Lois Gonzalez, PhD, ARNP
 
E-mail: logonzal@health.usf.edu Voicemail:(813) 974-9136 EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Ph.D., 1988, Applied Medical Anthropology , University of South Florida, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tampa, FL MN, 1971, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Florida, College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL BS (Nursing), 1970, University of Florida, College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL
CURRENT AND RECENT POSITIONS Associate Professor, University of South Florida, College of Nursing, Tampa, FL (2001-present) Associate Professor (Joint Appointment), University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, FL (2002-present) Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, College of Nursing, Tampa, FL (1995-2001)
RESEARCH INTERESTS Qualitative Research
Complementary and Alternative Health Care
Women’s Health
Women’s Issues in Psychiatric/Mental Health Care
Long Term Effects of Allostatic Load

Research:
Gonzalez, L. Principal Investigator. “The Efficacy of Reiki in Childrens’ Pain Management on a Hematology/Oncology Service.” (2006).

Gonzalez, L., Principal Investigator; Helen Taylor, Co-Investigator.  “The Efficacy of Reiki in the Management of Pain at End of Life.” (2002)

Gonzalez, L, Principal Investigator. “The Effects of a Stress Management Program on Self-Concept, Locus of Control, and Coping Skills in School-Aged Children Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”  (2002)

Lengacher, C., Principal Investigator; Gonzalez, L. Co-Investigator.  “A Biobehavioral Model for Breast Cancer and Disease Course.” (1996)      
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED FROM 8 PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS) Gonzalez, L. & Sellers, E. (2002). The effect of a stress management program on self-concept, locus of control, and acquisition of coping skills in school aged children diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 15(1). Lengacher, C., Gonzalez, L., Giuliano, R., Bennett, M., Cox, C., & Reintgen, D. (2001). The process of clinical trials: A model for successful clinical trial participation. Oncology Nursing Forum, 28 (7), 1115-1124. Gonzalez, L. (2000). Infertility as a transformational process: A framework for psychotherapeutic support of infertile women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 21 (6), 619-633.
COURSES TAUGHT NGR 7815 - Qualitative Methods NGR           Dissertation NGR 6500 - Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Psychiatric Nursing NGR 6501 - Psychopathology for Advanced Psychiatric Nursing NGR 6502 - Treatment Modalities for Advanced Psychiatric Nursing NGR 6500L - Psychiatric ARNP Practicum: In-Patient NGR 6501L - Psychiatric ARNP Practicum: Out-Patient NGR 6971 - Thesis NGR 6915 - Directed Research NUR 4525 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing