May L. Wykle, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Emeritus Professor in the School of Nursing

Former President, Sigma Theta Tau International
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Research Interests

  • Mental and Physical Health
  • Spirituality Among Older Adults
  • Selfcare Activities of Caregivers and Elders, Including Health Promotion
  • Caregiving Across the Life Span
  • HIV-Related Caregiving
  • Black Versus White Caregivers
  • Minority Elder Health

Research Projects

  • Co-Investigator, "Intergenerational Caregiving to At-Risk Youth," Carol Musil, Principal Investigator, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, R01-NR05067-01A2.
  • Co-Investigator, "Teaching Resourcefulness to Chronically Ill Older Adults," Jaclene Zauszniewski, Principal Investigator, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, R01-NR04428.
  • Co-Investigator, "Cardiovascular Responses in Black Female Caregivers," Jaclene Zauszniewski, Principal Investigator, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, R01-NR04290.

Training Projects

  • Project Director, "Childbearing, Childrearing, Caregiving Research Training," National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, T32-NR07108
  • Co-Program Director, "Hartford Geriatric Nursing Excellence," John A. Hartford Foundation, 2001-2004.
  • Program Director, "Workshop and Lecture Series to Increase the Faculty's Knowledge and Use of Genetics Innovations in Their Research Programs and Pilot Fund Grants to Greater Cleveland Nursing Research Consortium Groups," RIG Infrastructure Grant, 2001-2003.
  • Core Faculty Evaluator, "Discover Nursing: Nursing Workforce Diversity," Kim Adams Tufts, Program Director, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, HP-40837-01, 2001-2004.

Education Interests

  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Minority Student Recruitment and Retention

Educational Background

  • BSN, Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • MSN, Psych & Mental Health Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • PhD, Education, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Recent Publications

  • Wykle, M. L., Gueldner, S. H. (2011). In M. Wykle and S. Gueldner (Ed.), Aging Well: Gerontological Education for Nurses and Other Health Professionals.. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Wykle, M. L., Gueldner, S. H. (2011). In M. Wykle and S. Gueldner (Ed.), Conclusions and Closing Comments.  In Aging Well: Gerontological Education for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. (pp. 579-582). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Musil, C. M., Gordon, N. H., Warner, C. B., Zauszniewski, J. A., Standing, T. S., Wykle, M. L. (2011). Grandmothers and caregiving to grandchildren: Continuity, change and outcomes over 24 months. The Gerontologist, 51(1), 86-100.  doi: 10.1093/geront/gnq061.

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