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

Associate Professor, Adult and Gerontological Health Cooperative

Niloufar N. Hadidi

Contact Info

hadi0001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-626-8901

Office Address:
6-157A Weaver Densford Hall

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

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

Certified at the NIH/NINR Summer Genetics Institute-2019

Summary

Awards & Recognition

Certified at the NIH/NINR Summer Genetics Institute-2019

Professional Associations


  • 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

  • Hultman, M., Everson-Rose, S., Tracy, M.F., Lindquist, R.A., & Hadidi, N.N. (in press). Associations Between Characteristics of Stroke Survivors and Caregiver Depressive Symptoms: A Critical Review. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation.
  • 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. 
  • 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