TALENN2

Terry Lennie PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Professor, Associate Dean of Graduate Faculty Affairs

Terry Lennie holds a joint PhD in nursing and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neurobehavior at the University of Michigan. He came to UK in 2003 from The Ohio State University, where he was an associate professor of nursing. He currently serves as co-director of the RICH Heart Program and associate dean for graduate faculty affairs at the College of Nursing. 

Dr. Lennie’s program of research focuses on the development of interventions to promote self-management of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease with a particular interest in optimizing nutritional intake. Current lines of research include (1) determining the psychological, social, biological, and environmental factors that influence food choice; (2) identifying the ideal diet for patients with heart failure, including appropriate level of dietary sodium and (3) helping people use new technology to increase their ability to self-manage cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment.

Dr. Lennie received a Heart Failure Society of America Nursing Research Finalist Award in 2003. The American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing awarded him the Arteriosclerosis/Heart Failure Research Prize in 2004, the Research Article of the Year Award in 2006, the Best Abstract Award in 2007, and Clinical Article of the Year Award in 2014. In 2014 Dr. Lennie was also awarded the Best Oral Abstract Presentation by the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals, European Society of Cardiology and the Distinguished Achievement Award by the University of Wisconsin’s School of Nursing Alumni Organization. In 2016, he was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. He is a fellow of the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Nursing.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-6631

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: terry.lennie@uky.edu

Office: 521 COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988
BSN, Marquette University, 1981

Interests

Self-management of cardiovascular disease; biopsychosocial and nutritional aspects of self-management of cardiovascular disease

CV

Dr. Terry Lennie's CV

Publications

Heo, S. Lennie, T. A. Pressler, S. J. Dunbar, S. B. Chung, M. L. Moser, D. K. Factors associated with perceived control and the relationship to quality of life in patients with heart failure. (2015), European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 14 (2), 137-144.

Lee, K. Lennie, T. A. Dunbar, S. B. Pressler, S. J. Heo, S. Song, E. K. Biddle, M. J. Moser, D. K. The association between regular symptom monitoring and self-care management in patients with heart failure. (2015), Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 30 (2), 145-151.

Andreae, C. Stromberg, A. Chung, M. L. Lennie, T. A. Arestedt, K. Depressive symptoms as a moderator and mediator of the relationship between physical activity, appetite and perceived health among patients with heart failure. (2015), European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 14 (S1), 61.

Mudd-Martin, G. T. Rayens, M. K. Lennie, T. A. Chung, M. L. Gokun, Y. Wiggins, A. T. Biddle, M. J. Bailey, A. L. Novak, M. J. Casey, B. R. Moser, D. K. Fatalism moderates the relationship between family history of cardiovascular disease and engagement in health promoting behaviors among at-risk rural Kentuckians. (2015), The Journal of Rural Health 31 (2), 206-216.

Abshire, D. A. Lennie, T. A. Chung, M. L. Biddle, M. J. Moser, D. K. Obesity moderates the relationship between depressive symptoms and diet quality in overweight and obese adults in rural Kentucky. (2015), Circulation 132 A16943.

Presentations

Chung, M. L., Moser, D. K., Lennie, T. A. 2015, August. Gender moderates the associations between perceived caregiving burden and outcomes in caregivers of patients with heart failure. European Society of Cardiology Congress, London, England, United Kingdom.

Clements, L., Frazier, S. K., Moser, D. K., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L. 2015, . The mediator effects of depressive symptoms on the relationship between family function and quality of life in caregivers of patients with heart failure. 2014 Southern Research Society Annual Conference, Tampa, FL United States.

Clements, L., Frazier, S. K., Lennie, T. A., Moser, D. K. 2015, . The relationship between family function, depression, and quality of life in caregivers of patients with heart failure. 2015 Southern Research Society Annual Conference, SNRS, Tampa, FL United States.

Lennie, T. A., Kang, J., Chung, M. L., Song, E. Y., Heo, S., Dunbar, S. B., Westneat, S., Moser, D. K. 2014, September. The healthy eating index is not a predictor of event-free survival in patients with heart failure. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Heart Failure Society of America, Las Vegas, NV .

Chung, M. L., Lennie, T. A., Moser, D. K. 2014, September. Association between depressive symptoms and emotional well-being was moderated by gender, no caregiving status, in heart failure patient-caregiver dyads. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Heart Failure Society of America, Las Vegas, NV .