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Angela Green, PhD, APN

Vice President of Performance Improvement

John Boyd Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing and Director of Nursing Research, Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, UAMS College of Nursing
Phone: (501) 364-3250
Research Overview

Dr. Green is the Vice President of Performance Improvement Director of Professional Practice 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 in children with special health care needs and evidence-based practice implementation. She a strong history of research funding including funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research/Arkansas Biosciences Research Institute Competitive Grant Program, the Southern Nursing Research Society/American Nurses Foundation Grant Scholar Program, and the Society of Pediatric Nurses. She recently completed research focusing on adolescents' transition to self-management after heart transplantation and a second study evaluating an online evidence-based practice implementation program. In addition, 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.

Key Publications*

Green, A., Jeffs, D., Huett, A., Jones, L. Schmid, B., Scott, A., Walker, L. (2014). Increasing Capacity for Evidence-Based Practice through the EBP Academy. The Journal of Continuing Education in  Nursing, 45 (2), 83-90.

Adams, J.G., Green, A., Towe, S., Huett, A. (2013). Bereaved Parents as Educators in Pediatric Palliative Care: Their Experience and Impact. Journal of Palliative Care Medicine, 16 (6), 609-615.

Wei, F., Moore, P.C., Green, A. (2013), Geographic Variability in Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination Initiation Among U.S. Women. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44 (2), 154-157.

Rhoads, S., Green, A., Lewis, S., Ott R. (2012). Challenges of Implementing a Web-Camera System in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Neonatal Network, 31, 223-228.

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.

*To find additional publications by this author, please visit Pubmed Central, a National Institutes of Health-operated site for electronic distribution of life sciences research reports.



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