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Daisha J Cipher

Name

[Cipher, Daisha J]
  • Associate Professor, Tenured
  • Associate Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship

Biography

Daisha J. Cipher currently serves the College of Nursing and Health Innovation as the Associate Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship. She is a health outcomes researcher and biostatistical consultant who specializes in conducting research aimed at  determining the causes of successful treatment outcomes in medical settings. Dr. Cipher has served as the primary biostatistician  for over 24 funded grant projects. She has authored over 70 databased publications and has taught over 60 biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design courses.  Dr. Cipher recently co-authored the statistics textbook, Statistics for Nursing Research: A Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice (2017).

Professional Preparation

    • 1999 Postdoctoral in StatisticsUniversity of North Texas
    • 1998 PhD in Experimental PsychologySouthern Methodist University
    • 1996 Masters of Science University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    • 1994 Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyUniversity of Texas at Austin (UT)

Appointments

    • Sept 2016 to Present Associate Professor, Tenured
      University of Texas Arlington   University of Texas at Arlington
    • June 2013 to Present Associate Director of the Center for Nursing Research
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2011 to Present Assistant to the Dean for Biostatistics and Research
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2006 to Present Clinical Associate Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2005 to Jan 2007 Director of Biostatistics
      University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
    • Jan 2002 to Jan 2005 Program Director, MPH Clinical Research Concentration
      University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
    • Jan 2001 to Jan 2005 Assist Professor
      University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2013 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award sponsored by American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
      Achievements:

      Co-author of article, The effectiveness of supported employment for
      veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.
       Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.

       

      Award Details
      Description:

      American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award for Excellence in Scientific Writing in Rehabilitation Medicine, awarded to the article:

      Ottomanelli L., Goetz, L, Suris, A., McGeough, C., Sinnott, P.L., Toscano, R., Barnett, S., Cipher, D.J., Lind, L, Dixon, T.M., Holmes, S.A., Kerrigan, A.J., Thomas, F.P. (2012).  The effectiveness of supported employment for veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.

    • Apr  2011 Outstanding Mentor for Ph.D. Students sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2004 Outstanding Faculty Advisor sponsored by University of North Texas Health Science Center
    • Apr  2003 Outstanding Faculty Member in the Area of Education sponsored by University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)

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Research and Expertise

  • Daisha Cipher, Ph.D.

    Daisha J. Cipher currently serves the College of Nursing as the Associate Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship. She is a health outcomes researcher and biostatistical consultant who specializes in conducting research aimed at determining the causes of successful treatment outcomes in medical settings.Dr. Cipher has served as the primary biostatistician for over 24 funded grant projects and has taught over 60 biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design courses at UNT, UNTHSC, and UTA.  Dr. Cipher recently co-authored the statistics workbook, Statistics for nursing research: A workbook for evidence-based practice.

Publications

      Journal Article 2016
      • Dunbar, K.B., Agoston, A.T., Odze,R.D., Huo, X., Pham, T.H., Cipher, D.J., Castell, D.O.,Genta, R.M., Souza, R.F., & Spechler, S.J. (2016).  Association of acute gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophageal histologic changes. Journal of the American Medical Association, 315 (19): 2104-2112. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5657.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Christopoulos, G., Kandzari,D.E., Yeh, R.W., Jaffer, F.A., Karmpaliotis, D., Wyman, M.R., Alaswad, K., Lombardi, W., Grantham, J.A., Moses, J., Christakopoulos,G., Tarar, M.N., Rangan,B.V., Lembo, N., Garcia,S., Cipher, D.J., Thompson CA, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES.(2016). Development and validation of a novel scoring system for predicting technical success of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventions: the PROGRESS CTO (Prospective Global Registry for the Study of Chronic Total Occlusion Intervention) score JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 9(1):1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2015.09.022.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • LePage, J.P, Lewis, A., Crawford, A.M., Parish, J.A., Ottomanelli, L., Washington, E.L., & Cipher, D.J. (2016).  Incorporating individualized placement and support principles into vocational rehabilitation for formerly incarcerated veterans.  Psychiatric Services,  67(7): 735-742. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201500058

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 2015
      • Rangan, B.V.,  Kotsia, A., Papayannis, A., Coleman, A., Xu, H., Alomar, M., Roesle, M.,Christopoulos, G., Cipher, D., de Lemos, J., McGuire, D.,  Packer, M.,  Banerjee,S.,  Brilakis, E. Effect of extended-release niacin on reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry and endothelial progenitor cell mobilization: Insights from the atherosclerosis lesion progression intervention using niacin extended release in saphenous vein grafts (ALPINE -SVG ) pilot trial.  Abstract presented to the Annual Convention of the American College of Cardiology, San Diego, California, March 15, 2015.

