Deborah D'Avolio, PhD, BC-ACNP, ANP
Associate Professor
Department: School of Nursing
Office: 106J Robinson Hall
 
Résumé/CV

Phone: 617-373-7329
Fax: 617-373-8675
Email: d.davolio@neu.edu

 
 

Education:
Post-Doctoral Training; John A. Hartford Foundation/Atlantic Philanthropies Claire M. Fagin Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Boston College
MSN, Northeastern University
BSN, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Certification: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Specialization: Acutely ill older adults

Public Service:  recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau 2011 International Award for Geriatric Nursing Leadership

Research interests: 
Dr. D’Avolio’s program of research is focused on the healthcare needs of older adults, effects of hospitalization, geriatric syndromes, and translational research.

Selected Funding: 
Dr. D’Avolio has received funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation; Jones Fund, University of Pennsylvania; Ross Committee, Boston Medical Center; National Institute of Nursing Research, Pre-doctoral National Research Service Award.

Teaching:
Design and Methods for Clinical Nursing Research; Theory and Practice of Research; Research Practicum; Dissertation Advisement

Selected Publications:
D’Avolio, D., Heike, M.E., Burke, D., Gallivan, T., (in press). 65plus: Responding to the gerontological imperative; NICHE., Nursing Management. In press.

D’Avolio, D., (2011). System issues: challenges to intimate partner violence screening and intervention.Clinical Nursing Research, 20 (1), 64-80.                                                                                                                 

D’Avolio, D., Feldman, J., Mitchell, P. & Strumpf, N., (2008). Access to Care and Health Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults with Non-urgent Emergency Department Visits. Geriatric Nursing, 29 (4), 240-246.

Book Chapters:
D’Avolio, D. (in press).  The nutritional needs of older adults. In T.Buttaro & K. Barba (Eds)., Nursing care of the hospitalized older adult. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.                                                                         

D’Avolio, D. (in press).  Pain and the older adult.  In T.Buttaro & K. Barba (Eds).,Nursing care of the hospitalized older adult. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

D’Avolio, D. (in press).  Polypharmacy and the older adult. In T.Buttaro & K. Barba (Eds).,Nursing care of the hospitalized older adult. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

D’Avolio, D. (in press).  Fall prevention.  In T.Buttaro & K. Barba (Eds).,Nursing care of the hospitalized older adult. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Public Service:
Manuscript Reviewer, Clinical Nursing Research
Evidence Based Practice Committee, National Gerontological Nurses Association (NGNA)
Co-Chair, Education Committee, Massachusetts Greater Boston NGNA
Leadership Mentor; Sigma Theta Tau, John A. Harford Foundation, Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy, Inaugural program
Munn Center Research Awards Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital
Disabilities Awareness Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards:
Recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau, 2011 International Award for Geriatric Nursing Leadership.


 
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