OHSU

Barbara Irvin

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Emeritus Professor, Instructor
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Ashland Campus
1250 Siskiyou Blvd., SN-SOU
Ashland, Ore. 97520
Phone: 541 552-6226
Fax: 541 552-6055
E-mail: irvinb@ohsu.edu
 

Dr. Irvin has taught with OHSU and Southern Oregon University for many years, most recently in mental health nursing. Her interests in family stress and care giving, healing and theory development are reflected in her research publications and presentations.Dr. Irvin has taught with OHSU and Southern Oregon University for many years, most recently in mental health nursing. Her interests in family stress and care giving, healing and theory development are reflected in her research publications and presentations.

 

EDUCATION

1993 PhD - The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX
1983 MN - Oregon Health Sciences University; Portland, OR
1975 MS - Southern Oregon State College; Ashland, OR
1959 BS  -Duke University School of Nursing; Durham, NC

Publications

 

Sheu, S., Irvin, B.L, Lin, H., & Mar, C. (2003). Effects of progressive muscle relaxation on blood pressure and psychosocial status for clients with essential hypertension in Taiwan. Holistic Nursing Practice, 17(1), 41-47.

Acton, G.J., Irvin, B.L., Jensen, B., & Miller, E. (1997). Explicating middle-range theory through methodological diversity. Advances in Nursing Science, 19(3), 78-85.

Irvin, B.L., & Acton, G.J. (1997). Stress, hope and well-being of women caring for family members with Alzheimer’s disease. Holistic Nursing Practice, 11(2), 69-79.

Irvin, B.L., & Acton, G.J. (1996). Stress mediation in caregivers of cognitively impaired adults: Theoretical model testing. Nursing Research, 45(3), 160-166.

Acton, G.J., Irvin, B.L., & Hopkins, B.A. (1996). Theory-testing research: Building the science. In J.W. Kenney (Ed.), Philosophical and theoretical perspectives for advanced nursing practice (pp. 338-347). Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Tomlinson, P.S., & Irvin, B.L. (1993). Qualitative study of women’s reports of family adaptation pattern four years following transition to parenthood. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 14(2), 119-138.

Acton, G.J., Irvin, B.L., & Hopkins, B.A. (1991). Theory-testing research: Building the science. Advances in Nursing Science, 14(1), 52-61.

Griffith, H.M., Evans, M., Irvin, B., Thomas, N., & Shinavier, B. (1991). Nurses’ perspectives on a national health plan. Nursing Outlook, 39(4), 178-182.