Jennifer Bail

Ph.D., RN, CNE

Assistant Professor Ph.D. Program Coordinator


1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 214D
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae



  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cancer Prevention and Control, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., Nursing Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • BSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Health Disparities Research
  • Clinical and Translational Research


  • Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Palliative and Supportive Care
  • Community Outreach and Engagement
  • Health Disparities
  • Lifestyle Interventions
  • Mixed Methods Research

Recent Publications

  • Miller, P.E., Flaherty, N.E., Bail, J.R. Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Nurse.

  • Bail J.R., Bail S.V., Cagle J., Tiesi K., Caffey J., Bakitas M., Demark-Wahnefried W. (in press). Health Behaviors and Wellbeing among those “LIVING” with Metastatic Cancer in the Deep South. Cancer Medicine.

  • Frugé A.D., Smith K.S., Bail J.R., Rais-Bahrami S., Demark-Wahnefried W. (2020). Biomarkers associated with tumor Ki67 and Cathepsin L gene expression in prostate cancer patients participating in a weight loss trial. Frontiers in Oncology. 10, 1800. doi:10.3389/fonc.2020.544201

  • Bail, J.R., Ivankova, N., Heaton, K., Vance, D.E., Triebel, K., Meneses, K. (2019). Cancer-Related Symptoms and Cognitive Intervention Adherence among Breast Cancer Survivors: A Mixed Methods Study. Cancer Nursing. 43(5), 354-365.doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000700

  • Orlandella, R., Bail, J.R., Bering, M., Halilova, K., Johnson, R., Williams, V., Norian, L., Demark-Wahnefried, W. (2020). Body fat indices and survival in immunotherapy-treated cancer patients. Cancer.126(13), 3156-3157. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32889

  • Demark-Wahnefried, W, Bail, J.R, Hoenemeyer, T, Pekmezi, D, Pisu, M, Martin, M, Rogers, L. (2020). Supporting Cancer Survivors in Making Healthful Lifestyle Changes. Oncology Issues.35(2), 24-30. doi: 10.1080/10463356.2020.1739488

  • Johnson, R, Bail, J.R., Bering M, Orlandella R, Williams V, Hoenemeyer, T.(2020)Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Two Underserved U.S. Populations: A Parallel Analysis. Frontiers in Oncology. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2020.00240

  • Bail, J.R, Halilova, K.I, Demark-Wahnefried, W,Reeves M.M. (2020). Comment on: “The effectiveness of home versus community-based weight control programs initiated soon after breast cancer diagnosis: a randomized controlled trial.” British Journal of Cancer.

  • Vo, J.B., Gisiger-Camata, S., Lewis, K.A, Nolan, T. S., Bail, J.R., Hendricks, B., Vance, D.E., Meneses, K. (2019). Thinking Well Beyond Diagnosis: a four-year evaluation of a cognitive changes education for breast cancer survivors. Nursing Research and Reviews. 9, 21-29. doi: 10.2147/NRR.S197778

  • Vo, J.B., Fazeli, P., Benz, R., Bail, J.R., Triebel, K.,Vance, D. E., Meneses, K. (2019). Effects of a speed of processing training intervention on self-reported health outcomes in breast cancer survivors. Nursing Research and Reviews. 9, 13-19. doi:10.2147/NRR.S199664

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