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Jocelyn Shealy McGee, Ph.D., M.S.G.

Assistant Professor
Office: SSB 221B
Phone: 907-786-1767
Email: jocelyn.mcgee@uaa.alaska.edu

Publications

Journal Articles

  • McGee, J.S. & Meyers, D. (2014). Sacred relationships, strengthened by community, can help people with mild or early-stage Alzheimer's disease, Generations, 38, 61-67.
  • Karlin, B.E., Visnic, S., Shealy McGee, J., & Teri, L., (2013, August 12). Results from the Multisite Implementation of STAR-VA: A Multi-Component Psychosocial Intervention for Managing Challenging Dementia-Related Behavior in Veterans. Psychology Service.  Advance online publication.  Doi: 10.1037/a0033683
  • McGee, J.S., Meyers, D., Carlson, H., Barclay, P., & Funai, A. (2013) Spirituality, faith, and early stage Alzheimer's disease.  Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 24, 221-257.
Published Abstracts/Conference Proceedings
  • McGee, et al. (2013, November). A positive psychological approach to optimizing health and well-being in people with mild dementia.  Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • McGee, et al, (2013). Perceived physical health in family members of people with Alzheimer's disease.  Conference proceedings for the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD), Boston, MA.
  • McGee, et al. (2013) Spirituality as a resource in mild Alzheimer's disease.  Conference proceedings for the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD), Boston, MA.
  • McGee, J.S., Nguyen, A., et al. (2012) Factors influencing time to nursing home placement in persons with probable Alzheimer's Disease.  Conference proceedings for the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD).
  • McGee, J.S., Darby, E.J., Biernot, J., & Doody, R. (2012) Amnestic MCI, sleep disturbance, and cognitive functioning. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.
Awards/Grants
  • Community Engaged Research Pilot Grant, Living with Dementia: The Alaska Experience, $2,000, University of Alaska Center for Community Engagement and Learning (2014, January)
  • INNOVATE Award for Research, The Malawi Resilience Project, $25,000, Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, University of Alaska, Anchorage (2013, December)
Keynote Presentations
  • McGee (2013, October).  Joyful Spirit! Optimizing Health and Well-being in Diverse Caregivers through Person Centered Care.  Fourth Annual Dementia Conference, Diversity and Spirituality in Person-Centered Care.  Sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital, Riderwood, and Alzheimer's Associate of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.
  • McGee (2013, August) Joyful Spirit! Optimizing Health and Well-being in Caregivers of People with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias.  Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Louisiana, Lake Charles, LA.