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Associate Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship at College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Daisha J. Cipher currently serves the College of Nursing and Health Innovation as the Associate Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship. She is a health outcomes researcher and biostatistical consultant who specializes in conducting research aimed at  determining the causes of successful treatment outcomes in medical settings. Dr. Cipher has served as the primary biostatistician  for over 24 funded grant projects and has taught over 40 biostatistics, epidemiology,  and research design courses at UNT, UNTHSC, and UTA.  Dr. Cipher recently authored five statistics book chapters in the recently released textbook, The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition.

University of North Texas
Postdoctoral
Statistics
Southern Methodist University
PhD
Experimental Psychology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Masters of Science
University of Texas at Austin (UT)
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology
June 2013
Ongoing
Associate Director of the Center for Nursing Research
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2011
Ongoing
Assistant to the Dean for Biostatistics and Research
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2006
Ongoing
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2005
January 2007
Director of Biostatistics
University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
January 2002
January 2005
Program Director, MPH Clinical Research Concentration
University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
January 2001
January 2005
Assist Professor
University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
August 2013
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award for Excellence in Scientific Writing in Rehabilitation Medicine, awarded to the article: Ottomanelli L., Goetz, L, Suris, A., McGeough, C., Sinnott, P.L., Toscano, R., Barnett, S., Cipher, D.J., Lind, L, Dixon, T.M., Holmes, S.A., Kerrigan, A.J., Thomas, F.P. (2012).  The effectiveness of supported employment for veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.

Co-author of article, The effectiveness of supported employment for
veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.
 Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.

 

Daisha Cipher, Ph.D.

Daisha J. Cipher currently serves the College of Nursing as the Assistant to the Dean for Biostatistics and Research. She is a health outcomes researcher and biostatistical consultant who specializes in conducting research aimed at determining the causes of successful treatment outcomes in medical settings.Dr. Cipher has served as the primary biostatistician for over 20 funded grant projects and has taught over 40 biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design courses at UNT, UNTHSC, and UTA.  Dr. Cipher recently authored five statistics book chapters in the recently released textbook, The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition.

2015
Mancini, M.E., Ashwill, J. & Cipher, D.J. (2015).  A comparative analysis of demographic and academic success characteristics of on-line and on-campus RN-to-BSN students.  Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(1), 71–76. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2014.05.008
Journal Article
In-press
2015
Flores, A., Burstein, E., Cipher, D.J., & Feagins, L.A. (2015).  Obesity in inflammatory bowel disease: A marker of less severe disease.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences,March 24, 2015.  Epub ahead of print. DOI 10.1007/s10620-015-3629-5.
Journal Article
Published
2015
Rangan, B.V.,  Kotsia, A., Papayannis, A., Coleman, A., Xu, H., Alomar, M., Roesle, M.,Christopoulos, G., Cipher, D., de Lemos, J., McGuire, D.,  Packer, M.,  Banerjee,S.,  Brilakis, E. Effect of extended-release niacin on reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry and endothelial progenitor cell mobilization: Insights from the atherosclerosis lesion progression intervention using niacin extended release in saphenous vein grafts (ALPINE -SVG ) pilot trial.  Abstract presented to the Annual Convention of the American College of Cardiology, San Diego, California, March 15, 2015.
Conference Paper
Published
2014
LePage, J.P, Bradshaw, L.D., Cipher, D.J., Crawford, A.M, & Hooshyar, D. (2014).  The effects of homelessness on veterans’ healthcare service use: an evaluation of independence from comorbidities.  Public Health, 128(11):985-92.DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.07.004..
Journal Article
Published
2014
Christopoulos, G., Papayannis, A.,Alomar, M. Kotsia, A. Michael, T., Rangan, B. Roesle,  M., Shorrock, D., Makke, L., Layne,  R., Grabarkewitz, R., Haagen, D.,  Maragkoudakis, S., Mohammad, A.,  Sarode, K.,  Cipher, D., Chambers, C., Banerjee, S., & Brilakis, E. (2014). Effect of a real-time radiation monitoring device on operator radiation exposure during cardiac catheterization: the radiation reduction during cardiac catheterization using real-time monitoring (RadiCure) study.  Cardiovascular Interventions, 7, 744-750.
Journal Article
Published
2014
Patel, V.G., Michael, T.T., Mogabgab, O., Fuh, E., Banerjee, A., Brayton, K.M.,Cipher, D.J., Abdullah,S.M., Brilakis, E.S. (2014).  Clinical, angiographic, and procedural predictors of periprocedural complications during chronic total occlusion percutaneous  coronary intervention.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 26(3). 100-105.
Journal Article
Published
2014
Lee, Y.R., Tashjian, C.A., Brouse, S.D., Bedimo, R.J., Goetz, L.L, Cipher, D.J., & Duquaine, S.M. (2014). Antibiotic therapy and bacterial resistance in patients with spinal cord injury.  Federal Practitioner, 31(3):13-17.
Journal Article
Published
2014
Pope, J.D.,Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Beach, M.M., Cipher, D.J. (2014).  Use of the carbon dioxide laser as an adjunct to scaling and root planing for clinical new attachment: a case series. Clinical Advances in Periodontics, 4, 209-215.
Journal Article
Published
2014
LePage, J.P, Lewis, A., Crawford, A., Cipher, D.J., Parish, J., Bradshaw, L., & Washington, E. Effect of Individualized Placement and Support on Veterans with Felonies. Poster presented to the Annual Convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Dallas, TX, Nov 13 -15, 2014.
Conference Paper
Published
2014
Kahveci, K.L., & Cipher, D.J.  Acute Care Use Originating From Residential Care Facilities in the United States. Paper presented to the Annual Conference of the American Geriatrics Society, Orlando, FL, May 15, 2014.
Conference Paper
Published
2014
LePage, J., Cipher, D., Bradshaw, L., Crawford, A. Association between multiple chronic co-morbid diseases and medical hospitalization in homeless. Poster presented to the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology), San Antonio, TX, Feb 27 - March 2, 2014
Conference Paper
Published
2013
Steffer, M.R., Harrel, S.K., Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Rivera-Hidalgo, F., Abraham, C.M., Al-Hashimi, I., Solomon, E.S., Cipher, D.J. (2013). Comparison of Minimally Invasive and Conventional Flap Surgery for Treatment of Intrabony Periodontal Defects: A Pilot Case Controlled Study. Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 3(2):61-67.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Lo, N., Michael, T.T., Moin, D., Patel, V.G., Alomar, M., Papayannis, A., Cipher, D., Abdullah, S.M., Banerjee, S., Brilakis, E.S. (2013).  Periprocedural myocardial injury in chronic total occlusion percutaneous interventions: a systematic cardiac biomarker evaluation study.  JACC Cardiovasc Interventions, 7(1):47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.07.011. Epub 2013 Dec 11.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Patel, V.G., Brayton, K.M., Tamayo, A., Mogabab, O., Michael, T.T., Lo, N., Alomar, M., Shorrock, D., Cipher, D.J., Abdullah, S., Banerjee, S., & Brilakis, E.S.  (2013). Angiographic success and procedural complications in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary chronic total occlusion interventions a weighted meta-analysis of 18,061 patients from 65 studies.  JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 6(2), 3-12.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Tang, V.L., French, C.J., Cipher, D.J., Rastogi, P. (2013).  Trends in hospice referral and length of stay at a veterans hospital over the past decade.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 30(5):432-436.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Alomar ,M.E., Michael, T.T., Patel, V.G., Altomare, C.G., Rangan, B.V., Cipher, D., Banerjee, S., Brilakis E.S. (2013).  Stent loss and retrieval during percutaneous coronary interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 25(12):637-41.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Li, L., Chakraborty, S., Yang, C.R., Hatanpaa. K.J., Cipher,D.J., Puliyappadamba, V.T., Rehman, A., Jiwani, A.J., Mickey,B., Madden, C., Raisanen, J., Burma, S., Saha,D., Wang, Z., Pingle,S.C., Kesari,S., Boothman, D.A., & Habib, A.A. (2013).  An EGFR wild type–EGFRvIII–HB-EGF feed-forward loop regulates the activation of EGFRvIII.  Oncogene  Advance online publication: September 30, 2013.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Alvarez, L., Cipher, D.J., Weideman, R.A., & Brown, G.  Mean platelet volumes in non-alcoholic liver disease (NAFLD): is there a relationship to cardiovascular events?  Poster presented to the Annual Conference of The Liver Meeting: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Washington, DC, November 1 - 5, 2013.
Conference Paper
Published
2013
Mitschke, D.B., Slater, H., & Cipher, D.J.  Sexual Health Risk Reduction and Pregnancy Prevention Among Older Adolescents. Paper presented to the 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Diego, CA, January 18, 2013.
Conference Paper
Published
2012
Tang, V.L., French, C.J., Cipher, D.J., Rastogi, P. (2012).  Trends in hospice referral and length of stay at a veterans hospital over the past decade.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. July 20, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].   
Journal Article
Published
2012
Ottomanelli,L., Goetz, L.L., Cipher, D.J., Lind, L.M. (2012).  The effectiveness of supported employment for veterans with spinal cord injuries: results from a randomized multi-site study.   Archives of Physical Medicine and  Rehabilitation, 93(5), 740-747.
Journal Article
Published
2012
Papayannis, A.C., Cipher, D.J., Banerjee, S.B., & Brilakis, E.S. (2012).  Optical coherence tomography evaluation of drug-eluting stents: a systematic review.  Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. April 5, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].
Journal Article
Published
2012
Lizardo-Sanchez, L., Weideman, R.A., Cipher, D.J., & Brown, G. (2012).  Exposure to proton pump inhibitors is a risk factor for new fractures in hepatitis C patients following IFN/Ribavirin therapy irrespective of virological response.  Abstract presented to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology . Las Vegas, NV, Program No. P239, October 21, 2012.
Poster Abstract
Published
2012
Cipher, D. J., & Grove, S. (2013). Introduction to Statistical Analysis.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition.  Elsevier.
Book Chapter
Published
2012
Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Examine Relationships.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.
Book Chapter
Published
2012
Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Predict.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.
Book Chapter
Published
2012
Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Determine Differences.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.
Book Chapter
Published
2012
Cipher, D. J. (2013). Using Statistics to Describe Variables.  In S. Grove, N. Burns, and J. Gray (Eds). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th edition. Elsevier.
Book Chapter
Published
2011
Ottomanelli, L., Sippel, J., Cipher, D.J., & Goetz, L., & Cipher, D.J. (2011).  Factors associated with employment among veterans with spinal cord injury.  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 34(1), 141-150.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Kedika, R., Patel, M., Pena, Sahdala HN, Mahgoub, A., Cipher, D.J., & Siddiqui, A.A. (2011).  Long-term use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors is associated with decreased incidence of advanced adenomatous colon polyps.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 45(2):e12-6.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Murray B.W., Cipher D.J., Pham, T., Anthony, T.  (2011).  The impact of surgical site infection on the development of incisional hernia and small bowel obstruction in colorectal surgery.  American Journal of Surgery, 202(5), 558-560.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Carney, C.M., Rossmann, J.A., Kerns, D.G., Cipher, D.J., Rees, T. D., Solomon, E.S., Rivera-Hidalgo, F., Beach, M.M. (2011).  A comparative study of root defect coverage using an acellular dermal matrix with and without a recombinant human platelet derived growth factor.  Journal of Periodontology, December 8, 2011, epub.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Dixon, T.M., Ottomanelli, L., Frick, C., & Cipher, D.J. (2010).  Spinal cord injury and co-morbid traumatic brain injury:  psychosocial and functional status among individuals seeking vocational rehabilitation.   Poster presented to the Annual Convention of Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals.   Las Vegas, NV, September 22-24, 2010.  
Poster Abstract
Published
2010
Garcia, B.A., Wood, F., Cipher, D., Banerjee, S., Brilakis, E.S. (2010).  Reproducibility of near-infrared spectroscopy for the detection of lipid core coronary plaques and observed changes after coronary stent implantation.  Catheter Cardiovascular Interventions,76(3):359-65. 
