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Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives:
Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health

Meredeth A. Rowe, RN, PhD, FGSA, FAAN

Meredeth A.Rowe
  • Endowed Chair, College Of Nursing
  • Professor, College Of Nursing

Education

  • PhD, Nursing, University Of Rochester, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Cowan LJ, Stechmiller JK, Rowe M, Kairalla JA. Enhancing Braden pressure ulcer risk assessment in acutely ill adult veterans. Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society. 20(2) : 137-48http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22304370
  • Rowe MA, Bennett V. A look at deaths occurring in persons with dementia lost in the community. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 18(6) : 343-8http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14682082
  • Bass E, Rowe MA, Moreno M, McKenzie B. Expanding participation in Alzheimer's association Safe Return by improving enrollment. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 23(5) : 447-50http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18632877
  • D'Aoust RF, Brewster G, Rowe MA. Depression in informal caregivers of persons with dementia. International journal of older people nursing. , 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24433320
  • Smith LO, Elder JH, Storch EA, Rowe MA. Activation thresholds and operating characteristics of commercial alarm products to provide surveillance for dementia caregivers. J Intellect Disabil Res. , 2014.
  • Greenblum CA, Rowe MA, Neff DF, Greenblum JS. Midlife women: symptoms associated with menopausal transition and early postmenopause and quality of life. Menopause (New York, N.Y.). 20(1) : 22-7, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22929034
  • Kay DB, Dzierzewski JM, Rowe M, McCrae CS. Greater night-to-night variability in sleep discrepancy among older adults with a sleep complaint compared to noncomplaining older adults. Behavioral sleep medicine. 11(2) : 76-90, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23137288
  • Williams JM, Kay DB, Rowe M, McCrae CS. Sleep discrepancy, sleep complaint, and poor sleep among older adults. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 68(5) : 712-20, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23804432
  • Rowe MA. Nurse entrepreneurs, arise!: improving lives of older adults by bringing your ideas to market. Journal of gerontological nursing. 39(10) : 16-21, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24015886
  • Rowe, M. Activation thresholds and operating characteristics of commercial alarm products to provide surveillance for dementia caregivers. Gerontechnology. (20) : 480-7, 2013.
  • Rowe MA, Greenblum CA, Boltz M, Galvin JE. Missing drivers with dementia: antecedents and recovery. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60(11) : 2063-9, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23134069
  • Rowe MA, Greenblum CA, DʼAoust RF. Missing incidents in community-dwelling people with dementia: understanding how these dangerous events differ from dementia-related ‘wandering’ is critical to assessment, intervention, and prevention. The American journal of nursing. 112(12) : 30-5, discussion 36-7, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23154677
  • Dautovich ND, Kay DB, Perlis ML, Dzierzewski JM, Rowe MA, McCrae CS. Day-to-day variability in nap duration predicts medical morbidity in older adults. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 31(5) : 671-6, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22369491
  • Rodriguez CS, Rowe M, Koeppel B, Thomas L, Troche MS, Paguio G. Development of a communication intervention to assist hospitalized suddenly speechless patients. Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine. 20(6) : 489-500, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23187014
  • Greenblum CA, Rowe MA. Nighttime activity in individuals with dementia: understanding the problem and identifying solutions. Journal of gerontological nursing. 38(5) : 8-11, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22533348
  • Campbell JL, Rowe MA, Marsiske M. Behavioral symptoms of dementia: a dyadic effect of caregivers' stress process? Research in gerontological nursing. 4(3) : 168-84, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20873693
  • Houston AM, Brown LM, Rowe MA, Barnett SD. The informal caregivers' perception of wandering. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 26(8) : 616-22, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22296909
  • Bowen ME, McKenzie B, Steis M, Rowe M. Prevalence of and antecedents to dementia-related missing incidents in the community. Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders. 31(6) : 406-12, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21757904
  • Rowe MA, Vandeveer SS, Greenblum CA, List CN, Fernandez RM, Mixson NE, Ahn HC. Persons with dementia missing in the community: is it wandering or something unique? BMC geriatrics. 11: 28, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21639942
  • Rowe MA, Ahn H, Benito AP, Stone H, Wilson A, Kairalla J. Injuries and unattended home exits in persons with dementia: a 12-month prospective study. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 25(1) : 27-31, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19001350
  • Rowe MA, Kairalla JA, McCrae CS. Sleep in dementia caregivers and the effect of a nighttime monitoring system. Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau. 42(3) : 338-47, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20738745
