Nancy Van Winkle, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Dr. Van Winkle joined the department in 1991 following a faculty position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Van Winkle coordinates and teaches in the Multicultural Health course, the Aging and End-of-Life component in Health Promotion/Disease Prevention II, and the Advanced Interviewing Skills component of the Primary Care Clinic Clerkship. She also coordinates Medical Spanish I and II. She occasionally teaches other courses for OSU, such as Sociology of Aging at OSU-Tulsa, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the OSU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Dr. Van Winkle is a board member of the OSU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and a founding member of the Oklahoma Academy for Palliative Care Education.
Dr. Van Winkle's current research interests include American Indian suicide and end-of-life decision making among American Indians. Other research topics have included family caregivers of elders with dementia and cognitive impairment among American Indians.
Stevens, V. M., Redwood, S. K., Neel, J. L., Bost, R. H., Van Winkle, N. W., & Pollak, M. H. (2007). Behavioral Science (Rapid Review Series) 2nd Edition. St. Louis: Mosby.
Stevens, V. M., Redwood, S. K., Neel, J. L., Bost, R. H., Van Winkle, N. W., & Pollak, M. H. (2004). Behavioral Science (Rapid Review Series). St. Louis: Mosby.
May, P.A., Van Winkle, N.W., Williams, M.B., McFeeley, P.J., DeBruyn, L.M., & Serna, P. (2002). Alcohol and suicide death among American Indians of New Mexico. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 32(3), 240-255.
Van Winkle, N.W. (2000). American Indian and Alaska Native cultures. In K.L. Braun, J. Pietsch, & P.L. Blanchette (Eds.). Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 127-144.
Van Winkle, N.W., Rosenbaum, M.E., & Redwood, S.K. (1998). Improving fourth-year students' complex interviewing skills. Academic Medicine, 73(5), 590.
Van Winkle, N.W., Rosenbaum, M.E., & Cardador, M.T. (1997). Introducing students to issues of socioeconomic status and community service. Academic Medicine, 72(5), 437-438.
Persson, D., & Van Winkle, N.W (1994). Long-term care. In R.W. Richter & J.P. Blass (Eds.), Alzheimer's disease: A guide to practical management. St. Louis: Mosby, 141-155.
May, P.A., & Van Winkle, N.W. (1994). Indian adolescent suicide: The epidemiologic picture in New Mexico. American Indian and Alaska Native mental health research, 4 (Monograph), 2-34.
Van Winkle, N.W., & May, P.A. (1993). An update on American Indian suicide in New Mexico, 1980-1987. Human Organization, 52(3), 304-315.