Erica Schorr, PhD, BSBA, RN

Associate Professor
Erica Schorr

Contact

Office Address

5-140 Weaver Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Associate Professor

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota
Major: Nursing

BSN, University of Detroit Mercy
Major: Nursing

BSBA, Xavier University
Major: Marketing

Fellowships

Fellow, American Heart Association, Fellowship Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing United States

Licensures and Certifications

State of Minnesota Board of Nursing Registered Nurse, Licensure/Certification Number: R 172988-5

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Biography

Research Summary

Research Summary/Interests: Coronary and Peripheral Artery Disease; Effective interventions to increase physical activty, decrease sedentary time, and improve function and quality of life; Wearables and mobile technologies to support health behavior change and maintenance; Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health; Cardiovascular disease risk reduction for African Americans; Interdisciplinary Translational Research
Research Methods/Techniques: Intervention development and testing; Mixed methods; m-Health, including mobile phones and wearables.

Teaching Summary

Academic Interests and Focus
Nursing Research; Nursing Intervention; Nursing Theory; Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults; Critical Review in Health Research

Courses
Foundational Concepts of Professional Nursing
Nursing Care for Complex Health Conditions
Foundations of Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration
Human Responses to Health and Illness: Adults and Elders
Critical Review in Health Research

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications: State of MN Board of Nursing

Honors and Recognition

Fellow of the American Heart Association, American Heart Association, 2017

Daisy Faculty Award: Understanding of Social Determinants in Health, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 2017

Abstract of Distinction, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2016

Excellence in Nursing Education Award, University of Minnesota School of Nursing Alumni Society, 2015

Martha N. Hill New Investigator Award Finalist, American Heart Association, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, 2014

Dissertation nominated to represent School of Nursing in "Best Dissertation" competition, University of Minnesota, 2014

Outstanding Dissertation Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Pain and Symptom Management Research Section, 2014

New Investigator Pre-K Career Development Scholar, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Minnesota, 2014

Certificate of Honorable Mention for the Excellence in Advancing Nursing Science Award, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2013

BSN-PhD Doctoral Research Focuses on Symptoms of Peripheral Artery Disease, Minnesota Nursing Magazine, 2012

Helen Wells Nursing Research Award, University of Minnesota, 2011

Jonas & Hartford Nurse Leader Scholar, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence & John A. Hartford Foundation, 2010

Minnesota Hartford Geriatric Nursing Education Scholar, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2009

M & M Gerontological Nursing Scholarship, University of Minnesota, 2009

Professional Memberships

The American Geriatrics Society, 2011-2015

Gerontological Society of America, 2009-2015

University of Minnesota Organization of Ph.D. Students in Nursing, 2009-2013

University of Minnesota Mixed Methods Interdisciplinary Graduate Group, 2010-2013

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Academy, 2011-2013

Graduate Nursing Student Academy, 2013-2013

University of Minnesota Gerontological Journal Club

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Chapter

Society for Vascular Nursing

American Heart Association

American Nurses Association

Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Publications

Selected Publications

Treat-Jacobson, D., McDermott, M., Beckham, J., Burt, M., Creager, M., Ehrman, J., Gardner, A., Mays, R., Regensteiner, J., Salisbury, D., Schorr, E., Walsh, M., 2019. Implementation of supervised exercise therapy for patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease: A science advisory from the American Heart Association. Circulation,

Monsen, K., Rudenick, J., Kapinos, N., Warmbold, K., McMahon, S., Schorr, E., 2018. Documentation of social determinants in electronic health records with and without standardized terminologies: A comparative study. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, 1-7.

Michalowski, M., Austin, R., Mathiason, M., Maganti, S., Schorr, E., Monson, K., 2018. Relationships among interventions and health literacy outcomes for sub-populations: A data-driven approach. Journal of Nursing and Social Sciences related to Health and Illness, 20 (3):

Schorr, E., 2018. Response to Comment on 'The relationship between peripheral artery disease (PAD) symptomatology and ischemia'. Nursing Research, 67 (1): 3-5.

Lee, S., Schorr, E., Hadidi, N., Kelly, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., Lindquist, R., 2018. Power of peer support to change health behavior to reduce risks for heart disease and stroke for African American men in a faith-based community. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5 (5): 1107-1116.

Whipple, M., Schorr, E., Talley, K., Lindquist, R., Bronas, U., Treat-Jacobson, D., 2017. Variability in individual response to aerobic exercise interventions among older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 1-37.

Schorr, E., Mays, R., 2017. Patient perspectives on claudication: An opportunity to improve the adoption and adherence of exercise therapy. Vascular Medicine, 22 (5): 385-386.

