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Lynn Rew, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN | Professor

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Phone: 512 471-7941 | 512 475-7039
Fax: 512 471-4910

Office: NUR 4.139 | NUR 3.434
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
1710 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701

Dr. Rew is the Denton & Louise Cooley and Family Centennial Professor in Parent-Child Nursing for the School of Nursing. Her scholarship focuses on sexual health and health behaviors of adolescents. She is currently funded by the National Institute of Nursing research (NINR/NIH) for a study titled “Enhancing Psychological Capital in Homeless Young Women.” Dr. Rew is currently Associate Editor for the Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, and adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver School of Nursing. She is a current member of the Diversity Committee of the Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine. Dr. Rew is also¬† a member of the Advisory Board for Threads of Hope Counseling, a not-for-profit organization that provides low-cost counseling services to people in the Austin area.

Certifications and Licensures

2011: Re-Certification, Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse [AHN-BC], American Holistic Nurses’ Certification Corporation

Honors and Awards

2013: Academic Accolade, The University of Texas at Austin, Intercollegiate Athletics
2012: Dean’s Excellence in Research Award
2011: Dean’s Excellence in Writing Award, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin
2010-2012: National Mentor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program
2009: MNRS 2008 Mentorship Grant Award (Mentor: L. Rew, Mentee: Carolyn Garcia)

  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator, S.D. Horner, Co-Investigator, M.D. Regnerus, Co-Investigator. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence, National Institute for Nursing Research/NIH, R01-NR009856, 9/29/06-6/30/11.
  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator, Preliminary Analyses of Health Behaviors in School-Age Children. 2/09/05. Expedited Proposal-Enhancement Grants, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, $3000
  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator, Pilot Study of a Resilience Model. Fumded by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
  • Taylor-Seehafer, M., Principal Investigator, L. Rew, Co-Investigator, with B. Jakovitz and L. Halloran, Co-investigators. Early attachment and later alcohol and other drug use in homeless youth. mded by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
  • Horner, S.D., Principal Investigator, L. Rew, Co-Investigator, S. Brown, Co-Investigator. Enhancing Children’s and Parents’ Asthma Management. National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH, R01-NR007770, 8/01/03 – 4/40/07, $1.49 million.
  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator , C. Meston, Co-Investigator, E. Abel, Co-Investigator. Sexual Health Practices of Homeless Adolescents. National Institute for Nursing Research/NIH, 2-RO1NR04820-04, Minority Supplement for Regina J. Johnson, 6/03.
  • Rew, L. , Principal Investigator; M. Hoke, Co-Investigator, Southwest Partnership Center. For Nursing Research on Health Disparities [1-P20-NR008348]. National Institute of Nursing Research and National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, 9/30/02-8/31/07, funded $1.7 million.
  • Padilla, Y., Principal Investigator, L. Rew, Co-Investigator, J. Neff, Co-Investigator, Study of Gay and Lesbian Youth, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations,/UTAustin School of Nursing, $10,000 awarded, 3/02.
  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator, S. Horner and Y. Padilla Co-Investigators, A Longitudinal Study of Health. Risk Behaviors in Youth. Co-funded: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH, 1 R01 HD39554-01A2, 07/01/02, $1.7 million.
  • Rew, L. ,Principal Investigator, C. Meston, Co-Investigator, E. Abel, Co-Investigator, Sexual Health Practices of Homeless Adolescents , National Institute for Nursing Research/NIH, 2-RO1NR04820-04, 04/01/02, $1.2 million.
  • Rew, L., Principal Investigator, C. Meston, Co-Investigator, E. Abel, Co-Investigator. Sexual Health Practices of Homeless Adolescents, National Institute for Nursing Research/NIH, 2-RO1NR04820-04, Administrative Supplement for Margaret Taylor, 5/20/02.
  • Stuifbergen, A. Principal Investigator, L. Rew, Co-Investigator,Uniting Resources for Health Disparities [3 P30 NR05051-03S2] Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health ($101,285), 2/18/02.
  • L. Rew, Principal Investigator, A Theory of Self-Care Grounded in the Experiences of Homeless Adolescents; American Holistic Nurses’ Association, $1,000. April 14, 2000.

