Faculty Associates

Libby A. Richards

Contact Information
Email: erichards@purdue.edu
Office: 226 JNSN Map
Phone: 765-496-9463
Fax: 765-494-6339
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Professor of Nursing

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PhD Purdue University Health Promotion 2012

Teaching Interests

Population Health


2020 - Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences
2020 - Purdue University Center on Aging and the Life Course
2020 - Purdue University Clifford B. Kinley Trust
2019 - Purdue University Research Equipment Grant
2018 - American Nurses Foundation
2018 - National Institutes of Health
2018 - Purdue University Center for Families
2016 - Purdue University Clifford B. Kinley Trust
2016 - Purdue University Cooperative Extension

Selected Publications

Forster, A., Richards, E., Foli, K., Hass, Z., McGowan, B., Becker, M., & Miller, A. (In press). Influence of affect in physical activity: An integrative review. Clinical Nursing Research.

Wang, E., Ahmed, A., Liu, M., & Richards, E. (In press). Lifestyle intervention’s effect and predictive value on weight loss for university employees. Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Aqeel, M., Guo, J., Lin, L., Gelfand, S., Delp, E., Bhadra, A., Richards, E., Hennessy, E., & Eicher-Miller, H. (In press). Temporal dietary patterns are associated with obesity in U.S. adults. The Journal of Nutrition.

Ruiz, Y., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., Elias, C., Marceau, K., Purcell, M., Redick, T., Richards, E., & Schlesinger-Devlin, E. (In press). Ultra-rapid development and deployment of a family resilience program during the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from Families Tackling Tough Times Together. Journal of Military, Veteran, and Family Health.

Richards, E. Woodcox, S., Forster, A. (2020In press). Statewide dissemination of an evidenced-based email walking program delivered through cooperative extension. Frontiers in Public Health.

Richards, E., & Woodcox, S. (2020In press). Program evaluation with Extension Educators: Examining the implementation of an email-based walking program. Journal of Human Sciences & Extension.

Aqell, M., Forster, A., Richards, E., Hennessy, E., McGowan, B., Bhadra, A., Guo, J., Gelfand, S., Delp, E. & Eicher-Miller, H. (2020). The effect of timing of exercise and eating on postprandial metabolism in adults: A systematic review. Nutrients. 12 (1), 221-240. *Invited manuscript

Sorg, M., Coddington J., Ahmed, Z., & Richards, E. (2019). Improving postpartum depression screening in pediatric primary care: A quality improvement project. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 46:83-88.

Richards, E., Thomas, P., Forster, A., & Hass, Z. (2019). A longitudinal examination of the impact of major life events on physical activity. Health Education & Behavior, 46(3): 398-405.

Yakimicki, M., Edwards, N., Beck, A., & Richards, E. (2019). Animal-assisted interventions and dementia: A systematic review. Clinical Nursing Research. 28(1), 9-29.

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