Katherine Sward, PhD, RN

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KATHERINE A SWARD
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics Resrch

Research

Research Summary

clinical research informatics; clinical decision support, computer protocols; standards & structured terminologies; informatics in special populations (ICU, pediatrics, gerontology, oncology); personal health records; teaching with technology

Research Statement

Extensive experience in biomedical and nursing informatics including terminology/vocabulary management and data/information standards; and the design, development, and implementation of decision support systems and databases. Diverse clinical background including clinical nursing (Med-Surg and ICU), education, and administration. Current research is in the area of clinical research informatics, including clinical and translational research and the unique aspects of managing  research information in special populations (e.g., pediatrics, ICU, oncology, gerontology, women's health); as well as informatics to support exposure science, sensor monitoring.

Research Keywords

  • Clinical Informatics, Interest Level: 4
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems, Interest Level: 5
  • Air quality, Interest Level: 2
  • Nursing and Health Informatics, Interest Level: 3
  • Nursing Informatics, Interest Level: 3
  • Medical Informatics, Interest Level: 3
  • Informatics, Interest Level: 3
  • Healthcare Informatics Standards, Interest Level: 3
  • Health Informatics, Interest Level: 3

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Trial Innovation Center. PI: J. Michael Dean. NCATs, 09/01/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Data Coordinating Center for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network. PI: J. Michael Dean. Co-PI(s): R. Holobkov. NICHD, 12/01/2014 - 11/30/2019. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • PRISMS INFORMATICS CENTER SUPP. PI: SWARD,KATHERINE A. NIH NATL INST BIOMEDICL IMAGIN, 09/30/2016 - 09/29/2019. Total project budget to date: $49,899.00
  • PRISMS INFORMATICS CENTER - CO. PI: SWARD,KATHERINE A. Co-PI(s): FACELLI, JULIO. NIH NATL INST BIOMEDICL IMAGIN, 09/30/2015 - 09/29/2019. Total project budget to date: $977,738.00
  • PRISMS INFORMATICS CENTER - LA. PI: SWARD,KATHERINE A. NIH NATL INST BIOMEDICL IMAGIN, 09/30/2015 - 09/29/2019. Total project budget to date: $1,191,483.00