GINETTE A PEPPER
  • Helen Bamberger Colby Presidential Endowed Chair in Gerontological Nursing, College Of Nursing
  • Professor Emerita, College Of Nursing
801-793-5733

Research Statement

Dr. Pepper conducts research on the adverse effects of medications on the functional status of older adults.  Her research interests include geriatric nursing, gerontology, pharmacology, medication safety, patient safety, falls.

Research Keywords

  • Gerontological Nursing; Pharmacology; Psychobiological Nursing; Adverse Drug Events; Elderly Patients; Fall Prevention; Medication Administration Safety; Medication safety; Nursing; Patient Safety; Pharmaceuticals
  • Psychobiological Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Gerontological Nursing

Presentations

  • Eaton, J., Edelman, L., & Pepper, G. Evaluating the Efficacy of Gerontological Content in a Care Management Masters Program, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA. Poster, Accepted, 03/05/2016.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2015). Advancing Nursing Science in an Enviornment of Limited Resources. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, San Diego, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2015). Doing More through an Innovative Consortium Partnership. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, San Diego, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Pepper, Ginette A., (2014). Interviewing for Your Next Academic Position, The Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence 14th Annual Leadership Conference, Washington, DC. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/05/2014.
  • Snyder, M., Pepper, G. A., (2014). Developing a Typology of Falls by Older Community-Dwelling Adults, In Safe and Sound: Science across Settings. Symposium conducted at the 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 09/20/2014.
  • Pepper, G. A., Snyder, M. (2014) Covariation of Medications and Comorbidities on Falls in Elderly Participants of Two Exercise Types. In Safe and Sound: Science across Settings. Symposium conducted at the 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 09/20/2014.
  • Wright, K., Pepper, G., Caserta, M., Wong, B., Brunker, C., Morris, D., Hazelett, S., Kropp, D., & Allen, K. (2014). Age, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life in dually enrolled Medicare-Medicaid Older Adults, Society of Behavioral Medicine 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessionsm, Philadelphia, PA. Poster, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Snyder, M., Pepper, G., Wong, B., Smith, S. B., Marcus, R., Dibble, L., and LaStayo, P. (2014). Covariation of Comorbidities and Medications on Falls in the Elderly, 8th Annual Center on Aging Research Retreat, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Ding, M., Yang, R., Pepper, G. (2014). Cross-Cultural Adaptation of Research Instrumentation Using Cognitive Interviewing, Second Annual U. S. - Sino Forum: Advancing Nursing Research and Education Across the Globe, Durham, NC. Poster, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Yang, R., Pepper, G. A. (2014). Chinese Nurse Visiting Scholars: Challenges and Strategies for Success, U.S. - Sino Forum, Durham, NC. Presentation, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Richardson, S., Pepper, G. A. (2013, April). Enriching Mentoring Programs for Faculty. In M. Keefe (Moderator), Creative Leadership Approaches to Recurrent Issues in Nursing Academia. Symposium conducted at the 46th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim, CA. Presentation, Presented, 04/12/2013. Presentation, Presented, 04/12/2013.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2013, April). Doing the RITe Thing: Promoting Research Productivity. In M. Keefe (Moderator), Creative Leadership Approaches to Recurrent Issues in Nursing Academia. Symposium conducted at the 46th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim, CA. Presentation, Presented, 04/12/2013.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2013). “Capacity Building for Distance Geriatric Scholars,” Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/30/2013.
  • Kathy Wright, Ginette Pepper, (2012). Risk and Resilience: the Impact of Social Determinants and Psychosocial Stressors on Depression in African-American Older Adults, 65th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. Presentation, Presented, 11/18/2012.
  • Julius Kehinde, Ginette Pepper. (2012). Psychometric Testing of Falls and Fall-Related Injuries Questionnaires, 65th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. Poster, Presented, 11/14/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2012). Shaping the Future: Nurses and Social Workers in the Boardroom-United States Pharmacopeia Expert Committee, BAGNC Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Asche, C., Oderda, L., Pepper, G., Young, J. (2012). Fractures Around the World: A Meta-Analysis. Canadian Association of Gerontologoy Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Presentation, Presented, 10/19/2012.
