Brenda W Dyal

Brenda W Dyal, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6412
Business Email: bdyal@ufl.edu

About Brenda W Dyal

Research

Dr. Dyal’s research interests focus on the development of behavioral interventions using novel communication techniques and approaches that results in improved patient adherence and improved pain in patients with pain from cancer, sickle cell disease and other chronic pain conditions. Her interest in pain research focuses on the use of tailored multimedia education program developed from her clinical experience as a family nurse practitioner, where she frequently encountered patients from underserved, mostly rural populations with unrelieved pain.

Service

Dr. Dyal is a peer reviewer for research articles for Cancer Nursing and Supportive Care in Cancer.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2023
NGR6350L Adlt/Wm/Adol/Chld Cln
2023-2024
NUR4636C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Population Health
2023-2024
NGR6941 Practicum in Nursing
2023
NGR6850 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice
2023-2024
NGR7970L Adv Nursing Project
2023-2024
NGR6612 Family Nurse Practitioner: Complex Family Health Care (Focus On Gerontology)
2023-2024
NGR6101 Theory and Research for Nursing
2023-2024
NGR6638 Health Promotion

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-4700-321X

Publications

2023
Feasibility of Nurse-led Development of Custom Virtual Reality Experiences for Health Care Interventions.
The Journal of nursing education. 1-4 [DOI] 10.3928/01484834-20230712-10. [PMID] 37738044.
2023
Perceptions of Palliative Care: Demographics and Health Status Among the General Population in Florida and the United States
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®. [DOI] 10.1177/10499091231186819.
2022
A Stress and Pain Self-management mHealth App for Adult Outpatients With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Study
JMIR Research Protocols. 11(7) [DOI] 10.2196/33818. [PMID] 35904878.
2022
Adherence to Analgesics Among Outpatients Seriously Ill With Cancer.
Cancer nursing. 45(5):337-344 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000001064. [PMID] 35175950.
2022
Developing the Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance Health Disparities Common Measure: The Florida Health and Ancestry Survey
Cancer Control. 29 [DOI] 10.1177/10732748221110897. [PMID] 35758601.
2022
What did the pandemic teach us about effective health communication? Unpacking the COVID-19 infodemic.
BMC public health. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-022-14707-3. [PMID] 36514047.
2021
Clinical efficacy and implementation issues of an electronic pain reporting device among outpatients with cancer.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 29(9):5227-5235 [DOI] 10.1007/s00520-021-06075-2. [PMID] 33646365.
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.
2021
Sublingual Versus Swallowed Morphine: A Comparison.
Cancer nursing. 44(1):E13-E22 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000784. [PMID] 31895174.
2020
A QST‐based Pain Phenotype in Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Sensitivity and Specificity of Quality Descriptors
Pain Practice. 20(2):168-178 [DOI] 10.1111/papr.12841. [PMID] 31553824.
2020
A Stepped-Wedge Randomized Controlled Trial: Effects of eHealth Interventions for Pain Control Among Adults With Cancer in Hospice.
Journal of pain and symptom management. 59(3):626-636 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.10.028. [PMID] 31711969.
2020
Hospitalized patients quantify verbal pain intensity descriptors: methodological issues and values for 26 descriptors.
Pain. 161(2):281-287 [DOI] 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001716. [PMID] 31599851.
2020
Patients and Caregivers Rate the PAINReportIt Wireless Internet-Enabled Tablet as a Method for Reporting Pain During End-of-Life Cancer Care.
Cancer nursing. 43(5):419-424 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000743. [PMID] 31517649.
2020
Randomized clinical trial of computerized PAINRelieveIt® for patients with sickle cell disease: PAINReportIt® and PAINUCope®.
Patient education and counseling. 103(1):136-144 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2019.08.021. [PMID] 31451364.
2019
Relationship of Pain Quality Descriptors and Quantitative Sensory Testing: Sickle Cell Disease.
Nursing research. 68(5):365-373 [DOI] 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000375. [PMID] 31283720.
2018
Differences in Sensory Pain, Expectation, and Satisfaction Reported by Outpatients with Cancer or Sickle Cell Disease.
Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses. 19(4):322-332 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pmn.2017.11.010. [PMID] 29501359.
2011
Sarcopenic obesity: strategies for management.
The American journal of nursing. 111(12):38-44; quiz 45 [DOI] 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000408184.21770.98. [PMID] 22082499.

Education

Post-Doctoral Associate
2018-2021 · Center of Palliative Care, Research & Education (CPCRE), and College of Nursing, University of Florida
PhD
2018 · University of Florida
Doctor of Nursing Practice
2010 · University of Florida
Master of Science in Nursing
2006 · Florida State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6412
Emails:
Business:
bdyal@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1225 Center Drive
College of Nursing
Gainesville FL 32610