• Tamilyn Bakas, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
  • CON AD for Nursing Research
  • Professor and Jane E. Procter Endowed Chair
  • 513-558-2254
  • Academic Location:
    University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
    3110 Vine Street Room, Procter Hall Room 231
    Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
  • 513-558-2254
  • tamilyn.bakas@uc.edu

Professional Summary

  • Dr. Bakas is Professor and Jane E. Procter Endowed Chair at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. She conducts research aimed at improving the quality of life of family caregivers of persons with chronic illness. Her research in this area has resulted in publications focusing on the needs and concerns of family caregivers, the development of clinical assessment tools and measurement instruments for family caregiving research, and the design and evaluation of theory-based interventions to improve quality of life outcomes in family caregivers of stroke survivors. She also conducts research using telehealth to promote healthy aging. Dr. Bakas is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is also a Fellow of the American Heart Association and has been an active participant on various committees in both the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and the Stroke Council. She has taught courses that focus on research design, instrumentation, and data analysis. She has mentored both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and colleagues in conducting research.  As the Jane E. Proctor Endowed Chair, she is creatively leveraging the use of technology to lead the transformation of healthcare in partnership with others to advance the health of persons with chronic illness.

Education

  • ASN: Purdue University School of Nursing , 1981
  • BSN: Indiana University School of Nursing, 1985
  • MSN: Indiana University School of Nursing, 1988
  • PhD: Indiana University School of Nursing, 1996

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse, Ohio Board of Nursing, 2015
  • Registered Nurse, Indiana Board of Nursing, 1981

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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 08/15/2015-to Present,Professor with Tenure and Jane E. Procter Endowed Chair,,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,,Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 08/14/2015-to Present,Professor Emeritus,,Indiana University School of Nursing,,Indianapolis, IN
  • 07/01/2009-08/14/2015,Professor with Tenure, ,Chair, Department of Science of Nursing Care 2013-2015, PhD Program Coordinator 2012-2013, Interim Director, Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness 2008-2010,,Indiana University School of Nursing,,Indianapolis, IN
  • 07/01/2002-06/30/2009,Associate Professor with Tenure, ,Interim Director, Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness 2008-2010, Co-Director Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness 2007-2008, ,Indiana University School of Nursing,,Indianapolis, IN
  • 08/01/1996-06/30/2002,Assistant Professor,,Indiana University School of Nursing,,Indianapolis, IN
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Research Grants
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  • 07/01/2016-06/30/2017. UCNI-Neurobiology Research Center Pilot Research Program, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Needs and Concerns of the Traumatic Brain Injured Patient Admitted to the ICU - Grant, Co-I, Active.
  • 05/01/2016-04/30/2017. College of Medicine Targeted Seed Grant: Stress Studio Category: The Biology of Empathy/Caregiver Stress, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH. Understanding Critical Stress Episodes for Stroke Caregivers - Grant, Co-I, Active.
  • 05/01/2016-04/31/2017. College of Allied Health Sciences Collaborative Research Proposal, (CAHS) University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Adapted Yoga for Chronic Post Stroke Aphasia. - Grant, Co-I, Active.
  • 1-UL1TR001425-0104-2016-09-2016. NIH Clinical and translational Science Award (CTSA): CCTST Pilot Grant Program: Processes and Methods Pilot Grant. University of Cincinnati CCTST, Cincinnati OH. Self-management of African American Stroke Caregiver Needs through Skill-Building - Grant, PI, Completed.
  • 01-2016-12-2016. University of Cincinnnati and UC Health; Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition, Cincinnati OH. The T-CHAT Project: Using telehealth to optimize healthy independent living in older adults - Grant, Co-PI, Completed.
  • 1R01AG04346508/01/2013-05/31/2016. National Institute of Aging. DEVELOP AND VALIDATE TOOL TO MONITOR PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES THROUGH CAREGIVERS - Grant, Co-investigator, Completed.
  • 09/01/2012-08/31/2013. Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Indianapolis Indiana (in partnership with American Indian Center, Indianapolis, IN). . Access to Health-care and Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Practices of American Indians and their Family Caregivers Living in Indiana. - Grant, Co-PI, Completed.
