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Cornelia Beck

 

 

PERSONAL DATA:

Office mailing address:   4301 W. Markham, #808
                                       Little Rock, AR  72205

Home address:               13111 Colonel Glenn Road
                                       Little Rock, AR  72210

Phone:                           Office      501-526-5750
                                      
Fax:                               Office      501-526-5760
                                      
E-Mail                             BECKCORNELIA@UAMS.EDU

Date of Birth:                 January 18, 1947

CURRENT TITLE AND RANK:

Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Professor, College of Public Health, Department of Health Policy Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:

Institution                                                          Date    Degree     Major

Texas Woman's University                                1978    PhD           Nursing
Denton, TX
University of Central Arkansas                          1973    MSE          Nursing
Conway, AR
University of Central Arkansas                          1972    BSN          Nursing
Conway, AR
University of Arkansas                                      1970    AD             Nursing
Little Rock, AR
Maryville College                                              1968      BA             Sociology
St. Louis, MO


POSITIONS HELD:

July 2001-June 2008 Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Center. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

January 2002-present Professor, College of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

July 1999 – present Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

June, 1992 - present Clinical Professor (Volunteer Clinical Appointment), Medical and Surgical Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

July, 1998 – present Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

July, 1986 – present Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

June, 1990 – July, 1998 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

July, 1989 - July 1997 Associate Dean for Research and Evaluation, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

July, 1995 - July 1997 Associate Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

April, 1982 - June, 1986 Associate Dean, Graduate Program, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

July, 1980 - April, 1982 Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

January, 1978 - July, 1980 Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Sept., 1973 – Dec., 1974 Instructor of Nursing, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

June, 1974 – Sept., 1974 Staff Nurse, Memorial Hospital, North Little Rock, Arkansas

May, 1974 - August, 1974 Staff Nurse, Visiting Nurse Association, Little Rock, Arkansas

January, 1973 – Sept., 1973 Research Assistant, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

Sept., 1968 - May, 1970 Psychiatric Aide, St. Vincent's Infirmary, Little Rock, Arkansas

Sept., 1966 - May, 1967 Instructor, Mercy High School, St. Louis, Missouri.


AWARDS OR HONORS:

2007                 Dept .of Veterans Affairs – South Central MIRECC – Excellence in Research Education
2006                 Louise Hearne Chair in Dementia & Long-Term Care
2005                 Maureen Reagan Award. Alzheimer’s Association
2004                 Barry Reisberg Award
2004                 Nurse Competence in Aging Writer's Award. "Care of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease in the New Millennium".  2004 MEDSURG Nursing
2003                 UAMS Nursing Alumni Association Honorary Alumni Award
2003                 National Gerontological Nursing Association Lifetime Achievement Awar
2001                 Gerontological Nurse of the Year. Arkansas Nurses Association
2000                 Distinguished Alumni Award, Texas Woman’s University
1998                 Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award, American Nurses Foundation
1998                 The Gerontological Society of America, Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
1998                 Distinguished Researcher Award, Southern Nursing Research Society
1996                 Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Xi Chapter, Excellence in Research Award
1995                 Arkansas Nurses Association Hall of Fame Award
1995                 Arkansas Nurse Researcher of the Year Award
1994                 American Academy of Nursing Fellow
1992                 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing, Excellence in Scholarship Award
1984                 Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Xi Chapter, Leadership Award

FUNDED RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

Pending
The Arkansas Comparative Effectiveness Research Informatics Infrastructure (ACER-II)
Goals  (William Hogan, Principal Investigator)  ($5,442,086)          2010 – 2013

Caregiver training to maintain dressing performance in persons with Alzheimer’s
(Thomas Jakobs, Principal Investigator)  ($150,290)       2010 – 2011

Nonverbal Cues for Pain Assessment in Elders with Osteoarthritis Request
(Pao-Feng Tsai, Principal Investigator)      ($2,006,049)    2011 – 2016
 
Internal and External Structures Affecting Care of Obese Nursing Home Residents
(Holly Felix, Principal Investigator)      ($100,000)       2011 – 2013

 

Funded
Translating Behavioral and Neuro-Economics into Smoking Interventions for Older Adults (Warren Bickel, Principal Investigator)    ($175,000)         2010 – 2013.

Planning for Workforce Development in Geriatric and Long-Term Care in Arkansas – Co-Investigator (Claudia Beverly, Principal Investigator)  ($217,000) 2009 – 2011.

Arkansas Center for Clinical and Translational Research – Co-Investigator (Curtis Lowery, Principal Investigator), ($19,354,312).  2009 – 2014.

Translation of Obesity and Cognition Research in a Rural State via Senior Centers – CDC – Co-Investigator, (Delia West, Principal Investigator), ($963,675).   2007 -  2009.

Therapeutic Computer Activity Intervention in Alzheimer’s Disease – NINR, R15. Co-Investigator, (Sunghee Tak, Principal Investigator), ($216,000).  2007 –  2009.

Effect of Tai Chi on Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Elders with Mild Dementia.   NINR, R21. Co-Investigator, (Pao Tsai, Principal Investigator), ($275,000).  2007 – 2009.

Validation of Measures of Restless Legs Syndrome for Elders with Memory Disorders.  NINR Co-Investigator, (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator). ($1,638,082). 
2007 –2010

Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.  John A. Hartford Foundation, Co-Leader,
(Beverly, Leader) ($52,213). 2008 – 2011.

Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.  (HCGNE) John A. Hartford Foundation, Co-Leader,
(Beverly, Leader) ($1,050,000). 2006 – 2010.

Exploratory Research Center for Tailored Bio-behavioral Nursing Interventions. NINR, P20. Co-Investigator, (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator). ($1,507,271).    2004 - 2009.

UAMS Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center. National Institute on Aging, (Principal Investigator) ($4,753,364). 2001 – 2008.

Sleep and Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia. Department of Veterans Affairs. Co-Investigator, (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator). ($750,000).   2003 –   2006.

Effect of Activities and Exercises on Sleep in Dementia. NINR, Co-Investigator, (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator). ($1,310,376). 2002 – 2007.

Pain Assessment in Elders with Osteoarthritis. NINR, Co-Investigator, (Pao Tsai, Principal Investigator). ($213,000). 2005 - 2006.

Improving Affect & Behavior in Assisted Living Residents.  NIA, Co-Investigator, (Linda Teri, Principal Investigator). ($140,122).   2004 –  2006.

The Effect of Therapeutic Touch on Agitated Behavior and Salivary Cortisol in Patients with Alzheimer’s Dementia. Alzheimer’s Association. Co-Investigator, (Lynn Woods, Principal Investigator) ($106,157).   2002 –  2004.

Reynolds Center on Aging Programs for Rural Arkansas. Administration on Aging. (Principal Investigator) ($149,790). 2001 –2002.

Severely Demented Individuals: Assessing Their Pain. NIA, Co-Investigator, (Lynn Snow, Principal Investigator).  ($75,250).    2002 – 2003.

Problematic Vocalizations: Background & Proximal Factors. NINR, Principal Investigator. ($1,668,787).  1999 – 2004.

Physicians Survey on Persons with Dementia and their Families. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Principal Investigator. ($16,705.50).   1999 -  2000.

Outcomes Assessment for Dementia Care: Development of a Module.  Department of Veterans Affairs. Co-Investigator (Marisue Cody, Principal Investigator). ($626,681).   1998 –  2001.

Partnership Approach for Sustaining Best Practices.  NINR, Principal Investigator. ($2,690,059).  1997 –2002.

NIMH Center for Mental Health Services Research. NIMH, Co-Investigator (G. Richard Smith, Principal Investigator). ($1,116,883).   1998 – 2003.

Effect of Activity on Sleep of Cognitively-Impaired Veterans. Department of Veterans Affairs, Co-Investigator (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator). ($537,200).   1997 – 2001.

Effect of Activity on Sleep in Dementia, NINR, Co-Investigator, (Kathy Richards, Principal Investigator).  ($107,054) 1997 – 2000.

Predictors of Service Use by AD Patients and Their Caregivers: Rural/Urban Differences; Alzheimer's Association, Principal Investigator. ($211,161). 1996 – 1999.

Health Status and Quality of Life Among Rural and Urban Elderly: The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Later Life, Center on Aging Pilot Study Award, Co-Investigator, (Sandy Pope, Principal Investigator) ($14,964) 1997 – 1998.

Affect Changes as Outcomes of Behavioral Interventions, NIA, Principal Investigator. ($223,136). 1995 –1997.

Reducing Disruptive Behaviors in Demented Elderly, NIA, Principal Investigator. ($2,105,515).  1992 –1994.

