication and implications for Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses.  Journal of Wound, Ostomy Continence Nursing, 43, 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.
  • 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.

Jane Armer

Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Armer, J. M., & Ostby, P. L. (2017). “Quality of Life.” In Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners, edited by Zuther, J. & Norton, S. 4th ed, pp. 86-91. New York: Thieme.
  • Armer, J. M. (2017). “Research in Lymphedema: Issues of Measurement and Assessment of Occurrence.” In Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners, edited by Zuther, J. & Norton, S. 4th ed, pp. 109-118. New York: Thieme.
  • Wanchai, A, Armer, J.M., & Stewart, B.R. (2017). “The Value of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivorship.” In Complementary, Alternative, and Traditional Medicine: Prospects and Challenges for Women’s Reproductive Health, edited by J. M. Hornosty, M. C. Torri. Toronto, Canada: Women’s Press, pp. 223–234.
  • Armer, J. M., Fu., M., & Zagar, E. (2017). Self-Care Deficit. In Maas, M., Specht, J., Mobily, P., Schoenfelder, D., & Stineman, A. (Eds.). Care of older persons for optimum quality of life: Nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions (Vol. 3), 25-1-25-27 (on-line publication, Chapter 25). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa College of Nursing Barbara and Richard Csomay Center for Gerontological Excellence.
  • Armer, J. M., Feldman, J. L., Ostby, P. L., Chance-Hetzler, J. S., Sun, Y., Armer, N. C., & Shih, Y-C. T. (2017 in press). “Lymphedema within the Healthcare System: Complexities, Economics, and Outcomes.” In Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice, edited by Lee, B.-B.., Rockson, S. G., & Bergan, J. 2nd ed. Springer Global. 
  • Fife, C. E., Farrow, W., Hebert, A. A., Armer, N. C., Stewart, B. R., Cormier, J. N., & Armer, J. M. (2017). “Skin and Wound Care in Lymphedema Patients: A Taxonomy, Primer, and Literature Review.” Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 30(7): 305–318. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000520501.23702.82
  • Schulz, G. L. & Kelly, K. P., Holtmann, M., & Doering, M. M. & Armer, J. M. (2017). Decision-making in pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: Influential factors vary among diseases. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. e26890. 10.1002/pbc.26890.
    Tidhar, D., Keren, E., Brandin, G., Yogev, M., & Armer, J. M. (2017). “Effectiveness of Compression Bandaging Education for Wound Care Nurses.” International Wound Journal, 26:11, 625-631.
  • Ostby, P., Armer, J. M., Smith, K. M., Stewart, B. R. (2017). “Perceptions of Barriers to Self-management of Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema.” Western Journal of Nursing Research. PMID: 29191123.
  • Wanchai, A., Armer, J. M., Smith, K. M., & Rodrick, J. “Complementary Health Approaches: Overcoming Barriers to Open Communication During Cancer Therapy.” Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 21(6):E287-E291.
  • Armer, J. M. (2016). Impact of Lymphedema on Quality of Life. In Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners (Vol. J.E. Zuther, S. Norton). New York, NY: Thieme.
  • Armer, J. M., & Feldman, J. L. (2016). Lymphedema Classification and Measurement. In World Clinics in Plastic Surgery: Emerging Techniques in Lymphatic Surgery (Vol. Dr. Liza Wu). Daryagan, New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Private Limited.
  • Armer, J. M., Feldman, J. L., Ostby, P., Thrift, K., Lasinski, B., Beck, M., … Stewart, B. (2016). Simplifying Evidence-based Management of Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema. Expert Review of Quality of Life in Cancer Care, 389-402.
  • Armer, J. M., Feldman, J. L., Shih, T., Chance-Hetzler, J., Ostby, P., & Stewart, B. R. (2016). Lymphedema Healthcare Delivery. In Lymphedema: A Concise compendium of Theory and Practice (Vol. Lee, Bergan, Rockson). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Deng, J., Fu, M. R., Beck, M., Poage, E., Burns, B., Lockwood, S., Ostby, P. L., Armer, J. M. (2016). Cancer-related Lymphedema: An Overview of Current Evidence-based Treatment. ADVANCE for Nurses, 27-29.
  • Fu, M. R., Deng, J., Armer, J. M., Lockwood, S., Beck, M., Ostby, P. L., Burns, B. S., Poage, E. (2016). Precision Health and Precision Phenotype Assessment of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema. ADVANCE for Nurses, 29, 231-40.
  • Fu, M.R., Deng, J., Armer, J.M., Lockwood, S., Beck, M., Ostby, P., Burns, B., Poage, E. (2016). Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Precision phenotype assessment offers hope for more effective treatment. ADVANCE for Nurses, 2(9): 14-16.
  • Hulett, J. M., & Armer, J. M. (2016). A Systematic Review of Spiritually Based Interventions and Psychoneuroimmunological Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivorship. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 15(4), 405-423.
  • Mohrmann, C., Armer, J., & Hayashi, R. J. (2016). Challenges Evaluating Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Which Instrument Should Nurses Use?. Journal Pediatric Oncology Nursing.
  • Sun, Y., Shigaki, C.L., Armer, J.M. (2016). Return to work among breast cancer survivors: A literature review. Supportive Care in Cancer. 1-10.
  • Wanchai, A., Armer, J. M., & Stewart, B. R. (2016). A Qualitative Study of Factors Influencing Thai Women with Breast Cancer to Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 20(1), 60–70.
  • Wanchai, A., Armer, J.M., Stewart, B.R., & Lasinski, B.B. (2016). Breast cancer-related lymphedema: A literature review for clinical practice. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 3(2), 302-307.
  • Ostby, P. & Armer, J. (2015). Complexities of adherence and post-cancer lymphedema management. Journal of Personalized Medicine. 5(4): 370-388.
  • Deng, J., Radina, E., Fu, M., Armer, J., Cormier, J., Thiadens, S., Weiss, J., Tuppo, C., Dietrich, M., & Ridner, S.J. (2015). Self-care status, symptom burden, and reported infections in individuals with lower-extremity primary lymphedema. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(2): 126-134.
  • Tidhar, D., Armer, J.M., Bernas, M., Stewart, B. R., Feldman, J.L., & Cormier, J.N. (2015). Clinical evaluation of lymphedema. In M.H. Cheng, D. Chang, K. Patel (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery, (pp 51-59). Edinburgh: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Voss, R.K., Cromwell, K.D., Chiang, Y.J., Armer, J.M., Ross, M.I., Lee, J.E., Gershenwald, J.E., Royal, R.E., Lucci, A., Stewart, B.R., Shaitelman, S.F., & Cormier, J.N. (2015). The long-term risk of upper extremity lymphedema is two-fold higher in breast cancer compared to melanoma patients. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 112(8): 834-840.
  • Armer, J.M., Stadler, L. & vanSchoor, D. (2015). Search for answers about diagnosis and management of lymphedema in South Africa. Journal of Lymphedema, 10(1): 26-30.
  • Poage, E.G., Rodrick, J., Wanchai, A., Stewart, B., Cormier, J. & Armer, J.M. (2015). Exploring the usefulness of botanicals as an adjunctive treatment for lymphedema: A systematic search and review. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 7(3): 296-310.
  • Cromwell, K.D., Chiang, Y.J., Armer, J.M., Heppner, P.P., Mungovan, K., Ross, M.I., Gershenwask, J.E., Lee, J.E., Royal, R.E., Lucci, A., & Cormier, J.N. (2015). Is surviving enough? Coping and impact on activities of daily living among melanoma patients with lymphedema. European Journal of Cancer, 24(5): 724-733.
  • Chance-Hetzler, J., Armer, J., Van Loo, M., Anderson, B., Harris, R., Ewing, R., & Stewart, B. (2015). Prospective lymphedema surveillance in a clinic setting. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 5(3): 311-325.
  • Tidhar, D., Armer, J., Deutscher, D., Shyu, CR., Azuri, J., & Madsen, R. (2015). Measurement issues in anthropometric measure of limb volume change in persons at risk for and living with lymphedema: A reliability study. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 5(4): 341-353.
  • Hulett, J., Armer, J., Stewart, B., & Wanchai, A. (2015). Perspectives of the breast cancer survivorship continuum: Diagnosis through 30 months post-treatment. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 5(2): 174-190.
  • Homan, S., Yun, S., Stewart, B., & Armer, J. (2015). Breast cancer survivorship care: Targeting a colorectal cancer education intervention. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 5(3): 296-310.
  • Armer, J.M., Hulett, J.M., Cormier, J.N., Stewart, B.R., Wanchai, A. & Cromwell, K.D. (2015). Lymphedema and its impact on quality of life. In P. Negligan,  J. Masia, N. Piller. (Eds.), Lymphedema: Complete Medical and Surgical Management, (pp. 25-40). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
  • Cormier, J.M., Cromwell, K.D., Armer, J.M. & Ross, M.I. (2015). Sentinel lymph node biopsy outcomes. In P. Negligan,  J. Masia, N. Piller (Eds.) Lymphedema: Complete Medical and Surgical Management, (pp. 263-274). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
  • Feldman, J.L., Jackson, K.A., & Armer, J.M. (2015). Lymphedema risk-reduction and management. In M.H. Cheng, D. Chang, K. Patel (Eds.), Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery, (pp 71-83). Edinburgh: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Cromwell, K.D., Armer, J.M., Cormier, J.N. (2015). Evidence-based outcomes. In M.H. Cheng, D. Chang, K. Patel (Eds.), Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery, (pp 191-202). Edinburgh: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Ostby, P.L., Armer, J.M., Dale, P.S., Van Loo, M.J., Wilbanks, C.L., & Stewart, B.R. (2014). Surveillance Recommendations in Reducing Risk of and Optimally Managing Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 4(3), 424-447.
  • Radina, M.E., Armer, J.M., & Stewart, B.R. (2014). Making self-care a priority for women at-risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(2), 226-249.
  • Deng, J., Fu, M.R., Armer, J.M., Cormier, J.N., Radina, M.E., Thiadens, S.R., Weiss, J., Tuppo, C.M., Dietrich, M.S., & Ridner, S.H. (2014). Factors associated with reported infection and lymphedema symptoms among individuals with extremity lymphedema. Rehabilitation in Nursing, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Armer, J.M. & Stewart, B.R. (2014). Introduction to special issue: Opportunities for advancing nursing science within the cooperative group setting. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 30(1), 1-3.
  • Homan, S.G., Stewart, B.R., & Armer, J.M. (2014). Public Health and Cooperative Group Partnership: A Colorectal Cancer Intervention. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 30(1), 61-73.
  • Klinger, K., Figueras, C., Beney, K.M., Armer, J.M., & Levy, S. (2014). Nursing Contribution to Clinical Trials within the Community Clinical Oncology Programs (CCOPs). Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 30(1), 38-43.
  • Rodrick, J.R., Poage, E., Wanchai, A., Stewart, B.R., Cormier, J.N., & Armer, J.M. (2014). Complementary, Alternative, and Other Non-Complete Decongestive Therapy Treatment Methods in the Management of Lymphedema: A Systematic Search and Review. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 6(3), 250-274.

