PhD, Florida Atlantic University
MSN, Florida State University
BSN, Florida State University
Health Disparity Research Certificate, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
Public Health Practice Certificate, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
License: Registered Nurse, Florida
ANCC Board Certification: Advanced Public Health Nurse, (PHNA-BC)
Laurie Abbott PhD, RN, PHNA-BC is a registered nurse who has experience in a variety of acute care and community settings. She is a board-certified advanced public health nurse, and her research interests include advancing cardiovascular health equity among underserved, rural populations. Dr. Abbott’s research experiences included conducting cluster randomized trials and testing evidence-based cardiovascular health promotion/disease risk reduction interventions in rural community settings.
Graven, L. J., Azuero, A., Abbott, L. S., & Grant, J. S. (in press). Psychosocial Factors Related to Adverse Outcomes in Heart Failure Caregivers: A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 25 pages.
Abbott, L. S., Slate, E. H., & Graven, L. J. (2020). Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Rural Residents Living with Diabetes and Pre-diabetes: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Public Health Nursing, 37(1), 16-24. doi:10.1111/phn.12659
Grant, J. S., Graven, L. J., Abbott, L. S., & Schluck, G. (2020). Predictors of Depressive Symptoms in Heart Failure Caregivers. Home Healthcare Now, 38(1), 40-47. doi:: 10.1097/NHH.0000000000000838
Abbott, L., Slate, E., & Lemacks, J. (2019). Influencing cardiovascular health habits in the rural, deep south: results of a cluster randomized trial. Health Education Research, 34(2), 200-208.
Martorella, G., Kostic, M., Lacasse, A., Schluck, G., & Abbott, L. (2019). Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of emergency nurses toward people with chronic pain. SAGE Open Nursing, 5, 1-10. doi:10.1177/2377960819871805
Graven, L., Abbott, L., Dickey, S., & Schluck, G. (2019). The Influence of Gender and Race on Heart Failure Self-Care. Chronic Illness, 25. doi:10.1177/1742395319843163
Graven, L. J., Gordon, G., Keltner, J. G., Abbott, L. S., & Bahorski, J. (2018). Efficacy of a social support and problem-solving intervention on heart failure self-care: A pilot study. Patient Education and Counseling, 101(2), 266-275. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.09.00
Schluck, G., Wei, W., Whyte, J., & Abbott, L. (2018). Emergency department arrival times in Florida heart failure patients utilizing Fisher-Rao curve registration: A descriptive population-based study. Heart & Lung, 47(5), 458-464. doi:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2018.05.020
Abbott, L. S., Schluck, G. G., Graven, L. J., & Martorella, G. (2018). Exploring the intervention effect moderators of a cardiovascular health promotion study among rural African Americans. Public Health Nursing, 35(2), 126-134. doi:10.1111/phn.12377
Abbott, L., & Slate, E. (2018). Improving Cardiovascular Disease Knowledge among Rural Participants: The Results of a Cluster Randomized Trial. Healthcare, 6(3), 1-9. doi:10.3390/healthcare6030071
Abbott, L., Williams, C., Slate, E., & Gropper, S. (2018). Promoting heart health among rural African Americans. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 33(1), E8-E14. doi:10.1097/JCN.0000000000000410
Lemacks, J., James, R., Abbott, L., Choi, H., Parker, A., Bryant, A., Ralston, P., Rigsby, A., & Gilner, P. (2018). The Church Bridge Project: An Academic-Community Perspective of a Church-Based Weight Management Pilot Intervention among Young Adult African Americans. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 12(1S), 23-34. doi:10.1353/cpr.2018.0018
Lemacks, J., James, R., Abbott, L., Choi, H., Parker, A., Bryant, A., Ralston, P., Rigsby, A., & Gilner, P. (2018). The Church Bridge Project: An Academic-Community Perspective of a Church-Based Weight Management Pilot Intervention among Young Adult African Americans. Progress Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 12(1S), :5-6. doi:10.1353/cpr.2018.0014
Abbott, L., & Elliott, L. (2017). Eliminating health disparities through action on the social determinants of health: A systematic review of home visiting in the United States, 2005-2015. Public Health Nursing, 34(1), 2-30. doi:10.1111/phn.12268
Abbott, L. (2015). Evaluation of nursing interventions designed to impact knowledge, behaviors and health outcomes for rural African Americans: An integrative review. Public Health Nursing, 32(5), 408-420. doi:10.1111/phn.12174
Abbott, L. S., & Williams, C. L. (2015). Influences of social determinants of health on African Americans living with HIV in the rural southeast: A qualitative metasynthesis. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 26(4), 340-346. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2015.03.004
REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
Bulecza, S., Abbott, L., & Little, B. (in press). Health Planning for Local Public Health Departments. In Christine L. Savage, Joan E. Kub, & Sarah L. Groves (Eds.), Community Health and Nursing Practice: Caring for Populations. F. A. Davis.