  • R21NR01375507/05/2012-07/30/2016. National Institute of Nursing Research. MEANINGFUL ACTIVITY INTERVENTION FOR PERSONS WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT - Grant, Co-investigator, Completed.
  • 06/01/2012-12/31/2015. KL2 CTSI Faculty Fellowship, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN. Development of a Tailored Epilepsy Self-Management Intervention for Older Adults. - Fellowship, Primary Sponsor, Completed.
  • 1R01NR01038805/21/2010-02/28/2016. National Institute of Nursing Research. TELEPHONE ASSESSMENT AND SKILL-BUILDING INTERVENTION FOR STROKE CAREGIVERS - Grant, PI, Completed.
  • 5F31NR01015609/01/2006-05/31/2008. National Institute of Nursing Research. FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH POST-STROKE DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND QUALITY OF LIFE - Grant, Primary Sponsor, Completed.
  • 1K01NR00871205/01/2004-03/31/2007. National Institute of Nursing Research. CAREGIVER TELEPHONE ASSESSMENT AND SKILL-BUILDING KIT - Grant, PI, Completed.
  • 5R01NS03957109/30/2000-06/30/2005. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF TREATMENT FOR POST-STROKE DEPRESSION - Grant, Co-investigator, Completed.
  • 17MCPRP3367067407/01/2017-06/30/2019. American Heart Association - National Chapter. Development and Validation of a Quality of Relationship Intervention to Prevent Depression in Stroke Survivors and Caregivers, Collaborator, Active.
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Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)
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  • Bakas, T., McCarthy, M., & Miller, E. T. (2017). Update on the State of the Evidence for Stroke Family Caregiver and Dyad Interventions.. Stroke, 48 (5), e122-e125. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016052
  • Miller, W. R., Weaver, M., Bakoyannis, G., Bakas, T., Buelow, J., & Sabau, D. (2017). Psychometric Testing of the Life Changes in Epilepsy Scale.. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25 (1), 41-55. doi:10.1891/1061-3749.25.1.41
  • Reynolds, S. S., McLennon, S. M., Ebright, P. R., Murray, L. L., & Bakas, T. (2017). Program evaluation of neuroscience competency programs to implement evidence-based practices.. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23 (1), 149-155. doi:10.1111/jep.12654
  • Reynolds, S. S., Murray, L. L., McLennon, S. M., & Bakas, T. (2016). Implementation of a Stroke Competency Program to Improve Nurses' Knowledge of and Adherence to Stroke Guidelines.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 48 (6), 328-335. doi:10.1097/JNN.0000000000000237
  • Reynolds, S. S., Murray, L. L., McLennon, S. M., Ebright, P. R., & Bakas, T. (2016). Implementation Strategies to Improve Knowledge and Adherence to Spinal Cord Injury Guidelines.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. doi:10.1002/rnj.304
  • McLennon, S. M., Hancock, R. D., Redelman, K., Scarton, L. J., Riley, E., Sweeney, B., Habermann, B., Jessup, N. M., & Bakas, T. (2016). Comparing treatment fidelity between study arms of a randomized controlled clinical trial for stroke family caregivers.. Clinical Rehabilitation, 30, 495-507. doi:10.1177/0269215515585134
  • Sullivan, B., Marcuccilli, L., Sloan, R., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Bakas, T., Jung, M., & Pressler, S. J. (2016). Competence, Compassion, and Care of the Self: Family Caregiving Needs and Concerns in Heart Failure.. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31, 209-214. doi:10.1097/JCN.0000000000000241
  • Chung, M. L., Bakas, T., Plue, L. D., & Williams, L. S. (2016). Effects of Self-esteem, Optimism, and Perceived Control on Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivor-Spouse Dyads.. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 31, E8-E16. doi:10.1097/JCN.0000000000000232
  • Bakas, T., Jessup, N. M., McLennon, S. M., Habermann, B., Weaver, M. T., & Morrison, G. (2016). Tracking patterns of needs during a telephone follow-up programme for family caregivers of persons with stroke.. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38, 1780-1790. doi:10.3109/09638288.2015.1107767