Tina Bloom

Associate Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Phillips, L.M., Bloom, T., Gainey, T., & Chiocca, E., (2017). Impact of very short-term study abroad experiences on community health baccalaureate students. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(9): 528-533. DOI:10.3925/01484834-20170817-03
  • Mosher, W., Bloom, T., Hughes, R. Horton, L., Mojtabai, R., & Alhusen, J. (2017). Disparities in receipt of family planning services by disability status: new estimates from the National Survey of Family Growth. Disability and Health Journal. 10(3):394-399. DOI: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.014
  • Anderson, K., Renner, L., & Bloom, T. (2017). Exploring protective strategies among rural women in an abusive relationship. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 38(8):610-618. DOI: 10.1080/01612840.2017.1322159
  • Bloom, T., Alhusen, J., Mosher, W., Lantos, H., & Hughes, R. (2017). Fertility desires and intentions among U.S. women by disability status: Findings from the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21, 1606-1615.
  • Udmuangpia, T., Häggström-Nordin, E., Worawong, C., Tanglakmanthong, K., & Bloom, T. (2017). Perceptions regarding adolescent pregnancy among a group of Thai adolescents in Sweden. Pacific Rim Nursing Journal. 21(1) 75-87.
  • Glass, N., Perrin, N., Hanson, G., Bloom, T., Clough, A (2017). The longitudinal impact of an internet safety decision aid on safety and health of abused women: Findings from the IRIS study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 52(5): 606-615. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.12.014
  • Alhusen, J., Bloom, T., & Glass, N. (2015). Development of the MyPlan safety decision app with friends of college women in abusive dating relationships. Journal of Technology in Human Services. 33(3): 263-282.
  • Eden, K.B., Perrin, N.A., Hanson, G.C., Messing, J.T., Bloom, T.L., Campbell, J.C., et al. (2015).  Use of online safety decision aid by abused women: Effect on decisional conflict in a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 48(4):372-83.
  • Alhusen, J., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Bloom, T., & Campbell, J.C. (2015). Chapter 38: Violence and human abuse.  In Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J., (Eds.). Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care In The Community.  Elsevier.
  • Bloom, T., Gielen, A., & Glass, N. (2014). Safety planning with college women in abusive, same-sex relationships, their friends, and their smartphones. Journal of Homosexuality.
  • Eden, K.B., Perrin, N.A., Hanson, G.C., Messing, J.T., Bloom, T.L., Campbell, J.C., et al. (2014). Aid reduces abused women’s decision conflict about safety in abusive relationship. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, S0749-3797(14), 00564-00569.
  • Bloom, T.L., Glass, N., Case, J., Wright, C., Nolte, K., & Parsons, L. (2014). Feasibility of an online safety planning and intervention for rural and urban pregnant abused women. Nursing Research, 6(4), 243-251.
  • Anderson, K., Renner, L., & Bloom, T. (2014). Rural women’s strategic responses to intimate partner violence. Health Care for Women International, 35(4), 423-441.
  • Bloom, T. (2014). Review: One in seven homicides worldwide is perpetrated by an intimate partner. Evidence Based Mental Health, 17, 28.
  • Alhusen, J., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Bloom, T., & Campbell, J.C. (2014). Chapter 38: Violence and human abuse. In Stanhope, M. & Lancaster, J. (Eds.). Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community. St. Louis: Elsevier.

Jane Bostick

Associate Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Bostick, J. (2009). Instructor’s Resource Manual, Student CD-ROM, Companion Website, for Chapters 11, 28, 29. In Kneisl, C. & Trigoboff, B. Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 2ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health.
  • Bostick, J. (2009). NCLEX Questions for Chapters 7-13, 21-25. In Fontaine, Karen L. (Ed.). Mental Health Nursing, 6th ed. Prentice Hall Health, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
  • Bostick, J. (2007). Nursing care of clients with problems of substance abuse. In LeMone, Burke, and Hogan (Eds.). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, 4 th ed . Upper Saddle River , NJ : Prentice Hall Health.
  • Aud, M., Bostick, J., Marek, K., and McDaniel, R. (2006). Introducing baccalaureate student nurses to gerontological nursing: Increasing knowledge and positive attitudes. Journal of Professional Nursing, 22 (2), 73-78.
  • Bostick, J., Aud, M., Parker-Oliver, D., Schwarz, B., Tofle, R., Garrett, L., and Williams, S. (2006). Staff perceptions in Special Care Units (SCUs). Long-term Care Interface, 7 (1), 12-17.
  • Bostick, J., Rantz, M., Flesner, M., and Riggs, C. (2006). Systematic review of studies of staffing and quality in nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 7 (7), 366-376.
  • Rantz, M., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Mehr, D., Petroski, G., Owen, S., Madsen, R., Flesner, M., Conn, V., Bostick, J., Smith, R., and Maas, M. (2006). Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of nursing home care quality. Journal of Nursing Management, 14 (2), 135-154.

