• 7392 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
Therapeutics
Caregivers
Social Adjustment
Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Equipment and Supplies
Technology
Quality of Life
Heart Transplantation
Transplants
Caregivers
Heart Failure

Research Output 1985 2020

Differences in health-related quality of life by implant strategy: Analyses from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support

White-Williams, C., Fazeli, P. L., Kirklin, J. K., Pamboukian, S. V. & Grady, K. L., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 39, 1, p. 62-73 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Registries
Quality of Life
Transplants
Heart-Assist Devices
Chi-Square Distribution

Patient, Caregiver, and Clinician Perceptions of Ventricular Assist Device Self-care Education Inform the Development of a Simulation-based Mastery Learning Curriculum

Barsuk, J. H., Cohen, E. R., Harap, R. S., Grady, K. L., Wilcox, J. E., Shanklin, K. B., Wayne, D. B. & Cameron, K. A., Jan 1 2020, In : The Journal of cardiovascular nursing. 35, 1, p. 54-65 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Self Care
Curriculum
Caregivers
Learning
Heart-Assist Devices
Registries
Systolic Heart Failure
Population
Observational Studies

Authors' Response

Chuzi, S., Grady, K. L., Ogunseitan, A., Szmuilowicz, E. & Wilcox, J. E., Mar 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
Registries
Cause of Death
Quality of Life
Caregivers