Lee, S., Schorr, E., Chi, C., Treat-Jacobson, D., Mathiason, M., Lindquist, R., 2017. Peer group and text message-based weight-loss and management intervention for African-American women. Western Journal of Nursing Research,

Schorr, E., Treat-Jacobson, D., Lindquist, R., 2017. The relationship between peripheral artery disease (PAD) symptomatology and ischemia. Nursing Research, 66 (5): 378-387.

Schorr, E., Peden-McAlpine, C., Treat-Jacobson, D., Lindquist, R., 2015. Characterization of the peripheral artery disease symptom experience. Geriatric Nursing, 36 (4): 293-300.

Schorr, E., Treat-Jacobson., D., 2013. Methods of symptom evaluation and their impact on peripheral artery disease (PAD) symptom prevalence: A review. Vascular Medicine, 18 (2): 95-111.

Treat-Jacobson, D., Lindquist, R., Witt, D., Kirk, L., Schorr, E., Bronas, U., Davey, C., Regensteiner, J., 2012. The PADQOL: Development and validation of a PAD-specific quality of life questionnaire. 17 (6): 405-415.

Schorr, E., 2011. Efficacy of quantified home-based exercise in patients with intermittent claudication: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 123 (5): 491-498.

Jenniskens, F., Jopperi-Davis, K., Walters, L., Schorr, E., Rogers, L., Welty, S., Smith, C., 2002. Effects of fasting on tissue contents of coenzyme A and related intermediates in rats. Pediatric Research, 52 (3): 437-442.

Schorr, E., Whipple, M., Kirk, L., Brown, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., Effects of supervised exercise therapy on free-living physical activity among patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease. Vascular Medicine,

Lee, S., Lindquist, L., Schorr, E., Chi, C., Treat-Jacobson, D., Development, implementation, and participant evaluation fo text messagins and peer group support combined weight management program for African American women . Journal of Research in Nursing,

Schorr, E., Brown, R., Dahl, H., Sarkinen, A., Kaiser, A., Continuously measuring physical activity post-cardiac rehabilitation: A pilot trial. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention,

Schorr, E., Gepner, A., Dolansky, M., Forman, D., Still, C., Wang, T., Wenger, N., American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Feasibility, efficacy, and future opportunities for mobile health technology (mHealth) among older adults with cardiovascular disease and risk factors.

Gibbs, B., Forman, D., Hivert, M., Jerome, G., Kraus, W., Lobelo, F., Rosenkranz, S., Schorr, E., Spartano, N., American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Physical activity as first-line treatment of elevated blood pressure or blood cholesterol in lower-risk patients: Who, what, and how?.

Genzler, L., Lindquist, R., Hadidi, N., Schorr, E., Sleep and delirium in the critically ill patient: A comprehensive literature review. Critical Care Nurse,

Talley, K., Cheung, C., Mathiason, M., Schorr, E., McMahon, S., Wyman, J., Aging adults' preferences for wellness program activities and delivery characteristics: A cross-sectional survey. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation,

Cheung, C., Talley, K., McMahon, S., Schorr, E., Wyman, J., Knowledge of physical activity guidelines and its association with physical activity and physical function in older adults. Activities, Adaptation & Aging,

Whipple, M., Schorr, E., Talley, K., Lindquist, R., Bronas, U., Treat-Jacobson, D., A mixed methods study of perceived barriers to physical activity, geriatric syndromes and physical activity levels among older adults with peripheral artery disease and diabetes. Journal of Vascular Nursing,

Michalowski, M., Austin, R., Mathiason, M., Schorr, E., Jones, R., Monson, K., Understanding health (in)equality and outcomes: A data-driven consequential informatics approach. Journal of Advanced Nursing,

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Schorr, E. "Effects of Supervised Exercise Therapy on Free-Living Physical Activity Among Patients With Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2019.

Schorr, E. "Effects of Self-Monitoring Physical Activity on Self-Rated Health", Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, United States. April 01, 2019.

Schorr, E. "Using Technology to Understand the Relationship Between Physical Activity Levels and Health Perception Among Individuals With Cardiovascular Disease", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2019.

Schorr, E. "Effects of Supervised Exercise Therapy on Free-Living Physical Activity Among Patients with Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease", American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2018, American Heart Association, November 01, 2018.

Schorr, E. "Activity Tracker Increases Functional Capacity Post-Cardiac Rehabilitation Compared to Placebo Device", School of Nursing, Dean's Circle Reception, September 01, 2018.

Schorr, E. "Activity Tracker Increases Functional Capacity Post-Cardiac Rehabilitation Compared To Placebo Device", National Institutes of Nursing Research (NINR) Precision Health: Smart Technologies, Smart Health Symposium, National Institutes of Nursing Research, July 01, 2018.

