Dissertation Titles

2018Exploration of Sleep and Allostatic Load as Predictors of Future CancerAngela Kabbe
An Exploration of the Relationship Between Frailty in the Older Adult and Recurrence of Clostridium DifficileAnna W. Boone
The Experiences of Nurses Who Care for Patients with Lung CancerSarah Abrams
Health Literacy, Understanding, and Decisional Satisfaction in Women’s Decision-Making for Prenatal Aneuploidy ScreeningTamra Shea
2017Structure, Process and Recommendations for Emergency Department Triage in the USMurtis Worth
Physical and Psychosocial Late Effects on Health-Related Quality of Life in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood CancerHyewon Shin
An Exploration of Nurses’ Knowledge of Right Hemisphere Stroke Associated Communication ImpairmentsSusan Brooks
When is the Appropriate Time to Pursue Nurse Practitioner Practice Legislation? A Case StudyCatherine Moore
An Exploration of Registered Nurse Preparation for Safe Medication ManagementCathy Sykes
2016The Effect of Video Gaming on Physical Activity Among Nursing Home ResidentsTomika Williams
Factors Influencing 30-day Unplanned Rehospitalization in Adults with Heart FailureOmar Alzaghari
Stories of African American women who are long-term breast cancer survivorsYvonne Ford
Older Women’s Health Outcomes During RetirementFrancine Sheppard
The Arabic (Jordan) version of the Tilburg of Frailty indicatorAudai Hayajneh
A Qualitative Study to Understand the Perception of Illness and the Decision Making Process for Accessing and Utilizing Health Care for American Indians in Southeastern NCBetty Nance-Floyd
The Effect of a Diabetes Self-Management Program for African Americans in a Faith-Based SettingPandora Goode
The Effectiveness of a Lifestyle-Based Intervention on Physical Activity, Blood Pressure, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adults with HypertensionMei-Lan Chen
An Educational Intervention to Improve Emergency Nursing Care of Geriatric Patients in the Emergency Department (ED)Denise Rhew
2015Social Support, Coping, Stress, and Intent to Persist in Nurse Anesthesia StudentsMegan Conner
Women and Pre-Hospital Delays Associated with Myocardial InfarctionGloria Walters
Safety behavior of African-American and white men with previous burn injury.Ernest Grant
Structural Empowerment’s Influence on Nursing Outcomes in Magnet and non-Magnet Healthcare OrganizationsDale Callicutt
2014Nurse Perceptions of Elder Self-NeglectYvonne Johnson
The Association of Vitamin D Levels, Blood Pressure, Inflammation and Depression in Persons with Coronary Artery DiseaseJanis Puglisi
2013Environmental Noise as Risk Factor for Postoperative Delirium in an Orthopedic SampleCourtney Brown
Chiropractic and Conventional Therapy for Acute and Chronic Health Conditions among Appalachian ResidentsVirginia Weisz
An Analysis of North Carolina Homeless Shelter Policies: Potential for fracturing the integrity of help-seeking homeless familiesHelen Spriggs
Frailty in Hospitalized AdultsDeborah Lekan
Does resilience mediate the effects of bullying in nursesPenny Sauer
Self-care behaviors of college students with diabetesMarianne Cockroft
Parent education needs of infants with complex life-threatening illnessJennifer Twaddell
2012Life patterning of men with depressionMillicent Kaufman
The adaptation of new registered nursesKathleen Ashton
Decision-making behaviors for adolescents who are pregnant and adolescent mothers enrolled in the nurse-family partnershipSusan Lane
Executive succession and competitive advantage in U.S. hospitals: Simulating a randomized control trialRyan Oglesby
The experience of the intimate dyad after weight loss surgery: A qualitative descriptionKristen Barbee
The psychometric properties of the lifetime experience questionnaire (LEQ) in older American adultsClifford Gonzales
Explaining intention to Stop Smoking with the Theory of Planned Behavior and Self-exempting BeliefsVictoria Bierman
2011Foreign-born Mexican women’s utilization, adherence and understanding of preventive health screening recommendationsChristina Hernandez
Adherence issues in African-American females with cardiovascular diseaseWillie Abel
The impact of the congregational nurse program in culturally diverse communityCynthia Shores
Asthma in African-American school age childrenAnnette Hines
Breast-feeding promotion in African AmericansDarlene Street
Prevention of colon rectal cancer in African American older menMary Griffin
Self-Care Expressions, Patterns, and Practices of Latinos/Hispanics for the Management of Type 2 DiabetesKaren Amirehsani
2010Pain management in older adultsJeanne Jenkins
Life patterning of women in midlife transitionNancy Scroggs
A church-based intervention for increasing physical activity in black adolescent girlsWanda Tompson
Improving the life of male caregivers assisting their family members during the end of lifeCatherine Taylor
Health literacy and adherence to antihypertensive regimens in older adult African-AmericansRacquel Ingram
Development of useful pain management strategies for older adultsAnn Quinlan-Colwell
2009Homeless sheltered women’s health promotion behaviorsFrances Ballard
Explore the lived experiences of adult patients with bipolar disorder and co-morbid substance use disordersTerry Penn Ward
Exploring the experience of older nurses who work at the bedside the critical care unitMary Alice Hodge
Women abused as children and participatory dreaming: A study of unitary healingElizabeth Repede
2008Evaluating and promoting health positive agingRachel Cozort
Helping nurses give improved mental health care to Hispanic clientsSharon Starr
Improving the quality of lives of people who are terminally ill due to kidney diseaseDaria Kring