Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Unmet social support needs among older adults with cancer.Cancer2018
2018 Lay navigation across the cancer continuum for older cancer survivors: Equally beneficial for Black and White survivors?Journal of Geriatric Oncology2018
2018 Factors Associated with Family Caregivers' Confidence in Future Surrogate Decision Making for Persons with Cancer.Journal of Palliative Medicine2018
2018 Adapting an Early Palliative Care Intervention to Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Cancer in the Rural Deep South: A Qualitative Formative Evaluation.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  55:1519-1530. 2018
2018 Participation and interest in support services among family caregivers of older adults with cancer.PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY.  27:969-976. 2018
2018 What happens during early outpatient palliative care consultations for persons with newly diagnosed advanced cancer? A qualitative analysis of provider documentation.Palliative Medicine.  32:59-68. 2018
2017 Update in Hospice and Palliative Care.Journal of Palliative Medicine.  20:1189-1194. 2017
2017 Healthcare utilization, Medicare spending, and sources of patient distress identified during implementation of a lay navigation program for older patients with breast cancer.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  167:215-223. 2017
2017 Resource Use and Medicare Costs During Lay Navigation for Geriatric Patients With Cancer.JAMA Oncology.  3:817-825. 2017
2017 The self-care practices of family caregivers of persons with poor prognosis cancer: differences by varying levels of caregiver well-being and preparedness.Supportive Care in Cancer.  25:2437-2444. 2017
2017 Feasibility of a Telehealth Educational Program on Self-Management of Pain and Fatigue in Adult Cancer Patients.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:1071-1078. 2017
2017 Perioperative Palliative Care Considerations for Surgical Oncology Nurses.Seminars in Oncology Nursing.  33:9-22. 2017
2017 Perioperative palliative care considerations for surgical oncologynursesSeminars in Oncology Nursing2017
2017 The self-care practices of family caregivers of high mortality cancer patients: Differences by varying levels of caregiving well-being and performance (FR481C)Journal of Pain and Symptom Managment2017
2017 Implementation and Impact of Patient Lay Navigator-Led Advance Care Planning Conversations.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:682-692. 2017
2017 Resource use and medicare costs during lay navigation for geriatric patients with cancerJournal of the American Medical Association2017
2016 Choosing Wisely: Opportunities for Improving Value in Cancer Care Delivery?Journal of Oncology Practice.  13:e11-e21. 2016
2016 Performance analysis of a hybrid solar thermoelectric generatorEnergy Sources.  38:2977-2984. 2016
2016 Differences in self-care behaviors by varying levels of caregiving intensity, performance, and well-being among family caregivers of patients with high-mortality cancer.Journal of Clinical Oncology2016
2016 Communication a key element of patient navigation: Perspectives of the patient care connect program lay patient navigators8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference: Innovation in a Rapidly Changing Landscape, Washington, DC2016
2016 The Patient Care Connect Program: Transforming Health Care Through Lay Navigation.Journal of Oncology Practice.  12:e633-e642. 2016
2016 Guiding Lay Navigation in Geriatric Patients With Cancer Using a Distress Assessment Tool.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  14:407-414. 2016
2015 Trends toward declining aggressive care at end of life among older cancer patients in the Deep SouthJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
2015 Disparities in hospice use among patients with cancer in the Deep SouthJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
2015 Identifying sources of distress in patients with breast cancerJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
2015 Treatment summaries and follow-up care instructions for cancer survivors: improving survivor self-efficacy and health care utilization.NRSA T32 Fellows' Meeting2015
2015 Distress in older adult cancer patients approaching end of lifeASCO 2015 Annual Meeting2015
2015 Improving communication with patients with CLL.Medscape CME Online2015
2015 Trends in resource utilization and costs during implementation of a lay navigation programASCO 2015 Annual Meeting2015
2014 Functional Mobility Disparities in Older African American Women with Cancer in a Multisite Lay Navigation Program in the Deep SouthAACR Annual Meeting2014
2014 Guiding lay navigation using the distress thermometer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  32:195. 2014
2014 Patient-reported outcomes: Mechanisms of symptoms and treatment toxicitiesannual meeting of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, Boston, MA.2014
2014 Extending palliative care principles to impact public health: Evaluation of a training program for community health advisory (lay navigators) in palliative care.American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association Annual Assembly2014
2009 Distress and quality of life in primary high-grade brain tumor patients.Supportive Care in Cancer.  17:793-799. 2009
Describing early palliative care outpatient consultations for persons with advanced cancer: What’s in the ‘special sauce’?Palliative Medicine
ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECTEncyclopedia on Sexual Assault
Factors associated with participating in formal support services among family caregivers of older adults with poor-prognosis cancers.ASCO Abstract #197113 - 2017 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium (October 27-28, 2017)
Integration of palliative care throughout the cancer illness trajectoryCancer Survivorship Transdisciplinary, Patient-Centered Approaches to Seasons of Survival
Lay navigation for older cancer patients: a promising model to reduce racial cancer health disparities?Journal of Clinical Oncology
Lay navigation for older white and African American cancer patients: A potential model to reduce cancer health disparities?Journal of Clinical Oncology
Palliative Care and End-of Life CarePrimary Care, A Collaborative Practice, 6th ed.
Rural Palliative CareOxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing, 5th ed.

Teaching Activities

  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ONC623 - Effects Cancer & Cancer Therap (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ONC686L - Practicum II Oncology NP (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC622 - Cancer Assess Diag Managemnt (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC685L - Practicum I Oncology NP (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC621 - Adv Prac Nur for Oncology Care (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC692L - Residency Oncology NP (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC623 - Effects Cancer & Cancer Therap (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC686L - Practicum II Oncology NP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPA621 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ONC622 - Cancer Assess Diag Managemnt (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR518L - Synthesis Practicum in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR518L - Synthesis Practicum in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR436L - Nurs of the Adult Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of California System : Berkeley
  • Full Name

  • Richard Taylor
  • Blazerid

  • rataylor