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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Diane B. Hudson, PhD, RN

Associate Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

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Diane Brage Hudson, PhD, RN
Dr. Hudson is an associate professor in the College of Nursing. She received her bachelors degree from South Dakota State University, Brookings SD; her masters degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; and her doctoral degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Hudson's clinical background is women's health nursing. Dr. Hudson joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing in 1983.
Education
  • 1979, BSN, South Dakota State University
  • 1983, MSN, UNMC
  • 1990, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interests
  • Impact of Community-based Management on Birth Outcomes
  • Effectiveness of an electronic-based social support intervention for single, low-income, African American mothers
Publications
  • Brown, S., Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., and Yates, B. (2014). Health promotion text blasts for minority adolescent mothers, 39, 357-362.
  • Fleck, M. O., Hudson, D. B., Abbott, D. A., & Reisbig, A. M. (2013). You can't put a dollar amount on presence: Young, non-resident, low-income, African American fathers. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 36(3), 225-240. doi:10.3109/01460862.2013.818744
  • Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., & Hertzog, M. (2012).The effects of an Internet intervention on mothers’ psychological, parenting, and health care utilization. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 35(3-4), 1-18.
  • Gill-Hopple, K., & Hudson, D.B. (2012). Compadrazgo. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(12), 117-123.
  • Aguirre, T., Brage-Hudson, D., Rodehorst-Weber, T., Pozehl, B., Boeckner, L., & Wilhelm, S. (2012). Mexican American mothers' eating and child feeding behaviors. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 35(1), 4-23. doi: 10.3109/01460862.646462
  • Gill-Hopple, K., & Brage-Hudson, D. (2012). Compadrazgo: A literature review. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(2), 117-123. doi: 10.1177/1043659611433870
  • Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Keating-Lefler, R., Carraher, S., Gehle, J, & Heusinkvelt, S. (2009). Online support: Single, low-income, African American mothers. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34, 350-355.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D. B., Keating-Lefler, R., Yank, J., & Obafunwa, T. (2009). Community leaders’ perceptions of Hispanic, single, low-income mothers’ needs, concerns, social support, and interactions with health care services. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 32(1), 31-47.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D.B., Keating-Lefler, R., & Heusinkvelt, S. (2009). New Mothers Network: The provision of social support to single, low-income, African American Mothers via E-mail messages. Journal of Family Nursing, 15(2), 220-236. doi:10.1177/1074840708323048.
  • Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Keating-Lefler, R., & Cline, P. (2008). New Mothers Network:  The development of an Internet-based social support intervention for African American mothers. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31, 23-35.
  • Sittner, B.J., Hudson, D.B., & DeFrain, J. (2007). Using the concept of family strengths to enhance nursing. MCN:  The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 32(6), 353-357.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C. Hudson, D.B., Keating-Lefler, R., & Fleck, M. (2005). Community leaders' perceptions of single, low-income mothers' needs and concerns during the transition to parenthood. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 22, 241-257.
  • Sittner, B., DeFrain, J., & Hudson, D.B. (2005). Effects of high risk pregnancy on families. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 30, 121-126.
  • Keating-Lefler, R., Hudson, D., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M., & Westfall, J. (2004). Needs, concerns, and social support of single, low-income, African American and Caucasian mothers during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 25, 381-401.
  • Hudson, D., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M., Elek, S., & Shipman, A. (2003). Effects of the New Fathers Network on first-time fathers' parenting , self-efficacy, and parenting satisfaction during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 217-229.
  • Elek, S., Hudson, D.B., & Bouffard, C. (2003). Marital and parenting satisfaction and infant care self-efficacy during the transition to parenthood: The effect of infant sex. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 45-57.
  • Elek, S., Hudson, D.B., & Fleck, M. (2002). Couples' experiences with fatigue during the transition to parenthood. Journal of Family Nursing, 8, 221-240.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., & Hudson, D.B. (2001). Rating student’s technology generated clinical decision making scores. Nurse Educator, 26, 5-6.
  • Hudson, D. B., Elek, S., & Fleck, M. (2001). First-time mothers' and fathers' transition to parenthood: Infant care self-efficacy, parenting satisfaction, and infant sex. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 5-6.
  • Hudson, D. B., Elek, S. M., & Campbell-Grossman, C. (2000). Depression, self-esteem, loneliness, and social support in adolescent mothers participating in the New Mothers' Network. Adolescence, 35(139), 443-453.
  • Hudson, D.B., Elek, S., Westfall, J., Grabau, A., & Fleck, M. (1999). Young parents project: A 21st century nursing intervention. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 22, 153-165.
  • Elek, S.M., Brage, D.G., & Campbell, M. (1997). Expectant parents' experience with fatigue and sleep during pregnancy. Birth, 24, 49-54.
  • Brage, D. (1995). Adolescent depression: A review of the literature. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 9, 45-55.
  • Brage. D., Campbell-Grossman, C., & Dunkel, J. (1995). Psychological correlates of adolescent depression. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 8, 23-30.
  • Brage, D., & Meredith, W. (1994). A causal model of adolescent depression. Journal of Psychology, 128, 455-468.
  • Brage, D., Meredith, W., & Woodward, J. (1993). Correlates of loneliness among Midwestern adolescents. Adolescence, 28, 685-693.
  • Foxall, M., Morgan, N., & Brage, D. (1984). Challenging graduate students to think for the future. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 9, 291-295.
Service
  • Midwest Nursing Reserach Society, Nominations Committee member, 2004-2005, Student Poster Committee member, 2014-2016.
  • Provision of parenting education and support to vulnerable families via a web-based intervention created by Dr. Hudson and her colleagues. The web-intervention includes an electronic library, e-mail access to advanced practice nurses, and discussion forums.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Gamma Pi At-Large Chapter, President, 2003-2005
Recognition
  • Recipient of the Pennie Z. Davis Research Award, 2008