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Ann Jacobson

PhD, RN, ACNS-BC Professor

Education:

  • BSN, Kent State University
  • MS in Nursing, the University of Oklahoma
  • PhD in Nursing, Texas Woman’s University
  • Post-Master’s Certificate, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Winona State University
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Funded Research and Grants Past 5 Years

Lewandowski, W. & Jacobson, A.F.  Pilot study of guided imagery effects for total knee replacement. $23,763.  Ohio Board of Regents Research Incentive.  

 Jacobson, A. & Lewandowski W. Pilot study of guided imagery effects for total knee replacement.   $1,500.  Sigma Theta Tau Delta Xi Chapter.    

 Jacobson, A.F., Lewandowski, W.A., Palmieri, P.A., Myerscough, R.P., & Draucker, C. Factors affecting guided imagery response in total knee replacement ($569,654) (1R21AT003913-01A2). .

Jacobson, A.F. & Lewandowski, W.A. Pilot study of biobehavioral model of guided imagery's effect on total knee replacement outcomes ($4988) Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grants.   

Lewandowski, W.A. & Jacobson, A.F. Pilot study of effectiveness of guided imagery in total knee replacement  ($10,000). Kent State University Initiative for Clinical and Translational Research. 

 Jacobson, A.F., Lewandowski, W.A. Pilot study of effectiveness of guided imagery in total knee replacement  ($3,000). Kent State University College of Nursing Priscilla Laboon Award.  

Palmieri, P.A., Jacobson, A.F., Lewandowski, W.A., Alexander, T., Speering, L., Kepley, R. Pilot study of guided imagery effects for total knee replacement ($15,000). Summa Foundation. September, 2010.

 Lewandowski, W., Jacobson, A., Alexander, T., & Zeller, R. Guided imagery for chronic non-cancer pain: Effects on neuroendocrine and immune functioning ($7,500). American Nurses Foundation.

 Lewandowski, W., Jacobson, A., Alexander, T., & Zeller, R. Guided imagery for chronic non-cancer pain: Effects on neuroendocrine and immune functioning ($8,000). Kent State-Summa Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress.

Research Areas
  • Guided Imagery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Clinical Trials
  • Mixed Methods
Affiliations
  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Ohio Nurses Association
  • Associate Editor, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Ann Jacobson
OFFICE
College of Nursing
Henderson Hall
CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-8815
Fax: 330-672-2433
ajacobso@kent.edu