  • Weir, C., Doing-Harris, K., Pepper, G., Leecaster, M. (2012). "Common Ground: Communication Patterns on Hospital Units with a Full Electronic Medical Record," 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D.C. Conference Paper, Presented, 09/2012.
  • Latendresse, G., Dyer, J., Edelman, L., Pepper, G. (2012, September). Supporting Budding Researchers: Developing Innovative Approaches. 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D. C. Presentation, Presented, 09/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A., Wong, B., Gnatyuk, V., LaStayo, P. (2012), “We All Fall Down, but Who Gets Hurt? A Mixed Methods Study,” Sigma Theta Tau 23rd International Nursing Research Congress, Brisbane, Australia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2012). “Charting Progress: Self-Assessment to Improve Leadership Effectiveness,” Sigma Theta Tau 23rd International Nursing Research Congress, Brisbane, Australia. Presentation, Presented, 08/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A., (2012). “Safe Medication Use by Older Adults,” 2012 International Conference on Evidence-Based Research and Practice in Older Adults, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A., Jacobs, V., Wong, B., LaStayo, P., Dibble, L., and Marcus, R. (2012). Injury and Non-Injury Falls: A Qualitative Description, 2012 Western Institute of Nursing Conference, Portland, OR. Poster, Presented, 04/2012.
  • "A Tale of Two Doctorates: Preparing Nurse Faculty to Educate for Healthcare Reform," 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/22/2011.
  • Kehinde, J. O., Amelia, E. J., Pepper, G. A., Mueller, M., Kelechi, T. J., & Edlund, B. J. (2011, November). Organizational and Environmental Fall Risks for Older Adults Living with Dementia in Nursing Homes. Poster session presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A., Wyman, J. F. (2011, November). Ashes! Ashes! We All Fall Down!-But Who Gets Hurt?(Chair), Introduction and Overview to Ashes! Ashes! We All Fall Down!-But Who Gets Hurt? Symposium conducted at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Oderda, L. H., Asche, C. V., Young, J., Pepper, G. A. (2011, November). We All Fall Down!-But Who Gets Hurt? In G. A. Pepper (Chair), Pyschotropic-Related Hip Fractures Around the World: A Meta-analysis, Symposium conducted at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2011, November). Career Decision-Making, In G. A. Pepper (Moderator), The T's and K's of Funding Research. Presented at the 2011 BAGNC Leadership Conference, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A., Wong, B. Macintosh, J., Dibble, L., Marcus, R., Latimer, S., LaStayo, P. (2011, November). We All Fall Down!-But Who Gets Hurt? In G. A. Pepper (Chair) Discerning Risks for Fall Injury: A Mixed Methods Study, Symposium conducted at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2011, November). A Tale of Two Doctorates: Preparing Nurse Faculty to Educate for Healthcare Reform. In C. P. Brunker (Chair) Health Care Reform & Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH): The Critical Role of Geriatrics, Symposium conducted at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2011, November). Resource Development: Friend and Fund Raising in Support of Geriatric Nursing, In R. Watman (Moderator), You Cannot Thank a Donor Enough. Presented at the 2011 BAGNC Leadership Conference, Boston, MA. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Pepper, G. “Challenge the Process: Experiment and Take Risks” Sigma Theta Tau International, Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy, Little Rock AK . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/17/2011.
  • Young, J., Oderda, L., Asche, C., Pepper, G. (2011). Antipsychotic Medications and Rish of Falls Leading to Hip Fractures in Older Adults. Western Pharmacoeconomics Conference, Seattle, WA. Poster, Accepted, 03/2011.
  • Weir, C., Pepper, G. A., & Doing-Harris, K. (2011, Feb). Communication Patterns across Clinical Roles in Inpatient Settings: A Focus on Medication Conversations. 28th National Meeting of Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development, National Harbor, MD. Poster, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Young, J., Oderda, L., Asche, C., Pepper, G. (2011). Antipsychotic Medications and Risk of Falls Leading to Hip Fractures in Older Adults, University of Utah Center on Aging Research Retreat, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Pepper, G., & Keller, C. (2010). Geriatric Nursing: Strengths to Build on and Opportunities Ahead. Building Academic Nursing Capacity Leadership Conference, New Orleans, LA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Pre-Death Dual Process Coping in Hospice Nurse-Caregiver Communication? A Case Study Session Title: Death and Grief Session, (with K. Wright, M. Caserta, L .Ellington, P. Berry, M. Clayton, M. Reblin), Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA . Poster, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Pepper, G. “Project Evaluation”, Sigma Theta Tau International, Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy, Little Rock AK . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/17/2010.
