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Bio

David W. Coon, PhD
Associate Vice Provost and Professor

Education

  • PhD - Counseling Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1996
  • MEd - University of Oklahoma, 1983
  • BA - Foreign Service/Public Affairs, University of Oklahoma, Distinction, 1980
  • BA - Linguistics/Cross-cultural Communication, Highest Honors, 1980

Recent Publications

  • Thompson, L.W., Dick-Siskin, L., Coon, D. W., Gallagher-Thompson, D. & Powers, D. V. (2010). Treating late life depression: A cognitive-behavioral therapy approach, workbook. New York: Oxford University Press
  • Latini, D. M., Hart, S. L., Coon, D. W., & Knight, S. J. (2009). Sexual rehabilitation after localized prostate cancer. The Cancer Journal, 15, 34-40.
  • Belle, S. H., Burgio, L., Burns, R., Coon, D., Czaja, S J., Gallagher-Thompson, D. et al. for the REACH II Investigators (2006). Enhancing the quality of life of Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, and White/Caucasian dementia caregivers. The REACH II Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 145, 727-738.
  • Coon, D.W., Rubert, M., Solano, N., Mausbach, B., Kraemer, H., Arguëlles, T., Haley, W.E., Thompson, L. & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2004). Well-being, appraisal, and coping in Latina and Caucasian dementia caregivers: Findings from the REACH study. Aging & Mental Health, 8, 330-345.
  • Coon, D. W., Thompson, L. W., Steffen. A., Sorocco, K., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2003). Anger and depression management: Psychoeducational skill training interventions for women caregivers of a relative with dementia. The Gerontologist, 43, 678-689.

Research Interests

Design, evaluation, and translation of effective psychosocial interventions for midlife and older adults facing chronic illness (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS) and their family caregivers.

Grants and Projects

  • CarePRO (Care Partners Reaching Out) (ASU's Principal Investigator). Funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging. Partners include DES, Desert Southwest Alzheimer's Association, and the local area agencies on aging.
  • EPIC (Early stage Partners in Care) (ASU's Principal Investigator). Funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging. Partners include DES, Desert Southwest Alzheimer's Association, and the Benjamin Rose Institute.
  • NevadaCARE (Care Partners Reaching Out) (ASU's Principal Investigator). Funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging. Partners include Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division, the local Alzheimer's Association chapters, and the Cleveland Clinic's Ruvo Institute for Brain Health.
  • Lifespan Respite Care (ASU's Principal Investigator). Funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging. Partners include DES, Foundation for Senior Living, the Arizona Caregiver Coalition, and local area agencies on aging.
  • Investigating Intervention Opportunities for Prostate Cancer Patients & Partners (Principal Investigator). Funded by the National Cancer Institute.

 

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Honors/Awards

  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America (2007)
  • Gwen Yeo Award for Excellence in Research, Education and Community Service in Ethnogeriatrics (Presented by Stanford Geriatric Education Center) (2004)

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Evans, B. C., Crogan, N. L., Belyea, M. J., & Coon, D. W.. The utility of the life course perspective in research with Mexican-American caregivers of older adults.. Journal of Transcultural Nursing (2009).

  2. Latini, D. M., Hart, S. L., Coon, D. W., & Knight, S. J.. Sexual rehabilitation after localized prostate cancer.. The Cancer Journal (2009).

  3. Nichols, L. O., Chang, C., Lummus, A., Burns, R., Martindale-Adams, J., Graney, M. J., Coon, D. W. & Czaja, S.. The cost effectiveness of a behavior intervention with caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients.. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2008).

  4. B. Evans, David Coon, N. Crogan. Personalismo and breaking barriers: Accessing Hispanic populations for clinical services and research.. Geriatric Nursing (2007).

  5. Coon, D. W. , Thompson, L. W., & Gallagher-Thompson, D.. Adapting homework for an older adult client with cognitive impairment. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice (2007).

  6. D Gallagher-Thompson, David Coon. Evidence based treatments to reduce psychological distress in family caregivers of older adults. Psychology & Aging (2007).

  7. D Vance, David Coon. HIV/AIDS and older men who have sex with men (MSM): New challenges and opportunities. Outword: Newsletter of the Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network. American Society on Aging (2007).

  8. David Coon. Exploring interventions for LGBT caregivers: Issues and examples. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services (2007).