Program Grants

  • Lorraine Walker, Director, L.Rew, Associate Director. Institutional National Research Service Award, Health-Promoting Nursing Interventions: Underserved Women. National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH [T32 NR07107]. Funded for $800,000.
  • L. Rew, Director: Pathways for Students with Disadvantaged Background. U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. 1-D19-NU 40167-01. Funded $407,774 (direct; indirect @ 8%); 9/1/95-8/31/98.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Mackert, M., Rew, L., Bonevac, D. (In press). Do-it-yourself genetic assessment: Older adolescents’ perceptions and intentions, Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing.
  • Rew, L., Grady, M., & Spoden, C. (Accepted 8/28/11). Childhood predictors of adolescent competence and self-worth in rural youth. Journal  of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Rew, L., Carver, T., & Li, C-C. (2011). Early and risky sexual behavior in rural adolescents. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing 34, 189-204. DOI:10.3109/01460862.2011.619861
  • Rew, L. (2011). The systematic review of literature: Synthesizing evidence for practice. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 16, 64-69. Submitted 6/23/10; accepted 10/10/10. Doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2010.00270.x
  • Rew, L., Horner, S.D., & Brown, A. (2011). Health-risk behaviors in early adolescence. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 34, 79-96.
  • Rew, L., Kaur, M., MacMillan, A., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. (2010). A systematic review of harms and benefits of genetic testing. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 31, 631-645. DOI: 10.3109/01612840.2010.510618
  • Shin, Y-H, & Rew, L. (2010). A mentoring program for the promotion of sexual health among Korean adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Healthcare, 24, 292-299.
  • Taylor, J.L., & Rew, L. (2011). A systematic review of the literature: workplace violence in the emergency department. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20, 1072-1085.
  • Li, C-C., & Rew, L. (2010). A feminist perspective on body image and sexuality in females with colorectal cancer Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 37, 519-525.
  • Rew, L., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. (2010). It’s cool, but is it credible? Adolescents’ and parents’ approaches to genetic testing. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32, 610-627.
  • Thompson, S.J., Rew, L., Barczyk, A., McCoy, P., & Mi-Sedhi, A. (2009). Risk factors associated with alcohol or drug dependency among homeless, street youth. Journal of Drug Issues, 39, 905-930.
  • Padilla, Y.C., Crisp, C., & Rew, L. (2010). The role of social support in gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescent substance use: Results from a national survey. Social Work, 55, 265-275.
  • 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.
  • Rew, L., Horner, S.D., & Fouladi, R.T.  (2010). Factors associated with health behaviors in middle childhood. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25, 157-166.
  • Shin, YH, & Rew, L. (2010). Nursing student participation in mentoring programs to promote adolescent health: Practical issues and future suggestions. Nurse Education Today, 30(1) 26-30.
  • May, K.M. & Rew, L. (2010). Mexican American youths’ and mothers’ perceptions of diabetes prevention. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 15(1), 6-15.
  • Rew, L., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. (2009). A systematic review of literature about the genetic testing of adolescents. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 14, 284-294.
  • Bowman, K., Rew, L., & Murphey, C. (2009). Childhood maltreatment among community-dwelling adult Latinas. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30, 43-50.
  • Rew, L., Hoke, M., Horner, S.D., & Walker, L.O. (2009). Development of a dynamic model to guide health disparities research. Nursing Outlook. 57, 132-142.
  • Murphey, C., & Rew, L. (2009). Three intervention models for exploring oral health in pregnant minority adolescents. Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 14, 132-141.
  • Rew, L., Rochlen, A., & Murphey, C. (2008). Health educators’ perceptions of sexual health intervention for homeless adolescents. Health Education & Counseling, 72, 71-77.
  • Rew, L., Whittaker, T., Grady, M., & Bowman, K. (2008). Interaction of duration of homelessness and gender on adolescent sexual health behaviors. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40, 109-115.
  • Rew, L. (2008). Caring for and connecting with homeless adolescents. Family & Community Health. 31S, S42-S51.
  • Rew, L., Rochlen, A., & Murphey, C. (2008). Health Educators’ Perceptions of Sexual Health Intervention for Homeless Adolescents. Health Education & Counseling, 72, 71-77.
  • Rew, L. (2008). Caring for and connecting with homeless adolescents. Family & Community Health. 31S, S42-S51.
  • Rew, L., & Bowman, K. (2008). Protecting youth from early and abusive sexual experiences. Pediatric Nursing, 34(1), 19-25. [Adopted for Continuing Nursing Education feature].
  • Rew, L., Fouladi, R., Land, L, & Wong, Y.J. (2007). Outcomes of a brief sexual health intervention for homeless youth. Journal of Health Psychology12(5), 818-832
  • Rew, L., Wong, Y.J , Torres, R., & Howell, E.. (2007) A linguistic investigation of moderators between religious commitment and health behaviors in older adolescents. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 30, 71-86.
  • Warf, C., Rew, L., Saewyc, E., Ammerman, S., & Ensign, J. (In press). Society of Adolescent Medicine position paper on homeless adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health.
  • Rew, L., Torres, R., Wong, Y.J., & Howell, E. (2007). Older adolescents’ perceptions of the social context, impact, and development of their spiritual/religious beliefs and practices. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 30(1/2), 55-68
  • Rew, L.,& Barrow, E.M. (2007). State of the science: Intuition in nursing, a generation of studying the phenomenon. Advances in Nursing Science, 30(1), E15-E25.
  • Taylor, M., Johnson, R.J., Rew, L.,Land, L., Fouladi, R., & Abel, E. (2007). Attachment and sexual health behaviors in homeless youth. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 12(1), 37-48.
  • Fouladi, R.T., Rew, L., & Horner, S.D. (2006). A comparison of three modes of measuring stress, coping, and humor in school-age children. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 14(2), 81-101.
  • Horner, SD., Rew, L., & Torres, R. (2006). Enhancing intervention fidelity: A means of strengthening study impact. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 11, 80-89.
  • Rew, L. (2006). Sexual health promotion in adolescents with chronic health conditions. Family & Community Health. 29(1S), 61S-69S.
  • Johnson, R.J., Rew, L., & Kouzekenani, K. (2006). Gender differences in victimized homeless adolescents. Adolescence, 41, 39-53.
  • Johnson, R.J., Rew, L., & Sternglanz, W. (2006). The relationship between childhood sexual abuse and sexual health practices of homeless adolescents. Adolescence, 41, 221-234.
  • Wong, Y.J., Rew, L.,& Slaikeu, K. (2006) A systematic review of recent research on adolescent religiosity/spirituality and mental health, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 27, 161-183.
  • Rew, L.,& Wong, Y.J. (2006). A systematic review of associations among religiosity/spirituality and adolescent health attitudes and behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38, 433-442.
  • Jenkins, S.K., Rew, L.,& Sternglanz, R.W. (2005). Eating behaviors associated with perceptions of stress among school–age children. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 28(3), 175-191.
  • Rew, L., Johnson, R.J., Jenkins, S.K., & Torres, R. (2004). Developing holistic nursing interventions to improve adolescent health. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 22, 298-319.
  • Abel, E., Rew L., Gortner, E., & Delville, C.L. (2004). Cognitive reorganization and perception of stigmatization among persons with HIV. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 47, 510-525.
  • Rew,L., Horner, S.D., Riesch, L., & Cauvin, R. (2004). Computer-assisted survey interviewing with school-age children. Advances in Nursing Science, 27(2), 129-137.
  • Chambers, K.B., & Rew, L. (2003). Safer sexual decision-making in adolescent women: Perspectives from the conflict theory of decision-making. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 129-143.
  • Rew, L.,& Horner, S.D. (2003). Youth resilience framework for reducing health-risk behaviors in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing., 18(6), 379-388.
  • Rew, L. (2003). A theory of taking care of oneself grounded in experiences of homeless youth.
    Nursing Research, 52,234-241.
  • Rew, L., & Horner, S. (2003). Personal strengths of homeless adolescents living in a high-risk environment. Advances in Nursing Science, 26(2), 90-101.
  • Rew, L., Becker, H., Khosropour, S. K., Cookston, J., & Martinez, S. (2003). Measuring cultural awareness in nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 42, 249-257.

