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  • Dr. Anna Zisberg

    Dr. Anna Zisberg

    The Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing
    972-4-8288657
    AZISBERG@UNIV.HAIFA.AC.IL
    CV File
    http://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/CV/CV%20Anna%200514_Short.doc, https://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/CV/CV%20Anna%200514_Short.doc

Senior Lecturer

Research Areas

  • Geriatric syndromes, frailty;
  • Caring for frail older adults in hospital and long-term settings;
  • Life Routine and its influence on physical and mental function of older adults;
  • Instrument development and testing.


Education

Years
Institute
Degree
2001-2005
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, School of Nursing
Ph.D. Dissertation: Subject
PhD
1995-1998
University of Tel-Aviv Department of nursing, Sackler school of Medicine. Master Thesis: subject
MA
1992-1995
University of Tel-Aviv " Sheba" School of nursing, Medical Center in Tel-HaShomer.
BA

 

Academic Ranks

Date
Name of Institution and Department
Rank/Position
2011 - present
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Senior lecture
2007-2011
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Lecturer
2005- 2007
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Lecturer [proposed rank]
2002-2005
University of Washington, Seattle, WA/ School of nursing.
Research assistant
2000-2001
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Teaching fellow

 

Grants and Awards

Date
Grant
Funding source
Sum
2012
Effects of informal caregiving and secure attachment on level of pain in older adults after major surgery
Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences
6,000 NIS
2011
Disparities in nurses' work-force availability: the case of internal and external migration in Northern Israel (with Dr. E. Shadmi, also PI, & S. Haddid, CI's)
The Israel National Institute
for Health Policy and Health Services Research
83,000 NIS for two years
2011
Disparities in Nurses' Work-Force Availability: The Case of Internal and External Immigration (with Dr. E. Shadmi, also PI)
University of Haifa research authority
NIS 5,000
2010
PI: Influence of quality and continuity of care on outcomes of hospitalized older adults (with Dr. Sinoff, Dr. Shadmi, Dr. Gur-Yaish)..
Clalit Health Services
 
NIS 45.500
2009
Testing a new Model combining Scholastic and Emotional Predictors: BSF Preparation Seed money
Haifa University Research Authority
NIS 2.000
2008
PI: The Influence of Acute Hospitalization on the Functional Status of Frail Older Adults (with Dr. Shadmi, Dr. Sinoff , Dr. Gur-Yaish).
Israeli Sciences Foundation
NIS 179,000 for two years
2007
Feasibility Study: “Assessment of The relationship between acute hospitalization and the functional status of elder adults” (COPI) (with Dr. Shadmi).
Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences
NIS 6,000
2007
Emotional Intelligence in the selection process for academic programs (with Dr. Zysberg).
Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences
NIS 6.000
2006
Translation and Preliminary validation of a new Scale of Older Adults’ Routine (SOAR).
University of Haifa research authority
NIS 6,000
2004
 
The McLaws Grant for funding expenses for doctoral research
$3,500
2004
A sole grantee of the grant funding doctoral research in Gerontology for 2004.
The Tornayay Center for healthy aging research grant.
$8,000

Publications

Books

Articles or Chapters in Books which are not Conference Proceeding

Zisberg, A., Topaz, M., & Band-Wintershtein, T. (2011). Nursing students’ attitudes toward older adults: Comparison between freshmen students and young nurses. In L. Zysberg (Ed.), Student Attitudes (pp. 325-338). NY: Nova Publishers.

Zysberg, L., &Zisberg, A. (2007). Experts and Laypersons' Decision Making Processes in Information-rich Settings: The Case of HR Selection. In: Colombus, F. (Ed) Psychology of Decision Making in Legal, Health Care and Science Settings. NYC: Nova publishers. pp 233-248.

Zisberg, A., & Young, H.M. (2005).Vulnerability among Hospitalized Older Adults. In: DeChesnay, M. (Ed) Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing theory, practice and research. Sutbury, MS: Johns and Bartlett. pp 303-311.

Articles

 Articles in Refereed Journals

Gur-Yaish, N., Zisberg, A., Sinoff, G., & Shadmi, E. Effects of instrumental and psychological support on levels of depression for hospitalized older adults. Journal of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 26 pages. (In press).

Zysberg, L., Lang, T., & Zisberg, A. Parent emotional intelligence and pre-adolescent type I diabetes management. Journal of Health Psychology, 23 pages. (In press). 

Zisberg, A., Shadmi, E., Gur-Yaish, N., Sinoff, G T., Srulovici, E., & Shochat, T. Hospitalization as a turning point for sleep medication use in older adults: Prospective cohort study. Drugs & Aging. 25 pages.(In press).

