MARGARET F CLAYTON
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Assistant Dean for the PhD Program, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Professor, Communication

Research Statement

Margaret Clayton is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, and a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr Clayton's primary research interest is cancer survivorship and end of life communication, specifically how patient/provider and nurse/ caregiver communication processes influence emotional and physical well-being. Outcomes include self-report and physiologic measures, as well as coding of verbal and nonverbal communication interactions.

Research Keywords

  • End-of-life care
  • Patient-Provider Communication
  • Breast Cancer Survivors

Presentations

  • Elrick, A., Nakayama, J., Pokharel, M., Canary, H., Champine, M., Clayton, MF, & Kaphingst, K. Topic avoidance and sharing: Family communication about health across cultures. D.C. Health Communication Conference (DCHC). Fairfax, VA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/2016.
  • Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. Changes in nurse-caregiver communication in cancer home hospice visits over time. Annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. San Diego CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/2016.
  • Reblin, M., Hudson, J., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. (March, 2017). Coping with home hospice cancer caregiving: Emotional scaffolding in nurse-caregiver communication. Annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. San Diego CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/2016.
  • Hulett, JM; Fessele, K; Clayton, MF; and Eaton, L; Relationships between Salivary Diurnal Cortisol Parameters and Cancer Survivorship Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM) 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. San Diego CA. Poster, Accepted, 12/2016.
  • Xu, J., Kane, L., Warner, E. L., Reblin, M., Clayton, MF; Mooney, K., Beck, A., Ellington, L. (March 2017). Clinic visit wait time: Advanced cancer patient and caregiver discussions. 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. San Diego CA. Poster, Accepted, 12/2016.
  • Chilton, J; Haas, B; Clayton, MF. Scripted Scenarios to Facilitate Application of Responsible Research Conduct for PhD/DNP Students. SNRS 31st Annual Conference, "Grounded in Research: Academic and Clinical Partnerships Transforming Health" Dallas, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2016.
  • Xu, J., Yang, M., Wilson, A., Latimer, S., Ellington, L., Terrill, A., Reblin, M., Clayton, MF; Using Network Analysis to Understand Communication Patters in the Healthcare Triad. In Xu, J. (Chair) Strategies for Improved Communication across the End of Life Trajectory: A Research Methods Lens. Symposium conducted at the Gerontological Society of America Conference. Additional Panelists: Coats, H., Crist, J. D., Carpenter, B. D. New Orleans, LA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Imposter Syndrome. National Communication Association Health Communication PreConference. Invited Keynote. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Wilson, A; Latimer, S; Hulett, J; Xu, J. Home Hospice Communication on the Day of Patient Death. 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare. Heidelburg Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Prothero, M; Beck, M; Warner, E; Clayton, MF; Pitfalls and Preservation of Participants in a Pilot Study," Western Institute of Nursing's 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference. Denver CO. Poster, Accepted, 10/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Ellington, L; Mooney, K. (2017) Development of the Medical Appointment Planner. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Cancer Survivorship Symposium. Sand Diego CA. Poster, Accepted, 10/2016.
  • Vagher, J; Kaphingst, K; Sukovic, M; Rindler, M; Clayton, MF; Anderson, R; Champine, M. (2017). Perceptions of Genetic testing among diverse, community-based participants. American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Meeting. Poster, Accepted, 10/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Hulett, J; Kaur, K; Reblin, M; Ellington, L., Xu, J; Supportive Hospice Nurse - Caregiver Communication on the Day of Patient Death. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science: State of the Science Conference. Washington, DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Elrick, A., Pokharel, M., Canary, H., Clayton, MF, Sukovic, M., Champine, M., & Kaphingst, K. Family health history communication: Cross cultural comparison of knowledge of familial disease history. The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Meeting. Seattle WA. Poster, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Reblin, M; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; Caserta, M; Lund, D; Mooney, K; Emotional expression in home hospice cancer care: Implications for spouse caregiver bereavement. American Society of Clinical Oncology; Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium. San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Ethical Quandaries: A Communication Skills Workshop for Nurses. DNP and PhD orientation presentation. UT Tyler. Presentation, Presented, 06/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Interdisciplinary Team Issues in Precision Medicine. In Scheer, CL and Dean, M.(Chairs) Building a Culture of Health in Health Communication Scholarship through the Presidential Precision Medicine Initiative. Symposium conducted at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication. Additional Panelists: Hesse, B; Street, R; Silk, K; Krieger, J. Lexington KY. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Hrabe, D; Hoffman, L. Navigating NEXus: The Student Experience. 49th annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference. Annual WIN Assembly Anaheim, CA . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Himes, DO; Clayton, MF; Donaldson, G; Ellington, L; Buys, S; A Cross-Sectional Study Of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & Screening Recommendations. 49th annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference. Annual WIN Assembly. Anaheim, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Fowler B, Ding Q, Pappas L, Wu Y, Linder L, Wright J, Clayton MF, Kepka D, Kirchhoff A. Utah Cancer survivors: A comprehensive comparison of health-related outcomes between survivors and individuals without a history of cancer. Utah Cancer Action Network Salt Lake City. Poster, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Fowler B, Ding Q, Pappas L, Wu Y, Linder L, Wright J, Clayton MF, Kepka D, Kirchhoff A. Utah Cancer survivors: A comprehensive comparison of health-related outcomes between survivors and individuals without a history of cancer. The Utah Public Health Association Conference. Poster, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. (2016). Nurse-caregiver communication profiles in cancer home hospice visits. In K. Trevino (Chair), Cancer Caregiver Experiences Across the Care Continuum: From Diagnosis through Bereavement. