Jamie S Myers, PhD, RN, AOCN

Adjunct Assistant Professor
BA, Pre-Nursing and Child Development, Ottawa University
BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing
MS, Medical-Surgical Nursing, emphasis in Oncology, University of Kansas School of Nursing
PhD, Nursing, University of Kansas School of Nursing


Jamie Myers, PhD, RN, AOCN, adjunct assistant professor, joined the University of Kansas School of Nursing during the Spring 2011 semester. Dr. Myers is licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri.

Myers is an oncology clinical nurse specialist and scientific director. Her' areas of research interest are survivorship issues and side effect management for individuals with cancer. The primary focus of her ongoing research is cancer-related cognitive  impairment.

Professional Credentials

  • Certification by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation as an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN)

Awards

  • 1st Annual AOCN of the Year, Greater Kansas City Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, 2002
  • Literary Guild Award, Greater Kansas City Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, 1998
  • Kansas Division Quality of Life Award, American Cancer Society, 1992-1993
  • 2013 Excellence in Writing Award for Qualitiative Nursing Research, Oncology Nursing Society, 2013

Professional Organizations

  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Southwest Oncologoy Group

Recent Articles

  • Myers, J.S. (Guest Editor). Cognitivie changes associated with cancer and cancer treatment, Seminars in Oncology Nursing (in press).
  • Myers, J.S. Cancer and cancer treatment related cognitivie changes: The patient experience. Seminars in Oncology Nursing (in press).
  • Myers J.S. Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment: The beast cancer expierence,Oncology Nursing Forum 39(1), January 2012, E#1-E40.
  • Myers, J.S., Sousa, V.D, & Donovan, H.S., Predictors of self-reported memory problems in patients with ovarian cancer who have received chemotherapy, Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(5), September 2010, 596-603.
  • Myers J.S., Grigsby, J., Teel, C.S., & Kramer, A. Nurses' assessment of rehabilitation potential and prediction of functional status at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation, International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 32(3), September 2009, 264-266.
  • Myers, J.S., Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment: Neuroimaging, neuropsychologic testing and the neuropsychologist, Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13(4), August 2009, 413-421
  • Myers, J.S., A comparison of the theory of unpleasant symptoms with the conceptual model of chemotherapy-related changes in cognitive function, Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(1), January 2009, E1-E10.

Recent Texts

  • Myers, J.S. Cognitive Impairment in A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management (2nd edition), Carlton Brown (ed). Pittsburgh: ONS Publishing Division (in press).
  • Myers, J.S. & Klemp, J.R. Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Changes in Personalized Approach to Cancer Survivorship, Joanne Lester & Pat Schmitt (eds). Pittsburgh: ONS Publishing Division, 2011.
  • Myers, J.S. Oncology Nurse's Perspective, in Chemo Fog: Cancer Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment, Robert B Raffa and Ronald J. Tallarida (eds). Advances in Experiementa Medicine and Biology, Vol 678, New York: Landes Bioscience, 2010.
  • Myers, J.S. Neuropsychologic Testing for Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment, in Chemo Fog: Cancer Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment, Robert B Raffa and Ronald J. Tallarida (eds). Advances in Experiementa Medicine and Biology, Vol 678, New York: Landes Bioscience, 2010.
  • Myers, J.S. The Possible Role of Cytokines in Chemotherapy-Induced Cognitive Deficits, in Chemo Fog: Cancer Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment, Robert B Raffa and Ronald J. Tallarida (eds). Advances in Experiementa Medicine and Biology, Vol 678, New York: Landes Bioscience, 2010.
  • Myers, J.S. & Klemp, J.R. Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Changes, in Personalized Approach to Cancer Survivorship, Joanne Lester & Pat Schmitt (eds). In press. 

 

Last modified: Sep 04, 2014

Contact

Jamie S Myers, PhD, RN, AOCN
Adjunct Assistant Professor

P: (913) 449-5996
jmyers@kumc.edu

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