Adult Health Nursing


Tak, Sunghee H
- Major : Adult Health Nursing

Research Interests

Aging in Place with Everyday Technologies
Patient-Centered Tailored Nursing Intervention
Therapeuitc Interventions for Elders with Dementia


■ Tak, S., Zhang, H., Patel, H., & Hong, S. (2015). Computer activities for persons with dementia. The Gerontologist, 55, S40-49.

■ Tak, S., Zhang, H., & Hong, S. (2015). Preferred computer activities among individuals with dementia: a pilot study. Journalof Gerontological Nursing, 41(3), 50-57.

■ Tak, S., Kedia, S., Tongumpun, T., Hong, SH. (2015). Activity engagement: perspectives from nursing home residents with dementia. Educational Gerontology, 41(3), 182-192.

■ Hong, SH., & Tak, S. (2014). Uptake of generic drug discount program among special vulnerable populations. JAMA Internal Medicine, 174(11), 1858-1860.

■ Tak, S. & Hong, S. (2014). Face name memory in Alzheimer’s Disease. Geriatric Nursing, 35 (4), 290-4.

■ Hong, S., Yazed, A., & Tak, S. (2014). Medication complexity and affordability in use of time release antidepressants. Clinical and Translational Science, 7(5), 376-383.

■ Tak, S., Beck, C., & Hong, S. (2013). Feasibility of providing computer activities for persons with dementia. Non-Pharmacological Therapies in Dementia, 3(1), 1-10.

■ Vaidya, V., Tak, S., & Hong, S. (2013). Impact of patient cost sharing on medication adherence among asthmatic patients on dual-controller therapy. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 4(4), 277-233.

■ Hong, S., Lui, J., Tak, S., Vaidya, V. (2013). The Impact of patient knowledge of patient centered medication label content on quality of life among older adults. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 9 (1), 37-48.

■ Hong, S., Wang, J., & Tak, S. (2013). Patient-centric goals in time to blood pressure control from drug therapy initiation. Clinical and Translational Science, (6), 7-12.

■ Tak, S., Benefield, L., & Mahoney, D. (2010). Technology for long-term care. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 3(1), 61-72.

■ Gatto, S. L., & Tak, S. H. (2008). Computer, Internet, and e-mail use among older adults: Benefits and barriers. Educational Gerontology, 34, 800-811.

■ Tak, S., Beck, C., & McMahon, E. (2007). Computer and Internet Access for Long-Term Care Residents: Benefits and Barriers. Journalof Gerontological Nursing, 33(5):32-40.

■ Tak, S., Hong, SH., & Kennedy, R. (2007). Daily stress in elders with arthritis. Nursing and Health Sciences, 9(1):29-33.

■ Cole, C., & Tak, S. (2006). Assessment of attention in Alzheimer’s Disease. Geriatric Nursing, 27(4), 238-43.

■ Tak, S. (2006). An insider perspective of daily stress and coping in elders with arthritis. Orthopaedic Nursing Journal. 25(2), 127-32.

■ Tak, S., Beck, C., Buettner, L., & Clark, F. (2005). Computer-assisted stimulating activity for elders with dementia. American Journal of Recreational Therapy, 4(4), 35-42.

■ Tak, S. & Hong, SH (2005). Use of computer for health information by older adults with arthritis. Orthopaedic Nursing Journal, 24(2), 134-138.

■ Hong, SH., Spadaro, D., West, D., & Tak, S. (2005). Patient Valuation of Pharmacist Services for Self Care with OTC Medications. Journalof Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 30,193- 199.

■ Tak, S, & Laffrey, SC (2003). Life satisfaction and its correlates in older women with osteoarthritis. Orthopedic Nursing Journal, 22 (3), 182-189.

■ Tsai, P. & Tak, S. (2003). Disease-specific pain measures for osteoarthritis of the knee and hip. Geriatric Nursing, 24(2), 106-109.

■ Tsai, P., Tak, S., Moore, C., & Palencia, I. (2003). Testing a theory of chronic pain. Journalof Advanced Nursing, 43(2), 258-169.

■ Abel, E., Tak, S., & Gortner, E. (2003). Reliability and validity of motivation for sexual health. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 25(5), 548-560.

■ Tak, S., Nield, M., & Becker, H. (1999). Use of computer software program for qualitative analyses- Part 1: Introduction to NUD*IST. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 21(1), 111-17.

■ Tak, S., Nield, M., & Becker, H. (1999). Use of computer software program for qualitative analyses- Part 2: advantages and disadvantages. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 21(3), 436-39.

■ Tak, S. (1998). Intervention classifications for nursing practice and the ICNP: cultural considerations for Korean Nurses. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 52(Pt 2), 1322-4.