Brenda Dyal

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

Visiting Research Assistant Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6513
Business Email: bdyal@ufl.edu

About Brenda 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.

Publications

2022
Adherence to Analgesics Among Outpatients Seriously Ill With Cancer.
Cancer nursing. [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000001064. [PMID] 35175950.
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 : the official journal of World Institute of Pain. 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.

Grants

Sep 2021 ACTIVE
CHOICES for Sickle Cell Reproductive Health: RCT of a Preconception Intervention Model for a Single Gene Disorder
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHGRI

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
2007 · Florida State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6513
Emails:
Business:
bdyal@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
10069 STATE ROAD 51
LIVE OAK FL 32060