You are here

Diane L. Holditch-Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN

Marcus E. Hobbs Professor Emerita
Marcus E. Hobbs Distinguished Professor of Nursing

Representative Publications

  • 2014 -- R Lucas, S Gupton, D Holditch-Davis and D Brandon A Case Study of a Late Preterm Infant's Transition to Full At-Breast Feedings at 4 Months of Age Journal of Human Lactation. 30(1); 28-30
  • 2014 -- KJ Sikkema, CS Meade, JD Doughty-Berry, SO Zimmerman, B Kloos and DL Snow Community-level hiv prevention for persons with severe mental illness living in supportive housing programs: A pilot intervention study 121-136
  • 2013 -- BM Carter, D Holditch-Davis, D Tanaka and TA Schwartz The relationship between black race, maternal infection and NEC in the preterm infant Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews. 13(4); 166-170
  • 2013 -- PubMed # : 24105857 Brooks, J. L. and Holditch-Davis, D. and Landerman, L. R. Interactive behaviors of American Indian mothers and their premature infants. Res Nurs Health. December, 2013 36(6); 591-602
  • 2013 -- Holditch-Davis, D. and White-Traut, R. and Levy, J. and Williams, K. L. and Ryan, D. and Vonderheid, S. Maternal Satisfaction with Administering Infant Interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. November-December, 2013 42(6); 641-654
  • 2013 -- PubMed # : 24004312 Knobel, R. B. and Levy, J. and Katz, L. and Guenther, B. and Holditch-Davis, D. A pilot study to examine maturation of body temperature control in preterm infants. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. September, 2013 42(5); 562-574 PMC3783951
  • 2013 -- PubMed # : 23860267 Lucas, R. and Gupton, S. and Holditch-Davis, D. and Brandon, D. A Case Study of a Late Preterm Infant's Transition to Full At-Breast Feedings at 4 Months of Age. J Hum Lact.
  • 2013 -- PubMed # : 23682698 Brooks, J. L. and Holditch-Davis, D. and Landerman, L. R. Interactive behaviors of ethnic minority mothers and their premature infants. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. May, 2013 42(3); 357-368
  • 2013 -- PubMed # : 23458906 Beeber, L. S. and Schwartz, T. A. and Holditch-Davis, D. and Canuso, R. and Lewis, V. and Hall, H. W. Parenting enhancement, interpersonal psychotherapy to reduce depression in low-income mothers of infants and toddlers: A randomized trial Nurs Res. April, 2013 62(2); 82-90
  • 2013 -- Holditch-Davis, D. and Blackburn, S. T. Neurobehavioral development (Chapter 29). In Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care edited by Kenner, C. and Lott, J. W.. 2013; pp. 689-721. : Springer Publishing Co. 2013 689-721

Pages

Grant Funding (Selected)

  • Symptom focused diabetes care for African-American women

    NIH/NINR
    1 R01 NR008582
    09/2003 to 05/2007
    Role: Member, Advisory Board

    The goals of this study are to test the effectiveness of a culturally sensitive, symptom-focused disease management intervention in improving diabetes symptom knowledge, self-care practices, and health outcomes for older, rural African-American women with Type 2 diabetes.

  • Reducing depressive symptoms in low-income mothers

    NIH/NIMH
    R01-MH655524
    07/2003 to 06/2009
    Role: Co-I

    The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an intervention for low-income mothers with high levels of depressive symptoms. Outcome expected to be improve by the intervention are maternal depressive symptoms and the quality of mother-infants interactions.

  • EHS Latino mothers: Reducing depression and improving infant/toddler mental healtH.

    Department of Health and Human Services
    ACYF 90Y F004201
    09/2002 to 08/2007

    The purpose of this study is to test an intervention for reducing depression in Latina mothers who have children in Early Head Start.

  • Contingent feeding of preterm infants to reduce hypoxemia

    NIH/NINR
    1 KO1 NR07668
    02/2002 to 01/2005
    Role: Sponsor

    The main goal of this project is to refine a contingently-structured intervention for preterm infants to reduce hypoxemia during bottle feeding. Training will aim to increase understanding of the impact of fatigue and swallowing on infant feeding skills.

  • A nursing support intervention with mothers of preterms

    NIH/NINR
    2-R01-NR05263
    09/2001 to 06/2007
    Role: PI

    The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a culturally congruent intervention providing support to rural, African American mothers of prematures from the time their infants are in intermediate care until they are 18 months of age. During phone calls and home visits, the intervention nurse will help mothers resolve emotional distress, support them in developing relationships with their infants, and help them identify acceptable resources to meet infant health and developmental needs.

  • Post-doctoral research in neurodevelopmental disorders

    NICHD
    1T32 HD040127
    05/2001 to 04/2004
    Role: Investigator

    The purpose of this postdoctoral program is to prepare researchers in the area of neurodevelopmental disorders.

  • Symptom management intervention for African American women with type II diabetes

    Association of Diabetic Educators and Sigma Theta Tau
    07/1999 to 06/2001
    Role: Co-I

    The purpose of this study was to pilot test a diabetes symptom management intervention for older African American women with type II diabetes.

  • Assessment of biological & social risk in preterm infants

    NIH/NINR
    2-R01-NR01894
    06/1998 to 02/2003
    Role: PI

    The major goals of this project were to compare the effectiveness and clinical utility of four measures of biological risk in predicting the development and health outcomes of premature infants and to examine how these measures interact with social risks.

  • Assessment of biological & social risk in preterm infants

    NIH/NINR
    2 R01 NR01894
    06/1998 to 02/2003

    The major goals of this project were to compare the effectiveness and clinical utility of four measures of biological risk in predicting the developmental and health outcomes of premature infants and to examine how these measures interact with social risks.

  • The development of repetitive and self-injurious behaviors in medically fragile infants.

    NINR, NIH
    P30 NR03962
    05/1998 to 05/1999
    Role: Co-I

    Pilot/feasibility study funded as part of research support center grant (P30 NR03962). The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and severity of repetitive and self-injurious behaviors in a cohort of medically fragile infants and to relate these problems to behaviors of these infants in the first year of life.

Pages