Lee Ellington PhD

Curriculum Vitae

LEE  ELLINGTON
  • Hunstman Cancer Institute Investigator, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, University of Utah
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing, University of Utah

Publications

Publications

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  • Tjia, J., Talebreza, S., Reblin, M., Beck, A., & Ellington, L. (in press). Scramble or Script: Responding to New Medicare Billing for Medications in Hospice. Journal of Palliative Medicine. In press, 08/2014.
  • Reblin, M., Otis-Green, S., Ellington, L. & Clayton, M.F. (in press). Strategies to Support Spirituality in Health Care: An Example from a Home Hospice Cancer Caregiver. Journal of Holistic Nursing. In press, 06/2014.
  • Cloyes, KG, Carpenter, JG, Berry, PH, Reblin, M, Clayton, MF, & Ellington L (in press).  “A true human interaction”: Comparison of family caregiver and hospice nurse perspectives on needs of family hospice caregivers. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. In press, 06/2014.
  • Clayton, MF; Reblin, M; Carlisle, M; Ellington, L (in press; scheduled May 2014). Communication Behaviors Used To Elicit and Address Cancer Patient/Caregiver Emotional Concerns: A Description of Home Hospice Communication. Oncology Nursing Forum. In press, 05/2014.
  • Reblin, M., Cloyes, K.G., Carpenter, J., Berry, P.H., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. (2014). Social support needs: Discordance between home hospice nurses and former family caregivers. Palliative & Supportive Care, 17, 1-8. Published, 01/2014.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Ferrell, B., Puchalski, C., Otis-Green, S., Handzo, G., Belfay, K., & Clayton, M.F.  (under review). The Religion of ‘I don’t know’: Naturalistic Pilot Observations of Spiritual Conversations Occurring  During Cancer Home Hospice Nurse Visits. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.. In press, 01/2014.
  • Crouch, BI, Thomas, KC, Rothwell, E, Planalp, S, Ellington, L & Teemant, K. (2013). The Importance of Interpersonal Communication in Poison Centers. Clinical Toxicology. 51(9): 892-5.PMID: 24063749. Published, 10/2013.
  • Ellington, L., Cloyes, K.G., Berry, P., Thum-Thomas, N., Reblin, M. & Clayton, M.F. (2013). Complexities for Hospice Nurses in Supporting Family Caregivers: Opinions from US Thought Leaders. Journal of Palliative Medicine16(9):1013-1019. â–ºLead Original Article in Issue. Published, 10/2013.
  • Reblin, M., Otis-Green, S., Ellington, L. & Clayton, M.F. (under review). Communication Strategies to Support Spirituality in Health Care: An Example from a Home Hospice Cancer Caregiver. Journal of Holistic Nursing. Submitted, 10/2013.
  • Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Berry, P; Giese-Davis, J; & Clayton, MF. (2013) Reflective Research: Supporting Researchers Engaged in Analyzing End-of-Life Communication. Patient Education & Counseling.91:126-8. Published, 01/2013.
  • Ellington, L, Carlisle, M, & Reblin, M (in press). Interaction Analysis Systems: Coding Issues when Applied to Communication in Palliative Care. In HE Hamilton & WS Chou, Editors Handbook of Language and Health Communication. In press, 10/31/2012.
  • Reblin, M, Ellington, L, Latimer, S, Uchino, B, Roter, D & Maxwell A (2012). Communication style affects physiological response in simulated cancer risk reduction interactions. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 17, 129-156. Published, 09/2012.
  • Cloyes, K.G., Berry, P., Reblin, M., Clayton, M. & Ellington, L . (2012). Exploring communication patterns among hospice nurses and family caregivers: A content analysis of in-home speech interactions. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, August; 14(6), 426-437. Published, 08/2012.
  • Bellury, L. M., Ellington, L., Beck, S. L., Pett, M. A., Clark, J. C., Stein, K. D. (2012). Older breast cancer survivors: Can interaction analyses identify vulnerable subgroups? A report from the ACS Studies of Cancer Survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum. Accepted for publication July 2012. In press, 07/2012.
  • Bellury, LM, Pett, M, Ellington, L, Beck, SL, Clark, J & Stein, K (2012). The effect of aging and cancer on the symptom experience and physical function of older breast cancer survivors.  Cancer Dec 15;118(24):6171-8., DOI: 10.1002/cncr.27656. Published, 06/2012.
  • Caravati, E.M., Latimer, S., Ellington, L., Bennett, H., Reblin, M., Cummins, M., & Crouch, B.I. (2012). High call volume at poison control centers: identification and implications for communication. Clinical Toxicology, 50(9):867. Published, 06/2012. Published, 06/2012.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F., Berry, P. & Mooney, K. (2012). Hospice nurse communication with cancer patients and their family caregivers. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 15, 262-268. Submitted, 03/2012.