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. Washington DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Beck, M., Dingley, C., Ellington, L., Clayton, M.F, & Reblin, M. Hospice Caregiver Self-Care: Who’s Caring for the Caregiver? AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly: . Poster, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Lai, D., Doyon, K., Cloyes, K., Ellington, L., Reblin, M., & Clayton, M.F. We're the eyes and the ears, but we don't have a voice: Perspectives of hospice aides. AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly. Poster, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Lassche, M., Clayton, M. F., Supiano, K., Latendresse, G. & Wilson, R. D. Using simulation in PhD scientific education curricula to reinforce responsible conduct of research and ethics. The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) and Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Abstracts published in the December, 2015 issue of Simulation in Healthcare. San Diego CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Supiano, K; Lassche, M; Wilson, RD; Latendresse, G; Simulating Responsible Conduct of Research Principles in Doctoral Education. AACN 2016 Doctoral Education Conference Naples FL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Using Simulation to Teach Responsible Conduct of Research. A workshop presenting the development and successful implementation of two simulated scenarios designed to help PhD students apply responsible conduct of research principles. Academy of Health Science Educators. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Tabler J; Utz, RL; Ellington, E; Reblin, M; Caserta, M; Clayton, MF; Lund, D Missed Opportunity: Hospice Care And The Family. The Gerontological Society of America. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Dingley, C., Lai, D., Doyon, K., Reblin, M., Ellington, L., & Clayton, MF. Caregiver activation and hospice nurse communication in advanced cancer care. The National Communication Association 101st Annual Convention: . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Dingley, C., Lai, D., Doyon, K., Reblin, M., Ellington, L., & Clayton, MF. Caregiver activation: Cancer communication in home hospice. Paper session presented at the meeting of the STTI Honor Society of Nursing: 43rd Biennial Convention . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Ellington, L; Terrill AL; John, KK; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF. Expression of Positive Emotions among Family Caregivers of Hospice Cancer Patients. In L. Ellington (Chair), Advanced Cancer Caregivers: Implications of Communication with Patients and Providers. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Ellington, L; Terrill AL; John, KK; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF. Expression of Positive Emotions among Family Caregivers of Hospice Cancer Patients. In L. Ellington (Chair), Advanced Cancer Caregivers: Implications of Communication with Patients and Providers. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Lai, D., Dingley, C., Doyon, K., Reblin, M., Ellington, L., & Clayton, M.F. Cancer activation: Cancer communication in home hospice. Poster session submitted to the 10th Annual Nursing Research Conference. Poster, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Meridith, M; Ellington, L.; Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F. “The Occurrence of Positive Emotion in Hospice Family Caregiver and Nurse Communication," NCUR National Council of Undergraduate Research East Washington University. Poster, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Clayton, MF; Supiano, K; Latendresse, G.; Lasche, M; Wilson, R; Incorporating Simulation into PhD Education. Presented at the Symposium on Emerging Technology Trends in Higher Education. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Ellington, L., Clayton, M. F., Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Wong, B., & John, K. K. Discussions of physical, spiritual, and emotional needs during home hospice care. AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Ellington, L., Casarett, D., Reblin, M., Clayton, M. F., & Cloyes, K.. Interdisciplinary team care for home hospice patients and their families during the last week of life. AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Nagel, S., Brome, A., Lembcke, J., Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. Communication Reflections: Desired and Actual Talk in Home Hospice Care. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. Poster, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Ellington, L., Casarett, D., Reblin, M., Clayton, M. F., & Cloyes, K. Interdisciplinary team care for home hospice patients and their families during the last week of life. AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly. Poster, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Nagel, S., Brome, A., Lembcke, J., Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. Communication Reflections: Desired and Actual Talk in Home Hospice Care. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. Poster, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F., John, K.K., Ellington, L. (2014, November). Collecting and Coding Interactions in Home Hospice Cancer Care: Addressing Methodological Challenges in Large Communication Datasets. 100th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Tjia, J., Reblin, M., Lemay, C., Clayton, M.F., Ellington, L.; Organization, teamwork and advocacy: Important skills needed by hospice family caregivers who manage medications. ASCO Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium . Poster, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Dingley, C., Doyon, K., Lai, D., Reblin, M., Ellington, L., & Clayton, M.F. Caregiver Activation and Hospice Nurse Response in Advanced Cancer Patients. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science: 2014 State of the Science Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Reblin, M, Ellington, L, John, K, & Clayton, MF. Humor, support, and physical care: Factors integral to home hospice communication. 12th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Himes, D.O., Clayton, M.F., Donaldson, G., Ellington, L., Buys, S., Kinney, A.Y.; Risk perceptions and breast cancer screening behaviors in women whose first degree relatives have received indeterminate negative BRCA1/2 genetic test results: An opportunity to optimize health by improving communication. Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science State of the Science Conference . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Lai, D., Dingley, C., Doyon, K., Ellington, L., Reblin, M., & Clayton, MF. (2014, April). Caregiver Activation: Cancer communication in home hospice. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Poster, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Greene, K; Clayton, MF; Street R; Silk, K; Parry, C; Chou S; Patrick H; Munoz, K. National Communication Association: Interactive Panel on NIH Specific Aims presented by Funded communication researchers and NIH program officers. Washington DC . Panel, Presented, 11/22/2013.
