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.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
NGR6638 Health Promotion
2018-2021
NGR7940L Residency in Adv Nurs
2019-2022
NUR4108 Lead and Inspire 3: Policy and Change in Nursing Practice
2018-2023
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
2021-2023
NUR4827 Lead and Inspire 4: Leadership and Innovation in Nursing Practice
2022-2023
NGR6905 Individual Study
2022-2023
NUR3168 Lead and Inspire 2: Research and Evidence-Based Nursing

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

2022
A scoping review on the relationship between race/ethnicity and the receipt of supportive care medications during cancer treatment: Implications for the clinical pharmacist
JACCP: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY. [DOI] 10.1002/jac5.1727.
2022
Description of a training protocol to improve research reproducibility for dignity therapy: an interview-based intervention.
Palliative & supportive care. 20(2):178-188 [DOI] 10.1017/S1478951521000614. [PMID] 34036932.
2022
Dignity therapy intervention fidelity: a cross-sectional descriptive study with older adult outpatients with cancer.
BMC palliative care. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12904-021-00888-y. [PMID] 35016670.
2022
Examining the relationship between metformin dose and cancer survival: A SEER-Medicare analysis
PLOS ONE. 17(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0275681. [PMID] 36260549.
2022
Food Insecurity Is Associated with Mental–Physical Comorbidities among U.S. Adults: NHANES 2013 to 2016
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19(3) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph19031672. [PMID] 35162697.
2022
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. 47(1):3-11 [DOI] 10.1097/RNJ.0000000000000315. [PMID] 33560779.
2022
Medication Adherence and Cardiometabolic Control Indicators Among American Indian Adults Receiving Tribal Health Services: Protocol for a Longitudinal Electronic Health Records Study
JMIR Research Protocols. 11(10) [DOI] 10.2196/39193. [PMID] 36279173.
2022
School Health Infrastructure and Students’ Elevated Body Mass Index.
The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses. [DOI] 10.1177/10598405211068434. [PMID] 34985363.
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
Diabetes and health-related quality of life among American Indians: the role of psychosocial factors
Quality of Life Research. 30(9):2497-2507 [DOI] 10.1007/s11136-021-02830-4. [PMID] 33837892.
2021
Group Social Support Facilitates Adoption of Healthier Behaviors Among Black Women in a Community-Initiated National Diabetes Prevention Program.
Health promotion practice. [DOI] 10.1177/15248399211045989. [PMID] 34628960.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
2018
Dignity Impact as a Primary Outcome Measure for Dignity Therapy
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®. 35(11):1417-1420 [DOI] 10.1177/1049909118777987. [PMID] 29793345.
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
Pancreatic Cancer Related Health Disparities: A Commentary.
Cancers. 10(7) [DOI] 10.3390/cancers10070235. [PMID] 30021952.
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.
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

May 2022 ACTIVE
Exploring Food Insecurity as a Social Determinant of Health Among American Indian and Alaska Native Adolescents at Risk for Gestational Diabetes
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF COLORADO DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED via NATL INST OF HLTH NIMHD
Mar 2022 ACTIVE
Medication Adherence and Cardio-Metabolic Control Indicators among Adult American Indians Receiving Tribal Health Services
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINR
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

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6417
Emails:
Business:
lscarton@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610