Pamela G. Reed, PhD, RN, FAAN

Pamela G. Reed, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
520-626-4131
Nursing
Room Number: 
415

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
End-of-life caregiving decisions and practices.
Nurse moral distress.
Spiritual perspectives, self-transcendence, well-being in all populations (any age, illness).
Clinical Expertise: 

Master's Degree as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Child andAdolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Research & Scholarship: 
  • Nursing philosophy and ethics
  • Nurses and end-of-life caregiving
  • Spirituality, self-transcendence related to health and well-being in vulnerable populations

 

All Funding: 
Funding Source
9/1/2009-3/1/2012
End-of-Life Family Caregiving and Comprehending Terminality
Laurence B. Emmons Award
P.I.
2011-2012
Reflective Practice in Family Caregivers During End-of-Life Care,
Northern Arizona University Faculty Grants Program (FGP).
Co-I
2008-2009
Education of a “Palliative Care Resource Nurse (PCRN) Team” to Empower Nurses to Care for Seriously Ill Patients
Sigma Theta Tau International. Beta Mu Chapter Partnership Grant. A Community Partnership Approach to Building Palliative Care at University Medical Center (UMC):
Co-PI
2007-2008
Rural spousal caregiver needs in end of life care: An exploratory study
Arizona Health Education Center (AHEC).
Co-PI
9/1/2003-9/1/2006
Dilemmas and Decision Making at End-of-Life
NIH, National Institute of Nursing
Co-PI
6/15/2003-6/15/2006
Role of Spirituality in Self-Transcendence and Health Care Decision Making in Life-Threatening Illness
Vista Care Hospice Foundation
PI
4/16/2003-4/16/2005
Self-Transcendence and End-of-Life Health Care Decision Making in Family Caregivers
Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Mu Chapter
PI
2000-2002
Helene Fuld Health Trust, HSBC, Trustee, Educational Mobility Program. $100,000. and Advanced Nurse Practice Traineeship Program,
Helene Fuld Health Trust, HSBC, Trustee,
NIH, Division of Nursing, USPHS,
2000-2001
Advanced Nurse Practice Traineeship Program, Grant No. 5-A11-NU00229, Graduate College Fellowship Program,
NIH, Division of Nursing, USPHS,
The University of Arizona, Graduate College,
P.I.
1999-2000
Professional Nurse Traineeship Program. and Graduate College Fellowship Program,
NIH, Division of Nursing, USPHS, Grant No. 5-A11-NU00229,
Graduate College Fellowship Program, The University of Arizona, Graduate College,
P.I.
1998-1999
Professional Nurse Traineeship Program. Graduate College Fellowship Program, The University of Arizona, Graduate College,
NIH, Division of Nursing, USPHS, Grant No. 5-A11-NU00229,
Graduate College Fellowship Program, The University of Arizona, Graduate College,
P.I.
1995-1996
Elder's Moral Reasoning about End-of-Life Dilemmas: Testing Competing Hypotheses,
The U of A College of Nursing, Laurence B. Emmons Award.
P.I.
1991-1994
Depression Awareness Training for Nurses - Clinical Training Grants on Depressive Disorders.
DHHS, NIMH.
Co-I
1987-1988
Epidemiology and Measurement Of Indirect Self-Destructive Behavior in Chronically Ill Elderly
The University of Arizona College of Nursing, Dean's Research Award
P.I.
1986-1987
Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources,Hopelessness and Self-Destructive Noncompliance in Chronically Ill Elderly,
The University of Arizona Foundation, Small Grants Program
P.I.
1985-1987
Measurement of Developmental Resources as Correlates of Mental Health in the Oldest-Old,
DHHS, Division, SO7 RR05913-02
P.I.
1984-1986
A Nursing Study of Spirituality in Terminally Ill Adults,
DHHS, Division of Nursing, BHP, HRSA, New Investigator Nursing Research Award.
P.I.
1984-1985
Developmental Task Accomplishment and Depression in the Elderly,
DHHS, Division of Nursing, BHP, HRSA, Nursing Res Emphasis Grant to Doctoral Programs in Nursing.
P.I.
1984-1985
Developmental Patterns and Depression in the Elderly,
American Nursing Foundation, Inc., ANF Scholars Award.
P.I.
1983-1984
Construction of an Instrument to Measure Developmental Tools and Tasks of Later Adulthood.
The University of Arizona, College of Nursing Dean's Research Award,
P.I.
Publications: 
2015