  • Pepper, G. “Encourage the Heart” Sigma Theta Tau International, Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy, Little Rock AK. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/16/2010.
  • Pepper, G., Mechanisms of Medication-Related Falls in Older Adults, Western Institute of Nursing, Glendale, AZ. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2010.
  • Pepper, G., Bridges on the River Why, Distinguished Lectureship, Western Institute of Nursing, Glendale, AZ. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2010.
  • Pepper G.A. Managing the Risk Points in Intravenous Drug Therapy: A Nursing Perspective, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV . Conference Paper, Presented, 12/07/2009.
    http://www.ashpmedia.org/symposia/ivsafety/
  • Pepper, G. A. Enhancing Basic and Advanced Geriatric Nursing Competence, Gerontological Society of America Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A., Wong, B., Bassett, J. How do Medications Increase Fall Risk? Gerontological Society of America Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A. The Leadership Project: Implementation and Evaluation, Gerontological Society of America Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/19/2009.
  • Pepper G. A. Life After Tenure. Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity, Annual Leadership Conference, Atlanta, GA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/17/2009.
    http://www.geriatricnursing.org/leadership/2009/Pr...
  • Pepper, G. A., Beck, S., Mooney, K., Clark, L., Keefe, M. Enhancing Diversity of Nursing Faculty, Poster of Distinction, American Academy of Nursing, Atlanta, GA. Poster, Presented, 11/07/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A., Oderda, L., Asche, C., Leipzig, R. Tasic, Drugs and Fall Risk: an Updated Systematic Review (with L. Oderda, C. Asche, R. Leipzig, D. Tasic). Poster, Presented, 04/24/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A., Oderda, L., Asche, C., Leipzig, R. Tasic, D. Drugs and Fall Risk: an Updated Systematic Review, Careers in Aging Week, University of Utah College of Social Work, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 04/15/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A. La Salle Distinguished Lecture: Lessons Learned from Direct Observation of Medication Administration. La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/07/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A., Oderda, L., Asche, C., Leipzig, R. Tasic, D. Drugs and Fall Risk: an Updated Systematic Review, Center on Aging Spring Research Retreat, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 03/23/2009.
  • Pepper, G.A. Project Management Tools and Strategies. Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy. The Leadership Journey: Sharing Your Passion. Sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International, Scottsdale AZ. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/26/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A. Improving Team Performance. Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy. The Leadership Journey: Sharing Your Passion. Sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International. Scottsdale, AZ. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/25/2009.
  • Pepper, G. A. In Symposium: Beyond Polypharmacy: Optimal Geriatric Pharmacotherapy. Utah Nurse Practitioners Pharmacology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2009.
  • Podium: "Updated Systematic Review of Medication-Related Falls and Injuries," Utah Aging Alliance Annual Meeting, Midway, UT (with L. Oderda, C. A. Ashe, R. Lelipzig, D. Tuscic). Conference Paper, Presented, 2008.
  • Seminar: "Perspectives of Geriatric Case Management," Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD. (with C. P. Brunker, D. Dorr, C. Schraeder, H. S. Kim, P. Berry, J. Abramson, R. Burdon, K. Radican, H. Tran, L. Widmier, M. Henry). Conference Paper, Presented, 2008.
  • Medications Management and the Elderly (with L. Oderda), University of Utah Center on Aging Seminar Series, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2008.
  • Podium: "New Careers in Aging," Utah Aging Alliance Annual Meeting, Midway, UT (with S. Wright and F. Wilby). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2008.
  • "The Geriatric Nursing Leadership Program: Innovation in Baccalaureate Completion and Specialty Nursing Education," Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD (with P. Berry). Poster, Presented, 2008.
  • "Mild Cognitive Impairment Progression: Genomic and Pharmacologic Factors," Western Institute of Nursing, Garden Grove, CA. Poster, Presented, 2008.
