Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Erica Pryor has a background in infection control and epidemiology. She teaches graduate level courses in epidemiology, population health, research, and statistics. A focal area for her research has been the development and evaluation of educational materials for clinicians on preparedness and response to bioterrorism and other mass casualty events. She has coauthored book chapters and journal articles on topics related to bioterrorism and disaster preparedness and response, and has lectured and done community presentations on these topics.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2016 Geographic access to interventional cardiology services in one rural stateHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  45:434-440. 2016
    2015 Effectiveness of regionalized systems for stroke and myocardial infarctionBrain and Behavior2015
    2015 Effectiveness of regionalized systems for stroke and myocardial infarctionBrain and Behavior.  5. 2015
    2015 The physiological mechanisms of diabetes and aging on brain health and cognition: Implications for nursing practice and researchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2015
    2015 Formaldehyde exposure during pregnancyMaternal Child Nursing2015
    2015 Predicting depressive symptoms and self-care behaviors in patients with heart failureAmerican Journal of Health Behavior2015
    2015 Predicting depressive symptoms and self-care in patients with heart failureHealth values.  39:77-87. 2015
    2015 The Physiological Mechanisms of Diabetes and Aging on Brain Health and Cognition: Implications for Nursing Practice and ResearchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing.  47:E12-E22. 2015
    2014 Factors associated with depressive symptoms in patients with heart failureHome Health Nurse2014
    2014 Effect of an educational intervention on cardiovascular disease risk perception among women with preeclampsiaJournal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing2014
    2014 Depressive symptoms in patients with heart failureHome Healthcare Nurse.  32:550-555. 2014
    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
    2013 Coping styles associated with heart failure outcomes: A systematic reviewJournal of Nursing Education and Practice.  4. 2013
    2013 Design and contents of an advanced distance-based statistics course for a PhD in nursing programNurse Educator2013
    2012 Does social support, stigma, and social problem-solving skills predict depressive symptoms in persons with HIV? A mediation analysisResearch and Theory for Nursing Practice2012
    2012 Early recognition and detection of biological events. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.) Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards, 3rd ed. New York: SpringerSpringer2012
    2012 Surveillance systems for detection of biological events. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.) Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards, 3rd ed. New York: SpringerSpringer2012
    2012 Relationship of blood pressure self-monitoring, medication adherence, self-efficacy, stage of change, and blood pressure control among municipal workers with hypertensionWorkplace Health and Safety.  60:303-311. 2012
    2012 Relationship of blood pressure self-monitoring, medication adherence, self-efficacy, stage of change, and blood pressure control among municipal workers with hypertension.Workplace Health and Safety.  60:303-311. 2012
    2012 Relationships among self-efficacy, social support, social problem-solving, and self-management in a rural sample living with Type 2 diabetes mellitusResearch and Theory for Nursing Practice2012
    2012 Prevalence of blood pressure self-monitoring, medication adherence, self-efficacy, stage of change, and blood pressure control among municipal workers with hypertensionWorkplace Health and Safety.  60:265-271. 2012
    2012 Do social support, stigma, and social problem-solving skills predict depressive symptoms in people living with HIV? A mediation analysisScholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice.  26:182-204. 2012
    2012 Relationships among self-efficacy, social support, social problem solving, and self-management in a rural sample living with type 2 diabetes mellitusScholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice.  26:126-141. 2012
    2011 Occupational stress, job satisfaction and job performance among hospital nurses in Kampala, UgandaInternational Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.  19:760-768. 2011
    2011 Perioperative music and its effects on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomyAANA Journal.  79. 2011
    2011 Needle stick injuries among nursing staff: Association with shift-level staffingAmerican Journal of Infection Control2011
    2011 Perioperative music and its effects on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomyAmerican Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal2011
    2010 Evidence-based practices in nursingGenerations.  34:72-79. 2010
    2010 Research coordinators' experiences with scientific misconduct and research integrityNursing Research.  59:51-57. 2010
    2009 Sources of functional social support provided to people living with HIVJournal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness.  1:331-338. 2009
    2009 Hand hygiene compliance and nurse-patient ratio using videotaping and self reportInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice.  17:243-247. 2009
    2009 Factors associated with sleep disruption in the Health and Retirement StudySLEEP2009
    2009 Family relationships in people living with HIV in a city in the U.S.A.AIDS Care2009
    2008 Hepatitis needs assessment among Jordanian healthcare workersInternational Nursing Review.  55:142-147. 2008
    2008 Effects of perioperative music on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomyAnesthesiology2008
    2007 Scientific misconduct from the perspective of research coordinators: A national surveyJournal of Medical Ethics.  33:365-369. 2007
    2007 Early recognition and detection of biological events. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.) Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards, 2nd ed. New York: SpringerSpringer2007
    2007 Sleep disordered breathing and nocturnal bladder symptoms in older Americans [Abstract 325]SLEEP2007
    2007 Surveillance systems for detection of biological events. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.). Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards, 2nd ed. New York: SpringerSpringer2007
