Elizabeth  Beverly, PhD

Associate Professor

HCOM-Family Medicine

Irvine Hall


Member Type: Investigator  

Research Interest

Elizabeth Beverly is associate professor of Family Medicine. Her research addresses individual patient characteristics and abilities necessary to follow treatment recommendations, improve self-care, and maintain improvements in diabetes self-care and glycemic control. Her aging-related research includes the impact of comorbidities and complications in diabetes self-care, health status, and quality of life.

Selected Publications

Guseman, E. H., Beverly, E. A., Whipps, J., & Mort, S. (2019). Foundational knowledge regarding childhood obesity: a cross-sectional study of medical students. BMC Public Health, 19 (1), 1251.

Beverly, E. A., Rennie, R. G., Guseman, E. H., Rodgers, A., & Healy, A. M. (2019). High Prevalence of Diabetes Distress in a University Population. J Am Osteopath Assoc, 119 (9), 556-568.

Whipps, J., Mort, S. C., Beverly, E. A., & Guseman, E. H. (2019). Influence of Osteopathic Medical Students' Personal Health on Attitudes Toward Counseling Obese Pediatric Patients. J Am Osteopath Assoc, 119 (8), 488-498.

Beverly, E. A., Ritholz, M. D., Rennie, R. G., & Mort, S. C. (2019). A brief interactive training with medical students improves their diabetes knowledge about hypoglycemia. BMC Med Educ, 19 (1), 171.

Beverly, E. A., Guseman, E. H., Jensen, L. L., & Fredricks, T. R. (2019). Reducing the Stigma of Diabetes in Medical Education: A Contact-Based Educational Approach. Clin Diabetes, 37 (2), 108-115.

Beverly, E. A., Hamel-Lambert, J., Jensen, L. L., Meeks, S., & Rubin, A. (2018). A qualitative process evaluation of a diabetes navigation program embedded in an endocrine specialty center in rural Appalachian Ohio. BMC Endocr Disord, 18 (1), 50.

Guseman, E. H., Whipps, J., Howe, C. A., & Beverly, E. A. (2018). First-Year Osteopathic Medical Students' Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Physical Activity. J Am Osteopath Assoc, 118 (6), 389-395.

Beverly, E. A., Ritholz, M. D., Wray, L. A., Chiu, C. J., & Suhl, E. (2018). Understanding the Meaning of Food in People With Type 2 Diabetes Living in Northern Appalachia. Diabetes Spectr, 31 (1), 14-24.

Hargrove, E. J., Berryman, D. E., Yoder, J. M., & Beverly, E. A. (2017). Assessment of Nutrition Knowledge and Attitudes in Preclinical Osteopathic Medical Students. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 117(10), 622–633. 

Tanda, R., Beverly, E. A., & Hughes, K. (2017). Factors associated with Ohio nurse practitioners’ childhood obesity preventive practice patterns. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 29(12), 763–772.

Beverly, E. A., Ivanov, N. N., Court, A. B., & Fredricks, T. R. (2017). Is diabetes distress on your radar screen? The Journal of Family Practice, 66(1), 9–14. 

Beverly, E. A., Ritholz, M. D., Shepherd, C., & Weinger, K. (2016). The Psychosocial Challenges and Care of Older Adults with Diabetes: “Can’t Do What I Used To Do; Can’t Be Who I Once Was.” Current Diabetes Reports, 16(6), 48.

Beverly, E. A., Wray, L. A., LaCoe, C. L., & Gabbay, R. A. (2014). Listening to Older Adults’ Values and Preferences for Type 2 Diabetes Care: A Qualitative Study. Diabetes Spectrum: A Publication of the American Diabetes Association, 27 (1), 44–49. 

Beverly, E. A., Wray, L. A., Chiu, C.-J., & LaCoe, C. L. (2014). Older Adults’ Perceived Challenges With Health Care Providers Treating Their Type 2 Diabetes and Comorbid Conditions. Clinical Diabetes: A Publication of the American Diabetes Association, 32 (1), 12–17.

Beverly, E. A., Fitzgerald, S. M., Brooks, K. M., Hultgren, B. A., Ganda, O. P., Munshi, M., & Weinger, K. (2013). Impact of reinforcement of diabetes self-care on poorly controlled diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. The Diabetes Educator, 39 (4), 504–514.

Beverly, E. A., Fitzgerald, S., Sitnikov, L., Ganda, O. P., Caballero, A. E., & Weinger, K. (2013). Do older adults aged 60-75 years benefit from diabetes behavioral interventions? Diabetes Care, 36 (6), 1501–1506.