PhD Purdue University Sociology 2008
Long term care, implementation of healthcare quality improvement, quality of life and work within nursing home settings.
Research methods, health care policy.
2020 - Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, subcontract with Indiana University School of Medicine
2020 - National Science Foundation
2020 - Minnesota Department of Human Service
2018 - Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
2017 - Minnesota Department of Human Services
2016 - Minnesota Department of Human Services
2016 - CMS
Abrahamson, K., Davila, H., Kirk, L., Garavito, G. A. & Mueller, C. (In Press) “Can a Nursing Home Psychotropic Reduction Project be Successfully Implemented in Assisted Living?” Journal of Applied Gerontology
Wang, E., Abrahamson, K., Liu, P., & Ahmed, A. (In Press) “Can Mobile Technology Improve Weight Loss in Overweight Adults: A systematic review” Western Journal of Nursing Research.
Evans, A., Abrahamson, K. (2020In Press) “The Impact of Stigma on Suicide Bereavement: A systematic review” Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. (selected as CEU feature article)
Abrahamson, K., Fox, R., Roundtree, A., & Farris, K. (2020In Press) “The Nursing Assistant Role in the Nursing Home Patient Experience” Nursing and Health Sciences.
Abrahamson, K., Unroe, K., Iloabuchi, T., Lieb, K., Russell, R., Cai, Y., & Nazir, A. (In Press) “Lessons Learned from the Indiana SMART Campaign to Reduce Nursing Home Polypharmacy” Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
Abrahamson, K., Hass, Z., & Arling, G. (2020) “Shall I stay or shall I go? The choice to remain in the nursing home among residents with high potential for discharge” Journal of Applied Gerontology, 39 (8): 863-870.
Abrahamson, K., Mueller, C., Duan, F., & Cooke, V. (2019) “Heightening Person-Centered Care Processes in Nursing Restorative Care” Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 45(5):5-10.
Noureldin, M., Abrahamson, K. & Arling, G. (2019) “ Home and Community-based Service Organizations’ Capacity for and Experiences with Quality Improvement Initiatives” Home Healthcare Management and Practice, 31(1): 23-29.
Noureldin, M., Hass, Z., Abrahamson, K., & Arling, G. (2018) "Fall Risk, Supports and Services, and Falls Following a Nursing Home Discharge" The Gerontologist, 58 (6): 1075-1084.
Buttke, D., Cooke, V., Abrahamson, K., Shippee, T., Davila, H. & Arling, G. (2018) “A State-wide Model to Assist Nursing Home Residents to Transition Successfully to the Community” Geriatrics,3 (18).
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