Last Name

Sarah Rhoads

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentCORE, College of Integrated Clinical Enterprise
DivisionCORE Center for Distance Health
AddressS5/07F Shorey
4301 W.Markham
Mail Slot # 518
Little Rock AR 72205
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    TitleAdjunct Associate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    DepartmentNursing Practice, College of Nursing

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    Sarah J. Rhoads, PhD, DNP is a telemedicine/telehealth researcher and educator, emphasizing the human impact of technologies on nursing roles and patient centered care. Working across the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, the University’s ANGELS obstetrical telemedicine program and the Center for Distance Health, Dr. Rhoads has coordinated distance education and research initiatives through telemedicine to rural providers and nurses alike. Dr. Rhoads has expertise in patient centered care and educational materials as well as performance improvement continuing education. She has been the primary investigator on multiple grants related to telehealth and is the Primary Investigator for the South Central Telehealth Resource Center which facilitated telemedicine in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Several of Dr. Rhoads’ research and project grants have focused on the Mississippi River Delta region of the United States. Dr. Rhoads has a passion for improving maternal, neonatal, and pediatric care in rural areas.

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    Collapse Translational Research Institute: Clinical and Translational Science Award
    TRI, UAMS Translational Research Institute 11/01/14-10/31/15
    Postpartum Management of the Pregnancy Complicated by Preeclampsia: A pilot study using mHealth monitoring at home
    Prospective observational pilot study to determine the barriers related to mHealth monitoring related to enrollment and adherence. This is a multidisciplinary research study maximizing he high risk obstetrical program in Arkansas titled: Antenatal, Neonatal Guidelines, Education & Learning System (ANGELS).
    Role: PI

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    1. Rhoads SJ, Eswaran H, Lynch CE, Ounpraseuth ST, Magann EF, Lowery CL. High-risk obstetrical call center: a model for regions with limited access to care. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Mar 19; 1-9. PMID: 28316278.
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    2. Rhoads SJ. Healthcare in a virtual world. Nurs Manage. 2016 Aug; 47(8):18-9. PMID: 27465964.
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    3. Rhoads SJ, Green A, Gauss CH, Mitchell A, Pate B. Web Camera Use of Mothers and Fathers When Viewing Their Hospitalized Neonate. Adv Neonatal Care. 2015 Dec; 15(6):440-6. PMID: 26505333.
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    4. Rhoads SJ, Bush E, Haselow D, Vyas KS, Wheeler JG, Faulkner A, Lowery C. Mobilizing a Statewide Network to Provide Ebola Education and Support. Telemed J E Health. 2015 Sep 14. PMID: 26367104.
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    5. Rhoads Kinder. Telehealth in Arkansas: What do nurses and APNs need to know?. ASBN Update. 2013.
    6. Wyatt SN, Rhoads SJ, Green AL, Ott RE, Sandlin AT, Magann EF. Maternal response to high-risk obstetric telemedicine consults when perinatal prognosis is poor. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2013 Oct; 53(5):494-7. PMID: 23635010.
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    7. Wyatt SN, RHOADS, Green AG, Ott RE, Sandlin AT, Magann EF. Maternal response to high-risk obstetrical telemedicine consults when perinatal prognosis is poor. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013; Epub ahead of print .
    8. Rhoads Kinder, Green AL. Impact of web-camera viewing of neonates on parental stress, anxiety and bonding. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing. 2013; May.
    9. RHOADS, Perkins R, Ivey TL, Lewis S, Benton T. Telehealth: A Tool to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Care. Journal for Nursing in Women’s Health. 2013.
    10. Rhoads Kinder, Green AL. Differences between mothers and fathers when viewing their hospitalized neonate via web-camera. Advances in Neonatal Care. 2013.
    11. Rhoads Kinder. Telehealth Nursing: Reaching the Patients Where They Live. American Nurse Today. 2013.
    12. Manning NA, Magann EF, Rhoads SJ, Ivey TL, Williams DJ. Role of telephone triage in obstetrics. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2012 Dec; 67(12):810-6. PMID: 23233053.
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    13. Rhoads SJ, Green AL, Lewis SD, Rakes L. Challenges of implementation of a web-camera system in the neonatal intensive care unit. Neonatal Netw. 2012 Jul-Aug; 31(4):223-8. PMID: 22763249.
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    14. Rhoads S, Mengel M. Make your office alcohol-exposed pregnancy prevention friendly. J Ark Med Soc. 2011 Sep; 108(4):62-4. PMID: 21916382.
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    15. McSweeney JC, Pettey CM, Souder E, Rhoads S. Disparities in women's cardiovascular health. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2011 May-Jun; 40(3):362-71. PMID: 21477222.
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    16. Lewis S, Benton TL, Pitsch SA, RHOADS, Teague-Ross TJ. Counting Beds and Shuffling Babies. 2010.
    17. Williams D, Ivey TL, Benton TL, RHOADS. Another Set of Eyes. 2010.
    18. RHOADS, Ivey TL, Glasgow ME. Speaking the same language. 2010.
    19. Low G, RHOADS, Harmon L, Ivey TL. No Longer an Island. Rural nurse practitioners gain support through telehealth. 2010.
    20. RHOADS, Lowery CL, Stewart MK, Yeary KK, Ott RE. Reaching the Unreachable. 2010.
    21. Rhoads SJ, Lewis S, Bubenzer T, Ott RE. New ideas in nursing: telehealth. Pediatr Ann. 2009 Oct; 38(10):586-8. PMID: 19968199.
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    22. RHOADS, Lewis S, Bubenzer T, Ott RA. Nurturing new ideas in nursing: Telehealth. Ped Ann. 2009; S(38):586-588.
    23. Wyatt SN, Rhoads SJ. A primer on antenatal testing for neonatal nurses: part 2: tests of fetal well-being. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006 Oct; 6(5):228-41. PMID: 17045944.
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    24. Wyatt SN, Rhoads SJ. A primer on antenatal testing for neonatal nurses: part 1. Tests used to predict preterm labor. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006 Aug; 6(4):175-80. PMID: 16890130.
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    25. Rhoads S. Perimenopause. A time for diligent cancer screening. Adv Nurse Pract. 2002 Feb; 10(2):65-7. PMID: 12400304.
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