  • Lu, Y. Y., Ellis, J., Yang, Z., Weaver, M. T., Bakas, T., Austrom, M. G., & Haase, J. E. (2016). Satisfaction With a Family-Focused Intervention for Mild Cognitive Impairment Dyads.. Journal of Nursing Scholarship : An Official Publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau, 48 (4), 334-44. doi:10.1111/jnu.12214
  • Lu, Y. Y., Bakas, T., Yang, Z., Weaver, M. T., Austrom, M. G., & Haase, J. E. (2016). Feasibility and Effect Sizes of the Revised Daily Engagement of Meaningful Activities Intervention for Individuals With Mild Cognitive Impairment and Their Caregivers.. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 42 (3), 45-58. doi:10.3928/00989134-20160212-08
  • Scarton, L. J., Bakas, T., Poe, G. D., Hull, M. A., Ongwela, L. A., & Miller, W. R. (2016). Needs and Concerns of Family Caregivers of American Indians, African Americans, and Caucasians With Type 2 Diabetes: a qualitative analysis.. Clinical Nursing Research, 25, 139-156. doi:10.1177/1054773814562879
  • Jessup, N. M., Bakas, T., McLennon, S. M., & Weaver, M. T. (2015). Are there gender, racial or relationship differences in caregiver task difficulty, depressive symptoms and life changes among stroke family caregivers?. Brain Injury, 29 (1), 17-24. doi:10.3109/02699052.2014.947631
  • Feather, R. A., Ebright, P., & Bakas, T. (2015). Nurse Manager Behaviors That RNs Perceive to Affect Their Job Satisfaction.. Nursing Forum, 50 (2), 125-36. doi:10.1111/nuf.12086
  • Miller, W. R., Bakas, T., Weaver, M. T., Buelow, J. M., & Sabau, D. (2015). The life changes in epilepsy scale: development and establishment of content and face validity.. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 29 (2), 95-9. doi:10.1097/NUR.0000000000000109
  • Bakas, T., Austin, J. K., Habermann, B., Jessup, N. M., McLennon, S. M., Mitchell, P. H., Morrison, G., Yang, Z., Stump, T. E., & Weaver, M. T. (2015). Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit for Stroke Caregivers: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 46, 3478-3487. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011099
  • McLennon, S. M., Bakas, T., Jessup, N. M., Habermann, B., & Weaver, M. T. (2014). Task difficulty and life changes among stroke family caregivers: relationship to depressive symptoms.. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95 (12), 2484-90. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2014.04.028
  • Welch, J. L., Thomas-Hawkins, C., Bakas, T., McLennon, S. M., Byers, D. M., Monetti, C. J., & Decker, B. S. (2014). Needs, concerns, strategies, and advice of daily home hemodialysis caregivers.. Clinical Nursing Research, 23 (6), 644-63. doi:10.1177/1054773813495407
  • Marcuccilli, L., Casida, J. J., Bakas, T., & Pagani, F. D. (2014). Family caregivers' inside perspectives: caring for an adult with a left ventricular assist device as a destination therapy.. Progress in Transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.), 24 (4), 332-40. doi:10.7182/pit2014684
  • Bakas, T., Clark, P. C., Kelly-Hayes, M., King, R. B., Lutz, B. J., & Miller, E. L. (2014). Evidence for stroke family caregiver and dyad interventions: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 45 (9), 2836-52. doi:10.1161/STR.0000000000000033
  • McLennon, S. M., Bakas, T., Habermann, B., & Meuser, T. M. (2014). Content and face validity of the marwitmeuser caregiver grief inventory (short form) in African American caregivers.. Death Studies, 38 (6-10), 365-73. doi:10.1080/07481187.2013.766657
  • Scarton, L. J., Bakas, T., Miller, W. R., Poe, G. D., & Huber, L. L. (2014). Needs and Concerns of Family Caregivers of Persons With Type 2 Diabetes: An Integrated Review of Cross-cultural Literature With Implications for the American Indian Population.. The Diabetes Educator, 40 (4), 444-452. doi:10.1177/0145721714529831
  • Pittman, J., Bakas, T., Ellett, M., Sloan, R., & Rawl, S. M. (2014). Psychometric evaluation of the ostomy complication severity index.. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing : Official Publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society / WOCN, 41 (2), 147-57. doi:10.1097/WON.0000000000000008
  • Miller, W. R., Bakas, T., & Buelow, J. M. (2014). Problems, needs, and useful strategies in older adults self-managing epilepsy: implications for patient education and future intervention programs.. Epilepsy & Behavior : E & B, 31, 25-30. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.11.011