Katherine Bowman

Assistant Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Bowman, K. (2014). Research Recognition, the First Step to Research Literacy. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45(9), 409-415. doi:10.3928/00220124-20140826-04.
  • Bowman, K. (2014). Maltreatment during Childhood in a Community Dwelling Sample of Men. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma, 23(5), 552-566. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2014.904465
  • Jones Johnson, R., Rew, L., Fredland, N., & Bowman, K. (2010). Sexual Self-Concept in Sexually Abused Homeless Adolescents. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 5(1), 44-51. doi: 10.1080/17450120903335151
  • Bowman, K., Rew, L., & Murphey, C. (2009). Childhood Maltreatment among Community Dwelling Adult Latinas. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30(7), 443-450. doi: 10.1080/01612840902722203
  • Bowman, K. G., Ryberg, J., & Becker, H. (2009). Examining the Relationship between a Childhood History of Sexual Abuse and Later Dissociation, Breastfeeding Practices, and Parenting Anxiety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(8), 1304-1317. doi:10.1177/0886260508322196          

Jo-Ana Chase

Assistant Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • 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), 149-170. doi: 10.1123/japa.2016-0040
  • Chase, J., Bogner, J., Ruppar, T., & Conn, V. (2016). The effectiveness of medication adherence interventions among patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31, 357-366.
  • Conn, V.S., Ruppar, T.M., Chase, J.D. (2016). Blood pressure outcomes of medication adherence interventions: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 1065. doi: 10.1007/s10865-016-9730-1
  • Conn, V.S., Ruppar, T., Chase, J.D., Enriquez, M., Cooper, P.S. (2015). Interventions to improve medication adherence in hypertensive patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Hypertension Reports, 17(12), 94. doi: 10.1007/s11906-015-0606-5
  • Chase, J.D. (2015). Interventions to increase physical activity among older adults: A meta-analysis. The Gerontologist, 55(4), 706-718.
  • Ruppar, T.M., Conn, V.S., Chase, J.D., & Phillips, L.J. (2014). Lipid outcomes from supervised exercise interventions in healthy adults. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38(6), 823-830.
  • Conn, V.S., Hafdahl, A., Phillips, L.J., Ruppar, T.M., & Chase, J.A. (2014). Impact of Physical Activity Interventions on Anthropometric Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 35(4), 203-215.
  • Chase, J. A. (2013). Methodological challenges in physical activity research in older adults. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(1), 76-97.
  • Chase, J.A. & Conn, V.S. (2013). Meta-Analysis of Fitness Outcomes from Motivational Physical Activity Interventions. Nursing Research, 62(5), 294-304.
  • Chase, J.A. (2013). One Size Does Not Fit All. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(3), 279-280.

Vicki Conn

Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Conn, V., & Ruppar, T. (2017). Medication adherence outcomes of 771 intervention trials: systematic review and meta-analysis. Preventive Medicine, 99, 269-276.
  • Conn, V., Jefferson, U., Cohen, M., Anderson, C., Killion, C., Fahrenwald, N., Benefield, L., Titler, M., Topp, R., Smith, C., & Loya, J., (2017). Strategies to build authorship competence among PhD students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 329-355.
  • Ruppar, T.M., Dunbar-Jacob, J.M., Mehr, D.R., Lewis, L.M., Conn, V.S. (2017). Medication Adherence Interventions among Hypertensive Black Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Hypertension, 35, 1145-1154.
  • Abualula, N., Jacobsen, K., Milligan, R., Rodan, M., & Conn, V. (2016). Evaluating diabetes educational interventions with a skill development component in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review focusing on quality of life. The Diabetes Educator. doi:10.1177/0145721716658356
  • Brown, S.A., Becker, B.J., García, A.A., Brown, A., Conn, V.S., Ramirez, G., Winter, M.A., Garcia, T.J., & Cuevas, H.E. (2016). Biobehavioral determinants of glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Education and Counseling, 99, 1558-1567.
  • Chase, J., Bogner, J., Ruppar, T., & Conn, V. (2016). The effectiveness of medication adherence interventions among patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31, 357-366.
  • Conn, V. (2016) Sins of omission. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 1240-1242.
  • Conn, V. (2016) Want a career? Make a contribution. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 1407-1408.
  • Conn, V. (2016). From millstone to stepping stone: overcoming rejection to produce better science. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 135-136.
  • Conn, V. (2016). No do-overs.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 935-937.
  • Conn, V., & Chan, K. (2016). How much, how often, how long? Addressing doseage in intervention studies. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 1-4.
  • Conn, V., Carpenter, J., Ferrans, C., Larson, J., McCarthy, A. (2016). When co-authors are missing in action. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 1091-1093.
  • Conn, V., Enriquez, M., Ruppar, T., & Chan, K. (2016). Use of theory in medication adherence intervention studies: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40, 155-171.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Chase, J. (2016). Blood pressure outcomes of medication adherence interventions: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 39, 1065-1075.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Enriquez, M., & Cooper, P. (2016). Medication adherence interventions that target subjects with adherence problems: systematic review and meta-analysis. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 12, 218-246.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Enriquez, M., & Cooper, P. (2016). Patient-centered outcomes of medication adherence interventions: systematic review and meta-analysis. Value in Health, 19, 277-285.
  • Conn, V., Sells, T. (2016). Effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity among minority populations:  an umbrella review. Journal of the National Medical Association. 108; 54-68.
  • Conn, V., Zerwic, J., Jefferson, U., Anderson, C., Killion, C., Smith, C., Cohen, M., Fahrenwald, N., Herrick, L., Topp, R., Benefield, L., Loya, J. (2016). Normalizing rejection. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 137-154.
  • Enriquez, M. & Conn V. (2016). Peers as facilitators of medication adherence interventions: a review. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 7, 44-55.
  • Melnyk, B., Orsolini, L., Gawlik, K., Braun, L., Chyun, D., Conn, V., Dunbar-Jacob, J., Lewis, L., Melkus, G., Millan, A., Rice, V., Wilbur, J., Nowlin, S., & Olin, A. (2016). Preventing heart attacks and strokes with the ABCS of Million Hearts®: best practice guidelines and national recommendations for clinical practice, education, research, and health policy. The Nurse Practitioner, 41(2), 46-53.
  • Patil, S.J., Ruppar, T.M, Koopman, R.J., Lindbloom, E., Elliott, S.G., Mehr, D.R., Conn, V.S. (2016). Peer-support interventions for adults for with diabetes: A Meta-analysis of hemoglobin A1C outcomes. Annals of Family Medicine, 14(6), 540-551.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Chase, J., Enriquez M. & Cooper, P. (2015). Interventions to improve medication adherence in hypertensive patients: systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Hypertension Reports, 17, 94
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Enriquez, M., Cooper, P., & Chan, K. (2015). Health care provider targeted interventions to improve medication adherence: systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 69, 889-899.
  • Conn, V., Topp, R., Dunn, S., Hopp, L., Jadack, R., Jansen, D., Jefferson, U., & Moch, S. (2015). Science on a shoestring: building nursing knowledge with limited funding. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 1256-1268.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Chan, K. Dunbar-Jacob, J., Pepper, G., & de Geest, S. (2015).  Packaging interventions to increase medication adherence: systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Medical Research & Opinion, 31, 145-60. PMCID: PMC4562676
  • Conn, V., Ward, S., Herrick, L., Topp, R., Alexander, G., Anderson, C., Smith, C., Benefield, L., Given, B., Titler, M., Larson, J., Fahrenwald, N., Cohen, M., & Georgensen, S. (2015). Managing opportunities and challenges of co-authorship. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 134-163.
  • Conn, V. (2015). Research reconstructed: strategies to conduct research with limited funding. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37
  • Conn, V. (2015). Close but no quite: how to get to the publication goal. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 1379-1382
  • Conn, V. (2015). Shifting the paradigm of patient education. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37,563-565.
  • Conn, V. (2015). Meta-analysis for models. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 423-424.
  • Conn, V. (2015). Moving beyond counting publication to assess impact. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 283-287.
  • Conn, V. (2015). What co-authors wish lead authors knew. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 131-133.
  • Conn, V. (2015). Paying the price for open access. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 3-5.
  • Conn, V., Zerwic, J., Rawl, S., Wyman, J., Larson, J., Anderson, C., Fahrenwald, N., Benefield, L., Cohen, M., Smith, C., Topp, R., & Markis, N. (2014). Strategies for a successful PhD program: words of wisdom from the WJNR editorial board. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(1), 6-30.
  • Conn, V., Enriquez, M., Ruppar, T., & Chan, K. (2014). Cultural relevance in medication adherence interventions with underrepresented adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes. Preventive Medicine, 69, 239-247.
  • Conn, V., Chan, K., Banks, J., Ruppar, T., & Scharff, J. (2014). Cultural relevance of physical activity intervention research with underrepresented populations. The International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 34(4), 391-414.
  • Conn, V., Koopman, R., Ruppar, T., Phillips, L., Mehr, D., & Hafdahl, A. (2014). Insulin sensitivity following exercise interventions: Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes among healthy adults. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 5, 211-222.
  • Conn, V., Hafdahl, A., Phillips, L., Ruppar, T., & Chase, J. (2014). Impact of physical activity interventions on anthropometric outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analyses. Journal of Primary Preventions, 35(4), 203-215.
  • Ruppar, T., Conn, V., Chase, J., & Phillips, L. (2014). Lipid outcomes from supervised exercise interventions in healthy adults. American Journal of Behavioral Health, 38(6), 823-830.
  • Conn, V. (2014). Should authors revise a rejected manuscript prior to submitting to a new journal? Western Journal of Nursing Research, 62, 294-304.
  • Conn, V. (2014). Junior faculty should write review articles. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 955-956.
  • Conn, V. & Sells, T. (2014). Is it time to write a review article? Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 435-439.
  • Conn, V., Chan, K., & Cooper, P. (2014). The problem with p. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 291-293.
  • Conn, V. & Sells, T. (2014). WJNR welcomes umbrella reviews. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 147-151.
  • Conn, V. (2014). Prepare to launch: Optimizing nursing doctoral education to ensure career success. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 3-5.