Center for Rural Mental Health Care Research, NIMH, Co-Investigator, (G. Richard Smith, Principal Investigator). ($6,131,510).  1990 – 1997.

John L. McClellan Health Services Research and Development Mental Health Field Program, VA Health Services & Research Administration, Investigator (G. Richard Smith, Project Director). ($1,173,462).  1994 –1998.

Development of an Outcome Measure for Disruptive Behavior in the Elderly, VA Administration, Co-Investigator, (K. Heithoff, Principal Investigator) ($191,791) 1992 – 1994.

Improving Dressing Behavior in Cognitively Impaired Elderly, National Center for Nursing Research, Principal Investigator.  ($760,430).  1990 – 1994.

Interventions to Improve Dressing Behavior in Cognitively Impaired Veterans, Veterans Administration Rehabilitation Research and Development, Principal Investigator.  ($179,400).  1989 – 1991.

Research Development in Geriatric Mental Health, NIMH, Principal Investigator.  ($178,418). 1987 –  1990.

Teaching Caregivers to Use Behavioral and Cognitive Remediation to Assist Patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type in Performance of Activities of Daily Living, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Principal Investigator, ($37,675). 1987 – 1988.

Biofeedback Therapy of Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly,  Jointly funded by the NIA and the National Center for Nursing Research, Co-investigator, (P. O'Donnell, Principal Investigator).  ($460,500).   1985 –  1987.

Cognitive Skills Remediation with Alzheimer's Patients, UAMS Medical Research Endowment Fund, Principal Investigator  ($3,520). 1984-1985.

Cognitive Skills Remediation with Alzheimer's Patients, American Nurses Foundation, Principal Investigator.  ($2,484). 1984-1985.

 

Funded Contracts:

Alzheimer’s Association contract for preparation of a summary of research which documents the potential impact of direct care interventions on patient outcomes related to Alzheimer’s disease.  2000.

NON-RESEARCH FUNDING:

NIMH Clinical Training Human Resource Development - Geriatric Training Model, National Institute
of Mental Health, Project Director.  ($120,000).  1984-1987.

Training Program in Mental Health Services Research. NIMH, Co-Investigator (G. Richard Smith,  Principal Investigator). ($444,214). 1999 –2004.

Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence. John A. Hartford Foundation. Research Director, (Claudia Beverly, Research Director).   ($1,331,250). 2001- 2005.

Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. John A. Hartford Foundation.  Research Director, (Claudia Beverly, Director) ($1,020,415).
2006 –2010.

Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence Nursing Home Collaborative, Atlantic Philanthropies
National Program Coordinator, ($500,000).  2007 – 2012.

Hartford Collaborative Center of Excellence in Geropsychiatric Nursing, Hartford Foundation, Co-Director, ($1,200,000).  2007 - 2010.

Hartford Foundation Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative – AAN.  National Director, ($1,197,866).  2007 –2011.

Dementia Best Care Practices, Golden Living Clinical, Program Coordinator, ($125,000)  Funded 2008– 2009.



PUBLICATIONS
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Submitted
Rose, K.M., Beck, C., Tsai, P., Liem, P., Davila, D., Kleban, M., Gooneratne, N., Kalra, G., Richards, K. (submitted) Sleep disturbances and nocturnal agitation  behaviors in persons with dementia. Archives of General Psychiatry.

Richards, K.C., Lambert, C., Beck, C., Bliwise, D., Evans, W., Kalra, G., Kelban, M., Larenz, R., Rose, K., Gooneratne, N., Sullivan, D., (submitted) Strength training and walking exercise and social activity improve sleep in institutionalized older adults: Randomized Controlled Trial.  JAGS

Olazaran, J., Clare L., Reisberg B., Cruz, I., Pena-Casanova J., del Ser T., Woods, B., Beck, C., Auer, S., Lai, Cl., Spector, A., Fazio, S., Bond, J., Kivipelto, M., Brodaty, H., Rojo J., Collins H., Teri, L., Mittelman, M., Feldman, H., Muniz, R. (submitted) Non-pharmacological therapies in Alzheimer’s disease: A systematic review of efficacy.  JAMA.

McKenzie, G., Teri, L., Salazar, M., Farran, C., Beck, C., Paun, O., (submitted) Work organization and health outcomes of staff in assisted living.  Journal of Nursing Scholarship.

Benefield, L. & Beck, C., (submitted) Distance caregiving of frail elders.   Nursing Outlook.

Richards, K.C., Davila, D., Lambert, C., O’Sullivan, P., Beck, C., Simpson, K.M., Bliwise, D., Cole, C.S., Enderlin, C., & Shue, V.M. (Submitted). Possible restless legs syndrome in nursing home residents with dementia.  Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

Snow, A.L., Kunik, M.E., Cody, M., Ashton, C., O’Malley, K.J., Bruera, E., El-Issa, L., & Beck, C., (Submitted). Non-communicative patients pain assessment instrument (NOPPAIN): reliability and criterion validity. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Snow, A.L., Beck, C., Cody, M., Ashton, C., Bruera, E., O’Malley, K.J., Kunik, M.E. (submitted). Pain screening in nursing home residents with dementia.  Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Richards, K.C., Beck, C., O’Sullivan, P.O., & Shue, V.M. (submitted). Demographic and sleep characteristics in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment and mild or severe sleep/wake pattern inefficiency, Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

In Press
Chang, J.Y., Tsai, P., Beck, C.,  Hagen,  J., Huff, D., Anand, K.,  Roberson, P.,  Rosengren, K., Beuscher, L. (In Press)  Pilot Testing the effect of Tai Chi on cognition in elders with cognitive impairment.  Medsurg Nursing.

Published
Teri, L., McKenzie, G., Pike, K.,  Farran, C., Beck, C., Olimpia, P., & Lafazia, D. (2010) Staff training in assisted living: evaluating treatment fidelity. American Journal of Geriatric Psych.    18(6) 502-509.

Beck, C., McSweeney, J., Richards, K., Roberson, P., Tsai, P., Souder, E. (2010) Challenges in tailored intervention research.  Nursing Outlook, 58(2) 104-110.

Richards, K.C., Shue, V., Beck, C., Lambert, C. & Bliwise, D.  (2010)  Restless legs syndrome risk factors, behaviors, and diagnoses in persons with early to moderate dementia and sleep disturbance.  Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 8(1) 48-61.

Woods, D., Beck, C., Sinha, K.  (2009)  The effect of therapeutic touch on behavioral symptoms and cortisol in persons with dementia.  Complementary Medicine.  16:181-189.

Chopra, M., Landes, R., Jones, R., Feldman, A., Beck, C., Griffin, S.  (2009) Does the Apolipoprotein E |*epsilon*|4 Genotype influence the expression of depression with cognitive impairment?  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  Jun 24 (6):650-2.

Teri, L., McKenzie, G.L., Lafazia, D., Farran, C.J., Beck, C., Huda, P., van Leynseele, J., & Pike, K.C. Improving dementia care in assisted living residences: Staff responses to training. Geriatric Nursing, 2009, 30(3), 153-163.

Cole, C., Richards, K., Beck, C., Roberson, P., Lambert, C., Free, J. Tacket, J.,Furnish, A.  (2009) Relationships among disordered sleep, cognitive, and functional status in nursing home residents.  Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2(3), 183-191.

Tsai, P., Chang, J.Y., Chowdhury, N., Beck, C.,  Roberson, P.,  Rosengren, K.  (2009) Enrolling elders with cognitive impairment: lessons from the trenches. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2(4), 1-7.

Tsai, P., Chang, J.Y., Beck, C., J.Y., Hagen, K.J.S., Anand, S., Kuo, Y., Roberson, P. Rosengren, & K., Beuscher, L., (2009). The feasibility of implementing tai chi for nursing home residents with knee osteoarthritis and cognitive impairment. Activities Directors’ Quarterly. 10(1), 9-17.

Tsai, P., Beck, C. Chang, J., Hagen J., Kuo, Y., Roberson P., Rosengren, K., Beuscher, L., Doan C., Anand, K., (2009) The effect of Tai Chi on knee osteoarthritis pain in cognitively impaired elders:  pilot study.  Geriatric Nursing. 30:  132-139.

Buckwalter, K., Grey, M., Bowers, B., McCarthy, A., Gross, D., Funk, M., Beck, C.  (2009)  Intervention research in highly unstable environments.  Research in Nursing & Health. 32, 110–121.

