Colleen S. Keller, PhD

Professor and Director, Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging

E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
(602) 496-0782
Fax: 
(602) 496-1278
Research Information
Research Program: 
4. Cancer Prevention and Control
Member Status: 
Associate Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: 
2007
Institution: 
Arizona State University (ASU)
College: 
College of Nursing
Summary of Research Activity: 
Source: NIH/NINR 1 R01NR010356-01A2
Title: Madres para la Salud (Mothers for Health) DIVERSITY SUPPLEMENT
Period: 2010-2012
Direct Costs (Total): $198,000
Role: PI/ Sonia Vega Lopez, PI supplement
 
 
Source: NIH/NINR 1 R01NR010356-01A2
Title: Madres para la Salud (Mothers for Health)
Period: 2009-2011
Direct Costs (Total): $1,285,000
Role: PI
 
Source: Health Resources Services Administration: Division of Nursing
Title: Comprehensive Geriatric Education Center 
Period: 2009-2011
Direct Costs (Total): $471,000
Role: Principal Investigator
 
Source: NIH/NINR 1 R21 NR010126-01A1
Title: Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
Period: 2008-2010
Direct Costs (Total): $337,000
Role: PI
 
 
Source: John A. Hartford Foundation
Title: Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence 
Period: 2008-2012
Direct Costs (Total): $1,000,000
Role: Director
 
Source: NIH/NINR RO1 NR009691-01A2
Title: Identity Impairment: The Cognitive Foundation of Risk Behaviors in Hispanic Women
Period: 2007-2011
Direct Costs (Total): $4,200,000
Role: Co- Investigator; (Karen Stein, Principal Investigator)
Selected Publications: 
 
Al-Zadjali, M., Keller, C., Boehm Smith, E., Albertini, L. (in review) Evaluation of Interventions in Weight Management in Perimenopausal Women, Geriatric Nursing
 
Keller, C., Larkey, L., Boehm-Smith, E., DiStefano, J. K., Veres, S., Robillard, A., & O’Brian, A.M. (2010). Perimenopausal obesity. Journal of Women, 19(5), 987.
 
Perez, A.R., Keller, C. S., & Fleury, J. (2009). Review of physical activity interventions in Hispanic women. Western Journal of Nursing Research.
 
Fleury, J., Keller, C. & Perez, A. (2009) The role of lay health advisors in cardiovascular risk reduction: A review. American Journal of Community Psychology, 44(1-2), 28-42.
 
Fleury, J., Keller, C., Perez, A. (2009) Exploring Resources for Physical Activity in Hispanic Women Using Photo-Elicitation. Qualitative Health Research. 19(5), 677-686.
 
Nunez, D.; Keller, C., Der Ananian, C. (2009) A Review of the Efficacy of the Self-Management Model on Health Outcomes in Community-Residing Older Adults with Arthritis, Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing, 6(3), 130-148.
 
 
Fleury, J., Keller, C., & Perez, A. (2009) Social Support Theoretical Perspective. Special Supplement to Geriatric Nursing : Theory-Based Interventions for Research and Clinical Practice, 30 (25), 11-14S.
 
 
Keller, C., Fleury, J., Sidani, S., Ainsworth, B. (2009). Fidelity to Theory in PA Intervention Research. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(3), 289-311.
 
Keller C. S., Fleury, J., Castro, F.G. & Perez, A. (2009) Moderators of Physical activity in Hispanic Women. Healthcare for Hispanics International, 7 (2).60-71.
 
 
Records, K., Keller, C. S., Ainsworth, B., & Permana, P. (2008). Overweight and Obesity in Postpartum Hispanic Women. Healthcare for Women International, 29(6), 649-667.
 
 
Keller, C., Records, K., Ainsworth, B., & Coonrod, D. (2008) Weight Management Interventions in postpartum Women. JOGNN. 37(1), 71-9.
 
Keller, C., Fleury, J., Rivera, A., Ainsworth, B. & Vaughan, L. (2008) Using Visual Methods to Uncover Context. Qualitative Health Research, 18(3), 428-36.
 
Keller, C.S. & Gonzales- Cantu (2008) Camina por Salud: Walking in Mexican American women. Journal of Applied Nursing, 21(2), 110-113.
 
Keller, C., Fleury, J. & Rivera, A. (2007) Visual methods in the assessment of diet intake in Mexican American women. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 29(6), 758-73.
 
Keller, C., Fleury, J. & Rivera, A. (2007) Dieta en Mujeres Americanas Mexicanas (Diet in Mexican American Women). Western Journal of Nursing Research. 29(6), 758-73.
Collaborative Research: 
Keller                                                                                                                                                              2009-2012
NIH/NINR 1 R01NR010356-01A2
 Madres para la Salud (Mothers for Health)
 2009-2011 (20%)
(Total): $1,285,000
Role: PI (20%)
 
Keller                                                                                                                                                                   2009-2011
Health Resources Services Administration: Division of Nursing
Comprehensive Geriatric Education Center 
 2009-2001 (20%)
(Total): $471,000
Role: PI (20%)
 
Keller                                                                                                                                                                   2008 – 2010
NIH/NINR 1 R21 NR010126-01A1
Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
The purpose of this project is to develop and evaluate a social support intervention program to promote regular physical activity among Hispanic women.
Role: PI (20%)
 
Keller                                                                                                                                                                    2008 – 2012
John A. Hartford Foundation
Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence 
The purpose of this project is to significantly increase the number of high-quality doctoral and post-doctoral level faculty in geriatric nursing needed to teach in graduate and undergraduate academic nursing programs throughout Arizona and surrounding Southwestern states.
Role: Director (20%)
 
Keller, C. (Core Faculty)
HRSA Comprehensive Geriatric Education Center
University of Arizona (M. Fain, M.D. PI)
The purpose of this project is to improve healthcare education for older Arizonans
Role: Core Faculty (10%)
 
Keller (Co-PI)                                                                          2007 – 2012
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Stein (PI)            
NIH/NINR 1R01NR009691-01A2
Identity Impairment: The Cognitive Foundation of Risk Behaviors in Hispanic Women
Four year longitudinal study to examine cognitive-behavioral risk factors in disordered eating in adolescent-college age Hispanic women.
Role: Co-PI (10%)
Professional Information
Honors: 

2009   Mentor Award, Global Caring Nurses Foundation

2008   Regional Geriatric Research Award, Western Institute of Nursing

2007   Distinguished Researcher, March of Dimes, Phoenix, AZ

2006   Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice

1998   The Yellow Rose of Texas Award for Excellence in Education

1992    Service Award, American Heart Association, Arizona Affiliate

1992    Service Award, Black Women's Task Force

1991    Fellow, American Heart Association (elected)

1991    Time, Feeling, Focus Award, American Heart Association (National)

Academic Information
Doctorate: 
University of New Mexico
Master's Degree: 
Ohio State University
Undergraduate School: 
Arizona State University