Rebecca Davis

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Title: Associate Professor / PhD, RN

Field of Study: Nursing

Office: 364 CHS

Phone: 616-331-3079

Fax: 616-331-2510



Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Michigan
M.S.N. Grand Valley State University
B.S.N. Georgia State University


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

Davis, R., Therrien, B., & West, B. (2009). Working memory, cues and wayfinding in older women. Journal of Applied Gerontology OnlineFirst, published 3/6/09 as dol:10.1177/0733464809332785

Davis, R., Therrien, B. & West, B. (2008). Cue conditions and wayfinding in older and younger women. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 1(4), 252-263.

Davis, R. (2009). Exploring Possibilities: Virtual reality in nursing research. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 23(2), 133-147.


John A. Hartford Foundation and the American Academy of Nursing, Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program, Claire M. Fagin Fellowship (2007-2009)

The effect of cue color and familiarity on wayfinding in older adults.
New Investigator Award, University of Michigan School of Nursing (2004-2005). Place Learning in Older and Younger Women