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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Leeza Struwe, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

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Leeza Struwe, PhD, MSN, RN
Dr. Struwe is an Associate Professor in the UNMC College of Nursing with the Niedfelt Nursing Research Center. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the UNMC College of Nursing, her Master of Science in Nursing in community health nursing from the UNMC College of Nursing and her Doctor of Philosophy in Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Previously, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
Education
  • 1995, BSN, UNMC
  • 2005, MSN, UNMC
  • 2014, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interests
  • Research design, sample size estimation, data analysis support
Grant Support
  • January 2017-January 2018 Title: Examining the impact of facilitation method in simulation on learning, retention, and performance, Award Amount: $2,000 UNMC CON, Burbach, B (P.I.), Weidner, K., C. Jackson, C., Ference, C., Merritt, H., Prinz, L., & Role: Struwe, L. (participating personnel)
  • January 2017-January 2018 Title: Examining the impact of facilitation method in simulation on learning, retention, and performance., Award Amount: $1,000 Debra Spunt/Laerdal Research Grant, INASCL, Burbach, B (P.I.), Weidner, K., C. Jackson, C., Ference, C., Merritt, H., Prinz, L., & Role: Struwe, L. (participating personnel)
  • April 2016-March 2017 Title: Similarities and differences in infant feeding practices and weight of infants during the first 24 months., Award Amount: $14,998.00, Pressler, J., (PI, 15%), Hanna, K., & Role: Struwe, L. (CO-PI, 5%).
Publications
  • Ford, A., Cramer, M., & Struwe, L., (2017). Identification of Populations at Risk: Stillbirth Toolkit for Health Care Providers. Applied Nursing Research, 39, DOI:10.1016/j.apnr.2017.11.005.
  • Aguirre, T., Koehler, A., Struwe, L., & Reifsnider, E. (2017). Promotora-to-mother motivational interviewing obesity intervention and effect on diet and biometrics in Mexican-American children. Annals of Public Health and Research, 4(3): 1066.
  • Struwe, L. & Cohen, M. (2017). The history, prevalence, and measurement of posttraumatic stress. The behavioral measurement newsletter, 12 (2), 4-15.
  • Reed, J., Struwe, L., Bice, M., & Yates, B. (2017). The impact of self-monitoring food intake on motivation, physical activity and weight loss in rural adults. Applied Nursing Research, 35, 36-41. DOI:10.1016/j.apnr.2017.02.008
  • Beedle, S. E., Phillips, A., Wiggins, S., & Struwe, L. (2017). Preventing Unplanned Perioperative Hypothermia in Children. AORN journal, 105(2), 171-180. DOI: 10.1016/j.aorn.2016.12.002
  • Zimmerman, L., Wilson, F. A., Schmaderer, M. S., Struwe, L., Pozehl, B., Paulman, A., & George, B. (2017). Cost-Effectiveness of a Care Transition Intervention Among Multimorbid Patients. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(5), 622-642. doi:10.1177/0193945916673834
  • Burbach, B. E., Cohen, M. Z., Zimmerman, L. M., Schmaderer, M. S., Struwe, L. A., Pozehl, B., & Paulman, A. (2016). Post-hospitalization transition to home: Patient perspectives of a personalized approach. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(5), 32. 10.5430/jnep.v6n5p32
Service
  • Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha.
  • VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System in Lincoln and Omaha.
  • Sigma Theta Tau- Gamma Pi Chapter-member
  • Manuscript Reviewer for The Journal of Rural Health.
  • Manuscript Reviewer for The Journal of Nursing Measurement.
  • American Statistical Association -member
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society -member
  • Psychometric Society -member
  • Science Café - Lincoln Coordinator