Professional Summary

  • Dr. Elaine Miller is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing as well a Fellow in the American Heart Association. She is certified in rehabilitation nursing and gerontological nursing. She has 3 active research projects:  the effect of virtual reality simulation on worker evacuation of neonates, multidisciplinary adapted cardiac rehabilitation after stroke; and targeting interventions to reduce modifiable stroke risk factors in primarily African Americans. In addition, she recently completed a RWJ study as a co-investigator to reduce facility acquired pressure ulcers.  For almost 15 years, she also conducted multiple studies focusing on informal and formal caregiving relationships of severely physically impaired adults and their primary caregiver. As a result of this prior program of research, she documented salient factors such as quality of life, functional ability of patient and family caregiver, and resources usage affecting the success/failure of long-term caregiving relationships. Dr. Miller is also the editor for Rehabilitation Nursing having held this position since August, 2003.

Education

  • BSN: West Virginia University, 1972
  • MN: University of Pittsburgh, 1975
  • PhD: Indiana University, 1985

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Dr, Elaine Miller has 3 active research projects:  the effect of virtual reality simulation on worker evacuation of neonates, multidisciplinary adapted cardiac rehabilitation after stroke; and targeting interventions to reduce modifiable stroke risk factors in primarily African Americans. In addition, she recently completed a RWJ study as a co-investigator to reduce facility acquired pressure ulcers.  For almost 15 years, she also conducted multiple studies focusing on informal and formal caregiving relationships of severely physically impaired adults and their primary caregiver. As a result of this prior program of research, she documented salient factors such as quality of life, functional ability of patient and family caregiver, and resources usage affecting the success/failure of long-term caregiving relationships.

Credentials

  • RN - Licensure, State of Ohio
  • Gerontological Nurse, American Nurses Certification, 12/01/2008, to 11/30/2012
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN), Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 12/31/2012, expires
  • State of Pennsylvania - RN Licensure

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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 1997-to Present,Health Care Research Consultant,Cooper Research, Inc,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1996-1999,Health Care Research Consultant,Appalachian Regional Healthcare (Tristate System),Cincinnati, OH
  • 1992-1998,Health Care Research Consultant,Hill-Rom, Inc,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1991-1996,Health Care Research Consultant,MarketVision Research, Inc,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1988-to Present,Health Care Research Consultant,VA Medical Center,Cincinnati
  • 1984-to Present,Professor of Nursing,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1982-1984,Instructor of Nursing,Indiana University
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Research Grants
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  • 09/01/2009-08/31/2011. Robert Wood Johnson. Interdisciplinary Mobility-Team Approach to Reduction of Facility Acquired Pressure Ulcers. Reduce facility acquired pressure ulcers - Grant, Co-PI, Active.
  • 2006. Cincinnati Health Department. FAST Stroke Educational Prevention Program for Middle School Students
  • 2004. VISN 10 of the Veterans' Administration. Evaluation of Respite Usage by Employed Caregivers
  • 2001. Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation. Stroke Impact: Quality of Life and Resources (Pilot Study)
  • 2000. Dean's Award from the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing. Stroke Impact: Quality of Life and Resources (Pilot Study)
  • Aventis-02-A0-S0-E001/01/2002-06/01/2007. Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation. Stroke Impact: Quality of LIfe & Resources, PI, Closed.
  • NEMA-21-01-A0-S0-E004/01/1998-12/31/2001. National Emergency Medical Association. Brief Educational Intervention for Stroke "At Risk" Adults, PI, Closed.
  • NF-01-01-A0-S0-E004/01/1998-12/31/2001. Neuroscience Foundation. Brief Educational Intervention for Stroke "At Risk" Adults, PI, Closed.
  • 6663609/01/2009-08/31/2011. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Interdisciplinary Mobility Team Approach to Reduction of Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcers, Collaborator, Active.
  • STTI-Miller-Farra11/01/2011-10/31/2012. Sigma Theta Tau International. Effects of Disaster Training With and Without Virtual Simulation, Collaborator, Closed.
  • BAD DATE-06/30/2016. University of Cincinnati - Comparative Effectiveness and Patient Centered Research Pilot Grants . Multidisciplinary Adapted Cardiac Rehabilitation after Stroke - Grant, Co-PI, Active.
