Skip to content. Skip to main navigation.

Profiles

avatar

Dr. John has been a faculty member at the UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) since 2007.  Prior to joining the faculty at UTA, Dr. John taught in the nursing programs at Houston Baptist University, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the University of Texas at Austin. Bandura's Social Learning Theory and Knowles' Adult Learning Theory form the basis for her philosophy and practice of teaching. Dr. John’s academic preparation includes a BS degree in Psychology/Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BSN from Loyola University in Chicago, an MSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, and a PhD from Texas Woman’s University.  Dr. John is a Clinical Nurse Specialist whose clinical practice was in thoracic radiation oncology and palliative care at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.  The primary focus of Dr. John’s scholarly work has been related to the development and testing of interventions to promote quality of life in people with cancer.  Her most recent funded study was with bone marrow transplant patients at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr John is now Associate Chair in the Department of Graduate Nursing for the MSN Administration, MSN Education, DNP, and PhD Nursing Programs in the CONHI and is also the Academic Advisor for the DNP and PhD Nursing programs.

Texas Woman's University
PhD
University of Texas_Houston Health Science Center
MSN
Loyola University of Chicago
BSN
University of Illinois
BS
Psychology/Biology
Research Program

Examination of human responses to cancer and its treatment. Development and testing of interventions to improve the quality of life (QOL) of people with cancer.

2013
LeFlore, J. L., Anderson, M., Zielke, M. A., Nelson, K. A. , Thomas, P. E. , Hardee, G., & John, L. D. (in press). Can a virtual patient trainer teach student nurses how to save lives: Teaching nursing students about pediatric respiratory diseases. Simulation in Healthcare.
Journal Article
In-press
2010
John, L. D. (2010). Self-Care Strategies Used by People with Lung Cancer to Promote Quality of Life. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37, 339-347.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Clark, A. P. & John, L. D. (2006). Nosocomial infections and bath water: Any cause for concern?. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 20, 119-123.
Journal Article
Published
2004
Headley, J. A., Ownby, K. K., & John, L. D. (2004). The effect of seated exercise on fatigue and quality of life in women with advanced breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 31, 977-983. doi: 10.1188/04.ONF.977-983 
Journal Article
Published
2002
John, L. D. (2002). Quality of life in individuals with lung cancer. In M. Haase. (Eds.), Contemporary issues in lung cancer. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Book Chapter
Published
2001
John, L. D. (2001). Quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving radiation therapy. Oncology Nursing Forum, 28, 807-813.
Journal Article
Published
February 2011

Quality of Life & Graft vs Host Disease after Allogeneic Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Los Angeles, CA, February 2011.

Poster Presentation

Invited
May 2010

Quality of Life & Graft vs Host Disease after Allogeneic Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant  

Poster Presentation

Invited
February 2009

Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance

Poster Presentation

Invited
May 2008

Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance

Poster Presentation

Invited
February 2007

Pilot Study of a Seated Exercise Intervention for Lung Cancer Patients: Clinical Significance , February 2007.

Abstract accepted for Podium Presentation

Invited
May 2005

Recruitment Challenges for Lung Cancer Nursing Research

Podium Presentation

Invited
May 2003

Quality of Life and Fatigue in Lung Cancer Patients: Does a Seated Exercise program make a difference?   

Poster Presentation

Invited
February 2003

Effects of Seated Exercise on Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients 

Poster Presentation

Invited
May 2001

Use of Self-Care Strategies to Promote Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients

Poster Presentation

Invited
May 2001

The Effects of a Seated Exercise Program on Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients

Poster Presentation with J. Headley & K. Ownby

Invited
February 2001

Use of Self-Care Strategies to Promote Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients

Poster Presentation

Invited
February 2001

The Effects of a Seated Exercise Program on Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients

Poster Presentation with J. Headley & K. Ownby

Invited
April 1999

Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

Poster Presentation

Invited
February 1999

Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

Podium Presentation

Invited
Fall 2016
NURS 6308 - Research Seminar
Application of criteria for appraising strengths and weaknesses of published studies; Synthesis of research literature on a selected topic.
Last Updated on August 28, 2016, 7:11 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2016
NURS 6310 - Proposal Development
Course description: Synthesis of elements of the research process with emphasis on research proposal development. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to synthesize clinical and research evidence to identify research problems, use theories and existing evidence to formulate research questions, identify quantitative and qualitative research designs appropriate for various types of research questions, develop sampling plans for research studies, compare data collection methods used in research, compare data analysis plans appropriate to various types of research questions, and discuss ethical principles of research to be considered in research proposal development.
Last Updated on February 3, 2016, 4:44 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2015
NURS 6308 - Research Seminar
Application of criteria for appraising strengths and weaknesses of published studies; Synthesis of research literature on a selected topic.
Last Updated on October 1, 2015, 5:59 pm
Fall 2015
NURS 6310 - Proposal Development
Development and critique of doctoral dissertation proposal.
Last Updated on October 1, 2015, 6:05 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
NURS 5362 - Nursing Education Practicum
Preceptorship in selected health care sites with opportunities to apply clinical and educational knowledge, skills, and concepts in a guided, progressive context of nursing education.
Last Updated on April 1, 2015, 4:09 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
NURS 5366 - PRINCIPLES OF RESEARCH IN NURSING
Integration of theoretical and empirical principles of nursing research to generate evidence for nursing practice.
Last Updated on April 1, 2015, 4:11 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
NURS 5309 - Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation
Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning. Issues in clinical teaching Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles Technological advances in teaching-learning Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning. Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings Methodologies of lifelong learning
Last Updated on August 18, 2014, 4:14 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development
Last Updated on August 18, 2014, 4:17 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development
Last Updated on August 18, 2014, 4:19 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
NURS 6310 - Proposal Development Seminar
Development and critique of doctoral dissertation proposal.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:23 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:25 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:26 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
NURS 5328 - Theory And Research Application In Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on August 21, 2013, 10:02 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
NURS 5309 - Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation
Description of Course Content: Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning. Issues in clinical teaching Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles Technological advances in teaching-learning Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning. Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings Methodologies of lifelong learning
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:28 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
NURS 5309 - Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation
Description of Course Content: Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning. Issues in clinical teaching Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles Technological advances in teaching-learning Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning. Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings Methodologies of lifelong learning
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:30 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
NURS 6310 - Proposal Development Seminar
Development and critique of doctoral dissertation proposal.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:32 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2012
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2012
NURS 5309 - Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies and Evaluation
Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning, Issues in clinical teaching, Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs, Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles, Technological advances in teaching-learning, Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning, Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings, Methodologies of lifelong learning
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2012
NURS 5309 - TEACHING / LEARNING THEORIES, STRATEGIES, AND EVALUATION
Theories and factors that influence teaching and learning, Issues in clinical teaching, Strategies to support diverse student population learning needs, Instructional strategies to be used with consideration for student learning styles, Technological advances in teaching-learning, Philosophy of evaluation models and tools to improve learning, Assessment and evaluation strategies in academic and practice settings, Methodologies of lifelong learning
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2012
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:40 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2012
NURS 6310 - Proposal Development
  Development and critique of doctoral dissertation proposal.
Last Updated on August 12, 2013, 12:50 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2012
NURS 5328 - Theory and Research Application in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical elements of nursing research with emphasis on proposal development.
Last Updated on January 12, 2014, 1:37 pm
No Documents Attached
April 2006
May 2006
Lance Armstrong Foundation

Summit Round Table Leader

Volunteered
February 2008
Ongoing
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Small Grants Program

Grant Reviewer

Volunteered
February 2008
Ongoing
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Major Grants Program

Lung Cancer Research Grant, Grant Reviewer

Volunteered
January 2005
Ongoing
Nurse Oncology Education Program

Steering Committee Member

Volunteered
January 2005
January 2007
Oncology Nursing Society

Congress Abstract Reviewer

Volunteered
August 2011 -
August 2013
UTA College of Nursing Graduate Studies Committee

Chair

Elected
August 2011 -
August 2013
UTA College of Nursing Graduate Education Program Council

Chair

Elected
August 2013 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing, PhD Comprehensive Examination Committee

Chair

Appointed
August 2012 -
Ongoing
MavsMeet Convocation Committee

Committee member

Appointed
August 2012 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing PhD Comprehensive Examination Committee

Member

Appointed
March 2010 -
Ongoing
Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES)

Judge for Research Posters

Volunteered
August 2007 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing Faculty Issues Travel Fund

Chair

Elected
August 2007 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing Faculty Issues Committee

Member

Elected
August 2007 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing, Graduate Studies Committee

Member

Other
August 2007 -
Ongoing
UTA College of Nursing Graduate Education Program Council

Member

Other