  • Ellington, L; Cloyes, K., Reblin, M; Berry, P; & Clayton, MF. Hospice Nurse - Cancer Caregiver Communication. Montreal, Quebec Canada . Poster, Presented, 10/01/2013.
  • Clayton, MF. Issues surrounding Cancer Survivorship. Hope, Healing & Health: Global Community Engagement for Health Diplomacy. Sponsor: The University of Utah College of Social Work, Division of Public Health, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Middle East Center, and Asia Center. Presentation, Presented, 05/05/2013.
  • Clayton, MF. Communicating About Cancer During Survivorship and at End-of-life. Talk given as Invited Visiting Professor at Rutgers University Department of Communication. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/25/2013.
  • Clayton, MF. Discussing Uncertainty; comparing theories. PhD Seminar taught as Invited Visiting Professor Rutgers University. Presentation, Presented, 04/25/2013.
  • Belfay, K.; Reblin, M;; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; Communicating partnership: An analysis of home hospice nurse visits. Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, 46th Annual WIN Assembly. Anaheim CA. Poster, Presented, 04/10/2013.
  • Solis, G; Kehinde, JO; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L. Using distance coders in communication research: How to get it done. Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, 46th Annual WIN Assembly. Anaheim CA. Poster, Presented, 04/10/2013.
  • Kim, H; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L. Hospice Nurses’ Communication: Predictions From Mindfulness And Stress. University of Utah Research Opportunity Program (UROP). Salt Lake City UT. Poster, Presented, 04/10/2013.
  • Mooney, K; Berry, P; Caserta, M; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; Lund, D; Utz, R. Partners In Hospice Care: A Program Project Grant Exploring And Supporting Family Caregivers During Hospice Care Through Bereavement. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Annual Assembly. New Orleans. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/13/2013.
  • Reblin, M., Cloyes, K., Carpenter, J., Berry, P., Clayton, MF. & Ellington, L. Social support needs: Discordance between home hospice nurses and former family caregivers. Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. San Francisco. Poster, Presented, 03/01/2013.
  • Belfay, K; Reblin, M; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF. Communicating Partnership: An Analysis of Home Hospice Nurse Communication. Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, 46th Annual WIN Assembly. Anaheim CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/2012.
  • Reblin, M; Cloyes, K; Carpenter, J; Berry, P; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L. Social support needs: Discordance between home hospice nurses and former family caregivers. Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. San Francisco. Poster, Accepted, 12/2012.
  • Solis, G; Kehinde, JO; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L. Using distance coders in communication research: How to get it done. Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, 46th Annual WIN Assembly. Anaheim CA. Poster, Accepted, 12/2012.
  • Mooney, K; Berry, P; Caserta, M; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; Lund, D; Utz, R. Partners in Hopsice Care: A program Project Grant Exploring and Supporting Family Caregivers During Hospice Care Through Bereavement. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Annual Assembly. New Orleans. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2012.
  • Clayton, MF; Reblin, M; HImes, DO; Ellington, L. End of life cancer care: Nurse characteristics and communication confidence. Oncology Nursing Society. Phoenix AZ. Poster, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Reblin, M; Ellington, L; Sheehan, J; Clayton, MF. (2012) Nurse Elicitation and Responsiveness to Emotional Concerns During Home Hospice Visits. Annual Meeting of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare. St. Andrews Scotland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2012.
  • Ellington, L; Clayton, MF & Berry, P. (2011). Partners in Hospice Care Study: Hospice Nurse-Caregiver Communication. National Science Summit, The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. Poster, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Mooney, K; Caserta, M; Ellington, L; Lund, D; Berry, P; Clayton, MF; Donaldson, G; & Utz, R. (2011). Partners in Hospice Care: A Program Project Grant Exploring and Supporting Family Caregiving during Hospice End of Life Care through Bereavement. National Science Summit, The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care ►Recognition as a Top 10 Abstract . Poster, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Clayton, M.F & Berry, P. (2011). Communication and care in home hospice: nurses, cancer patients, and family caregivers. National Science Summit, The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. Poster, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Fisher, J.H; Clayton, MF. (2011). Who gives a tweet? Assessing patient’s interest in the use of social media for healthcare. 43rd Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Annual WIN Assembly. Poster, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Chaplik, S; Clayton, MF. (2011). Exploration of Issues with Antihypertensive Therapy in the Older Adult Veterans. 43rd Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Annual WIN Assembly. Poster, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Clayton, MF. & Berry, P. (2011) Unveiling The Complexity Of Home Hospice Nurse Communication. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2011.