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Mancini, M.E., Ashwill, J. & Cipher, D.J. (2015).  A comparative analysis of demographic and academic success characteristics of on-line and on-campus RN-to-BSN students.  Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(1), 71–76. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2014.05.008

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Flores, A., Burstein, E., Cipher, D.J., & Feagins, L.A. (2015).  Obesity in inflammatory bowel disease: A marker of less severe disease.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences,March 24, 2015.  Epub ahead of print. DOI 10.1007/s10620-015-3629-5.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Shorrock, D., Christopoulos, G., Wosik, J.,  Kotsia, A., Rangan, B., Abdullah, S, Cipher, D., Banerjee, S., & Brilakis, E. (2015). Impact of a disposable sterile radiation shield on operator radiation exposure during percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions. Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 27(7), 313-316. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(15)61779-X

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Christopoulos, G., Wyman, R.M., Alaswad, K., Karmpaliotis, K., Lombardi, W., Grantham, J.A., Yeh, R.W., Jaffer, F.A., Cipher, D.J., Rangan, B.V., MPH, Christakopoulos, G.E., Kypreos, M.A., Lembo, N., Kandzari, D., Garcia, S., Thompson, C.A., Banerjee, S. & Brilakis, E.S. (2015). Clinical utility of the Japan–chronic total occlusion score in coronary chronic total occlusion interventions: results from a multicenter registry. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 8: e002171.  doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.002171.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Urban, R.W., Mumba, M., Martin, S.D., Glowitz, J., & Cipher, D.J. (2015). Modified early warning system as a predictor for hospital admissions in emergency departments.  Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 37(4):281-289. doi: 10.1097/TME.0000000000000076.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Howe, C.J., Cipher, D.J., LeFlore, J., and Lipman, T. (2015).  Parent health literacy and communication with diabetes educators in a pediatric diabetes clinic:  a mixed methods approach.  Journal of Health Communication, 20, 50–59. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1083636

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 2014
      • Kahveci, K.L., & Cipher, D.J.  Acute Care Use Originating From Residential Care Facilities in the United States. Paper presented to the Annual Conference of the American Geriatrics Society, Orlando, FL, May 15, 2014.

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • LePage, J.P, Lewis, A., Crawford, A., Cipher, D.J., Parish, J., Bradshaw, L., & Washington, E. Effect of Individualized Placement and Support on Veterans with Felonies. Poster presented to the Annual Convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Dallas, TX, Nov 13 -15, 2014.

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • LePage, J., Cipher, D., Bradshaw, L., Crawford, A. Association between multiple chronic co-morbid diseases and medical hospitalization in homeless. Poster presented to the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology), San Antonio, TX, Feb 27 - March 2, 2014

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Pope, J.D.,Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Beach, M.M., Cipher, D.J. (2014).  Use of the carbon dioxide laser as an adjunct to scaling and root planing for clinical new attachment: a case series. Clinical Advances in Periodontics, 4, 209-215.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Patel, V.G., Michael, T.T., Mogabgab, O., Fuh, E., Banerjee, A., Brayton, K.M.,Cipher, D.J., Abdullah,S.M., Brilakis, E.S. (2014).  Clinical, angiographic, and procedural predictors of periprocedural complications during chronic total occlusion percutaneous  coronary intervention.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 26(3). 100-105.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Lee, Y.R., Tashjian, C.A., Brouse, S.D., Bedimo, R.J., Goetz, L.L, Cipher, D.J., & Duquaine, S.M. (2014). Antibiotic therapy and bacterial resistance in patients with spinal cord injury.  Federal Practitioner, 31(3):13-17.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Lo, N., Michael, T.T., Moin, D., Patel, V.G., Alomar, M., Papayannis, A., Cipher, D., Abdullah, S.M., Banerjee, S., Brilakis, E.S. (2014).  Periprocedural myocardial injury in chronic total occlusion percutaneous interventions: a systematic cardiac biomarker evaluation study.  JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, 7(1):47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.07.011.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • LePage, J.P, Bradshaw, L.D., Cipher, D.J., Crawford, A.M, & Hooshyar, D. (2014).  The effects of homelessness on veterans’ healthcare service use: an evaluation of independence from comorbidities.  Public Health, 128(11):985-92.DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.07.004..