Laurel Despins

Assistant Professor | Full Faculty Profile

  • Despins, L.A. (2017). Automated detection of sepsis using electronic medical record data: A systematic review. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 39, 322-333. doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000066
  • Phillips, L. J., Deroche, C., Rantz, M., Alexander, G. L., Skubic, M., Despins, L., Abbott, C., Harris, B. H., Galambos, C., & Koopman, R. (2017). Using embedded sensors in independent living to predict gait changes and falls. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 78-94.

Maithe Enriquez

Associate Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Maliszewski, G., Enriquez, M., Cheng, A., Logan, P., & Watts, J. (2017). Development and feasibility of a community-partnered nutrition intervention targeting rural migrant communities in the Dominican Republic. Public Health Nursing, 34, 343-347.
  • Conn, V., Enriquez, M., Ruppar, T., & Chan, K. (2016). Use of theory in medication adherence intervention studies: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40, 155-171.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Enriquez, M., & Cooper, P. (2016). Medication adherence interventions that target subjects with adherence problems: systematic review and meta-analysis. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 12, 218-246.
  • Conn, V., Ruppar, T., Enriquez, M., & Cooper, P. (2016). Patient-centered outcomes of medication adherence interventions: systematic review and meta-analysis. Value in Health, 19, 277-285.
  • Enriquez, M. & Conn, V. (2016). Peers as facilitators of medication adherence interventions: a review. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 7(1), 44-55.
  • Conn VS, Ruppar TM, Chase JA, Enriquez M, Cooper PS. Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in Hypertensive Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2015 Dec; 17(12):94. doi: 10.1007/s11906-015-0606-5. PMID: 26560139
  • Llanque SM, Enriquez M, Cheng AL, Doty L, Brotto MA, Kelly PJ, Niedens M, Caserta MS, Savage LM. The family series workshop: a community-based psychoeducational intervention. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 Sep; 30(6):573-83. doi: 10.1177/1533317514568003. PMID: 25609602
  • Enriquez, M. Cheng, A.L., Banderas, J., Farnan, R., Chertoff, K., Hayes, D., Ortego, G., Moreno, J., Peterson, J., & McKinsey, D. (2014). A Peer-led HIV Medication Adherence Intervention Targeting Adults Linked to Medical Care but Without a Suppressed Viral Load. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Llanque, S., Enriquez, M., Cheng, A., Doty, L., Brotto, M., Kelly, P., Niedens, M., Caserta, M., & Savage, L. (2014). The Family Series Workshop: A Community-based Psychoeducational Intervention. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Diseases and Other Dementias, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Conn, V., Enriquez, M., Ruppar, T., & Chan, K. (2014). Cultural relevance in medication adherence interventions with underrepresented adults: Systematic reveiw and meta-analysis of outcomes. Preventive Medicine, 69, 239-247.

Shirley Farrah

Assistant Dean of Nursing Outreach and Assistant Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Farrah, S.J. (2003). Lecture. In M.W. Galbraith (Ed.), Adult learning methods: A guide for effective instruction (3rd ed.). Melbourne, FL: Krieger.
  • Farrah, S.J. and Graham, S.W. (2001). Variables Influencing the Likelihood of Practice Change After Continuing Education. Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 49, 2-13.
  • Farrah, S.J. (2003). Lecture. In M.W. Galbraith (Ed.), Adult learning methods: A guide for effective instruction (3rd ed.). Melbourne, FL: Krieger.
  • Farrah, S.J., and Graham, S.W. (Fall 2002). Variables influencing the likelihood of practice change after continuing education. Adult Education Quarterly, 49(3), 2-13.
  • Farrah, S. J., and Graham, S. W. (2000) Variables influencing the likelihood of practice change after continuing education. Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).

Larry Ganong

Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Ganong, L., & Coleman, M. (2017). Stepfamily relationships: Development, dynamics, and intervention (2nd Ed.). NY: Springer. DOI 10.10078/978-1-4899-7702-1
  • Beckmeyer, J., Ganong, L., Coleman, M., & Markham, M. (2016). Experiences with coparenting scale: A semantic differential measure of coparenting satisfaction. Journal of Family Issues. DOI: 10.1177/0192513X16634764
  • Chapman, A., Coleman, M., & Ganong, L. (2016). “Like my grandparent but not”: A qualitative investigation of skip-generation stepgrandchild-stepgrandparent relationships. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 634-643. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12303
  • Chapman, A., Ganong, L., & Coleman, M. (2016). Stepgrandparenting. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of family studies (pp. 1863-1867). NY: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Chapman, A., Ganong, L., Coleman, M., Kang, Y.J., Russell, L., & Sanner, C. (2016). Negotiating a place in the family – A grounded theory exploration of stepgrandmothers’ relationships with stepgrandchildren. The Gerontologist. DOI:10.1093/geront/gnw112
  • Chapman, A., Sanner, C., Ganong, L., Coleman, M., Russell, L., Kang, Y.J., & Mitchell, S. (2016). Exploring the complexity of stepgrandparent-stepgrandchild relationships. In G. Gianseni & S. L. Blair (Eds.), Divorce, separation, and remarriage: The transformation of family, Contemporary perspectives in family research, 10, 101-130. DOI: 10.1108/S1530-353520160000010005
  • Ganong, L., Coleman, M., & Chapman, A. (2016). Gatekeeping after separation and divorce. In L. Drozd, M. Saini, & N. Oleson (Eds.), Parenting plan evaluations: Applied research for the family court (2nd Ed.), (pp. 308-345). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Ganong, L., Jamison, T., & Chapman, A. (2016). Assessing differences in intimate partner obligations based on relationship status, gender, and parental status. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33, 867-891.
  • Kang, Y., Ganong, L., Coleman, M, & Russell, L. (2016). Stepparenting. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of family studies (pp. 1867-1870). NY: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Russell, L. T., Coleman, M., Ganong, L., & Gayer, D. (2016). Divorce and childhood chronic illness: A grounded theory of trust, gender, and third party care providers. Journal of Family Nursing. 22, 252-278. doi:10.1177/1074840716639909
  • Russell, L., Beckmeyer, J., Coleman, M., & Ganong, L. (2016). Perceived barriers to post-divorce coparenting: Differences between men and women and associations with coparenting behaviors. Family Relations, 65, 450-461. DOI: 10.1111/fare.12198
  • Russell, L., Coleman, M, & Ganong, L. (2016). Remarriage: The process of starting over. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of family studies (pp. 1675-1678). NY: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Sharp, E., & Ganong, L. (2016). “I’m a loser, I’m not married, let’s just all look at me:” Never married women’s perceptions of their social environment. In Constance Shehan (Ed.), The family issues reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Ganong, L., Coleman, M., & Chapman, A. (2015). Gatekeeping after separation and divorce. In L. Drozd and M. Saini, Parenting Plan Evaluations: Applied Research for the Family Court (2nd Ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Anbari, A., Ganong, L., Anderson, R., Oderda, L., Farag, A., & Madsen, R. (2015). Detecting medication order discrepancies in nursing homes: How RNs and LPNs differ. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 6(3), 48-56.
  • Ganong, L., Jamison, T., & Chapman, A. (2015). Assessing differences in intimate partner obligations based on relationship status, gender, and parental status. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 1-25. DOI 10.1177/0265407515605665.
  • Coleman, M., Ganong, L., Russell, L., & Frye, N. (2015). Stepchildren’s views about former steprelationships following stepfamily dissolution. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 775-790. DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12182
  • Chapman, A., Ganong, L. H., & Coleman, M. (2015). Divorced coparents’ use of communication technology. In Z. Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Volumes 1, 2, & 3). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI 10.4018/978-1-4666-8239-9
  • Ganong, L., Coleman, M., & Russell, L. (2015). Children in diverse families.  In M.H. Bornstein and T. Leventhal (Eds.), Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science Volume 4: Ecological Settings and Processes in Developmental Systems (pp. 133-174). NY: Wiley. DOI: 10.1002/9781118963418
  • Coleman, M., Ganong, L., & Benson, J. (2014). Multiple segment factorial vignettes in family health interventions. In J.H. McCormick & S.L. Blair (Eds.), Family Relationships and Familial Responses to Health Issues, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, 8A, 285-305.
  • Ganong, L. (2014). What’s in a name: The issue of defining family science. Family Relations, 63, 333-342.
  • Beckmeyer, J., Coleman, M., & Ganong, L. (2014). Post-divorce coparenting typologies and children’s adjustment. Family Relations, 63, 526-537.
  • Coleman, M., & Ganong, L. (2014). Stepfamilies as they really are. In B. Risman & V. Rutter (Eds.), Families as They Really Are, Vol. 2. NY:Norton.
  • Ganong, L., & Coleman, M. (2014). Qualitative research on family relationahips. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 31, 451-459.
  • Jamison, T., Coleman, M., Ganong, L., & Feistman, R. (2014). Transitioning to post-divorce family life: A grounded theory investigation of resilience in coparenting. Family Relations.