  • LeBaron, V; Berry, P; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; (2011). Empowering Caregivers: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Hospice Nurse-Family Communication. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Clayton, MF. & Berry, P. (2011).Unveiling The Complexity Of Home Hospice Nurse Communication. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Clayton, MF; Ellington, L, Berry, P, Reblin, M. Home Hospice Nurse-Caregiver Communication: A Useful Conceptual Framework, Data Collection Protocol and Coding Method. Podium presentation National Communication Association. San Francisco CA. November 14-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Clayton, MF. National Communication Association. Panel Member: Doctoral and Early Career Pre-Conference in Health Communication Nov 13th 2010. Panel, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Cloyes, K., Reblin, M., Berry, P., Clayton, MF. & Ellington, L; Facilitative and Directive Communication Patterns in Home Hospice Care Interactions: Content Analysis of RN and Caregiver/Patient Speech. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA. November 2010. Poster, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Wright, K.; Ellington, L.; Clayton, MF; Berry, P; Caserta, M; Pre-Death Dual Process Coping in Hospice Nurse-Caregiver Communication: A case study. Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans. November 2010. Poster, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Chou, W., Reblin, M., Ellington, L., Berry, P. & Clayton, MF. Caring for family members at the end of life: Assessing caregiver agency in interactions with hospice nurses. The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference. Bethesda MD. Poster, Presented, 10/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Haas, L; Dunn, T; Patient-Centered Communication: What Is It, Who Decides? Podium presentation Council for the advancement of nursing science. Washington DC; September 27-29,2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Haas, L; Dunn, T Patient centered communication in a family practice setting. Podium presentation European Association for Communication in Healthcare. Verona, Italy, September 5-9, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2010.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Uchino, B., Clayton, MF. & Roter, D. Patient physiological response to facilitative vs. directive provider communication. Podium presentation European Association for Communication in Healthcare. Verona Italy. September 5-9, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Latendresse, G; Murhpy, P; Clark, L Biomeasures: Practicalities In Nursing Research. Symposium Council for the advancement of nursing science. Washington DC. September 27-29,2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Donaldson G; de Schweinitz.; Cancer Recurrence Concerns Predict Increased Interleukin Activity Surrounding A Medical Follow-Up Visit. Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society. Dublin Ireland. June 2-5, 2010. Poster, Presented, 06/2010.
  • Reblin, M; Ellington, L Latimer, S; Roter, D.; Uchino, B: Clayton, MF. Facilitation of Health Behaviors among Individuals with a Family History of Cancer. Podium presentation International Psycho-Oncology Society at the 12th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology. Quebec City, Quebec Canada. May 27-29, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; de Schweinitz, P; Emotional and Physical Responses to Breast Cancer Follow-up Care. Society for Behavioral Medicine. Seatlle WA, April 7-10, 2010. Poster, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Ellington, L, Reblin, M., Latimer, S., Uchino, B., Clayton, MF. & Roter, D. Communication style predicts physiological response among individuals with family history of cancer. Society for Behavioral Medicine. Seattle WA, April 7-10, 2010. Poster, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Clayton, MF. A program of research in cancer communications. College of Nursing Research Program Overview series. College of Nursing, University of Utah. March 12, 2010. Presentation, Presented, 03/2010.
  • Latendresse, G; Clayton, MF. Using physiologic measures. College of Nursing seminar series. College of Nursing, University of Utah. January 15, 2010 . Presentation, Presented, 01/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • A trial of the Medical Appointment Planner (MAP). PI: Clayton, MF. Huntsman Cancer Institute FUNDED, 06/01/2013 - 05/2014. Total project budget to date: $26,000.00
  • ACS Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing. PI: Bloom, R. Co-PI(s): Ellington, L. American Cancer Society FUNDED, 07/2013 - 06/2015. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Hospice Nurse - Cancer Caregiver Communication: A Foundation for Intervention. PI: Ellington, L. American Cancer Society ACS PEP 11-165-01-PCSM, 07/2011 - 06/2013. Total project budget to date: $144,000.00
  • Enhancing End-of-Life and Bereavement Outcomes Among Cancer Caregivers . PI: Kathleen Mooney PhD. Co-PI(s): Ellington, L; Berry, P; Casserta, M; Lund, D; Donaldson, G. National Cancer Institute P01 NIH/NCI PO1CA1338317, 05/01/2010 - 04/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $7,736,237.00
  • Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors . PI: Hartz, A. Huntsman Cancer Institute, 10/01/2009 - 10/01/2010. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Relationships between Clinicians’ EHR-related Behavior and Interactions with Medical . PI: Haas, L. Department of Family and Preventive medicine, 03/01/2009 - 02/01/2010. Total project budget to date: $4,998.00
  • Expert Panel on Content Validity of Nurse-Caregiver Communication. PI: Ellington,L. Co-PI(s): Berry, P. College of Nursing, 03/01/2009 - 02/01/2010. Total project budget to date: $2,851.00
  • Immediate Emotional and Physical Responses to a Follow-up Medical Visit for Breast Cancer Survivors. PI: Margaret Clayton. Unioversity of Utah Research Foundation, 03/01/2008 - 08/31/2009. Total project budget to date: $26,000.00
  • Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholar. PI: Haynes-Lewis, H. (M. clayton Faculty sponsor). Jonas Foundation, 07/2014 - 07/2016. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program. PI: Clayton, MF. HRSA, 07/2014 - 06/2015. Total project budget to date: $99,875.00
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program. PI: Clayton, MF. HRSA; FUNDED, 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014. Total project budget to date: $136,055.00
  • Trial of the MAP Program. PI: Clayton, MF. Co-PI(s): Mooney, KM; Ellington, L. College of Nursing, 06/2013 - 06/2014. Total project budget to date: $0.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Describing Day of Death; Funded by Sigma Theta Tau International Chapter Gamma Roe. PI: Margaret F. Clayton. 01/01/2016 - 12/04/2016.
  • Refining and Testing the Medical Appointment Planner. Funded by CCPS division of Huntsman Cancer Institute . PI: Margaret F. Clayton. 07/2015 - 07/2016.
