Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Mapping and Sustaining Leadership Development: An Innovation Academic Service PartnershipJONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  48:567-573. 2018
2017 Heart Transplant Outcomes in Patients With Pretransplant Diabetes Mellitus.American Journal of Critical Care.  26:482-490. 2017
2017 Mortality, rehospitalization, and post-transplant complications in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipients.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  46:265-272. 2017
2017 Evidence for Therapeutic Patient Education Interventions to Promote Cardiovascular Patient Self-Management: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
2016 The Design and Redesign of a Clinical Ladder Program: Thinking Big and Overcoming Challenges.Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.  32:E1-E7. 2016
2016 Clinical outcomes in overweight heart transplant recipients.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  45:298-304. 2016
2016 Gender differences in appraisal of stress and coping 5 years after heart transplantation.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  45:41-47. 2016
2015 Boundary Spanning Leadership Practices for Population Health.JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  45:411-415. 2015
2015 Antibody-mediated rejection in cardiac transplantation: emerging knowledge in diagnosis and management: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.Circulation.  131:1608-1639. 2015
2015 Transitions of care in heart failure: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.Circulation: Heart Failure.  8:384-409. 2015
2015 Adult cardiothoracic transplant nursing: an ISHLT consensus document on the current adult nursing practice in heart and lung transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  34:139-148. 2015
2014 Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients.Pediatric Transplantation.  18:280-287. 2014
2014 Effect of an educational intervention on cardiovascular disease risk perception among women with preeclampsia.JOGN nursing; journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing.  43:179-189. 2014
2013 The relationships among satisfaction with social support, quality of life, and survival 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  28:407-416. 2013
2013 Digoxin reduces 30-day all-cause hospital admission in older patients with chronic systolic heart failure.American Journal of Medicine.  126:701-708. 2013
2013 Use, knowledge, and attitudes toward evidence-based practice among nursing staff.Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  44:246-254. 2013
2013 Factors associated with stress and coping at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  32:437-446. 2013
2013 An evidence-based project to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infectionsNursing 2010 Critical Care.  8:39-43. 2013
2013 Ten yr of pediatric heart transplantation: a report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study.Pediatric Transplantation.  17:99-111. 2013
2013 The relationship of socio-demographic factors and satisfaction with social support at five and 10 yr after heart transplantation.Clinical Transplantation.  27:267-273. 2013
2012 First-year clinical outcomes in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipients.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  27:519-527. 2012
2012 Beyond rose colored glasses: the adaptive role of depressive and anxious symptoms among individuals with heart failure who were evaluated for transplantation.Clinical Transplantation.  26:E223-E231. 2012
2012 Older patients (age 65+) report better quality of life, psychological adjustment, and adherence than younger patients 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite study.The Journal of heart transplantation.  31:478-484. 2012
2011 Evidence-based practice and research: the challenge for transplant nursing.Journal of Transplant Coordination.  21:299-304. 2011
2011 Factors associated with work status at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantation.Clinical Transplantation.  25:E599-E605. 2011
2011 Gender and age differences in symptom distress and functional disability one year after heart transplant surgery.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  40:21-30. 2011
2010 Assessing historical compliance with medical recommendations among transplant candidates: preliminary findings.Journal of Transplant Coordination.  20:47-95. 2010
2009 Symptom frequency and distress from 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  28:759-768. 2009
2008 Predictors of rehospitalization time during the first year after heart transplant.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  37:344-355. 2008
2007 Patterns and predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  26:1182-1191. 2007
2007 Predictors of perceived coping effectiveness in patients awaiting a heart transplant.Nursing Research.  56:260-268. 2007
2007 Emotional adjustment 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite studyRehabilitation Psychology.  52:206-214. 2007
2007 Patterns and predictors of quality of life at 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  26:535-543. 2007
2007 Functional status one year after heart transplant.Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.  27:24-32. 2007
2006 Medication adherence after heart transplantation: adolescents and their issues.Journal of Transplant Coordination.  16:317-323. 2006
2006 Improving clinical practice: should we give influenza vaccinations to heart transplant patients?The Journal of heart transplantation.  25:320-323. 2006
2006 Should status II patients be removed from the pediatric heart transplant waiting list? A multi-institutional study.The Journal of heart transplantation.  25:271-275. 2006
2006 Satisfaction with heart transplantation.Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing.  21:134-139. 2006
2005 Predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  24:2279-2285. 2005
2005 Who returns to work after heart transplantation?The Journal of heart transplantation.  24:2255-2261. 2005
2005 Predictors of quality of life at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  24:1431-1439. 2005
2005 Social adaptation after cardiothoracic transplantation: a review of the literature.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  20:S67-S73. 2005
2004 Longitudinal change in quality of life and impact on survival after left ventricular assist device implantation.Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  77:1321-1327. 2004
