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Lauri D John

Name

[John, Lauri D]

Biography

Dr. John has been a faculty member at the UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) since 2007.  Prior to joining the faculty at UTA, Dr. John taught in the nursing programs at Houston Baptist University, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the University of Texas at Austin. Bandura's Social Learning Theory and Knowles' Adult Learning Theory form the basis for her philosophy and practice of teaching. Dr. John’s academic preparation includes a BS degree in Psychology/Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BSN from Loyola University in Chicago, an MSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, and a PhD from Texas Woman’s University.  Dr. John is a Clinical Nurse Specialist whose clinical practice was in thoracic radiation oncology and palliative care at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.  The primary focus of Dr. John’s scholarly work has been related to the development and testing of interventions to promote quality of life in people with cancer.  Her most recent funded study was with bone marrow transplant patients at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr John is now Associate Chair in the Department of Graduate Nursing for the MSN Administration, MSN Education, DNP, and PhD Nursing Programs in the CONHI and is also the Academic Advisor for the DNP and PhD Nursing programs.

Professional Preparation

    • 1997 PhD Texas Woman's University
    • 1990 MSN University of Texas_Houston Health Science Center
    • 1978 BSN Loyola University of Chicago
    • 1976 BS in Psychology/BiologyUniversity of Illinois

Research and Expertise

  • Research Program

    Examination of human responses to cancer and its treatment. Development and testing of interventions to improve the quality of life (QOL) of people with cancer.

Publications

      Journal Article 2013
      • LeFlore, J. L., Anderson, M., Zielke, M. A., Nelson, K. A. , Thomas, P. E. , Hardee, G., & John, L. D. (in press). Can a virtual patient trainer teach student nurses how to save lives: Teaching nursing students about pediatric respiratory diseases. Simulation in Healthcare.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2010
      • John, L. D. (2010). Self-Care Strategies Used by People with Lung Cancer to Promote Quality of Life. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37, 339-347.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2006
      • Clark, A. P. & John, L. D. (2006). Nosocomial infections and bath water: Any cause for concern?. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 20, 119-123.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2004
      • Headley, J. A., Ownby, K. K., & John, L. D. (2004). The effect of seated exercise on fatigue and quality of life in women with advanced breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 31, 977-983. doi: 10.1188/04.ONF.977-983 
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2002
      • John, L. D. (2002). Quality of life in individuals with lung cancer. In M. Haase. (Eds.), Contemporary issues in lung cancer. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2001
      • John, L. D. (2001). Quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving radiation therapy. Oncology Nursing Forum, 28, 807-813.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

    • February  2011

      Quality of Life & Graft vs Host Disease after Allogeneic Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Los Angeles, CA, February 2011.

      Poster Presentation

    • May  2010

      Quality of Life & Graft vs Host Disease after Allogeneic Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant  

      Poster Presentation

    • February  2009

      Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance

      Poster Presentation

    • May  2008

      Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance

      Poster Presentation

    • February  2007

      Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance , February 2007.

      Abstract accepted for Podium Presentation

    • May  2005

      Recruitment Challenges for Lung Cancer Nursing Research

      Podium Presentation

    • May  2003

      Quality of Life and Fatigue in Lung Cancer Patients: Does a Seated Exercise program make a difference?   

      Poster Presentation

    • February  2003

      Effects of Seated Exercise on Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients 

      Poster Presentation

    • May  2001

      Use of Self-Care Strategies to Promote Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients

      Poster Presentation

    • May  2001

      The Effects of a Seated Exercise Program on Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients

      Poster Presentation with J. Headley & K. Ownby

    • February  2001

      Use of Self-Care Strategies to Promote Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients

      Poster Presentation

    • February  2001

      The Effects of a Seated Exercise Program on Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients

      Poster Presentation with J. Headley & K. Ownby

    • April  1999

      Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

      Poster Presentation

    • February  1999

      Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

      Podium Presentation

Courses

      • NURS 6310-001 Proposal Development

        Course description: Synthesis of elements of the research process with emphasis on research proposal development.

        Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to synthesize clinical and research evidence to identify research problems, use theories and existing evidence to formulate research questions, identify quantitative and qualitative research designs appropriate for various types of research questions, develop sampling plans for research studies, compare data collection methods used in research, compare data analysis plans appropriate to various types of research questions, and discuss ethical principles of research to be considered in research proposal development.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 6310-001 Proposal Development

        Course description: Synthesis of elements of the research process with emphasis on research proposal development.

        Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to synthesize clinical and research evidence to identify research problems, use theories and existing evidence to formulate research questions, identify quantitative and qualitative research designs appropriate for various types of research questions, develop sampling plans for research studies, compare data collection methods used in research, compare data analysis plans appropriate to various types of research questions, and discuss ethical principles of research to be considered in research proposal development.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5328-001 Theory And Research Application In Nursing

        Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5309-001 Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation

        Description of Course Content:

        Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning. Issues in clinical teaching Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles Technological advances in teaching-learning Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning. Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings Methodologies of lifelong learning
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5309-002 Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation

        Description of Course Content:

        Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning. Issues in clinical teaching Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles Technological advances in teaching-learning Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning. Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings Methodologies of lifelong learning
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5328-002 Theory and Research Application in Nursing
        Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5328-001 Theory and Research Application in Nursing
        Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6310-001 Proposal Development Seminar

        Development and critique of doctoral dissertation proposal.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5328-001 Theory and Research Application in Nursing
        Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5309-001 Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies and Evaluation

        Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning, Issues in clinical teaching, Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs, Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles, Technological advances in teaching-learning, Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning, Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings, Methodologies of lifelong learning

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5309-002 TEACHING / LEARNING THEORIES, STRATEGIES, AND EVALUATION

        Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning, Issues in clinical teaching, Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs, Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles, Technological advances in teaching-learning, Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning, Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings, Methodologies of lifelong learning

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus

Service to the Community

  • Volunteered
    • Apr 2006 to  May 2006 Lance Armstrong Foundation

      Summit Round Table Leader

Service to the Profession

  • Volunteered
    • Feb 2008 to  Present Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Small Grants Program

      Grant Reviewer

    • Feb 2008 to  Present Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Major Grants Program

      Lung Cancer Research Grant, Grant Reviewer

    • Jan 2005 to  Present Nurse Oncology Education Program

      Steering Committee Member

    • Jan 2005 to  Jan 2007 Oncology Nursing Society

      Congress Abstract Reviewer

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2012 to  Present MavsMeet Convocation Committee

      Committee member

    • Aug 2013 to  Present UTA College of Nursing, PhD Comprehensive Examination Committee

      Chair

    • Aug 2012 to  Present UTA College of Nursing PhD Comprehensive Examination Committee

      Member

  • Elected
    • Aug 2011 to  Aug 2013 UTA College of Nursing Graduate Studies Committee

      Chair

    • Aug 2011 to  Aug 2013 UTA College of Nursing Graduate Education Program Council

      Chair

    • Aug 2007 to  Present UTA College of Nursing Faculty Issues Travel Fund

      Chair

    • Aug 2007 to  Present UTA College of Nursing Faculty Issues Committee

      Member

  • Other
    • Aug 2007 to  Present UTA College of Nursing, Graduate Studies Committee

      Member

    • Aug 2007 to  Present UTA College of Nursing Graduate Education Program Council

      Member

  • Volunteered
    • Mar 2010 to  Present Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES)

      Judge for Research Posters