Nursing leader to speak as guest of Syracuse University’s College of Human Services and Health Professions
Nursing leader to speak as guest of Syracuse University’s College of Human Services and Health ProfessionsApril 13, 2004Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, will come to Syracuse University April 19 as a guest of the School of Nursing in the College of Human Services and Health Professions (HSHP). She will speak on “Do Patients Do What They Are Advised to Do? A Deeper Understanding of Patient Adherence” at 4 p.m. in the Women’s Building’s Alumnae Lounge. Her talk, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Judith Anne Evers Memorial Lecture Series.
In addition to serving as dean, Dunbar-Jacob is a professor of nursing, epidemiology, and occupational therapy, and is director of the Center for Research in Chronic Disorders. Her research has focused on the study of patient adherence to treatment, addressing such concerns as rheumatological conditions, cardiovascular risk factors, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and depression, as well as cancer screening and organ transplantation. Her projects have been funded by such organizations as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation.
In 2000, Dunbar-Jacob was appointed to the National Advisory Council for the National Institute of Nursing Research. She is a fellow in a number of leading organizations, including the Society for Behavioral Medicine, the American Academy of Nursing, the Academy for Behavioral Medicine Research, the American Psychological Association, and the American Heart Association. In 2003, she was selected for the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program. She is currently president-elect of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.
Dunbar-Jacob holds a B.S.N. from Florida State University, an M.S. in psychiatric nursing from the University of California at San Francisco, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Stanford University.
For more information, contact Vicki Ujlaky at 443-2141 or email@example.com.