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Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

Gregory L. Alexander

E-mail: alexanderg@missouri.edu
Phone: 573-882-9346
Fax: 573-884-4544

S415 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing specialty

Clinical Informatics, Human Computer Interaction

Interest area(s)

Gero-informatics research and national health policy along with IT effects on quality of care in nursing homes and long term care. Development organizations and health policy about nursing practice that impacts geriatric patients is also a focus.

Education

  • BSN, Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.
  • BS, Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.
  • MHA, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • MS Information Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla Mo.
  • PhD, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • Certificate, Human Computer Interaction

Area of doctoral study

Human Factors, Decision Support, Long Term Care

Area of post-doctoral study

Information Science, Communication, Social Networking 

Instructional forms: Research, Clinical Design Support Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Health Systems

Selected Grants and Awards

  • A National Report of Nursing Home Quality Measures and Information Technology AHRQ, $999,952, 2013-2017
  • Intelligent Sensor System for Early Illness Alerts in Senior Housing — National Institutes of Health $1,768,179, 2013-2016
  • Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations Grant $14,800,000, 2012-2016
  • Mentored Clinical Scientist Development — Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, $518,782, 2007-2012
  • Pilot Project 1: Developing Interfaces to Provide Range of Motion Feedback to Elderly People Using Exercise Equipment — RAND Corporation, $40,000, 2007-2008
  • IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes — Research Council, $4,568, 2006-2007
  • Measuring IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes — Iowa Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center, $12,950, 2006
  • Mentoring Grant — Iowa Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center, $1,500, 2006-2007

Selected publications

  • Multi-disciplinary communication networks for skin risk assessment in nursing homes with high IT sophistication

  • Alexander, G.L., Pasupathy, K.S., Steege, L.M., and Strecker, E.B. (in press, 2014). Multi-disciplinary communication networks for skin risk assessment in nursing homes with high IT sophistication. International Journal of Medical Informatics.
  • Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Anbari, A., Lyons, V., Prentice, D., Shepherd, M., Strecker, E.B., Weston, M. (in press, 2014). A usability evaluation exploring the design of state nurses association websites.  Computers Informatics Nursing
  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Koopman, R., Alexander, G. et. al. (in press, 2014) A New Paradigm of Technology Enabled “Vital Signs” for Early Detection of Health Change. Gerontology
  • Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2014). CAH to CAH: EHR Implementation Advice to Critical Access Hospitals from Peer Experts and Other Key Informants, Applied Clinical Informatics, Vol. 5: Issue 1, 92-117.
  • Alexander, G.L., Wilbik, A., Keller, J.M., and Musterman, K. (2014). Generating sensor data summaries to communicate change in elder’s health status. Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(1), 73-84.
  • Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Flesner, M. et al. (2014). Initiative to test a multidisciplinary model with advanced practice nurses to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 29(1), 1-8.
  • Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2013) Experts Speak: Advice from Key Informants to Small, Rural Hospitals on Implementing the Electronic Health Record System.  Medical Informatics Europe.
  • Rantz, M.J., Scott, S.D., Miller, S.J., Skubic, M., Phillips, L., Alexander, G., Koopman, R.J., Musterman, K., & Back, J. (2013). Evaluation of Health Alerts from an Early Illness Warning System in Independent Living. Submitted to CIN: Computer Informatics Nursing, 31(6), 274-280.