  • WSU / R15 HS02314909/30/2014-09/29/2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Effects of Virtual Reality Simulation on Worker Emergency Evacuation of Neonate, PI, Active.
  • 1ULiR001425-0104/01/2016-09/30/2016. NIH CSTA Program . Self-Management of Stroke Caregivers' Needs thru Skill Building - Grant, Co-I, Active.
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Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)
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  • Pierce, L. L., & Miller, E. T. (2016). A Dozen Tips for Getting Published.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 41 (4), 195-6. doi:10.1002/rnj.282
  • Konicki, T., & Miller, E. (2016). Use of simulation intervention to examine differences in nursing students' hand hygiene Knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors. Nursing Education Today, 45, 96-101.
  • Farra, S., Miller, E., Hodgson, E., Cosgrove, E., Brady, W., Gneuhs, M., & Baute, R. (2016). Storyboard development in virtual reality simulation . Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12 (9), doi:http://dx.org/10.1016/j.jen2015.07.012.
  • Miller, Elaine T (2015). Nursing best practices to prevent stroke in women.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 46 (4), e75-7. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006320
  • Hodge, A. J., Miller, E. L., & Dilts Skaggs, M. K. (2015). Nursing Self-perceptions of Emergency Preparedness at a Rural Hospital.. Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN : Official Publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association. doi:10.1016/j.jen.2015.07.012
  • Smith, E. E., Saver, J. L., Alexander, D. N., Furie, K. L., Hopkins, L. N., Katzan, I. L., Mackey, J. S., Miller, E. L., Schwamm, L. H., & Williams, L. S. (2014). Clinical performance measures for adults hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke: performance measures for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 45 (11), 3472-98. doi:10.1161/STR.0000000000000045
  • 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
  • Miller, Elaine T (2014). Being sensitive to the signs and symptoms of depression.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 39 (6), 269-70. doi:10.1002/rnj.191
  • Miller, Elaine T (2014). Ripple effect.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 39 (4), 167-8. doi:10.1002/rnj.168
  • Miller, Elaine T (2014). Stroke awareness: take preventive action.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 39 (3), 111-2. doi:10.1002/rnj.163
  • Miller, E. T., & Summers, D. (2014). Update on transient ischemic attack nursing care.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 45 (5), e71-3. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.005320
  • Miller, Elaine T (2014). Why passion counts!. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 39 (2), 61. doi:10.1002/rnj.158
  • Miller, Elaine T (2014). Embracing the future and learning from the past.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 39 (1), 1-2. doi:10.1002/rnj.141
  • • Smith EE, Saver JL, Alexander DN, Furie KL, Hopkins LN, Katzan IL, Mackey JS, Miller EL, Schwamm LH, Williams LS (2014). Clinical performance measures for adults hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke: performance measures for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke, doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000045..
  • • Bakas T, Clark PC, Kelly-Hayes M, King RB, Lutz BJ, Miller EL (2014). Evidence for stroke family caregiver and dyad interventions: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.. Stroke, doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000033. .
  • Farra, S., Miller, E., Timms, N., & Schafer, C. (2013). Improved training of disasters using 3-D virtual reality simulation . Western Journal of Nursing Research, 3, DOI10:1177/0193945912471735..
  • Farra, S., & Miller, E. (2013). Integrative review: Virtual disaster training.. Journal of Nursing Education, 3 (3), 93-101 DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v3n3p93..
  • • Yap, T. L., Kennerly, S. M., Simmons, M., Bruncher, C. R., Miller, E., Kim, J., & Yap, W. (2013). Multidimensional team-based intervention using musical cues to reduce odds of facility-acquired pressure ulcers in long-term care: A paired randomized intervention study. . The American Geriatrics Society, DOI:10.1111/jgs.12422..
