School of Nursing
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.
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.
Kelly A. Bosak, Ph.D., APRN