My program of research focuses on the identification of factors associated with poor physical health among older adults with schizophrenia in order to design effective interventions.
Ph.D., 2009 - Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
Tools You'll Have for the Rest of Your Life: A Qualitative Evaluation of a Fitness and Vocational Training Program for Substance Use Recovery.
"Looking Forward": a qualitative evaluation of a physical activity program for middle-aged and older adults with serious mental illness.
Impact of a Pilot Videogame-Based Physical Activity Program on Walking Speed in Adults with Schizophrenia.
A review of the literature on symptom clusters in studies that included oncology patients receiving primary or adjuvant chemotherapy.
Differences in symptom clusters identified using symptom occurrence rates versus severity ratings in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Characteristics associated with inter-individual differences in the trajectories of self-reported attentional function in oncology outpatients receiving chemotherapy.
The Impact of a Videogame-Based Pilot Physical Activity Program in Older Adults with Schizophrenia on Subjectively and Objectively Measured Physical Activity.
The Impact of a Videogame-Based Pilot Physical Activity Program in
Older Adults with Schizophrenia on Subjectively and Objectively
Measured Physical Activity
Associations between cytokine genes and a symptom cluster of pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression in patients prior to breast cancer surgery.
Cytokine gene associations with self-report ratings of morning and evening fatigue in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
Association between schizophrenia symptoms and neurocognition on mobility in older adults with schizophrenia.
Cytokine candidate genes predict the development of secondary lymphedema following breast cancer surgery.
Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery.
Variations in potassium channel genes are associated with breast pain in women prior to breast cancer surgery.
Association between an interleukin 1 receptor, type I promoter polymorphism and self-reported attentional function in women with breast cancer.
Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in outpatients with schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Associations between cytokine gene variations and severe persistent breast pain in women following breast cancer surgery.
Associations of schizophrenia symptoms and neurocognition with physical activity in older adults with schizophrenia.
"We're not just sitting on the periphery": a staff perspective of physical activity in older adults with schizophrenia.
The impact of symptomatology on response to a health promoting intervention among older adults with schizophrenia.
Attitude To Health
Videogame-based Physical Activity