Vincent S. Staggs, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics

B.S., Evangel University, Springfield, MO
M.S., Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

National Science Foundation VIGRE (Vertical Integration of Research and Education) fellowship, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
Diffenbach Graduate Fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
List of Instructors Rated as Excellent by Their Students, Daily Illini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Research Focus

Mixed models linear and generalized, Bootstrapping, Latent variable modeling, Psychology and mental health, Health services especially patient safety and nursing care.

Top 10 Publications

1. Staggs VS. (2013). Nurse staffing, RN mix, and assaults on psychiatric units. Research in Nursing and Health, 36, 26-37. DOI: 10.1002/nur.21511

2. Staggs VS, Cramer E. (2013). Understanding the work environment and its effects: Research involving the RN Survey. In: Dunton N, Montalvo I, Staggs VS, eds. The NDNQI RN Survey: A Tool for Assessing, Understanding, and Improving the Nursing Work Environment. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association; 80-89. 

3. Staggs VS, Dunton N. (2012). Hospital and unit characteristics associated with nursing turnover include skill mix but not staffing level: An observational cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49, 1138-1145. 

4. Staggs VS, Knight JE, Dunton N. (2012). Understanding unassisted falls: Effects of nurse staffing level and nursing staff characteristics. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 27, 194-199.

5. Choi J, Bergquist-Beringer S, Staggs VS. (2013). Linking RN workgroup job satisfaction to pressure ulcers among older adults on acute care hospital units. Research in Nursing and Health.

6. Dunton N, Montalvo I, Staggs VS, eds. (2013). The NDNQI RN Survey: A Tool for Assessing, Understanding, and Improving the Nursing Work Environment. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association.

7. He J, Dunton N, Staggs VS. (2012). Unit-level time trends in inpatient fall rates of U.S. hospitals. Medical Care, 50, 801-807.

8. He J, Staggs VS, Bergquist-Beringer S, Dunton N. (2013). Unit-level time trends and seasonality in the rate of hospital acquired pressure ulcers in U.S. acute care hospitals. Research in Nursing and Health.

9. Parks J, Klaus SF, Staggs VS, Pena M. (2013). Outcomes of nasal bridling for enteral tube securement in burn patients. American Journal of Critical Care.

10. Riazi M, Marcario JK, Samson FK, Kenjale H, Adany I, Staggs V, Ledford E, Marquis J, Narayan O, Cheney PD. (2009). Rhesus macaque model of chronic opiate dependence and neuro-AIDS: longitudinal assessment of auditory brainstem responses and visual evoked potentials. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, 4, 260-275.

Last modified: Mar 12, 2013

Contact

Vincent S. Staggs, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics

P: (913) 588-0652
vstaggs@kumc.edu

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