Journal Article
Published
2009
Siddiqui, A. A., Kedika, R., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Bapat, V. (2009). A previous cholecystectomy increases the risk of developing advanced adenomas of the colon. Southern Medical Journal, 102(11), 1111-1115.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Ottomanelli, L., Bradshaw, L., & Cipher, D. J. (2009). Employment and use of vocational rehabilitation services among veterans following spinal cord injury. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 31(1), 39-43.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Tran, S., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., & Reimold, A. (2009). Patterns of biologic use in inflammatory diseases: older males. Drugs and Aging, 26(7), 607-615.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Siddiqui, A. A., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). For patients with colorectal cancer, the long-term use of statins is associated with better clinical outcomes. Digestive Disease and Sciences, 54(6), 1307-1311.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Goetz, L., Howard, M., Cipher, D., & Revankar, S. G. (2009). Occurrence of candiduria in a population of chronically catheterized patients with spinal-cord injury. Spinal Cord, Advance On, 2009.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Siddiqui, A. A., Nazario, H., Mahgoub, A., Pandove, S., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). Obesity is associated with an increased prevalence of advanced adenomatous colon polyps in a male veteran population. Digestive Disease and Sciences, 54(7), 1560-1564.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Siddiqui, A. A., Nazario, H., Mahgoub, A., Pandove, S., Cipher, D. J., & Spechler, S. J. (2009). The long-term use of statins is associated with a decreased incidence of adenomatous colon polyps. Digestion, 79, 17-22.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2009). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 707-709.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Siddiqui, A. A., Kedika, R., Mahgoub, A., Patel, M., Cipher, D. J., & Bapat, V. (2009). A previous cholecystectomy increases the risk of developing advanced adenomas of the colon. Southern Medical Journal, 102(11), 1111-1115.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2009). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 707-709.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Ottomanelli, L., Cipher, D., & Sippel, J.  (2009).  Rates of psychiatric co-morbidities and brain injury among veterans with spinal cord injury seeking vocational rehabilitation.  Abstract presented to the 12th Annual Association of VA Psychology Leaders (AVAPL) Conference.   Dallas, TX, May 7-9, 2009.
Poster Abstract
Published
2009
Ottomanelli, L., Goetz, L, McGeough, C., Suris, A., Sippel, J., & Cipher, D.  (2009).  Evidence-based supported employment and veterans with spinal cord injury:  A VA multi-center randomized trial.  Abstract presented to the 12th Annual Association of VA Psychology Leaders (AVAPL) Conference.   Dallas, TX, May 7-9, 2009.
Poster Abstract
Published
2009
Kerrigan, A., Sippel, J., Cipher, D., & Ottomanelli, L. (2009).  Use of a fidelity measure in a VA multi-site supported employment program for veterans with spinal cord injury.   The Critical Role of Program Fidelity in Implementing Evidence-based Practices.   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, September 24-25.
Poster Abstract
Published
2008
Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., & Cipher, D.J. (2008).Mind Body Wellness Geriatric Rehabilitation and Restorative Assessment System™ (GRRAS™).   PAR: Psychological Assessment Systems, Inc.  
Book Chapter
Published
2008
Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., Roper, K. D., Snow, A. L., Molinari, V. (2008).  Cognitive-Behavioral Pain Management Interventions for Long Term Care Residents with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities In D. Gallagher-Thompson, A. Steffan, & L. Thompson (Eds). Handbook of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies with Older Adults. New York: Springer.
