Holly Harner, PhD, MPH, CRNP, WHCNP-BC, was Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Health Equity Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and is currently Director of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Alexandra L. Hanlon, PhD, is Research Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Marian Garfinkel, EdD, is Adjunct Professor, Temple School of Medicine, and Medical Researcher, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Accepted for publication July 15, 2010.
This research was supported by a research incentive grant from Boston College. The authors acknowledge the guidance of Iyengar yoga instructor Ms. Louise Colby and the research assistance from Angela Hou Liang, MSN, WHCNP-BC, and Meggie Gavin Galligan RN, BSN. The authors also thank the Center for Health Equity Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing for supporting the preparation of this manuscript.
Corresponding author: Holly Harner, PhD, MPH, CRNP, WHCNP-BC, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, 19141-1199 (e-mail: [email protected]).