Urmeka Jefferson

Assistant Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Conn, V., Jefferson, U., Cohen, M., Anderson, C., Killion, C., Fahrenwald, N., Benefield, L., Titler, M., Topp, R., Smith, C., & Loya, J., (2017). Strategies to build authorship competence among PhD students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 329-355.
  • Conn, V., Zerwic, J., Jefferson, U., Anderson, C., Killion, C., Smith, C., Cohen, M., Fahrenwald, N., Herrick, L., Topp, R., Benefield, L., Loya, J. (2016). Normalizing rejection. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38, 137-154.
  • Jefferson, U.T. (2015). A review of literature regarding determinants of breastfeeding among black women in the United States. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 25(2).
  • Jefferson, U.T. (2015). Predictors of breastfeeding attitudes among college educated African Americans. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Conn, V. Topp, R., Dunn, S., Hopp, L., Jadack, R., Jansen, D., Jefferson, U., & Moch, S. (2015). Science on a shoestring: Building nursing knowledge with limited funding. Western Journal of Nursing Research, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Jefferson, U.T. (2014). Looking beyond skin color: Addressing heterogeneity in health disparities research [editorial]. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(10), 1307-1
  • Jefferson, U.T. (2014). Infant feeding attitudes and breastfeeding intentions of black college students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(10), 1338-1356.
  • Jefferson, U. (2012). Attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions regarding infant feeding methods among black college students. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(8), 1064.

Rebecca Johnson

Millsap Professor of Gerontological Nursing and Public Policy  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • White-Lewis, S., Russell, C., Johnson, R., Cheng, A.L., & McClain, N. (2017). Equine-assisted therapy intervention studies targeting physical symptoms in adults: A systematic review. Applied Nursing Research, 38C, 9-21. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2017.08.002
  • Johnson, R. A., Johnson, P. J., Megarani, D. V., Patel, S. D., Yaglom, H. D., Vogelweid, C. M., Parker, T. M., Pascua, C. K., & Crowder, S. M. (2017). Horses working in therapeutic riding programs: Cortisol, adrenocorticotropic hormone, glucose, and behavior stress indicators. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 57(2017) 77-85.
  • Johnson, R. A. (2017). Relocation stress syndrome. In B. Ackley, G. Ladwig (Eds.). Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 12th edition. St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier.
  • Curl, A. L., Bibbo, J., & Johnson, R. A. (2016). Dog ownership, walking, and bonding, and older adults’health and health behaviors. The Gerontologist.
  • Holt, S., Johnson, R. A., Yaglom, H. D., & Brennan, C. (2016). Animal assisted activity with older adult retirement facility residents: The PAWSitive Visits program. Activities, Adaptation, & Aging, 39(4), 267-279.
  • Johnson, R. A. & Bibbo, J. (2016). Human animal interaction in the aging boom. In A. Fine (Ed.), Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice. Ch 15, New York: Elsevier.
  • Sahrmann, J., Niedbalski, A., Bradshaw, L., Johnson, R., and Deem, S. (2016). Human health benefits associated with a touch tank experience at a zoological institution. Zoo Biology.35, 4-13.
  • Johnson, R. & Bibbo, J. (2015). Relocation decisions and constructing the meaning of home: A phenomenological study of the transition into a nursing home. Journal of Aging Studies.
  • Holt, S., Johnson, R.A., Yaglom, H.D., & Brennan, C. (2014). Animal assisted activity with older adult retirement facility residents: The PAWSitive Visits program. Activities, Adaptation, & Aging, 38.
  • Johnson, R. & Bibbo, J. (2014). The utopia of Tiger Palce: Older adults, relocation to a nursing home, and pet relinquishment. Tijdschrift voor Ouderengeneeskunde (Journal of Geriatric Medicine, Netherlands), 1, 28-30.
  • Johnson, R. A. (2013). Promoting One Health: The University of Missouri Research Center for Human Animal Interaction. Missouri Medicine, 110,125-128.
  • Johnson, R. A. (2013) Relocation stress syndrome.  In B. Ackley, G. Ladwig (Eds.), Nursing Diagnosis Handbook:   An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 10th edition. (pp.647-651). St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier.

Kari Lane

Assistant Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Lane, K.R., Rivera, A., & Arand, R. (2017). Improving hearing aid adjustment outcomes in older persons: a RCT. International Journal for Nursing of Older People, 10(2), 84-93.doi: 10.1111/opn.12053
  • Lane, K., Rantz, M., Rivera, A., & Arand, R. (2017). Are older persons living in intermediate care settings willing to accept and use amplifiers to better understand speech? A preliminary study. Health Services Research Journal. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12745
  • Rantz, M., Phillips, L.J., Galambos, C., Lane, K., Alexander, G.L., Despins, L., Koopman, R.J., Skubic, M., Hicks, L., Miller, S., Craver, A., Harris, B., Deroche, C.B. (2017). Randomized Trial of Intelligent Sensor System for Early Illness Alerts in Senior Housing. Journal of American Medical Directors Association, 18(10), 860-870.
  • Lane, K., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., & Galambos, C. (2017). Qualitative Analysis of organization perceptions of technology use in IDD populations. Technology and Disability, 29(1-2), 1-14. doi: 10.3233/TAD-160158.
  • Rantz, M.J., Lane, K.R., Phillips, L.J., Despins, L.A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Koopman, R.J., Skubic, M., & Miller, S.J. (2015). Enhanced RN care coordination with sensor technology: impact on length of stay and cost in Aging in Place housing. Nursing Outlook, 63, 650-655.*
  • Rantz, M., Popejoy, L.L., Galambos, C., Phillips, L.J., Lane, K.R., Marek, K.D., Hicks, L., Musterman, K., Back, J., & Miller, S. (2014). The continued success of RN care coordination in a state evaluation of aging in place in senior housing. Nursing Outlook, 62(4), 237-246.
  • Lane, K.R. & Clark, M.K. (2014). An intervention to assist older persons in adjusting in to hearing aids. Clinical Nursing Research, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Lane, K. (2013). People of a certain age. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(1), 3-5.
  • Lane, K.R. & Conn, V.S. (2013). To hear or not to hear. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6(2), 79-80.

Gina Oliver

Assistant Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Oliver, G.M., Pennington, L, Revelle, S., & Rantz, M. (2014). Impact of nurse practitioners on health outcomes of Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nursing Outlook, 62, 440-447.
  • Oliver, G., Pennington, L., & Revelle, S. (2014). Nurse practitioners and national health outcomes. Missouri Nurse, 83(1), 13-126.
  • Oliver, G. M. (2010). Wanted: Critical thinkers. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32, 155-156.

