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Faculty and Staff Profile

Nicole Davis, PhD

Associate Professor and AGNP, Education, & Adminis
Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Office: Clemson Nursing Building, GHS

Phone:

Email: NJD@clemson.edu
 

Educational Background

Ph.D. Nursing
Georgia State University

Certificate, Teaching in Nursing
Indiana University

M.S.N. Adult NP, Gerontological NP
Duke University

B.S.N.
New York University

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses:
NURS 8220 Gerontology
NURS 8480 Health Care Policy and Economics
NURS 8820 Primary Care for Elders

Undergraduate Courses:
NURS 3230 Gerontology Nursing
NURS 4980 Technology and Aging

Profile

Dr. Nicole Davis, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC is an Associate Professor of Nursing and the AGNP, MSN-Education, and Nursing Administration Graduate Program Coordinator. She is a board-certified Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner with a career that spans 23 years. In addition to her clinical expertise, she is skilled at project management and in the development and implementation of supportive systems of care. She is a National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing, which recognizes her commitment to gerontological nursing education and the care of older adults. She is a Faculty Associate in the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging, a Clemson University School of Health Research Faculty Scholar, an Embedded Scholar at Prisma Health-Center for Success in Aging, a member of the Board of Directors of Upstate Area Health Education Consortium, a Core Member of the Clemson University Center for Research on Health Disparities, and an appointed member of the SC Lieutenant Governor’s Alzheimer’s Resource Coordination Center Advisory Council. She has served as an expert consultant for the AARP and is a National Institute on Aging, Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research Scientist.

Research Interests

• Supporting informal caregivers of older adults in the management of chronic illnesses (e.g., urinary incontinence, Alzheimer’s)
• Technology applications in health promotion
• Health disparities

Research Publications

Davis, N. J., Parker, V. G., Lanham, J., Love, C. R., Christy, M. R., Poetzschke, E., & Wyman, J. F. (2021). “Burdens and Educational Needs of Informal Caregivers of Older Adults With Urinary Incontinence: An Internet-Based Study”. Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 46(3), 172–178. https://doi.org/10.1097/rnj.0000000000000317

Mueller, K.E., Van Puymbroeck, M., Crowe, B.M., & Davis, N.J. (2021). “Adjustment strategies for older adults transitioning into an assisted living facility”. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 55(2), 204-220.

Odlum, M., Moise, N., Kronish, I.M., Broadwell, P., Alcantara, C., Davis, N.J., Cheung, Y.K.K., Perotte, A., & Yoon S. (2020). “Trends in Poor Health Indicators among Black and Hispanic Middle-aged and Older Adults in the United States, 1999-2018”. JAMA Network Open. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25134

Yoon, S., Davis, N., Odlum, M., Cho, H., Broadwell, P., Patrao, M., Bales, M. E., Alcantara, C., & Mittleman, M. (2020). “Applying Artificial Intelligence to Predict Self-Reported Poor Health Among Black and Hispanic Caregivers with Mild Cognitive Impairment”. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; 272:433-436. doi:10.3233/SHTI200588

Yoon, S., Odlum, M., Broadwell, P., Davis, N., Cho, H., Deng, N., Patrao, M., Schauer, D., Bales, M. E., & Alcantara, C. (2020). “Application of Social Network Analysis of COVID-19 Related Tweets Mentioning Cannabis and Opioids to Gain Insights for Drug Abuse Research”. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 272, 5–8. doi:10.3233/SHTI200479

Odlum, M., Cho, H., Broadwell, P., Davis, N., Patrao, M., Schauer, D., Bales, M. E., Alcantara, C., & Yoon, S. (2020). “Application of Topic Modeling to Tweets as the Foundation for Health Disparity Research for COVID-19”. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 272, 24–27. doi:10.3233/SHTI200484

Davis, N.J., Clark, P.C., Johnson II, T.M., Wyman, J.F. (2020). “Feasibility of Tele-Prompt: A tablet-based prompted voiding intervention to support informal caregivers of older adults with urinary incontinence”. Geriatric Nursing. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.01.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Davis, N.J., Wyman, J.F., Gubitosa, S., & Pretty, L. (2020). “Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults”. American Journal of Nursing, 120(1), 57-62.

