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Heather Ross

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Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Biography

Heather M. Ross (PhD, DNP, ANP-BC) is a clinical assistant professor affiliated with the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS), College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI), and Global Security Initiative (GSI). Her research interests include biomedical technology innovation in complex sociotechnical systems; interdisciplinary team work in health care, including non-traditional team members; cardiac electrophysiology; implanted and wearable medical devices; and person-centered care.

 

 

Education
  • Ph.D. Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, Arizona State University 2016
  • DNP - Arizona State University 2010
  • MSN. Adult Health, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 2000
  • B.A. Religious Studies, Yale University 1996
Research Interests
  • Biomedical technology innovation in complex sociotechnical systems
  • Interdisciplinary team work in health care, including non-traditional team members
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Implanted and wearable medical devices
  • Person-centered care
Publications

Recent Publications

  • Miller, C.A., Ross, H.M., Bennett, G., & Hurlbut, J.B. (2016). The ethics of ubiquitous computing in healthcare. In Wireless computing in medicine: From nano to cloud with its ethical and legal implications. Ed. M. Eshaghian-Wilner. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1118993590
  • Hills, D.J., Ross, H.M., Pich, J., Hill, A.T., Dalsbø, T.K., Riahi, S., Guay, S., & Martínez-Jarreta, B. (2015). Education and training for preventing and minimising workplace aggression directed toward healthcare workers [Protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 9. Art. No. CD011860. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011860.
  • Van Wagoner, D.R, Piccini, J.P., Albert, C.M., Anderson, M.E., Benjamin E.J., … Ross, H.M., … et al. (2015). Progress toward the prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation: A summary of the Heart Rhythm Society research forum on the treatment and prevention of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm Journal, 12(1), e5-e29. 
  • Kennedy, E.B., & Ross, H.M. (2014). Electric vehicle development and battery technologies. In D. Sarewitz (Ed.), The rightful place of science: Government and energy innovation (pp. 123-152). Tempe, AZ: Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes. 
  • Ross, H.M. (2012). Addressing the impending cardiac provider shortage : Recommendations for increasing access to cardiac device care. The Journal of Science Policy & Governance, 2(1). http://www.sciencepolicyjournal.org/current-edition.html
  • Ross, H.M., & Fleck, D. (2007). 10 questions: Clinical considerations for allied professionals: Issues in transition to adult congenital heart disease programs. Heart Rhythm Journal, 4, 811-813.
  • Ross, H.M., Kowey, P.R., & Naccarelli, G.V. (2005). "New antiarrhythmic pharmacologic therapies and regulatory issues in antiarrhythmic drug development." In P. J. Wang (Ed.) New Arrhythmia Technologies. London: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Ross, H.M., Kocovic, D.Z., & Kowey, P.R. (2005). Pharmacologic therapies for atrial fibrillation. American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 14(2), 62-67.
Research Activity

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

  • Validating Ambulatory Self-Monitoring Devices Against Intrathoracic Impedance Measurements from Implantable Cardiac Devices to Allow Self-Monitoring and Management of Heart Failure, 12/1/14-8/31/15, $22,775; 9/1/15-8/31/16, $27,474
  • Testing Self-Monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation Using a Commercially-Available Ambulatory ECG Monitor in the Ambulatory Setting, 9/1/14-8/31-15, $22,370; 9/1/15-8/31/16, $26,848
  • Cochrane Review: Interventions to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare, 1/14-present
  • Social Construction of Atrial Fibrillation Technologies, Arizona State University, 12/13-present
  • Ethnographic Study of Interdisciplinary Healthcare Teams, Arizona State University, 1/13-2/14
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AEP 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AEP 584Internship
AEP 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AEP 584Internship
AEP 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
HSD 593Applied Project
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
DNP 711Healthcare Policy & Innovation
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIS 101SFIS: The ASU Experience
AEP 590Reading and Conference
HSD 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
HSD 593Applied Project
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
DNP 691Seminar
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AEP 584Internship
AEP 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AEP 584Internship
AEP 590Reading and Conference
AEP 592Research
AEP 593Applied Project
AEP 595Continuing Registration
DNP 711Healthcare Policy & Innovation
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 708Systms Thinkng Cmplex Hlthcr E
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BME 494Special Topics
BME 598Special Topics
HCR 598Special Topics
DNP 711Healthcare Policy & Innovation
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 710Innovation in Comm Info System
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 708Systms Thinkng Cmplex Hlthcr E
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 704Principls Evidence Based-Care
DNP 711Healthcare Policy & Innovation
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 598Special Topics
DNP 708Systms Thinkng Cmplex Hlthcr E
DNP 710Innovation in Comm Info System
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 705Healthcare Outcomes Management
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
DNP 704Principls Evidence Based-Care
DNP 711Healthcare Policy & Innovation
DNP 712Clinical Residency&Management
Honors / Awards
  • 2011 - Young Investigator Award, Resuscitation Science Symposium, American Heart Association.
  • 2011 - Outstanding Teacher, Brandman University, School of Nursing and Health Professions, Irvine, CA.
Professional Associations

Heart Rhythm Society (Board of Trustees) American College of Cardiology (Partners in Quality subcommittee, Cardiovascular Team Advocacy working group) Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing (abstract and grant reviewer) Society for the Social Studies of Science

Work History

Nurse Practitioner, Arizona Arrhythmia Consultants