• 7204 Citations
1985 …2021
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Research Interests

Areas of interest include heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices, disease management programs, health-related quality of life, psychosocial outcomes, patient adherence with therapeutic regimens, patient decision-making, caregiver burden, health literacy, nutrition, palliative care, and transition from pediatric to adult care.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Loyola University, Niehoff School of Nursing

… → 1993

Research interests

  • Heart Transplantation
  • Psychological Issues of Patients Dealing with Medical Illness
  • Quality of Life
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

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Grants 2006 2021

Patient-Centered Care
Heart-Assist Devices
Palliative Care
Social Adjustment
Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Equipment and Supplies
Quality of Life
Heart Transplantation
Heart Failure

Research Output 1985 2019

Authors' Response

Chuzi, S., Grady, K. L., Ogunseitan, A., Szmuilowicz, E. & Wilcox, J. E., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 3, p. e11-e12

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

End of life for patients with left ventricular assist devices: Insights from INTERMACS

McIlvennan, C. K., Grady, K. L., Matlock, D. D., Helmkamp, L. J., Abshire, M. & Allen, L. A., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 38, 4, p. 374-381 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Cause of Death
Quality of Life

Heart Failure Symptom Biology in Response to Ventricular Assist Device Implantation

Lee, C. S., Mudd, J. O., Lyons, K. S., Denfeld, Q. E., Jurgens, C. Y., Aouizerat, B. E., Gelow, J. M., Chien, C. V., Aarons, E. & Grady, K. L., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 34, 2, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure

Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Transitioning to Adult Care (TRANSIT): Feasibility of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Grady, K. L., Andrei, A. C., Shankel, T., Chinnock, R., Miyamoto, S. D., Ambardekar, A. V., Anderson, A., Addonizio, L., Latif, F., Lefkowitz, D., Goldberg, L. R., Hollander, S. A., Pham, M., Van't Hof, K., Weissberg-Benchell, J., Yancy, C., Liu, M., Melody, N. & Pahl, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transition to Adult Care
Heart Transplantation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Young Adult
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preparedness and Mutuality Affect Quality of Life for Patients With Mechanical Circulatory Support and Their Caregivers

Magasi, S., Buono, S., Yancy, C. W., Ramirez, R. D. & Grady, K. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 12, 1, p. e004414

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Life
Social Adjustment
Decision Making