  • Miller, W. R., Buelow, J. M., & Bakas, T. (2014). Older adults and new-onset epilepsy: experiences with diagnosis.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 46 (1), 2-10. doi:10.1097/JNN.0000000000000032
  • Miller, W. R., Bakas, T., Buelow, J. M., & Habermann, B. (2013). Research involving participants with chronic diseases: overcoming recruitment obstacles.. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 27 (6), 307-13. doi:10.1097/NUR.0b013e3182a8725a
  • Gonzalez, C., & Bakas, T. (2013). Factors associated with stroke survivor behaviors as identified by family caregivers.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (4), 202-11. doi:10.1002/rnj.85
  • Lu, Y. Y., Bakas, T., & Haase, J. E. (2013). Cost template for meaningful activity intervention for mild cognitive impairment.. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 27 (2), 88-95. doi:10.1097/NUR.0b013e3182819171
  • Daggett, V. S., Bakas, T., Buelow, J., Habermann, B., & Murray, L. L. (2013). Needs and concerns of male combat Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury.. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 50 (3), 327-40.
  • Mosher, C. E., Bakas, T., & Champion, V. L. (2013). Physical health, mental health, and life changes among family caregivers of patients with lung cancer.. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40 (1), 53-61. doi:10.1188/13.ONF.53-61
  • Bakas, T., McLennon, S. M., Carpenter, J. S., Buelow, J. M., Otte, J. L., Hanna, K. M., Ellett, M. L., Hadler, K. A., & Welch, J. L. (2012). Systematic review of health-related quality of life models.. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10, 134. doi:10.1186/1477-7525-10-134
  • Wuchner, S. S., Bakas, T., Adams, G., Buelow, J., & Cohn, J. (2012). Nursing interventions and assessments for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage patients: a mixed methods study involving practicing nurses.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 44 (4), 177-85; quiz 186-7. doi:10.1097/JNN.0b013e318252763f
  • Schmid, A. A., Damush, T., Tu, W., Bakas, T., Kroenke, K., Hendrie, H. C., & Williams, L. S. (2012). Depression improvement is related to social role functioning after stroke.. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93 (6), 978-82. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2011.12.012
  • Johnson, M., Cohn, J., & Bakas, T. (2011). Emergency department nurses' perceived barriers and facilitators to caring for stroke patients.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 43 (5), 238-43; quiz 244-5. doi:10.1097/JNN.0b013e318228e1cb
  • Schmid, A. A., Kroenke, K., Hendrie, H. C., Bakas, T., Sutherland, J. M., & Williams, L. S. (2011). Poststroke depression and treatment effects on functional outcomes.. Neurology, 76 (11), 1000-5. doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e318210435e
  • Bakas, T., Li, Y., Habermann, B., McLennon, S. M., & Weaver, M. T. (2011). Developing a cost template for a nurse-led stroke caregiver intervention program.. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 25 (1), 41-6. doi:10.1097/NUR.0b013e318203cb92
  • Nauser, J. A., Bakas, T., & Welch, J. L. (2011). A new instrument to measure quality of life of heart failure family caregivers.. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 26 (1), 53-64. doi:10.1097/JCN.0b013e3181e4a313
  • Johnson, E. A., Bakas, T., & Williams, L. S. (2011). Psychometric evaluation of the appraisal of health scale in stroke survivors.. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 19 (3), 146-59.
  • Pittman, J., & Bakas, T. (2010). Measurement and instrument design.. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing : Official Publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society / WOCN, 37 (6), 603-7. doi:10.1097/WON.0b013e3181f90a60
  • Miller, E. L., Murray, L., Richards, L., Zorowitz, R. D., Bakas, T., Clark, P., & Billinger, S. A. (2010). Comprehensive overview of nursing and interdisciplinary rehabilitation care of the stroke patient: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 41 (10), 2402-48. doi:10.1161/STR.0b013e3181e7512b
  • Johnson, M., & Bakas, T. (2010). A review of barriers to thrombolytic therapy: implications for nursing care in the emergency department.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 42 (2), 88-94.