Schorr, E. "Activity Tracker Increases Daily Step Count Post-Cardiac Rehabilitation Compared to Placebo Device", American Heart Association/American Stroke Association EPI/Lifestyle Scientific Sessions 2018, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, March 01, 2018.

Schorr, E. "Outcomes and Lessons Learned From Continuously Monitoring Activity Following Cardiac Rehabilitation ", 41st Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, April 01, 2017.

Schorr, E. "Functional Capacity, Body Composition, and Lipids Changes 15 Weeks Post-Cardiac Rehabilitation: Results From the PAACE Study", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2017.

Schorr, E. "Use of Standardized Terminologies to Document Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health in Electronic Health Records: A Comparative Analysis", 2016 State of Science Congress on Nursing Research: Determinants of Health, September 01, 2016.

Schorr, E. "Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors Impact Preferences for Wellness Program, Self-Reported Health, and Quality of Life", 2016 State of Science Congress on Nursing Research: Determinants of Health, September 01, 2016.

Schorr, E. "Measuring Daily Physical Activity and Sleep Among Older Adults Eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation", 40th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, March 01, 2016.

Schorr, E. "Using Wearable Fitness and Mobile Technologies to Augment Behavior Change and Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among African American Males", Center for Health African American Men through Partnerships (CHAAMPS), March 01, 2016.

Schorr, E. "Testing the Reasability of a Home Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program", Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Annual Poster Session, January 01, 2016.

Schorr, E. "A Panel Presentation of NRSA Application Tips", School of Nursing - Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship, December 01, 2015.

Schorr, E. "Tips for Preparing a NRSA Application From the Experience of Three Successful Students", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2015.

Schorr, E. "Cardiovascular Disease, Risk Factors, and Physical Activity are Significant Predictors of Self-Rated Health and Well-Being", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2015.

Schorr, E. "Cardiovascular Disease, Risk Factors, and Physical Activity are Significant Predictors of Self-Rated Health and Well-Being", American Heart Association/American Stroke Association EPI | Lifestyle Scientific Sessions 2015, March 01, 2015.

Schorr, E. "Tips for Preparing a NRSA Application From the Experience of Three", School of Nursing - Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship, December 01, 2014.

Schorr, E. "The Relationship Between Peripheral Artery Disease Symptomatoloty and Ischemia: A Mixed Method Evaluation", American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014, November 01, 2014.

Schorr, E. "Testing the Feasability of a Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program", Clinical and Translational Science Institue (CTSI) Annual Poster Session, September 01, 2014.

Schorr, E. "Characterization of the Peripheral Artery Disease Symptom Experience", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2014.

Schorr, E. "Characterization of the Peripheral Artery Disease Symptom Experience", 38th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, March 01, 2014.

Schorr, E. "My "Planned" Doctoral Commencement", School of Nursing Commencement, May 01, 2013.

Schorr, E. "Age and Disease Severity are Related to Prolonged Post-Exercise Ischemia Recovery in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease", 31st Society for Vascular Nursing Annual Convention, May 01, 2013.

Schorr, E. "Selecting a Research Career in Nursing: A Panel Discussion", School of Nursing - Undergraduate Nursing Students, April 01, 2013.

Schorr, E. "Exploring Pad Post-Exercise Recovery Trajectories", School of Nursing Research Day, April 01, 2013.

Schorr, E. "NRSA Applications: Processes & Lessons Learned", The Center for Gerontological Nursing and The Center for Child & Family Health Promotion Research, March 01, 2012.

Schorr, E. "Deciding to Get Your Doctorate", School of Nursing - Undergraduate Nursing Students, April 01, 2011.

Schorr, E. "Getting a PhD: Why Me? Why Now?", School of Nursing - Master of Nursing Students, April 01, 2011.

Schorr, E. "Beyond Classic Claudication: A Qualitative Pilot Study Exploring the Breadth of Pad Symptom Experiences", 35th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, March 01, 2011.

Schorr, E. "Effects of Fasting on Tissue Contents of Coenzyme A and Related Intermediates in Rats", 98th Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society, May 01, 2002.

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Afri
Principal Investigator: Konety, Badrinath R
Sponsoring Organization: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Award Dates: 2015 - 2021
 

Award: Healthy Aging and Mobility Initiative
Principal Investigator: Treat-Jacobson, Diane Jeanett
Award Dates: 2015 - 2019
 

Award: Characterization of the PAD Symptom Experience
Principal Investigator: Schorr, Erica
Award Dates: 2011 - 2013
 

Award: Jonas Nursing Scholars Program
Principal Investigator: Wyman, Jean F
Sponsoring Organization: AMER ACAD OF NURSING
Award Dates: 2010 - 2012