School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
301A Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
AREAS OF RESEARCH:
Psychosocial oncology, breast cancer, cancer survivorship issues.
NUR 527 -- Evaluating Research Evidence for Health Care II
NUR 513 -- Nursing Research Practicum
NUR 699 -- Dissertation Guidance
Lally, R. M., McNees, P., & Meneses, K. (corrected proof published on-line October 30, 2014). Application of a novel transdisciplinary communication technique to develop an internet-based psychoeducational program. Applied Nursing Research (Methods used in current research development).
Connors, L. M., Voian, N., Lally, R. M., Austin-Ketch, T., & Edge, S. B. (June 2014). Decision making after BRCA genetic testing. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(3), E58-E63. (Original data based clinical inquiry project)*
Obeidat, R. & Lally, R.M. (2014, September). Health-related information exchange experiences of Jordanian women at breast cancer diagnosis. Journal of Cancer Education, 29 (3), 548-554. (Original data based research)* DOI: 10.1007/s13187-013-0574-x.
Obeidat, R., Homish, G. Lally, R.M. (2013, September). Shared decision making among individuals with cancer in non-Western cultures: A literature review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(5), 454-463. (Doctoral Advisee, Systematic Search & Narrative Review of Literature; Corresponding Author)+
Lally, R. M., Hydeman, J., Schwert, K., Edge, & S. B. (2013, July). Unsupportive social interactions in the weeks immediately following breast cancer diagnosis. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 31(4), 468-488. doi:10.1080/07347332.2013.798758
Obeidat, R. Dickerson, S., Homish, G, Alqaissi, N., & Lally, R. M. (2013, Nov/Dec). Controlling fear: Jordanian women’s perceptions of the diagnosis and surgical treatment of early stage breast cancer. Cancer Nursing, 36(6), 484-92. (Original data-based dissertation research).
Underhill, M. L., Lally, R. M., Kiviniemi, M. T., Murekeyisoni, C., & Dickerson, S. S. (2012). Living my family’s story: Identifying the lived experience within the context of high risk for hereditary breast cancer. Cancer Nursing, 35(6), 493-504. (Original research, Doctoral co-advisee dissertation)*+
Othman, A., Kiviniemi, M. T., Wu, Y., & Lally, R. M. (March 2012). Influence of demographic factors, knowledge and beliefs on Jordanian women’s intention to undergo mammography screening. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44(1), 19–25. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2011.01435.x (Doctoral Advisee Original data based Research; Corresponding Author)*+
Lally, R. M., & Underhill, M. L. (2012). Transition to breast cancer survivorship: A qualitative longitudinal follow-up study of 2 year survivors. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 30(1), 97-127. (Original data based Research) *+
Lally, R. M., Hydeman, J., Schwert, K., Henderson, H., & Edge, S. (2012, Jan/Feb). Exploring the first days of adjustment to cancer: A modification of acclimating to breast cancer theory. Cancer Nursing, 35(1), 3–18. doi:10.1097/NCC.0b013e318227ca62. (Original Research)*+
Obeidat, R., Lally, R. M., & Dickerson, S. (2012). Arab American women's lived experience with early-stage breast cancer diagnosis and surgical treatment. Cancer Nursing, 35(4), 302-311. doi:10.1097/NCC.0b013e318231db09 (Doctoral Advisee, Original Research)*+
Obeidat, R., Finnell, D., Lally, R. M. (2011). Decision aids for surgical treatment of early stage breast cancer: Narrative review of the literature. Patient Education and Counseling, 85(3), e311 – e321. (Doctoral Advisee’s Narrative Review)+
Dickerson, S., Alqaissi, N., & Underhill, M., & Lally, R. M. (2011). Surviving the wait: Defining support while awaiting breast cancer surgery. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(7), 1468-1479. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05612.x (Original research Dr. Lally’s data)*+
Lally, R.M. (2010). Acclimating to breast cancer: A process of maintaining self-integrity in the pretreatment period. Cancer Nursing, 33(4), 268-279. (Dissertation data, Original Research)
Lally, R.M. (2009). In the moment: Women speak about surgical treatment decision making days after breast cancer diagnosis. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(5), E257-E265. (data-based) [role: study PI, data collection, analysis and manuscript development]
Lally, R.M., Chalmers, K.L., Johnson, J., Kojima, M., Endo, E., Suzuki, S., Lai, Y., Yang, Y., Degner, L., Anderson, E., & Molassiotis, A. (2008). Smoking behavior and patient education practices of oncology nurses in six countries. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 12(4), 372-379. (data-based) [role: joint concept/study design, data collection/management for U.S., data interp./joint analysis; co-writing, content review/revision for publication]
Ritz, L.J., Nissen, M.J., Swenson, K.K., Farrell, J.B., Sperduto, P.W., Sladek, M.L., Lally, R.M., & Schroeder, L.M. (2000). Effects of advance practice nursing on quality of life and cost outcomes of women diagnosed with breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 27(6), 923-932. (data-based) [role: data collection & interp.; content review/revision for publication]
Lewis, M.L., corcoran-Perry, S., Narayan, S.M., & Lally, R.M. (1999). Women's approaches to decision making about mammography. Cancer Nursing, 22(5), 390-388. (data-based) [role: data interp.; content review/writing/revision for publication]
Lewis, M., Hepburn, K., Corcoran-Perry, S., Narayan, S., & Lally, R.M. (1999). OOVL decision-making guide for patients and families. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25(12), 19-25. [role: content review; revision for publication]
Swenson, K.K., Mahipal, A., Nissen, M.J., Tuttle, T.M., Heaton, K., Lally, R.M., Spomer, A., Lee, M.W. (2005). Axillary disease recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection for breast carcinoma. Cancer, 104, 1834-9.
Swenson, K.K., Sladek, M.L., Lally, R., & Tuttle, T. (2001). Educating patients on sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer. Cancer Practice, 9, 2, 92-96.
Nissen, M.J., Swenson, K.K., Ritz, L.J., Farrell, J.B., Sladek, M.L., & Lally, R. (2001). Quality of life after breast cancer surgery: A comparison of three surgical procedures. Cancer, 91, 1238-46.
Lewis, M., Hepburn, K., Narayan, S., Lally, R., Corcoran-Perry, S., Maddox, M., Dropkin, K., & Haase, S. (2000). Decision making by family caregivers of elders experiencing dementia. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 15, 6, 361-366.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2011 - 2016 - American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scholar Grant (MRSG-11-101-01-CPPB)