Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Examining Adherence and Dose Effect of an Early Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart Failure PatientsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management2021
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 Medicine.  180:1203-1213. 2020
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 African American Recruitment in Early Heart Failure Palliative Care Trials: Outcomes and Comparison With the ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized TrialJournal of Palliative Care2020
2020 Applying the Multiphase Optimization Strategy for the Development of Optimized Interventions in Palliative CareJournal of Pain and Symptom Management2020
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

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