Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor, OSAH
Program Director, Nursing Informatics
Co-Director, Center of Excellence in Biology and Behavior Across the Life Span
Address: 455C
Phone Number: 410-706-4913
Fax Number: 410-706-3289
Nahm@son.umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • MS, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
  • BSN, EWHA Woman's University, Seoul, Korea

Research

  • Nahm, E. S. (PI) 10/2014 - 09/2016 University of Maryland Medical Center/UMSON "Patient-Centered PHR/Portal Implementation Toolkit for Ambulatory Clinics: A Feasibility Study"
  • R01NR011296-03S1 Nahm, E. S. (PI) 06/ 2011 – 07/ 2013 NIH/National Institute of Nursing Research Diversity Research Supplement to "Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online Communities"
  • R01NR011296 Nahm, E. S. (PI) 08/ 2009 – 07/ 2014 NIH/National Institute of Nursing Research "Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online Communities"
  • UMBSON DRIF Nahm, E. S. (PI) 03/2012 – 02/2013 University of Maryland School of Nursing  Development and Testing of a Mobile Health Website
  • R21AG029578-01A1 Nahm, E. S. (PI) 07/2007 – 04/2010 National Institute on Aging "Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers"
  • R21 AG026013-01A1 Nahm, E. S. (PI) 02/2006 – 01/2008 The National Institute on Aging “Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors”
  • R37 AG009901 Nahm, E. S. (PI) 04/01/2007-06/30/2008 National Institute on Aging “Exploration of Informal Caregiving Following Hip Fracture”
  • UM SON/UMMS Collaboration Grant Nahm/ Stevens (Co-PIs) 01/1/2008 – 12/21/2008 University of Maryland School of Nursing/University of Maryland Medical Center “Web-Based Preoperative Education Program for Patients Who Undergo Surgery”

Research Interests

  • Use of eHealth/mHealth interventions to promote and manage the health of adults age 50 and older
  • Patient-centered PHR/patient portal implementation
  • Web-based research and usability testing
  • Hospital information systems evaluation and implementation

Publications

  • Nahm, E.-S., Warren, J., Friedmann, E., Brown, J. Rouse, D., Park, B.-K., & Quigley, K. W. (In-press). Implementation of a Participant-Centered Weight Management Program for Older Nurses: A Feasibility Study. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI).
  • Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Bellantoni, M., Zhu, S., Brown, C., Brennan, P. F., et al. (In-press). Dissemination of Theory-Based Online Bone Health Programs: Two Intervention Approaches.Health Informatics Journal.
  • Resnick, B., Nahm, E.-S., Zhu, S., Brown, C., An, M.-J., Park, B.-K., & Brown, J.  (In-press). The Impact of Osteoporosis, Falls, Fear of Falling and Efficacy Expectations on Exercise Among Community Dwelling Older Adults. Health Education and Behavior
  • Qi., B.-B., Resnick, B., & Nahm, E.-S. (2014). Reliability and Validity of the Revised Osteoporosis Knowledge Test (OKT). Nursing Measurement, 22, 342-356.
  • Nahm, E.-S. (2013). Mobile Technologies for Health Education: What Do We Need to Consider?Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI). 17 (2), Available at http://ojni.org/issues/?p=2655
  • Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Plummer, L., & Park, B. K. (2013). Use of discussion boards in an onlinehip fracture resource center for caregiversJournal of Orthopaedic Nursing. 32, 2, 89-95. (CE article).
  • Kim, K.-S., & Nahm, E.-S. (2012). Benefits of and barriers to the use of personal health records (PHR) for health management among adults. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 16 (3), Available at http://ojni.org/issues/?p=1995.
  • Nahm, E.-S., Orwig, D., Resnick, B., Magaziner, J., Bellantoni, M., & Sterling, R. (2011).  Recruitment of Older Adult Patient-Caregiver Dyads for an Online Caregiver Resource Program: Lessons Learned. Ageing International. doi: 10.1007/s12126-011-9128-x
  • Nahm, E.-S., Bausell, B., Resnick, B., Covington, B., Magaziner, J., & Brennan, P. F. (2010). Effects of a Social Cognitive Theory Based Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Older Adults. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 28(6), 371-379.
  • Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Orwig, D.; Magaziner, J., DeGrezia, M. (2010). Exploration of Informal Caregiving Following Hip Fracture Geriatric Nursing. Geriatric Nursing. 254-262.
  • Nahm, E.-S., Bausell, B., Resnick, B., Covington, B., Magaziner, J., Brennan, P. F., Mathews, R., & Park, J.-H (2009). Online Research in Older Adults: Lessons Learned From Conducting an Online Randomized Controlled Trial. Applied Nursing Research. 58(6), 419-426.
  • Nahm, E. S., Resnick, B., Degrezia, M., & Brothemakle, B (2009). Use of discussion boards in a social cognitive theory-based hip fracture prevention website for older adults. Nursing Research. 58, 419-426.

