PhD, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, 2012
Master of Science Degree, Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Specialist, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, 1989
Bachelor of Science Degree, Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987
Associate of Science Degree, Nursing, University of Evansville School of Nursing, Evansville, Indiana, 1985
11-CC-0265: (Co-Investigator) August 2011-present NIH Clinical Center A Pilot Study to Examine Physiological and Clinical markers of Chronic Stress in Caregivers of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients
Ross, A., Sundaramurthi, P., Bevans, M. (2012) A Labor of Love: the Influence of Cancer Caregiving on Health Behaviors. Cancer Nursing, DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e3182747b75.
Ross, A., Friedmann, E., Bevans, M., Thomas, S. (2012). Frequency of Yoga Practice Predicts Health: Results of a National Survey of Yoga Practitioners. Journal of Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012(10), doi:10.1155/2012/983258.
Ross, A. and Pringle, K. (2012) Clinical Roundup: Selected treatment options for Bronchitis. Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 17(6): 349-353.
Ross, A. (2012, April). The Relationship of Yoga and Health: Home Practice May be the Key. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans.
Ross, A. (2011) Clinical Roundup: How do you treat premenstrual syndrome in your practice? Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 17(4): 237-246.
Ross, A. and Thomas, S. (2010). The health benefits of yoga and exercise: A review of comparison studies. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 16(1), 3-12.
Thomas, S.A., Chapa, D.W., Friedman, E., Durdin, C., Ross, A., Lee, M.C., Lee, H. (2008) Depression in patients with heart failure: Prevalence, pathophysiological mechanisms, and treatment. Critical Care Nurse, 28(2), 40-55.
Primary Teaching Areas:
N505/N304: Fundamentals of Nursing Communication Modules
Academic & Professional Activities:
Intramural Research Training Award Post-doctoral Fellow National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
Member, Society of Behavioral Medicine
Member, American Holistic Nurses Association
Member, International Association of Yoga Therapists
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Yoga and Physical Therapy
Manuscript Reviewer, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine