Elizabeth Chin

Elizabeth Chin, PhD

Associate Professor / Chairperson

College of Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult

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Modular Unit #5 001


Laboure CollegeAD
Bridgewater State CollegeBA in Education
University of Massachusetts DartmouthMSN
University of Massachusetts WorchesterPhD


  • NUR 712
  • NUR 787
  • NUR 789




Research activities

  • Early recognition of Exacerbation of COPD
  • Symptom monitoring in individuals with COPD and self-care management
  • Use of smart phone applications to improve self-care management of COPD


Research interests

  • COPD
  • Chronic illness
  • Symptom management
  • Self-management
  • Technology in clinical management of chronic disease

Select publications

  • Kristen Sethares, K. PhD, RN, CNE, FAHA, FHSA, Elizabeth Chin PhD, RN (2021).
    Age and gender differences in physical heart failure symptom clusters
    Heart & Lung, 50, 832-837.
  • Jane M. Murphy, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC , Elizabeth D. Chin, PhD, RN, Cheryl A. Westlake, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FHFSA, FAHA, FAAN, Marilyn Asselin, PhD, RN, Maryellen D. Brisbois, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC (2021).
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology nurse spirituality, stress, coping, spiritual well-being, and intent to leave: A mixed-method study
    Journal of Hematology-Oncology Nursing
  • Kathryn Sabo, MSN, RN, Elizabeth Chin, PhD, RN (2021).
    Self-care needs and practices for the older adult caregiver: An integrative review
    Geriatric Nursing, 42, 570-581.
  • Kathleen M Elliott , Elizabeth Chin, Kathryn Louise Gramling, Kristen A Sethares (2021).
    Changing Nurse Practitioner Students' Attitudes and Beliefs About Caring for Those With Opioid Use Disorders
    Journal of Addiction Medicine, 32(2), 115-120.
  • Christine Devine, Elizabeth Chin, Kristen Sethares, Marilyn Asselin (2021).
    Nursing student perceptions of academic and clinical integrity
    Nursing Education Perspectives, 42(4), 221-226.

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