Stacie A. Salsbury, Ph.D., R.N.

Stacie A. Salsbury, Ph.D., R.N.

Stacie A. Salsbury, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research - Davenport, Iowa
(563) 884-5254

Research Interests

Comparative effectiveness and safety of complementary and integrative health interventions; patient and provider perspectives of chiropractic and collaborative care; integration of chiropractic services in conventional medical settings; musculoskeletal pain in veteran populations

Research Keywords

gerontology, qualitative methods, integrative medicine, chronic illness, back and neck pain, pain management, chiropractic, clinical trials, health services research, patient-centered care, nursing, veterans health, patient perspectives

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing, Gerontology (Ph.D.), University of Iowa
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Gerontology (M.S.N.), University of Iowa
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.), University of Iowa

Recent Awards/Key Committees

  • Recipient, Thelma Fordyce-Mack Achievement Award in Research, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Delphi panelist, Consensus process to update a ‘best practices’ document for chiropractic care of older adults project
  • Member, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee, Genesis Health System
  • Member, Faculty Achievement Committee, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Member, Faculty In-Service Committee, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Member, Research Honors Committee, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Member, Academy of Educators, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • WOC Appointment, Research & Development, Iowa City VA Health Care System
  • Peer Reviewer, 15+ biomedical journals

Courses Taught

  • CLIN51510
    Research Proposal Development
  • CLIN51520
    Grant Writing Skills
  • CLIN61620
    Independent Study: Focus Groups in Health Research
  • CLIN61620
    Independent Study: Qualitative Methods in Health Science Research

Funded Grants/Projects, 2011 - present

Visit our Grants and Projects page for additional information.

Chiropractic Care for Veterans: A Pragmatic Randomized Trial Addressing Dose Effects for cLBP
Co-Investigator

Collaborative Care for Veterans with Spine Pain and Mental Health Conditions (COCOV)
Co-Investigator

Kiernan Chiropractic Care in Rehabilitation at Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital
Co-Investigator

Chiropractic Integration into Multidisciplinary Healthcare Systems
Co-Investigator

Co-Management of Older Adults with Low Back Pain by Medical Physicians and Doctors of Chiropractic (COCOA)
Clinical Project Manager, Co-Investigator

Developmental Center for Clinical and Translational Science in Chiropractic (DCRCI) Project 2: Conservative Treatment of Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders
Qualitative Methodologist

DCRCI Project 3: Cervical Distraction Sham Development: Translating from Basic to Clinical Studies
Clinical Project Manager, Co-Investigator

Publications

Interdisciplinary practice models for older adults with back pain: a qualitative evaluation

Author(s): Salsbury SA, Goertz CM, Vining RD, Hondras MA, Andresen AA, Long CR, Lyons KJ, Killinger LZ, Wallace RB
Publication: The Gerontologist [Epub ahead of print]
Volume: January
Year: 2017

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Patient-centered professional practice models for managing low back pain in older adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Goertz CM, Salsbury SA, Long CR, Vining RD, Andresen AA, Hondras MA, Lyons KJ, Killinger LZ, Wolinsky FD, Wallace RB
Publication: BMC Geriatrics
Volume: October
Issue: 17(1)
Page(s): 235
Year: 2017

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What do patients value about spinal manipulation and home exercise for back-related leg pain? A qualitative study within a controlled clinical trial

Author(s): Maiers M, Hondras MA, Salsbury SA, Bronfort G, Evans R
Publication: Manual Therapy
Volume: December
Issue: 26
Page(s): 183-191
Year: 2016

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Effect of spinal manipulation of upper cervical vertebrae on blood pressure: results of a pilot sham-controlled trial

Author(s): Goertz CM, Salsbury SA, Vining RD, Long CR, Pohlman KA, Weeks WB, Lamas GA
Publication: Journal of Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics
Volume: June
Issue: 39(5)
Page(s): 369-380
Year: 2016

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Development of an attention-touch control for manual cervical distraction: a pilot randomized clinical trial for patients with neck pain

Author(s): Gudavalli MR, Salsbury SA, Vining RD, Long CR, Corber L, Patwardhan AG, Goertz CM
Publication: Trials
Volume: 16
Page(s): 259
Year: 2015

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