Whall, A., Colling, K., Kolanowski, A., Kim, H., Son Hong, G., DeCicco, B., Ronis, D., Richards, K., Algase, D., Beck, C.  (2008)  Factors associated with aggressive behavior among nursing home residents with dementia.  The Gerontologist.  (48) 6: 721-731.

Chopra, Mohit P., Sullivan, Jan R., Feldman, Zachary, Landes, Reid D. and Beck, C. (2008)  Self-collateral and clinician assessment of depression in persons with cognitive impairment, Aging & Mental Health, 12:6, 675-683.
Tsai, P., Beck, C., Richards, K., Phillips, L., Roberson, PK, & Evans, J. (2008). "The pain behaviors for osteoarthritis instrument for cognitively impaired elders (PBOICIE)." Research in Gerontological Nursing, 1(2), 116-122.
Richards, K.C., Roberson, P., Shue, V.M., Lambert, C., Bliwise, D., Beck, C., Williams, J.S. (2008). "Periodic limb movements predict sleep in persons with dementia." Sleep, 31(2):224-230.

Landes, R., Tsai, P., Beck, C. (2008) Letter to Editor.  Journal of American Geriatrics Society.  56 (12): 2355-2356.

Beck, C., (2008).  Geriatric nursing in nursing homes:  initial results from the Nursing Home Collaborative.  Research in Gerontological Nursing.  1 (3).

Tsai, P., Beck, C., Landes, R., Ghormley, C., Feldman, Z. (2008). Analgesic intake, cognitive functioning, and disruptive behaviors in elders with cognitive impairment.  The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  56 (3): 574-5.

Beuscher,L. & Beck, C. (2008).  A literature review of spirituality in coping with early-stage Alzheimer's disease.  Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness in association with Journal of Clinical Nursing 17, 5a, 88–97.

Beck, C. & Shue, V.M. Chapter 49. Dressing. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (2008),  A Clinical Guide to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing. Philadelphia: Mosby Inc., 255-257.

Beck, C. & Shue, V.M. Chapter 160 Self Care Assistance: Dressing & Grooming. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ludwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (2008), A Clinical Guide to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing. Philadelphia: Mosby Inc, 729-731.

Benefield, L., & Beck, C. (2007). Reducing the distance - Caregiving by technology innovation. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2(2), 267-272.

Algase, D.L., Yao,L., Son,G., Beattie,E., Song,J., Beel-Bates, C., DeCicco, B., Beck, C., & Whall, A. (2007). Initial psychometrics of the Ambiance Scale: A tool to study person-environment interaction in dementia. Aging and Mental Health. 11(3), 273-280.

Tak, S., Beck, C., McMahon, E. (2007). Computer and internet access for long-term care residents, perceived benefits and barriers.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  33(5), 1-8.

Richards, K.C., Enderlin, C.A., Beck, C., McSweeney, J.C., Jones, T.C. & Roberson, P.K. (2007). Tailored biobehavioral interventions: A literature review and synthesis. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice,21(2).

Mittal, D., Palmer, B., Dunn, L., Landes, R., Ghormley, C., Beck, C.,Golshan, S., Blevins, D., Jeste (2007). Comparison of two enhanced consent procedures for patients with mild Alzheimer disease or mild cognitive impairment. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 15:163-167.

Viegas, SM, Richards, KC, Beck, C., Lambert, CW, O’Sullivan, PS, Cole, CS, Hutchison, L, Shue, VM. (2006). Predictors of daytime sleep in nursing home residents with dementia. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 12(5), 286-293.

Gerdner, L.A. & Beck, C. (2006). Impact of Arkansas state regulations for certification of Alzheimer’s special care units.  Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 7(4), 251-257.

Harvath, T., Beck, C., Flaherty-Robb, M., Hartz, H., Specht, J., Sullivan-Marx, E., Archbold, P. (2006). Best practice initiatives in geriatric nursing: Experiences from the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Nursing Outlook. 54:4, 212-218.

Miller, L., Beck, C., Dowling, G., Herr, J., Maas, M., Naylor, M., Tripp-Reimer, T., (2006).  Building gerontological nursing research capacity: Research initiatives of the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.  Nursing Outlook. 54:4, 189-196.

Frank, L., Flynn, J.A., Kleinman, L., Margolis, M.K., Matza, L.S., Beck, C., & Bowman, L. (2006). Validation of a new symptom impact questionnaire for mild to moderate cognitive impairment. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 18(1), 135-157.

Richards, K.C., Beck, C., O’Sullivan, P.O., & Shue, V.M. (2005). Demographic and sleep characteristics in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment and mild or severe sleep/wake pattern inefficiency.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 26(7) 751-769.

Tak, S., Beck, C., Buettner, L., & Clark, F. (2005). Computer-assisted stimulating activity for elders with dementia. American Journal of Recreational Therapy, 4(4), 35-42.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Mercer, S., Doan, R., O’Sullivan, P., Stevenson, J., Schnelle, J., & Hoskins, J.G., (2005). Sustaining a best-care practice in a nursing home. Journal for Healthcare Quality,27(4), 5-16.

Richards, K.C., Beck, C., O’Sullivan, P.S., & Shue, V.M. (2005). Effect of individualized social activity on sleep in nursing home residents with dementia.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(9), 1510-1517.

Souder, E., Beck, C.  (2004) Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease.  Nurs Clin N Am.  39, 545–559.

Snow, A.L., O’Malley, K., J. Kunik, M.E., Cody, M., Beck, C., Ashton, C., Bruera E., & Novy, D., (2004).  A conceptual model of pain assessment for non-communicative persons with dementia. The Gerontologist, 44(6), 807-817.

Chumbler, N.R., Fortney, J., Cody, M., & Beck, C., (2004). Sense of coherence and mental health service utilization: The case of family caregivers of community-dwelling cognitively-impaired seniors. Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 22, 159-173.

Woods, D.L., Rapp, C.G., Beck, C. (2004). Escalation/de-escalation patterns of behavioral symptoms of persons with dementia.  Aging & Mental Health, 8(2), 126-132.

Snow, A.L., Weber, J.B., O’Malley, K.J., Cody, M. Beck, C., Bruera E., Ashton, C., & Kunik, M.E. (2004). NOPPAIN: A nursing assistant-administered pain assessment instrument for use in dementia. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 17, 240-246.

Souder, E., Rapp, C.G., Davis, G.V., Beck, C., Leim, P.H. (2004). Care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease in the new millennium. Medsurg Nursing, The Journal of Adult Health, 13,(1), 22-31.

Pope, S.K., Beck, C., Shue, V.M., & Cook, S.C. (2003).  The role of religion and forgiveness in the mental health of Arkansans attending senior citizens’ centers. Marriage & Family: A Christian Journal, 6(1), 113-122.

Beck, C. & Shue, V. (2003). Surrogate decision making and related issues.  Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders, 17(2, Supplement 1), S12-S16.

Chumbler, N.R., Grimm, J.W., Cody, M., Beck, C. (2003).  Gender, kinship and caregiver burden: The case of community-dwelling memory impaired seniors. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18, 722-732.

Kunik, M.E., Martinez, M., Snow, A.L., Beck, C., Cody, M., Rapp, C.G., Molinari, V.A., Orengo, C.A., Hamilton, J.D. (2003). Determinants of behavioral symptoms in dementia patients. Clinical Gerontologist, 26(3/4), 83-90.

Pope, S.K., Shue, V.M. & Beck, C., (2003). Will a healthy lifestyle help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Annual Review of Public Health, 24, 111-132.

Kunik, M.E., Lees, E., Snow, A.L., Cody, M., Rapp, C.G., Molinari, V.A., & Beck, C., (2003). Disruptive behavior in dementia: A qualitative study to promote understanding and improve treatment. Alzheimers Care Quarterly, 4(2), 125-136.

Cody, M., Beck, C., Svarstad, B. (2002). Challenges to the use of non-pharmacologic interventions in nursing homes.  Psychiatric Services, 53(11), 1402-1406.

Beck, C., Vogelpohl, T.S., Rasin, J.H., Uriri, J.T., O’Sullivan, P., Walls, R., Phillips, R., & Baldwin, B. (2002). Effects of behavioral interventions on disruptive behavior and affect in demented nursing home residents. Nursing Research, 51(4), 219-228.

Frank, L., Schmier, J., Kleiuman, L., Siddique, R., Beck, C., Schnelle, J., Bhattacharjya, A., Rothman, M. (2002). Time and economic cost of constipation care in nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 3, 215-223.

Beck, C., Doan, R., & Cody, M. (2002). Nursing assistants as providers of mental health care in nursing homes. Generations,26(1), 66-71.

