Bernice Yates, RN, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Center for Nursing Sciences
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330
Dr. Yates' research focuses on:
- Social support interventions to assist cardiac patients and family members in their physical and psychosocial recoveries from a cardiac event.
- Strategies to improve adherence to secondary prevention guidelines for cardiovascular disease risk reduction.
- Couple-focused interventions to assist cardiac patients and their spouses with the adoption and maintenance of healthy lifestyles after a cardiac event to improve cardiovascular health.
||Bernice Yates (PI), Joe Norman, Kaye Krogstrand, Scott Shurmur, Jane Meza and Karen Schumacher (co-investigators) Title: Reducing Risk in Cardiac Rehabilitation: Partners Together in Health (PaTH) Intervention. Funding agency: NINR, NIH, R15. Total dollars: $225,000, 1R15NR010923; and Clinical research Center, UNMC. Total dollars: $145,603.
||Carol Pullen (PI) Bernice Yates (Co-Director, Building Interdisciplinary Teams Core) Title: Interdisciplinary Healthy Heart Center. Funding agency: NINR, NIH, P20. Total Dollars: $1,000,000. 1P20NR011404. View website.
||Bernice Yates (PI), Joe Norman, Corrine Hanson, Kevin Kupzyk, and Karen Schumacher (co-investigators). Title: A Couple-focused Intervention to Improve Adherence after Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study. Funding agency: Dean’s Pilot Grant. Total dollars: $10,000.