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Christopoulos, G., Papayannis, A.,Alomar, M. Kotsia, A. Michael, T., Rangan, B. Roesle,  M., Shorrock, D., Makke, L., Layne,  R., Grabarkewitz, R., Haagen, D.,  Maragkoudakis, S., Mohammad, A.,  Sarode, K.,  Cipher, D., Chambers, C., Banerjee, S., & Brilakis, E. (2014). Effect of a real-time radiation monitoring device on operator radiation exposure during cardiac catheterization: the radiation reduction during cardiac catheterization using real-time monitoring (RadiCure) study.  Cardiovascular Interventions, 7, 744-750.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 2013
      • Mitschke, D.B., Slater, H., & Cipher, D.J.  Sexual Health Risk Reduction and Pregnancy Prevention Among Older Adolescents. Paper presented to the 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Diego, CA, January 18, 2013.

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Alvarez, L., Cipher, D.J., Weideman, R.A., & Brown, G. 
        Mean platelet volumes in non-alcoholic liver disease (NAFLD): is there a relationship to cardiovascular events? 
        Poster presented to the Annual Conference of The Liver Meeting: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Washington, DC, November 1 - 5, 2013.

        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2013
      • Patel, V.G., Brayton, K.M., Tamayo, A., Mogabab, O., Michael, T.T., Lo, N., Alomar, M., Shorrock, D., Cipher, D.J., Abdullah, S., Banerjee, S., & Brilakis, E.S.  (2013). Angiographic success and procedural complications in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary chronic total occlusion interventions a weighted meta-analysis of 18,061 patients from 65 studies.  JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 6(2), 3-12.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Steffer, M.R., Harrel, S.K., Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Rivera-Hidalgo, F., Abraham, C.M., Al-Hashimi, I., Solomon, E.S., Cipher, D.J. (2013). Comparison of Minimally Invasive and Conventional Flap Surgery for Treatment of Intrabony Periodontal Defects: A Pilot Case Controlled Study. Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 3(2):61-67.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Tang, V.L., French, C.J., Cipher, D.J., Rastogi, P. (2013).  Trends in hospice referral and length of stay at a veterans hospital over the past decade.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 30(5):432-436.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Alomar ,M.E., Michael, T.T., Patel, V.G., Altomare, C.G., Rangan, B.V., Cipher, D., Banerjee, S., Brilakis E.S. (2013).  Stent loss and retrieval during percutaneous coronary interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 25(12):637-41.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Li, L., Chakraborty, S., Yang, C.R., Hatanpaa. K.J., Cipher,D.J., Puliyappadamba, V.T., Rehman, A., Jiwani, A.J., Mickey,B., Madden, C., Raisanen, J., Burma, S., Saha,D., Wang, Z., Pingle,S.C., Kesari,S., Boothman, D.A., & Habib, A.A. (2013).  An EGFR wild type–EGFRvIII–HB-EGF feed-forward loop regulates the activation of EGFRvIII.  Oncogene  Advance online publication: September 30, 2013.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2012
      • Cipher, D. J., & Grove, S. (2013). Introduction to Statistical Analysis.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition.  Elsevier.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Determine Differences.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Predict.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Examine Relationships.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Describe Variables.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Tang, V.L., French, C.J., Cipher, D.J., Rastogi, P. (2012).  Trends in hospice referral and length of stay at a veterans hospital over the past decade.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. July 20, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].   
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Ottomanelli,L., Goetz, L.L., Cipher, D.J., Lind, L.M. (2012).  The effectiveness of supported employment for veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.   Archives of Physical Medicine and  Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Papayannis, A.C., Cipher, D.J., Banerjee, S.B., & Brilakis, E.S. (2012).  Optical coherence tomography evaluation of drug-eluting stents: a systematic review.  Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. April 5, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2012
      • Lizardo-Sanchez, L., Weideman, R.A., Cipher, D.J., & Brown, G. (2012).  Exposure to proton pump inhibitors is a risk factor for new fractures in hepatitis C patients following IFN/Ribavirin therapy irrespective of virological response.  Abstract presented to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology . Las Vegas, NV, Program No. P239, October 21, 2012.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Murray B.W., Cipher D.J., Pham, T., Anthony, T.  (2011).  The impact of surgical site infection on the development of incisional hernia and small bowel obstruction in colorectal surgery.  American Journal of Surgery, 202(5), 558-560.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Carney, C.M., Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Cipher, D.J., Rees, T. D., Solomon, E.S., Rivera-Hidalgo, F., Beach, M.M. (2011).  A comparative study of root defect coverage using an acellular dermal matrix with and without a recombinant human platelet derived growth factor.  Journal of Periodontology, December 8, 2011, epub.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Kedika, R., Patel, M., Pena, Sahdala HN, Mahgoub, A., Cipher, D.J., & Siddiqui, A.A. (2011).  Long-term use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors is associated with decreased incidence of advanced adenomatous colon polyps.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 45(2):e12-6.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Ottomanelli, L., Sippel, J., Cipher, D.J., & Goetz, L., & Cipher, D.J. (2011).  Factors associated with employment among veterans with spinal cord injury.  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 34(1), 141-150.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2010
      • Garcia, B.A., Wood, F., Cipher, D., Banerjee, S., Brilakis, E.S. (2010).  Reproducibility of near-infrared spectroscopy for the detection of lipid core coronary plaques and observed changes after coronary stent implantation.  Catheter Cardiovascular Interventions,76(3):359-65. 

