Linda Samia PhD, RN
- Ph.D., University of Massachusetts - Boston
- M.S. Nursing, University of Southern Maine
- B.S. Nursing, Boston College
Community Health, Home Healthcare, Gerontology, Healthy Aging, Caregiving, Hospice, Health Policy
Areas of Scholarship
Principal Investigator for the Maine Savvy Caregiver Project funded by the Administration on Aging October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2011.
Principal Investigator for the Work Environment and Job Related Stress Among Home Health Care Nurses funded by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) 12/2005 - 9/2007
Project Director for the Home Health Care Nurse Job Retention Study funded by the AHRQ
Samia, L.W. & Ellenbecker, C.H. (2009). Strategies to recruit difficult to reach home healthcare nurses for research. A publication in review for Journal of Applied Nursing, Clinical Methods section. Submitted September 11, 2009.
Ellenbecker, C.H., Byleckie, J. & Samia, L. (2008). Further psychometric testing of the home healthcare nurse job satisfaction scale. Research in Nursing & Health, 31(2), 152-64.
Ellenbecker, C.H., Porell, F., Samia, L.W. & Byleckie, J.J. & Milburn, M. (2008). Predictors of home healthcare nurse retention. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40, 151-160.
Ellenbecker, C.H., Samia, L.W., Cushman, & M.J., Alster, K. (2008). Patient Safety and quality in home care. In R.G. Hughes (Ed). Advances in patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses: Vol.1. Washington, DC: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.