  • Exploring Family Health History: A Cross-Cultural Investigation. Funded by the Consortium for Families and Health Research. PI: Kim Kaphingst. 05/2015 - 04/2016.
  • Survivorship, Symptom Management and Quality of Life (SSMQOL). Funded by the Cancer Control and Population Science Division of Huntsman Cancer Institute. PI: Anne Kirchoff. 01/2015 - 06/2015.
  • Palliative and End of Life Care (PEOLC). Funded by the Cancer Control and Population Science Division of Huntsman Cancer Institute. PI: Lee Ellington. 01/2015 - 06/2015.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Clayton, MF; Ellington, L; Mooney, K. (2017) Development of the Medical Appointment Planner. J Clin Oncol 35, 2017 (suppl 5S; abstr 86). Published, 01/2017.
  • Clayton, MF; McCance, KL; (2017). Stress & Disease. In S.E. Huether, and K.L. McCance; Understanding pathophysiology. 6th edition. Elsevier. Published, 01/2017.
  • Clayton, MF; Scheer, CL (in press) Nursing and Health Communication: A Good Research Partnership. Nursing Communication.. In press, 01/2017.
  • Reblin, M; Clayton, MF; Xu, ; Hulett, J; Latimer, S; Donaldson, G; Ellington, L. (in press) Caregiver, patient, and nurse visit communication patterns in cancer home hospice. Psycho-oncology DOI 10.1002/pon.4361. In press, 12/2016.
  • Clayton MF & Dean, M; (publication expected 2017). Theories of Uncertainty in Illness. In M.J. Smith & P. Liehr (Eds). Middle Range Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing. 4th Edition. New York: Springer Publishing. In press, 12/2016.
  • Madden, C; Clayton MF; Canary, H; Towsley, G; Cloyes, K; (in press). Rules of Performance in the Nursing Home: A Grounded Theory of Nurse-CNA Communication. Geriatric Nursing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.12.013. In press, 12/2016.
  • Ellington, L; Cloyes, K; Xu, J; Bellury, L; Berry, P; Reblin, M; Clayton MF. (in press). Supporting home hospice family caregivers: Insights from different perspectives. Palliative and Supportive Care. In press, 11/2016.
  • Xu, J; Yang, R; Wilson, A; Latimer, S; Ellington, L; Terrill, A; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF (2016). Using network analysis to understand communication patterns in the healthcare triad. Gerontologist 56, 276-276. Published, 11/2016.
  • Song, L; Tyler, C; Clayton, MF; Rodgiriquez-Rassi, E; Hill, L; Bailey, J; Bailey, DE; (2016). Patient and Family Communication During Consultation Visits: The Effects of A Decision Aid for Treatment Decision Making for Localized Prostate Cancer. Patient Education and Counseling. pii: S0738-3991(16)30422-0pii: S0738-3991(16)30422-0; doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.09.012. [Epub ahead of print]. In press, 11/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Hulett, J; Kaur, K; Reblin, M; Wilson, A; Ellington, L. (in press 2016, scheduled for print July 2017). Nursing Support of Home Hospice Caregivers on the Day of Cancer Patient Death. Oncology Nursing Forum. In press, 11/2016.
  • Clayton, MF; Supiano, K; Wilson, R; Lassche, M; Latendresse, G. (in press). Using Simulation In Nursing PhD Education: Application Of Responsible Conduct Of Research Principles. Journal of Professional Nursing doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.05.010 PMID 28131150. In press, 11/2016.
  • Reblin, M; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF; Caserta, M; Lund, D; Mooney, K; (2016). Emotional disclosure in home hospice cancer care: Implications for spouse caregiver bereavement. J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl 26S; abstr 54). Published, 10/2016.
  • Ellington, L; Cloyes, K; Xu, J; Bellury, L; Berry, P; Reblin, M; Clayton MF. (in press). Supporting home hospice family caregivers: Insights from different perspectives. Palliative and Supportive Care. In press, 10/2016.
  • Dingley, C., Clayton, M.F, *Djin, L., *Doyon, K., Reblin, M., & Ellington, L., (in press). Caregiver activation and hospice nurse communication in advanced cancer care. Cancer Nursing: An International Journal for Cancer Care. In press, 09/2016.
  • Fowler, B; Ding, Q; Pappas, L; Wu, Y; Linder, L; Yancey, J; Wright, J; Clayton, MF, Kepka, D;. Kirchhoff, AC; (2016). Utah Cancer Survivors: A comprehensive comparison of health-related outcomes between survivors and individuals without a history of cancer. Journal of Cancer Education pp1-8; DOI: 10.1007/s13187-016-1098-y. Published, 06/2016.
  • Beck, M; Ellington, L; Dingley, C; Clayton MF; Reblin, M;. (2016). Hospice Caregiver Self-Care: Who’s Caring for the Caregiver? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. (S735) 51(2) 426. Published, 06/2016.
  • Lai, D; Doyon, K; Cloyes, K; Ellington, L; & Clayton, MF; (2016). We’re the Eyes and the Ears, but We Don’t Have a Voice: Perspectives of Hospice Aides (S702). 51(2), 407-408. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Published, 06/2016.
