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Refereed Original Article in Journal

  1. McPhillips, M.V., Li, J., Petrovsky, D.V., Brewster, G., E. Ward, J., Hodgson, N., Gooneratne, N.S. (2022). Assisted relaxation therapy for insomnia in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A pilot study. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development. doi:10.1177/00914150221132163
  2. Sefcik, J. S., Petrovsky, D. V., Huang, L., Behrens, L.L., Naylor, M. D., Hodgson, N. A., & Hirschman, K. B. (2022). Predictors of change over time in satisfaction with outdoor activities ratings among long-term care services and supports recipients. Geriatric Nursing, 45, 153-159. doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2022.03.007
  3. Petrovsky, D.V., Doan, L.N., Loizos, M., O’Conor, R., Prochaska, M., Tsang, M., Hopman-Droste, R., Klinedinst, T.C., Mathur, A., Bandeen-Roche, K., van der Willik, O., Kritchevsky, S. Key recommendations from the 2021 “Inclusion of Older Adults in Clinical Research” workshop. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1-14. 2022. doi:10.1017/cts.2022.1
  4. Petrovsky DV, Wu B, Hodgson NA, Dong X. Art attendance and change in cognitive function among U.S. community-dwelling Chinese older adults. Journal of Applied Gerontology. May 2021. doi:10.1177/07334648211017339 PMCID: PMC8627533
  5. Petrovsky, D.V., Ramesh, P., McPhillips, M.V., Hodgson, N.A. Effects of music interventions on sleep in older adults: A systematic review. Geriatric Nursing. 2021, 42(4), 869-879. doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2021.04.014 PMCID: PMC8316320
  6. McPhillips M.V., Petrovsky D.V., Brewster G.S., Li, J., Gooneratne, N., Hodgson, N.A., Sefcik, J.S. Recruiting persons with dementia and caregivers in a clinical trial: Dyads perceptions. Western Journal of Nursing Research. April 2021. doi: 10.1177/01939459211008563 PMCID: PMC8522183
  7. Hodgson, N.A., Petrovsky, D.V., Finegan, K., Kallmyer, B., Pike, J., Fazio, S.; One call makes a difference: An evaluation of the Alzheimer’s Association National Helpline on dementia caregiver outcomes. Patient Education and Counseling, 104(4), 896-902, 2021 doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.09.026
  8. Petrovsky D.V., Gooneratne N.S., Bradt J., Gitlin L.N., Hodgson N.A.; Tailored music listening intervention to reduce sleep disturbances in older adults with dementia: Research protocol. Research in Nursing and Health, 43(6), 557-567, 2020 doi: 10.1002/nur.22081 PMCID: PMC7945958
  9. Sefcik, J. S., Hirschman, K., Petrovsky, D. V., Hodgson, N. A., & Naylor, M.; Satisfaction with outdoor activities among long-term services and supports recipients. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2020 doi: 10.1177/0733464820933774 PMCID: PMC7775289
  10. Petrovsky, D.V., Hirschman, K.B., McPhillips, M.V., Sefcik, J.S., Hanlon, A.L., Huang, L., Brewster, G.S., Hodgson, N.A. Naylor, M.D.; Predictors of change over time in daytime sleepiness among older adult recipients of long-term services and supports. International Psychogeriatrics, 32(7), 849-861, 2020 doi:10.1017/S1041610220000782 PMCID: PMC7455051
  11. Petrovsky, D. V., Sefcik, J. S., & Cacchione, P. Z.; A qualitative exploration of choral singing in community-dwelling older adults. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 42(5), 340–347, 2020 doi: h10.1177/0193945919861380 NIHMSID: NIHMS1039523 PMCID: PMC6935434
  12. Petrovsky, D. V., Sefcik, J. S., Hodgson, N. A., & Gitlin, L. N.; Harsh communication: Characteristics of caregivers and persons with dementia, Aging & Mental Health, 24:10, 1709-1716, 2020 doi:10.1080/13607863.2019.1667296 NIHMSID: NIHMS1052862 PMCID: PMC7089818
  13. Zhu, Z., Guo, M., Petrovsky, D.V., Dong, T., Hu, Y., Wu, B.; Age and regional disparity in HIV education among migrants in China: Migrants population dynamic monitoring survey, 2014–2015. International Journal for Equity in Health, 18(1), 104, 2019 doi:10.1186/s12939-019-0999-x PMCID: PMC6610800
