Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN

Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
  • Program Director, Nursing Informatics
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health

Co-Director
Center of Excellence in Biology and Behavior Across the Life Span

Location:
Room 455C, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-4913
Email:
enahm@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, Nursing Informatics, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • MS, Gerontological Nursing , University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • BSN, EWHA Woman’s University

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2016 - 2019
    Title:
    A Theory-Based Patient Portal eLearning Program for Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses
    Sponsoring Organization:
    AHRQ
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2016 - 2019
    Title:
    Preparation of Innovative RN-to-BSN Nursing Workforce with Expertise in Care Coordination Supported by Health Information Technology and Analytics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2019 - 2020
    Title:
    The Impact of a Digital Cancer Survivorship Patient Engagement Toolkit (CaS-PET Silver) on Older Cancer Survivors’ Health Outcomes: A Pilot Study
    Sponsoring Organization:
    UMMC/UMSON
    Role:
    Multiple Principal Investigator
  • Date:
    2017 - 2019
    Title:
    Innovative Use of Health IT to Engage Cancer Survivors in their Care Management
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Chapter, Maryland
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Title:
    UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    UMB
    Role:
    Other
  • Date:
    2016 - 2016
    Title:
    Development and Testing a Survey to Assess Network Architecture for Distributed Systems of Medical Devices in Acute Hospitals
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIST/MITRE
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2006 - 2009
    Title:
    Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIA
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2006 - 2009
    Title:
    Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIA
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2009 - 2014
    Title:
    Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online Communities
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NINR
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

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

Research Activity

  • Duration:
    2019 - Current
    Title:
    UM Greenebaum Cancer Center Population Health Program: Full member
  • Duration:
    2017 - Current
    Title:
    GCCC1787: Innovative Use of Health IT to Engage Cancer Survivors in their Care Management
    Description:
    This pilot study will develop and pilot-test an electronic Cancer Survivorship Patient Engagement Toolkit (CaS-PET) designed to be used at the new UMGCCC Oncology Supportive Care (OSC) clinic. The findings of this study will serve as preliminary data for an R01 grant project that will test the efficacy of CaS-PET.
    Status:
    On-Going

Publications

  • Nahm, E., Miller, K., McQuaige, M., Corbitt, N., Jaidar, N., Rosenblatt, P., et al (2019). Testing the Impact of Cancer Survivorship Patient Engagement Toolkit (CaS-PET) on Selected Health Outcomes of Survivors Who Completed Treatments with Curative Intent. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46, 572-584.
  • Wickersham, K. E., Powell, K., Soybelman, I., O’Malley, C. & Nahm, E. (2019). Innovative Use of Patient Portals During Cancer Survivorship: A First Step. Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship, 10 (3). http://jons-online.com/issues/2019/march-2019-vol-10-no-3/2325-innovative-use-of-patient-portals-during-cancer-survivorship-a-first-step
  • Son, H. & Nahm, E. (2019). Older Adults' Experience Using Patient Portals in Communities: Challenges and Opportunities.. CIN: Computers, informatics, nursing, 37 (1), 4-10. doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000476
  • Nahm, E., Poe, S., Lacy, D., Lardner, M., Van de Castle, B. & Powell, K.. Cybersecurity Essentials for Nursing Informaticians. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 37 (8), 389-393.
  • Nahm, E., Zhu, S., Bellantoni, M., Keldsen, L., Russomanno, V., Rietschel, M., et al (2018). The Effects of a Theory-Based Patient Portal e-Learning Program for Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses.. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, Doi: 10.1089/tmj.2018.0184. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1089/tmj.2018.0184
  • Nahm, E., Zhu, S., Bellantoni, M., Keldsen, L., Charters, K., Russomanno, V., et al (2018). Patient Portal Use Among Older Adults: What Is Really Happening Nationwide?. Journal of Applied Gerontology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464818776125.
  • Nahm, E., Gonzalez, E., Diblasi, C., Sagherian, K., Silver, K., Yoo, E., et al (2017, August 24). Use of Patient Portals Among Diabetes Educators and Registered Nurses in Practice.. Nursing and Practice, 1 (1), 6-12.
  • Nahm, E., Diblasi, C., Gonzales, E., Silver, K., Zhu, S., Sagherian, K., et al (2017). Patient-Centered Personal Health Record and Portal Implementation Toolkit for Ambulatory Clinics: A Feasibility Study. Comput Inform Nurs, 35 (4), 176-185.
  • Nahm, E., Resnick, B. M., Brown, C., Zhu, S., Magaziner, J., Bellantoni, M., et al (2017). The Effects of an Online Theory-Based Bone Health Program for Older Adults. J Appl Gerontol, 36 (9), 1117-1144.
  • Park, B. K., Nahm, E., Rogers, V., Choi, M., Friedmann, E., Wilson, M., et al (2017). A Facebook-Based Obesity Prevention Program for Korean American Adolescents: Usability Evaluation. J Pediatr Health Care, 31 (1), 57-66.

