Faculty: Carter

Portrait of Professor Eileen Carter

Eileen J. Carter

Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor


University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, Connecticut 06269

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Patient safety and outcomes
Infection prevention
Antibiotic resistance

Selected Publications

  1. Carter EJ, Cato KD, Rivera RR, Kulage KM, Liu J, Vose C, Larson E. Programmatic details and outcomes of an academic-practice research fellowship for clinical nurses. Appl Nurs Res. (In press).
  2. Moise N, Phillips E, Carter EJ, Alcantara C, Julian J, Thanataveerat A,Schwartz JE, Ye S, Duran A, Shimbo D, KronishI. Design and study protocol for a cluster randomized trial of a multifaceted implementation strategy to increase the uptake of the USPSTF hypertension screening recommendations: The EMBRACE Study. Implementation Science. (In press).
  3. Carter EJ, Hessels A, Cato KD, Sun CJ, Bevin C, Rivera RR, Larson EL. Evaluation of the Joint Nurse Scientist Role across academia and practice. Nurs Outlook. 2020;68(3):261-269.
  4. Carter EJ, Montalvo W, Hicks A, Liu J, Cato KD. The Jonas Scholars Program-Evaluation of a decade-long program to advance doctoral-prepared nurses. Nurs Outlook. 2020;68(3):365-370.
  5. Carter EJ, Manning ML, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M. Clinical nurse preparation and partnership in antibiotic stewardship programs: National survey findings are a call to action for nurse leaders. J Nurs Adm. 2019;49(12):591-595.
  6. Southern WN, Applebaum JR, Salmasian H, Kneifati-Hayek J, Carter EJ, Sumner JA, Adelman JS. Clinician experience of electronic health record configurations displaying 1 vs 4 records at a time. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2019;179(12):1723-1725.
  7. Greendyke WG, Shelley AN, Zachariah P, Furuya EY, Carter EJ. Exploring prescriber perspectives toward nurses' active involvement in antimicrobial stewardship: A qualitative study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40(10):1184-1187.
  8. Dykes PC, Bogaisky M, Carter EJ, et al. Development and validation of a fall prevention knowledge test. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2019;67:133-8.
  9. Sharma M, Dixon JK, Carter EJ, McCorkle R. Essential evidence-based introductory bioterrorism content for practicing nurses. Nurse Education in Practice. 2019;34:104-10.
  10. Carter EJ, Greendyke WG, Furuya EY, Srinivasan A, Shelley AN, Bothra A, & Larson EL. Exploring the nurses' role in antibiotic stewardship: A multisite qualitative study of nurses and infection preventionists. Am J Infect Control. 2018;46(5):492-497.
  11. Carter EJ, Moise N, Alcantara C, Sullivan AM, & Kronish IM. Patient barriers and facilitators to ambulatory and home blood pressure monitoring: A qualitative study. Am J Hypertens. 2018;31(8):919-927.
  12. Carter EJ, Rivera RR, Gallagher KA, & Cato KD. Targeted interventions to advance a culture of inquiry at a large, multicampus hospital among nurses. J Nurs Adm. 2018;48(1):18-24.
  13. Hogan D, DiMartino T, Liu J, Mastro K, Larson EL, Carter, EJ. Video-based education to reduce distress and improve understanding among pediatric MRI patients: a randomized controlled study. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018;41:48-53.
  14. Dykes PC, Bogaisky M, Carter EJ, Duckworth M, Hurley AC, Jackson EM & Adelman JS. Development and validation of a fall prevention knowledge test. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018;67(1):133-138.
  15. Greendyke WG, Carter EJ, Salsgiver E, Bernstein D, Simon MS, Saiman L & Furuya, EY. Exploring the role of the bedside nurse in antimicrobial stewardship: Survey results from five acute-care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018;39(3):360-362.
  16. Youngerman BE, Salmasian H, Carter EJ, Loftun ML, Perotte R, Ross BG, & Vawdrey DK. Reducing indwelling urinary catheter use through staged introduction of electronic clinical decision support in a multicenter hospital system. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018;39(8):902-908.
  17. Kapadia SN, Abramson EL, Carter EJ, Loo AS, Kaushal R, Calfee DP, & Simon MS. The expanding role of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals in the United States: Lessons learned from a multisite qualitative study. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(2):68-74.

Honors & Awards

2019: Top 50 Peer Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine

2017: Implementation Research Scholar Award, Association for Professionals in
Infection Control

2015: Dissertation Excellence Awar, Columbia Nursing

2013: Predoctoral Nursing Research Fellow, National Institute of Nursing

2013: Top New Peer Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine

2012: Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Columbia Nursing

2009: Mary Fay Enrichment Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital