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Noelle L Fields

Name

[Noelle LeCrone Fields]
  • Assistant Professor, Social Work

Education

    • 2013 PhD in Social Work
      Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013
      (Supparea: Gerontology)
    • 2004 MSW in Social Work
      Baylor University, 2004
      (Supparea: Physical and Mental Health Concentration)
    • 2002 BA in Sociology
      University of Richmond, 2002

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2013 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

Appointments

    • Sept 2013 to Present Assistant Professor
      School of Social Work ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2008 to May 2013 Doctoral Student/Graduate Research Assistant
      College of Social Work ,The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, United States)
    • Jan 2006 to Dec 2011 Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Liaison
      Mayfair Village Subacute and Rehabilitation Center (Columbus, OH, United States)
    • Jan 2007 to Aug 2008 Therapist
      Senior Life Consultants, Inc
    • May 2004 to Oct 2005 Therapist
      The Avalon Center, Inc.

Memberships

    • 2019 to Present Dallas Area Gerontological Society
    • 2013 to Present Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work
    • 2009 to Present Gerontological Society of America
      Member
    • 2004 to Present National Association of Social Workers
      Member

Awards and Honors

    • Mar  2019 Professor of the Year sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club
    • Jun  2018 Cheryl Milkes Moore Faculty Fellow in Mental Health Research sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2017 Presidential Fellows Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Erlen Award sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    • Dec  2011 John A. Hartford Doctoral Fellow sponsored by John A. Hartford Foundation
    • Dec  2011 Merriss Cornell Scholarship sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    • Dec  2010 Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work Pre-Dissertation Award sponsored by Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work
    • Dec  2010 Franklin County Children’s Services Outstanding Volunteer of the Year sponsored by Franklin County Children's Services
    • Dec  2004 MSW Intern of the Year sponsored by Baylor University School of Social Work

News Articles

    • Dec 2018 UTA School of Social Work
      UTA School of Social Work Assistant Professor Noelle Fields received a $96,074 National Institutes of Health grant to improve the ways in which families manage Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia with their loved ones.
      (Type: Other)
    • Oct 2018 Dallas Innovates
      Families who care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease experience stress, and two social work professors at the University of Texas at Arlington are using a $459,994 grant from the National Institutes of Health to find ways to reduce those pressures.
      (Type: Other)
    • Oct 2018 UTA Press Release
      Two UTA social work professors are using an NIH grant to find ways to reduce stress of families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.
      (Type: Other)
    • May 2018 UTA School of Social Work - Office of Research and Faculty Affairs
      Social Robotics Project at Brookdale funded by the UTA Presidential Fellowship
      (Type: Other)
    • Jan 2018 The University of Texas at Arlington Magazine
      Pioneers of the 21st Century
      (Type: Magazine)
    • Dec 2017 National Public Radio/KERA
      Robots Reciting Shakespeare With Seniors In UTA Study Hints At Future Companion Role
      (Type: Radio)
    • Nov 2017 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
      Could a therapy robot reciting Shakespeare ease Grandma’s loneliness?
      (Type: Newspaper)
    • Nov 2017 UTA Press Release
      UTA’s Emotional Robotics Living Lab will research how robots can be integrated into homes as companions and caregivers
      (Type: Other)
    • Oct 2017 UTA School of Social Work
      Dr. Noelle Fields was recognized and honored as a mentor through the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Mentor Recognition Program at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting Conference.
      (Type: Other)
    • Sept 2017 Inquiry: The Research Magazine for the University of Texas at Arlington
      UTA social work Professors Gail Adorno and Noelle Fields conducted an assessment of Arlington with United Way of Tarrant County and the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County to determine just that. The project was part of a study by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
      (Type: Magazine)
    • Aug 2017 UTA College of Liberal Arts Annual Magazine
      UTA Robot Recites Shakespeare for Science Study (go to page 5)
      (Type: Magazine)
    • June 2017 UTA In Depth
      UTA In Depth: Aging & Alzheimer's
      (Type: Other)
    • June 2017 NBC DFW
      Caring For Dementia Patients From All Backgrounds
      (Type: Television)
    • Feb 2017 CBS DFW
      Shakespeare and Robots at UTA
      (Type: Television)
    • Dec 2016 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
      Shall AI compare thee? UTA robot recites Shakespeare for science study
      (Type: Newspaper)

Publications

      Journal Article 2019
      • Student experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations: A case study for social work education
        [Miller, VJ, Murphy, E, Cronley, C, Fields, NL, Keaton, JC]. Advance online publication [.]
      2019
      • At the intersection of culture: Ethnically diverse dementia caregivers’ service use
        [Richardson, VE, Fields, NL, Won, S, Bradley, E, Gibson, A, Rivera, G, Holmes, S]. 18(5), 1790–1809 [.]
      2019
      • Providing care for persons with dementia in rural communities: Informal caregivers' perceptions of supports and services
        [Gibson, A, Holmes, SD, Fields, NL, Richardson, VE]. Advance online publication [.]
      2019
      • Collecting qualitative data through text messaging among individuals experiencing transportation disadvantage: A multiple case study report
        [Twis, M, Miller, VJ, Cronley, C, Fields, NL]. Advance online publication [.]
      2019
      • “You are really at their mercy”: Examining the relationship between transportation disadvantage and social exclusion among older adults through the use of innovative technology
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, S, Murphy, E, Miller, VJ]. Advance online publication [.]
      2019
      • Abuse, neglect and exploitation in assisted living: an examination of long-term care ombudsman complaint data
        [Magruder, K, Fields, NL, Xu, L]. Advance online publication [.]
      2019
      • Caregiver burden and desire for institutional placement: The roles of positive aspects of caregiving and religious coping
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Miller, V]. Advance online publication [.]

      Technical Report 2019
      • How can interdisciplinary teams leverage emerging technologies to respond to transportation infrastructure needs? A mixed-methods evaluation of civil engineers, urban planners, and social workers’ perspectives
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Hyun, K, Mattingly, S, Miller, VJ, Ramezanpour Nargesi, SR, Khademi, S, Nahar, S, Williams, J, Murphy, ER, Kitchens, M, Wattron, V].

      Journal Article Accepted
      • Utilizing the senior companion program as a platform for a culturally-informed caregiver intervention: Results from a mixed methods pilot study
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Richardson, VE, Parekh, R, Ivey, D, Calhoun, M].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Professional network development among AGESW pre-dissertation fellowship program participants
        [Mauldin, R, Greenfield, J, Kusmaul, N, Fields, NL, Wladkowski, SP, Gibson, A].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Turning doctoral students into faculty in gerontological social work: The AGESW experience
        [Kusmaul, N, Wladkowski, SP, Hageman, S, Gibson, A, Mauldin, RL, Greenfield, JC, Fields, NL].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • What can an evaluation of the AGESW pre-dissertation fellows program tell us about the mentoring needs of doctoral students?
        [Gibson, A, Fields, NL, Wladkowski, S, Kusmaul, N, Greenfield, J, Mauldin, R].
      Submitted
      • Outdoor spaces, transportation, and environmental justice: A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis of two age-friendly domains
        [Ravi, K, Fields, NL, Dabelko-Schoeny, H].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Shall I compare thee…to a robot?: An exploratory pilot study using participatory arts and social robotics to improve psychological well-being in later life
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Greer, J, Murphy, ER, ].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Leveraging app technology to measure the impact of transportation disadvantage: A methodological case study
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, SP, Miller, VJ, Ramezanpour Nargesi , SR].

