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Linda Larkey

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Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Biography

Linda Larkey is a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and a research affiliate with the Mayo Clinic. Her research interests include testing theory-based methods of communicating health messages to underserved/low-income populations, community-based participatory research practices and examining mind-body methods of alleviating symptoms in cancer survivors. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Arizona State University, 1993
  • M.A. Arizona State University, 1990
  • B.A. Ottawa University, 1987
  • C.R.T.T. St. Joseph's Respiratory Therapy Academy, 1975
Research Interests
  • Testing theory-based methods of communicating health messages to underserved/low-income populations
  • Community-based participatory research practices
  • Examining mind-body methods of alleviating symptoms in cancer survivors
Publications

For a current list of publications and research activity visit experts.asu.edu.

Research Activity
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*, Ainsworth,Barbara Ellen, Anderson,Karen S, Mcclain,Darya Denise. Effects of Meditative Movement (QigongTai Chi Easy) on Fatigued Breast Cancer Survivors. HHS-NIH-NCI(5/1/2015 - 4/30/2020).
  • Mcnulty,Julie Ann*, Larkey,Linda Kathryn. Developing Interventions to Improve the Quality of Life in Adult Latina Breast Cancer Survivors. ONCOLOGY NURSING SOC(3/1/2015 - 3/1/2016).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*, Lee,Rebecca Elizabeth. Physical Activity and Meditative Movement to Prevent Weight Gain in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE(9/1/2014 - 8/31/2015).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*, Keller,Colleen Sue. Research Fellowship Professional Service Dale Todicheeney. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE(6/1/2014 - 5/29/2016).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Supportive Care Needs and Resource Assessment in Cancer Patients. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE(8/5/2013 - 2/11/2016).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Participatory Action Research to Build Better Cancer Prevention Navigation for African Americans. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE(6/1/2013 - 12/30/2014).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Navigation from Community to Clinic to promote CRC screening in Underserved Populations. HHS-NIH-NCI(6/1/2012 - 3/31/2017).
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in a Primary Care Clinic. HHS-NIH-NCI(6/1/2009 - 5/31/2011). Testing storytelling versus standard, didactic learning methods of teaching about importance of CRC screening and procedures for prep and scheduling.
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Effects of Qigong on Fatigue and Cognitive Function after treatment for Breast Cancer. HHS-NIH-NCCAM(3/1/2009 - 8/31/2010). 
  • Larkey,Linda Kathryn*. Storytelling for Colorectal Health Among Latinos. HHS-NIH-NCI(2/1/2009 - 1/31/2013). Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health PA ($2.5 million). Compares a narrative/storytelling intervention to didactic teaching on physical activity and dietary behaviors related to colorectal health for Latinos.
  • Larkey, Linda Kathryn. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, and Office of Women's Health: Effects of Qigong on Fatigue and Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Patients after Treatment 5. Pilot study to compare Qigong (like Tai Chi) to a similar gentle exercise to examine differences in effects on fatigue and cognitive performance with breast cancer survivors (2006-2008).
  • Consultant/Co-Investigator role. 2008-2010 NCI/NIH 1R25CA126805-01A1 Improving compliance with colorectal cancer screening in family medicine residencies. Medical education study designed to work with four Arkansas family medicine residency programs on translating best practices in CRC screening and use of informatics and behavioral approaches to improving cancer screening (Principal Investigator, Geoffrey Goldsmith).
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
Spring 2018
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EXW 592Research
NUR 690Reading and Conference
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
NUR 799Dissertation
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
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NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 690Reading and Conference
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 692Research
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 690Reading and Conference
Honors / Awards
  • 2009 - "Forces of Change" Exemplary Mentorship Honoree, Global Healthcare Conference and Spirit of Nightingale Award.
  • 2002 - HEMMY award from Arizona Public Health Association for "photonovel" brochures to communicate cancer prevention messages to American Indian women, designed with Indian community involvement.
  • 2003 - National Jeanne M. Priester Award for multi-county Extension health education programs was given to the BoneBuilders project at Priester Health Conference, Phoenix.
  • 2006 - Nominated for University of Arizona, College of Medicine 39th Founder's Day Award (for research with a continuous thread of significance, effectively conveyed with enthusiasm, vigor, and inspiration).