Glenna Dowling, RN, PhD, FAAN

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, Physiological Nursing
SchoolSchool of Nursing
Address2 Koret Way, #611F
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Title(s)Chair, Physiological Nursing

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    University of California, San FranciscoB.S.1980 Nursing

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    Life Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia
    NIH R01NR014435Sep 18, 2013 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Computer-based Video Game Therapy for Gait and Balance in Cerebral Palsy
    NIH R41HD061155Aug 12, 2009 - Sep 30, 2010
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    PD Wii: Computer-Based Training Phase II
    NIH R42NS061502Sep 30, 2007 - Aug 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH R01NR004774Sep 30, 1998 - Aug 31, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH R01NR002968Sep 30, 1991 - Feb 29, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator
    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH M01RR000079Dec 1, 1974 - Mar 31, 2009
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Randomized controlled trial of a positive emotion regulation intervention to reduce stress in family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease: protocol and design for the LEAF 2.0 study. BMC Geriatr. 2024 Mar 27; 24(1):289. Leong CA, Summers A, Grote V, Jackson K, Dowling G, Snowberg K, Cotten P, Cheung E, Yang D, Addington EL, Moskowitz JT. PMID: 38539083; PMCID: PMC10976670.
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    2. Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board Audiogram Screening Comparative Analysis. Mil Med. 2023 Oct 19. Kilgore KM, Beer EN, Adams JK, Scalo JF, Kilgore AJ, Marinelli JP, Erbele ID, Dowling GA, Esquivel CR, Spear SA. PMID: 37856686.
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    3. Effects of a 12-Session Symptom Self-Management Course on Forensic Psychiatric Inpatients' Auditory Hallucinations and Anxiety. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2023 Apr; 44(4):321-328. Buccheri RK, Buffum MD, Snyder A, Trygstad LN, Dowling GA. PMID: 36972548.
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    4. Randomized controlled trial of a facilitated online positive emotion regulation intervention for dementia caregivers. Health Psychol. 2019 May; 38(5):391-402. Moskowitz JT, Cheung EO, Snowberg KE, Verstaen A, Merrilees J, Salsman JM, Dowling GA. PMID: 31045422; PMCID: PMC6501812.
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    5. Mentalizing Imagery Therapy Mobile App to Enhance the Mood of Family Dementia Caregivers: Feasibility and Limited Efficacy Testing. JMIR Aging. 2019 Mar 21; 2(1):e12850. Sikder AT, Yang FC, Schafer R, Dowling GA, Traeger L, Jain FA. PMID: 31518275; PMCID: PMC6715046.
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    6. Life Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers of people with dementia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a positive affect skills intervention. Open Access J Clin Trials. 2018; 10:1-12. Verstaen A, Moskowitz JT, Snowberg KE, Merrilees J, Dowling GA. PMID: 33981167; PMCID: PMC8112203.
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    7. Impact of a Pilot Videogame-Based Physical Activity Program on Walking Speed in Adults with Schizophrenia. Community Ment Health J. 2018 08; 54(6):735-739. Leutwyler H, Hubbard E, Cooper BA, Dowling G. PMID: 29127562.
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    8. Integrating Anxiety Reduction into an Existing Self-Management of Auditory Hallucinations Course. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2017 May 01; 55(5):29-39. Buccheri RK, Trygstad LN, Buffum MD, Ju DS, Dowling GA. PMID: 28460147.
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    9. The Impact of a Videogame-Based Pilot Physical Activity Program in Older Adults with Schizophrenia on Subjectively and Objectively Measured Physical Activity. Front Psychiatry. 2015; 6:180. Leutwyler H, Hubbard E, Cooper B, Dowling G. PMID: 26733891; PMCID: PMC4685058.
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    10. Auditory hallucinations interview guide: promoting recovery with an interactive assessment tool. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2015 Jan; 53(1):20-8. Trygstad LN, Buccheri RK, Buffum MD, Ju DS, Dowling GA. PMID: 25490776.
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    11. Adherence to a Videogame-Based Physical Activity Program for Older Adults with Schizophrenia. Games Health J. 2014 Aug; 3(4):227-33. Leutwyler H, Hubbard EM, Dowling GA. PMID: 26192371; PMCID: PMC5349219.
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    12. Life enhancing activities for family caregivers of people with frontotemporal dementia. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2014 Apr-Jun; 28(2):175-81. Dowling GA, Merrilees J, Mastick J, Chang VY, Hubbard E, Moskowitz JT. PMID: 24113564.
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    13. Sleep in persons with frontotemporal dementia and their family caregivers. Nurs Res. 2014 Mar-Apr; 63(2):129-36. Merrilees J, Hubbard E, Mastick J, Miller BL, Dowling GA. PMID: 24589648; PMCID: PMC4151390.
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    14. Disseminating an evidence-based course to teach self-management of auditory hallucinations. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2014 Apr; 52(4):32-41. Buffum MD, Buccheri RK, Trygstad LN, Dowling GA. PMID: 24200916.