2003 Change in quality of life from after left ventricular assist device implantation to after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  22:1254-1267. 2003
2003 Evolving trends in risk profiles and causes of death after heart transplantation: a ten-year multi-institutional study.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  125:881-890. 2003
2003 Change in quality of life from before to after discharge following left ventricular assist device implantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  22:322-333. 2003
2002 Predictors of quality of life at 1 month after implantation of a left ventricular assist device.American Journal of Critical Care.  11:345-352. 2002
2001 Improvement in quality of life outcomes 2 weeks after left ventricular assist device implantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  20:657-669. 2001
2000 Spouse quality of life before and 1 year after heart transplantation.Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  12:103-110. 2000
1999 Preoperative psychosocial predictors of hospital length of stay after heart transplantation.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  14:12-26. 1999
1999 Are preoperative obesity and cachexia risk factors for post heart transplant morbidity and mortality: a multi-institutional study of preoperative weight-height indices. Cardiac Transplant Research Database (CTRD) Group.The Journal of heart transplantation.  18:750-763. 1999
1999 Predictors of quality of life in patients at one year after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  18:202-210. 1999
1999 Preoperative psychosocial predictors of hospital length of stay after heart transplantationJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  14:305. 1999
1998 Patient compliance at one year and two years after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  17:383-394. 1998
1998 Quality of life 6 months after heart transplantation compared with indicators of illness severity before transplantation.American Journal of Critical Care.  7:106-116. 1998
1997 Serial measurements of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in the peripheral blood plasma of human cardiac allograft recipients.The Journal of heart transplantation.  16:1046-1053. 1997
1997 Symptom distress three months after heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  16:604-614. 1997
1996 Improvement in quality of life in patients with heart failure who undergo transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  15:749-757. 1996
1996 Impact of the heart transplant waiting process on spouses.The Journal of heart transplantation.  15:623-630. 1996
1996 Spouse stressors while awaiting heart transplantation.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  25:4-13. 1996
1995 Patterns of infection in the solid-organ transplant recipient.Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  7:643-649. 1995
1995 Utility of posttransplantation panel-reactive antibody measurements for the prediction of rejection frequency and survival of heart transplant recipients.The Journal of heart transplantation.  14:856-864. 1995
1995 Cardiac transplant coronary artery disease. A multivariable analysis of pretransplantation risk factors for disease development and morbid events.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  109:1081-1088. 1995
1995 Predictors of quality of life in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  14:2-10. 1995
1994 Treatment of recurrent heart rejection with mycophenolate mofetil (RS-61443): initial clinical experience.The Journal of heart transplantation.  13:444-450. 1994
1994 Cytomegalovirus after heart transplantation. Risk factors for infection and death: A multiinstitutional studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  13:394-404. 1994
1994 Infection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  13:381-393. 1994
1994 Influence of HLA mismatch on rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  13:583-596. 1994
1994 Matching the heart donor and heart transplant recipient. Clues for successful expansion of the donor pool: A multivariable, multiinstitutional reportThe Journal of heart transplantation.  13:353-365. 1994
1994 Stressors in patients awaiting a heart transplant.Behavioral Medicine.  19:145-154. 1994
1993 Heart transplant candidates' perception of helpfulness of health care provider interventions.Cardio-vascular nursing.  29:33-37. 1993
1993 Immunosuppressive therapy following cardiac transplantation.Critical Care Nursing Quarterly.  16:1-10. 1993
1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for acute rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  12:355-366. 1993
1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for death after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  12:549-562. 1993
1992 Methotrexate pulse therapy in the treatment of recurrent acute heart rejection.The Journal of heart transplantation.  11:1116-1124. 1992
1992 Symptom distress in cardiac transplant candidates.Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  21:434-439. 1992
1992 Total lymphoid irradiation in the treatment of early or recurrent heart rejection.The Journal of heart transplantation.  11:902-911. 1992
1992 Application of echocardiographic color flow Doppler mitral regurgitation to the diagnosis of acute cardiac transplantation rejection.Echocardiography.  9:169-174. 1992
1992 Cyclosporine blood monitoring after heart transplantation: A prospective comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal radioimmunoassaysThe Journal of heart transplantation.  11:522-529. 1992
1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costs.American Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: Impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costsAmerican Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
1990 Prophylactic therapy for rejection after cardiac transplantation. A comparison of rabbit antithymocyte globulin and OKT3.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  99:716-724. 1990
1989 Care of the patient receiving recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  4:62-67. 1989
1988 Pulmonary vascular resistance and the risk of heart transplantation.The Journal of heart transplantation.  7:331-336. 1988
Using Data Analytics as Evidentiary Support for Financial Outcome Success in Nurse-Led Population-Based Clinics.Journal for Healthcare Quality.  39:391-396.

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Pittsburgh
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Connie White-Williams
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