Laurie J D Duckworth, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (904) 343-3051
Business Email: lduck@ufl.edu

About Laurie J D Duckworth

TEACHING

Dr. Duckworth teaches Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice.

RESEARCH

Dr. Duckworth is the PI in research involving the study of weight change and asthma control in asthmatic children following adenotonsillectomy.

EDUCATION

Dr. Duckworth received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida State University in 1983. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Florida in 2003. She was an NIH Fellow in the National Institutes of Nursing Research at Georgetown University in 2004. Dr. Duckworth also earned her PhD degree from the University of Florida College of Nursing.

Accomplishments

Dorothy M Smith Award
2014 · University of Florida College of Nursing
March of Dimes, Honor
2013 · APN Central Florida
Nemours Robert A. Doughty Award
2008 · Nemours Hospital
NIH Fellow
2004 · NINR Summer Genetics Institute
Phi Kappa Phi
2001-2007 · University of Florida
Sigma Theta Tau Deans List
1980-1983 · Florida State University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2017-2023
NGR7970L Adv Nursing Project
2020-2021
NGR6836 Lead Qual Improvement
2017-2021
NGR7940L Residency in Adv Nurs
2019-2020
NGR6002C Advanced Health Assessment
2017-2019
NGR6241L Adlt Hlth Prob:Clinic
2019
NGR6241 Adult Nursing: Common Health Problems
2019
NGR6350L Adlt/Wm/Adol/Chld Cln
2018
NUR3066C Clinical Reasoning: Health Assessment
2018
NUR3805 Professional Nursing in the Evolving Healthcare System
2015-2017
NUR3169 Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice
2014,2017
NGR6612L Prac: Cmplx Fmly Cln
2016
NGR6740 Role Trans Adv Prac
2021
NUR3168 Lead and Inspire 2: Research and Evidence-Based Nursing
2021-2022
NGR7700 Leadership and Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice
2022-2023
NUR4108 Lead and Inspire 3: Policy and Change in Nursing Practice

Board Certifications

  • APRN, FNP-C
    AANP

Research Profile

Dr. Duckworth’s area of expertise includes asthma, Sickle Cell Disease and genetic epidemiology.

Publications

2022
Adolescents’ practical knowledge of asthma self-management and experiences in the context of acute asthma: a qualitative content analysis.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 1-11 [DOI] 10.1080/02770903.2022.2045309. [PMID] 35195484.
2022
Nursing Education for the Acute Care Nurse on Pain Mechanisms of Sickle Cell Disease.
Journal of continuing education in nursing. 53(3):137-144 [DOI] 10.3928/00220124-20220210-09. [PMID] 35244458.
2022
Type 2 diabetes mellitus screening rates in racial and ethnic minority groups.
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 34(4):683-687 [DOI] 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000687. [PMID] 35025836.
2021
Navigating the Doctor of Nursing Practice project within an academic practice partnership.
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 33(12):1125-1130 [DOI] 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000600. [PMID] 34014891.
2021
Pain, symptom distress, and pain barriers by age among patients with cancer receiving hospice care: Comparison of baseline data.
Journal of geriatric oncology. 12(7):1068-1075 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.04.008. [PMID] 33967022.
2021
Reflections of Healthcare Experiences of African Americans With Sickle Cell Disease or Cancer: A Qualitative Study.
Cancer nursing. 44(1):E53-E61 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000750. [PMID] 31743153.
2020
Feasibility and preliminary outcomes of an integrated pediatric sickle cell disease and pulmonary care clinic for children with sickle cell disease.
Pediatric blood & cancer. 67(11) [DOI] 10.1002/pbc.28672. [PMID] 32886403.
2020
Spirometry use in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease with and without asthma and acute chest syndrome: A Multicenter Study.
EJHaem. 1(1):239-242 [DOI] 10.1002/jha2.42. [PMID] 32924025.
2011
Proposed definitive grading system tool for the assessment of adenoid hyperplasia.
The Laryngoscope. 121(1):187-93 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.21215. [PMID] 21120829.
2010
Effect of oral arginine supplementation on exhaled nitric oxide concentration in sickle cell anemia and acute chest syndrome.
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 32(7):e249-58 [DOI] 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181ec0ae5. [PMID] 20724949.
2010
Infantile myofibroma of the nasal cavity; a case report and review of the literature.
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. 74(12):1452-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.09.015. [PMID] 20950870.
2010
Neurilemmoma presenting as a midline nasal mass in a pediatric patient.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 89(5):221-3 [PMID] 20461682.
2009
Humanitarian otologic missions: long-term surgical results.
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 140(4):559-65 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.12.033. [PMID] 19328347.
2007
Association analyses of adrenergic receptor polymorphisms with obesity and metabolic alterations.
Metabolism: clinical and experimental. 56(6):757-65 [PMID] 17512307.
2007
Physician-diagnosed asthma and acute chest syndrome: associations with NOS polymorphisms.
Pediatric pulmonology. 42(4):332-8 [PMID] 17351927.
2004
Exhaled nitric oxide reflects asthma severity and asthma control.
Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 5(1):48-52 [PMID] 14697108.
2004
Relevance of type of catheters for central venous pressure measurement.
Pediatric emergency care. 20(7):448-52 [PMID] 15232245.
2003
Effect of montelukast on time-course of exhaled nitric oxide in asthma: influence of LTC4 synthase A(-444)C polymorphism.
Pediatric pulmonology. 36(5):413-20 [PMID] 14520724.
2002
Effect of beta2-agonist treatment and spirometry on exhaled nitric oxide in healthy children and children with asthma.
Pediatric pulmonology. 34(3):203-8 [PMID] 12203849.
2002
Exhaled nitric oxide concentrations: online versus offline values in healthy children.
Pediatric pulmonology. 33(4):283-92 [PMID] 11921458.
2001
Low exhaled nitric oxide and a polymorphism in the NOS I gene is associated with acute chest syndrome.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 164(12):2186-90 [PMID] 11751185.
2000
Exhaled nitric oxide as an indicator of severity of asthmatic inflammation.
Pediatric emergency care. 16(4):290-5 [PMID] 10966354.
2000
FE(NO): relationship to exhalation rates and online versus bag collection in healthy adolescents.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 162(2 Pt 1):539-45 [PMID] 10934084.
1999
Exhaled nitric oxide measurements in childhood asthma: techniques and interpretation.
Pediatric pulmonology. 28(4):282-96 [PMID] 10497378.
1994
The effect of short-term administration of theophylline on erythropoietin levels in healthy adults.
Pharmacotherapy. 14(2):215-8 [PMID] 8197042.

Grants

Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Advancing Interdisciplinary Science of Aging through Identification of Iatrogenic Complications: The UF EHR Clinical Data Infrastructure for Enhanced Patient Safety among the Elderly (UF-ECLIPSE)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Apr 2019 – Mar 2021
Advancing Interdisciplinary Science of Aging through Identification of Iatrogenic Complications: The UF EHR Clinical Data Infrastructure for Enhanced Patient Safety among the Elderly (UF-ECLIPSE)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA

Education

PhD
2007 · University of Florida
NIH Fellow – Molecular Genetics
2004 · Georgetown University
Master of Science in Nursing
2003 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1983 · Florida State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 343-3051
Emails:
Business:
lduck@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1225 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610