  • Schmid, A. A., Damush, T. M., Plue, L., Subramanian, U., Bakas, T., & Williams, L. S. (2009). Current blood pressure self-management: a qualitative study.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (6), 223-9.
  • Schwamm, L. H., Holloway, R. G., Amarenco, P., Audebert, H. J., Bakas, T., Chumbler, N. R., Handschu, R., Jauch, E. C., Knight, W. A., Levine, S. R., Mayberg, M., Meyer, B. C., Meyers, P. M., Skalabrin, E., & Wechsler, L. R. (2009). A review of the evidence for the use of telemedicine within stroke systems of care: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 40 (7), 2616-34. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.192360
  • Daggett, V., Bakas, T., & Habermann, B. (2009). A review of health-related quality of life in adult traumatic brain injury survivors in the context of combat veterans.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 41 (2), 59-71.
  • Bakas, T., Farran, C. J., Austin, J. K., Given, B. A., Johnson, E. A., & Williams, L. S. (2009). Stroke caregiver outcomes from the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK).. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 16 (2), 105-21. doi:10.1310/tsr1602-105
  • Bakas, T., Farran, C. J., Austin, J. K., Given, B. A., Johnson, E. A., & Williams, L. S. (2009). Content validity and satisfaction with a stroke caregiver intervention program.. Journal of Nursing Scholarship : An Official Publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau, 41 (4), 368-75. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2009.01282.x
  • Johnson, E. A., Bakas, T., & Lyon, B. L. (2008). Cognitive Appraisal of Health Scale: early instrument development in stroke.. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 22 (1), 12-8. doi:10.1097/01.NUR.0000304179.51815.3a
  • Halm, M. A., & Bakas, T. (2007). Factors associated with caregiver depressive symptoms, outcomes, and perceived physical health after coronary artery bypass surgery.. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22 (6), 508-15. doi:10.1097/01.JCN.0000297388.21626.6c
  • Damush, T. M., Plue, L., Bakas, T., Schmid, A., & Williams, L. S. (2007). Barriers and facilitators to exercise among stroke survivors.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (6), 253-60, 262.
  • Lu, Y. Y., Austrom, M. G., Perkins, S. M., Bakas, T., Farlow, M. R., He, F., Jin, S., & Gamst, A. (2007). Depressed mood in informal caregivers of individuals with mild cognitive impairment.. American Journal of Alzheimer, 22 (4), 273-85. doi:10.1177/1533317507301367
  • Williams, L. S., Kroenke, K., Bakas, T., Plue, L. D., Brizendine, E., Tu, W., & Hendrie, H. (2007). Care management of poststroke depression: a randomized, controlled trial.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 38 (3), 998-1003. doi:10.1161/01.STR.0000257319.14023.61
  • Johnson EA, Bakas T, & Williams LS (2007). Post-stroke depression: Focus on diagnosis and management during stroke rehabilitation. Geriatrics & Aging, 10 (8), 492-496.
  • Bakas, T., Champion, V., Perkins, S. M., Farran, C. J., & Williams, L. S. (2006). Psychometric testing of the revised 15-item Bakas Caregiving Outcomes Scale.. Nursing Research, 55 (5), 346-55.
  • Bakas, T., Farran, C. J., & Williams, L. S. (2006). Writing with a collaborative team.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (5), 222-4.
  • Williams, L. S., Bakas, T., Brizendine, E., Plue, L., Tu, W., Hendrie, H., & Kroenke, K. (2006). How valid are family proxy assessments of stroke patients' health-related quality of life?. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 37 (8), 2081-5. doi:10.1161/01.STR.0000230583.10311.9f
  • Bakas, T., Pressler, S. J., Johnson, E. A., Nauser, J. A., & Shaneyfelt, T. (2006). Family caregiving in heart failure.. Nursing Research, 55 (3), 180-8.