More publications

Refereed Published Articles

  • *Alexander, G.L., Pasupathy, K.S., Steege, L.M., and Strecker, E.B. (in press, 2014). Multi-disciplinary communication networks for skin risk assessment in nursing homes with high IT sophistication. International Journal of Medical Informatics.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Anbari, A., Lyons, V., Prentice, D., Shepherd, M., Strecker, E.B., Weston, M. (in press, 2014). A usability evaluation exploring the design of state nurses association websites.  Computers Informatics Nursing Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Popescu, M., Galambos, C., Koopman, R., Alexander, G. et. al. (in press, 2014) A New Paradigm of Technology Enabled “Vital Signs” for Early Detection of Health Change. Gerontology
  • *Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2014). CAH to CAH: EHR Implementation Advice to Critical Access Hospitals from Peer Experts and Other Key Informants, Applied Clinical Informatics, Vol. 5: Issue 1, 92-117.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Wilbik, A., Keller, J.M., and Musterman, K. (2014). Generating sensor data summaries to communicate change in elder’s health status. Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(1), 73-84.
  • Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Vogelsmeier, A., Popejoy, L., Flesner, M. et al. (2014). Initiative to test a multidisciplinary model with advanced practice nurses to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 29(1), 1-8.
  • *Craven, C.K., Sievert, M.C, Hicks, L.L., Alexander, G.L., Hearnes, L.B., and Homes, J.H., (2013) Experts Speak: Advice from Key Informants to Small, Rural Hospitals on Implementing the Electronic Health Record System.  Medical Informatics Europe.
  • *Rantz, M.J., Scott, S.D., Miller, S.J., Skubic, M., Phillips, L., Alexander, G., Koopman, R.J., Musterman, K., & Back, J. (2013). Evaluation of Health Alerts from an Early Illness Warning System in Independent Living. Submitted to CIN: Computer Informatics Nursing, 31(6), 274-280.
  • Rantz, M.J. Skubic, M.,  Miller, S., Galambos, C., Alexander, G.L., Keller, J., Popescu, M. (2013). Sensor Technology to support Aging in Place. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.   (Available online April 2013).
  • *Alexander, G.L., Steege, L., Pasupathy, K., and Wise, K. (2013) Case Studies of IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes: A Mixed Method Approach to Examine Communication Strategies about Pressure Ulcer Prevention Practices. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. (Available online December 2012.)
  • *Wilbik, A., Keller, J., and Alexander G.L.(2012). Similarity evaluation of sets of linguistic summaries.  International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 27(10), 926-938.
  • *Alexander, G.L. and Madsen. R. (2012). A Case Study in Communication Strategies used for Pressure Ulcer Prevention in a Nursing Home with High IT Sophistication.  Proceedings NI2012: Advancing Global Health through Informatics.
  • *Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M. Koopman, R., Alexander, G.L., Phillips, L., Musterman, K., Back, J., Aud, M.A., Galambos, C., Guevara, R.D., Miller, S.J. (2012). Automated Technology to Speed Recognition of Signs of Illness in Older Adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(4), 18-23.
  • *Fossum, M., Alexander, G.L., Ehrenberg, A., Ehnfors, M. (2011). Effects of a Clinical Decision Support System on Pressure Ulcers and Malnutrition in Nursing Homes. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 80(9), 607-617.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Rantz, M.J., Aud, M.A., Skubic, M. Erdelez, S., Al Ghenaimi, S.  (2011).  Evaluation of a Passive Sensor Technology Interface to Assess Elder Activity in an Independent Living Facility. Nursing Research, 60(5), 318-325.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Koopman, R.J., Phillips, L.J., Guevara, R.D., andMiller, S.J. (2011). Evolution of an Early Illness Warning System to Monitor Frail Elders in Independent Living. Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 2(3), 337-363.
  • *Fossum, M., Alexander, G.L., Goransson, K., Ehrenberg, A., Ehnfors, M. (2011) Registered Nurses’ Thinking Strategies on Malnutrition and Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Homes: A Scenario-based Think-Aloud Study.  Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20 (17-18), 2425-2435.
  • Alexander, G.L., Alwan, M., Batshon, L., Bloom, S.M., Brennan, R.D., Derr, J.F., Dougherty, M., Gruhn, P., Kirby, A., Manard, B., Raiford, R., Johnson, I. (2011). Building on a national health information technology strategic plan for long-term and post-acute care. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(7), 23-25. 
  • *Rantz,  M.J., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Flesner, M.K., Vogelsmeier, A., Hicks, L., Scott-Cawiezell ,J., Swygart-Stauffacher, M., and Greenwald, L. (2011). Evaluation of the Use of Bedside Technology to Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities: A Qualitative Analysis.  CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(3), 149-156.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, D.S.,and Madsen, R. (2010). A Regional Assessment of Information Technology Sophistication in Missouri Nursing Homes.  Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 11(3), 214-225.