  • Farra, S. L., Miller, E. T., & Hodgson, E. (2013). Virtual reality disaster training: Translation to practice.. Nurse Education in Practice. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2013.08.017
  • Miller, Elaine T (2013). Discharge planning - a priority in the care delivery process.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (5), 215-6. doi:10.1002/rnj.127
  • Miller, Elaine T (2013). Spirituality - not losing sight of its importance.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (4), 165-6. doi:10.1002/rnj.115
  • Miller, Elaine T (2013). Translating evidence into practice: next steps.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (3), 113-4. doi:10.1002/rnj.109
  • Miller, E. T., & Wilson, C. R. (2013). Mental illness - hidden no more.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (2), 61-2. doi:10.1002/rnj.77
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2013). The power to conquer adversity.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 38 (1), 1. doi:10.1002/rnj.68
  • Yap, T. L., Kennerly, S. M., Simmons, M. R., Buncher, C. R., Miller, E., Kim, J., & Yap, W. Y. (2013). Multidimensional team-based intervention using musical cues to reduce odds of facility-acquired pressure ulcers in long-term care: a paired randomized intervention study.. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61 (9), 1552-9. doi:10.1111/jgs.12422
  • Farra, S., Miller, E., Timm, N., & Schafer, J. (2013). Improved training for disasters using 3-D virtual reality simulation.. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35 (5), 655-71. doi:10.1177/0193945912471735
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2012). Unpredictability of a disability.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 37 (6), 269. doi:10.1002/rnj.60
  • Miller, E. T., & Canada, N. (2012). Linking employed caregivers' perceptions of long-term community services with health care legislation.. Family & Community Health, 35 (4), 345-57. doi:10.1097/FCH.0b013e3182666793
  • Miller, Elaine T (2012). Care vs cure?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 37 (4), 161-2. doi:10.1002/rnj.52
  • Miller, E. T., & Farra, S. (2012). Disaster preparedness, a rehabilitation nursing priority.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 37 (3), 95-6. doi:10.1002/RNJ.00049
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2012). Transforming nursing's future.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 37 (2), 51-2. doi:10.1002/RNJ.00016
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2012). Why nursing is vital to the patient-centered medical home.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 37 (1), 1-2. doi:10.1002/RNJ.00008
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2011). Debt crisis: opportunity for nursing action.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 36 (6), 224, 232.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2011). Medication safety: an essential nursing role.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 36 (4), 134, 174.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2011). Benefits of volunteering.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 36 (3), 90, 128.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2011). Elder abuse can happen to any older adult.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 36 (2), 46, 72.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2011). Safe after 60.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 36 (1), 2, 42.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2010). I'm a nurse, but call me doctor!. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35 (4), 134, 151.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2010). Act now to stop strokes.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35 (3), 90, 129.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2010). Self-advocacy: an essential skill.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35 (2), 46, 79.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2010). Value of discipline in our chaotic healthcare environment.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35 (1), 2.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2010). The importance of engagement.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35 (6), 224.
  • Wang, C., Liao, W., Kuo, P., Yuan, S., Chuang, H., Lo, H., Liao, H., Elaine, M., Lee, M., & Yen, C. (2010). The Chinese version of the Facts on Aging Quiz scale: reliability and validity assessment.. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47 (6), 742-52. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.11.009
  • Summers, D., Leonard, A., Wentworth, D., Saver, J. L., Simpson, J., Spilker, J. A., Hock, N., Miller, E., & Mitchell, P. H. (2009). Comprehensive overview of nursing and interdisciplinary care of the acute ischemic stroke patient: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 40 (8), 2911-44. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.192362
  • Easton, J. D., Saver, J. L., Albers, G. W., Alberts, M. J., Chaturvedi, S., Feldmann, E., Hatsukami, T. S., Higashida, R. T., Johnston, S. C., Kidwell, C. S., Lutsep, H. L., Miller, E., & Sacco, R. L. (2009). Definition and evaluation of transient ischemic attack: a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council; Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention; Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; and the Interdisciplinary Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease. The American Academy of Neurology affirms the value of this statement as an educational tool for neurologists.. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 40 (6), 2276-93. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.192218
  • Summers, D., Leonard, A., Wentworth, D., Saver, J., Simpson, J., Spilker, J., Hock, N. Miller, E., Mitchell, P. (2009). Comprehensive overview of nursing and interdisciplinary care of the acute ischemic stroke patient . Stroke, 40 (8), 2911, 2944.
