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Selected Presentations

Toles, M., Abbott, K., Anderson, R.A. (2012). Adaptive Leadership Strategies Influence Discharge planning in an SNF. The Gerontologist 52 (Supplement 1), p.509. Paper presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. November 17, 2012, San Diego, CA

Docherty, S.L. (May 2013). Visualization Techniques for Analyzing Mixed-method Trajectory Data. Biennial Research Conference, University of Victoria, BC, Canada. Abstract and Workshop.

Anderson, R. A., Docherty, S., Brandon, D., Bailey, D., Corazzini, K. (2013). Symposium “Using Adaptive Leadership Framework and Trajectory Science Methods for Research in Chronic Illness and Care Systems” Published at https://stti.confex.com/stti/congrs13/webprogram/Session15847.html. Oral presentation at the 24th International Nursing Research Congress of Sigma Theta Tau International in Prague, Czech Republic, July 26, 2013.

Docherty, S.L. & Brandon, D. (July 2013). Trajectory Design and Analytic Methods for the Study of Human Responses to Chronic Illness and Care Systems. Sigma Theta Tau International 24th International Nursing Research Congress, Prague, Czech Republic. Abstract & Symposium Presentation.

Docherty, S.L. & Sandelowski, M. (October 2013). Unmxing Mixed Methods. 19th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada. Abstract & Workshop.

Corazzini, K. Anderson, R.A., Mueller, C. Day, L., Porter, K.(2013). Directors of Nursing Adaptive Leadership through Assessment and Care Planning: A mixed methods study. The Gerontologist 53(Supplement 1) p. 11. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Nov. 20, 2013, New Orleans, LA. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt151.

Anderson, R.A. “Adaptive Leadership: Facilitating Capability of Older Adults to take Charge of their Care.” Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg Sweden, April 23, 2014.

Anderson, R.A. “From Case Study to Intervention.” School of Nursing, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 23, 2014.

Anderson, R.A. “Adaptive Leadership: Facilitating Capability of Older Adults to take Charge of their Care.” Center for Capability in Aging (AGECAP) – From Genes to Society. University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg Sweden, April 24, 2014.

News

Apr 25, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and the ADAPT Center, which is a National Institute of Nursing Research/National Institute of Health funded Center of Excellence, presents the "Researcher Spotlight: Cognitive Science in Chronic Illness" on Friday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the...

Oct 09, 2015

Karin Reuter-Rice presented on "Adaptive Challenges in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: An Acute Hospitalization Trajectory" and "Pediatric Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: Healthcare Team Challenges" during the International Paediatric Brain Injury Society conference in Liverpool, U.K.

The...

Sep 10, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Tracey Yap a small grant for her study entitled "Adaptive and Technical Challenges Associated with Use of Nursing Home Resident Monitoring Technology in Pressure Ulcer Prevention: A Pilot Study." This research addresses the unacceptably high rates of pressure ulcers...

Sep 04, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Eleanor Stevenson a small grant for her study entitled "Understanding Adaptive Challenges Associated with Male-factor Infertility." This study is a new investigation for the principal investigator in an area where little is understood about the adaptive behaviors...

Aug 25, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Isaac Lipkus a small grant for his study entitled "Feasibility Trial of Use of Biomarker Feedback in Dual Smoker Couples." The over-arching aim of this research program is to explore effects of biomarker feedback as an adaptive intervention for dual smoking couples. In...

Aug 21, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Kirsten Corazzini a small grant for her study entitled "Adaptive Leadership for Person-Directed Care in Nursing Homes." The purpose of Corazzini's study is to identify and describe socio-cultural contextual factors of nursing practice that facilitate or inhibit person-...

Aug 17, 2015

Since its beginning in 2012, the Duke University School of Nursing ADAPT Center has been promoting innovative research focused on managing and minimizing changes in cognition and emotional symptom responses to chronic illness. And with more than 70 investigators from a variety of disciplines and...

Mar 26, 2015

Chip Bailey gave an invited presentation entitled "Trajectory of a program of research in chronic illnesses" at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. He also consulted with pre and postdoctoral scholars funded by NIH/NINR T32 on Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer Survivorship on...

Feb 17, 2015

Ruth Anderson, Chip Bailey, Bei Wu, Kirsten Corazzini, Ellie McConnell and Sharron Docherty have a paper entitled "Adaptive Leadership framework for chronic illness: Framing a research agenda" that has been published in Advances in Nursing Science. This paper will appear in the Focused issue on...

Sep 26, 2014

Ruth Anderson presented two workshops on grant writing to P30 collaborators, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows at Emory University School of Nursing's P30 Center for Neurocognitive Studies (CNS). The P30 CNS and Duke’s Adapt Center P30 have had sustained collaborations since their...

Sep 09, 2014

Ruth Anderson and Kirsten Corazzini have published an article entitled "Adaptive leadership and person-centered care: A new approach to solving problems" in the September/October 2014 issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.

Sep 09, 2014

Eleanor McConnell has published an article entitled "Improving dementia care through behavioral interventions" in the September/October 2014 issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.

Jun 18, 2014

This summer marks an important milestone for the ADAPT Center at Duke University School of Nursing. July is the second anniversary of the Center’s founding in 2012. Named a Center of Excellence by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research, the ADAPT Center, which...

May 06, 2014

Congratulations to Kirsten Corazzini who has received an award for her National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence application entitled “Models of Nursing Practice in Nursing Homes and Quality of Care Outcomes.”  This award is for a one-year period, starting July 1, 2014 to...

May 02, 2014

The Duke University School of Nursing was recently named a National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE).

The School was honored for its work in advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption of best practices, fostering leadership, designing and...

Jan 08, 2014

The ADAPT Center is pleased to announce the two recipients of the Fall 2013 ADAPT Center Small Grants Award:

Ryan Shaw, PhD,RN, for his proposal entitled: The Adaptive Leadership Framework in Mobile Health: A Pilot Study for Weight Loss Melissa Batchelor-Aselage, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, for her...
Oct 23, 2013

Mariam Kayle, a second year PhD student, exemplifies some of the best qualities of a Duke School of Nursing student. She recently received an honorary award, the “Allamona” (Ambassador category) from the Order of Nurses in Lebanon, so we asked her to tell us about the award and the field of...

May 01, 2013

Gerontology has been an area of particular focus and strength within the School of Nursing since the 1960’s, when faculty member Dr. Virginia Stone established the nation’s first gerontological master degree program for nurses interested in caring for older adults.

In 2000 funding from...