See a full list of published work.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Cancer Survivorship Patient Engagement Toolkit (CaS-PET): An Innovative Cancer Care Delivery Approach
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    MedInfo
    Sponsoring Organization:
    International Medical Informatics Association
    Location:
    Lyon France
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Adherence to Behaviors that Facilitate Health in Older Adults
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine,
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Location:
    Washington DC United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Innovative Use of Patient Portals to Improve Medication Management and Adherence in Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Feasibility Study
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Southern Nursing Research Society Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Southern Nursing Research Society
    Location:
    Orlando FL United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Patient Portal Use Among Older Adults: What Is Really Happening Nationwide?
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Location:
    New Orleans LA United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Nursing Informaticians and Cybersecurity: What Do We Need to Know?
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Mobile Nursing App Prototyping (DIY)
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI)
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    A Theory-Based Patient Portal eLearning Program for Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Gerontological Society of America
    Location:
    Boston MA United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Effects of an Online Booster Intervention on Behavioral Change In A Longitudinal Bone Health Trial
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Sponsoring Organization:
    SBM
    Location:
    San Diego CA United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Population Health and HIT Research
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American Medical Informatics Association 2017 Annual Symposium
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Medical Informatics Association
    Location:
    Washington, D. C. United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Introduction to Clinical Informatics and the Internet of Things
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI)
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States

Areas of Specialization

  • Geroinformatics, Consumer Health Informatis, Gerontology

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Academy of Nursing
    Date:
    November 2009
  • Name:
    Distinguished Visiting Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Tri-Service General Hospital, Taiwan
    Date:
    August 2016
  • Name:
    Gerontological Society of America Fellowship
    Sponsoring organization:
    Gerontological Society of America
    Date:
    November 2016
  • Name:
    Sigma Theta Tau International's Scholarly Presentation Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    Sigma Theta Tau Pi Chapter
    Date:
    June 2016

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    UMMC
    Role:
    UMMC Nursing Research Council, Member
  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Institute for Clinical Translational Research University of Maryland, Baltimore
    Role:
    Associate Director for Informatics Core
  • Date:
    2010 - Current
    Organization:
    UMB SON Nursing Informatics Program
    Role:
    UMB SON Nursing Informatics Advisory Board, Chair
  • Date:
    2016 - Current
    Organization:
    Big 10 Nursing School Alliance – Informatics Working Group
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2012 - Current
    Organization:
    UMB Center of Excellence for Biology and Behavior Across the Life Span,
    Role:
    Co-Director
  • Date:
    2003 - Current
    Organization:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics Conference
    Role:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics Conference Planning Committee Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2008 - Current
    Organization:
    Clinic Economics & Outcomes Research
    Role:
    Editorial Review Board Member
  • Date:
    2013 - 2015
    Organization:
    National HIT Policy Committee’s Accountable Care Workgroup, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
    Role:
    Panel/Accreditation/Certification Team Member
  • Date:
    2010 - Current
    Organization:
    American Academy of Nursing Informatics and Technology Expert Panel Members
    Role:
    Panel/Accreditation/Certification Team Member

Public

  • Date:
    2016 - 2016
    Organization:
    Union Baptist Church Cyber Senior Center
    Role:
    Volunteer
  • Date:
    2018 - 2018
    Organization:
    Computer Teacher for Leonard Hicks Community Center Older Adults Computer Clss
    Role:
    Volunteer