Book Chapter
Published
2008
Yang, K., Harford, W., Spechler, S. V., Cryer, B. J., Davila, R. E., Cipher, D. J., & Siddiqui, A. A. (2008). Duration of the interval between completion of the bowel preparation and start of the colonoscopy is a predictor of bowel preparation quality. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 69(3), 700-706.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Prasad, A., Prasad, A., Cipher, D. J., Mohandas, A., Roesle, M., Brilakis, E. S., & Banerjee, S. B. (2008). Reproducibility of intravascular ultrasound virtual histology analysis. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 9(2), 71-77.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Banerjee, S. B., Compton, A. P., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Reimold, A., Brilakis, E. S., Banerjee, P., & Kazi, S. (2008). Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. American Journal of Cardiology, 101, 1201-1205.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Banerjee, S. B., Compton, A. P., Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Reimold, A., Brilakis, E. S., Banerjee, P., & Kazi, S. (2008). Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. American Journal of Cardiology, 101, 1201-1205.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Hooker, R. S., Cipher, D. J., Cawley, J. F., Herrmann, D., & Melsen, J. (2008). Emergency medicine services: interprofessional care trends. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(2), 167-178.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Ottomanelli, L.A., Goetz, L., McGeough, C., Surís, A., Sippel, J.L., & Cipher, D. (2008).  The Use of Supported Employment among Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries.  Abstract presented to the Association of Military Surgeons United States (AMSUS) Conference.   November 9-14, 2008, San Antonio, TX.
Poster Abstract
Published
2008
Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., & Cipher, D.J. (2008).Mind Body Wellness Geriatric Rehabilitation and Restorative Assessment System (GRRAS™):  Software Portfolio.   PAR:  Psychological Assessment Systems, Inc.  
Compact Disc(CD)
Published
2007
Papa, F. J., Aldrich, D. G., Oglesby, M., Schaller, R., & Cipher, D. J. (2007). Improving diagnostic capabilities of medical students via application of cognitive sciences-derived learning principles Manuscript accepted for publication by Medical Education. Improving diagnostic capabilities of medical students via application of cognitive sciences-derived learning principles. Medical Education, 41(4), 419-425.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2007). Efficacy of geropsychological treatment in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 30(3), 23-40.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2007). Efficacy of geropsychological treatment in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 30(3), 23-40.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Mikuls, T. R., Kazi, S., Cipher, D. J., Hooker, R. S., Kerr, G. S., Richards, J. S., & Cannon, G. W. (2007). The association of race/ethnicity with disease expression in male US veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 34, 1480-1484.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Compton, P.A., Banerjee, S., Cipher, D.J., Hooker, R.S., & Kazi, S.  (2007).  Rheumatoid arthritis and the incidence of cardiovascular events.   Poster presented to the Annual Convention of the European League Against Rheumatism, June 13-16.
Poster Abstract
Published
2006
Ratka, A., Miller, V., Brown, K., Raut, A., Cipher, D., Meczekalski, B., & Simpkins, J. (2006). Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms (MVS) survey for the assessment of hot flashes. Journal of Women’s Health, 15(1), 77- 89.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Cipher, D. J. & Hooker, R. S. (2006). Prescribing by nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the United States. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 18, 291-296.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Roper, K. D. (2006). Behavioral manifestations of pain in the demented elderly. Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 7, 355-365.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Clifford, P.A., Cipher, D.J., & Roper, K.D. (2006).  Geropsychological approaches to pain management in long-term care.  Symposium delivered to the 59th Annual Convention of the Gerontological Society of America, November 16 – November 20.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2006
Pickett C, Stoll ST, Cruser d, Cipher D. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on exercise tolerance dyspnea. JAOA. 2006; 106(8): 485. (Abstract #C17).
Poster Abstract
Published
2006
Cazorla-Lancaster Y, Pham C, Cruser dA, Cipher D. A cross-sectional study of somatic dysfunction and chronic conditions in older adults. JAOA. 2006; 106(8): 484-485. (Abstract #C16).
Poster Abstract
Published
2005
Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2005). Assessing dysfunctional behaviors in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 6(5), 300-309.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Clifford, P. A. & Cipher, D. J. (2005). The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory: A new instrument measuring pain and illness in long-term care. Clinical Gerontologist, 28(3), 45-61.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Cipher, D. J., Brown, R. N., & Podawiltz, A. L. (2005). Depression an obstacle in treating older patients. American Medical News, April 4, 2005.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Hooker, R. S. C. & Sekscenski, E. (2005). Patient satisfaction with physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and physician care: a national survey of medicare recipients. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 12(2), 88-92.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Hooker, R. S. C. & Sekscenski, E. (2005). Patient satisfaction with physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and physician care: a national survey of medicare recipients. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 12(2), 88-92.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Cipher, D.J.,  Clifford, PA., & Roper, K.D.  (2005).  Geropsychological approaches to pain management in long-term care.  Workshop delivered to the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 18-August 21.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2005
Cipher, D.J.,  Clifford, PA., & Roper, K.D.  (2005). Behavioral manifestations of pain in the demented elderly.   Poster presented to the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 18-August 21.