      Journal Article 2018
      • Ageing in a low-density urban city: Transportation mobility as a social equity issue
        [Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Parekh, R, Magruder, K, Cronley, CourtneyMarie, Felderhoff, B]. 38(2), 296-320 [.] DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X16000994
      2018
      • Caregiver identity theory and predictors of burden and depression: Findings from the REACH II study
        [Miller, VJ, Killian, M, Fields, NL]. Advance online publication [.]
      2018
      • The social construction of “emerging elders”: Implications for age-friendly community assessments
        [Fields, NL, Adorno, G, Felderhoff, B, Parekh, R, Miller, VJ, Magruder, K, Rogers, K]. 4, 1-7 [.] DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2333721418784844
      2018 2018
      • Pathways to age friendly communities in urban neighborhoods: Does social capital and social cohesion matter?
        [Parekh, R, Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Maleku, Arati, Felderhoff, B]. 61(5), 492-512 [.]

      Technical Report 2018
      • Transportation mobility among low-income, transportation disadvantaged older adults living in a low density urban environment using innovative data collection methods
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, S, Miller, VJ, Murphy, E, Crawford, M, Gwak, L, Ramezanpour Nargesi, S].

      Book 2018
      Journal Article 2016
      • Exploring the personal and environmental factors related to length of stay in assisted living
        [Fields, NL]. 59(3), 205-221 [.]
      2016
      • The Senior Companion Program Plus: A culturally tailored psychoeducational training program (innovative practice)
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Richardson, VE, Parekh, R, Ivey, D, Feinhals, G, Calhoun, M]. Advance online publication [.]
      2016

      Other 2015
      Journal Article 2015
      • Beyond respite: The role of adult day services in supporting dementia caregivers
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Fields, NL, Carter, J]. 34(2), 101-112 [.]
      2015
      • How does bereavement get under the skin? The effects of late life spousal loss on cortisol levels
        [Richardson, VE, Bennett, KM, Gallagher, S, Carr, D, Kim, J, Fields, NL]. 70(3), 341-347 [.] DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbt116

      Technical Report 2015
      • Aging Texas Well, City of Arlington: Qualitative assessment summary
        [Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Parekh, R, Magruder, K, Verbovaya, O].

      Journal Article 2014
      • Older adult and family member perspectives of the decision-making process involved in moving to assisted living
        [Koenig, TL, Lee, JH, Macmillan, KR, Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Spano, R]. 13(3), 335-350 [.]
      2014
      • The adverse reactions to care scale: Identifying and measuring triggers during transitions in care
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL]. 40(2), 21-25 [.]

