Adele Spegman
Director, Nursing Research

LOCATION(S)
Nursing Research
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570.214.5364
Fax: 570.214.9871
amspegman@geisinger.edu

Research Interests

My current interests include examining long-standing practices as evidence-based care; strategies to motivate and sustain positive health behaviors; integrative therapies.

Recent Publications

  • Blosky MA; Spegman A. (2015). Health work environment as perceived by nurses. Nursing Management, 46(6): 32-38. doi:10.1097/01.NUMA.0000465398.67041.58 
  • Stewart JC, Carman M, Spegman A, Sabol VK . (2014). Evaluation of the effect of the Modified Early Warning System on the nurse-led activation of the Rapid Response System. Journal of Nursing Care Quality , 29(3):223-229. Full Text
  • Rolita L, Spegman A, Tang X, Cronstein B. (2013, Mar). Greater number of narcotic analgesic prescriptions for osteoarthritis is associated with falls and fractures in elderly adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society , 61(3), 335-40. Full Text
  • Chubak J, Tuzzio L, Hsu C, Alfano CM, Rabin B, Hornbrook MC, Spegman A, Von Worley A, Williams A, Nekhlyudov L. (2012, May). Providing care to cancer survivors in integrated healthcare delivery systems: Practices, challenges, and research opportunities. Journal of Oncology Practice , 8(3), 184-9. Full Text

Education

MS, Childbearing Family Nursing, University of Minnesota, 1984-1987
PhD, Family Nursing Research, Oregon Health Science University, 1996-2000

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