  • Ellington L, Clayton MF , Reblin M, Cloyes K, Beck AC, Harrold JK, Harris P & Casarett D (2016). Interdisciplinary Team Care and Hospice Team Provider Visit Patterns during the Last Week of Life. Journal of palliative medicine. Vol. 19, 482-7. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Clayton MF, Dingley C & Donaldson G (2016). The Integration of Emotional, Physiologic, and Communication Responses to Medical Oncology Surveillance Appointments During Breast Cancer Survivorship. Cancer nursing. In press, 04/01/2016.
  • Himes DO, Clayton MF, Donaldson GW, Ellington L, Buys SS & Kinney AY (2016). Breast Cancer Risk Perceptions among Relatives of Women with Uninformative Negative BRCA1/2 Test Results: The Moderating Effect of the Amount of Shared Information. Journal of genetic counseling. Vol. 25, 258-69. Published, 03/01/2016.
  • Lassche, M., Clayton, M. F., Supiano, K., Latendresse, G. & Wilson, R. D. (2015). Using simulation in PhD scientific education curricula to reinforce responsible conduct of research and ethics. Simulation in Healthcare.(December 2015). Published, 12/2015.
  • Tjia, J.T., Ellington, L., Clayton, M.F., Lemay, C., & Reblin, M. (2015). Managing medications during home hospice cancer care: The strategies of nurses and the needs of family caregivers. Journal of Symptoms and Pain Management. JSPM 50(5). 630-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.06.005. Published, 11/2015.
  • Tabler J; Utz, RL; Ellington, E; Reblin, M; Caserta, M; Clayton, MF; Lund, D. Missed Opportunity: Hospice Care and the Family (2015). Journal of Social Work in End of Life and Palliative Care. Published, 11/2015.
  • Mooney, K; Ellington, L; Caserta,M; Lund,D; Donaldson,G; Clayton,MF; Reblin, M; Berry, P; Utz, B; Supiano, K; Fuhrmann, H; Wong.B. The Development and Conceptualization of a Team Science Program Project: The Cancer Caregiver IMPACT Study. (under review Translational Behavioral Medicine). Submitted, 11/2015.
  • Himes, D.O.; Clayton, M.F; Donaldson, G.; Ellington, L.; Buys, S.S.; Kinney, A.Y.; (under review). Breast Cancer Risk, Screening, and Communication with Primary Care Providers in Women from Families with Indeterminate BRCA1/2 Test Results. Cancer Nursing. Submitted, 11/2015.
  • Reblin, M., Cloyes, K.G., Carpenter, J., Berry, P.H., Clayton, M.F. & Ellington, L. (2015). Social support needs: Discordance between home hospice nurses and former family caregivers. Palliative & Supportive Care,13(3) 465-72. doi:10.1017/S1478951513001156. Published, 10/2015.
  • Anderson, RA; Rothwell, E; Botkin, JR; Wong, B; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L. Newborn Screening False-Positives, Maternal Perceived Uncertainty And The Uncertainty In Screening Scale (UISS). (Under review). Journal of Community Genetics. Submitted, 10/2015.
  • Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Ferrell, B., Puchalski, C., Otis-Green, S., Handzo, G., Belfay, K., & Clayton, M.F. (2015). 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.72(1) 3-19. Published, 10/2015.
  • Mooney, K., Ellington, L, Caserta, M., Lund, DA, Clayton, MF, Reblin, M., Fuhrmann, HJ, Echeverria, C, Latimer, S., Utz, R., Supiano, K., Berry, P., Wong, B., Donaldson, GW. (under review) Palliative Medicine) Recruiting Family Caregivers, Patients and Hospice Nurses during End-of-Life: The Challenge for Longitudinal Behavioral Science Research. Submitted, 08/2015.
  • Ellington, L., Casarett, D., Reblin, M., Clayton, M. F., & Cloyes, K..(2015). Interdisciplinary team care for home hospice patients and their families during the last week of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 02/2015; 49(2):422-423. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.11.210. Published, 06/2015.
  • Moreland, J.; Ewoldson, ER; Albert, N.; Kosicki, G.; Clayton, MF. (2015). Predicting Nurses’ Turnover: The Aversive Effects of Decreased Identity, Poor Interpersonal Communication, and Learned Helplessness. Journal of Health Communication.20(10) 1155-1165. 0:1–11 DOI: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1018589. Published, 06/2015.
  • Himes, D.O.; Clayton, M.F; Donaldson, G.; Ellington, L.; Buys, S.S.; Kinney, A.Y.; (2015). Breast cancer risk perceptions among relatives of women with indeterminate negative BRCA1/2 test results: The moderating effect of the amount of shared information. Journal of Genetic Counseling. Epub ahead of print (DOI) 10.1007/s10897-015-9866-0. Published, 05/2015.
  • Tjia, J; Reblin, M; Lemay, C; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L; (2014). Organization, teamwork and advocacy: Important skills needed by hospice family caregivers who manage medications. J Clin Oncol 32, (suppl 31; abstr 121). Published, 11/2014.
  • Reblin, M., Otis-Green, S., Ellington, L. & Clayton, M.F. (2014).Strategies to Support Spirituality in Health Care Communication: An Example from a Home Hospice Cancer Caregiver. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 32,269-77. Published, 11/2014.
  • Clayton, MF; (July 2014). Cancer Survivorship and Communication. Encyclopedia of Health Communication. In Thompson, T.L.; Golson, J.G; (Eds). Sage. ISBN: 9781452258751. Published, 07/2014.
