Research Funding

  • September 1, 1999 - August 31, 2004 - FAMILY CAREGIVING SKILL--MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NINR, Sponsor Award ID: R01NR005126
  • December 15, 1994 - January 20, 2021 - DEVELOPMENT OF A MEASURE OF FAMILY CAREGIVER COMPETENCE, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NINR, Sponsor Award ID: F32NR006969
  • April 16, 1992 - January 1, 1900 - CAREGIVER ROLE ACQUISITION--PROCESS AND OUTCOMES, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: F31CA009199
  • September 1, 1999 - August 31, 2004 - FAMILY CAREGIVING SKILL--MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NINR, Sponsor Award ID: R01NR005126

Education

Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing, BSN, 05/1971, Nursing
University of Colorado, School of Nursing, MS, 08/1973, Community Health Nursing
University of California, San Francisco, PHD, 08/1994, Nursing Science
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Other training, 06/1977, Post-Master's Certificate in Primary Care
Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Nursing, Portland, OR, Postdoctoral Fellow, 08/1996

Honors & Awards

  • 1971
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing
  • 1988
    Regents Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2003
    School of Nursing Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2009
    ONS Excellence in Writing Award for Quantitative Nursing Research, Oncology Nursing Society
  • 2010
    Donna Westmoreland Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
  • 2012
    Pennie Z. Davis Faculty Research Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
  • 2013
    Spirit of Shared Governance Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
  • 2014
    Rosalee C. Yeaworth Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
  • 2014
    Distinguished Scientist Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 2014-16
    Appointed to the Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, Eilers J, Kigondu N, Geary C, Kupzyk K, Lydiatt WM, Lackner RP, Ly Q Methodological considerations for the design and implementation of a fully longitudinal mixed methods study.  View on PubMed
  2. Elkin E, Viele C, Schumacher K, Boberg M, Cunningham M, Liu L, Miaskowski C A COVID-19 screening tool for oncology telephone triage.  View on PubMed
  3. Bond SM, Schumacher K, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Militsakh O, Murphy BA Initial psychometric testing of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient Self-Management Inventory (HNC-PSMI).  View on PubMed
  4. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Schumacher K, Fang ML, Fukuoka Y A new conceptual model of experiences of aging in place in the United States: Results of a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies.  View on PubMed
  5. Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, Rabow MW, Paul SM, Miaskowski C The Experience of Complex Pain Dynamics in Oncology Outpatients: A Longitudinal Qualitative Analysis.  View on PubMed
  6. Valenta S, Spichiger E, Paul SM, Rabow MW, Plano Clark VL, Schumacher KL, Miaskowski C A Longitudinal Study of Predictors of Constipation Severity in Oncology Outpatients With Unrelieved Pain.  View on PubMed
  7. Fletcher BS, Schumacher K, Cohen MZ, Kupzyk K, Lydiatt W Understanding Functional Communication in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Using a Mixed Methods Design.  View on PubMed
  8. Castellanos EH, Dietrich MS, Bond SM, Wells N, Schumacher K, Ganti AK, Murphy BA Impact of patient symptoms and caregiving tasks on psychological distress in caregivers for head and neck cancer (HNC).  View on PubMed
  9. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Schumacher K, Fang ML, Fukuoka Y Experiences of aging in place in the United States: protocol for a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies.  View on PubMed
  10. Rowland SA, Schumacher KL, Leinen DD, Phillips BG, Schulz PS, Yates BC Couples' Experiences With Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors After Cardiac Rehabilitation.  View on PubMed
  11. Bond SM, Schumacher K, Sherrod A, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Lindau RH, Murphy BA Development of the Head and Neck Cancer Caregiving Task Inventory.  View on PubMed
  12. Knobf MT, Cooley ME, Duffy S, Doorenbos A, Eaton L, Given B, Mayer DK, McCorkle R, Miaskowski C, Mitchell S, Sherwood P, Bender C, Cataldo J, Hershey D, Katapodi M, Menon U, Schumacher K, Sun V, Von Ah D, LoBiondo-Wood G, Mallory G The 2014-2018 Oncology Nursing Society Research Agenda.  View on PubMed
  13. Yates BC, Norman J, Meza J, Krogstrand KS, Harrington S, Shurmur S, Johnson M, Schumacher K Effects of partners together in health intervention on physical activity and healthy eating behaviors: a pilot study.  View on PubMed
  14. Rolland Y, Resnick B, Katz PR, Little MO, Ouslander JG, Bonner A, Geary CR, Schumacher KL, Thompson S, Martin FC, Wilbers J, Zúñiga F, Ausserhofer D, Schwendimann R, Schüssler S, Dassen T, Lohrmann C, Levy C, Whitfield E, de Souto Barreto P, Etherton-Beer C, Dilles T, Azermai M, Bourgeois J, Orrell M, Grossberg GT, Kergoat H, Thomas DR, Visschedijk J, Taylor SJ, , Handajani YS, Widjaja NT, Turana Y, Rantz MJ, Skubic M, Morley JE Nursing home research: the first International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) research conference.  View on PubMed
  15. Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, West CM, Dodd MJ, Rabow MW, Miaskowski C Pain medication management processes used by oncology outpatients and family caregivers part II: home and lifestyle contexts.  View on PubMed
  16. Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, West CM, Dodd MJ, Rabow MW, Miaskowski C Pain medication management processes used by oncology outpatients and family caregivers part I: health systems contexts.  View on PubMed
  17. Park EO, Yates BC, Schumacher KL, Meza J, Kosloski K, Pullen C Caregiving demand and difficulty in older adult spousal caregivers after coronary artery bypass surgery.  View on PubMed
  18. Park EO, Schumacher KL The state of the science of family caregiver-care receiver mutuality: a systematic review.  View on PubMed
  19. Yates BC, Schumacher KL, Norman JE, Krogstrand KS, Meza J, Shurmur S Intervention fidelity in a translational study: lessons learned.  View on PubMed
  20. Gilbertson-White S, Aouizerat BE, Jahan T, Paul SM, West C, Schumacher K, Dodd MJ, Rabow M, Abu Raddaha AH, Miaskowski C Determination of cutpoints for low and high number of symptoms in patients with advanced cancer.  View on PubMed

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