Cynthia Beel-Bates

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Title: Associate Professor / PhD, RN, FGSA

Field of Study: Nursing

Office: 380 CHS

Phone: 616-331-5774

Fax: 616-331-2510



Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Michigan
Certificate in Aging, University of Michigan
M.S.N. in Community Health Nursing, Wayne State University
B.S.N. Nazareth College


Algase, D ., Antonokas, C., Beattie, E., & Beel-Bates, C., Yao, L. (2009).Empirical derivation and validation of a wandering typology. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,57, 2037-2045.

Algase, D., Antonokas, C., Beattie, E., Beel-Bates, C., & Yao, L. (2009). New parameters of daytime wandering. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 2(1), 58-68.

Davis, R., Beel-Bates, C., & Jensen, S. (2008). The Longitudinal Elder Initiative: Helping students learn to care for older adults. Journal of Nursing Education, 47(4), 179-182.

Beattie, E., & Beel-Bates, C. (2007). Impact of wandering on functional status. In A. Nelson & D. Algase (Eds.), Evidence-based protocols for managing wandering behavior (pp.105-122). New York: Springer.

Beel-Bates, C., Ziemba, R., & Algase, D. (2007). Families value RNs in assisted living residences. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 33(12), 5-12.

Beel-Bates, C., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., & Nelson, E. (November 2007). Deference as a form of reciprocity among residents in assisted living. Research in Aging, 29(6), 626- 643.