Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Integration of Authentic Leadership Lens for Building High Performing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice TeamsNursing Administration Quarterly.  43:101-112. 2019
2018 Mapping and Sustaining Leadership Development: An Innovation Academic Service PartnershipJONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  48:567-573. 2018
2017 Mortality, rehospitalization, and post-transplant complications in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipientsHeart & 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 AssociationCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
2017 Heart transplant outcomes in patients with pretransplant diabetes mellitusAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  26:482-490. 2017
2017 Using data analytics as evidentiary support for financial outcome success in nurse-led population-based clinicsJournal for Healthcare Quality.  39:391-396. 2017
2016 The Design and Redesign of a Clinical Ladder Program: Thinking Big and Overcoming ChallengesJournal for Nurses in Professional Development.  32:E1-E7. 2016
2016 Clinical outcomes in overweight heart transplant recipientsHeart & 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 transplantationHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  45:41-47. 2016
2015 Adult cardiothoracic transplant nursing: An ISHLT consensus document on the current adult nursing practice in heart and lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  34:139-148. 2015
2015 Antibody-mediated rejection in cardiac transplantation: Emerging knowledge in diagnosis and management: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association: Endorsed by the international society for heart and lung transplantationCirculation.  131:1608-1639. 2015
2015 Boundary spanning leadership practices for population healthJONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration.  45:411-415. 2015
2015 Transitions of care in heart failure: A scientific statement from the American heart associationCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:384-409. 2015
2014 Effect of an Educational Intervention on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Perception among Women with PreeclampsiaJOGN nursing; journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing.  43:179-189. 2014
2014 Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipientsPediatric Transplantation.  18:280-287. 2014
2013 The relationships among satisfaction with social support, quality of life, and survival 5 to 10 years after heart transplantationJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  28:407-416. 2013
2013 Digoxin reduces 30-day all-cause hospital admission in older patients with chronic systolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:701-708. 2013
2013 Factors associated with stress and coping at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantationThe 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 StudyPediatric Transplantation.  17:99-111. 2013
2013 The relationship of socio-demographic factors and satisfaction with social support at five and 10 yr after heart transplantationClinical Transplantation.  27:267-273. 2013
2013 Use, knowledge, and attitudes toward evidence-based practice among nursing staffJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  44:246-254. 2013
2012 First-year clinical outcomes in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipientsJournal 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 transplantationClinical Transplantation.  26. 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 studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  31:478-484. 2012
2011 Factors associated with work status at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantationClinical Transplantation.  25. 2011
2011 Evidence-based practice and research: the challenge for transplant nursing.Journal of Transplant Coordination.  21. 2011
2011 Gender and age differences in symptom distress and functional disability one year after heart transplant surgeryHeart & 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. 2010
2009 Symptom Frequency and Distress from 5 to 10 Years After Heart TransplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  28:759-768. 2009
2008 Predictors of rehospitalization time during the first year after heart transplantHeart & 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 TransplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  26:1182-1191. 2007
2007 Predictors of perceived coping effectiveness in patients awaiting a heart transplantNursing 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 TransplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  26:535-543. 2007
2007 Functional status one year after heart transplantJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.  27:24-32. 2007
2006 Medication adherence after heart transplantation: Adolescents and their issuesJournal of Transplant Coordination.  16:317-323. 2006
2006 Satisfaction with heart transplantation.Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing.  21:134-139. 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 studyThe Journal of heart transplantation.  25:271-275. 2006
2005 Predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantationThe 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 transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  24:1431-1439. 2005
2005 Social adaptation after cardiothoracic transplantation: a review of the literature.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  20. 2005
2004 Longitudinal change in quality of life and impact on survival after left ventricular assist device implantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  77:1321-1327. 2004
2003 Evolving trends in risk profiles and causes of death after heart transplantation: A ten-year multi-institutional studyJournal 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 implantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  22:322-333. 2003
2003 Change in quality of life from after left ventricular assist device implantation to after heart transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  22:1254-1267. 2003
2002 Predictors of quality of life at 1 month after implantation of a left ventricular assist deviceAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  11:345-352. 2002
2001 Improvement in quality of life outcomes 2 weeks after left ventricular assist device implantationThe 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 indicesThe Journal of heart transplantation.  18:750-763. 1999
1999 Predictors of quality of life in patients at one year after heart transplantationThe 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 transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  17:383-394. 1998
1998 Quality of life 6 months after heart transplantation compared with indicators of illness severity before transplantationAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  7:106-116. 1998
1997 Serial measurements of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-α, and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in the peripheral blood plasma of human cardiac allograft recipientsThe Journal of heart transplantation.  16:1046-1053. 1997
1997 Symptom distress three months after heart transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  16:604-614. 1997
1996 Improvement in quality of life in patients with heart failure who undergo transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  15:749-757. 1996
1996 Impact of the heart transplant waiting process on spousesThe Journal of heart transplantation.  15:623-630. 1996
1996 Spouse stressors while awaiting heart transplantationHeart & 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 Cardiac transplant coronary artery disease: A multivariable analysis of pretransplantation risk factors for disease development and morbid eventsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  109:1081-1089. 1995
1995 Predictors of quality of life in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  14:2-10. 1995
1995 Utility of posttransplantation panel-reactive antibody measurements for the prediction of rejection frequency and survival of heart transplant recipientsThe Journal of heart transplantation.  14:856-864. 1995
1994 Treatment of recurrent heart rejection with mycophenolate mofetil (RS- 61443): Initial clinical experienceThe 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 transplantBehavioral 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 transplantationCritical 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 rejectionThe Journal of heart transplantation.  11:1116-1124. 1992
1992 Application of Echocardiographic Color Flow Doppler Mitral Regurgitation to the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiac Transplant RejectionEchocardiography.  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
1992 Symptom distress in cardiac transplant candidatesHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  21:434-439. 1992
1992 Total lymphoid irradiation in the treatment of early or recurrent heart rejectionThe Journal of heart transplantation.  11:902-912. 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 OKT3Journal 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 transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  7:331-336. 1988

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2009
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1991
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Pittsburgh 1984
  • Full Name

  • Connie White-Williams