Fortney, J., Chumbler, N., Cody, M., & Beck, C., (2002). Geographic access and service use in a community-based sample of cognitively impaired elders. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 21(3), 352-367.

Kleinman, L., Schmeir, J., Rothman, M., Frank, L., & Beck, C. (2002). Time and costs of managing specific disruptive behaviors in long-term care facilities: A descriptive study.  Consultant Pharmacist, 17, 497-507.

Cody, M., Beck, C., Courtney, R., & Shue, V.M (2002). Integrating health services research into nursing doctoral programs: The evolution of nursing research. Journal of Nursing Education, 41(5), 207-214.

Cody, M., Beck, C., Shue, V.M., & Pope, S. (2002). Reported practices of primary care physicians in the diagnosis and management of dementia. Aging & Mental Health, 6(1), 72-76.

Chumbler, N.R., Hartmann, D.J., Cody, M., & Beck, C., (2001). Differences by race in the health status of rural cognitively impaired Arkansans.  Clinical Gerontologist, 24(1/2), 103-121.

Richards, K.C., Sullivan, S., Phillips, R., Beck, C., Overton-McCoy, A.L.  (2001). Effect of individualized activities on the sleep of nursing home residents who are cognitively impaired: A pilot study. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 27(9), 30-37.

Gerdner, L.A. & Beck, C., (2001). Statewide survey to compare services provided for residents with dementia in special care units and non-special care units.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 16(5), 289-295.

Doody, R.S., Beck, C., Cummings, J., DeKosky, S., Dubinsky, R., Gwyther, L., Kaye, J., Mohs, R., Stevens, J., Thal, L., & Whitehouse, P. (2001). Practice parameter: Management of dementia (An evidence-based review). Neurology, 56, 1154-1166.

Chumbler, N.R., Cody, M., Booth, B.M., Beck C., (2001). Rural-urban differences in service use for memory-related problems in older adults. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 28(2), 212-221.

Chumbler, N.R., Cody, M., Beck, C. (2001). Mental health service use by cognitively impaired older adults.  Clinical Gerontologist, 22(3/4), 118-122.

Richards, K., Lambert, C., & Beck, C. (2000). Deriving interventions for challenging behaviors from the need-driven dementia-compromised behavior model. Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 1(4), 62-76.

Beck, C., Cody, M., Souder, E. Zhang, M., & Small, G. (2000). Dementia diagnostic guidelines: Methodologies, results, and implementation costs. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 48(10), 1195-1203.

Stevenson, J.G., Beck, C., Heacock, P, Mercer, S.O., O’Sullivan, P.S., Hoskins, J.G., Doan, R. M., & Schnelle, J.F. (2000). A conceptual framework for achieving quality care in nursing homes. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 22(4), 31-36.

Chumbler, N.R., Hartmann, D., & Beck, C., (2000). Appropriateness in acquiring a family caregiver interview from older adults with suspected cognitive impairment. Aging & Mental Health, 4(2), 158-165.

Chumbler, N.R., Beverly, C., Beck, C., & Dobbs, D. (2000).  Eligibility for in-home respite care: Ethnic status and rural residence.  Journal of Applied Gerontology, 19(2), 151-169.

Beck, C. Ortigara, A., Mercer, S., Shue, V. (1999).  Enabling and empowering certified nursing assistants for quality dementia care.  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  14(3), 197-211.

Beck, C.  (1999). Strategies for promoting functional independence. Clinical Geriatrics, (Suppl)., 9-12, 16-17.

Beck, C. & Vogelpohl, T.S. (1999). Problematic vocalizations in institutionalized individuals with dementia.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25(9), 17-26.

Souder, E., Heithoff, K., O’Sullivan, P., Lancaster, A.E. & Beck, C. (1999).  Identifying patterns of disruptive behavior in long-term care residents.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,47(7), 830-836.

Souder, E., Heithoff, K., O’Sullivan, P., Lancaster, A.E. & Beck, C. (1999).  Contexts and impacts of disruptive behavior in institutionalized elders. Aging and Mental Health, 3(1), 54-68.

Beck, C., Frank, L., Chumbler, N., O’Sullivan, P., Vogelpohl, T., Rasin, J., Walls, R., & Baldwin, B. (1998).  Correlates of disruptive behavior in severely cognitively-impaired nursing home residents.  The Gerontologist, 38(2), 189-198.

Chumbler, N., Beverly, C., & Beck, C., (1998).  Determinants of in-home health and support service utilization for rural older adults.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 15, 205-227.

Chumbler, N., Beverly, C., & Beck, C., (1997) Rural older adults’ likelihood of receiving a personal response system: The Arkansas medicaid waiver program.  Evaluation and Program Planning, 20(2), 117-127.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Mercer, S., Walls, R., Rapp, C.G., & Vogelpohl, T. S. (1997).  Improving dressing behavior in cognitively impaired nursing home residents. Nursing Research, 46(3), 126-132.

Heacock, P.R., Beck, C., Souder, E., & Mercer, S. (1997).  Assessing dressing ability in dementia.  Geriatric Nursing, 18(3), 107-111.

Hill, V., Beck, C., & Stevenson, J.S. (1997).  Ethical issues relative to autonomy and personal control in independent and cognitively impaired elders. Nursing Outlook, 45(1), 27-34.

Beck, C., Heithoff, K., Baldwin, B., Cuffel, B., O’Sullivan, P., & Chumbler, N.R. (1997).  Assessing disruptive behavior in older adults: The disruptive behavior scale.  Aging and Mental Health, 1(1), 71-79.

Shue, V., Beck, C., & Lawton, P., (1996).  Measuring affect in frail and cognitively impaired elders.  Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 2(3), 259-271.

Algase, D., Beck, C., Kolanowski, A., Whall, A., Berent, S., Richards, K., & Beattie, E.  (1996).  Need-driven dementia-compromised behavior: An alternative view of disruptive behavior.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 11(6), 10, 12-19.

Beck, C. (1996).  Evaluation of interventions in Alzheimer’s disease.  International Psychogeriatrics, 8(1), 17-20.

Beck, C. (1996).  Interventions, outcomes, and efficacy in Alzheimer’s disease behavioral research.  International Psychogeriatrics, 8(1), 63-66.

Vogelpohl, T., Beck, C., Heacock, P., & Mercer, S., (1996). “I can do it!” dressing: Promoting independence through individualized strategies. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 22(3), 39-42.

Rapp, C., Topps-Uriri, J., & Beck, C., (1994).  Obtaining and maintaining a research sample with cognitively impaired nursing home residents.  Geriatric Nursing, 15(4), 193-196.

Mercer, S. O., Heacock, P., & Beck, C., (1994).  Nurse's aides in nursing homes:  A study of caregivers.  Journal of Women & Aging, 6(1/2), 107-121.

Beck, C., & Shue, V. (1994).  Interventions for treating disruptive behavior in demented elderly people.  Nursing Clinics of North America, 29(1), 143-155.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Rapp, C. G., & Mercer S. O., (1993).  Assisting cognitively impaired elders with activities of daily living.  American Journal of Alzheimer's Care & Related Disorders & Research, 8(6), 11-20.

Mercer, S., Heacock, P, & Beck, C., (1993).  Nurse's aides in nursing homes:  Perceptions of training, work loads, racism, and abuse issues.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 21(1/2), 95-112.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Rapp, C. G., & Shue, V.  (1993). Cognitive impairment in the elderly.  Nursing Clinics of North America, 28(3), 335-347.

Danner, C., Beck, C., Heacock, P., & Modlin, T.  (1993).  Cognitively impaired elders:  Using research findings to improve nursing care.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 19(4), 5-11.

Abraham, I. L., Snustad, D. C., Chalifoux, Z. L., Buckwalter, K. C., Fulmer, T., Beck, C., & Evers, G.,  (1993).  Beyond the role of extender:  Independent and interdependent contributions of nursing to geriatric rehabilitation.  Neurorehabilitation, 3(1), 12-25.

Beck, C., Modlin, T., Heithoff, K., & Shue, V., (1992).  Exercise as an intervention for behavior problems.  Geriatric Nursing, 13(5), 273-275.

Beck, C., Robinson, C., & Baldwin, B.,  (1992).  Improving documentation of aggressive behavior in nursing home residents.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 18(2), 21-24.

Rossby, L., Beck, C., & Heacock, P.,  (1992).  Disruptive behaviors of a cognitively impaired nursing home resident.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 6(2), 98-107.