  • Clayton, MF; (July 2014). Nursing. Encyclopedia of Health Communication. In Thompson, T.L.; Golson, J.G; (Eds). Sage. ISBN: 9781452258751. Published, 07/2014.
  • Clayton, MF; Reblin, M; Carlisle, M; Ellington, L (2014). Communication Behaviors Used To Elicit and Address Cancer Patient/Caregiver Emotional Concerns: A Description of Home Hospice Communication. Oncology Nursing Forum. 41(3)311-21. Published, 05/2014.
  • Cloyes, KG, Carpenter, JG, Berry, PH, Reblin, M, Clayton, MF, & Ellington L (2014). “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; 16(5)282-90. Published, 05/2014.
  • Clayton, MF; McCance, K, Forshee B; (December 2013). Stress and Disease. In K.L. McCance & S.E. Huether (Eds). Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. 7th Edition. Elsevier. Published, 12/01/2013.
  • Ellington, L; Cloyes, KG; Berry, P; Thum-Thomas, N; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF ; (2013). Complexities for Hospice Nurses in Supporting Family Caregivers: Opinions from US Thought Leaders. Journal of Palliative Medicine 16(9) 1013-1019. [Featured as Lead Original Article for this issue]. Published, 09/2013.
  • 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, 07/2013.
  • Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF ; Berry, P; Mooney, K. (2012). Hospice nurse communication with cancer patients and their family caregivers. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 15, 262-8. Published, 01/2012.
  • Fisher, JH; Clayton, MF . (2012). Who gives a Tweet? Assessing Patient's Interest in the Use of Social Media for Healthcare. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing (Special Issue) doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2012.00243.x. Published, 01/2012.
  • Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Berry, P; Giese-Davis, J; Clayton, MF; (2012 epub ahead of print). Reflective Research: Supporting Researchers Engaged in Analyzing End-of-Life Communication. Patient Education and Counseling. Published, 01/2012.
  • Cloyes, KG; Berry, P; Reblin, M; Clayton, MF; Ellington, L; (2012). Exploring communication patterns among hospice nurses and family caregivers: A content analysis of in-home speech interactions. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 14(6) 426-37. Published, 01/2012.
  • Clayton, MF ; McCance, KL; Forshee, B; (2011). Stress and Disease. In S.E. Huether, and K.L. McCance; Understanding pathophysiology. 5th edition. Elsevier. Published, 11/2011.
  • Clayton, MF; Latimer, S; Dunn, T; Haas L. (2011); Assessing Patient-Centered Communication in a Family Practice Setting: How Do We Measure It, and Whose Opinion Matters? Patient Education & Counseling 84(3): 294-302. doi 10.1016/j.pec.2011.05.027 (Invited; Special Issue). Published, 10/2011.
  • Neville-Swenson, M; Clayton, MF; (2011) The Outpatient treatment of CA-MRSA. Journal of Pediatric healthcare. doi:10.1016/j.pedhc.2010.05.005. Published, 10/2011.
  • LeBaron, V; Berry, P; Ellington, L; Clayton, MF. (2011). Empowering Caregivers: A qualitative content Analysis of Hospice Nurse-Family Communication. Journal of Pain and symptom Management 41(1) 293. Published, 10/2011.
  • Chaplik, S.; Clayton, MF. (2011). Exploration of issues with antihypertensive therapy in the older adult veterans. Communicating Nursing Research 44 (399). Published, 10/2011.
  • Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Clayton MF; Berry, P. (2011) Unveiling the complexity of Home Hospice Nurse communication. Journal of Pain and symptom Management 41(91)194. Published, 10/2011.
  • Clayton MF; Ellington L (2011) Beyond Primary Care Providers: A Discussion of Health Communication Roles and Challenges for Healthcare Professionals and Others. In T. Thompson & R. Parrott, Editors Handbook of Health Communication. 2nd edition. Published, 06/2011.
  • Tavernier, SS; Beck, SL; Clayton, MF ; Pett, M; Berry, DL. (2011) Validity of the Patient Generated Index in Radiation Oncology. Oncology Nursing Forum 38(3):319-29. Published, 06/2011.
  • Clayton, MF; Pett, M. (2010). Modeling Relationships in Clinical Research using Path Analysis Part II: Evaluating the Model. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing 16(1) 75-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2010.00272.x (Invited submission). Published, 11/2010.
  • Pett, M; Clayton, MF (2010). Modeling Relationships in Clinical Research using Path Analysis Part I: An Overview of the Process. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing.15(4) 329-332. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2010.00250.x (Invited submission). Published, 10/2010.
  • Wright, K: Ellington, L; Clayton MF; Berry, P; Caserta M. (2010). Pre-Death Dual Process coping in Hospice Nurse-Caregiver Communication: A Case Study. Gerontologist 50; 389-339. Published, 10/2010.
  • Ellington, L; Reblin, M; Uchino, B; Latimer, S; Clayton, MF; Roter, D. (2010). Communication Style Predicts Physiological Response among Individuals with a family history of Cancer. Annals of behavioral Medicine 39, 9-9. Published, 10/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; (2010). The Impact of Health Communication Research on Cancer Survivorship. Health Communication 25,(6),565-566. (Invited; special issue). Published, 09/2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Donaldson, G; deSchweinitz, P. (2010). Cancer recurrence concerns predict increased interleukin activity surrounding a medical follow-up visit. Brain Behavior and Immunity - BRAIN BEHAV IMMUN 24. DOI:10.1016/j.bbi.2010.07.059. Published Abstract. PNIRS conference. Dublin, Ireland. Published, 01/2010.
