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Assistant Professor of NursingAssistant Professor of
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Office: 318 NBIowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-335-036
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BSN, Nursing, University of IowaMA, Nursing, University of IowaPhD, Nursing, University of Iowa
Biosciences Graduate Program
Dr. Rakel's program of research focuses on pain management in older adults, examining non-pharmacologic strategies to address movement-evoked pain and promote function in elders. She was a John A. Hartford Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Postdoctoral Fellow from 2003-2005. In 2007 she received two R-series grants from the National Institute of Nursing Research to test the effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) on pain, hyperalgesia, and function in older adults with osteoarthritis and post total knee replacement. She was the recipient of the Harriet H. Werley New Investigator Award in 2008 from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
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