  9. Vance, David, Coon, David. Over 100,000 older adults with HIV and climbing.. Aging Today (2007).

  10. Book chapter: Latini, D. & Coon, D. W.. Aging & HIV. 21st centry sexualities: Contemporary issues in health, education and rights.. Routledge (2007).

  11. Book chapter: Latini, D.M., & Coon, D. W.. Aging and HIV: The changing face of AIDS. Sex matters: The sexuality and society reader (2nd ed). Allyn & Bacon (2007).

  12. David Coon. Enhancing the quality of life of Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, and White/Caucasian dementia caregivers. The REACH II Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine (2006).

  13. David Coon, N Pachana. Introduction to "Driving & Older Adults" special section. Clinical Gerontologist (2006).

  14. S Czaja, S Stahl, R Schulz, S Belle, L Burgio, N Armstrong, L Gitlin, David Coon, J Martindale-Adams, J Klinger. Data safety monitoring in social behavioral intervention trials: The REACH II experience. Clinical Trials (2006).

  15. Y Rabinowitz, B Mausbach, David Coon, C Depp, L Thompson, D Gallagher-Thompson. The moderating effect of self-efficacy on intervention response in women family caregivers of older adults with dementia. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (2006).

  16. Book chapter: Coon, D. W. & Burleson, M. H.. Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families.. Ethnicity & the dementias (2nd ed.). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group (2006).

  17. Book chapter: Coon, David Wayne (Author) ,Burleson, Mary (Author) . Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families. Ethnicity & the Dementias. Taylor & Francis (2006).

  18. Driving & Older Adults. Clinical Gerontologist (2006).

  19. Book chapter: Coon, D.W., Robinson Shurgot, G., Gillispie, Z., Cardenas, V., & Gallagher-Thompson. Cognitive behavioral group interventions.. The Oxford textbook of psychotherapy. Oxford University Press (2005).

  20. Book chapter: Coon, David Wayne,Robinson Shurgot, G.,Gillispie, Z.,Caredenas, V.,Gallagher-Thompson, D.. Cognitive behavioral group interventions. The Oxford textbook of psychotherapy. Oxford (2005).

  21. Book chapter: Coon, David Wayne,Thompson, L. W.,Rabinowitz, Y. G.,Gallagher-Thompson, D.. Older Adults. Using homework assignments in cognitive-behavior therapy. Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group (2005).

  22. Book chapter: Coon, D. W.. The ongoing dialogue between healthcare providers, the Latino Alzheimer's patient and la familia.. Treating dementia in the Latino patient: Improving communication and outcomes. Postgraduate Institute of Medicine

