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Tufts University School of Medicine

Pamela K. Ressler

Adjunct Lecturer of Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Pain Research, Education & Policy

Pamela K. Ressler

Adjunct Lecturer of Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Pain Research, Education & Policy

Phone 978-369-5243

Education

  • BSN, University of Michigan
  • MS (Pain Research, Education and Policy), Tufts University

Research synopsis

Pain management, social media in healthcare, narrative medicine, communicating the experience of chronic illness, caregiver stress, palliative care, stress resiliency and mindfulness for those with chronic or life-limiting illness.

Publications

Ressler P.K., Bradshaw Y.S., Gualtieri L., Chui K.K.H ., Communicating the Experience of Chronic Pain and Illness Through Blogging J Med Internet Res 2012;14(5):e143

Ressler, P.K, Glazer, G., Legislative: Nursing’s Engagement in Health Policy and Healthcare Through Social Media, OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, October 22, 2010, Vol. 16 No. 1.

Gualtieri, L.N. and Ressler, P.K., Blogging for Health: Communicating the Experience of Illness. Proceedings of COMET 2010: 8th Interdisciplinary Conference on Communication, Medicine and Ethics, Boston, MA, June 29-30, 2010.

Ressler, P.K., Strengthening Our Internal Environment of Care, Massachusetts Report on Nursing, December 2006.

Ressler, P.K., Stress Management for Nurses, Beginnings, official publication of the American Holistic Nurses Association, Winter 2007.

Ressler, P.K. , Caring for the Caregivers: Stress-LESS Tips for the Workplace, Creating the Future Through Renewal, Vol. 2, Issue 7, August 2005.

Ressler P.K., "Social Media for Nurse Managers" (online curriculum) 2015 Nursing Knowledge International, Indianapolis, IN

Ressler, P.K., "Social Media for Healthcare Providers" (online curriculum) 2013, 2015 Nursing Knowledge International, Indianapolis, IN

Stanford University Medicine X: Communicating the Experience of Illness in the Digital Age (2014) [ Video ]

Stanford University Medicine X: Where are the Nurses? (2016) [ Video ]

Narrative Playbook: The Strategic Use of Story to Improve Care, Health and Healing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Business Innovation Factory [ PDF ] 2015