Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN

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Associate Professor, College of Nursing
(520) 626-8768

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN, is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing.

Her current research focuses on the disparity of Latino aging adults’ under-using services, such as hospice or or home health care, which can prevent suffering and futile care, when they have life limiting illnesses such as heart failure.

Research and Clinical Expertise:

Mexican American elders' use of community health services; family caregiving; community partnerships and community-based participatory research (CBPR); aging; vulnerable populations; health disparities; cultural competence; gerontological nursing; culturally specific interventions to eliminate health disparities; qualitative research; transcultural nursing research 

Clinical Expertise:

-Community health, public health, and gerontology

-State-level public health nursing consultation: nursing homes and minority healthcare disparities

-Case management for home care/hospices in Texas and the State of Washington

-Teaches transcultural nursing; qualitative and gerontological research methods


Institution/Location                                                        Degree       Attended      Field of Study

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ                                  Post-Doc   2000-2002   Vulnerable Populations

Oregon Health and Sciences University Portland, OR   PhD           1996-1999     Gerontological Nursing

University of California - San Francisco                          MS            1977-1979     Long-Term and
                                                                                                                                Community Health Care

Texas Christian University                                               BSN          1969-1973     Nursing