Jodi Ford

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First Name
Jodi
Last Name
Ford
Credentials
PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Director, Stress Science Lab
Address
320 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health and healthcare 
  • Effects of social context on psychosocial and biological health 
  • Chronic stress biomarkers 
  • Health inequities
Publications
Funded Research Grants

News

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.