  14. Petrovsky D.V., Sefcik J.S., Hanlon A.L., Lozano A.J., Cacchione P.Z.; Social engagement, cognition, depression, and comorbidity in nursing home residents with sensory impairment. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 12(5) 217-226, 2019 doi: 10.3928/19404921-20190627-01 NIHMSID: NIHMS1043799 PMCID: PMC6756972
  15. Petrovsky, D.V., Johnson, J. K., Tkacs, N., Mechanic-Hamilton, D., Hamilton, R. H., & Cacchione, P. Z.; Musical and cognitive abilities in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Psychology of Music, 2019 doi: h10.1177/0305735619843993. NIHMSID: NIHMS1031056 PMCID: PMC7451010
  16. Petrovsky, D.V., Wu, B., Mao, W. and Dong, X.; Oral health symptoms and cognitive function among US community‐dwelling Chinese older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67: S532-S537, 2019 doi:10.1111/jgs.15748 NIHMSID: NIHMS1004907 PMCID: PMC7201380
  17. Wu, B., Petrovsky, D.V., Wang, J., Xu, H., Zhu, Z., McConnell, E.S., Corazzini, K.N.; Dementia caregiver interventions in Chinese population: A systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(3), 528–542. 2019 doi: h10.1111/jan.13865
  18. Petrovsky, D.V., Varrasse McPhillips, M., Li, J., Brody, A., Caffeé, L., Hodgson, N.A.; Sleep disruption and quality of life in persons with dementia: A state-of-the-art review. Geriatric Nursing, 39(6), 640-645, 2018 doi: h10.1016/j.gerinurse.2018.04.014. PMCID: PMC6252149
  19. Kolanowski, A., Boltz, M., Galik, E., Gitlin, L., Kales, H., Resnick, B., Van Haitsma, K., Knehans, A., Sutterlin, J., Sefcik, J., Liu, W., Petrovsky, D. V., Massimo, L., Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A., MacAndrew, M., Brewster, G., Nalls, V., Jao, Y-L., Duffort, N., & Scerpella, D.; Determinants of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: A scoping review of the evidence. Nursing Outlook, 65(5), 515-529, 2017 doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2017.06.006 PMCID: PMC6579119
  20. Sefcik, J. S., Petrovsky, D. V., Streur, M., Toles, M., O’Connor, M., Ulrich, C., Marcantonio, S., Coburn, K., Naylor, M., & Moriarty, H.; “In our corner”: A qualitative descriptive study of patient engagement in a community-based care coordination program. Clinical Nursing Research, 27(3), 258-277, 2016 doi: 10.1177/1054773816685746. 2018 PMID: 28038504 PMCID: PMC5502197
  21. Petrovsky, D. V., Cacchione, P.Z., George, M.; Review of the effect of music interventions on symptoms of anxiety and depression in older adults with mild dementia. International Psychogeriatrics, 27 (10), 1661-1670, 2015 doi: 10.1017/S1041610215000393.
  22. Petrovsky, D.V.; Theoretical model for music therapy in older adults with dementia. Journal of Nursing Doctoral Students Scholarship, 2, 33-47, 2014 http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/research/Documents/Penn-Nursing-JNDSS_Vol2_2014_web.pdf
  23. Bowles, K. H., Latimer, G., Wesorick, B., Gelinas, L., & Molkina, D. V.; Lessons learned and barriers discussed by Beacon Communities as they aim to improve health outcomes through health information technology: An Interview by the Informatics and Technology Expert Panel. Computers Informatics Nursing, 32(4), 153-155, 2014 doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000065.

Other Articles (Reviews, Editorials, etc.) In Journals; other Professional Communications

  1. Ghazal, L.V., Petrovsky, D.V., Carpenter, J.S. Leadership corner: FAANs and the National Cancer Advisory Board. Nursing Outlook, 000, 1-3, 2021. Doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2021.12.005
  2. Zegers, C., Petrovsky, D.V. Leadership corner: Maternal infant health. Nursing Outlook. 69 (6), 1126 – 1128, 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2021.07.002.
  3. Petrovsky, D.V., Carpenter, J.; Leadership corner: Living legends Part 1. Nursing Outlook. 00, 1-3, 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2020.12.010
  4. Petrovsky, D. V., and Keim S. K., eds. “The use of big data in nursing science.” Editorial. Journal of Nursing Doctoral Students Scholarship (JNDSS) / University of Pennsylvania, n.d., 2016. Web. <https://issuu.com/pennnursing/stacks/270a43fbe1df4f91807569e53a9ebca0>.