  • Forshee, B; Clayton, MF; Stress and Disease. In K.L. McCance & S.E. Huether (Eds). Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. 6th Edition. Elsevier. Published, 2010.
  • Clayton, MF; Sahn, S; Wong, B. (2009) Decision-Making Role Preferences Among Family Practice Patients Communicating Nursing Research, Volume 42. Published, 06/2009.
  • Clayton, MF; Dudley, WN; (Thursday March 12, 2009) Patient-Centered Communication during Oncology Follow-up Visits for Breast Cancer Survivors. BCN (BreastCancer.Net) News. Other, 03/12/2009.
    http://www.breastcancer.net
  • 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(6) 709-715. Published, 2009.
  • Sheldon, L. K., Ellington, L., Barrett, R., Dudley, W. N., Clayton, M.F., & Rinaldi, K. (2009). Nurse responsiveness to cancer patient expressions of emotion. Patient Educ Couns, 76(1), 63-70. Published, 2009.
  • Hay, J; Harris, J; Waters, E; Clayton, MF; 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, 18-29. Published, 2009.
  • Clayton, MF; Dudley, WN; (2009) Patient-Centered Communication during Oncology Follow-up Visits for Breast Cancer Survivors: Content and temporal structure. Oncology Nursing Forum 36(2) Online Exclusive E69-79. Published, 2009.
  • Clayton, MF (2009) Revision and Update of Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides (for 47 chapters) to accompany: McCance, KM. & Huether, S. & Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children 6th Edition. Elsevier. Published, 2009.
  • Sheldon, LK; Ellington, L; Dudley, W; Barrett, R; Clayton, MF. (2008). Affective responsiveness to cancer patients’ expressions of emotion. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 35, S60. Published, 10/2008.
  • Clayton, MF; Dudley, WN; Musters, A; (2008). Communication with Breast Cancer Survivors. Health Communication 23(3) 207-21. Published, 01/2008.
  • Mishel, MH, Clayton MF. Uncertainty in Illness Theories. In Smith MJ; Liehr P (Ed.), Middle Range Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing 2nd ed. New York: Springer. Published, 2008.
  • Clayton, MF; Pett, M.; (2008), AMOS versus LISREL: One data set, two analyses. Nursing Research 57(4) 283-292. Published, 01/2008.
  • Sheldon, L.K., Ellington, L., Barrett, R., Clayton, M.F., Dudley, W.N. & Rinaldi, K. Patient Educ Couns, 76(1), 63-70 Nurse responsiveness to cancer patient expressions of emotion. Patient Education and Counseling. Published, 01/2008.
  • Clayton, MF; Kelly, DK; Jasti, S.; (2007). A Time Analysis of Communication with Breast Cancer Survivors, preliminary findings (poster abstract). Communicating Nursing Research, 40(15) 383. Published, 10/2007.
  • Clayton, MF, Ellington, L; Jasti, S; Dudley, WN; Dilorio, CK. (2007). African-American Mothers and Adolescents Talk about Sexuality: Prevention vs Practice. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 33, S207. Published, 10/2007.
  • Clayton, MF; Dudley, WN; Musters, A.; (2006). Communication with breast cancer survivors. Communicating Nursing Research 39(14) 83-91. (full paper published as Carol A. Lindeman Award winner, later version in Health Communication). Published, 10/2006.
  • Clayton, MF; (2006). Communication: An important part of nursing care. AJN. 106(11) 70-71. Invited Submission. Published, 01/2006.
  • Gil, KM; Mishel, MH; Belyea, M; Germino, BB; Porter, L; Clayton, MF; (2006) Benefits From an Uncertainty Management Intervention for Older Long-term Breast Cancer: 20 month Outcomes. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 13(4) 286-294. † *. Published, 01/2006.
  • Porter, L; Clayton, MF; Belyea, M; Mishel, M.; Gil, KM; Germino, BB; (2006). Predicting psychological distress and psychological growth in African American and Caucasian long term breast cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 31(3) 195-204. Published, 01/2006.
  • Clayton, MF; Mishel, M. H., & Belyea, M.; (2006). Testing a model of symptoms, communication, uncertainty, and emotional well-being, in older breast cancer survivors. Research in Nursing & Health, 29(1)18-39. Published, 01/2006.
  • Mishel, M.H; Germino, B.B., Gil, K.M., Belyea, M., LaNey, I.C., Stewart, J., Porter, L., & Clayton, MF; (2005) Benefits from an uncertainty management intervention for African-American and Caucasian older long-term breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 14(11) 962-978. Published, 01/2005.
  • Mishel, MH & Clayton, MF. (2003). Uncertainty in ILlness Theories. IN MJ Smith & P Liehr (Eds). Middle Range Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing. New York: Springer. Published, 01/2003.
  • Clayton, MF (2001). Immunizations. In C. Green-Hernandez; JK Singleton, & DZ Aronzon (Eds). Pediatric Primary Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven. Published, 01/2001.
  • Clayton, MF; & Boegel, E. (1999). Missed immunization opportunities: A comparison of nurse practitioners and physicians. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 11(10) 423-429. Published, 01/1999.
  • Clayton, MF; (1996). Caring for Carl at home. Home Healthcare Nurse, 14(8) 605-608. Published, 01/1996.