O'Donnell, P. D., & Beck, C., (1991). Urinary incontinence volume patterns in elderly inpatient men.  Urology, 38(2), 128-131.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Mercer, S., Walton, G., & Shook, J., (1991).  Dressing for success:  Promoting independence among cognitively impaired elderly.  Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 29(7), 30-35.

Beck, C., Rossby, L., & Baldwin, B., (1991).  Correlates of disruptive behavior in cognitively impaired elderly nursing home residents.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 5(5), 281-291.

Heacock, P., Walton, C., Beck, C., & Mercer, S., (1991). Caring for the cognitively impaired:  Reconceptualizing disability & rehabilitation.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 17(3), 22-26.

Shook, E. J. & Beck, C.,  (1991).  Impaired mind vs. impaired body.  Geriatric Nursing, 12(4), 185-187.

Kashner, M., Rader, L., Rodell, D. E., Beck, C., Rodell, L. R., & Muller, K.,  (1991).  Family characteristics, substance abuse, and hospitalization patterns of patients with schizophrenia.  Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 42(2), 195-197.

Walton, C. G., Shultz, C. M., Beck, C., & Walls, R. C., (1991).  Psychological correlates of loneliness in the older adult.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 5(3), 165-170.

Beck, C., Shultz, C., Walton, C. G., & Walls, R.  (1990).  Predictors of loneliness in older women and men.  Journal of Women & Aging, 2(1), 3-31.

Beck, C., Baldwin, B., Modlin, T., & Lewis, S., (1990). Caregivers' perception of aggressive behavior in cognitively impaired nursing home residents. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 22(3), 169-172.

O'Donnell, P. D., Beck, C., & Walls, R. C., (1990).  Serial incontinence assessment in elderly inpatient men.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 27(1), 1-8.

O'Donnell, P., Beck, C., Doyle, R. & Eubanks, C., (1988). Surface electrodes in perineal electromyography. Urology, 32(4), 375-379.

O'Donnell, P., & Beck, C., (1988). Biofeedback therapy of urinary incontinence in elderly men. Neurology and Urodynamics, 7(3), 282-283.

Beck, C. (1988). Measurement of dressing performance in persons with dementia. The American Journal of Alzheimer's Care and Related Disorders and Research, 3(3), 21-25.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Mercer, S., Thatcher, R., & Sparkman, C., (1988). The impact of cognitive skills remediation training on persons with Alzheimer's disease or mixed dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(1), 73-88.

Beck, C., & Heacock, P., (1988). Nursing interventions for patients with Alzheimer's disease. Nursing Clinics of North America, 23(1), 95-124.

O'Donnell, P., Sutton, L., Beck, C., & Finkbeiner, A. E. (1987). Urinary incontinence detection in elderly inpatient men. Neurology and Urodynamics, 6(2), 101-108.

Beck, C., & Phillips, L., (1983). Abuse of the elderly. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 9(2), 96-101.

Ferguson, D., & Beck, C., (1983). HALF--a tool to assess elder abuse within the family. Geriatric Nursing, 4(5), 301-304.

Cason, C., & Beck, C., (1982). Clinical nurse specialist role development. Nursing and Health Care, 3(1), 25-38.

Beck, C., & Ferguson, D., (1981). Aged abuse. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 7(6), 333-336.

Beck, C. (1981). Dining experiences of the institutionalized aged.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 7(2),104-107.

Beck, C., (1979). Mental health and the aged, a value analysis.  Advances in Nursing Science, 1(3), 79-88.

Lesage, J., Beck, C., & Johnson, M., (1979). A conceptual process for the nursing diagnosis of drug incompatibility. Advances in Nursing Sciences, 1(2), 79-88.

 

 

Non-refereed

Lyketsos, C., Colenda, C., Beck, C., Blank, K., Doraiswamy, M., Kalunian, D., Yaffee, K. (2006). Position statement of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry regarding principles of care for patients with dementia resulting from Alzheimer disease. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 14:7, 561-573.

Maas, M.L., Strumpf, N., Beck, C., Jennings, D., Messecar, D., Swanson, E. (2006). Mentoring geriatric nursing scientists, educations, clinicians, and leaders in the John A. Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Nursing Outlook.54:4, 183-188.

Miller, L., Beck, C., Dowling, G., Herr, K., Maas, M., Naylor, M., Tripp-Reimer, T. (2006). Building gerontological nursing research capacity: Research initiatives of the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Nursing Outlook. 54:4, 189-196.

Pope, S.K., Horne, M.T., Morris, M.C., Sano, M., Gwyther, L.P., Lombardo, N.E., Beck, C., DeKosky, S.T. (2006). Complementary and alternative therapies for Alzheimer’s disease. A conference summary.  Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 7(1), 13-31.

Richards, K.C., & Beck, C., (2004). Progressively lowered stress threshold model: Understanding behavioral symptoms of dementia. (Editorial). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52(10), 1774-1775.

Souder, E. & Beck, C. (2004).Overview of Alzheimer’s disease. Nursing Clinics of North America, 39(3), 545-559.

AGS/AAGP Expert Panel on Quality Mental Health Care in Nursing Homes. (2003). Consensus statement on improving the quality of mental health care in US nursing homes: Management of depression and behavioral symptoms associated with dementia.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 51(9), 1287-1298.

AGS/AAGP Expert Panel on Quality Mental Health Care in Nursing Homes. (2003). Recommendations for policies in support of quality mental health care in US nursing homes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 51(9), 1299-1304.

Beck, C., Shue, V. & Pope, S. (2003). Nonpharmacologic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Timely Topics. www.ttmed.com

Souder, E. & Beck, C. (2003) Nursing care of cognitively impaired patients with dementia.  In M.F. Weiner & A.M. Lipton, (Eds.), The Dementias: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research. 3rd ed.  Washington, DC: The American Psychiatric Press.

Richards, K., & Beck, C. (2002). Translating nursing home research into practice: How and for whom? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 50(9), 1595-1596.

Beck, C. (2001). Enhancing functional independence.  Geriatric Times, 2(5), 3.

Beck, C. (2001). Identification and assessment of effective services and interventions: The nursing home perspective.  Aging and Mental Health, 5(Supplement 1), S99-S111.

Beck, C., Zgola, J., & Shue, V., (2000). Activities of daily living: An essential component of programming for persons with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 1(2), 46-55.

Beck, C. (1999). Doris Schwartz: An exemplar of personal, social, and creative courage. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25(11), 7-9.

Beck, C., Cronin-Stubbs, D., Buckwalter, K.C., & Rapp, C.G., (1999).  Managing cognitive impairment & depression in the elderly.  In A.S. Hinshaw, S.L. Feetham, & J.L. Shaver (Eds.),  Handbook of Clinical Nursing Research. (pp.579-597).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schnelle, J.F. & Beck, C., (1999). Costs of promoting independence. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 47, 1151-1152.

Beck, C., Ortigara, A., Mercer, S., & Shue, V., (1999).  Enabling and empowering CNAs for quality dementia care. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 14, 197-212.

Beck, C. (1998).  Psychosocial and behavioral interventions for Alzheimer’s disease patients and their families.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 6(2), S41-S48.

Beck, C., Cody, M., & Zhang, M., (1998).  A multidisciplinary team approach to Alzheimer’s disease management.  Pharmacotherapy,18(2), (Suppl. 2), 33S-42S.

Khachaturian, Z.S., Cummings, J.L., Crismon, M.L., Jann, M., Meek, P.D., & Beck, C., (1998).  Panel discussion. New advances in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Pharmacotherapy,18(2), (Suppl. 2), 79S-82S.

Rice, V., Beck, C., Stevenson, J., (1997).  Ethical issues relative to autonomy and personal control in independent and cognitively impaired elders.  Nursing Outlook.  45(1) 27-34.

Beck, C., & Frank, L., (1997).  Assessing functioning and self-care abilities in Alzheimer disease research.  Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorder, 11(Suppl. 6), 73-80.

Beck, C., & Chumbler, N., (1997). Planning for the future of long-term care: Consumers, providers, and purchasers.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 23(8), 6-13.

Vogelpohl, T, & Beck, C., (1997).  Affective responses to behavioral interventions.  Seminars in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 2(2), 102-112. 

Beck, C. (1996).  Alzheimer’s disease and the family: Coping skills for caregivers. [Interview] Current Approaches to Dementia, 2(3).  Princeton, New Jersey: Excerpta Medica.

Beck, C. (1992).  Confusion.  In M. Abrose, S. Daly, M. Eckman, K. Law, & E. Mauro (Eds.), Psychosocial Crises (pp. 78-89).  Springhouse, PA:  Springhouse Corporation.