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Poster Abstract 2010
      • Dixon, T.M., Ottomanelli, L., Frick, C., & Cipher, D.J. (2010).  Spinal cord injury and co-morbid traumatic brain injury:  psychosocial and functional status among individuals seeking vocational rehabilitation.   Poster presented to the Annual Convention of Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals.   Las Vegas, NV, September 22-24, 2010.  
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Siddiqui, A. A., Kedika, R., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Bapat, V. (2009). A previous cholecystectomy increases the risk of developing advanced adenomas of the colon. Southern Medical Journal, 102(11), 1111-1115.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2009). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 707-709.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Siddiqui, A. A., Kedika, R., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Bapat, V. (2009). A previous cholecystectomy increases the risk of developing advanced adenomas of the colon. Southern Medical Journal, 102(11), 1111-1115.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Ottomanelli, L., Bradshaw, L., & Cipher, D. J. (2009). Employment and use of vocational rehabilitation services among veterans following spinal cord injury. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 31(1), 39-43.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Tran, S., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., & Reimold, A. (2009). Patterns of biologic use in inflammatory diseases: older males. Drugs and Aging, 26(7), 607-615.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Siddiqui, A. A., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). For patients with colorectal cancer, the long-term use of statins is associated with better clinical outcomes. Digestive Disease and Sciences, 54(6), 1307-1311.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Goetz, L., Howard, M., Cipher, D., & Revankar, S. G. (2009). Occurrence of candiduria in a population of chronically catheterized patients with spinal-cord injury. Spinal Cord, Advance On, 2009.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Siddiqui, A. A., Nazario, H., Mahgoub, A., Pandove, S., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). Obesity is associated with an increased prevalence of advanced adenomatous colon polyps in a male veteran population. Digestive Disease and Sciences, 54(7), 1560-1564.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Siddiqui, A. A., Nazario, H., Mahgoub, A., Pandove, S., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). The long-term use of statins is associated with a decreased incidence of adenomatous colon polyps. Digestion, 79, 17-22.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2009). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 707-709.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2009
      • Ottomanelli, L., Cipher, D., & Sippel, J.  (2009).  Rates of psychiatric co-morbidities and brain injury among veterans with spinal cord injury seeking vocational rehabilitation.  Abstract presented to the 12th Annual Association of VA Psychology Leaders (AVAPL) Conference.   Dallas, TX, May 7-9, 2009.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Ottomanelli, L., Goetz, L, McGeough, C., Suris, A., Sippel, J., & Cipher, D.  (2009).  Evidence-based supported employment and veterans with spinal cord injury:  A VA multi-center randomized trial.  Abstract presented to the 12th Annual Association of VA Psychology Leaders (AVAPL) Conference.   Dallas, TX, May 7-9, 2009.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Kerrigan, A., Sippel, J., Cipher, D., & Ottomanelli, L. (2009).  Use of a fidelity measure in a VA multi-site supported employment program for veterans with spinal cord injury.   The Critical Role of Program Fidelity in Implementing Evidence-based Practices.   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, September 24-25.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2008
      • Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., & Cipher, D.J. (2008).Mind Body Wellness Geriatric Rehabilitation and Restorative Assessment System™ (GRRAS™).   PAR: Psychological Assessment Systems, Inc.  
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., Roper, K. D., Snow, A. L., Molinari, V. (2008).  Cognitive-Behavioral Pain Management Interventions for Long Term Care Residents with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities In D. Gallagher-Thompson, A. Steffan, & L. Thompson (Eds). Handbook of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies with Older Adults. New York: Springer.
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Compact Disc(CD) 2008
      • Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., & Cipher, D.J. (2008).Mind Body Wellness Geriatric Rehabilitation and Restorative Assessment System (GRRAS™):  Software Portfolio.   PAR:  Psychological Assessment Systems, Inc.  
        {Compact Disc(CD)} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2008
      • Banerjee, S. B., Compton, A. P., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Reimold, A., Brilakis, E. S., Banerjee, P., & Kazi, S. (2008). Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. American Journal of Cardiology, 101, 1201-1205.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Cawley, J. F., Herrmann, D., & Melsen, J. (2008). Emergency medicine services: interprofessional care trends. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(2), 167-178.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2008). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 700-706.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Prasad, A., Prasad, A., Cipher, D. J., Mohandas, A., Roesle, M., Brilakis, E. S., & Banerjee, S. B. (2008). Reproducibility of intravascular ultrasound virtual histology analysis. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 9(2), 71-77.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Banerjee, S. B., Compton, A. P., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Reimold, A., Brilakis, E. S., Banerjee, P., & Kazi, S. (2008). Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. American Journal of Cardiology, 101, 1201-1205.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2008
      • Ottomanelli, L.A., Goetz, L., McGeough, C., Surís, A., Sippel, J.L., & Cipher, D. (2008).  The Use of Supported Employment among Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries.  Abstract presented to the Association of Military Surgeons United States (AMSUS) Conference.   November 9-14, 2008, San Antonio, TX.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2007
      • Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2007). Efficacy of geropsychological treatment in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 30(3), 23-40.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2007
      • Mikuls, T. R., Kazi, S., Cipher, D. J., Hooker, R. S., Kerr, G. S., Richards, J. S., & Cannon, G. W. (2007). The association of race/ethnicity with disease expression in male US veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 34, 1480-1484.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2007
