Murdaugh, Carolyn

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Visiting Professor

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PhD: University of Arizona
MS: University of California, San Francisco
BS: University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Murdaugh has conducted a funded program of research and has held administrative research/scientific positions for over 20 years at the University of Arizona, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of South Carolina. She has widely disseminated the results of her research in nursing and interdisciplinary journals and has published four books and 3 editions of Pender’s Health Promotion in Nursing Practice. She has served on numerous federal and foundation research study sections, national committees for professional organizations, and editorial review boards for peer-review journals. She is currently professor emerita, University of Arizona.
Research/Clinical Interest

  • Health Promotion/Risk Reduction in Healthy and Chronically Ill Individuals
  • Community-based Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities
  • Clinical: Cardiovascular Health; HIV Disease
  • Current Funded Research

  • Decreasing diabetes disparities: Building Mexican American Family Social Capital. M. McEwen, PI, C. Murdaugh, Co-PI, NIHCD, NIH, (R01 Funded April, 2011 – 2016)
  • Publications/Presentations

  • Pender, N., Murdaugh, C. & Parsons, M.A. Health Promotion for Nursing Practice. Prentice Hall Health: New Jersey, 6th edition, 2010

  • Messias, D., Moneyham, L., Vyavaharkar, M., Murdaugh, C., & Phillips, K. (2009). Embodied work: Insider perspectives on the work of HIV/AIDS peer counselors. Health Care for Women International. 30(7).

  • Vyavaharker, M., Moneyham, L. Murdaugh, C. & Tavakoli, A. (2011). Factors associated with Quality of Life among rural women with HIV Disease. AIDS and Behavior.