skip to main content columnskip to left navigation

Nursing Research

College of Nursing

Ken Phillips, PhD, RN
Image of Dr. Ken Phillips

Dr. Ken  Phillips 

Associate Dean for Research & Professor
Graduate Faculty
Contact:
423-439-4082 /
Roy S Nicks Hall RM 1-105

 


CREDENTIALS

PhD, RN

EDUCATION

Dr. Phillips’ research has been funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research and other agencies. Dr. Phillips has taught a wide variety of courses in the PhD programs in the Colleges of Nursing at the University of South Carolina, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and now at East Tennessee State University.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Phillips’ program of research centers on symptom management in chronic illnesses, with a primary focus on HIV disease and cancer. He studies how body, mind, and spirit affect the immune system (a branch of science known as psychoneuroimmunology). He studies how complementary and alternative therapies help with symptom management. He conducts quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • MATH 1510
  • CSCI 3222
  • ENGL 1010
  • ENTC 3030
  • HIST 2200

CURRENT RESEARCH

Research information

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Publications information

 

icon for left menu icon for right menu