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Geri B. Neuberger, RN, MN, Ed.D.

Professor Emerita
School of Nursing

Ed.D., University of Kansas, School of Education
M.N., Medical/Surgical Nursing, University of Kansas School of Nursing, 1976
B.A. Cum Laude, Georgetown College, Kentucky, 1959
Diploma in Nursing, Kentucky Baptist Hospital, 1956


Overview

  • Faculty, University of Kansas School of Nursing since 1976
  • Coordinator of BSN Honors Program: 2003-2015

Select Publications (10 of 46)

  • Neuberger, G.B., Vogel, K., Black, S.O., & Hassanein, R. (1993).  Promoting self-care in clients with arthritis.  Arthritis Care and Research, 6(3), 141-148.
  • Neuberger, G.B., Kasal, S., Smith, K.V., Hassanein, R., & Deviney, S. (1994).  Determinants of exercise and aerobic fitness in outpatients with arthritis.  Nursing Research, 43(1), 11-17.
  • Neuberger, G.B., & Woods, C.T. (1995).  Alternative modalities.  In I. Lubkin (Ed.).  Chronic Illness:  Impact and Interventions (third edition).  Boston, MA:  Jones & Bartlett.
  • Neuberger, G.B., Press, A.N., Lindsley, H.B., Hinton, R., Cagle, P., Carlson, K., Scott, S., Dahl, J., & Kramer, B. (1997).  Effects of exercise on fatigue, aerobic fitness, and disease activity measures in persons with rheumatoid arthritis. Research in Nursing and Health, 20, 195-204.
  • Neuberger, G. B., & Woods, C. T. (1998).  Alternative modalities.  In I. Lubkin (Ed.). Chronic Illness:  Impact and Intervention (fourth edition).  Boston, MA:  Jones & Bartlett.
  • Aaronson, L., Teel, C., Cassmeyer, V., Neuberger, G., Pallikkathayil, L., Pierce, J., Press, A., Williams, P., & Wingate, A.  (1999).  Defining and measuring fatigue, Image, 31, 45-50.
  • Neuberger, G.B. (2003).  Measures of fatigue:  The fatigue questionnaire, fatigue severity scale, multidimensional assessment of fatigue scale, and short form-36 vitality
  • Neuberger, G.B., Aaronson, L.S., Gajewski, B., Embretson, S.E., Cagle, P. E., Loudon, J. K., Miller, P. E. (2007).  Predictors of exercise and effects of exercise on symptoms, function, aerobic fitness, disease outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research), 57, 943-952.
  • S.A.A. Rongen-van Dartel, H. Repping-Wuts, M. Flendrie, G. Bleijenberg, G.S. Metsios, W. B. van denHout, C. H.M.van den Ende, G. Neuberger, A. Reid, P.L.C.M. van Riel, J. Fransen.  (2015) The effect of aerobic exercise training on fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: A Meta-analysis. Arthritis Care and Research.
  • Neuberger, G. B. (2016) Developing PhD Nurse Scientists: Do Bachelor of Science in Nursing Honor Programs Help? Journal of Nursing Education, 55(10), 579-582

Grant/Research Funding

  • A Comparison of the Relative Effects of Contracting and Practice on Knowledge of and Compliance to an Arthritis Treatment Regimen."  Funded by National Arthritis Foundation, Arthritis Health Professionals Section, 7/1/84 to 7/1/86, $24,909.50.
  • 1988.  Component study of Research Emphasis Grant funded by Center for Nursing Research, NIH.  September 15, 1988 for $4,751.  Title:  Explaining Exercise Behavior of Outpatients with Arthritis.
  • 1989.  $7,000+awarded shared biomedical Research Equipment Funds for purchase of treadmill.
  • 1992 Principal Investigator, Study 2:  Correlates of Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clients ($15,650), Center of Biobehavioral Studies of Fatigue Management.  1P-20NRO3270-01, Center for Nursing Research, NIH, $15,650.
  • November,1992.  Awarded $1000 from Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau for partial funding for subject payment for study, "Correlates of Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clients."
  • January 1993.  Awarded $800 from School of Nursing Research Office for additional funds for subject payment for study, "Correlates of Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clients."
  • October 1, 1994.  Submitted R01 proposal to NINR entitled "Symptom Responses to Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients".  Approved but not funded.
  • May,1995.  Awarded funding of $8,458 from KU Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. To prepare proposal, "Symptom Responses to Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients" for re-submission to NINR.
  • August 22, 1995.  Additional funding of $14,206 received from KU Medical Center Research Institute to prepare above proposal.
  • September 20, 1996-October 20, 2000.  Principal Investigator.  R01 NR04093-01A1, "Symptom Responses to Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis" funded by NINR, 1.5 million dollars direct.  No-cost extensions granted 2000-2001 and 2001-2002.
  • 6/01/04-6/30/07, Project Coordinator (30%). HRSA Grant, "Career Ladder, Adult-Geriatric CNS/Clinical Educator, W. Bonnel, RN, PhD, Principal Investigator
  • 1/01/06-6/30/11 Safety Officer (1%). RO1 NIH. Exercise Trial for Wheelchair Users. Katherine Grobe, OT, PhD., Principal Investigator

Awards & Honors:

  • 1993 Investigator Research Award University of Kansas Medical
  • 2004 Pinnacle Award, Region 3, Sigma Theta Tau
  • 2005 Addie Thomas Service Award from the National Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Association
  • 2011 Phyllis Keeney Lawrence Teaching Award, University of Kansas School of Nursing
  • 2011 Master Educator Award, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (Division of the American College of Rheumatology)
  • 2012 President's Award, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Association
  • 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
Last modified: May 21, 2018

Contact

Geri B. Neuberger, RN, MN, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita

P: 913-588-3374
F: 913-588-1660
gneuberg@kumc.edu

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