      • Papa, F. J., Aldrich, D. G., Oglesby, M., Schaller, R., & Cipher, D. J. (2007). Improving diagnostic capabilities of medical students via application of cognitive sciences-derived learning principles Manuscript accepted for publication by Medical Education. Improving diagnostic capabilities of medical students via application of cognitive sciences-derived learning principles. Medical Education, 41(4), 419-425.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2007
      • Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2007). Efficacy of geropsychological treatment in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 30(3), 23-40.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2007
      • Compton, P.A., Banerjee, S., Cipher, D.J., Hooker, R.S., & Kazi, S.  (2007).  Rheumatoid arthritis and the incidence of cardiovascular events.   Poster presented to the Annual Convention of the European League Against Rheumatism, June 13-16.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2006
      • Clifford, P.A., Cipher, D.J., & Roper, K.D. (2006).  Geropsychological approaches to pain management in long-term care.  Symposium delivered to the 59th Annual Convention of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16 – November 20.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2006
      • Cipher, D. J. & Hooker, R. S. (2006). Prescribing by nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the United States. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 18, 291-296.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2006). Behavioral manifestations of pain in the demented elderly. Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 7, 355-365.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Ratka, A., Miller, V., Brown, K., Raut, A., Cipher, D., Meczekalski, B., & Simpkins, J. (2006). Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms (MVS) survey for the assessment of hot flashes. Journal of Women’s Health, 15(1), 77- 89.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2006
      • Pickett C, Stoll ST, Cruser d, Cipher D. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on exercise tolerance dyspnea. JAOA. 2006; 106(8): 485. (Abstract #C17).
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Cazorla-Lancaster Y, Pham C, Cruser dA, Cipher D. A cross-sectional study of somatic dysfunction and chronic conditions in older adults. JAOA. 2006; 106(8): 484-485. (Abstract #C16).
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2005
      • Cipher, D.J.,  Clifford, PA., & Roper, K.D.  (2005).  Geropsychological approaches to pain management in long-term care.  Workshop delivered to the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 18-August 21.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2005
      • Hooker, R. S. C. & Sekscenski, E. (2005). Patient satisfaction with physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and physician care: a national survey of medicare recipients. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 12(2), 88-92.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2005). Assessing dysfunctional behaviors in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 6(5), 300-309.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Clifford, P. A. & Cipher, D. J. (2005). The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory: A new instrument measuring pain and illness in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 28(3), 45-61.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Cipher, D. J., Brown, R. N., & Podawiltz, A. L. (2005). Depression an obstacle in treating older patients. American Medical News, April 4, 2005.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Hooker, R. S. C. & Sekscenski, E. (2005). Patient satisfaction with physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and physician care: a national survey of medicare recipients. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 12(2), 88-92.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2005
      • Cipher, D.J.,  Clifford, PA., & Roper, K.D.  (2005). Behavioral manifestations of pain in the demented elderly.   Poster presented to the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 18-August 21.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2004
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, PA.  (2004).  Clinical geropsychology in long-term care.  Workshop delivered to the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, July 28-August 1.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2004
      • Cipher, D. J. & Clifford, P. A. (2004). Dementia, pain, behavioral disturbances and ADLs: toward a comprehensive conceptualization of quality of life in long-term care. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19(8), 741-748.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2004
      • Papa, F.J, Aldrich, D.G.,  & Cipher, D.J.  (2004).  Student feedback regarding the relative utility of five distinct instructional elements in a computer-based tool designed to support the development of diagnostic competencies.  Paper presented to the 11th Annual International  Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Papa, F.J, Aldrich, D.G., Oglesby, M, Schaller, R,  & Cipher, D.J. (2004).   Exploration of an abstraction theory-based paradigm for instruction and assessment of diagnostic capabilities.   Paper presented to the 10th Annual  International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, PA.  (2004).  Efficacy of clinical geropsychology in long-term care.  Paper presentation delivered to the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, July 28-August 1.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2003
      • Cipher, D.J., Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., Paret, D.  (2003).  Clinical geropsychology in medical settings.  Workshop delivered to the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, November 6-9.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2003
      • Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2003). Assessing resistance to activities of daily living in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 4(6), 313-319.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Cipher, D. J., Lemke, H., & Coleridge, S. T. (2003). Establishing a research agenda in master’s of physician assistant studies programs. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 14(2), 84-87.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Clifford, P. A. & Schumacker, R. E. (2003). Compliance and stages of change in multidisciplinary pain centers. The Pain Clinic, 15(4), 355-368.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2003). Assessing resistance to activities of daily living in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 4(6), 313-319.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2003
      • Lippolis, C., Marshall, M., Blanck, R., Cipher, D., & Rene, T. (2003).  Bioterrorism preparedness training:  two medical education interventions assessed.  Poster presented to the annual convention of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine, March 17-29.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Fisher, B.L, Cipher, D.J., & Knebl, J. (2003).  Pain, dementia, and emotional distress in the ambulatory elderly.  Poster presented to the 11th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 4.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (2003).  Using path analysis to develop models of treatment in long-term care.  Poster presented to the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association, August 3-7.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Telford, C., Edwards, T., & Cipher, D. (2003).  Performance in physical examination course predicts students at risk for attrition.  Poster presented to the annual meeting of the Association of Physician Assistant Programs Education Forum, October 23-26.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2002