  • Bakas, T., Kroenke, K., Plue, L. D., Perkins, S. M., & Williams, L. S. (2006). Outcomes among family caregivers of aphasic versus nonaphasic stroke survivors.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (1), 33-42.
  • Williams, L. S., Brizendine, E. J., Plue, L., Bakas, T., Tu, W., Hendrie, H., & Kroenke, K. (2005). Performance of the PHQ-9 as a screening tool for depression after stroke.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 36 (3), 635-8. doi:10.1161/01.STR.0000155688.18207.33
  • Maze, L. M., & Bakas, T. (2004). Factors associated with hospital arrival time for stroke patients.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 36 (3), 136-41, 155.
  • Bakas, T., Austin, J. K., Jessup, S. L., Williams, L. S., & Oberst, M. T. (2004). Time and difficulty of tasks provided by family caregivers of stroke survivors.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 36 (2), 95-106.
  • Bakas, T., Austin, J. K., Okonkwo, K. F., Lewis, R. R., & Chadwick, L. (2002). Needs, concerns, strategies, and advice of stroke caregivers the first 6 months after discharge.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 34 (5), 242-51.
  • Bakas, T., & Burgener, S. C. (2002). Predictors of emotional distress, general health, and caregiving outcomes in family caregivers of stroke survivors.. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 9 (1), 34-45. doi:10.1310/GN0J-EXVX-KX0B-8X43
  • Mather, K. F., & Bakas, T. (2002). Nursing assistants' perceptions of their ability to provide continence care.. Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.), 23 (2), 76-81.
  • Bakas, T., Lewis, R. R., & Parsons, J. E. (2001). Caregiving tasks among family caregivers of patients with lung cancer.. Oncology Nursing Forum, 28 (5), 847-54.
  • Bakas, T., & Champion, V. (1999). Development and psychometric testing of the Bakas Caregiving Outcomes Scale.. Nursing Research, 48 (5), 250-9.
  • Burgener, S. C., Bakas, T., Murray, C., Dunahee, J., & Tossey, S. (1998). Effective caregiving approaches for patients with Alzheimer's disease.. Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.), 19 (3), 121-6.
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Published Abstracts
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  • Bakas T, McLennon S, & Miller ET. (2017). Satisfaction with the Stroke Caregiver Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK II). American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, Houston, TX. February 22, 2017. Stroke, 48, A25.
  • Gaillard T, Miller ET, Sampsel D, & Bakas T. (2017). Mild Cognitive Impairment the New Risk Factor for Stroke? American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, Houston, TX. February 22, 2017.. Stroke., 48, A25.
  • Bakas, T., Austin, J.K., Habermann, B., Jessup, N., McLennon, S.M., Mitchell, P.H., Morrison, G., Yang, Z., Stump, T., Weaver, M.T. (2016). Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit for Stroke Caregivers (TASK II): A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Late Breaking Abstracts Poster Presentation at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, Nashville, TN, February 1-13, 2015. . Stroke, 46, LB P7..
  • McLennon, S.M., Bakas, T., & Jessup, N. (2015). Stroke Family Caregiver Perceptions of Palliative and End of Life Care Needs. Oral Presentation at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, Nashville, TN, February 1-13, 2015. Stroke, 46, A69.
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Book Chapter
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  • Bakas, T., & Scarton, L. (2015). Chapter 47: Stroke and the FamilyIn J. Stein, R. Harvey, R. Macko, C. Winstein, R. Zorowitz & G. Wittenberg (Eds.) ,Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation (2nd ed.)(pp.782). New York, NY :Demos Medical Publishing .Author.
  • Bakas, T. (2009). Chapter 42: Stroke and the FamilyIn J. Stein, R. Harvey, R. Macko, C. Winstein, & R. Zorowitz (Eds.) ,Stroke Recovery and RehabilitationWoodbridge, CT :Demos Publishing. .Author.
  • Backer, J., Bakas, T., Bennett, S., & Pierce, P. (2000). Coping with stress: Programs of nursing research.In V. Rice (Eds.) ,Handbook of Stress, Coping, and Health: Implications for Nursing Research, Theory, and Practice.Thousand Oaks :Sage Publications .Co-Author.
