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Lee Ann Jarrett Johnson, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
Nursing Science
Office: 4165L Health Sciences Building
Phone: (252) 744-6441

2015         PhD in Nursing Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 

                 Dissertation: Health-Related Stigma in Advanced Lung Cancer

2009          Master of Science in Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (Psychiatric Mental-Health

                  Nurse Practitioner)

2005         Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, 36 graduate hours, University

                 of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

2002         Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

                 Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

                 Sally Barksdale Honors College, Summa cum laude

                 Honors Thesis: Low vs. High Doses of Methamphetamine: Development of Tolerance to Hyperthermia

                 Honors Thesis: Malaysian Chinese Women in Literature: Past, Present, and Future

Bio

Research Interests

Lung cancer

Symptom management

Health disparities

Rural healthcare

Blog/Twitter/Facebook links

News

Referred Articles/Papers

Irwin, Margret & Johnson, L.A. (2015). Factors influencing oral adherence: Qualitative metasummary and triangulation with quantitative evidence. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 19(3), 6-30.

Johnson, L.A. (2014). Putting Evidence into Practice: The process. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 18(6), 1-4.

Eilers, J., Harris, D., Henry, K., & Johnson, L.A. (2014). Evidence-based interventions for cancer treatment related mucositis: Putting Evidence into Practice. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(6), 80-96.

Myles, B.J., Jarrett, L.A., Broom, S.L., Speaker, H.A., & , Sabol, K.E. (2008). The effects of methamphetamine on core body temperature in the rat—Part I: Chronic treatment and ambient temperature. Psychopharmacology, 198(3), 301-311.

Hagan, M.M., Wauford, P.K., Chandler, Jarrett, L.A., & Blackburn, R.K. (2002). A new animal model of binge eating: Key synergistic role of past caloric restriction and stress. Physiology and Behavior, 77, 45-54.

Book Chapters

Johnson, L.A., & Irwin, M. (2014). Constipation. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (67-75). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., & Irwin, M. (2014). Diarrhea. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (93-101). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., & Adames, A. (2014). Dyspnea. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (103-110). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., Grimmer, D., & Fernandez-Ortega, M.P. (2014). Hot flashes. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (133-143). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., Deng, J., & Beck, M. (2014). Lymphedema. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (145-157). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., & Irwin, M. (2014). Dyspnea. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (103-110). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A., Henry, K.S., Saca-Hazboun, H., Samuel-Blalock, C. (2014). Mucositis. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (159-176). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Johnson, L.A. (2014). Skin. In Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.), Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management (243-253). Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Books and Monographs

Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.). (2014). Putting Evidence into Practice: A pocket guide to cancer symptom management. Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Non-Refereed Articles/Papers

Jarrett, L. A. (2012). “If I could only wear my tie”: Stories of head and neck lymphedema. Lymphedema Management SIG Newsletter, 23(1), 2.

Grants

Health-Related Stigma in Advanced Lung Cancer

Role: PI

Funding Agency: American Cancer Society (124352-13-272-01-SCN)

Funding Dates: 7/1/2013 - 7/1/2015

Amount: $30,000.00

 

Health-Related Stigma in Advanced Lung Cancer

Role: PI

Funding Agency: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Funding Dates: 10/1/2012 - 10/1/2014

 

Malaysian Chinese Women: Past, Present, Future

Title: PI

Funding Agency: Fulbright Scholar Program

Funding Dates: 9/1/2002 - 7/1/2003

 

Refereed Presentations

International Podium Presentations

L. Jarrett, B.J. Myles, S.L. Broom, K.E. Sabol. (2002) Chronic methamphetamine treatment and core

body temperature in the rat. Society for Neuroscience. Orlando, FL.

Jarrett, L.A. (2002). Melissa Yeoh and me. Sigma Tau Delta International Conference, Boise, ID.

Jarrett, L.A. (2002) It would make your great-grandmother blush: What sex was really like for women in Victorian England. Sigma Tau Delta International Conference, Boise, ID.

