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Current Aging-Related Research Studies

updated 2011. Visit the School of Nursing Office of Nursing Research for ongoing updates.

Nursing Faculty Role Title Funding Agency
Maggi Baker Principal Investigator Promoting safety in long term care facilities: A review of long-term care facility deaths School of Nursing -RIFP
Basia Belza
Rebecca Logsdon
Huong Nguyen
Cynthia Perry
Co-Investigator
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers  Centers for Disease Control
Basia Belza Principal Investigator Promoting Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging Centers for Disease Control
Eleanor Bond
Patricia Brandt
Barbara Cochrane
Susan Jones
Eunjung Kim
Seth Wolpin
Brenda Zierler
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Targeting Everett's Health Disparities Health Resources and Services Administration
Ya-Mei Chen Principal Investigator Curriculum Development of Health Educational Project for Community-Dwelling Elders Living in Taipei Liteon Cultural Foundation
Phyllis Christianson
Ardith Doorenbos
Sarah Shannon
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Improving patient outcomes in end-of-life care provided by physicians and nurses National Institutes of Health
Barbara Cochrane Principal Investigator Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) (Fellowship Sadak) John A. Hartford Foundation Inc
Barbara Cochrane Key Personnel   Northwest Geriatric Education Center Health Resources and Services Administration
Barbara Cochrane
Donna Berry
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma (Fellowship Tariman) National Institutes of Health
Barbara Cochrane
Basia Belza
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
University of Washington Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research Rand Corporation
Barbara Cochrane Principal Investigator Cochrane-FHCRC Contract
Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and Menopause Symptoms Intervention Network (MsFLASH) 
FHCRC

Jared Curtis

Anthony Back

Phyllis Christianson

Ardith Doorenbos

Ruth Engelberg

Sarah Shannon

Principal Investigator

Key Personnel

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Improving patient outcomes in end of life care provided by physicians and nurses National Institute of Health
George Demiris Principal Investigator Elder Centered Recognition technology for Assessment of physical function University of Missouri Columbia
George Demiris
Ardith Doorenbos
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
Technology Enhanced Nursing Interventions for Hospice Care National Institutes of Health
Ardith Doorenbos Principal Investigator Dignified Dying: A survey of nursing interventions in Thailand UW Royalty Research
Ardith Doorenbos
George Demiris 
Principal Investigator Enhancing Cultural Congruence in Hospice Care National Institutes of Health
Ardith Doorenbos Principal Investigator Enhancing end of life communication between clinicians and family caregivers School of Nursing - Center for Woman's Health and Gender Research
Ardith Doorenbos
George Demiris 
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Reducing Health Disparities at End of Life School of Nursing - Center for Woman's Health and Gender Research
Clark Johnson Principal Investigator Brain Imaging of Grief: Demonstrating feasibility and generating pilot data School of Nursing - RIFP
Margaret Heitkemper
Robert Burr
Gail Kieckhefer
Carol Landis 
Diana Taibi
Karen Thomas
Hilaire Thompson
Teresa Ward 
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Center for Research on the Management of Sleep Disturbances National Institutes of Health
Rebecca Logsdon Principal Investigator Oregon DHS-Alzheimer's Star C Project State of Oregon
Rebecca Logdson
Linda Teri
Key Personnel
Key Personnel 
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center National Institutes of Health
Rebecca Logsdon
Linda Teri
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Efficacy of Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Groups National Institutes of Health
Rebecca Logsdon Principal Investigator Evaluate Dementia Day Services  Department of Social and Health Services
Susan McCurry
Linda Teri
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Alzheimer's Disease Patient Registry Group Health Cooperative
Susan McCurry
Linda Teri
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
Behavioral Treatment of Nocturnal Disturbances in AD National Institutes of Health
Susan McCurry Multiple Principal Investigator Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Arthritis and Insomnia in Older Adults National Institutes of Health
Huong Nguyen Principal Investigator Video Support at Home for Adherence to Regular Exercise for Older Adults School of Nursing - RIFP
Jamie Shirley
Barbara Cochrane
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Autonomy, Dependency and Obligation: Negotiations in Female Patient-Caregiver Dyads School of Nursing - RIFP
Diana Taibi Principal Investigator Examination of Methods for Quantifying Night-to-Night Variability in Insomnia Outcomes School of Nursing - Center for Woman's Health and Gender Research
Linda Teri
Susan McCurry
Rebecca Logsdon  
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator

Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled Trial

National Institutes of Health
Linda Teri
Barbara Cochrane
Rebecca Logsdon
Susan McCurry 
Principal Investigator
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
Key Personnel
NRC: Improving Healthcare for Cognitively Impaired Elders and Their Caregivers National Institutes of Health
Linda Teri
Eric Larson
Rebecca Logsdon
Susan McCurry
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator
Co-Investigator

 

 

Problem Solving/Physical Interventions and Aging

National Institutes of Health
Linda Teri Principal Investigator Uptake of STAR: Increasing Qualified Staff to improve care of older adults in Assisted Living National Institutes of Health
Hilaire Thompson Principal Investigator The Inflammatory Response to Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults: Establishment of a Multiplex Cytokine Assay School of Nursing - Center for Woman's Health and Gender Research

Nancy Woods

Ellen Mitchell

Kevin Cain

Principal Investigator

Co-investigator

Key Personnel

Staging Reproductive Aging in 4 Cohorts: Issues of Hormone use, Spotting and Bias University of Michigan