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About Andrea S. Wallace

Dr. Wallace is an assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. Her research interest is in finding means of improving outcomes for those living with chronic illness, particularly for vulnerable patient populations. Her recent work has included an intervention to improve self-management support for those with diabetes, a state-level survey examining chronic back pain, and a clinical survey study examining the association between literacy, perceived health care quality, and diabetes outcomes. Her current focus is on examining how interventions aiming to improve diabetes self-management support among those with limited literacy skills can be feasibly implemented during routine primary care service delivery.
Research Focus:
Implementation and translation science, chronic illness management, quality improvement, health literacy, patient-provider communication
Education :
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences
ND, Nursing Clinical Doctorate, University of Colorado Health Sciences
BA, Psychology and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder


Present Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Iowa

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