Lori Popejoy

Associate Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Rantz, M., Lane, Kari, R., Popejoy, L.L. Galambos, C., Phillips, L.J. et al. (2017). Aging in Place: Adapting the Environment. In Patricia Grady & Ada Sue Hinshaw (Eds.), Using Nursing Research to Shape Policy (pp. 213-226). Springer Publishing, New York.
  • Lyons, V., Popejoy, L.L. (2017). Time-out and checklists: A survey of rural and urban operating room personnel. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 32(1), E3-E10.
  • Rantz, M., J., Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G., Flesner, M., Crecelius, C., Ge, B., & Petroski, G. (2017). Successfully reducing hospitalizations of nursing home residents: results of the Missouri Quality Initiative. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18, 960-966.
  • Monsees, E., Goldman, J., & Popejoy, L. (2017). Staff nurses s antimicrobial stewards: an integrative literature review. American Journal of Infection Control, 45(8), 917-922.
  • Popejoy, L.L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Flesner, M., Alexander, G., Lueckenotte, A., & Lyons, V. (2017). The APRN role in changing nursing home quality: The Missouri Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 32(3), 196-201.
  • Alexander G.L., Popejoy L.L., Lyons V.E., Shumate S., Mueller J., Galambos C., Vogelsmeier A., Rantz M., and Flesner M. (2016). Exploring Health Information Exchange Implementation using Qualitative Assessments of Nursing Home Leaders. Perspectives in Health Information Management. Oct 1(13), Fall.
  • Arslanian-Engoren, C., Laskowski-Jones, L., Bressler, T., Kolanowski, A.M., Perez, A., Popejoy, L.L., Caceres, B.A. (2016). American Academy of Nursing on Policy: Admit to Observation Status: Policy Brief. Nursing Outlook, 64, 604-606. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016.outlook.2016.09.002
  • Popejoy, L., Jaddoo, J., Sherman, J., Howk, C., Nguyen, R., & Parker, J. (2015). Monitoring Resource Utilization in a Healthcare Coordination Program. Professional Case Management, 20 (6), 310-320.
  • Alexander, G., Rantz, M., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Mueller, J., Shumate, S., & Elvin, M. (2015). Preparing nursing homes for the future of health information exchange. Applied Clinical Informatics, 6, 248-266. Doi: 10.4338/ACI-2014-12-RA-0113
  • 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.
  • Popejoy, L.L., Khalilia, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Lyons, V., Rantz, M., Hicks, L., & Stetzer, F. (2014). Quantifying care coordination dose using natural language processing and domain specific ontoloty corresponding. Journal of American Informatics Association, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Rantz, M., Popejoy, L.L., Galambos, C., Phillips, L.J., Lane, K.R., Marek, K.D., Hicks, L., Musterman, K., Back, J., Miller, S.J., & Ge, B. (2014). The continued success of RN care coordination in a state evaluation of aging in place in senior housing. Nursing Outlook, 62(4), 237-246.
  • Popejoy, L.L., Galambos, C., & Vogelsmeier, A. (2014). Hospital to nursing home transitions: Perceptions of nursing home staff. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 29(2), 103-109.

Marilyn Rantz

Curator’s Professor Emerita  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Phillips, L. J., Deroche, C., Rantz, M., Alexander, G. L., Skubic, M., Despins, L., Abbott, C., Harris, B. H., Galambos, C., & Koopman, R. (2017). Using embedded sensors in independent living to predict gait changes and falls. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 78-94.
  • 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.
  • Rantz, M.J., Birtley, N.M., Flesner, M., Crecelius, C., Murray, C. (2017). Call to Action: APRNs in US Nursing Homes to Improve Care and Reduce Costs. Nursing Outlook, 65(6), 689-696.
  • Rantz, M., Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G., Flesner, M., Murray, C., & Crecelius, C. (2017). Reducing avoidable hospitalizations and improving quality in nursing homes with APRNs and interdisciplinary support: lessons learned. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 33(1), 5-9.
  • Rantz, M., J., Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G., Flesner, M., Crecelius, C., Ge, B., & Petroski, G. (2017). Successfully reducing hospitalizations of nursing home residents: results of the Missouri Quality Initiative. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(11), 960-966.
  • Rantz, M., Phillips, L.J., Galambos, C., Lane, K., Alexander, G.L., Despins, L., Koopman, R.J., Skubic, M., Hicks, L., Miller, S., Craver, A., Harris, B., Deroche, C.B. (2017). Randomized Trial of Intelligent Sensor System for Early Illness Alerts in Senior Housing. Journal of American Medical Directors Association, 18(10), 860-870.
  • Wallace, R., Abbott, C., Gibson-Horn, C., Rantz, M., & Skubic, M. (2017). Metrics from in-home sensor data to assess the effect of clinical therapies. Smart Health, 3-4, 1-19.
  • Newland, P., Kimutis, A., Salter, A., Flick, L., Thomas, F., Rantz, M., & Skubic, M. (2017). Continuous in-home symptom and mobility measures for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis: A case presentation. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 49(4), 241-246.
  • O’Connor, J.J., Phillips, L.J., Folarinde, B., Alexander, G.L., & Rantz, M. (2017). Assessment of Fall Characteristics From Depth Sensor Videos. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43(7), 13-19.
  • Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Flesner, M., Alexander, G., Lueckenotte, A., Lyons, V., & Rantz, M. (2017). The APRN role in changing nursing home quality: The Missouri Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal Nursing Care Quality, 32(3), 196-201.
  • Galambos, C., Back, J., Rantz, M., Jung Sim, J., Skubic, M., & Miller, S. (2017). Older adults’ perceptions and preferences of a fall risk assessment system: Exploring stages of acceptance model. Computers Informatics Nursing, 35(7), 331-337.
  • Banerjee, T., Yefimova, M., Keller, J., Skubic, M., Woods, D.L., & Rantz, M. (2017). Exploratory analysis of older adults’ sedentary behavior in the primary living area using Kinect depth data. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 9(2), 163-179.
  • Rui, L., Chen, S., Ho, K.C., Rantz, M., & Skubic, M. (2017). Estimation of human walking speed by Doppler radar for elderly care. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 9(2), 181-191.
  • Lane, K., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., & Galambos, C. (2017). Qualitative Analysis of organization perceptions of technology use in IDD populations. Technology and Disability, 29(1-2), 1-14. doi: 10.3233/TAD-160158.
  • 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., Popejoy L.L., Lyons V.E., Shumate S., Mueller J., Galambos C., Vogelsmeier A., Rantz M., & Flesner M. (2016). Exploring Health Information Exchange Implementation using Qualitative Assessments of Nursing Home Leaders. Perspectives in Health Information Management. Oct 1(13), Fall.
  • Davitt, J.K., Madigan, E.A., Rantz, M., & Skemp, L. (2016). Aging in community: developing a more holistic approach to enhance older adults’ well-being. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 9(1), 6-13.
  • Galambos, C., Starr, J., Rantz, M., & Petroski, G. (2016). Analysis of advance directive documentation to support palliative care activities in nursing homes. Health & Social Work, 41(4), 228-234.
  • Liu, L., Popescu, M., Skubic, M., Rantz, M., & Cuddihy, P. (2016). An automatic in-home fall detection system using Doppler radar signatures. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 8, 453-466.
  • Rantz, M. (2016). Aging in Place: Critical for seniors to remain independent. Population Health News, 3(6), 1, 5.
  • Rantz, M. J., Birtley, N. M., & Flesner, M. K. (2016). White paper: The Missouri Quality Initiative: APRN role sustainability. Retrieved from https://betteraccessbettercaremo.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/aprnrolestability090216.pdf
  • Skubic M, Harris BH, Stone E, Ho KC, Su B-Y & Rantz M, “Testing Non-Wearable Fall Detection Methods in the Homes of Older Adults,” Proceedings, IEEE Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, FL, August 2016.
  • Skubic M, Mishra A, Harris B, Abbott C, Craver A, Musterman K & Rantz M, “HCI Challenges for Consumer-Based Aging in Place Technologies,” Proceedings, International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population, Toronto, Canada, July 2016.
  • Rantz, M.J., Lane, K.R., Phillips, L.J., Despins, L.A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Koopman, R.J., Skubic, M., & Miller, S.J. (2015). Enhanced RN care coordination with sensor technology: impact on length of stay and cost in Aging in Place housing. Nursing Outlook, 63, 650-655.
  • 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.
  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Abbott, C., Galambos, C., Popescu, M., Keller, J., Stone, E., Back, J., Miller, S.J., & Petroski, G.F. (2015). Automated in-home fall risk assessment and detection sensor system for elders. The Gerontologist, 55(S1), S78-S87.
  • Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M., Galambos, C. Vogelsmeier, A., Flesner, M., Popejoy, L.L., Mueller, J., Shumate, S., & Elvin, M. (2015). Preparing nursing homes for the future of health information exchange. Applied Clinical Informatics, 6, 248-266.
  • Skubic, M., Guevara, R., & Rantz, M. (2015). Automated health alerts using in-home sensor data for embedded health assessment. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 3, 1-11.
  • Galambos, C., Starr, J., Musterman, K., & Rantz, M. (2015). Staff perceptions of social work student contributions to home health care services at an independent living facility. Home Healthcare Now, 33(4), 206-214.
  • 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.
  • Su, B.Y., Ho, K.C., Rantz, M., & Skubic, M. (2015). Doppler radar fall activity detection using the wavelet transform. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62(3), 865-875.
  • Stone, E., Skubic, M., Rantz, M.J., Abbott, C., & Miller, S. (2015). Average in-home gait speed: Investigation of a new metric for mobility and fall risk assessment of elders. Gait & Posture, 41, 57-62.
  • Siem, C. & Rantz, M. (2015). Certified nurse aide scope of practice. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(1), 6.
  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Koopman, R.J., Alexander, G.L., Phillips, L.J., Musterman, K., Back, J., & Miller, S.J. (2015). A new paradigm of technology enabled “vital signs” for early detection of health change for older adults. Gerontology, 61(3), 281-290. PMCID: PMC4444411.
  • Popejoy, L., Khalilia, M., Popescu, P., Galambos, C., Lyons, V., Rantz, M., Hicks, L., & Stetzer, F. (2015). Quantifying care coordination using natural language processing and domain-specific ontology. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 22(e1), e93-e103.
  • Skubic, M., Rantz, M., Miller, S., & Musterman, K. (2015). Capturing behavioral biomarkers to guide personalized treatment. Proceedings from the 2015 NIH-IEEE Strategic Conference on Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies for Precision Medicine, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Bethesda, MD, November 9-10, 2015. International
  • Oliver, G.M., Pennington, L, Revelle, S., & Rantz, M. (2014). Impact of nurse practitioners on health outcomes of Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nursing Outlook, 62(5), 440-447.
  • Rolland, Y., Resnick, B., Katz, P.R., Little, M.O., Ouslander, J.G., Bonner, A., Geary, C.R., Shumacher, K.L., Thompson, S., Martin, F.C., Wilbers, J., Zuniga, F., Ausserhofer, D., Schwendimann, R., Schussler, S., Dassen, T., Lohrmann, C., Levy, C., Whitfield, E., Souto Barreto, P., Etherton-Beer, C., Dilles, T., Azermai, M., Bourgeois, J., Orrell, M., Grossberg, G.T., Kergoat, H., Thomas, D.R., Visschedijk, J., Taylor, S.J.C., Handajani, Y.S., Widjaja, N.T., Turana, Y., Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., & Morley, J.E. (2014). Nursing home research: The first international association of gerontology and geriatrics research conference. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 15(5), 313-325.
  • Wang, F., Skubic, M., Rantz, M., Yardibi, T., & Cuddihy, P.E. (2014). Quantitative gait measurement with pulse-Doppler radar for passive in-home gait assessment. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 61(9), 2434-2443.
  • Rantz, M., Popejoy, L.L., Galambos, C., Phillips, L.J., Lane, K.R., Marek, K.D., Hicks, L., Musterman, K., Back, J., Miller, S.J., & Ge, B. (2014). The continued success of RN care coordination in a state evaluation of aging in place in senior housing. Nursing Outlook, 62(4), 237-246.
  • Rantz, M., Banerjee, T.S., Cattoor, E., Scott, S.D., Skubic, M., & Popescu, M. (2014). Automated fall detection with quality improvement “rewind” to reduce falls in hospital rooms. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 40(1), 13-17.

