Diana Jacobson, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, PMHS
- 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
- 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).
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
- 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
- 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