Elizabeth L. Perry, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Education:
Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
MSN The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
BSN The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

Contact Info:
Email: elizabeth_perry@baylor.edu
Office: 306
Phone: 214.820.4413
Fax: 214.818.8692

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Work
Dr. Elizabeth Perry is an Assistant Professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON). Her teaching responsibilities include the course NURS 4339, The Childrearing Family. Additionally, Dr. Perry has team taught the course, N3314: FastBacc Health Assessment. Furthermore, Dr. Perry will be teaching a Foundations of Nursing Course for our partnership with Northrise University in Solwezi, Zambia in Summer of 2016.

Prior to LHSON, Dr. Perry’s teaching experience includes serving as an Assistant Instructor in Pediatrics with the University of Texas at Austin in the School of Nursing. She was also an Adjunct Online Faculty member in the Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis.

Additionally, she offers a great deal of professional experience working at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas as a Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant RN and a Hematology Clinical Research Coordinator. Additionally, she worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee where she was a Hematology CRA, a Medicine Room RN and the Nursing Education Coordinator for the International Outreach Program. Dr. Perry continues to serve as the Associate Editor of Oncopedia for the International Outreach Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Research
Dr. Perry’s research focus is health literacy in adolescents. Specifically, Dr. Perry’s previous and current work focuses on health literacy in adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD). Plans for Dr. Perry’s future research include expanding her research focus to include health literacy in adolescents with other chronic illnesses, general adolescent health literacy and parental influence of health literacy in adolescents.

Scholarly Activity
Scholarly Publications
Perry, E.L. (2014). Health literacy and adolescents: An integrative review. Journal for Specialists Pediatric Nursing, 19(3), 210-218.

Quinn, C. T., Lee, N. J., Shull, E. P., Ahmad, N., Rogers, Z. R., & Buchanan, G. R. (2008). Prediction of adverse outcomes in children with sickle cell anemia: A study of the Dallas newborn cohort. Blood, 111(2), 544-548. doi:10.1182/blood-2007-07 100719

Quinn, C. T., Shull, E. P., Ahmad, N., Lee, N. J., Rogers, Z. R., & Buchanan, G. R. (2007). Prognostic significance of early vaso-occlusive complications in children with sickle cell anemia. Blood, 109(1), 40 45. doi:10.1182/blood-2006-02-005082

Scholarly Publications (In Review)
Perry, E.L., Carter, P., Becker, H., Mackert, M., Garcia, A., Johnson, K. (April, 2016). Health literacy in adolescents with sickle cell disease.

Perry, E.L., Mackert, M., Holton, A.E., Guadagno, M. (April, 2016) Health literacy and adolescents with chronic illness: An integrative review.

Perry, E.L, Chantada, G., Schaeffer, E., Wellman, A., Knight, J., Rodriguez-Galindo, C., Howard, C., The Nursing Oncopedia: A five year update on a global nursing education initiative. Submitted for Presentation at the 2016 Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Dublin, Ireland.

Presentations and Conference Papers
Perry, E.L. Carter, P., Becker, H., Mackert, M., Garcia, A., Johnson, K., Buchanan, G. (2016, May ). Health literacy in adolescents with sickle cell disease. Annual Meeting of the American society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Minneapolis, MN.

Perry, E.L. (2015, March). Health literacy in adolescents with sickle cell disease. Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations Conference. The University of Texas, Austin, TX.

Alqudimat, M.R., Perry, E.L., Day, S.W. (2013, September). International nursing intern program: Promoting pediatric oncology nursing excellence. 37th Annual Conference of Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses, Louisville, KY.

Rew, L, Mackert, M., Zhaohui, S., Perry, E., & Crook, B. (2013, March). Interpersonal factors and media use among adolescents: impact on risk factors, protective factors, and health behavior. Poster presented at the Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations Conference, Austin, TX

Perry, E.L.; Chantada, G.L.; May, D.; Ribeiro, R.C.; Quintana, Y; Day, S.W. (2011, October). The birth of an online collaborative educational resource for pediatric oncology nurses: From conception to delivery. Paper presented at the meeting of the 43rd Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Perry, E.L., Segovia, L, Schaeffer, E.H., Ribeiro, R.C., Quintana, Y., Day, S.W. (2011, September). A global nursing need with a global nursing response. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Conference for the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses, Los Angeles, CA.