Jan Sherman

Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Harris, R. C., Birk, S. B., & Sherman, J. (2016). E-Mentoring for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students: A Pilot Program. Journal of Nursing Education. Vol. 55, No. 8. doi:10.3928/01484834-20160715-07
  • Sherman, M. P., Adamkin, D. H., Niklas, V., Radmacher, P., Sherman, J., Wertheimer, F., & Petrak, K. (2016). Randomized Controlled Trial of Talactoferrin Oral Solution in Preterm Infants. The Journal of Pediatrics. The Journal of Pediatrics. May 31. pii: S0022-3476(16)30194-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.04.084. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27260839
  • Sherman, M. P., Sherman, J., Arcinue, R., & Niklas, V. (2016). Randomized Control Trial of Human Recombinant Lactoferrin: A Substudy Reveals Effects on the Fecal Microbiome of Very Low Birth Weight Infants. The Journal of Pediatrics. June 2016, Volume 173, Supplement, Pages S37–S42. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.074 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27234409
  • Wahidi, L. S., Sherman, J., & Sherman, M. P. (2016). A “Quick” Narrative of Historical Progress in Hemostasis and Thrombosis. NeoReviews. November, 17(11). e633-e635. doi:10.1542/neo.17-11-e633
  • Popejoy, L., Jaddoo, J., Sherman, J., Howk, C., Nguyen, R., & Parker, J. (2015). Monitoring Resource Utilization in a Healthcare Coordination Program. 2015 Nov-Dec; 20 (6):310-20. doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000120
  • Wahidi, L., Sherman, J., Miller, M. M., Zaghouani, H. & Sherman, M. P. (2015). Early Persistent Blood Eosinophilia in Necrotizing Enterocolitis is a Predictor of Late Complications. Neonatology 2015;108:137-142. doi: 10.1159/000431305
  • Hipolito, R.B., Milstein, J.M., Sherman, J., & Sherman, M. P. (2015) Neonatal Endotracheal Tubes and Prevention of Bronchial Intubation. Journal of Paediatrics and Neonatal Disorders, 1(1): 101.
  • Wahidi, L., Brandt, L., Sherman, J., & Sherman, M. P. (2015). Case Analysis: Ethical Issues in Predictive Genetic Testing of Minors for Adult-Onset Hereditary Conditions. Journal of Academic Hospital Medicine, 2015, Volume 7, Issue 2.

LeeAnne Sherwin

Assistant Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Sherwin, LB, Ozoji, OM, Boulineaux, CM, Joseph, PV, Fourie, NH, Abey, SK, Zhang, X, & Henderson, WA. (2017). Gender and weight influence quality of life in irritable bowel syndrome, Journal of Clinical Medicine, 6(11), 103; DOI: 10.3390/jcm6110103
  • Sherwin, LB, Leary, E., & Henderson, WA. (2017). The association of catastrophizing with quality of life outcomes in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Quality of Life Research, 26(8), 2161-2170. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-017-1554-0.
  • Abey, SK, Yuana, Y, Kenea ND, Joseph, PV, Fourie, NH, Sherwin, LB, Gonye GE, Smyser, PA, Stempinski, ES, Boulineaux, CM, & Henderson, WA. (2017). Lysozyme association with circulating RNA, extracellular vesicles and chronic stress, BBA Clinical 7, 23-35.
  • Abey, SK, Yuana, Y, Joseph, PV, Kenea, ND, Fourie, NH, Sherwin, LB, Gonye, GE, Smyser, PA, Stempinski, ES, Boulineaux, CM, Weaver, KR, Bleck CKE & Henderson, WA (2016). Data supporting the effects of lysozyme on mRNA and protein expression in a colon epithelial monolayer scratch wound model, Data in Brief, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2016.12.043
  • Fourie, NH, Peace, RM, Abey, SK, Sherwin, LB, Wiley, JW, & Henderson, WA, (2016). Perturbations of Circulating miRNAs in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Detected Using a Multiplexed High-throughput Gene Expression Platform. J. Vis. Exp. (117), e54693, doi:10.3791/54693.
  • Fourie, NH, Wang, D, Abey, SK, Sherwin,LB, Joseph, PV, Rahim-Williams, B, Ferguson, EG & Henderson, WA, (2016). The Microbiome of the Oral Mucosa in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gut Microbes, DOI:10.1080/19490976.2016.1162363
  • Sherwin, LB, Leary, E, & Henderson WA, (2016). Effect of illness representations and catastrophizing on quality of life in adults with irritable bowel syndrome. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 54(9), 44-53.
  • Weaver KR, Sherwin, LB, Walitt, B, Melkus, G & Henderson, WA., (2016). Neuroimaging the Brain-Gut Axis in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 7(2), 320-333, DOI 10.4292/wjgpt.v7i2.320
  • Del Valle-Pinero AY, Sherwin LB, Anderson EM, Caudle RM & Henderson WA, (2015). Altered Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) Expression in Both Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Rats with Trinitrobenzene Sulfonic Acid (TNBS) Induced Colitis. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 21(1), 155-163.
  • Lowdermilk, D. L., Perry, S. E., Cashion, M. C., & Alden, K. R. (2015). Chapter 31: Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse during Pregnancy Maternity & Women’s Health Care (11th ed).  ISBN-13: 978-0323169189
  • Verklan, T. M. & Walden, M. (2014). Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (5th ed). St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN: 978-0323225908
    • Chapter 3:   Perinatal Substance Abuse
    • Chapter 22: Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Infant
    • Chapter 33: Renal and Genitourinary Disorders
  • Bissinger, R. L. & Annibale, D. J. (2014). Golden Hours: Care of the Very Low Birthweight Infant (1st ed). Chicago: The National Certification Corporation (NCC). ISBN: 978-0989019811
    • Chapter 12: Fluid and Electrolytes
    • Chapter 13: Hypoglycemia
    • Chapter 14: Neonatal Sepsis

Sherri Ulbrich

Associate Teaching Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Ulbrich, S. (2002). A stage-based community intervention to promote physical activity in healthy adults (Doctoral dissertation). University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • “A Stage-based Intervention to Increase Physical Activity in Healthy Adults.” Paper presentation at Research College of Nursing Scholarship Day. April, 2004. Kansas City.
  • “A Stage-based Intervention to Promote Physical Activity in a Midwestern Nonmetropolitan Community.” Paper presentation at the Midwestern Nursing Research Society Conference. April, 2003. Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • “Effects of Operator Techniques on Tympanic Temperatures.” Poster presentation at University System Cooperative PhD program in Nursing Fourth Annual Research Day. April 2002. Columbia, Mo.

