Faculty and Staff Directory

Audrey J. Weymiller

Audrey J. Weymiller

Associate Professor of Nursing

College of Education and Health Professions

(NURS)-Department of Nursing

Phone: 479-575-5038

Fax: 479-575-3218

Download vcard


Transitions theory, advanced illness care, geriatrics

PhD in Nursing with minor in Health Coaching:   University of Minnesota  2009

Master of Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner:   University of Washington  1990

Bachelor of Science in Nursing:   University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire   1982

                   Peer-reviewed Articles

  1. Christianson TJ, Bryant SC, Weymiller AJ, Smith SA, Montori VM.  A pen-and-paper coronary risk estimator for office use with patients with type 2 diabetes.  Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 May; 81(5):632-6.  PMID:16706261.
  2. Weymiller AJ, Montori VM, Jones LA, Gafni A, Guyatt GH, Bryant SC, Christianson TJ, Mullan RJ, Smith SA.  Helping patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus make treatment decisions: statin choice randomized trial.  Arch Intern Med. 2007 May 28; 167(10):1076-82.  PMID:17533211. DOI:10.1001/archinte.167.10.1076.
  3. Montori VM, Breslin M, Maleska M, Weymiller AJ. Creating a conversation: insights from the development of a decision aid.  PLoS Med. 2007 Aug; 4(8):e233.  PMID:17683195. PMCID:1939861. DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.0040233.
  4. Nannenga MR, Montori VM, Weymiller AJ, Smith SA, Christianson TJ, Bryant SC, Gafni A, Charles C, Mullan RJ, Jones LA, Bolona ER, Guyatt GH.  A treatment decision aid may increase patient trust in the diabetes specialist. The Statin Choice randomized trial.  Health Expect. 2009 Mar; 12(1):38-44.  PMID:19250151. DOI:10.1111/j.1369-7625.2008.00521.x.
  5. Abadie R, Weymiller AJ, Tilburt J, Shah ND, Charles C, Gafni A, Montori VM.  Clinician's use of the Statin Choice decision aid in patients with diabetes: a videographic study nested in a randomized trial.  J Eval Clin Pract. 2009 Jun; 15(3):492-7. Epub 2009 Apr 02.  PMID:19366386. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2753.2008.01048.x.
  6. Jones LA, Weymiller AJ, Shah N, Bryant SC, Christianson TJ, Guyatt GH, Gafni A, Smith SA, Montori VM.  Should clinicians deliver decision aids? Further exploration of the statin choice randomized trial results.  Med Decis Making. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(4):468-74. Epub 2009 Jul 15.  PMID:19605885. DOI:10.1177/0272989X09333120.
  7. Weymiller A, Simonson G, Liebow M, Goodwin K, Taylor G.  The Minnesota Diabetes Plan 2015: Stemming the tide on an epidemic and improving patient care.  Minn Med. 2011 Aug; 94(8):47-9.  PMID:21957818.
  8. Tucker SJ, Lanningham-Foster LM, Murphy JN, Thompson WG, Weymiller AJ, Lohse C, Levine JA.  Effects of a worksite physical activity intervention for hospital nurses who are working mothers.  AAOHN J. 2011 Sep; 59(9):377-86.  PMID:21877670. DOI:10.3928/08910162-20110825-01.
  9. Tucker SJ, Weymiller AJ, Cutshall SM, Rhudy LM, Lohse CM.  Stress ratings and health promotion practices among RNs: a case for action.  J Nurs Adm. 2012 May; 42(5):282-92.  PMID:22525292. DOI:10.1097/NNA.0b013e318253585f.
  10. McCoy RG, Irving BA, Soop M, Srinivasan M, Tatpati L, Chow L, Weymiller AJ, Carter RE, Nair KS.  Effect of insulin sensitizer therapy on atherothrombotic and inflammatory profiles associated with insulin resistance.  Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Jun; 87(6):561-70.  PMID:22677076. PMCID:3497591. DOI:10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.02.014.
  11. Fulkerson, JA, Lytle L, Story M, Moe S, Samuelson A, Weymiller A, Development and validation of a screening instrument to assess the types and quality of foods served at home meals.  Internal Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity.  9:10, 2012


  1. Irving BA, Lanza IR, Henderson GC, Weymiller A, Sun YQ, Nair KS. Endurance (et), resistance (rt), and combined (ct) training increase mixed muscle protein synthesis independently of age. FASEB J. 2012 Apr; 26.


  1. Irving BA, Carter RE, Soop M, Weymiller A, Syed H, Karakelides H, Bhagra S, Short KR, Tatpati L, Barazzoni R, Nair KS. Effect of insulin sensitizer therapy on amino acids and their metabolites.  Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 2015 Jan 22.  Electronic publication.


  1. Takahashi PY, Naessens JM, Peterson SM, Rahman PA, Shah ND, Finnie DM, Benetti LL, Weymiller AJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Hanson GJ.  Short-term and long-term effectiveness of a post-hospital care transitions program in older, medically complex population.  Healthcare (in press).



  1. Weymiller A, Montori VM.  Estimating cardiovascular risk - Reply.  Arch Intern Med. 2008 Jan 14; 168(1):111.
  2. Kutner JS, Weymiller, AJ, Holland DH, Rhudy L, Dose AM, Smith S.  An 86-year-old woman with cardiac cachexia contemplating the end of her life: review of hospice care [readers response].  JAMA. 2010 Jan; 303(4):349-56.



  1. Montori, VM, Weymiller, AJ, Smith, SA, Bryant, SC, Christianson, TJ, Jones, RK, Jones, LA, Guyatt, GH, Gafni, A, Maelska, MJ, Breslin, MA.  Design and Acceptability of a Decision Aid about Statin Use for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.  Statin Choice Diabetes , A557. 2006; 55(Supp 1).
  2. Weymiller, AJ, Jones, LA, Montori, VM, Bryant SC, Christianson TJ.  Patients Know More about Statins and Feel Less Conflicted about Their Use after Viewing a Decision Aid.  The Statin Choice Randomized Trial Diabetes , A200. 2006; 55(Supp 1).
  3. Montori, VM, Nannenga, Weymiller, AJ, Jones, LA, Christianson, TJ, Bryant, SC, Smith, SA, Jones, RK, Almquist, JR, Bolona, ER.  A Treatment Decision Aid Increases Patient Trust in Their Diabetes Provider.  The Statin Choice Randomized Trial Diabetes , A273. 2006; 55(Supp 1).