  • "Innovations in Gerontological Nursing Education," Western Institute of Nursing, Garden Grove, CA (with P. Berry, D. Lund, J. Abramson). Poster, Presented, 2008.
  • Pepper, G. A. Medication-Related Imbalance and Fall Events. Western Institute of Nursing, Portland, OR. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2007.
  • Abstract Development, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • Medications Management and the Elderly (with L. Oderda), University of Utah Center on Aging Seminar Series, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • Unique Considerations for Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults, Annual Texas Nurse Practitioner's Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • Financing the Research Enterprise & Building Faculty Productivity, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Confernce, Captiva, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • Beyond the IOM Reports: How Nurses' Working Conditions Affect Medication Administration Safety, Rocky Mountain Regional Multidisciplinary Research conference, Denver, CO. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • We All Fall Down - So What's the Big Deal? Health Aging Conference, University of Utah, St. George, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2007.
  • The Economic Impact of Treatment of Falls-Related Injuries from a U.S. Employers Perspective (with C. Asche & L. Oderda), Utah Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Midway, UT. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Nurses' Working Conditions: Effects on Medication Safety, Western Institute of Nursing, Portland, OR. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Developing a Taxonomy of Medication-Related Falls, Western Institute of Nursing, Portland, OR. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Hospital Unit Safety Climate Measure--Structure and Validation (with M. Blegen), National Patient Safety foundation Annual Congress, San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Pepper, G.A. Biologic Mechanisms of Balance and Falls in Older Adults. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science State of the Science Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2006.
  • Pepper, G. A., Towsley, G. Dudley, W. Bassett, J., & Jasti. (2006). Biologic Mechanisms of Falls and Sway in Older Adults. Proceedings of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science State of the Science Conference (CD ROM). Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2006.
  • Patient Safety 101, California Nursing Outcomes Consortium, South San Francisco, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Do No Harm: Medication Safety for the GNP, National Council of Gerontologic Nurse Practitioners, Ponte Vedre Beach, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Evidence Base for Fall Prevention, Salt Lake GRECC, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Inivited Faculty: Three Strikes and You're Out -- Or is it Two? Mosby Faculty Institute, Miami, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Patient Safety in Behavioral Health, Langley-Porter Hospital, San Francisco, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • NIH Grant Mechanisms (panel), Western Institute of Nursing Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Albuquerque, NM. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Case Studies in Medication Safety, California Nursing Outcomes Consortium, Anaheim, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Patient Safety 101, California Nursing Outcomes Consortium, Anaheim, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2006.
  • Medication-Related Falls by Age (with C. Asche and L. Oderda), Utah Gerontologic Society, St. George, UT. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Pepper, G. A., & Beck, S. (2004). Using Technology to Generate Knowledge: Instrumentation and Intervention (Symposium), Communicating Nursing Research, 37, 218. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2004.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. PI: Ginette A. Pepper. Co-PI(s): Mark A. Supiano, Jorie Butler, Kara Dassel, Tim Farrell. HRSA, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Total project budget to date: $2,549,472.00
  • IT Support for Shared Mental Models of Medication Management for Medical Homes. PI: C. Weir. Department of Veterans Affairs, 10/01/2010 - 09/30/2012. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence. PI: V. Conn. NIH, NINR, 07/01/2010 - 06/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Identifying the Cognitive Dimensions of Failure to Rescue. PI: A. Doig. National Patient Safety Foundation, 2009 - 2011. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • RENEW to Decrease Falls in Older Adults. PI: P. LaStayo. NIA/NINR, 2008 - 2013. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • University of Utah Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. PI: G. Pepper. Hartford Foundation, 10/01/2007 - 12/31/2012. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Home Care Medication Management for the Frail Elderly. PI: K. Marek. NIH/NINR, 2006 - 2011. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • PEPPER-HARTFORD-03'07. PI: PEPPER,GINETTE A. JOHN A HARTFORD FOUNDATION, 10/01/2012 - 12/31/2012. Total project budget to date: $32,134.00
  • PEPPER-HARTFORD-03'07. PI: PEPPER,GINETTE A. JOHN A HARTFORD FOUNDATION, 10/01/2011 - 09/30/2012. Total project budget to date: $188,453.00
  • PEPPER-HARTFORD-03'11. PI: PEPPER,GINETTE A. JOHN A HARTFORD FOUNDATION, 10/01/2010 - 09/30/2011. Total project budget to date: $199,229.00

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Kurnat-Thoma, E. L., Pangilinan, F., Matteini, A. M., Wong, B., Pepper, G. A., Stabler, S. P., Guralnik, J. M. & Brody, L. C. (2015). Association of Transcobalamin II (TCN2) and Transcobalamin II-Receptor (TCblR) Genetic Variations With Cobalamin Deficiency Parameters in Elderly Women. SAGE Publications. Published, 2015.