Poster Abstract
Published
2004
Cipher, D. J. & Clifford, P. A. (2004). Dementia, pain, behavioral disturbances and ADLs: toward a comprehensive conceptualization of quality of life in long-term care. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19(8), 741-748.
Journal Article
Published
2004
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, PA.  (2004).  Clinical geropsychology in long-term care.  Workshop delivered to the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, July 28-August 1.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2004
Papa, F.J, Aldrich, D.G.,  & Cipher, D.J.  (2004).  Student feedback regarding the relative utility of five distinct instructional elements in a computer-based tool designed to support the development of diagnostic competencies.  Paper presented to the 11th Annual International  Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July.
Poster Abstract
Published
2004
Papa, F.J, Aldrich, D.G., Oglesby, M, Schaller, R,  & Cipher, D.J. (2004).   Exploration of an abstraction theory-based paradigm for instruction and assessment of diagnostic capabilities.   Paper presented to the 10th Annual  International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July.
Poster Abstract
Published
2004
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, PA.  (2004).  Efficacy of clinical geropsychology in long-term care.  Paper presentation delivered to the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, July 28-August 1.
Poster Abstract
Published
2003
Cipher, D. J., Lemke, H., & Coleridge, S. T. (2003). Establishing a research agenda in master’s of physician assistant studies programs. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 14(2), 84-87.
Journal Article
Published
2003
Clifford, P. A. & Schumacker, R. E. (2003). Compliance and stages of change in multidisciplinary pain centers. The Pain Clinic, 15(4), 355-368.
Journal Article
Published
2003
Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2003). Assessing resistance to activities of daily living in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 4(6), 313-319.
Journal Article
Published
2003
Clifford, P. A., Cipher, D. J., & Roper, K. D. (2003). Assessing resistance to activities of daily living in long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 4(6), 313-319.
Journal Article
Published
2003
Cipher, D.J., Clifford, P.A., Roper, K.D., Paret, D.  (2003).  Clinical geropsychology in medical settings.  Workshop delivered to the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, November 6-9.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2003
Fisher, B.L, Cipher, D.J., & Knebl, J. (2003).  Pain, dementia, and emotional distress in the ambulatory elderly.  Poster presented to the 11th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 4.
Poster Abstract
Published
2003
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (2003).  Using path analysis to develop models of treatment in long-term care.  Poster presented to the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association, August 3-7.
Poster Abstract
Published
2003
Telford, C., Edwards, T., & Cipher, D. (2003).  Performance in physical examination course predicts students at risk for attrition.  Poster presented to the annual meeting of the Association of Physician Assistant Programs Education Forum, October 23-26.
Poster Abstract
Published
2003
Lippolis, C., Marshall, M., Blanck, R., Cipher, D., & Rene, T. (2003).  Bioterrorism preparedness training:  two medical education interventions assessed.  Poster presented to the annual convention of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine, March 17-29.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Hooker, R., Cipher, D. J., & Hess, B. (2002). Physician Assistant Programs and the PANCE. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 13(2), 81-86.
Journal Article
Published
2002
Edwards, T., Telford, C., & Cipher, D. J. (2002). Performance in Physical Examination Course Predicts Students at Risk for Attrition. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 13(2), 87-91.
Journal Article
Published
2002
Cipher, D. J., Clifford, P. A., & Schumacker, R. E. (2002). The heterogeneous chronic pain personality: Diverse coping styles among sufferers of chronic pain. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 8(6), 93-102.
Journal Article
Published
2002
Cipher, D. J., Fernandez, E., & Clifford, P. A. (2002). Coping style influences compliance with multidisciplinary pain management. Journal of Health Psychology, 7(5), 665-673.