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Presentations

  1. Coon, D.W., O’Connor, K., Evans, L., Ohta, B., & Nieri, W. Exploring components of resilience among the oldest old.. 2008 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD. (Nov 2008).
  2. Coon, D.W., Grove, A., Keaveny, M., Mills, W., O’Connor, M., Smith, C., White, S., Latini, D Older MSM and Viagra Use: Risk or opportunity.. 2008 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD.. (Nov 2008).
  3. Kittle, G., Coon, D.W., & Perez, D. Listening to Latino families dealing with memory loss.. 2008 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.. (Oct 2008).
  4. Coon, D.W. Caregiving considerations for special populations.. 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Geriatric Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.. (Sep 2008).
  5. Coon, D. W. Evidence based treatments for late life depression and family caregivers of older adults.. Presentation at the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy Summer Institute, Sedona, AZ. (Jul 2008).
  6. Coon, D., Hall, G. Kittle, G., Mullan, P., Schaus, D., Tariot, P. & Sabbagh, M. Community Awareness Forum. Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Consoritum Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.. (May 2008).
  7. Coon, D.W., O’Connor, K., Evans, L., & Nieri, W. Exploring components of cognition among the oldest old.. 2008 Annual meeting of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium, Phoenix, AZ.. (May 2008).
  8. Coon, D. W. Caregiving plenary: No two caregivers are quite the same!. Governor’s Conference on Aging. Hosted by the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging & DES, Divison o. (May 2008).
  9. Coon, David Caregiving through the holidays: Top Ten ways to reduce stress. Rosalynn Carter Institute’s National Teleconference Series. (Dec 2007).
  10. Coon, David, Gallagher-Thompson, Dolores Acculturation’s role as buffer or protective factor in Latino family caregivers’ mental and physical health outcomes. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2007).
  11. Coon, David, Gray, H., Gallagher-Thompson, D. Exploring the role of psychosocial factors in caregiver service utilization. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2007).
  12. Coon, David, Steffen, Ann Interventions for culturally diverse older adults & family caregivers: Challenges and opportunities.. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2007).
  13. Coon, David Adoption in the RE-AIM Model. Rosalynn Careter Institute’s First National Summit on Evidence-Based Caregiver Interventions. (Oct 2007).
  14. Gray, H., Coon, David, Mausbach, B., Stevens, A. Caregiver leisure satisfaction attenuates relationships between problem behaviors and depression. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting. (Aug 2007).
  15. Mausbach, B., Coon, David, Patterson, T. L., Cardenas, V., Grant, I. Examining the Temporal Relations Between Behavioral Activation and Positive and Negative Affect.. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting. (Aug 2007).
  16. Gallagher-Thompson, D., Coon, David Caring for the caregiver: What really works?. 9th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference. (May 2007).
  17. Coon, David Self-Care…It Can Save My Life. Annual Caregiver Resource Institute’s Who Is in Your Circle of Care Workshop. (May 2007).
  18. Coon, David Strategies for Successful Caregiving. Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium Annual Meeting. (May 2007).
  19. Coon, David Staying in the game of caregiving. Tucson Mayor's Caregiver Conference. (Mar 2007).
  20. Coon, David Practical strategies to reduce caregiver stress. Southern Arizona Region Caregiver Mini-Conference. (Mar 2007).
  21. Coon, David Psychosexual functioning in older adults: The age of Viagra.. 12th Annual Advance Practice Symposium. (Jan 2007).
  22. Coon, David Taking care of yourself: Tips for caregivers. Latino Family Caregiver Conference. (Jan 2007).
  23. Coon, David Cultural issues in caregiving. 2nd Annual Barrow Neurological Insitute's Caregiver Conference. (Dec 2006).
  24. Coon, David, Mausbach, B, Gray, H, Zapata, A, Perez, P, Gallagher-Thompson, D Self-efficacy attenuates relationships between caregiver stressors & distress. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2006).
  25. Coon, David, Gray, H, Gallagher-Thompson, D Predictors of ethnic differences in dementia caregiver service utilization. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2006).
  26. Gray, H, Coon, David, Mausbach, B, Stevens, A Moderating effect of leisure-time satisfaction on problem behaviors & depression among African-American caregivers. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. (Nov 2006).
  27. Coon, David, Gray, H, Thompson, L, Gallagher-Thompson, D Ethnicity and acculturation as predictors of positive aspects of caregiving. Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. (Aug 2006).
  28. Coon, David, Kauffman, K, Koegel, Cl, McOwen, M, Moraila, A, Warriner, K, Latini, D HIV-risk behavior among older MSM Viagra users. Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. (Aug 2006).
  29. Cusing, M, Gray, H, Jimenez, D, Cucciare, M, Coon, David, Gallagher-Thompson, D Workshop for men: Developing the tools needed for living with and caring for someone with dementia or memory loss. 8th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference. (May 2006).
  30. Gray, H, Coon, David, Jimenez, D, Gallagher-Thompson, D Variations in the use of community resources amongst diverse dementia family caregivers. 8th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference. (May 2006).
  31. Coon, David, Gallagher-Thompson, D, Gray, H, Jimenez, D Ethnic differences in service utilization between Latino and Caucasian dementia family caregivers. 6th Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging & American Society on Aging. (Mar 2006).
  32. Coon, David, Gray, H, Gallagher-Thompson, D Positive aspects of dementia caregiving among Latinas & Anglo women. 6th Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging & American Society on Aging. (Mar 2006).
  33. Coon, David, Latini, D, Catania, J Viagra & HIV risk: Implications for older gay/bi men and their providers. 6th Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging & American Society on Aging. (Mar 2006).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Petuskey,William T * , Bimonte-Nelson,Heather , Coon,David Wayne , Gonzalez,Graciela H , Hecht,Sidney Michael , Sierks,Michael Richard , Smith,Brian , Gonzalez,Graciela H * , Bimonte-Nelson,Heather , Burleson,Mary , Coon,David Wayne , Mcclain,Darya Denise , Sierks,Michael Richard , Gonzalez,Graciela H * , Gonzalez,Graciela H * , Burleson,Mary , Burleson,Mary , Coon,David Wayne , Coon,David Wayne , Mcclain,Darya Denise , Mcclain,Darya Denise , Sierks,Michael Richard , Sierks,Michael Richard , . FY14: Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium. AADC (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  2. Coon,David Wayne * . EPIC: Early-stage Partners in Care. AZ DES-DEPT ECONOMIC SECURITY (7/1/2010 - 11/15/2012).
  3. Coon,David Wayne * . NevadaCARE. ADSD (12/1/2009 - 8/23/2013).
  4. Renaut,Rosemary Anne * , Bimonte-Nelson,Heather , Coon,David Wayne , Gonzalez,Graciela H , Marchant,Gary E , Sierks,Michael Richard , . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Research Center Project - 12. AADC (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010).
  5. Coon,David Wayne * . Arizona CarePRO Project (was Reach Out - change with amendment 1 seq 21). AZ DES-DEPT ECONOMIC SECURITY (5/1/2009 - 8/30/2013).
  6. Coon,David Wayne * . Caregiver Assessment Tool. AZ DES-DEPT ECONOMIC SECURITY (1/7/2009 - 6/30/2009).
  7. Evans,Bronwynne C * Belyea,Michael John Castro,Felipe G Coon,David Wayne . The Caregiving Trajectory for Community-Dwelling Mexican-American Elders. HHS-NIH-NINR (8/1/2008 - 6/30/2013).
  8. Renaut,Rosemary Anne * Bimonte-Nelson,Heather Coon,David Wayne Johnston,Stephen Albert Marchant,Gary E Sierks,Michael Richard Ye,Jieping . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Reserach Center Project- Year 11. AADC (7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009).
  9. Coon,David Wayne * . Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia. BHHS LEGACY (1/1/2008 - 2/15/2010).
  10. Coon,David Wayne * . Longevity Research Project-Learing From Our Elders. SUN HEALTH RESEARCH INST (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008).
  11. Coon,David Wayne * . Walk of Friendship. AZ AGENCY ON AGING (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008).
  12. Coon,David Wayne * . Learning from Latino Families Dealing With Memory Loss. BARROWS INSTIT/ST JOES HOSP (7/1/2007 - 10/31/2008).
  13. Renaut,Rosemary Anne * Aiken,Leona S Bimonte-Nelson,Heather Coon,David Wayne Farin,Gerald E Johnston,Stephen Albert Sierks,Michael Richard . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Research Center Project - Year 10. AADC (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008).
  14. Coon,David Wayne * Coon,David Wayne * . Investigating Intervention Opportunities for Prostate Cancer Patients & Partners. HHS-NIH-NCI (6/1/2007 - 5/31/2011).
  15. Alexander,Gene Evans * Bimonte-Nelson,Heather Coon,David Wayne Farin,Gerald E Johnston,Stephen Albert Renaut,Rosemary Anne Sierks,Michael Richard . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Research Center Project. AZ ADCC (7/1/2006 - 6/30/2007).
  16. Coon,David Wayne * . Caregiver Skills Training Program Proposal. AZ ADCC (1/9/2006 - 6/30/2006).