  • Easton, J., Saver, J., Albers, G., Alberts, M., Chaturvedi, S., Feldmann, E., Hatsukami, T., Johnston, S., Kidwell, C., Lutsep, H., Miller, E., Sacco, R. (2009). Definition and evaluation of transient ischemic attack: A scientific statement of healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council; Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia: Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention: Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and the Interdisciplinary Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease . Stroke, 40 (6), 2276, 2293.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2009). Where is Rehabilitation Nursing in the healthcare reform debate?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (6), 222, 229.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2009). Reversing patient inactivity and isolation.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (5), 178, 208.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2009). Setting our course.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (3), 90.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2009). Battling a powerful foe.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (2), 46, 83.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2009). Prospering in a weak economy.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 34 (1), 2, 10.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2008). Rehabilitation nursing's responsibility in shaping the future U.S. health system.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 33 (6), 230, 267.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2008). Prevention scorecard.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 33 (4), 142.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2008). So where is the evidence?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 33 (3), 90.
  • Miller, E. T., & Lewis, K. D. (2008). Bridging the gap between poster and manuscript.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 33 (2), 52-4.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2008). Cultivating creativity.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 33 (2), 46, 51.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Being proactive in shaping the future of rehabilitation nursing.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (6), 224.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Developing a global perspective.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (5), 178, 202.
  • Miller, E. T., King, K. A., Miller, R., & Kleindorfer, D. (2007). (In Press). FAST Stroke Prevention Educational Program for Middle School Students: pilot study results.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 39 (4), 236-42.
  • Miller, Elaine T (2007). Prevention of transient ischemic attack and stroke in older adults: implementing evidence-based interventions.. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 33 (7), 26-37; quiz 38-9.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Transcending dependence with technology.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (4), 134, 150.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Seeing the unseen.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (3), 90.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Advancing evidence-based practice.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (2), 47, 76.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2007). Bridging the generation gap.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 32 (1), 2-3, 43.
  • Miller, E., King, K., Miller, R., & Kleindofer, D. (2007). FAST Stroke Prevention Program in Middle Schools. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 39 (4), 236, 243.
  • Miller, E (2007). Evidence-Based Interventions for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 26, 36.
  • Miller, E., King, K., Miller, R., & Kleindorfer, D. (2007). Testing the FAST Stroke Educational Prevention Program. Stroke, 38 (2), 534.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2006). Is your healthcare environment therapeutic?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (6), 226-7.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2006). Caring versus curing.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (5), 182-3.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2006). Embracing the problem of obesity.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (4), 134-5.
  • Miller, Elaine Tilka (2006). Putting aging into perspective for our profession.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 31 (3), 90, 129.
  • Miller, E. T., & Spilker, J. (2003). Readiness to change and brief educational interventions: successful strategies to reduce stroke risk.. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 35 (4), 215-22.
  • Miller, E., & Spilker, J. (2003). Readiness to Change and Brief Educational Interventions: Successful Strategies to Reduce Stroke Risk. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 35 (4), 215, 222.
  • Miller, E (2002). Targeting Interventions for Primary Informal Caregivers of Adults with Cognitive and Physical Losses. Rehabilitation Nursing, 27 (2), 46, 51.
  • Miller, E., Deets, C., & Miller, R. (2001). Nurse Call and the Work Environment: Lessons Learned. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 15 (3), 7, 15.
  • Miller, E (2000). Partnering: A Remedy for the Emerging Caregiving Crisis?. Rehabilitation Nursing, 25 (4), 124, 125.
  • Miller, E. T., & Easton, K. L. (2000). Perceived losses following stroke.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 25 (5), 192-5.
  • Miller, E., & Easton, K. (2000). Commentary on Mumma's 1986 Article "Perception of Loss After Stroke". Rehabilitation Nursing, 25 (5), 195.
  • Miller, E (1999). Clinical Implications: Response to Music Therapy as a Treatment Method for Improving Muscle Strength in Patients with Advanced Multiple Sclerosis. Rehabilitation Nursing, 24 (2), 79.
  • Miller, E. T., Deets, C., & Miller, R. V. (1997). Nurse call systems: impact on nursing performance.. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 11 (3), 36-43.
  • Miller, E. T., Edwards-Beckett, J., Mikolaj, E., Bower, D., & Pontius, C. (1994). (In Press). Research-related learning needs of Ohio nurses.. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 25 (4), 167-70.
  • Opie, N. D., & Miller, E. T. (1989). Attribution for successful relationships between severely disabled adults and personal care attendants.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 14 (4), 196-9.
