Leeza Struwe, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Contact

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Lincoln Division
550 N 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0620

Phone: 402-472-3313
Email: lstruwe@unmc.edu

  

Education

  • 1995, BSN, UNMC
  • 2005, MSN, UNMC
  • 2014, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Biography


Dr. Struwe is an Assistant 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.



Research


Research Interests

  • Research design, sample size estimation, data analysis support

Grant Support (Previous 5 years)

January 2017-January 2018
Examining the impact of facilitation method in simulation on learning, retention, and performance, $2,000 UNMC CON, Burbach, B (P.I.), Weidner, K., C. Jackson, C., Ference, C., Merritt, H., Prinz, L., & Struwe, L. (participating personnel)

January 2017-January 2018
Examining the impact of facilitation method in simulation on learning, retention, and performance., $1,000 Debra Spunt/Laerdal Research Grant, INASCL, Burbach, B (P.I.), Weidner, K., C. Jackson, C., Ference, C., Merritt, H., Prinz, L., & Struwe, L. (participating personnel)

April 2016-March 2017
Similarities and differences in infant feeding practices and weight of infants during the first 24 months., $14,998.00, Pressler, J., (PI, 15%), Hanna, K., & 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