Barbara B. Cochrane

Appointments and Affiliations

 
 
University of Washington
School of Nursing
Family and Child Nursing
Associate Professor, Appointed: 2005
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences
Joint Associate Member, Appointed: 2005
University of Washington
School of Nursing
de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging
Director, Appointed: 2005
Professional Headshot of Barbara B. Cochrane

Mailing Address

Box 357262
University of Washington School of Nursing
Seattle, Washington 98195-7262
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 685-0836
Fax: (206) 616-3064
barbc@u.washington.edu

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Washington, Nursing Science, 1992.
M.N., University of Washington, Physiological Nursing, 1986.
B.S., University of Alaska Anchorage, Nursing, 1982.
B.A., University of Oregon, Psychology, 1976.

Research Interests

Older women's health. Clinical and research expertise include gerontology and healthy aging, postmenopausal hormone therapy, symptoms and symptom management, psychosocial oncology, cardiovascular nursing. Methodological areas of expertise include data and safety monitoring, multi-center clinical trials, intervention research, and qualitative research (grounded theory).

Languages

(Reading, Writing, Speaking)

English: (Fluent, Fluent, Functional)
French: (Functional, Basic, Basic)

Memberships

American Academy of Nursing
American Geriatrics Society
American Heart Association
American Nurses Association
American Psychosocial Oncology Society
American Society on Aging
Gerontological Society of America
National Council on Aging
National Gerontological Nursing Association
North American Menopause Society
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau International
Western Institute of Nursing

Honors and Awards

2006, Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2003, PSONS Quarterly Writing Award, "Obtaining funds for research" (with Linda Eaton), Puget Sound Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society
1997, Research Fund Award, "Breast Cancer Awareness: Learning about your Risk", Positive Yoga
1994, Fellow, Twentieth Ten-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, American Heart Association (AHA)
1994, Research Excellence Award, National Association of Women's Health Professionals
1992, Excellence in Writing Award in Research, "Breast cancer: Demands of illness" (with Katherine Klaich), Oncology Nursing Society/Cetus
1990, Research Fund Award, “Women’s Experience Following Acute Myocardial Infarction”, Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau

Previous Positions

1993-2005, Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Nursing, Family and Child Nursing
1992-2005, Senior Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, Public Health Sciences
1982-1985, Staff Nurse, Clinical Level III of IV, Providence Hospital, Coronary Care

Funding

  • University of Washington School of Nursing Research Intramural Funding Program: Examining a Diffusion of Benefit Hypothesis: Does a Woman with Breast Cancer Benefit from an Intervention Delivered to her Partner? PI, 2006 to 2007.
  • University of Washington School of Nursing Research Intramural Funding Program: Autonomy, Dependency and Obligation: Negotiations in Female Patient-Caregiver Dyads, Co-Investigator (PI: Jamie Shirley), 2006 to 2007.
  • RAND/Hartford: University of Washington Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research, Co-PI (Co-PI: Elizabeth Phelan), 2006 to 2008.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Estrogen and Progesterone Related Gene Variants and Colorectal Cancer Risk, Co-Investigator, PI of FHCRC Subcontract (PI: Shumin Zhang, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA), 2006 to 2010.
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): Nursing Leadership in Long-Term Skilled Care, Co-Project Director (Project Director: Ruth Craven), 2006 to 2009.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Frailty in WHI: Drugs, Inflammatory and Genetic Markers; Co-Investigator (PI: Andrea LaCroix), 2005 to 2008.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Biochemical and Genetic Markers of Hypertension in Women; Co-Investigator, PI of FHCRC Subcontract (PI: Howard Sesso, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA), 2004 to 2008.
  • Lustgarden Pancreatic Cancer Foundation: A Prospective Study of Pancreatic Cancer Pathogenesis; Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator of FHCRC Subcontract (PI: Charles Fuchs, Data Farber Cancer Center, Boston, MA); Dana Farber Cancer Center and Lustgarden Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, 2003 to 2004.
  • United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (Department of Defense)/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program—Breast Cancer Research Program: Serum Estrogen Hormone Metabolites, Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Risk of Breast Cancer; Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator of FHCRC Subcontract (PI: Francesmary Modugno, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA), 2002 to 2004.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Helping the Mother with Breast Cancer Support her Child; Co-Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator of FHCRC subcontract (PI: Frances Marcus Lewis, University of Washington), 2000 to 2006.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Sex Steroid Hormones and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease; Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator of FHCRC Subcontract (PI: Kathryn Rexrode, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA), 2000 to 2004.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Genetic Risk Information for a Defined Population; Co-Investigator (PI: Deborah Bowen), 1998 to 2001.
  • United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (Department of Defense)/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program--Breast Cancer Research Program: Enhancing Positive Reactions to Breast Cancer Risk Appraisal; Principal Investigator, 1994 to 1998.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Clinical Coordinating Center for the Clinical Trial and Observational Study of the Women's Health Initiative; Co-Investigator (PI: Ross Prentice), 1992 to 2011.

 

Recent Publications

2014
2013
Bao, Y, Giovannucci EL, Kraft P, Qian ZR, Wu C, Ogino S, Gaziano MJ, Stampfer MJ, Ma J, Buring JE et al..  2013.  Inflammatory Plasma Markers and Pancreatic Cancer Risk: A Prospective Study of Five U.S. Cohorts.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. Abstract
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