Areas of expertise: diabetes, population health, health disparities & vulnerable populations, Native American and Indigenous Peoples; educational strategies
Dr. Jane Tiedt is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Her main areas of interest include Growth and Development, Population Health, and Nursing Education. She has won two awards for her outstanding teaching. Her clinical background has ranged the lifespan from neonatal and cardiac intensive care to hospice care. She is also a diabetes educator with practice experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Jane received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Iowa, was awarded a master’s degree in nursing from Gonzaga University and earned her PhD in clinical nursing science and minor in American Indian studies from Indiana University. Her research focus is on diabetes in Native Americans. She has worked with the Coeur d’Alene tribe in northern Idaho and has published several articles about Coeur d’Alene tribal members’ experiences of living with type 2 diabetes. She also helped establish a diabetes train-the-trainer program for health professionals in Ganta, Liberia.
Tiedt, J.A. & Sloan, R.S. (2014). Barriers to diabetes self-management for Coeur d’Alene tribal members living with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26(3), 287-293. doi:1043659614526249 (peer-reviewed)
Tiedt, J.A. & Brown, L.A. (2014). Allostatic load: the relationship between stress and diabetes in Native Americans. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 18(1), 22-27. (Peer-reviewed)
Tiedt, J.A. (2013). Living with diabetes in the fourfold world of the Coeur d’Alene tribe. Family and Community Health, 36(4), 324-337. (Peer-reviewed)
Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA. Women’s Wellness Newsletter (Invited) “Are you at risk for developing Diabetes?” Nov. 2002
Kneusel, M.M., & Tiedt, J.A. (2014). Health care delivery: Cultural domains. In B.B. Howe, The gerontology nurse’s guide to the community-based health network (pp. 19-54). NY: Springer.
Tiedt, J.A. (2014). Theoretical perspectives on aging and physical change. In B.B. Howe, The gerontology nurse’s guide to the community-based health network (pp. 55-74). NY: Springer.