Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Taking an interprofessional collaborative practice to the next level: Strategies to promote high performing teamsJournal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.  26. 2022
2021 An Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Can Reduce Heart Failure Hospital Readmissions and Costs in an Underserved PopulationJournal of Cardiac Failure.  27:1185-1194. 2021
2020 Differences in health-related quality of life by implant strategy: Analyses from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory SupportJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:62-73. 2020
2019 Integration of Authentic Leadership Lens for Building High Performing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice TeamsNursing Administration Quarterly.  43:101-112. 2019
2018 Mapping and Sustaining Leadership Development: An Innovation Academic Service PartnershipJournal of Nursing Administration.  48:567-573. 2018
2017 Mortality, rehospitalization, and post-transplant complications in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipientsHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  46:265-272. 2017
2017 Evidence for Therapeutic Patient Education Interventions to Promote Cardiovascular Patient Self-Management: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the American Heart AssociationCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
2017 Heart transplant outcomes in patients with pretransplant diabetes mellitusAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  26:482-490. 2017
2017 Using data analytics as evidentiary support for financial outcome success in nurse-led population-based clinicsJournal for Healthcare Quality.  39:391-396. 2017
2016 The Design and Redesign of a Clinical Ladder Program: Thinking Big and Overcoming ChallengesJournal for Nurses in Professional Development.  32:E1-E7. 2016
2016 Clinical outcomes in overweight heart transplant recipientsHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  45:298-304. 2016
2016 Gender differences in appraisal of stress and coping 5 years after heart transplantationHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  45:41-47. 2016
2015 Boundary spanning leadership practices for population healthJournal of Nursing Administration.  45:411-415. 2015
2015 Transitions of care in heart failure: A scientific statement from the American heart associationCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:384-409. 2015
2015 Adult cardiothoracic transplant nursing: An ISHLT consensus document on the current adult nursing practice in heart and lung transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  34:139-148. 2015
2015 Antibody-mediated rejection in cardiac transplantation: Emerging knowledge in diagnosis and management: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association: Endorsed by the international society for heart and lung transplantationCirculation.  131:1608-1639. 2015
2014 Effect of an Educational Intervention on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Perception among Women with PreeclampsiaJournal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing.  43:179-189. 2014
2014 Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipientsPediatric Transplantation.  18:280-287. 2014
2013 The relationships among satisfaction with social support, quality of life, and survival 5 to 10 years after heart transplantationJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  28:407-416. 2013
2013 Digoxin reduces 30-day all-cause hospital admission in older patients with chronic systolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:701-708. 2013
2013 Factors associated with stress and coping at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  32:437-446. 2013
2013 An evidence-based project to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infectionsNursing 2010 Critical Care.  8:39-43. 2013
2013 Ten yr of pediatric heart transplantation: A report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant StudyPediatric Transplantation.  17:99-111. 2013
2013 The relationship of socio-demographic factors and satisfaction with social support at five and 10 yr after heart transplantationClinical Transplantation.  27:267-273. 2013
2013 Use, knowledge, and attitudes toward evidence-based practice among nursing staffJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  44:246-254. 2013
2012 First-year clinical outcomes in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipientsJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  27:519-527. 2012
2012 Beyond rose colored glasses: The adaptive role of depressive and anxious symptoms among individuals with heart failure who were evaluated for transplantationClinical Transplantation.  26. 2012
2012 Older patients (age 65+) report better quality of life, psychological adjustment, and adherence than younger patients 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  31:478-484. 2012
2011 Factors associated with work status at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantationClinical Transplantation.  25. 2011
2011 Evidence-based practice and research: the challenge for transplant nursing.Progress in Transplantation: the journal for procurement and clinical transplant professionals.  21. 2011
2011 Gender and age differences in symptom distress and functional disability one year after heart transplant surgeryHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  40:21-30. 2011
2010 Assessing historical compliance with medical recommendations among transplant candidates: preliminary findings.Progress in Transplantation: the journal for procurement and clinical transplant professionals.  20. 2010
2009 Symptom Frequency and Distress from 5 to 10 Years After Heart TransplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  28:759-768. 2009
2008 Predictors of rehospitalization time during the first year after heart transplantHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  37:344-355. 2008
2007 Patterns and Predictors of Physical Functional Disability at 5 to 10 Years After Heart TransplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  26:1182-1191. 2007
2007 Predictors of perceived coping effectiveness in patients awaiting a heart transplantNursing Research.  56:260-268. 2007
2007 Emotional adjustment 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite studyRehabilitation Psychology.  52:206-214. 2007
2007 Patterns and Predictors of Quality of Life at 5 to 10 Years After Heart TransplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  26:535-543. 2007
2007 Functional status one year after heart transplantJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.  27:24-32. 2007
2006 Satisfaction with heart transplantation.Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing.  21:134-139. 2006
2006 Improving clinical practice: Should we give influenza vaccinations to heart transplant patients?Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  25:320-323. 2006
2006 Should status II patients be removed from the pediatric heart transplant waiting list? A multi-institutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  25:271-275. 2006
2006 Medication adherence after heart transplantation: Adolescents and their issuesProgress in Transplantation: the journal for procurement and clinical transplant professionals.  16:317-323. 2006
2005 Predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  24:2279-2285. 2005
