Funded Research

Ongoing Research Support

Jean Boucher, PhD, RN, ANP, ACNP

Quality of Life During Rehabilitation for Rectal Cancer Patients and their Partners

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, 1/1/2010-12/31/2011

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Symptom Instrument for Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea

NIH-R15, 09/10/2007 - 08/31/2010

Role: Principal Investigator

Partner Survivorship From the Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, 9/15/2004 - 9/15/2007

Role: Principal Investigator

Carol Bova, PhD, RN, ANP

Ongoing Research Support

Feasibility of a HCV Decision-Making Intervention among HIV-Infected Adults

NIH-R21, 3/3/2010- 2/29/2012

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Adaptive Modeling of Longitudinal Health Outcomes for MACS Participants

NIH-R03,  9/26/08 - 6/30/10

Role: Consultant, Knafl, G. (PI)

Measuring Trust in Primary Health Care Providers

UMW GSN Internal Funds, 9/9/07 – 9/9/09

Role: Principal Investigator

Depression, Substance Abuse and Antiretroviral Adherence

NIH-F32, 11/15/99 – 11/14/01

Role: Principal Investigator

Development of an Instrument to Measure Patient Trust in Health Care Providers

Relationships & Donaghue Foundation, Program for the Study of Health Care, 

10/1/01 –11/15/02

Role: Principal Investigator

HIV-Infected Patients Experiences with HCV Treatment

NIH R15, 1/1/03 – 12/31/04

Role: Principal Investigator

Armenian HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Project

World AIDS Foundation

 9/1/03 – 6/30/05

Role: Principal Investigator

Department of Corrections/Hepatitis C Database and Program Evaluation Project

Commonwealth Medicine, 9/1/04 - 12/31/05

Role: Principal Investigator

Positive Life Skills Group for Women Living with HIV Infection

Mass Department of Public Health and HIV Consortium of Central Mass, 2/98 - 6/04

Role: Principal Investigator

Robin Klar, DNSc, RN

Completed Research Support

Oral Health Interprofessional Education Initiative

Association for Prevention Teaching & Research, 10/02/2008 - 4/2/10

Role: Principal Investigator

Health Care Needs of Ghanaian Immigrants in the Worcester Community

Healey Endowment Grant, 10/1/08-9/30/09

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Women’s Self-care Practices in Ghana, Africa

Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Phi at Large Chapter, 2007 – 2008

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Women’s Self-care in Ghana, Africa

Women’s Trust (NGO), 2007 – 2008

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Kathleen Miller, EdD, RN, ANP

Ongoing Research Support

Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program

HRSA, 7/1/09-6/30/12

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

University of Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research

Rand Corporation/John A. Hartford Foundation/UMMS, 10/01/06-09/30/09

Transition from Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facility: Evaluation of a Medication Reconciliation Intervention

Rosalie Wolf Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research Center, 1/01/07–12/31/07

University of Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research

Rand Corporation/John A. Hartford Foundation/UMMS, 10/1/06 – 9/30/09

Healey Endowment Grant

UMMS, 7/1/02

Role: Principal Investigator

Abraham Ndiwane, EdD, RN

Ongoing Research Support

Cultural Competency Toolkit with OSCE Technological Platform

Duke University, 9/1/09-6/30/11

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Modification and evaluation of an Instrument to Assess the Process of Cultural Competency among Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in Long Term Care Facilities

Healey Endowment Grant/UMMS, 8/29/05

Role: Principal Investigator

Elaine Parker, PhD, RN, CNE, CNAA

Completed Research Support

Tablet PCs in the nursing education classroom

UMMS Professional Development Grant, 5/04 – 5/05

Role: Principal Investigator

Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, DNSc, RN, CNS

Ongoing Research Support

Human Patient Simulation: Parent Teaching Enhancement (PETS-D)

NIH-R01, 4/30/10-3/31/14

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Latino family parent mentor pilot intervention

Society of Pediatric Nurses, 5/2006-12/2008

Role: Principal Investigator

Simkid: teaching parents of newly diagnosed young children with type 1 diabetes management with a high fidelity (robotic) patient simulator, focus group & pilot

Meyers Primary Care Institute, 10/2006-12/2008

Role: Principal Investigator

STEP: Social Support to Empower Parents

NIH R15 NR008391, 6/01/04-6/01/08

Role: Principal Investigator

The parent expert: A post-diagnosis intervention

NIH-NRSA Postdoctoral grant F32 5F32NR07501, 8/00-8/02

Role: Principal Investigator

Eli Lilly Womens’ Studies Postdoctoral grant: A support intervention for mothers

Individual FNINR 1 year, 2001-2002

Role: Principal Investigator

Parents’ of young children with type 1 diabetes experiences with insulin pump

Minimed small grant award, 2002

Role: Principal Investigator

Mothers’ experiences parenting young children with type 1 diabetes

NIH-NRSA Predoctoral grant, F31 INR007232, 11/96-5/99

Role: Principal Investigator

Jill Terrien, PhD, APRN-BC

Ongoing Research Support

Exploration of Next of Kin's Perceptions of End of Life (EOL) Care in the Nursing Home Setting

Rosalie Wolf Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research, 7/1/08 – 7/1/09

Role: Principal Investigator

Rosemary Theroux, RNC, PhD

Ongoing Research Support

Health Care Needs of Ghanaian Immigrants in the Worcester Community

Healey Endowment Grant, 10/1/08-9/30/09

Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Women’s Self-care Practices in Ghana, Africa

Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Phi at Large Chapter, 2007 – 2008

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Women’s Self-care in Ghana, Africa

Women’s Trust (NGO), 2007 – 2008

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Women’s Decision-making During the Menopausal Transition

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Seed Grant, 5/1/04 – 5/1/05

Role: Principal Investigator

Maureen Wassef, PhD, RN, MSN

Ongoing Research Support

Evaluating a coding system to assess student’s affective learning in the Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Worcester

IMEG, 9/08 – 8/09

Role: Principal Investigator

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