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
Co-director, Training in Behavioral Nursing Research

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


Dr. Janet Carpenter enjoys mentoring and classroom teaching and has worked with individuals at all program levels (BSN honors to postdoctoral fellows). Over the past two decades, Carpenter's program of research has focused on oncology and women's health, specifically the measurement, mechanisms, and management of menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors and midlife women without cancer. Dr. Carpenter has expertise in developing and testing measures (self-reported and physiological), theory-building, and the design and conduct of multi-site randomized controlled trials testing behavioral, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical interventions. She has extensive experience in scientific writing and the review and critique of grant applications (e.g., NIH, ONS, ACS, DOD).

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

External Funding

1 R34 AT008246 (2014-17) Hypnosis to improve sleep in menopause: Determination of optimal dose and method (Elkins PI; Otte/Carpenter subcontract site CoPIs).

T32 NR007066-21 (2012-17) Indiana University: Training in Behavioral Nursing and STAR Training in Behavioral Nursing Research (Rawl PI; Carpenter Predoc Co-director).

1K01AG044466-01 (2013-17) Hypothalamic Orexins Role in Menopause-associated Hot Flash and Mood Disruption (Johnson PI; Carpenter CoI/Mentor).

Selected Publications

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