Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Nancy Redeker Named Associate Editor of Heart & Lung

June 1, 2009

Nancy Redeker, YSN Professor and Associate Dean for Scholarly Affairs, has been named Associate Editor of Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, the official journal of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.

As an accomplished speaker and writer in cardiovascular nursing, critical care, and adult health, Redeker is devoted to promoting evidence-based nursing practice through research and education.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to represent AAHFN in this exciting new partnership with Heart & Lung,” said Redeker. “This role provides a major opportunity to improve health care and quality of life for the large population of heart failure patients. The excellent work to be published in Heart & Lung will provide a significant resource for interdisciplinary clinicians and scientists whose focus is improving outcomes for these patients.”

Redeker's program of research is focused on sleep, sleep disorders, and circadian rhythms of activity-rest in persons who have heart disease. She has also conducted studies on symptoms of home care clients with heart failure and psychosocial responses of patients with heart disease. Her clinical interests and experience include sleep and cardiovascular nursing in community as well as acute care and home care settings.