Heather Brom, PhD, RN, NP-C is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research and associate fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.  She completed her PhD at The Ohio State University where her dissertation research focused on nurse practitioner scope of practice state legislative changes, growth of nurse practitioners, and ambulatory utilization in the setting of early Affordable Care Act implementation. She is a certified nurse practitioner with clinical, administrative, and educational experience in the oncology setting.  Her research interests include the nurse practitioner workforce and their impact on patient outcomes in the context of their work environment and state and federal policy.

Selected Publications:

Brom, H., Melnyk, B., Szalacha, L. & Graham, M. (2016).  Nurse practitioners’ role perception, stress, satisfaction and intent to stay at a midwestern academic medical center.  Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 28(5), 269-276. doi:  10.1002/2327-6924.12278