      • Hooker, R., Cipher, D. J., & Hess, B. (2002). Physician Assistant Programs and the PANCE. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 13(2), 81-86.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Edwards, T., Telford, C., & Cipher, D. J. (2002). Performance in Physical Examination Course Predicts Students at Risk for Attrition. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 13(2), 87-91.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Schumacker, R. E. (2002). The heterogeneous chronic pain personality: Diverse coping styles among sufferers of chronic pain. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 8(6), 93-102.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Cipher, D. J., Fernandez, E., & Clifford, P. A. (2002). Coping style influences compliance with multidisciplinary pain management. Journal of Health Psychology, 7(5), 665-673.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Lecture/Speech 2002
      • Cipher, D.J. (2002).  Maximizing quality of life in long-term care: The role of clinical psychology.  Invited Seminar:  Southern Methodist University, March 27.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Poster Abstract 2002
      • Clifford, P.A., & Cipher, D.J. (2002).  The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory:  A new pain assessment instrument in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 22-25.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Blais, F.X., Aldrich, D.G, & Cipher, D.J.  (2002). Student perception of the relative contribution of information acquisition sessions and knowledge base application exercises in supporting the development of clinical competence.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A.  (2002).  Biopsychosocial model of quality of life in long term care.  Poster presented to the 10th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 5.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Clifford, P.A., & Cipher, D.J.  (2002).  The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory:  A new pain assessment instrument in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 10th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 5.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A.  (2002).  The assessment and treatment of pain in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 22-25.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Blais, F.X., Cipher, D.J., & Aldrich, D.G. (2002). Use of a ‘clinical competence’ index to determine the utility of medical school coursework.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
        {Poster Abstract} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2002
      • Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Putthoff, S, Blais, F.X., Aldrich, D.G, & Cipher, D.J. (2002). Student perception of the relative contribution of various instructional approaches in supporting the development of clinical competence.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2001
      • Cipher, D. J., Fernandez, E., & Clifford, P. A. (2001). Cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management:Comparison of three treatment groups. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 8(4), 237-244.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Poster Abstract 2001
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (2001).  Coping style accounts for alleviation of depression in the treatment of chronic pain disorders.  Poster presented to the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 24-28.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2000
      • Cipher, D. J. & Clifford, P. A. (2000). Path model of treatment outcome in a multidisciplinary pain management clinic. Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints, 26(1), 36-40.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Lecture/Speech 2000
      • Cipher, D.J. (2000).  Factors affecting treatment outcome of multidisciplinary pain management.  Invited Seminar:  UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, May 8.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2000
      • Cipher, D.J. (2000). Maximizing medical outcomes in pain management.  Invited Seminar: UNT Health Science Center Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy Clinic, December 7.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Lecture/Speech 1999
      • Cipher, D.J. (1999). Factors affecting treatment outcome and cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management. Invited Seminar: University of Texas at Dallas, April 6.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1998
      • Cipher, D.J. (1998). Psychosocial mediators of functional impairment in chronic pain patients.  Interdisciplinary Symposium in Humanities and Social Science: Southern Methodist University.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Lecture/Speech 1998
      • Cipher, D.J. (1998). Treatment outcome and cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management. Invited Seminar: Southern Methodist University, February 18.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1997
      • Cipher, D.J. Clifford, P.A. (1997). Functional impairment in chronic pain patients. Symposium, Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Austin, Texas.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1997
      • Cipher, D. J. & Fernandez, E. (1997). Expectancy variables predicting tolerance and avoidance of pain. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35(5), 437-444.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Lecture/Speech 1997
      • Cipher, D.J. (1997). Psychosocial mediation variables in behavioral medicine: Applications of path analysis and structural equation modeling. Invited Seminar: University of Texas at Dallas, November 6.
        {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Poster Abstract 1997
      • Cipher, D.J., Clifford, P.A. (1997). A model of functional impairment in chronic pain patients. Poster Presentation, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]
      1997
      • Cipher, D.J., Fernandez, E. (1997). Cognitive predictors of tolerance and avoidance of pain. Poster Presentation, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society.
        {Poster Abstract} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1996
      • Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (1996). Somatization processes in chronic pain patients: MMPI, MBHI, MPI, CIPI, and BDI profiles. Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas.
        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Poster Abstract 1996
      • Cipher, D.J. (1996). Threshold, tolerance, and avoidance of Pain: Cognitive and affective predictors. Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences, Poster Session, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
        {Poster Abstract} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Support & Funding