Zysberg, L. & Zisberg, A. (2012). Differential reaction patterns to September 11th’s events.International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, 3(1), 6-12. Open Access Journal.

Gur-Yaish, N., Zisberg, A., Sinoff, G., & Shadmi, E., (2012). Development and psychometric testing of a measure of informal caregiving for hospitalized older adults. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(4), 931-938.

Zisberg, A. (2011). Incontinence brief use in acute hospitalized patients with no prior incontinence. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 38(5), 1-6.

Shadmi,E. & Zisberg, A. (2011). In-hospital mobility and length of stay (Letter to the Editor). Archives of Internal Medicine, 171(14), 1298.

Zisberg, A., Gur-Yaish, N., Sinoff, G., Admi, H., & Shadmi, E. (2011). In-hospital use of continence aids and new-onset urinary incontinence in adults aged 70 and older. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(6), 1099-1104.

Zisberg, A., Shadmi, E., Gur –Yaish, N., Sinoff, G., Srulovici, E., & Admi, H. (2011). Low mobility during hospitalization and older adults' functional decline. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(2), 266-273.

Zysberg, L., Levy, A., & Zisberg, A. Emotional Intelligence in applicant Selection for Care-Related Academic Programs. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.OnlineFirst, published on March 22, 2010. 1-12. doi:10.1177/0734282910365059.

Zisberg, A., Shochat, T., &  Gur –Yaish, N. (2010). Can routine protect older adults from sleep disturbances? Sleep, 33 (4) 509-514.

Zisberg, A., Young, H.M., Schepp, K. & Zysberg, L. (2009). Trait Routinization, Functional and Cognitive status in Older Adult. International The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 69(1) 17-29.

Zisberg, A., Young, H.M., & Schepp, K. (2009). The Scale of Older Adults’ Routine: Development and Testing of the Scale of Older Adults’ Routine. Journal of Advanced nursing, 65(3), 672-683.

Shadmi, E., Zisberg, A. & Coleman, E. (2009). Translation and Validation of the Care Transition Measure into Hebrew and Arabic. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 21(2), 97-102.

Zysberg, L., & Zisberg, A. (2008). Nursing students’ expectations of college. Journal of Nursing Education. 47(9), 389-395.

Van der Steen, J., T., Toscani, F., Boogaard, J.A.., Werner, P., Zisberg, A. Volicer, L. (2007). Treatments in patients dying with dementia: a cross-cultural perspective, (Letter to the Editor) Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 55(8), 1316-7.

Zisberg, A. Young, H., Schepp, K., & Zysberg, L. (2007) Daily Routine: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced nursing, 57(4), 442-453.

Zisberg, A., Bar Tal, Y. & Krulik, T. (2003). The Presence of Nursing Students and Its Influence on the Quality of Care Provided by Staff  Nurses. Nursing Outlook, 51(3), 102-107.

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS IN RECENTYEARS

Supervision with Professor Perla Werner & Dr. Jenny Van Der Steen of Nienke Boogaard, a doctoral degree student in: “End-of-life with dementia in Israel: Explaining a model of family caregivers satisfaction”.

Supervision with Professor Yoram Bar-Tal of Salam Hadid, a doctoral degree student in: “The effect of self efficacy and motivation on task performance in nursing”.

Supervisor of Waheed Kabeya, Master's degree student in the department of Gerontology in: “Influence of trait routinization on older adults' adaptation to long term care”.

Supervision with Dr. Liora Ore & Dr. Amir Kugelman of Einav Brock, Master's degree student in the School of Public Health at the University of Haifa in: ”Risk factors for iatrogenesis in 4 neonatal intensive care units in Israel”. 

Supervision with Dr. Leehu Zysberg of Tally Lang, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: ”Relationship between parental EQ and type I diabetes blood sugar control in kids with type I diabetes”. 

Supervisor of Danny Rosen, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: ”The effect of wound cleansing solution type (Normal saline vs. Ringer) on level of pain and healing in patients suffering from chronic vein wounds ”. 

Supervisor of Anat Sin-Hershko, Master's degree student in the department of Gerontology at the University of Haifa in: ”Environmental and interpersonal predictors of in-hospital mobility among acutely ill older adults”. 

Supervision with Dr. Nurit Gur-Yaish of Hedva Levine, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: ”Effects of informal caregiving and secure attachment on level of pain in older adults after major surgery”. 

Supervision with Dr. Leehu Zysberg of Einav Tal, Master's degree student in the Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies at the University of Haifa in: ”Emotional intelligence and eating disorders”.