  5. Petrovsky, D.V The role of social media in the lives of PhD students. Advances in Nursing Doctoral Education and Research, 3(1), 5-9, 2015. http://nursing.jhu.edu/excellence/inden/documents/newsletters/ANDER%20May%202015.pdf

 

Abstracts

  1. Geisser, S., Ciccone, I., Sefcik, J., Hodgson, N., Petrovsky, D.V. Acceptability of a Tailored Music Listening Intervention for Sleep in Older Adults with Dementia. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  2. Petrovsky, D.V. Gooneratne, G., Bradt, J., McPhillips, M.V., Etokebe, I., Gitlin, L.N., Hodgson, N. Tailored music listening to improve sleep in older adults with dementia: A randomized clinical trial. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 5(Suppl 1): 235, 2021. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igab046
  3. Petrovsky, D.V., Dong, F.D., Huang, L., Aryal, S., Perez, A.G., Hodgson, N. Salivary cortisol patterns in people living with dementia. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 5(Suppl 1): 437, 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igab046
  4. Petrovsky, D.V., Wu, B., Hodgson, N.A., Dong, XQ.; Participation in the arts and longitudinal changes in cognition among community-dwelling older Chinese adults. Presented at Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting, 2021.
  5. Sefcik, J., Hirschman, K., Petrovsky, D. V., Huang, L., Hodgson, N., Behrens, L., Naylor, M.; Satisfaction with outdoor activities over time among long-term services and supports recipients. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 189-190, 2020. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igaa057.614
  6. Petrovsky, D. V., Roan, S., Gooneratne, N., Bradt, J., Gitlin, L., Hodgson, N.; Randomized controlled trial of tailored music listening intervention for sleep in dementia, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 215, 2020. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igaa057.694
  7. Petrovsky, D. V.; Emerging scholar and professional organization perspective, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 853, 2020. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igaa057.3138
  8. Petrovsky, D V.., Waldron, D., Sakel, K.; Presidential symposium: Interdisciplinary perspectives from early-career scholars on why age matters, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 831, 2020. doi:10.1093/geroni/igaa057.3041
  9. Petrovsky, D. V., Varasse, M., Hodgson, N.; Relationship between sleep and quality of life in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 619, 2020. doi: 1093/geroni/igaa057.2107
  10. Sefcik, J., Petrovsky, D. V., Cacchione, P., Oh, S., Demiris, G.; Virtual reality use among persons with dementia: An integrative review, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 822-823, 2020. doi: 1093/geroni/igaa057.3000
  11. McPhillips, M., Li, J., Petrovsky, D V.., Hodgson, N.; Relationship between sleep and function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual Event. Innovation in Aging, 4(Suppl 1): 619, 2020. doi: 1093/geroni/igaa057.2104
  12. Petrovsky, D.V., Justice, J.N.; Presidential symposium: Multidisciplinary emerging perspectives on building and maintaining networks in aging. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 15. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S559-S559, 2019. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.2067
  13. Petrovsky, D.V., Hirschman, K.B., Brewster, G.S, Hanlon, A.L, Huang, L., McPhillips, M.V., Hodgson, N.A. Naylor, M.D.; Changes over time in daytime sleepiness among older adults receiving long-term services and supports. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 13. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S45-S46, doi: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.176
  14. Hodgson, N.A., Petrovsky, D.V., Kallmyer, B., Pike, J., Fazio, S.; The Alzheimer’s Association National Helpline: Effects on family caregivers. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 14. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S217, 2019. doi: 1093/geroni/igz038.795
  15. McPhillips, Kim, J., Petrovsky, D.V., Li, J., Talwar, S., Caffee, L., Hodgson, N.A.; Objective and subjective sleep duration and activity levels in older adults with mild dementia. Poster Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 14. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S527, 2019. doi:
  16. Sefcik, J., Hirschman, K., Petrovsky, D. V., Hodgson, N.A., Naylor, M.; Satisfaction with outdoor activities among long-term services and supports recipients. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 14. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S420–S421, 2019. : doi:
  17. Petrovsky, D.V., Wu, B., Mao, W., Dong, X.; Oral health and cognition among U.S. community-dwelling Chinese older adults. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, November 14. Innovation in Aging, Nov; 3(Suppl 1): S350. 2019. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.1269
