Hilaire Thompson PhD, RN, ARNP, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN
My program of research has focused on both preventing and improving outcomes from traumatic brain injury, with a particular emphasis on older adults. I am presently conducting research to evaluate how the immune response to traumatic brain injury is influenced by age and its relationship to outcomes following traumatic brain injury. Together with collaborators at the University of Washington and elsewhere, I am also examining ways in which technology can aid in injury prevention or assist in the recovery process should a traumatic injury occur. I use a variety of approaches in my research, including basic science techniques, clinical epidemiology, and qualitative methods. I am actively involved in professional organizations such as the Gerontological Society of America and the National Neurotrauma Society.
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
What classes do you teach?
- NP Final Project Planning and Implementation/Evaluation
- Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Courses
What do you love about the UW School of Nursing?
The UWSoN is a tremendous place to do research and to work with the next generation of clinicians and scholars. This is a supportive and nurturing environment for faculty and students alike.
- Traumatic brain injury
- geriatric trauma
- health services research
- evidence-based practice
- Innovative Interventions
- Lifespan Health
- de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging
- NW Roybal Center for Translational Research on Aging
- Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management
- Banks, W.A., Dohi, K., Hansen, K. & Thompson, H.J. (2016). Assessing blood granulocyte colony-stimulating factor as a potential biomarker of acute traumatic brain injury in mice and humans. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 52:81-7.
- Demiris, G., Chaudhuri, S., & Thompson, H.J. (2016). Older adults' experience with a novel fall detection device. Telemedicine and e-Health, 22: 726-32.
- Fraade-Blanar, L., Sears, J., Chan, K.C., Thompson, H.J., Crane, P., & Ebel, B. (2017). Relating older workers' injuries to the mismatch between physical activity and job demands. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 59(2): 212-221.