Perry, E.L. (2010, October). Communicating effectively to promote safety and teamwork: A roundtable discussion. Discussion held at the annual Society of International Pediatric Oncology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Perry, E.L. (2009, October). Roles for nurses in research. Clinical Research Forum. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Quinn C.T., Shull E.P., Williams B., Rogers Z.R., Buchanan G.R. (2007, September). Establishment of a long-term follow-up mechanism for patients with sickle cell disease who transition from pediatric to adult medical care: A feasibility study. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Sickle Cell Disease Program, Baltimore, MD.

Quinn C.T., Lee N.J., Shull E.P., Buchanan G.R. (2006, December). Prediction of adverse outcomes in children with sickle cell anemia: Testing the CSSCD early prediction model in the Dallas Newborn Cohort. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Orlando, FL.

Shull, E.P. (2006, September). Sickle cell research and clinical care: The relationship between research and real life. Presented at the annual Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Quinn C.T., Shull E.P., Ahmad N., Rogers Z.R., Buchanan G.R.(2005, December). Prognostic significance of early vaso-occlusive complications in children who have sickle cell anemia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Atlanta, GA.

Guest Lectures
Perry, E.L. (2014, September-2015, September). The Affordable Care Act. Lecture for Healthcare Ethics Course. The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX

Perry, E.L. (2014, March). Hospice and palliative care. Lecture for Healthcare Ethics Course. The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX

Perry, E.L. (2011-2015). Nursing care of the pediatric patient with hematologic or oncologic disorders. Recurring Lecture for both Undergraduate and Alternate Entry Students. The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX.

Perry, E.L. (2013, October). Sickle Cell Disease. Lecture for Genetics in Healthcare Course. The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX

Perry, E.L. (2012, October). Sickle Cell Disease. Lecture for Genetics in Healthcare Course. The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX

Perry, E.L. (2010-2011). The pediatric patient with hematologic or immunologic disorders. Recurring Lecture for Undergraduate Students. The University of Memphis, Loewenberg School of Nursing, Memphis, TN

Oncopedia Articles
Perry E.L. (2012). Nursing implications for patients with sickle cell disease (#520). Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=520.

Perry E.L. (2012). Nursing implications for patients with chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (#506). Oncopedia . Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org /ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=506.

Perry E.L. (2011). Nursing implications for patients with tumor lysis syndrome (#470). Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org /ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=470

Perry E.L. (2011). Nursing management of non-hodgkin lymphoma (#453) Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=453.

Perry E.L. (2011). Nursing implications for patients with retinoblastoma (#445). Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org /ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=445.

Perry E.L. (2011). Nursing implications for patients with neuroblastoma (#438). Oncopedia.Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=438.

Perry E.L. (2010). Nursing implications for patients with wilms tumor (#433). Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia /case_detail/?id=433.

Perry E.L. (2010). Nursing implications for patients with pancreatitis (#426). Oncopedia. Retrieved from https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia/case_detail/?id=426

Honors and Memberships
Selected Participant, Rising Stars Program (Office of the Vice Provost of Research), Baylor University (2015)
Member, PhD Taskforce, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University (2015)
Member, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2016-present)
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society (Spring 2002-Current)
Member, Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (2009-present)
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, The University of Memphis (Spring 2011)
Co-Editor, Nursing Oncopedia (Free Online Interactive Resource for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses) (2010)
Founding Member and Co-Chair, Social Networking Committee, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (2010)
Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, The University of Memphis, Loewenberg School of Nursing (2010)
Member, Pediatric Oncology in Developing Countries Nursing Working Group; Society of International Pediatric Oncology, (2010) Member/Volunteer, St. Jude Urban Garden Initiative (2010)
Nursing Director, Camp Jubilee (Camp for children with Sickle Cell Disease) (2007)
Nursing Team Member, Camp Jubilee (Camp for children with Sickle Cell Disease) (2004-2007)
Nursing Excellence Award Nominee, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (2006)
Outstanding Nursing Student Award, The University of Memphis (Spring 2002)
Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Member, Golden Key International Honor Society
Member, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Current Funding
Baylor University Research Committee Mid-Range Grant, Baylor University, (June 2016-June 2017)
New Faculty Start Up Funds, Baylor University, (August 2015-August 2018)

Dissertation Funding
Sigma Theta Tau (Epsilon Theta Chapter) Research Grant Award (2014) Rew Family Graduate Research Endowment in Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)

Other Fellowships and Awards
Graduate School Continuing Fellowship, The University Of Texas At Austin (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
Dean’s Scholar Award, The University of Texas at Austin (Fall 2013-Spring 2014)
Graduate School Continuing Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)
Lee Hage Jamail Scholar Award, The University of Texas at Austin (Fall 2011-Spring 2012)
Graduate School Recruitment Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin (Fall 2011-Spring 2012)