Reed, P.G. (2015). Foreword. In J.J.Fitzpatrick, & G. McCarthy (Eds.). Theories guiding nursing research and practice: Making nursing knowledge development explicit. New York: Springer.

Baird, M., & Reed, P.G. (in press). Liminality in cultural transition: Applying ID-EA to advance a concept Into theory-based practice.  Research and Theory for Nursing Practice.

Kinsey, K., & Reed, P.G. (2015). Linking Native American policy to practice in mental health care. Nursing Science Quarterly, 28 (1), 82-87. 

Reed, P.G. (2015).  Nursing and Native Americans: Sharing principles of healthcare. Nursing Science Quarterly, 28, 80-81.  

2014

Reed, P.G. (2014). Bridging gaps for policy: The doctorally-prepared nurse practitioner and end-of-life care.  Nursing Science Quarterly, 27 (1), 68-69.

DuBois, C., & Reed, P.G. (2014). The nurse practitioner and policy in end-of-life care.  Nursing Science Quarterly, 27 (1), 71-76.

Kim, S., Hayward, D., & Reed, P.G. (2014).  Self-transcendence, spiritual perspective, and sense of purpose in family caregiving relationships: A mediated model of depression symptoms in Korean older adults. Aging & Mental Health.

Vincent, D. & Reed, P.G. (2014).  Affordable Care Act: Overview and implications for advancing nursing. Nursing Science Quarterly, 27 (3), 254-259.

2013

Gephart, S.M., Effken, J.A., McGrath, J.M., & Reed, P.G. (2013). Expert Consensus Building using E-Delphi for Necrotizing Enterocolitis Risk Assessment. J of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing

           Hsu, Y., Badger, T., Reed, P.G., & Jones, E. (2013). Factors associated with depressive symptoms in older Taiwanese adults in a long-term care community.                                                              International Psychogeriatrics, 25(6), 1013-1021.  

 

2012 BOOK

Reed, P.G., & Shearer, N.B.C. (2012). Perspectives on nursing theory (6th ed.). Philadelphia: LWW.

2012

Kim, S., Reed, P.G., Kang, Y., & Oh, J. (2012). Translation and psychometric testing of the Korean versions of the Spiritual Perspective Scale and the Self-Transcendence Scale in Korean elders. Journal of Korean Academic Nursing, 42 (7), 975-984.

     Liu, Y., Insel, K., C. Reed, P.G., & Crist, J. D. (2012).  Family caregiving of older Chinese people with dementia.  Nursing Research, 61 (1), 39-50.

Kim, Suk-Sun, Reed, P.G.Kang, Y., & Oh, J. (2012). Translation and psychometric testing of the Korean versions of the Spiritual Perspective Scale and the Self-Transcendence Scale in Korean elders.   J Korean Acad Nurs Vol.42 No.7, 975-984. http://dx.doi.org/10.4040/jkan.2012.42.7.975

Reed, P.G. (2012). Theory connections. Applied Nursing Research, 25 (3), 129-130.

2011 BOOK

Reed, P.G., & Shearer, N.B.C. (2011). Nursing knowledge and theory innovation: Advancing the science of practice. New York: Springer.

2011

LeBaron, V., Bohenkamp, S., & Reed, P.G. (2011). A community partnership approach to building and empowering a Palliative Care Resource Nurse (PCRN) Team. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 13 (1), 31-40.