Beck, C., Modlin, T., & Shue, V. (1992).  Interventions improve skills of cognitively disabled.  Provider, 18,(2), 41.

Beck, C., & Pearson, B., (1989). Mental health of elderly women. Journal of Women and Aging, 1(1,2,3), 175-193.

Pearson, B., & Beck, C., (1989). Physical health of elderly women. Journal of Women and Aging, 1(1,2,3): 149-174.

Beck, C. & Phillips, L. R. ,(1984).  The unseen abuse:  Why financial maltreatment of the elderly goes unrecognized. [Interview]  Journal  of Gerontological Nursing, 10(12), 26-30.

Books and Chapters Submitted:

Buckwalter, K., Beck, C., Evans, L. (submitted) Envisioning the Future of Geropsychiatric Nursing.   Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed.). 

 

Books and Chapters:

Beck, C. & Shue, V.M. Chapter 49. Dressing. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker(eds), (in press) A Clinical Guide to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing. Philadelphia: Mosby Inc.
Beck, C. & Shue, V.M. Chapter 160 Self Care Assistance: Dressing & Grooming. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ludwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (eds), (in press) A Clinical Guide to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing. Philadelphia: Mosby Inc.
Beck, C., & Shue, V. (2005). Behavioral management of dementia. In J.A. Trafton, & W.P. Gordon, (Eds.), Best Practices in the Behavioral Management of Chronic Disease  Los Altos, CA. Institute for Disease Management.

Beck, C., & Shue, V. (2003). Behavioral management of dementia. In J.A. Trafton, & W.P. Gordon, (Eds.), Best Practices in the Behavioral Management of Chronic Disease Vol. 1. (Ch 4). Los Altos, CA. Institute for Disease Management.

Rapp, C.G., Shue, V., & Beck, C., (2002). Preserving activities: Finding the best level of assistance. A.L. Barricek, J. Rader, B. Hoeffer, & P.D. Sloane (Eds.), Bathing Without a Battle. (pp. 59-68). New York, NY, Springer Publishing Company.

Chumbler, N., Cody, M. Beck, C., & Booth, B., (2000). Older adults use of primary care physicians for memory-related problems. In Kronenfeld, J.J. Research in the Sociology of Health Care. Vol. 17. Health Care Providers, Institutions, and Patients: Changing Patterns of Care Provision and Care Delivery.  (pp. 31-44). Stamford, Connecticut. Jai Press, Inc.

Beck, C., (2000). The need for greater specificity in psychosocial interventions.  In M. Maj & N. Sartorius (Eds.), WPA Series  Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry: Vol. 3. Dementia. (pp.313-315). New York: John Wiley & Sons, LTD.

Gerdner, L. A., Shue, V., & Beck, C. (2000).  Long-term care:  Dementia.  In J. J. Fitzpatrick & T. Fulmer (Eds.), Geriatric Nursing Research Digest.  New York, New York:  Springer Publishing Company.

Edwards-Schaffer, P., Collier, S., & Beck, C., (1998).  Bathing and dressing.  In Rosswurm, M. (Ed.).  Home Care for Older Adults: A Guide for Families and Other Caregivers. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Shue, V., Beck, C., & Lawton, M. P., (1997). Measuring affect in frail and cognitively impaired elders. In Teresi, J., Powell, L., Holmes, D., & Ory, M. (Eds.)  Measurement in Elderly Chronic Care Populations.  New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Beck, C. & Vogelpohl, T., (1995).  Cognitive impairment and autonomy.  In Gamroth, L., Semradek, J., & Tornquist, E. (Eds.)  Enhancing autonomy in long-term care.  New York:  Springer.

Landrum, P., Beck, C., Rawlins, R., & Williams, S. (1993), Person as a client. In Rawlins, R. et. al. (Eds.) Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing: A Holistic Life Cycle Approach (3rd ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Rawlins, R., Williams, S., & Beck, C. (Eds.)  (1993).  Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing: A Holistic Life Cycle Approach (3rd ed.).  St. Louis:  Mosby.

Walton, C., & Beck, C., (1993).  The aged adult.  In Rawlins, R., et. al. (Eds.).  Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing: A Holistic Life Cycle Approach (3rd ed.).  St. Louis:  Mosby.

Beck, C., Heacock, P., Mercer, S., & Walton, C. G., (1992).  Decreasing caregiver assistance with older adults with dementia.  In S. G. Funk, E. M. Tornquist, M. T. Champagne, & R. A. Wiese (Eds.).  Key Aspects of Elder Care:  Managing Falls, Incontinence, and Cognitive Impairment.  New York:  Springer Publishing Company.

Beck, C., (1992).  PASARR must meet the "spirit" rather than the "letter" of OBRA '87. Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter.  Providence, RI:  Manisses Communications Group.

Baldwin, B., Beck, C., & Stevens, G., (1992). Resident Care Planning System. Baltimore, MD: PAL Associates.

Beck, C. (1990). Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly. In P. Maloney, & K. Means (Eds.), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews, Vol. 4, No. 1.  Philadelphia, PA: Hanley and Belfu.

Pearson, B., & Beck, C., (1989). Physical health of elderly women. In Garner D. & Mercer, S., Women as They Age: Challenge, Opportunity and Triumph. New York: Haworth Press.

Beck, C., & Pearson, B., (1989). Mental health of elderly women. In Garner D. & Mercer S. Women as They Age: Challenge, Opportunity and Triumph.  New York: Haworth Press.

Beck, C. (1989). Psychiatric nursing. In C. E. Guzzetta, S. D. Bunton, L. A. Prinkey, A. P. Sherer, & P. C. Seifert (Eds.), Assessment Tools for Clinical Practice: Designed for Use with Nursing Diagnoses.  St. Louis: C.V. Mosby.

Beck, C., Rawlins, R. & Williams, S. (Eds.). (1988).  Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing: A Holistic Life Cycle Approach (2nd ed.). St. Louis:  Mosby.

Landrum, P., Beck, C., Rawlins, R. & Williams, S. (1988). Person as a client. In Beck, C. et.al. (Eds.).  Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing: A Holistic Life Cycle Approach (2nd ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Beck, C. The aged adult.  In Beck, et.al. (Eds.). (1984). Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing:  A Holistic Life Cycle Approach, St. Louis:  Mosby.

Beck, C. (1984). Person as a client.  In Beck, C. et.al. (Eds.) Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing:  A Holistic Life Cycle Approach, St. Louis:  Mosby.

 

Electronic:

Burger, S., Kantor, B., Mezey, M., Mitty, E., Kluger, M., Algase, D., Anderson, K., Beck, C., Mueller, C., Rader, J.   (2009) Nurses Involvement in Nursing Home Culture Change:  Overcoming Carriers, Advancing Opportunities.  Issue Paper, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing – New York University College of Nursing Coalition for Geriatric Nursing Organization & the Pioneer Network.  Spring, 2009   1-21.

Beck, C.  (1992). The resident with dementia: using assessment to promote functional independence [Videocassette].  Baltimore, MD:  University of Maryland at Baltimore Video Press.

Beck, C.  (1992).The resident with dementia: Strategies to promote dressing independence [Videocassette].  Baltimore, MD:  University of Maryland at Baltimore Video Press.

 

PRESENTATIONS:  IN LAST 5 YEARS

Refereed

International

Staying active with technology. (2005, May). International Gerontechnology Conference. Paper presentation  with Sunghee Tak.  Nagoya, Japan.

National

Feasibility of providing computer-assisted stimulating activities for cognitively impaired elders in long-term care.  International Conference on Aging, Disability, and Independence, (2006, February) St. Petersburg, FL.

Deficit compensation enhanced consent procedure in mild Alzheimer’s disease. (2005, November). International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (with Dinesh Mittal, B. Palmer, L. Dunn, C. Ghormley, L. McCullough, D. Williams, D. Blevins and D. Jeste).

Risk factors for periodic leg movements during sleep in cognitively impaired nursing home residents (2005, November). The 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.  Orlando, FL. (with Katherine Simpson, Kathy Richards, Corinne Lambert and Pat O’Sullivan).

Periodic leg movements during sleep and depression in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). (2005, November). The 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL. (with Kathy Richards, Dennis Sullivan and Donald Bliwise).

Need-driven dementia-compromised behavior model: Preliminary findings from three sites. (2005, November).  The 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL. (with Ann Whall, Donna Algase & Kathleen Buckwalter).

Sleep and functional status in dementia: Is there a relationship? (2005, November).  The Gerontological Society of America, 58th Annual Scientific Meeting.  Orlando, FL.  (with Kathy Richards).

