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Jiayun Xu

Contact Information
Email: jiayun@purdue.edu
Office: JNSN 230 Map
Phone: 765-494-4017
Fax: 765-494-6339
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

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PhD Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 2015

Research Interests

Family caregiving for adults with serious illness, employment/workforce, work-life, palliative care, decision making, communication

Teaching Interests

Health policy, family & caregivers, theory


2021 - National Institute of Aging Research Small Business Grant
2021 - Purdue HHS Summer 2021 Research Renewal Awards
2021 - National Institute of Nursing Research
2021 - Purdue PIIN Institute Grand Challenges in Neuroscience Grant
2020 - Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha Chapter Research Grant
2019 - Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research

Selected Publications

James, C., Xu, J., Coddington, J., Lalani, N. (2022). Testing A Pediatric Palliative Care Education Workshop Intervention. Journal Of Hospice And Palliative Nursing. In Press.

Baumblatt, G.L., Xu, J., Hanson, G., Masevich, O., Wendel, P., Karavattuveetil, G., Phillips, J. (2021). When Nures Are Also Family Caregivers: The Impact On Organizations, Individuals, And Care. Nursing Outlook. Online Ahead Of Print. Doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2021.12.001.

Hebdon, M.C.T., Xu, J., Clayton, M.R., Mooney, K., Ellington, L. (2021). Balancing Work And Hospice CaregivingA Closer Look At Burden, Preparedness, And Mental Health. Journal Of Pain And Symptom Management. 63(2), 283-292.

McCullagh, M., Xu, J., Dickson, V., Tan, A., Lusk, S. (2021). Noise Exposure And Quality Of Life Among Nurses. Workplace Health & Safety. Online Ahead Of Print. Https://doi.org/10.1177/21650799211044365.

Yang, R., Xu, D., Wang, H, Xu, J. (2021). Longitudinal Trajectories Of Physical Functioning Among Chinese Older Adults: The Role Of Depressive Symptoms, Cognitive Functioning, And Subjective Memory. Age And Ageing. 50(5), 1682-1691.

Clark, D.Y., Xu, J., Foli, K., Potetz, J. (2021). Safety Competency, Certification, And Practical Drift. Air Medical Journal. Online Ahead Of Print. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amj.2021.10.008.

Seagle, E., Xu., J., Edwards, N., McComb, S. (2020). Social Networking, Social Support And Well-Being For The Military Spouse. The Journal For Nurse Practitioners. 17(5), P600-604.

Xu, J., Liu, P.J., Beach, S. (2020). Multiple Caregivers, Many Minds: Family Discord And Caregiver Outcomes. Gerontologist. 61(5), 661-669.

Xu, J., Ellington, L., Heyman, R., Vadaparampil, S., Reblin, M. (2019). Money Matters: An Analysis Of Advanced Cancer Couples Communication About Financial Concerns. Supportive Cancer Care. 28(5), 2239-2246. Doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05045-z.

Joo, J., Jimenez D., Xu, J., Park M. (2019). Training Needs For Geriatric Mental Health Providers: Preparing To Serve Diverse Older Adults. American Journal Of Geriatric Psychiatry. 27(7), 728-736. Doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2019.03.015.

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