Dr. Janet Witucki Brown, is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee,College of Nursing. She teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. She has conducted both quantitative and qualitative research studies involving older adult populations. Dr. Brown has been PI in conducting and publishing the results of five funded studies of older adults: three qualitative studies involving family caregivers; a qualitative study of rural Appalachian women who live alone; and a mixed-method study of older adult volunteers. Dr. Brown is convenor of the grounded theory research group at the UTK College of Nursing and is a member of the Community of Geriatic Scholars (COGS) group. Further Dr. Brown has been co-investigator of six other funded research studies and co-author on peer-reviewed articles on the findings of those studies involving older adults. Dr. Brown has presented her research at numerous local, regional, and international nursing and aging conferences.
Health and functioning of older adults volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Southern Nursing Research Conference (2008)
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Abstract for Project HOPE study (with Shu-li Chen) (2010)
Project HOPE Study The terms informal caregiver and family caregiver refer to unpaid individuals such...
Newman’s Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness in Nursing Practice, Nursing Theory: Utilization and Application (2010)
Health and Function of Older Persons Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity (with Linda Mefford, Shu-li Chen, Bonnie Callen, and Allie Brown), SOJNR (2009)
The purpose of this mixed method research study was to describe the health and functioning...