Predictors of daytime sleep among elderly nursing home residents with dementia. (2005, June).. APSS 19th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. (with Cathy Cole).

Predictors of daytime sleep among elderly nursing home residents with dementia. (2005, March). Annual Meeting of the Southern Sleep Society.  New Orleans, LA. (with Swarna Viegas, Kathy Richards,  Corinne Lambert, and Cathy Cole).

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia.  (2004, December).  University of Alabama, Seminar Series.  Tuscaloosa, AL.

New measures for NDB model concepts  (2004, November).  The 57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.  Washington, DC. (with Donna Algase and Ann Whall).

Behavioral and environmental treatments for persons with AD.  (2004, September). Kendal Corporation. Syracuse, NY.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia.  (2004, June). Institute on Aging Visiting Scholar Series. Philadelphia, PA.

Disruptive behavior in patients with Alzheimer’s disease: An application of the Donabedian Model. (2004, April).  Poster. The Southern Gerontological Society's annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. (with Mark Kunik, Lynn Snow, Marisue Cody, Carla Gene Rapp, V. Molinari, & Emily Lees).

Local

Sleep in cognitively impaired older adults. (2005, April). UAMS College of Nursing, Nursing Research Conference - Evidence for Practice 2005. Little Rock AR.

Invited

International

Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Dementia Related Behaviors, (2007, February). Fifth Annual British Columbia Geriatric Services Conference.   Vancouver, BC

Social and Behavioral Research in Dementia Care: Nonpharmacologic Treatments and Quality of Life (2006, July). 10th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease.  Madrid, Spain

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia.
 (2005, December). Dementia Conference. Dublin, Ireland.

National

Non-verbal clues to identify osteoarthritic knee or hip pain in elders – Poster – American Pain Society, 29th Annual Scientific Meeting (2010, May) Baltimore, MD

Few and Far Between:  Geropsychiatric Nursing Education Course Offerings in the US. – Poster - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta,GA

Themes of Culture Change: Preliminary Results of an Ethnographic Culture Change Examination
GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Improving the Quality of Life of Older Adults:  Preparing Geriatric Nurse Leaders - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Social Activity & Exercise Increase Total Sleep Time: A Randomized Controlled Trial - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Structures, Process and Values of Nursing and the Tenets of Culture Change - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Barriers to pain Management for Persons with Severe Dementia in Nursing Home - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Screening in Persons with Dementia – Poster - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative:  Progress and Promise - GSA.  (2009, November)  Atlanta, GA

C2 (Care Practice) Culture Change: Developing a Central Role for Nursing,  AHCA-NCAL 60th Annual Convention & Expo – (2009, October) Chicago, IL.

Defining the Roles and Responsibilities of the RN/LPN, AHCA-NCAL 60th Annual Convention & Expo – (2009, October) Chicago, IL.

Improving the quality of care and quality of life for patients/ residents through RN leadership and expertise.
Kindred Healthcare Meeting (2009, August) Louisville, KY

Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence Nursing Home Collaborative. GSA.  (2008, November)  National Harbor, MD.

An Update on CGNE Initiatives – The Nursing Home Collaborative and the Geropsychiatric Project.  Hartford Leadership Conference (2008, November)  National Harbor, MD

Advancing Quality through RN Leadership.  The Hartford Nursing Home Collaborative.  AHCA Workforce Committee Meeting.  (2008, November)  Baltimore, MD.

Advancing Quality through RN Leadership.  The Hartford Nursing Home Collaborative.  NEC National Meeting.  (2008, October) Nashville, TN.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (October, 2008) AHCA/NCAL Convention, Nashville, TN

What's Happening in Geriatric Nursing - Pioneer Network 8th National Conference (August, 2008) Washington, DC

Hartford  Centers of Geriatric  Nursing Excellence Nursing Home Collaborative Presentation - Pioneer Network 8th National Conference (August, 2008) Washington, DC

A Professional Nursing Practice Model in Nursing Homes – Literature Synthesis - Pioneer Network 8th National Conference (August, 2008) Washington, DC

Hartford Foundation Nursing Initiative PI Meeting (August 2008) New York, New York

Nursing Home Staff Explanatory Models of Pain for Persons with Severe Dementia.  National Conference, GSA, (2007, November) San Francisco, CA (with L. Snow, M. Cody, M. Kunik)

Nursing Home Collaborative (2007, November) HGNI 2007 Annual Leadership Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Nursing Home Collaborative (2007, November) Hartford Site Visit, Washington, DC

Encouraging Functional Independence during Activities of Daily Living (2007, October) Philadelphia Caregivers Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Travels of a Nurse Researcher: Main Roads, Side Roads, Thoroughfares & Driver’s Ed (2007, July) Summer Institute on Aging Research Conference, Queenstown, MD.

Conceptual Frameworks (2007, June) Hartford Summer Seminar Gerontological Nursing Research Summer Scholars, Iowa City, IA

Travels of a Nurse Researcher: Main Roads, Side Roads, Thoroughfares & Driver’s Ed (2007, March) ENRS 2007 Conference, Providence, RI

Grantwriting Workshop.  (2007, March).  MIRECC Retreat, Houston, TX.

Overview of Non-Pharmacologic Therapies for Person with Dementia (2006, October) Emory University Conference.  Atlanta, GA

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2006, April). Beverly's Alzheimer's Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

Nonpharmacologic interventions for persons with dementia. (2006, April). VeriCare’s 10th Annual Spring Seminar.  2006 Geropsychology Update:  Integrative Treatment Modalities. University of Texas at Arlington. Arlington, TX.

Partnership approach for sustaining best practices. (2005, November).  The John A. Hartford Foundation Fifth Annual Leadership Conference. Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC). Translating Research to Practice.  Orlando, FL.

Presenting signs & symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. (2005, November).   The Glen Retirement System November Alzheimer’s Month Event. Shreveport, LA.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2005, April). Alzheimer’s Care by Beverly. Fourth Annual Alzheimer’s Care Director Conference. Kansas City, MO.
Non-pharmacologic interventions for the behavioral problems of dementia. (2005, March). 9th Annual The Comprehensive Approach to Dementia.  New York City, NY.

Managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia.  (2004, Oct.). Alzheimer’s Conference. Health Care Providers. Monroe, LA.

Managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2004, September). Improving Chronic Care Quality: A National Conference on Transferring Geriatric Research Into Practice. Columbia, MO.

Care for people with dementia (Part 1): Perspectives from technology. (2004, July). A Research Planning Workshop for ETAC. 9th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders.  Philadelphia, PA.

Social and behavioral aspects of dementia. (2004, July). Plenary Session.  Research Update and Implications of Care.  12th National Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference.  Philadelphia, PA.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managaing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2004, May). Alzheimer’s Education Symposium.  Alzheimer’s Disease: Unlocking the Mysteries.  Oklahoma City, OK.

Nonpharmacologic treatments for managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2004, May). 2004 Barry Reisberg Award.  New York, NY.

Caregiving, competence & compassion. (2004, April). Charting the Course in Gerontological Nursing: Caregiving, Competence, & Compassion.  Keynote Speaker. Omaha, NE.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2004, April). The Heart of America Alzheimer’s Association Annual Professional Workshop. Topeka, KS.

UAMS Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Programs. (2004, April) Omaha Chapter, Board of Directors and Medical Scientific Panel. Omaha, NE.

Local

CCTR Overview -  (2009, September) Neurology faculty, UAMS  Little Rock, AR

CCTR Overview -  (2009, September) Surgery faculty, UAMS  Little Rock, AR

CCTR Overview -  (2009, August) Geriatric faculty, UAMS  Little Rock, AR

The Registered Nurse's Role in Quality Nursing Care (2009, August)  Pioneer Network Annual Conference Little Rock, AR

Partnership Approach For Sustaining Best Practices (2009, August)  Pioneer Network Annual Conference Little Rock, AR

Development and Sustainability of the AR Coalition for Nursing Home Excellence (2009, August)  Pioneer         Network Annual Conference Little Rock, AR

Refresher on Scientific Methods, Quality Improvement Processes and Evidence-Based Practices  (2009, August)  Pioneer  Network Annual Conference Little Rock, AR

The Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nurse Excellence Nursing Home Collaborative (2008, June)  Golden Living Clinical Summit 2008.  Ft. Smith, AR

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2007, October) Geriatrics & Long Term Care Annual Conference.  Little Rock, AR

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia.  (2006, September) Gerontological Conference at Conway Regional Medical Center.  Conway, AR.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing behavioral symptoms in persons with dementia. (2005, March). University of Central Arkansas. Conway, AR.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing symptoms in persons with dementia. (2005, February). Baptist Health First Annual Geriatric Symposium. Little Rock, AR.