Journal Article
Published
2002
Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Putthoff, S, Blais, F.X., Aldrich, D.G, & Cipher, D.J. (2002). Student perception of the relative contribution of various instructional approaches in supporting the development of clinical competence.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Clifford, P.A., & Cipher, D.J.  (2002).  The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory:  A new pain assessment instrument in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 10th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 5.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A.  (2002).  The assessment and treatment of pain in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 22-25.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Clifford, P.A., & Cipher, D.J. (2002).  The Geriatric Multidimensional Pain and Illness Inventory:  A new pain assessment instrument in long-term care.  Poster presented to the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 22-25.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Blais, F.X., Aldrich, D.G, & Cipher, D.J.  (2002). Student perception of the relative contribution of information acquisition sessions and knowledge base application exercises in supporting the development of clinical competence.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A.  (2002).  Biopsychosocial model of quality of life in long term care.  Poster presented to the 10th Annual Research Appreciation Day, UNT Health Science Center, April 5.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Papa, F.J., Martin, M., Blais, F.X., Cipher, D.J., & Aldrich, D.G. (2002). Use of a ‘clinical competence’ index to determine the utility of medical school coursework.  Paper presented to the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, July 13-16.
Poster Abstract
Published
2002
Cipher, D.J. (2002).  Maximizing quality of life in long-term care: The role of clinical psychology.  Invited Seminar:  Southern Methodist University, March 27.
Lecture/Speech
Published
2001
Cipher, D. J., Fernandez, E., & Clifford, P. A. (2001). Cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management:Comparison of three treatment groups. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 8(4), 237-244.
Journal Article
Published
2001
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (2001).  Coping style accounts for alleviation of depression in the treatment of chronic pain disorders.  Poster presented to the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 24-28.
Poster Abstract
Published
2000
Cipher, D. J. & Clifford, P. A. (2000). Path model of treatment outcome in a multidisciplinary pain management clinic. Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints, 26(1), 36-40.
Journal Article
Published
2000
Cipher, D.J. (2000). Maximizing medical outcomes in pain management.  Invited Seminar: UNT Health Science Center Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy Clinic, December 7.
Lecture/Speech
Published
2000
Cipher, D.J. (2000).  Factors affecting treatment outcome of multidisciplinary pain management.  Invited Seminar:  UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, May 8.
Lecture/Speech
Published
1999
Cipher, D.J. (1999). Factors affecting treatment outcome and cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management. Invited Seminar: University of Texas at Dallas, April 6.
Lecture/Speech
Published
1998
Cipher, D.J. (1998). Psychosocial mediators of functional impairment in chronic pain patients.  Interdisciplinary Symposium in Humanities and Social Science: Southern Methodist University.
Conference Proceeding
Published
1998
Cipher, D.J. (1998). Treatment outcome and cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain management. Invited Seminar: Southern Methodist University, February 18.
Lecture/Speech
Published
1997
Cipher, D. J. & Fernandez, E. (1997). Expectancy variables predicting tolerance and avoidance of pain. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35(5), 437-444.
Journal Article
Published
1997
Cipher, D.J., Fernandez, E. (1997). Cognitive predictors of tolerance and avoidance of pain. Poster Presentation, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society.
Poster Abstract
Published
1997
Cipher, D.J., Clifford, P.A. (1997). A model of functional impairment in chronic pain patients. Poster Presentation, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society.
Poster Abstract
Published
1997
Cipher, D.J. Clifford, P.A. (1997). Functional impairment in chronic pain patients. Symposium, Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Austin, Texas.
Conference Proceeding
Published
1997
Cipher, D.J. (1997). Psychosocial mediation variables in behavioral medicine: Applications of path analysis and structural equation modeling. Invited Seminar: University of Texas at Dallas, November 6.
Lecture/Speech
Published
1996
Cipher, D.J., & Clifford, P.A. (1996). Somatization processes in chronic pain patients: MMPI, MBHI, MPI, CIPI, and BDI profiles. Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas.
Journal Article
Published
1996
Cipher, D.J. (1996). Threshold, tolerance, and avoidance of Pain: Cognitive and affective predictors. Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences, Poster Session, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Poster Abstract
Published
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