  • Rothwell, E., Ellington, L., Planalp, S., & Crouch, B.I. (2012). Exploring Challenges to TeleHealth communication by specialists in poison information. Qualitative Health Journal, 22, 67-75. Accepted, 01/2012.
  • Rothwell, E.W., Ellington, L., Planalp, S. & Crouch, B.I. (in press). Tele-Health: Lessons and strategies from specialists in poison information. Patient Education and Counseling. In press, 01/2012.
  • Bellury, L. M., Ellington, L., Beck S. L., Stein, K., Pett, M., & Clark, J. (2011). Elderly cancer survivorship: An integrative review and conceptual framework. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 15, 233-242. Accepted, 12/2011.
  • Ellington, L., Poynton, M.R., Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Bennett, H.K.W., Crouch, B.I. & Caravati, E.M. (2011). Communication patterns for the most serious poison center calls. Clinical Toxicology, 49(4), 316-23. Accepted, 12/2011.
  • Ellington, L., Kelly, K.M., Reblin, M., Latimer, S., & Roter D. (2011). Communication in genetic counseling: Cognitive and emotional processing. Health Communication, 26(7). Accepted, 12/2011.
  • Chou, WS, Abramson, K, & Ellington, L (in press). End-of-Life Communication in Cancer Care. In B. Carr & JL Steele, Editors Psychological Aspects of Cancer: A Guide to Emotional and Psychological Consequences of Cancer, Their Causes and Their Management. In press, 09/2011.
  • Rothwell, E.W., Ellington, L., Planalp, S. & Crouch, B.I. (2011). Tele-Health: Lessons and strategies from specialists in poison information. Patient Education and Counseling; 83, 440-445. Published, 04/2011.
  • Ponto, J., Ellington, L., Mellon, S., & Beck, S. (2010). Predictors of adjustment and growth in women with recurrent ovarian cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum,37, 357-364. Published, 12/31/2010.
  • Ellington, L., Kennedy Sheldon, L., Matwin, S., Smith, J. A., Poynton, M., Crouch, B. I., & Caravati, E.M. (2009). An Examination of Adherence Strategies and Challenges in Poison Control Communication. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 35, 186-190. Published, 12/31/2010.
  • Planalp, S., Crouch, B. I., Rothwell, E. & Ellington, L. (2009). Assessing the need for communication training for specialists in poison information. Clinical Toxicology. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Poynton, M. R., Bennett, H. K. W., Ellington, L., Crouch, B. I., Caravati, E. M., Jasti, S., & Patterson, O. (2009) Specialist discrimination of toxic exposure severity at a poison control center. Clinical Toxicology. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Wujcik D., Shyr Y., Li M., Clayton M. F., Ellington L., Menon U., Mooney K. (2009). Delay in Diagnostic Testing after Abnormal Screening Mammography in Low Income Women. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36, 709-715. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Roter, D. L., Erby, L., Larson, S. & Ellington, L. (2009). Oral literacy demand of prenatal genetic counseling dialogue: Predictors of learning. Patient Education and Counseling, 75, 392-397. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Hay, J., Harris, J., Waters, E., Clayton, M., Ellington, L., Abernathy, A. & Prayor-Patterson, H. (2009). Personal communication in primary and secondary cancer prevention: Evolving discussions, emerging challenges. Journal of Health Communication, 14(Suppl 1), 85-94. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Sheldon, L. K., Ellington, L., Barrett, R., Clayton, M. F., Dudley, W. N. & Rinaldi, K. (2009). Nurse responsiveness to cancer patient expressions of emotion. Patient Education and Counseling, 76, 63-70. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Quillin, J. M., Tracy, K., Ancker, J., Mustian, K., Ellington, L., & Viswanath, V. (2009). Healthcare system approaches for cancer patient communication. Journal of Health Communication, 14(Suppl 1), 85-94. Published, 12/31/2009.
  • Clayton, MF & Ellington, L (in press) Beyond primary care providers. Eds. T Thompson et al Handbook of Health Communication, 2nd edition. In press, 12/31/2009.
  • Roter, D. L., Erby, L., Larson, S. & Ellington, L. (2009). Oral literacy demand of prenatal genetic counseling dialogue: Predictors of learning. Patient Education and Counseling,75, 392-397. Accepted, 12/2009.
  • Ellington, L, Matwin, S., Uchino, B., Jasti, S., Dudley, WL, & Roter, D (2008). The body‘s response to health care provider communication: The impact of dominant versus facilitative styles. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 13, 67-85. Published, 01/2008.