Dr. Wofford is a retired Navy Nurse Scientist, and has conducted research in postoperative outcomes, fluid and airway management, and student nurse anesthetist success.
APRN Uniformed Faculty of the Year (Daniel K Inouye Graduate School of Nursing - 2019)
Innovative Faculty of the Year (USF College of Nursing - 2019)
Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (Daniel K Inouye Graduate School of Nursing - 2018)
APRN Uniformed Faculty of the Year (Daniel K Inouye Graduate School of Nursing - 2016)
Clinical Instructor of the Year (Navy Nurse Corps Anesthesia Program - 2008)
Fellow (Academy of Wilderness Medicine, 2021 - Present)
Kline J, Lee W, & Wofford K. NTRAPEC Technique Controls Pectoralis Spasm and Pain for Subpectoral Breast Implantation: A Retrospective StudyPlastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open.. 8(2) : e2646, 2020.
Cuevas DK, Rucker MT, Johnson DT, Crerar C, Wofford K, Bonds R. Implementation of a Standardized Preoperative Diabetes Medication Guideline and its Effect on Day of Procedure Blood Glucose Levels.Journal of perianesthesia nursing : official journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses. 34(2) : 303-309, 2019.
O''Driscoll L, Girolamo RG, Crerar C, Williamson W, Moore C, Wofford K, Bonds R. Implementation of an Education Program for an Ultrasound-Guided Liposomal Bupivacaine Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block Protocol for Open Abdominal Procedures.AANA journal. 86(6) : 479-487, 2018.
Lewis PC, Camou E, Wofford K. The Impact of Cigarette Smoking on the Formation of Heterotopic Ossification Among Service Members With a Traumatic Amputation.Military medicine. 182(5) : e1742-e1748, 2017.
Wofford KA. Preparing Anesthetists to Manage Cannot Intubate/Cannot Ventilate Situations.Annual review of nursing research. 35(1) : 1-16, 2017.
D''Angelo M, Losch J, Smith B, Geslak M, Compton S, Wofford K, Seery JM, Morrison M, Wedmore I, Paimore J, Gross K, Cuenca PJ, Welder MD. Expeditionary Resuscitation Surgical Team: The US Army''s Initiative to Provide Damage Control Resuscitation and Surgery to Forces in Austere Settings.Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 17(4) : 76-79, 2017.
Frederick HJ, Wofford K, de Lisle Dear G, Schulman SR. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Effect of Depth of Anesthesia on Emergence Agitation in Children.Anesthesia and analgesia. 122(4) : 1141-6, 2016.
Wilson JT, Gibbons SW, Wofford K. Process Improvement: Addressing Attrition from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Nurse Anesthesia Program.AANA journal. 83(5) : 351-6, 2015.
D''Angelo M, Hodgen RK, Wofford K, Vacchiano C. A Theoretical Mathematical Model to Estimate Blood Volume in Clinical Practice.Biological research for nursing. 17(5) : 478-86, 2015.
Wofford K, Hertzberg M, Silva S, Vacchiano C. Effect of elective surgery on subjective health in veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.AANA journal. 82(4) : 285-92, 2014.
Vacchiano CA, Wofford KA, Titch JF. Chapter 1 posttraumatic stress disorder: a view from the operating theater.Annual review of nursing research. 32: 1-23, 2014.
Wofford K, Hertzberg M, Vacchiano C. The perioperative implications of posttraumatic stress disorder.AANA journal. 80(6) : 463-70, 2012.
Wofford K, Kase S, Moore J, Kelly J, Pellegrini JE. The effect of Pencan needle orientation on spinal anesthesia outcomes.AANA journal. 73(2) : 121-7, 2005.
Moore C, B, Bond J, D, Bundoc E, G, Hefley J, B, Wofford K, A, & Bonds R, L, . Resuming Breastfeeding After Surgery: Influencing Practice Recommendations.Journal of perianesthesia nursing : official journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses. 1089(20) : 30408-1