  • Wright, Kathy D., Pepper, Ginette A., Caserta, Michael, Wong, Bob, Brunker, Cherie P., Morris, Diana L., Burant, Christopher J., Hazelett, Susan, Kropp, Denise & Allen, Kyle R. (2015). Factors that influence physical function and emotional well-being among Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. Elsevier BV. Vol. 36(2), S16-S20. Published, 2015.
  • Conn, Vicki S., Ruppar, Todd M., Chan, Keith C., Dunbar-Jacob, Jacqueline, Pepper, Ginette A. & De Geest, Sabina (2015). Packaging interventions to increase medication adherence: systematic review and meta-analysis. Informa Healthcare. Vol. 31(1), 145-160. Published, 2015.
  • Kurnat-Thoma EL, Pangillinan F, Matteini AM, Wong B, Pepper GA, Stabler SP, Guralnik JM, Brody LC. Association of Transcobalamin II (TCN2) and Transcobalamin II-Receptor (TCblR) Genetic Variations With Cobalamin Deficiency Parameters in Elderly Women. Biol Res Nurs, 17(4): 444-454. Accepted, 07/2015.
  • Harden, J.T., Resnick, B., Pepper, G.A. (Issue Co-Editors) (2015). Transformations in nursing care of older adults: Experiences of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. The Gerontologist, 55 (Suppl 1): S1-S12. Published, 06/2015.
  • Wright, K. D., Pepper, G., Caserta, M., Wong, B., Brunker, C., Morris, D. L.,…Allen, K. R. (2015). Factors that influence physical function and emotional well-being among Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, Geriatric Nursing, 36(2 Suppl): S16-S20. Published, 03/2015.
  • Kehinde, J. O., Amelia, E. J., Pepper, G., Mueller, M., Kelechi, T., & Edlund, B. (2014). Structure- and process-related fall risks for older adults living with dementia in nursing homes. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 23(23-24): 3600-2. Published, 12/2014.
  • Pepper, Ginette A. (2014). A New Era in Geriatric Nursing Education, Journal of Professional Nursing, 30(6): 443-444. Published, 11/2014.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Pepper, G. Oderda, L. and Weir, C. (2013). Medication reconciliation: Qualitative analysis of clinicians' perceptions. Research in Social and Admistrative Pharmacy, Jul-Aug 9(4): 419-30. Published, 07/2013.
  • Cummins, M., Horn, S., Pepper, G. (2013). Practice Based Evidence Nursing Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach for Health Practitioners. In R. Nelson & N. Staggers (Eds.), Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach. Maryland Heights, MD, Elsevier. Published, 06/14/2013.
  • Towsley, G. L., Beck, S. L. & Pepper, G. A. (2013). Preditors of quality in rural nursing homes using standard and novel methods. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 6(2): 116-126. Published, 04/2013.
  • Merrill, K. C., Pepper, G., Blegen, M. (2013). Managerial span of control: A pilot study comparing departmental complexity and number of direct reports, Nursing Leadership (Toronto Ontario), 26(3): 53-67. Published, 01/2013.
  • Oderda, L. H., Young, J. R., Asche, C. V., & Pepper, G. (2012). Psychotropic-related hip fractures: Meta-analysis of first-generation and second-generation antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 46 (7-8), 917-28.. Published, 07/2012.
  • Pepper, G. A. & Wysocki, K. (Vol. Eds.) (2011) Genetics, In C. E. Kasper (Ed.) Annual Review of Nursing Research (Series), Volume 29, New York, NY, Springer Pub. Co. Published, 05/2012.