2005 Who returns to work after heart transplantation?Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  24:2255-2261. 2005
2005 Predictors of quality of life at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  24:1431-1439. 2005
2005 Social adaptation after cardiothoracic transplantation: a review of the literature.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  20. 2005
2004 Longitudinal change in quality of life and impact on survival after left ventricular assist device implantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  77:1321-1327. 2004
2003 Evolving trends in risk profiles and causes of death after heart transplantation: A ten-year multi-institutional studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  125:881-890. 2003
2003 Change in quality of life from before to after discharge following left ventricular assist device implantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  22:322-333. 2003
2003 Change in quality of life from after left ventricular assist device implantation to after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  22:1254-1267. 2003
2002 Predictors of quality of life at 1 month after implantation of a left ventricular assist deviceAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  11:345-352. 2002
2001 Improvement in quality of life outcomes 2 weeks after left ventricular assist device implantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  20:657-669. 2001
2000 Spouse quality of life before and 1 year after heart transplantation.Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  12:103-110. 2000
1999 Preoperative psychosocial predictors of hospital length of stay after heart transplantation.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  14:12-26. 1999
1999 Are preoperative obesity and cachexia risk factors for post heart transplant morbidity and mortality: A multi-institutional study of preoperative weight-height indicesJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  18:750-763. 1999
1999 Predictors of quality of life in patients at one year after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  18:202-210. 1999
1999 Preoperative psychosocial predictors of hospital length of stay after heart transplantationJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  14:305. 1999
1998 Patient compliance at one year and two years after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  17:383-394. 1998
1998 Quality of life 6 months after heart transplantation compared with indicators of illness severity before transplantationAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  7:106-116. 1998
1997 Serial measurements of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-α, and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in the peripheral blood plasma of human cardiac allograft recipientsJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  16:1046-1053. 1997
1997 Symptom distress three months after heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  16:604-614. 1997
1996 Improvement in quality of life in patients with heart failure who undergo transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  15:749-757. 1996
1996 Impact of the heart transplant waiting process on spousesJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  15:623-630. 1996
1996 Spouse stressors while awaiting heart transplantationHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  25:4-13. 1996
1995 Cardiac transplant coronary artery disease: A multivariable analysis of pretransplantation risk factors for disease development and morbid eventsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  109:1081-1089. 1995
1995 Patterns of infection in the solid-organ transplant recipient.Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  7:643-649. 1995
1995 Predictors of quality of life in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  14:2-10. 1995
1995 Utility of posttransplantation panel-reactive antibody measurements for the prediction of rejection frequency and survival of heart transplant recipientsJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  14:856-864. 1995
1994 Treatment of recurrent heart rejection with mycophenolate mofetil (RS- 61443): Initial clinical experienceJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  13:444-450. 1994
1994 Cytomegalovirus after heart transplantation. Risk factors for infection and death: A multiinstitutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  13:394-404. 1994
1994 Infection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  13:381-393. 1994
1994 Influence of HLA mismatch on rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  13:583-596. 1994
1994 Matching the heart donor and heart transplant recipient. Clues for successful expansion of the donor pool: A multivariable, multiinstitutional reportJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  13:353-365. 1994
1994 Stressors in patients awaiting a heart transplantBehavioral Medicine: relating behavior and health.  19:145-154. 1994
1993 Heart transplant candidates' perception of helpfulness of health care provider interventions.Cardio-vascular nursing.  29:33-37. 1993
1993 Immunosuppressive therapy following cardiac transplantationCritical Care Nursing Quarterly.  16:1-10. 1993
1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for acute rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  12:355-366. 1993
1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for death after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  12:549-562. 1993
1992 Methotrexate pulse therapy in the treatment of recurrent acute heart rejectionJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  11:1116-1124. 1992
1992 Application of Echocardiographic Color Flow Doppler Mitral Regurgitation to the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiac Transplant RejectionEchocardiography: a journal of cardiovascular ultrasound and allied techniques.  9:169-174. 1992
1992 Cyclosporine blood monitoring after heart transplantation: A prospective comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal radioimmunoassaysJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  11:522-529. 1992
1992 Symptom distress in cardiac transplant candidatesHeart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care.  21:434-439. 1992
1992 Total lymphoid irradiation in the treatment of early or recurrent heart rejectionJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  11:902-912. 1992
1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costs.American Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: Impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costsAmerican Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
1990 Prophylactic therapy for rejection after cardiac transplantation. A comparison of rabbit antithymocyte globulin and OKT3Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  99:716-724. 1990
1989 Care of the patient receiving recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  4:62-67. 1989
1988 Pulmonary vascular resistance and the risk of heart transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  7:331-336. 1988

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2009
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1991
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Pittsburgh 1984
  • Full Name

  • Connie White-Williams