Chair, Division of Community and Systems Health Science-College of Nursing
Health Promotion Sciences Department
Interests & Expertise
Cancer, Cancer Survivorship, Health Equity, Interventions, Psychological, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Self-Management, Social Determinants, Symptoms
Preparing advanced practice nurses in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program. Preparing nurse scientists in the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program.
My research helps cancer survivors and their caregivers to reduce psychological distress and manage cancer symptoms during and after cancer treatment. I remove the barriers to receiving supportive care services by using the telephone to provide health education and counseling.
Psychological Distress (Depression and Anxiety), Symptom Management and Health Outcomes of Cancer Survivors and Informal Cancer Caregivers, Depression in Adults and Families.