Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Director of PhD Program
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Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
I focus on discovering the science base for interventions to improve symptom awareness and management for women with acute coronary syndrome and to reduce treatment-seeking delay and disparities in access and outcomes.
All Funding: 
Funding Source
The Influence of Gender on Symptom Characteristics during Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Feasibility testing a new symptom measure for Mexican American women with co-occurring Type 2 diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease
Lawrence B Emmons Award (Intramural funds from the University of Arizona College of Nursing)
Co-Principal Investigator

Devon HA, Piano MR, Rosenfeld AG, Hoppensteadt DA. (2014).The association of pain with protein inflammatory biomarkers: A review of the literature. Nursing Research. Jan-Feb 2014; 63(1):51-62. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2013.06.007

DeVon, H.A., Rosenfeld, A., Steffan, A., & Daya, M. (2014). Sensitivity, Specificity, and Sex Differences in Symptoms Reported on the 13-Item Acute Coronary Syndrome Checklist. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2014;3:e000586 doi: 10.1161/JAHA. 113.000586.


Rosenfeld, A., Christensen, V., & Daya, M. (published online ahead of print). Long Enough to Act?: Symptom and Behavior Patterns Prior to Out-of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Death. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e3182452410


Perry, C.K., Rosenfeld, A.G., Kendall, J. (2008) Rural women walking for health. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30 (3), 295-316.

Lasater, K, Ray, L, Driever, M, Rosenfeld, A, Bradley, K. (2008). Creating international conference submission and review processes that facilitate transnational dialogue. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 39 (10), 473-9.

Stephen, S. A., Darney, B.G., Rosenfeld, A.G. (2008). Symptoms of acute coronary syndrome in women with diabetes: An integrative review of the literature. Heart & Lung, 37 (3), 179-189.


Ryan, C.J., DeVon, H.A., Horne, R., King, K.B., Milner, K., Moser, D.K., Quinn, J., Rosenfeld, A., Hwang, S.Y., & Zerwic, J.J. (2007) Symptom clusters in acute myocardial infarction: A secondary data analysis. Nursing Research, 56 (2), 72-81.

Perry, C.K., Rosenfeld, A.G, Bennett, J.A., Potempa, K. (2007). Heart-to-Heart: Promoting walking in rural women through motivational interviewing and group support. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22(4), 304-312



Mayer, D.M., & Rosenfeld, A.G. (2006). Symptom interpretation in women with diabetes and myocardial infarction: A qualitative study. The Diabetes Educator, 32 (6), 918-924.

Rosenfeld, A.G. (2006). State of the heart: Building science to improve women's cardiovascular health. American Journal of Critical Care, 15 (6), 556-566.



Perry, C.K., & Rosenfeld, A.G. (2005). Learning through connections with others: Women's cardiac symptoms. Patient Education and Counseling. 57, 143-146.

Rosenfeld, A.G., Lindauer, A., & Darney, B.G. (2005). Understanding treatment-seeking delay in women with acute myocardial infarction: Descriptions of decision-making patterns. American Journal of Critical Care. 14 (4), 285-293.

Shapiro, S. E., Rosenfeld, A. G., Daya, M., Larsen, J. L., McCauley, L. A. (2005). Determining severe respiratory distress in older out-of-hospital patients. Prehospital Emergency Care, 9 (3), 310-317.



Rosenfeld, A. G. (2004). Treatment-seeking delay among women with acute myocardial infarction. Decision trajectories and their predictors. Nursing Research. 53 (4), 225-236.


Tilden, V. P., Drach, L. L., Tolle, S. W., Rosenfeld, A. G., & Hickman, S. E. (2002). Sampling challenges in end-of-life research: Case-finding for family informants. Nursing Research, 51 (1), 66-69.


Rosenfeld, A. (2001). Women's risk for decision delay in acute myocardial infarction: Implications for research and practice. AACN Clinical Issues: Advanced Practice in Acute and Critical Care, 12 (1), 29-39.

Davidson, S.B., Beardsley, K., Busch, A.H., Garner, A., Heresa, S., Hodges, N.D., Snyder, K.N., Rosenfeld, A. (2001). Statutory and regulatory recognition for clinical nurse specialists in Oregon. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 15 (6), 276-283.


Rosenfeld, A. G., & Gilkeson, J. (2000). Meaning of illness for women with coronary heart disease. Heart & Lung, 29 (2), 105-112.

Tolle, S. W., Tilden, V. P., Hickman, S. E., & Rosenfeld, A. G. (2000). Family reports of pain in dying hospitalized patients: A structured telephone survey. Western Journal of Medicine, 172, 374-377.

Tolle S.W., Tilden V.T., Rosenfeld A., & Hickman, S. E. (2000). Family reports of barriers to optimal care of the dying. Nursing Research, 49, 310-317.

Honors and Awards: 
2012: National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, 2012-2016
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
Oregon Health Sciences University
Nursing Science
University of Arizona College of Nursing
Medical-Surgical Nursing
College of Mount St. Joseph