Nonpharmacologic approaches to managing symptoms in persons with dementia. (2005, February). Geriatric Medicine Update. Little Rock, AR.

What is the UAMS Memory Research Center? (2004, July).  Alzheimer’s Arkansas Programs and Services.  Little Rock, AR.

What is The Alzheimer's Disease Center? (2004, May). Division of Health Services Research. Research Conference. Little Rock, AR.

Grant Writing 101. (2004, March). 2004 South Central MIRECC Grantwriting Scholars Program.  Little Rock, AR.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

International
Alzheimer’s Disease International Medical and Scientific Panel                            1997-2007
International Society for Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Incorporating Director                                                                                          1996-1998
Sigma Theta Tau International
      Research Committee, member,                                                                      1995-1996
Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Xi Chapter
      Research Committee, member,                                                                      1979-1980
      Archives Committee, Chairman,                                                                     1979-1982
      Faculty Advisor                                                                                              1980-1982
      Program Committee, member,                                                                       1982-1984
International Geropsychiatric Association, member                                             1992-present

National
Co-Director of the UAMS Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence         2007-present
National Coordinator for the HCGNE Nursing Home Collaborative                        2007-present
National Board of Directors of the Assisted Living Research Institute (ALRI)      2004-present
Alzheimer’s Association
      Medical and Scientific Advisory Council                                                           1998-2007
      Medical and Scientific Advisory Board                                                             1994-1997
American Academy of Nursing                                                                              1994-present
American Nurses' Association                                                                               1980-present
Gerontological Society of America                                                                        1980-present
National Gerontological Nursing Association                                                         1984-present
      Research Committee, member                                                                        1993-1994
Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society                                                            1992-present
Southern Council on Collegiate Education in Nursing Research Committee          1993-present
Southern Nursing Research Society                                                                      1990-present

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Society for Clinical and Translational Science
Governor’s Alzheimer’s Task Force
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing – Culture Change Nursing Homes as Clinical Training Sites, Steering Committee Member
Arkansas Alzheimer's Task Force, member
Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services- Alzheimer’s Demonstration Grant – Task Force

2010-present
2009-present
2009-present
2009-present

2005

Arkansas Health Care Association, member - Foundation Board

2003-present

Health Policy Board, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI)

2003-2006

C.A.R.E. –Pro Advisory Panel

2003

Scientific Advisory Board for the South Carolina Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

2003

Veterans Affairs HSR&D Subcommittee of the National Research Advisory Council

2000-2004

Arkansas Nurses Foundation

1998-2002

Arkansas State Board of Nursing-Member, (President, 1987-1988)

1984-1988

Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiving Health (REACH II) Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)

2002-2005

NATIONAL COMMITTEES:

National Institutes of Health
Nursing Research Study Section, Chairperson. November, 2001 – June 30, 2003.

Nursing Research Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, January, 1998 - November, 2001.

National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, National Institute of Nursing Research.  1994-1998.
Chair, Subcommittee on Communications, 1995-1997
Chair, Planning Subcommittee, 1997-1998
Reinvention Roundtable, 1994

Mental Disorders of Aging Study Section, National Institute of Mental Health, 1991-1994.

National Institute on Aging, Ad hoc member of study section, 1991.

Nursing Research Study Section, Ad hoc member, National Center for Nursing Research, 1991.

 

Committee on Research Priorities (CORP II), National Center for Nursing Research, 1992.

Priority Expert Panel on Research in Long-Term Care, National Center for Nursing Research's National Nursing Research Agenda, 1989-1991.

American Nurses Association
Representative to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Long Term Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee. 2000-2004.

Long Term Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee representative to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Standards & Survey Procedure Committee.  2000-2004.

Congress of Nursing Practice.  Alternate to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Long Term Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee. January 1, 1998 – December 31, 1998.

American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Internal Steering Committee of the Magnet Nursing Home Recognition Program. Member, 1995-1998.

Expert Panel.  Current and Emerging Patient Care Delivery Models Project.  1995.

Committee to Develop a Position Statement on Long-term Care, 1994.

Council for Community, Primary and Long-term Care Nursing Practice, Executive Committee, 1994.

EDITORIAL BOARDS:

Editorial Board, Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research,  2003-2005.
Editorial Board, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders.  2002 – present.
Editorial Advisory Board, Geriatric Times. 2000-2004.
Advisory Board, The Encyclopedia of Care of the Elderly, 1999-present.
Editorial Board, Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 1999-present.
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1996-2004.
Editorial Review Board, Aging & Mental Health, 1996-present.
Editorial Review Board, The Gerontologist, 1993-present.
Editorial Review Board, Ad hoc Member, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 1993-present.
Editorial Review Board, Advances in Nursing Science, 1984-1996.
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Women & Aging, 1989-1994.

CONSULTANTSHIPS:

National Program Director, HCGNE, Nursing Home Collaborative.  2007-2008
Proposal Writing. UNCG, 2006-present
MDS Expert Panel. Does the Minimum Data Set reflect practice patterns in VA nursing homes?  Patricia A. Parmelee, PhD, Principal Investigator. 2005-2006.
Dissertation Committee. Leslie McKeon. University of Tennessee. 2004.
Center for Research on Symptoms, Symptom Interactions and Health Outcomes. NINR funded P20.  Kathy Parker & Sandra Dunbar.  External Advisory Committee.  2005-2007.
National Advisory Committee for the Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center.   Member. 2003.
An assistive wardrobe to support dressing independence. NIA grant. Margaret Calkins, PhD, PI. C. Beck, consultant. 2003
Dissertation Committee.  Wilma Langham.  Rush University. 2002.
Implementation and evaluation of the Exploratory Nursing Research Center entitled “Center for the Study of Symptoms, Symptom Interactions, and Health Outcomes”. Emory University. November 2001.
Liaison Panel for the Alzheimer’s Association’s new residential care initiative. Baltimore, MD. April 2001.
Scientific Advisory Board; the Carillon Research and Education Center, 2000-present
Clinical Scientist Mentoring Committee, Charlotte Hobbs, M.D., 1998-present.
Implementing Best Practice to Promote Sleep in Cognitively-Impaired Elders.  VA HSR&D Grant.  Kathy Richards, PI.  C. Beck – Mentor.  2000-2003.
The Hartford Institute Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars & Fellows Program. Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University.  Summer 2000.
Content Development and Advisory Board.  The Role of Cholinergic Therapy in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias. Teleconference. May-June 2000.
Linking Technology and Preserved Memories for Dementia. Principal Investigator, Kevin McIntyre, M.D. Simulated Presence project.  Harvard Medical School, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged. 1999.
Tenure review for Dr. Joan Garity, University of Massachusetts Boston. 1999
Tenure review for Donna Wells. University of Toronto. 1999.
Caregiver Advisory Board, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, 1997.
Alzheimer’s Advisory Committee, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, 1997.
University of Kentucky, Consultation on Research Program, September 1997.
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, University of Washington, February, 1997.
Depression and Service Use in Community Long-Term Care.  Nancy Morrow-Howell and Enola Proctor.  Washington University.  George Warren Brown School of Social Work.  St. Louis, MO.  1997.
Review Committee member, VA Normative Aging Study and the VA Dental Longitudinal Study.  Site Visit, Boston, MA.  March, 1996.
National Institutes of Aging Cooperative Study, Quality of Lives Subcommittee, University Alzheimer Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 1995-1997.
Effect of Structured Grief Support Group on Older Adults. Susan Jacob.  University of Memphis, Loewenberg School of Nursing, Memphis, TN.  Funded by National Institute of Nursing Research.  1995-1997.
Expert Panel, Simulated Presence Therapy for Alzheimer’s Patients.  HSR&D Field Program.  West Roxbury VA Medical Center.  September, 1995.
External Advisory Committee, Member.  Gerontological Nursing Intervention Research Center.  University of Iowa. Funded by National Institute of Nursing Research.  1995.
East Tennessee State University, College of Nursing, Research Program Development, Johnson City, TN. 1994.
Southern Council on Collegiate Education, Research Committee, Grantwriting Consultation, University of Alabama, Birmingham, December, 1993.
Southern Council on Collegiate Education, Research Committee, Grantwriting Consultation, Georgia State University, Atlanta, June, 1993.
C.V. Mosby Company, Review Course Curriculum Development Committee, 1987.
Ernst and Whinney, Dallas, Texas, Consultant in geropsychiatric nursing, 1986-1987.