My research focus surrounds issues of urinary incontinence in men, women and children and the use of biofeedback as an intervention. Continued psychometric evaluation of the Broome Pelvic Muscle Self-efficacy Scale is an area of continuous research.
American Academy of Nursing
Dr. Denice Sheehan is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She directed the development of the first graduate nursing program in palliative care in the United States in 1998 at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio.
Dr. Sheehan’s program of research focuses on adolescents with a parent in hospice. She has been funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research as a Principal Investigator to study the strategies adolescents use to cope with the changes in their lives during the final months of a parent’s illness.