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Abbas Tavakoli

TitleClnical Associate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of South Carolina
DepartmentCol Of Nursing
Address1621 Greene Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
Phone803-777-2978
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    Tehran university, iranBS1985Animal Husbandry
    University of South Carolina, Columia/SCMPH1990Biostatistics
    USC, ColumbiaDrPH1998Biostatistics
    USC, ColumbiaME2003Computer Engineering
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    1985Valedictorian, Tehran university
    2009In Recognition of Support of Sponsored Award Submission, USC
    2010Outstanding Teacher Nomination for University 101 Course (Finalist among 200 sections), USC
    2011Winner of Poster Presentation in Southeastern SAS User Groups (SESUG, SESUG
    2011Outstanding Teacher Nomination for University 101 Course , USC
    2012Mary Hanna Journalism Award for 2012 first place article , Journal of Peri Anesthesia Nursing
    2013Winner of Social Science Carolina Women’s Health Research Forum , Columbia/SC
    2014Outstanding Graduate Faculty Reward , College of Nursing
    2014Outstanding Teacher Nomination for University 101 Course (Finalist among 200 sections), USC
    2015Outstanding Teacher Nomination for University 101 Course , USC

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    1. Smalls TE, Heiney SP, Baliko B, Tavakoli AS. Mammography Adherence: Creation of a Process Change Plan to Increase Usage Rates. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Jun 01; 23(3):281-287. PMID: 31099801.
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    2. Owens OL, Kim S, Tavakoli AS. Are decision aids leading to shared prostate cancer screening decisions among African-American men?: iDecide. Cancer Causes Control. 2019 Jul; 30(7):713-719. PMID: 31093861.
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    3. Owens OL, Felder T, Tavakoli AS, Revels AA, Friedman DB, Hughes-Halbert C, Hébert JR. Evaluation of a Computer-Based Decision Aid for Promoting Informed Prostate Cancer Screening Decisions Among African American Men: iDecide. Am J Health Promot. 2019 02; 33(2):267-278. PMID: 29996666.
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    4. Wooten NR, Brittingham JA, Pitner RO, Tavakoli AS, Jeffery DD, Haddock KS. Purchased Behavioral Health Care Received by Military Health System Beneficiaries in Civilian Medical Facilities, 2000-2014. Mil Med. 2018 07 01; 183(7-8):e278-e290. PMID: 29420772.
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    5. Culley JM, Donevant S, Craig J, Richter J, Tavakoli AS, Svendsen E, DiNardi S. Validation of a novel irritant gas syndrome triage algorithm. Am J Disaster Med. 2018; 13(1):13-26. PMID: 29799609.
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    6. Fairchild AJ, Heiney SP, Baruth M, Tavakoli A, Parker Hayne PD, McDaniel HL. Mediators of Social Connection in a Group Teleconference Intervention. Res Theory Nurs Pract. 2017 05 01; 31(2):121-136. PMID: 28482993.
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    7. Wooten NR, Tavakoli AS, Al-Barwani MB, Thomas NA, Chakraborty H, Scheyett AM, Kaminski KM, Woods AC, Levkoff SE. Comparing behavioral health models for reducing risky drinking among older male veterans. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2017 09; 43(5):545-555. PMID: 28410002.
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    8. Culley JM, Richter J, Donevant S, Tavakoli A, Craig J, DiNardi S. Validating Signs and Symptoms From An Actual Mass Casualty Incident to Characterize An Irritant Gas Syndrome Agent (IGSA) Exposure: A First Step in The Development of a Novel IGSA Triage Algorithm. J Emerg Nurs. 2017 Jul; 43(4):333-338. PMID: 28363626.
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    9. Srikan P, Callen B, Phillips K, Tavakoli A, Brockett R, Hanucharurnkul S, Beebe L. Testing a Model of Sodium Reduction in Hypertensive Older Thai Adults. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2017 Jan-Mar; 36(1):48-62. PMID: 28107108.
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    10. McKinney SH, Tavakoli A, Herman J. PsyConnect: Constructing Layered Engagement for Optimal Learning in Clinical Education. J Nurs Educ. 2016 Sep 01; 55(9):541-3. PMID: 27560124.
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    11. Heiney SP, Reavis K, Tavakoli AS, Adams SA, Hayne PD, Weinrich SP. The Impact of STORY on Depression and Fatigue in African-American Women with Breast Cancer. J Natl Black Nurses Assoc. 2015 Jul; 26(1):1-7. PMID: 26371354.