  • Miller, E. L., Murray, L., Richards, L., Zorowitz, R. D., Bakas, T., Clark, P., & Billinger, S. A. (10-2010). 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. doi:10.1161/STR.0b013e3181e7512b
  • Miller, Elaine TPower of the Name.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 40 (6), 339-40. doi:10.1002/rnj.254
  • Miller, Elaine TThe Grieving Process: A Necessary Step Toward Healing.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 40 (4), 207-8. doi:10.1002/rnj.220
  • Miller, Elaine TFamily caregivers - a precious resource.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 40 (3), 131-2. doi:10.1002/rnj.219
  • Miller, ElaineDisaster preparedness: are you ready?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 30 (6), 214.
  • Miller, ElaineMerging rehabilitation nursing with complementary and alternative therapies.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 30 (5), 170, 172.
  • Miller, ElaineEmbracing diversity to overcome health disparities.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 30 (4), 122, 139.
  • Miller, ElaineWhy is quality care still elusive?. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 30 (2), 38.
  • Miller, ElaineSix steps to innovation.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 30 (1), 2, 30.
  • Miller, ElaineMaking connections in a high-tech world.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 29 (5), 142, 153.
  • Miller, ElaineWhy rehabilitation nursing makes a difference.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 29 (4), 110.
  • Miller, ElaineThrough the patient's eyes.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 29 (3), 74.
  • Miller, ElainePractice and politics: shaping public policy.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 29 (2), 38.
  • Miller, ElaineMoving ahead in rehabilitation nursing.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 29 (1), 2.
  • Miller, ElaineRehabilitation nursing in a consumer-driven world.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 28 (5), 139, 163.
  • Kennerly, S. M., Yap, T., & Miller, E. A nurse-led interdisciplinary leadership approach targeting pressure ulcer prevention in long-term care.. The Health Care Manager, 31 (3), 268-75. doi:10.1097/HCM.0b013e3182619eca
  • Miller, Elaine TTransformative power of technology.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 40 (2), 67-8. doi:10.1002/rnj.212
  • Miller, Elaine TTranslating Evidence into Practice.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 41 (3), 133-4. doi:10.1002/rnj.276
  • Miller, Elaine TPreventing Burnout.. Rehabilitation Nursing : the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 41 (2), 65-6. doi:10.1002/rnj.267
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Published Abstracts
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  • Miller, E., Pancioli, A., Broderick, J., Spilker, J., & Shireman, T. (2003). Stroke Impact: Quality of Life and Resources. Stroke, 34, 247.
  • Miller, E., & Spilker, E. (2002). Readiness to Change and Brief Educational Interventions: Successful Strategies to Reduce Modifiable Stroke Risk Factors. Stroke, 33 (1), 395.
  • Miller, E., & Spilker, J. (2001). Lessons Learned: Why Educational Interventions May Not Work. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 10 (4), 196.
  • Miller, E (2000). Gender Considerations When Designing Educational Interventions to Reduce Stroke Factors. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 9 (4), 211.
  • Miller, E., & Spilker, J. (1999). Brief Educational Interventions for Stroke "at risk" Adults. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 8 (4), 285.
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Other Publications
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  • Miller, E., & Bach, C. (2007). Research and Evidence Based Practice. The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum. Chicago: American Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.
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Book Chapter
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  • Miller, E. (2009). Client and family teaching In I. M. Lubkin & P.D. Larsen (Eds.) ,Chronic Illness: Impact and Interventions (7th edition)(pp.319 ,343). Boston, MA :Jones and Bartlett Publishers .Author.
  • Miller, E., & Bach, C. (2007). Research and evidence-based practice In K. Mauk (Eds.) ,The Speciality of Rehabilitation Practice: A Core Curriculum (pp.Chapter 22 ). Glenview, Illinois :Association of Rehabilitation Nursing .Author.
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Invited Presentations
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  • Miller, E. (07/09/2009). Writing for publication: Keys to success.Webcast online ,Association of Rehabilitation Nursing . National
  • Miller, E. (07/01/2009). Incorporating the patient and care partners in goal setting: Rehabilitation care and recovery .Webcast online ,National Stroke Association . Workshop. International
  • Miller, E (02/03/2005). Innovative Strategies to Increase Stroke Awareness.International Stroke Meeting
  • Miller, E (2005). Brief Educational Interventions to Reduce Stroke Risk.International Stroke Conference, State of the Art Stroke Nursing Symposium ,New Orleans, LA.