  • Deets, C., & Jones, T. (. B. (1990). The bases of social powerIn A. Marriner-Tomey (Eds.) ,Practice, theory, and research in nursing administration(pp.192). New York, NY :C.V. Mosby .Co-Author.
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Encyclopedia Article
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  • Bakas, T., & Reynolds, S. (2017). (In Press). New York :Springer.
  • Bakas, T. (2014). Heidelberg, Germany :Springer .Author.
  • Bakas, T., & Wuchner, S. (2012). ,492New York, NY :Springer .Author.
  • Bakas, T. (2006). New York, NY :Springer .Author.
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Invited Presentations
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  • Bakas, T. (2017). The Importance of Caregivers in Optimizing Community Re-Integration Post Stroke..American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference State of the Science Nursing Symposium, Plenary Session, ,Houston, TX.. National
  • Scarton, L., Bakas, T., Poe, D., Hull, M., & Miller, W (2017). Family Caregivers of Persons with Type 2 Diabetes: Needs and Concerns Across Cultures..2017 International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit ,Florida State University College of Nursing. Tallahassee, FL. National
  • Bakas, T., Bodnarik, B. (2016). Recognizing unmet palliative care needs of stroke family caregivers. .American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference ,Los Angeles, CA. National
  • Bakas, T. (2016). Family caregiver and dyad interventions in stroke care: Where’s the evidence?.CVSN Stroke Article of the Year Award Presentation. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, ,Los Angeles, CA. National
  • Bakas, T., (2015). Family transitions following a stroke. Cardiovascular Seminar: Emerging Family Science in Cardiovascular Disease..American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, ,Orlando, FL.. National
  • Mauk, K., Miller, E., Bakas, T., Lutz, B.J., (2015). Models to promote best practice in interprofessional care of stroke survivors and family caregivers. .American Conference for Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) 92nd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research.National
  • Lu, Y., Austrom, M.G., Bakas, T., Haase, J.E., Yang, Z., & Weaver, M.T. (2015). Patients with mild cognitive impairment – Caregiver Dyads’ satisfaction of meaningful intervention. .National Institute for Nursing Research 30th Anniversary Symposium, ,Bethesda, MD.. National
  • Bakas, T. (2015). Telephone assessment and skill-building intervention for stroke caregivers. .American Heart Association Scientific Sessions ,Orlando, FL.. National
  • Bakas, T. (2014). Recognition and Risk of Depression in Stroke Caregivers and their Caregivers: Factors Associated with Symptoms of Depression in Caregivers. .American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, ,Chicago, IL..
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Award for Faculty-to-Faculty Research Mentoring. The Office of the Provost and The Office of Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Recognition,University,2017
  • Honorary Nurse Scientist, Indiana University School of Nursing, Recognition of T32 Fellows and CEQL Scientists, Indianapolis, IN Recognition,University,2016
  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Service on the International Stroke Conference Program Committee.American Stroke Association,International,2015
  • Stroke Article of the Year Award.American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing,National,2015
  • Honor a Senior Researcher Award.Midwest Nursing Research Society,Regional,2015
  • Award of Meritorious Achievement: Stroke Nursing Task Force .American Heart Association,National,2013
  • IUPUI Prestigious External Award Recognition.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis,University,2013
  • Distinguished Achievement Award.American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing,National,2012
  • Clinical Article of the Year Award.American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing,National,2010
  • IUPUI Alvin S. Bynum Mentor Award.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis,University,2008
  • Mary and John Barron Quality of Life Research Award.Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness, Indiana University School of Nursing,College,2007
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing.American Academy of Nursing,National,2007
  • Trustee Teaching Award.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis,University,2001
  • Excellence in Research Award.Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Chapter,Regional,2001
  • Lois C. Meier Excellence Award.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis,University,2000
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award,College,1999
  • Fellow, American Heart Association.American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and Stroke Council,National,1999
  • Gerontological Nurse Researcher Award.Midwest Nursing Research Society, Gerontology Section,Regional,1999
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Poster Award, First Place.Midwest Nursing Research Society,Regional,1994
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Keywords
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  • stroke, family, caregiver, depression, stress, clinical trial, quality of life, behavioral research
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