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    15. Self-management of unpleasant auditory hallucinations: a tested practice model. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2013 Nov; 51(11):26-34. Buccheri RK, Trygstad LN, Buffum MD, Birmingham P, Dowling GA. PMID: 23938067.
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    16. Feasibility of Computer-Based Videogame Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Games Health J. 2013 Aug; 2(4):222-228. Radtka S, Hone R, Brown C, Mastick J, Melnick ME, Dowling GA. PMID: 24761324; PMCID: PMC3833678.
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    17. Feasibility of adapting a classroom balance training program to a video game platform for people with Parkinson's disease. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Apr; 19(4):298-304. Dowling GA, Hone R, Brown C, Mastick J, Melnick M. PMID: 23540279.
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    18. Characterization of apathy in persons with frontotemporal dementia and the impact on family caregivers. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2013 Jan-Mar; 27(1):62-7. Merrilees J, Dowling GA, Hubbard E, Mastick J, Ketelle R, Miller BL. PMID: 22261729; PMCID: PMC3383924.
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    19. Videogames to Promote Physical Activity in Older Adults with Schizophrenia. Games Health J. 2012 Oct; 1(5):381-383. Leutwyler H, Hubbard EM, Vinogradov S, Dowling GA. PMID: 24761318; PMCID: PMC3833370.
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    20. Changes in heel skin temperature under pressure in hip surgery patients. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2011 Dec; 24(12):562-70. Wong VK, Stotts NA, Hopf HW, Dowling GA, Froelicher ES. PMID: 22101482.
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    21. Sleep in older adults with Alzheimer's disease. J Neurosci Nurs. 2010 Aug; 42(4):190-8; quiz 199-200. Song Y, Dowling GA, Wallhagen MI, Lee KA, Strawbridge WJ. PMID: 20804113.
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    22. Responding to command hallucinations to harm: the unpleasant voices scale and harm command safety protocol. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2010 May; 48(5):26-33. Gerlock AA, Buccheri R, Buffum MD, Trygstad L, Dowling GA. PMID: 20349886.
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    23. Comprehensive evidence-based program teaching self-management of auditory hallucinations on inpatient psychiatric units. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2010 Mar; 31(3):223-31. Buccheri RK, Trygstad LN, Buffum MD, Lyttle K, Dowling G. PMID: 20144034.
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    24. Adult day health center participation and health-related quality of life. Gerontologist. 2010 Aug; 50(4):531-40. Schmitt EM, Sands LP, Weiss S, Dowling G, Covinsky K. PMID: 20106933; PMCID: PMC3119386.
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    25. Rest-activity patterns in institutionalized Korean older adults with dementia: a pilot study. J Gerontol Nurs. 2009 Dec; 35(12):20-8; quiz 30-1. Song Y, Dowling GA, Wallhagen MI, Lee KA, Strawbridge WJ, Hubbard EM. PMID: 19928708.
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    26. Rest-activity and behavioral disruption in a patient with frontotemporal dementia. Neurocase. 2009 Dec; 15(6):515-26. Merrilees J, Hubbard E, Mastick J, Miller BL, Dowling GA. PMID: 19736599; PMCID: PMC2829101.
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    27. Behavioral management of auditory hallucinations. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2009 Sep; 47(9):32-40. Buffum MD, Buccheri R, Trygstad L, Gerlock AA, Birmingham P, Dowling GA, Kuhlman GJ. PMID: 19772249.
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    28. Preliminary results of a longitudinal study of changes in cognitive function in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide. Psychooncology. 2008 Dec; 17(12):1189-95. Jansen CE, Dodd MJ, Miaskowski CA, Dowling GA, Kramer J. PMID: 18506671.
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    29. Melatonin and bright-light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Feb; 56(2):239-46. Dowling GA, Burr RL, Van Someren EJ, Hubbard EM, Luxenberg JS, Mastick J, Cooper BA. PMID: 18070004; PMCID: PMC2642966.
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    30. How heel oxygenation changes under pressure. Wound Repair Regen. 2007 Nov-Dec; 15(6):786-94. Wong VK, Stotts NA, Hopf HW, Froelicher ES, Dowling GA. PMID: 18028125.
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    31. A meta-analysis of the sensitivity of various neuropsychological tests used to detect chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment in patients with breast cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2007 Sep; 34(5):997-1005. Jansen CE, Miaskowski CA, Dodd MJ, Dowling GA. PMID: 17878128.
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    32. Behavioral management of command hallucinations to harm in schizophrenia. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2007 09; 45(9):46-54. Buccheri R, Trygstad L, Dowling G. PMID: 17907687.
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    33. Light treatment for neuropsychiatric behaviors in Alzheimer's disease. West J Nurs Res. 2007 Dec; 29(8):961-75. Dowling GA, Graf CL, Hubbard EM, Luxenberg JS. PMID: 17596638; PMCID: PMC2387134.