Presentations

    • September  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Hyun, K (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), Khademi, S (Author), Ramezanpour Nargesi, S (Author), "Voices from the field: Strategies to increase interdisciplinary collaboration and education", Portland, Oregon. (September 19, 2019).
    • August  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Shall I compare thee…to a robot?: Integrating artistic activities and social robotics to improve depression in later life", Denver, Colorado. (August , 2019).
    • June  2019
      Miller, VJ (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Kitchens, M (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "How can interdisciplinary teams leverage emerging technologies to respond to transportation infrastructure needs? A mixed-methods evaluation of civil Engineers, urban planners, and social workers’ perspectives", Kalamazoo, Michigan. (June 7, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Twis, M (Author & Presenter), Miller, VJ (Author), Cronley, C (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "Using mobile technologies for qualitative data collection: A multiple-case study report", San Francisco, California. (January 20, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Parekh, R (Author & Presenter), Schuman, D (Author), Marak, C (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "Veterans and nonveterans' risk and protective factors for becoming elder orphans: An exploratory study", San Francisco, California. (January 18, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Murphy, E (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), "You are really at their mercy: Examining the relationship between transportation disadvantage and social exclusion among older adults through the use of innovative technology ", Washington DC. (January 15, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Robinson, S (Author), Murphy, E (Author), Keaton, C (Author), "Investigating divergent transportation inequities between environmental justice populations with varying health risks using data collected via innovative app technologies", Washington DC. (January 14, 2019).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Discussant), "Research contributions from the U.S. to the age-friendly community movement", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Greer, J (Author), Doelling, K (Author), "Shall I compare thee to a...robot?' The use of creative arts and social robotics with older adults", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Tonui, B (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), "The effects of a psychoeducational intervention for Chinese American foster grandparents", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author), Parekh, R (Author), "The senior companion program plus: A peer-led model for culturally-informed family caregiver interventions", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Miller, VJ (Author), "Rethinking data collection strategies to document transportation disadvantage - An Interprofessional Approach", Orlando, Florida. (November 9, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Cong, Z (Author), "Leveraging interdisciplinary collaborations to address challenges in health and aging", The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arlington, Texas. (September 26, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), "Ecological momentary assessment methods with transportation disadvantaged populations", Portland, Oregon. (September 13, 2018).
    • June  2018
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Promoting transportation equity among older, homebound adults through technology-enhanced data collection", Kalamazoo, MI. (June 22, 2018).
    • April  2018
      Rahman, Z (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Cronley, C, Balasubramanian, M, Murphy, ER, "An innovative data collection approach to include low-income, transportation disadvantaged older adults in the transportation planning process", Minneapolis, MN. (April , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Leveraging app technology to measure the impact of transportation disadvantage: A methodological case study", Washington DC. (January 7, 2018).
    • September  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), "Using innovative data collection methods to document transportation disadvantage in environmental-justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study", Portland OR. (September 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Adorno, G (Author), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "Aging in a low-density urban environment: Transit mobility as a social justice issue", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Miller, V (Author), "Benefits and barriers for Chinese immigrant foster grandparents: A mixed methods study", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Ivey , D (Author), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Intergenerational reciprocity: The role of spirituality among African American foster grandparents", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Holmes, SD (Author & Presenter), Gibson, A (Presenter), Barhart, S (Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Presenter), Richardson, VE (Presenter), "It takes a community: Identifying support for rural-community dementia caregivers", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Adorno, G (Author), Felderhoff, B (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "The social construction of emerging elders: Implications for age-friendly community assessments", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • May  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Adorno , G (Author), Rahar, Z (Author), Balasubramanian, M (Author), Miller, V (Author), Murphy, T (Author), White, K (Author), Willis-Thames, E (Author), "Leveraging app technology to document social exclusion and lost opportunities due to transportation disadvantage", Kalamazoo, MI. (May 1, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author), "Caregiver burden and desire for institutional placement: the role of the positive aspect of caregiving and religiosity coping", New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Miller, V (Author), "Expanding perspectives of aging well at the intersection of community and aging-related disability", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Miller, V (Author), Vasquez-White, T (Author), "The roles of “grandparents” in a foster grandparent program among Chinese immigrant older adults", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Ivey, D (Author), Calhoun, M (Author), Feinhals, G (Author), "The senior companion program plus: A culturally-tailored intervention for African American dementia caregivers", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Miller, V (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author), Smith-Osborne, A (Author), "Using the eco-map and ecosystems perspective to guide skilled nursing facility discharge planning", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • September  2016
      Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Transportation mobility for older adults in low density urban environments", Advancing Transportation Leadership and Safety Center, Ann Arbor, MI. (September 1, 2016).
    • November  2015
      Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author & Presenter), Felderhoff, BJ (Author), ""Aging well” and "age friendly" communities: The role of faith based organizations", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), Felderhoff, BJ (Author), "Aging in urban communities: Transportation as a social justice issue", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Fields, NL (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "Civic engagement in diverse communities: Age-friendly for whom? ", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Feinhals, G (Author), "Knowledge of dementia and senior companions: A pilot psychoeducational training program", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE (Author), Schuman, D (Author), "Dementia in assisted living: Important differences, important challenges", New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 2015).
