Joseph Gaugler

Gaugler Small 2013

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD
Associate Professor
McKnight Presidential Fellow
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Telephone Number:
612-626-2485

Fax Number:
612-625-7180

Email Address:
gaug0015@umn.edu

Office Location:
6-153 Weaver-Densford Hall

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

Center Memberships:
Center on Aging
Center for Gerontological Nursing
Masonic Cancer Center
Mixed Methods Interdisciplinary Graduate Group (Founder and Director)

Education Background:
BA, 1995, Gustavus Adolphus College (Psychology/History)
MS, 1996, Pennsylvania State University, (Human Dev & Family Studies)
PhD, 1999, Pennsylvania State University, (Human Dev & Family Studies)
Post-doctoral study, 1999-2000, University of Minnesota (Aging)

Teaching Interests / Courses Taught:
Research methods
Gerontology/Geriatrics
NURS 1910W: Chronic Illness in the U.S.: From Cell to Society
NURS 8195: Mixed Methods in the Social, Behavioral, and Applied Health Sciences

Research Interests:
Longitudinal implications of family care for chronically disabled adults
Effectiveness of psychosocial and community-based services for care-giving families
Effects of social integration on outcomes in LTC environments.

Current Funded Research Projects:
Title of Project: Comparative Effectiveness of Dementia Caregiver Interventions: Towards a Person-Centered Care Planning Tool
Funding Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (K18 HS022445)
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2013-2015

Title of Project: Alzheimer's Disease Coordinated Care for Hispanic and Latino Seniors: Pilot Implementation
Funding Agency: University of Minnesota/University of California-Los Angeles Clinical and Translational Science Institutes
Role: Principal Investigator (with Dr. Joshua Chodosh)
Project Dates: 2013-2014

Title of Project: The Dementia Caregiver Care Planning Tool and Pilot Implementation
Funding Agency: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (R03 HS020948)
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2012-2014

Title of Project: The Residential Care Transition Module: Pilot Evaluation
Funding Agency: Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role:Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2012-2014

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Gaugler, J. E., Reese, M., & Mittelman, M. S. (2013). Effects of the NYU Caregiver Intervention-Adult Child on residential care placement. The Gerontologist, 53, 985-987.

Ornstein, K., & Gaugler, J.E. (2012). The problem with "problem behaviors": A systematic review of the association between individual patient behavioral and psychological symptoms and caregiver depression and burden within the dementia patient-caregiver dyad. International Psychogeriatrics, 24, 1536-1562.

Gaugler, J. E., Wall, M.M., Kane, R.L., Menk, J.S., Sarsour, K., Johnston, J.A., Schuh, K., & Newcomer, R. (2011). Does caregiver burden mediate the effects of behavioral disturbances on nursing home admission? American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19, 497-506.

Gaugler, J. E., Wall, M.M., Kane, R.L., Menk, J.S., Sarsour, K., Johnston, J.A., Beusching, D., & Newcomer, R. (2010). The effects of incident and persistent behavioral problems on change in caregiver burden and nursing home admission of persons with dementia. Medical Care, 48, 875-83.

Gaugler, J. E., Yu, F., Krichbaum, K., & Wyman, J.F. (2009). Predictors of nursing home admission for persons with dementia. Medical Care, 47, 191-8.

Gaugler, J. E., Roth, D. L., Haley, W. E., & Mittelman, M. S. (2008). Can counseling and support reduce Alzheimers caregivers burden and depressive symptoms during the transition to institutionalization? Results from the NYU Caregiver Intervention study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56, 421-428.

Gaugler, J. E., Kane, R. L., & Newcomer, R. (2007). Resilience and transitions from dementia caregiving. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 62,P38-P44.

Gaugler, J. E., & Teaster, P. (2006). The family caregiving career: Implications for community-based long-term care practice and policy. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 18, 139-152.

Gaugler, J. E., Kane, R. L., Kane, R. A., & Newcomer, R. (2005). Unmet care needs and key outcomes in dementia. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53, 2098-2105.

Gaugler, J. E., Leach, C. R., Clay, T., & Newcomer, R. (2004). Predictors of nursing home placement in African-Americans with dementia. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52 445-452.

Gaugler, J. E., Kane, R. L., Kane, R. A., Clay, T., & Newcomer, R. (2003). Caregiving and institutionalization of cognitively impaired older people: Utilizing dynamic predictors of change.The Gerontologist, 43, 219-229.

Gaugler, J. E., Kane, R. L., & Kane, R. A. (2002). Family care for older adults with disabilities: Towards more targeted and interpretable research. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 54,205-231.

Gaugler, J. E., & Zarit, S. H. (2001). The effectiveness of adult day services for disabled older people. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 12, 23-47.

Gaugler, J. E., Davey, A., Pearlin, L. I., & Zarit, S. H. (2000). Modeling caregiver adaptation over time: The longitudinal impact of behavior problems. Psychology and Aging, 15,437-450.

Gaugler, J. E., Zarit, S. H., & Pearlin, L. I. (1999). Caregiving and institutionalization: Perceptions of family conflict and socioemotional support. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 49, 15-38.

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