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    34. Older adults' and case managers' perceptions of smoking and smoking cessation. J Aging Health. 2005 Dec; 17(6):717-33. Schmitt EM, Tsoh JY, Dowling GA, Hall SM. PMID: 16377769.
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    35. A metaanalysis of studies of the effects of cancer chemotherapy on various domains of cognitive function. Cancer. 2005 Nov 15; 104(10):2222-33. Jansen CE, Miaskowski C, Dodd M, Dowling G, Kramer J. PMID: 16206292.
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    36. Potential mechanisms for chemotherapy-induced impairments in cognitive function. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2005 Nov 03; 32(6):1151-63. Jansen C, Miaskowski C, Dodd M, Dowling G, Kramer J. PMID: 16270111.
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    37. Melatonin for sleep disturbances in Parkinson's disease. Sleep Med. 2005 Sep; 6(5):459-66. Dowling GA, Mastick J, Colling E, Carter JH, Singer CM, Aminoff MJ. PMID: 16084125.
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    38. Effect of timed bright light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2005 Aug; 20(8):738-43. Dowling GA, Mastick J, Hubbard EM, Luxenberg JS, Burr RL. PMID: 16035127; PMCID: PMC2387133.
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    39. The relationship between smoking history and current functioning in disabled community-living older adults. Ann Behav Med. 2005 Jun; 29(3):166-73. Haas AL, Eng C, Dowling G, Schmitt E, Hall SM. PMID: 15946110.
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    40. Effect of morning bright light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with severe Alzheimer's disease. Int Psychogeriatr. 2005 Jun; 17(2):221-36. Dowling GA, Hubbard EM, Mastick J, Luxenberg JS, Burr RL, Van Someren EJ. PMID: 16050432; PMCID: PMC2387132.
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    41. Chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment in women with breast cancer: a critique of the literature. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2005 Mar 05; 32(2):329-42. Jansen CE, Miaskowski C, Dodd M, Dowling G. PMID: 15759070.
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    42. Sleep and chronobiology: recommendations for nursing education. Nurs Outlook. 2004 May-Jun; 52(3):126-33. Lee KA, Landis C, Chasens ER, Dowling G, Merritt S, Parker KP, Redeker N, Richards KC, Rogers AE, Shaver JF, Umlauf MG, Weaver TE. PMID: 15197361.
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    43. Long-term effects of teaching behavioral strategies for managing persistent auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2004 Jan; 42(1):18-27. Buccheri R, Trygstad L, Dowling G, Hopkins R, White K, Griffin JJ, Henderson S, Suciu L, Hippe S, Kaas MJ, Covert C, Hebert P. PMID: 14768276.
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    44. The Northern California Chronic Care Network for Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Jan; 52(1):150-6. Coon DW, Williams MP, Moore RJ, Edgerly ES, Steinbach CM, Roth SP, Phillips CL, Nguyen H, Dowling GA, Dunning EA, Feigenbaum LZ. PMID: 14687331.
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    45. Effect of pallidotomy on postural control and motor function in Parkinson disease. Arch Neurol. 1999 Nov; 56(11):1361-5. Melnick ME, Dowling GA, Aminoff MJ, Barbaro NM. PMID: 10555656.
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    46. Symptom management of auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. Results of 1-year follow up. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 1997 Dec; 35(12):20-8. Buccheri R, Trygstad L, Kanas N, Dowling G. PMID: 9436162.
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    47. New pharmacotherapy for Parkinson's disease. Ann Pharmacother. 1997 Oct; 31(10):1205-17. Gottwald MD, Bainbridge JL, Dowling GA, Aminoff MJ, Alldredge BK. PMID: 9337447.
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    48. Sensory perception in Parkinson disease. Arch Neurol. 1997 Apr; 54(4):450-4. Jobst EE, Melnick ME, Byl NN, Dowling GA, Aminoff MJ. PMID: 9109747.
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    49. Roadblocks encountered in recruiting patients for a study of sleep disruption in Alzheimer's disease. Image J Nurs Sch. 1997; 29(1):59-64. Dowling GA, Wiener CL. PMID: 9127542.
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    50. Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. Group experience in examining symptom management and behavioral strategies. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 1996 Feb; 34(2):12-26. Buccheri R, Trygstad L, Kanas N, Waldron B, Dowling G. PMID: 8822212.
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    51. Behavioral intervention strategies for sleep-activity disruption. Int Psychogeriatr. 1996; 8 Suppl 1:77-86. Dowling GA. PMID: 8934271.
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    52. Sleep in older women with Parkinson's disease. J Neurosci Nurs. 1995 Dec; 27(6):355-7, 360-2. Dowling GA. PMID: 8770780.
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    53. Continuing education program: integrating an understanding of sleep knowledge into your practice. Part 5. Sleep problems in older adults (continuing education credit). Am Nurse. 1995 Apr-May; 27(3):24-5. Dowling G. PMID: 7645800.
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    54. Urinary retention in hospitalized elderly women. J Gerontol Nurs. 1993 Feb; 19(2):7-14. Williams MP, Wallhagen M, Dowling G. PMID: 8429196.
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