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

Theresa Beckie, PhD, MN, RN, FAHA

TheresaBeckie
  • Professor, College Of Medicine Cardiology
  • Professor, College Of Nursing
  • College Of Nursing
  • Professor, Nursing, University of South Florida

Education

  • PHD, University Of Alberta, 1994
  • MN, Cardiovascular Nursing, University of Alberta, 1987
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, 1985

Research Interests

  • Research Interests:
    • Women’s Cardiovascular Health
    • Behavior Change Interventions
    • Cardiovascular Critical Care
    • Quality of Life and Cardiac Surgery
    • Genetic-Environment Interactions 
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation 
  • Ph.D. Advisor
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  • Statement:
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  • Dr. Beckie’s NINR funded study offers a cutting-edge, individualized approach to cardiac rehabilitation for women. In a randomized clinical trial, the motivationally-tailored program has resulted in reduced depressive symptoms and improved quality of life in women completing her innovative program compared to women attending traditional cardiac rehabilitation.
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  • She also examined the interactions between environmental exposures and genetic risk factors in women with heart disease.
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  • She is particularly interested in heart disease in young women

Grants

  • THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAM5C VARIABILITY IN WOMEN WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, AND INFLAMMATION (Order Total: 5000, 6/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 5/31/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • THE EFFECT OF INTRAOPERATIVE TIGHT GLYCEMIC CONTROL ON SURGICAL SITE INFECTION RATES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY (Order Total: 10700, 7/1/2007 12:00:00 AM - 12/30/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 141018, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 35910, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 52305, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 276272, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 362578, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2006 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 362483, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/28/2005 12:00:00 AM)
  • A WOMEN'S ONLY PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (Order Total: 356329, 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 2/29/2004 12:00:00 AM)