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Timiya S. Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC

Assistant Professor The Ohio State UniversityCollege of Nursing
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Dr. Nolan is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing’s Pitzer Center for Women, Children, and Youth at The Ohio State University (OSU) and Wexner Medical Center. She received her BSN, MSN, and PhD in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to joining OSU faculty, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at OSU College of Nursing. She is a health disparities-focused, nurse scientist studying self-management in prevention and control of chronic conditions (i.e., cancer and cardiovascular disease). Dr. Nolan’s research interests include identifying/understanding contextual factors of quality of life and health among individuals from underrepresented, underserved populations and translating findings to the development, implementation, and dissemination of culturally-sensitive interventions. Findings from Dr. Nolan’s foundation- and institutionally-funded work has informed interventions aimed at improving quality of life in young African American breast cancer survivors and ideal cardiovascular health in African American men. Dr. Nolan holds current leadership roles as co-chair of the Community Outreach and Engagement Committee of the Columbus Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society, Chair-Elect of the Self-Care Research Interest Group in the Midwest Nursing Research Society, and Co-Chair of the Target II: Women’s Health Committee in the Alpha Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Lastly, she has been competitively selected as a National Institutes of Health Future Research Leader and Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar.

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Research/Clinical Practice Area: health promotion behaviors, young breast cancer survivorship, quality of life, cardiovascular disease risk, spirituality
Dissertation: Exploring the Lived Experience of Young African America Breast Cancer Survivorship to Inform the Adaptation of a Psychoeducation Intervention