Presentations

  • "Unlocking the Full Potential of Health IT Innovations for the Care of Older Adults." Keynote Speaker. Annual Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Conference at Orlando, FL, September 17-20, 2014.
  • “Implementation of a Novel Weight Management Program for older Nurses: A Feasibility Study." Invited Speaker. MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Nursing Grand Round, Baltimore, MD, August 21, 2014.
  • “Health IT Innovations for Patients and Their Caregivers." Invited Speaker. Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, MD, July 16-18, 2011.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Graduate-level nursing informatics courses (NURS 737: Concepts of Nursing Informatics; NURS 738: Practicum in Nursing & Health Informatics)
  • PhD Student Grant Writing Course (NURN: 880-02, BBAL Center-sponsored course)

Academic & Professional Activities

  • November 2013: “Dissemination of Online Bone Health Interventions: Implications for Research and Clinical Practice” (Symposium: Convener) Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24, 2013
  • November 2013: “Comparative Effects of Two Online Health Behavior Interventions: 2-week vs. 8-week” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Zhu, S., Resnick, B., & An, M.-J.)
  • November 2013: “Assessment of Current Bone Health-Related Information Needs Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults” (Paper: Park, B.-K., Doctoral student, Brown, J., & Nahm, E.-S.)
  • November 2013: “Retention Strategies for Online Trials in Older Adults: Do We Know What Participants Want?” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B, Brown, J., An, M.-J., Park, B.-k. Rietschel, M.) Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24 , 2013
  • November 2013: “Innovative Approaches to Dissemination and Implementation of Evidenced Based Interventions” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Richel, M, & Antol, S. Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20 - 24 , 2013
  • March 2013: “Development and Testing of a Mobile Health Website for Mobile Clinic Patients” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Antol, S., Carter-Pokras, O., Zhang, D., Kapustin, J., Plummer, L., Pinna, J., & Rietschel, M.) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March 20-23, 2013
  • March 2013: “Effects of an 8-week Theory-based Online Bone Health Program for Older Adults Recruited from Two Large Online Communities” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Magaziner, J., Bellantoni, M., Brown, C., Zhu, S., et al.) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March 20-23, 2013
  • February 2013: "Impact of Holidays in Web Module Usage in a Large Online Trial" (Poster: Park, B.-K., Doctoral student, Nahm, E.-S., & Zhu, S.) Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Little Rock, AR, February 27 – March 2, 2013
  • November 2012: “Fear of Falling in Community-Dwelling Older Adults and Its Relationship with Level of Exercise” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Magaziner, J., Zhu, S., Brown, C., & Kim, K.-S.) Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 14-18, 2012
  • June 2012: “Use of Discussion Boards in an Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers” (Poster: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B. & Kim, K.-S.) University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A 11th International Congress in Nursing Informatics, Montreal, Canada, June 23-27, 2012
  • April 2012:  “The Impact of an Online Theory-Based Bone Health Program on Setting Health Goals” (Paper: Nahm, E.-S., Resnick, B., Magaziner, J., Bellantoni, M., Brennan, P., Estabrooks, P., An, M.J., Brown, J.B., & Rietschel, M.) Annual Scientific Meetings & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA, April 11-14, 2012
  • February 2012: “Evaluation of Treatment Fidelity Implemented in an Online Study.” (Paper: An, M., Doctoral student, & Nahm, E.-S.) Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, New Orleans, LA, February 22-25, 2012