Jane Garvin

Assistant Professor

Jane Garvin

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

  • (706) 721-2470
  • EC 4346

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing Administration Georgia Health Sciences Univer, 2012

  • MSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra University of Virginia, 1989

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Medical College of Georgia, 1986

  • AS, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Augusta College, 1984

Certifications

  • RN - GA GA Professional Licensing Brd, 1984

  • APRN, FNP-BC ANCC,

  • Healthcare Professional BCLS - CPR / AED 2016

  • ARNP State of Florida, 1993

  • ARNP Florida Dept of Health, 1986

  • RN - FL Florida Dept of Health, 1986

  • APRN GA Professional Licensing Brd, 1997

  • RNL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 1984

  • CPR BLS American Heart Association, 2015

  • Post-MSN FNP Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate University of Florida, 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Published Writing Beta Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, International, 2016

  • The Obesity Society, Health Services Research, Top Abstract 2015

  • NIDDK Fellow, Mathematical Sciences in Obesity Research National Institutes of Health- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2014

  • NINR Fellow, Big Data Research National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), 2014

  • Hartford Institute Fellow, Geriatric Nursing Research Hartford Institute, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 4804

    Synthesis of Adv Nursing Con
  • NURS 3806

    Geriatric Nursing
  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract
  • NURS 6700

    Nsg Therap and Prof Nsg
  • NURS 7800

    Synthesis Clinic Nurse Lead
  • NURS 7470

    Adv Health Assessment
  • NURS 8251

    Advanced Scientific Inquiry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Percent Weight Reduction Required to Achieve Minimal Clinically Important Improvements in Health-related Quality of Life among African Americans: A Secondary Analysis of the Fit Body and Soul Study, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Best Anthropometric Discriminators of Incident Type 2 Diabetes among White and Black Americans: A Longitudinal ARIC Study, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Dissemination Research, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Pathway to Weight Maintenance: A Qualitative Study with Church Health Advisors to Assess Weight Maintenance Program Needs Among African-Americans, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Anthropometric Discriminators of Type 2 Diabetes Among White and Black American Adults, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Obesity

Department Service

  • North Georgia College & State University/ ASN Faculty 1999

    Role: Committee Chair
  • North Georgia College & State University/ Social Committee 1998 - 1999

    Role: Committee Member
  • North Georgia College & State University/ Graduate Program 1997 - 1999

    Role: Committee Member
  • North Georgia College & State University/ MS/FNP Admissions 1997 - 1999

    Role: Committee Member
  • North Georgia College & State University/ Search Committee 1997 - 1999

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • College of Nursing Faculty Senate 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Training and Development Committee for the CON Quality Project 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • PhD Program/Admissions Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • NP-DNP Program Implementation - 2013

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG/GHSU, Outcomes Assessment 2006 - 2007

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University Senator 2017 - Present

    Role: University Senate Service
  • University Senator 2015 - 2017

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Health Sciences University/ OHRP Advisory Board 2005 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Temp Technical/Paraprofessional, Georgia Health Sciences University 2012

  • Student Assistant, Georgia Health Sciences University 2010 - 2012

Professional Service

  • Planning Committee, 2018 ISONG World Congress 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Augusta Chapter, Chair - Scholarship Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • GA Liaison - Southern Nursing Research Society 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal of Womens Health 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Taking Off Pounds Sensibly 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Taking Off Pounds Sensibly 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Costa-Layman Health Fair 2016

    Role: Member
  • Nursing Career Summer Camp 2010

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Great American Smoke Out 2006

    Role: Other