Lindsey Horrell

Assistant Professor

Biography

Lindsey Horrell, Ph.D., MPH, RN, is an assistant professor at the Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Horrell completed her graduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her undergraduate degree at Bellarmine University. Her program of research focuses on health communication for chronic disease prevention and management, particularly among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors (AYAs). Her research is currently focused on 1) optimizing communication approaches to engage AYAs in behavioral interventions post-treatment and 2) developing supportive care programs for AYAs transitioning from active treatment to survivorship care.

Dr. Horrell teaches courses in evidence based practice and population health, and she is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Oncology Nursing Society. 

Selected Publications

  • Horrell, LN, Knafl, G, Brady, T, Lazard, AJ, Linnan, LA & Kneipp, SM (2020) Communication Cues and Engagement Behavior: Identifying Advertisement Strategies to Attract Middle-aged Adults to a Study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. Preventing Chronic Disease. 17:190413. doi: https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd17.190413.
  • Horrell, LN, Lazard, AJ, Bhowmick, A, Hayes, S, Mees, S & Valle, CG (2019) Attracting Users to Online Health Communities: Results of the LungCancer.net Facebook Advertisement CampaignJournal of Medical Internet Research. 21(11): e14421. doi: 10.2196/14421
  • Lazard, A, Saffer, A, Horrell, L, Benedict, C & Love, B. (2019). Peer-to-peer connections: Perceptions of a social support app designed for young adults with cancer. Psycho-oncology. 29(1):173-181. doi: 10.1002/pon.5220.
  • Kneipp, SM, Horrell, LN, Gonzales, C, Linnan, LA, Smith, ML & Brady, T. (2019). Participation of lower-to-middle wage workers in a study of Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) effectiveness: Implications for reducing chronic disease burden among racial & ethnic minorities. Public Health Nursing. 36(5):591-602. doi: 10.1111/phn.12623
  • Lazard, AJ, Pikowski, J, Horrell, LN, Cornacchione, J, Noar, SM & Sutfin, EL (2019). Adolescents’ and Young Adults’ Aesthetics and Functionality Preferences for Online Tobacco Education. Journal of Cancer Education.  Epub: February 8, 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-019-1475-4.
  • Kneipp, SM, Horrell, LN, Gizlice, Z, Linnan, LA, Smith, ML & Brady, T. (2019) Predictors of Health Self-Management Program Preference among Lower-to-Middle Wage Employed Adults with Chronic Conditions. American Journal of Health Promotion, 33(2): 172–182. doi:10.1177/0890117118821843.
  • Lazard, AJ, Horrell, LN, Sutfin, E.L, Pikowski, J, Cornacchione, J & Noar, SM (2018). Message and Delivery Preferences for Online Tobacco Education among Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal of Health Communication. 23(8):735-742. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2018.1523259.
  • Horrell, LN & Kneipp, SM (2017). Strategies for recruiting populations to participate in the chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP): A systematic review. Health Marketing Quarterly, 34(4): 268-283. doi: 10.1080/07359683.2017.1375240.
  • Horrell, LN, Kneipp, SM, Ahn, S, Towne, SD, Mingo, CA, Ory, MG & Smith, ML (2017) Chronic Disease Self-management Education Courses: Utilization by Low-income, Middle-aged Participants. International Journal for Equity in Health, 16:114. doi: 10.1186/s12939-017-0604-0.