Amy Vogelsmeier

Associate Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Rantz, M., Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Alexander, G., Flesner, M., Crecelius, C., Ge, B., Petroski, G. (2017). Successfully Reducing Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents: Results of the Missouri Quality Initiative. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(11), 960-966.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Anderson, RA., Anbari, A., Ganong, L., Farag, A., & Niemeyer, M. (2017). A qualitative study describing nursing home nurses sensemaking to detect medication order discrepancies. BMC Health Services Research, 17:531 DOI: 10.1186/s12913-017-2495-6
  • Popejoy, L., Vogelsmeier, A., Galambos, C., Flesner, M., Alexander, G., Lueckenotte, A., Lyons, V., & Rantz, M. (2017). The APRN Role in Changing Nursing Home Quality: The Missouri Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 32(3), 196-201.
  • Alexander G.L., Popejoy L.L., Lyons V.E., Shumate S., Mueller J., Galambos C., Vogelsmeier A., Rantz M., and Flesner M. (2016). Exploring Health Information Exchange Implementation using Qualitative Assessments of Nursing Home Leaders. Perspectives in Health Information Management. Oct 1(13), Fall.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., & Despins, L. (2016) A room without orders [Spotlight]. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2016. Available at: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/webmm/case/365.
  • Corazzini, K., Vogelsmeier, A., McConnell, E.S., Day, L., Kennerly, S., Mueller, C., Flanagan, J., Hawkins, K., Anderson, R.A. (2015). Perceptions of Nursing Practice: Capacity for High Quality Nursing Home Care.  Journal of Nursing Regulation 6(3), 17-24.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Anbari, A., Ganong, L., Anderson, R., Oderda, L., Farag, A., & Madsen, R. (2015). Detecting Medication Order Discrepancies in Nursing Homes: How RNs and LPNs Differ. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 6(3), 48-56.
  • Corazzini, K., McConnell, E.S., Day, L., Anderson, R.A., Mueller, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Kennerly, S., Walker, B., Flanagan, J., Haske-Palomino, M. (2015). Improving Nursing Home Care by Changing Enacted Scope of Practice:  The Practical nurse, Registered nurse and Aide Collaborative Team In Care (PRACTICE) Educational Innovation.  Journal of Nursing Regulation, 6(1), 43-49.
  • Alexander, G., Rantz, M., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Mueller, J., Shumate, S., & Elvin, M. (2015). Preparing nursing homes for the future of health information exchange. Applied Clinical Informatics, 6, 248–266
  • 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
  • Vogelsmeier, A. (2014). Identifying medication order discrepancies during medication reconciliation: Perceptions of nursing home leaders and staff. Journal of Nursing Management, 22, 362-372.

Bonnie Wakefield

Adjunct Associate Research Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Wakefield BJ, Turvey CL, Nazi KM, Holman JE, Hogan TP, Shimada SL, Kennedy DR (2017). Psychometric properties of patient-facing eHealth evaluation measures: Systematic review and analysis. J Med Internet Res 19(10):e346. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.7638 PMID: 29021128
  • Wakefield, B. J., & Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. (2017). Home telehealth and caregiving appraisal in chronic illness. Telemedicine and e-Health, 23(4), 282-289. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2016.0105
  • Wakefield, BJ, Alexander, GL, Dohrmann, M, & Richardson, J. (2017). Design and evaluation of a web-based symptom monitoring tool for heart failure. Computers Informatics Nursing 35(5):248-254.
  • Tucker, K. L., Sheppard, J. P., Stevens, R., Bosworth, H. B., Bove, A., Bray, E. P., . . . McManus, R. J. (2017). Self-monitoring of blood pressure in hypertension: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine, 14(9). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002389
  • Koch, G., Wakefield, B., Alexander, G., Wilson, M. & Becker, C. (2016). Usability of American Nurses Association state web sites: A follow up evaluation. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 34, 5, 215-23.
  • Wakefield, B.J., Groves, P., Drwal, K., Scherubel, M., & Kaboli, P. (2016). Evaluation of the feasibility of two novel heart failure monitoring tools. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31, 1, 42-52. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000213
  • Koch, G., Wakefield, B., & Wakefield, D. (2015). Barriers and facilitators to managing multiple chronic conditions: A systematic literature review. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 4, 498-516.
  • Wakefield, BJ, Pham, K & Scherubel, M. (2015). Usability evaluation of a web-based symptom monitoring application for heart failure. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37: 922-934, doi:10.1177/0193945914568813
  • Hooper, L. et al. (2015). Clinical symptoms, signs and tests for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people (Review) The Cochrane Library, Issue 4.
  • Stewart, KR, Stewart, GL, Lampman, M, Wakefield, B, Rosenthal, G, & Solimeo, SL. (2015). Implications of the patient centered medical home for nursing practice: Lessons learned from Department of Veterans Affairs primary care nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration, 45, 11, 569-74
  • Turvey, C., Klein, D., Fix, G., Hogan, T., Woods, S., Simon, S., Charlton, M., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M., Zulman, D.M., Dindo, L., Wakefield, B., Graham, G., & Nazi, K. (2014). Blue Button use by patients to access and share health record information using the Department of Veterans Affairs online patient portal. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21, 657-663.
  • Helfrich, C.D., Dolan, Fihn, S.D., Rodriquez, H.P., Meredith, L.S., Rosland, A., Lempa, M., Wakefield, B.J., Joos, S., Stark, R., Schectman, G., & Nelson, K. (2014). Elements of team based care in a patient centered medical home implementation and burnout at VA clinics. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(2 Supp), 659-666.
  • Groves, P., Finfgeld-Connett, D., & Wakefield, B. (2014). It’s always something; Hospital nurses managing risk. Clinical Nursing Research, 23, 296-313.
  • Wakefield, B., Koopman, R., Keplinger, L., Bomar, M., Bernt, B., Johanning, J., Kruse, R., Davis, J., Wakefield, D., & Mehr, D. (2014). Implementing telemonitoring of home blood pressure and blood glucose data in primary care practices for patients with diabetes: Lessons learned. Journal of Telemedicine and eHealth, 20(3), 253-260.
  • Wakefield, B., Koopman, R., Keplinger, L., Bomar, M., Bernt, B., Johanning, J., Kruse, R., Davis, J., Wakefield, D., & Mehr, D. (2014). Effect of home telemonitoring on glycemic and blood pressure control in primary care clinic patients with diabetes. Journal of Telemedicine and eHealth, 20(3), 199-205.
  • Wakefield, B., Drwal, K., Scherubel, M., Klobucar, T., Johnson, S., & Kaboli, P. (2014). Feasibility and effectiveness of remote, telephone-based delivery of cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Telemedicine and eHealth, 20(1), 32-38.

Deidre Wipke-Tevis

Associate Professor  |  Full Faculty Profile

  • Shepherd, M., Wipke-Tevis, D. D., & Alexander, G. (2015).  A secondary analysis of qualitative interviews about pressure ulcer prevention communication and implications for Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses.  Journal of Wound, Ostomy Continence Nursing, 43, 235-241.
  • Stotts, N. A., Wipke-Tevis, D. D., & Hopf, H., & (2014).  Cofactors in impaired wound healing. In D. L. Krasner (Eds.), Chronic wound care: The essentials. Malvern, PA: HMP Communications.
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