  • *Rantz M.J., Skubic M., Alexander, G.L., Aud M.A., Wakefield B.J., Koopman R.J., and Miller S.J. (2010).  Improving Nursing Care Coordination with Technology. CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing, 28(6), 325-332.    
  • *Rantz, M.J., Hicks, L., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Conn, V., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., and Greenwald, L. (available online June 2010).  Cost, Staffing And Quality Impact Of Bedside Electronic Medical Record (EMR) In Nursing Homes.  Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 11(7), 485-493.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Havens, T.C., Rantz, M.J., Keller, J., and Abbott, C.C. (2010). An Analysis of Human Motion Detection Systems Use during Elder Exercise Routines.  Western Journal of Nursing Research. 32(2) 233-249.
  • *Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Alexander, G.L., Aud, M.A., Wakefield, B.J., Koopman, R.J.,and Miller, S.J. (2010). Developing a Comprehensive Electronic Health Record to Enhance Nurse Care Coordination, Use of Technology, and Research.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 36 (1), 13-17.
  • *Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Abbott, C.C., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., Rantz, M. (2009). Tracking Exercise Motions of Older Adults Using Contours. Journal of Applied Computer Science and Mathematics. (2) 21-42.
  • *Alexander, G.L. and Staggers, N. (2009). A Systematic Review on the Designs of Clinical Technology: Findings and Recommendations for Future Research. Advances in Nursing Science, 32(3), 252-279.
  • *Rantz, M.J., Cheshire, D., Flesner, M., Petroski, G.F., Hicks, L., Alexander, G.L., Aud, M.A., Siem, C., Nguyen, K., Boland, C., and Thomas, S. (2009). Helping Nursing Homes “At Risk” For Quality Problems: A Statewide Evaluation.  Geriatric Nursing. 30(4), 238-249.
  • Skubic, M., Alexander, G.L., Popescu, M., Rantz, M., & Keller, J. (2009). A Smart Home Application to Eldercare: Current Status and Lessons Learned. Technology and Health Care. 17(3), 183-201.
  • *Alexander, G.L. and Wakefield, D.S. (2009). Information Technology Sophistication in Nursing Homes.  Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Vol 10 (6), 398-407.
  • *Alexander, G.L. and Madsen, R. (2009). IT Sophistication and Quality Measures in Nursing Homes.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(7).
  • Alexander, G.L. and Kehr, W. (2009). Benefits of Mobile IT Applications in Long Term Care.  Long Term Living, 58(1), 20-25.
  • *Alexander, G.L., Florea, E., Skubic, M., Rantz, M.J., Aud, M.A., Wakefield, B. and Paul A. (2008).  Sensor Systems for Monitoring Functional Status in Assisted Living Facilities.  Research in Gerontological Nursing, 4(1), 238-244.
  • Courtney, K.L., Alexander, G.L., and Demiris, G. (2008). Information Technology from Novice to Expert: Implementation Implications.  Journal of Nursing Management, 16, 692-699.  PMID: 18808463
  • *Alexander, G.L., Madsen, D., Herrick, S., and Russell, B. (2008). Measuring IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes.  In Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) Publication No. 08-0034-1 (Eds. Kerm Henriksen, PhD, James B. Battles, PhD, Margaret A. Keyes, MA, Mary L. Grady, BS), Vol 4, 91-105, Rockville, MD.
  • *Alexander, G.L. (2008). A Descriptive Analysis of a Nursing Home Clinical Information System with Decision Support.  Perspectives in Health Information Technology, 5(12).PMID: 18784850   PMCID: PMC2533117
  • *Alexander, G.L.  (2008). An Analysis of Nursing Home Quality Measures and Staffing.  Quality Management in Health Care, 17(3), 242-251.  PMID: 18641507
  • Rantz, M.J., Porter, R., Cheshier, D., Otto, D., Servey, C.H., Johnson, R.A., Skubic, M.,Tyrer, H.,  He, Z., Demiris, G., Lee, J., Alexander, G.L., and Taylor, G.  (2008).  TigerPlace, a State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long Term Care. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 22(1/2), 66-85.
  • *Alexander, G.L. (2008).  Analysis of an Integrated Clinical Decision Support System in Nursing Home Clinical Information Systems. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 34(2), 15-20.  PMID: 18286788
  • *Rantz, M.J., Aud, M.A., Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Skubic, M., Luke, R.H., Anderson, D., and Keller J.M.  (2008). Falls, Technology, and Stunt actors: New Approaches to Fall Detection and Fall Risk Assessment.  Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 23(3), 195-201.  PMID: 18562859
  • *Alexander, G.L., Rantz M., Flesner M., Diekemper M., and Siem C. (2007). Clinical Information Systems in Nursing Homes: An Evaluation of the Initial Implementation Strategies.  CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 24(4), 189-197.  PMID: 17625399
  • *Alexander, G.L. (2006).  Issues of Trust and Ethics in Computerized Clinical Decision Support Systems.  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 30(1), 21-29.   PMID: 16449881
  • Courtney, K.L., Demiris, G. and Alexander, G.L. (2005).  Information Technology: Changing Nursing Processes at the Point of Care.  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 29(4), 315-322.  PMID: 16260995

