Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, MPH, RN

Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, MPH, RN

Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, MPH, RN

Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, MPH,  RN

Assistant Professor
f0alal02@louisville.edu
502.852.8396

Education:

  • PhD: Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2006
  • MPH, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2007
  • MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Pennsylvania, 1995
  • BSN, University of Jordan, 1992

Educational Interests:

Research and Evidenced Based Practice, Medical Surgical Nursing

Professional Memberships:

  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau Society
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • Jordanian Nurses Association

Recent Publications:

Alaloul, F., AbuRuz, M. E., Moser, D. K., Hall, L. A., & Al-Sadi, A. (2017). Factors associated with quality of life in Arab patients with heart failure. Scandinavian Journal Of Caring Sciences, 31(1), 104-111. doi:10.1111/scs.12324

Alaloul, F., Schreiber, J. A., Al Nusairat, T. S., & Andrykowski, M. A. (2016). Spirituality in Arab Muslim Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Survivors. Cancer Nursing, 39(5), E39-E47. doi:10.1097/NCC.0000000000000312

AbuRuz, M.E, Alaloul, F, Saifan, A, Masa'deh, R., & Abusalem S. (2016). Quality of life for Saudi patients with heart failure: A cross-sectional correlational study.  Global Journal of Health Science, 8, 49-58. doi:10.5539/gjhs.v8n3p49

Alaloul, F., Brockopp, D.Y., Andrykowski, M.A., Hall, L.A., & Al Nusairat, T.S. (2015). Quality of life in Arab Muslim cancer survivors following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: Comparison with matched healthy group. Supportive Care in Cancer, 23, 2157-64. doi:10.1007/s00520-014-2583-7.

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K. D., & Logsdon, M. C. (2015). Impact of a Script-based Communication Intervention on Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management. Pain Management Nursing, 16(3), 321-327 7p. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2014.08.008

Aljeesh, Y.I, Alkariri, N., Abusalem, S., Myers, J.A., & Alaloul, F. (2015). Staff-developed infection prevention program decreases health care-associated infection rates in pediatric critical care.  Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 30, 71-6. doi:10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000079.

AbuRuz, M.E., Alaloul, F. (2013). Patients’ pain experience after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Journal of American Science, 9(4), 592-595.

Recent Presentations:

International Presentations

Paper Presentations

 Aljeesh, Y., Abusalem, S., Alkariri, N., Myers, J., Alaloul, F. (2013, November 16-20). Staff developed infection prevention program increases antimicrobial stewardship and decreases health acquired infection rates. Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Poster presentations

Brockopp, D.A., Warden, S.K., Schreiber, J., Alaloul, F., Grochett, C., Lynch, K., Dampier, A. (2006, July 19-22).  An alternative approach to managing cancer pain. 17th International Nursing Research Congress, Montreal, Canada.

National Presentations

Poster Presentations

Alaloul, F., Brockopp, D.Y., Lynne A. Hall, L.A., Al Nusairat, T.S. (2013, November). Quality of life of Arabs post hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 2013 Oncology Nursing Society Connections: Advancing Through Science, Dallas, TX.

Regional Presentations

Paper Presentations

Alaloul, F. & Hall, L.A (2016, March 17-20). Examination of the validity of the Arabic version of the Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Survey using confirmatory factor analysis. Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Alaloul, F. AbuRuz, M.E., Moser, D.K., Hall, L.A.& Al-Sadi, A. (2014, March 27-30). Factors associated with quality of life in Jordanian patients with heart failure. Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Poster presentations

Alaloul, F., Andrykowski, M.A., & Schrieber, J. (2015, April 16-19).Spirituality in Arab Muslim hematopoietic stem cell transplantation survivors: A qualitative approach. Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K.D., & Logsdon, M.C. (2014, March 27-30). The impact of a script based communication intervention on patient satisfaction with pain management, Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Local Presentations

Paper Presentations

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K.D., & Logsdon, M.C. (2015, June 4). The impact of a script based communication intervention on patient satisfaction with pain management. KentuckyOne Webinar presentation.

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K.D., & Logsdon, M.C. (2015, May 14). The impact of a script based communication intervention on patient satisfaction with pain management. 2015 KentuckyOne Research Symposium, Louisville, KY.

Poster presentations

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K. D., Katelyn Sullivan & Logsdon, M. C. (2016, September 22). Contextual Factors Impacting a Pain Management Intervention. KONL 12th Annual Leadership Development Conference- Nurses Don't Do Math...Or Do They?, Louisville, KY

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K.D., & Logsdon, M.C. (2014, September 19). The impact of a script based communication intervention on patient satisfaction with pain management, Research!Louisville Nursing Research Symposium, Louisville, KY.

Research Interests:

My active research program focuses on understanding a patient’s health and illness experiences as it relates to their quality of life, with a specific focus on understudied Arab and Muslim patients and survivors.

Research Activity:

Alaloul, F. (Principal Investigator); Polivka, B. (Co. Investigator). The Cancer Survivorship Experience of Muslims in the US: Comparison of Three Muslim Ethnic Groups.Oncology Nursing Society  Foundation, 01/15/2017-01/15/2019, $24,886

Alaloul, F. (Principal Investigator); Polivka, B. (Co. Investigator). Muslim Cancer Patients’ Experience in the US: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survivorship, 10/01/2016-09/31/2017, $4,712.

Alaloul, F., Williams, K., Myers, J., Jones, K. D., Katelyn Sullivan & Logsdon, M. C. (under review). Contextual Factors Impacting a Pain Management Intervention. Journal of Nursing Scholarship

AbuRuz, M.E., Alaloul, F. & Dweik, G. (under review). Depressive Symptoms are Associated with In-Hospital Complications Following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Applied Nursing Research.

2017

MNRS Mid-Career Investigator Award

2005

Graduate Student Incentive Program Award. Doctoral Dissertation.
University of Kentucky

2004

Delta Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau international Research Award