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Annette McDonough

Annette McDonough
Annette J McDonoughAssociate Professor
  • College
    Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Department
    Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4422
  • Email

Research Interests

Adult/Pediatrics Critical Care and Trauma

Critical care and trauma in adult and pediatrics, sudden cardiac arrest, cardiac electrophysiology sudden cardiac arrest. Methodology: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods.

Education

  • Ph D: Cardiac Electrophysiology, (2007), University of Massachusetts, Worcester - Worcester, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: The Experiences of Young Adults Living with an Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • MS: Trauma/Critical Care Educator Track, (1999), University of Massachusetts Boston - Boston, MA
  • BS: Nursing, (1995), Atlantic Union College - Lancaster, MA
  • Other: Nursing, (1989), Middlesex Community College - Bedford, MA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • External Faculty Nurse Scientist Appointment, Munn Center for Nursing Research (2009) - Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Alpha Chapter (1999), Scholarship/Research - Honor Society of Nursing

Selected Publications

  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Hanlon, A.L., Carroll, D.L. (2016) "Developmental and Initial Validation of the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Symptom Inference Scale.," Journal of Nursing Measurement 24:1 pp. 40 - 53
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Carroll, D.L. (2016) "Symptom Interference Severity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.," Journal of Pain & Symptom Management!!! 51:1 pp. 25 - 32
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Carroll, D.L. (2016) "Symptom Prevalence, Symptom Severity, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Young, Middle, and Older Adults With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.," American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine!!! 33:3 pp. 214 - 221
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A. (2016) "Treatment Update: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.," British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 11:11 pp. 536
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Carroll, D.L. (2015) "Symptom Interference Severity and Health-related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," Journal of pain and symptom management
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Hanlon, A.L., Carroll, D.L. (2015) "Development and Initial Psychometric Properties of the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Symptom Scale (PAHSS)," Applied Nursing Research: ANR 28:1 pp. 42-47
  • McDonough, A.J., Lichenstein, S., Matura, L.A. (2014) "Cyber Support: Describing Concerns of Caregivers of People With Pulmonary Hypertension," CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing 32: pp. TC243
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L., Carroll, D. (2014) "Health-related Quality of Life and Psychological States in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 29:2 pp. 178-184
  • McDonough, A.J., Callans, K.M., Carroll, D.L. (2014) "Understanding the Challenges during Transitions of Care for Children with Critical Airway Conditions," ORL-Head & Neck Nursing 32:4 pp. 12
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Carroll, D.L. (2014) "Symptom Prevalence, Symptom Severity, and Health-related Quality of Life among Young, Middle, and Older Adults with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Hanlon, A.L., Carroll, D.L., Riegel, B. (2014) "Sleep Disturbance, Symptoms, Psychological Distress, and Health-related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," European Journal Of Cardiovascular Nursing 14:5 pp. 423-30
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Hanlon, A.L., Carroll, D.L. (2014) "Development and Initial Psychometric Properties of the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Symptom Scale (PAHSS).," Applied Nursing Research 28:1 pp. 42-47
  • McDonough, A.J., Lichenstein, S., Matura, L.A. (2013) "Cyber Support: Describing Concerns of Caregivers of People With Pulmonary Hypertension," Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN 31:12 pp. 581-588
  • McDonough, A.J., Ann, L.M., Carroll, D. (2013) "New Pharmacologic Treatments for Familial Hypercholesterolemia," Nursing for Women’s Health 17:5 pp. 443-447
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Aglietti, L.M., Herzog, J.L., Gallant, K.A. (2013) "A Virtual Community: Concerns of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension," Clinical Nursing Research 22:2 pp. 155-171
  • McDonough, A.J., Callan, K., Egizio, K., Kenney, K., Gray, G., Mundry, G., Re, G. (2012) "Student Perceptions of Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Qualitative Inquiry," British Journal of Nursing 21:9 pp. 523-527
  • McDonough, A.J., Ann, L.M., L., D.C. (2012) "Predictors of Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing 14:4 pp. 283-292
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L.A., Carroll, D.L. (2012) "Cluster Analysis of Symptoms in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pilot Study," European Journal Of Cardiovascular Nursing: Journal Of The Working Group On Cardiovascular Nursing Of The European Society Of Cardiology 11:1 pp. 51-61
  • McDonough, A.J., Matura, L., Carroll, D. (2011) "Health Status, Health-related Quality of Life and Psychological State in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.," Heart & Lung 40:4 pp. 365
  • McDonough, A.J., Ann, L.M., L., D.C. (2011) "Symptom Experience of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients," Clinical nursing research 20:2 pp. 120-134
  • McDonough, A.J. (2009) "The Experiences and Concerns of Young Adults (18 40 years) Living with an Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)," European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 8:4 pp. 274-280

Selected Presentations

  • Is Difficulty Sleeping Associated With Health Outcomes in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? - 26th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, June 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Is Difficulty Sleeping Associated With Health Outcomes in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? - 9th Annual Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology Research Retreat, June 2012 - Hall of Flags at Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Health-Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - 2012 MGH Nursing Research Expo, May 2012 - MGH, Boston, MA
  • Health-Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - School of Health and Environment Research Day, April 2012 - UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
  • Determinants of Health Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - 12th Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing Congress., March 2012 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Predictors of Health Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - 24th Annual ENRS Scientific Sessions, March 2012 - New Haven, Connecticut
  • Symptom experience of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients. - Collaborative Governance Evidence Based Practice and Research Journal Club, March 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Health status, Health Related Quality of Life, and Psychological State in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - 7th Annual Heart Failure Nursing Conference, June 2011 - Seattle, WA
  • Symptom Burden and Symptom Clusters in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pilot Study. - European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions Brussels, April 2011 - Belgium
  • Symptom Experience of Pulmonary Hypertension Patients: Qualitative Descriptive Study. - UML Faculty Research Day, April 2011 - ICC, Lowell, MA
  • Optimizing mobilization therapy in the SICU: The SICU optimal mobility scores (SOMS) independently predicts mortality, ICU and hospital length of stay. - UML Preceptor Appreciation Day, April 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Use of an Online Discussion Board by Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. - Eastern Nursing Research Society, March 2011 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Symptom Burden and Symptom Clusters in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pilot Study. - Eastern Nursing Research Society., March 2011 - Philadelphia, PA
  • College Students Perceptions and Beliefs About Sudden Cardiac Arrest. - 2nd International Congress of Cardiology, December 2010 - Shanghai, China
  • Symptom Experience of Pulmonary Hypertension Patients: A Qualitative Descriptive Study. - The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research., September 2010 - Washington, DC
  • Symptom Prevalence, Clusters, and Burden in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pilot Study. - 9th International Pulmonary Hypertension Conference and Scientific Sessions, June 2010 - Garden Grove, CA

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Sleep Disturbances in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients: A Pilot Study. (2012), Grant - Sigma Theta Tau International/The Council for Advancement of Nursing Science research grant
  • Symptom Assessment in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. (2009), Grant - American Nurses Foundation Grant / Sigma Theta Tau International Gamma Epsilon Chapter Grant
    McDonough, A.J. (Principal)
  • The Day to Day Experiences of Young Adults Living With an Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillator (2005), Grant - American Association of Critical Care Nurses
    McDonough, A.J. (Principal)
  • Nursing Operating Budget Stimulus Funding (2009), Grant - Nursing Operating Budget Stimulus Funding