Janet S. Carpenter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Janet S. Carpenter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Science of Nursing Care
The Office of Research Support
Associate Dean for Research, Distinguished Professor

Contact Information

Email: carpentj@iu.edu
Website: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=carpenter%20js
Phone: 317-278-6093
Nursing 340G, Indianapolis


Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Kentucky
PhD, University of Kentucky
MSN, University of Kentucky
BSN, Oakland University


Over the past two decades, Dr. Carpenter’s research has focused on preventing breast cancer through identifying non-hormonal treatments for menopausal hot flashes. She created and tested ways of measuring hot flashes, created and tested theories to use in research, and has tested treatments for hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms. She has extensive experience in scientific writing and grants reviews and is deeply committed to mentoring the next generation of nurse scientists. She has received numerous honors and awards, including 2016 induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame and 2017 recognition as an Indiana Woman of Achievement. She is currently funded to use the creative arts to teach the public scientific facts about menopause.

Website: https://indiana.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/janet-carpenter 

External Funding

36068923 (2017-2019), Impact of the “Hot Flashes? Cool!” Prototype Exhibit on Learning and Change Outcomes (Carpenter PI), Funded by Pfizer, Inc, $200,000.

Selected Publications

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