Published Proceedings

  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B., and Miller, S.J. (2010). Building an Expert System for Nursing Assessment of Elders. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS), Washington DC.
  • Alexander, G.L., Galambos, C., Skubic, M., Wang, S.  (April 2010). Density Map Visualization as a Tool to Monitor Activity Levels of Older Adults. International Society for Gerontechnology, 7th World Conference. Vancouver, B.C.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2010, March). Analysis of a Passive Sensor Technology Interface to Assess Elder Activity in an Independent  Living Facility. Midwest Nursing Research Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Abbott, C., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., and Rantz, M. (2009). Tracking Exercise Motions of Older Adults Using Contours. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., Rantz, M.  (2009). Fuzzy Contour Tracking of Human Silhouettes.  FUZZ-IEEE, Korea, August.
  • Havens, T.C., Alexander, G.L., Abbott, C., Keller, J.M., Skubic, M., and Rantz, M. (2009). Contour Tracking of Human Exercises. Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Visual Intelligence. Nashville, TN, March.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2008).  A State Profile of IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes.  Proceedings American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, DC. p. 1-5.  PMID: 18999316    PMCID: PMC2656012
  • Sledge I.J., Keller J.M., Havens T.C., Alexander, G.L. and Skubic M.  (2008). Temporal Activity Analysis. AAAI Proceedings, Fall Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 100-108.
  • Sledge I.J., Keller, J.M. and Alexander, G.L. (2008).  Emergent Trend in Detection in Diurinal Activity.  Proceedings of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vancouver.  PMID: 19163543.
  • Alexander, G.L., Havens, T.C., Skubic, M., Rantz, M., Keller, J.M., and Abbott, C.  (2008). Markerless Human Motion Capture-based Exercise Feedback System to Increase Efficacy and Safety of Elder Exercise Routines.  Gerontechnology, Pisa Italy.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2007).  The Nurse—Patient Trajectory Framework. In Kuhn K., Warren, J.R. and Leong, T. (Eds.), Medinfo: Vol. 2, pp 910-915.  Amsterdam: IOS Press.  PMID: 17911848
  • Tyrer, H., Aud M,  Alexander, G.L., Skubic M, and Rantz M (2007).  Early Detection of Health Changes in Older Adults, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Conference Proceedings: Lyon, France, p 4045-4048.  PMID: 18002887
  • Alexander, G.L. (2007).  An Analysis of Skin Integrity Alerts Used to Monitor Nursing Home Residents.  In J.M. Teich, J. Suermondt and G. Hripcsak (Eds.).  Chicago, IL. AMIA:  p 11-14.  Madison, WI:Omnipress.   PMID: 18693788    PMCID: PMC2655835

Refereed Presentations

  • Fossum, M. Alexander, G.L., Ehnfors, M., and Ehrenberg. A. (2010).  Effects of a Computerized Decision Support System on the Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers and Malnutrition in Nursing Homes. European conference of the Association for European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes. Funchal, Madeira Islands.
  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Alexander, G.L., Aud, M., Krampe, J., Miller, S.  Enhancing Registered Nurse Care Coordination with Technology.  State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research.  (2010). Council for Advanced Nursing Science (CANS), Washington, D.C..
  • Alexander, G.L. (2009, August) A State Profile of IT Sophistication in Nursing Homes.  Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference. Columbia, MO
  • Staggers, N., Alexander, G.L., and Troseth, M. (2009, June-July). Crucial Conversations about the Design of Clinical Technology.  Conference Workshop: Nursing Informatics 2009. Helsinki Finland.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2009, March). Privacy Considerations When Using Human Motion Capture Technologies in Research. Midwest Nursing Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Staggers, N., Alexander, G.L., Smith, K., and Tyler, D. (2008). Case Studies in Usability and Clinical Application Design.  Building Connections for Patient-Centered Records: 18th Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics. Baltimore, MD
  • Lavin, M.A. and Alexander, G.L. (2008, February).  Missouri HealthNet and the Electronic Health Record Initiative.  Health Profession’s Education Redesigned for the 21st Century.  Advanced Practice Nursing Conference and Workshops 2008, Saint Louis University Doisy College of Health Sciences School of Nursing. 
  • Caprio A., Song-Beeber A., Alexander, G.L., Dugan E., Turner M., Palmer M., Busby-Whitehead J., and Zimmerman S. (2008). Mock Reviews: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and Lessons Learned.  Gerontology Society of America, Washington DC.
  • Richardson J. and Alexander, G.L. (2008). HIPPA Influenced Information Architecture. Health Sciences Research Day, University of Missouri Office of Medical Research . 
  • Alexander, G.L., and Demiris, G. (2007, August). Human Factors Applications for the Design Of Developing Technologies Used to Monitor Elderly People. Conference Tutorial: 12th International Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M., Flesner, M., Diekemper, M., and Siem, C. (2007, March). Information Systems in Nursing Homes: An Evaluation of the Initial Implementation Phase (paper presentation). Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference:  Innovative Technology: Pioneering Pathways to Health.
  • Aud, M., Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M.J., and Skubic M. (2007, March). Use of Sensor System Data for Early Detection of Health Status Changes in Older Adult Residents of a Retirement Community.  Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference (MNRS), Innovative Technology:  Pioneering Pathways to Health. Omaha, NE.
  • Alexander, G.L., Holmes, J., and Westra, B. (2007, March). Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD): Exploring Strategies to Extract High Level Knowledge from Low Level Data (½ day preconference). Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Conference:  Innovative Technology: Pioneering Pathways to Health.