Kim, S., Reed, P.G., Hayward, R.D., Kang, Y. & Koenig, H.G. (2011). Spirituality and psychological well-being: Testing a theory of family interdependence among family caregivers and their elders. Research in Nursing & Health, 34, 103-115.

Reed, P.G. (2011). Reflections on the ontology and epistemology of complexity science and nursing science. In A. Davidson, M.Ray, & M. Turkel (Eds.), Nursing, caring and complexity science: For human-environment well-being. New York: Springer.

 

2010

Reed, P.G. (2010). Pamela Reed's theory of self-transcendence. In M. Parker and M. Smith, (Eds.). Nursing theories and nursing practice (3rd ed.) (pp. 417-427.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Phillips, L.R., & Reed, P.G. (2010). End-of-life caregiver"s perspectives on their role: Generative caregiving. The Gerontologist, 50 (2), 204-214.

Palmer, B., Quinn Griffin, M.T., Reed, P.G. & J.J. Fitzpatrick. (2010). Self-transcendence and work engagement in acute care staff registered nurses. Critical Care Nurs Quarterly, 33 (2), 139-148.

Guo, G., Phillips, L., & Reed, P.G. (2010). End of life caregiver interactions with healthcare providers: Learning from the bad. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 25 (3), 188-197.

Reed, P.G. (2010). (Transl by Miwako Hoshi and Satoko Izugami.) The spiral of nursing theory. The Japanese Journal of Nursing Research, 43(2), 87-92.

Reed, P.G. (2010).  Self-transcendence theory and nursing in illness and suffering. For Escola Superior da Saúde  Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Research Conferece, Lisbon, Portugal.  DVD.

 

2009 BOOK

Reed, P.G. & Shearer, N. (Eds.). 2009. Perspectives on nursing theory (5th ed). New York: LWW

2009

Reed, P.G. Inspired knowing. (2009). In R.C. Locsin & M.J. Purnell (Eds.) A contemporary nursing process: The (Un)Bearable weight of knowing in nursing (pp. 61-72). NY: Springer.

Shearer, N.B., Fleury, J., & Reed, P.G. (2009). The rhythm of health in older women with chronic illness. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 23 (2), 148-160.

Phillips, L.R., & Reed, P.G. (2009). Into the abyss of someone's dying: The voice of the end-of-life caregiver. Clinical Nursing Research. 18 (1), 80-97.

Reed, P.G. (2009). Demystifying self-transcendence for mental health nursing practice and research. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 23 (5), 397-400.

 

2008

Reed, P.G., & Lawrence, L. (2008). A paradigm for practice-based knowledge production. Journal of Nursing Management, 16 (4), 422-432.

Reed. P.G. (2008). The practice of nursing science: Crossing boundaries. Nursing Science Quarterly 21 (1), 37-39.

Hunnibell,L.S., Reed, P.G. Quinn-Griffin, M., & Fitzpatrick, J.J. (2008). Self-transcendence and burnout in hospice and oncology Nurses. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing 10 (3), 172-179.

Reed, P.G. (2008). Practitioner as theorist: A reprise. Nursing Science Quarterly, 21 (4), 315-321.

 

Reed, P.G. (2008).   Reed Self-Transcendence Theory. Nurse Theorists: Portraits of Excellence. Fitne VIDEO Productions.

2007

Reed, P.G., & Rousseau, E. (2007) Spiritual inquiry and well-being in life-limiting illness. Journal of Religion, Spirituality, & Aging, 19 (4), 81-98.

Reed, P.G., & Runquist, J. (2007). Reformulation of a methodological concept in grounded theory. Nursing Science Quarterly. 20(2), 118-122.

Runquist, J., & Reed, P.G. (2007). Self-transcendence and well-being in homeless adults. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 25(1), 5-13.

 

2006

Reed, P.G., & Rolfe, G. (2006). Theory and nursing practice: Nursing knowledge and nurses knowledge. Nursing Science Quarterly, 19 (2),116, 120-122.

