Dr. Green is the Director of Nursing Research at Arkansas Children's Hospital and holds a faculty appointment in the UAMS College of Nursing. In December 2007, Dr. Green was installed as the Boyd Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing. This endowed chair in pediatric nursing is the first in Arkansas and one of very few pediatric nursing chairs in the country. Her research focuses on quality of life and psychosocial outcomes after pediatric heart transplantation and evidence-based practice implementation. She is currently funded by the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Allen Nursing Research Fund and the Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute/Arkansas Biosciences Institute Competitive Research Grant Program. She has previously received funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research, the Society of Pediatric Nurses, the Gamma Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Southern Nursing Research Society/American Nurses Foundation Grant Scholar Program. She is currently leading a qualitative study focusing on adolescents' transition to self-management after heart transplantation. In addition, she is leading a study evaluating an online evidence-based practice implementation program. In her role as ACH Director of Nursing Research, she has the privilege of working with the ACH staff on research and evidence-based practice projects on a range of topics including improving pain assessment and management, transitioning to oral feedings, and improving nursing sensitive outcomes.
Ray, T., Henry, K., Green, A. (2011). Physical activity and obesity in children with congenital heart disease. Cardiology in the Young, 21(6), 603-607.
Mitchell, A.J., Green, A., Jeffs, D., Roberson, P. (2011). Physiologic effects of retinopathy of prematurity screening examinations. Advances in Neonatal Care , 11(4), 291-297.
Green, A, Meaux, J., Huett, A., Ainley, K. (2011). "It has its ups and downs": adolescents' quality of life after heart transplantation. Progress in Transplantation, 21( 2), 115-120.
Jeffs D, Wright C, Scott A, Kaye J, Green A, Huett A. (2011). Soft on sticks: An evidence-based practice approach to reduce children's needlestick pain. J Nurs Care Qual, 26(3):208-15.
Green, A, Meaux, J., Huett, A., Ainley, K. (2009). Constantly responsible, constantly worried, constantly blessed: parenting after pediatric heart transplant. Progress in Transplantation, 19( 2), 1-6.
Green, A., McSweeney, J., Ainley, K, Bryant, J. (2009). Comparing parents’ and children’s views of children’s quality of life after heart transplant. JSPN 14(1), 49-58.
Clark, A.M., Frost, M., Kuhn, J., Green, A., Gance-Cleveland, B., Kersten, R. (2007). Family centered care within an infant-toddler unit. Pediatric Nursing, 33 (6), 481-486.
Green, A., McSweeney, J., Ainley, K., Bryant, J. (2007). In my shoes: Children’s quality of life after heart transplant. Progress in Transplantation 17(3), 199-207.
Green, A., Ray, T. (2006). Attention to child development: A key piece of family centered care for cardiac transplant recipients. Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing 11(2), 143-148.
Green, A. (2004). Outcomes of congenital heart disease: A review. Pediatric Nursing 30 (4), 280-284.
Pye, S., Green, A. (2003). Parent education after newborn congenital heart surgery. Advances in Neonatal Care 3(3), 147-156.
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Allen Nursing Research Fund
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute/Arkansas Biosciences Institute Competitive Research Grant Program