    • November  2014
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "I wish I could do more: The experience of dementia caregivers from Latino backgrounds", Washington DC. (November 1, 2014).
    • October  2014
      Schuman, D (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Suicide in the army: Applying and expanding the bioecological perspective", Tampa, FL. (October 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Anderson, KA (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), "Exploring the relationships between resilience, burden and well-being in family caregivers to Holocaust survivors", Washington DC. (January 1, 2014).
    • November  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Aging in place in assisted living: An examination of person and environment", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2013).
    • November  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Won, S (Author), Bradley, E (Author), Rivera, G (Author), Gibson, A (Author), Tarrant, S (Author), Richardson, VE (Author), "Cultural variability among dementia caregivers: A qualitative ethnocultural inquiry", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2013).
    • October  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dougherty, C (Author & Presenter), "Advancing doctoral social work education: An application of the social-ecological model", Dallas, TX. (October 1, 2013).
    • November  2012
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, "An Examination of Resident Transitions to Assisted Living Using the Theory of Selective Optimization with Compensation", San Diego, CA. (November 12, 2012).
    • September  2012
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoney, "The Effectiveness of ADS: Current Knowledge and Research", Pittsburg, PA. (September 1, 2012).
    • November  2011
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Anderson, KA, "Trauma and Aging: Exploring the Experiences of Family Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors", Boston, MA. (November 1, 2011).
    • October  2011
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dabelko-Schoeny, H, "Transformative Learning: A Framework for Spiritually Sensitive Social Work Education", Atlanta, GA. (October 1, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Anderson, KA, Dobb, L, "Understanding and Identifying Past Trauma in Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents", Columbus, OH. (April 1, 2011).
    • November  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dabelko-Schoeny, H, "Transitions to Assisted Living: The Role of Social Workers", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Anderson, KA, "Ready or Not: Transitioning from institutional to community care", Kent, OH. (March 1, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE, "The Application of the Theory of Selection Optimization with Compensation to Assisted Living", Kent, OH. (March 1, 2010).
    • November  2009
      Balaswamy, S (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), "Exploring Organizational Factors Associated with Reporting of Elder Maltreatment Incidences to the Adult Protective Service (APS) System", Atlanta, GA. (November 1, 2009).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2021 The Senior Companion Program Plus (SCP Plus): A Psychoeducational Intervention for African American Dementia Caregivers sponsored by  - $459994
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2020 Utilizing Senior Companions to Enhance Dementia Care Services and Supports sponsored by  - $21854
      Noelle Fields (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2019 Characterizing Handitran and Via Users: A Comparative Analysis of the Riders and Their Travel Patterns sponsored by  - $40000
      (Funded)
    • June 2017 to June 2021 NITC National Partner Budget - UTC National Project 2016 - Scholars sponsored by  - $631645
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2019 to Dec 2020 Safe Routes to Age in Place sponsored by  - $47927
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Sept 2020 RERC (Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center) on Wireless Centers - Using socially assistive robotics (SAR) to provide respite for caretakers of people with developmental disabilities. sponsored by  - $119829
      (Funded)
    • Dec 2016 to May 2018 Transportation Mobility Among Low-Income, Transportation Disadvantaged Older Adults Living in a Low Density Urban Environment Using Innovative Data Collection Methods sponsored by  - $40000
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2016 to Dec 2017 Shakespeare and Robots: Examing the impart of a theater intervention on psychological well-being in older adults sponsored by  - $19893
      (Funded)
    • June 2015 to Aug 2016 Exploring Healthy Aging Among Older Chinese Immigrants and Their Family Caregivers in Dallas, Texas sponsored by  - $19450
      (Funded)
    • Mar 2014 to Dec 2014 Emerging Elders and Old Adults of Arlington, Texas sponsored by  - $9970
      Noelle Fields (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • July 2019
      Latocia Keyes, (Social Work)
      Intra-racial discrimination among African Americans based on skin color: Understanding the psychosocial and physical health impacts of colorism
    • May 2019
      Saeed Reza Ramezanpour Nargesi, (Civil Engineering)
      A comprehensive behavioral study on lane changing maneuvers
    • May 2019
      Vivian Miller, Array (Social Work)
      Transportation, social support, family visitation, and depression of nursing home residents: A mixed-methods study
    • Aug 2018
      Dante Bryant, Graduation December 2018 (Social Work)
      This is America: Exploring the educational experiences of African American men attending a predominantly white university while on academic probation
    • Aug 2018
      Dorothea Ivey, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work Graduation August 2018 (Social Work)
      An exploration of national family caregiver support programs serving informal grandparent caregivers: A descriptive phenomenology approach
    • Aug 2018
      Rupal Parekh, Graduation December 2018 (Social Work)
      Predictors of well-being and advance directives among elder orphans: A mixed methods study
    • May 2017
      Jaqueline Burse, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      A retrospective exploration of the factors affecting domestic violence among a sample of older African American women: An interpretive phenomenological analysis
    • May 2017
      Brandi Felderhoff, University of Texas at Arlington (Social Work)
      Spirituality and socioeconomic determinants of caregiver burden
    • May 2017
      Marissa Wallace, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Effectiveness of suicide prevention programs to reduce suicide ideation and behavior in older adults: A systematic review of the literature from 2009-2016
    • May 2017
      Debra Rogers, (Social Work)
      Understanding aging well from the perspectives of homebound older adults
    • Dec 2016
      Pamela Fox, University of Texas at Arlington
      Diabetes, depression and syndemic suffering among African American patients: The intersectionality of race, gender and class
    • 2016
      Alletia Smith, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce suicide attempt and completion among female service members and veterans: A systematic review
    • May 2015
      Cara Wallace, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Predictors of timing in hospice utilization: The role of family in the decision for hospice care
    • May 2014
      Emily Clark-Nimz, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Enhancing a social work student’s experience with standardized diagnostic instruments: Comparative administration of the CAPS, SCID, and PCL-M to assess