  18. Hodgson, N.A., Petrovsky, D. V., Kallmyer, B., Pike, J., Fazio, S.; The Alzheimer’s Association Helpline: Preliminary effects on Family caregivers. Presented at Alzheimer’s International Conference (Los Angeles, CA). Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, Volume 15, Issue 7, P807, 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2019.06.2900
  19. Sefcik, J., Petrovsky, D. V., McPhillips, M. V., Hodgson, N., & Gitlin, L.; Financial strain among dementia informal caregivers. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 76, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  20. Petrovsky, D.V., Hodgson, N.A., Gitlin, L.N.; The relationship between caregivers’ negative communication, depression and burden. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 76, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  21. Wu, B., Petrovsky, D.V., Wang, J., Xu, H., Zhu, Z., McConnell, E.S., Corazzini, K.N.; Interventions in Chinese population: A systematic review. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 15. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 79, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  22. Petrovsky, D.V., Hu, X., Wu, B.; The relationship between perceived stress, sleep patterns and cognition among older adults in China and India. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 15. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 233, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  23. Petrovsky, D.V., Johnson, J.K., Tkacs, N., Mechanic-Hamilton, D., Hamilton, R.H., Cacchione, P.Z.; Hippocampal volume, musical and cognitive abilities in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 15. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 338, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  24. Petrovsky, D.V.; Addressing grant writing challenges in early developmental stages of behavioral intervention development. Symposium Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 15. Innovation in Aging, 2(S1), 401, 2018. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023
  25. Petrovsky, D.V., Hamilton, R.H., Cacchione, P.Z.; Use of the goldsmiths musical sophistication index in older American adults: A feasibility study. Poster Presentation. Presented at The IAGG 2017 World Congress, July 24, 2017, San Francisco, CA. Innovation in Aging, 1(1), S1, 466-467, 2017
  26. Petrovsky, D.V., Sefcik, J.S., Cacchione, P.Z.; Join our voices: A qualitative exploration of singing in frail, community-dwelling older adults. Poster Presentation. Presented at Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, November 21, 2015, Orlando, FL. The Gerontologist, 55(S2), 694, 2015.
  27. Sefcik, J.S., Petrovsky, D.V., Streur, M., Moriarty, H., Toles, M., Marcantonio, S.A., Naylor, M.D.; Nurse contact promotes older adults’ engagement in a care coordination program. Symposium. Presented at Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, November 21, 2015, Orlando, FL. The Gerontologist, 55(S2), 739, 2015.
  28. Petrovsky, D.V., Sefcik, J.S., Cacchione, P.Z.; Recruitment strategies from a PACE model. Symposium, Presented at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, November 6, 2014, Washington, DC, 2014.
  29. Petrovsky, D.V. Key Safety issues related to the care of older adults with dementia. Focused Group Discussion. 9th US-Russian Nursing Conference Cruise. August 6, 2014, Moscow, Russian Federation, 2014.
  30. Molkina, D.V., Sefcik, J.S., Hanlon, A.L., Cacchione, P.Z.; Impact of sensory impairment on social engagement in long term care elders. Paper Presentation, Presented at Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, November 23, 2013, New Orleans, LA. The Gerontologist, 53(S1), 526, 2013. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt151
  31. Topaz, M., Molkina, D.V., Jarrin, O., Rhadhakrishanan, K., O’Connor, M., Bowles, K.H.; Who shall we visit first? Great variation in how home health prioritizes patients’ first home visit. Poster Presentation. GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, November 21, 2013. New Orleans, LA. The Gerontologist, 53(S1), 178, 2013. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt151
  32. Jablonski, R., Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A.L., Baker, N., Bossen, A., Molkina, D.V.; Non-pharmacological interventions to reduce agitation in persons with dementia: Considerations for feasibility and future research. Symposium. Presented at Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 24, 2013. The Gerontologist, 53(S1), 595, 2013 doi:10.1093/geront/gnt151
  33. Topaz, M., Petrovsky, D. V., Jarrín, O., Rhadhakrishanan, K., O’Connor, M., Koru, G., Masterson-Creber, R., Bowles, K. H.; “We’re all in our own little island”: A qualitative exploration of patient information exchange during admission to home health agency. Poster Presentation. Presented at American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium. Washington, D.C. November, 2013