Nancy Waltman, PhD, RN, APRN-NP



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

Phone: 402-472-7354



  • 1967, BSN, UNMC
  • 1978, MSN, UNMC
  • 1988, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Twiss, J., Waltman, N., Berg, K., Ott, C., Gross, G., & Lindsey, A. (2009). An exercise intervention for breast cancer survivors with bone loss. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 41(1), 20-27. DOI: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.2009.01247.x (No PMCID)

Huberty,J., Vener, J, Waltman, N, Ott, C, Twiss, J., Gross, G., McGuire, R. Dwyer, A. (2009) Development of an instrument to measure adherence to strength training in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum. Sep; 36(5): E266-73.

Waltman, N., Ott, C., Twiss, J., Gross, G., Lindsey, A., Moore, T. (2008) Bone mineral density and bone turnover in postmenopausal women treated for breast cancer. Cancer Nursing 31(3), 182-190. (This article was selected as winner of Cancer Nursing’s 2008 Annual Research Award. The award is featured in Vol. 31:6, Nov/Dec 2008, of Cancer Nursing),

Bohaty, K., Rocole, H., Wehling, K., Waltman, N. (2008). Testing the effectiveness of an educational intervention to increase dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D in young adult women. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20, 93-99.

Ott, C.D., Twiss, J.J., Waltman, N.D., Gross, G.J. & Lindsey, A.M. (2006) Challenges of recruitment in breast cancer survivors to a randomized clinical trial for osteoporosis prevention. Cancer Nursing, 29(1), 21-33.

Twiss, J.J., Gross, G.J., Waltman, N.L., Ott, C.D., Lindsey, A.M. (2006) Health behaviors in breast cancer survivors experiencing bone loss. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 18, 471-481.

Lindsay, A.M., Waltman, N., Gross, G., Ott, C., & Twiss, J. (2004). Cancer risk reduction behaviors of breast cancer survivors. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(8), 872-890.

Ott, C.D., Lindsay, A.M., Waltman, N.L., Gross, G.J., Twiss, J.J., Brisco, P.L., & Henricksen, S. (2004). Facilitative strategies, psychological factors, and strength/weight training behaviors in breast cancer survivors at risk for osteoporosis. Orthopaedic Nursing, 23(1), 45-52

Waltman, N., Twiss, J., Gross, G.J., Lindsay, A.M., Moore, T., & Berg, K. (2003). Testing an intervention for preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 35(4), 333-338.

Gross, G.J., Ott, C.R., Lindsey, A.M., Twiss, J.J., & Waltman, N. (2002). Post-menopausal breast cancer survivors at risk for osteoporosis: Physical activity, vigor, and vitality. Oncology Nursing Forum, 29(9), 1295-1300.

Lindsey, A., Gross, G., Twiss, J., Waltman, N., & Ott, C. (2002). Post-menopausal breast cancer survivors at risk for osteoporosis: Nutritional intake and body size. Cancer Nursing, 25(1), 50-56.

Twiss, J.J., Waltman, N., Ott, C.D., Gross, G.J., Lindsey, A.M., & Moore, T.E. (2001). Bone mineral density in post menopausal breast cancer survivors. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 13(6), 276-284.

Waltman, N. (2001). Breast cancer survivors at high risk for osteoporosis. Oncology News International, 10(7), 17-18.

*Munoz, S., Gross, G., Waltman, N., Grant, J., & Richards, M. (1999) Barriers and facilitators to cancer screening for Hispanic women. Cancer Research Therapy and Control, 8 , 261-265.

Bartek, J., & Waltman, N. (1994) The medication minute: Amphotericin B. Urological Nursing, 14(3), 103-106.

*Smith, JE., & Waltman, NL. (1994). Oncology clinical nurse specialists: perceptions of their influence on patient outcomes. Oncology Nursing Forum, 21(5), 887-893.

Waltman, N. (1994). Treatment options for the patient with breast cancer. Journal of Plastic Surgical Nursing, 14(1), 15-26. This publication won the second prize writing award from Plastic Surgical Nursing and APSRSN for 1994. Papers were reviewed for nursing focus, timeliness, accuracy, and clarity.

*Waltman N. & Zimmerman, L. (1991). Variations among nurses in behavioral intentions toward the dying. The Hospice Journal, 7(4), 37-49.

*Waltman, N., Bergstrom, N., Braden, B., Armstrong, N. & Norvell, K. (1991). Nutritional status, pressure sores, and mortality in elderly patients with cancer. Palliative Care Letter, 3, 1.

*Waltman, N., Bergstrom, N., Braden, B., Armstrong, N., & Norvell, K. (1991). Nutritional status, pressure, sores, and mortality in elderly patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 18(5), 867-873. (This paper was selected for the 1991 ONS/Schering Excellence in Cancer Nursing Research. The award recognizes and supports excellence in clinical nursing research.)

*Waltman, N. (1990) Attitudes subjective norms and behavioral intentions toward dying patients and their families. Oncology Nursing Forum, (Suppl. 3)17, 55-60.

Zimmerman, L. & Waltman, N.(1986)Effective clinical teaching behaviors: A review of the literature. Nurse Educator, 11(1), 31-34