  • Miller, E (2003). Patient and Family Education.28th International Stroke Conference, State of the Art Stroke Nursing Symposium ,Phoenix, AZ.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, E (01/30/2001). Life After Stroke: Support for Those Supporting a Stroke Victim.One Hour Yahoo Chat Event ,Healthology, Stroke-TIA.org.
  • Miller, E (2000). Shaping Pain Managament: Collaboration Through Evidence Based Practice.CE Event given for the Tristate VA Medical Center and TriHealth ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Miller, E. (10/20/2014). Translating evidence into practice: Nurses at the forefront..State of the Art Stroke Nursing Symposium - International Stroke Conference ,San Diego, California . International
  • Miller, E. & Zorowitz, R (2012). Comprehensive overview of nursing and interdisciplinary sroke care .American Association of Neuoscience Nurses ,Seattle,, Washington . National
  • Miller, E. (2013). Stroke Rehabilitation Practice Guidelines: Translating Knowledge into Practice .Michigan Association of Rehabilitation Nurses ,Detroit, Michigan. Regional
  • Miller, E. (2013). Keynote: Translating evidence into practice: Embracing the challenge .University of Toledo Research Day ,Toledo, Ohio . University
  • Miller, E. (2013). Keynote: American Stroke Association Stroke Guidelines: Roadmap to Quality .Rehabilitation Institute ,Chicago, Illinois . Regional
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Poster Presentations
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  • Miller, K; King, K; Miller, E; & Lee, R (02/07/2007). Testing the FAST Stroke Educational Prevention Program.International Stroke Meeting ,San Francisco, CA.
  • Miller, E; King, K; Miller, R (2005). Refining the FAST Program.International Stroke Conference, Stroke Educational Intervention for Middle School Students ,New Orleans, LA.
  • Miller, E; King, K; Miller, R (2004). FAST Stroke Educational Program for Middle School Students: Results of a Pilot Study.2nd National CDC Prevention Conference on Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Miller, E; King, K; Miller, R; & Kleindorfer, D (2004). FAST Stroke Educational Program for Middle School Children: A Pilot Study.29th International Stroke Conference ,San Antonio, TX.
  • Shireman, T; Pancioli, A; Miller, E; Spilker, J & Kissela, B (2001). How Are TIAs Managed in a Managed Care Setting? Resource Use and Costs.26th International Stroke Conference ,Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Shireman, T; Pancioli, A; Miller, E; Spilker, J & Kissela, B (2001). Resource Use and Costs of Ischemic Stroke in a Managed Care Setting.26th International Stroke Conference ,Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (2001). Lessons Learned: Why Educational Interventions May Not Work.North American Stroke Meeting
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (08/30/2000). Gender Differences in Designing Educational Programs to Reduce Stroke Risk Factors.National Stroke Association International Meeting ,Toronto, Canada.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (1999). Challenges of Stroke Educational Interventions.National Stroke Association International Convention ,Aspen, CO.
  • Miller, E. (10/20/2014). Stroke Impact on Patients and Families.Michigan Association of Rehabilitation Nurses ,Los Angeles, CA. National
  • Miller, E. King, K., Miller, R., & Lee, R (02/20/2012). Effectiveness of the FAST Program Targeting African American School Teachers .International Stroke Meeting ,New Orleans. International
  • Miller, E. King, K., Miller, R., & Lee, R (02/20/2012). Student Education for Middle School Students to Manage Modifiable Stroke Risk Factors.International Stroke Meeting ,New Orleans. International
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Paper Presentations
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  • Miller, E; Pancioli, A; Broderish, J; Spilker, J; Shireman, T (2003). Stroke Impact: Quality of Life and Resources. 28th International Stroke Conference ,Phoenix, AZ.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (2002). Readiness to Change and Brief Educational Interventions: Successful Strategies to Reduce Modifiable Stroke Risk Factors. 27th International Stroke Conference ,San Antonio, TX.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (2000). Educational Interventions for Adults "At Risk" for Stroke. MNRS Conference ,Detroit, MI.
