Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN
PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
MScN (AGCNS), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
BScN, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Specialties and Expertise
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Barriers to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Managing Chronic Conditions
Quality of Life
Awards and Honors
CRDF Global: Victor Rabinowitch Memorial Award Young Leader in International Scientific Cooperation
New Investigator Award, Health of Diverse Population Research Interest Group, Midwest Nursing Research Society
New/Early Investigator Award, Population Health Research Interest Group, Midwest Nursing Research Society
Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society
American Epilepsy Society Diversity Initiative in Fellows Program
Dr. von Gaudecker’s program of research focuses on generating knowledge to improve epilepsy care outcomes, and the quality of life of people living with epilepsy in resource limited settings. Specifically, her research focuses on socio-cultural context, behavioral mechanisms and health disparities that contribute to epilepsy treatment seeking behaviors, adherence, and treatment efficacy. She teaches Nursing Theory and Measurement and Data Analysis courses in the master’s program. Dr. von Gaudecker is an Indiana University Center for Global Health-affiliated faculty. She currently serves as a member of the International League Against Epilepsy North America Global Health Task Force and is the Vice Chair of the International League against Epilepsy Nursing Section.
Yue, Lorene. (2021, November). CRDF Global announces Victor Rabinowitch Memorial Award recipients. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Center for Global Health. (2021, December). Dr. von Gaudecker Receives Scientific Leadership Award.
2016-2018. (NR007066). (Rawl PI). T32 Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH/NINR T32.
2016-2017. Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha.
2013-2015. Skinner Scholarship Foundation Award.