Niloufar N. Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FAHA

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Niloufar N. Hadidi

Contact Info

hadi0001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-626-8901

Office Address:
6-159 Weaver Densford Hall

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

Associate Professor, School of Nursing


PhD, University of Minnesota, 2008

MS, University of Minnesota, 2000

BS RN, University of Minnesota, 1992

Post-doctoral Hartford Building Geriatric Nursing Capacity, University of Minnesota, 2012

Summary

Professional Associations

  • Co-operative Membership:
    Adult and Gerontological Health
  • Center Membership:
    Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to explore neuron connectivity in stroke survivors undergoing problem solving therapy vs. stroke education to reduce depressive symptoms.

Non-pharmacological therapies for prevention and treatment of depressive symptoms in stroke survivors.

Research Funding Grants

Title of project: Impact of Problem-Solving Therapy on Brain Networks in Depressed Stroke Survivors

Funding Agency: Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2011-2014

Title of project: Impact of Problem-Solving Therapy on Brain Networks in Depressed Stroke Survivors
Funding Agency: Center on Aging, Fesler-Lampert Chair
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2012-2013

Title of project: Impact of Problem- Solving Therapy on Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivors
Funding Agency: Hartford Building Geriatric Nursing Capacity
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2010-2012

Title of project: A Feasibility Study of Problem Solving Therapy for Treatment of Poststroke Depressive Symptoms and Enhancement of Quality of Life Outcomes
Funding Agency: University of Minnesota, Graduate school
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2010-2012

Title of project: Poststroke Depression and non-pharmacological treatments
Funding Agency: Midwest Nursing Research Society
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2010-2011

Publications

    JOURNALS

  • Hadidi, N., Wagner, R.H., Lindquist, R. "Non-Pharmacological Treatments For Poststroke Depression: An Integrative Review of Literature". Research in Gerontological Nursing. May 31, 2017.
  • Meghani, N., Tracy, M.F., Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R. The Effects of Music, Aromatherapy and Guided Imagery for the Symptom Management of Anxiety, Pain and Insomnia in Critically Ill Patients: An Integrated Review of Current Literature. Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing. vol 36, No 4. 234-243.
  • Meghani, N., Tracy, M.F., Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R. The Effects of Aromatherapy and Guided Imagery for the Symptom Management of Anxiety, Pain and Insomnia in Critically Ill Patients: An Integrative Review of Current Literature. Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing, vol 36, No 6. 334-348.
  • Hadidi, N. Lindquist, R., Buckwalter, K., & Savik, K. (2015). Feasibility of a Pilot Study of Problem-Solving Therapy For Stroke Survivors, Rehabilitation Nursing, 1, 327-337.
  • Hadidi, N. N., Cullen, K. R., Hall, L. M., Lindquist, R., Buckwalter, K. C., & Mathews, E. (2014). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Experienced by Stroke Survivors. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 1-6.
  • Hadidi, N. N., Jappe, L., Cullen, K., & Savik, K. (2014). Impact of Problem Solving Therapy on Brain Networks Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Poststroke Older Adults. In Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve–Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation (pp. 405-409). Springer International Publishing.
  • Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R., Buckwalter, K., & Savik, K. (2014) Feasibility of a Pilot Study of Problem-Solving Therapy For Stroke Survivors, Rehabilitation Nursing, 1, 1-10.
  • Hadidi, N. (2013). Light therapy. In R. Lindquist & M. Snyder (Eds.), Complementary/alternative therapies for nursing. 7th edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company
  • Hadidi, N. N., Lindquist, R., Buckwalter, K., & Savik, K. (2013). A Pilot Study of the Trajectory of Functional Outcomes in Stroke Survivors: Implications for Home Healthcare. Home Healthcare Nurse, 31(10), 553-560.
  • Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R. Buckwalter, K. (2013). Lighting the fire with mentoring relationships: The Hartford postdoctoral experience. Nurse Educator, 38 (4), 157-163.
  • Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R. Treat-Jacobson, D. & Swanson, P. (2013). Participant withdrawal: Challenges and practical solutions on recruitment and retention in clinical trials. Creative Nursing, 19 (1),1-6.
  • Lindquist, R., & Hadidi, N. (2013). Developing Grant Writing Skills to Translate Practice Dreams into Reality. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 2(24),1-9.
  • Hadidi, N. (2012). Light therapy. In R. Lindquist & M. Snyder (Eds.), Complementary/alternative therapies for nursing. 6th edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Hadidi, N., Buckwalter, K., Lindquist, R., & Rangen, C. (2012). Lessons Learned in Recruitment and Retention of Stroke Survivors. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 44(2), 105-110.
  • Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Savik, K. (2011). Study of natural patterns of change in poststroke-depressive symptoms and function. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 33(4), 522-539.
  • Goldstein, N., & Hadidi, N. (2010). Impact of bariatric preoperative education on patient knowledge and satisfaction with overall hospital experience. Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care, 5(2), 137-144.
  • Hadidi, N., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Lindquist, R. (2009). Poststroke depression and functional outcome: A literature review. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 38(2), 151-162.
  • Hadidi, N. (2008). Letter to the Editor, response to interventions for preventing falls in acute and chronic-care hospitals: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56 (9), 1776-1777.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

  • Hadidi, N., Jappe, L., Cullen, K., & Savik, K. (June 2014). International Conference of Neurorehabilitation. (Denmark). Impact of Problem Solving Therapy on Brain Networks Associated with Depressive Symptoms In Poststroke Older Adults.
  • Lindquist, R., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Watanuki, S., Hadidi, N., Savik, K. November 2011. “Development of the Minnesota Stroke Needs Assessment for Survivor and Caregivers”. [Abstract] Circulation124:A18300.
  • Hadidi, N., Savik, K., & Lindquist, R. (2011) “Analysis of instrument performance to assess depressive symptoms in stroke survivors 0-3 months poststroke”. International Stroke Conference[Abstract]. Stroke, March 2011, 42, 3, p. 45.
  • Hadidi, N. (2009, April). Poststroke depression and pattern of functional subscores 0-3 months poststroke. [Abstract]. Getting to the heart of the matter. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Heart Disease and Stroke Conference, Rochester Minnesota, p.336. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/early/2011/02/07/STR.0b013e3182074d9b.citation
  • Hadidi, N., Lindquist, R., Savik, K., Buckwalter, K.B. (2011). Study recruitment, design and baseline patient characteristics of a pilot study of problem solving therapy for prevention and treatment of poststroke depression” [Abstract], Getting to the heart of the matter. Proceedings of the Eighteen Annual Heart Disease and Stroke Conference, Rochester Minnesota, Rochester.


CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Hadidi, N., Jappe, L., Cullen, K., & Savik, K. (2014). Impact of Problem Solving Therapy on Brain Networks Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Poststroke Older Adults. In Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve–Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation (pp. 405-409). Springer International Publishing.
  • Hadidi, N. (2013). Light therapy. In R. Lindquist & M. Snyder (Eds.), Complementary/alternative therapies for nursing. 7th edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Turdalieva, E., & Hadidi, N. (2012). Understanding stroke: Patient handbook. University of Minnesota Publishing.
  • Hadidi, N. (2012). Light therapy. In R. Lindquist & M. Snyder (Eds.), Complementary/alternative therapies for nursing. 6th edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Hadidi, N. (2010). Light therapy. In R. Lindquist & M. Snyder (Eds.), Terapias: complementarias y alternativas en enfermería [Spanish Translation].

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Clinical Nurse Specialist courses; Neuroscience Nursing; Evidence-based practice

Clinical

Board Certifications

Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist-Adult Health, 2001-Present