Dr. Heather Tubbs Cooley is a pediatric nurse and health services researcher in the Colleges of Nursing and Medicine, and a Principal Investigator in the Center for Perinatal Research at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Additionally, Dr. Tubbs Cooley is a faculty affiliate of the Ohio State University Translational Data Analytics Institute. More information about her background and interests can be found at https://nursing.osu.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty-directory/tubbs-cooley-heather.html.
The Tubbs Cooley lab is a social science laboratory focused on the organization, delivery, and outcomes of nursing care and nurse-delivered services, primarily in pediatric and neonatal settings.
- Nursing care quality
- Nurse workload & performance
- Human factors in nursing
- Patient safety
- Care transitions
- Analysis of clinical and administrative data from electronic health records & other big data sources
- Surveys, interviews & focus groups, direct observation
- Intensive longitudinal matching of nurses and patients to model effects of care on outcomes