Tamara Lyn Braley, PhD, AGPCNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-669-8320
Email: tamara.braley@unmc.edu



  • 1998, BSN, UNMC
  • 2014, MSN, UNMC
  • 2023, PhD, UNMC


Merrilees J., Bernstein A., Dulaney S., Heunis J., Walker R., Rah E., Choi J., Gawlas K., Carroll S., Ong P., Feuer J., Braley T., Clark A., Lee K., Chiong W., Bonasera S., Miller B., Possin K. (2020) The Care Ecosystem: Promoting self-efficacy among dementia family caregivers. Dementia, 19(6):1955-1973. doi:10.1177/1471301218814121

Possin, K. L., Merrilees, J. J., Dulaney, S., Bonasera, S. J., Chiong, W., Lee, K., Hooper, S. M., Allen, I. E., Braley, T., Bernstein, A., Rosa, T. D., Harrison, K., Begert-Hellings, H., Kornak, J., Kahn, J. G., Naasan, G., Lanata, S., Clark, A. M., Chodos, A., Gearhart, R., … Miller, B. L. (2019). Effect of collaborative dementia care via telephone and internet on quality of life, caregiver well-being, and health care use: The Care Ecosystem randomized clinical trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 179(12), 1658–1667. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4101

Bernstein, A., Harrison, K., Dulaney, S., Merrilees, J., Bowhay, A., Heunis, J., Choi, J., Feuer, J., Clark, A., Chiong, W., Lee, K., Braley, T., Bonasera, S., Ritchie, C., Dohan, D., Miller, B., & Possin, K. (2019). The role of care navigators working with people with dementia and their caregivers. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 71(1), 45–55. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-180957

Zylstra B; Netscher G; Jacquemot J; Schaffer M; Shen G; Bowhay AD; Braley TL; Possin KL; Miller BL; Bayen AM; Bonasera SJ; Schenk AK, (2018). Extended, continuous measures of functional status in community dwelling persons with Alzheimer's and related dementia: Infrastructure, performance, tradeoffs, preliminary data, and promise. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 300, 59-67. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.08.034

Possin, K.L., Merrilees, J., Bonasera, S.J., Bernstein, A., Chiong, W., Lee, K., Wilson, L., Hooper, S.M., Dulaney, S., Braley, T., Laohavanich, S., Feuer, J.E., Clark, A.M., Schaffer, M.W., Schenk, A.K., Heunis, J, Ong, P., Cook, K.M., Bowhay, A.D. & Gearhart, R., (2017). Development of an adaptive, personalized, and scalable dementia care program: Early findings from the Care Ecosystem. PLoS Med14(3): e1002260. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002260

Balas M., Buckingham R., Braley T., Saldi S., Vasilevskis E. (2013). Extending the ABCDE bundle to the post- intensive care unit setting. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 39(8) 39-51. doi:10.3928/00989134-20130530-06