Book Chapters

  • Alexander, G.L. (in press). Human Computer Interaction. In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormic, Ed. Essentials of Nursing Informatics 6th Ed.
  • Alexander, G.L., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Koopman, R.J., Phillips, L.J., Guevara, R.D., and Miller, S.J. (2013). Evolution of an Early Illness Warning System to Monitor Frail Elders in Independent Living. In Ming-Chien Chyu Editor. Advances in Engineering for Healthcare Safety-From Surgery Ergonomics to Computational Fluid Dynamics, Multi-Science Publishing; United Kingdom, pp 249-275.
  • Skubic, M. Rantz, M.J., Miller, S.J., Guevara, R.D., Koopman, R.J., Alexander, G.L., and Phillips, L.J.  (2012).  Chapter 13: Non-wearable In-home Sensing for Early Detection of Health Changes. In: Quality of Life Technology, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
  • Alexander, G.L. (2011). Human Factors, Chapter 8.  In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormick, Ed., Essentials of Nursing Informatics 5th Ed., p. 119-132. McGraw-Hill, New York.

  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Burks, K., Yu, J., Demiris, G., Hensel, B., Alexander, G.L., He Z., Tyrer, H.W., Hamilton, M., Lee, J., and Brown, M.  (2008).  Functional Assessment and Technology.  In Madj Alwan and Robin A. Felder, Ed., Eldercare Technology for Practitioners, p. 5-32. Human Press, Totowa, NJ.

  • Alexander, G.L. (In press). Human Factors in Safety Critical Nursing Systems, Chapter 8.  In Virginia Saba and Kathleen McCormick, Ed., Essentials of Nursing Informatics 5th Ed. 

  • Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Burks, K., Yu, J., Demiris, G., Hensel, B., Alexander, G.L., He Z., Tyrer, H.W., Hamilton, M., Lee, J., and Brown, M.  (2008).  Functional Assessment and Technology.  In Madj Alwan and Robin A. Felder, Ed., Eldercare Technology for Practitioners, p. 5-32. Human Press, Totowa, NJ.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded, John A Hartford Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2014)
  • Missouri Nurse of the Year, March of Dimes (2013)
  • Harriet Werley New Investigator Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2009)
  • Mizzou Nerd of the Month, University of Missouri (2009)
  • Outstanding Faculty Paper Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society/Western Journal of Nursing Research (2009)
  • Nursing Informatics Researcher Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2009)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • Harriet H. Werley Award, American Medical Informatics Association (Nominated, 2008)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Research (2008)
  • Betty Crim Faculty Enhancement Award (Nominated, 2008)
  • Provost's Outstanding Jr. Faculty Teaching Award (Nominated, 2007)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (Nominated, 2007)
  • Sinclair School of Nursing Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, Nursing Student Council (2007, 2006)

Memberships

  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Co-Editor Journal of Gerontological Nursing Innovations Section
  • Editorial Board:  Western Journal of Nursing Research
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Long Term Post Acute Care HIT Collaborative
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Health Information Technology Standards Panel (Alliance for Nursing Informatics Rep)
  • TIGER Collaborative (Chair, Workgroup 3 Usability and Clinical Application)