    2006 Evaluation of an online bioterrorism continuing medical education courseJournal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions.  26:137-144. 2006
    2006 Integrated decision-making in response to weapons of mass destruction incidents: Development and initial evaluation of a course for healthcare professionalsPrehospital and Disaster Medicine.  21:24-30. 2006
    2006 Integrated decision-making in response to weapons of mass destruction incidents: development and initial evaluation of a course for healthcare professionals.Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.  21:24-30. 2006
    2005 The Scientific Misconduct Questionnaire—Revised (SMQ-R): Validation and Psychometric TestingAccountability in Research.  12:263-280. 2005
    2005 Online Bioterrorism Continuing Medical Education: Development and Preliminary TestingAcademic Emergency Medicine.  12:45-50. 2005
    2004 Excessive daytime sleepiness in a children's sleep center [Abstract 194]SLEEP2004
    2003 An innovative approach to training hospital-based clinicians for bioterrorist attacksAmerican Journal of Infection Control.  31:511-514. 2003
    2003 Early recognition and detection of biological events. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.). Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards. New York: SpringerSpringer2003
    2003 Surveillance systems for bio terrorism. In T.G. Veenema (Ed.) Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards. New York: SpringerSpringer2003
    2002 Logistic regression: A self-learning text, 2nd ed. New York: Springer-VerlagSpringer2002
    2002 Use of interactive screensavers and internet-based learning modules to train hospital-based clinicians, especially emergency physicians, to recognize bioterrorism [Abstract 03]Academy of Emergency Medicine2002
    2000 Institutional factors associated with resistance to third generation cephalosporin's in Klebsiella pneumonia isolates from 26 U.S. hospitals [Abstract 82]Clinical Infectious Diseases2000
    1999 Determinants of vancomycin use in adult intensive care units in 41 United States hospitalsClinical Infectious Diseases.  28:1119-1125. 1999
    1999 Surveillance of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in United States hospitals: Project ICARE phase 2Clinical Infectious Diseases.  29:245-252. 1999
    1997 Antimicrobial resistance in U.S. hospitals: A comparison between inpatients and outpatient areas [Abstract M39]Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology1997
    1995 Antimicrobial resistance revisited: A public health perspectiveCurrent Issues in Public Health1995
    1993 AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes and risk for HIV infection among nursesAnnual Review of Nursing Research1993
    1992 HIV infection in acute health care: Can the risk be loweredNursing Dynamics1992
    1990 Cardiovascular disease risk factor reduction and the occupational health nurseAAOHN Journal.  38:419-432. 1990
    1989 The AIDS epidemic: Risk containment for home health care providersExcerpted in Manual of Home Health Care - Forms, Checklists, and Guidelines1989
    1986 Review of infection control literature 1973 through 1981American Journal of Infection Control.  14:234-238. 1986
    1985 The AIDS epidemic: Risk containment for home health care providersFamily and Community Health.  8:25-37. 1985
    An innovative approach for incorporating occupational and environmental health content in pre-licensure nursing curriculaJournal of Nursing Education
    Effectiveness of regionalized systems for stroke and myocardial infarction.Annals of Emergency Medicine
    Formal governance of STEMI systems: Hub-and-spokeCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
    Geographic access to interventional cardiology services in MaineHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care
    Hub-and-spoke: A concept analysisJournal of Advanced Nursing
    Patient engagement with an electronic personal health record and clinical outcomes.Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
    Relationships among heart failure symptoms, social support, social problem-solving, and depressive symptoms in individuals living with heart failure: A pilot studyJournal of Health Psychology
    Relationships among heart failure symptoms, social support, social problem-solving, depressive symptoms, and self-care behaviors: A structural equation modeling analysisAnnals of Behavioral Medicine

    Chapter

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    2003 Early recognition and detection of biological events 2003

    Research Overview

  • Infectious disease epidemiology; bioterrorism and disaster preparedness and response; care transitions.
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    Teaching Activities

  • NUR735 - Population Health Adv Prac Nur (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR735 - Population Health Adv Prac Nur (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR735 - Population Health Adv Prac Nur (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
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  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
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  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2015) 2015
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  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
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  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
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  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR700 - Clinical Data Mgmt & Analysis (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR735 - Population Health Adv Prac Nur (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR730 - Current Topics in Nursing (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR730 - Current Topics in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR643 - Intro to Nursing Informatics (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR630 - Principles of Epidemiology (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NST775 - Intro to SPSS and SAS (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, Emory University 2000
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1987
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama in Huntsville 1976
  • Full Name

  • Erica Pryor