Denise Drevdahl, RN, Ph.D.
Denise Drevdahl is a Professor at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT). She has taught at UWT since 1996. Prior to this she taught at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Her areas of expertise include public/community health nursing, bias in healthcare providers, and critical theory. She has given national and international presentations on topics ranging from nurses’ pain management decisions to public health nurses’ decisions to pursue graduate education. She presently serves on the Washington State Institutional Review Board.
- Social justice
- Community interventions with populations of underserved
- Health disparities
- Decision making in clinical trials
- Health care and bias
- Critical and feminist theories
- Participatory action research
- Role of social determinants
- Defining population health
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Kneipp, S. M., Schwartz, T. A., Drevdahl, D. J., Canales, M. K., Santacroce, S., Santos, H., & Anderson, R. (2018). Trends in health disparities, health inequity, and social determinants of health research: A 17-year analysis of NINR, NCI, NHLBI, and NIMDH funding. Nursing Research, 67(3), 231-241.
Drevdahl, D. J., & Canales, M. K. (2018). Public health nurses’ graduate education decision making processes. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(4), 300-307.
Drevdahl, D. J. (2018). Impersonating culture: Using simulation to teach cultural competence. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(3), 195-204.
Drevdahl, D. J. (2018). Culture shifts: From cultural to structural theorizing. Nursing Research, 67(2), 146-160.
Canales, M. K., & Drevdahl, D. J. (2014). Community/public health nursing: Is there a future for the specialty? Nursing Outlook, 62(6), 448-58.
Moceri, J. T., & Drevdahl, D. J. (2014). Nurses’ knowledge and attitudes toward pain in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 40(1), 6-12.