Kristen R. Weaver, PhD, CRNP

Kristen R. Weaver, PhD, CRNP
  • Assistant Professor
    Pain and Translational Symptom Science
Location:
Room 731A, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-5119
Email:
kristen.weaver@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, New York University, 2017
  • MS, Columbia University, 2005
  • BS, Columbia University, 2001
  • BA, Vanderbilt University, 1997

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2017 - 2019
    Title:
    T32 Interdisciplinary Training Program in Biobehavioral Pain Research
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
    Role:
  • Date:
    2016 - 2018
    Title:
    Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar Award
    Sponsoring Organization:
    The Rockefeller University
    Role:
  • Date:
    2015 - 2017
    Title:
    Graduate Partnership Program, Intramural Research Training Awardee
    Sponsoring Organization:
    National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH
    Role:

Research Interests

  • The role of stress, sex hormones and the microbiota, as modulators of the brain-gut axis in patients with chronic abdominal pain.

Publications

  • Kamp, K., Weaver, K. R., Sherwin, L. B., Barney, P., Hwang, S., Burr, R., et al (2019). Effects of a comprehensive self-management intervention on extraintestinal symptoms among patients with IBS. Journal of Psychosomatic Research.
  • Weaver, K. R., Melkus, G. D., Fletcher, J. & Henderson, W. A. (2018). Serum proteomics in African American females with IBS: An exploratory study. Nursing Research.
  • Weaver, K. R., Melkus, G. D., Fletcher, J. & Henderson, W. A. (2018). Perceived stress, its physiological correlates, and quality of life, in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Biological Research For Nursing.
  • Weaver, K. R., Melkus, G. D. & Henderson, W. A. (2017). Irritable bowel syndrome: A review. American Journal of Nursing.
  • Tyberg, A., Nieto, J., Salgado, S., Weaver, K., Kedia, P., Sharaiha, R. Z., et al (2017). Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) - directed transgastric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or EUS: Mid-term analysis of an emerging procedure. Clinical Endoscopy.
  • Weaver, K. R., Sherwin, L. B., Walitt, B., Melkus, G. D. & Henderson, W. A. (2016). Neuroimaging the brain-gut axis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

See a full list of published work.