Davis, N.J.., & Wyman, J.F. (2020). “Managing Urinary Incontinence”. American Journal of Nursing 120(2), 55-60.

Narasimha, S., Wilson, M., Dixon, E., Davis, N., & Madathil, K. C. (2019). “An Investigation of the Interaction Patterns of Peer Patrons on an Online Peer-Support Portal for Informal Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients”. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 23(4), 313-342.

Scharett, E., Narasimha, S., Madathil, K. C., Wilson, M. K., Davis, N., & Dye, C. (2018). “Informational Needs of Urinary Incontinent Patients on Online Peer Support Groups-A Pilot Study”. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 62(1), 1689–1693. https://doi.org/10.1177/1541931218621384

Odlum, M., Davis, N., Owens, O., Preston, M., Brewer, R., & Black, D. (2018). Correlates and aetiological factors associated with hedonic well-being among an ageing population of US men and women: secondary data analysis of a national survey. BMJ open, 8(11). doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-020962

Talley, K., Davis, N.J., & Wyman, J.F. (2017). “Determining a Treatment Plan for Urinary Incontinence in an Older Adult: Application of the Four Topic Approach to Ethical Decision-Making”, Urologic Nursing 37(4), 181-203. doi: 10.7257/1053-816X.2017.37.4.181.

Odlum, M., Brewer, R., Preston, M., Davis, N., Black, & D. (2017). “The Contribution of Gender and Power to perceptions of Physical health, Mental Health and Happiness: The National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project”. International J Inn Research Med Sci; 2(2):569-576. doi: dx.doi.org/10.23958/ijirms/vol02-i02/11

Davis, N.J., Vaughan, C.P., Johnson, T.M. II, Goode, P.S., Burgio, K.L., Redden, D.T., & Markland, A.D. (2013). “Caffeine Intake and its association with urinary incontinence in US men: Results from National Health and Nutritional Examination Surveys (NHANES) 2005-06 and 2007-08”, Journal of Urology; 189(6): 2170-2174.

Davis, N.J., Hendrix, C.C., & Superville, J. (2011). “Supportive Approaches for Alzheimer Disease”, The Nurse Practitioner; 36(8): 22-29.

Griffiths, P.C., Davis, N., Lin, J., Wachtel, D., Ward, S., …& Connell, B.R. (2010). “Using Telehealth Technology to Support Family Caregivers: Description of a Pilot Intervention and Preliminary Results”, Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics; 28(4):307-320.

Davis, N.J. and Johnson, T.M. (2009). “Another study of the prevalence of incontinence…or much more?”, International Journal of Clinical Practice; 63(4):535-7.

Honors and Awards

• Best Full Paper Award, 18th International Conference on Informatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare (2020), Applying Artificial Intelligence to Predict Self-Reported Poor Health among Black and Hispanic Caregivers with Mild Cognitive Impairment
• Palmetto Gold Award, South Carolina Nurses Foundation (2020)
• Nominated for: Excellence in Research Award, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Science, Clemson University (2019)
• Nominated for: Promising Faculty in Nursing Education Award, Southern Regional Education Board - Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing (2019)
• Research Scientist, National Institute on Aging, Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (2019)
• Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing, National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, (2018)
• Patricia G. Archbold Predoctoral Scholar, National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, (2012-2014)
• Georgia State University Dissertation Award (2014)
• Kaiser-Permanente Dissertation Award (2012)
• Golden Key International Honour Society (2010)
• Marjorie G. Hogan Nursing Faculty Scholar, Georgia Hospital Association (2009, 2010)
• Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society


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