Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Lee is a Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 15 years experience. Most of her practice experience has been with disadvantaged urban populations. She has both clinical and management experience. Her clinical background includes: GI surgery, diabetes, cardiology, telemetry, & ICU. She is passionate about addressing the high incidence of type 2 diabetes due to changing lifestyles, genetic predisposition, and obesity. Collectively these factors increase the risks for cardiometabolic disease and pose a major threat to all populations.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Texting Older Sisters to Step: The TOSS StudyWestern Journal of Nursing Research.  41:388-408. 2019
    2019 Return to Work Among Stroke SurvivorsWorkplace Health and Safety.  67:87-94. 2019
    2019 Understanding the Dietary Habits of Black Men With DiabetesJournal for Nurse Practitioners2019
    2018 Understanding health policy to improve primary care management of obesityNurse Practitioner.  43:46-52. 2018
    2018 Understanding health policy to improve primary care management of obesityThe Nurse Practitioner2018
    2018 Influence of Diabetes-Related Support on Aerobic Activity Among Older African Americans With Type 2 DiabetesInternational Journal of Aging and Human Development2018
    2018 Texting older sisters to step: The TOSS studyWestern Journal of Nursing Research2018
    2017 Factors influencing participation in the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program: A DNP projectJournal of Black Nurses Association2017
    2017 Theory of Planned Behavior: Social Support and Diabetes Self-ManagementJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  13:265-270. 2017
    2017 Theory of planned behavior: Social support and diabetes self-management.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners2017
    2017 Depression and physical functioning among older Americans with diabesity: NHANES 2009–2010Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  29:70-76. 2017
    2016 Challenges to Healthy Eating Practices: A Qualitative Study of Non-Hispanic Black Men Living With DiabetesDiabetes Educator.  42:325-335. 2016
    2015 Associations of social support and self-efficacy with quality of life in older adults with diabetesJournal of Gerontological Nursing.  41:21-29. 2015
    2015 Depression and physical functioning among older Americans with diabesity: NHANES 2009-2010Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners2015
    2014 Race, regionality and pre-diabetes in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyPreventive Medicine.  63:43-47. 2014
    2013 Using high-fidelity simulation to prepare advanced practice nursing students.Clinical Simulation in Nursing2013
    2009 Glycemic Control in the Diabetic Patient After StrokeCritical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  21:507-515. 2009
    2008 Distance accessible teaching methods for dual Adult/GNP program.Alabama State Nurses Association2008
    2008 National distance accessible teaching methods for dual Adult/GNP program.Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Conference2008
    Associations of oral health, pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes: A quantitative study among older adults.
    Barriers to and strategies for healthy eating in African American men with diabetes.Barriers to and strategies for healthy eating in African American men with diabetes
    Factors affecting return to work for stroke survivors.Workplace Health and Safety.
    Factors influencing participation in the YMCA diabetes prevention program.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners
    Herpes zoster: The truth about shingles.
    Oral health and diabetes in community-dwelling older adults.
    Predicators of diabesity and its interaction on depression and physical functioning among older Americans: NHANES 2009-2010The Journal of Nurse Practitioners
    Texting older sisters to step: The TOSS study.Texting older sisters to step: The TOSS study.
    The influence of diabetes- related support on aerobic activity among older African Americans with type 2 diabetesThe influence of diabetes- related support on aerobic activity among older African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Understanding perceptions of African American men needs to manage diabetesUnderstanding perceptions of African American men needs to manage diabetes

    Research Overview

  • Reducing health disparities for cardiometabolic disease among African Americans; Cognition in older adults; Health Promotion; Family Nurse Practitioner Education; Doctoral Education.
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  • Full Name

  • Loretta Lee