Effectiveness of Text Messaging on Self-Management Behaviors

May 8 2017 - 9:30am
College of Nursing, Room 470
Andrew C. Storer, DNP, RN, FNP-C,ACNP-BC

Dr. Storer obtained his BSN in 2004 from Temple University, Philadelphia. He obtained his master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner, doctorate in nursing practice, and post-masters certification as an acute care nursing practitioner and in nursing education from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.  While in Philadelphia he spent eight years in emergency nursing both as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner.   In addition, he coordinated both the family and acute care nurse practitioner programs at Thomas Jefferson University.   From 2012 to 2014 he relocated to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands to take a position in primary, urgent, and concierge care.  In 2015 he relocated back stateside in his hometown of Buffalo, NY.   Dr. Storer has served as a program consultant for several universities in developing programs and assisting with accreditation for both nurse practitioner and DNP programs.  He is currently a tenure-track associate professor and track coordinator for the family nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner programs at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Storer’s research interests include mobile health interventions and diabetes self-management.  He is completing his PhD at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is currently carrying out his dissertation research on the effectiveness of text messaging on self-Management behaviors, self-efficacy, and HbA1C levels in Afro-Caribbeans with Type 2 diabetes mellitus living in the Virgin Islands.

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Hyewon Shin, MPA