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Jean Krampe, Ph.D., RN, CPHQ

Associate Professor


  • B.S.N., University of Missouri - Saint Louis
  • M.S.N., Nursing Education, University of Missouri - Saint Louis
  • Ph.D., Nursing Science, University of Missouri - Columbia

Research Interests

Dr. Krampe's areas of interest include interventions to increase and maintain mobility of older adults. She works to translate research findings into sustained practice

Publications and Media Placements

  • Molly, F., Keogh, J., Krampe, J., & Guzman, A. (2015). Dance mobility: a somatic and dance programme for older adults in New Zealand. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research and Practice,:DOI:10.1080/17432979.2015.1032353
  • Krampe, J., Wagner, J.M., Hawthorne, K., Sanazaro, D., Wong, C., Budhathoki, C., Lorenz, R., & Raaf, S. (2014). Does dance-based therapy increase gait speed in older adults with chronic lower extremity pain: A feasibility study. Geriatric Nursing, 35, 339-344.
  • Krampe, J. (2014). Letter to the Editor: Loneliness in Older Adults: A Choice that could be Conquered by Dance-Based Activities. SciMedCentral: Annals of Nursing and Practice, 1(1), 1002.
  • Palmer, J.L., Langan, J., Krampe, J., Krieger, M.M., Lorenz, R.A., Schneider, J., Smith, J. & Lach, H.W. (2014). Risks for Nursing Home Placement: A Look at the Evidence. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 28(2), 163-192.
  • Krampe, J., Miller, S., Echebiri, C., Rantz, M.J., & Skubic, M. (2013). Nighttime restfulness during daytime dance therapy: An exploratory study using bed sensors. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 36(3), 362-373.
  • Krampe, J., L'Ecuyer, K., & Palmer, J. L. (2013). Development of an on-line orientation course for preceptors in a Dedicated Education Unit. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 44(8), 352-356.
  • Krampe, J., & Musterman, K. (2013). Shall we skype dance: Connecting nursing students with older adults via skype for dance-based therapy. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 31(4):151-4.
  • Krampe, J. (2013). Exploring the effects of dance-based therapy on balance and mobility in older adults.Western Journal of Nursing Research. 35(1):39-56.
  • Lach, H. W., Krampe, J., & Phongphanngam, S. (2011). Best practice in fall prevention: Roles of informal caregivers. International Journal of Older People Nursing. 6(4):299-306.
  • Krampe, J., Rantz, M. J., Dowell, L., Schamp, R., Skubic, M., & Abbott, C. (2010). Dance-Based Therapy in a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly: An Integrative Approach to Decrease Fall Risk. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 34(2), 156-161.
  • Rantz, M.J., Skubic, M., Miller, S.J., & Krampe, J. (2008). Using Technology to Enhance Aging in Place, Smart Homes and Health Telematics of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. ttp://