  • Miller, E & Spilker, J (1999). Brief Educational Interventions for Stroke "At Risk" Adults. National Stroke Association International Convention ,Aspen, CO.
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Symposium
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  • Miller, E (09/13/2007). Rehabilitation Nursing: Past Present and Future. Current Concepts in Rehabilitation: A Nursing Symposium ,Drake Center, Cincinnati, OH.
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Edna Stillman Award.Journal of Gerontological Nursing and Slack Incorporated,11/17/2007
  • Distinguished Service Award.Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN),10/05/2006
  • Dean's Award for Research.University of Cincinnat College of Nursing,2000
  • Special Award for Service Excellence related to Nursing Research and Education.Cincinnati VA Medical Center,1999
  • Research Excellence Award.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,1999
  • Teaching Excellence Award.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,05-1991
  • Who's Who in American Nursing.Society of Nursing Professionals,1984,to Present
  • Scholastic Scholarship.University of Pittsburgh,1973,1975
  • Balfour Award.WVU,1972
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Keywords
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  • Nursing, evidence-based practice, writing for publication, simulation, virtual reality simulation, translation of research into practice, research methods (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods), caregiving relationships, quality of life for those with stroke and other health care issues, caregiving dyads, educational interventions to reduce modifiable stroke risk factors
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Human Protocols
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  • Co-Investigator
    The Effect of Independent Computer-Based Simulation on Neonatal Resuscitation Skills
    CON AD for Nursing Research

    Staff: Miller, Elaine (Other)
    Approval Date:05/26/2016
  • Co-Investigator
    Self-Management of Stroke Caregiver Needs through Skill-Building
    College of Nursing

    Staff: Brehm, Bonnie (Sub-investigator); Scott, Jasmine (Other); Israel, Jahmeel (Coordinator); Kissela, Brett (Sub-investigator); Rota, Matthew (Sub-investigator); Miller, Robert (Other); Dunning, Kari (Sub-investigator); Sucharew, Heidi (Statistician); Gaillard, Trudy (Sub-investigator); Green, Donna (Other); McCarthy, Michael (Sub-investigator); Miller, Elaine (Other)
    Approval Date:07/15/2016
  • Co-Investigator
    Caregiver Self-Management Needs through Skill-Building
    College of Nursing

    Staff: Miller, Elaine (Sub-investigator); Patty, Emma (Other); Bodnarik, Barbara (Other); Dunning, Kari (Sub-investigator); Green, Donna (Other); Kissela, Brett (Sub-investigator); Miller, Robert (Other); Sucharew, Heidi (Sub-investigator); McCarthy, Michael (Sub-investigator); Karg, Hannah (Other); Rota, Matthew (Sub-investigator); Sampsel, Deborah (Sub-investigator); Brehm, Bonnie (Sub-investigator); Gaillard, Trudy (Sub-investigator); Israel, Jahmeel (Coordinator)
    Approval Date:01/20/2017
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More Information
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  • Honors and Awards
    • Nominated as a Health Hero (2015) by the Cincinnati Business Courier.
    • ARN President’s Award, October 3, 2013 for outstanding contributions to rehabilitation nursing
    • Competence in Aging Award from the CVN Council of the American Heart Association, November 6, 2012.
    • American Heart Association National Cardiovascular Nursing Council, Article of the Year Award for the article: Miller, E., Murray, L., Richards, L., Zorowitz, R., Bakas, T., Clark, P., Billinger, S. (2010). A comprehensive overview of nursing and interdisciplinary rehabilitation care of the stroke patient.  AHA Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association on behalf of the American Heart Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and the Stroke Council. Stroke, 41:2402-2448. DOI:10.1161/STR.obO13e3181e7512b, November 15, 2011.
    • 1st Place Award Brief Oral & Poster.  Kennerly, S., Yap, T., Miller, E., Hemmings, A., & Beckett, G.  Best Practices for Creating and Managing a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Environment.  Presentation at the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Conference, Birmingham, England, 2010.
    • Edna Stillman Award, Excellence in Writing by the Journal of Geronotological Nursing, 11/17/2007.
    • ARN Distinguished Service Award, 10/05/2006.
    • University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Dean's Award for Research, 2000.
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