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Gia Mudd-Martin PhD, MPH, RN
Associate Professor

Gia Martin received her undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Louisville, and master's degrees in nursing and in public health as well as her PhD in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston. The focus of her dissertation research was the development of a Spanish-language instrument to measure genetic knowledge. Dr. Martin teaches public health nursing. Her areas of research interest include the application of genetic and genomic advances in the prevention of Type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease; the public health impact of genetic/genomic advances on vulnerable populations; and translational research in genomics.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 257-4204

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: gia.mudd@uky.edu

Office: 533 COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2007
MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2002
MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2002
BSN, University of Louisville, 1988

Interests

Genetics/genomics, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in vulnerable populations; Latino health

CV

Dr. Gia Mudd-Martin's CV

Publications

Chung, M. L. Lennie, T. A. Mudd-Martin, G. T. Dunbar, S. B. Pressler, S. J. Moser, D. K. Depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure negatively affect family caregiver outcomes and quality of life. (2016), European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 15 (1), 30-38.

Saleh, Z. T. Lennie, T. A. Mudd-Martin, G. T. Bailey, A. L. Novak, M. J. Biddle, M. J. Khalil, A. A. Darawad, M. Moser, D. K. Decreasing sedentary behavior by 30 minutes per day reduces cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural Americans. (2015), Heart & Lung 44 (5), 382-386.

Chung, M. L. Lennie, T. A. Mudd-Martin, G. T. Dunbar, S. B. Pressler, S. J. Moser, D. K. (in press) Depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure negatively affect family caregiver outcomes and quality of life. (2015), European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 30 (1), 44-50.

Alhurani, A. S. Dekker, R. L. Abed, M. A. Khalil, A. Al Zaghal, M. H. Lee, K. Mudd-Martin, G. T. Biddle, M. J. Lennie, T. A. Moser, D. K. The association of co-morbid symptoms of depression and anxiety with all-cause mortality and cardiac rehospitalization in patients with heart failure. (2015), Psychosomatics 56 (4), 371-380.

Heo, S. Moser, D. K. Pressler, S. J. Dunbar, S. B. Mudd-Martin, G. T. Lennie, T. A. Psychometric properties of the symptom status questionnaire-heart failure. (2015), Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 30 (2), 136-144.

Presentations

Smith, J., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Mudd-Martin, G. T. 2016, September. Dietary sodium intake is predicted by anti-hypertensive medication regimen in heart failure patients. 2016 Sigma Theta Tau Conference, Sigma Theta Tau, Indianapolis, IN United States.

Smith, J. L., Estus, S., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Mudd-Martin, G. T., , . 2016, November. TASR genotype is associated with adherence to dietary sodium recommendations in adults with cardiovascular disease risk factors. 2016 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA United States.

Mudd-Martin, G. T. 2016, November. Community Engagement and Community Engaged Research. Western States CCTS Summit, CCTS, Albuquerque, NM United States.

Smith, J., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Mudd-Martin, G. T. 2016, February. Dietary sodium intake is predicted by anti-hypertensive medication regimen in heart failure patients. 2016 Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS), Williamsburg, VA United States.

Adegboyega, A. O., Chung, M. L., Lennie, T. A., Moser, D. K., Mudd-Martin, G. T. 2016, February. Psychometric testing of an instrument to measure cardiovascular disease fatalism. 2016 Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS), Williamsburg, VA United States.