Reed, P.G. (2006). Neomodernism and evidence based nursing: The production of nursing knowledge. Nursing Outlook, 54(1), 36-38.

Reed, P.G. (2006.). The practice turn in nursing epistemology. Nursing Science Quarterly, 19:1, 36-38.

2005

Coward, D. (2005). Pamela Reed: Self-Transcendence Theory. In A. M. Tomey & M. R. Alligood. Nursing theorists and their work 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby

Reed, P.G. (2005). Peplau's nursing theory of interpersonal relations. In J. Fitzpatrick & A.K. Whall, Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application 4th ed. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall.

Reed, P.G. (2005). Spirituality. In J. Fitzpatrick & M. Wallace (Eds.). Encyclopedia for Nursing Research. Springer.

Decker, I., & Reed, P.G. (2005). Developmental and contextual correlates of elders anticipated end-of-life treatment decisions. Death Studies, 29, 827-246.

2004 BOOK

Reed, P.G. & Shearer, N. (Eds.). 2004. Perspectives on nursing theory (4th ed). New York: LWW

2004

Shearer, N.B., & Reed, P.G. (2004). Empowerment: Reformulation of a non-Rogerian concept. Nursing Science Quarterly, 17(3), 253-259

Jesse, D.D., & Reed, P.G. (2004). Effects of spirituality and psychosocial well-being on health risk behaviors in Appalachian pregnant women. JOGNN, 33, 739-747.

2003

A nursing theory of self-transcendence. (pp. 145-166). In M.J.Smith & P. Liehr (Eds.), Middle range theory for advanced practice nursing. New York: Springer.

2001

Ellermann, C., & Reed, P.G. (2001).  Self-transcendence and depression in middle-aged adults.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 23 (7), 698-713.    

2000

Nursing reformation: Historical reflections and philosophic foundations. Nursing Science Quarterly, 13, 129-136.

1998

The re-enchantment of health care: A paradigm of spirituality. In M.Cobb & V. Robshaw (eds.) The spiritual challenge of health care. (pp. 35-55). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

A holistic view of nursing concepts and theories in practice. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 16, 415-419.  

Reed, P.G. (1998).  Nursing theoretical models.  In J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Nursing Research

        (pp. 385-387), New York: Springer.

Shearer, N., & Reed, P.G. (1998).  Peplau’s theoretical model.  In J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Encyclopedia of

        Nursing Research, Springer.

Reed, P.G. (1998).  The re-enchantment of health care: A paradigm of spirituality.  In M.Cobb & V.

       Robshaw (Eds.), The spiritual challenge of health care (pp. 35-55).  Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

1997

The place of transcendence in nursing's science of unitary human beings: Theory and research. In M.Madrid (Ed.). Patterns of Rogerian Knowing (pp. 187-196). New York: NLN.

Nursing: The ontology of the discipline. Nursing Science Quarterly, 10, 76-79.    

Reed, P.G. (1997).  The place of transcendence in nursing’s science of unitary human beings: Theory

       and research.  In M. Madrid (Ed.), Patterns of Rogerian Knowing (pp. 187-196).  New York: NLN.

1996

Transforming knowledge into nursing knowledge through the scholarship of practice: A revisionist analysis of Peplau. Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 28, 29-33.

Self-transcendence: A resource for healing at the end of life. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 17, 275-288. (with D. Coward)

Reed, P.G., Zurakowski, T.L. (1996).  Florence Nightingale: Foundations of Nursing Theory, Education,  Research, and Practice.  In J. J. Fitzpatrick and A.L. Whall (Eds.),  Conceptual Models of Nursing: Analysis and Application (pp. 27-54).  Norwalk: Appleton & Lange.

Reed, P.G. (1996).  Peplau's Interpersonal Relations Model.  In J. J. Fitzpatrick and A.L. Whall (Eds.),  Conceptual Models of Nursing: Analysis and Application (pp. 55-76).  Norwalk: Appleton & Lange. 

