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Celeste Shawler, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Celeste Shawler, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

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  • Associate Professor

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Funded Research:

May 2008: NIH/NINR, Grant Number:1K01NR010239-01A1, Award Amount:$261,905, Project Period: May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2011, Project Title:“Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors”, Role:PI (75% effort)

Regional and International Research Service:

3/2009: Initiated, orchestrated, and reviewed submitted abstracts from John A. Hartford Institute Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars Alumni from New York University College of Nursing for three symposia for the 2009 Annual Scientific Session of the Gerontological Society of America. Chair of two symposia, Discussant for one symposium, and one paper presentation.

5/2008: Abstract Reviewer for Social and Behavioral Science Section, 2008 Annual Scientific Session of the Gerontological Society of America.

 

Recent Publications:

Published Manuscripts - Peer Reviewed:

Shawler, C., George, M.T., & Staley, M.K. (2010) Elucidating the aging process through poetry: An elderly woman’s life narrative. Journal of Aging, Arts, and Humanities,4(3), 210-229.

Shawler, C. (2010). Assessing and maintaining mental health in elderly individuals. Nursing Clinics of North America,45(4),635-650.

Shawler, C. (in press). Palliative and end-of-life care: Using a standardized patient family for gerontological nurse practitioner students. Nursing Education Perspectives.

Shawler, C. (2008). Standardized patients for psychiatric nurse practitioner students. Journal of Nursing Education. November, 47(11), 528-531.

Shawler, C., & Logsdon, D. (2007). Living vigilant lives: Stories from older low-income minority women. Health Care for Women International, 29(1), 76-84.

Shawler, C. (2007). Empowerment of aging mothers and daughters in transition during a health crisis. Qualitative Health Research, 17(6), July, 838-849.

Shawler, C. (2006). Older mothers and daughters describe strategies to manage and rehabilitate from a hip fracture. Geriatric Nursing, 27(6), 371-377.

Shawler, C. (2004). Aging mothers and daughters: Relationship changes over time. Ageing International, Spring, 29(2), pp. 149-177.

Published Abstracts  - Peer Reviewed

Shawler, C. (November, 2010). Transitions in Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: How High Blood Pressure Behaviors are Modified. In K. Tennant (Chair). Physiological Status Related to Quality of Life in Older Adults [Abstract]. Proceedings from the symposium conducted at the meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Shawler, C. (November, 2009). Health Related Quality of Life with Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: Subtle and Important Nuances. In C. Shawler (Chair), Healthy Aging with Creative Use of Self Regulation and Self Efficacy by Older Adults. [Abstract]. Proceedings from the symposium conducted at the meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Shawler, C., (November, 2008). Vigilance and determination in older women with chronic illness. In C. Shawler (Chair), Shaping and changing environments to promote health, quality of life, and resilience in older adults. [Abstract]. Proceedings from the symposium conducted at the meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 61st Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Shawler, C. (November, 2007): End-of-life and palliative care: Gerontological nurse practitioner students interact with a standardized patient family. [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Shawler, C. (April 2007): Standardized patients and graduate psychiatric students [Abstract]. Proceedings from the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Montreal, Quebec,Canada.

Shawler, C. (November 2006): Living vigilant lives with chronic illness: Stories from older, low-income minority women [Abstract]. John A. Hartford Research Scholars Symposium. Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific
Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Shawler, C.  (November 2006): Elucidation of the Aging Process: A Life Narrative of an Elderly Woman. [Abstract]. Proceedings from the Proceedings of the Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Shawler, C. (2005) Aging mothers and their daughters: Stories of inner strength [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS), Atlanta, GA.

Shawler, C. (2005). Facilitating transition for elderly mothers and daughters through a health crisis [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Annual Conference, Pittsburg, PA.

PRESENTATIONS (Peer Reviewed)

International Paper Presentations

Shawler, C. (November, 2010). Transitions in Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: How High Blood Pressure Behaviors are Modified. In K. Tennant (Chair). Physiological Status Related to Quality of Life in Older Adults [Abstract]. Proceedings from the symposium conducted at the meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Shawler, C. (November, 2009). Health Related Quality of Life with Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: Subtle and Important Nuances. In C. Shawler (Chair), Healthy Aging with Creative Use of Self Regulation and Self Efficacy by Older Adults. Symposium conducted at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Shawler, C., Molony, S., Jeffers, B.R., & Adler, P.A. (November 2008). Vigilance and Determination in Older Women with Chronic Illness. In C. Shawler (Chair), Shaping and changing environments to promote health, quality of life, and resilience in older adults. Symposium conducted at the Annual Scientific Session of the Gerontological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland.

Bonham, B., Hines-Martin, Robinson, K., Roberts, K., and Shawler, C. (April, 2008)Community-based Participatory Research in Action, Paper/symposium presentation, International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Louisville, KY.

Shawler, C. (November 2006): Two paper presentations accepted for the American Gerontological Society 59th Scientific Session: (1)    Living Vigilant Lives with Chronic Illness: Stories from Older, Low-Income Minority Women: John A. Hartford Research Scholars Symposium. (2)  Elucidation of the Aging Process: A Life Narrative of an Elderly Woman.

Shawler, C. (April, 2005): Paper Presentation. Facilitating Transition for Elderly Mothers and Daughters Through a Health Crisis. International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Pittsburg, PA.

Shawler, C. (May, 2004): Paper Presentation. Evolution of Women’s Strength: Aging Mothers and Daughters Becoming Empowered After a Health Crisis. Tenth Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference, Banff, Canada.

Recent Presentations:

International Paper Presentations

Shawler, C., Molony, S., Jeffers, B.R., & Adler, P.A. (November 2008). Vigilance and Determination in Older Women with Chronic Illness. In C. Shawler (Chair), Shaping and changing environments to promote health, quality of life, and resilience in older adults. Symposium conducted at the Annual Scientific Session of the Gerontological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland.

Bonham, B., Hines-Martin, Robinson, K., Roberts, K., and Shawler, C. (April, 2008) Community-based Participatory Research in Action, Paper/symposium presentation, International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Louisville, KY.

National Paper Presentations

Living Vigilant Lives with Chronic Illness: Stories from Older, Low-Income Minority Women; and Elucidation of the Aging Process: A Life Narrative of an Elderly Woman, two paper presentations at the American Gerontological Society 59th Scientific Session, November 2006.

International Poster Presentations

Shawler, C. (November, 2007): Poster Presentation – End-of-Life and Palliative Care:Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Students Interact with a Standardized Patient Family. Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco

National Poster Presentations

J. Krugler, S. Deck, G. Barber, C. Furman, C. Shawler, & L. Strickland. (Fall 2007). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Comprehensive Geriatric Care Using Standardized Patients, University of Louisville. Poster Presentation, National Standardized Patient Annual Conference.

Standardized Patients and Graduate Psychiatric Students poster presentation to the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, April 2007.


Educational Background

  • Hartford Institute Scholar -Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars Program-New York University College of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Kentucky
  • Certificate in Gerontology - Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky
  • Master of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - University of Kentucky Certification in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of Kentucky

Teaching Areas

  • Advance Practice Roles
  • Post Masters Gerontological Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Doctoral Education: Philosophy of Science and Qualitative Research

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular health of older women and their adult daughters, specifically high blood pressure self management. (FUNDED RESEARCH NIH/NINR, Award amount: $261,905, May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2011.“Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors” )
  • Transitions of older women and their adult daughters with chronic and acute illness
  • Use of life narratives, exploring effects of chronic illness on QOL, older women and adult daughters
  • Healthy lifestyles within the context of chronic illness
  • Examination of empowerment
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