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    • Jan 2015 to Dec 2016 Nursing and Allied Health. sponsored by  - $138978
    • Jan 2015 to June 2018 Competency-Focused Approach to Clinical Experiences (C-FACE). sponsored by  - $1801875
    • Dec 2014 to Present Mobile mentoring application for use in nursing academia and healthcare settings sponsored by  - $62138
    • Sept 2014 to Aug 2017 Prophecy as Predictor of Academic Success in BSN Nursing Education sponsored by  - $69342
    • Sept 2013 to Aug 2017 Valuing Competency: An Accelerated Path to the BSN for Veterans with Military Healthcare Training sponsored by  - $1077324
    • May 2013 to May 2014 Academic Partnership Pre-Licensure BSN Programs: An Effective Mechanism to Meet the Demand to Expand Capacity in Schools of Nursing? sponsored by  - $9996

Other Research Activities

  • 2011
    • Support
      • Jan 2011 Assessing Supported Employment with Veterans with Felony Convictions and MI or SA.

        Sponsor : Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development, Rehabilitation, Research and Development.

        2011-2015



  • 2010
    • Support
      • Jan 2010 Effect of Extended-Release Niacin on Saphenous Vein Graft Atherosclerosis.

        Sponsor: NIH

        2010-2014

  • 2007
    • Support
      • Jan 2007 Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry

        Sponsor: Abbott Laboratories

        2007-2009

  • 2006
    • Support
      • Jan 2006 Cardiovascular Outcomes in Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.

