|WSU College of Nursing |
PO Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495
Dr. Tamara Odom-Maryon is a Professor of Research in the Washington State University College of Nursing. She has been with the College of Nursing in this role for six years. She has a strong background in data management, analysis, summary and presentation that includes more than 20 years of experience working as a biostatistician in a variety of settings and over 60 publications. As a Research Professor at WSU and as a Biostatistician in the Nursing Research Office, Dr. Maryon is responsible for providing project management and statistical consultation as well as providing assistance with grant and manuscript writing. She is currently involved in several funded grants from a variety of areas (see Funded Research). Dr. Maryon has published articles with WSU colleagues around research from a wide spectrum of topics including environmental health, the effects of brief monthly practice on CPR and ACLS performance, suicide prevention training, differences in provider prescribing practices, relational health theory, waterpipe (hookah) tobacco smoking cessation, and the evaluation of interprofessional approaches to teaching and practice.
Prior to joining WSU, Dr. Maryon worked for ten years at the City of Hope National Cancer Center in Southern California and at University of Southern California.
- Doctorate in Biometry, University of Southern California , Los Angeles, CA
- MS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- Bachelors in Mathematics & Biology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Application of statistical methods, with an emphasis on longitudinal data analysis techniques, to health data including studies focusing on nursing interventions, environmental health, and asthma.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Longitudinal data analysis, summary and presentation of data
SERVICES - RESEARCH OFFICE
- Statistical support for research and scholarly activities
- Assistance with preparing study design and data analysis section of a proposal and estimating the amount of salary support needed in the funding proposal for grant-related statistical services
- Consultation on the benefits of various statistical software packages
- Statistical guidance for data entry, programming for data analysis, data management, and data archiving activities
- Assist faculty with the design and psychometric testing of instruments
- Consultation on data presentation
- Review manuscripts, presentations, or posters
- Spokane Teaching Health Center SBIRT Student Training (HHS SAMHSA). Investigator: Barbara Richardson, PhD RN
- Effects of Sleep Deficiency on National Guard Personnel Responding to Disasters (TSNRP). Investigator: Denise Smart, DrPH RN.
- Improving Neuromuscular Monitoring Rates: A Local and Regional Approach. Investigator: Darryl DuVall, DNP.
- The influences of nursing school characteristics on NCLEX-RN® pass rates: A national study (NATL CNCL ST BD NURS). Investigator: Lori Brown, PhD RN.
- Using IPE to Improve Care for Patients with MCC Initiative (HRSA). Investigator: Cynthia Fitzgerald, DNP RN.
- Role of Contingency Management in Waterpipe Smoking Cessation. Investigator: Kawkab Shishani, PhD, RN.
- Nurse Practitioner Management of Psychotropic Agents for Pediatric Patients (AM ASSC OF NURSE PRACT). Investigator: Tracy Klein, PhD,
- Relational Health of Adolescents in Chemical Dependency Treatment (International Nurses Society on Additions). Investigator: Roxanne Vandermause, PhD, RN.
- Impact of Suicide Assessment Training on Nursing Practice (WSU Spokane Seed Grant). Investigator: Carrie Holliday, PhD.
SELECT PUBLICATIONS (Selected from 61 total)
Ward, LD, Bray, B, Odom-Maryon, T, Richardson, B, Purath, J, Woodard, L, Kobayashi, R, Beary, J, Willson, M, Clauser, J, Fitzgerald, C. Development, implementation and evaluation of a longitudinal interprofessional education project. (Provisionally accepted)
Oneal, GA, Postma, J, Odom-Maryon, T, and Butterfield, PG. Retest of a principal components analysis of two household environmental risk instruments. Research in Nursing & Health (In Review)
Klein, T, Woo, T, Panther, S, Odom-Maryon, T, Daratha, KB. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (In Review)
Postma, J, Younglove, LR, Brooks, K, Odom-Maryon, T, Beresford, S, Burbacher, T, Butterfield, P, Butterfield, PB, Cederblom, N, Grant, K, Faustman, EM. Hispanic Representation in a Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study
Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice (In Press)
Oermann, MH, Kardong-Edgren, SE, & Odom-Maryon, T. Effects of practice on competency in single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation. MedSurg Nursing 2014. 23(1), 22-28
Kardong-Edgren, S, Brouhard, R, Bourn, R, Oermann, M, Odom-Maryon, T. Effects of Low Dose High Frequency Training on the Paramedic Cognitive Skills (2013) International Paramedic Practice , May–August 2013, VOL 3, NO 2 • www.internationaljpp.com
Shaw, MR, Daratha, K, Odom-Maryon, T, Bindler, RC. Pediatric Patients with Asthma: A High-Risk Population for Subsequent-hospitalization. Journal of Asthma. Aug2013, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p 548 - 554. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2013.790414
O’Neal, GA, Odom-Maryon, T, Postma, J, Hill WG, Butterfield PG. The household risk perception instrument and the self-efficacy in environmental risk reduction instrument: psychometric testing using Principal component analyses. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 00(0).000-000.doi:10.1111/jan.12065
Allen, C, Smart DA, Odom-Maryon, T, Swain, DG. The Value of Community-Focused Interprofessional Care in Peru for Developing Cultural Competency in Health Professions Students. International
Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship 10(1), DOI 10.1515/jnes-2012-0014.
Montgomery, C, Kardong-Edgren, SE, Oermann, MH, Odom-Maryon, T. Student satisfaction and self-report of CPR competency: HeartCode™ BLS courses, instructor–led CPR courses, and monthly voice advisory manikin practice for CPR skill maintenance. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship 2012,9 (1). doi:10.1515/1548-923x.2361.
Kardong-Edgren, S., Oermann, M.H. and Odom-Maryon. Findings from a Nursing Student CPR Study: Implications for Staff Developers? Journal of Nursing in Staff Development 2012, 28, 9-15.
Oermann, MH, Kardong-Edgren, S, Odom-Maryon, T. Maintaining competence in CPR: Practice is essential but can nurses meet 2010 Guidelines? American Journal of Nursing 2012.
Oermann, MH, Kardong-Edgren, S, Odom-Maryon, T. Effects of brief monthly practice on nursing students’ CPR psychomotor skill performance. Resuscitation 2011, 82, 447-453. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2010.11.022
Butterfield PG, Hill WG, Postma J, Butterfield PW, Odom-Maryon T. Effectiveness of a household environmental health intervention delivered by rural public health nurses. American Journal of Public Health 2011, 101 (S1) S263-S270
Postma JM, Butterfield PW, Odom-Maryon T, Hill WG, Butterfield PG. Rural children's exposure to well water contaminants: Implications in light of the American Academy of Pediatrics recent policy statement. J Am Acad Nurse Pract 2011, 23 (5), 258-265.
Kardong-Edgren, S, Oermann, MH, Odom-Maryon, T, & Ha, Y. Comparison of two instructional modalities for nursing student CPR skill. Resuscitation 2010, 81, 1019-1024.
Oermann, MH, Kardong-Edgren, S, Odom-Maryon, T, et.al. Deliberate practice of motor skills in nursing education: CPR as exemplar. Nursing Education Perspectives 2011 32 (5), 311-315.
Oermann, MH, Kardong-Edgren, S, Odom-Maryon, T, Ha, Y, et al. HeartCode™ BLS with voice assisted manikin for teaching nursing students: Preliminary Results. Nursing Education Perspectives 2010, 31 (5), 303-308.
Larrson, LS, Hill WG, Odom-Maryon T, Yu P. Householder status and residence type as correlates of radon awareness and testing behaviors. Public Health Nursing 2009:26(5):387-95.updated 3/2016