Published Abstracts

  • Horner, S.D., Brown, S., & Rew, L. (2011). Program to enhance asthma management among rural families of school-aged children who have asthma. Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Practice Nursing, 25, 150. [Published poster abstract - presented at 2011 NACNS conference.]
  • Rew, L., & Principe, C. (2011). Changes in stressors and health behaviors in pre-adolescents. Journal  of Adolescent Health, Supplement,48 (2S), S83-S84.
  • Rew, L., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. (2010). Adolescents’ and their parents’ approaches to genetic testing. Journal  of Adolescent Health, Supplement, 46(2), S80.
  • Rew, L., Fouladi, R.T., & Horner, S.D. (2009). Health-risk Behaviors Among Early Adolescents. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 37 Supplement,  p. s180.
  • Rew, L., Hoke, M., & Horner, S.D. (2007). Building Capacity of Novice Researchers for Reducing Health Disparities. Poster at 7th Annual Southern States Knowledge in ResearchConference, The University of Texas health Science Center at San Antonio, TX., p. 86. 04/20/07.
  • Rew, L., Land, L. N., Bonazzo, C., & Cheng, C-Y. Sex Differences in Self-Care of Homeless American Indian Youth. Poster at 7th Annual Southern States Knowledge in ResearchConference, The University of Texas health Science Center at San Antonio, Tx., p. 87. 04/20/07.
  • Rew, L., Bonazzo, C., Cheng, C-Y. & Land, L. N. Sexual Self-Concept of Homeless American Indian Youth. Poster at 7th Annual Southern States Knowledge in ResearchConference, The University of Texas health Science Center at San Antonio, Tx., p. 88. 04/20/07.

