Cynthia Coviak

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Title: Professor / PhD, RN, CNE

Field of Study: Nursing

Office: 352 CHS

Phone: 616-331-7170

Fax: 616-331-2510



Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Michigan
M.S.N. in Acute Care Nursing of Children, Nursing Education, Grand Valley State University
B.S.N. Michigan State University


Frank, J.C., Coviak, C.P., Healy, T.C., Belza, B., & Casado, B.L. (2008). Addressing fidelity in evidence-based health promotion programs for older adults. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 27, 4-33.

Coviak, C.P. (2006, December). Improving Self Management of Chronic Disease in the Elderly: A Partnership Between Managed Health Care Providers and the Aging Network. Final Report to the Administration on Aging, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

Martin, J.T., Coviak, C.P., Gendler, P., Kim, K., Cooper, K., & Rodrigues-Fisher, L.(2004) Female adolescents’ knowledge of bone health promotion behaviors and osteoporosis risk factors. Orthopaedic Nursing, 23, 235-244.


Revision of the Osteoporosis Knowledge Test; Quality in primary care of children and families as documented in electronic health records