Diane Treat-Jacobson

Diane Treat-JacobsonDiane J. Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN 
Chair, Adult and Gerontological Health Cooperative Unit

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Office Location:
6-145 Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Co-operative Membership:
Adult and Gerontological Nursing

Center Membership:
Center for Gerontological Nursing

Education Background:
B.S.N., 1981, Nursing, Georgetown University
M.S., 1988, Nursing, University of Maryland-Baltimore
Ph.D., 1998, Nursing (Physiology minor), University of Minnesota

Teaching Interests:
Nursing Research
Nursing Theory

Research Interests:
Specialty areas are outcomes of exercise training in patients with claudication from peripheral arterial disease; quality of life assessment in patients with peripheral arterial disease; quality of life measurement. (Recent grants and selected publications are listed below.)

Research and Education Grants:
Title of Project: Exercise Training to Reduce Claudication:  Arm Ergometry versus Treadmill Walking
Funding Agency: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute 5 R-01 HL090854-02
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 9/15/2005-4/30/2013

Title of Project: Mechanism of improvement in response to upper vs. lower extremity aerobic training in patients with claudication
Funding Agency: AHC Clinical Research Scholarship
Role: Clinical Scholar
Project Dates: 2005-2008

Title of Project: Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging
Funding Agency: UMN Center on Aging
Role: Chair
Project Dates: 9/1/2004-8/31/2006

Title of Project: The Utility of Upper Extremity Aerobic Training for Critical Limb Ischemia
Funding Agency: AHC Faculty Development Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 12/1/2003-11/30/2005

Title of Project: Evaluation of the Effects of Upper Extremity Ergometry in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
Funding Agency: Densford Center for Nursing Leadership, U of Minnesota
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 9/03-8/04

Title of Project: Predictors of a Successful Response to Exercise Training for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Funding Agency: American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 7/02-6/06

Title of Project: PARTNERS Preceptorship Survey
Funding Agency: Bristol Myers Squibb/ Sanofi Synthelabo
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 2002-Present

Title of Project: PARTNERS: PAD Awareness, Risk, and Treatment: New Resources for Survival
Funding Agency: Bristol-Myers Squibb/ Sanofi Partnership
Role: Steering Committee Member; MN Regional Coordinator
Project Dates: 1999-Present

Title of Project: Assessment of Disease-Specific Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease: Development of a New PAD Questionnaire
Funding Agency: Society of Vascular Nursing Research Award
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1997-Present

Selected Publications:
Bronas UG, Hirsch AT, Badenhop D, Collins T, Erman J, Ershow AG, Lewis B, Murphy TP, Treat-Jacobson D, Walsh ME, Regensteiner JG (in Press). Design of the Multicenter Standardized Supervised Exercise Training Intervention for the CLaudication: Exercise Versus Endoluminal Revascularization Study (CLEVER). Vascular Medicine.* **

Treat-Jacobson D, Bronas UG, Leon AS (2009). Efficacy of arm-ergometry versus treadmill exercise training to improve walking distance in patients with claudication. Vascular Medicine, 203-213.* **

Hadidi N, Treat-Jacobson D, Lindquist R (2009). Poststroke Depression and Functional Outcome: A Critical Review of the Literature. Heart & Lung.*

Lindquist R, Sendelbach S, Windenburg D, VanWormer A, Treat-Jacobson D, Chose D (2008). Challenges of implementing a feasibility study of acupuncture in acute and critical care settings. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 19 (2)* **

Regensteiner JG, Hiatt WR, Coll JR, Criqui MH, Treat-Jacobson D, McDermott MM, Hirsch AT (2008). The impact of peripheral arterial disease on health-related quality of life in the Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness, Risk, and Treatment: New Resources for Survival (PARTNERS) Program. Vascular Medicine, 13; 15-24.* **

Sandau K, Lindquist R, Treat-Jacobson D, Savik K.(2008) Health-Related Quality of Life and Subjective Neurocognitive Function at 3-Months Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft. Heart & Lung 37 161-172.* **

Hirsch AT, Murphy TP, Lovell MB, Twillman G, Treat-Jacobson D, Harwood E, Mohler ER, Creager MA, Hobson RW, Robertson RM, Howard WJ, Criqui MH. (2007). Gaps in public knowledge of peripheral arterial disease: The first national PAD public awareness survey. Circulation 116 (18), 2084-2094.* **

Treat-Jacobson D, Lindquist R (2007). Exercise, quality of life, and symptoms in men and women 5 to 6 years after CABG surgery. Heart & Lung, 36, 387-397.* **

Halm M, Treat-Jacobson D, Lindquist R, Savik K. (2007). Caregiver burden and outcomes of caregiving of spouses of coronary artery bypass patients. Heart & Lung, 36, 170-187.* **

Halm M, Treat-Jacobson D, Lindquist R, Savik K. (2006). Correlates of caregiver burden after coronary artery bypass surgery. Nursing Research 55(6), 426-436.* **Treat-Jacobson, D., & Lindquist, R. A. (2004). Functional recovery and exercise behavior in men and women 5 to 6 years following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(5), 479-498.