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    12. Niederhauser V, Johnson M, Tavakoli AS. Vaccines4Kids: Assessing the impact of text message reminders on immunization rates in infants. Vaccine. 2015 Jun 12; 33(26):2984-9. PMID: 25957663.
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    13. Beebe LH, Smith K, Phillips C, Velligan D, Tavakoli A. The Long-Term Effects of Cellular Telephone-Delivered Telephone Intervention Problem Solving (TIPS) for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (SSDs): Rationale and Design. Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses. 2017 Fall; 11(3):164-171. PMID: 25367163.
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    14. Culley JM, Svendsen E, Craig J, Tavakoli A. A validation study of 5 triage systems using data from the 2005 Graniteville, South Carolina, chlorine spill. J Emerg Nurs. 2014 Sep; 40(5):453-60. PMID: 25063047.
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    15. Frazier B, Culley JM, Hein LC, Williams A, Tavakoli AS. Social networking policies in nursing education. Comput Inform Nurs. 2014 Mar; 32(3):110-7. PMID: 24406310.
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    16. Beebe LH, Smith KD, Roman MW, Burk RC, McIntyre K, Dessieux OL, Tavakoli A, Tennison C. A pilot study describing physical activity in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDS) after an exercise program. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2013 Apr; 34(4):214-9. PMID: 23566183.
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    17. Craig JB, Culley JM, Tavakoli AS, Svendsen ER. Gleaning data from disaster: a hospital-based data mining method to study all-hazard triage after a chemical disaster. Am J Disaster Med. 2013; 8(2):97-111. PMID: 24352925.
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    18. Kim JS, Park JH, Foster RL, Tavakoli A. Psychometric validation of Emotional Reaction Instrument-English to measure American children's emotional responses to hospitalisation. J Clin Nurs. 2014 Jun; 23(11-12):1541-51. PMID: 23043670.
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    19. Vyavaharkar M, Moneyham L, Murdaugh C, Tavakoli A. Factors associated with quality of life among rural women with HIV disease. AIDS Behav. 2012 Feb; 16(2):295-303. PMID: 21380494.
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    20. Beebe LH, Smith K, Burk R, McIntyre K, Dessieux O, Tavakoli A, Velligan D. Motivational intervention increases exercise in schizophrenia and co-occurring substance use disorders. Schizophr Res. 2012 Mar; 135(1-3):204-5. PMID: 22260964.
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    21. Heiney SP, Millon Underwood S, Tavakoli A, Arp Adams S, Wells LM, Bryant LH. Randomized trial of therapeutic group by teleconference: African American women with breast cancer. Cancer. 2012 Aug 01; 118(15):3822-32. PMID: 22180125.
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    22. Vyavaharkar M, Moneyham L, Corwin S, Tavakoli A, Saunders R, Annang L. HIV-disclosure, social support, and depression among HIV-infected African American women living in the rural southeastern United States. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Feb; 23(1):78-90. PMID: 21341962.
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    23. Phillips KD, Moneyham L, Tavakoli A. Development of an instrument to measure internalized stigma in those with HIV/AIDS. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2011; 32(6):359-66. PMID: 21692574.
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    24. Register ME, Herman J, Tavakoli AS. Development and psychometric testing of the Register - Connectedness Scale for Older Adults. Res Nurs Health. 2011 Feb; 34(1):60-72. PMID: 21243658.
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    25. Beebe LH, Smith K, Burk R, McIntyre K, Dessieux O, Tavakoli A, Tennison C, Velligan D. Effect of a motivational intervention on exercise behavior in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Community Ment Health J. 2011 Dec; 47(6):628-36. PMID: 21113661.
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    26. Beebe LH, Smith K, Burk R, Dessieux O, Velligan D, Tavakoli A, Tennison C. Effect of a motivational group intervention upon exercise self efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (SSDs). J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc. 2010 Apr; 16(2):105-13. PMID: 20445768.
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    27. Vyavaharkar M, Moneyham L, Corwin S, Saunders R, Annang L, Tavakoli A. Relationships between stigma, social support, and depression in HIV-infected African American women living in the rural Southeastern United States. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2010 Mar-Apr; 21(2):144-52. PMID: 19879778.