National Podium Presentations

Jarrett, L.A., Ridner, S.H., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2012). Pain in the home hospice setting: A view from the inside. Oncology Nursing Society Connections Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

International Poster Presentations

Irwin, M., Rittenburg, C., Johnson, L.A., Blecher, C., Burhenn, P., Day, L., McMahon, D., Rudnitzki, T.,

Smudde, J., Sansoucie, H., Spoelstra, S., & Tipton, J. (2015). Factors influencing adherence to oral

agents: Qualitative metasummary and triangulation with quantitative research findings, Multinational

Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), Copenhagen, Denmark. 

National Poster Presentations

Jarrett, L.A. and Irwin M. (2015). ONS Putting Evidence into Practice: Evidence synthesis of factors

influencing oral adherence, ONS 40th Annual Congress, Orlando, FL.

Jarrett, L.A., Bell, C., Ridner, S.H., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2012). Barriers to pain control in the home hospice setting: A qualitative study. Oncology Nursing Society Connections Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

*Third Place Poster Prize

Jarrett, L.A., Andrews, B.A., Ridner, S.H., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2012). Pain assessment and management in the outpatient hospice setting: Perspectives of patients, caregivers, and physicians. American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association, Denver, CO.

Regional Poster Presentations

Jarrett, L.A., Andrews, B.A., Ridner, S.H., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2011). Pain assessment and management in the outpatient hospice setting: Perspectives of patients, caregivers, and physicians. Tennessee Cancer Coalition, Franklin, TN.

*Second Place Poster Prize

Jarrett, L.A., Andrews, B.A., Ridner, S.H., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2011). Pain assessment and management in the outpatient hospice setting: Perspectives of patients, caregivers, and physicians. Vanderbilt Graduate Student Symposium, Nashville, TN.

*First Place Poster Prize

Regional Speaking Presentations

Jarrett, L.A. (2001) Panel Discussion on International Women’s Issues, Sarah Isom Center Student

Gender Conference, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

 

Non-Referred Presentations

Invited Presentations

Consultations

2010    Grant Consultant: Writing Across the Curriculum Grant, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Special Projects/Faculty Development

Research Activities

Courses Taught

NURS 8240     Quantitative Methods

NURS 6081     Research for the Practice of Advanced Nursing

Dissertation Committees

DNP Project Committees

Special Assignments/Faculty Development

Service

University-Wide

2010 – 2015      Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Pain and Symptom Management 

 

School of Nursing

2016                 East Carolina University Honors Task Force

2012 – 2015      Vanderbilt University Graduate School Representative to Student Council 

2011 – 2015      Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Curriculum Committee 

 

Community

2013 – Present Hope Connection Volunteer  

2011 – 2013      Breathe Deep Nashville Steering Committee

2008 – Present LUNGevity Volunteer

Professional Service

2013-Present     Oncology Nursing Society Greater St. Louis Chapter

2011-Present     Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

2011-Present     Oncology Nursing Society Lymphedema SIG

2010-Present     Oncology Nursing Society

2010-2013         Oncology Nursing Society Middle Tennessee Chapter

2010-Present     Oncology Nursing Society Home Care & Palliative Care SIG

2010-Present     Oncology Nursing Society Transcultural Nursing SIG

2010-Present     Sigma Theta Tau

Service Learning Activities

Special Projects

Honors and Awards

2010                 Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Research Conference Scholarship

2010                 Nightingale Award, Vanderbilt University

2009                 Centennial Fellowship, Vanderbilt University

2009                 Amy Frances Brown Award for Excellence in Writing, Vanderbilt University

2008                 Valere Potter Scholarship, Vanderbilt University

2007                 C. W. Kempkau Scholarship, Vanderbilt University

2002                 Taylor Medalist, University of Mississippi

2002                 Who’s Who Among American College Students, University of Mississippi           

2001                 Phi Beta Kappa, University of Mississippi

2001                 Phi Kappa Phi—Scholarship recipient, University of Mississippi

2000 – 2002      Deanne H. Crestman Scholarship, Phi Mu Fraternity

1999 – 2002      Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Mississippi