  • Rodriguez C, Rowe M. Use of a speech-generating device for hospitalized postoperative patients with head and neck cancer experiencing speechlessness. Oncology nursing forum. 37(2) : 199-205, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20189925
  • Spring HJ, Rowe MA, Kelly A. Improving caregivers' well-being by using technology to manage nighttime activity in persons with dementia. Research in gerontological nursing. 2(1) : 39-48, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20077992
  • Rowe MA, Kelly A, Horne C, Lane S, Campbell J, Lehman B, Phipps C, Keller M, Benito AP. Reducing dangerous nighttime events in persons with dementia by using a nighttime monitoring system. Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 5(5) : 419-26, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19751921
  • Rowe M. Wandering in hospitalized older adults: identifying risk is the first step in this approach to preventing wandering in patients with dementia. The American journal of nursing. 108(10) : 62-70; quiz 71, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18827546
  • Rowe M, McCrae C, Campbell J, Horne C, Tiegs T, Lehman B, Cheng J. Actigraphy in older adults: comparison of means and variability of three different aggregates of measurement. Behavioral sleep medicine. 6(2) : 127-45, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18443950
  • McCrae CS, McNamara JP, Rowe MA, Dzierzewski JM, Dirk J, Marsiske M, Craggs JG. Sleep and affect in older adults: using multilevel modeling to examine daily associations. Journal of sleep research. 17(1) : 42-53, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18275554
  • Dautovich ND, McCrae CS, Rowe M. Subjective and objective napping and sleep in older adults: are evening naps "bad" for nighttime sleep? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 56(9) : 1681-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18691289
  • Rowe MA, McCrae CS, Campbell JM, Benito AP, Cheng J. Sleep pattern differences between older adult dementia caregivers and older adult noncaregivers using objective and subjective measures. Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 4(4) : 362-9, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18763429
  • Rowe M, Lane S, Phipps C. CareWatch: A Home Monitoring System for Use in Homes of Persons With Cognitive Impairment. Topics in geriatric rehabilitation. 23(1) : 3-8, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20454554
  • McCrae CS, Rowe MA, Dautovich ND, Lichstein KL, Durrence HH, Riedel BW, Taylor DJ, Bush AJ. Sleep hygiene practices in two community dwelling samples of older adults. Sleep. 29(12) : 1551-60, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17252886
  • Weber BA, Yarandi H, Rowe MA, Weber JP. A comparison study: paper-based versus web-based data collection and management. Applied nursing research : ANR. 18(3) : 182-5, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16106337
  • McCrae CS, Rowe MA, Tierney CG, Dautovich ND, Definis AL, McNamara JP. Sleep complaints, subjective and objective sleep patterns, health, psychological adjustment, and daytime functioning in community-dwelling older adults. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 60(4) : P182-9, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15980285
  • Rowe MA. Lost and found. The American journal of nursing. 104(5) : 15, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15166702
  • Rowe MA, Feinglass NG, Wiss ME. Persons with dementia who become lost in the community: a case study, current research, and recommendations. Mayo Clinic proceedings. 79(11) : 1417-22, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15544021
  • Rowe MA, Fehrenbach N. Injuries sustained by community-dwelling individuals with dementia. Clinical nursing research. 13(2) : 98-110, discussion 111-6, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15104853
  • Rowe MA. People with dementia who become lost. The American journal of nursing. 103(7) : 32-9; quiz 40, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12865639

Grants

  • 2013 PATRICIA G. ARCHBOLD PREDOCTORAL SCHOLAR AWARD (GLENNA BREWSTER) (Order Total: 45000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 8/8/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • THE MAYDAY FUND SUPPLEMENT FUNDING (GLENNA BREWSTER) (Order Total: 2500, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 330929, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2016 12:00:00 AM)
  • THE MAYDAY FUND SUPPLEMENT FUNDING (GLENNA BREWSTER) (Order Total: 2500, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 544271, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • 2013 PATRICIA G. ARCHBOLD PREDOCTORAL SCHOLAR AWARD (GLENNA BREWSTER) (Order Total: 45000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • VA RSEARCH ASSOCIATE SUBCONTRACT (Order Total: 33056, 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 21817, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 610752, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • VA RESEARCH ASSOCIATE CONTRACT: THE STUDY OF DEMENTIA AND THE CAREGIVER (Order Total: 31075, 9/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 8/31/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SUDDENLY SPEECHLESS HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS (Order Total: 15978, 8/10/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 14430, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • IMPROVING DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SLEEP AND THE EFFECT ON HEART DISEASE BIOMARKERS (Order Total: 467592, 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM)