Lynda (Lyn) R. Hardy

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Lynda Hardy
First Name
Lynda (Lyn) R.
Last Name
Hardy
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Data Science and Discovery
Address
398 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Dr. Hardy is passionate about the need for applying data science and informatics principles and processes to research data, noting the importance of balancing the use of existing and future data. Her work has included the application of data analytics to the opioid crisis affecting the United States and most notably Ohio. Dr. Hardy has also applied various methods of scientific processes and data science approaches to environmental impacts on preterm birth and predictive modeling for cardiovascular illness.

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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.