Elizabeth Arthur

Liz Arthur
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Research Assistant Professor

Arthur is a health behavior scientist whose research specializes in cancer survivorship and supportive care in oncology. Current projects investigate novel approaches for interventions to address sexual well-being in women treated for cancer and their partners, to implement survivorship care plan recommendations in older adults, and understand biopsychosocial outcome patterns in young adults diagnosed with cancer. 

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Recent Research Activities


August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.