Kelly A. Bosak, Ph.D., APRN, BC

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
Post-Master's Certificate, Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
MSN, Nursing Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
BSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing


Overview

  • KU Faculty since 2008
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter
  • Peer review for: Nursing Research; Translational Behavioral Medicine; Western Journal of Nursing Research (WJNR); Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior; Journal for Nurse Practitioners; Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Academic Program Affiliations

  • MS
  • DNP
  • PhD

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 862/864; 865/867; 869 Adult & Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program Didactic and Practicum Courses
  • NRSG 890, Research Project
  • NRSG 980, DNP Capstone Project
  • NRSG 997, Independent Study
  • NRSG 999, PhD Dissertation

Select Publications

  • Bosak, K. & Martin, L. (2014). Neuroimaging of goal-directed behavior in midlife women. Nursing Research, 63(6), 388-396. PMID: 25186027
  • Bosak, K. (2012). Managing metabolic syndrome in women (Continuing Education Offering). The Nurse Practitioner, 37(8), 14-21. PMID: 22760240
  • Bosak, K., Pozehl, B., Yates. (2012). Challenges of applying a comprehensive model of intervention fidelity. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(4), 504-519. PMID: 21474676
  • Bosak, K., Yates, B., & Pozehl, B. (2010). Effects of an internet physical activity intervention in adults with metabolic syndrome. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32(1), 5-22. PMID: 19357421
  • Bosak, K. (2008). A physical activity internet intervention to reduce coronary heart disease risk in the metabolic syndrome population. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(1), 145.

Select Presentations

  • Center for the Developmental Origins of Health & Adult Disease, "Chalk Talk", March 13, 2013 Cognition in Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, University of Kansas, Fall 2013, ECG Interpretation

Grants

  • NIH K12 Award, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH), September 2010-September 2015 (75% salary support and $25,000 research funding per year), Role: PI 
  • University of Kansas Research Institute, May 2011-2012; Neuroimaging of Goal-directed Behavior in Overweight Women ($30,000), Role: PI   
  • University of Kansas School of Nursing, Office of Grants and Research 2011; Sedentary Time in Midlife Women ($2,500), Role: PI
  • NIH K30 Research Curriculum Program Award 2010-2012 (Biostatistical Support $2,000), Role: PI
  • American Heart Association, Predoctoral Fellowship Grant 0610096Z ($50,000) 2006-2007 and Nebraska Health System, Clinical Research Center Grant (Lab Funds $9,500) 2006; An Internet Physical Activity Intervention to Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk in Adults, Role: PI

Awards & Honors 

  • Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), Graduate Student Poster Award, Doctoral Level 2007
Last modified: Jun 01, 2015

Contact

Kelly A. Bosak, Ph.D., APRN, BC
Associate Professor

P: (913) 588-1656
kbosak@kumc.edu

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