Laura Mood,R.N., M.S.N., Ph.D. Candidate

Laura Mood

Clinical Assistant Professor
VA-Nursing Academic Partnership, Program Co-Director
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, Ore. 97239-2941


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OHSU, Portland, OR (PhD Candidate: Nursing Education/Disability Studies)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (MSN Nursing Business & Healthcare Systems Administration)
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (BSN Nursing)
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (BA Psychology)


Undergraduate Courses

Health Promotion; Population-based Care; Acute Care; Leadership & Outcomes Management


(1) Pre- and post-licensure transition to clinical nursing practice: Application of a narrative life history approach to explore the experience of students and new nurses with learning disabilities; (2) Promoting the adoption and implementation of the Healing Pathways Program to reduce depressive symptoms in women with physical disabilities (WPD); (3) Competencies in Care Coordination through Transition; (4) OHSU Healthy Workplace Study: Assessment of nurses' self-efficacy; collective-efficacy, job satisfaction, and experiences of incivility in the work environment following an educational intervention; (5) Situated Nursing Practice & Teams in the Context of Perioperative Nursing

Practice Activities

Educational leadership; Perioperative practice and simulation consultant

Service activities

Editorial Service: Nurse Educator

Member: OHSU Disability Employee Resource Group (DERG)

Trainer: Clinical Teaching Associate Training – VANAP
Student mentoring, advising, coaching


Mood, L., Hassouneh, D., McNeff, L., Horton, L. (In Review) Translation of Healing Pathways in the Community: Lessons learned. Progress in Community Health Partnerships.

Mood, L., Hassouneh, D., McNeff, L. (2015). A conceptual model to promote the retention of women with physical disabilities in research. Public Health Nursing,

Lasater, K., Mood, L., Buchwach, D., & Dieckmann, N (2015). Incivility in the workplace: Can education fix it? Journal for Continuing Education in Nursing.

Mood, L., Neunzert, C., & Tadesse, R. (2014). Centering the concept of transitional care: A teaching-learning innovation. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(5), 287-290.