Harleah G. Buck, Ph.D., RN, CHPN, FPCN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
307F Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA 16802
Postdoctoral research fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Nursing, University of South Florida
M.S., Nursing Education emphasis, University of South Florida
B.S.N., Columbia University
Self-care in moderate to severe heart failure
Upstreaming palliative care in heart failure
Dyadic interaction in heart failure
Conceptualization and measurement of multiple chronic conditions
Current Funded Research Projects
Principal Investigator. Dyadic symptom management in moderate to severe heart failure. NIH/NINR (R03NR014524); 2014–2016.
Principal Investigator. Improving rural geriatric care through education. Highmark Foundation/Johnson & Johnson Foundation; 2014–2016.
The Nursing Faculty Shortage: A Local Solution to Address a National Crisis. John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, 2007-2015. A. Kolanowski (Director), D. Fick (Co-Director), H. Buck (Co-Director)
Inducted as Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Selected to appear on the cover of the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing as a "Face of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association"
Selected as a Reviewer of the Year by the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Selected for John A. Hartford Foundation inaugural Change AGEnts Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.
John A. Hartford Geriatric Nursing Practice Research Award, Eastern Nursing Research Society
Fellow, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Honorable mention for poster, "Upstreaming Palliative Care: Why multiple comorbid conditions in heart failure should trigger referral to palliative care: A qualitative meta-analysis study." Selected as Top Ten submission for National Institute of Nursing Research, "The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care," Washington, D.C.
College of Palliative Care Research Scholars Program sponsored by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Summer Institute on Aging Research at the National Institute of Aging
European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions Award
NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Individualized Care of At-Risk Older Adults, National Institute of Nursing Research (T32NR009356) at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
Outstanding PhD Dissertation from the College of Nursing at the University of South Florida
Distinguished Graduate Achievement Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Council of the University of South Florida
Delta Beta Chapter at Large, Sigma Theta Tau First Place Research Award at the University of South Florida Health Science Campus Research Day