Research Keywords

  • Women's and Reproductive Health
  • Women's Health Issues
  • Women's Health
  • Traditional East Asian medicine
  • Traditional Chinese medicine
  • Symptom cluster
  • Symptom Science
  • Stress
  • Self-awareness
  • Resilience
  • Psychology of Women
  • Opioid-Related Disorders
  • Midlife
  • Menopause
  • Interoception
  • Integrative Health
  • Hot flash
  • Complexity Theory
  • Chaos Theory
  • Acupuncture

Presentations

  • Taylor-Swanson, L., Stone, J. Acupuncture for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials (poster), Society for Acupuncture Research, San Francisco, CA, USA. April 27-29, 2017. Poster, Presented, 04/27/2017.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Whole Systems of Traditional East Asian Medicine: A Multiple Case Study (poster), Society for Acupuncture Research, San Francisco, CA, USA. April 27-29, 2017. Poster, Presented, 04/27/2017.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. From Measurement to Model: Self-Awareness and Hot Flash Severity (symposium), Western Institute of Nursing, Denver, CO, USA. April 19-22, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 04/19/2017.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Dynamics of Stress and Fatigue During the Menopausal transition, Early Postmenopause (symposium), Western Institute of Nursing, Denver, CO, USA. April 19-22, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 04/19/2017.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Assessing the Self-Consciousness Scale in a Sample of Midlife Women (podium presentation), Western Institute of Nursing, Disneyland, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Emerging Methodological Approaches for Integrative Nursing Science and Research (symposium presentation), Western Institute of Nursing, Disneyland, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Testing of a Model of Self-Awareness on Hot Flash Severity (podium presentation) Western Institute of Nursing, Disneyland, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Wong, A, Taylor-Swanson, L, Koithan, M, Pincus, D, Butner, J, Woods, NF & Conboy, L. Attractor dynamics during the menopausal transition and early post-menopause (podium presentation with Wong & Taylor-Swanson co-presenting), Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences, Gainesville, FL, USA. Presentation, Presented, 07/2015.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L, Pincus, D, Koithan, M, Conboy, L, Woods, N., Butner, J. & Wong, A. Seattle Midlife Women’s Health Study. On-site discussion and analyses of data. Group presentation at close of conference, Datapalooza, Orange, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 07/2015.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L, Meins, A, Lin, SY, Price, C, Chow, C, Buckland, H, Bjornsen, K. PhD in Nursing Science for non-RNs: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Directions (podium presentation), Western Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L, Park, S, Lin, SY, Squires, S, Hien, HD, Lin, YT & Voss, J. Addressing gaps in a nursing research doctoral education program (podium presentation), Western Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Self-awareness and Traditional East Asian Medicine. (Podium presentation) IN-CAM, Calgary, AB, Canada. Presentation, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L, Woods, N, Mitchell, E, Cray L, Ismail R, Thomas A. Symptom clusters and CAM therapeutics. (poster). International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, IRCIMH Miami, FL, USA. Poster, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L, Koithan, M, Conboy, L & Bell, I. Complex Adaptive Systems as Applied to Complementary & Integrative Medicine (symposium organizer & presenter). International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health , IRCIMH, Miami, FL, USA. Presentation, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L & Woods, NF. Traditional East Asian Medicine Approaches to Identifying Symptom Clusters. (poster). Western Institutes of Nursing. Seattle, WA, USA. Poster, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L (poster). Systematic Review of Acupuncture for Geriatric Concerns. Western Institutes of Nursing. Seattle, WA, USA. Poster, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. (poster). Systematic Review of Acupuncture for Geriatric Concerns. Elder Friendly Futures Conference, Seattle, WA, USA. Poster, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Taylor-Swanson L. Traditional East Asian Medicine and the menopausal tradition. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Washington DC, USA. Poster, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Woods N, Mitchell E, Cray L, Taylor-Swanson L, Ismail R, Thomas A. Symptom clusters during the menopausal transition and postmenopause: From identification to therapeutics (symposium). Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Washington DC, USA. Presentation, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Taylor-Swanson L, Applications of Complex Adaptive Systems in Complementary and Integrative Medicine Research (symposium presentation and organizer). Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences, SCTPLS, Portland, OR, USA. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Woods N, Mitchell E, Cray L, Taylor-Swanson L, Ismail R, Thomas A. Symptom clusters and therapeutics (symposium). Western Institutes of Nursing, Anaheim, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Developing sense of self in the context of chronic illness (podium presentation). Western Institutes of Nursing, Anaheim, CA, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Neumann M & Taylor-Swanson L. Thermometer of warmth in the patient-provider relationship (WARMOMETER) – A short and easy to understand measure for use in integrative medicine (poster). International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health, IRCIMH, Portland, OR, USA. Poster, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Neumann M & Taylor-Swanson L. Nursing applications for the WARMOMETER – A measurement of provider warmth (poster). Western Institutes of Nursing, Portland, OR, USA. Poster, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Woods N, Mitchell E, Cray L, Taylor-Swanson L, Ismail R, Thomas A. Symptom clusters during the menopausal transition and postmenopause: From identification to therapeutics (symposium). Western Institutes of Nursing, Portland, OR, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Taylor-Swanson L Menopausal symptoms treated by Traditional East Asian Medicine – Two case studies (podium presentation). Western Institutes of Nursing, Portland, OR, USA. Presentation, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Cassidy C, Taylor-Swanson L, Conboy L & Flesch H. The uses of qualitative research in advancing the acupuncture profession. Panel presentation. The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, AAAOM, Bethesda, MD, USA. Panel, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Taylor-Swanson L. Case Study of Adolescent Primary Dysmenorrhea Treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Poster, IN-CAM, Vancouver, Canada. Poster, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Taylor-Swanson L. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a Dynamic System of Medicine. Podium presentation. IN-CAM, Vancouver, Canada. Presentation, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. Development of self in the context of chronic illness. Podium presentation. International Conference on Complementary Medical Research. Tromsø, Norway. Presentation, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Taylor-Swanson, L. A dynamic systems view and frame analysis of clinical reasoning in a traditional Chinese medicine clinic within the context of the patient-practitioner relationship. Podium presentation, North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine: Collaboration to Promote Scientific Discovery & Health, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 05/2009.
  • Taylor, L. A Narrative Study of the Transition from Physical to Pretend Play. Poster, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Washington DC. Poster, Presented, 03/1996.
  • Taylor, L. A Frame Analysis of the Transition from Physical to Pretend Play. Poster, Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA), Park City, UT. Poster, Presented, 01/1996.

