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Faculty Research

List of Faculty with Research Expertise

Faculty

Research Expertise

Acton, Gayle Gerontology, caregivers of adults with dementia
Adams, Mary Lou Health promoting behaviors of minority women
Bae, Sung-Heui Nursing workforce behavior, health-care organizational behavior
Becker, Heather Health of people with disabilities, chronic health problems
Brown, Sharon Diabetes self-management and facilitating improved health outcomes, particularly in Mexican Americans
Carter, Patricia Behavioral interventions to promote quality of life for family caregivers of persons with chronic illnesses
Champion, Jane Sexually transmitted diseases, health promotion, disease prevention
Delville, Carol Emotional representation in chronic illness, particularly heart failure
Garcia, Alexandra Diabetes symptom management and education, particularly in Mexican Americans
Gaskamp, Carol Parish nursing, spirituality and healing environments
Grimes, Corinne Stress and coping, oncology
Harrison, Tracie Qualitative and mixed method research to enhance the lives of people aging with disabilities
Hendrickson, Sherry Parental home safety behaviors, underserved populations
Horner, Sharon Families with children who have chronic illnesses; school-aged children with asthma
Innerarity, Sheri APN practice and legal issues; nursing negligence, emergency nursing
Johnson, Karen Sports participation, adolescents, self-esteem
Johnson, Regina Child abuse; domestic and sexual assault; substance abuse; determinants of health behaviors
Jones, Terry Measurement, allocation, negotiation, and experience of nursing time in the current nursing work environment
Kim, Miyong cardiovascular health-related disparities among underserved ethnic minority populations, particularly hypertension and diabetes control, cancer prevention, and mental health
Kintner, Eileen Acceptance of the chronic condition in older school-age children and adolescents with asthma
Meraviglia, Marty Promoting healthy behaviors for low-income cancer survivors
Radhakrishnan, Kavita Congestive heart failure, telehealth medicine, improving self-management
Rew, Lynn Sexual health in adolescents; homeless adolescents
Simpson, Cherie Health promotion for informal caregivers of dementia patients, emphasis sleep quality
Stuifbergen, Alexa Health promotion & quality of life for women with chronic, disabling illnesses
Timmerman, Gayle Non-purge binge eating and weight in women; restaurant eating and obesity
Tyler, Diane Weight and health of children and their families; community-based primary health care and preventive health services
Volker, Deborah Ethical dilemmas and decisions made by adults with cancer, their families, and nurses
Walker, Lorraine Retention of pregnancy-related weight gain; physical activity in low-income postpartum women; weight and behavioral and psychosocial factors
Xie, Bo Elders, health literacy, improving health information access
Yoder, Linda Quality of life in burned military service members
Young, Cara Adolescent mental health with an emphasis on mental health promotion and prevention