1995

A treatise on nursing knowledge development for the 21st century: Beyond postmodernism. Advances in Nursing Science, 17. 70-84.

1992

An emerging paradigm for the investigation of spirituality in nursing. Research in Nursing & Health, 15, 349-357.

1991

Preferences for spiritually-related nursing interventions among terminally ill and nonterminally ill hospitalized adults and well adults. Applied Nursing Research, 4. 122-128.

Self-transcendence and mental health of the oldest-old. Nursing Research, 40, 7-11.

1989

Reed, P.G., & Zurakowski, T. (1989).  Nightingale: A visionary model for nursing revisited.  In J.J.

       Fitzpatrick & A. Whall (Eds.), Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application (2nd Ed.)

       (pp. 33-48).   Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange.

Reed, P.G., & Johnston, R. L. (1989).  Peplau's Model: The interpersonal process.  In J.J. Fitzpatrick &

Whall (Eds.), Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application (2nd Ed.) (pp. 49-68).

Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange.

1988

Promoting research productivity in new faculty: A developmental perspective of the early postdoctoral years. Journal of Professional Nursing, 4, 119-125.

1987

Spirituality and well-being in terminally ill hospitalized adults. Research in Nursing & Health, 10 (5), 335-344.

1986

Reed, P.G. (1986). The developmental conceptual framework: Nursing reformulations and applications for family theory.  In A. Whall (Ed.), Family therapy theory for nursing: Four approaches (pp. 69-92).  New York: Appleton‑Century‑Crofts. 

1985

Reed, P.G. (1985).  Early and middle adulthood. In D.L. Critchley & J.T. Maurin (Eds.), The clinical  specialist in psychiatric‑mental health nursing: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 135-154).   New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

1983

Implications of the lifespan developmental framework for well-being in adulthood and aging. Advances in Nursing Science, 6, 18-25.

Reed, P.G., & Zurakowski, T. (1983).  Nightingale: A visionary model for nursing. In J.J. Fitzpatrick and Whall (Eds.), Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application (pp. 12-26). Bowie, Md.: Brady Pub.

Reed, P.G., & Johnston, R. L. (1983).  Peplau's Model: The interpersonal process.  In J.J. Fitzpatrick and Whall (Eds.), Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application (pp. 27-46).  Bowie, Md.:Brady Pub.

Honors and Awards: 
2014: Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, U of A, CON.
2013: Keynote Speaker, Society of Rogerian Scholars International, 25th Anniversary Conference, New York, NY
2009: Visiting Scholar, Florida Atlantic University School of Nursing, Boca Raton, FL
2009: Academic Nurse of the Year Award, March of Dimes Nurses of the Year 2009 Awards
2008, 2009: Visiting Scholar, Duke University, Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health (CSTH)
2005, 2009, 2011, 2014: Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, University of Arizona College of Nursing
2002: Suzanne Van Ort Peer Award for Graduate Teaching, Inaugural Award, University of Arizona College of Nursing
1998: Honorable Mention Directors Award, The University of Arizona Graduate Student Showcase
1998: Visiting Scholar, New York University, Martha Rogers Center for the Study of Nursing Science,New York University,
1996: Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching, The University of Arizona, College of Nursing
1995: Excellence in Teaching Award, The University of Arizona, College of Nursing
1992: Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
1991, 1992: Outstanding Achievement of Accomplishment in Graduate Nursing Education Award
1986: Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society of North America
1984: American Nurses' Foundation scholar
1983: Listed in Who's Who in American Nursing, First Edition
1974
Mortar Board, National Senior Honorary Society
1973: Sigma Theta Tau - National Honor Society
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeField of Study
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
BSN
Nursing
Wayne State University, Psych-MH, Detroit, MI
MSN
1. Psych-MH of Child-Adol.2. Nursing Education
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
PhD
Nursing & Lifespan Developmental Science
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Post-Doc
Higher Education
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Post-doc
Philosophy: Ethics and Metaethics