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Service

  1. NCIAS Residential College Committee, Member (2008 - present)
  2. Alzheimer's Association (Arizona/Southern Nevada Chapter - Desert Southwest Chapter), Co-Chair of the Program Committee (2008 - present)
  3. NCIAS, College of Human Services, & Student Health Services, Panel Presenter: So You Think You Want to Help People (2008 - present)
  4. Alzheimer's Association (Arizona/Southern Nevada Chapter - Desert Southwest Chapter) Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee, Member (2007 - present)
  5. Graduate College, Faculty (2007 - present)
  6. Govenor's (Arizona) Advisory Council on Aging, Social, Health & Alzheimer's Committee, Member and Member of Informal Caregiver Subcommittee (2007 - present)
  7. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Faculty (2007 - present)
  8. Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium, Diversity Committee (2005 - present)
  9. Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Member/Aging expert (2005 - present)
  10. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, Editorial Review Board (2004 - present)
  11. American Psychological Association, Division 12/Section 2 (Clinical Geropsychology), Taskforce on Evidence-based Psychological Treatments for Older Adults (2003 - present)
  12. Search Committee for Director of the School of Aging & Lifespan Development, Member (2007 - 2008)
  13. Psychology & Aging, Editorial Board (2005 - 2007)
  14. Clinical Gerontologist, Associate Editor (2003 - 2007)
  15. Curriculum Committee, School of Aging & Lifespan Development, Member (2007)

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