  • Brant, J. M., Beck, S., Dudley, W. N., Miaskowski, C., Pepper, G. Cobb, P. Symptom Trajectories during Chemotherapy in Outpatients with Lung Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, or Lymphoma. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 15(5): 470-7. Published, 12/2011.
  • Vogelsmeier, A., Scott-Cawiezell, J., & Pepper, G. (2011). Medication reconciliation in nursing homes: Thematic differences between RN and LPN staff. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37, 56-63. Published, 12/2011.
  • Towsley, G. L., Beck, S. L., Dudley, W. N., Pepper, G. A. (2011). Staffing Levels in Rural Nursing Homes. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 4(3): 207-20. Published, 07/2011.
  • Brant, J. M., Beck, S., Dudley, W. N., Cobb, P., Pepper, G., Miaskowski, C. (2011). Symptom Trajectories in Posttreatment Cancer Survivors. Cancer Nursing, 34(1): 67-77. Published, 01/2011.
  • Pepper, G. A. (Geriatrics Ed.). Taber'sCyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 21th edition, 2009. Published, 06/2009.
  • Sanborn, M.D., Moody, M. L., Harder, K. A., Pepper, G. A., Scanlon, M. Vaida, A.J., Zugcic, M. (2009). Second Consensus Development Conference on the Safety of Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems--2008. American Journal of Health Systems Pharmacy, 66, 185-192. Published, 2009.
  • Oderda, L. H., Asche, C. V;, Pepper, G. A., Leipzig, R. M. & Tasic, D. (2009). Drugs and fall risk: an updated system review. Communicating Nursing Research, 42, 412. Published, 2009.
  • Scott-Cawiezell, J., Madsen, R. W., Pepper, G. A., Vogelsmeier, A., Petroski, G., & Zellmer, D. (2009). Medication Safety Teams' Guided Implementation of Electronic Medication Administration Records in Five Nursing Homes. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 35 (1), 29-35. Published, 01/2009.
    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jcaho/jcjqs/...
  • Published Interview. (2008). Featured Expert, "Assessing the appropriateness of pain medication prescribing prractices in nursing homes" In Cancer Pain Release. Published, 2008.
  • Pepper, GA & Towsley, GL. (2008). Medication errors in nursing homes: Incidence and reduction strategies. J Pharmaceut Finance Econ Pol, 16, 5-133. Published, 2008.
  • Pepper, G. A., Berry, P., Lund, D., & Abramson, J. (2008) Innovations in Gerontological Nursing Education. Communicating Nursing Research 41: 370. Published, 2008.
  • Pepper, G. A., (2008). Mild Congnitive Impairment Progression: Genomic and Pharmacologic Factors, Communicating Nursing Research, 41: 469. Published, 2008.
  • Pepper, G. A. & Towsley, G. L. (2008). Medication Errors in Nursing Homes: Incidence and Reduction Strategies. Journal of Pharmaceutical Finance, Economics, and Policy, 16, 5-133. Published, 2008.
  • Mezey, M., Beverly, C., Buckwaiter, K., Keller, C., Kolanowski, A., Pepper, G. A., Strumpf, N., Wallhagen, M., Wyman, J. F., Young, H. M., Archbold, P. G. (2008). Guest Editorial: Response to "Preserving Today with an Eye on Our Future." Nursing Outlook, 56,(4): 141-2. Published, 2008.
  • Pepper, G. A., Towsley, G., Dudley, W. Bassett, J. & Jasti, S. (2007). Medication-Related Imbalance and Fall Events. Communicating Nursing Research, 40, 293. Published, 2007.
  • Pepper, G. A., Blegen, M., Dudley, W., Williamson, J. (2007). Nurses' Working Conditions: Effects on Medication Safety. Communicating Nursing Research, 40, 557. Published, 2007.
  • Berry, P., Pepper, G., Eaton, J., & LeBar, B. (2007). The GNL Program: Innovation in Baccalaureate Nursing Education. Communicating Nursing Research, 40, 280. Published, 2007.
  • Hutt, E., Buffum, M. D., Fink, R., Jones, K. R., Pepper, G. (2007). Optimizing Pain Management in Nursing Homes. Geriatrics and Aging, 10(8), 523-7. Published, 2007.
