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Coretta Jenerette, PhD, RN

Associate Dean
College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street
Room 603
Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Coretta M. Jenerette, PhD, RN, CNE, earned a PhD and MSN in nursing from the University of South Carolina and BSN from Clemson University. She completed a certificate in nursing education at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a certified nurse educator. She also completed post-doctoral fellowships at both Yale University and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her program of research is aimed at enhancing self-care and family management in vulnerable populations such as individuals with sickle cell disease.

Specifically, she uses both qualitative and quantitative methods to identify vulnerability factors in order to intervene by enhancing self-care and family management resources with the goal of improved health outcomes.

Grants: Project Sickle CIA: Cultivating Informed Activated Adolescents with Sickle Cell Using a dyadic approach of adolescents with sickle cell disease and their mothers. This exploratory study will test a 5 week web-based intervention to improve outcomes in both the adolescent and the mother.


Representative Publications:

An intervention to decrease stigma in young adults with sickle cell disease

The effects of music therapy on transition outcomes in adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease

Does Attendance at a Sickle Cell Educational Conference Improve Clinician Knowledge and Attitude Toward Patients with Sickle Cell Disease?

Sickle cell disease in adults: developing an appropriate care plan

Perceptions of young adults with sickle cell disease concerning their disease experience

Breathing Exercises for Inpatients with Sickle Cell Disease

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