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UCLA Institute of American Cultures

Title: Associate Professor
Department: School of Nursing
Email: ejacob@sonnet.ucla.edu

Current Project(s):

  • Dr. Eufemia Jacob is an Associate Professor with the UCLA School of Nursing. Her research focuses on helping children with chronic illness, particularly those affected by sickle cell disease, cancer, persistent chronic pain, and other chronic illness and medical complexity. Her goal is to use wireless technology to teach children with chronic illness, self-management behaviors. Dr. Jacob also investigates abnormal sensory processing in children with persistent chronic pain. Her research aims to lead to testing of individualized intervention strategies based on abnormal sensory processing profiles.

Available Publications/Books:

  • Jacob E, Duran J, Stinson J, Lewis MA, Zeltzer L. (2013). Remote Monitoring of Pain & Symptoms using Wireless Technology in Children & Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 25, 42-54
  • Jacob E, Chan VW, Hodge C, Zeltzer L, Zurakowski D, Sethna NF. (2015). Sensory and Thermal Quantitative Testing in Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. Apr;37(3):185-9.
  • Jacob E, Childress C, Nathanson JD. (2015). Barriers to care and quality of primary care services in children with sickle cell disease. J Adv Nurs. 72(6):1417-29

Tagged: Health, Health Policy