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Bonnie Callen

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing, 2002. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

MS, CNS in Community Health Nursing, 1999. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

BA, Health Care Administration, 1996. Concordia University, Mequon, Wisconsin

Diploma, Nursing, 1969. West Suburban Hospital School of Nursing, Oak Park, Illinois

Research Area:

My area of research is in healthy aging with particular emphasis on the importance of nutrition and identification of declining nutrition.

Research Description:

Do Meals on Wheels Reduce Hospital Readmissions in Older Adults? (Role: PI)

Nutritional Risk Factors as Predictors of Unintentional Weight Loss in   Community Dwelling Elders (Role: PI)
Relationships Between Perceived Stress. Religiousness, Anger, and Symptoms of Infection in Well Elderly (Dr. Maureen Groer, P.I.)

    Exploring the culture and health of elders volunteering for Habitat for Humanity (Role: Co-Investigator, Dr. Jan Brown, PI)

Dr. Bonnie Callen

Contact Information:

College of Nursing
1200 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN
Phone: 865-974-9597

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