Kathleen Knafl, PhD, FAAN
Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean for Research
Phone: (919) 843-3175
Specialty Area: Family, Qualitative & Mixed-Methods Research Methodology, Research
Currently Accepting PhD Students
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
408 Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460
Knafl, K., Leeman, J., Havill, N., Crandell, J., & Sandelowski, M. (2015). Delimiting family in syntheses of research on childhood conditions and family life. Family Process, 54, 173-184.
Havill, N., Leeman, J., Shaw-Kokot, J., Knafl, K., Crandell, J., & Sandelowski, M. (2014). Managing large-volume literature searches in research synthesis studies. Nursing Outlook, 62, 112-118.
Knafl, K., Deatrick, J, Knafl, G., Gallo, A. Grey, M., Dixon, J. (2013). Patterns of family management of childhood chronic conditions and their relationship to child and family functioning. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28, 523-535.
Sandelowski, M., Leeman, J., Knafl, K., & Crandell, J. L. (2013). Text-in-Context: A method for extracting findings in mixed-methods mixed research synthesis studies. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, 1428-1437.
Swallow, V., Knafl, K., Santacroce, S., Hall, A., Smith T., Campbell, M. & Webb, N. (2012). The online parent information and support project, meeting parents’ information and support needs for home-based management of childhood chronic kidney disease: research protocol. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68, 2095-2102.
Knafl, A., Deatrick, J., & Havill, N. (2012). Continued development of the Family Management Style Framework. Journal of Family Nursing, 18, 11-34.
Knafl, G., Dixon, O’Malley, J., Grey, M., Deatrick, J., Gallo, A., & Knafl, K. (2012).Scale development based on likelihood cross-validation. Statistical Methods for Medical Research, 21, 599-619.
Rearick, E., Sulllivan-Bolyai, S., Bova, C., & Knafl, K. (2011). Parents of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes: Experiences with social support and family management. Diabetes Educator, 37, 508-18.
Knafl. K., Deatrick, J., Gallo, A., Dixon, J., Grey, M., Knafl. G., O’Malley, J. (2011). Assessment of the psychometric properties of the Family Management Measure. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 494-505.
Knafl, K., Darney, B., Gallo, A., Angst, D. (2010). Parental perceptions of the outcome and meaning of normalization. Research in Nursing & Health, 33,87-98.
Gallo, A., Knafl, K., & Angst, D. (2009). Information management in families with a child with a genetic condition. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 24, 194-204.
Gallo, A., Angst, D., & Knafl, K. (2009). Disclosure of genetic information to family members. American Journal of Nursing, 109, 65-69.
Knafl, G., Dixon, J., O'Malley, J., Grey, M., Deatrick, J., Gallo, A., & Knafl, K. (2009). Analysis of cross-sectional univariate measurements for family dyads using linear mixed modeling. Journal of Family Nursing, 15, 130-151.
Knafl, K., Deatrick, J., & Gallo, A. (2008). The interplay of concepts, data, and methods in the development of the family management style framework. Journal of Family Nursing, 14, 412-428.
Weigand, D., Deatrick, J., & Knafl, K. (2008). Family management styles related to withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy from adults who are acutely ill or injured. Journal of Family Nursing, 14, 16-32.
Knafl, K, Deatrick, J., Gallo, A., Holcombe, G., Bakitas, M., Dixon, J., & Grey M. (2007). The analysis and interpretation of cognitive interview for instrument development. Research in Nursing & Health, 30, 224-234.
Knafl, K., Knafl, G., Gallo, A., & Angst, D. (2007). Parents' perceptions of functioning in families having a child with a genetic condition. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 16, 481-492.
Knafl, K., & Deatrick, J. (2006). Family management style and the challenge of moving from conceptualization to measurement. Journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses, 23, 12-18.
Snethen, J., Broome, M., Knafl, K., Deatrick, J., Angst, D. (2006). Family patterns of decision making in clinical trials. Research in Nursing and Health, 29, 223-232.
Davidson, M., & Knafl, K. (2006). Dimensional analysis of the concept of obesity. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 54, 342-350.
Weine, S., Knafl, K., Feetham, S., Kulauzovic, Y., Klebic, A., Sclove, S., Besic, S., Mujagic, A., Muzurovic, J., Spahovic, D. (2005). A mixed-method study of refugee families engaging in multiple-family groups. Family Relations, 54, 558-568.
Whittemore, R., & Knafl, K. (2005). The integrative review: Updated methodology. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 52, 546-553.