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Mary-Beth Coty, PhD, APRN, BC

Mary-Beth Coty, PhD, APRN, BC

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  • Associate Professor

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  • (502) 852-7228

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Bio

Recent Presentations:

VAP Bundle Readiness:  A Review of Documented Oral Care Practices in an Intensive Care Unit (poster) at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) National conference, Ft Lauderdale FL (June, 2009)

Role Stress and Strain in Adults with Recent Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis (poster) at the Society of Behavioral Medicine conference, Montreal, Canada. (April, 2009)

Roles, Role Stress and Strain in Adults with Recent Onset of RA, (paper) University of Kentucky Rheumatology Retreat, Shaker Village, KY (May, 2008)

Social Support, Family Functioning and Well-being in Women with  Rheumatoid Arthritis, (poster) Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, San Diego, CA  (April, 2008)

Changing health care worker behavior in relation to respiratory disease transmission with a novel training approach that uses biosimulation recognized by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) as one of the top 10 publications of the year, 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Orlando, FL  (April, 2008)

Recent Publications:

Abusalem, S. K., & Coty, M.B. (2010). Home health nurses coping with practice care errors. Journal of Research in Nursing.

Goss, L., Coty, M.B., & Myers, J. (2010). A review of documented oral care practices in an intensive care unit. Clinical Nursing Research.

Coty, M.B. & Wallston, K. (2010). Problematic social support, family functioning, and subjective well-being in women with rheumatoid arthritis. Women & Health, 50(1), 53-70.

Coty, M. & Wallston, K. (2008). Roles and well-being among healthy women and women with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(2), 189-198.

Carrico, R., Coty, M., Goss, L., & LaJoie, A. (2007). Changing healthcare worker behavior in relation to respiratory disease transmission with a novel training approach that uses biosimulation. American Journal of Infection Control, 35(1), 14-19.

Grant Activity:

2011 – 2012 Principal Investigator: Intramural Research Incentive Grant, University of Louisville: Self-care Management of Arthritis among Low-income Spanish-speaking and English-speaking adults

2006 – 2009 Principal Investigator; Grant from the Arthritis Foundation – New Investigator Award:  Multiple Roles, Role Stress and Strain in Individuals with Recent Onset of RA


Educational Background

  • PhD - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
  • Master of Education - Chapman College, Monterey, CA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Teaching Areas

  • Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Research Interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Honors & Awards

  • Featured as New Investigator in the Arthritis Foundation, Ohio River Valley Chapter Annual Report, 2007
  • Graduate School Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, 1998-2000

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2007-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International, member, 2005-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, President of Iota Zeta Chapter, University of Louisville, 2009-present
  • Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, member, 2002-present
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