Dr. Jane Grassley came to Boise State University in 2010 from Texas Woman’s
University, in Denton, TX, where she was affiliate faculty in Women’s Studies as well as
an Assistant Professor of Nursing. Dr. Grassley received her Ph.D. in Nursing from Texas
Woman’s University, a master’s degree in Maternal-Child Nursing from the University of
Washington, and B.S. in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma. Her dissertation was
titled, “Understanding Maternal Breastfeeding Confidence: A Gadamerian Hermeneutic
Analysis of Women’s Stories". 



Easing the Transition from Clinician to Nurse Educator: An Integrative Literature Review (with Andrea Lambe), Journal of Nursing Education (2015)

Background: Experienced clinicians who choose to become academic nurse educators bring to their new faculty...



Characteristics of Child Sexual Assault Within a Child Advocacy Center Client Population (with Faye M. Carlson, Janet Reis, and Kelley Davis), Journal of Forensic Nursing (2015)

This descriptive study summarized data from a child advocacy center to illustrate how such information...



Adolescents’ Needs for Nurses’ Support When Initiating Breastfeeding (with Ryoko Pentecost), Journal of Human Lactation (2014)

Background: Increasing the number of infants who are breastfed has become a worldwide health...



Gerontology Found Me: Gaining Understanding of Advanced Practice Nurses in Geriatrics (with Dia D. Campbell-Detrixhe and Vicki L. Zeigler), Western Journal of Nursing Research (2013)

Examining the meanings of the experiences of advanced practice nurses (APNs) who chose to work...



African American Women and Breastfeeding: An Integrative Literature Review (with Becky S. Spencer), Health Care for Women International (2013)

The purpose of this article is to present a review of literature regarding factors that...




A Mother's Guidance: Grandmother Breastfeeding Support for Mothers [podcast], International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research (IPP-SHR) (2009)

To talk about her study on grandmothers' breastfeeding support for mothers, Dr Jane Grassley talked...


Strategies for Using Blogs and Wikis in an Online Course (with Robin Bartoletti), Online Educator Symposium, Texas Woman's University (2008)