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Ubolrat Piamjariyakul

Associate Dean

Dr. Piamjariyakul’s research is focused on developing and testing palliative care interventions acceptable to vulnerable populations that will effectively prevent acute care hospitalizations reduce end-of-life (EOL) care disparities. She believes innovative programs are crucial to providing vulnerable communities with culturally sensitive skills for palliative illness care at home, and prevent or alleviate family caregivers’ burdens. Her work addresses national and global priorities for translating evidenced based intervention programs into practice. She received the 2013 American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular Nursing Award for her dedication to working with vulnerable populations. In addition to family caregiver and EOL care of elders minority chronic heart failure (HF), she has long-standing collaborations with other research faculty with whom she developed, translated, and tested new assessment tools for cancer care and other chronic conditions with patients and families living in Thailand, the Philippines, and China. Her involvement in these studies prepared her to incorporate culturally sensitive concerns when working with diverse communities and rural populations. She has received support from a variety of external peer-reviewed funders, including the American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health – National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Heart Failure Nurses Foundation, and Blue Cross – Blue Shield for her palliative care work. She published a total of 45 data-based multidisciplinary peer-reviewed manuscripts in top tier journals and 6 book chapters.

In her previous 15 years in the graduate faculty at the University of Kansas, she has mentored countless nursing undergraduate, graduate students, and junior faculty for their research endeavors. She has served on and chaired many masters and doctoral (DNP and PhD) committees, and campus-wide interdisciplinary committees. Many resulted in peer-reviewed funding for those students and their publications/presentations. Dr. Piamjariyakul is serving as a (1) reviewer for several top-tier, peer-reviewed research journals; (2) grant reviewer for University of Kansas School of Nursing, the Marie Curie Caregiving Foundation, United Kingdom, and West Virginia University Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (ACS IRG); and (3) chair of the School’s Research Task Force to support research funding opportunities for research faculty.Further, she is developing a palliative care research team with multidisciplinary members of the West Virginia University, hospital palliative care team.

Current Research

  • Palliative care:Coaching on End-of-Life (EOL) Heart Failure Care with Caucasians and African Americans. Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, KCALSI)

Interested topics

  • Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care
  • Improving Heart Failure Patients’ Self-Management
  • Chronic health conditions and care in the home and community
  • The Therapy-Related Symptoms Checklist (TRSC) and Symptom Management During Treatment for Cancer

2007-2010    K-30 Fellowship

2010 Mayo Clinic CTSA Research Practicum Awardee 2011 Faculty Research Investigator Award

2013 Arteriosclerosis/Heart Failure Research Prize, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing American Heart Association

2016    Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC) Group, Intensive Clinical Trial Workshop Awardee

  • Mahasarakham University, Faculty of Nursing, Thailand
  • Saraburi Nursing College, Thailand
  • Bumrungrad International Hospital, Thailand
  • Burapha University, Faculty of Nursing, Thailand
  • Editorships

  • Over 45 peer-review publications
  • Present            Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Chapter
  • Present            International Congress of Nurses
  • Present            Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association
  • Present            Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC)

Present            National Research Mentoring Network