Credentials, degrees schools attended:
PhD UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA - June 1994
MS in Nursing Science BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MA - Jan. 1984
*Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner 1984-1989; 1998-2003
BS in Nursing University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME - June 1982
ADN Westbrook College, Portland, ME - June 1977
International and National Level
2008 Moody, K., Ebrahim, D., Deschamps, A., De Geest, S., & Spirig R. The Relationship of Symptom Experience and Nonadherence in HIV. 3rd International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC), March 17-18, 2008, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Jersey City, New Jersey. (refereed, paper accepted for presentation)
2007 Spirig, R., Moody, K., Battegay, M., Fierz, K., Nicca, D., Vincenzi, C. & De Geest, S. Symptom experience in Persons Living with HIV (PLWH): Is it the same for participants with and without primary support person (PSP)? 11th European AIDS Conference/EACS, October 24-27, 2007, Palacio Municipal de Congressos, Madrid, Spain (refereed poster presentation).
2007 Spirig, R., Moody, K., Battegay, M., Fierz, K., Nicca, D., Vincenzi, C. & De Geest, S. Relationships between Symptom Experience, Mental Health, Social Support, Symptom Manageability, Adherence, Quality of Life, and HIV Disease Progression. 2nd International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC/NIMH), March 28-30, 2007, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Jersey City, New Jersey. (refereed poster presentation)
2006 Nicca, D., Moody, K. Elzi, L. & Spirig, R. The challenge of comprehensive adherence interventions in clinical practice for patients with long-term adherence problems. 1st International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, (NIMH/IAPAC). March 8-10, 2006, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Jersey City, New Jersey. (refereed poster presentation)
Teaching and Mentoring:
Most Recent Areas of Teaching and new Course Development
University of Southern Maine: Graduate Courses: Adult Care Management (CNS), Nursing Research; Undergraduate courses: Nursing of the Older Adult in the Community, High Acuity Adult Health Nursing, Adult and Older Adult Care Nursing, Substance Use and Abuse, Health-related Research, Health Assessment, , Community Health, Issues in Addictions, Substance Abuse Prevention with Vulnerable Populations, Community Health Practicum; Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland: Master’s program: Family Health Care Nursing, Research, Doctoral-level Research, Quantitative Research Design, Advanced Quantitative Methods Seminar: Structural Equation Modelling, Doctoral Seminar, Thesis/Dissertation Advising. University of Maine, Orono, ME: Graduate Faculty for Doctoral Level Self-directed Studies
primary care of the older adult, specializing in chronic disease management for HIV-infected clients, and high acuity cardiac care
March 2003-2007 Co-PI, “Exploring the relationship of symptom experience, symptom manageability, adherence, health-related quality of life, and disease progression in people living with HIV/AIDS”, Co-PI with Rebecca Spirig Ph.D., RN: Manuel Battegay, MD, and Sabina De Geest, Ph.D., RN (3 year award: Submitted Oct. 1, 2002, Project Nr. 3346-100884 Swiss National Fund)
Refereed Journal Articles
Fierz, K., Moody, K., Nicca, D., Glass, T., Battegay, M., & Spirig, (2009). Symptom experience among HIV-infected Patients in Switzerland. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) (manuscript in progress).
Vincenzi, C., Moody, K., & Spirig, R. (2009). Development and pretesting of a set of symptom assessment tools in HIV: The HIV Symptom Experience Assessment Scale and the HIV Manageability Scale. Applied Nursing Research, 22, 204-210.
Nicca, D., Moody, K., Elzi, L. & Spirig, R. (2007). Comprehensive clinical adherence interventions to enable antiretroviral therapy: A case report. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 18(6), 44-53.
Spirig, R., Moody, K., Battegay, M., De Geest, S. (2005). Symptom Management in
HIV/AIDS: Advancing the conceptualization. Advances in Nursing Science, 28(4), 333-344.