Heather Hardin

Heather K. Hardin


Email: hkh10@case.edu

Phone: 216.368.5129

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Health
  • Self-Management
  • Obesity
  • Health Behavior Change
  • Rural Health
  • Health Services Research

Education Interests

  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Family Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Self-Management of Health
  • Nursing Leadership

Degrees and alma maters:

  • PhD, University of Louisville School of Nursing, Louisville, KY
  • MSN, University of Louisville School of Nursing, Louisville, KY
  • BSN, Indiana University Southeast School of Nursing, New Albany, IN

Recent Publications:

  • Wang, X., Robinson, K., & Hardin, H. (2015). The impact of caregiving on caregivers’ medication adherence and appointment keeping. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(12): 1548-1562. doi: 10.1177/0193945914533158
  • Wang, X., Hardin, H., Zhou, L., Fang, L., Shi, P., & Robinson, K. (2014). Implementation and evaluation of the chronic-disease self-management program among Chinese immigrant older adults in the U.S. Geriatric Nursing, 35(6): 448-450. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2014.07.002
  • Abusalem, S. & Hardin, H. (2011). Predictors of home health nurses’ change in practice after experiencing care errors. Rehabilitation Nursing, 36(3): 98-105, 128.
  • Berger, J., Hardin, H. & Topp, R. (2011). Implementation of a virtual journal club in a clinical setting. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 27(3): 116-120. doi: 10.1097/NND.0b013e318217b3bc
  • Hardin, H. & McKillip, C. (Producers). (2010). The Role of Nurse as Scientist (Still media and audio podcast). Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science & American Academy of Nursing: Washington, D.C. Available at www.nursingscience.org and www.aanet.org

Accreditations and awards

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, T32 Multiple Chronic Conditions, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
  • AcademyHealth Presidential Scholarship for New Health Services Researchers, AcademyHealth, 2015.
  • Dean's Award for Highest Scholarship, Master of Science in Nursing, University of Louisville School of Nursing, 2012.
  • University Graduate Fellow, University of Louisville, 2009-2011.
  • National Podcast Award, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science & American Academy of Nursing, 2010.

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