Abshire, D., McDonnell, K. K., Donevant, S., Corbett, C., Tavakoli, A., Felder, T., & Pinto, B. (2020). Pivoting nursing research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nursing Research, 70(3), doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000493

McDonnell, K. K., Gallerani, D. G., Newsome, B. R., Owens, O. L., Beer, J., Myren-Bennett, A. R., . . . Webb, L. A. (2020). A prospective pilot study evaluating feasibility and preliminary effects of Breathe Easier: A mindfulness-based intervention for survivors of lung cancer and their family members (dyads). Integrative Cancer Therapies, 19, 1–14. doi:10.1177/1534735420969829

Beer, J. M., Smith, K. N., Kennedy, T., Mois, G., Acena, D., Gallerani, D. G., McDonnell, K. K., Owens, O. L. (2020). Designing Breathe Easier: Focus Group Evaluation of a Mindfulness mHealth App for Survivors of Lung Cancer and their Family Members. American Journal of Health Promotion, 34(7), 770-778.

McDonnell, K. K., Owens, O. L., Messias, D. K., Friedman, D. B., Newsome, B. R., King, C.C., Jenerette, C., & Webb, L. A. (2020). After ringing the bell: Survivors and family members’ (dyads) perspectives on receptivity and preferences to lifestyle behavior change when facing lung cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 47(3), 281-291, DOI: 10.1188/20.ONF.281-2911,2 

Owens, O. L., Smith, K. N., Beer, J. M., Gallerani, D. & McDonnell, K. K. (2020). Cultural sensitivity of “Breathe Easier,” A mobile intervention for lung cancer survivors and families. Oncology Nursing Forum, 47(3), 331-341. DOI: 10.1188/20.ONF.331-341 


McDonnell, K. K., Owens, O., Messias, D. K. H., Heiney, S. P., Friedman, D. B., Campbell, C., & Webb, L.A. (2019). Health Behavior Changes in African American Family Members Facing Lung Cancer: Tensions and Compromises. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 38, 57-64.

Dawson, R.M., Felder, T.M., Donevant, S.B., McDonnell, K. K., Card, E., Campbell, C., & Heiney, S.P. (2019). What makes a good health “app”? Identifying the strengths and limitations of existing mobile application evaluation tools. Nursing Inquiry 27(2), e12333.

Webb, L. A., McDonnell, K. K., Adams, S. A., Felder, T. M., & Davis, R. (2019). Exploring stigma among lung cancer survivors: A scoping literature review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(4).

McDonnell, K. K., Estrada, R. D., Dievendorf, A. C., Blew, L., Warden, D., Sercy, E., Khan, S., Hardin, J. W., & Eberth, J. M. (2019). Nurse practitioner knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding lung cancer screening in the United States: Practice guidelines and insurance reimbursement are not enough. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. doi: 10.1097/JXX.00000000000000960.1097/JXX.0000000000000096


Webb, L., & McDonnell, K. K. (2018). Not a Death Sentence: Perspectives of African-American Women Living with Lung Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 45(1), 46-54. DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.46-54

McDonnell, K. K., Strayer, S., Sercy, E., Friedman, D. B., Cartmell, K. B., Campbell, C., Eberth, J. M. (2018). Developing and testing a brief clinic-based lung cancer screening decision aid for primary care settings. Health Expectations, 2018;00:1–9. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/hex.12675.

Newsome, B.R., McDonnell, K.K., Hucks, J., Estrada, R.D. (2018). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Implications for patients with lung cancer. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing,22(2), 184-192 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.184-192

Eberth, J. M., McDonnell, K. K., Strayer, S. M., Sercy, E., Khan, S., Dievendorf, A. C., Munden, R. F., Vernon, S. (2018). A national survey of primary care physicians: perceptions and practices of low-dose CT lung cancer screening.

Owens, O. L., Beer, J. M., Reyes, L. I., Gallerani, D. G., Myhren-Bennett, A. R., & McDonnell, K. K. (2018). Mindfulness-Based Symptom and Stress Management Apps for Adults With Chronic Lung Disease: Systematic Search in App Stores. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 6(5), e124.


Giovanetti, M. C., Burgess, S., McDonnell, K. K., & Tavakoli, A. & Barnhill, S. (2017). Tuberculosis screening of new healthcare workers utilizing an Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA): Quality improvement in screening time, onboarding time, and compliance. Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare, 37(2), 25-30.


McDonnell, K. K., Hollen, P. J., Heath, J., Andrews, J. O. (2016) Recruiting family dyads facing thoracic cancer surgery: Challenges and lessons learned from a smoking cessation intervention. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 20, 199-206.

Qiu, R., Eberth, J., Copeland, A., Porter, N., & McDonnell, K. K. (2016). Planning and implementation of low-dose CT lung cancer screening programs in the U.S.: A mixed methods study. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 20(1), 52-58.

Ersek, J. L., Eberth, J. M., McDonnell, K. K., Strayer, S., Sercy, E,Cartmell, K., & Friedman, D. B. (2016). Knowledge, perception and use of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening among family practice physicians. Cancer, 122(15), 2324-2331.


McDonnell, K. K., Bullock, L. F., Hollen, P. J., Heath, J. & Kozower, B. D. (2014). Emerging issues on the impact of smoking on HRQL in individuals with lung cancer and their families. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18, 171-181.

McDonnell, K. K., Bullock, L. F., Hollen, P. J., Heath, J., Rovnyak, V., & Kozower, B. D. (2014). A decision aid to improve smoking abstinence for families facing cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(6), 649-658.