Kelly A. Bosak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
School of Nursing

M.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1996
Post Master's Certificate, APRN, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1999
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2007


Dr. Bosak's research interests include the neurophysiology and epigenetic markers of adherence to health behaviors, and patient-oriented research methods, including meta-analysis and comparative effectiveness research. Dr. Bosak's career goals are to support physical activity and other health behaviors to reduce cardiometabolic risk and prevent cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and other chronic conditions. The ultimate goal of her research is translation of effective health behavior interventions to clinical practice.

Selected Publications

Bosak, K. A., & Montori, V. M. (2012). Considerations for managing metabolic syndrome in women. The Nurse Practitioner. (In press).

Bosak, K. A. (2011). Abstract: Effects of a real-time automated stimulus to promote physical  activity adherence.  Journal of Women's Health, 20(10), 1389. 

Bosak, K., Pozehl, B., & Yates. (2012). Challenges of applying a comprehensive model of intervention fidelity. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(4), 504-519.     

Bosak, K., Yates, B., & Pozehl, B. (2010). Effects of an internet physical activity intervention in adults with metabolic syndrome. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32(1), 5-22.

Bosak, K., Yates, B. C., & Pozehl, B.  (2009). Feasibility of an internet physical activity intervention. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(5), 648-661.

Bosak, K. (2008). Abstract: A physical activity internet intervention to reduce coronary heart disease risk in the metabolic syndrome population. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(1), 145.

Last modified: Jun 29, 2017

Contact

Kelly A. Bosak, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

kbosak@kumc.edu

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