Books

  • Rew, L. (2005). Adolescent health: A multidisciplinary approach to theory, research, and intervention Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Reviewed in Children, Youth and Environment, Kelly S. Draper, Book Review Editor.

Other Publications, Non-Refereed (Invited)

  • Rew, L. (2010). How to conduct a systematic review of literature. Beginnings.

Refereed Research Presentations (Podium)

  • 10/10/11 Rew, L. Development of a Genomic Health Literacy Scale. Podium presentation: International Society of Nurses in Genetics, Montreal, Canada.
  • 10/18/10 Rew, L., Mackert, M., Bonevac, D., & Kaur. M. Young Adults’ Attitudes Towards and Use of Genomic Assessment Services.  International Society of Nurses in Genetics, Dallas, TX.
  • 4/30/10 Khurshid, A., & Rew, L. A Dynamic Framework for a Coordinated System of Care. Inaugural Health Care Research Symposium, McComb’s School of Business, The University of Texas, Austin, TX. 
  • 02/18/09 Rew, L. Health Disparities in Middle Adolescence: Girls and Body-Risk Behaviors.Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Underserved Populations, research conference, Austin, TX.
  • 03/28/08 Rew, L., Grady, M., & Dunman, K. Differences in Adolescents’ Perceived Health Status and Sexual Behavior by Duration of Homelessness and Gender. Society for
    Adolescent Medicine annual research conference, Greensboro, NC.

Refereed Research Presentations (Poster)

  • 10/13/11 Rew, L. Interaction of Gender and Duration of Homelessness on Sexual Health Indicators. Poster presentation: Friends of NINR 25th Anniversary Symposium, Washington, DC.
  • 03/31/11 Rew, L. & Principe, C. Changes in Stressors and Health Behaviors in Pre-Adolescents. Poster presentation at Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, annual conference, Seattle, WA.
  • 4/10/10 Rew, L., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. Adolescents’ and Parents’ Approaches to Genetic Testing. Poster presentation at Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
  • 11/06/09 Rew, L., Mackert, M., & Bonevac, D. Adolescents’ Approaches to Genetic Testing. Poster presentation at National Academy of Nursing, Atlanta, GA.
  • 04/24/09 Rew, L., Fouladi, R.T., & Horner, S.D. Health-risk Behaviors Among Early Adolescents. Poster presentation at Society for Behavioral Medicine, Montreal, Canada.
  • 02/18/09 Rew, L., Dunman, K., & Carver, T.A. What Social Factors Influence Adolescents’ Health Behaviors? Poster presented at Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Underserved Populations, research conference, Austin, Tx.
  • 03/26/08 Rew, L.,  Bonazzo, C., & Grady, M. Sexual Health Factors Among Homeless American Indian Youth. Poster presentation at Society for Adolescent Medicine annual research conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • 03/26/08 Rew, L. , Rochlen, A. , & Murphey, C. Health Educators’ Perceptions of Sexual Health Intervention for Homeless Adolescents. Poster presentation at Society for Medicine annual research conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • 02/06/08 Benavides, R., Rew, L., Villarruel, A., Gallegos, E., & Brown, A. An Interaction of Parents’ and Adolescents’ Influences on Mexican Adolescents’ Intentions for Contraception and Condom Use. Poster presentation at Center for Health Promotion Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations, research conference, Austin, TX.

Federal Research Review Panels

  • 2010-2013 National Institutes of Health, Member: Health Disparities and Equity Promotion Panel
  • 2009-2011 NINR Loan Repayment Program
  • 2009-2010 National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH, Member Nursing Science: Children and Families Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
  • 2009 National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, Special Emphasis Panel ZRG1-HDM-G; HDM-P; & BBP-L.
  • 2008 National Institute of Nursing Research, Special Emphasis Panel, Native American Research Centers for Health, ZRG1 DIG-A National Institute of Nursing Research, Special Emphasis Panel ZNRI REV-Y

Editorships

  • 2011 Associate Editor, Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing (1)
  • 2008 Family & Community Health, Editor, Special Issue: Adolescent Health
  • 2006-2007 Journal of Holistic Nursing, Associate Editor for Research
  • 2006 Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Editor, Special Issue on Adolescence
  • 1996-2005 Journal of Holistic Nursing