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Stephanie Griggs

Clinical Instructor

Currently, Dr. Griggs is teaching clinical and didactic undergraduate and didactic graduate courses at the College of Nursing. Dr. Griggs is establishing a program in intervention research to promote self-management of fatigue symptoms through wearable and contactless devices in young adults with Type 1 Diabetes.

Dr. Griggs is primarily interested in sleep, self-management, and glycemic control in young adults. She also has experience in examining positive psychological predictors of emotional well-being in young adults.

 

Current Research

Dr. Griggs is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Yale and it establishing a program in intervention research to promote self-management of sleep and glycemic control in young adults with Type 1 Diabetes.

Academic Background

  • PhD in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2017
  • Master of Science in Nursing Education at American International College, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2009
Griggs, S. (2017). Hope and mental health in young adult college students: An integrative review. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 55(2), 28-35. doi: 10.3928/02793695-20170210-04
Griggs, S., & Crawford, S. L. (2017). Hope, core self-evaluations, emotional well-being, health risk behaviors, and academic performance in university freshman. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 55(9), 33-42. doi: 10.3928/02793695-20170818-11
Griggs, S., Morris, N. S. (2018). Fatigue among adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus and implications for self-management: An integrative review. The Diabetes Educator. 44(4). doi: 10.1177/0145721718782148. PubMed PMID: 29944065.
Griggs, S. & Walker, R. K. (2016). The role of hope for adolescents with a chronic illness: An integrative review. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 31(4), 404-421. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2016.02.011. PubMed PMID: 27021596.
 
Contact Info

Nursing
104 Skinner Hall
651 N Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9292

(413) 577-7094
sgriggs@nursing.umass.edu;

www.umass.edu/nursing/faculty-staff/faculty/stephanie-griggs