Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago
Brief Statement of Scholarly Interests
Understand and assist individuals with chronic illnesses and their informal caregivers to manage their care and improve outcomes.Dyadic interventions to improve self-care, social support, and palliative care planning.
Titles of Courses Recently Taught
Woda A., Belknap, R., Haglund, K., Sebern, M., & Lawrence, A. (2014). Factors Influencing Self-Care Behaviors of African Americans with Heart Failure: A Photovoice Project. Heart and Lung Jan-Feb; 44 (1) 33-8.
Sebern M, & Woda A. (2012) Shared Care Dyadic Intervention: Outcome patterns for heart failure care partners. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34 (3), 289-316.
Brennan, P., Casper, G., Burke, L., Johnson, K., Brown; R., Valdez, R., Sebern., M., Perez, O., Sturgeon., (2010). "Technology-enhanced practice for patients with chronic cardiac disease home implementation and evaluation. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 39, 6S.
Sebern, M., & Riegel, B. (2009). Shared care and self-care in family dyads managing heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8, 97-104.
Sebern, M., & Riegel, B. (in press). Shared care and self care in family dyads managing heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.
Sebern, M.D. (2008). Refinement of the Shared Care Instrument-Revised: A measure of a family care interaction. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 16, (1), 43-60.
Sebern, M.D. and Whitlatch, C. (2007). Dyadic Relationship Scale: A Measure of the Impact of the Provision and Receipt of Family Care. Gerontologist, 47, (6), 741-751.
Brennan, P.F., Burke, L., Casper, G., Sebern, M., Krause, C., et al. (2006). Creating technology-enhanced practice: A university-home care-corporate alliance. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 122, 644-648.
Brennan, P.F., Burke, L, Sebern, M., Casper, G., & Murphy, J. (2006). “Wait, wait – you can’t do that!” Reflections on a Nursing Informatics Partnership, H. Park (Ed.), Proceedings, NI 2006.
Brennan, P.F., Casper, G., Burke, L., Sebern, M., Krause, C., Kossman, S., Severtson, L., Murphy, J. (In Press) Creating technology-enhanced practice: A university-home care-corporate alliance. 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, Seoul, Korea, June 2006.
Sebern, M.D. (2005) Psychometric evaluation of the Shared Care Instrument in a sample of home health care family dyads. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 13, (3).
Sebern, M.D. (2005) Shared care, patient and family member skills used to manage burden. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 52, (2): 170- 179.
Riegel, B, Carlson, B, Moser, DK, Sebern, M, Hicks, FD, Roland, V. (2004) Psychometric Testing of the Self-Care of Heart Failure Index. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 10 (4): 350-360.
Sebern, M., Whitlatch, C., Sebern, Mark, (2014). Shared Care Partners Intervention for Heart Failure Patients and Family Caregivers. For Gerontological Society of American Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 9, 2014.
Sebern, M., Stetzer, F., & Marek, K (2013). Heart Failure Patient Risk Factors for Emergent Care in Home Health. Presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) 36st Annual Research Conference, March, 2013
iPad Enhanced Shared Care Partners Intervention. Optimization and Usability Test. (Principal Investigator, Sebern) 1/8/15-12/31/2015. Regular Research Grant, Person months: 1.0 Academic. Spring, Summer, Fall 2015. Marquette University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Principal Investigator (PI).
Shared Care Intervention for Heart Failure Patients and Family Caregivers. (PI, Sebern) 1/8/08-1/8/09. Research Development Grant, Fall 2008. Marquette University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Principal Investigator.Pilot test the Shared Care Intervention to Enhance Supportive Relationships and Heart Failure Management in Family Care. (PI Sebern) 7/31/07-5/1/08. Summer, Fall, Winter, 2007. Marquette University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Principal Investigator
1 R44 AG044242-01 PI: Femia, E. (2012 -2014) Supporting Health, Activities, Resources, and Education: The SHARE Program for persons with early-stage Alzheimer's and their family caregivers.
Submitted by FIT Interactive, LLC and the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Funded: National Institute of Health, STTR R42) (Sebern role consultant).
1G07LM007781-01 PI: Brennan, P. 5/15/04-5/14/08 DHHS PHS NIH NINR/NLM. HeartCare: Custom Computer Support for Homecare. (Sebern role post-doctoral student).