        Sponsor: Centocor Pharmaceutical Company

        2006-2007

      • Jan 2006 The expansion of rheumatology services with physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

        Sponsor: Centocor Pharmaceutical Company

        2006-2007

      • Jan 2006 Predictors of Outcome at HighPoint Rehabilitation Institute.

        Sponsor:HighPoint Rehabilitation Institute.

        2006-2007

      • Jan 2006 Manual/manipulative therapy for back pain in the military personnel.

        Sponsor :Samueli Institute of Information Biology

        2006-2007

  • 2005
    • Support
      • Jan 2005 Spinal Cord Injury Vocational Integration Program (SCI-VIP): Implementations and outcomes

        Sponsor: Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development, Rehabilitation, Research and Development.

        2005-2010

      • Jan 2005 Treatment efficacy of OMT for carpal tunnel syndrome: 1 R21 AT0002303-01

        Sponsor: NCCAM

        2005-2007

      • Jan 2005 Efficacy of treatment services at HighPoint Rehabilitation Institute

        Sponsor: HighPoint Rehabilitation Institute.

        2005-2006

  • 2002
    • Support
      • Jan 2002 Comparative study of geropsychological treatment in long-term care

        Sponsor:University of North Texas Health Science Center Intramural Research Program.

        2002-2003

  • 2001
    • Support
      • Jan 2001 The effects of pain, illness, and cognitive impairment on quality of life in the hospitalized elderly

        Sponsor: University of North Texas Health Science Center Intramural Research Program.

        2001-2002

      • Jan 2001 Identifying Physician Assistant Program Attributes by Certification Scores

        Sponsor: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

        2001-2002

      • Jan 2001 Physician assistant training in primary care.

        Sponsor: Human Resources and Services Administration.

        2001-2003

Courses

      • NURS 6319-001 Psychometric and Nonparametric Statistics for Healthcare Research

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional journals. Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research and practice; reliability and validity of instruments commonly used on nursing; outcome measurement in health care; common research designs in health care research; nonparametric statistics for dependent samples and independent samples; logistic regression; and survival analysis.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-001 Statistics for Health Care

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in
        different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional
        journals. Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research
        and practice; descriptive statistics; probability and probability distributions; estimation and
        hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, introduction to analysis of variance and an introduction
        to the use of statistical software packages.
         

      • NURS 6318-002 Parametric Statistics for Health Care

        This course provides students with advanced knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in different research design and data analysis.  Topics include advanced statistical methods including power analysis, sample size estimation, ANOVA, ANCOVA, simple repeated measures, factorial designs, multiple regression, interaction effects in regression, and multivariate analysis of variance.  Students will become proficient in using the statistical software package SPSS for Windows to manipulate datasets and perform statistical analyses.  

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6319-001 Psychometric and Nonparametric Statistics for Healthcare Research

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional journals. Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research and practice; reliability and validity of instruments commonly used on nursing; outcome measurement in health care; common research designs in health care research; nonparametric statistics for dependent samples and independent samples; logistic regression; and survival analysis.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-016 Special Topics: Statistics for Health Care

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in

        different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional

        journals. Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research

        and practice; descriptive statistics; probability and probability distributions; estimation and

        hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, introduction to analysis of variance and an introduction

        to the use of statistical software packages.

      • NURS 6319-001 Psychometrics and Nonparametric Statistics

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional journals. Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research and practice; reliability and validity of instruments commonly used on nursing; outcome measurement in health care; common research designs in health care research; nonparametric statistics for dependent samples and independent samples; logistic regression; and survival analysis.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-056 Large Databases

        This course is designed to educate students on the theoretical framework behind the design, administration, and analysis of population-based health surveys. The focus is on datasets containing health and behavioral variables, but the skills learned are transferable to other areas of research as well. At the conclusion of this course students will be prepared to produce descriptive statistics about a population using data collected under complex survey design. With the collaboration of the instructor, this course culminates in the development, analysis, and reporting of a research conducted using a CDC database.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-016 Special Topics: Statistics for Health Care

        This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to effectively use biostatistics in different research design and data analysis, and to understand articles in related professional journals.  Topics include choosing correct statistical methods and study designs in nursing research and practice; descriptive statistics; probability and probability distributions; estimation and hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, introduction to analysis of variance and an introduction to the use of statistical software packages.    

      • NURS 6390-001 Advanced Statistics for Health Care Professionals

        No Description Provided.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-002 Topics in Nursing: Large Databases
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6390-001 Topics in Nursing: Nonparametric Statistics

        No Description Provided.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6390-002 Topics in Nursing: Large Databases
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus