Asa B. Smith, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis.
Miyeon Jung, PhD, RN, FAHA, is Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis.
Susan J. Pressler, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, is Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis.
Evelina Mocci, PhD, is Bioinformatics Analyst, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore.
Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore.
Accepted for publication November 15, 2022.
The authors would like to thank the laboratory of Gerald Wilson, PhD, Professor, University of Maryland, for assisting with the validation qPCR analysis; Bruno Giordani, PhD, Professor, University of Michigan; Marita Titler, PhD, RN, Professor, University of Michigan; Irmina Gradus-Pizlo, MD, Associate Professor, Krannert Institute; Dean Smith, PhD, Professor, Louisiana State University; Sujuan Gao, PhD, Professor, University of Indiana; and Heather Burney, staff member, University of Indiana, for their involvement in the parent study.
The parent study was funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NR016116). The current study was funded by an Advancing Early Research Opportunities grant from the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation. This study was supported by a T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Nursing Research (T32 NR018407: Program Director, Miller & Robb): Advanced Training in Self-Management Interventions for Serious Chronic Conditions.
Institutional review board approval was granted for the parent study.
This study was conducted as part of a parent clinical trial registered on ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT 03035565).
The authors have no conflicts of interest to report.
Corresponding author: Asa Smith, PhD, RN, Indiana University School of Nursing, 600 Barnhill Drive Suite E421, Indianapolis, IN 46202 (e-mail: [email protected]).
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