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    28. Boyd MR, Berger KC, Baliko B, Tavakoli A. Predictors of alcohol and drug problems in rural African American women. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2009 Jun; 30(6):383-91. PMID: 19499439.
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    29. Scharer K, Colon E, Moneyham L, Hussey J, Tavakoli A, Shugart M. A comparison of two types of social support for mothers of mentally ill children. J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs. 2009 May; 22(2):86-98. PMID: 19490279.
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    30. Mackey MC, McKinney SH, Tavakoli A. Factors related to smoking in college women. J Community Health Nurs. 2008 Apr-Jun; 25(2):106-21. PMID: 18449835.
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    31. Cox MF, Fasolino TK, Tavakoli AS. Factor analysis and psychometric properties of the Mother-Adolescent Sexual Communication (MASC) instrument for sexual risk behavior. J Nurs Meas. 2008; 16(3):171-83. PMID: 19886470.
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    32. Vyavaharkar M, Moneyham L, Tavakoli A, Phillips KD, Murdaugh C, Jackson K, Meding G. Social support, coping, and medication adherence among HIV-positive women with depression living in rural areas of the southeastern United States. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2007 Sep; 21(9):667-80. PMID: 17919094.
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    33. Boyd MR, Baliko B, Cox MF, Tavakoli A. Stress, coping, and alcohol expectancies in rural African-American women. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2007 Apr; 21(2):70-9. PMID: 17397688.
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    34. Boyd MB, Mackey MC, Phillips KD, Tavakoli A. Alcohol and other drug disorders, comorbidty and violence in rural African American women. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2006 Dec; 27(10):1017-36. PMID: 17050336.
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    35. Murdaugh C, Moneyham L, Jackson K, Phillips K, Tavakoli A. Predictors of quality of life in HIV-infected rural women: psychometric test of the chronic illness quality of life ladder. Qual Life Res. 2006 Jun; 15(5):777-89. PMID: 16721638.
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    36. Hendricks CS, Cesario SK, Murdaugh C, Gibbons ME, Servonsky EJ, Bobadilla RV, Hendricks DL, Spencer-Morgan B, Tavakoli A. The influence of father absence on the self-esteem and self-reported sexual activity of rural southern adolescents. ABNF J. 2005 Nov-Dec; 16(6):124-31. PMID: 16382796.
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    37. Phillips KD, Moneyham L, Murdaugh C, Boyd MR, Tavakoli A, Jackson K, Vyavaharkar M. Sleep disturbance and depression as barriers to adherence. Clin Nurs Res. 2005 Aug; 14(3):273-93. PMID: 15995155.
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    38. Anderson-Loftin W, Barnett S, Bunn P, Sullivan P, Hussey J, Tavakoli A. Soul food light: culturally competent diabetes education. Diabetes Educ. 2005 Jul-Aug; 31(4):555-63. PMID: 16100331.
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    39. Moneyham L, Murdaugh C, Phillips K, Jackson K, Tavakoli A, Boyd M, Jackson N, Vyavaharkar M. Patterns of risk of depressive symptoms among HIV-positive women in the southeastern United States. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2005 Jul-Aug; 16(4):25-38. PMID: 16435528.
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    40. Boyd MR, Moneyham L, Murdaugh C, Phillips KD, Tavakoli A, Jackwon K, Jackson N, Vyavaharkar M. A peer-based substance abuse intervention for HIV+ rural women: a pilot study. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2005 Feb; 19(1):10-7. PMID: 15765367.
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    41. Phillips KD, Sowell RL, Rojas M, Tavakoli A, Fulk LJ, Hand GA. Physiological and psychological correlates of fatigue in HIV disease. Biol Res Nurs. 2004 Jul; 6(1):59-74. PMID: 15186708.
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    42. Goodman P, Mackey MC, Tavakoli AS. Factors related to childbirth satisfaction. J Adv Nurs. 2004 Apr; 46(2):212-9. PMID: 15056335.
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    43. Felton GM, Boyd MD, Bartoces MG, Tavakoli AS. Physical activity in young African American women. Health Care Women Int. 2002 Dec; 23(8):905-18. PMID: 12487705.
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    44. Anderson-Loftin W, Barnett S, Sullivan P, Bunn PS, Tavakoli A. Culturally competent dietary education for southern rural African Americans with diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2002 Mar-Apr; 28(2):245-57. PMID: 11924302.
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