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Denise Soltow Hershey

  • Associate professor


PhD, Michigan State University
MSN, Michigan State University
BSN, Nazareth College

Interest Areas:

Care coordination 


Hershey, D., Given, B.A. (Submitted) Improving care coordination for comorbidity and cancer: a necessity for patients with cancer. Cancer Nursing.

Hershey, D (2017) Importance of glycemic control in cancer patients with diabetes: treatment through end of life. Asia Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing. 4, 313-318.

Hershey, D. & Hession, S (2017) Recruitment and retention challenges of a unique population: Lessons learned and design implications. Applied Nursing Research, 38, 111-117.

Hershey, D & Hession, S (2017) Chemotherapy and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes and cancer: A comparative case analysis. Asia Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 4, 224-232.

Hershey, D (2017) Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Evaluation and Treatment. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13, 199-204.el.


2019-2021: Co-Investigator: Building Capacity in Human-Centered Design: Developing a Diabetes mHealth Application for and with Kenyan Adolescents. National Institutes of Health 1 R21 TW011339-01. $387,335.00

2018 -2019 Principal Investigator: Hospital to Home: Identifying transitional issues for older adults with type 2 diabetes. Center for Innovation and Research. $49,992.00

2016-2017 Co-Investigator: A parent portal for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. MSU - S3 Grant. PI: Bree Holtz. $10,000.00

2016 - 2017 Co-Investigator: Diabetes education and intergenerational technology transfer. Michigan Center for African American and Aging Research. PI Charles Senteio. $31,000.00

2015 - 2018 Co-Investigator: Using an mHealth app to transition care of Type-I diabetes from parents to teens. American Diabetes Association. PI – Bree Holtz. $593,042.00