  • Scott-Cawiezell, J., Pepper, G. A., Madsen, R. W., Petroski, G., Vogelsmeier, A., & Zellmer, D. (2007). Nursing Home Error and Level of Staff Credentials. Clinical Nursing Research, 16(1), 72-8. Published, 2007.
  • Chiang, Hui Ying & Pepper, G. A. (2006). Nurses' Perceptions of Barriers to Medication Administration Error Reporting, Cultural Factors, and Work Environment in Taiwan. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 38(4), 382-9. Published, 2006.
  • Blegen, M. A. & Pepper, G. A. (2006, May). Commentary on Case. WebM&M, Available [http://webmm.ahrq.gov/]. Published, 2006.
  • Hart, A. M., Pepper, G. A., & Gonzales, R. (2006). Balancing Acts: Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections. Journal of Family Practice, 55(4), 320-5. Published, 2006.
  • Hutt, E., Pepper, G. A., Vojir, C., Fink, R., & Jones, K. R. (2006). Assessing the Appropriateness of Pain Medication Prescribing Practices in Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 54(2), 231-9. Published, 2006.
  • Pepper, G. (2006). Geriatric Patients in ICU. In G. Alspach (ed.), AACN Core Curricululm for Critical Care Nursing, 6th ed. F. A. Davis. Published, 2006.
  • Blegen, M. A., Pepper, G. A., & Rosse, J. (2005). Safety Climate on Hospital Units; A New Measure. In K. Henriksen, J. B. Battles, E. Marks, and D. I. Lewin (Eds.), Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Published, 2005.
  • Jones, K. R., Fink, R., Hutt, E., Vojir, C., Pepper, G. A., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Mellis, B. K. (2005). Measuring Pain Intensity in Nursing Home Residents. J Pain Symptom Manage, 30(6), 519-27. Published, 2005.
  • Jones, K., Fink, R., Pepper, G., Vojir, C., Hutt, E., Clark, L., Scott, J., Martinez, R., Hester, N., & Mellis, K. (2004). Improving Nursing Home Staff Knowledge and Attitudes about Pain. Gerontologist, 44(4), 469-78. Published, 2004.
  • Stratton, K., Blegen, M. A., Pepper, G. A., & Vaughn, T. (2004). Reporting of Medication Errors by Pediatric Nurses. Pediatric Nursing, 19(6), 285-92. Published, 2004.
  • Blegen, M. A., Vaughn, T., Pepper, G. A., Vojir, C., Stratton, K., Boyd, M., & Armstrong, G. (2004). Patient and Staff Safety: Voluntary Reporting. American Journal of Medical Quality, 19, 67-74. Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2004). Pesquisas em segurança administraçado de medicamentos. In S. H. D. B. Cassiani & J. Ueta (eds). A Segurança dos Pacientes na Utilzaçao da Medicaçao (pp 93-110). [A chapter about safe medication administration in Portuguese]. Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2004). Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. In E. Q. Youngkin, K. J. Swain, J. F. Kissinger, & D. S. Israel (Eds.), Pharmacotherapeutics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide (2nd ed.). Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange. Published, 2004.
  • Jones, K. R., Fink, R., Vojir, C., Pepper, G., Hutt, E., Clark, L., Scott, J., Martinez, R., Vincent, D., Mellis, K. (2004). Translation Research in Long-Term Care: Improving Pain Management in Nursing Homes. Worldview on Evidence-Based Nursing, Third Quarter (Supplement). Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2004). Patient Safety in the Long Term Care Setting. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 52(4S), 6. Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. (2004). Enhanced Credentials for Geriatric Care and Leadership. The Gerontologist, 44(Sl l), 638. Published, 2004.
  • Blegen, M. A., Pepper, G. A., & Rosse, J. (2004). Safety Climate on Hospital Units: a New Measure, Communicating Nursing Research, 37, 240. Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. A. (2004). Using Posturography: Balancing Description and Improvement, Communicating Nursing Research, 37, 220. Published, 2004.
  • Pepper, G. A., & Blegen, M. A. (2004). How Intrusive is Direct Observation of Nursing Care? Communicating Nursing Research, 37, 258. Published, 2004.