Lisa Scarton

Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6417
Business Email: lscarton@ufl.edu

About Lisa Scarton

TEACHING

Dr. Scarton teaches both undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Her teaching and mentoring philosophy are based on her commitment to diversity and equity through ensuring future nurses are well prepared to engage in practices that promote health equity and reduce health disparities . Dr. Scarton teaches Health Promotion, Policy and Change, and Leadership and Management in Nursing.

RESEARCH

Dr. Scarton’s research focuses on reducing health disparities among American Indian populations through the development of culturally informed interventions delivered across multiple generations and designed to improve health outcomes for persons with type 2 diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes linked cancers.

SERVICE

Dr. Scarton holds memberships in Behavioral Research in Diabetes Group Exchange (BRIDGE), Sigma Theta Tau International – Alpha Chapter, and the Southern Nurses Research Society. She is co-chair for the Board of Directors of the Native Research Network and a member of the National Health Disparities Committee for the American Diabetes Association.

Research Profile

Dr. Scarton, a citizen of Choctaw Nation, focuses her research on reducing health disparities among American Indian populations through the development of culturally informed interventions delivered across multiple generations and designed to improve health outcomes for persons with type 2 diabetes and T2D linked cancers.

Type 2 diabetes self-management, family interventions, health disparities, health promotion in American Indian populations.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-1255-0811

Publications

2021
New onset of type 2 diabetes as a complication after cancer diagnosis: A systematic review.
Cancer medicine. 10(2):439-446 [DOI] 10.1002/cam4.3666. [PMID] 33355998.
2021
Interventions for Informal Caregivers of Stroke Survivors: Is There Racial and Ethnic Representation in Stroke Caregiver Studies?
Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. [DOI] 10.1097/RNJ.0000000000000315. [PMID] 33560779.
2020
Preparation of the Japanese Version of the Diabetes Caregiver Activity and Support Scale and Verification of Its Reliability and Validity.
The Diabetes educator. 46(5):475-484 [DOI] 10.1177/0145721720954065. [PMID] 32998648.
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.
2019
Dignity Therapy Led by Nurses or Chaplains for Elderly Cancer Palliative Care Outpatients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
JMIR research protocols. 8(4) [DOI] 10.2196/12213. [PMID] 30994466.
2019
Developing a culturally tailored multigenerational intervention to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes in American Indian families living in rural settings: Findings from a focus group study.
Research in nursing & health. 42(3):226-233 [DOI] 10.1002/nur.21941. [PMID] 30854672.
2018
Pancreatic Cancer Related Health Disparities: A Commentary.
Cancers. 10(7) [DOI] 10.3390/cancers10070235. [PMID] 30021952.
2018
Effects of Dignity Therapy on Family Members: A Systematic Review.
Journal of hospice and palliative nursing : JHPN : the official journal of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. 20(6):542-547 [DOI] 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000469. [PMID] 30379798.
2018
Dignity Impact as a Primary Outcome Measure for Dignity Therapy.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 35(11):1417-1420 [DOI] 10.1177/1049909118777987. [PMID] 29793345.
2017
Development and Psychometric Testing of the Diabetes Caregiver Activity and Support Scale.
The Diabetes educator. 43(5):465-475 [DOI] 10.1177/0145721717726280. [PMID] 28828937.
2017
Emotional and Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes in American Indians/Alaska Natives.
Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education. 44(1):70-82 [DOI] 10.1177/1090198116639289. [PMID] 27179289.
2016
Comparing treatment fidelity between study arms of a randomized controlled clinical trial for stroke family caregivers.
Clinical rehabilitation. 30(5):495-507 [DOI] 10.1177/0269215515585134. [PMID] 25952589.
2016
Needs and Concerns of Family Caregivers of American Indians, African Americans, and Caucasians With Type 2 Diabetes.
Clinical nursing research. 25(2):139-56 [DOI] 10.1177/1054773814562879. [PMID] 25505159.
2014
Needs and Concerns of Family Caregivers of Persons With Type 2 Diabetes: An Integrated Review of Cross-cultural Literature With Implications for the American Indian Population.
The Diabetes educator. 40(4):444-452 [PMID] 24695261.
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Dignity Therapy Led by Nurses or Chaplains for Elderly Cancer Palliative Care Outpatients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.12213.

Grants

Jan 2019 – Jun 2020
Native Elder Research Center (NERC)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF COLORADO via NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Feb 2015 ACTIVE
UF Health Cancer Center Pilot Project Grants funded through the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL

Education

Ph.D.
2016 · School of Nursing, Indiana University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
2006 · Indiana University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
NGR6638 Health Promotion
2018-2021
NGR7940L Residency in Adv Nurs
2019-2021
NUR4108 Lead and Inspire 3: Policy and Change in Nursing Practice
2018-2021
NGR7970L Adv Nursing Project
2019-2020
NUR4829 Leadership and Management in Nursing
2018
NUR4905 Individual Study
2017-2018
NUR3169 Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice
2017-2018
NUR3825 Introduction to the Profession of Nursing

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6417
Emails:
Business:
lscarton@ufl.edu