Research Groups

  • WHRAG: Women's Health & Research Affinity Group, Research Professor. College of Nursing. 07/01/2017 - present.
  • TIER RITe: Technology, Innovation and Ethics in Reproductive Care, Research Professor. College of Nursing. 07/01/2017 - present.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Acupuncture Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Women with Breast Cancer: Mechanisms of Action and Feasibility. PI: Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM. Co-PI(s): Annie Budhathoki, DAOM, LAc & Kelsey Barrell, MD. 08/01/2017 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Taylor-Swanson, Lisa & Pincus, D., Wong, A., Pincus, D., Butner, J., Hahn-Holbrook, J., Koithan, M., Wann, K., & Woods, N.F. (2018). The dynamics of stress and fatigue across menopause: Attractors, coupling, and resilience. Menopause. Vol. 25(4), 380-90. Published, 04/01/2018.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29189603
  • Cheryl Lans & Lisa Taylor-Swanson & Rachel Westfall (2018). Herbal fertility treatments used in North America from colonial times to 1900, and their potential for improving the success rate of assisted reproductive technology. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online. Vol. 5, 60-81. Published, 04/01/2018.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC60472...
  • Taylor-Swanson, Lisa & Chang, J., Schnyer, R., Hsu, K.Y., Schmidt, B.A., & Conboy, L (2018). Matrix analysis of traditional Chinese medicine diagnoses of Gulf War Illness. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Accepted, 02/15/2018.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29641242
  • Ismail R, Taylor-Swanson L, Thomas A, Schnall JG, Cray L, Mitchell ES & Woods NF (2016). Effects of herbal preparations on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition. Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society. Vol. 18, 11-28. Published, 05/01/2016.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24605800
  • Taylor-Swanson L, Thomas A, Ismail R, Schnall JG, Cray L, Mitchell ES & Woods NF (2015). Effects of traditional Chinese medicine on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition. Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society. Vol. 18, 142-56. Published, 12/01/2015.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25017715
  • Thomas AJ, Ismail R, Taylor-Swanson L, Cray L, Schnall JG, Mitchell ES & Woods NF (2015). Effects of isoflavones and amino acid therapies for hot flashes and co-occurring symptoms during the menopausal transition and early postmenopause: a systematic review. Maturitas. Vol. 78, 263-76. Published, 03/01/2015.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24951101
  • Woods NF, Mitchell ES, Schnall JG, Cray L, Ismail R, Taylor-Swanson L & Thomas A (2014). Effects of mind-body therapies on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition. Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society. Vol. 17, 10-22. Published, 08/01/2014.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23937432
  • Hullender Rubin LE, Opsahl MS, Taylor-Swanson L & Ackerman DL (2013). Acupuncture and in vitro fertilization: a retrospective chart review. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). Vol. 19, 637-43. Published, 10/01/2013.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23363307
  • Woods NF & Taylor-Swanson L (2013). Depression and heavy bleeding during the menopausal transition: adjusting our gaze. Menopause (New York, N.Y.). Vol. 19, 949-51. Published, 01/01/2013.
  • Neumann M, Scheffer C, Cysarz D, Bovelet M, Tauschel D, Taylor-Swanson L & Edelhaeuser F (2011). Thermometer of warmth in the patient-provider relationship (WARMOMETER)--theory-based development of a patient self-report measure and initial validation using cognitive interview methodology. Patient education and counseling. Vol. 82, 361-9. Published, 07/01/2011.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21315537