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Mary Cadogan, Dr.P.H., RN, CGNP
Adjunct Professor

Location: 5-952 Factor Building
Phone: (310) 206-3317
Fax: (310) 206-3241
E-mail: mcadogan@sonnet.ucla.edu

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Research: Improving quality of care for older adults; Quality and safety of ED care and transitions home for vulnerable older adults
Clinical: Gerontology nursing; Community based health promotion and disease prevention for diverse populations.


N439C, (W11), N439D, (Sp11)

Professional Activities

2002 - present, Chair, Long-Term Care Workgroup, California Coalition for Compassionate Care
2006 - 2009 Chair, Nurses' Section, American Geriatrics Society
2010  - present,  Section Editor, Clinical Concepts: Journal of Gerontological Nursing
2010 Co-Chair, Gerontology Special Interest Group National Organization of Nurse
Practitioner Faculty
2010, Member, California  Alzheimer's Disease State Plan Task Force


Boston College, School of Nursing, BSN, 1972, Nursing
University of Washington, School of Nursing , MN, 1974, Nursing - Nurse Practitioner
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, DrPH, 1993, Behavioral Science and Health Education

Honors and Awards

2005 Adjunct Faculty Recognition Award: Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)


Hodge FS, Itty TL, Cadogan MP, Martinez F. (2012). Weaving Balance into Life": Development and cultural adaptation of a cancer symptom management toolkit for Southwest American Indians. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 6, 182-188.

Hahn, J.E..& Cadogan, M.P. (in press). Development and evaluation of a staff training program on palliative care for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The Journal of Policy and  Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.

Cadogan, M.P. (2010).CPR decision making and older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(12),  10-15.

Cadogan, M.P. (2010). Herpes Zoster in Older Adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(3), 10-14.

Housen P, Shannon GR, Edelen MO, Simon B, Cadogan MP, Jones M, Buchanan J, Saliba D. (2009). Why not just ask the resident? Refinement of a Preference Assessment Tool (PAT) for nursing homes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(11), 40-49.

Cadogan MP, Edelen MO, Lorenz K, Jones M, Yosef J, Hascall T, Simon B, Harker J, Ferrell B, Saliba D. (2008). The relationship of reported pain severity to perceived effect on function of nursing home residents. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 63A (9), 969-973.

Housen P, Shannon GR, Simon B, Edelen MO, Cadogan MP, Sohn L, Jones M, Buchanan J, Saliba J.(2008). What the resident meant to say: Use of cognitive interviewing techniques to develop questionnaires for nursing home residents. The Gerontologist, 48(2), 158-169.

Hill T, Ginsburg M, Citko J, Cadogan M.(2005). Improving End-of-Life Care in Nursing Facilities: The Community State Partnership to Improve End-of-Life Care in California. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 8(2), 300-12.

Cadogan MP, Schnelle JF, Al-Samarrai NR, Yamamoto-Mitani, N,Cabrera G, Osterweil D, Simmons SF. (2005). A Standardized Quality Assessment System To Evaluate Pain Detection and Management in the Nursing Home. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 6(1), 1-9.

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