Courses

      • SOCW 2302-002 LIFE SPAN DEV AND HUMAN BEHAV
        (Topic: HBSE: Life Span Development | Course Id: 108923)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 6399-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-002 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5332-003 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-016 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-018 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-004 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-003 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-007 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-008 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6999-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109134)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5398-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 109105)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6362-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6393-010 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-023 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-024 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-025 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
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      • SOCW 6390-038 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-002 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6394-003 APPLIED RESEARCH PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 109101)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6392-003 SELECTED TOPICS IN SOC WELFARE
        (Topic: Family Caregiving & Aging | Course Id: 109099)
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      • SOCW 6394-012 APPLIED RESEARCH PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 109101)
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      • SOCW 6392-005 SELECTED TOPICS IN SOC WELFARE
        (Topic: Family Caregiving & Aging | Course Id: 109099)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-002 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
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      • SOCW 6318-001 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
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        (Course Id: 108923)
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      • SOCW 3302-001 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
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Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Gerontology Organization
      Co-advisor of the Gerontology Organization.
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Aging Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Chair
      Aging Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      BSW Foundation
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Sub-committee on undergraduate/graduate studies
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Research Committee
    • Oct 2018 to  Apr 2019 Committee Member
      Health Across the Lifespan Research Symposium
    • Jan 2018 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      PhD Admissions Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Executive Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Chair
      Aging Committee
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Sub-committee on undergraduate/graduate studies
    • 2016 to  2016 Abstract reviewer
      Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students Conference
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      Field Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      PhD Admissions Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2015 Committee Member
      Health Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2015 Volunteer
      INREACH Maverick Mentoring Program
    • 2014 to  2014 Abstract reviewer
      Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students Conference

Service to the Profession

    • Aug 2019 to  Present
      Ad-hoc Reviewer, Clinical Management of Patients in Community-Based Settings
      National Institutes of Health
    • June 2019 to  Present
      Board Member
      Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
    • Apr 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice
    • May 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Gerontological Social Work
    • Sept 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The Gerontologist
    • Feb 2017 to  Present
      Abstract Reviewer
      Council on Social Work Education
    • 2015 to  Present
      Awards Committee Member
      Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Abstract Reviewer
      Gerontological Society of America Conferences
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Applied Gerontology
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Health and Aging
    • Oct 2018 to  Oct 2018
      Speaker
      Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization- Gerontological Society of America
      Guest speaker for the October webinar, "Academic Job Market: What Every Early Professional Needs to Know."
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Task Force Member
      Council on Social Work Education, Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Gero Social Work Practice National Taskforce

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Chairperson, Advisory Board
      The Senior Source, Inc.
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Advisory Board Member
      The Senior Source Inc.