Olson, K. W. P., & Treat-Jacobson, D. (2004). Symptoms of peripheral arterial disease: A critical review. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 22(3), 72-77.

Mohler, E. R. III, Treat-Jacobson, D., Reilly, M. P., Cunningham, K. E., Miani, M., Criqui, M. H., Hiatt, W. R., & Hirsch, A. T. (2004). Utility and barriers to performance of the ankle-brachial index in primary care practice. Vascular Medicine, 9(4), 253-260.

Treesak, C., Kasemsup, V., Treat-Jacobson, D., Nyman, J. A., & Hirsch, A. T. (2004). Cost-effectiveness of exercise training to improve claudication symptoms in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Vascular Medicine, 9(4), 279-285.

Nehler, M. R., McDermott, M. M., Treat-Jacobson, D., Chetter, I., & Regensteiner, J. G. (2003). Functional outcomes and quality of life in peripheral arterial disease: Current status. Vascular Medicine, 8(2), 115-126.

Treat-Jacobson, D., & Walsh, M. E. (2003). Treating patients with peripheral arterial disease and claudication. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 21(1), 5-14.

Lindquist, R., Dupuis, G., Terrin, M. L., Hoogwerf, B., Czajkowski, S., Herd, J. A., ... Treat-Jacobson, D., et al. (2003). Comparison of health-related quality-of-life outcomes of men and women after coronary artery bypass surgery through 1 year: Findings from the POST CABG Biobehavioral Study. American Heart Journal, 146(6), 1038-1044.

Falcone, R. A., Hirsch, A. T., Regensteiner, J. G., Treat-Jacobson, D., Williams, M. A., Hiatt, W. R., et al. (2003). Peripheral arterial disease rehabilitation: A review. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 23(3), 170-175.

Regensteiner, J. G., Walsh, M. E., & Treat-Jacobson, D. (2002). Assessing functional status in patients with claudication. Periphery, 2(4), 1-8.

Treat-Jacobson DT, Halverson SL, Ratchford A, Regensteiner JG, Lindquist R, Hirsch AT (2002). A patient-derived perspective of health-related quality-of-life in peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 34 (1) 55-60.

Regensteiner JG, Walsh ME, Treat-Jacobson D. (2002). Assessing functional status in patients with claudication. Periphery, 2 (4), 1-8.

Hirsch AT, Criqui MH, Treat-Jacobson D, Regensteiner JG, Creager MA, Olin JW, Krook SH, Hunninghake DB, Comerota, AJ, Walsh ME, McDermott MM, & Hiatt WR (2001). Peripheral arterial disease detection, awareness, and treatment in primary care. JAMA, 286, 1317-1324.

Hirsch AT, Baker S, Treat-Jacobson D, Lunzer MA, Hotvedt PS, Krook S, Rajala S, Hunninghake DB. 2001 The Minnesota Regional Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening Program: Toward a Definition of Community Standards of Care. Vascular Medicine 6 (2), 87-96.

Lindquist, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Watanuki, S. (2000). A case for multisite studies in critical care. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 29 (4), 269-277.

Dawson, D.L., Chow, M., Regensteiner, J., Vogt, M., Hegg, C., Lee, S., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Hirsch, A. (1999). Treatment of intermittent claudication secondary to peripheral arterial disease. Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 24 (12), 616-622.

Hirsch, A., Treat-Jacobson, D., Lando, H., & Hatsukami, D. (1997). The Role of Tobacco Cessation, Anti-Platelet, and Lipid-Lowering Therapies for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Vascular Medicine, 18, 43-51.

Czajkowski, S., Terrin, M., Lindquist, R., Hoogwerf, B. Dupuis, G., Shumaker, S., Gray, R., Herd, A., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Knatterud, G. for the Post CABG Biobehavioral Study Investigators (1997). Comparison of pre-operative characteristics of men and women undergoing bypass graft surgery: Findings of the Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Biobehavioral Study. American Journal of Cardiology, 79, 1017-1024.

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