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Diana Jacobson

Bio

Diana Jacobson, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, PMHS
Assistant Professor

Education

  • PhD - Arizona State University, 2009
  • Post-Master's Certificate - Arizona State University, 2008
    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist
  • MS - Nursing of Children and Families, Arizona State University, 1992
    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • BS - Nursing, University of Arizona, 1979

Recent Publications

  • Jacobson, D. & Melnyk, B. M. (2012). A primary care Healthy Choices Intervention program for overweight and obese school-age children and their parents. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 26(2), 126-138.
  • Jacobson, D. & Melnyk, B. M. (2011). Psychosocial correlates of healthy beliefs, choices and behaviors in overweight and obese school-age children: A primary care Healthy Choices Intervention Pilot Study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26, 456-464.
  • Melnyk, B., Tulloci, T., McGrath, J., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S., & Baba, L. (2010). Translating the evidence-based NICU COPE program for parents of premature infants into clinical practice: Impact on nurses’ evidence-based practice and lessons learned. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 24(1), 74-80.
  • Melnyk, B., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S., O'Haver, J., & Mays, M. (2009). Improving the mental health, healthy lifestyle choices and physical health of Hispanic adolescents with the school-based COPE/Healthy Lifestyles TEEN Program: A randomized controlled pilot study. Journal of School Health, 79(12), 575-584.
  • Jacobson, D. (2009). A primary care school age Healthy Choices Intervention program. Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University, United States, Arizona. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from Dissertations & Theses @ Arizona State University. (Publication No. AAT 3353881).

Research Interests

Healthy lifestyle intervention research with children, adolescents, families and communities; pediatric overweight and obesity prevention and treatment; health care provider education and training concerning evidence-based guidelines to identify and manage pediatric obesity; psychosocial consequences of pediatric obesity.

Grants and Projects

  • Health for Teens: A School-Based RCT Co-Investigator Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Principal Investigator. Funded January 2010 by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research. January 2010 (R01NR012171; $ 2.3 million).
  • Healthy Lifestyles School-Age Instrumentation and Measures Study 2010 Co-Investigator Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Principal Investigator Internal Funding
  • Testing the Efficacy of the COPE Program in Enhancing Emotional, Behavioral and Academic Outcomes in Minority High School Students. Co Investigator Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Principal Investigator Submitted to the National Center for Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education. CFDA#84.305A, 2009
  • Freshman 5 to Thrive: COPE/Healthy Lifestyles Pilot Study (Cohort 1 &2). 2007-2008 Co-Investigator Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Principal Investigator Internal Funding
  • Improving Healthcare Quality Through a Strengthened Curriculum for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners: Assessing lessons Learned to Enhance Widespread Dissemination. 2007-2008 Co-Investigator Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Principal Investigator Internal Funding

Courses

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 643 Pediatric Well Child
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 647 Complex Problems Pediatrics
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 645 Common Problems Pediatrics
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 643 Pediatric Well Child
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Advanced Health Assessment
DNP 647 Complex Problems Pediatrics
DNP 648 Complex Chronic Peds Practicum

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 645 Common Problems Pediatrics
DNP 646 Common Problems Peds Practicum

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 643 Pediatric Well Child
DNP 644 Well Child Practicum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 647 Complex Problems Pediatrics
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 646 Adv Practicum II Peds Primary
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 603 Eval Evidnce Healthcr Outcomes
DNP 647 Mgt Complx&Chron Hlt Ped Prim
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 603 Eval Evidnce Healthcr Outcomes
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 692 Research

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 603 Eval Evidnce Healthcr Outcomes
DNP 647 Mgt Complx&Chron Hlt Ped Prim

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Jacobson,Diana L * . Pilot nutritional and physical activity data in homeless children. ASU-Mayo Seed Grant (6/27/2014 - 12/31/2015).
  2. Jacobson,Diana L * . Cultural Relevance of the Healthy Choices Intervention Program. SIGMA THETA TAU (6/1/2013 - 5/31/2015).
  3. Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek * , Belyea,Michael John , Jacobson,Diana L , Marsiglia,Flavio , Mays,Mary Z , O'Haver,Judith , Shaibi,Gabriel , Small,Leigh , . COPEHealthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT. HHS-NIH-NINR (9/30/2009 - 9/30/2014).

* principal investigator

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