Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 One Size Does Not Fit All: Exploring Dose Effect of an Early Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart Failure Patients (GP800)Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  60:304-305. 2020
2020 Effects of a Telehealth Early Palliative Care Intervention for Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Network Open.  3:e202583. 2020
2020 Effect of an Early Palliative Care Telehealth Intervention vs Usual Care on Patients with Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Internal Medicine2020
2019 How family caregivers of persons with advanced cancer assist with upstream healthcare decision-making: A qualitative studyPLoS ONE.  14. 2019
2019 Exploring the Role of Religion and Spirituality in Provider-Patient Communication Among African-Americans with Advanced Heart Failure and Their Family Caregivers (FR421B)Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  57:411-412. 2019
2018 Protocol driven palliative care consultation: Outcomes of the ENABLE CHF-PC pilot study 2018
2018 Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers (ENABLE CHF-PC): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTrials.  19. 2018
2017 Looking to the future: Introducing palliative care in the cardiorespiratory population 2017
2017 Family caregiving for persons with heart failure at the intersection of heart failure and palliative care: a state-of-the-science reviewHeart Failure Reviews.  22:543-557. 2017
2017 Engaging patients and families to create a feasible clinical trial integrating palliative and heart failure care: Results of the ENABLE CHF-PC pilot clinical trialBMC Palliative Care.  16. 2017

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Palliative Care in Heart Failure.  559-570. 2019

Teaching Activities

Education And Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2019
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2009
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Alabama 2006
  • Full Name

  • Rachel Wells